Spanish Teacher Reviews
SPANISH GROUP COURSES REVIEWS
"Martha Jesty is and has been a great Spanish teacher. Her teaching methods and strategies are very professional and clear whilst being warm and easy to talk to. The recap every week on the previous weeks teaching was invaluable boosting confidence amongst the class, including myself. I have learned so much in this Spanish group course and in I am very grateful for her time and effort. I was kept interested at all times, constantly learning and strived for more. Martha was very patient and explained clearly anything that was misunderstood. Her English is very good helping to learn the language a lot better. I am much more confident talking, reading and understanding Spanish now. Martha has really helped with my language learning journey." Harry Richards
"Very interesting style and interesting to see how different methods help to reinforce learning and memory retention from a total novice, I now have a bit of a grasp of some Spanish basics like numbers, introductions, etc. Martha Jesty was very knowledgeable about language and culture so no doubt above hers Spanish language teaching credentials, what she does seems to work!. She has a very positive teaching approach and prepared to offer additional support to clients which I have exceeded. Martha pushes us (even if we find it uncomfortable) to do more a try, she is very encouraging, even if we mess up." Christine Bayley
"I found the Spanish group course informative and enjoyable. The learning was presented in a great manner and things were explained effectively by Martha Jesty. She was very encouraging and patient, very friendly and organised. Good teaching and lessons. I have benefited from the course and the learning of the verbs." Tanya Daykin
"The Spanish group classes were fun, informative, challenging, interesting. Martha Jesty is lively and enthusiastic Spanish teacher, she creates a supportive environment to ensure that you get as much as possible out of lessons. Contextualizing the language learning with cultural information was a real bonus." Dianne
"This was a not just a great learning experience for a complete beginner, it was also a fun cultural experience with Martha Jesty. At Spanish Lessons in Surrey, I learnt a lot more than just Spanish grammar and vocabulary covering expressions and meaning. The course gave me an excellent grounding in Spanish in a short period of time." Mike Young
"The Spanish language course was very flexible and useful, instilling confidence in those attending the Spanish group lessons and encouraging them to try to speak the language to native speakers." Denisse Riddell
"Excellent use of limited time to ensure we acquired basic Spanish language skills which were of huge value on our holiday in Cuba." Pam Alexander
"A fun small and social group in which to meet friends and learn Spanish in a group in a non-school environment. More useful than standard evening classes that are only geared for holiday users." Tessa de La Vega
"Spanish Lessons in Surrey offer a comprehensive and engaging language programme that is fun and well-paced. I have really consolidated the patchy Spanish language I had and have been able to extend my knowledge. I can now talk more confidently and understand much more. Martha Jesty is a clear and passionate Spanish teacher who clearly loves imparting her language to learners and gets great joy out of seeing their progress. Her lessons are well paced, fun and comprehensive and give a really solid foundation for mastering the language." Becky Hill
"Martha Jesty has a very patient and enthusiastic teaching style and would very happy to recommend. As I haven’t taken classes for some time I wasn’t sure what to expect but enjoyed a teaching style that always kept me engaged. Martha adapts the Spanish lessons as required depending on the progress being made." Paul Hickson
"I found Martha’s ability to be very professional and enthusiastic with a very friendly attitude to enable me to relax, Martha is a good Spanish teacher. The lessons at Spanish Lessons in Surrey were put together very well linking each lesson activity. The content was very good and homework is a necessity to maintain your knowledge of the lessons. The Spanish group lessons were covered out a steady fun pace." Richard Barber
"We would definitely recommend Spanish Lessons in Surrey not only did we find it fun, but we have also gained a sound knowledge of the basics of Spanish which will undoubtedly help us in our travels to Central America." Natalie Homalia & Dereck Murray
"Martha Jesty, Spanish teacher, was excellent and I felt relaxed during my Spanish lessons. I have been enormously encouraged to speak Spanish during my weekly lessons. They went at my own pace of learning and I felt confident speaking a foreign language."
