She’s studied French-Spanish Translation in “Lenguas Vivas” institute. Gilda is one of El Pasaje’s founders, and currently heads the administrative area and is responsible for tax and legal issues.
At work, she’s a fan of meetings and always seeks consensus with everyone.She practices yoga, loves to cook and everything she eats is homemade (even yoghurt and jam!). She’s Argentinean, but everybody says she has a strange accent.
Academic Direction | Institutional
She has a degree in Literature and Linguistics from Universidad de Buenos Aires, and has also studied Film Direction and Cultural Management. She’s one of El Pasaje founders, has created its programs and coordinates the courses, on one hand, and is in charge of the institutional communication, on the other, since 2009.
She’s vegetarian and always comes to the school by bike. At work, she’s demanding and a perfectionist, has lots of energy and is always in every detail.
She has a high level of English and some knowledge of French, German and Portuguese.
Online Communication and Marketing
She’s studied Communication Sciences at Universidad de Buenos Aires and works at El Pasaje since January 2015.
She’s a fan of social networks and new technologies. At work, she’s responsible and versatile: she does all kinds of things! … and always looking forward to it: she undertakes every new task as a challenge and enjoys it. Besides, she drinks coffee and mate all day and makes everybody laugh a lot.
Accommodation and Extra-Activities
English teacher and Diet Coke lover, Ali works at El Pasaje since 2014. She sings beautifully, plays the
ukulele and is super-sociable: she stopped studying English-Spanish Translation because she realized she could never work in front of a computer.
At work, she always has lots of energy and is willing to help everybody: she knows where to eat, where to drink, how to get around, where to buy a SIM card… she knows it all!
Administration and Bookings
Talented and multi-instrumentalist musician (he’s played several times at Teatro Colón!), vegan, biker, yogi, and extremely sweet, Lulo has a great virtue at work: it’s impossible to stress him out or even peeve him.
He’s El Pasaje’s official DJ and one of the visible faces at the front desk since 2015.
Administration and Bookings
She’s the newest member of El Pasaje team: she works with us since late 2015. She studies Landscape Architecture at Universidad de Buenos Aires, loves plants and heavy music, and has the most contagious laughter of the school.
At work, she’s hyper-responsible and has a great ability to concentrate: a Molotov cocktail could explode beside her while she’s answering an e-mail, and she wouldn’t notice it at all.
He’s studied Philosophy at Universidad de Buenos Aires and is now a fan of Astrology. Lucho enjoys reading, listening to music and constantly reflecting on the world in general and people in particular.
He teaches Spanish since 2009 and works at El Pasaje since 2011. He loves beginner groups, and students always love him, as they learn rapidly while having lots of fun. Actually, he always makes the whole staff laugh… all the time. He speaks English very well, and has some knowledge of French and German.
Natalia’s a sociologist from Universidad de Buenos Aires, but she also studied Linguistics and Literature at the same institution for four years. Besides, she’s a Sign Language interpreter and teaches at a popular high school since 2010. She started working as a Spanish teacher at Universidad Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, in 2013. There, she prepared students to take the DELE exam, of which she’s a certified evaluator. She works with us since 2014. Fan of River Plate, her colleages say that, when not eating, she’s thinking about food. She speaks English and Portuguese very well.
She’s attended high school between Neuquén, south of Argentina, and Michigan, USA, before settling in Argentina’s capital city to study Literature and Linguistics at Universidad de Buenos Aires. She’s been a Spanish teacher for 10 years. Furthermore, she’s a literacy teacher, English-Spanish translator, corrector and editor. She works at El Pasaje since 2015.
She has a high level of English and an intermediate level of French, Portuguese and Italian.
She’s studied Book Editing and is a high school teacher. Here, she usually works with beginners and is always creating recreational and didactical activities to make students talk. She puts so much energy and patience into her classes that working overtime affects her more than drinking Fernet.
She teaches Spanish since 2011 and works with us since 2013.
She has an intermediate level of English and some knowledge of Portuguese.
He’s studied Literature and Linguistics at Universidad de Buenos Aires, and Film Directing at a private institute. Pablo is a Boca Juniors fan, and a human encyclopedia of literature, cinema, anarchism, serial murderers and curious facts of history in general. He pretends to be a tough guy, but he actually has the sensitivity of a princess.
He’s been a Spanish teacher for six years, and joined
El Pasaje team in 2014. He has an excellent level of English.
She’s studied Literature and Linguistics at Universidad de Buenos Aires and French-Spanish translation at Lenguas Vivas institute. María’s a neighbor of the school: she lives in San Nicolás, in a beautiful passageway, where she has a large collection of plants. In addition to teaching Spanish, she’s an editor of children’s books. In the morning, before starting her classes, she often talks to herself aloud. María works at El Pasaje since 2011. She has an intermediate level of English, and a high level of French.
He’s studied Classical Philology at Universidad de Buenos Aires. He loves plants, electronic music and German literature, and hates cats.
He started working at El Pasaje in 2011. In addition to teaching Spanish, he teaches German and does translations. He has an excellent level of English, German, French and Portuguese, and has also a deep knowledge of Latin and ancient Greek.
She’s studied Visual Arts at Universidad de Buenos Aires and is currently studying French-Spanish translation at Lenguas Vivas institute.
Mara loves French culture and polka dot dresses. She’s the newest and youngest member of our teachers team, and has a high level of both, English and French.