Costa Rica 2014

Aero: Kathryn Zawisa – Costa Rica 2014 – My Expectations

Aero: Kathryn Zawisa – Costa Rica 2014 – My Expectations To be able to write my expectations of what traveling abroad to Costa Rica will be like is difficult for me. I signed up for the trip solely on the fact that it was a Spanish-speaking country and that’s it. Before I talked to anyone […]

Costa Rica 2014

Aero: Brittany Gleason – Costa Rica 2014 – My Expectations

Aero: Brittany Gleason – Costa Rica 2014 – My Expectations As I write about what to expect during my experience in Costa Rica I am filled with excitement, but also I am nervous. I have not been out of the United States enough to see how other people live so I think I will be […]

Costa Rica 2014

Aero: Katie Heubusch – Costa Rica 2014 – My Expectations

Aero: Katie Heubusch – Costa Rica 2014 – My Expectations When I think of Costa Rica, I immediately think of diverse ecosystems, exotic animals, kind people, and a peaceful nation. When I heard about the Costa Rica Study Abroad Program, the first thing on my mind was excitement, but fear. I have wanted to travel […]

Costa Rica 2014

Aero: Kelsey Burbank – Costa Rica 2014 – My Expectations

Aero: Kelsey Burbank – Costa Rica 2014 – My Expectations Tropical is one of the many words that comes to minds when I think about Costa Rica. That was one of the many things that caught my attention about this trip. Being able to leave New York in the dead of winter and go where […]

French Vocabulary: Daily Routines

Identify: French Vocabulary: Daily Routines le vocabulaire français: la routine quotidienne Common reflexive verbs that express day-to-day activities. Use these verbs, and others like them, to discuss daily preparations. Study: You would be surprised how similar daily life is for people all across the world. Many people share the same kinds of morning and evening […]

French Grammar: The Preposition DE

… Identify: French Grammar: The Preposition DE la grammaire française: la préposition DE The preposition DE means “of” or “from” in French! Study: ORIGIN: The preposition DE means “of” or “from” in French!  It is often combined with the verb ÊTRE. Je suis de California. I am from California. Je viens de Paris. I come from Paris. […]

French Grammar: Prepositions of Place

… Identify: French Grammar: Prepositions of Place la grammaire française: les prépositions de lieu French prepositions of place are used to locate people, places, or things in relation to another person, place, or thing.  It’s all relative! Study: French prepositions of place are used to locate people, places, or things in relation to another person, […]

French Vocabulary: Nursery

Identify: French Vocabulary: Nursery le vocabulaire français: la nursery Learning to talk about the home can help you communicate your living accommodations to others! This can help you get things fixed around the house, or can help you identify something that you need, or tell someone where you are! Study: Learning to talk about the home can help […]

Spanish Reading Selections: Mental Health Conditions and Treatment

… A word about reading texts in their original language: This is freaking hard! Yup. Languages can be complicated! Can’t I just use Google translate on this stuff and read it in English? I guess you could… Then why should I read this? Because reading texts like this can accelerate your language learning. So, what […]

French Vocabulary: Place Settings and Utensils

Identify: French Vocabulary: Place Settings and Utensils le vocabulaire français: la vaisselle et les couverts  Learning to talk about the home can help you communicate your living accommodations to others! This can help you get things fixed around the house, or can help you identify something that you need, or tell someone where you are! Study: Learning to […]

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