Samuel Barrera, M.Ed

Spanish Teacher

Samuel is originally from Lima, Perú, but has lived in Costa Rica since 2000. He has a BA in Educational Science from the Costa Rican National University, and an MA in Education at the National University, with emphasis in Teaching Spanish as a Second Language. He studied Teaching English and Spanish as a Second language in Lima, Perú and has worked as a Spanish teacher in both Perú and Costa Rica. Samuel has worked in the Peace Corps and at the university level teaching Spanish since 2001, and at Intercultura since 2006. 

When he was a kid: He wanted to be a dental surgeon

Hobbies: Listening to music, reading, sleeping, going out with friends, seeing movies

What he likes most about his job: The environment and his coworkers

Favorite movie: La Sociedad de los poetas muertos (The Dead Poet's Society)

Favorite color: Blue

Favorite song: Dibujos Animados

Favorite food: Peruvian ceviche (ceviche is a typical Latin American dish of raw fish marinated in lemon)

Favorite animal: Eagle