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Patrick K.

Philadelphia, PA

$50/hour

SJU Student for Superior Spanish Tutoring and Proficiency

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Saint Joseph's University
Marketing

Education

Saint Joseph's University (Marketing)

About Patrick

I am currently a rising senior at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA. I am a Marketing major with minors in Spanish Language and International Business Studies.

For over half my life, I have studied Spanish and its various dialects spoken around the world. My first exposure to the language was in middle school when I immersed myself into practicing my reading, writing, and speaking skills. Soon after I began my studies, I realized that I had a niche for Spanish and what opportunities speaking a foreign language can give an individual. I not only learned how to communicate and translate in Spanish, but I also learned how to think in the language when speaking to native speakers. In order to expand my knowledge and exposure to the language, I continued my studies throughout high school and was inducted into the Spanish National Honor Society for high school students in the Spring of 2011. In May 2013, I took the Advanced Placement Spanish Language Exam which was a cultivation of all the knowledge I gained throughout my studies thus far.

Encouraged by my great secondary education, I pursued a minor in Spanish to further widen my range of not only my knowledge of the language itself, but also of the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries around the world. I also learned several new dialects which greatly helped in understanding the literature, art, and politics of those countries. In the Spring of 2016, I was inducted into Sigma Delta Pi, the national Spanish Honor Society for university students.

Due to my great experience in learning a foreign language, I want to spread that enthusiasm to others who are struggling with learning Spanish or to those who want to learn more about a language they already love.

I genuinely care about my pupils and want them to learn the language rather than simply regurgitate vocabulary. I take into consideration his or her learning style(s) as well as their ability to grasp information. Having ADHD myself, I have a hard time concentrating at times. But when I enjoy what I am learning and the way through which I learn it, I absorb information so much better.
I am currently a rising senior at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA. I am a Marketing major with minors in Spanish Language and International Read more

Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Philadelphia, PA 19131
In-person lessons
Language:
Spanish

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Spanish

I have the following credentials and qualifications: I am a member of the National Spanish Honor Society for High School Students. And I am a member of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Spanish Honor Society for University students. I traveled to Costa Rica and Nicaragua through ACIS Travels (winter 2012). I also traveled to Spain for three weeks to learn about various cultures, dialects, and histories within select regions of the nation (summer 2016).

Saint Joseph's University
Marketing

Education

Saint Joseph's University (Marketing)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Patrick will travel within 10 miles of Philadelphia, PA 19131.