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Introduction to Spanish


 with Jesus Buitrago

short description:
Course covers basic Spanish for novice learners
long description:
This would be intended for students you would like to learn some basic Spanish
level of difficulty:
all welcome
minimum class size:
fee comments:
per hour/session
 session structure





Introduction to Spanish

live session

Course covers basic Spanish for novice learners

1h 0m

total duration: 1h 0m over 1 session(s)
comments: sessions

discussion forums: 1

languages: Spanish
duration: 1h 0m
fee: 40US$  (400lp)
payment: at booking
delivery method: live online

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United States

Jesus Buitrago

description of :
I was born in Medellin, Colombia. I lived in Colombia for 12 years and that is where I completed my high school education. I have been teaching Spanish for 8 years at the high school level. I have taught everything from Spanish I and AP, up to the Native speakers.
Teacher's qualifications:
Jesus Buitrago

Spanish Teacher Sept. 2005-present
Toms River High School South, NJ
• Taught Spanish levels I-V, including the native speakers’ class, to 9th-12th graders.
• Taught using a variety of methods and techniques that were designed to meet the needs of diverse learners and build a learning community, such as cooperative learning.
• Worked on Curriculum Committees for Spanish I, IV and V courses.
• Assisted the vice principal with disciplinary issues and referrals.
• Served on the Intervention and Referral Services Committee.

Master of Arts in Administration and Leadership August 2009
Georgian Court University, Lakewood, NJ
• Standard Supervisor’s Certificate, February 2010
• Principal’s Certificate of Eligibility, February 2010
• GPA: 4

Standard Teacher of Spanish Certificate February 2006
• The Praxis Series: Spanish Content Knowledge
• Certificate of Completion with The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL): Advanced Mid- Spanish

Bachelor of Science in International Business May 2003
Richard Stockton College, Pomona, NJ
• Completed Alternate Route courses, December, 2005
• Delta Mu Delta Honor Society
• G.P.A: 3.95

Associate in Business Administration. August 2001
Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ
• Treasurer for Student Alliance Latino’s Society Association
• G.P.A: 3.96

Gimnasio Educativo el Tesoro
High School Diploma, December 1998
Medellin, Colombia, S.A

's preferred teaching style:
I believe in learning through a variety of methods and activities. It is important to keep students engaged and interested in their learning so that they can be successful. Besides incorporating a little humor into the learning process, I believe in the importance of grammar, culture, repetition (in a form that is not monotonous), writing, speaking and reading. Everything done in my class should be in context and relevant.

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