HIGH POINT — Eyes focused on their papers, a class of Allen Jay Elementary kindergartners practiced their reading pronunciation last week. “Wuh-tuh-luh-suh,” they read aloud to themselves, connecting how letters look with the sounds they make.
Growinng up, Richard Carranza's parents spoke only Spanish at home. The son of Mexican immigrants, Carranza said though his parents were bilingual, they opted to focus on Spanish at home, so assured were they that he and his brother would learn English at school.
Katherine Nelson is an alumni of Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures. Now she is studying law at ASU's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at ASU.
Las Cruces, NM – On this edition of PUENTES, bridges to the community, host Emily Guerra met with Raíces Del Saber (Roots of Knowing) Xinachtli Community School Project Coordinator, Lucia Veronica Carmona, and Educator and Curriculum Committee Member, Carlos Aceves.
On this day, April 23, speakers of Spanish around the world celebrate “El Día del Idioma Español“. It is a tribute to Spain’s best-known writer, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, who died 402 years ago.