Spice Things Up
We've written about how learning a new language can change your perspective, but it's also a great way to shake things up a bit in your life.
And who better to help you shake things up than a Spanish teacher with a love for Cuban music?!
Meet instructor Gilberto Nunez-Lira, who has been sharing his knowledge and experience in our Spanish for Travelers class for the last 10 years.
What classes do you teach for Seattle Central?
I teach Spanish For Travelers for Continuing Education at Seattle Central College.
How long have you been teaching?
I have been teaching for about 10 years or so at Seattle Central.
What's your educational & professional background?
I graduated with two Bachelor Degrees at the University of Washington (Latin American Studies and Spanish).
I have been influenced by great professors throughout my educational experience.
What do you enjoy the most about teaching your classes at Seattle Central?
When I teach, I enjoy the positive impact in the students' life. I love when they show interest in experiencing the language.
Seattle Central College provides a great opportunity and learning environment for the teaching of Spanish.
Tell us about an inspirational teaching moment.
It is an inspirational moment when the students participate in class.
- My favorite songs are those with a Cuban rhythm
- Mexico, because I have the opportunity to visit and see my relatives