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Carlos B.

Engaging/Fun Tutor of ESL, English and Spanish

Phoenix, AZ (85085)

Travel radius
15 miles
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Carlos is a veteran public school teacher with over 16 years of experience teaching Second Language Learners. He is passionate about helping students succeed. Carlos works with both public school students and professionals equally and is comfortable with all ages.
He helps students improve self-esteem and grades while giving them tools for becoming better students. He helps professionals learn content related language in English and Spanish through focused grammar lessons or through a whole language approach in which content is secondary to improving comprehensible language.
Carlos is familiar with ACTFL (American Counsel on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and guide students through the levels of proficiency so that students can use the rating system to present their language ability in the workplace. Carlos can also direct students to online resources where students can practice a host of language skills on their own.
Most importantly, Carlos has fun and makes personal connections with his students. He believes that language is learned through meaningful use and his upbringing provided the basis for a life of rich language and cultural experiences.
He did his formal schooling in the US but spends quite a bit of time with his family in Venezuela. Although his first language is Spanish, he really learned English simultaneously and is completely literate in both.
His experience in public education spans K-12 and covers not only classroom teaching but mentoring, coaching (strategic teaching skills), technology, and language acquisition. He has worked for in-district grants in areas of technology and language acquisition focusing on Two-Way Language Programs.
Don't hesitate to contact Carlos with any of your language needs!

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Carlos’s subjects

Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Spanish
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, Spanish, Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Writing


I have a valid/current Arizona certification to teach English as a Second Language K-12.
I have been teaching Second Language Learners since 1996 in public schools in Arizona and two years in Illinois.


I have a valid/current Arizona teaching certificate for the area of Spanish (Spanish, bilingual) K-12.
I have been teaching Second Language Learners since 1996 in public schools in Arizona and two years in Illinois.
My first language is Spanish and I am fully literate.


I have played competitive tennis since I was 12 years old. I played through college on varsity and travel teams. I taught tennis for 4 years for players of all ages and abilities.
I have an NTRP rating in AZ of 5.0 and have played in club leagues and in sanctioned tournaments in Arizona.
I can teach basics to mental preparation for tournament play.

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Knox College (Spanish)


It was a good time! We had many conversations during the lesson and Carlos was able to recognize what my weaknesses were and try to help me improve them. His lessons are very interesting and easy to remember! ...

— Jihoon from Phoenix, AZ on 4/4/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

$50/hr, $65/two people per hour $90/2 hrs., $180/two people for 2 hours

Travel policy

Carlos will travel within 15 miles of Phoenix, AZ 85085.

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