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Fabia F.

Experienced Tutor with Harvard Master's degree

Experienced Tutor with Harvard Master's degree

$59/hour

  • 6,933 hours tutoring

About Fabia


Bio

Learn to learn! Improve your English, Spanish, French, or Italian. Do you wish you could write and speak better? I can help you study or work more efficiently in English, and also in Spanish, French, and Italian.
Are you forgetting the foreign language you already studied? It's all still there!
Are you planning a trip to Europe or Latin America? I can help you prepare for it.
I was educated in Switzerland, Chile, England, France, Italy, and the United States. I am multilingual and...

Learn to learn! Improve your English, Spanish, French, or Italian. Do you wish you could write and speak better? I can help you study or work more efficiently in English, and also in Spanish, French, and Italian.
Are you forgetting the foreign language you already studied? It's all still there!
Are you planning a trip to Europe or Latin America? I can help you prepare for it.
I was educated in Switzerland, Chile, England, France, Italy, and the United States. I am multilingual and multicultural, and a passionate Knowledge Engineer and transmitter of knowledge. I worked for 15 years with the Stanford Overseas Studies Program. As a Linguist, I specialize in pronunciation and grammar.

I look forward to our classes together.


Education

University of California, Berkeley
Symbolic Systems
Harvard University - Education - Interactive Technology
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $59
  • Rate details: Homework for each session reviewed for free. Free estimates and special rates for specific situations and needs.
  • Lesson cancellation: 4 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 5/18/2021

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

Public Speaking

Public Speaking

I work with students who needed to prepare for Toastmasters, scenes on stage and screen, professional presentations, and academic lectures. Some of my students are native speakers of English and they need to learn strategies such as accent reduction, vocabulary selection, stage posture, voice projection, breathing and pausing. Others are speakers of foreign languages who need the same skills in their own language or, if the target language is English, they need phonetic correction, enunciation/pronunciation clarification, accent control, and vocabulary management. I have worked with actors and voice actors in English, Spanish, French, and Italian. I have presented (with an without microphone) in front of audiences of up to 700 people, have led countless orientation sessions for overseas studies students at Stanford University, and I was a multi-lingual tour guide and events Master of Ceremonies at Club Med for 5 years.

Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I taught ESL at the Berkeley Adult School as part of my work/study as an Undergraduate student at UC Berkeley. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a Master's in Education at Harvard University. I am available for face-to-face tutoring, as well as for on-line sessions.
French,

French

I will teach you to communicate effectively in French, and give you the tools to continue to learn French throughout your life. I specialize in pronunciation.
Grammar,

Grammar

If you are ready to start writing and speaking English properly, I will help you correct your English grammar and syntax. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a master's in education at Harvard University. I am available for on-line sessions.
Italian,

Italian

I will teach you to communicate effectively in Italian, and give you the tools to continue to learn Italian throughout your life. I specialize in pronunciation.
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I work with students who needed to prepare for Toastmasters, scenes on stage and screen, professional presentations, and academic lectures. Some of my students are native speakers of English and they need to learn strategies such as accent reduction, vocabulary selection, stage posture, voice projection, breathing and pausing. Others are speakers of foreign languages who need the same skills in their own language or, if the target language is English, they need phonetic correction, enunciation/pronunciation clarification, accent control, and vocabulary management. I have worked with actors and voice actors in English, Spanish, French, and Italian. I have presented (with an without microphone) in front of audiences of up to 700 people, have led countless orientation sessions for overseas studies students at Stanford University, and I was a multi-lingual tour guide and events Master of Ceremonies at Club Med for 5 years.
Spanish,

Spanish

I will teach you to communicate effectively in Spanish, and give you the tools to continue to learn Spanish throughout your life. I specialize in pronunciation, and can work with you in both Latin American Spanish and Iberian Spanish (for Spain).
Proofreading

Elementary Education

Grammar,

Grammar

If you are ready to start writing and speaking English properly, I will help you correct your English grammar and syntax. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a master's in education at Harvard University. I am available for on-line sessions.
Vocabulary

Vocabulary

My background in Linguistics and my command of Spanish, French, Italian, and German, with some studies in Russian and Japanese, have broadened my language skills to include roots and prefixes from various sources. My vocabulary is comprehensive also because I am an avid reader and researcher, and because I have tutored doctoral students and professionals in many different fields and occupations.

