Esteban Vazquez

Teacher/Mentor

California State University Northridge, B.A. French Language
Pepperdine University, M.A. Education

Esteban Vazquez provides guidance and delivers French and Spanish instruction with a heavy emphasis on using the four skills of language learning: speaking, writing, listening and reading.

He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in French Language and Literature from California State University Northridge, where he graduated with cum laude recognition. Moreover, he received the Ralph Baccash Scholarship and the Dennis & Ann Beaver Scholarship from CSUN’s Department of Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures. In addition, he will receive his Master in Education with emphasis on pedagogy from Pepperdine University this coming December of 2013.

He worked as a foreign language department chair along with being a French/Spanish teacher, and varsity soccer assistant coach at Crespi Carmelite High School in Encino, CA for three years. In the spring of 2011 and 2013, Esteban organized and directed the culminating international field trip to Paris, France and Geneva, Switzerland for the AP French class.

Esteban enjoys being on a soccer field as a coach, player, and referee. He loves to travel around the globe with his fiancée and spend his free time with her, and with his friends at sporting events.

He is originally from the watch region of Switzerland. There, he played professional soccer for a year as a goalkeeper. In addition, he competed on the youth Swiss team at the European Petanque Championship, where he took second place.

Hobbies: soccer, petanque, traveling, gastronomy, salsa dancing

Favorite Quote:

“One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.” ‒Frank Smith

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