Alejandra Cádiz grew up the daughter of Chilean Diplomats living in several countries across South America, including Peru, Venezuela and Argentina. Subsequently her family was posted to Sweden and Denmark where she was educated at international schools. She attended a boarding school in Oxford, England, doing her ‘O’ Levels in English, Spanish and French literature. Returning to Chile she studied journalism at the Universidad de Chile. Following that she rejoined her family in Geneva, Switzerland where she studied French and Commerce at the Académie de Langues et de Commerce. She also lived in Hamburg, Germany for 5 years before returning to Chile in the mid 1990s, gaining fluency in German. Alejandra has a passion for languages and loves sharing it through teaching. She has taught English at all levels, from beginner to advanced at the Tronwell institute in Chile and has also taught Spanish privately.Alejandra moved to Charlottesville in August 2012 where she has found her new home and is happily working as part-time Guest Services Specialist at the Thomas Jefferson Foundation since August 2013. Since January 2017 she also works part-time as a certified Health Care Interpreter in Spanish/English. She looks forward to sharing her love of languages with Spanish students at all levels.