Maria S | Your  Teacher | Amphy
meetMaria S

Your Teacher

Born in Argentina, and currently living in Buenos Aires. I´m a professional certified Spanish <>English Teacher and Translator. I have more than 10 years of experience working at universities, school, language institutes and companies, where I work with learners from different ages and levels.In addition, I´m a professional dancer and Pilates mat instructor. My teaching is always tailored to my students’ preferences in terms of content and methodology, and my classes aim at achieving my student's goals in the most effective way. In my lessons, I always include the cultural element as one of the pillars to learn a new language and foster natural communication. I specialize in legal matters, sustainability, business, body movement, ESP (English for Specific Purposes) and EFE (Español con Fines Específicos) and language for travellers.

My background & experience

In the past 15 years, I have worked with learners from all ages and levels, and different methodologies aiming at specific targets. In addition to working at universities, schools, language institutes and companies. I have worked as an online teacher for the past 5 years, providing schools, institutes, and private students with tailored and fun classes to achieve their goals. Working with different methodologies, ranging from grammar-based to communicative approach and even suggestopedia, has helped me to customize my classes for my students, based on their preferences and making use of many games and user-friendly digital tools.

My classes and teaching style

The most important in my classes is that my students achieve their goals of communicating with native speakers in the most natural way as soon as possible, understanding cultural references and enjoying their learning process. My classes are always customized according to the specific interests of students and aim at natural and effective communication. I have the possibility to include many user-friendly digital tools and games, and I always prioritize practice every class. Also, my classes include useful information about the social and cultural component of the Argentinian and Latin American culture.

My certifications

*2020: ELSE (Español como Segunda Lengua y Extranjera) - Spanish and a Second and Foreign Language- IHW (International House World Organization). * 2018: TEFL & TESOL Certificate- Global Language Training, London (England) * 2018: Teaching English Online- Cambridge Assessment English, London (England) *2018: Post-graduate Studies: English Teacher and Translation Lecturer Universidad del Salvador – Buenos Aires, Argentina. * 2016: Diploma in Legal Translation Spanish <>English Universidad del Museo Social Argentino – Buenos Aires, Argentina. * 2011: Diploma in Literary and Specialty Translation Universidad del Museo Social Argentino – Buenos Aires, Argentina.