Posts Tagged "Spanish"

Costa Rican Spanish

I have always has trouble pronouncing “r” and “rr” in Spanish. For example, “caro” and “carro” are two very different things. However, I pronounce them the same. To say car I usually opt for “coche” or “auto” to hide the embarrassment of my poor pronunciation. I also like to say ...

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A Student Perspective on the Certificate for Social Work with Latinos/as

The certificate program consists of 4 mandatory classes and a field placement that includes at least 30% time in Spanish. The four classes are: 1. Critical Perspectives in the Latino Context: taught by Oscar Samoza, this class is a great way to get a taste for using Spanish academically and to draw ...

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Stepping Back from Our American Lens

En nuestra pasantia con Laura, una de las trabajadores sociales,en la Clinica de Salud de Puebla A huge part of our experience here these past two weeks has been immersing ourselves in and trying to learn from and about la cultura aquí en Puebla. Through this process, we hope to gain ...

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Wrinkles and Wisdom

Try to picture a classic novel, anyone will do. Maybe it’s “To Kill a Mockingbird”, or “The Adventures Tom Sawyer”. Now imagine its appearance. The cover may be tattered and torn and the pages worn thin. There may be a coffee stain here and a smudge there, but the content ...

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El hogar de ancianos

Blog by Ninsis Batista, GSSW-Latino Certificate Student Nos estamos acercando al último día de nuestra jornada en Puebla, Puebla-Mexico. Verdaderamente esta ha sido una experiencia que le ha traído a mi vida muchos conocimientos y me ha dado la oportunidad de analizar mi postura ante ciertos problemas sociales. Tambien este viaje ...

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