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Amie B.

Aurora, CO

About Amie

**Private lessons and group classes offered online and in Denver, Colorado.**

Hola a todos! My name is Amie. I have BA degrees in Spanish and in International Studies from the University of Wyoming. I recently completed my MA in Latin American Studies with concentrations in Spanish Linguistics and Anthropology from the University of New Mexico. I have lived and traveled in various countries in Latin America including Mexico, Costa Rica, and Brazil. I studied for a year at La Universidad de las Américas: Puebla where I took coursework related to Mexican history, economics, and politics in Sp
anish. I taught elementary and intermediate Spanish for two years at the University of New Mexico while I completed my coursework for a master's degree in Latin American Studies. I have a student-centered approach and have many resources to help you with your language acquisition goals. I have also worked as a translator and an interpreter in addition to my work conducted in academia. I look forward to hearing from you!
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Grace R. October 13, 2016
Spanish · In home
Verified Student
Great tutor. Very knowledgeable and very personable.
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Natela October 12, 2016
Spanish · In studio
I am proud to say that I am very familiar with Amie's proficiency in Spanish in dual capacities. One as a former co-worker where she served as a bilingual interpreter and translator working with Hispanic immigrants and second, on an instructor level. Amie's ability to interpret complex legal documents at work was consistently met with praise and admiration by her clients and superiors.
I also had the pleasure of doing a beginner-intermediate class with Amie in a private setting with another student. I am in my early 30's and have been taking Spanish classes since 7th grade through college, however, being that I am a non-native speaker, I have not had anyone to practice with for years. Taking classes with Amie proved to be an excellent way to brush up on my intermediate knowledge of the romance language with an instructor who is fluent, patient, and kind. My Spanish comprehension is better than my ability to speak it as I am normally too shy to engage in conversation with others, but Amie provided such a comfortable and welcoming environment that I was able to converse with her openly for hours. Amie's knowledge and fluency in the language was very evident throughout our lesson. I left feeling more confident and equipped in my ability to speak Spanish. I would highly recommend Amie as a tutor or instructor and am positive that she will leave you wanting more.
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Amie B.

Amie B.

Aurora, CO 80014
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starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Frederic N.

Broomfield, CO

About Frederic

Come learn or brush up your French or your Spanish with a native speaker, experienced and friendly tutor. I grew up on the border of France and Spain, which is why I am fluent in both languages.

I have been a foreign language tutor for over 15 years. I will help you with your homework, get you prepared for your exams, get you ready for your next trip overseas or even get you started from scratch. I am comfortable working with people of all ages. I will help you to build the confidence you may be lacking. I will tailor our lessons based on what you need.
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Frederic N.

Frederic N.

Westminster, CO 80031
starting at
$60 / 60-min
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Stacey R.

Denver, CO

About Stacey

I am a lifelong student of many subjects. My approach to teaching is one of patience and enthusiasm. I do my best to understand the student's learning style and teach accordingly.
I have been a professional actor, model, and singer for 10 years. I specialize in on-camera acting for TV commercials, industrial video, and host. Most of the modeling I've done is commercial print and live promotional modeling. I've taught group acting classes to kids ages 6-17, including on-camera auditioning, stage directions, script analysis, and business skills (headshot/resume, finding an agent, industry term
s, etc.).
My singing experience includes pop, musical theatre, and jazz. I've coached students who believed they were hopeless, and they were pleased to discover their gifts and see growth!
I am a certified yoga instructor (RYT-200) and have taught for 3 years, both group classes and privately.
I minored in French in college and tutored beginning French.
My motto: Never stop learning!
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Judi V. October 25, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Stacey is very encouraging and starts where the student is. In my case, that is at the lowest beginner level. I look forward to working with her.
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Judi V. October 25, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Stacey is very encouraging and starts where the student is. In my case, that is at the lowest beginner level. I look forward to working with her.
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Natalie September 12, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Stacey from the very beginning was bright eyed, attentive, present and matched my enthusiasm exactly. I had a wonderful first lesson and cannot wait for next week!
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Stacey R.

Stacey R.

Denver, CO 80218
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$30 / 30-min
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Jessica S.

