- Author: CBS News
A Spanish-language institute says the U.S. is the second largest Spanish-speaking country in the world.
That puts the U.S. second to its neighbor to the south, Mexico and ahead of Colombia, where Spanish speakers total 121 million and 46 million respectively, the Guardian reported.
According to the report, Spanish was the native tongue of 470 million people worldwide...
- Author: Hispanically Speaking News
Spanish-speakers tend to express themselves in a more positive way than do the speakers of other languages, according to a study published by the University of Vermont, and reported in Hispanically Speaking News.
The selection of positive words was higher among people who express themselves in Spanish than among people who speak the nine other languages examined in the study: English, Portuguese, German, French, Chinese, Russian, Indonesian, Arabic and Korean.
Communication among Spanish-speakers is not only very positive but also “the...
- Posted By: Myriam Grajales-Hall
- Written by: University of Missouri
A new University of Missouri study, as reported in the Hispanic PR Blog, shows that Mexican-American students who identify and practice speaking their native language have higher grades than those who are put in English-only environments in their schools.
Mexican-American students who spoke in their native languages had higher grade point averages.
“A real educational disparity exists because Mexican-Americans, along with other Latinos, are now the...