Escuela Oficial de Informacion Y Turismo. Madrid Spain (Other)
BA from Universidad Complutense (Madrid) (Other)
I am a native Spanish speaker who was born in Venezuela and lived there as well as in Spain for over 20 years. I have 10 years of teaching experience in two languages: English and Spanish. I have taught students of all ages from elementary school to adults. In addition to language instruction, I have also worked as a translator from English to Spanish for several international pharmaceutical companies.
My formal education is in foreign languages from the University of Madrid, Spain. I also studied at the school of Información y Turismo (the Journalism and Tourism School) in Madrid, Spain.
I also love to travel and have lived in several other European countries such as France, Italy and Switzerland. I will teach you not only the language, but the culture, the tradition and the cuisine to give you the full picture of the language.
I am an expert in the language of Miguel de Cervantes! I am very proud of my Spanish heritage; and with my instruction you will also become knowledgeable of all things Spanish.
INSTRUCTIONAL STYLE: Conversational and Grammar focused instruction. However, the curriculum can be adjusted to the student's need. I am a native Spanish speaker who was born in Venezuela and lived there as well as in Spain for over 20 years. I have 10 years of teaching experience in two languages: English and Spanish. I have taught students of all ages from elementary school to adults. In addition to language instruction, I have also worked as a translator from English to
Having no previous experience with Italian language, Graziella took me into her tutoring arms and never made me feel embarrassed about the trial-and-error language learning process. Although she started out by asking me what I wanted to accomplish in the time I had to accomplish it, she soon took hold of the lesson plan and worked diligently to help me. She is extremely patient, and neither leads too much or is too passive, but creates a perfect student-teacher partnership that works both ways. She is a pleasure to work with, and well worth the time.
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