Profile of teacher Nelson Ballestas
I hold a certificate in Languages and I am specialized in teaching young learners and adults at all levels.
- I’m Nelson, I am from Cartagena, Colombia. I have a degree in languages and I enjoy sharing my experiences through the languages I’ve learned over the past years. My focus is to get you to talk as much as possible in our class. I am creating an immersive environment by talking mostly in the target language (I do give explanations in English.
- what should you expect from my classes:
- I tailor my lessons to suit the learner's needs. We will be working on your goals using different materials such as audios, interactive activities, books, worksheets
- my teaching background:
- Currently, I work as a language teacher in the Middle East, where I teach Spanish and English as a foreign language. I teach in small groups, and one on one classes(online and in-person).
- my background outside of teaching:
- A passion of mine is traveling. I traveled around the world and got the chance to learn a lot about other cultures. I enjoy spending time with friends outdoors and do sports such as soccer, hiking, mountain biking.
- Spanish, English
- native languages:
- other languages spoken:
- Portuguese (Portugal), English, French
- Teacher Proficiency Certificate
price per lesson
30-minute trial lesson: Free
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3 unique facts about me
- I am friendly, patient, and approachable. I tailor my lessons to suit the learners' needs.
- I have led Spanish and English conversation workshops all over the world
- I can teach different Spanish accents
Nelson is great, patient teacher, and very positive person. I looking forward for every lesson with him. I recommend lesson with him if you really want to learn foreign languages. The best teacher ever :D
Very useful lesson practising Spanish pronunciation.
Thanks for a very good trial lesson discussing how I can improve my Spanish accent, vocabulary and fluency.