Maria Elena, a fully bilingual native Spanish speaker from Ecuador, holds a Bachelors Degree in Journalism and Public Relations from the Universidad Central del Ecuador.
In addition to her experience teaching Spanish, Maria Elena also brings to the table professional business experience in public relations as a liaison between US businesses and Hispanic celebrities. She is an experienced public speaker and has taught many subjects ranging from motivation to computer usage, to adults and senior citizens. She has also been invited to several talk shows in radio and television to address topics of interest to the Hispanic community in the US.
Maria Elena currently teaches individuals from teenagers to adults as well as groups of all sizes.
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''She always spoke in Spanish. ''
''Senora Maria is the best- she's kind and genuinely wants you to learn and enjoy the Spanish language. She's easy to talk to and always has a smile on her face. Love her!!''
''spent time reviewing concepts and vocabulary instead of just flying through material. made learning fun''
''Be supportive of her students''
''She was always kind and welcoming.''
''Make me feel comfortable and encouraged to speak more in Spanish ''
''Keep track of my vocabulary words for me.''
''Maria made classes interesting. She engaged my wife and I in conversations about sports, travel and other things that are of interest to us. We write stories each weak and read them in class and she follows up with questions that makes us talk further about topics that interest us. ''
''El otro participante estaba en un nivel mÃ¡s alto que yo. Maria hizo un buen trabajo al tratar de explicar el contenido a nos dos teniendo esto en cuenta.''