Profile

Gerardo

$27 (45 min)
Qualification
MA Advanced English Studies
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona - 2018

BA Hispanic Philology - Literature and Linguistics
University of Santiago de Cuba - 2015

Name Gerardo
Country Spain
Native Language Spanish
Preferred student age
Students (17-22)
Adults (23-40)
Adults (40+)
Preferred level of students
Beginner
Pre Intermediate
Intermediate
Upper Intermediate
Advanced
Can also teach
English
Can speak
German
Portuguese

Subject

English

English for beginners

Hi, what is your name? What kind of music do you like? Do you want to improve your conversational skills?

Conversational English

Tell me a little bit about yourself, what kind of movies do you enjoy the most? Is music important for you? Which countries have you visited?

Reading and writing English

What's your favorite book in English? Would you like to blog in English?

Spanish

Intensive Spanish

¿Cuáles son tus metas para aprender español? ¿Quieres hablar español fluidamente?

Spanish for beginners

Hola, ¿quieres hablar español? ¿Te gustaría viajar por Latinoamerica?

Conversational Spanish

Hola ¿Quieres hablar español conmigo? ¿Qué tipo de música te gusta más?

Having Spanish friends

Reading and writing Spanish

¿Cuál es tu libro favorito en español?

About Tutor

Hello! My name is Gerardo and my purpose here is to help passionate Spanish learners to improve their communication skills, so they can have an advantageous experience with the people, culture, music, and history behind the language. I greatly enjoy making a real contribution to people learning my language and I have had several experiences achieving success with my students. Making the lesson fun, meaningful and interactive we can work together to successfully bring about your language goals.

Experience

I have been teaching Spanish as a second/foreign language for more than 3 years now. I have helped students improve their overall communication skills, always considering the specific language goals that each one of them had (e.g. conversational fluency, writing skills). I have trained students to take the DELE Spanish Diplomas (official titles certifying degree of competence and mastery of the Spanish language, granted by Spain's Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sport) with excellent results.

Teaching Approach

My teaching approach is based on Comprehensible Input (input that can be understood by learners despite them not understanding all the words and structures in it. It is described as one level above that of the learners if it can only just be understood). The focus is on acquiring grammar, vocabulary and correct pronunciation with interactive exercises and conversations based on real-life language situations.