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Subjects: Spanish


Hola, I am originally from Guatemala, Central America. I have taught Spanish in private schools in Los Angeles from Pre-school through High School, including Spanish-Honors, SAT II-Spanish preparation and AP Spanish. Besides the grammatical teacher training, I have also been trained in "The Natural Method" of language communication. I believe it is necessary to learn cultural behavior when we are going to interact with, or travel to a different country, so I enjoy including some of the colorful, diverse and rich every-day music, paintings, poems, tongue twisters, history, food and even art projects in my classes. In a small group, or one on one setting, it is easy to identify the styles of learning the student has, so I adapt to it. I love my culture and I love teaching, I like to laugh, smile, talk... but mostly I am looking forward hearing you speak and sing in Spanish to me.

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Chris S.
"Teresa is an amazing tutor who taillors each class to specific questions and problems I have with Spanish. She has helped me understands aspects that I did not truly know from my college class. She is a true asset to your company."

Diana R.
"Teresa is an excellent Spanish teacher. Working with her is a pleasure. She is great about correcting you when you make mistakes while at the same time acknowledging and applauding one's progress. She is passionate, smart, interested, talented, and a gifted teacher."

Deborah S.
"Seriously, Teresa is one of the best instructors (at any level) that I've ever had. I failed French miserably in high school and college (passing the language requirement by the skin of my teeth), yet with her I feel like I'm GETTING IT."

Andrea P.
"Teresa really has a good handle on teaching the individual in the way that they learn best. She is patient and kind, but still manages to push you along. While I'm still very much a beginner, in 10 short hours I feel I have a good grasp on pronunciation and am starting to pick up on conversations I overhear. I totally recommend working with her!"


Locations & Map:

Private classes available at your home, office, or for a better rate at our teacher's location in West Hollywood, Los Angeles, LA (see map below.) Don't live close to West Hollywood, Los Angeles, LA but want to work with Teresa? Take private classes online!

More Info & Rates

Rates as low as $35 per hour for private classes, or $18 per hour for group classes. Check out our Spanish page(s) for more info including rates, approach, and more.


Want more information? Fill out our application and we will get in touch with you within 24 hours via email and or by phone. Want to speak to someone right away? Give us a call M-F 323 638 9787 We look forward to hearing from you!

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