"Spanish Lessons in Surrey have good interactive lessons and the style was effective using games, role plays, etc. Martha Jesty is very dynamic and patient with work, quite organized, encouraging and with good people skills. I think she is a great Spanish teacher. SLS classes have motivated me to continue learning in immerse myself in the language. The cultural aspects were interesting." Liz Moore
"Martha Jesty is a lovely person to have as a Spanish teacher and the classes feel more like an evening with a friend than formal lessons. She uses a wide variety of teaching techniques to help students develop the range of language skills. Having a Peruvian teacher is ideal for us as we plan to visit South America. We leave each class tired but motivated to keep improving. The Spanish classes with Spanish Lessons in Surrey have been stimulating and fun. We like the way that serious learning is delivered in a relaxed way. We have learned a lot more than we thought we would. We are particularly pleased that we are both starting to speak Spanish more freely with less halting and searching for words."
Jane and Richard Wheeler
"All the activities are presented in very a very attractive and encouraging way with an interactive and effective style. I think thaty Martha Jesty has great knowledge about Spain & Latin American culture and language. Martha is very encouraging and very patient person. She is also very friendly and well organized. Her Spanish lessons are always very interesting. I would say she is a very good teacher and very professional. Even though I just started learning Spanish, I feel that I have learned a lot during this course. It definitely boost my confidence and showed me that if I really want something I can achieve it." Justyna Bozyk
"Martha Jesty is an excellent Spanish teacher. Using her skills she identified the right level to approach the classes and was very patient in explaining elements of the language and how they should be used. She is a very dynamic and enthusiastic person and clearly has a plan for each class which builds on the knowledge previously imparted. Martha’s knowledge of Spanish in Latin America and the differences with Spain was deep and interesting and also amusing. The SLS quality of language service is very good. The structure of the lessons and materials used is aids were excellent. In addition, the monthly meetings for Spanish conversation with a drink are very useful and great fun. The process has certainly improved my Spanish and encourage me to continue learning and practicing."
"I found Martha Jesty very flexible, organized, warm and friendly Spanish teacher. It was a very good experience to be in a small group discussing every class issues in Spanish. I am definitely better at Spanish after my lessons at Spanish Lessons in Surrey . We had fun and engaging activities with varied learning tasks. Martha is an excellent teacher with excellent knowledge of regional differences in Spanish." Luke Whelan
"An encouraging way to learn Spanish where all of us in the Spanish group course for adults were at the same level of learning, something that you don’t find in a local Adult Education programme." Andrew Manning
"After many years of not studying Spanish in London, Spanish Lessons in Surrey has renewed my interest in taking up the language again, they were excellent overall and the range of teachers they have are a niche in the UK market." Gene Clecley
SPANISH PRIVATE TAILOR MADE LESSONS REVIEWS
"Martha Jesty is an excellent Spanish teacher that tailors the lessons to my ability and personality. She has a great sense of humour and is very dynamic so I enjoy learning with her. I have learned a lot so far and she goes above and beyond to teach me, suggesting material and inviting me to events. Taken a Spanish private course with Spanish Lessons in Surrey I learned to relax more and understand how to decode the language. My understanding of the language has grown in just one course." Hebe O'Malley
"Martha's unique and clever way of teaching is fun and made learning so easy. We played Spanish Bingo and even sang Karaoke together to learn, hence I was learning without even realizing it. Martha Jesty is a wonderful caring person with an amazing patience and a fantastic sense of humour too. She is a great Spanish teacher and will remain a good friend too. I highly recommend Martha to anyone either wanting to learn a new language or who is relocating to the UK with their family and may be in need of the assistance of a Cultural Mentor." Jo Rashbrook, Roomservice By Cort
"Martha’s language methodology is very precise and can focus very well on the grammar and the printed handouts and verbs etc are excellent. I am now 85 years of age, but reasonably healthy and remembering Spanish is now harder. Martha Jesty is a very keen teacher, but I have to encouraged myself to study Spanish more at home and I have been slow in following her advice!" David Weir
"I highly recommend Martha Jesty as a Spanish teacher. I started my private one to one Spanish lessons with her a few months ago and am pleased with what I have achieved so far. Martha is a great teacher and she makes learning Spanish easy and fun. She is very patient and encouraging." Avinash Jobanputra, retired accountant
