Hispanic Students

Hispanic students do better in class depending on how peaceful and stable the country they come from is. For instance, Costa Rican students tend to do very well because it’s a relatively prosperous (for Latin America) country.

I’m not good at teaching Hispanic students because I don’t know how to get them to stick with it, not get distracted, not get bored, keep plodding. I want more Hispanic students because they are great for the Anglo students who get to practice in an immersive way and improve their language skills massively. But I can’t say I’m managing to do anything all that useful for the Hispanic students themselves. 

People say that our program is unfair because it gives a natural advantage to native speakers, but that’s such a load of bull. Things couldn’t be more different. 


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