Author: Priscila Medrado

Getting the right terms

I have seen a lot of confusion over the use of the terms Hispanic, Latino, and Spanish. In this post, I try to explain the general meaning of these terms and how they are used. Geometric Venn Diagram by Priscila Medrado Costa The terms should not be used interchangeably. Spanish is the name of the language and

My audience

In this blog, I write with three audiences in mind. The first is teachers at large, who may have language learners in their classrooms and might be looking for tips on how to better address their students needs. The second audience, and the one I address more often, are teachers of English as a second or foreign