"Martha Jesty takes great care to match her teaching to my ability, but makes sure to gently push towards greater fluency. A great knowledge of Latin American culture and variations. Martha is an excellent friendly and understanding Spanish teacher. There is a clear methodology to ensure all aspects are covered, without ever any sense of overwhelming feeling. Even for a short Spanish private tailor made course there was a clear plan to enable us to cover many aspects. It made learning great fun. Having someone with Martha’s experience as a Spanish tutor has cemented my commitment to learning beyond the original plan with just books or online learning this would not have happened." Steve Harrowell
"I can highly recommend Martha Jesty as a language teacher; I am in the middle of a Spanish business private course with her. Her Spanish one to one lessons are effective and fun! Also she has a lovely manner and as a mother herself great empathy with teenagers. In short, I would not hesitate to entrust Martha with adults and teen’s Spanish exam preparation." Edwina Hugues
"I can highly recommend Martha Jesty as a Spanish teacher. She is dynamic, fun, friendly & encouraging. She is patient and thorough. She is such an inspiration with her boundless energy, enthusiasm and generous spirit." Wendy Wilkinson, Head Teacher
"I found the Spanish private lessons were well-paced and provided in very good background in Spanish grammar. The material provided was very useful and wide ranging. The exercises in class were really interesting and fun. The homework helped to consolidate what we had covered in class. I particularly enjoyed learning about the Spanish/Latin American cultures. Martha Jesty was a really helpful and encouraging Spanish teacher. She was always ready to take time to explain anything I was unsure of. She made me feel confident when speaking Spanish. Her enthusiasm for teaching all aspects of the language was infectious and I thoroughly enjoyed the lessons." Janet Welsh
"I enjoyed the variety of information in my Spanish private course, (texbooks, handouts, other books, games, postcards, etc). The presentation is always clear and the pace is just right. I am never bored. Martha Jesty is energetic and well organised. She has fantastic people skills and is very enthusiastic about all things Spanish, particularly Peruvian. I would recommend Martha Jesty as a Spanish teacher. Three words to discribe Spanish Lessons in Surrey: fun, well-paced, enjoyable." Michele Gibson
"Martha Jesty, as a Spanish teacher is incredibly patient and encouraging. She encourages and knows how to present new concepts in a way that works for my style of learning, going at a pace that suit me best. I am surprised by how much I could learn in 5 weeks in my Spanish private course. It’s a very short period of time and there is still so much to learn but it know I would feel confident enough to go to a restaurant/bar in Spain now and at least attempt to order in Spanish." Fiona Jackson
"Spanish Lessons in Surrey quality of language services is very good with all help available. Martha's knowledge of Latin American & Spanish culture is excellent and very interesting. Martha is a positive person by nature and this comes through in my Spanish private one to one classes. She is very organized and enthusiastic, she is an excellent Spanish teacher." Derek Tidy
"I loved my private Spanish lessons with Martha Jesty - she has a very thorough and engaging approach to learning Spanish and I felt that my spoken Spanish particularly improved over the course of my 10 private tailor made lessons with her. She also gave me lots of advice for home learning. I would thoroughly recommend Spanish lessons with Martha Jesty." Clare H.
"Martha Jesty is very dynamic and friendly Spanish language teacher. Her knowledge of Brazilian Portuguese made my understanding of Spanish much easier. I believe she is the best teacher I ever had!" Eder Oliveira
"Martha's patience and methodical approach is helping me become the Spanish speaker I hope to be. Martha provides many study aids in class and suggestions for additional study which help immensely in each of my Spanish private lessons. I am pleasantly surprised at my ability to read and understand Spanish"
"Martha Jesty is a patient and encouraging Spanish teacher; the Spanish private tailor made lessons are well structured and aimed at my basic level. I really enjoy the cultural input into the lessons. Martha makes the Spanish lessons fun and doesn’t overload my input as I can only take in so much. Martha is an understanding teacher who encourages you to learn using practical examples. She identified my weaknesses and we are working to overcome it."
"Martha’s teaching has helped me a lot as it has allowed me to learn Spanish quickly in preparation for my Spanish language university exam. Fantastic quality teaching, very welcoming and friendly. Martha managed to fit me in last minute for Spanish private classes so really benefitted from it. The activities done in class were engaging and helped my understanding of Spanish, she focused a lot on grammar to help me grasp the language." Alice Berrie
"Martha Jesty is an excellent Spanish teacher, has a very good interaction and real time assessment of my understanding and needs. I had good variety of activities which Martha could adapt to maximise effectiveness in each Spanish private class. I had good feedback about progression and areas of focus to fill the gaps of my learning and homework was very helpful to my specific language needs." K.W.
