“After some years teaching English, I started teaching Portuguese to foreigners. Love at first sight! ”
Posts Categorized: Meet the School
“We have to learn how to face people with their basic necessities and limitations, potentiate their aptitudes and respect these people as unique beings.”
“We are a not a simple language school, but rather we specialize in Portuguese for foreigners. Here, people learn in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. The students will find our school environment warm and friendly.”
Meet the School: Tenerife Spain – “Our philosophy is that then you learn, you reach, and when you reach, you learn.”
“Learning a language is an investment, as many employers value it very highly, but I think we learn best when we’re relaxed and having fun.”
The most important for me is the personal attention towards the students, in offering them your time and listen to their suggestions, or complaints helps us to keep improving. Good teachers, accommodation and a variety of activities and excursions are also essential.
Meet Tanja Hölzer, Director of AmeriSpan's partner school in Sosua, Dominican Republic! What is your background?I am a public relations consultant and worked in education as a Divisions Manager for Marketing and PR business trainings in Germany. I am 41, originally from Germany where I have studied history, politics and languages and became later on… Read more »
Julia Zhou is founder & director of AmeriSpan’s partner school in Beijing, China. She shares her own story about her background and how she started her language program.
Alessandro Adorno is the founder and director of the Italian language school in Taormina, Sicily in the south of Italy. In our opinion, Alessandro is one of the hardest working and most enthusiastic school directors we have ever worked with. His school was awarded the LTM Star award for best Italian school in 2008 and… Read more »
How in the world did I end up living my entire life as an exchange student? I am not sure, but truth is, it has been enriching, I have learned more about myself than ever before and I have learned to communicate and understand others in many different ways. I have friends from all over… Read more »