Which “Teaching English Program” is the one for me?

By Tracey Chandler

TeachersChoosing the right Teaching English Program to sign up to is important. It’s naive to think that all programs are the same or require the same kind of experience. What’s more, you’ll need to think very carefully about the place you want to teach in. If you’re going to spend a number of months in the destination of your choice, it has to be a place that interests you on a number of levels. Continue reading

Food For Thought: Cuisine in Argentina

By Harriet Webb

EmpanadasMouth-watering steaks and crisp red wines are probably the first things that spring to mind when one is asked to imagine Argentina. And while there is no denying that the country has, to use a French expression, the crème de la crème of both delicacies, there are plenty of other culinary delights that are less well-known, but just as delicious. Continue reading

What makes Spring in Argentina such a great time to visit?

By Tracey Chandler

Argentina Spring, By davelizadventure.blogspot.comSpring in Argentina is a wonderful time to visit, firstly because of the weather. The days begin to get longer after the winter, and the sun starts to come back out of its shell — without being that kind of aggressive summer sun — so that we can run around freely in shorts and t-shirt. Continue reading

Environmental Issues Plaguing Argentina – What are they? What is being done?

By Tracey Chandler

Air pollution, By in.reuters,comThe contamination of the environment is a problem which affects the entire planet. There isn’t a country across the world which isn’t affected in some way by environmental issues and/or contamination of some kind. Argentina hasn’t been miraculously saved from the fate of the rest of the world. It also suffers from the consequences of climate change. Continue reading

Argentine Cinema Goes Independent

By Tracey Chandler

 

Buenos Aires is a wonderful city in which to enjoy independent Latin American film. It’s also a great city in which to take part in projects of a creative nature. Connecting Worlds has lots of contacts and is always ready and willing to help you find a project to suit your needs. Continue reading

How do you Prepare for Teaching Children in Argentina?

By Tracey Chandler

Teaching children in any country is a huge responsibility. The role of the teacher — whether working in a state school and delivering the national curriculum, or working in a private capacity to teach children an additional skill which supplements their basic education — is an extremely influential one and should never be taken lightly. Continue reading

6 Reasons why Europeans should visit Latin America

By Tracey Chandler

One of the many misconceptions that has been fostered thanks to years of colonial rule is that Latin America is in some way “behind” Europe – that the European way of life is more advanced, more developed, more civilised, less dangerous, and the list goes on. Continue reading