Buenos Aires Good Story

Teaching English in Buenos Aires Goes Deep


By | December 16, 2010 | 3 comments

Teaching and volunteering can end up having a profound effect

Winner: The world

Kudos to: Conviven

Approximate Location: Ciudad Oculta

The Skinny: I started volunteering teaching English at Conviven community center in La Ciudad Oculta. I was terrible at teaching and still hated other foreigners at the time so I spent all my time learning Spanish from the bitchy house keeper. She became like my mother here and her daughter Edi became my best friend. I was there when her 3rd child was born and when she named him after a character in the 50 cent movie. Im his godmother and he pronounces my name better than any one in the country!

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  1. Sam

    30/03/2011 - 1:14 pm

    Excellent story, I am an american college graduate looking to move to and teach English in Buenos Aires. I am hoping to have some similar experiences of my own. Do you have any advice on getting a job and volunteering? Anything helps. Thanks! Contact me at Samueljdrew@gmail.com

  2. webmaster

    31/03/2011 - 4:18 pm

    Hi Sam,

    Check out: http://landingpadba.com/teaching-english-buenos-aires/
    for some good general info about teaching English in BA. Also the comments below have some good tips.

  3. Flower

    13/12/2012 - 12:15 pm

    Is there any chance of more recent stories about teaching? Good or bad?