Hello, I’m Cecilia Viana. Welcome to Language Nook. I’m an English teacher and translator, a lifelong learner, and a lover of anything minimalist, mindful and hygge.
In 2017 I moved to New Zealand with my husband. Here I became aware of a problem many professional immigrants have / I encountered the reality of many professional immigrants: many cannot work in their profession because their level of English is not enough, so they end up doing jobs that in their home countries they wouldn’t do, leading to a feeling of frustration. Others are able to work in their professions, but cannot climb up the career ladder because of their English.
I created Language Nook as a way to help professionals who emigrated to an English speaking country and want to improve their communication skills in English in order to get a job in their profession, advance in the career ladder and feel more confident in their new country, but cannot, or simply do not want to, commit to a fixed schedule and prefer to study from home.
About the nook
A nook is a small and quiet corner or a sheltered place.
Have you heard of “reading nooks”? They are cozy, peaceful spaces where you can get away from all distractions, relax your mind and body, and enjoy a good book. They are oases that invite you to slow down and make yourself comfortable.
This is what Language Nook is meant to be. No pressure, stress, fixed schedules, commuting, paper, or wasted time. The focus is on what matters the most: your motivation and well-being.
I invite you to get in the Language Nook mood: curl up with your laptop, grab a hot beverage and a blanket, light some candles, get comfy and join me. Improving your English can be a truly enjoyable activity, a sacred time you devote to yourself, one that you really look forward to.
Create your nook and start learning.