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Mariela Andrade

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About Me

¡Hola! My name is Mariela and I am a native speaker of Spanish from Chile. I am a passionate of my culture and have been teaching about Chilean Spanish and its culture for quite a bit now!

I'm currently based in Spain, where I'm continuing studies at Universidad de Sevilla. In 2014 I moved from the United States where I had been teaching Spanish for the last 4 years.
Languages are my passion and teaching them is one of my favorite things to do with them only second to study them! I believe one of my strengths as a teacher is that myself am a learner of Foreign Languages and for that reason, I am in a position to understand you because I have been where you are. Learning languages can be a very fun and exciting experience if you get the right guidance. I not only have this experience but I also have been teaching Foreign Languages for a long time and I have a Master of Arts in Foreign Language Teaching from Michigan State University

My experience teaching English and Spanish is very wide: 8 years teaching every imaginable student in every available setting! From pre-k to High School, as a school teacher and as a private tutor, in-office business English teaching in adults learning centers in Chile and the US! I even gave private lessons of Spanish in Germany while leaving abroad! You need to get ready for an exam?! Not only have I worked as an examiner but also have successfully prepared students to take them and I have taken many too so I can tell you lots about how to get ready for many of them.

As you can see, I'm very flexible with my teaching and I will always try to adjust to my student's needs. I believe in tailored learning and years planning curriculum has given me a set of skills to do so. For this reason, I strongly encourage my online (future) students to take a demo lesson so we get to know each other and talk about your learning goals.

See you soon! ¡¡Hasta luego!!

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PhD Candidate
Universidad de Sevilla - Spain
Focus on Sociolinguistics and Pragmaticas, Digital Discourse Analysis, Bilingualism/Multilingualism/CodeSwitching/Code Mixing
2018 - 2019
Máster Universitario en Estudios Lingüísticos, Literarios y Culturales
Universidad de Sevilla - Sevilla, España
Focus on Studies in Linguistics
2016 - 2018
M.A in Teaching Foreign Languages
Michigan State University - Michigan, USA
Focus on intercultural affairs that take place in the teaching of a Foreign Language, particularly Spanish
2009 - 2012
Profesora de Inglés como Lengua extranjera, Licenciatura en Educación secundaria
Universidad Alberto Hurtado - Santiago de Chile
Especializacion en enseñanza de lenguas extranjeras a nivel secundario (adolescentes y adultos)
2004 - 2009
Traductor e interprete de ingles - espanol. Traducción escrita del alemán al español
I.P EATRI - Santiago de Chile
Intérprete de conferencias en ingles y espanol.

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2014 - 2018
World Languages Instructor (Spanish and English - ESL)
Prince William County Schools - Northern Virginia
Spanish teacher for advanced and intermediate levels of Spanish - Instructor of English as a Second Language for Adults
2013 - 2014
Profesora de inglés
Colegio Mayor de Penalolen - Santiago de Chile
Maestra de nivel intermedio avanzado para escuela secundaria
2012 - 2014
Oral Assessor for Cambridge PET Exam
Cambridge University - Santiago de Chile
Rater for the oral portion of the PET exam