Tag Archives: Auxiliares

My 2 Cents on 3 Years as a Language and Culture Assistant

As anyone who’s read much of anything on this blog might know, I’ve been working in Spain in a program through the Ministry of Education called Auxiliares de Conversación. To provide the very briefest summary, the program places native English … Continue reading

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Ugh. I know. I’ve been gone. I could give a list of excuses and promise to not let it happen again, but I’m going to take Twenty-Something Travel’s advice and not talk (much) about blogging on my blog. The thing … Continue reading

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Want my life?

I’m well aware that a good portion of this blog is dedicated to bragging about how awesome my life is. No apologies. I just speak the truth. However, I’m not completely heartless. So I’ll let you all in on how … Continue reading

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Tuesday observations

It’s an ordinary Tuesday in the life of an auxiliar, and here’s what’s on my mind: 1. Spain really needs us here. I was teaching a cute little lesson involving my kids reading about people from various parts of the … Continue reading

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Love expressed in crayons

Leaving my school was even harder than I thought it was going to be, especially when first graders look up at you with their big eyes and ask, “Seño, ¿porque te vas?” To them it is completely incomprehensible that my … Continue reading

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