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UNDER THE VOLCANO: CUERNAVACA AND THE STUDY OF SPANISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

By Alvaro Ramírez Saint Mary’s College of California Since pre-Columbian times, Cuernavaca has enjoyed fame in Mexico as an attractive place with a generous climate and natural beauty, a place where Hernán Cortés established one of his palaces and later, during the Second Empire, the Hapsburg Maximilian spent many a day enjoying the magnificent and natural splendors which the valley

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Cultura y tradiciones mexicanas componente del programa de Lyons Township High School enMéxico

Por más de 30 años, Lyons Township High School en Illiois ha ofrecido a sus estudiantes  la oportunidad de aprender, vivir  y amar el español y la cultura mexicana. El entusiasmo y energía de JoEllen y Ellen, las Directoras del grupo contagia a los estudiantes que aprovechan al máximo las dos semanas de su programa. Sus clases de español se

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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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Mexican Experience: Kailee Haong at Spanish School Uninter Cuernavaca

Con la Mente Abierta [Written by Kailee Haong coming from Gonzaga University in U.S.A. and ex-student at Spanish School Uninter; she tells us about his experience studying Spanish language, living in Mexico with a Mexican family and denying some myths about the Mexican country]. More often than not, we disregard our southern counterparts by categorizing them as poor, lesser, drug-riddled

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«Festival Nacional del Globo, Tequesquitengo 2017» Another Adventure of our students from Putney School

On Saturday, October 21 our students from Putney School attended at the National Balloon and Music Festival 2017, carried out in Mexico Gardens, Teqesquitengo, Morelos. The main attraction of this event was the flights in aerostatic balloons started to inflate at 6:00 am and then those began to take off at 7:00 am.     At 9:00 a.m. the other 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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Know the different prohibitions that are legal in another country

Prohibitions in other countries, which in Mexico are legal: – In Bolivia: The operation of Coca-Cola and McDonald’s is prohibited to preserve its culture and the health of the residents. – In Bangladesh, Argentina, Italy, Rwanda, The United States (Los Angeles), Hawaii (Rio Grande) and Italy: The use of plastic bags are prohibited because many terrestrial and marine animals died

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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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Spanish Language Professors​ at Uninter

All of them could be your next professors, each one teaches different subjects, they have many years of academic experience and they are specialists in the teaching Spanish as a second language, and they also show us their motivation to teach in Spanish School Uninter:   Name: David Román Porcayo Experience time: 38 years. Professional Training: Professor of Bilingual History

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