In-person language lessons with a teacher can be a great experience, but if you're unable to find an affordable private Portuguese teacher in Barcelona, online learning may be a good option for you. To take lessons with a Portuguese teacher in your area, you may have to pay more to cover their travel costs or travel to their home, and the average cost of private Portuguese classes for adults in Barcelona is over $20 per hour. With online learning, you can save on travel expenses and have access to top teachers from around the world.
Many students who try online language lessons with a teacher are pleasantly surprised by the experience. At LanguaTalk, lessons are 1-on-1 to ensure you get your teacher's full attention and can make rapid progress. Lessons are conducted via video call, allowing you to communicate with your teacher and share learning materials, as if you were in the same room. Give it a try with a free trial session and see for yourself!
You can watch Portuguese teacher intro videos, check their availability, and read reviews from their students on their profiles. You'll also see which learning needs, ages, and levels the teacher is comfortable with.
Are you new to LanguaTalk? When you sign up, you'll get a token for a complimentary 30-minute trial lesson. Use this to meet your chosen teacher and decide whether you want to keep taking classes with them or look for a Portuguese teacher in Barcelona instead. (Please note: not all teachers offer a free trial lesson - some charge 30% of their regular lesson price.)
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Oi! Hi! Ciao! My name is José. I lived in Brazil most of my life, in the city of Sao Paulo, and now, after a period in London, I'm living in Turin, Italy. I'm eager to help you learn Portuguese, whether it is for travelling, to speak the language of your loved one, for working or just for fun, no matter what is your level.
From day one, my lessons will be tailored to your goals and interests, to make them engaging and fun and to help you achieve fluency fastly.
I always include bits of culture in our interactions and draw parallels between your knowledge and the culture around the language you are learning, to make the experience richer and to make you feel closer to the native speakers. That is essential!
I also have professional experience in several areas, from hospitality to business consulting, which gave me a lot of flexibility with the language and I will use it to help you improve your vocabulary.
Apart from being a language enthusiast, I am really into music, cooking, and travel. I play the guitar (mainly blues, rock, and bossa nova), I love to cook Brazilian-style barbecue and unknown Italian dishes, and the last places I've been to were Southeast Asian countries on a 5 months trip.
Let's schedule a trial lesson!
Até mais! See you soon! A presto!See Reviews From Students
Hello I am Elsa, I live in Cape Town South Africa. I am a Portuguese tutor. I love to read, watch movies and cooking.
I have been working as a Portuguese tutor for more than 3 years and I also have experience in Portuguese to English Translation.
If you would like to take your Portuguese to another level, improve your vocabulary, listening and your speaking skills book a lesson with me I am sure will you will not regret. I am patient and I like to adapt myself to your needs.
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Hi! I'm Aline & I'm from Brazil, now, I'm living in United States.
I started my career as a teacher 7 years ago, when I did a job as a translator for the Spanish embassy in Brazil and the consul invited me to teach Portuguese to him, then I started teaching other diplomats. As I am a perfectionist, I decided that in order to teach Portuguese I should study for it, so I studied Portuguese-English Letters and also studied a Professional Education Degree, which enables me to teach adults.
I also developed remote tutoring courses and I fell in love with teaching online.
I believe that the teaching-learning process happens on both sides, both you as a student and I as a teacher will learn and teach together! Book your trial and it will be a pleasure to meet you!See Reviews From Students
Are you preparing for an exam? Do you want to improve your Portuguese in everyday life? Maybe you are preparing to visit a Portuguese speaking country? Gain confidence in speaking fluently and freely with me.
Classes will be taught according to your level and prepared exclusively to meet your expectations and goals. I provide all the materials needed for the class.
Acquiring a language is a very interesting process and a lot of people love to learn about culture or history. I like to introduce these subjects to my students for better assimilation of the language.
A learning environment should be calm but lessons should be fun and interesting, and that is how I like to teach my students.
My name is Suse. I'm from Portugal and I'm currently living in France. I taught Portuguese at a Chinese university for 3 years before returning to Europe. Since then, I teach European-Portuguese online.
If you are interested in learning a language and experiencing a culture join my class!
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I am Brazilian and I currently live in Portugal.
I have lived in the UK and the Netherlands and I love meeting people from other cultures.
I have a Certificate in Teaching Portuguese for Foreigners and and I study Language Sciences at the University of Porto.
My classes are customised to each student's personal objectives. I cover both written and spoken Portuguese in addition to Brazilian Culture.
I can speak English or Spanish during our class to help you if necessary.
