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Maria was demonstrably invested in my growth as a Spanish speaker. She spent time to identify my particular learning style and who knows how many hours creating custom assignments to make sure I was getting the most out of our time together. If you want someone extremely knowledgeable (Maria holds a doctorate in Spanish and is currently a professor of Spanish) who is committed to challenging and helping you grow, look no further than Maria!Dec 13, 2018VerifiedLanguage Master Group's reply
Hi Jerome, thanks so much for taking the time to review our course. I am very happy to see how much you enjoyed it and the results you got in so little time! I am sure you are enjoying what you have learned with your family and friends!!! ¡¡Buen trabajo!!
I’ve had a fantastic experience working with María, she tailors lesson content according to my pace and goals and I am making a lot of progress. In wholeheartedly recommend her and Language Master Group!Nov 17, 2018VerifiedLanguage Master Group's reply
Thanks for your feedback, Ryan. It is so rewarding to see how you progress every week!!! Looking forward to talking to you in our next class. Dr. María Aparicio
Maria is an excellent teacher. She takes the time to get to know your goal and to assess your current skill level. She custom tailored a series of lessons for me to ensure that I will reach my goals. Her teaching method is very engaging... but she makes sure that you pronounce everything correctly, you will have to work hard but the results are worth it. Her classes have helped me in my job to communicate with my clients and colleagues. I would strongly recommend Maria to everyone. The results will amaze you!!Sep 17, 2018VerifiedLanguage Master Group's reply
Hi Mike! It is so nice to hear how much you are enjoying our courses and putting into practice it right away at work!! I've notice how fluent you are becoming each time we meet via Skype! ¡Estoy muy orgullosa de tu trabajo y esfuerzo!
María is an excellent tutor. She provides many resources , and engaging activities that will not only help you understand the language better but also make you fall in love with the culture. María is a patient and enthusiastic instructor, but also deadline driven , so doing your homework for her course is a must! Although, I had graduated with a Spanish degree, I had problems with speaking the language with confidence and pronouncing different words, but with the assistance of María, I was pronouncing my words with fluency and learning how to confidently interact with during her course.Sep 4, 2018VerifiedLanguage Master Group's reply
Hi Santana! I am so happy you improved so much in so little time! It has been an honor to help you improve, especially because you graduated with a Spanish degree and we had some room for improvement. I wish you the best in your future endeavours with your Spanish!
Doctor Maria Aparicio is a great professor. I am having an excellent experience in our 20 hour course. Before I could not speak or write Spanish and in just a few classes I achieved my first goal. I want to watch movies and series in Spanish and Maria has prepared some materials for me to improve and understand TV in Spanish. Professionally speaking I can now communicate with my patients and I can say that it is the best investment I have done in the past years. I recommend Maria and her teaching experience without reservation.Aug 23, 2018VerifiedLanguage Master Group's reply
Hi Jason, thank you very much for your feedback. I am impressed on how fast you are improving your communication skills in Spanish, and communicating with your patients. Keep up the good work!
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- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?I always carry out an initial interview to find out what the student specific needs are. I ask very precise questions. I offer a demonstrative 20 minute class free of charge. The class is via Skype. I offer 1 hour customised sessions for $60, and right now I am running a special only for Thumbtack students. Send me an email to info @ languagemastergroup. com if you want to learn more about the special. If you check my web your will see the most popular courses are: 10- and 20-hour courses via Skype. Every course is totally personalized, and the regular price is $60/hour. There is also a very popular course to take your Spanish to the next level that runs for 12 weeks (48 hours). You can check the difference in pricing versus Skype courses in my web w w w . languagemastergroup.com
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?I always carry out an initial interview to find out what the clients' specific needs are. I ask very precise questions. I offer a demonstrative FREE 20 minute class/consultation. The class is made via Skype. The new student simply has to contact me via email or phone and we will arrange the day/s and time that works best. Before starting our course I also like sending the student a placement test to verify the real level and a form to fill out about the student's background and specific interest so that I can customise every session.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I am Maria Aparicio, the founder of Language Master Group. I hold a Doctorate in Spanish Language and Literature and have a Masters Degree in Teaching Foreign Languages. In addition, I earned my Bachelor Degree in Foreign Languages and my Business degree, which enables me to teach English and Spanish to professionals in a variety of sectors. I have been teaching adults for more than fifteen years at Universities in the US and Europe, as well as at private companies and government institutions. “I founded Language Master Group so that students could learn language, be exposed to culture and benefit from the combination of knowledge and expertise that my team has developed over many years. I have extensive experience in teaching adults who have personal and professional goals to acquire or improve their language skills." My work has been recognized by my students and fellow teaching professionals. The best reward is to see how a student improves drastically after 2 classes!! Allow me to offer you my professional, high quality language services. The satisfaction and loyalty of my students is my best reference.