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Tamara Hidalgo-Froilán

Tutors:
Spanish

Originally from Madrid and now residing in Cardiff, Tamara is Native Spanish and holds a PhD, a Masters, a PGCE and a Degree, all in the fields of Spanish teaching and education.

Tamara’s teaching experience extends to adults, children, exam-level students and businesses, in a 1:1 setting as well as in group classes, at universities, the Cervantes Institute and private tutoring.

Her teaching career started in Madrid and took her to Poland and Kenya, then later to Bath and Leeds, before settling in Cardiff with her husband and two young children.

Tamara is a qualified DELE Examiner and invigilator and has also taught in Eton College, Windsor, preparing students for their GCSE and A level exams.

She has also published research work and articles on learning for a variety of educational institutions.

She speaks fluent Spanish, advanced English and intermediate Polish.

Qualifications
and
experience

Tamara has PhD in Teaching the Spanish Language
and a PGCE from La Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She achieved her PGCE and a Degree in Spanish Studies from La Universidad Autónoma Madrid.

Tamara has a depth of experience teaching adults, children, exam-level students and businesses, in a 1:1 setting as well as small and large groups.

Her teaching career has taken her to Europe and Africa, as well as the UK cities of Bath and Leeds.

In Madrid, Tamara taught Spanish from beginners to advanced Spanish Taught in classes of up to 8 students. In Kenya, Tamara was a Lecturer of Spanish at Moi University in Eldoret, where she taught Spanish to students of Tourism, Hospitality and Events Management.

Her time in Poland was spent divided as a Teacher of Spanish Language and Literature at the Liceum José Martí in Warsaw; she also participated in The Implementation Programme of Spanish School curricula in Bilingual Schools of East European Countries, sponsored by the Spanish Ministry of Education. She also taught Spanish at the Cervantes Institute of Warsaw.

In Leeds and Bath, she was a Teacher of Spanish at the Cervantes Institute.

Tamara is a qualified DELE Examiner (Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera; Diploma of Spanish as a foreign language) and invigilator. She has also taught in Eton College, Windsor, preparing students for their GCSE and A-level exams.

Tamara has been a Researcher on various educational projects at Universidad Autónoma Madrid and published educational texts.