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Studying Spanish in Buenos Aires – The Refresher Classes

Thursday, January 20, 2011 15:29

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Learning another language is very hard.  Even though I have studied Spanish in high school, college, studied abroad in Spain and had lived in Argentina for the past year, my Spanish still wasn’t where I would have liked it to be.  The main problem I had was that, although I could speak quickly and understand almost everything that was said to me, I developed numerous bad habits and misused a number of verbs and phrases that resulted in my Spanish sounding very “rough”.  Fortunately, given the fact that I worked for a Spanish language institute, I had access to some excellent Spanish teachers who could help me break these habits and teach me how to speak more fluidly.

On my first day of class, it was kind of weird getting used to “learning” again as it had been about 3 years since I had stepped foot into a classroom and the idea of doing Spanish exercises and working on pronunciation was a bit foreign.  The one thing that jumped out at me right away was how hard it was for me to talk about things and describe situations that I usually didn’t discuss with my friends, work collegues or during my day-to-day routine.  Like I said, I was stuck in a certain pattern of Spanish where I relied on my “surefire” verbs and vocabulary to communicate myself so to step out of this comfort zone was challenging to say the least.

The one thing that definitely helped me was my teacher’s approach to teaching; she immediately made me feel comfortable and told me to not be embarrassed or upset if I made an error, as this is the number one thing that holds people back from really improving their language skills.  Another thing that really assisted in my learning was trying different types of exercises.  From reading texts and doing a critical analysis on said text to writing essays to watching a movie in Spanish and describing what happened, these were things that I never would have done on my own but that paid immediate dividends as I (as well as my friends and colleagues) noticed that my Spanish really improved within a short amount of time.  Towards the end of my time taking classes (I took 2 months of individual lessons in total) I found myself completely committed to doing my homework, thinking about questions I had about Spanish that I could ask my professor and overall looking forward to each Tuesday when I got to meet with my teacher to improve my Spanish.

After having taken classes in Buenos Aires, I guess one piece of advice I have for those who are planning on taking classes during your time here is that you should really center your trip around your Spanish learning during your stay.  That isn’t to say that you should be studying day and night during your entire stay in Buenos Aires but rather you should take advantage of the fact that you are in a Spanish speaking country where your learning doesn’t have to end once you step out of the classroom.  Pay attention to what people say on the street and never hesitate to ask someone the meaning of a word that you don’t understand as most people are more than willing to correct your Spanish (and even teach you some lunfardo slang).  This way, you not only will have a blast living in a South American city and meeting awesome people but will also improve your Spanish skills; something that could benefit you both professionally and personally down the road.

Mike

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Ultimate Frisbee in Buenos Aires – ¡Que vuelen los discos!

Thursday, December 9, 2010 12:45

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Action Shot 300x225 Ultimate Frisbee in Buenos Aires – ¡Que vuelen los discos!

When you think about the sports and competitive activities that one can participate in during their stay in Buenos Aires, you generally accept that the only way you can satisfy your need to compete is by participating in a pickup fútbol match with local argentines.  While this is always a great option, (you can make friends with the locals, practice your Spanish and play with people that are very good at football) you may find that is difficult to find a good pickup game and even harder to find one that fits your schedule.  If this is the case or if football’s not your thing, another option you have is playing Ultimate Frisbee, a sport that is gaining momentum and popularity in Buenos Aires.

Ultimate Frisbee (or commonly referred to solely as “Ultimate”) is a unique sport as it is a mix of football (open-field passing and cutting), basketball (jockeying for position and pivoting) and American football (the game’s objective is to catch the disc in your opponent’s end zone).  To provide a very brief overview, each team fields 7 players who play on a pitch with dimensions of 110m by 37m (with each end zone being 23m by 37m at each end).  While the goal is to catch the disc in the end zone, the main strategy is to complete short and precise passes while slowly moving up the field and avoiding defenders who attempt to knock the disc down, which causes play to change possession.

