Laurie Garriga

Laurie G.

Brighton, MA

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Laurie delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
August 2010

¡Hola! My name is Laurie Garriga, I'm 29 and I'm currently a Phd student and a Spanish instructor at Boston University's Romance Studies Department. I have worked as a Spanish professor at college level at my native Puerto Rico and in Boston, where I currently teach. I have a large range of teaching and tutoring experience from very young to adult. I enjoy teaching and am considered to have a caring approach and I try to make sure that learning takes place in a relaxed but studious situation. I love teaching Spanish as well as discussing its Literatures and cultures.

I hold a MA in Spanish Literature from Complutense University in Madrid, Spain and a BA in Journalism and Spanish from the University of Puerto Rico.

I hope to meet you soon and help you learn Spanish! ¡Hasta pronto!

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Experience

Teaching Fellow in Spanish
Sep 2015 - Present
Boston University

Teaching Fellow in Spanish:
Basic and Intermediate Levels

Education

Phd in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures
Sep 2014 - Present
Boston University
MA
Sep 2012 - Oct 2013
Complutense University of Madrid
BA
Aug 2005 - Jun 2009
University of Puerto Rico

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Portuguese
Professional Proficiency
Spanish
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Fellowship
Sep 2014
Boston University

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Granada, Spain

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Cobá Ruins, México.

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2 Reviews

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Harold May 1, 2017
Spanish · In studio

Laurie is a wonderful teacher. I wanted to improve my Spanish skills for a long trip to Costa Rica and Laurie helped me to become more confident and fluent. She is also very kind and a very nice person. I recommend her without hesitation.

Steve S. Apr 19, 2015
Spanish · In studio

Laurie is a fantastic instructor. The sessions are very engaging, enjoyable, interactive, and well organized. She has a great style that creates a very valuable learning experience.

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