I have been teaching for over 25 years. I would love to give your student that aha moment and help increase the number of those so that eventually my job is done and he or she doesn't need me anymore :D
I am a woodwind specialist with my primary instrument being the clarinet. But, I also teach beginning to intermediate strings, piano, and percussion. I also have experience with teaching and tutoring reading, Spanish, and Math because of my minor in Spanish and my MBA in Finance.
My class strategies are based on your own knowledge, skills, and goals. Together we will work and find the best studying program that fits your needs.
Hello, I’m a native Spanish speaker from Venezuela and I have teaching experience for more than 4 years with kids, teenager, and adults. I worked in my country in High School teaching Natural Sciences. Since I came to Davis, 2 years ago, I have been working as a babysitter, where also I taught Spanish to the kids. By own experience, I know the challenges and difficulties that people face when learning a different language. Considering not only language related things such as grammar, pronunciation or writing but important things like getting involved with the culture and be committed and perseverant. I’m very excited to start teaching and helping you in this new adventure in a comfortable and friendly environment.
Andry always helps me out with whatever I am working on that week. I walk away from every lesson feeling as though I am really grasping what we were practicing. She is also always on time, very attentive, also very good at teaching the subject at hand.
September 17, 2019
A great lesson because we played a game to learn vocabulary and verbs which was fun.
Andry is very intelligent and and always knows what her students need.
September 13, 2019
Andry is patient, flexible and warm. It is easy to learn with her.
I can help make a boring or hard subject easy and enjoyable to learn. Student success and satisfaction are my priorities. I work to make it happen. My ability comes from extensive classroom success combined with first-hand cultural immersion abroad.
Having trouble with a subject? Whether you want to work on improving your grade or aiming for your next 4.0, I'm here to help. From simple to complex, we'll work on it in a way that makes sense to you and allows you to be successful in your class.
One thing I love about teaching is bringing the arts into the process of learning. We may sing in the language and even paint to help learn. I've taught younger than Kindergarten all the way to adults, so feel comfortable that you'll grow in your conversational skills, as well as, beginner vocabulary. Let me highlight that I'm passionate about "phonetics," which is the study and classification of speech sounds. In other words, you are going to learn how to sound like a native speaker when you take my class.
I'm an artist, musician, and language aficionada. I have a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Georgia, graduating with honors as a Magna Cum Laude in Spanish and French Linguistics. I am fluent in both languages. One thing I love about teaching is bringing the arts into the process of learning. We may sing in the language and even paint to help learn. I've taught younger than Kindergarten all the way to adults, so feel comfortable that you'll grow in your conversational skills, as well as, beginner vocabulary. Let me highlight that I'm passionate about "phonetics," which is the study and classification of speech sounds. In other words, you are going to learn how to sound like a native speaker when you take my class.
Why do I like to bring art and music into the learning journey? Let me tell you one of the biggest secrets I've dis
covered. Art and music can allow you to make a joyful memory, which takes the fleeting moment into the longterm part of your brain, causing you to remember more and put it into what you call "muscle memory" all because you're happy!
Speaking of the arts, I play guitar, ukulele, charango, piano, and I sing! I've been a musician since 2000, and I've successfully turned a hobby into something my husband and I have been doing full time for several years. For beginners, something that works best is taking a song that you LOVE and turning it into your anthem on the instrument of your choice. So pick your song and message me!
Last but not least, I'm a painter. Painting is my favorite part of any day. About my childhood, I can candidly say I had the best stepmom. She would let me take her enormous canvases, oil paints, and brushes and just let me at it. Of course at first they were all of my hand prints and rainbows, but she got me curious, and eventually we started going to museums. I've seen Vangogh, Monet, Divinci, Picasso, and many more as they toured through our city. I began to study their techniques and grow my gift. My "Mama Sue" gifted me a hunger for creativity and excellence, and I can't thank her enough. Painting with me, you will grow in your technique, skill, and confidence, and pick up a little artist history along the way.
I'm looking forward to meeting you and helping you accomplish your dreams!
Loren is an amazing teacher. She is patient, kind and caring. She listened to what I needed in preparation for going to Valencia Spain and then customized the lessons. I think we had a lot of fun together as I slowly began to catch on to the dialect of eastern Spain. BTW - she also knows French! I wish her the very best as she continues teaching others!
August 17, 2019
Loren is a absolute joy! You will feel so empowered to learn guitar for her even after the first lesson. Plus, she uses many other methods to teach guitar that it feels like you’re having fun and learning at the same time.
July 9, 2019
Amazing! Loren is a wonderful instructor- I can’t believe how much I learned during my very first lesson. She was knowledgeable, patient, thorough and such a kind person. I can’t wait for my next lesson!!
My lessons will be differentiated and excited. The lessons will be fun. Spanish is a romance language it has expression and feelings when communicating. I have 10 years teaching the language.
Hi im Ms. Macias i have being teaching the language for the past 10 yrs and currently. I am looking forward in helping you acquire the language anything that I can assist you with Im open and available to help you. This is my passion and would love to make a difference and teach you what I enjoy doing. Hope I can be a great help and make it easier for each one of you. Thank you.
