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THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COLLEGE AT BROCKPORT & STUDY ABROAD IN CUERNAVACA, MORELOS, MEXICO

Dr. James J. Horn.  Tomado de: https://jimhornnews.com/2019/04/08/the-state-university-of-new-york-college-at-brockport-study-abroad-in-cuernavaca-morelos-mexico/ The State University of New York (SUNY) College at Brockport has a long history of engagement in Study Abroad in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, a celebrated center for teaching Spanish as a second language. In the 1960s, the college offered limited opportunities for student experiences overseas. During his tenure from 1965 to 1981, President

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TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN THE STATE OF MORELOS, MEXICO

By Dr. James J. Horn Morelos is Mexico’s second smallest state but one of its most appealing tourist destinations. Located on the border of the Federal District in south-central Mexico, it is only a 90-minute drive from the Mexico City airport and two and a half hours from Acapulco. Its near-perfect year-round climate has attracted visitors since the days of

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Mexicanismos

Los lenguajes son expresiones de transformaciones culturales que se dan en un lugar, siendo una de las mejores pruebas de los procesos de colonizaciones, de independencias pero también de mezclas y mestizajes entre distintas civilizaciones y sociedades, dando lugar a nuevas lenguas que antes no existían. Muchas cuestiones ligadas a la comunicación son una postal de las regiones, más allá del lenguaje

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La increíble experiencia en México de los alumnos de Saratoga High School 2018

Un grupo de alumnos de la escuela de Saratoga, tuvieron la oportunidad de vivir una gran experiencia en Spanish School Uninter, aprendiendo español, conociendo la cultura mexicana, interactuando y practicando el idioma español al conversar con mexicanos, descubriendo las tradiciones,  degustando de la gastronomía y visitando algunos de los lugares turísticos más hermosos que hay en México. Visita de Saratoga

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Mexican Traditions: Christmas Posadas

Christmas Posadas In Mexico the celebration of the Christmas posadas is a tradition that comes from the Catholic religion, inspired in the biblical story that narrates the crossing of the Virgin Mary and her husband San José who were searching a lodging for María, because she was go into labor for the son of God. Beginning to celebrate in the

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The Christmas Punch history and elaboration

The Origin of the Christmas Punch The Christmas punch has its origin in ancient Persia, where the Persians consumed a drink called «Panj» made of brandy, palm wine, sugar, lemon, water, and tea.   Later, this custom moved to Spain and it was called «Punch», which is prepared with sugar, pineapple juice, lemon juice, cola and lemon soda, peach juice, orange

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Feria de la esfera en Tlalpujahua, Michoacán 2017

Sphere Fair 2017 The «Feria de la esfera» at the Magic town of Tlalpujahua, Michoacan began on September 30, 2017 and will be until December 17, 2017. Take the opportunity to admire and acquire the best Christmas spheres of blown glass and other Christmas decorations that you can find in the municipal auditorium and also there will be cultural activities

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COME TO MORELOS AND TASTE ALL THE DELICIOUS TYPICAL DISHES FROM DIFFERENT VILLAGES! (Part 3)

Tepoztlán village: In the village of Tepoztlán, the best place to eat is in the market located in front of the convent, where you can eat: Itacates Green Mole  Tamales of Butter Gorditas stuffed with cream, sauce, and grated cheese   Puente de Ixtla village: In this place you can found more typical dishes: Enchiladas of peanut Nopales in Guajillo

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Today, we celebrate at Spanish School Uninter the Mexican Independence

Today September 15, we celebrate in Uninter the day of the beginning of the Mexican independence, and this time our students from Spanish School Uninter attended to this event which helps them to know more about the traditions of Mexico, their music, and their typical dances In Mexico, we are accustomed to celebrates on September 15 the day of the

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Come to Morelos and taste all the delicious typical dishes from different villages! (Part 2)

Tetelcingo village: It’s located at the North of Cuautla, is a town with origin Olmeca, where some people preserve the Nahuatl language; in Tetelcingo the typical dish is: Mojarras, prepared with wallpaper or fried.      Mazatepec village: In the Prehispanic period, Mazatepec was an important part of the religious and political center of Xochicalco, it counts with a great variety of typical

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Discover the traditions of Morelos: «La Feria de Tlaltenango»

Tlaltenango is an avenue in Cuernavaca City, whose name comes from the Nahuatl Language Tlalli: Earth, Tenamitl: Wall and Co: In; which it means: «On the wall of the earth». Was since 1523, when Hernán Cortés began to build the Church of «The Lord St. Jose and the Lord of Mercy»; the only surviving vestige of the Vice-Royal epoch that

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International students discovered the Mexican history at «Xochicalco Ruins Tour»

The past Saturday, our students of Spanish School Uninter visited the Xochicalco Pyramids, located in Miacatlán, Morelos, by the «Club Amigo» program. In this excursion, they learned more about Xochicalco ruins, a Nahuatl name that means: Place of the House of Flowers. Xochicalco appears after the desertion of Teotihuacan, to hold the economic and political power in the region. This place

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Come to Morelos and taste all the delicious typical dishes from different villages!

Morelos is a state rich in agriculture, its climate and the natural conditions benefit the development of the crop of the nopal, sorghum, corn and sugar cane. On the livestock production stands the bird meat, mojarra, bass, trout, and catfish. The Morelense gastronomy offers a lot of delicious culinary dishes that you can be found in the traditional markets or in

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«Cuernavaca Walking Tour» Induction and orientation course

Another semester at Spanish School Uninter! As a part of the induction and orientation that we offer, last Friday our exchange students from 12 countries (Belgium, France, Turkey, Brazil, Germany, Holland, USA, Italy, South Korea, Greece, Austria, Switzerland) had a walking tour around the downtown of Cuernavaca! They left from Uninter and then they took the bus in direction to

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