Tag: Medellin

Medellín taxi driver who speaks fluent English

Graciela: Earlier we wrote about a taxi driver in Bogotá who speaks fluent English. But then we received a question from a reader for a different city. “I am flying into Medellín. Do you know of a taxi person there who speaks English?” Michael: The good news is that many taxi operators in Colombia’s second […]

That’s Not Tango

A brief look of dancing at a Michigan school and in Colombia. Originally published in the Clawson Patch May 2013 Michael: I frequently use writings from Patch publications to teach my students who are learning English as a second language. The other day I used an article from the Macomb Patch titled, “It Takes Spanish […]

Medellin, Colombia – An Example for Detroit

Congrats to Medellin, Colombia, a city that completely reversed it’s problems and won a prestigious award. Originally published in the Fenton Patch newspaper March 2013. Over the last year and half I have introduced readers to many of the unique and wonderful things about Colombia. It is no longer the Colombia of its past, but […]