I have taught Spanish for several years, specializing in conversational Spanish! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. I understand the intricacies and difficulties of learning a new language and I cannot wait to have you in my class!!
he ensenado espanol por algunos anos. Mi especialidad es espanol conversacional. enseno todos anos. las lecciones son para las necesidades de cada estudiante. Entiendo los dificilidades de aprender una idioma nueva y espero entrarse en el clase!
I am a professional writer and teacher of English and Spanish. I graduated from University of California, Davis, with a degree in Political Science and Economics.
I just finished a year and a half service in the PeaceCorps teaching both English and Spanish in the Dominican Republic. I taught advanced grammar lessons to native Spanish speakers. I, also, taught basic english (and a bit of advanced english) to all ages.
My service taught me how to care for a student's needs and the patience to show how each sentence needs to be grammatically structured. I love teaching both languages through conversation as it is the most natural way of learning how to speak a different language.
I have a passion for teaching languages and I hope you will highly consider me as a spanish/english instructor!
Soy escritor profesional y profesor de ingles y
espanol. cumple mi carrerra en la universidad de california, Davis en Las ciencias politicas y la economia.
acabe de cumplir mi servicio de un ano y medio con el cuerpo de paz ensenando ingles y espanol en la republica dominicana. ensene la gramatica avanzada y lecciones a habladores nativos de espanol. Tambien, ensene ingles basico a estudiantes de todos anos.
mi servicio me enseno como cuidar las necisidades de mis estudiantes y la paciencia mostar exactamente como construir las frases bien. A mi, me encanta ensenar las dos idiomas a traves de conversacion porque es la manera mas natural de aprender como hablar otra idioma.
tengo una pasion de ensenar estas dos idiomas y espero que me elijas como tu profesor de espanol o ingles!!
Jonah really taught me a lot. He was very understanding of my learning disabilities (I have dyslexia.) He's knowledgeable about Spanish, and has a proven track record with Spanish grammar and vocabulary. With Jonah's help I was able to pass my high school Spanish class with flying colors.
I am from Colombia and I have experience teaching an tutoring Intro, Intermediate and Advanced Spanish to all ages!. I plan my classes and tutoring sessions keeping in mind the goals of my students. However, my teaching style always require a huge participation on the student side. I introduce the material in an inductive way, asking questions and having the student discover the right use to the tenses and vocabulary that will be reinforced with practice (reading, speaking, listening and writing). At the end of the lesson they are able to produce sentences in speaking and writing in the target language using the material that was covered.
In the world we live in today, I consider that it is really important to learn another language, not only to expand your mind, but also to explore how other people think. It helps us becoming more considerate, tolerant and respectful.
I want to support my students the best way I can. I am very open to suggestions and feedback from students and ...
I am from Colombia, teaching is my passion and I have experience teaching Intro, Intermediate and Advance levels to people from all ages. Learning can be fun if you are as committed as I will be with your learning.
"Today with Ms. Isabel was great. She is best teacher in the world to teach Spanish. Erin (8yr old)"
"I am learning a lot with Javier. My conversational is much better now."
"Ana helped me to understand the basics of Spanish before my big trip to South America. She was super professional, patient and well organized. I found our
sessions very helpful and with the material she recommended, it was easy to continue practising after!"
"Maryen, is very gentle and makes me feel better about my confident to learn Spanish. I would recommend anyone who lost their confidence or think the do h
ave it in them to study Spanish to sign up with her. She is very nice, and understanding and wants the best for her students."
"Gloria was wonderful and very helpful"
"Excellent first class. Mirian was prepared. She shared her screen and a power point presentation, which was very informative and useful. She was seemingly
very relaxed. Her disposition was friendly, yet professional. Smiles and laughter was naturally integrated into the session. Additionally, Mirian appears to be really structured. As a result of the aforementioned sentences, I plan to schedule additional classes with her. To my surprise, I was speaking a little Spanish with her during the first class, as a result of her thoroughness and my interest of course. BONUS: If you are learning a language, the tutor / teacher should encourage you (the student) to speak the language you’re learning during each class. It’s a wonderful characteristic to possess as a tutor / teacher and it will keep you on your toes, if you will."
"Adan is on time and friendly. I have 4 lessons with him so far, I enjoy them, and think they are effective. His vocabulary Quizlet flashcards are helpful
. Hopefully I'll reach my goal soon!"
"Gregorio was really nice and I enjoyed learning from him."
"She's a really good teacher. And being her student helped me a lot more than just learning Spanish. She is a great mentor and person. And I appreciate h
er being patient and understanding and very kind to me. One of the best teachers I've ever had."
The 2016 Summer Olympics were held in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. For language-learners everywhere, it was and still is a great time to explore Portuguese, their official language!
And if you're already learning Spanish, you're at an advantage. There are a lot of similarities between the two languages -- in fact, there's even a name for speaking a mixture of the languages to help speakers of different backgrounds communicate (Portuñal or Portunhol, in Spanish and Portuguese, respectively).