Douglas Omar Cardenas Salazar

Spanish Teacher

E-mail: salazar@opengate.cz
Telefon: +420 607 281 055

Douglas comes from Venezuela, in addition to studying Art History, he also studied Human Rights. After an internship in Mexico, his sense of adventure and discovery of new horizons brought him to Prague, where he became a teacher of Spanish at a preparatory school. He now has more than twelve years of experience in teaching children and high school students. He enriches his teaching style with new approaches, such as ‘learning by doing’, the use of Internet resources or gamification applied to language teaching. Douglas is still open to exploring new methods on how to enliven the teaching process to be as attractive, effective and motivating as possible for students.

Education

2015, Universidad Antonio de Nebrija, Madrid, Spain, Applied Linguistics – Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language

Bachelor's degree in Art History, Universidad de Los Andes, Mérida, Venezuela

Experience

During his 12 years' experience teaching children and young people at several primary schools, grammar schools and business academies, Douglas has met a diverse range of pupils, which helped him learn to tailor lessons to the needs of his students. 

Hobbies

In his spare time, Douglas enjoys reading, spending time with his family, travelling and attending methodological seminars for Spanish teachers. In his spare time, Douglas enjoys reading, spending time with his family, travelling and attending methodological seminars for Spanish teachers.