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Revised Songs for Spanish Class

Bryce's Songs for Spanish Class book has been revised and updated.  Introduction to the Revised Edition The songs in this book are timeless. They will not go out of style in a year or two so you will be able to sing these songs with your students for years to come. Many are standards that are well known throughout the Spanish-speaking world. Spanish speakers tend to sing in groups more than English speakers do and the rich heritage of group singing is not fading away in Hispanic culture as quickly as it is in the English. We can impart some [...]

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https://www.brycehedstrom.com/wp-content/uploads/Virgen-of-Guadalupe.pngOUR LADY OF GUADALUPE

Our Lady of Guadalupe, or Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, is a major holiday in Mexico. Not an official state holiday, but one of the people. So much so that streets, squares and many public services are shut down due to the large number of people in the streets. Here is a short reading in level 2-4 Spanish about this holiday and sociological phenomenon in Latin America LA VIRGEN DE GUADALUPE I had a great time drawing this picture based upon the original tilma as I listened to articles about the Virgen.