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Ellen A.

Clearwater, FL

$42/hour

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5.0 average from 19 ratings

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University of Southern Maine/La Universidad de Benito Juarez/Simmons College
Hispanic Studies
University of South Florida
Master's

Education

University of Southern Maine/La Universidad de Benito Juarez/Simmons College (Hispanic Studies)

University of South Florida (Master's)

About Ellen

I am an energetic, Florida certified teacher in Spanish K-12 and ESOL with a Master's Degree in teaching foreign languages: Spanish. I have experience teaching both K-12 and adults. Why learn Spanish? A second language can open doors for you, and it's helpful to understand what people around you are saying. Note that translation gadgets are only 60% accurate. For example: "The spirit is strong but the body is weak" translates into Russian as, "The Vodka is strong but the meat is rotting". Let me facilitate your learning! Not only will it improve your job opportunities, studies show that learning a second language improves your brain and memory. I am an energetic, Florida certified teacher in Spanish K-12 and ESOL with a Master's Degree in teaching foreign languages: Spanish. I have experience teaching both K-12 and adults. Why learn Spanish? A second language can open doors for you, and it's helpful to understand what people around you are saying. Note that translation gadgets are only Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Clearwater, FL 33755
In-person lessons
English:
ESL/ESOL,
Reading, TOEFL
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Reading, Spanish, TOEFL
Special Needs:
Reading
Elementary Education:
Reading
Business:
ESL/ESOL

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ESL/ESOL

I am a Florida Certified Teacher in the following subjects: Spanish K-12 and ESOL. I attended La Universidad de Benito Juarez, Oaxaca, Mexico, in addition to Simmons College, Boston, MA, and the University of Southern Maine where I graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Hispanic Studies. I received a Master's degree in the teaching of foreign languages from USF, Tampa, and lived in both Mexico and Spain. I have worked as a translator, court interpreter and school teacher for over ten years.

University of Southern Maine/La Universidad de Benito Juarez/Simmons College
Hispanic Studies
University of South Florida
Master's

Education

University of Southern Maine/La Universidad de Benito Juarez/Simmons College (Hispanic Studies)

University of South Florida (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $42.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Ellen will travel within 20 miles of Clearwater, FL 33755.