Phillip Moore


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Spanish Study Aids

Posted on April 19, 2009 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (2)


If you are trying to learn Spanish on your own, you will need studying aids. Learning a foreign language requires lots hard work. I found that I need to approach the topic from many different angles. Sometimes the new angle just clicks and suddenly something makes sense. I have included some of the study aids that I have used.


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Tips for Traveling in Guatemala

Posted on April 10, 2009 at 8:36 PM Comments comments (1)

  1. Pack light. If you have more than one suit case, you have too much. With more suitcases, it is easy for one or more to be stolen or lost.

  2. There is neither air conditioning or central heating in most buildings and homes in Guatemala. This means the indoor temperature is likely to be the same as the outdoor temperature. For the most part t...

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Selecting a School in Guatemala

Posted on April 3, 2009 at 2:56 PM Comments comments (19)

Selecting the right Spanish school for you can be a bit of a challenge. There are a number of web sites that rate and rank the different schools. None of them are very scientific. Most do not describe how the ratings are made. Some, I suspect, are forms of paid advertising. And finally, none provide a complete listings of all the schools.

I will try to explain how I believe students should...

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My January 2009 Trip Antigua Guatemala

Posted on March 29, 2009 at 6:54 PM Comments comments (3)


1-17-2009 Saturday

My plane left at 6:00 am. That meant I had to wake up at 3:00 am to shower, park the car, and get to the airport by 4:00am.  It was very cold -6F. The plane arrived in Miami a little early - about 8:45 am. My next flight was scheduled for 12:45 pm.  I had plenty of time to walk and take a tram to Concourse E.  Concourse E seemed like it was mostly Latin American destinations. Miami was 56F...

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