Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"The student and I reviewed the digestive system. We covered specifically the stomach and the small intestine yesterday. We discussed the components of digestive juice and the two sphincters of the stomach (cardiac and pyloric). We also talked about absorption in the small intestine as well as the villi and microvilli."
"The student and I started reviewing what we covered last session, explaining some mistakes she got on her homework and clarifying why. We continued the session starting with irregular verbs in present tense, studying the ones that changes e-ie, e-i, o-ue, and irregulars that only changes in 'yo' form. After that, we practiced these verbs in different exercises, making questions and answers, and repeating the different verbs in all forms. Irregular verbs are hard to study and they need time to be explained it correctly. I gave her exercises to practice these verbs. She did excellent work. It was a pleasure to work today with her and see her improving little by little."
"The student needed help with irregular verbs and their conjugations. We reviewed these verbs in detail by practicing their conjugation such as tener, jugar, hacer, querer. I had him memorize the conjugations, practice using these conjugations in sentences and then I tested him to confirm he understood and memorized these conjugations. We also reviewed the difference between ser and estar, and practiced the conjugations of both terms as well. He was very persistent and was very quick to memorize these terms. We reviewed the homework he had already completed to check for any errors."
"The student and I covered vocabulary on objects within the classroom. We also worked on the use of the verb "tener" (to have) in complete sentences. He did a very good job with his conjugation of the verb."
"In this first lesson, we covered stem-changing verbs and vocabulary (restaurant, going places, etc.). We discussed some strategies like reading from the context and trying to rule out possibilities (smart guess) when facing a new word. We also reviewed the patterns for the stem-changing verbs. He seemed more confident by the end of the lesson."
"The student and I conjugated each sentence and also translated each sentence into English. After that, we worked on translating lines from Macbeth into Spanish."