In honor of many upcoming holidays this December, there is one orignally from México coming up this friday that holds special meaning in Catholicism and is also very symbolic in the town of Guadalupe, México. Our Lady of Guadalupe ( also known as the Virgin of Guadalupe) represents the title of the Vigin Mary whose […]
Looking for more ways to increase your Spanish skills in and out the classroom? A great way to do this is by listening to fun songe in Spanish by famous artists!! Singing along with the lyrics can improve your speaking and listening skills as well as learning more about Spanish cultures and traditions. You can […]
Tired of scrolling endlessly through Netflix movies? Avoid that decision paralysis and brush up on your Spanish language skills! Watch the top 5 best critically acclaimed Spanish movies available on Netflix: *Disclaimer: most of the the movies on this list are rated R. They’re great listening practice for adults, not for kids! 5. Aluna Aluna […]
Learn some basic Spanish Thanksgiving vocabulary in this video from the Spanish Institute.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner- which means spending quality time with friends and family, and the aroma of turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie filling the air! While you have a little break from your Spanish classes and assignments, what’s a better way of putting them to good use than by learning some fun […]
So you’re currently learning Spanish—that’s great! But what do you do for practice when you’ve run through all of your assignments and class readings? It can be hard to track down outside reading material that’s engaging and easy to read in your new second language. Luckily, there are several resources to help you find books […]
A Spanish Institute free video tutorial: learn how to make a simple, polite phone call in Spanish. Watch to learn key phrases for good phone etiquette in Spanish!
Our partners at Intercambio are hosting La Fiesta: World Party, Boulder County’s largest multicultural social event, on October 18th! La Fiesta is designed for people from around the world to come together for a night of live music from the hottest Latin bands in Colorado, dancing, cash bar, ethnic food, and silent auction. The silent auction […]
Varon Osorio Adult Instructor Varon Osorio teaches adult and private classes here at the Spanish Institute. His diverse interests and teaching background make his classes particularly interesting and engaging. Says Varon, ”Originally from Yucatán, Mexico, I had the opportunity to take my first teacher’s training at 16 years old and have been involved in education […]
Mercedes Paz Adult and Kids Instructor Name: Mercedes Paz Where are you from? I’m from Popayan, Colombia. Who was the most influential to you as a child? My mom is my the reason of my life. Did you have any nicknames? My siblings call me Mercy When did you come to the U.S.? I […]