Allow me to introduce myself: my name is Madina, and I attended the Claremont Colleges. Like many educators, I offer one-on-one or small group educational services.
If your child is suffering from a difficulty in organizing themselves and staying on top of their homework, I specialize in this. I have helped many middle school boys WANT to organize their papers, their supplies, and their schoolwork. For some reason, the students I work with become very motivated to organize their various files and documents. I know we are social distancing, to different extents. I am happy to offer hybrid sessions, where possible, some in person and some via the comfort of your home with the help of an internet connection. I also help them with the actual subject matter: how to think about an essay; how to pick a topic; how to organize the essay. If they need help in Spanish, English, or any other subject, I show them how they can use their resources and become autonomous learners.
A book that I really enjoyed using was Writing to Communicate. I think that learning how to write is often not taught very well, fortunately, there are many good books on the matter. All that is required is a little initiative and motivation. Learning how to write and enjoying the process is important because communication is power. Unfortunately, the power and importance of writing is not effectively communicated to the youth,
We can work together on:
- Accent reduction
- Everyday English
- Idiomatic Phrases
- Conversation classes
- Confidence when speaking English
- I can suggest what you need to do every day to improve your skills. I highly suggest watching a program in English on a regular basis. There are many excellent programs on Netflix that even have subtitles, maybe in your language, if necessary. Feel free to ask for suggestions. Watching or listening to the news, music, and media in English is important. Writing a short or long diary entry in English about what you did that day, or any other topic is also helpful. Writing helps you develop your communication skills in a slowed down mental environment, compared to the speed of speech. Find a language partner. You can do a language exchange with someone who is learning your language or you can record snippets of your speech on your smart phone as well. Read books in English! Read children's books. Read easy reader books. Read, read, read, and then write about what you read.
Are you taking a Spanish class? Will you be taking a Spanish class? Do you need to brush up on your skills? Do you confuse the present and preterite tense? Are you confused all around? Did you have an educational experience that you did not connect with? Are you in high school or college, or at any level, and do you need help? Spanish is easy to learn, but it is not always presented that way.
Feel free to let me know if you need help in any other subjects.
do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers