Jabier's Fun Facts

Teaching Experience
10 Years
Jabier has been teaching Spanish as a second language since 2007.
Languages Spoken
6 Languages
In addition to being a native Spanish speaker they also speak: English (Advanced), French (Advanced), German (Advanced), Italian (Intermediate), Portuguese (Intermediate)

JABIER'S INTRODUCTION

Jabier is a Language professional with more than 10 years of experience teaching languages to all ages from kids to adults from all the continents. He is fluent in five languages, so he is pretty familiar with the challenges of learning a new language. He is very talkative but also a good listener, he likes reading, writing, cooking, football soccer, business and social sciences.

He is originally from Venezuela and currently resides in Trinidad.

His Current Time Zone is:
(GMT -4:00) America/Port_of_Spain

He Can Teach These Specialized Courses:
DELE, Custom Professional, Spanish for Tourists, Spanish for Business, Spanish for Teachers

He Can Teach The Following Age Groups:
Adolescents, College, Adults, Seniors

My teaching approach is based on the point of view that languages are not merely signs and phonetics symbols scrambled together in particular orders under certain rules to facilitate communication. Languages enclosed the full content of a culture, countries and regions. Therefore they cannot be marginalized to simple syllabus and scheduled lessons. Should anyone desire to learn and eventually master a language, it is necessary to have a comprehensive approach where each aspect is tackled in the right way. Nevertheless, such approach loses its effectiveness when it is not boosted by the constant work of the student under a knowable guidance. That is why my philosophy for learning a language goes beyond only lessons and handouts; I like to encourage the student to dive directly into the language and turn normal lessons in truly learning experiences.

BA in Modern Languages ULA - Venezuela
MIB Instituto Europeo De Posgrado


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