Maria's Fun Facts
Hello, I am María and I am a native Spanish teacher from Spain, currently living in Slovakia. I am certified by the Instituto Cervantes to teach Spanish and to administer the DELE examination. I hold a degree in Slavic philology from the Universidad de Granada . In addition I have a PhD in European Cultural Studies from the Matej Bel University in Slovakia.
I began teaching in 2008 and have taught students of all ages and levels. I specialize in test preparation (DELE), Spanish for tourism, Spanish for business, medical Spanish, Spanish for teachers and for priests.
I particularly enjoy teaching language through culture and would love to give you a trial lesson!
She is originally from Spain and currently resides in Slovakia.
Her Current Time Zone is:(GMT +1:00) Europe/Brussels
She Can Teach These Specialized Courses:DELE, Custom Professional, Spanish for Tourists, Spanish for Business, Spanish for Medical, Spanish for Teachers, Spanish for Priests
She Can Teach The Following Age Groups:Adolescents, College, Adults, Seniors
Communicative method oriented to students needs
January 2007. B.A. in Slavic Philology, University of Granada, Spain. Faculty of Philosophy and Literature. University of Granada. Spain.
August 2014. PhD in European Cultural Studies. Faculty of Philosophy. Matej Bel University, Banská Bystrica. Slovakia
OTHER EDUCATION AND COURSES
November 2008. XIII Spanish Teachers Network Meeting. Embassy of Spain in Slovakia. 20 hours.
November 2009. XIV Spanish Teachers Network Meeting. Embassy of Spain in Slovakia. 20 hours.
June 2010. Teaching Business Spanish as a Foreign Language. Fundación Universidad de La Rioja. On-line. 65 hours.
October 2010. Accredited DELE (Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language). Examiner. All levels. Instituto Cervantes. 55 hours.
November 2010. XV Spanish Teachers Network Meeting. Embassy of Spain in Slovakia. 17 hours.
December 2010. Workshop for Spanish teachers. ASEP Bratislava. 4 hours.
January 2011. Didactics of Films in Spanish as a Foreign Language. Instituto Cervantes in Vienna. 4 hours.
April 2012. Workshop for Spanish teachers. ASEP Bratislava. 8 hours
November 2012. XV Spanish Teachers Network Meeting. Embassy of Spain in Slovakia. 20 hours.
February 2013. Written Speech: Assessment Criteria. Instituto Cervantes in Vienna. 4
August 2017. Course for SIELE trainers. Instituto Cervantes. 20 hours