Monthly Archives: July 2013

Teaching Culture: Machismo (part 2)

Setting aside the stereotypes, what is machismo? As I mentioned before, machismo has slightly different characteristics depending on the country where it is found. For that reason, since people of Mexican origin represent the largest portion of the Latino population … Continue reading

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Teaching Culture: Machismo (part 1)

As I have mentioned before, addressing cultural beliefs is imperative in Spanish for healthcare professionals courses. To quote the motivational speaker Tony Robins: “Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to … Continue reading

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A Helpful Association and Journal

This post will be rather short this week because I would take an aside from the ongoing discussion of cultural aspects in order to highlight an organization that has helped me and can be useful to those who teach Spanish … Continue reading

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