¡Hola! My name is Stephanie. I am a native Spanish speaker from Costa Rica, and I am currently living in Jakarta, Indonesia.

I have a Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts, Licentiate (like a license) Degree in Graphic Design, and an ELE certificate to teach Spanish as a Foreign Language from Open Academy.

I am currently learning Indonesian and Japanese so I know what it´s like to be a student. I am everything I would like my Indonesian teachers to be: I am really calm, I smile a lot, I want you to feel comfortable and have fun in my class, I like repeating myself a lot and I usually like to explain and then give you time to practice.

I like to:
- Laugh and make my students laugh in my classes
- Tell stories
- Make my students feel comfortable
- Create a real bond with them
- Do a lot of practice
- Be aware that we have a lot of time to learn and that it’s okay to make mistakes
- Go slowly and write everything in the chat

When it comes to my teaching style, in my classes we will always have:

- Good Communication
- A lot of practice
- Repetition
- Cultural Background
- We will go at your own pace
- I will teach you how to speak like a real human being and not like a Robot (So important, right?)
- Aaaaand we´ll avoid tacky Spanish that we always find in books and even in Duolingo

I would love to be your teacher, if you want me to speak Spanish like a native, schedule a class with me. Thank you so much for taking the time to read this, and I hope I’ll see you later in class..!!!!

¡Adiós! Chao, Chao. Byeeee :D :D

Teaching Spanish as a second language since 2018.

I speak a total of 4 languages:
Spanish (Native), English (Advanced), French (Intermediate), Indonesian (Beginner).

I've visited or lived in the following countries: Indonesia, Singapore, Mexico, USA, Colombia, Bolivia, Perú, Nicaragua, Panamá, El Salvador and Guatemala

I teach Spanish to help you...

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Get fully prepared for your Spanish exam

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Work more effectively in a business environment

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