May 1, 2014 in Uncategorized
Diego Sanchez came to the U.S. from Colombia 22 years ago, knowing no English.
He got by with jobs in construction, landscaping and painting.
Back then, âif you had a hammer and tools, you could get a job,â he said. âNow, everythingâs chang…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
March 28, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
Asking for help is frustrating, especially when you aren’t speaking the same language literally. Douglas County Social Services recognizes this hurdle with a limited English proficiency component added to the 2013 Civil Rights Compliance Plan. Spanish has been identified as the non-English language most likely to be spoken in Douglas County. Continue Reading
June 22, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
WORTHINGTON When Le Lucht began teaching Spanish in the Worthington school district in the early 1970s, there were few people of Latino heritage living in the community. Beginning in junior high, she taught her students basic conversational phrases such as “Hola,” “Como esta?” and “Como se llama?” Continue Reading
May 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune
OLIVIA Against all odds, a Mexican army repelled a far larger French force in the 1862 Battle of Pueblo and set the stage for what today is a celebration of Mexican pride known by its anniversary date, Cinco de Mayo.
April 18, 2012 in West Central Tribune
Spain’s king says he is sorry for having gone on an African elephant-hunting trip during one of his country’s worst ever economic crises.
March 9, 2012 in DL-Online
¿Desea mejorar su español conversacional pero no tienen a nadie a practicar con? ¿Te gusta una margarita salir con los amigos de vez en cuando? Continue Reading
July 7, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle
The Two Harbors High School Spanish Club trip was a whirlwind but worldly experience for the 22 students and adults who attended. This is an account of the trip from Lizz Berge, an intern reporter this summer at the News-Chronicle.