Put your French and Spanish to the (tiny) test every day until Christmas: translate a seasonal term each day to open the door. There are even different versions depending on whether Christmas is a winter or summer holiday for you!
Mardi Gras is the ultimate street party – at least in a normal year. In 2021, with travel restrictions, lockdowns, and social distancing, traditional floats and dancing are out of the question. But creative people will always find an outlet, as in these uniquely 2021 Mardi Gras celebrations.
New Orleans: House floats / Yardi Gras
Guadeloupe: TV and radio programming
If you’re feeling nostalgic, check out my photos from Nice Carnaval 2013.
And as always, I have multilingual vocabulary for my fellow language lovers:
So many people tell me that they want to learn Spanish but that they don’t have time, or they’re too old, or there’s just too much to learn… everyone has an excuse. The trick is to start small – begin with the basics and then go from there. Here are some lessons (with sound files) to get you started.
If you’re ready to get more serious, then my checklist of lessons is for you: Learn Spanish
Check out my Spanish verb conjugator, with 1,200 Spanish verbs conjugated into all the simple tenses: Spanish verb conjugator