Julia Schwartz is an English teacher in Rabat. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in French Literature from Grinnell College, where she also studied Arabic, she worked first with infants at a day-care and then as a preschool teacher. She moved to Morocco in 2017 in order to continue studying Arabic, focusing on Moroccan Darija as well as Modern Standard Arabic. She currently combines her passions for child development and language acquisition in her English-teaching job. Julia’s other areas of interest include poetry and literature, psychoanalysis, and sociolinguistics.