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Why Teach Creative Language?

Posted by Suzanne Banay Santo on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, In : Subsequent Language Acquisition 

The next time you’re at Home Depot, IKEA, or even some grocery stores, you may have a choice to use ‘Self-Service Checkout’ (i.e. automation), or wait in line a little longer in order to have the opportunity to interact with a human.

Our society is moving toward automation, and it is crowding out many lower-end jobs, and even changing mid-range jobs (like career advisory businesses).

Parallel to this, the language promoted in most group ESL settings is geared toward finding a job. Eve...


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One to One Personal Attention

Posted by Suzanne Banay Santo on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, In : Creativity and Trust 


Most of us love one-to-one personal attention, though we may not articulate this clearly as a thought. However the refreshment of simply being listened to, without judgement and without advice can help us cope with substantial challenges. These challenges can range from learning to navigate a new culture and language, to working through artistic processes in the company of someone who cares.

I specialize in providing a receptive environment for you to speak your truth, and I will help you fi...


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