May Featured Artist: Laura McGowan

Check out our new featured local artist, Laura McGowan! Laura is based out of Boulder, CO. She earned 3 BA’s in English, Sociology and Spanish from University of Colorado. Laura is a self-taught artist with a rainbow brain and love for the uniqueness of the world and has yet to take an art class –”I […]

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SI Academic Director presents photography collection!

The newly featured artist at Spanish Institute is our fantastic Academic director Maye Cordero! Heading up our elementary programs and teaching adult classes are two of her many talents. Maye is also a creative Graphic Designer and Photographer (The master behind our Primeros Pasos textbook)! Her passion for art and photography started when she attended […]

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Fundraising for Venezuela

Spanish Institute teachers and staff are working to support communities in Venezuela!  February 19, 2015 In this lovely month of February, Spanish Institute is helping out a small community in Venezuela by collecting donations of various items and sending packages of  supplies that go a along way. Today in Venezuela, the costs of basic needs […]

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Helpful tips for Spanish phonetics and pronunciation

Learning how to master Spanish pronunciation can definitely be tricky with specific accents and vowels, but understanding the phonetics behind the pronunciation makes it much easier for students to pronounce words/phrases correctly. These tips go over the sounds of spanish vowels, consonants, stressed syllables and many  more! The audio on our website is also a […]

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El Día de la Constitución en México: Feb. 5, 1917

Today marks the ninety-eighth anniversary of México’s current constitution and the cultral movements that pushed toward change. Celebrations for El día de la Constitución took place on Monday, Feb.2, 2015 beacue it has traditionally been celebrated on the first Monday of February to accomodate the closure of banks, school and multiple businesses. This is commonly […]

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Study Abroad with the Spanish Institute!!

Interested in traveling to another country and learning more about spanish culture? Then our study abroad opportunities are perfect for you!! The Spanish Institute has global partnerships with satellite schools in Argentina, Costa Rica and Ecuador.Those interested in traveling now have the amazing opportunity to practice their Spanish through either intensive or longterm courses while […]

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Popular Novels to read in Spanish

For everyone leaning spanish and looking to dive into new and exciting novels, many of the most famous pieces of literature are in fact written by Spanish writers and are stories that caputre the interests of different audiences. Reading novels in Spanish will not only improve your oral language skills, but your written skills as […]

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