Over 400 tutoring hours

Judy R.

San Diego, CA

$58/hr

A Spanish Teacher with Results.

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Background check passed as of 3/20/14
5.0 Avg. Rating
 
 
188 Ratings
 
 
5hrs Response Time
Wonderful tutor - highly recommend!
— Katie, San Diego, CA on 3/28/15

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San Diego State University
Spanish with Teaching Emphasis
Georgetown University
Master's

Education

San Diego State University (Spanish with Teaching Emphasis)

Georgetown University (Master's)

About Judy

I am a native Spanish speaker who has studied the language extensively. I learned Spanish in my home and studied it formally throughout my college years. I received my Bachelor's Degree in Spanish with a teaching emphasis and a minor in Portuguese.

I continued to study Spanish at Georgetown University where I received a Master's Degree in Spanish Linguistics. Both Georgetown and SDSU prepared me for my career, but not only as a teacher of a language, but as a language learner, as well. This theoretical and practical knowledge easily translated into the classroom environment.

I have taught middle and high school Spanish. In addition, I have taught adults at the college level. Most recently, I taught intensive Spanish to government and military personnel. I am quite knowledgeable regarding the requirements for the government's language proficiency requirements and with the best techniques to aid in becoming more fluent.

In addition to my teaching experience, I have been a tutor since I was in high school and have continued to tutor into my adult life. I have tutored middle and high schoolers, college students and adults learning for pleasure and/or their careers.

As a teacher, I am familiar with the most effective teaching methodologies. As a tutor, I know how to tailor-make lesson plans to facilitate learning for each individual student. Language learning should be fun, engaging and about you, the learner. I look forward to helping you learn and enjoy Spanish and Spanish culture as much as I do!
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Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required

Rate is per person, per hour. Group rate: Each person discounted 20% of per person rate.

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of San Diego, CA 92110
Background Check: Passed

"Wonderful tutor - highly recommend!"

- Katie, San Diego, CA on 3/28/15

"Friendly, easy to talk to, very knowledgeable."

- Kimberly, Del Mar, CA on 7/7/15

"Raised my grade!"

- Anne , San Diego, CA on 6/3/15

"Absolutely OUTSTANDING Tutor"

- Joanna, San Diego, CA on 2/16/15

"Phenomenal Instructor!"

- Reilly, San Diego, CA on 8/30/14

"A great motivator."

- Andrea, Rancho Santa Fe, CA on 8/5/13

"Best tutor I have ever had."

- Francesca, San Diego, CA on 5/30/13

"Great Tutor"

- Sandra, San Diego, CA on 4/13/13

"Excellent Tutor"

- Charlene, San Diego, CA on 11/9/12
Language:
Spanish
Homeschool:
Spanish
Corporate Training:
Spanish

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Spanish

While many tutors offer tutoring in various subjects, I strictly offer tutoring in my field, Spanish. Of course as a trained teacher I can assess a student, offer advice about organization and study habits, but I strictly tutor in the Spanish Language. I am not a jack-of-all-trades. I am a Spanish Teacher and my entire career has been dedicated to becoming a better Spanish Instructor. You will find few that are as dedicated to the teaching of the Spanish Language as I am.

San Diego State University
Spanish with Teaching Emphasis
Georgetown University
Master's

Education

San Diego State University (Spanish with Teaching Emphasis)

Georgetown University (Master's)

Wonderful tutor - highly recommend! — I am so grateful for the time that Judy spent tutoring me in Spanish this week and know that my strong performance on my competency exam was due to her thorough explanations and detailed knowledge of when and how to use various conjugations, among other concepts. Judy was extremely patient and explained concepts to me in a few minutes that I hadn't learned after years of studying Spanish in an aca ...

— Katie, San Diego, CA on 3/28/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $58.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Rate is per person, per hour. Group rate: Each person discounted 20% of per person rate.

Travel policy

Judy will travel within 30 miles of San Diego, CA 92110.

Background Check Status for Judy R.

Judy R. passed a background check on 3/20/14. The check was ordered by Judy through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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