I want to thank so many people. I’ve had soooo many great students over the years, and if I could, I would mention all of you. So I’m just going to start naming names, in no particular order, except the first, who has been my husband since 2001. (We didn’t start dating until the semester was over, for all you ethicists out there!)
Marc, Javier and Marta, Jaume (thank you for opening the doors to Sant Pau for me!) Gemma and Dani, Pradi, Pere, Fina and Bea, Miren, Pilar, Mariluz, and Xavi, Alfonso, Alfredo, Mar, Ana, Cristina. To all my students at the IEN – Lluis, especially to you! Arrate, Marina, Berta, Josep. To all my students at BM – Mariajo, especially to you! Igone, Izascun and Desi, Marta and Miguel Angel. Alicia Stiglitz, Ramon and Frank, Josep Maria and Marta, Montserrat, Gaby, Alicia, Marta, Josep, Miriam, Anna, Ona, Raquel, Paco, Julia, Anna, Nuria, Maria, Gustavo, Elena and Jordi, Maria Jacopo, Omid, Charo, Fran, Maica, Laura, Marianna, Gina, Josep, Joan, Mila, Marina, Míriam, Alicia, Sara, Manmen and Marilo. To all my students at MB – Ileana, Alex, Dani, Barbara, Mari Carmen, Carmen, Monica, Monica, Monica, Javier, Olga, Lluis, Mariona, Michelle, Elaine, Camila, Pilar, Jorge, Jose Manuel, Antonia, Laura, Cristina, Mercedes, Rosa, Ainhoa, Marta, Laura, Isabelle, Sara, Ingrid, Maribel, Adam, Flavia.
My students are, of course, a huge part of my success as a EFL teacher, but I also want to thank a few others who have given me special support in my profession.
Shera Sever, Patrick Collman, Rachel Playfair, Elena Fernandez, Elena Rovira, Anna Bach, Xavi Malet, Ellen Bergeron, Ginny Fitch, Mary Kopecky, Doris Stanger, Ignasi Viader and Monts Romagosa.
And lastly, I would like to give a special thanks to some of MY best teachers, who were the original inspiration for everything that I do professionally speaking.
Mr. Pringle at Rooftop Elementary School, Ms. Fuller at Lowell High School, Claudio Concin at San Francisco City College, Elisabetta Nelsen and Eddie Williams at San Francisco State University and Krystel Nyami, here in Barcelona.