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Irma R.

Miami, FL

$45/hour

Professional Spanish Instructor

4.9 average from 100 ratings
We got along very well! She's patient and a good teacher
— Suzanne, Miami, FL on 7/29/16

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About Irma

I like to customize the learning experience based on the student’s proficiency and matched with their goals and objectives. I leverage a variety of resources in tailoring the curriculum to help the student maximize their progress. I like to work with the student to create a personalized outline of what is the agreed upon course of action.

My instruction involves grammar, based on a side-by-side comparison with English grammar, with emphasis on proper verb conjugation and syntactical structures. I like to encourage student participation and conversation with appropriate pronunciation, based on the needs that the student has identified.

I have a degree in Education (minor in Spanish and Literature) and am a native Spanish speaker. I have been working as a regular part-time Spanish Instructor at Miami Dade College since 2004 and am a certified translator.

I am a very responsible, dedicated, highly motivated person with a good positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills. In addition to Spanish and English, I also speak Italian and French.

I have positive attitude and I’m very personable. I really enjoy teaching and I like to make learning easy and fun.
I like to customize the learning experience based on the student’s proficiency and matched with their goals and objectives. I leverage a variety of resources in tailoring the curriculum to help the student maximize their progress. I like to work with the student to create a personalized outline of what is the agreed upon course of action. Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Miami, FL 33138
Background Check: Passed

"We got along very well! She's patient and a good teacher"

- Suzanne, Miami, FL on 7/29/16
Irma replied on 7/30/2016

Thank you for your kind feedback, Suzanne! It is very enriching to work helping you to correct your few conversational and grammar mistakes, while talking about current topics and enjoying your fluency, comprehension and knowledge in sociopolitical studies. Students like you make teaching the most enjoyable work ever!

"Professional, Knowledgeable & Courteous"

- Christopher, Miami, FL on 9/25/16

"Great tutor!"

- Christine, Miami, FL on 9/18/16

"Excellent ,passionate and patience"

- Priya, Hollywood, FL on 9/10/16

"Excellent tutor!"

- Anna, Miami, FL on 8/22/16
Irma replied on 8/28/2016

Thank you very much for so kind feedback, Anna and Charlie! I feel that I benefit greatly from been your WyzAnt’s Tutor, as I really enjoy to help you in your Spanish progress, and I always have a wonderful time with you in our sessions.:)

"Prepared and conversational."

- Deya, Miami, FL on 8/16/16

"Wonderful Tutor"

- Pearl, Hollywood, FL on 2/15/16
Irma replied on 5/11/2016

Thank you very much for your feedback, dear Pearl. I love tutoring Cheche. He focuses all the time, he learn fast, and we have fun in the process of tutoring and learning. I am happy about his progress!

"Great tutor"

- Mihaela, North Miami Beach, FL on 1/4/16
Irma replied on 1/4/2016

...And I am truly thankful for you to choose me to help you to improve your English conversational skills! You are a wonderful student and a very talented happy person, always smiling and enjoying the process of learning. It’s a great pleasure to be your WyzAnt tutor!
Thank you very much, Mihaela!

"Perfect lessons"

- Walter, Miami Beach, FL on 10/22/15
Irma replied on 1/4/2016

Thank you very much, Dr. Walter for your feedback, review, and kind words. They mean a lot of more than words are able to express, to me. ¡Muchísimas gracias!

"Excellent tutor"

- Irene, Miami, FL on 7/22/15
Irma replied on 1/13/2016

I appreciate very much your kind words. It was a lovely experience to meet you and your triplets to help them to improve their Spanish. They are able to advance very fast and memorize subjects fluently in a natural way. I hope to see you again in the future, in a fitting schedule, to continue our lessons.

"Knowledgeable and friendly ."

- Ron, San Francisco, CA on 6/8/15
Irma replied on 6/18/2015

Thank you very much, Ron. It is easy to work with you. You catch quickly, and focus in the practice with enthusiasm and interest.

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We got along very well! She's patient and a good teacher — We had an in depth thorough lesson with speaking, vocabulary, grammar, and conjugation. Very balanced. Very nice lady and very professional ...

— Suzanne, Miami, FL on 7/29/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Irma will travel within 15 miles of Miami, FL 33138.