"Martha Jesty is a very encouraging and thoughtful Spanish teacher. She understands my strengths and, more importantly, my weaknesses and tailors the Spanish private classes to take these into account. I found the Spanish lessons challenging but enjoyable, which I think is the right balance. Martha pushes me to do more than I think I am capable of and that is a smart approach as it enables me to gain more confidence in my abilities. I think I have improved my knowledge of the Spanish language a lot. I can read and write Spanish reasonably well but need to work more on my speaking and listening. I can do that over the summer. I do lack patience some times and it has taken me time to realise that I am on a long journey with the language and I can’t expect to know it all straight away."
SPANISH GCSE & SPANISH A LEVEL TUITION REVEIWS
"I think the pace of the classes with Spanish Lessons in Surrey was just right, as we covered all the different areas for one topic per lesson; I felt evenly splitting the topics over the course made the workload less overwhelming for me. Hence, I was able to focus better and make each private lesson worthwhile. I also found the extension articles Martha gave me to read very useful in developing my ideas and having new ways to express ideas! Martha Jesty is a truly a dynamic, enthusiastic Spanish teacher that has helped me improve so much over the course. Without a doubt Martha is not only an excellent teacher that shows she genuinely cares about your academic improvement, giving you vocab structures and ideas that stretch your understanding of the language, but a person that cares for their students’ wellbeing. This is obvious for me, as she taught me to enjoy learning rather than see it as a stress. Thanks to her I now put that extra ounce of effort into my Spanish GCSE work at school because I want to; not because I have to. These Spanish lessons with SLS have improved my fluency and my ability to channel my ideas in a clear, concise way whilst also demonstrating a breadth of knowledge of grammar and advanced vocabulary. Thank you so much Martha! I mean every word I have written on this paper! Keep being the unique mentor that you are because it makes a difference." Anjenna, GCSE student
"I felt confident and comfortable during my private Spanish Alevel class and I had a much deeper understanding of Spanish, something that I wouldn’t have been able to achieve in the classroom. I really enjoyed SLS classes and would recommend them to anyone looking to improve their Spanish. Martha encouraged me to expand my knowledge of Spanish language and culture and allowed me to feel confident when discussing Spanish A Level topics. She is organized and has vast knowledge of a variety of different topics, not only Spain but also South America. I have improved my grammar as Martha encouraged me to work on what I struggled with most. Martha is not just a mentor to me but also a friend. Martha, I just wanted to let you now that I got a B in Spanish and I will be studying Spanish at the university of Reading! Muchas gracias por toda tu ayuda.” Hannah Bushaway, A Level student
"I always enjoyed the classes and felt more confident after every class I attended at SLS to prepare for my Spanish GCSE exams. I felt as if learning Spanish was much better than learning at my school. I think Martha Jesty is a fantastic Spanish tutor who is encouraging, patient, friendly and has a dynamic teaching style! Martha has a variety of great Spanish teaching methods and has perceptive understanding of the Spanish language. In my opinion Martha Jesty is the best Spanish tutor available." Sean Sri. GCSE student
"I thoroughly enjoyed every Spanish A level lesson with Martha and my confidence in Spanish has increased. Going through grammar really helped me and made it easier for me to understand. I received good feedback which was very helpful and got enough homework to make me understand different grammar uses and formations. We did different Spanish language activities such as reading, speaking and listening which busted my confidence." Maddie, A level student
"Martha Jesty is a very professional and friendly Spanish teacher. She is also organized and encouraging and this gives me a boost to learn. Martha has an excellent ability to teach the language. Her style is very effective and also fun. All the grammar, presentation and activities in each Spanish Alevel class was very effective and I am learning a lot and developing my language skills quickly. I feel confident after a class at Spanish Lessons in Surrey, definitely feeling like I have learnt a lot." Bill, A level student
"The presentation is clear and understandable. There is enough homework and the pace of the class is good & Martha’s teaching style is effective and fun. Martha is very encouraging and patient. She is friendly but keeps the dynamic fun and professional. As a result of my Spanish GCSE classes with Martha, I am better with verbs and am successfully using them. I will continue with the Spanish private lessons next term." Amy, GCSE student
"Martha Jesty really helped me with my confidence in speaking Spanish and conjugating verbs in different tenses. I increased my knowledge of Spanish culture within the Spanish Alevel lessons making it more interesting. Also, helped me out with my A level school work. Very helpful!" Holly, A level student
"The grammar activities given at Spanish Lessons in Surrey were very helpful and cleared up many questions I had in the past. Homework was mainly focused towards speaking practice at home and was very sufficient. Overall the style was interactive and effective through which I have learn about Latin American culture. Martha Jesty’s Spanish teaching abilities were very positive since it was friendly and encouraging yet also very professional. I grew in confidence regarding speaking abilities and learnt to have a fluent conversation in Spanish. It was much more personal than school (doing my Spanish GCSEs) which meant it was a lot more effective."
