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Carole L.

San Mateo, CA

$50/hour

Spanish - English Language Instructor

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 77 ratings
Fantastic Experience
— Liz, San Mateo, CA on 5/27/14

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San Francisco State University
Spanish-Business
San Francisco State University
Master's
Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Other

Education

San Francisco State University (Spanish-Business)

San Francisco State University (Master's)

Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (Other)

About Carole

I earned a MA degree in Spanish Language and Literature.

I have taught at SF State University, the University of Notre Dame de Namur in Belmont and Skyline College.

I lived in Mexico for an extensive period and understand the difficulties an English speaker might have learning to read, write and speak Spanish. I am able to assist the student to overcome Spanish language learning difficulties from pronunciation, grammatical and cultural differences.

Language learning is not difficult. It is the intuitive instructor who is able to inspire and teach the student.

Enjoy the benefits of being bilingual. Your life can truly change by opening new doors by being able to speak more than one language!
I earned a MA degree in Spanish Language and Literature.

I have taught at SF State University, the University of Notre Dame de Namur in Belmont and Skyline
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Policies
Cancellation
36 hours notice required

Please note that an hourly charge will occur should you schedule a class and not inform/cancel prior to 24 hours of the scheduled class.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of San Mateo, CA 94404
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Fantastic Experience"

- Liz, San Mateo, CA on 5/27/14

"Excellent teacher"

- Ashish, San Jose, CA on 2/10/16

"Wonderfully clear, logical, and engaging"

- George, Burlingame, CA on 6/4/14

"Excellent tutor"

- Sherry, San Carlos, CA on 1/14/14
Music:
Piano
English:
English,
Literature, Proofreading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Language:
Spanish
Elementary Education:
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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English

I have a strong background teaching at University level, Esl, foreign languages and English to adults.

Spanish

I have been a Spanish language tutor for over twenty years. I speak, read and write Spanish fluently. I lived in Mexico and traveled throughout Spain.

I earned a MA degree in Spanish Language and Literature from SFSU.

San Francisco State University
Spanish-Business
San Francisco State University
Master's
Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Other

Education

San Francisco State University (Spanish-Business)

San Francisco State University (Master's)

Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (Other)

Fantastic Experience — Carole did an amazing job not only in tutoring Spanish but in helping our daughter overcome the panic she would feel in class and during oral exams. Carole is patient, kind, fun, and very experienced. She tailored each session to our daughter's needs and was able to customize and personalize discussions in Spanish to our daughter's interests. She clearly thought about how to engage our daughter in ...

— Liz, San Mateo, CA on 5/27/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

Please note that an hourly charge will occur should you schedule a class and not inform/cancel prior to 24 hours of the scheduled class.

Travel policy

Carole will travel within 10 miles of San Mateo, CA 94404.