The CIA battling the Soviet Union via Dr. Zhivago

Did you know that the Central intelligence Agency (CIA) was involved in publishing and distributing the epic Russian novel Doctor Zhivago? I didn’t until I listened to the audio book version of The...
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How To Use Your Spanish To Learn Portuguese

This is a short and informative blog post on how to learn Portuguese if you already know Spanish. Written by Jared Romey: How To Use Your Spanish To Learn Portuguese I agree with Jared's approach as...
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Language debate: Why speak English in Miami? Porqué hablar inglés in Miami?

I don't see this as a black or white issue. One CAN speak in their native tongue at home and outside of their home AND still learn and speak their target language. Take Montreal for example. People there are mostly totally bilingual.
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Multilingual ≠ not a racist or a terrorist

I'd like to think that those who are multilingual are less likely to become racists and revert to deadly extremism because communicating with people in other languages opens one’s mind and introduces one to...
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Deezer & learning languages with songs

I have partnered with Deezer's streaming music service for their Music and Language campaign. We did a research survey with 12,000 participants in 6 countries to see how people are already using songs to learn...

Covid no es una shaká (Ladino/Judeo-Spanish) Detras de kada estadistika de muerte o eshpitalizasion de Covid, ay munchas personas komo yo, ke son parientes, amigos, haveres o vizinos de alguno ke se topa eshpitalizado kon Covid. Akeyos que no...
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Article about “El Idioma es música” printed in over 10 countries

The EFE America news service published the article, Expertos en idiomas destacan la importancia de aprender español con música, about my book, El Idioma es música. It was re-published in over 10 Spanish speaking countries...
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Prevenir el uso del Spanglish, Preventing Spanglish

Aquí, hablo con los presentadores del programa matutino, "Tu Desayuno Alegre" de cómo prevenir el uso del Spanglish (la mezla de español y inglés). El riesgo que los niños corren en mezclar ambos idiomas...
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Porqué los inmigrantes deben hablar inglés

Susanna Zaraysky habla con Mercedes Soler de CNN en Español acerca de la importancia de saber varios idiomas, sobre todo el inglés, en los EEUU. Susanna es experta en el aprendizaje de...

Covid no es una broma (Español/Spanish)

Detrás de cada estadística de muerte o hospitalización de Covid, hay muchas personas como yo, que son familiares, amigos, colegas o vecinos de alguien que está hospitalizado con Covid. Aquellos que no pudieron estar...

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