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Gerardo

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I got graduated from Catholic University of Peru in the city of Lima, Peru. I received my bachelor degree in Accounting last year. After my graduation, I moved to the US looking forward to study a Master related to Financial Accounting and Reporting. Moreover, I came from a family that highly values education which it has been an important source of inspiration to me. So that, I started tutoring people since my classmates through adults wishing to improve their Spanish, English and Mathematics level, which I really enjoy those subjects besides accounting. In my experience, I figured out that my students have a lot of motivation to study as a team in a good atmosphere. I consider myself an immigrant who believes education is a source of progress and personal development as a citizen, and I try to share that message to everybody. In my free time, I prefer cooking, seeing movies, swimming and dancing salsa.

Gerardo’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Pontifical Catholic University of Peru - Bachelors, Accounting

Hobbies

Cooking / Watching movies / dancing and travelling

Tutoring Subjects

Conversational Spanish

Languages

Spanish

Spanish 1

Spanish 2

Spanish 3

Spanish 4


Q & A

What might you do in a typical first session with a student?

Introduce each other, get familiar with the topics of the session and start listening to what he/she knows and does not know in order to strengthen weak points.

How can you help a student become an independent learner?

Basically having discipline to study through a well-planned schedule.

How would you help a student stay motivated?

Smiling and always thinking positively.

If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?

Going back to the theory or basic exercises for getting better in the difficult ones.