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Hispanic traditions

Hispanic traditions

Piñata: A decorated container filled with candy and toys is suspended in the air to be broken by blindfolded kids with sticks. Piñata’s are used as part of Christmas and birthday celebrations in certain Latin-American countries. Find out how you can make your own piñata right here! Quinceañera: The Quinceañera is the Latina coming-of- age celebration on a girl’s 15th birthday. The word “quinceañera” comes from […]

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Good to know

Good to know

As Spanish is the third most spoken language worldwide, following Chinese Mandarin and English, one should take into account that for Spanish speakers in central- and south-America, where education often isn’t as easily available as in most western countries, the need to learn English is not that high. You will thus realize that as soon […]

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Spanish in daily life

Spanish in daily life

Did you know that after Mexico, the country with the highest amount of Spanish speakers is the United States!? There are around 50 million native Spanish speakers in the US alone, and another 15 million speaking Spanish as a second language. Because of this, many job applications through all sectors require at least average comprehension […]

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