While the sport was born in the United States in the late 1960’s, it has gained popularity in the United Kingdom and Columbia, where it eventually arrived to Argentina in 1997, when the Argentine Ultimate league ADDVRA was born.  Currently, ADDVRA is composed of 6 teams who play two seasons per year that take place during the fall and spring seasons, in addition to special tournaments that are held in such locations as Tigre (the delta two north of Buenos Aires), Uruguay and Colón (located in Entre Rios, Argentina) as well as weekly pick-up games that take place at Ciudad Universitaria (near River Plate stadium) every Saturday afternoon.

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Although I enjoy getting the “competitive juices” flowing by playing Ultimate, the most appealing aspect of the sport is being able to meet people from all over the world as the league is composed of both study abroad students and people living and working in Buenos Aires who are from such countries as the United States, England, Australia, Columbia, Peru, Chile, Canada and Argentina among many others.  It’s an international community that not only enjoys a sport together but also plans events, parties, fundraisers and other activities that you can participate in.

Anyone can play, whether you’ve never picked up a disc before or you’re a seasoned veteran so if you would like more information about Ultimate in Argentina, you can contact Andres “Chappy” Atuesta (andrezchavarro611@hotmail.com)or Ian Mackern (ianmackern@gmail.com) or you can check out ADDVRA’s Ultimate Frisbee site.

Mike

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An Outdoor Stage & World Class Dancers – This is Ballet in Buenos Aires.

Monday, November 29, 2010 11:19

Categories - Argentina News, Argentina Travel Info, Argentine Customs and Culture, Art, Museums, Theatre & Cinema, Buenos Aires City Attractions, Concerts, Events, Festivals and Holidays, Spanish - 0 Comments

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On Saturday evening Spanish students in Buenos Aires were invited to join locals and attend a free ballet that was hosted by the Buenos Aires City Government.

Avenida 9 de Julio, known as the widest street in the world, was closed to cars right up until the obelisco monument, situated in the centre of the avenida, in order to place a huge stage created especially for the ballet. This avenida is usually full of cars jostling to reach the lights quicker than the other; this had been quickly replaced by ballet fans attempting to find one of the 8000 seats that were available.

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For those that weren’t lucky enough (or organized enough to arrive early…ahem..me) to find a seat, there was plenty of standing room available with two huge screens displaying the ballet so that nobody, of the estimated 20 000 people that attended, missed any of the action, even at the back.

The chosen ballet was La Traviata which is a based on the opera by Giuseppe Verdi and which stared Argentina’s very own Iñaki Urlezega alongside 84 other dancers and 70 musicians from the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra.

I was standing in the crowd with young and old, men and women of many different backgrounds who had come together to have the opportunity to watch these fine dancers put on a captivating performance. Considering it took place in what is usually considered be a bustling, fairly noisy area, you could hear a pin drop as everybody was entranced by the show. Two of the security men did make the mistake of having a conversation until the crowd politely but assertively told them to shut up – which they did!

After the show had finished I made many friends in the crowd who couldn’t wait to talk about their opinion of the ballet, all of it positive and of course in Spanish…what better excuse to practice my Spanish and learn some dance vocabulary!

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The ballet was a complete success and was a great hit with the crowd. It was my first ballet and I have to say I’m now dying to see another one.

Joanne

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City of the Arts – November 2010 Cultural Events Agenda

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 7:13

Categories - Argentina News, Argentine Customs and Culture, Art, Museums, Theatre & Cinema, Buenos Aires City Attractions, Concerts, Events, Festivals and Holidays - 1 Comment

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Spring has finally come to Argentina and the warm weather brings many fun and exciting   activities.  Enjoy November in Buenos Aires by taking advantage of some of our favorite       free and low cost cultural events:

Museums

La Noche de los Museos (Nov. 13 @8pm – 3am)

Location: Check out the list of over one-hundred participating museums here

Celebrate museum culture under the moon with the 7th annual Museum Night, where the majority of the Buenos Aires museums, cultural centers, and galleries open up to the public.  **Expanish Recommended!

Cost: Free

ARTFUTURA 2010 (Nov. 5 – 8 Nov)

Location: Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA), Avenida Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo

Join the MALBA in celebrating the festival of Cultural and Digital Creativity that explores such topics like new media, motion graphis, videogames and digital animation.

