Author Archive | nestorquixtan

Are Native English Teachers Better Than Non-native? The 4 Biggest Myths


Some years ago, a colleague told me something that’s stuck with me for almost 15 years:

Non-native English teachers are better than native-speaking teachers.

He was British. The rest of our group was comprised of Americans, an Australian and myself, …

I’ll Take the Double-Double: 5 Candid Canadian Culture ESL Lessons


For some students that I’ve met over the years, having the chance to study or work in Canada is the ultimate dream come true.

However, most of them actually know very little about the nation north of the United States