Ligia Suarez

Ligia S.

Tallahassee, FL

Lesson Details

Spanish

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I am a certified Spanish teacher in Florida, but I am highly motivated to tutor people who want to learn a second language as a tool of the communication to improve their chances to be successful in their life, careers, or just for fun, traveling to Hispanic countries as a tourist or for study abroad.

I am able to design an exclusive study plans tailor to your needs and career and professional goals. I am confident that I could make a difference in your life success!

Thank you.

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About

Ligia delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 18+ and special needs

Teaching since:
September 2015

Welcome!

Hi, there! My name is Ligia Carla and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2015 and have loved helping my students. Probably, you will ask who I am? Here your answer!

I am a native Spanish speaker from Peru and I have Certified Spanish Teacher (grade K-12) by the Florida Department of Education). Also, I have a Master's degree in Education (guidance counseling) and a bachelor's in Communication.

I am highly motivated to give private Spanish classes addressed to people who want to learn a second language as a tool of the communication to improve their chances to be successful in their life, careers, or just for fun, traveling to Hispanic countries as a tourist or for study abroad.

I am able to design an exclusive study plans tailor to your needs and career and professional goals. I am confident that I could make a difference in your life success!

Thank you!

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Experience

"Mesa Española: coordinator
Sep 2018 - Present
Florida State University Faculty and Friend Clubs

Organize monthly with club members. Encourage the use of the Spanish language in all of its cultural and social manifestations.

Intern and Spanish Teacher
Oct 2017 - Sep 2018
Tallahassee School Math and Science, Tallahassee

Lesson plans, preparing classroom activities, organizing teaching materials, evaluating student performance, maintaining classroom records, meeting with parents, teachers and other professionals, and participating in campus events. The school's Spanish club and member of organization Hispanic Heritage Night.

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Self-Employed, Freelance Spanish Language Tutor
Sep 2015 - Jun 2018
Spanish Tutoring Help

Work/Internships Abroad
Medical Spanish
Exam Preparation (CLEP)
Translations
Editing and Writing
Reading Comprehension
Improve Pronunciation
Practice Conversation
Listening Skills
Grammar
Preparing for Work in Spanish-speaking countries
Preparation for Licensure /Certification Exams in Spanish

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Substitute Spanish Tutor
Apr 2018 - May 2018
Tallahassee Senior Center

• Facilitated small conversational group about specific topics relating to Hispanic countries and culture.
• Taught pronunciation and listening.

Editor and Web Administrator
Mar 2001 - Feb 2018
El LatinoAmericano Publishing Corporation

• Administrator for the online website; editing and writing content for the magazine


Education

Master in Education
Jun 2009 - Jun 2011
University of Turabo, Miramar, FL
Bachelor of Arts in Communications
May 2000 - May 2005
National Major University of San Marcos

Languages

English
Professional Proficiency
Spanish
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Educator Certificate
Jul 2018
Florida Department of Education

Florida Educator's Certificate. World Language - Spanish (K-12)

Affiliations

Florida Foreign Language Association
Jun 2017

he Florida Foreign Language Association (FFLA) is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to the study and teaching of languages and cultures. Membership is open to educators of all levels (K-20) and all languages. FFLA is an affiliate of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and its member organizations include the Florida Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (FAATSP), the Florida chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF-FL), the Florida Association of Teachers of German (FATG), the Classical Association of Florida (CAF), the Florida Chinese Teachers Association (FCTA), the Association of Florida Teachers of Japanese (AFTJ), the Florida American Sign Language Teacher Association (FASLTA), and the Florida Foreign Language Association for Managers in Education (FFLAME).

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Photos & Videos

Nothing is more frustrating for a medical provider than not understand their patient's needs. I can help you learn a new language.

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Learning Spanish can help you on your international trips.
ARE YOU READY TO HAVE FUN?
Work/Internships Abroad, Practice Conversation, Preparing for traveling Spanish-speaking countries.
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6 Reviews

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Christ Apr 26, 2019
Spanish · In studio

Wonderful

Christopher Mar 26, 2019
Spanish · In studio

Very good learning more and more .

James Jan 8, 2019
Spanish · In home

Ligia is an excellent teacher. Her immersion technique is very helpful for learning to understand native speakers. She also customized lessons and provided learning materials to help me prepare for my trip to Ecuador. I highly recommend scheduling lessons with Ligia!

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Consu Dec 30, 2018
Spanish · In home

I was impressed with Ligia's teaching skills. She was very patient and allowed time for questions. She made sure I understood the material. It was a fun class. I highly recommend Ligia as a Spanish Instructor.

Bethany Dec 17, 2018
Spanish · Online

Mrs. Suarez was extremely patient with me, her teaching methods are remarkable! The material provided was always useful and easy to understand. Even with my busy schedule Mrs. Suarez has flexible tutoring times. My Spanish has greatly improved! Muchas gracias!

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Randie Dec 9, 2018
Spanish · In studio

Ligia is a great teacher. She has a lot of enthusiasm. She is highly educated and she is a delightful person to work with.

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