You wouldn’t think that a Spanish-speaking girl, watching a television program in Spanish would learn more Spanish. At the time I didn’t realize that watching El Chavo del 8 would expand my Spanish vocabulary and make me understand that there were regional or country differences within the same language. In this case I am talking […]
5 curious facts about Cinco de Mayo The Cinco de Mayo (5th of May) celebration commemorates the victory of the Mexican army over France in the Battle of Puebla in 1862. It is a festivity from Mexico that in the United States becomes a celebration of the Mexican culture and heritage. 1. Cinco de Mayo […]
October 31st is the line that divides fall from winter, plenty from paucity… life and death. Halloween is a celebration that has its origins from the Celts, who celebrated their new year on November 1st. The last day of the year, October 31st known as the night of Samhain in the Celtic religion, signaled “the […]
This video from BBC presents some of the traditions of the indigenous celebration of the Day of the Dead. This video is only 18 minutes long and present the cultural aspect of this holiday. We also recommend: 1. INFOGRAPHIC: 13 Cool and Interesting Facts About Mexico Day of the Dead The traditional Mexican holiday of […]
Just found this nice Mexican Spanish dictionary that you can use as a reference. It includes 6 pages of Mexican Spanish words and phrases with English translations. The entries are based on online users submissions to the Alternative Dictionaries website. Great place to start! Card Check out these other articles about Mexican Spanish Slang Dictionaries.