From Proust to Go English

Did you know that Go English does even more than provide great in-company language training?  We also run specialized soft-skills communication courses, we have a translation and interpretation section, we help candidates get ready for official exams, we are Bulats agents, and we have official TOEFL and Prometric test centers in Barcelona and Madrid.

Alejandro Pintor works in two departments in Go English.  He’s a key figure in Teacher Recruitment and is also the head Test Center Administrator in Barcelona.  Let’s get to know him a little through his Proust Questionnaire replies. He’s got an interesting life outside of the office! Read on…

What is your idea of perfect happiness? Touring with my band

What is your greatest fear? Fear itself

What is the trait you most deplore in others? Hypocrisy

What is your greatest extravagance? My musical gear

What is your current state of mind? Positivity

On what occasion do you lie? When it doesn’t matter

When and where were you happiest? In Indonesia

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? That I could change things about myself.

What do you consider your greatest achievement? Volunteering in an animal shelter

What is your favorite occupation? Playing the drums

What is your most marked characteristic? I never shut up. I talk a lot!

Who are your favorite writers? Orwell, Sarango, Capote

What is your favorite movie?  The Shawshank Redemption-  I’ve seen it like 20 times! “Get busy living, or get busy dying!”

Which historical figure do you most identify with? Durruti

How would you like to die? Peacefully

What is your motto? Friendship and rebellion

Watch the trailer from Alejandro’s favorite movie here:

Do you have anything in common with Alejandro?  Write in and let us know!

Vocabulary

Gear (noun):  equipment

Shelter (noun): a refuge

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