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Ana Rosa Lara-Abreu


Spanish Teacher & EAL Teacher

Ana Rosa did her BA in Education in her native Cuba, then completed an MBA in London. She has worked teaching languages in Cuba, Mexico, Greece, Germany and the UK. She is a hands-on teacher and getting children motivated to learn Spanish is her main objective. Ana Rosa believes that the success of learning languages lies in setting clear foundations. Ana Rosa is excited to join BISS and to offer her international teaching experience to the community.

Ana Rosa was born and grew up in the beautiful island of Cuba. She has lived in Mexico, the United Kingdom, Greece, Germany and in China for the last 13 years. She loves learning languages and experiencing different cultures. She speaks fluently Spanish, English, Greek, and Mandarin. She is currently studying French to add to her languages. Ana Rosa is a painter and an avid reader. She lives in Shanghai with her daughter and husband.