If you're unable to find an affordable private Spanish teacher in Portland for in-person language lessons, online learning may be a good alternative. 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 Portland is over $20 per hour. Online learning allows you to 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!
On LanguaTalk, 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.
Welcome to LanguaTalk! When you create an account, we'll give you a token for a 30-minute trial session at no cost. Use this to try out your chosen teacher and decide whether you want to continue learning with them or search for a Spanish teacher in Portland instead. (Please note: not all teachers offer a complimentary trial session - some charge 30% of their regular lesson fee.)
NOTE: If you'd like to book a class with me but my availability doesn't work for you, please let me know. I'll try my best to adjust my schedule to yours.
I have been teaching for about 10 years and learning languages for even longer, so I know what it's like to learn a new language. And exactly because of that, I'm a very patient and understanding teacher :)
Regarding our classes, everything will depend on your needs. However, I would like to tell you about two types of classes I offer that my students like a lot:
The first one is a class where you can ask me any question you want about Spanish. It can be about vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, or even about our way of thinking. ;)
The second type of class is one in which I use my own teaching method, with which you can practice your writing, speaking, and listening comprehension skills, and also improve your pronunciation and grammar during every session.
Does it sound good to you? Would you like to know more about it and give it a try? Just book a class with me, and I will see you soon! :DSee 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!
Hello, my name is Miguel, I'm from Colombia, and I'm a native Spanish speaker certified in teaching Spanish as a foreign language. My specialty is Spanish for beginners, and my classes are usually focused on conversational Spanish, but I can also help you with other things related to the use of the language and its grammar, or follow a textbook if you are already using one.
You don't need any previous knowledge of Spanish to take lessons with me.
These are some of the topics I can help you with:
Hello everyone! I do not teach A1 A2 levels. I am Itziar and I am a Spanish teacher. I am currently living in Spain but I lived in different countries in the past. I am a native speaker with a neutral Spanish accent. My pronunciation is clear and easy to understand. I love teaching Spanish to international students and I am happy to see them making progress learning the language. I have three years of experience teaching Spanish to students from all over the world.
My teaching style:
Patient: I personally experienced the struggles of learning a new language. I learnt different languages from the scratch, so I will encourage you during the lesson.
Hands-on class: My lessons are practical. I will help you to boost your confidence in learning Spanish through practical exercises.
Competent: I am committed to helping you succeed in learning Spanish.
Functional: I will focus on the skills and knowledge you need to ensure you achieve your goals and needs.
Tailored lessons: I adapt to the needs and goals of individual students and I personalized your lessons based on the topics you want to learn.
My goal is to make the learning experience engaging and fun but also straight to the point. My biggest interest is that you can learn something new everyday and you improve your Spanish. Do not worry about making mistakes, they are a part of the learning process and I am a patient teacher :)
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¡Hola! Hi! Bonjour! Ciao! My name is Yessica and I'm from Mexico. I have experience teaching English and Spanish. I love teaching, I love languages and cultures, so this is a great opportunity as I can speak with people from other countries and help them learn my language.
I'm patient and commited. My goal is helping you improve your fluency. I focus a lot on pronunciation and the correct use of vocabulary.
My classes are based mainly on conversation. We will speak about general topics and topics of your interest, sometimes using articles, stories, short videos. I can help with grammar as well but if you have a specific request you should let me know in advance so that I prepare the class acording to it.
Thanks for viewing my profile and I hope to see you soon!See Reviews From Students
Hi! Welcome to my online classes.
I`ve been teaching languages for five years now and I`ve recently started teaching Spanish, my mother tongue.
Every class is planned in advance and taking into account the student needs. When the class is finished, I always save a copy of what we`ve gone over, therefore the next class is even better and the material even more accurate and entertaining. I use a wide variety of resources, ranging from the most renowned text books, online exercises, or grammar resources to articles, news, or media in general.
Whether it`s just for leisure or business, I hope I can help you achieve your goals related to this beautiful language.
