El pasado viernes, luego de 6 meses y 750 clases en Academia Tica, nuestro querido estudiante Hiroshi recibió su diploma terminando así su estadía con nosotros. Hiroshi realizó una presentación muy emotiva con la que se despidió del cuerpo académico y administrativo de nuestra escuela, así como de sus otros compañeros que también terminaron lecciones ese mismo día: Johannes y Jenny. A todos les deseamos mucha suerte en su futuro y esperamos que usen mucho el español que aprendieron en Academia Tica. ¡Felicidades y gracias…Continue Reading “Graduación y despedida de Hiroshi”

Up the hill from Academia Tica Coronado a cozy little place by the side of the road serves up about the freshest trout imaginable, Tico style. At this family-run “trucheria,” (trucha means trout), you can catch your own lunch from a backyard pond. Luckily professionals take over from there. Have a seat in the rustic dining room as the fish is seasoned and grilled to perfection, then served with rice, fries, plantains and salad. To find this authentic cultural gem, take the bus to Las Nubes to the…Continue Reading “Catching lunch in Coronado”

This Monday morning we started the week with a feeling of emptiness in our school. After more than 5 months of intense work, Susanna has finished her intership at Academia Tica. Last Thursday night we had a goodbye dinner party in San José. The day after, the rest of the teachers and staff got a chance to  listen to a presentation she had prepared about her experience in Costa Rica and Academia Tica. We felt sad but also proud. After the presentation we had some…Continue Reading “Goodbye Susanna”