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I grew up in a English/Spanish household and had more formal instruction when I studied at La Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. I have taught Spanish with i-Immersion language immersion after school program at McKinley Elementary School, SF. I focus on play-based learning, meaning I teach Spanish through games, songs, dances, stories and fun.
I have studied and traveled in Mexico and Spain. My hometown and Bay Area history are full of Spanish speakers, a great way to put my language skills to use. My students have improved their grades and found joy in learning a new language. I hope my practically-minded method will appeal to you. I have written and spoken extensively in Spanish. Poetry, research papers, music . . . Thanks for your interest, and please do not hesitate to contact me personally for more information. I hope to be able to meet your educational needs. Thank you.
I am proficient in Spanish and completed three years of study. As a substitute teacher I have taught Spanish classes on several occasions. As a professional tutor, I have helped individual students learn Spanish.
- Gerald G.Cibolo, TX on 6/19/13
Tim was an excellent tutor for my teenage son. He was always on time for their tutoring sessions, very accomendating to our busy schedule, and was very patient with my student. Tim adjusted and flexed to my son's tutoring needs. Tim changed channels and assisted with English as well as with Spanish as my son's studying needs dictated. He challenged my son and taught him how to determine the answer; he did not just give my son the answers. My student received fantastic scores on his homework and tests after studying with Tim. My son and I are very pleased with Tim as a tutor; I think you will be, too. We recommend Tim to meet your tutoring needs.
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I lived in Mexico City for 12 years, and as such, it is my native tongue. I have also traveled around South America and Spain, and have acquired different dialects. I have taught various levels - from kids age 2 all the way through senior citizens! Depending on the student, I can adapt my system to their needs (including academic).
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