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Maria Cristina

Maria Cristina

I qualified as a Spanish Language Teacher in September 1986 and began my professional career working for “Colegio Cervantes” in Spain. During that years I became increasingly experienced dealing with students of all ages and levels. I was teaching there for eight years, in 1998 I decided to move in London and here I started teaching from 2000, working with youth and adults.
Since 2000 I have joined a few Language Agencies which I am collaborating still. During these years I have consolidated my skills and knowledge.
My interpersonal skills are very good and I am able to communicate effectively with students, professionals and colleagues.

Tutoring Experience

Spanish Language private tuition, one to one and groups (2000 - present)
Private language tuition, working with young people and adults, teaching grammar and culture towards their examinations, essays or private interest.

  • Providing lessons to:  AFEX (Global Payment and Risk Management Solutions)  Banco Do Brasil  BBVA (Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria) BNP Paribas  Body Shop  Charles River Associates (Economic and business consulting)  Cheyne Capital  Citi Group (Investment Bank)  COI (Committee Olympic International)  Denjoy Capital  Digital Deluxe (Film and video manufacturing, duplication and distribution)  Discovery Channel  Doctor in Health and Nutrition  Ernest & Young (Assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services)  Four Brick Court, Barristers  Goldman Sachs (Full-service global investment banking and securities firm)  Hiscox (Insurance company)  Innocent Drinks  International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds  KKR (Global Investment Firm)  Kenexa (Research Institute Works Trends)  Liberty Syndicates (Insurance company)  Linklaters LLP (Law Firm)  Lloyds Bank  L’Oreal Paris  M & G Investments  Mitsubishi Pharma Europe  Nokia  Novartis (Develops, manufactures and markets medicines)  Ocaso (Insurance Agency)  Ofgem (Gas and Electricity Markets)  Passion Distribution  Sabadell Bank  SOCA (HM Revenue and Customs)  SoftwareOne  TAM Airlines  TPG Capital  Visa Europe  Youth Justice Board For England & Wales  Zeal Network SE  ZS Associates (Consulting company)

Also a range of individuals and youths preparing for their GCSEs, A Levels and University, such as:

 St. Paul’s School
 City of London School
 Westminster School
 Highgate School
 University College School
 Dr. Challoner’s High School
 Cambridge University
 University of Westminster
 King’s College
 University of Warwick
 University of Bristol

  • Literature translator

Tutoring Approach

My approach to tutoring is that I tailor my tuition to the needs of the student. I will tutor in the student’s home or on their place of work. I will vary my style depending on the ability and needs of the student. I aim to run my tuition in support of the progression of my students through their subject syllabus, but I am also willing to progress more slowly and focus on particularly weak areas if the student so desires.

As I aim to tailor my tuition to the individual I expect students to maintain regular contact in regards to their subject progressions and their individual needs. I expect students to arrive at tuition sessions with a clear idea of what it is they hope to get from the sessions.

I will provide each student with a progress log and detailed feedback on how they are performing and areas where they need to improve, I may also set work for my students to complete outside of sessions and for this set work I will offer a marking service.
From £35

LanguagesSpanish, English (British)
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (all times)
References Available On File


Jaigar2006BachelorsTeachingTeaching Spanish as a Foreing Language to children and adults
International House2005BachelorsTeaching Spanish as a Foreing Language to adults
Universidad Complutense1986MastersTeacher

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