Amazing Songs to Help Learn Foreign Languages

By The Language Team Arabic: 1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PesUuUMWsyI This is a children’s song in Arabic. Children’s songs are wonderful to learn vocabulary from verbs, to phrases, to idiom. Japanese: 1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ew4Gh4PIpzk The vocabulary in this song is common, daily used so, in my opinion, they are very helpful to know these. The song is fairly slow … More Amazing Songs to Help Learn Foreign Languages

Five Funny and Useful Modismos (Idioms) to Learn if You Are Planning to Visit Spain!

by Laima A. & Díaz Vepstas, CAPS Spanish and Portuguese Tutors 1. Costar un ojo de la cara. (Literal translation: to cost an eye of your face). This is the perfect expression when you want to talk about something that is outrageously expensive or extremely difficult to get. (Please, never attempt to sell your eyes … More Five Funny and Useful Modismos (Idioms) to Learn if You Are Planning to Visit Spain!

Let’s Learn Languages!

Hi, Hola, Oi, Hallo, Bonjour, Ciao, Привет, مرحبا, 你好, こんにちは, Yá’át’ééh, Salvete, and χαίρετε, LOBOS! Are you ready to have fun with languages? This semester, CAPS Language Team is offering Drop-In hours and Conversation Groups for all the languages we provide aide for. Drop-Ins: Come to our Drop-In hours for a collaborative, social environment where … More Let’s Learn Languages!

Why Spanglish Is so Controversial: 4 Common Misconceptions

To most people outside of the Spanish-speaking world, Spanglish is a neutral subject. Within the community of Spanish speakers, it is a source of great controversy because a number of people believe in the following negative stereotypes about Spanglish while an equally large number of people communicate in it regularly.  This creates the illusion that … More Why Spanglish Is so Controversial: 4 Common Misconceptions