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7 Paid English Teaching Programs in Europe

Being a native English speaker is like winning a lottery. It gives you a unique opportunity to take advantage of the language teaching programs many countries have launched to increase their English proficiency. Whether you’re taking a gap year, or wanting to relocate long-term, teaching English is a great way to legally move to Europe […]

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10 Best Spanish Language Youtubers

1. Werevertumorro Country: Mexico Style: Video blog, ironic music videos, field pieces, super hero “Mex Men” videos http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz2NDa6EGBM 2. HolaSoyGerman Country: Chile Style: Video blog 3. Enchufetv Channel: Ecuador Style: Sketch comedy 4. elrubiusOMG Country: Spain Style: Video blog 5. WHATDAFAQSHOW Country: Peru Style: Commentary on internet videos 6. Zorman Country: Spain Style: Comedic songs […]

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Everything you Need to Know about the Auxiliar de Conversacion Program in Spain

I teach English in Spain through the auxiliares de conversación (“conversation assistants”) program, also called Language and Culture Assistants. So far it has been the most rewarding, most stressful, and easiest job I’ve ever had. Overview The Spanish Ministry of Education hires young people from the EU, the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and China […]

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10 Common Expressions in Spain That You Never Learned in School

1. ¡Qué guay! Meaning: How cool! (Pronouned: “Gwhy”) English has dozens of words to describe how totally kick-ass something is: Cool, sick, awesome, amazing, groovy, killer, legit, dashing, splendid. Spanish has significantly less, and you will here the word “guay” used all the time to describe anything remotely thrilling. It also means that Uruguay and Paraguay […]

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