In-person language lessons with a teacher can be a great experience, but if you're unable to find an affordable private Spanish teacher in Altadena, online learning may be a good option for you. To take lessons with a Spanish 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 Spanish classes for adults in Altadena 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 Spanish 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 Spanish teacher in Altadena instead. (Please note: not all teachers offer a free trial lesson - some charge 30% of their regular lesson price.)
👩🏻🏫 Hola, querido futuro estudiante:
WHY LEARN SPANISH WITH ME? ¿POR QUÉ APRENDER CONMIGO?
✨ Degree in Linguistics with minor in Spanish teaching + certified Spanish teacher for foreigners (ELE) by University of Barcelona.
✨ +7 years of experience teaching: private, groups, in person, online, kids and adults.
✨ Use of ebooks, interactive activities and interactive whiteboard + at the end of each lesson you'll have your lesson notes in a PDF document sent to you!
✨ All levels (A1-C2), conversation, preparation for official DELE exams & Spanish for specific purposes.
🇪🇸 WHAT TO EXPECT? ¿QUÉ ESPERAR?
My lessons are personalized to each student, but if he/she is a completely beginner I usually follow a structure (unless asked differently):
💌 GRAMMAR + MORPHOLOGY + READING COMPREHENSION ➡️ we dedicate the first 15-20 minutes to review any grammar topics, some vocabulary + reading comprehension, the rest of the lesson we practice your conversation skill. I'll give you feedback constantly!
🗣 CONVERSATION + LISTENING ➡️ the key is practice, practice and practice some more! You will have feedback on your pronunciation and you will improve your fluency. You'll expand your vocabulary and learn specific conversation structures as well. We also focus on gaining confidence as you speak. My moto: "focus on conversation, not perfection".
💼 SPANISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES ➡️ (only B1-C2 levels) Spanish for Business: I provide a course for students that need help with Spanish in a business or professional context.
OUR 30 MIN. TRIAL LESSON!
🏁 Get to know each other and discuss lesson's structure and availability.
🏁 Evaluation of your level.
🏁 Discuss your situation, difficulties and needs & personalize a learning plan.
👩🏻🏫 ¡Nos vemos en nuestra clase virtual!See Reviews From Students
Spanish conversation practice for adults. 💬
My name is Metzly, a Mexican who loves music, art, and cats!
I like to help people to speak Spanish with confidence, even on the first levels of the language.
My goal is to build a fun, safe, and no-pressure learning environment for you. So, mistakes are encouraged!
PLEASE NOTICE THAT I ONLY WORK WITH INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED STUDENTS, THANK YOU!
After you book a trial lesson with me, I'll send you a comprehensive test that will allow me to determine your Spanish level. I like to focus on students' pronunciation and effective use of language.
My lessons are "Conversational Spanish"; if you are on a basic level, like A2+ / B1, we can have a more structured lesson.
If you don't understand a specific grammar topic, we can discuss it and use some examples -related to your life-.
We can also use pictures, paintings (my favorite way of practicing a language), videos, or anything that will help you to talk in Spanish.See Reviews From Students
Hello there! My name is Luciana, I am a language tutor with 2 years of experience (both in-person and online classes).
**Please, if you can, select Google Meet as our class platform**
I consider myself to be a very patience, disciplined, kind and creative person.
I am passionate about history, pastries, literature, linguistics, animals ( 100% dog lover! 🐕) and, of course, languages. So if you are interested in any of those topics we’ll make a good match :]
And if you don’t, that’s ok! I find very nourishing learning about topics outside my comfort zone.
I speak Spanish since i am a native speaker from Peru, with a neutral accent. I do speak English fluently, German and a bit of Japanese also.
I use a methodology based on research and methods proven by psychologists and teachers. My classes are ALWAYS prepared and structured to meet your needs. The methodologies i use are:
1️⃣ TPRS (Teaching Proficiency Through Reading and Storytelling) and comprehensible input -> For learning grammar and vocabulary in a engaging, stress-free way!
2️⃣ Breaking down your favorite songs, stories and articles -> To practice reading, vocab and pronunciation!
3️⃣ Direct method (speaking only in Spanish for intermediate or advanced students) -> To strengthen your speaking and listening abilities
ALSO, i always explain grammar step by step and provide flashcards to remember vocabulary (based on the science proved method “Spaced repetition”).
I provide each of my students a personalized plan and homework based on their goals, needs and way of learning.
✨ Teaching Philosophy
I do believe that the ability we have for learning is truly a gift, as i said in the video “The ability to learn is a seed that, with love and discipline, can grow into a beautiful flower or a juicy fruit”. As a tutor, my goal is to give you the best education possible so you can see progress and value the time and effort you are putting into the language.
I’d love to see you in my class soon!See Reviews From Students
🔴 Do you need Spanish in order to achieve an Specific goal? keep reading
My name is Maribel, I'm Colombian, and I'm a respiratory therapist and language teacher. Currently, I'm studying a master’s degree in Neuro-pedagogy. Thanks to all this knowledge, I use a methodology that is 100% personalized to your needs and desires.
I am currently specializing in Spanish for travelers, this specialty is a little different from general Spanish, because here we look for a specific goal for your learning, such as a conference, a upcoming trip or simply learning specific terminology of your area.