Denver, CO

About Jessica

Hey! I'm Jess - a Latin, Greek, and Mythology teacher at a public school in the Denver area. A bit about myself:
I've been...
*Playing cello for 16 years and teaching it for 9 years
*Tutoring and teaching the Latin language for 8 years
*Tutoring English Literature and editing HS/College level essays for 7 years
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Jessica S.

Jessica S.

Denver, CO 80206
starting at
$20 / 30-min
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Rose H.

Denver, CO

About Rose

A few years ago, I stepped outside of my apartment to do something immensely difficult: find lunch. As I walked down the streets of Geoje Island, South Korea that first day of arrival, I was overwhelmed by the tall buildings, trucks blasting a strange language over loud speakers, and incomprehensible signs in Hangul. However, two years later, I would think of it as the best experience of my life so far, and one that I hope to experience again and again in new countries.

I have extensive experience in cross cultural training and teaching. I graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Univer
sity of Akron in December of 2008 with a baccalaureate in Anthropology and a minor in English, and I graduated with a Masters in TESL from Kent State University in August of 2011 with a 3.95 grade point average. I began teaching English at a community center in 2010. I spent over two years teaching at the university level and two years teaching English classes in an elementary school in South Korea. I have been in the field of teaching for over sixteen years. In addition to teaching English I have taught horseback riding, swimming, and ballroom dancing.

I always give one hundred percent and take initiative in leading projects to better serve my students. During the time that I taught at Kent State University, the ESL center underwent some dramatic changes in which I participated. The head of the department began to standardize our curriculum. Committees were formed to create a curriculum for every course. I led the listening committee and co-created a curriculum for listening courses at all levels. We worked with the speaking committee to choose an integrated textbook series for all listening and speaking courses. I then trained all new listening instructors. In my time at Kent State University, I would often spend time outside the classroom helping students with assignments. I often set aside office time to meet with every student to give them individual feedback on their assignments.

While I was in S. Korea, I spent much time outside of school hours working with students and creating materials for the classroom. I often created new materials based off the research of my favorite TESL scholar, Paul Nation. I created many on-line presentations to help students learn grammar and vocabulary. I also wrote stories using simple grammar and words taken from a list of the 2,000 most common words. I created board games for students to encourage them to use the language in an authentic way. In addition, I helped students prepare for speech contests. I spent time after school with several students helping them to develop and articulate their speeches.

My professional goals are to create curricula and new exciting materials for the English language classroom, and to continue to develop as a teacher. I am particularly interested in the connection between dancing and language learning. Recently, I have been working on a curriculum that uses Swing dancing to teach English language students fundamental vocabulary and grammar while learning about American culture.

My personal goal is to experience as much of the world as possible. Every time I enter into a new culture, my world not only opens up to different ways of doing things, I also learn more about myself. Seeing myself through the lens of another culture helped me to understand who I am, what I stand for, what I want to be. I realized that every culture contains both unimaginable beauty and some aspects that could use changing. I really enjoy seeing the different ways people do things and trying to understand why they do it the way that they do.

I will contribute my expertise in teaching, leadership, ambition, and love for others. I hope to bring the principles of Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) to programs around the world to facilitate life-long language learning in students. I want to ignite in them a love for learning that will burn long after I leave them. I hope to create new leaders who will emerge to make the world a better place.
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Lin January 17, 2017
ESL · Online
Rose is an excellent and dedicated ESL teacher. She quickly gains an excellent rapport with her students and creates an atmosphere to learn easily and quickly.
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Linda January 17, 2017
Horseback Riding · In studio
Rose worked for me at one of her early teaching experiences as a therapeutic horseback riding instructor for special needs children and adults. The students loved her. She was enthusiastic and dependable. I still use many of her teaching methods as well as her curriculum for the program which she created on her own time. She put countless hours into her lesson plans, above and beyond what was required. She is person who loves to teach.
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Andrew January 17, 2017
Ballroom Dance · In studio
I had several dance instructors, Rose has been by far the best. She takes a vested interest in what motivates you. She was always attentive and customized the lessons to me rather than using a one size fits all mentality.
I would highly recommend Rose.
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Rose H.

Rose H.

Denver, CO 80226
(3)
starting at
$35 / 30-min

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