El Patio teacher Mónica Caruana is interviewed about her Spanish teaching experiences. Get to know the thoughts and processes involved, first hand, of one of our committed teachers.
Mónica is from Veracruz, Mexico, and has been teaching at El Patio since 2011.
Learn some Spanish whilst preparing and enjoying food! Pulpo a la gallega is a very popular dish in Galicia, in the north-west of Spain. With an extensive coastline which is indented with numerous estuaries (rías), it hardly needs saying that Galicia is great for seafood! The language in this recipe is good for students at level B1 (Upper Intermediate).
A question we are often asked is "Do you teach Spanish from Spain or Latin America?" Although this is a big concern for some, we feel that the worry is a bit exaggerated and unnecessary. We think it is more important in a course that the teachers are qualified and the course programmes are well written.
Spanish in Twelve Tales is a graded reader for learners of Spanish at all levels. Twelve short stories - with English translations and exercises - have been devised to give reading comprehension practice to learners,…