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My one-on-one Spanish lessons with Alejandro are absolutely fantastic. His lessons are perfectly outlined and he is a VERY patient and understanding tutor. I look forward to my lessons each week!
It was really awesome to learn Spanish from Sibyl. I started from the very basic such as "¿Qué tal?"or "Gracias", and now i can build a sentence and briefly describe the situation in Spanish within 3 months. She prepares interesting materials including pamphlet written in Spanish/ family pictures, which was really helpful to make me feel close to Spanish. I highly recommend to people like me who wants to learn basic Spanish.
Before UMB, I have never taken a class on a different language due to the fact that I went to a technical trade high school. As a Transfer Student entering UMASS Boston, it is a requirement that the student must take 2 semesters (101 and 201) of a language. I chose Spanish because I thought it was the second most spoken language next to English. After the first few weeks of trying to learn spanish with the course and a couple iphone apps, my professor recommended that I go to the UMB tutoring center to better understand this Spanish language. It was at this scheduling session where I was matched up with Arlete as my tutor. We would meet once a week to go over the weekly material and she would give me pointers on how to study and clarify the words that I was unfamiliar with along the way. After a few weeks into the semester, I knew that if I had any chance of passing the class that it would be with the tutoring assistance from Arlete that I could achieve my goal. I ended up passing SPAN101 in the Fall Semester. As the Spring Semester rolled around, I was put into the SPAN201 where I knew I was going back to the tutoring center to find further assistance to help me pass this course as well. While the process for establishing a tutor took longer due to the snow days, I had one session with a different tutor until I made it clear with Arlete that I would like her to tutor me for another semester of this Spanish. We went over the coursework as we did in the SPAN101 but this time it was a bit more advanced. After all was said and done, I passed the class and I couldn't have done it without 2 semesters of help from Arlete. She made it clear that we would meet one day a week at a time acceptable for both of us and we would go over my assignments. It wasn't until small talk that I begin to notice that she was taking time out of her own classes that she could've used extra help to help me instead. I was very appreciative and thankful because I don't think I could've passed the class without meeting with her. I believe she would be a great asset to anybody who needs help with Spanish. She has quite the knowledge on the subject and knows how to relay the information.
Diane Brown is an extraordinary human being and an outstanding Spanish teacher. Her primary concern is what works best for the individual student and she is prepared to use multiple modalities recognizing the students’ visual, auditory and kinesthetic learning strengths. Spanish is learned as a living spoken and written language influenced by rich cultures. As her colleague and team leader, I was impressed by her enthusiasm, commitment to her students and her work ethic. As the parent three students, I was delighted by the depth and breadth their Spanish knowledge after just two years of Middle School Spanish.
I have had Tutors for a few different languages (Japanese & Portugues) so I have experience in working with people of all skill levels trying to teach me a foreign language; that said, Candi is BY FAR the best tutor I've had the pleasure of working with. What makes Candi fit with me is her extreme flexibility. My job sends me on the road at a moments notice and each time I've had to change the schedule Candi has been able to happily accommodate me. A big part of Candi's approach is her positivity, which keeps me smiling and always looking forward to my class. When it comes to her approach to teaching as a tutor, Candi is professional, kind, and extremely knowledgeable. Tutoring an adult comes with specific challenges, dedication being the most destructive, but Candi's style inspires one to keep with the program and her abilities allow you to have successes on a weekly or bi-weekly basis further inspiring you to move forward. As you can probably tell I am very fond of and thankful for Candi, she's an amazing Teacher and the main reason why I'll be touring Spain next year with a great grasp of the local language. Definitely sign up for her program and you'll be speaking Spanish in no time!
Juan is a very professional and organized instructor. I took Spanish lessons with him and my level of proficiency increased dramatically since I needed to pass the ACTFL Intermediate High. In addition, he speaks Colombian Spanish which is one of the easiest varieties to understand. I strongly recommend him.
Very nice and personable. Excellent knowledge of Spanish language - he's a native speaker.
She really does a wonderful job and it is evident that she puts time into each lesson. I like the homework she provides that really reinforces her lesson. Incredibly helpful! She knows the topic and clearly wants to make sure I leave the lesson with an understanding of the core concepts.