I think It`s worth mentioning here a little bit of my background because it adds up to the whole experience. I`ve been surrounded by languages, different cultures and literature since I was a child. I`ve studied languages at school but also on my own for a long time. I was born and raised in Argentina but have lived in Spain for two years. I also love travelling. I worked for the tourism industry for several years before becoming a teacher. I love learning and talking about almost anything, so I even know some medical terms just to give an example of how much I love words and communication. Well, enough of me! hehe, I`m looking forward to meeting you and hopefully work together towards your goal!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
My name is Javiera, and I am an English teacher and Spanish tutor (native). I currently live in Santiago, but I'm from the north of Chile. I have a Master's in Education and a Bachelor's in Education and EFL Teaching. I am fluent in English, so I can teach English speakers.
• Bachelor's in Education and EFL Teacher - Universidad de Atacama, Chile (2016-2021).
• Master's in Education, Curriculum and Educational Community - Universidad de Chile, Chile (2021-2023).
• Impeccable academic record of excellence. Graduated with the highest honors.
• Teaching English: all levels and ages, from children to adults, and from beginner to advanced level. I can teach from zero!
• Teaching Spanish: Adults. From beginner to advanced. I can teach from zero and tutor conversational skills at advanced levels.
• In addition, I have experience as a teaching assistant and researcher since 2018. Currently, I do some freelance research and translation of academic texts.
As a teacher:
I am passionate about constantly learning and also learning from others. I have always believed that learning should be fun, in a space of trust where you feel comfortable and can express your doubts. I like to adapt to the learner's needs and, at the same, time propose challenges to help them reach their maximum potential. If you are nervous about speaking for the first time, don't worry, I understand, we all go through that! and it will never be a reason for criticism. I am an open-minded person, and I like to be empathetic and understanding. There is no room for discrimination of any kind in my lessons.
A bit about me:
• I love music, movies (especially horror!), series, and anime, among many other things.
• I have done private English lessons since I started studying for my bachelor's degree, and I've started to work as a Spanish tutor recently.
• I am currently learning Japanese.See Reviews From Students
!Hola! Mi nombre es Estefanía, tengo 32 años y vivo en la Ciudad de México
!Hello! My name is Estefanía, i´m 32 and I live in Mexico City
ME AS A TEACHER
He enseñado más de 2,000 clases en el último año y me encanta ayudar a otras personas aprender mi idioma
Como profesora, uso un método comunicativo, el cual tiene como objetivo aprender un segundo idioma usando ejemplos de la vida real para aprender a comunicarnos en situaciones cotidianas. En este método usamos la gramática como una herramienta más, que muchas veces podremos aprender a través de situaciones comunicativas reales por medio del contexto, la observación y el sentido común.
Si eres un principiante, podemos armar un plan con los temas básicos del español para que comiences a aprender este maravilloso idioma.
I have taught over 2,000 classes in the last year and I love helping other people learn my language.
As a teacher, I use a communicative method, which aims to learn a second language using real life examples to learn to communicate in everyday situations. In this method we use grammar just as another tool, which we can often learn through real communicative situations through context, observation and common sense
If you are a beginner, we can put together a plan with the basic topics of Spanish so you can start learning this wonderful language.See Reviews From Students
I'm Azahara, a certified Spanish teacher by Instituto Cervantes.
I have specialised in teaching Spanish to English speakers, but I have also taught international students in Thailand, Granada (Spain) and, of course, online.
My lessons are very dynamic and tailored to your needs.
I really enjoy teaching all kind of levels: it is very rewarding seeing the progress of a beginner student that starts to be able to communicate in Spanish after a few well structured classes whereas more advance lessons allow to very interesting topics and a little bit more freedom in the structure of the lesson.
¿Hablamos? Let's talk!
