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10 Perks of Teaching at a Daycare in Spain

2014/2015. Posted by Jenny M.

When I was first assigned to teach in Spain with Meddeas, I’ll admit: I was terrified. I’d never really done any babysitting. I’d definitely never changed a diaper. At the occasional family reunion, I have fun with […]

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Typical Spanish Expressions

2014/2015. Posted by Douglas T.

It’s true that I spend a lot of time at the school as a Language Assistant. But I was trying to figure out what I did with the rest of my time here, especially given that I never seem to have […]

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Free Things in Madrid while I Teach Abroad

2014/2015. Posted by Sean M.

Prices around Spain can vary significantly from place to place but undoubtedly in the capital city of Madrid expenses are likely to be much higher than in the south for example. Similarly, there are many tourist-traps around every corner, from

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Food, Food, Wonderful Food

When writing for an audience about cultural differences, food is so often discussed that it’s nearly impossible to add anything of interest the reader may not know. Now that I live in Spain (where the many tourists have already popularized the cuisine) this case is […]

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Las Fallas in Valencia

Other language assistants who live in Spain and I waited anxiously from the roof of Valencia’s town hall building during Las Fallas celebrations. Our toes were wet, our hands were cold, and our scarves were in danger of blowing away. The […]

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I Left a Part of my Heart in Barcelona

2014/2015. Posted by Jessica Y.

As I sit in my apartment in New York, I can’t help but think about everything I left in Barcelona after one year teaching English. I never thought I was going to miss my Spanish host family as much as […]

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An Overwhelming Farewell: the Heart Always Returns to Jerez

On my last day at Colegio Albariza (Jerez, Spain) as a Language Assistant with Meddeas, my first graders were acting suspiciously. They had “a secret” and they giggled uncontrollably whenever I would inquire about it. Later in […]

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