Little by Little: Teaching English in Spain

2016/2017 Posted by Kati S.

On my first night with my new flat mates in Zaragoza, I was taught the phrase “poco a poco” (little by little). They were referencing my progress with the Spanish language, and how it will come in time, but […]

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Have You Ever… Been a Language Assistant in Spain?

2016/2017 Posted by Melissa H.

Have you ever been faced with a classroom full of smiling, shouting, squirming eight-year-olds at nine in the morning? Have you ever attempted to keep dozens of students under control without speaking a word of their native language? Have you […]

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If You Are in Spain and You Know It… Clap Your Hands!

2016/2017 Posted by Nicole D.

Objective: Channel your inner Barney the purple dinosaur, Sesame Street Gang, and Dr. Seuss. These are your saving graces. Activities: Dance like Barney. Be as hilarious and goofy as the Muppets. Repeat curiously catchy rhymes from the Cat in the Hat. Materials […]

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Life After Meddeas: Wake Up and Become a Liver of Travel

2014/2015 Posted by Caimin B., Saint Patrick’s College-DCU (IRE)

1 . Why did you take the step of coming to Spain with Meddeas?
I was finishing my degree in Ireland and I had no interesting options here. I wanted to do teaching in Ireland, but I […]

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5 Signs you’re a Language Assistant in Spain

2015/2017 Posted by Lauren H.

When I first decided to pursue a placement as a Language Assistant in Spain, I expected my tasks to be simple. To sum it all up, I’d help kids with grammar and pronunciation and hopefully teach them a thing or two […]

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Diary of a Language Assistant

2015/2017 Posted by Alexz C.

Hello! My name is Alexz and I’m from Atlanta, Georgia in the US. I graduated from university in 2013 and decided to become a Language Assistant in Spain because I’d previously done long stays in the country and really enjoyed the […]

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