Ana SEPULCRE

Ana S.

Arlington, MA
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About

Ana delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 16 to 75

Teaching since:
August 2007

Hi, there! My name is Ana and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching Spanish since 2007 and have loved helping my students to reach their goals whether that was getting ready for a test, learning their ancestors language or getting fluent for their next job destination. I went to San Diego State University and earned a Master's program in Spanish linguistics. I also pursued a second Masters in Spain (my home country) in Teaching Spanish as a Second Language. I'm a motivated and dynamic teacher who has learnt that all students can learn a second language if they are challenged and encouraged. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

Experience

Spanish instructor
Feb 2013 - Jan 2015
Fuentes (Spanish school in Holland)

I was teaching courses in all levels and also conversation and culture courses.

Spanish Lecturer
Aug 2009 - May 2012
Georgetown University

As a lecturer I had different tasks. Of course, I was in charge of different Spanish courses (I covered all levels and also some Spanish culture sections), but I was also in charge of arranging the Spanish coffee hour every week and I was part of the instructors team responsible for evaluating the proficiency tests.

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Spanish Teaching Associate
Aug 2007 - May 2009
San Diego State University

During my two years as a Master's student I had the opportunity to teach two Spanish courses every semester. I taught courses in different levels. In the lower levels I worked with colleagues to prepare everything included in the syllabus and in higher levels I had certain freedom to create material and I really enjoyed the challenge.

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Education

Master in Teaching Spanish as a Second Language
Oct 2012 - Oct 2013
University of Alicante (SPAIN)
Master in Spanish Linguistics
Aug 2007 - May 2009
San Diego State University

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
German
Limited Proficiency
Spanish
Fluent / Native Proficiency

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33 Reviews

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Peter Jul 24, 2017
Spanish · Online

I have been taking lessons with Ana via SKYPE for over 4 months. My spanish has improved significantly over this time and was able to communicate confidently on recent extended trip to Spain. Ana takes a structured approach to the lessons and provides a clear understanding of the content with a great mix of in class learning and outside of class assignments. There has never been any issues with the connection speeds. / technology etc. Everything works great and the video calling is perfect for my schedule since I travel frequent on business. I had several other instructors over the past years, but have advanced more in a shorter period of time with Ana. Overall I highly recommend Ana.

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Javier Jul 4, 2017
Spanish · In studio

Ana is my Spanish teacher through the Fuentes company in the Netherlands. We're a group of 8 people. Ana is very enthusiastic during our classes and she teaches with a lot of humour. She makes sure that every student gets to participate during classes. And she creates a great learning environment.

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Carlijn Apr 4, 2017
Spanish · In home

Ana is a very enthusiastic teacher. She has a lot of humor and ensures that the lessons are never boring. She uses different methods besides the reader to learn the language faster. She is very motivated and patient and ensures in a fun way for you to be inspired to work harder, making it easier to learn the language. If you want a good teacher, choose Ana. She's great!

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Sjoukje Apr 1, 2017
Spanish · In studio

Ana teaches our small group of students. She brings a lot of enthusiasm into the class. Her lessons are never the same; apart from the book she uses different methods like games, role plays, quizzes, songs, videos etcetera. She makes sure to involve all students equally. She is a very dedicated teacher and brings a personal touch to the lessons as well. For me Ana makes learning Spanish not feel like an effort, but a fun experience. I would definitely recommend her as a teacher!

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Marieke Jan 12, 2017
Spanish · Online

I can only agree with all the other reviews. Ana has a great attitude during the lessons and the material she designs make the learning process fun and easy to digest the hardest grammar concepts. I would definitely give her an A+

Eric H. Nov 16, 2016
Spanish · Online

I am an adult student looking to build on the few basics of Spanish learned via RosettaStone and become language proficient. Ana did a great job in assessing my level of knowledge and developing a program that best met my needs. She is very personable, with a great sense of humor and a pleasure to work with. She is very patient and provides the help needed when I run into difficulties, but also provides the encouragement and discipline needed to keep me on track. I highly recommend Ana for anyone looking to develop their Spanish language skills.

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Jim M. Oct 10, 2016
Spanish · Online

Great job she did with the time we had.

Vernon Stark Oct 5, 2016
Spanish · Online

Ana recommended some excellent Spanish books which I'm working through. She's excellent at answering my questions and clarifying concepts presented in the texts such as those concerning the usage of certain Spanish words. Ana has also provided excellent supplementary material to that presented in the Spanish text books. I enjoy working with Ana and I'm making great progress toward becoming bilingual.

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Susan Aug 2, 2016
Spanish · Online

Ana does a great job with preparation and starting dialogue. In addition she explains questions very well and I really enjoy my classes with her. I actually look forward to them! Thank Ana for your help.

Tony B Jun 27, 2016
Spanish · Online

Ana is an exceptional teacher. I began studying Spanish with Ana 11 months ago, and the experience has been beneficial and wonderful. As a business development executive handling Latin America, her lessons have enabled me to more effectively communicate with my clients in their native language. Ana is organized, structured and prepared for each and every class; while being flexible enough to work with me on a rather crazy schedule. Ana tailors her lessons based upon my progress. I was initially skeptical of classes conducted on Skype, but her effectiveness and the convenience of having class at home or the office has made the experience quite agreeable. I highly recommend Ana to anyone who has a desire to learn Spanish.

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mike Jun 20, 2016
Spanish · Online

Ana is very prepared and puts together a great lesson plan for each week. She adjusts the lessons based on how you are progressing. I strongly recommend her.

