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Adriana Q.

Mercer Island, WA

$50/hr

¡Hablemos en español!

Background check passed as of 6/12/14
Usually responds in about 6 hours

¡Hablemos en español!

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Hi! My name is Adriana, and I am a native Spanish speaker. I recently moved with my family to Seattle from tropical Costa Rica. I have a Master's degree in Botany, and two children. Back in Costa Rica, I worked as an Environmental Educator while my husband did research in the tropical forest, now he is at the UW and I enjoy my time teaching Spanish!
In the last couple of years I have been teaching Spanish in a one-to-one setting, in a more informal, comfortable, fun and positive way. I specially like motivating students to:

- carry a fluent conversation in Spanish and feel good about being able to do it

- learn more about cultural differences in Spanish-speaking countries and maybe visiting or studying abroad to practice their Spanish skills

- be able to address different/interesting subjects such as the environment, history, technology, health, etc. depending on the age and interest of the student

- keep the love of learning a new language alive!

I have also accumulated experience in the area of medical translations. During recent years there has been a growing need for understanding Hispanic patients in hospitals and clinics in the US, a situation that has been addressed by hiring medical interpreters, but sometimes these professionals may not be readily available at all times, therefore I can help healthcare professionals learn the basics of medical Spanish and be able to understand and treat their Spanish-speaking patients.

Testimonials

"Continues to be Excellent!"

- Jordan, Mercer Island, WA on 11/22/14
Language:
Spanish
Homeschool:
Spanish
Corporate Training:
Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Spanish

I am a native Spanish speaker, who grew up in Costa Rica and went to a bilingual school there. Once I graduated from the University of Costa Rica I enrolled in graduate programs in the US, graduating with a Master's degree from the U of Georgia. I have lived in both countries for a number of years and understand the growing need to become proficient in the use of several languages to increase global and cultural intelligence in the population. Communication across cultures is necessary to achieve success. I will like to contribute my knowledge and live experience in a Latin american country.

University of Costa Rica
Plant Sciences
University of Georgia
Master's

Education

University of Costa Rica (Plant Sciences)

University of Georgia (Master's)

Continues to be Excellent! — My Mom has been taking Spanish lessons from Adriana now for almost six months. she is patient, knowledgeable, and her lesson plans are organized. It has made a world of difference. ...

— Jordan, Mercer Island, WA on 11/22/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Adriana will travel within 15 miles of Mercer Island, WA 98040.


About Adriana

Hi! My name is Adriana, and I am a native Spanish speaker. I recently moved with my family to Seattle from tropical Costa Rica. I have a Master's degree in Botany, and two children. Back in Costa Rica, I worked as an Environmental Educator while my husband did research in the tropical forest, now he is at the UW and I enjoy my time teaching Spanish!
In the last couple of years I have been teaching Spanish in a one-to-one setting, in a more informal, comfortable, fun and positive way. I specially like motivating students to:

- carry a fluent conversation in Spanish and feel good about being able to do it

- learn more about cultural differences in Spanish-speaking countries and maybe visiting or studying abroad to practice their Spanish skills

- be able to address different/interesting subjects such as the environment, history, technology, health, etc. depending on the age and interest of the student

- keep the love of learning a new language alive!

I have also accumulated experience in the area of medical translations. During recent years there has been a growing need for understanding Hispanic patients in hospitals and clinics in the US, a situation that has been addressed by hiring medical interpreters, but sometimes these professionals may not be readily available at all times, therefore I can help healthcare professionals learn the basics of medical Spanish and be able to understand and treat their Spanish-speaking patients.

Testimonials

"Continues to be Excellent!"

- Jordan, Mercer Island, WA on 11/22/14
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Education

University of Costa Rica
Plant Sciences
University of Georgia
Master's

Education

University of Costa Rica (Plant Sciences)

University of Georgia (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Mercer Island, WA 98040

Adriana’s Subjects

Language:
Spanish
Homeschool:
Spanish
Corporate Training:
Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Background Check Status for Adriana Q.

Adriana Q. passed a background check on 6/12/14. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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