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Kristen H.

Richmond, VA

$45/hour

Experienced, Certified Spanish and ESOL Instructor

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University of Virginia
Spanish Linguistics
University of Miami
Master's
Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra
Other

Education

University of Virginia (Spanish Linguistics)

University of Miami (Master's)

Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra (Other)

About Kristen

I am an experienced, certified K12 Spanish teacher and interpreter. I also have experience as an adult instructor of private, one-on-one Spanish for Specific Careers in fields ranging from law enforcement to construction. Additionally, I am an experienced private tutor of middle and high school students. I have also taught adult ESOL through the Chesterfield Technical Center as well. I am an enthusiastic, dynamic, adept teacher who is results-driven and strives to equip my students with the skills necessary for real-life language application.

In addition to being a language instructor, I am also a language enthusiast and lifelong language learner. In addition to English and Spanish, I also speak Haitian Creole, and I have taught myself Portuguese as well. I have a Master's in Latin American Studies with a focus on Spanish linguistics and Anthropology from the University of Miami, as well as a BA in Spanish Linguistics from the University of Virginia. I am a specialist in Spanish sociolinguistics and dialectology with expertise in the area of languages and dialects in contact. My passion is to learn languages and help others to do the same. I believe that learning languages open the door to new perspectives and life experiences in ways that transform us unlike anything else. This is what drives my passion to teach languages--the desire to share the same marvelous, mind-opening experience with others.

I look forward to hearing from you so that we can begin your language journey together!
I am an experienced, certified K12 Spanish teacher and interpreter. I also have experience as an adult instructor of private, one-on-one Spanish for Specific Careers in fields ranging from law enforcement to construction. Additionally, I am Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

I charge $45 for private, one-on-one lessons, but I offer discounts for multiple students.

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Richmond, VA 23236
In-person lessons
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Proofreading, Writing
Test Preparation:
SOL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish

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University of Virginia
Spanish Linguistics
University of Miami
Master's
Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra
Other

Education

University of Virginia (Spanish Linguistics)

University of Miami (Master's)

Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

I charge $45 for private, one-on-one lessons, but I offer discounts for multiple students.

Travel policy

Kristen will travel within 15 miles of Richmond, VA 23236.