Teaching is one of the things I do best. I was in the academe for 17 years teaching college and graduate school students. Moreover, I had the opportunity to teach English and Japanese when I was in Japan.
Presently, I have several students learning to speak Tagalog. My courses are personalized depending on the need, the objective and the pace of the student. I inspire and motivate my students to be at their best especially in expressing themselves in Tagalog. I am very dependable, hard working and very enthusiastic.
I believe that no matter how difficult a language is, it takes practice, patience and perseverance... And don't forget, cooperation. So let's have a wonderful experience learning Tagalog.
Maraming salamat po at mabuhay!
Speaks English, Tagalog, Japanese
Teaches students 7 to 65
Teaching since 1995
Thank you for a great first lesson. I enjoyed the convenience and your flexibility. Looking forward to the next lesson.
Rosario is easy to follow and talk with, she made things easy to understand and then gave me opportunity to practice with feedback.
Always a pleasure to receive Rosario's patience as I learn! Very kind and instructive teacher!
Rosario was awesome on our first lesson. Very supportive.
Great . Very organized lecture
My kids really enjoyed the course with Rosario
Makes learning Tagalog a delight and very easy.
Communicative, thoroughly explains everything, and focuses on progress.
My daughter loves learning Tagalog with Rosario.
another great lesson!
salamat po palagi.
Excellent first lesson. Exactly what I am/was looking for. Looking forward to my upcoming lessons! Rosario is very good.
salamat po palagi.
One of the best instructors you will ever find. Amazing capacity to convey complex ideas in simple, easily understood terms.
Rosario as an amazing teacher!
Thanks for another terrific lesson!
Rosario's bright and light spirit, makes learning fun! I never sense any judgment from her.
i'm excited to continue with Rosario!
Salamat po palagi.
Excellent instruction. 100% professional and a dynamic teacher. Can't wait for my next lesson!
Still the best instructor for Tagalog!
Rosario is a great instructor!
Great first lesson! Based on how she structures the lesson, Rosario clearly has instructional background specifically in language learning.
Incredible teacher, highly recommend to anyone.
Rosario is an excellent instructor who patiently teaches her students. The art of learning any language is a difficult and yet Rosario makes it fun and enjoyable. If you are looking to find someone to teach you Tagalog, I sincerely recommend her. She will guide you through grammar lessons as well as give you insight on the Filipino culture! She teaches all levels and will work with you on your goals.Show More
Helpful, friendly and fun!
Easy to comprehend and fun!
good as always
Wow she's good. Very engaging, answers my questions effectively, and helps me practice Tagalog in a way that's implementable. Even though my lesson was only 30 min, it was very much worth it.
Extraordinarily professional, enthusiastic, encouraging, and patient. Superb tutor.
She will help you with any and everything.
Very helpful and friendly :). It’s uncomfortable to learn a language that my parents grew up speaking but I felt very comfortable learning!
Nageenjoy ako palagi.
The time with Rosario is excellent. I am learning so much about the Filipino Langauge! Thank you.
Always enjoy her lesson.
An absolutely amazing instructor! I couldn’t recommend anyone more. She is so patient and yet really works with you to keep you on track. I really appreciate the way she structures her lessons so you understand how to form your own sentences not just memorizing phrases and words.Show More
This lesson was excellent! There are so many nuances to a language and it is so good to have them explained instead of just memorized or learned as part of the grammar. The why is also important and helps cement that knowledge more. Rosario is so good at this!Show More
She is so joyful and makes learning fun. I cant wait for more lessons with her !!!
Rosario is great!!! So much energy and is very positive.
Awesome my son really enjoyed his lesson, and I was instructed on an excellent course of action to achieve my son’s fluency in Tagalog.
I really appreciate her adaptability within the lesson plan structure and allowing me to change it up as needed.
Had a great first lesson with Rosario. Looking forward to learning more!
Rosario's cheerfulness is very welcome!
She is patient and speaks clearly and is happy to explain things.
Rosario is a Great Instructor! She tailors the program to your needs, is very effective, and patient. She also provides study material! Salamat Po, Rosario!
Just had my first class and i feel so much confidence in my tagalog already ❤️
Rosario has been able to work with me closely to assure that the fundamentals of Tagalog are engrained in my head. She should write a book on how to learn the language because she clearly has excellent teaching skills and has broken the language down into a system that works for native English speakers. Highly recommendedShow More
Great instructor. Very patient and kind (and clearly experienced). She is one of the few individuals I know who can verbalize the rules in a way I can understand!
Great first lesson :) Looking forward to the next one!!:)
Magaling si Rosario
Great first session! Looking forward to the rest!
Rosario is a lively and deeply knowledgeable instructor that knows how to relay content in an entertaining and effective way.
She is an excellent teacher.
Talagang nag enjoy ako ng inyong lesson. Salamat po.
Translated with Google Translate
I really enjoyed your lesson. Thank you.
Very patient, friendly, & knowledgeable. I’m learning a lot.
Excellent instructor. Organized lessons and a good communicator.
Still having great fun with Rosario! I always look forward to our lessons. She's wonderful!
I just finished my first lesson with Rosario, and I absolutely loved it! She is so encouraging and fun, and had a very structured lesson plan. I'm so excited to continue on this language journey with her. 🤓
Very nice and easy to talk to.
I can understand some Tagalog because I grew up listening to my parents but I was always intimidated to speak it. Working with Rosario today was so encouraging for me. I'm excited for the next session. I've enrolled my whole family to learn Tagalog with Rosario and we're looking forward to the upcoming classes.Show More
Excellent! Looking forward to the next session! We covered a lot in such a short time without it feeling overwhelming.
I don't know why I was so nervous, she was extremely nice!
Excellent first lesson, excited for more
There are 2 types of speakers, new speakers and native speakers.