I'm not a Spanish certified teacher, but I recently arrived from Argentina. I can help you in Spanish oral and writing lessons. Advantages while working with me are as follows: I have available time and I also speak English.
I offer real professional English and Spanish translation services. I work with plain Spanish, which is the most accurate way to convey your message as you intended.
My first language is Spanish, and second is English. My Spanish has no particular accent, so your Spanish can be understood everywhere. I am from Uruguay, South America but have lived in many different countries.
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I am fluent in both English and German, offering English and/or German language tutoring as well as translation services. After completing my high school diploma at an English language international school in Germany, I spent a year assisting elementary teachers at the international school. Further, I have spent the last year of college in Boston tutoring college and graduate students in German.
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I specialize in Spanish and English classes, from beginner to advanced levels. With over 25 years of teaching and experience living in 6 different Spanish speaking countries, I offer helpful knowledge about culture and travel to Spain, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. I offer enthusiastic, fun classes for all ages at your home, at my home, over Skype or the telephone. There are no books or special fees required! Class intensity is individually tailored based on the learner's style. Individual rates are $40 per hour and $25 per half an hour. Ask about our $10 discount, for Skype and phone clients only. Group rates are available. Me especializo en las clases de espanol e ingles, desde principiante hasta avanzado. Con mas de 25 anos de experiencia docente y despues de haber vivido en 6 diferentes paises donde se hablan espanol, ofrezco conocimientos utiles sobre la cultura y los viajes a Espana, Puerto Rico, Republica Dominicana, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Ecuador y las Islas Galapagos. Mis clases son divertidas y entusiastas de todas las edades en su casa, en mi casa, a traves de Skype o el telefono. No hay libros o tarifas especiales requeridas! La intensidad de cada clase esta disenada de forma individual basado en el estilo de aprendizaje. Tasas individuales: $40 por hora y $25 por media hora. Pregunte por el descuento de $10 para Skype y los clientes de telefono solo. Las tarifas de grupo estan disponibles.
I'm a teacher in Spanish, and I have large experience in teaching anyone with different ages and nationality.
I teach through games, conversations and more, it's a fun way to learn a language and I'm a native speaker.
I am a full professor of Spanish and French, with 34+ years in the university classroom. --I ONLY WORK WITH INTERMEDIATE OR ADVANCED LEVELS OF SPEAKING AND WRITING (no beginners). -- PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT ME FOR BEGINNING LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION. --I PREFER INDIVIDUALS ENROLLED IN UNIVERSITY OR LANGUAGE COURSES. I am especially good at facilitating structured conversation with a grammatical base, so that there is a context upon which to build language skills. --MINIMUM TIME IS ONE HOUR LESSON--NOT 45 MINUTES. MY RATES REFLECT MY TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE. FEWER SESSIONS THAN ONCE A WEEK WILL NOT PRODUCE RESULTS. IDEALLY THEY SHOULD RUN FOR TWO HOURS IN ORDER TO PROGRESS. LANGUAGE IS NOT LEARNED BY OSMOSIS! LEARNING A LANGUAGE IS HARD HARD WORK.
I currently work at a private Catholic high school as a Spanish language teacher for levels 2 and 3 students. I have worked with students at all levels of Spanish in the past. As a young professional, I am constantly seeking new and creative ways to engage students with the language that may not be offered or available to them through traditional methods.
I was born in Cuba and graduated from Havana University. I guarantee that you will learn Spanish better with me and sooner than any language system out there can. There is no better way to learn a language than with someone native and educated in it.
RoLa has designed its courses to make sure that students sign up for the proper level. The goal is to make our classes progressive in nature, so that students can continue advancing in the language of their choice. However, our focus is on speaking the language. At RoLa, there is a heavy emphasis on vocabulary building, listening comprehension, and speaking skills. Grammar and conjugations are taught, but it is the responsibility of the students to learn them on their own. The Beginner Spanish class is for the complete beginner. Over the course of 8 weeks, students will learn proper pronunciation, important vocabulary, and two verb tenses. RoLa offers day and evening classes, 1-on-1 tutoring, weekend immersion programs, and Skype lessons.