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Jackie

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Speaks

English
Native
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Spanish
Native
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French
B2
,
Portuguese
A1
,
Italian
A1

About Me

I am an English teacher currently living in Spain. I first started teaching Spanish as a foreign language to college students at NIU, Illinois, USA. When I graduated from my Master's degree I started to work as a Court interpreter and translator. After a few years I came to Spain and I am now doing what I love: teaching English - I still work as a translator, which I love too. Being a translator helps me better understand the process of learning a foreign language as an adult, and develop teaching my techniques. Let me show you how - let's build your English skills together and improve what you already have. You will enjoy learning English!

Soy profesora de inglés americano y vivo en España. Empecé dando clase de español en la universidad de NIU, en Illinois, en EEUU, pero me vine para España, donde llevo varios años dando clase de inlgés a españoles. Soy traductora, así que puedo comunicarme en español cuando sea necesario: a veces la traducción es una herramienta muy útil en una clase de inglés. Prueba unas clases conmigo y verás cómo aprendes. Una vez que conozca tu nivel, puntos débiles que haya que trabajar, tus necesidades específicas y tus preferencias, trabajaremos juntos para conseguir lo que hasta ahora no has conseguido: empezar a hablar, a comunicarte en inglés y a ganar la confianza y soltura que necesitas. Y, a partir de ahí, ir subiendo de nivel hasta donde te propongas llegar.

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Teaching Expertise

Beginner
Upper Beginner
Intermediate
Upper Intermediate
Advanced
Upper Advanced
American English
Teenagers (12-18)
Adults (18+)
Curriculum
Homework
Learning Materials
Lesson Plans
Proficiency Assessment
Reading Exercises
Writing Exercises
Accent Reduction
Business English
Colloquial English
Grammar Development
Interview Preparation
Listening Comprehension
Phonetics
Reading Comprehension
Speaking Practice
Vocabulary Development
Writing Correction

Résumé

Education

1991 - 1993
M.A. Spanish
NIU - DeKalb, IL, USA
English-Spanish Translation & Linguistics
1990 - 1991
B.A. Spanish
NIU - DeKalb, IL, USA
English-Spanish Translation & Linguistics

Work Experience

2009
ESL Teacher
Independent professional - Madrid, Spain
Teaching English as a Second Language

Certifications

2015
Psychoanalysis
Madrid Association of Psychoanalytical Psycotherapy - Madrid, Spain
Freud's works and Melanie Klein's works in Psychoanalysis
2014 - 2014
English Proficiency C2
Michigan and Cambridge Universities (CamLA) - Madrid, Spain
English Proficiency acreditation
2014 - 2014
Certificate of Proficiency in English
CAMLA, (Ann Arbor & Cambridge Universities) - Michigan, USA
English Proficiency
1997 - 1997
English-Spanish Translation
CMS - Madrid, Spain
English-Spanish translation certificate
1990 - 1993
Dean's Award
NIU - DeKalb, Illinois, USA
Top Academic Performance
1991 - 1993
M.A. Spanish
NIU - DeKalb, Illinois, USA
Master of Arts Degree
1990 - 1991
B.A. Spanish
NIU - DeKalb, Illinois, USA
Bachelor of Arts Degree

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