PRINCIPAL & TEACHER
He graduated as an engineer at UPC Barcelona and post-graduated at UCI (University of California Irvine) and after obtaining the Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) and ELE (Spanish Teaching), he has been teaching Spanish in the US, UK, Spain, Italy, Morocco and Hong Kong. His most remarkable achievement in his words was the wonderful and rewarding experience at a Spanish teaching volunteering program in Morocco with a team of over 20 teachers.
He understands very well the Hong Kong education system and leads his students towards fast learning through his expertise on the Communicative Language Teaching (CLT).
Highly determined to offer the best quality in Spanish teaching, he co-founded the school after teaching 2 years in Hong Kong. Students from all ages and nationalities have learnt their Spanish thanks to his efficient approach.
David loves traveling as well as outdoor sports such as skateboarding, snowboarding, hiking and surfing.
PRINCIPAL & TEACHER
Certificate as Spanish Teacher, International House, Madrid, Spain. Master’s degree in Business Administration (Spain and Germany). International Baccalaureate at French School of Valencia.
Adrian is a very sociable and skilled teacher. He started mentoring student groups in Vancouver back in 2012. Combining several jobs and running his own catering business in Hong Kong, he started developing a high interest in private tutoring.
He has over 7 years proved teaching experience in Hong Kong and has specialised in IGCSE and IB exam preparation. As part of the philosophy of our company, his focus on CLT (Communicative language teaching) provides his adult groups with a fast and enriching learning of Spanish.
Adrian is also passionate about outdoor sports, photography and Spanish culture. He has also provided Spanish cooking lessons at Citysuper which he believes is becoming part of Hong Kong people’s new interests together with learning the fantastic language he proudly teaches.
After graduating as a translator, Claudia became a Spanish teacher during an exchange programme in South Korea and later completed an intensive course for teachers.
She moved to Hong Kong in 2013 and became part of The Spanish Academy since its foundation.
A lover of arts and crafts, her creativity and cheerful personality is an instant hit with both kids and adults. With a special charisma and endless patience, she is a preferred teacher for those looking for a self-paced class. Her playgroup classes are very resourceful and interactive.
She will surely be the best teacher for kids and teens who need a funnier approach towards teaching. Her classes have become some of our students’ favourite and let them immerse in a totally different learning environment thanks to her endless tools for learning.
After finishing his studies in business administration Juan moved to Australia where he studied a diploma of Project Management. At the same time he started teaching Spanish as a side job. It was then when he realised that teaching was his true passion. He is also certified as ELE teacher by the Rey Juan Carlos University of Spain.
Juan has plenty of proven experience preparing students for their Spanish IGCSE and IB exams. His patience and passion for teaching kids and teens makes him a favourite among those students ready to make the most of their learning with a fun and efficient approach to teaching.
Also a travel lover who kept traveling and working as a language teacher for a few years around some Asian countries. Hence he understands the specific needs of adult Spanish learners who are looking to study Spanish as a foreign language.
Currently in Hong Kong for making the most of it and exchanging culture and language with the local people in here.
Dedicated, resourceful and goal-driven professional educator with a solid commitment to the social and academic growth and development of every child. Graduated from the University Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona) with BA (Hons) degree in Applied Languages (English & Spanish). He is also a TEFL 120h holder.
He has recently taught Cambridge and Trinity, Phonics, Kid's Box, KET and PET at a language centre in HK. He has participated in camps and activities teaching children, volunteering and charity work since he was 16 years old. He has over 6 years of experience teaching professionally, to students between 2/3 years old to 18 years old and adults. More than 10 years in total educating kids in camps, libraries and leisure activities in Spain, UK, Thailand, Philippines and China as well.
He has always loved languages and he believes a continuous growth and learning is necessary to keep your mind young and active. He speaks and writes 4 languages and understands and speaks two more.
Alexandra holds a certificate in Teaching Spanish as Foreign Language by Instituto Cervantes. She is also a Finance Engineer, from Ecuador.
Alexandra is a highly organised, and well structured person. Teaching Spanish has become her way to share her culture and mentoring all sort of students from different backgrounds. She found her true devotion through teaching her native language.
She moved to Hong Kong in 2018 and has taught Spanish in several language centres, recognised schools, as well as through private tutoring. She has experienced in IB, DELE, IGCSE from children to adults combining fun and dynamic lessons.
Alba holds a certificate as Spanish Teacher from International House, Sevilla, Spain. Specialised in voice over and presentation on Radio and Television in Spain, she graduated from Audiovisual Communication. Therefore she has a very dynamic and practical approach to teaching Spanish as a foreign language.
Since she truly believes that Spanish language is one of the richest in the world because of its pronunciation, complex grammar and rich vocabulary, her passion is sharing and teaching it. She is a very patient person. She has been living abroad in different countries and truly enjoys learning from other cultures, foods, and languages.
During her free time she enjoys doing yoga and cooking. So, be sure that she can teach you more than Spanish in her classroom.
Doubraska is a Graphic Designer from Venezuela. During her undergraduate studies, she started teaching Spanish and English in local schools to children from ages 2 to 17, as well as tutoring teenagers and young adults privately.
After completing her Bachelor’s degree and a certificate program in 3D animation, she became interested in languages and foreign cultures, and started a Master's in Applied Linguistics for Teaching Spanish and English as Foreign Languages. She has also continued her studies in history and the arts.
Experienced in IB, IGCSE and HKDSE preparation, she combines a fun approach with a serious interest in the development of her students, with strong attention to detail and customisation.
A lifelong music lover, her other interests include photography, open water swimming, and cooking.
Montse holds a certificate as a Spanish teacher from International House, Sevilla, Spain. Graduated in Social Education and Social Work at Ramon Llull University of Barcelona, she specialised in mental health. Teaching has always been her passion and she has experience working in special education schools and with students with special education needs.
For years, she has taught private classes in Catalan and Spanish to children and teenagers. She is familiar with DELE exam preparation and is very confident teaching adult Spanish learners at all levels. Montse is an empathetic and assertive person with her students.
Montse loves sports and hiking in her free time.
Master in Educational Management. Professor of Spanish and English.
Ninoska is a teaching professional with more than 35 years of experience working in all levels of school activity. During the development of her professional career she has served as primary teacher, secondary school English teacher, secondary school Spanish teacher, Deputy Principal and Principal primary schools, and State District Supervisor in primary and secondary schools; all positions obtained through the respective merits and opposition contests.
Also, in the last 3 years, she has been working in Hong Kong with different extra-curricular courses such as Cambridge Young Learners, Movers, Speaking Out Juniors and Teens (Phonics), Reading Support program for secondary school, Summer Camps and private English and Spanish tutoring. She is highly familiarised and experienced with teaching Spanish to students at all ages.
Elena is a very encouraging and patient Spanish teacher. She found her passion for teaching her mother tongue while volunteering for Caritas NGO, where she helped immigrants integrating into Spanish society.
After studying Geography and History and a Master in International Studies, her curiosity about people and different cultures took her to live in countries such as Belgium, Italy, and Latvia while she was studying a Master in Teaching.
Those experiences, as well as teaching Spanish online during the COVID Pandemic, boosted her educational skills and allowed her to gain more teaching experience to students at all ages and levels.
She is currently also a Spanish teacher at the Instituto Cervantes of Manila and an accredited DELE (A1 to B2 levels) examiner.
Graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Cecilia got a Bachelor’s Degree in English for business and professional communication.
Her studies have equipped her with the competence in communicating with people of different cultural backgrounds as well. This was also the reason why she started to learn Spanish.
She has also years of experience of working in the field of Human Resources and Administration.