Spanish Cultural Materials with a Local Focus: The Chicano, Cuban, and Puerto Rican Connection


  • Shirley Ahlers Williams

  • Shirley Ahlers Williams (Ph.D., The Ohio State University) is Assistant Professor in the Department of Romance Languages at The Ohio State University, Lima Campus.


ABSTRACT  The Spanish language teacher can enrich the study of Hispanic culture by drawing upon local community resources. Suggestions, resource guides, and bibliographies are offered to enable the classroom teacher to utilize local Cuban, Chicano, and Puerto Rican resources in the teaching of Hispanic culture.