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Isabel Mendoza nació en Cali (Colombia) una ciudad famosa por la alegría y el ambiente festivo de sus ciudadanos. Los colombianos llaman a Cali “la sucursal del cielo” y una de las mayores atracciones turísticas de...
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Every year, Americans around the nation get together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th through October 15th. The contributions Hispanic Americans have made to the United States are endless and inspiring, and they have had a profound and positive impact on our county.

May 24 La Revolución de Mayo

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La Revolución de Mayo

Plaza de mayo

La independencia de Argentina de España fue declarada el 9 de julio de 1816; sin embargo, la revolución de mayo es una efeméride que todos los argentinos celebran ya que este fue un acontecimiento que anticipó la emancipación de la nación austral.

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May 20 Vos, ¿hablás castellano?

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Vos, ¿hablás castellano?

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Existen muchos acentos distintos en español. El periodista venezolano Daniel Duque cuenta cómo su manera de hablar ha cambiado un poco desde su migración a la Argentina. Ha aprendido y comenzado a usar nuevas palabras, pero sigue manteniendo su acento venezolano.
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May 16 We're 2016 Learning Impact Award finalists and need your vote!

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We submitted Español Santillana eLearning Solutions
to the 2016 Learning Impact Awards.

Santillana’s eLearning Solutions are the next generation in digital learning, giving teachers total control over their classroom experience … all the tools and materials needed to conduct a class are integrated within a single environment: eBooks, workbooks, interactive activities, assessments, and teacher resources. Teachers also have the ability to integrate their very own, teacher-created resources, and the added flexibility of reorganizing all materials in a way that meets their specific needs.

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May 16 PREPARING FOR THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR (2)

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PREPARING FOR THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR (2) 

In the last blog, you developed a general “CAN-DO” student checklist of statements to rate to what extent students acquired certain aspects of Spanish based on their proficiency level. Let’s reverse that and see how students self-assess themselves. This will provide you with some feedback. For example, if several students marked “NO” for an item, this may indicate that this item needs some adjustment in the delivery of instruction.

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Every year, Americans around the nation get together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th through October 15th. The contributions Hispanic Americans have made to the United States are endless and inspiring, and they have had a profound and positive impact on our county.

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