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Aero: Alyssa Davis – Costa Rica 2013 – Family Life

Aero: Alyssa Davis – Costa Rica 2013 – Family Life In order to evaluate the home life of most Costa Ricans it is important to understand first that families are as wide and varied as they are in the United States. Couples seem to be as common as singles and divorcees, while newborns are just […]

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Aero: Patricia Wallace – Costa Rica 2013 – Family Life

Aero: Patricia Wallace – Costa Rica 2013 – Family Life Living with a host family was a very unique aspect of this trip.  I had the opportunity to live with the wonderful Mayra for sixteen days.  If you imagine the most motherly and caring woman you know, multiply that by two and you would get […]

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Aero: Stephanie Strassner – Costa Rica 2013 – Family Life

Aero: Stephanie Strassner – Costa Rica 2013 – Family Life It was definitely an experience living with a host family.  I come from a household of six people.  There is always something going on and it is usually noisy and we are always on the go.  This is the environment that I grew up in.  […]

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Aero: Kasey Wesley – Costa Rica 2013 – Family Life

Aero: Kasey Wesley – Costa Rica 2013 – Family Life I could write for days about my family life experiences.  Not only was I lucky enough to have an outstanding host family but I also had an amazing living environment that I was more than comfortable in and enjoyed to its fullest.  I will continue […]

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Folium: The “Hows” and “Whys” via Notes From a Big World

Folium: The “Hows” and “Whys” via Notes From a Big World “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – […]

Hispanic Culture: Describing yourself and your family

Hispanic Culture: Describing Yourself and Your Family In Spanish-speaking cultures, the family continues to play an important role in establishing relationships. It is the nucleus of the society and its influence has social, economic, and even political implications. Needless to say, family ties are strong and the traditional extended family persists. By and large, families […]

Hispanic Culture: The Familiar (Informal) Form “Tú”

Hispanic Culture: The Familiar (Informal) Form “Tú” The use of the familiar “tú” form will vary quite a bit from country to country, from region to region within a given country, from family to family, and among individuals. The familiar form is used more readily in some countries than in others; however, in recent years […]

Folium: Inspirational St. Patrick’s Day Quotes on Parenting via Strollerderby

Inspirational St. Patrick’s Day Quotes on Parenting via Strollerderby What? We can cover other languages and cultures besides Spanish and French! Because of fast-approaching St. Patrick’s Day I thought that we could take a few minutes to think about the Emerald Isle. Have you ever seen this place? It’s incredible! And while I’m not a […]

Spanish Vocabulary: Nursery

… Identify Spanish Vocabulary: Nursery el vocabulario español: la guardería Common objects found in the nursery. Describe various elements of living spaces. … Connect LEAF Spanish Grammar: Nouns – Basics … Study el/la bebé : baby (masc. or fem.) ¡La bebé es tan linda! The baby is so cute! el biberón : bottle El biberón está fría. The […]

Spanish Vocabulary: Family Members – Extended

… Identify Spanish Vocabulary: Family Members – Extended el vocabulario español: los miembros de la familia – extendida Common family members (extended relationships). Forge stronger connections and bonds with people. … Connect LEAF Spanish Grammar: Nouns – Basics LEAF Spanish Vocabulary: Family Members – Basic LEAF Spanish Grammar: The Verb [SER] with Professions and Titles […]