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Shandra J.

Professional Tutor in Spanish, Portuguese and ESL

Professional Tutor in Spanish, Portuguese and ESL

$40/hour

  • 4 hours tutoring

About Shandra


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I am a professional Certified Interpreter in Spanish/English, Portuguese/English and Spanish/Portuguese by trade. I am a Native of Puerto Rico, I was born and raised there. Therefore Spanish is my first language and speak, read and write it perfectly. I came to the Mainland United States at an early age and never forgot my roots or how to speak, read and write Spanish, my parents enforced my Spanish education at home and school.

I passed my Spanish Language CLEP exam at the age of 19 while...

I am a professional Certified Interpreter in Spanish/English, Portuguese/English and Spanish/Portuguese by trade. I am a Native of Puerto Rico, I was born and raised there. Therefore Spanish is my first language and speak, read and write it perfectly. I came to the Mainland United States at an early age and never forgot my roots or how to speak, read and write Spanish, my parents enforced my Spanish education at home and school.

I passed my Spanish Language CLEP exam at the age of 19 while in college, with the support of my private Spanish professor who basically kicked me out of his Spanish class, citing my Spanish was too good to be in his advanced Spanish course. So he paid for my CLEP exam and I passed it with flying colors. The CLEP Exam is the equivalent of the SAT/ACT Exam for languages. I did my undergraduate studies at UT Arlington and did my graduate and post graduate studies with a master's and PhD in both Puerto Rican and Anthropology Studies, with a second master's and PhD in Language Studies and Language Interpretation at the Universidad de Puerto Rico Recinto de Rio Piedras . I am a certified interpreter for both Spanish and Portuguese with a certification for Community Interpretation from Catholic Charities Fort Worth and a Federal OPI (Over the Phone Interpretation ) Certification for Spanish and Portuguese Interpretation from Lionbridge Federal Interpretation, which is where I am currently employed.

As for my Portuguese, I am a self taught Portuguese speaker. I learned Portuguese before going on a trip to Brasil. The fact that I learned Portuguese and can speak it with native proficiency, later opened up an opportunity for a job with BRUSA as an interpreter both here in the US and in Brasil, but mostly in Dallas, Texas at the Dallas Cup International Youth Soccer Tournament. BRUSA, was an academy and Embassy type organization created for Brazilian and American soccer players to unite and play soccer and go on tournaments. Which also created a way for American and Brazilian players to becom


Education

UT Arlington, Tx.
History and Language Interpretation
UT Arlington
Masters
Universidad de Puerto Rico
PhD

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Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Portuguese, Spanish

Elementary Education

Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

English

English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary

History

American History, Government & Politics, World History

Homeschool

English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, Spanish

Language

ESL/ESOL, Portuguese, Spanish, TOEFL

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English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, Spanish

Other

ESL/ESOL, Government & Politics

Summer

ESL/ESOL, Reading, Spanish

Test Preparation

TOEFL

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$40/hour

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