Hello, my name is Amie. I have degrees in Spanish and in International Studies from the University of Wyoming. 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 Spanish. 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. Most recently, I have worked as an immigration paralegal and, as a result, I am able to tutor on legal Spanish terminology.
I taught nine sections of Spanish 101, 102, and 202 to university students. I received the highest ratings possible on my student reports at the end of each semester. This experience demonstrates that I can prepare you successfully for a university language program.