Andrew Jablonski, a well-traveled gentleman from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, took the time to share his Spanish immersion program with us.
This is an interview to which you will pay attention and feel inspiredto get out from your daily routine to experience life anew.
Andrew has a practical, well-balanced approach to studying and traveling abroad, and he draws fellow adventurers—young and old alike—to get out and integrate with another culture.
0:25 – Level placement after self-study
1:22 – Spanish for winter escapes
2:06 – How many weeks make an ideal Spanish program?
4:04 – Teach the people, not only teach the materials
6:28 – Unintimidating correction in class
7:37 – Conversation with a solid injection of grammar
9:12 – Learning colloquialisms
11:38 – Flies to the same honey: How Ecela students are alike
13:11 – Activities after school
14:47 – Scouts in a foreign territory
16:20 – Freedom & normality in transportation
17:54 – Help from local gente
18:43 – Menu favorite: Peruvian soup
20:01 – ¿Cómo como como? ¡Como como como!
21:21 – Don’t travel abroad to find the same old, same old
24:19 – Every new language enriches your humanity