As a native speaker, Tita Rosario is very good at helping me refine my Tagalog. She does a good job at teaching the native speakers! She will tell me "Oh, that's a native speaker mistake" or "Native speaker mistake, here is the correct way!"
If you are a native speaker, SHE CAN TELL, and so will you. She will correct your grammar and make your tagalog beautiful!
Truly good at what she does!
Very Good Instructor!!
She is a very friendly teacher that made learning fun.
Just do it, you'll be happy you did. Very friendly and effective teacher. I would supplement the lessons with talking to someone who is fluent. Having the regular practice in addition to these lessons which teach you how to properly form sentences fast tracks you to speaking tagalog.Show More
Always excellent and inspiring cannot wait for next lesson
Learning and comprehending grreat
As always EXCELLENT
The experience was more than pleasant and very educational and gives me the desire to learn quickly and be able to converse with the teacher in her native tongue
Rosario is a wonderful teacher. She's patient and very supportive, and works to develop a strong foundation for speaking conversational Tagalog that is also grammatically correct. I strongly recommend her if you want to speak Tagalog as a native speaker.Show More
She is a fun instructor, very patient and knowledgeable.
I love Rosario
I really enjoyed my first lesson with Rosario. She makes you feel very comfortable and I am looking forward to more lessons.
I've been taking lessons with Rosario for quite a few months now. Rosario is a rare teacher who is both knowledgeable and a skilled communicator. I found each of her lessons to be focused and well structured. She has been very flexible with my lessons and totally understanding of my busy life. I truly appreciate Rosario for how she has helped me move closer to my goal of being fluent in Tagalog.Show More
Rosario is very good at explaining the language, how words are formed, where and when certain words and phrases are used, and she is especially good at preparing and sending lessons ahead of time so you can study and be ready for class.
I had a good experience. This was only my first session but her teaching was clear. She helped me with my pronunciation as needed and as questions came up she answered them so that I could get a clear understanding.
Fantastic, lessons was structured and I learned a lot.
Very patient and knowledgable.
Rosario is such a patient teacher. I really love her! I would recommend her to anyone interested in learning Tagalog.
Very patient and understanding! Can instruct very well!
She is absolutely great! I am so looking forward to continuing my classes
I Love Rosario teaching method. I am benefiting from her Style Of teaching greatly She is the BEST. She comes highly recommended by ME. She makes the DOTs connect in understanding the Languages. I LOVE IT!!!!!
Excellent instructor, very thorough.
Rosario is an excellent teacher. She provided lessons catered to my level of understanding and reviewed each lesson thoroughly. She's patient, uses time efficiently, and makes sure there is progress during each lesson. Her students can always expect to walk away from each class learning so much.Show More
Today was my first lesson and I can tell that I am going to have a great time learning with Rosario. She made the lesson enjoyable simple and easy to remember. Very anxious for the next lesson. I think I'm going to be able to have a conversation in Tagalog sooner than I think. I was encouraged and inspired to continue after Lesson#1
Rosario is a perfect teacher! I am so lucky to find her! She was well prepared for the lesson, and she would also make adjustments based on your needs. She is also humourous. This is just my first lesson, and I cannot wait for the next! I feel confident to make a progress with Rosario's help!Show More
It was awesome, I think she is a great teacher looking forward to next lesson
My first lesson was great. She is so patient.
Rosario is an extremely helpful and knowledgeable teacher. Her teaching methods work for me and after she explains the material it makes much more sense. I would recommend her to anyone trying to learn or enhance their Tagalog.
Rosario went out of her way to understand my level of Tagalog comprehension and was able to build a lesson plan around that. I was optimistic going into my first lesson, but after five sessions I am blown away with her professionalism, mastery, and skill. I am looking forward to continuing my lessons with Rosario to further my understanding of the Tagalog language.Show More
Rosario is very helpful. The lesson was well structured. I recommend her.
I've only had one class so far, but I can tell she knows her subject very well. Not just as a native speaker, but as a teacher of the language. Rosario is very nice, patient and follows the pace that you want to go (slower or faster). Great so far!
Ate Rosario was patient, friendly, and easy to talk to! I look forward to many more lessons.
She was very thorough and attentive. She helped break down the pronunciation of words and how to properly execute them.
This is my 3rd attempt at learning a new language: 1st was Japanese, 2nd was Spanish and now Tagalog with Rosario. I feel I have learned more with Rosario than with the class settings with the 1st 2 languages.
My goal, being married to a Filipina, was to not feel left out in Tagalog conversations. Being one on one with Rosario has kept my personal goal in mind. She is patient, understands my strengths and weaknesses, and stays at my speed. Her course is very well structured and I know what I have to do to reach my goal.
Rosario is very accommodating, and she teaches to the strength of the student, not redundant. She understands what and why I need to learn Tagalog.
My first lesson with Rosario was a nice experience. As a beginner, she introduced me to basic greetings that I felt were good to know for my future travel plans to the Philippines. I enjoyed her friendly personality and will continue my lessons with her..
I am completely new to Tagalog and Rosario does a great job of moving at a pace that is forgiving and comfortable for a beginner. I try to study on my own but I really only feel like I have truly grasped the concepts once I review them with her.
I am completely new to Tagalog and Rosario
Very nice lesson from a very kind teacher.
Very fun instructor! Takes her time to teach every detail of lesson. Patient and kind and knows the answers to all my questions...
Rosario takes time to go through the concepts at a pace that really helps me to learn the material. She uses time well and is organized in her lessons. I'm a beginning Tagalog learner, but I've been surprised how much I've learned already! I definitely recommend her as an instructor.Show More
Awesome teacher. Very energetic and helpful. I have enjoyed my tagalog lessons so far and definitely plan to keep going.
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