Posts tagged with: aprender

Content and Methodology

Most prospective students inquire about class content and methodology, and while I understand their concerns, I’m not always keen to reveal this. The reason is not selfishness nor cockiness, quite...

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...

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...

The Script

What in the world?…. When learning a language a lot of students start memorizing scripts: How to make a hotel reservation, order a pizza, book a plane, say hello… The...

10 Successful Colombian Executives Working Abroad

Publicado por la Editorial del Colegio de Estudios Superiores en Administración (CESA) en el año 2014, este libro nos cuenta como un grupo de ejecutivos colombianos logró vencer las barreras...

Cómo aprender un idioma en el siglo XXI

Publicado en Amazon KDP en el 2015, este libro llego a ser el número 1 en Amazon por varios días. Basado en la experiencia de más de 20 años de...

Individual vs group classes

Often, when attempting to learn another language or discipline, people see themselves facing the responsibility of choosing between options within a sea of endless possibilities. Should I choose face –...