Cost: 20 pesos

Photography Exhibits

Buenos Aires, 24 horas (Nov. 2 – Nov. 19)

Location: FotoGalerĂ­a in the Teatro San Martin, Avenida Corrientes 1530, Centro

This photography exhibit depicts different aspects of everyday life living in the bustling capital city of Argentina.

Cost: Free

Formas de Vida (Nov. 3 – Nov- 30)

Location: FotogalerĂ­a in the Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas, Corrientes 2038, Once

Argentine photographer Sebastián Freire, who photographs about “sexual diversity” are featured in a weekly supplement of the Página 12 newspaper called Soy, will show his work in the University of Buenos Aires’ Cultural Center’s photo gallery.

Cost: Free

Dance

Danzas Argentinas y Latinoamericanas (Every Monday @ 7pm-9:30pm, all of November)

Location: Museo de Arte Hispanoamericano Fernández Blanco, Suipacha 1422, Retiro

Ever wanted to learn more about Argentine and Latin American dance? Take part in this fun dance class with Prof. Luis Boccia.

Cost: 4 pesos per class

Danza por los Barrios (Thursday – Saturdays in November, check website for details)

Location: Cultural Centers in various neighborbhoods

During November, the Dirección de Promoción Cultural invites the public to a dance espectáculo in seven different Buenos Aires barrios.

Cost: Free

Theater

Teatro Ciego (Check website for times)

Location: Centro Argentino de Teatro Ciego, Zelaya 3006, Abasto

Theater for the Blind forces spectators to focus on all other senses other than sight as they are immersed in a space that has complete darkness.

Cost: starts at 20 pesos

Stand Up en el Konex (Every Thursday @10pm)

Location: Ciudad Cultural Konex, Sarmiento 3131, Abasto

Every Thursday, Ciudad Cultural Konex presents standup comedy night where young Argentine comedians test out their funny skills.

Cost: 30 pesos

Music

Conciertos de Música Contemporánea (Until Nov. 26)

Location: Teatro San Martin, Avenida Corrientes 1530, Centro

Every night at 8.30pm listen to beautiful music at the Contemporary Music Concert series.

Cost: 35 pesos

Hit de Road Festival (Nov. 6 @ 6pm)

Location: Centro Cultural Matienzo, Matienzo 2424, Belgrano

22 musicians will take over 3 stages to cover songs fit for the “open road.”  Make sure to also check out the collective art show exhibiting works from 25 artists such as travel journals, maps, photos and paintings.

Cost: 20 pesos

Other artists coming to Buenos Aires in November

*For purchasing tickets, check out TicketPortal or Ticketek

Festivals

Festival of India (Nov. 4 – Nov. 16)

Location: Borges Cultural Center,  Viamonte and San Martin, Centro (among many other locations)

Join the Indian Embassy in celebrating its third year in celebrating Indian culture.  Such activities will include a photo exhibition at Plaza San Martin, Food Festival at Hotel Sheraton, Film Festival, Music, Dance, Seminars, Yoga and more.

Buenos Aires Gay Pride Festival and Parade (Nov. 6 starts at 3pm)

Location: Plaza de Mayo, Centro

Once a year, the LGBT community hits the streets of Buenos Aires to celebrate.  Catch the fair and festival at 3pm and stay for the parade that takes over the downtown area at 6pm.

Mar del Plata Film Festival (Nov. 13 – Nov. 21)

Location: Mar del Plata, Argentina

For those interested in taking an excursion outside of the bustling capital, make your way to the beaches of Mar del Plata for their 25th Annual International Film Festival.

