BA in Foreign Langauge Teaching; specialization in Environmental Education, PGCE qualification in UK.
Over twenty years of language teaching experience, both in the UK and in Colombia and Critical Reading and Writing to students at Universidad EAFIT. Translator, lexicographer and editor experience, privately and for various Oxford University Press bilingual dictionaries. Has an interest in music and the positive effects of it in the language learning process.
Certified by the Instituto Cervantes as a DELE proficiency exam interviewer. Enjoys reading children's literature.
BA in languages from Universidad de Antioquia; Graduate Diploma in Text Edition at Universidad EAFIT; Graduate Diploma in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language from Universidad Externado de Colombia.
Over six years' experience teaching English and Spanish to adults at Universidad EAFIT; over 15 years' experience as a free-lance translator for different companies in Colombia; currently Translation Project Manager at Universidad EAFIT
Used to act in plays as a hobby, with a big passion towards poetry and music, especially salsa. She enjoys interacting with people of different nationalities, and is considered by many as a people person.
Enjoys country life spending time with his dogs, practicing TRX and Fit Ball. He loves music and nowadays he is studying Colombian Sign language willing to help hearing impaired people discover the beauty of Spanish language and more.
Author of the book Inglés para Mantenimiento de Aviones (to be issued) to teach how to understand technical documentation in aviation maintenance.
Enjoys researching about cities and their relation with sports and education. For the past years he has also enjoyed riding bicycle all along Colombia.
Enjoys researching languages and cultures and their implications in teaching and learning. For the past 15 years he has been part of the CSA (Scouts Corporation of Antioquia). He is also fluent in Portuguese and hopefully on his way to be so in German. He is now the head of the edition of Revista CuéntELE, an online magazine published twice a year by the Spanish Program at Idiomas EAFIT. This Magazine is written in Spanish and it has content from students and teachers of the area.
Over 25 years' experience in foreign language education and research. Instructor of English and Spanish as a foreign language in educational institutions in Spain, Mexico, the United States and Colombia, both in face-to-face and online settings. Experience as journal editor of Íkala, revista de lenguaje y cultura (2006-2010), academic projects manager, and developer of language learning materials for online Spanish courses. Participation in research on language learning assessment, language teachers' professional development, and intercultural communication.
BA in Modern Languages
Pioneer member of the folkloric dance group at Los Andes University – Bogota; a nature lover; a fan of all kinds of music.
BA in Modern Languages from Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia. Studies of the German Language in Germany.
Long experience in teaching English, German and Spanish to teenagers and adults.
Passionate about painting and participates in different art contests and exhibitions.
Master´s Degree in Education from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá and BA in Languages with emphasis in English and Spanish from Universidad de Antioquia.
Over eleven years' experience teaching Spanish (ELE) to all levels at Universidad EAFIT; former Spanish Program Coordinator for 10 years at Universidad EAFIT; teacher trainer in the area of Spanish Teaching as a foreign language (Universidad de Antioquia)
Coauthor of the Spanish series
Maravillas del español (A1 to B2 levels) four books for the Spanish language acquisition as a foreign language (Universidad EAFIT, Colombia and Bergen University, Norway)