Folium: The Evolution of English Language Over the Last 500 Years via Gizmodo

 Creative Commons Image via Flickr user crdotx Folium: The Evolution of English Language Over the Last 500 Years via Gizmodo The English language is truly a remarkable thing, and as a Modern Language professor most people think that I don’t give English enough credit. Well, this one’s for you Anglophiles! Just like every other language […]

Folium: Mont Saint-Michel from Space via BoingBoing

 Folium: Mont Saint-Michel from Space via BoingBoing You’ve seen it on postcards and travel shows, during high tide and low. Mont Saint-Michel is one of the great iconic man-made structures of the world. Built, quite literally, on the northern coastline of France the monastery and the surrounding city below is only accessible during low tides. […]

Folium: The Benefits of Xenophobia via BoingBoing

Folium: The Benefits of Xenophobia via BoingBoing I’ve always been taught that a good viewpoint deserves the consideration of a counterpoint. And since Folium is all about the merits of language learning, travel, and world culture, I figured that a well-written article on xenophobia was in order. Xenophobia, the fear of outsiders, things that are […]

Folium: The Barcelona Apple Store and Antoní Gaudí via TUAW

Folium: The Barcelona Apple Store and Antoní Gaudí This is the second folium posting we’ve made about Apple Stores around the world, but Apple always shows great initiative in tuning their image to the cultures around them. The phrase “know your consumer” is tossed around a lot in business, but here is the perfect example […]

Spanish Grammar: [-ER] Verb Conjugation Chart

Spanish Grammar: Verb Conjugations – [-ER] Verb Endings gramática española: las conjugaciones de los verbos [-ER] -ER Verb Endings Infinitive verbs are verbs that are unchanged. They are in their most basic form, and can be adapted in many different ways. (An infinite number of ways, so to speak.) Infinitive verbs in Spanish will always […]

Spanish Grammar: [-AR] Verb Conjugation Chart

Spanish Grammar: Verb Conjugations – [-AR] Verb Endings gramática española: las conjugaciones de los verbos [-AR] [-AR] Verb Endings Infinitive verbs are verbs that are unchanged. They are in their most basic form, and can be adapted in many different ways. (An infinite number of ways, so to speak.) Infinitive verbs in Spanish will always […]

Spanish Grammar: The Verb TENER – Verb Conjugation Chart

Spanish Grammar: The Verb TENER – Verb Conjugation Chart gramática española: el verbo tener – gráfico de conjugaciones TENER = TO HAVE The verb TENER means “to have”. It shows possession! The verb TENER also is used for many different kinds of expressions in Spanish including age and other expressions. Indicative Mood: Present Preterite Imperfect […]

Spanish Grammar: The Verb SER – Verb Conjugation Chart

Spanish Grammar: The Verb SER – Verb Conjugation Chart la gramática española: el verbo ser – gráfico de conjugaciones SER = TO BE The verb SER means to be. (I am, you are, he/she is, we are, they are …) SER is one of the first verbs you’ll need to know. It will help you […]

Spanish Grammar: Verb Conjugations – The Verb QUEDAR

Spanish Grammar: Verb Conjugations – The Verb QUEDAR gramática española: el verbo quedar – gráfico de conjugaciones QUEDAR = TO STAY  Spanish Grammar: The Verb QUEDAR with Location gramática española: el verbo quedar con la locación The Spanish verb QUEDAR means to “stay” in a certain place. QUEDAR also has other meanings too that you’ll […]

Spanish Grammar: The Verb ESTAR – Verb Conjugation Chart

Spanish Grammar: The Verb ESTAR – Verb Conjugation Chart gramática española: el verbo estar – gráfico de conjugaciones ESTAR = TO BE The verb ESTAR means TO BE, (I am, you are, he/she is, we are, y’all are …) ESTAR is one of the first verbs you’ll need to know. It will help you identify people, […]

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