Martin B. May 31, 2016
Spanish · Online

Ana is superb teacher. I have taken classes with her for a few months by now and she is always very well prepared, on time, and flexible to address any questions. She also tailors the lessons based on my needs and she is a motivating and patient teacher. She uses a great variety of learning materials for her lessons and exercises, which makes it fun to learn Spanish! I would highly recommend her to anyone who would like to learn Spanish!

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Charm Apr 18, 2016
Spanish · Online

Great lesson!

Zach Feb 19, 2016
Spanish · Online

I've been taking online classes with Ana for several months. Ana is my 4th Spanish instructor and by far the best. Ana tailors her lessons to her students' needs and mixes her lessons with fun exercises and Spanish popular culture such as movies, videos, and online articles. Ana is very patient but also holds her students accountable -- to me a great combination when learning a language. I would highly recommend Spanish lessons with Ana.

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Caleb Hopkins Jan 29, 2016
Spanish · Online

Ana clearly understands the language and linguistic pedagogy. She is patient, encouraging, and funny. A great teacher!

Dave R. Jan 28, 2016
Spanish · Online

This is going to be a great learning experience. I like the process and guidance that she provides!

Kate Jan 18, 2016
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Ana is a fantastic teacher. I actually look forward to my lessons, which is shocking to me. I've learned so much already and she takes the time in advance to tailor the lessons just for me. She never makes me feel stupid if I say something wrong or don't understand. She's the best language teacher I've ever had. I'm in this for the long-term!

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Ryan S. Jan 18, 2016
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I give Ana 5 stars as a teacher

Nicolás FM Jan 8, 2016
Spanish · Online

Ana is a wonderful tutor. She is always prepared and makes learning Spanish a great deal of fun! Moreover, she is kind and patient. I highly recommend her.

Matt R. Nov 18, 2015
Spanish · Online

Ana is fantastic. I am looking forward to working with her as much as possible.

Mohini B. Sep 23, 2015
Spanish · Online

Only had 1 lesson but it was fantastic!

Paul Sep 12, 2015
Spanish · Online

What an awesome spanish teacher! First and foremost, Ana has the credentials I was looking for. She knows how to teach the language effectively. And to boot, she's enthusiastic about her job and makes our classes fun. I'm excited to see where my spanish skills go with Ana guiding me.

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Heidi Sep 8, 2015
Spanish · Online

I have found Ana to be a prompt, prepared, and organized instructor. She also has a kind and patient(!) way of teaching. She has been very flexible to incorporate my questions into the lessons as well. I have thoroughly enjoyed learning from her.

Maya Jul 14, 2015
Spanish · Online

Ana is a wonderful Spanish instructor. She is always very well prepared for all her classes and always on time. I like that she gives me an assignment to make sure that I don't forget what I learn in between classes. In addition, she always challenges my abilities and pushes me to learn more in a fun way. I also love the fact that I am learning more about other cultures while learning the Spanish language. :)

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Marcia A. Jun 25, 2015
Spanish · Online

Ana is a very gifted language instructor. I have only had 2 sessions with her, but I am already impressed. I am a language teacher myself and I can tell you that she is a serious teacher who takes the time to carefully assess the level of her student in order to provide appropriate learning materials. She understands the importance of having a strong foundation. She is a good communicator and an excellent listener. She also has an abundance of patience! I am so thankful to have her as an instructor. Thank you Ana!

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Estrella R. Jun 9, 2015
Spanish · In studio

Ana is a very good teacher Spanish. She is always so prepared and keeps me motivated by making the lessons very interesting. My Spanish has improved a lot since i started the lessons. She is very professional, reliable and nice. If you are looking for a very good Spanish teacher, dont look any further!

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Rene V. Jun 7, 2015
Spanish · In home

Ana has been teaching me to speak Spanish for the last four months and i can only but praise her for her dedication and professionalism. Her wonderful command of the English language helps me so much better in coming to grips with Spanish.

Rima T. Jun 4, 2015
Spanish · In studio

I wish all teachers could be like Ana! Her playful way of teaching and great personality made it so much fun to go to her classes. You would almost forget that you are learning something at the same time. I’ve followed courses with other teachers but really no one is like her. She has all skills to teach, the sometime difficult Spanish langue, to people at all levels. Even after a long day of work I would look forward to follow her class. Thanks Ana, you’ve been great!

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Rima T. Jun 4, 2015
Spanish · In studio

I wish all teachers could be like Ana! It's her personallty and playfull way of teaching that makes learning the Spanish language seem so easy. I've had some lessons with other teachers, but really there is nobody like her. Ana has a great sense of humor and has all skills that are needed to teach all levels. She makes learning a new language really fun!

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Martin P. Jun 3, 2015
Spanish · Online

Ana teaches me Spanish at home and online and both ways work great for me. She is always able to explain even complex rule or concept in a way that learning Spanish is enjoyable. Always 110% prepared, knowledgable and flexible to adjust her schedule, Ana is the best language teacher i have ever had.

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Michael B. Apr 20, 2015
Spanish · Online

Ana has been super. She has tailored my lessons to my skill level and my stated objectives. She is very patient and very professional.

Grace N. Mar 16, 2015
Spanish · Online

My daughter Jasmine really enjoyed having her online Spanish tutoring with Ana. She is a big help to boost her confidence!

Brian K. Dec 2, 2014
Spanish · Online

Off to a good start with Ana, an experienced teacher who knows her stuff!

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