Tag: Spanish

Why bother making English the National Language of the US?

Recently there has been a lot of press and criticism of Barack Obama for stating that he thinks children in public schools should all learn Spanish. In response, the United States Senate passed a bill on May 18th… Read More

You have the vocabulary of a child.

It was a simple transaction in a small fruteria in Castillos, Uruguay. The shopkeeper was just trying to make pleasant conversation, but I have the Spanish vocabulary of small child. I am sure he was probably just making… Read More

6 Things I Wish I had done before going to Uruguay

I’m not going to say that I have not traveled some before. I am not going to say that I expected traveling in a Spanish speaking country to be really easy for a native English speaker. I’m saying… Read More