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So far EntMeddeas has created 29 blog entries.

Homestay vs Apartment in Spain: a List of Pros and Cons to Help You Decide

My name is Alexz and I’m a second-year Meddeas language assistant. In the first year I chose a homestay with a host family and now I share a flat in Barcelona. Through my 2-years experience, I’ve compiled a list of advantages and disadvantages for […]

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Teaching and Living in Spain for a Year After College: Girona

My name is Shane and I am an American from Chicago (a place with almost no similarities to Spain). I finished my studies in Carthage College, WI, in 2016 and I didn’t want to jump right into the crazy American working […]

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TEFL (Almost) All Fun and ESL Games – Practical Examples

My name is Emily, and I’m a 22-year-old from Ankeny, Iowa in the US. As you’ll see, I’m teaching teenagers in a school in northern Spain (440 teens, to be exact). Through this experience, I’ve found out that ESL games are a good tool […]

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Recipe for Happiness: Sunshine, People, and Food in Spain

This recipe has been passed down from generation to generation in Spain. It has proven time and time again that sunshine, espetos, good people, and the beach are the components of a happy life if you live in Spain.

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Bake: […]

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Life After Meddeas: Teaching Abroad Gave Me Confidence and Enthusiasm

2015/2016 Posted by Annie O., Wake Forest University (US)

My name is Annie, and I graduated in 2012 with majors in Spanish and English and a minor in Linguistics. Last year, I decided to come to Spain as a language assistant: I’ve improved my language […]

Make Yourself at Home while Teaching English Abroad

When I made the decision to become a Meddeas language assistant in Spain, I knew that I was about to embark on one of the most exciting adventures of my life. I expected to be confronted with obstacles of all kinds […]

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What do You Need to Move to Spain? Tips to Pack your Bags!

Backpack. Knapsack. Bookbag. Vessels that carry useful information from one place to another. What do you need to move to Spain? Do yourself a favor and organize your papers, ideas, clothes, everything in a nice little backpack of planning to keep with you on this […]

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