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ESTELA

Spain

Master in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, University of Barcelona.

Master in Communication, University of Barcelona

Degree in Communication, University of Barcelona

 

Estela has always loved teaching kids. Before coming to Hong Kong she was involved first in teaching English in a local school in Barcelona for 3 years. She also lived in New York for 1 year to improve her English while being a nanny. Later on she started teaching Spanish as a foreign language in different institutions in Spain like "Instituto Hemingway".

From 2012 to 2017, Estela has continuously helped her students to achieve excellent results in IGCSE (mainly from Cambridge and Edexcel boards), IB and DELE exams. Furthering her success, she created strong bonds with her students and an impressive score in their exam papers in Spanish Tutors HK last year.

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ROXANNA

Mexico

Master in Teaching Spanish as a Second Language, International University of La Rioja

Bachelor in Business Administration, Autonomous University of Queretaro

Roxanna has worked in Chinese university as a Spanish teacher for a solid 5 years. She has a perfect mandarin/putonghua level approved by the Confucius Institute Headquarter. In spite of such advantage working in Hong Kong, she is tremendously industrious and highly experienced in giving exam lessons like IGCSE and IB exams.

 

To put her university qualification in practice, she has a very organised plan for conducting playgroup, kids and teenagers classes. Students learn a ton from her and they remember what she taught deeply. Thanks to her chinese ability, adults who prefer to have Chinese-Spanish class environment could be fulfilled by her as well.

BEA

Spain

Master in Teacher Training, University of the Balearic Islands, Spain
Bachelor in Pedagogy, University of Salamanca, Spain

Bea has always loved teaching. Since her bachelor degree in pedagogy, she has been involving in the education field. Her passion did not last even after finishing her master degree in Teacher Training. For the past 6 years, she had the opportunities to teach in not only her home city and country but also London and Florida, USA for ages ranged from infant to primary school students, high school students and even to adult teachers. She knows how to teach students and how to teach teacher, the real teacher of teachers. A rich qualification and experiences certify her to help a variety of students to achieve A/A* in I/GCSE exams, and 6/7 in IB exams.

Bea has a theory of teaching Spanish to help his students achieve the best they could – Exam strategies with the focus on crucial exam areas + Customised teaching practices with challenging and diverse materials + Fun with the students. 

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SARAY

Spain

DELE Examiner, Institute Cervantes, HONG KONG
Certificate as Spanish Teacher, International House, Madrid, Spain.

Degree in Law, University of Salamanca, Spain

Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, University of Gothenburg (Sweden) and University of Salamanca (Spain).

Saray is a well organised teacher with 10 years of teaching background. She also has previous experience working as a Lawyer for different financial institutions. She discovered that teaching gives her more flexibility and direct personal every day contact with people which motivates her. She can easily engage students in whatever gender, age or cultural background to make sure that they achieve their leaning objectives. As an experienced mentor and tutor, she knows exactly what students need when they are learning Spanish and her teaching techniques are adaptable to each individual. Her passion and experience in language teaching and helping students to achieve excellent results in exams lead her to Spanish Tutors HK, to benefit more learners here.

She is also an expert in many exams, like I/GCSE, IB, SAT, DELE. She understands students common weaknesses and exam traps and she is keen to help all students here with those problems.

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RAUL

Spain

Bachelor Degree in Education specialised in Physical Education, Complutense University of Madrid

Raul has always dreamt to become a teacher and so his undergraduate programme revolved around education. He has been a teacher of teens and adult since he graduated and he perfected his qualification by completing a language teacher course. He has long been studying different Spanish exam papers, including IB, DELE, I/GCSE and A-levels, knowing all the essential exam techniques and students weaknesses. With a rich experience, Raul remains one of the most wanted and popular of the school.

He is also a book lover. He likes writing books, more than just reading them. For students who love reading and writing or have difficulty doing reading comprehension and writing a good essay, he can definitely help you tremendously.

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MARIPILI

Peru

Certificate as a Spanish Teacher in Foreign Language, International House Sevilla, Spain
Master Degree in Project Management, University of Granada

Degree in Nursing, National University of Callao
Native Language: Spanish

Maria is an expert in different international Spanish exam, especially AP, IB and DSE Spanish. She put a lot of effort to prepare tailored material for students and she will even concern so much that whether students like her class and how they perform in exams. Having taught a lot of students who takes the American and Hong Kong styles of examination with her wholehearted care and support, she has a huge teens fandom who got 5 or above in those exams. She is very skilled in noticing students weaknesses in different papers and helping them to overcome them.

