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Amanda

"I think that the word teacher is too short to describe this beautiful profession. As teachers we are also storytellers, comedians, actors, friends, coaches, psychologists, etc. Isn't it amazing?"

About Amanda

Teaching languages is Amanda’s passion. She obtained a degree in Psychology and certificates for teaching Spanish as a foreign language. Besides, she is a certified DELE examiner for the levels A1 and A2. In the last few years, she has been working as a language teacher for Spanish and English in Turkey, Vietnam and Spain. Since 2017, Amanda is teaching Spanish at FU International Academy Tenerife.

She speaks these languages:

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English

Advanced

German

Intermediate

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French

Intermediate

Polish

Beginner

Amanda's Experience

Studies

I obtained a degree in Psychology at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and an HNC in Human Resource Management at the Edinburgh College.

CERTIFICATIONS

I received a Specialized Spanish Teacher certification by International House Madrid and a TEFL certificate by Tefl.org.uk. I’m also a certified DELE examiner for the levels A1-A2.

EXTRAS

As well as a Spanish teacher, I’m a yoga instructor. I love practicing yoga and sharing my passion with other people.

WORK EXPERIENCE

I have vast experience teaching Spanish and English as foreign languages. I worked as an English and Spanish teacher in Istanbul for 6 months. I taught children in kindergartens but also adults in private schools. After this beautiful experience in Istanbul, I moved to Hanoi, where I lived and worked for a year. In Hanoi, I had the opportunity to work with large groups (30-40 students) in public schools. After that, I came to the Canary Islands and fell in love with Tenerife. In 2017, I started working at FU International Academy and I can only say that I couldn’t be happier.

5 Questions

FOR AMANDA

Me encantaría poder teletransportarme tanto en espacio como en el tiempo, es decir, podría desplazarme a cualquier lugar y momento con un solo movimiento. ¿Por qué? Porque viajar y la historia son mis grandes pasiones y con este superpoder podría visitar muchos lugares y épocas superchachis.

ENG:  What superpower would you like to have? I would love to be able to teleport through both space and time, in other words, I could reach any location and era in the same move. Why? Because I love traveling and history and with this superpower I could go to so many cool places and eras.

Optimista, entusiasta y tolerante.

ENG: How would you describe yourself with three adjectives? Optimistic, enthusiastic and tolerant.

Creo que volvería como una libélula. Me siento muy identificada con sus características: libre, cambiante y equilibrada.

ENG: If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what would you want to be and why?I think I would come back as a dragonfly. I very much identify with its attributes: free, changing and balanced.

“Al mal tiempo, buena cara”.

Siempre (o casi siempre) llevo el bañador en la mochila. Me encanta el agua, así que si estoy cerca del mar, un río o un lago, siempre es un buen momento para pegarme un chapuzón.

ENG: Something you always carry with you. (Your cell phone doesn’t count ;))? I always (or almost always) carry my swimsuit with me. I love water, so if there’s a beach, a river or a lake nearby, it’s always a good moment to dip in.

Would You Like Amanda to Be Your Teacher?

Amanda will help you reach the next level of Spanish.
Go ahead and book your first lesson with her!

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