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Gender, culture and language

“Last weekend I went to the beach with friends” – there is nothing extraordinary about this sentence, to an English speaker… But say the same sentence to a Spanish speaker and they have many doubts…Were your friends all female or … Continue reading

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My brain now functions in ‘Spanglish’

7 months and 22 days in South America and I finally feel I am getting somewhere with my Spanish!!! Amazing how my perspective on my own abilities has changed in the last week or so. Don’t get me wrong, I … Continue reading

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