By Ana Luisa Suarez | 11/15/2013 - 14:21
We all know speaking Spanish is a wonderful thing, but did you know that it is actually beneficial to your health? NBC News reported that speaking a second language could help offset Dementia later on in life. Seriously!
Speaking Spanish might also be having a deeper impact on your life than you previously believed! You could actually improve your language skills, and a being an excellent multitasker, and keep your brain healthy, just to name a few! Read more on how speaking español can seriously save your life:
By Angelica Sereda | 09/28/2013 - 11:00
Rosetta Stone, the leader in language education, recently announced they would be launching an interactive bilingual app for kids. Their new app, Lingo Letter Sounds, aims to tap into early childhood language development and is said to be the beginning of a series of learning programs for kids.
Full of cute animations, the app is targeted to 3-6 year olds and promises to “promote
By Latina Staff | 09/24/2013 - 13:40
Need to brush up on your Spanish-speaking skills? You aren't alone. With an estimated 51 million Latinos in the U.S., there's no wonder why more and more people are learning how to speak Spanish! Here are 6 non-Latino celebrities speaking español!
By Cristina Arreola | 09/24/2013 - 12:31
It seems like more and more people are speaking español in the United States! However, new research suggests that many of these speakers are non-Latino!
A new Pew Research study suggests that the rate of Latinos learning Spanish is on the decline, while the amount of non-Latinos who speak Spanish is increasing.
By Cristina Arreola | 09/19/2013 - 13:03
According to a new study, many young Latinos who grew up speaking English are trying to learn español!
A new report released by Oregon State University, shows that young people in the state are learning and retaining Spanish at a much higher rate than earlier waves of Latinos.
By Tanisha Ramirez | 09/08/2013 - 11:00
If you’re a Latino or Latina who was raised in the U.S., chances are you’ve made up a Spanish word—or two! But hey, that’s totally okay.
We’ve all slapped an “-iar” or “-io” at the end of an English word and pretended it was Spanish. Ultimately, some of these conflated words stick, and after a few generations, we forget that those words aren’t really part of the Spanish language!
Take a look at some of our favorite made up Spanish words and let us know if you’ve ever been guilty of using them!
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By Samantha Leal | 09/06/2013 - 15:30
A new study has found that 34 percent of Hispanics will speak only English at home by 2020, up from 25 percent. The study, conducted by the Pew Research Center, also found that three-fourths of all Hispanics ages 5 and older speak Spanish, but that number is projected to fall to two-thirds by 2020.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/08/2013 - 13:13
About 38 million people speak Spanish at home, according to a new report by the U.S. Census Bureau. The U.S. Census has released an interactive, online map that pinpoints the array of languages other than English that were spoken in homes across the country in 2011.
By Carmery Trinidad | 07/04/2013 - 11:30
Listening to the immigration debate, you could easily get the idea that all Latinos are newcomers to this country. Nothing could be further from the truth. Latinos have had a presence in this land for 500 years, and the proof is not just in Spanish place names like Nevada and Colorado or in the fact that the oldest city in America (St. Augustine, Florida) was founded by the Spanish, but in the stories of Latino families nationwide.