ABOUT MONICA

I’m originally from Lima, Peru and have been teaching Spanish in the Phoenix area for over 15 years. I was a Spanish professor at Thunderbird, the School of Global Management for eight years until the school merged with ASU.

I started my own private Spanish tutoring services in 2005, offering private, individual and small group classes, in-home and office tutoring specifically in Scottsdale and Phoenix. I also offer online classes via Skype or Zoom for students located outside my driving range (e.g. Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert).

I have a truly profound knowledge of Spanish grammar. I am a fun, reliable and flexible tutor.

My passion for traveling and culture has taken me throughout Central and South America and Spain for business and leisure which gives me a very well-rounded understanding of the differences and regionalisms of our Latin culture. 

Summary:

  • Academic qualifications – years of experience teaching the language in reputable venues.
  • Native speaker and earned a bachelor’s degree in my native country, Peru.
  • Provide plenty of references from current or past students.
  • Understand how the student learn a language and fit his/her learning style, optimizing the in-person or online learning experience for the student.
  • Provide the student many different teaching materials, homework, online resources and videos so the student can do productive work between sessions.  
  • Follow a specific Spanish lesson plan/curriculum in teaching Spanish or accommodate specific requirements and offer tailored lessons specifically for unique learning needs.
  • Bring both fun and experience to the Spanish learning experience
  • Flexible – Work around and accommodate the student’s busy schedule.
  • Trustworthy, patient, enthusiastic, reliable and punctual.

PROFESSIONAL BIO

To learn more about me, read the screenshot below of my Thunderbird School of Global Management professional biography.

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