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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, I am from Monterrey, Mexico. I have taught Spanish for 25 years, and this is my twelfth year at Nyos.  

I have lived in Austin 23 years.

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

I have a daughter and a four year old grandson J

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

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


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