Hello, my name is Karla. I am a native Spanish speaker born in Costa Rica. I speak Spanish and English. I have a degree in teaching Spanish as a Second Language from the Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica (TEC) and another degree in Teaching English as a Second Language for children from the Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica (UNA). I graduated with honors and am currently pursuing a master’s program in Education at UNA.
I am originally from San Isidro de El General but I studied and worked in the capital city and in the province of Heredia. After six years, I decided to go back to San Isidro de El General to start an academy for teaching Spanish to foreigners and English to Costa Rican children as a second language.
I teach Spanish using the Communicative Method which consists of using real life situations to communicate in Spanish during the class. Also, I like using different resources, ensuring the classes are varied and interesting. In my classes you will learn Costa Rican culture and Spanish at the same time. I have more than five years of experience teaching children, teenagers, and adults. I look forward to teaching you and helping you to learn Spanish and have fun along the way.
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