Pooja Murali, GCSE student
"Clare enjoyed her Spanish GCSE lessons with Martha, it has improved her confidence in speaking Spanish. Martha Jesty is very enthusiastic and keen to help my daughter. She is friendly and welcoming. Clare put in practice what she learned in class and enjoyed talking with the Spanish people on our last holidays!"
Lynn Plaske (Clare’s mum, GCSE student)
"The classes have boosted my son’s enjoyment and enthusiasm for Spanish; he was able to grasp Spanish concepts better in a 1 to 1 session and got a higher Spanish GCSE exam results than expected." Mrs Edwards (Josh's mum, GCSE student)
"I did learn Spanish in a fun way and all the Spanish GCSE classes were good. At school they just teach us the rules but it is hard to apply it. However here with Spanish Lessons in Surrey we talk more in Spanish which makes it easier to remember. Martha Jesty was encouraging and never got annoyed if I didn’t understand something. Always asking me what I wanted to practice and learn. Martha made it easy to understand grammar and I was never afraid to ask her a question." Tvishi Agarwal, GCSE student
"I really enjoy the Spanish Alevel classes and always learn a lot. I have especially understood the grammar which we have covered much more. Martha Jesty is a very encouraging, friendly and patient Spanish teacher. Her methodology and activities which she uses has meant that I have learnt and understand a lot more with the grammar we have covered. The Spanish lessons are always fun and interactive.
“Martha, I thought that I would just let you know that I have been delighted with my A level result, as I got a B! Thank you very much for all your help- I really do believe that all your lessons made a difference, especially in the grammar and understanding of the language. Many thanks again!." Elloise Budd, A Level student
"My daughter Amy got a 5 in her Spanish GCSE exams results which she is very happy with. Without you Martha I am absolutely certain she would have failed dismally, instead she got a “strong pass” so thank you Martha all round for what you brought to her all round education." Harriet (Amy's mum, GCSE student)
"My daughter was delighted to learn Spanish with a teacher who was native speaker., like Martha Jesty. She learned so much in 10 weeks not only about the language but also about Spanish and Latin American culture. She passed her Spanish A level exam with good grade." Stacey M, (Rebecca's mum-A level student)
“My teacher, Martha, is very encouraging and clearly shows that they have a passion in teaching Spanish which helps as a student to enjoy the subject more. My teacher also makes it clear if I do not understand a concept, and also rather than spoon feeding me, like my school does at times, my teacher allows me to think for myself but also giving me assistance when needed. During and after the class I feel more confident in my Spanish lessons in school as I know that I have practiced my Spanish and I have learnt some new vocabulary or a different tense in Spanish. I feel that compared to school learning grammar is much better as it is one to one, rather than being in a class. I enjoy the classes as I can focus on my weak points and work on them. I would recommend SLS services to my friends who are also not as confident in Spanish as I am.”
Rafael Majid, GCSE student
SPANISH EXPRESS PRIVATE CLASSES ONLINE REVIEWS
"Given the length of the lesson, which is half an hour Spanish Express Classes online. Martha Jesty achieves much by sharing learning aids for grammar, and by encouraging outside practice and reading. There is also homework, and the combination is enough. There are exercises in the Spanish lessons to assist learning the topic. Martha’s knowledge of Latin American culture is extensive and informative. Martha Jesty is encouraging and patient and has a positive outlook to life and teaching in general. The lesson is well organized and preparation is good as well as having a good understanding of the pace at which to proceed. She is friendly and professional, a very good Spanish teacher and understands the different requirements of the students and adapts her methods accordingly."
"Martha Jesty is a very accomplished and friendly Spanish teacher. It has been many years since I last learned in this format, and Martha is extremely patient and can find many ways in explaining the language; a real pleasure to learn from her during my Spanish Express lessons." Jonathan Zammit-Tabona
"Helpful, relaxed environment, conducive to learning." Philip Emsley
"Martha, I found your teaching approach friendly and encouraging. The Spanish classes included a good mix of listening, talking and writing activities which were appropriately geared to my level. I liked the conversational aspect of the Spanish Express class and how through this you identified areas of need which we then addressed. Overall a very enjoyable experience."
