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MUSIC FROM THE SOUTH OF THE WORLD - Culture and Folklore

Folklore from the south of the world – Music Lesson

I am Chilean and I am fan and player of the music of the southern cone: Chile, Argentina and Uruguay. Specifically I can help you learn tango, cueca, milonga, murga, boleros and tonadas. To a lesser extent I can help to learn Afro-Peruvian and bossa nova.

The lessons I offer can include musical practice, rhythms, progressions and typical melodies, as well as the study of the history of the musical genres and the culture associated with them.

If you want to nurture your career as a musician with other genres or if you are an amateur musician with an interest in music from the south of the world, these lessons are for you. If you are not a musician and simply want to approach the study of the culture, I can also provide books, articles and videos relating to it.

I would love to contribute to the further dissemination of this folklore that I love so much.

Extra information

My music lessons focus on practice and exploration rather than theory.

Location

At teacher's location: Avenue Auguste Rodin, Ixelles, Belgium
Online via webcam
At student's location: Around Brussels, Belgium

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General info

Skills:
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Spanish

About Me

I am passionate about the Hispanic culture. I am convinced that one learns best through cultural integration. I enjoy Spanish music, cinema, literature, philosophy, and I believe I have the background to provide the convenient approach to each student.

My mother is a language teacher so my education was very rigorous grammatically.
I like to explore the possibilities of the language, from traditional formal use to contemporary, colloquial or street use.

I have a vocation as a teacher, I enjoy interacting with people and helping others. I am good at working with children as well as young people and adults of all ages and genders. I thrive very well in a multicultural environment.

Education

Master in Philosophy, Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso.
Diploma of Higher Education in Public Administration, University of Chile.
Bachelor in Political Science and Goverment, University of Chile.

Experience / Qualifications

Academic Advisor (from 2020 to 2022);
Public Speaker Teacher (2016 - 2020);
Debate Team Coach (2016 - 2020);
Participant at five editions of the Word University Debate Championship in Spanish (2012, 2013, 2014, 2018, 2019);
Teacher Assistant (2016 - 2017);
Winner of the Regional Debate Tournament, Santiago de Chile (2013);
Maximum Score in the Chilean National University Admission Process (2011).

Reviews (1)

Tom has been teaching my kids Spanish for two weeks now - and my kids adore him. He has a very interactive way of teaching which makes the lessons fun. He comes prepared for every lesson, and is extremely punctual and professional. Thank you Tom!
I am Tom and Spanish is my mother tongue. I am a Public Speaking teacher and I hold a Master in Philosophy. I offer lessons of grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, conversation, and whatever you need, to people of all ages and all Spanish levels. I can explain varieties of the language as well as the Hispanic culture, providing different kinds of contents (books, music, films, etc.) according to the interests of the students. I can also teach pronunciation with accent from Latin America and/or from Spain. I try to make my classes dynamic and entertaining. If you want to have a good time learning the language and the culture, I will be waiting for you!

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