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Hola y bienvenidos a la Clase de la Sra. Downes

 Bienvenidos a la Clase de la Sra. Downes

 

My name is Maria Elena (Malena) Downes and I am from Monterrey, Mexico. I have taught Spanish for 25 years and this is my thirteenth year at NYOS.  

 

I studied Communications at the Universidad Regiomontana in Monterrey, and started teaching 4th grade at a bilingual elementary. Years later, I moved to San Miguel de Allende, Gto. and started my own bilingual kindergarten.

I love traveling and learning about different cultures, and have always been interested in languages. I lived in London, England 3 years, and Paris for a year.

Learning a language is not easy. It needs dedication, practice, and effort. Everybody can learn other languages, you just need to try!