May 24

From Igorotlandia to Barcelona

by Freda C. Changat

When I first came to Spain to take up a TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages) course, I had virtually no framework in which to fit the experiences I had encountered during my first week in Barcelona.  I felt a bit strange being the only Asian in a class full of Americans and British. But as I stayed in the city, I discovered that experiences like these were not so unordinary, and that my study here would need to extend beyond attending English lectures and preparing lesson plans.  Read the entire article at http://angbagongfilipino.wordpress.com/.