Cathy Buckley, Specialist Teacher and Assessor
SPANISH FREE TRIAL LESSONS FOR COMPANIES REVIEWS
"Martha Jesty is a brilliant Spanish teacher! She makes learning really fun and effortless, using music and rhythm to help you to get the language into your head effortlessly. This is nothing like the language teaching you had in school (unless you were very lucky!) – it is modern and truly interactive way to teach Spanish. In a short free Spanish introductory session she taught us how to ask for someone’s telephone number in Spanish- and understand the answer – as well as telling someone else our telephone number in Spanish. We ended up dancing to music as we practiced!"
Caroline Ewans, Thoughtful Marketing
"Martha, I really enjoyed your free Spanish group taster session on learning Spanish. What a fun way to learn a language and so different from the traditional school experience that I remember. There was tremendous energy and participation from everyone interacting with each other. You also have a lovely style in balancing the need to instruct and encourage at the same time."
Mark Rowray (Kingston Web Design)
"You probably heard of the power of teaching by example? Martha Jesty is one of these inspiring people whose passion for what she does naturally creates her business of teaching languages and dancing. Ever thought of learning Spanish, visually, auditory plus moving your body with the rythm of uno, dos, tres, ...? Thats what we did at Martha's free Spanish class at Fabulous Women and I think I can safely say, we didn't just learn to count in Spanish from one to ten but also got a reminder of how much fun and ease learning can be." Martina Grubmueller, Syncholistic
"I met some great people in the group especially Martha Jesty who has an amazing abundance of energy. She taught us all to count to 10 in the free Spanish group class. She also taught us how to say our mobile numbers in Spanish, then to help it sink in we danced to Spanish music whilst saying our phone numbers in Spanish. It was so much fun and very educational at the same time. Very inspirational." Demelza Fry
"Martha Jesty is just fantastic! Upon meeting her, I was captivated by her energy and her charm. Martha also has an extremely positive outlook on life that is infectious! She knows how to bring the best of a person! My recommendation goes to this lovely lady! Furthermore, on the language side of things, I wasn't able to continue with my Spanish lessons due to personal circumstances but should there be an opportunity to be taught Spanish by Martha Jesty again I would jump on it! We had a meet to discuss certain things and she was so open, and I can imagine she takes this into her Spanish lessons; an open, free enjoyable approach!"
Jonathan Tsang, Senior host for Petrobas
"Martha Jesty is a truly committed individual. Her passion and sincerity really shines through in all she does. She has a genuine love of her work as a Spanish teacher and is inspiring with her infectious positivity. After a few minutes in Martha's company, one feels uplifted, energised and full of compassion. She moves you to want to do more for those around you." Barbara Ewing
"I went to Martha's fun bilingual business networking meetings in Chessington and it was fun, relaxed and met interesting people. Martha Jesty is a very energetic, positive, excellent team leader and speaker and I am glad that she will be our next Fabulous Women group leader from this year for Chessington." Jane Hardy
"Martha Jesty has a passion for life. she engages with people and brings her special zest to everything she does. I have been to a number of events where Martha has been an effective communicator and always professional and highly recommended. Martha is an Ambassador for Kingston Business Biscotti and is a joy to work with." John Ballard
"Martha Jesty is a 'get-things-done' person, and she inspires others to achieve too. Her passion for life and sense of fun is immediately evident, equalled only by her compassion for those less fortunate, particularly women and children, both in her native Latin America and here in the UK. She is a networker by nature, and loves to share her energy and enthusiasm, but always in a caring and selfless way. A 'good woman', in every sense... I'm glad to know her!" Keith Grover
"Working with Martha Jesty gives you a whole new jest for life! Such energy. Martha was a great subject to capture, both with wellbeing activities, bilingual team building and charity work. It is a pleasure to be associated with Martha. I am very much looking forward to the next chapter to capture in Martha's life." Jane Hamilton-Cross
"This woman has bags of energy. She is ethical, courageous and sincere. She strives for perfection and gives 100% in everything that she does. Fun and loveable, Martha Jesty was a pleasure to network with." Nina Assam
"I had the pleasure of seeing how Martha Jesty works at a networking event recently. She was so enthusiastic and good at what she does, got everyone up and put a huge smile of everyone's faces. We all felt wonderful afterwards." Tina Murray
SPANISH FOR FAMILIES CLASSES REVIEWS
"Martha Jesty develops rapport well with my children -8 and 5- by being friendly and showing an interest in them. They enjoy the puppets, music part of session. It was good for the children to get items such as fruit / vegetables in the home as this helps engagement.