For more resources to find out events happening in Buenos Aires, check out:

Buenos Aires Government Agenda

What’s Up Buenos Aires

Vuenos Airez

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The census: life goes on pause in Buenos Aires for all but its Visitors

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 21:20

Categories - Argentina News, Argentina Travel Info, Argentine Customs and Culture, Buenos Aires City Attractions, Expanish News, Spanish - 1 Comment

censo 2010 argentina The census: life goes on pause in Buenos Aires for all but its Visitors

As many of you may know, today is an Argentine holiday or feriado due to the national census that is being performed, something that is done in almost every advanced nation, with the last one being taken in 2001.  To give you a basic overview, a census is conducted in order to obtain critical information of a country’s population such as the proportion of adults to children, average level of education and median household income.  To use a crude analogy, a census is much like a diagnostics test for engines where the surveyor (in this case, the government) checks to see which parts are functioning well and which aren’t.  From there, the government will use this information to distribute appropriated funds to the parts of the country where they are needed the most.

But how will this affect you and why the heck is everything going to be closed today (including bars and clubs which will shut down when the clock hits 12 – about now)?  Well, the way censuses are conducted in Argentina is quite different then what you may be used as the whole “study” is conducted in one day where you must wait for a census worker to stop by your house or apartment to ask a few questions.  Much like a cable company with horrible customer service, these workers can be expected between the hours of 8 am and 8 pm, essentially ruining any plans you could make and causing the city’s restaurants, stores and cafĂ©s to close until tonight.

Luckily, as an extranjero (foreigner) you won’t have to wait around all day as the census only applies to citizens of Argentina and foreigners who have lived here for five years or more.  But what is one to do in a city that is essentially a ghost town for twelve hours?  Here are few suggestions of ways to spend your “holiday” (weather permitting, of course):

-Pack yourself a picnic (with maté of course) and spend a lazy afternoon in Plaza Holanda, a wonderful park which is normally packed and hectic on the weekend.

-Go to barrio Chacarita (a lesser known neighborhood but safe and appealing nonetheless) and get “lost” for a few hours in the numerous side streets and cemetery located off the corner of Jorge Newbery and Corrientes
-Download a “guided tour” for your IPod or MP3 player and learn a little about the history of Buenos Aires while walking at your own pace

-Check out the beautiful Parque Centenario in Caballito, complete with a running track and a designated “public exercising space”

-Print out or (or buy) a map of Recoleta Cemetary and go on a creepy “Easter egg” hunt for the tombs of some of Buenos Aires’ and Argentina’s most famous historical figures

The underlying theme in the above mentioned activities is explore the city and take advantage of the day off as there’s no reason to have a wasted day just because everything is closed.  As millions of porteños are stuck in their homes on a beautiful day, take the time to find out the reason that they proudly call Buenos Aires home.

Mike

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Boredom’s impossible when studying Spanish in Buenos Aires

Monday, October 18, 2010 15:16

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new Boredoms impossible when studying Spanish in Buenos Aires

A hearty breakfast before our last class of the week

Having settled comfortably into my daily routine of studying Spanish in Buenos Aires, this week saw a spanner of abnormally large proportions thrown headlong into my highly polished works, and in quite the sneakiest of fashions. This was because last Monday played host to the national holiday El Día de la Raza or Columbus Day, which is a celebration of the day that Christopher Columbus himself arrived in the Americas. This meant that all of Argentina, including us at Expanish, had an extra long weekend to relax or in some cases, party that little bit harder. However, this meant that for the following days of the week, classes began at 8 o’clock in the morning to compensate for the hours of time we had missed on Monday. Undeniably a sensible idea, but when you have as turbulent a relationship with your alarm clock as I do, I began to wonder how many days it would be before I lost the plot and it ticked it’s last subsequent to my sending it sailing firmly out of the 8th floor window . I did however manage to make it into “nearly” on time to “most” classes and actually once at school, all began to get better very quickly. The earlier start also meant that getting into school was made more pleasant due to the moderately less intense Subte crush… when I say that of course, I mean that I was actually able to bang shoulders with those next to me as opposed to just being shrink wrapped into the carriage.

A huge highlight this week was an evening trip with some friends from Expanish to the show Fuerza Bruta (Brute Force). I’m not entirely sure the best way to describe this spectacle without either ruining the surprise of or just sounding like I can’t speak English, as it is impossible to describe. Think Cirque du Soleil meets interactive cinema meets euphoric rave and that might well be as close as you get. I would say it’s an absolute must to see if you’re fortunate enough to be here when it’s on. It will blow you away… quite literally, and be prepared to get wet!

