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Degree Name

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

First Advisor

Pat Moran


The focus of this paper is to help beginning Spanish foreign language students increase and improve their reading skills in the target language while learning about some of the Hispanic culture and customs in Guatemala. In this paper I will combine the two, explaining and giving examples of how students, novice language learners, can learn more about the target language culture while improving their reading skills in the target language.


Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education | Curriculum and Instruction | International and Comparative Education