Martha’s knowledge of teaching methodology is very good and she is clear to myself as a parent about what is required to support my children with their ongoing learning.
I have been impressed as to how much could be learnt in 20 minutes and by continued practice at home. It is helpful to learn together as a family. We have all been using it functionally across the day and enjoying speaking another language. It is advantageous to learn together and being online is easy to access without the time spent travelling. Within term time we would not have had the opportunity to learn Spanish unless online, based on our previous routine. We would be happy to continue online learning but perhaps also having an opportunity to do face to face events now and again when this is possible. We appreciate Martha’s time to teach us some Spanish." Mrs Caroline Burns
"Martha Jesty’s knowledge of British culture and language has helped me to solve cross-cultural issues in the translation of my marketing material. My Spanish marketing material was not only translated but also corrected and amended to break cultural barriers to reach my targeted audience and reach more British clients. I realized that translating a document from Spanish into English is not enough and using the right person for the job, bilingual in British and Spanish culture, was crucial to my business success." Isabel Montes, Anglo Spanish Association
"I met Martha at an amazing Latin-inspired business event in Surbiton with great leadership exercises, great people and above all Martha going out of her way to help others grow and develop and make connections. Martha herself is energetic, passionate and effervescent, and this is channeled into her services: Spanish Club for Adults, Spanish Lessons in Surrey, Spanish Interpreting & Translation Services. A great voice for business in the Surbiton community."
Chris Hayes, Councillor
"The uniqueness of Latin America and Spain demands a specialisation in the cultures and languages if we are to be relevant to their reality. Spanish Lessons in Surrey are experts in the matter."
John Chapman, former Latin Link International former Director
"Tuve el agrado de que Martha Jesty me pueda brindar clases online de Inglés. Martha ha sido de excelente ayuda para mi progreso en pronunciación y gramática del idioma inglés. Con Martha todo fue diferente ya que tiene una didáctica bien programada y entretenida de la enseñanza del inglés, con buenos materiales y links de enseñanza y a su vez siendo exigente, sin dejar de lado el profesionalismo que Martha tiene para poder llegar al alumno. Recomiendo a Martha Jesty porque sé que con ella van a ver el inglés de una forma diferente y no solo aprenderán un idioma, sino un tipo de cultura y vida que les agradará."
Wiler Soto, Representante de Perú de Peter Spanton Drinks
"It is not easy to find a company which will focus on Latin American Spanish as opposed to European Spanish and this is a very valuable service to me in view of my work."
Head of Region, Americas, BBC World Service
"Spanish Lessons in Surrey private course was aimed specifically at our practical needs, the Spanish tutor was excellent as well as the service they provided." David Barker, London Maritime Partnership
"Spanish Lessons in Surrey private courses are excellent for business people who would like to make a good impression on their Spanish speaking clients. I feel confident to greet and to introduce myself and my business partners in a second language."
Andrew Storey, Paribas
"Spanish Lessons in Surrey have a personal touch in dealing with their clients as well as their constant follow up in my learning made all the difference." Richard White, Confederation of British Industries
"The Spanish private tailor made course was exactly what I was looking for. The key business phrases that I learned gave me confidence to try and use Spanish for my next business meeting in Latin America." Alison White
"Spanish Lessons in Surrey highly professional approach in dealing with business people and their cost effective Spanish private tailor made programme makes them first choice for those going to Spain or Latin America." Wayne Chandler, Tropical Foods Ltd
"I found the Spanish class very useful and also enjoyable. I thought you did very well to adapt the class to incorporate all the different ability levels of the group. The topics were challenging but also useful, as they helped take us out of our comfort zone and gain confidence when speaking the language."
Matt Eadie, Destination Specialist, Chimu Adventures
"I thought the Spanish lessons were very interesting and for me it was just good to hear some Spanish being spoken to try and reignite the memories of the stuff I had learned previously. It was very interesting to learn about the different cultural aspects of the different countries in Latin America so overall the lessons were very useful." Simon Evans, Manager, Chimu Adventures
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