Monthly Archives: November 2011

The USA has no Name

A subject that often arises between native Spanish speakers and native English speakers is the term for “American” or US national, in Spanish. For my Latin American friends, I am simply an Estadounidense which would literally translate to “United Statesian” … Continue reading

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Arsenoyle

There’s something interesting about winding down the day with a mediocre/ crappy beer. Perhaps I feel short-changed for having worked so hard and then getting rewarded with something about as bland and lifeless that it could have come from the farthest … Continue reading

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Pie más pelota = fútbol

Well, I feel like my blog wouldn’t be complete without commenting a bit on the national obsession. The Copa América was way back in June and July but as I write this I can hear the crowds rallying at full … Continue reading

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Fanfarrón

The English Program at Duoc had been preparing a talent show for quite some time and two Thursdays ago we executed the show the catch being it was entirely in English. It was incredible how some of the students could hardly respond … Continue reading

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We gonna rock down to Lake Lleu-Lleu

It was a 4 day weekend, we had no choice but to travel. I’m rounding about 9 months in the Region VIII of Chile and have still much to see of the area, so this time we settled on the … Continue reading

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