Universidad Viña del Mar (Communications)
University of Connecticut (Master's)
University of Connecticut (PhD)
I am a native speaker from Chile and I have a M.A. and a Ph.D. in Spanish language and Cultural Studies. I have 16 years of experience teaching at different universities and Middle School. I have taught all levels of Spanish, from Elementary Language to Hispanic Literature, Film and Culture, both in Spanish and English, as well as English as Second Language. I also have studies and experience in Communications, especially Journalism (all formats).
I am a Communications, Grammar and Literature scholar. I am fluent in English and Spanish with advanced skills, oral and written. I have written and presented academic papers in both languages. I have expertise in editing, teaching composition (including creative writing) and reading methods (including discourse analysis).
I have worked with students from traditional and diverse backgrounds, as well as students with physical and learning disabilities. I use a diverse array of teaching tools and methodologies. I have excellent student evaluations and supervisor reviews.
I am very patient, adaptable, dynamic, open-minded, and an out-of-the-box thinker. I have successful experience with all learning styles. I am a native speaker from Chile and I have a M.A. and a Ph.D. in Spanish language and Cultural Studies. I have 16 years of experience teaching at different universities and Middle School. I have taught all levels of Spanish, from
Leonardo adapts to the style of learning that best suits your needs. He is very patient and waits for the student to speak, even if struggling. This is very rare, in my experience. But the only way to learn a language is to speak and it is so important that the teacher allow you to do this.
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