• Name:  Rubi Román
    Subjects / Classes Taught:  Regular Spanish 1-2, 3-4; Spanish for Spanish Speakers 1-2, 3-4, 5-6; AP Spanish Literature
    Degree(s): B.A.  from ASU; M.A. from Tulane University

    Me criaron con los dos idiomas en Arizona donde nací.  Mis papis hablaban el español.  He vivido en Arizona, California, Louisiana, New Jersey, Virginia, Canadá, España, Puerto Rico y Guatemala.  He viajado por casi toda Europa, México, partes de La América del Sur, una parte de África, partes de La América Central, el Caribe inclusive Haití.  Tengo tres hijos; 2 de ellos se graduaron de la universidad.  La menor está en el programa internacional (IB) de North HS.  Mi hija mayor se graduó en segundo lugar del programa internacional (IB) de North y se graduó con altos honores en enfermería.  Mis favoritos autores son:  Julio Cortázar, Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra y Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz. 

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    • Office Hours  7:00 am - 8;  3:05 - 4 or 5 or later depending on the need. 
    • Textbook(s) Name(s)   Exprésate; Nuevas vistas, Momentos cumbres . . . .
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    • Teaching Philosophy:    I do my job.  I expect the student to do his/her job which is learn.  The student cannot learn unless s/he is present, arrives on time, has materials, and is prepared for class.  I don't care if you are black, white, asian, hispanic, male, female, jew, gentile, gay or straight as long as you are a serious student. 
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    • Assignments:   There is homework every day with few exceptions although it only takes a few minutes, and we start homework in class. 
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