I am Ms. Mariana Wölk. I am from Argentina, and Spanish is my first language. I came to the United States in 2004 with a program called Visiting International Faculty Program. I landed in North Carolina where I taught Spanish. I have been teaching Spanish since then. Great opportunities brought me to Ohio where I settled down and have continued with my passion for teaching. Back in Argentina, I taught English as a Foreign Language. I have been a teacher all my life. In Argentina I got a Bachelor Degree in the teaching of English as a Foreign Language from Instituto Nacional Superior del Profesorado Paraná. In 2012, I got a dual Masters in Applied Linguistics in the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language from Universidad de Jaen, Spain, as well as Universidad Internacional Iberoamericana de Puerto Rico. I love teaching my first language because it is great fun.