Educado or educated Two words. One in Spanish and the other in English. They appear to be the same, but have completely different meanings. I have learned by living in Peru that there is an important gap in understanding between the cultures in this respect. We may use very similar words, but mean something completely different. Does it matter? Yes, it does. In English when we say that someone is well educated, we mean just that and no more. They have received a good education at good schools, maybe even a prestigious university. As a result, they know a lot. … Continue reading Educated or Well Mannered?
Photo by Duy Pham on Unsplash One of my students and I were talking about the marketing of beer in Peru. He was telling me how drinking a beer here was different from the U.S. He said: “In the U.S., … Continue reading Alone or Together? A Difference in Cultures