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Amanda G.

Tucson, AZ

$40/hr

Spanish Tutor with Degree and Tutoring Experience

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— Diane, Tucson, AZ on 7/11/12

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Texas Tech University

Education

Texas Tech University

About Amanda

I am 35 and married, with 2 awesome children. I graduated from Texas Tech University in 2002 with a dual degree in International Business and Spanish. I spent a semester abroad in Spain at the Universidad de Pablo de Olavide where I took all of my classes in Spanish. Three professors at my university in Spain hired me to tutor them in English for several months. I have also spent 8-10 weeks in Mexico, mainly in Michoacan, doing community service and teaching the community about health awareness.

I have 8 full years of Spanish classes through high school and college and I still peruse some of my old Spanish textbooks to this day. Yes, just for fun. In my professional life, I have spent 10 years in the homebuilding industry where I am able to use my Spanish every day. I have also spent 2 years in sales. I recently completed several courses towards teacher certification although I have decided not to pursue completion. I enjoy my current career and tutoring on the side. It makes it seem more like a hobby that way!

I think I would have the most impact tutoring those students studying the beginning levels of Spanish or Business in Spanish but will accept all levels. I love chit chatting about verb conjugation and the preterite tense. I love to work on perfect pronunciation and increasing vocabulary. I believe that immersion is the only true way to true fluency, but with repetition, dedication, and practice, one can reach a certain level of fluency that will be a huge benefit in the world we live in today. Please email me or call me with any further questions.

Thank you! Or is it gracias?
I am 35 and married, with 2 awesome children. I graduated from Texas Tech University in 2002 with a dual degree in International Business and Spanish. I spent a semester abroad in Spain at the Universidad de Pablo de Olavide where… Read more

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Travels within 10 miles of Tucson, AZ 85742

"Amazing"

- Diane, Tucson, AZ on 7/11/12
Language:
Spanish
Homeschool:
Spanish
Corporate Training:
Spanish

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Texas Tech University

Education

Texas Tech University

Amazing — Amanda was a great help to my daughter in Spanish. My daughter went from an F to a high B (literally missed an A by .02) in Spanish all thanks to Amands's patience and ability to teach in a way that my daughter could understand and retain. ...

— Diane, Tucson, AZ on 7/11/12

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Amanda will travel within 10 miles of Tucson, AZ 85742.

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