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Rafa is a great Spanish teacher. During our lessons we typically talk the whole time about various subject matter. Rafa then sends homework and has his students work on grammar/vocabulary before class begins. This is a really great way to learn and very helpful for anyone who is trying to learn Spanish.Apr 17, 2017Verified
Raffa is an excellent Spanish tutor! He's taught me more in two months than I'd have learned two semesters of university language classes. Highly cost effective! He clearly has a great deal of experience and expertise in structuring curriculum, but he's also flexible and allows me to steer the lessons towards the vocabulary and grammar I am most interested in acquiring. I am also an educator and I have complete respect for his approach and commitment to teaching. I give him my highest recommendation.Jan 16, 2017
I have only met with Rafa once. It was great. He was patient and we chatted in Spanish 90% of the time. I am looking forward to getting to the next level with Rafa.Feb 20, 2020Verified
Rafa is an excellent teacher and is always able to make time for me. I enjoy our lessons very muchNov 19, 2018Verified
Rafa doesn't just speak Spanish. He can explain grammar, explain the differences between English and Spanish, explain differences between the Spanish language spoken in different countries, etc. I appreciate the explanations.Nov 21, 2017RAFA Alvarez's reply
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- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?For Online lessons, contact me for rate and schedule. For 1-1 lessons: The TRIAL PERIOD last THREE WEEKS (of classes). The standard price during this time is $50 per hour-lesson per person. Starting with the FOURTH week, $60 are charged per hour-lesson per person. If more than one hour per week is booked, negotiable. Trial period (first three weeks) for AT HOME lessons is $60 per hour. Starting with the fourth week, the cost is $70 per hour-lesson. If more than one hour per week is booked, negotiable. The payment is collected at the beginning of each class. Please, be aware of the pricing policy before you start the trial period. :)
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?The class follows the communicative method, focused in developing oral proficiency.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?BA in Hispanic Philology MA in Spanish (Second Language Acquisition and Hispanic American Literature) with emphasis in Translation Studies.