Tag: Peru

Web and Video Language Immersion

Students are bombarded with media and spend too many hours in front of computer and TV screens.¬†Does this mean we shouldn’t show¬†videos in class? Of course not. There is an important place for watching videos in the French or Spanish

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Off to Peru!

I will be spending most of the month of February in Peru, socializing with my sister-in-law’s family and friends and learning as much Spanish as I can. As a Canadian, I have French but my Spanish so far is just

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Earthquake concert a success

I attended a wonderful concert at Mel Lastman Square this Sunday to raise money for earthquake relief in Peru. The music ranged from jazz to contemporary, traditional to pop. Many performers were local, others flew into Toronto specifically for the

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My close friend has lost her town

I direct your attention to the Earthquake affecting Peru’s costal towns. A close friend told me that, although her relatives survived, her town (Pisco) is gone. Their homes are destroyed and their livelihoods are in jeopardy. People and businesses in

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