Un viaje a la mitad del mundo
By Alexandra Hernandez, Spanish tutor at Spanish Blackbelt language school, Northern Virginia. Yo vengo de un pais en el cual puedes encontrar algo encantador y asombroso en cada ricon. Tu no podras creer lo que tus ojos estan mirando cuando veas sus paisajes y su diversidad. Ecuador lleva su nombre por estar ubicado justamente sobre la linea ecuatorial. Algo muy interesante de este pais es que...
Adapting to a new culture
By Juan Rosa Melendez, Spanish tutor at Spanish Blackbelt language school, Brooklyn, NY My passion for art, dances and languages has given me a lot of satisfaction and the chance to meet people from all over the world. That allowed me to become familiar with different cultures and their gastronomy, music and traditions. It also made possible for me to meet people and socialize with them, but...
My Experience With Cultural Immersion
By Guilianna Zamora, Spanish Tutor at Spanish Blackbelt Language School, Boston, MA The experience of getting to know another culture can be exciting and rewarding, but it can also be very difficult. How can you best come to understand and fit into another culture? How can you share your own culture with others? As a Catholic Peruvian woman married to a Jewish American man, I ask...
Growing up in Miami
By Elizabeth Hernandez, Spanish tutor at Spanish Blackbelt Language School, Baltimore, MD. As a child, I always thought of my life being the same as the life of any other child growing up in America. I attended school, spent time with my family and a few friends, and enjoyed playing outside and watching Saturday morning cartoons. It wasn’t until I grew up and moved from Miami, Fl. to...