"Motivating students to read is a priority for many teachers. A resource like ReadWriteThink.org provides us with the opportunity to foster the love for reading and to create and share new and innovative ideas."
Patricia Lastiri has been an EFL/ESL instructor and teacher trainer for 20 years. She received her bachelor's degree at Tulane University as a Brandt Dixon Scholar. She received her master's degree in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages from California State University, Los Angeles.
Patricia has worked at the University of the Argentine Army, at the Buenos Aires University as an assistant professor of linguistics, and in the English department of the elementary, middle, and high schools of the Argentine military liceum. She works as an EFL instructor at Italian private schools and as a teacher trainer for the preparation of international examinations.