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I am a Spanish teacher with over five years experience at the elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels of instruction. I have taught native and heritage speakers, as well as students with severe learning disabilities. I excel at connecting the student to the material, contextualizing grammar, developing individualized study techniques to enhance learning and performance while reducing student stress and anxiety.
Additionally, I have worked, interpreted and translated in professional, legal, and medical settings should students be interested in a more subject or discipline-focused use of Spanish.
Other facts you may be interested to know about me:
I recently completed my PhD from The University of Chicago. My research focuses on literary and film narrative from post-Revolutionary Cuba.
Education: PhD and MA from the University of Chicago, BA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I also earned a certificate in teaching from the University of Chicago with a specialization in second-language learning and teaching of Romance languages.
International experience: long-term study in Cuba, Spain, Puerto Rico; short-term travel in Argentina, Peru, Uruguay
Other languages: Brazilian Portuguese, French
I received a BA in Spanish with highest honors from the The University of Illinois in 2006.
I also received an MA in Romance Languages and Literatures (Spanish) from The University of Chicago in 2008.
I have a Certificate in Teaching from The University Chicago, which I earned in 2012, and a PhD in Romance Languages and Literatures (Spanish), also from The University of Chicago in 2014.
I have more than 5 years of teaching Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced Spanish language, Spanish and Latin American culture, literature and film (at the High School and University level).
I have over 4 years of experience working/volunteering in medical and legal Spanish.
Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Spanish, English)
University of Chicago (Master's)
University of Chicago (PhD)
Excellent Tutor — Jenna is an excellent tutor in so many ways - always prepared, always clear in her explanations, clear PowerPoint presentations, and at the level perfect for us. She is the best tutor for Spanish I have ever had and I recommend her highly. ...
Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00
Cancellation: 24 hours notice required
I require at least a 24 hour notice if a scheduled session is to be cancelled. I charge a 50% late cancellation fee.
Jenna will travel within 25 miles of Ann Arbor, MI 48104.
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