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A lightbulb moment

When I got asked to tutor an engineer that needed help with the Spanish Language, I felt good about it, because I knew that I could do it since I am a native speaker. He travels extensively to South America and he grew up in Arkansas and lived in Texas most of the time. I know engineers like to follow systems, and sometimes when I do my lessons, the system goes according to the learning process. So, I knew that it would take a lot more preparation time to get the student engaged, since he is a high level executive for a Major US Corporation. Our first lesson got off to a great start, as Charlie plays guitar and I have always been into singing and music. What really was incredible was when during one of the lessons, I saw a lightbulb go off on top of Charlie's head. He said, "Thank you, thank you so much, for putting all these things in the right classification, and for teaching me Spanish in a way that I can remember it." I knew then that I found the correct system. Charlie is doing so well, he is now placing sticky notes around his office, on his own. He is finally getting those lightbulb moments quite a lot these days.