Spanish Reading Selections: Puerto Rican Community Census 2013

… 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 […]

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Aero: Kyle Hubble – Costa Rica 2013 – Biodiversity

Aero: Kyle Hubble – Costa Rica 2013 – Biodiversity Biodiversity is a very good thing, plain and simple. If you have a very diverse ecosystem you have an abundance of species that work together and provide numerous benefits and more importantly it’s harder for things like diseases to upset the balance of nature. Costa Rica […]

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Aero: Kyle Hubble – Costa Rica 2013 – Food and Dining

Aero: Kyle Hubble – Costa Rica 2013 – Food and Dining The food was fantastic! If you are a lover of food, especially new food that you’ve never had before and possibly never even heard of before you should come! To start, my host family introduced me to a number of Costa Rican dishes. My […]

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Aero: Kyle Hubble – Costa Rica 2013 – Life at School

Aero: Kyle Hubble – Costa Rica 2013 – Life at School Since one of the key objectives of this course was to learn Spanish it’s best I mention my experiences at the Centro Cultural de Idiomas (CCI). The school itself is a concrete building sandwiched between a restaurant and an Alajuelan take on a Kinkos. […]

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Aero: Kyle Hubble – Costa Rica 2013 – City Life

Aero: Kyle Hubble – Costa Rica 2013 – City Life After a long day of travel, including two lengthy flights and a five-hour lay over, I was looking forward to getting settled in my temporary home of Alajuela. My first encounter with the city was late at night driving with my host family through the […]

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Aero: Meghan Kelly – Costa Rica 2013 – Food and Dining

Aero: Meghan Kelly – Costa Rica 2013 – Food and Dining Food and dining in Costa Rica was very different from what I am used to in the United States. I was fortunate to try many different foods that we aren’t accustomed to in the US. I was very nervous about this aspect of studying […]

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Aero: Meghan Kelly – Costa Rica 2013 – Biodiversity

Aero: Meghan Kelly – Costa Rica 2013 – Biodiversity Being in Costa Rica for 14 days was definitely a nice vacation from the 30 degree weather we had been experiencing back home. For our entire trip we were blessed with 85 or 90 degree days and sunshine the whole time. It did not rain on […]

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Aero: Meghan Kelly – Costa Rica 2013 – Family Life

Aero: Meghan Kelly – Costa Rica 2013 – Family Life Family life in Alajuela, Costa Rica was so very different from that in the United States. My host family consisted of my host father, mother, their 3 year old daughter, and her 15 year old son. The first night after arriving was the most shocking. […]

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Aero: Katherine Kostuk – Costa Rica 2013 – Biodiversity

Aero: Katherine Kostuk – Costa Rica 2013 – Biodiversity I love spending a good amount of time outside and enjoying nature so Costa Rica was a great opportunity to experience someplace different.  The range of biodiversity in Costa Rica was amazingly unlike that in the states.  It was incredible to see how people used everything […]

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Aero: Katherine Kostuk – Costa Rica 2013 – Food and Dining

Aero: Katherine Kostuk – Costa Rica 2013 – Food and Dining I was a little nervous before going to Costa Rica because even though I love food, I can be a picky eater at times.  Lucky for me, my host mother Mayra was one of the best cooks ever.  Like any other place Costa Rica […]

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