Born and raised in Barcelona, Spain, Iris has known she wanted to be a teacher since she was a little girl. When she turned 17 she went to live in London in order to understand the processes of acquiring another language and to be able to empathize with students going through the language learning process. After two years in London she returned to the University of Barcelona for her BA in Philology and second language acquisition. In addition, she is a certified children´s program teacher, and has TEFL certification from Costa Rica TEFL. During her 7 years of teaching experience of a second language, Iris has worked as both instructor and director in diverse language camps for children in Spain and teaching Spanish as a Second Language to adults and children in Costa Rica. Iris is known for her friendly, proactive and outgoing personality, and in her free time she likes reading, surfing and exercising.
"Iris was outstanding, one of the best instructors I have ever had." - Time Grothaus, Feb 2018