■ Universidad de Buenos Aires, Instituto Superior n 24 B. Houssay. Asociación Argentina de Profesores de Español.■ Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA)
Laura D'Amico is a qualified native Spanish speaker with more than 19 years teaching in the education industry including 14 years teaching Spanish and English languages in NZ.
She has worked in several environments: schools, private institutions, one-to-one and in-company classes in Argentina and New Zealand. Laura's experience comes from her studies in Argentina and NZ.
Laura is a CELTA qualified teacher and has taught at Dominion English School Christchurch, Christchurch College of English Limited and GEOS Christchurch Language Centre.
She has taught adults and children alike. In Argentina, she taught English as a second language. When she moved to NZ, her focus moved to teaching Spanish and opening Christchurch's first dedicated Spanish Language Institute - Speak Spanish™. The institute has moved to Peterborough Street in 2019 and since then, we have been able to offer Spanish conversational courses to all ages Monday to Saturday. Laura is also collaborating with NTA English Academy as their International Assistant as well as sharing the venue with them.
2020 - She is now very excited to open quality conversational Italian courses who aim to those who would like to immerse in the language.
Laura has 2 small children and lives in Sumner with her partner John. She loves walking, yoga, cooking and family time at home.