Having had an early start every morning this week our teacher decided to treat us on Friday morning by taking us on a trip to the famous Café Tortoni for breakfast. This café is the oldest in Buenos Aires with a wonderful Parisian feel, waiters dressed in bow ties and cakes not even Bruce Bogtrotter could handle. My personal recommendation would be the submarino, hot chocolate made with an actual chocolate that you stir into hot milk. If you really do want a heart attack, there are also churros (The Spanish doughnut) and medialunas with dulce de leche amongst other treats. Should you manage to pay it a visit and leave without having to be carried off to hospital in a hyperglycemic coma, I recommend going early like we did to avoid the ever present queue and also other tourists as, as is the case with any place of notoriety, it has become a bit of a haven for them.

To see more at what you can get up to with Expanish, check my blog this time next week,

Archie

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Mate, have some mate!

Friday, October 8, 2010 13:48

Categories - Argentine Customs and Culture, Argentine Recipes, Spanish, Student Stories - 1 Comment

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Should´ve got a coffee...The Argentine reaction to my mate making skills.

Should you ever have had the pleasure of visiting one of the Recoleta or San Telmo markets, or the misfortune to find yourself victim to every peddler and his wife on the Florida highstreet, you may well have had a peculiar looking small pot dangled in your face with a metal straw thrown in for good measure. This is called a mate (pronounced matay). If you have seen one you may, like us, have attempted a swift get away mistaking the steaming cup for a bong… which it is not. Neither is it a peculiar Argentine way of saying “my tea” as someone asked me the other day. Tea however, is probably about as close as one might be able to come to explaining it.

The idea is to fill the mate with what might be alikened to dried grass cuttings… though, whilst things may be cheaper in Argentina, they´re not that cheap. This greeny “yerba”, as they call it, is used to fill the cup and, with your straw placed firmly down one side, hot (but not boiling) water is poured in very gently into a pre-made little hole in the yerba. And there you have it, a bitter and slightly messier version of some type of green tea… apparently they´re still waiting for someone to invent the teabag here.

I must confess, for fear of being viewed as a philistine by all those who are well acquainted with the “art” of making mate, that this is a much simplified version of the procedure. Never before has the desire for a simple relaxing hot drink been made into such a headache by so many rules and etiquette. There are so many that I should not be at all surprised to be told that to show one´s appreciation for the drink, it´s the done thing to stand on one leg, sing a song and turn the cup upside down over your head…it´s not implausible.

The long and short of it is that in a transient moment of delirium, in which I managed to convinced myself that I had transgressed the boundaries of tourist and become a fully fledged Argentine, I decided to buy one and make my own.

Had it not tasted of dead wood, I might have enjoyed my afternoon beverage and therefore warn you all to do what I did not. Make sure you soak some yerba in cold water in your mate for at least five days before you use it. That is of course unless you´re partial to the flavor of rotting tree… Buena Suerte!

For information about how you can enjoy learning Spanish in Buenos Aires whilst perfecting your mate making skills visit Expanish

Archie

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Two weeks of studying Spanish in Buenos Aires and I already feel at home.

Monday, October 4, 2010 15:08

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exp mixed 79 Two weeks of studying Spanish in Buenos Aires and I already feel at home.
“Me gustas tu!” Not what you might normally hear in a classroom.

 

So two weeks and have gone by since my first blog about studying with Expanish. That’s forty hours of class, hundreds of hours of practice, and several  hours of a slightly sore head after practice went on a little late into the night…  But that shows just how much you can progress in such a short space of time! You might think that after just two weeks of studying a language from beginner level, you would still be very much stuck at that the “una cerveza por favor”, kind of stage, or if you’re particularly switched on, you might be able to bore someone to tears with a list of what you like doing in your spare time…  However, when you´re immersed in a city like Buenos Aires, you have the opportunity to practice your Spanish every minute of the day; meeting other students at Expanish, going out for dinner, buying something from a shop and if nothing else, apologizing to everyone who´s toes you manage to stand on whilst sardine-packed into the Subte during rush hour.

