• Posted On September 5, 2014
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Teacher Insights: John Altamiran...

Learn more about the people who teach at The Language Academy of the Carolinas and their tips for improving your language skills. NAME:    John Altamirano POSITION: Spanish instructor at the LAOC since January 2014 ORIGINALLY FROM: Colombia, South America LANGUAGES SPOKEN: Spanish, English, French (basic level) FAVORITE FOOD FROM HIS HOME COUNTR...

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  • Posted On August 21, 2014
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Teacher Insights: Derya Elijah-E...

Learn more about the people who teach at The Language Academy and their tips for improving your language skills. NAME:    Derya Elijah-El POSITION: German instructor at the LAOC since 2013 ORIGINALLY FROM: Turkey LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English, German, Turkish & some French FAVORITE FOOD FROM HER HOME COUNTRY: Eggplant & hummus, black olives &...

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  • Posted On July 30, 2014
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Student Spotlight: Scott & ...

    Ever dreamed of packing up everything and moving abroad for a year? Well, Charlotteans Scott Mattei and Ashley Anderson Mattei have actually done it. They are wrapping up a yearlong adventure in Paris, along with their two kids Kate and Charlie. We asked them how they prepared and what they’ve discovered in their year à l...

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  • Posted On July 11, 2014
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7 Tips to Keep You Sane while Tr...

by Liz Rothaus Bertrand The temperature’s rising and for the lucky among us, it’s time to start thinking about vacation. Last summer, more than 9 million Americans traveled overseas.¹ If your summer plans include travel abroad, here’s some advice to help keep the adventure in your destination, not in your preparation. 1. Make ...

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