English

English,

English

I will teach you to communicate effectively in English, and give you the tools to continue to learn English throughout your life. I specialize in pronunciation, and pronunciation correction. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a Master's in Education at Harvard University.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I taught ESL at the Berkeley Adult School as part of my work/study as an Undergraduate student at UC Berkeley. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a Master's in Education at Harvard University. I am available for face-to-face tutoring, as well as for on-line sessions.
Grammar,

Grammar

If you are ready to start writing and speaking English properly, I will help you correct your English grammar and syntax. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a master's in education at Harvard University. I am available for on-line sessions.
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I work with students who needed to prepare for Toastmasters, scenes on stage and screen, professional presentations, and academic lectures. Some of my students are native speakers of English and they need to learn strategies such as accent reduction, vocabulary selection, stage posture, voice projection, breathing and pausing. Others are speakers of foreign languages who need the same skills in their own language or, if the target language is English, they need phonetic correction, enunciation/pronunciation clarification, accent control, and vocabulary management. I have worked with actors and voice actors in English, Spanish, French, and Italian. I have presented (with an without microphone) in front of audiences of up to 700 people, have led countless orientation sessions for overseas studies students at Stanford University, and I was a multi-lingual tour guide and events Master of Ceremonies at Club Med for 5 years.
SAT Writing,

SAT Writing

Performing well on the SAT requires knowledge and strategy. I provide support during the preparation for the SAT. There are many ways to improve your score, beyond memorizing word lists, which will only help in a limited way. Let's review the basics, such as grammar, punctuation, and error correction, using simple and practical patterns, which will be useful also in the future.
TOEFL,

TOEFL

To prepare you for the TOEFL, we will work on grammar, reading comprehensions skills, verbal responses, vocabulary, and test-taking skills. My tutoring is tailored to your specific needs, addressing your particular weaknesses, and taking advantage of your individual strengths. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a Master's in Education at Harvard University.
Vocabulary,

Vocabulary

My background in Linguistics and my command of Spanish, French, Italian, and German, with some studies in Russian and Japanese, have broadened my language skills to include roots and prefixes from various sources. My vocabulary is comprehensive also because I am an avid reader and researcher, and because I have tutored doctoral students and professionals in many different fields and occupations.
Writing,

Writing

Let's develop strategies to communicate concisely and effectively in writing, and discover tools to continue to improve. Stop guessing and impress your readers. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a Master's in Education at Harvard University.
ACT English, Proofreading

Homeschool

English,

English

I will teach you to communicate effectively in English, and give you the tools to continue to learn English throughout your life. I specialize in pronunciation, and pronunciation correction. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a Master's in Education at Harvard University.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I taught ESL at the Berkeley Adult School as part of my work/study as an Undergraduate student at UC Berkeley. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a Master's in Education at Harvard University. I am available for face-to-face tutoring, as well as for on-line sessions.
French,

French

I will teach you to communicate effectively in French, and give you the tools to continue to learn French throughout your life. I specialize in pronunciation.
Spanish,

Spanish

I will teach you to communicate effectively in Spanish, and give you the tools to continue to learn Spanish throughout your life. I specialize in pronunciation, and can work with you in both Latin American Spanish and Iberian Spanish (for Spain).
Writing

Writing

Let's develop strategies to communicate concisely and effectively in writing, and discover tools to continue to improve. Stop guessing and impress your readers. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a Master's in Education at Harvard University.

Language

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I taught ESL at the Berkeley Adult School as part of my work/study as an Undergraduate student at UC Berkeley. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a Master's in Education at Harvard University. I am available for face-to-face tutoring, as well as for on-line sessions.
French,

French

I will teach you to communicate effectively in French, and give you the tools to continue to learn French throughout your life. I specialize in pronunciation.
Italian,

Italian

I will teach you to communicate effectively in Italian, and give you the tools to continue to learn Italian throughout your life. I specialize in pronunciation.
Spanish,

Spanish

I will teach you to communicate effectively in Spanish, and give you the tools to continue to learn Spanish throughout your life. I specialize in pronunciation, and can work with you in both Latin American Spanish and Iberian Spanish (for Spain).
TOEFL

TOEFL

To prepare you for the TOEFL, we will work on grammar, reading comprehensions skills, verbal responses, vocabulary, and test-taking skills. My tutoring is tailored to your specific needs, addressing your particular weaknesses, and taking advantage of your individual strengths. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a Master's in Education at Harvard University.

Most Popular

English,

English

I will teach you to communicate effectively in English, and give you the tools to continue to learn English throughout your life. I specialize in pronunciation, and pronunciation correction. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a Master's in Education at Harvard University.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I taught ESL at the Berkeley Adult School as part of my work/study as an Undergraduate student at UC Berkeley. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a Master's in Education at Harvard University. I am available for face-to-face tutoring, as well as for on-line sessions.
French,

French

I will teach you to communicate effectively in French, and give you the tools to continue to learn French throughout your life. I specialize in pronunciation.
Spanish,

Spanish

I will teach you to communicate effectively in Spanish, and give you the tools to continue to learn Spanish throughout your life. I specialize in pronunciation, and can work with you in both Latin American Spanish and Iberian Spanish (for Spain).
Writing

Writing

Let's develop strategies to communicate concisely and effectively in writing, and discover tools to continue to improve. Stop guessing and impress your readers. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a Master's in Education at Harvard University.

