Javier The Spanish Tutor

Javier The Spanish Tutor

5.0 (1)

About this pro

Seal of Biliteracy 

Native Speaker 

Majoring in Spanish 

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Bensenville, IL 60106
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  • Julia Pollina

    Javi explains things very thoroughly and gives examples to provide support, especially when it comes to concepts like grammar and conjugations. He is overall very helpful and friendly so I felt comfortable enough to ask questions.


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Understand what level the student is at 

Understand how they will learn best 

Start writting out scripts and translating to understand what they're saying 

Work on spanish with activities 

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Obtained the Seal of Biliteracy 

Took 4 years of Spanish Classes in High School 

Currently enrolled in college with a major in Spanish 

Part-Time tutor at Elmhurst College 

How did you get started teaching?

I've always been a little advanced becasue I'm a native speaker and my friends would need help. Since I knew the material, I just thought that offering my help would benefit their grades. 

What types of students have you worked with?

I've worked with students in the entry level, intermediate level, and at times at the expert level. 

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Choose a teacher that knows more than what you know, if you don't, you won't learn at all. In other words strive for more than what you think you're capable of. 

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?


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