Tagged Arts Industry, Cultural Professionals, Networking, Resources for your Spanish Classroom, Spain Red
Tagged Latino English Speakers, Latinos born in the USA, Latinos in the USA, Resources for your Spanish Classroom
What is Spain Red?
SPAIN RED (www.spainred.org) is a cultural professional networking site, produced by the Spain-USA Foundation (www.spainculture.us) and developed by the digital consulting firm The Line Between (www.thelinebtwn.com), as a platform to connect professionals and artists in the field of Spanish culture to share information, proposals, and provide a space for conversation.
Tagged English Dialect, Hispanic Immigration, Latino accent, Latinos born in the USA, Resources for your Spanish Resources
By Soni Sangha / Published May 21, 2012 / Fox News Latino
Allison Ramírez was born in Miami, and so was her accent. Though she always tells people she’s American they refuse to accept that as an answer to the question “Where are you from?”
“I’ve been here my whole life and I speak English better than Spanish,” said Ramírez, who is currently in graduate school in Savannah, Georgia and whose mother is Cuban and father is Colombian. “It’s like you can’t be from [the U.S.] if you have dark hair and dark eyes and you don’t sound like everyone else.”