Learning English as a Second Language

January 9, 2012

English is a tough language to learn. With thousands of immigrants moving into the United States each year, learning to speak English has become a major concern for millions of Americans. Believe it or not, learning to speak English is more than simply learning to conjugate verbs and memorizing vocabulary. Learning any language is more […]

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Our 2012 New Year Resolutions

December 28, 2011

Many of our frequent readers may have noticed that we have been offline for over a month. It’s been a rough three months, really, and we have fallen behind in many important tasks for the upkeep of the blog. We know that we have not finished our student essay contest-and we seriously beg forgiveness. We […]

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Student Essay: Eddy Trujillo-A Kind Man

November 7, 2011

Our fourth entry for our second annual student writing contest for Hispanic Heritage month is from Andrew Berthelson, a sixth grade student from New Mexico. Eddy Trujillo was my great grandpa. He was a very brave man. He was born in Mexico. He fought in World War II. He was a family oriented person. He […]

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Student Essay: Julia de Burgos

November 1, 2011

Our third entry for our second annual student writing contest for Hispanic Heritage month is from Kaylee Dunnigan, an eighth grade student from New Mexico. I truly love poetry; I find it one of the most bewitching things that one can come across. One of my favorite poets is Julia de Burgos- her work is […]

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Help Us Choose a Logo!

October 31, 2011

This month we hosted a contest for a logo for the Multilingual Mania blog. To date we received a total of 29 submissions for the blog header and logo design. We are at a loss at this point of which one to pick because we want all of them! We really value your feedback, so […]

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Student Essay: A Latino Person That is Important to Me

October 26, 2011

Our second entry for our second annual student writing contest for Hispanic Heritage month is from Diana Vargas, a seventh grade student from Texas. Do you admire a Latino person that has done something good for society? A person who you admire a lot, because he did or makes something that inspires you to follow […]

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Student Essay: Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court Justice

October 25, 2011

Our first entry for our second annual student writing contest for Hispanic Heritage month is from Priscilla Dueñas, a twelve year old student in the seventh grade at Lincoln Middle School. Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court Justice About Sonia Sonia Sotomayor was born on June 25, 1954. She is the 111th justice, the first Hispanic justice, […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Sign Language Mural

October 19, 2011
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Parent to Parent: Spanish is the Bridge That Connects Us to Family

October 10, 2011

This week’s Parent to Parent interview features Ana L. Flores, co-founder of Spanglishbaby, an online community of parents raising bilingual children. Tell us a little bit about yourself and your family. Are you monolingual? Multilingual? In which way are you raising bilingual children? I was born in Houston to parents from El Salvador. I moved […]

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Parent to Parent: Being Multilingual is Part of the Fabric of Our Everyday Life

October 3, 2011

Jen is a British mother who is raising her children to speak German, French and English. She blogs about her experiences with raising trilingual children on her blog Trilingual Trio. Tell us a little bit about yourself and your family. Are you monolingual? Multilingual? In which way are you raising bilingual children? We are a […]

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