Schedule a trial lesson so we can get to know each other!See Reviews From Students
Hi there! My name is Rodrigo and I will be happy to help you achieve your goals, be it to communicate with Brazilian friends, travel, work, get a language certification, develop your child’s Portuguese language, or other reasons.
My goal is to develop your communicative competence in the Portuguese language, whether for professional, academic, or personal use, and to familiarize you with the Brazilian culture.
My approach is student-centered learning, so we will build class formats that best suit your needs.
Resources used in our classes: textbooks, videos, songs, role-plays, quizzes, games, podcasts, apps, and much more.
I can help you with grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, and conversation. We will talk about topics that are of interest to you, as well as articles that we will read together.
I offer materials for all levels and interests, such as general Portuguese, business Portuguese, academic Portuguese, Portuguese for kids and teenagers, idioms, presentation, prep for the Celpe-bras exam, pronunciation, and so forth.
I am from São Paulo, Brazil, and I am presently living in Santiago, Chile. I am passionate about languages. I speak English and Spanish fluently and currently I am studying Japanese (A2 level). I love discussing a great variety of subjects such as cultures, literature, music, and linguistics. I am also a musician and play a traditional Japanese instrument called shamisen (influenced by São Paulo’s Japanese town).
I got my Bachelor of Arts degree in Portuguese and English in 2018 having now had 6 years of in-person teaching experience and 4 years of online teaching experience.
Book a trial lesson with me so we can discuss your goals and how I can help you reach them.See Reviews From Students
Hi, I'm Catarina and I am a native Portuguese speaker who loves to teach and learn. I like to adapt the lessons to my students and have been teaching all levels, from beginner to advanced. I have a Pedagogical Skills Certificate which allows me to give training here in Portugal and have a passion for sharing some knowledge of my language and also learning from people with different nationalities and backgrounds.
My education is in Science and Culinary and I love both these fields. I love to read and learn about anything that I find interesting. Hope to see you soon!See Reviews From Students
Olá, hello, hola ;) I'm Diogo from Portugal, and it will be my pleasure to guide you through the Portuguese language and culture, adapting the sessions to you. I have a passion for languages and I really enjoy tutoring, learning and always having fun in the process, adapting games, developing listening skills, having friendly conversations, writing, using videos and songs, text comprehension, pronunciation, entertaining grammar exercises,..
I've studied Management and Informatics, and Digital Marketing. I have been tutoring for over eight years now, it is true I enjoy talking about every subject.
I am Portuguese, 37 years old, currently I'm living in Portugal, always close to the ocean. In addition to native Portuguese, I'm fluent in English and Spanish (I lived in Madrid for 8 years) and at the moment I'm also enjoying learning Arabic and Hindi, I don't dance Bollywood yet ;).
I am very curious, and so I will be delighted to chat with you in Portuguese as soon as possible, share the Portuguese culture and learn about yours.
I love different cultures, sharing views and perspectives, playing guitar, languages, the ocean, science, motorcycles, literature, nature, sports, sociology, technology, philosophy, economics, psychology... everything interesting. ;DSee Reviews From Students
Hello Hola Olá!
My name is Micaela, I'm 27 years old and I'm from Azores, Portugal :) Here to make you have a good time while learning Portuguese.
The lessons can be very informal but at the same time structured.
All materials are provided for free, like books, PDFs, exercises etc. I like to immerse my students in the Portuguese culture as much as possible, using music, sending articles for homework etc.
If you have a kid or more don't worry anymore. I love to work with children as well and I have the experience and the material for a great kid-friendly lesson. I use TPR teaching Techniques and other methodologies.
Been teaching Portuguese as a second language to students online and face-to-face for a while now, (+ 2050 hours teaching), so I believe I have the experience and the results to make you achieve your goals.
I consider myself a polite and fun individual that you would probably enjoy talking X)
Book our first lesson NOW and let the fun begin!
I am looking forward to seeing you!
MicaelaSee Reviews From Students
My name is Pamela, I'm from Brazil and I'm ready to help you learn Portuguese with ease. I teach students of all levels and I tailor my lessons to your goals and interests, offering bits of cultural content to help you immerse yourself in the language. I have three years of online teaching experience and formal training on Portuguese as a Second Language (PLE - Português como Língua Estrangeira).
Having learned four foreign languages myself, I can understand your difficulties and offer my own experience on how to overcome them. I have a degree in Communication and have worked for ten years in the print and online media. Therefore I can also help you improve your writing and correct or revise your written production.
As for my personal tastes, I'm a big fan of literature, music and cinema, an occasional biker and an avid traveller and foodie.
Let's schedule a trial lesson! Hope to see you soon.
