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''Jose is an amazing tutor. He's always well prepared, on time, kind, patient, and knows how to push my Spanish further than I thought I would be able to go. He's very flexible during the sessions to discuss things that happened during the previous week or discuss a Spanish movie that I watched. I appreciate his approach and I'm excited to continue lessons with Jose. '' 2018-04-16 00:00:00
''She was very patient and encouraging and pleasant to talk to. '' 2018-04-11 00:00:00
''Ivette spoke in Spanish for the majority of the time during each lesson, which helped me to hear the language and understand it more. She also was very encouraging of my attempts to use the language during class. She had a strong background in theory, and was able to explain the way that the language works in a manner that really made sense. Also, she kept my specific goals in mind and was able to tell me how words varied in different places, for instance people in South America and people in Mexico might use different words for the same concept. '' 2018-04-03 00:00:00
''Used Spanish through out the lesson and added cultural aspects as we went through the sessions'' 2018-04-03 00:00:00
''Maria was approachable but also very prepared. I enjoyed her style of teaching!'' 2018-03-30 00:00:00
''Jose was extremely patient and personable. He did an excellent job answering our questions and encouraging us when we felt we weren't picking up Spanish at what we felt was the expected pace. We greatly appreciated his approach and style of teaching. '' 2018-03-28 00:00:00
''Consuelo is fantastic! I will miss my time with her. She was great at meeting my individual needs. '' 2018-03-21 00:00:00
''She explained everything in a clear, understandable manner and was so helpful with all the questions that we had. '' 2018-03-20 00:00:00
''This review is actually for Iris (not an option at the top). Iris encouraged and enabled Spanish-only speaking during our classes. Made us comfortable even if we didn't know how to express something, to help the flow of conversation.'' 2018-03-13 00:00:00
''Gonzalo was very kind and was very much interested in trying to help me get better.'' 2018-03-05 00:00:00
''This tutor spoke almost zero English, which was my preference. '' 2018-03-05 00:00:00
''he is a good listener; comes well-prepared; encourages us to speak a lot; on time; considerate'' 2018-02-23 00:00:00
''Juana Rosa was amazing. These were individual classes and she was on point the whole time. She was friendly and sociable to make me comfortable yet always always kept my brain in Spanish Mode. She's the best.'' 2018-02-21 00:00:00
''Angelica is a wonderful teacher. She is patient and flexible with scheduling sessions. I like her enthusiasm. '' 2018-02-21 00:00:00
''Jose is extremely kind and patient and itís evident that heís excited to see me learn. He was faithful to keeping in Spanish. Even when I would break into English he would still respond in Spanish. '' 2018-02-17 00:00:00
''Engage in relevant conversation'' 2018-02-17 00:00:00
''He individualized the content and conversations to both our needs and relevant topics to us.'' 2018-02-16 00:00:00
''During class, Alvaro has been good at keeping the classes focused on what is most important to me. In my case, this is maximizing the time spent using the language. He has also done a good job to mix in exercises and memorization drills to help me gain the vocabulary to expand our conversations. Most of all, where I benefit with Alvaro is in his approach to conversation. He strikes a good balance when correcting my speech, allowing me to get my thoughts out rather than aggressively fixing every single error. But he keeps a log of the words and mistakes that I do make so we can review outside of the flow of our discussions. I also appreciate that he talks to me like an adult. We discuss current events and he tries his best to speak as he would to another native speaker -- well as much as he can given that I still need to ask for some explanations along the way. I think the number of tutors and teachers I have had over the last 12 years (not just with Spanish Blackbelt) that I have been trying to learn this language numbers in the 20s. Alvaro is easily one of the best I have had and I am excited to keep my sessions going.'' 2018-02-02 00:00:00
''She is attentive, clear, encouraging and does a lot of positive reinforcement via praise (which is the best!)... she is flexible and personable too. I enjoy working with her.'' 2018-01-31 00:00:00
''Maria was great at explaining concepts and providing useful examples that apply to everyday life. She was really helpful with bringing the theory into everyday conversation.'' 2018-01-31 00:00:00
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