Our Teachers

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ESTELA

Spain

Official DELE Examiner, Instituto Cervantes
Diploma in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, Instituto Hemingway

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 last year.

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CHARO

Spain

Master in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, Camilo Jose Cela University, Spain
Master Degree in Bilingual Education, Pablo Olavide University, Spain
Degree in Primary School Education, Huelva University, Spain
DELE examiner, Instituto Cervantes
TEFL Certificate
Certificate in Teaching Spanish for Adults, Instituto Cervantes
Native Language: Spanish.

Charo is a well seasoned professional. Besides her extensive qualifications, she has a wide experience in the field of education teaching students of various countries and origins. Having worked in the UK and with her TEFL certificate she can communicate fluently in English and Spanish. She is also an experienced and certified DELE examiner. She is very dynamic, enthusiastic, responsible and punctual. She loves teaching and learn from others. Her goal is to keep learning within her profession and help students achieve their goals  in the most efficient manner. Additionally she is tremendously industrious and highly experienced in giving exam lessons like IGCSE and IB exams.

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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

Certified DELE Examiner
Certificate as a Spanish Teacher in Foreign Language.
Master Degree in Project Management, Universidad Nacional Federico Villarreal

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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AINOA

Spain

Master in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, La Rioja University.
Degree in Translation and Interpretation, UAB  University of Barcelona

Ainoa is one of our best tutors for teaching Spanish online lessons.  Not only she has been teaching Spanish at University Lumiere Lyon II for the past 4 years in France but she is also a very resourceful teacher that has even developed her own Spanish teaching language app to assist her students in learning the Spanish language. She has also been a Spanish teacher at several official institutions in Spain. As an experienced Spanish teacher, she has given lessons to children, teens, and adults of all levels, from absolute beginners up.

 

She likes to teach using a very communicative approach. Combining conversation, reading materials, grammar exercises, and books. Ainoa has helped students achieve top grades for several exam boards including DELE, IGCSE and IB exams.

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AGUSTIN

Spain

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Philology, Language and Literature. University of Seville, Spain and University of London.
 

Agustin loves teaching, arts, and literature. He is very passionate about the Spanish language and literature. This gives him an advantage to help students preparing for the IB exam Language B Higher Level since he is very familiar with the literature texts required for the exam. In addition since he did part of his studies in London he is very fluent in English. Agustin has been studying different methodologies on helping foreign students to learn Spanish. As Agustin is greatly trained in Spanish and literature, feedback from his students is usually positive, with comments stating that he can help students improve writing, speaking and oral with great effort. He is thus a specialist in training students oral exams of different open exams, including I/GCSE, IB, AP, HKDSE, and even DELE Spanish.

He is also very skilled in motivation with kids-teenagers. He has developed a strategy on catching the major meaning of native-speed Spanish-speaking thanks to his linguistic background, catching the attention of those kids interested in these subjects. 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 Spanish cities.

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AINHOA

Spain

Master in Teaching Spanish as a foreign language, International University of Valencia, Spain.
Master in Spanish and Latin American Literature, University of Cinncinaty, USA.

Bachelor in Modern Languages, University of Deusto, Spain
Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language Course, Instituto Cervantes

Ainhoa is a very experienced teacher. She has taught Spanish as a Foreign languages at different universities in Spain and the USA (University Deusto and University of Cinncinati) making her gain a wide experience in teaching adults to learn Spanish. She has taught all levels in university from A1 to C1. Besides that in Hong Kong she has specialised in recent years to prepare students for the IGCSE and IB exams. Her students are very fond of her thanks to her dynamic and organised teaching style.

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ORIOL

Spain

Bachelor Degree in Childhood education with m.ention Foreign Languages, Universidad del Pais Vasco

Oriol is originally from Spain and is one our most motivated teachers. He has a true passion for teaching. Thanks to that he is able to easily motivate students that originally were not so interested to learn a new language. He always spends hours preparing his lessons and adapt them to each student to make sure the best possible results are delivered. Having a wide experience with toddlers and kids makes him one of our best options for the little ones, since they typically require a lot of attention from the teacher.

In addition to his experience with kids, he has become familiar with several exam boards like DELE so that students can not only learn Spanish efficiently but also achieve great exam results.

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MIGUEL

Spain

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

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

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. 

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.

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GARAZI

Spain

Master Degree in Teaching Spanish as a foreign language, University of Bilbao.
Bachelor Degree in English Language for Children Education, University of Bilbao.

Garazi is an experienced and friendly teacher. She was raised in Bilbao (Spain), and she is very familiar with all the international Spanish exams. Garazi has been into the language since she was very young. She can raise the interest of students of all ages and cultural backgrounds in learning Spanish, using her unique intriguing way of teaching, thus achieving the learning objectives. She is also very familiar with how to teach beginner Spanish as an official ELE examiner. Her techniques of teaching take care of each student's needs and her passion for teaching finally light her way to joining us, benefiting all Hong Kong students.

She ensures her teaching objectives are reached in each of her classes so her students can come back from IGCSE and IB exams with a favourable outcome. Such an achievement she earned a great reputation among parents and students.

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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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NACHO

Spain

Degree as a Spanish Teacher for Primary School, University of la Rioja (ongoing).
Certificate as a Spanish Teacher in Foreign Language, International House Sevilla, Spain.

 

Nacho is a well experienced teacher who has been teaching for the past 10 years.  Prior to joining our organisation, 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 our school. 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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IÑAKI

Spain

DELE Certified Examiner

Master in Information and Communications Engineering, University of Navarra.

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 our 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.

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CESAR

Spain

Phd in History of Art (ongoing)
Degree in Art History - University Complutense of Madrid

Cesar loves teaching and art history. He has been studying different methodologies on helping foreign students to learn Spanish meanwhile sharing other cultural and historical concepts about Spanish society and culture. Cesar is greatly trained in Spanish Teaching (from Teenagers to Adults), feedback from his students is 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. 

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 cultural 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 Spanish-speaking cities

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