Jason N. Linder

Jason N. L.

San Diego, CA
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Jason N. delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 5+

Teaching since:
July 2009

¡Hola! ¡Bienvenido! Hello and Welcome!

my name's Jason and I love Spanish and Latin America.

I'm currently a doctoral student. I majored in Spanish at University of California, Davis, lived in Mexico for 3 years where I completed a Master's degree in Counseling, studied Spanish Literature and Psychology at the University of Costa Rica for 7 months and have traveled around a few other Latin American Countries.

My goal is to tailor the lessons to what best helps you learn. I can do conversation classes and academic ones too. I have a lot of material and activities to facilitate fun learning. My command of the language is almost native. I prefer to work with those who really want to learn, just so we both use our time wisely. I work best with those who already have a base in Spanish but want to prefect their knowledge of proverbs, sayings, jokes, cultural aspects of Spanish, grammar, vocabulary, conjugation, listening and overall language skills. That said, I can work with anyone at any level of Spanish, and have experiences with students from ages 5 to 67.

Want to find out what lessons with me are like? Check out 10 of the
articles I wrote on the TakeLessons blog here:

http://takelessons.com/blog/false-spanish-cognates-z03

http://takelessons.com/blog/jobs-for-spanish-speakers-z03

http://takelessons.com/blog/what-to-look-for-in-a-tutor

http://takelessons.com/blog/famous-spanish-authors-z03

http://takelessons.com/blog/spanish-proficiency-test-z03

http://takelessons.com/blog/spanish-conjugation-practice-z03

http://takelessons.com/blog/best-app-to-learn-Spanish-z03

http://takelessons.com/blog/learn-spanish-formal-commands-z03

http://takelessons.com/blog/skype-spanish-lessons-z03

http://takelessons.com/blog/ap-spanish-exam-tips-z03

*** Specialties ***
-Spanish conjugation
-Spanish vocabulary
-Spanish grammar
-Spanish conversation/pronunciation

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Experience

Teaching Assistant
Jan 2016 - Present
University of Georgia

The main TA for a 300 person undergraduate class "Human Development Across the Lifespan." Grading all the assignments, helping organize lectures, preparing a few guest lectures and collaborating with a well-known professor Dr. Maria Bermudez at the University of Georgia.

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English Teacher
Feb 2011 - Jun 2013
PWC

Private and Group English classes to business executives

Education

MA in International Counseling Psychology
Mar 2011 - Jul 2013
Alliant International University in Mexico City
BA in Spanish & Psychology
Sep 2006 - Jun 2010
UC Davis

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Latin American Family Therapy
Jul 2013
Alliant International University

BA in Spanish
Jul 2010
UC Davis

Awards

Honors
Feb 2009
UC Davis

Photos & Videos

Tutoring my youngest student, getting creative with Spanish colors!

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5 Reviews

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Boston Sep 6, 2017
Spanish · In home

Thanks Jason
Boston enjoyed his first lesson

Stephen Aug 13, 2015
Spanish · In home

Jason inspired me to have a break-through with my Spanish. As a nurse with many Hispanic patients, after only 3 classes with Jason, I successfully triage'd a patient using almost all Spanish. I was pretty stoked about the whole thing. It was a really good confidence boost to not only use it and be understood by the lady, but I understood her too. Not every little word, mind you, but I was able to pick out a lot of the context and figure out what was going on. Working with Jason makes me feel like I'm opening up a whole new avenue in my practice, even after 15 years of repetition. I have Jason to thank for this and it's just boosted me towards learning more.

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Laura Aug 9, 2015
Spanish · In home

Jason is a quality Spanish teacher. Not only does he have a native command of the language (as verified by my Latino co-worker), but Jason is also a skilled language instructor. Two attributes of Jason that I particularly value are his attention to detail and the way he highlights language patterns to facilitate learning. It is evident that Jason has a huge passion for teaching Spanish.

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Sara Jitilmin. Jul 31, 2015
Spanish · Online

Jason was extremely helpful in teaching. We went over many topics and he had a strong command on all. Not only does he know the language inside and out, but he also makes it fun. I can have basic conversations in Spanish now because of him. I also appreciate Spanish-speaking culture more too.

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Annette H. May 12, 2015
Spanish · In home

My son found Jason to be very knowledgeable patient and very experienced.
Jason worked very well with my teenage son in every area of Spanish. We would use him again for sure

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