I have been teaching and tutoring ESL and Spanish for over a year both in classroom settings and one-on-one. Apart from teaching the regular grammar and vocabulary classes, I have also taught pronunciation, public speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills. Having a Master's degree in linguistics, I have knowledge of the intricacies of languages and thoroughly enjoy breaking them down and explaining these to students.
As a tutor, I am able to adapt to students' needs and focus on what they want to improve. On the first day of tutoring, we will go over what the student wants to learn and their best method of study. This allows for maximum output and for the tutoring to be tailored to the individual. Every student is capable of successfully learning another language and attaining their goals. It is a rewarding experience to see my students progress and their skills increase.
In addition to my linguistic and language teaching background, I have worked in translation and interpretation for Spanish-English, and have proofread countless essays, research papers, and even a book of 150 pages. Furthermore, I am a native Spanish speaker and am proficient in Italian and Russian.
I am confident that with my background and experience learning languages and teaching them, I will be able to help you achieve your language goals.
California State University-Northridge - Bachelors, Linguistics
California State University-Northridge - Masters, Linguistics