Learning Spanish III

I quickly realized that spending two months in Brazil, while amazing, definitely hurt my Spanish language skills.  Add to that the additional time I spent in the States for Christmas, and I now find myself playing catch-up just to get back to the point I was at in December. It’s amazing how little time it … Read more

Random Observations: Weeks 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, & 18

Yep, as the title shows, it’s been awhile since we’ve posted any of our random observations. Why you may ask?  I think it’s a combination of having too much work to do as well as becoming more familiar with our surroundings.  It’s amazing how quickly one adapts to their surroundings and things you once thought of as … Read more

¿Qué Hora Es?

Marco, our Spanish tutor, sent us this video today and what do you know, I can actually understand all of it!  I’m not sure what he’s trying to say about how our lessons are going, but the video is pretty funny.

Learning Spanish II

It seems like a lot of my posts are starting to have a Part II to them… Well, the Learning Spanish post is no exception.  I’ve been down here just over three weeks now and while I’m picking up the language in bits and pieces (I can almost read a full menu now!), I was … Read more