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Lessons offered by Celina
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Spanish
  • Oral expression - Spanish
  • Oral comprehension - Spanish
  • Vocabulary - Spanish
  • Writing comprehension - Spanish
  • Accent reduction-Spanish
Levels
  • All Levels

Spanish teacher with experience teaching at the University of Cantabria in Spain

Methodology

-An active approach to communicating in Spanish
-A guided-Induction approach
-An approach to developing BOTH communicative competence and critical thinking

Background

I am a native Spanish Speaker. I have been teaching Spanish in the USA since 2001. I have taught in High School and College level. I had the opportunity to teach at the University of Cantabria in Spain. Currently, I am a Spanish lecturer at UT. I was a course supervisor at UT for 11 years and I have developed material and a variety of activities to teach our students. I am a co-author of a Spanish textbook: "Contactándonos".

Rates

Transportation Fee : $10
Rate for online lessons : $50/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $35
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $25

Details

After the first lesson, if you would like me to tutor you, the rate of the class must be paid in advance. Please, send me an email if you have questions.

Lessons offered by Celina
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Spanish
  • Oral expression - Spanish
  • Oral comprehension - Spanish
  • Vocabulary - Spanish
  • Writing comprehension - Spanish
  • Accent reduction-Spanish
Levels
  • All Levels

Celina's resume

Celina Nevarez
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EDUCATION
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1998
Master of Education (Concentration in Cognitive Development)
Monterrey Institute of Technology

1990
Bachelor of Psychology
Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
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2008-Current
Lecturer (Spanish), University of Texas at Austin
Teaching both lower-division, required courses and upper-division courses for Spanish majors.

2014-2015
Part-time Spanish Instructor, St. Michael’s College Preparatory in
Taught Spanish III. Created and developed curricula and designed assessments.
Austin, Texas

2013-2014
Spanish Instructor, Continuing and Innovative Education, University of Texas at Austin
Taught beginning and intermediate conversational Spanish to adults.

2008-2010
Part-time Spanish Instructor, San Juan Diego Catholic High School in Austin, Texas
Taught intermediate and advanced Spanish. Created and developed curricula and designed assessments.

2006-2008
Spanish Instructor, Antonian College Preparatory High School in San Antonio, Texas
Taught elementary and intermediate Spanish. Created syllabi, developed curricula and designed assessments.

2006
Spanish Instructor, Mexican American Cultural Center, San Antonio
Taught intermediate Spanish summer course (daily 6 hour classes) to adult people. Created supplemental pedagogical material.

2006-2007
Part-time Spanish Instructor, Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, International Language Center at San Antonio.
Taught elementary and intermediate Spanish to adult people. Created supplemental pedagogical material.

2003-2005
Spanish Instructor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Taught both lower and upper division courses for Spanish majors. Created supplemental pedagogical material.

2002-2005
Spanish Tutor, Community College of Southern Nevada
Tutored students in all levels. Maintained timesheets and student tutored records.

SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS INSTRUCTORS
________________________________________
2008-2019
Supervisor of SPN 601D: First Year Spanish
• designing new lab component for multi-section course
• supervision of approximately 25 instructors
• training and continuous support of instructors
• class visits and report evaluation of each instructor
• creation of all pedagogical materials for instructors
• creation of all assessments (exams, speaking activities, readings, etc.)
• standardization of all assessment procedures

COURSE TAUGHT: UPPER DIVISION
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SPN 327W Advanced Grammar and Composition II: Academic Writing
SPN 327G Advanced Grammar and Composition
SPN 327C Advanced Grammar & Writing in Context
SPN 612 Intermediate Spanish Heritage Learner

COURSE TAUGHT: LOWER DIVISION
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SPN 506 1st-year Spanish
SPN 601D 1st-year Spanish (Regular and Plan honors)
SPN 610D Intermediate Spanish

TEACHING ABROAD
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2013 U.T. Faculty director
- Universidad de Cantabria. Santander, Spain. Second summer session (July–August)
• Responsible for teaching SPN 327G -Advanced Grammar and Composition
• Consulted with host Faculty/Staff regarding academic issues and
matters related to host families, student emergencies, etc.
• Accompanied U.T. students on program field trips

2019
U.T. Faculty director - Universidad de Cantabria. Santander, Spain. Second summer session (May–July)
• Responsible for teaching SPN 327C -Advanced Grammar and Writing in Context
• Consulted with host Faculty/Staff regarding academic issues and matters related to host families, student emergencies, etc.
• Accompanied U.T. students on program field trips

WORKSHOP
________________________________________
2013
Presenter, “A New Model for Spanish Lab Activities at UT”
Workshop designed for Austin Independent School District teachers
Center for European Studies.
University of Texas at Austin

TRAINING
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2018
Participant, Methodological Developments of Teaching of Spanish as a Second and Foreign Language. A Workshop for Teachers, XII. Authentic Materials and Corpora for the Language Classroom.
Barnard College, New York NY

2016
Participant, Summer Workshop for L2 teachers
The Center for Languages & Intercultural communication
Rice University, Houston, Texas

2015
Participant, A hands-On Workshop on Conducting and Evaluating
OPI’s Texas Language Center
University of Texas at Austin


PUBLICATION
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2013
Salaberry, Rafael; Barrette, Catherine; Fernández-García Marisol; Nevárez, Irma Celina. Contactándonos. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt,

Beginning-Intermediate Textbook and Online Supplemental activities. This book includes a student-centered, guided inductive approach to language learning, based heavily on authentic data, language analysis and critical thinking. It also successfully accommodates a wide range of learning styles to serve a diverse student population.


2019
Salaberry, Rafael; Barrette, Catherine; Fernández-García Marisol; Nevárez, Irma Celina. Contactándonos. 3rd edition. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt, 2019



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