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Teachers’ Day

Last Friday, May 15, Colombia had its Teachers’ Day celebration. The date for teacher’s day varies from country to country, although there is an official World Teachers’ Day celebrated on...

Is learning a language like war?

Is learning a language like war where anything and everything is valid to get your goals? In fact, it’s probably more like a street fight a la ‘Bridget Jones’. (Do...

The ilussion of progress

In what I understand is an effort to sell more books publishers, institutes and some teachers alike have convinced students that their language learning process is tied to the completion...

The power of words

Words are everything in a language. Words affect the way our message is perceived and how people react to it. Words can make the difference between a sentence being just...

One-To-One Teachers as shrinks/psychiatrists

For a lot of corporate or one-to-one language teachers there is a particular situation which has been the subject of conversation in many informal meetings or happy hours: The teacher...