A group of Spanish language students who are learing Spanish at IIC Spanis School, Dominican Republic, in the Metro subway in Santo Domingo on the city orientation activity after the first day of class.

“I learned so much”

Lana (27) from the US about her program in Santo Domingo:  “My favorite place with my favorite people! All the professors are amazing. I learned so much in a short[…]

Colorful devil mask careta of the Dominican carnival which is a very authentic piece of dominican culture students learn about when learning Spanish and Dominican culture at IIC Spanish School in the Dominican Republic

Dominican Carnival

The devils are dancing again: February is the month of the famous Dominican carnival, filling the streets with the vibrant colors of ornately worked costumes, masks, and lots of Merengue[…]

Artist Humberto Lopez designs and creates the devils and masks of the famous Dominican carnival.

Dominican Carnival Masks

Dominican Carnival Masks: The Art of Making them. Meet artist and designer Humberto López and see how the famous Dominican Carnival masks (caretas) are made: Video Copyright: Great Big Historia[…]

Woman in her small colmado shop with fruits and vegetables near Las Galeras, Samana.

What is a colmado?

A colmado is a mix between a small supermarket and a bar. It covers all the little daily needs and is a great place to meet people. In our vlog,[…]

Translated into English it means “to die dreaming”, and this uniquely Dominican beverage will certainly take you to a heaven of delight. Milk and orange, mixed with some vanilla flavor[…]

Cognates: “ACTOR”

Easy learning! Cognates are similar or even identical words in two languages. “ACTOR” is one of them. Picture: Dominican actor Manny Pérez and Dominican actress Zoe Saldana. —– ¡Aprendizaje fácil![…]