List of Currently Available Tutors (Spanish)

Tutoring Services

Tutoring services are provided for U.Va. students ONLY. This list of Italian and Spanish tutors is maintained by the Department of Spanish, Italian & Portuguese as a service. The department does not provide free tutoring. Individuals on this list are contracted independent of the department and establish their own scheduling and fee rates for tutoring services.

Spanish Tutors (Fall 2016)

Tutor's Name Email Address Notes (ABD = All But Dissertation)
Tommy Antorino I'm a second-year M.A. student in the Spanish department, and I currently teach one section of SPAN2010. I have many years of experiencing tutoring all levels of Spanish (beginner-advanced), so please feel free to contact me concerning any level of material. I'm pleased to help!
Nicole Bonino I am an Italian native speaker and an almost native speaker of Spanish. I am from Turin, Italy. I have taught for many years, first as a private instructor, than as a tutor at the University of Turin and now as a TA at UVA. I have a BA and an MA in Italian literature and I am now in the PhD program of Spanish. As learner and instructor of foreign languages, I can help you in developing your four skills abilities (listening, writing, speaking and reading) in a fast and efficient way at whatever level you are. I can also support your preparation if you are planning to take Spanish or Italian as you major or if you want to apply for a graduate program in Italian or Spanish language and literature.
Sara Gaston Echeverria I am a native speaker from Spain with over seven years of experience teaching Spanish at different universities in the USA, UK and Ireland. I have taught beginner to advanced levels, at all age ranges. Feel free to contact me and explain your needs. I can surely help you understand the Spanish language better and provide you with the necessary tools you need to interact in Spanish.
Esperanza Gorriz I am a native speaker from Spain. I have plenty of experience (over 10 years) teaching and tutoring beginner to advanced levels. Currently I am teaching 2020. I am here to help you clarify and understand better the topics and help you be successful in the Spanish class.
Loreto Romero Martinez-Eiroa I am a native speaker of Spanish from Seville, Spain. I have been teaching Spanish for a long time, first as a private tutor, afterwards as a lecturer and as a T.A. I am very fond of grammar and I very qualified to help students that are having serious problems understanding the rules of Spanish. Besides, as a native speaker, I can truly help you improving your speaking in order to become no only more fluent but grammatically correct. Finally, I can support students majoring in Spanish, broadening your knowledge in literature and giving you advice on writing and studying in a foreign language, as I had to learn to do so when I was majoring English.
Elena Neacsu Hola chic@s!! I am a 5th year PhD student currently working on my dissertation. I am interested in Early Modern Literature and Medicine. I have been working as a tutor for the past 7 years (1000-4000 level) and have taught courses (1000-3000 level) both at Binghamton University as well as UVA. I have also taught the SLI as well as the UVA Valencia Program. Feel free to email me anytime to discuss your needs, interests, and answer any questions you might have. Rates are available upon request.
Joseph Paola I’m a PhD student with experience teaching from beginning to advanced levels of Spanish.  I am currently teaching Spanish 2010 (intermediate) at UVa.  I have nearly five years of experience in teaching and tutoring Spanish.  Feel free to contact me if you need some extra help.
Julianna White MA graduate with experience teaching beginner through advance levels of Spanish language. At UVA, I have taught multiple sections of SPAN 2010 (Intermediate) and SPAN 2020 (Advanced), and I have nearly six years of tutoring experience.
Zaida Villaneva I am a MA graduate and native speaker from Spain with over four years of experience teaching and tutoring beginner through advance levels of Spanish language. I am currently teaching SPAN 2010 and SPAN 2020 at UVA. I am here to help you succeed with Spanish.