The best way to learn a new language is to spend time in that country

I'm wrapping up my Costa Rica Spanish immersion adventure this week and will be heading home soon.  It's been a great trip and a positive learning experience both academically and for personal growth.  I am so glad I had the opportunity to learn Spanish in Costa Rica and would highly recommend living in a foreign … Continue reading The best way to learn a new language is to spend time in that country

Tiempo ocupado en Costa Rica

Our group has been non-stop busy a week and half into the Costa Rica Spanish immersion experience.  Definitely lots of Spanish experiences to get us acclimated into the culture. First a funny scavenger hunt taking pictures at local establishments like a barber shop, ice cream store and shoe store got us out and about exploring … Continue reading Tiempo ocupado en Costa Rica

Perpective as a host sibling

Packing up for my trip to Costa Rica Spanish immersion program and feeling a bit apprehensive about mostly speaking Spanish for the next 3-4 weeks.  My family has hosted visiting students from both China and Japan and I remember how hard it was for these students to communicate while they were staying with my family.  … Continue reading Perpective as a host sibling