(More than a few) Thoughts on teaching my first English Conversation Class

One of the most obvious benefits that we can provide as Peace Corps volunteers is English teaching. This is also clearly an emphasis for the organization, and that is no exception here in Mexico, even though in Tech Transfer, we are almost exclusively “specialists” with a variety of technical assignments. A few were given English […]

Pre-class snack champions

I taught my first English conversation class yesterday, so of course I had to prepare beforehand. Coffee and a Colombian treat carried me through in excellent style. More on this experience in a bit – the teaching experience, not the snacking experience. I have plenty of snacking success stories, but not enough pictures.