Posts tagged with: ingles

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...

Entran ‘Out” y Salen ‘In’

This is a good as it gets. I think it’s the epitome of cool. The latest tally claims that Bogotá has more than 8,000 beauty salons. There are streets where...

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 –...

Learning Globish (The City Paper, Bogotá, January 2015)

Even though the Colombian government has been aiming to make bilingualism part of a business culture in order to keep its professionals competitive in a global marketplace, few language academies...