Other

ESL/ESOL

ESL/ESOL

I taught ESL at the Berkeley Adult School as part of my work/study as an Undergraduate student at UC Berkeley. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a Master's in Education at Harvard University. I am available for face-to-face tutoring, as well as for on-line sessions.

Summer

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I taught ESL at the Berkeley Adult School as part of my work/study as an Undergraduate student at UC Berkeley. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a Master's in Education at Harvard University. I am available for face-to-face tutoring, as well as for on-line sessions.
French,

French

I will teach you to communicate effectively in French, and give you the tools to continue to learn French throughout your life. I specialize in pronunciation.
Italian,

Italian

I will teach you to communicate effectively in Italian, and give you the tools to continue to learn Italian throughout your life. I specialize in pronunciation.
Spanish,

Spanish

I will teach you to communicate effectively in Spanish, and give you the tools to continue to learn Spanish throughout your life. I specialize in pronunciation, and can work with you in both Latin American Spanish and Iberian Spanish (for Spain).
Writing

Writing

Let's develop strategies to communicate concisely and effectively in writing, and discover tools to continue to improve. Stop guessing and impress your readers. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a Master's in Education at Harvard University.

Test Preparation

CBEST,

CBEST

I can help you prepare for the CBEST quickly and efficiently, by identifying your weaknesses and then reinforcing your understanding and language usage. I am available both or face-to-face tutoring, as well as for on-line (Skype, GoogleChat, etc.) sessions.
SAT Writing,

SAT Writing

Performing well on the SAT requires knowledge and strategy. I provide support during the preparation for the SAT. There are many ways to improve your score, beyond memorizing word lists, which will only help in a limited way. Let's review the basics, such as grammar, punctuation, and error correction, using simple and practical patterns, which will be useful also in the future.
TOEFL,

TOEFL

To prepare you for the TOEFL, we will work on grammar, reading comprehensions skills, verbal responses, vocabulary, and test-taking skills. My tutoring is tailored to your specific needs, addressing your particular weaknesses, and taking advantage of your individual strengths. I earned a B.A. at UC Berkeley, and a Master's in Education at Harvard University.
ACT English

Examples of Expertise


Fabia has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 1 question submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

Ratings and Reviews


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Reviews


Extremely knowledgeable, very enthusiastic and patient teacher.

Fabia helped me with pronounciation during our conversation. She also reminded me of the importance of knowing whether a word is feminine or masculin. I can't wait to do my homework so that I may get Fabia's feedback and constructive criticism. I'm certain that with Fabia's help I will be able to gain the confidence needed so that I may chat more freely with my Italian friends and relatives.

Angela, 4 lessons with Fabia

Great

It was a great first class! She recommended that I read books in French. A good recommendation that will help my French. We are also working on grammar. Thank you

Heifara, 4 lessons with Fabia

Enjoyable and Educational

Fabia does a phenomenal job of not only conveying knowledge, but making the process of learning fun. I believe that's what constitutes a great teacher. I also appreciate her patience -- at 63, my pace of learning is a bit slower than when I was in college or grad school :)

John, 58 lessons with Fabia

Very professional and knowledgeable tutor

I can’t say enough good things about Fabia!!! She has wonderful personality, she is very knowledgeable and professional. I truly enjoyed my classes with her. Would definitely recommend her!!

Jane, 2 lessons with Fabia

Knowledgable and detailed

Fabia was able to look through my writing and provide some much-needed, actionable feedback. She is also quite quick to respond to messages for those working under tight deadlines!

Molly, 1 lesson with Fabia

Excellent tutor

She is knowledgeable. She explains it well and understands what I am missing. She writes it down directly on Google Note, so I can review it. She knows how to teach easily.

Jiyeon, 56 lessons with Fabia

Great tutor - saved my daughter!

Fabia worked with my daughter on the past tenses in Spanish - when to use it, general rules of thumb and went through her homework. She was very positive and knowledgeable and my daughter learned a lot! Thank you Fabia!

Anna, 1 lesson with Fabia

A very personalized assessment

Fabia provided a very personalized assessment and, she identified my areas of improvement quickly. She has a very professional and warm approach. Fabia left me homework and, she encouraged me to practice some pronunciation every day. I really enjoyed my first lesson with her.

Lili, 9 lessons with Fabia

Fabia know her subject perfectly.

She is teaching me English pronunciations, writing. She is very good, because Fabia is able to identify my weakness. I am very happy with her. She is very professional.

YANET, 7 lessons with Fabia
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