Byron Pérez Gonzales

Spanish Teacher

Byron is native of Guanacaste where he grew up in his beloved Hojancha, a small town located just 30 kms away from Samara. He obtained his BA in Education with emphasis in second language acquisition from the Universidad Nacional of Nicoya. He holds a double major in ecological tourism, has completed post-graduate studies in Educational Leadership, and has taken part in numerous lectures and training seminars on second language acquisition. After graduating, he worked as an assistant professor at the National Universidad, and then joined the Intercultura staff in 2012. He speaks fluent English and has a particular interest in the field of second language acquisition. He is currently taking German classes, and is an enthusiast of community-based development programs, where he enjoys his free time volunteering and helping others. In addition, he loves reading, drawing, speaking with people from different cultures, and teaching. Byron is currently studying German at Intercultura. ¡Pura Vida!

"I never knew the rules to why Spanish did the things they did. Byron helped clarify those misunderstandings and now it all makes sense. Thank you! - Julia Cervantes, 2015