So it would seem that my fellow students and I have come a long way in a very short space of time. When thinking about lessons, some may conjure up the idea of being back at school wishing all kinds of calamity to befall whichever idiot decided that simultaneous equations were a good idea. In reality, Spanish lessons here are more like a series of interesting discussions and picking up the language as you go. Of course, the grammar is important and we cover some of this every day- you don’t want to suffer the embarrassment of saying “Estoy caliente” on a hot day for example… people might get the wrong idea. Our teacher, Silvina, continues to keep our lessons fun and interesting by punctuating classes with different activities and teaching us some Spanish songs such as Manu Chao´s “Me gustas tu”. They´re not at all hard to understand and a great alternative way to learn some new vocab.

The more Spanish I learn, the more my confidence grows, allowing me to meet and really get to know the people (or porteños as they are called) of Buenos Aires. Next stop, Argentine girlfriend… optimistic but what better way to practice my newly acquired skill?  

Check my blog this time next week to see what news this week at Expanish will bring

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Worker’s Protest in Buenos Aires

Monday, September 28, 2009 13:07

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You could never say that Argentines are not passionate nor stand up for what they believe in – Today, September 28, was witness to one of the biggest road blocks and protests that Argentine’s have been experiencing in the last week, with a highway line more than 8km long.

A large group of Kraft ex-employees were let go a couple of weeks ago when Kraft, who blamed the state of the economy for the drastic movement, could not find use for this group of staff any longer. Approximately 160 ex-employees have been protesting in Buenos Aires, closing off various highway and road passes, today creating a line of more than 8km. Protests are also taking place in the Santa Fe, Mendoza, Entre Rios, and Chaco provinces.

By the end of the morning, the group of protestors lifted their road blocks, for the time being, get ready to head down to the centre of the city to stage a very large and public protest, marching from the Congress, down Avenida de Mayo, arriving in Plaza de Mayo where the most famous Argentine protests have taken place for the past several decades.

The labour minister is keeping communication open with the ex-employees, working together to come to an agreeable situation for everyone, including the Kraft company.

If you are studying Spanish in Buenos Aires, it can be an incredible experience to see a peaceful local protest and have an opportunity to see a group of people fight for what they believe in.  If you feel the need to experience this protest, we urge you to take care and stay out of the way. You can watch everything from a distance and at any time that you feel that mood is changing, head out of the there, and go and watch the spectacle from a television. Although many of the protests are peaceful, the danger of hundreds of people grouping together can prove to be very negative. So be careful and if in doubt, again, get out of there, and watch it safely on the television.

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How to Make Yourself Feel at Home While Studying Spanish in Buenos Aires

Friday, September 25, 2009 13:38

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Have you just landed in the beautiful cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires?

Do you want to make yourself feel right at home in this city of 3 million people?

There are a myriad of ways to help you adjust comfortably into your new life in Buenos Aires that do not involve meeting new people, learning the language, working with locals, buying long distance phone plans, etc, but rather creating a home environment that allows you to rest and relax while studying Spanish in Buenos Aires.

Your home environment can be one of the most important aspects of successful immersion into a new culture and it is important whether you are living in a shared apartment, a homestay, or in a private apartment that you make your place or just your room, your home.

How do you do this?

·    Try to bring items from home with you such as photos, small photo albums, or any small decorations (that don’t weigh too much!).

·    Go out into Buenos Aires and have fun finding small boutiques and stores that sell unique items, and often inexpensive, and decorate your house/room.

·    Head down to San Telmo on Sunday’s for their larger than life market that has everything from art work, to antiques, to kitchenware, to everything in between.

·    Take pictures of your experiences in Buenos Aires and Argentina and combine them with your pictures from you, mixing your friends and family from back home with your new life in South America.


Interested in More Ways to Immerse Yourself in the Argentine Culture and the City of Buenos Aires?

The Best Way to Cultural Immersion in Buenos Aires

Getting Ready to Travel, Study, and Live Abroad in Buenos Aires

Going to the Gym

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