How immersion helped me to reach fluency in two different languages.

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Itacaré Brazil, 2018.

Learning a new language is always challenging, it requires desire and commitment. Some people even think that learning a new language isn’t for them; I used to be one of them.

LEARNING PROCESS THROUGH IMMERSION

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Canada 2018, after 12 years of my first visit

MORE THAN IMMERSION ONLY

DOES PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE OF THE TARGET LANGUAGE HELP?

LEARNING BY EXPERIENCES

NO TIME TO BE PERFECT

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Brazil April 2018

IMMERSION CHALLENGES YOU, IT TURNS ON SURVIVAL MODE

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Teaching English in Brazil, March 2018.

POSITIVE FEEDBACK WILL KEEP YOU ON TRACK

IMMERSION IN THE CULTURE HELPS YOU TO COMPREHEND THE LANGUAGE

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Salvador Brazil February 2018
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My Brazilian co-worker and Portuguese teacher showing me how braveness looks like

International Humanitarian Affairs. English Teacher, Spanish Native Speaker and Portuguese intermediate Learner. World traveler (9 countries) from Mexico

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