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How I can help you with your (serious) Spanish studies:

The following list has been compiled from over 15 years’ personal experience as Tutor in London:

  1. Common Entrance (UK private schools) and School entrance exams, at 11, 13 or 16. Proven success (all students were accepted by the private school of their choice)

  2. GCSE and IGCSE (UK public exams). IB Middle Years Programme. American School Program (Middle School).

  3. A level, International A level, Pre-U, International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP), American AP Spanish Language and Culture exam. Spanish for the French Baccalauréat.

  4. Preparation for American SAT/ACT

  5. Preparation for Spanish DELE exam

  6. University Level: Essay and Dissertation correction and research:


Volver: role of mother and daughters relationships


Peribañez y el Comendador de Ocana and the Golden Age Honour Code


Mexican revolutionary art and national identity


La ética franquista en el film Muerte de un Ciclista


The Spanish Civil War and its literary representation


El túnel and the role of the unreliable narrator

El laberinto del Fauno y el cinema hispano-americano

La Celestina, La Cárcel de amor, El libro de Buen Amor

Almodovar: la Movida and its after-effects​


Summer revision for pre-University students (Tia Julia, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, Edad de Oro, Calderón, Tirso), El Cid, La Celestina, Lazarillo, Lope, Tormento (Benito Pérez Galdós)

Spanish Linguistics



Morphology and Clitic pronouns


Third language acquisition and bilingualism


The passive in Romance languages


Complementisers and adjuncts in English


Child language acquisition and the critical period hypothesis


Code-switching and discourse analysis

The structure of infinitival IP

Minimalist Syntax (as per Radford and Haegeman)



Own thesis can be found via UCL library:


Functional categories and SPEC-head agreement

Author: Emilce Sandra. Rees

Creation Date:  1994 

Format: 208 leaves. 

Language: English

Notes: ■ Thesis: (MPhil) University College London, 1994 


Optimality Theory


Phonological theory (all study levels)

IPA : place and manner of articulation

IPA: phonetic script and pronunciation


VOT and measurements





All levels, as part of the syllabus (eg A level exam) or as part of your University course.


                                                                                                            9 May 2021



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