Culture of the Spanish-Speaking World
Which Person Who Speaks Spanish Do You Admire the Most?
Of all the people alive today who speak Spanish, whom do you admire the most? Please let us know so he or she can be eligible for an About.com 2013 Readers' Choice Award.
Women's History for Spanish Students
Links to Spanish-language articles on women's history.
Which Is the Best Spanish-Language Website?
What is your favorite Spanish-language website? Please let us know so it can be considered for a 2013 Readers' Choice Award.
Dichos, refranes y citas
For a quick and enjoyable way of learning sayings and proverbs familiar to Spanish speakers, subscribe to "Dichos, refranes y citas," a daily newsletter that features a new saying, proverb or quotation each day.
Names of Nationalities in Spanish
Here is a list of Spanish words used for people of various nationalities.
The matter of Spanish surnames might seem confusing at first to native English speakers, but that's mostly because it's different than what they're used to.
A small collection of Spanish-language proverbs with English translations on a separate page.
Would I Offend People by Speaking Spanish to Them?
A retail worker is concerned that speaking Spanish to those who speak Spanish might offend them, as it might suggest they don't know how to speak English. What should this person do?
The Urban Legend of the Chevy Nova
You may have heard the story about Chevrolet having trouble marketing the Chevy Nova in Latin America because the car's name means "it doesn't go." But the interesting thing about the story is that it never happened.
More Spanish Proverbs
A month's worth of proverbs and other sayings in Spanish, with translations and grammar links.
How Did Colón Become Columbus?
Find out why the Spanish name and the English name of Christopher Columbus are so different.
El and la are used with the names of some countries but not with others.
Where Can I Use My Language Skills?
Those who have a knack for languages can find plenty of employment opportunities to use their ability.
Where Can I Work Using My Language Skills?
A look at what jobs are available for those who learn a foreign language.
Finding Pen Pals
Brief listing of places where students can find Spanish-speaking friends to share emails with.
Nueva México or Nuevo México?
What is the correct name in Spanish for 'New Mexico'?