Thursday, November 27, 2008

¡ Feliz día de acción de gracias!

¡Saludos a todos!

Spanish Thanksgiving Comments

Align Center(May God bless you in this day of thanks)

from Jessica and family!

A little tidbit: Some people also say Feliz Día del Pavo (Happy Turkey Day).

Monday, November 24, 2008

Barack Obama Speaking Spanish

I came across an article that spoke about Barack Obama speaking Spanish. The author was impressed by his almost impeccable pronunciation. Unfortunately, I can't find the article anymore but I was able to get this video of the ad the author was referring to.

What do you think of President-elect Obama's pronunciation?

Thursday, November 20, 2008

How to Type Spanish Characters

When preparing lessons and labels to help me teach and learn Spanish with my children, I had to find out how to type the special characters and accent marks of the Spanish language.

So here's a chart for PC users:

Hold down the ALT key and type the followings numbers for:

á ALT 160

é ALT 130

í ALT 161

ó ALT 162

ú ALT 163

Á ALT 0193

É ALT 0201

Í ALT 0205

Ó ALT 0211

ü ALT 129

Ü ALT 154

ñ ALT 164

Ñ ALT 165

¿ ALT 168

¡ ALT 173

To learn how to type Spanish characters for Mac Users visit