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Richard C.

San Diego, CA

$30/hour

Rick C. Spanish Levels 1-3, U.S. History

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 11/3/14
4.8 average from 4 ratings

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Colrado State University @ Pueblo
Spanish

Education

Colrado State University @ Pueblo (Spanish)

About Richard

I grew up in a Catholic orphanage at the Mission San Diego de Alcala, in San Diego, CA. A lifelong love of the Spanish language began there and has continued to this day. I majored in Spanish and Social Science at the University of Southern Colorado, which has since been renamed Colorado State University @ Pueblo.

I, along with a native Spanish speaker from Columbia, co-taught a course entitled "Spanish for Law Enforcement Personnel" to approximately 600 students in 13 separate two-week classes from 2000-2004. The process of learning a foreign language begins with an understanding of the basics such as grammar, verb conjugation, tense and mood, and how to translate sentence structure. I can certainly help students utilizing the one on one tutoring format. It is infinitely less intimidating to respond to an individual as opposed to an entire class, especially when the pronunciation process is in its infancy.

Social Studies are to my mind the ability to put difficult concepts, in their respective historical time frames and periods. Once a student understands the basic philosophical movement which underlines a particular period, then understanding is enhanced greatly.

I am flexible with a time schedule and if given a 24-hour cancellation notice can reschedule a tutoring session. My goal is to make every session helpful and productive. Successful outcomes must be measured and tracked. I look forward to hearing from you.



I grew up in a Catholic orphanage at the Mission San Diego de Alcala, in San Diego, CA. A lifelong love of the Spanish language began there and has continued to this day. I majored in Spanish and Social Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 27 miles of San Diego, CA 92103
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Language:
Spanish
History:
American History, European History, World History

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Colrado State University @ Pueblo
Spanish

Education

Colrado State University @ Pueblo (Spanish)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Richard will travel within 27 miles of San Diego, CA 92103.