Maria is also a creative teacher, kids love to attend her classes. Her lesson strategy is theoretical lecture plus gamification. She ensures students learn the concepts first, then they will have to practice though like Kahoot, role playing, spelling-bee, flash cards, all these are good for writing, speaking, grammar, vocabulary and reading.

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MARÍA

Spain

Master Degree in Teaching Spanish as a foreign language, Pablo de Olavide University

Degree in Translation and Interpretation, Cordoba Univeristy

Maria is a qualified DELE B1 & B2 examiner. She had worked as a language assistant in Spain, UK, France and China before joining us. During her job in these countries, She has attained and perfected her English and French to C1 level and Chinese to B1 level. With her deep global insight and eloquent international communication skills, she has a big group of former students who loved her lessons so much and all pass the exams with a decent score but without headaches (A in I/GCSE, 6/7 in IB ab intio).

She is truly an enthusiastic and professional teacher who would prepare a lot to maximise student's learning quality. She is very kind and patient and so she is especially good at advance Spanish grammar and oral practice of different topics.

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ANTONIO

Spain

Doctor in Biomedicine, University of Barcelona

Master in Teaching Spanish as a foreign language, IH Barcelona

Bachelor in Biology, University of Barcelona

Antonio is originally from Seville in Spain and he always had a passion for teaching. He did his PhD in biomedicine however after he become a Doctor he slowly realised that he enjoyed more teaching than doing research. Therefore he decided to do a career shift and got his Post Graduate Diploma as a Spanish Teacher. After teaching Spanish to foreign students in Spain he decided to go overseas to continue with his career. Antonio is also an Official Examiner for the DELE Exams (Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language) and he has been preparing students for the IGCSE and the IB exams for many years.

JORGE

Spain

Bachelor in Teaching - Early Childhood Education
Master in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language

Jorge is an experienced Spanish teacher that has given lessons to children, teens, and adults of all levels, from absolute beginners up. He has been teaching Spanish to foreigners in Spain for two years, and also in London for another two years. He has been experiencing the UK and International School board exams among all his career.

 

He likes to teach using conversation, reading materials, grammar exercises, and books. Jorge has helped students achieve top grades for IGCSE and IB exams through all this time, and especially since he arrived in Hong Kong with The Spanish Cultural Association of Hong Kong.

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NACHO

Spain

Certificate as a Spanish Teacher in Foreign Language, International House Sevilla, Spain.

Degree in Audiovisual Communication and Production, University of Valencia

 

Nacho is a well experienced teacher who has been teaching for the past 10 years.  Prior to joining Spanish Tutors, he lived and worked in Beijing for 3 years and has taught Spanish there in a number of language schools. These experiences enabled him to integrate with Hong Kong and understand the difficulties of his students in learning Spanish. 

A deep understanding of his mother tongue and a passion for teaching allow him to teach the language in a very fluid and lively manner. Nacho has also experience teaching young kids since he worked in MASS kindergarten in Hong Kong for more than a year before joining Spanish Tutors. He is enthusiastic and capable to motivate students to reach their potential.

In addition to that Nacho has guided hundreds of students to get top grades in their exams, he has specialised in IGCSE (Cambridge and Edexcel boards) as well as IB (Ab initio, SL and HL). He is totally familiar with the A-Level exam and knows all the exam drills of the mentioned boards in order to help students improve in the key areas that can easily boost the students grades.

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MIGUEL

Spain

Master in Teaching Spanish as a foreign language, University of Granada

Degree in Teaching - Specialised in Music Education, University of Barcelona

Miguel loves teaching and music. He has been studying different methodologies on helping foreign students to learn Spanish. Some students may found pronouncing Spanish difficult. As Miguel is greatly trained in Spanish and music education, feedback from his students are usually positive, with comments stating that he can help students improve  speaking and oral effectively and efficiently. He is thus a specialist in training students oral exams of different open exams, including I/GCSE, IB, AP, HKDSE and even DELE. With the help of oral topic prediction from our centre, he is definitely your solid choice in preparing school based oral tests.

He is also very skilled in teaching listening. He has developed a strategy on catching the major meaning of native-speed spanish-speaking thanks to his linguistic and musical background. By knowing the vital vocabularies and the used tense and conjugation ending of the speakers, he will help you survive high level exam listening and staying in hispanophone cities.

