Formal Letters

“I spent all morning putting in a comma and all afternoon taking it out.” -Oscar Wilde

Summer Packet 2021

My Dear Friends, Fellow Linguists, and Citizens of the World: This summer, students are encouraged to continue their Spanish study by living the language, through whichever ‘access point’ they deem most exciting. It is important … Continue reading Summer Packet 2021

Holiday Packet 2020

My Dear Friends, Fellow Linguists, and Citizens of the World: The holidays are a time for family, friends, and much merriment. Hopefully, amidst the frantic shoppers and bumper-to-bumper traffic, you are able to relax and … Continue reading Holiday Packet 2020

Summer Packet 2020

My Dear Friends, Fellow Linguists, and Citizens of the World: This year’s summer packet for Spanish is a list of 50 ideas—both online and offline–that you are welcome to reference when your child invariably complains, “I’m bored!” during … Continue reading Summer Packet 2020

Minimalism

There has been an effort in recent years to quash inaccurate definitions of minimalism–to streamline, to declutter, to get to the heart of what exactly this movement and philosophy are all about. While extreme minimalists … Continue reading Minimalism

Imports & Exports

The current political/media state has brought to the world’s attention how incredibly dependent and interdependent we–along with millions of people–are on other country’s products and services. An Apple iPhone does not just magically make its way into our … Continue reading Imports & Exports

Museum Gallery 2019-20

This is a digital collection of our Spanish art/science/history museum. The photos on the left-hand side are from real life and represent a cultural aspect of one of the 21 Spanish-speaking countries, while the right-hand side … Continue reading Museum Gallery 2019-20

Summer Packet 2019

My Dear Friends, Fellow Linguists, and Citizens of the World: WE LIVE in a World of Words, where every conversation, every interaction, everything we read and hear is, ultimately, a story of our lives. Some … Continue reading Summer Packet 2019

Summer Packet 2016

To My Fellow Linguists and Citizens of the World: Learning a language is a beast of a project to undertake. In addition to reading, writing, speaking, and listening—with countless vocabularies, dialects, and accents to untangle—you … Continue reading Summer Packet 2016