The vast majority of students take 55-minute classes. But some tutors also provide the option of 30-minute classes. If they do, you’ll see this noted on their profile (below their pricing and above the ‘Buy Lessons’ button).
55-minute classes are recommended for most students. In general, we only suggest considering 30-minute classes if they’re for your child, or you have an intermediate level and only want conversation practice.
New to LanguaTalk? We'll give you a credit for a free trial session. Many, but not all, teachers offer these for free. If they do not, the price will be just 30 percent of their full lesson price, so you can still try a session at minimal cost.
Trial sessions last 30 minutes. They allow you to assess whether the teacher is a good fit for you, and get a feel for learning online. The teacher will assess your level and aim to understand your needs and interests so that they can customise any classes you decide to take. You'll be encouraged to speak in Portuguese as much as possible, but of course you can speak in English too!
If, after your trial session, you don't feel that the teacher is quite right for you, you can book a trial with another teacher for just 30 percent of their full lesson price.
The beauty of taking classes online is that you can learn anytime, anywhere. When you choose a teacher, just check their calendar to make sure that they have available times that fit your schedule. Some teachers have limited availability as they already have a lot of students.
Lessons are taught 1-on-1 so that you receive your tutor’s full attention and can make fast progress. Communicating via video call, you’ll be able to talk to your tutor and share learning materials as if you were in the same room.
The tutors vary in terms of their teaching methods, resources, experiences, and personalities. So we suggest you look at several profiles to choose the best tutor for you. Whichever Portuguese tutor you pick, they'll aim to tailor the classes to your individual needs.
On LanguaTalk, you can find exceptional tutors for 1-on-1 Portuguese classes tailored to your goals and learning preferences. Here’s how to try it for yourself:
1 - Find your ideal tutor by browsing videos, reviews, pricing and availability.
2 - Book a trial. Many tutors offer a 30-minute trial for free; others charge a discounted price.
3 - Take personalised classes with your new tutor via video call. Or try someone else.
No card is required to book a free trial session. Please only book if you're considering taking classes. Pricing varies by tutor and you can use the filter to find someone who fits your budget. You can pay one lesson at a time, or buy in bulk for a discount (open a tutor's profile to see their pricing options).
We’re confident you’ll love learning via LanguaTalk. We're trusted by students all over the world because we're transparent. We ask students to rate each lesson, and we display reviews on tutors’ profiles.
99.8% of lesson ratings are 5 stars. Why? Because unlike other platforms, we accept only the top 10% of tutor applications.
To see our full FAQs or get help from our friendly team, click the '?' in the corner of the screen. You can also watch students talking about their experiences learning via LanguaTalk below.
Tutors on LanguaTalk sometimes provide classes for adults locally, but most only provide online classes for adults as it is more convenient and allows them to work from home. In addition, most tutors are not teaching Portuguese in Barcelona because they're living elsewhere in the world. If you decide to book with a tutor, you should assume that they can only teach you online.
Sometimes students tell us that they're not sure about learning Portuguese online because they think it’ll be completely different to learning face-to-face. But usually when they try it, they find that the experience is almost the same and they often build a solid relationship with their teacher.
Once you start a video call with your chosen teacher, you’ll be able to communicate with them as if you were in the same room. The teacher will typically also share learning resources with you (newspaper articles, YouTube, etc.) and you’ll be able to collaborate in real-time using a tool like Google Docs or Dropbox Paper.
If you're really not keen on learning with a teacher via video call, LanguaTalk isn't going to be the right choice for you. You can instead search for a teacher on a local service listing website, or put up an advert in your local area. We do encourage you to give it a try learning online though - you've got nothing to lose as you can book a free trial session. Most people find the experience is as good as learning face-to-face, but with the benefit of having access to better teachers at a lower cost.
Our research suggests that the average cost for private Portuguese classes for adults in Barcelona is somewhere between $25-$35 per hour. As online teachers do not need to travel to you and they often live in countries with a lower cost of living, the hourly cost tends to be significantly lower.
Whether you live in the city centre or the suburbs of Barcelona, there are many options for learning Portuguese. You could use an app or a software program if you're looking to pick up basic vocabulary and learn some grammar rules. Alternatively, you could attend group classes for adults with Portuguese teachers in Barcelona if you're keen for a social experience. Or, you could take 1-on-1 classes for adults with a private teacher. This isn't the cheapest way to learn a language but it's possibly the most effective, assuming you have a good teacher. Learning online rather than face-to-face may make private teachers a more affordable option. Check the teacher profiles above to see how much it's likely to cost. Prices vary a lot depending on the teacher, but will usually be cheaper than learning with a Portuguese teacher in Barcelona, face-to-face.