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Blog Meddeas

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why Applying for a Gap Year Work Experience was the Best Decision I Have Ever Made

Imagine this: you wake up early in the morning, go to school, study, study, study, eat a little food, study some more, talk to your friends for a bit, study, and then go to sleep. Sound familiar? Me too. This was my life right […]

What in the World Is that Creature? A Language Assistant’s Task

Creativity, Activity, and Reaction

Strangest is the name of this terrifyingly friendly monster that lives in a hammock by the sea. His best friend is a walrus that showed him how to swim one day. The two have had some incredible adventures together, according to […]

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

Moving to Spain: My must-haves!

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 […]