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Rose R.

Palm Harbor, FL


Effective, Knowledgeable Spanish and English (ESL) tutor

4.9 average from 106 ratings
Highly Recommended Spanish Tutor!!
— Susana, Palm Harbor, FL on 12/23/14

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Eckerd College
Spanish, ESL
University of South Florida
Graduate Coursework


Eckerd College (Spanish, ESL)

University of South Florida (Graduate Coursework)

About Rose

I love helping others learn language and have over 14 years of experience teaching all levels of Spanish and English (ESL). I have a B.A. in Spanish, work with the public schools and local colleges and am thoroughly familiar with the Spanish culture since I lived in Spain for numerous years and have lived and traveled in Latin America as well. I specialize in working with students, children and adults who need help in becoming proficient. So, if you are a middle, high school (regular program or IB) or college student trying to keep up with your classes, an adult needing conversational Spanish or wishing to acquire Spanish skills for business, travel or getting ahead in the workplace, we can come up with a plan that will get you where you wish to go. If you are interested in having your child become proficient in Spanish, we can have a great time together learning the basics with fun activities and getting full immersion at home.

For those of you whose native language is not English, if you wish to improve your conversational skills, learn grammar, need to improve your reading comprehension or written English on the job, or even need specialized English for specific industries, I will be happy to assist you reach your goals. I have taught and continue to teach all levels of the English language and all skill areas (grammar, writing, listening comprehension, listening comprehension and speaking) at local universities and formerly directed a university ESL program before moving abroad. I have had extensive training and have trained others in teaching ESL methodology. I will be able to assess your current level and work with you on a plan to become fully proficient, speak with ease, improve your pronunciation and make you feel confident whether you are on the job, shopping or trying to speak to your doctor or child’s teacher. I have over 14 years experience teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) in the U.S. and abroad. If you are studying for the TOEFL, I can work with you to focus on key areas so that you can reach the score you need to access the university of your dreams.

I will also assist with proofreading papers or documents for students or professionals. I am here to provide solid support!
I love helping others learn language and have over 14 years of experience teaching all levels of Spanish and English (ESL). Read more

24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Palm Harbor, FL 34684
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"Highly Recommended Spanish Tutor!!"

- Susana, Palm Harbor, FL on 12/23/14


- Michaela, Safety Harbor, FL on 5/28/16

"Patient and helpful as a tutor"

- Kirsten, New Port Richey, FL on 3/8/16

"Very clear, and very relatable."

- David, Tampa, FL on 7/4/15

"Rose is prepared and ready to adapt to your needs"

- Johanna, Palm Harbor, FL on 6/12/15

"Great Tutor"

- John, Ozona, FL on 3/9/15

"First session"

- Sherri, Tampa, FL on 2/11/15

"Rose was fantastic with our kids!"

- Martin, Palm Harbor, FL on 1/2/15

"Not a good fit for us"

- Paige, Palm Harbor, FL on 12/20/14

"Knowledgeable, prepared, and super fun!"

- Tia, Palm Harbor, FL on 2/13/14

"Dona Rosa is Wonderful"

- Jamie, Palm Harbor, FL on 7/6/13
Rose replied on 7/7/2013

Thank you so much, Jamie, for your stellar review. I must say that it is a real joy to teach your children. They are incredibly creative and bright with boundless energy and enthusiasm which makes it easy to incorporate the Spanish language into our games and activities. I truly look forward to this class and my goal is to make each day with them special, fun and educational.

Proofreading, Reading,
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I have taught all levels of English as a Second Language (ESL) on the major university campuses and all skill areas (grammar, speaking, listening comprehension, writing and reading) for 14 years!

My students have improved and moved on to the university or have increased their job opportunities because their speaking and writing skills have been perfected. I will work with you to determine your weakest areas and will use innovative techniques so that you will enjoy learning and achieving your best!


I have over 15 years experience teaching all levels of English as a Second Language (ESL) and all skill areas (grammar, reading, writing, speaking and comprehension). Feel more confident speaking and on the job! I can assist you with English specific to your profession, help you prepare for university admission, or improve your ability to communicate with friends, teachers, or doctors. I have taught, trained other teachers and directed English language programs on university campuses. I enjoy working with my students where I can make a difference and see my students make great progress.


Over 15 years of experience teaching reading, comprehension, vocabulary, spelling and grammar to children and adults.


I have a B.A. in Spanish and have taught all levels of Spanish to both adults and children. I am also certified by the Florida Department of Education to teach K-12 Spanish. I lived and worked abroad in Spain for over 8 years, so whether you need Spanish for Business or want to improve your ability to converse, I will help you reach your goals. Children will become immersed in the language through games and fun activities and will have a great time in the process! I love teaching and taking the time and patience with each individual. Each person has a different learning style and it is important for a teacher to understand how a student learns best so that lessons are successful. I will take that time with you or your student.

Eckerd College
Spanish, ESL
University of South Florida
Graduate Coursework


Eckerd College (Spanish, ESL)

University of South Florida (Graduate Coursework)

Highly Recommended Spanish Tutor!! — Rose has been working with my daughter for two months now and my daughter and I couldn't be more thrilled. Rose quickly assessed her needs and they worked on building a stronger foundation of grammatical skill sets. My daughter's confidence level increased after every session and the improvement was quickly noticed with her ending semester grade as an "A". Rose is a very dedicated tutor and has co ...

— Susana, Palm Harbor, FL on 12/23/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $48.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Rose will travel within 15 miles of Palm Harbor, FL 34684.