Entries by Delfin Carbonell Basset

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Hispanic Christmas Traditions & Their Meanings

Every year, Christmas starts earlier and earlier. Come the 20th of November and stores, malls and shopping centers all begin decking windows and streets with lights, Merry Christmas signs, and music. Traditional carols or villancicos, are heard everywhere, reminding us that the season to be jolly is not just around the corner, it’s almost on […]


5 Myths About Bilingual Kids #BilingualPlus

For all the advantages they have, bilingual kids—or their parents, perhaps—must contend with a lot of myths about their ability to speak two or more languages. Those of you who have read some of my writings—and I thank you—know that I am sold on language-learning and bilingualism, and that I never tire of expounding their […]