Monthly Archives: October 2019

Are We There Yet?

Near or Far  Near and far. Two short simple adjectives which in Spanish translate to “cerca” and “lejos”. However, what is exciting about teaching these words to young learners, is that you get to discover a little bit of what their world looks like.  When we talk about distance, everything is relative. There is the … Continue reading

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Children and Emotions

The very first emotions we learn to recognize are happy and sad – feliz and triste. It’s easy to quickly identify when a little baby is happy, those big toothless smiles make us melt. We just as easily also recognize when babies aren’t so happy, as they communicate with cries and wails that demand our … Continue reading

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Autumn – Otoño in the Twin Cities

Otoño – Autumn  Fall brings a familiar buzz of excitement to the atmosphere. The last few months of the year can feel like a race as we run from one event to the next; back to school, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas oh my!  Fall can bring a desired change of air. September is the new … Continue reading

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The Spanish Speaking World

I bet it wouldn’t take you very long to think of at least 10 Spanish words you know off the top of your head. Did you try? Using Spanish in everyday speech with friends is common and is often used to keep conversation light-hearted, (hasta luego chico!) not to mention a love for Mexican food … Continue reading

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