MA Program in Spanish Second Language Teaching

Advice to Help You Become a Good Spanish Teacher

1. Be Open-Minded Toward Other Cultures

2. Exercise Self-Control and Manage Your Emotions

Lucía Osa-Melero is an Associate Professor of Spanish as a Second Language at Duquesne University (USA) as well as a visiting professor at MELE.

Ángels Ferrer is a Professor of Spanish from the Cervantes Institute in Belgrade, a researcher at the Institute of Spanish Language and Culture (ILCE) at the University of Navarra, and a teacher and advisor of MELE students.

3. Focus on the Needs of the Student

Carlos Schmidt Foó is the Director of the Business Spanish for Communication program in the IESE Business School at the University of Navarra. He is also the Coordinator of Professional Development at MELE.

4. Create Unique Curricula and Experiences

Lourdes Ortega is the Director of the Department of Modern Languages at Georgetown University (USA) as well as a visiting professor at MELE.

5. Focus on the Connection Between Research and Teaching

6. Maintain Professional Development

Rafael Salaberry is a Professor of Humanities and Director of the Center for Languages and Intercultural Communication at Rice University (USA).

Francisca Aguiló Mora is a Lecturer at Columbia University (USA) as well as a visiting professor at MELE.

Why Would You Recommend MELE? Opinions

Javier Muñoz-Basols is a tenured professor and Director of the Spanish program in the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages at the University of Oxford (UK). He is the founding co editor of the Journal of Spanish Language Teaching and a visiting professor at MELE.


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