Profile of teacher Nelson Ballestas

Nelson Ballestas

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I hold a certificate in Languages and I am specialized in teaching young learners and adults at all levels.

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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
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price per lesson

30-minute trial lesson: Free

1 lesson 5 lessons 10 lessons
$18.50 $12.50 -
$24.50 $18.50 $18.50

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


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    Marcin Jasiński

    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

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    Chris Wardman

    Very useful lesson practising Spanish pronunciation.

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    Chris Wardman

    Thanks for a very good trial lesson discussing how I can improve my Spanish accent, vocabulary and fluency.