Mary Rodriguez

Mary R.

Houston, TX
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I am a native Latina dedicated to helping people change their lives through the power of language and literacy education. Dedicated to fostering a culture that celebrates unique backgrounds, ideas and experiences. I will provide participatory lesson plan, learner centered, individualized and engaging lessons that enhance and improve the language acquisition of adult learners at the low beginner intermediate, and high level. I will provide individualized instruction, integrate Grammar, Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening Comprehension into all lessons, while addressing learner's goals. Learner will be able to select topic of interest and every lesson will be customized.

About Mary R.

Nací en Cuba, sin embargo, crecí en los Estados Unidos desde 1980. Tengo una maestría en administración y una licenciatura en administración y negocios. También soy traductora e intérprete profesional de Español e Inglés; orgulloso miembro de la Asociación Americana de Traductores (ATA) y la Asociación de Intérpretes y Traductores de Houston (HITA). Me apasiona mucho ayudar a los adultos a adquirir fluidez en el idioma Inglés para estar preparados para la vida y mejores oportunidades de trabajo. Excelente dominio del inglés hablado y escrito, y creativa en el diseño y la entrega de lecciones para adultos. Con gran experiencia en la preparación y entrega de lecciones efectivas y motivando a los estudiantes a aprender Inglés. Proporcionaré libros electrónicos, videos, lecciones en línea y técnicas de pronunciación a los estudiantes.

I was born in Cuba, however, raised in the United States since 1980. I hold a Master's degree in Administration and a Bachelor's degree in Business and Management. I am also a professional Spanish & English translator and interpreter; proud member of the American Translators Association (ATA) and the Houston Interpreters and Translators Association (HITA). I am very passionate in helping adults gain fluency in the English language to be prepared for life and better job opportunities. Outstanding command over spoken and written English and creative in designing and delivering lessons to adults. Highly experienced in preparing and delivering effective lessons and motivating students in learning English. I will provided e-books, videos, online lessons, and pronunciation techniques to students.

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Agustín D.
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Ms. Mary was extremely helpful and a great teacher. She answered all my questions and helped me improve my language skills. She provided me with up to date information. I highly recommend her. My English is 100% better because of her.

Posted Jun 10, 2019

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Experience

Translator & Interpreter
May 2018 - Present

Navigator Trust

Spanish Translator and Interpreter. Consecutive interpreter.

ESL Tutor
Jul 2017 - Present

MAM Literacy Advance of Houston

Teach the English language to students who are not native English speakers and help them improve their reading, writing and speaking abilities. Build curriculums and activities to assist students, answer student inquiries, and building confidence.

Spanish Interpreter
Nov 2003 - Present

Self-Employed

Serve as an Interpreter for Spanish speaking clientele. Assist in completing medical documents, making appointments, communication with physicians, and understanding of medical conditions.

Education

Master of Business Administration
Feb 2009 - Sep 2010

University of Phoenix

Bachelor of Science in Business and Management
Jun 2004 - Jul 2008

University of Phoenix

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Spanish

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

2018 Woman of Excellence
Sep 2018

Federation of Houston Professional Women (FHPW)

2016 Top Ten Business Women of ABWA Candidate
Mar 2015

Energy Express Network of American Business Women's Association (ABWA)

2015 Women of the Year
Mar 2015

Energy Express Network of the American Business Women's Association (ABWA)

2014 Woman of the Year
Mar 2014

Houston Area Professional Express Network of the American Business Women's Association (ABWA)

Affiliations

American Translators Association
Jan 2017
ATA is a professional association founded to advance the translation and interpreting professions and foster the professional development of individual translators and interpreters. Its 11,000 members in more than 90 countries include translators, interpreters, teachers, project managers, web and software developers, language company owners, hospitals, universities, and government agencies.

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