MARTÍN

Argentina

Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, International House Barcelona
Bachelor in Pedagogy, National University of Córdoba

Native language: Spanish

 

Martin is an enthusiastic and patient tutor who motivates students to reach their potentials and achieve their goals. He had stayed in Canada to teach Spanish after finishing his postgraduate diploma in teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language. Later he travelled to Japan for a year to further his teaching career until he decided to join Spanish Tutors HK a few years ago.

 

Martin is interested in languages and cultures, not limited to Spanish, but to a global extent, so it is his dream to spread this passion to his students. As a teacher and tutor of his students, he applies a series of engaging methods and materials to design his courses. He also likes to make use of technology to ensure students acquire the best learning and fulfil their academic needs. He is able to enlighten students to unleash their potential and pursue their dreams.

Martin is also an expert in engaging students with fun and challenging Spanish exercises to encourage them to strive for excellence. He is well experienced in teaching Spanish and familiar with IGCSE, IB, and DELE syllabus. His students are always on the top tier in terms of grades achieved in the public exams. 

MERCEDES

Spain

DELE Examiner, Institute Cervantes, Beijing + Hong Kong

Spanish as a Foreign Language Teacher, Institute Cervantes Shanghai

Master in Teaching Spanish as a foreign language, International University of La Rioja

Degree in Asia Oriental Studies with language and humanities, University of Barcelona

Mercedes has a degree in Asian and oriental studies, she is enthusiastic to share her own culture and knowledge with Asians. She had taught Spanish in China for a considerable amount of time so she got how do Chinese learn and think when they are learning foreign languages. Also thanks to that, she is proficiency in Mandarin/Putongua and even Chinese characters. If you are a Hong Kong local, you will know how much time she is dedicated to bonding between Spanish and Chinese.

She was an approved foreign language teacher and DELE examiner in different Chinese cities, qualification could be called doubtless. Knowing how to teach, examine and comprehend non-native Spanish speakers is a wisdom that not every teacher has, she can focus on the parts that Chinese learners feel incapable and bring up to the levels that locals are good at.

Mercedes teaches mainly exam oriented students students, ranging from teens who are preparing for IGCSE, IB Ab initio, and IB standard and Higher level as well as other popular exams like DELE or A-levels. She also helps adults to prepare for DELE exams since she is an examiner. She is keen to teach children too even her area of expertise is exam oriented lessons. She prepares and cares about her classes and students a lot, none of her students found her class boring or unrewarding.

IÑAKI

Spain

Certificate as Spanish Teacher, Insituto Cervantes, Madrid, Spain.

Degree in Geography, University of the Basque Country.

Iñaki enjoys contacting with people. He had always wanted to work as a freelance Spanish and social science teacher. Having both careers has enabled her to learn from students in both fields and if you are looking for a flexible and adaptable tutor he is an excellent choice. Iñaki has worked for the past 5 years in Hong Kong as a part of the Spanish Tutors Team particularly famous in explaining grammar and study tips.

 

He is passionate about the Spanish language and culture, specially science and history. As a tutor, he created lessons that engaged all learners by applying a variety of teaching methods, using ICT and providing interesting learning material according to student needs. Iñaki is very sociable, well organised, creative and patient person.

PALOMA

Spain

DELE Examiner, Institute Cervantes, Manchester

Degree in Translation and Interpretation, University of Vigo, Spain

Paloma has been a Spanish official exam - DELE examiner of the highest levels C1 and C2 for a long time in Manchester, England. With a superior Spanish linguistic ability, it is not surprising that she would go learn and advance other languages. She is therefore an expert in not only English but also fluent in French, Italian and Portuguese. To put her skills in practical use and enlighten the next generation, she had decided to take a bachelor degree in translation and she has since been a ELE teacher (Spanish as a foreign/second language) to students of different nationalities and an official translator working in France, northern Europe, Singapore and China.

 

Paloma's rich teaching and examining experience has benefit her students in Spanish Tutors to achieve A/A* in I/GCSE exams, 6/7 in IB exams and passing DELE with ease. She is one of the rare high level DELE teacher found in Hong Kong, your definite choice to level up your Spanish skills.

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香港西班牙文化會 - The Spanish Cultural Association of Hong Kong

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