We are Liliana & Deviani
Español Marfil stands for latin roots MATER + FILIA (mother & daughter). If you put those words together you get MARFIL –which also means ivory in Spanish–. A family team successful Spanish program for people eager to master the language
Liliana has been an Spanish teacher for 25 years for both native and foreign speakers. She loves to share what she knows with her students and help them to achieve their communications goals in Spanish in an atmosphere of joy and good humour.
Deviani is a Spanish enthusiast. Since moving to Canada in 2018 she has focused on sharing her culture and her language to people with different backgrounds. She teaches Spanish at the University of Alberta, and as a personal tutor. With Español Marfil she has helped young and mid professional to stand out in the workplace by bringing a trending new skill to the table: ESPAÑOL. Recently awarded with Joaquín García Icazbalceta Excellence Prize by the Mexican Academy of Language, she is passionate about language, history, teaching, and dancing.
Who are we?
We are an experienced, professional, and accountable duet of Spanish teachers working together to guarantee the best results to our students.
Don’t want to brag… but our students love us
«Deviani and Liliana are not only great teachers, they are also very friendly and personable.»
– Karren Izquierdo, Biologist. Edmonton.
«Lili y Devi son excelentes profesoras. Durante el curso aprendo nuevo vocabulario, trabajo mucho y hablo con más fluidez y facilidad.»
– Pierre Hardy, Professor. Iroquois Falls.
«I would recommend Liliana and Deviani as teachers to anyone who would like to learns Spanish»
-Celeste Terance, HR. Edmonton.
«Lili et Deviani sont très attentives et soucieuses de mes besoins et elles personnalisent le cours afin de bien répondre. Je recommande fortement Español Marfil»
-Lyne de la Plante, Éducateur. Iroquois Falls.