Together we will set a goal, and in base on that we will create your curriculum, where you are the leader and I give you recommendations.
I implement mindfulness, and breathe work exercises to bring all our attention to the class and to favor the concentration and maximize the feeling of joy while learning. We will use online platforms, games, videos, and audios to create fun and interactive classes. I take the time to design the curriculum for each student because we all learn different.See Reviews From Students
Carlos Alberto R
¡Hola! ¿Qué tal?
Mi nombre es Carlos Alberto. Soy de Valladolid (España) y soy Profesor Nativo de Español.
Tengo amplia experiencia en la Enseñanza del Español como Lengua Extranjera en diferentes academias, organizaciones sociales y en clases online. Mi estilo docente es muy dinámico, práctico y participativo, me adapto a los objetivos y motivaciones que tú tengas: Podemos centrarnos más en la Conversación, Comprensión oral o lectora, Escritura, Vocabulario, Gramática, Pronunciación y temáticas concretas que quieras tratar como, por ejemplo, negocios, historia, deportes, viajes, cultura…. ¡Lo que tú quieras!
Para las clases utilizaremos múltiples soportes: videos, audios, hojas de actividades, imágenes y materiales de lectura, con los que aprenderemos juntos Español y todo lo relacionado con la sociedad y cultura Hispánica de una forma Didáctica y MUY Divertida.
¡Te acompaño a que des el paso y Aprendas Español!
¡Viajemos juntos en esta Aventura!
Hello! How are you?
My name is Carlos Alberto. I am from Valladolid (Spain) and I am a Native Spanish Teacher.
I have extensive experience in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language in different academies, social organizations and in online classes. My teaching style is very dynamic, practical and participative, I adapt to the goals and motivations that you have: We can focus more on conversation, oral or reading comprehension, writing, vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation and specific topics that you want to treat as, for example, business, history, sports, travel, culture…. What you want!
For the classes we will use multiple supports: videos, audios, activity sheets, images and reading materials, with which we will learn Spanish together and everything related to Hispanic society and culture in a Didactic and VERY Fun way.
I accompany you to take the step and Learn Spanish!
Let's travel together on this Adventure!
Do you want to communicate in Spanish at a confident level? I’d love to help! I have experience teaching Spanish from scratch as well as to upper levels. I am committed as a teacher for you to acquire the language. Effective 30-minute lessons to building strong language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Let’s meet and start speaking this beautiful language!
🍃☀️See Reviews From Students
¡Hey! ¡Soy Michelle! Mucho gusto (nice to meet you)
About me / Sobre mí
Do you need to understand Spanish grammar?
¡Espero verte pronto!
I hope to see you soon!See Reviews From Students
As a teacher, I use a communicative method that aims to learn a second language through real-life examples to be able to communicate in everyday situations. My classes are fun and effective. With me, you will learn grammar, vocabulary, culture, and we will focus on conversation. If you are a beginner, we can create a plan with the basic topics of Spanish so that you can start learning this wonderful language.
I hope to see you soon!See Reviews From Students
I am a philosophy student at the University of Buenos Aires. Having to deal with classic philosophers and old texts I decided to specialize in ancient languages such as Latin, Ancient Greek and Sanskrit, but I also studied modern languages like English, French and German. I like music and I play the trumpet. I also love Tango music and really enjoy translating lyrics! Now teaching Ancient History. I provide visual History books in Spanish.
Now a certified E/LE teacher by Instituto Cervantes via Academia Buenos Aires.
I teach students from all ages. I love teaching kids! My lessons are for complete beginners, intermediate students who want to improve their spanish and advanced ones looking to polish their skills.
If you don't have materials don't worry! I have my own method for complete beginners and a progressive reading book which I believe is very useful. We can also use your own materials.
See Reviews From Students
Hello everyone! My name is Clara, I am a Spanish teacher from Madrid. I have 5 years of experience as Spanish, French and German teacher (face to face and online). I have taught students from different countries.
I prepare my own materials to adapt lessons to each student, and we use too the book "Aula internacional" for general Spanish courses.
I teach courses to pass DELE (Spanish exam) by using different teaching methods: I explain the grammar points needed for the exam, I provide vocabulary worksheets focus on DELE, and we practice different tests samples (you do not need to buy any preparation book, because I will provide you all the materials you will need to pass DELE, and these materials are based on the most famous DELE methods and DELE books such as ´Las claves del nuevo DELE` or ´Preparación al DELE`)
Also, I do conversational courses. I have two conversational courses: the first one is focused on general conversation about daily life, and the second one is focused on specific topics (technology, education, health, environment, Spanish culture, Spanish history...; depending on the students preferences).
I hope to see you soon! :)See Reviews From Students
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 Spanish 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 Spanish tutor you pick, they'll aim to tailor the classes to your individual needs.
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.
On LanguaTalk, you can find exceptional tutors for 1-on-1 Spanish 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.
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Sometimes students tell us that they're not sure about learning Spanish 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.
Whether you live in the city centre or the suburbs of Altadena, there are many options for learning Spanish. 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 Spanish teachers in Altadena 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 Spanish teacher in Altadena, face-to-face.
Our research suggests that the average cost for private Spanish classes for adults in Altadena 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.
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 Spanish in Altadena 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.
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.