A little bit more about me: I was born and raised in Zaragoza, a small city in the North of Spain famous for its wine, food and a football team that used to be good. I love traveling and languages: currently I'm studying Japanese, but I also (try to) speak French, Arabic and Spanish Sign Language; so yes, I know how it feels learning a language from 0! You're not alone in this process and I'll try my best to make it easy for you :DSee Reviews From Students
The advantage of taking classes online is that you can learn at any time and from any location. When you select a teacher, check their calendar to ensure that they have available slots that fit your schedule. Some teachers may have limited availability due to high demand from other students.
On LanguaTalk, you can find highly qualified tutors who offer personalized 1-on-1 Spanish classes based on your goals and learning style. Here's how it works:
1 - Search for a tutor who meets your needs by reviewing videos, ratings, prices, and availability.
2 - Schedule a trial lesson. Many tutors offer a 30-minute trial for free, while others offer a discounted price.
3 - Take your personalized classes with your chosen tutor via video call. Or, you can try a different tutor if you prefer.
You don't need to enter any payment information to book a free trial session. Please only book a trial if you are interested in taking classes. Prices vary by tutor, and you can use filters to find a tutor who fits your budget. You can pay for each lesson individually or purchase multiple lessons at a discounted rate (view a tutor's profile to see their pricing options).
We're confident you'll enjoy learning with LanguaTalk. We are trusted by students around the world because of our transparency. We ask students to rate each lesson, and we display these ratings on the tutor's profile.
99.8% of lesson ratings are 5 stars. This is because, unlike other platforms, we only accept the top 10% of tutor applications.
To see our full list of frequently asked questions or get assistance from our friendly team, click the '?' in the corner of the screen. You can also watch videos of students sharing their experiences with LanguaTalk below.
Most students take 55-minute classes. However, some teachers also offer the option of 30-minute classes. If this is available, it will be noted on their profile (below their pricing and above the 'Buy Lessons' button).
In general, we recommend 55-minute classes for most students. You may want to consider 30-minute classes only if you have an intermediate level and only want conversation practice, or if the lesson is for a child.
Lessons are conducted one-on-one, allowing you to receive personalized attention from your teacher. classes are conducted via video call, and you can use any device with a stable internet connection and a webcam to join the lesson.
Your teacher will create a customized lesson plan based on your goals, learning style, and current level. During the lesson, you will have the opportunity to speak, listen, and interact with your teacher in real-time. Your teacher may also provide you with additional materials, such as audio recordings or written exercises, to help you practice and consolidate your learning.
If you're new to LanguaTalk, we'll provide you with a credit for a free trial lesson. Many, but not all, teachers offer these for free. If they do not, the price will be reduced to 30 percent of their full lesson price, so you can still try a session at a minimal cost.
Trial lessons are 30 minutes long. They allow you to evaluate whether the teacher is a good fit for you and experience learning online. The teacher will assess your level and try to understand your needs and interests so they can customize any classes you decide to take. You will be encouraged to speak in Spanish as much as possible, but you can also speak in English if needed.
If, after your trial lesson, you don't feel that the teacher is right for you, you can schedule a trial lesson with another teacher for 30 percent of their full lesson price.
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.
Our research indicates that the average cost for private Spanish lessons in Portland is between $25-$35 per hour. Online teachers do not need to travel to you and often live in countries with a lower cost of living, so the hourly cost is generally lower.
Some teachers on LanguaTalk may offer local classes for adults, but most only provide online classes for adults as it is more convenient and allows them to work from home. In addition, many teachers do not teach Spanish in Portland as they live elsewhere in the world. If you book a lesson with a teacher, you should assume that it will be online unless the teacher specifically states that they offer in-person classes for adults in Portland.
There are several options for learning Spanish in Portland, whether you live in the city center or the suburbs. You can use an app or software program to learn basic vocabulary and grammar. You can also join group classes for adults with Spanish teachers in Portland if you prefer a social learning experience. Alternatively, you can take one-on-one classes for adults with a private teacher, which is more expensive but may be the most effective option if you have a good teacher. Learning online may make private teachers a more affordable choice. Prices vary based on the teacher, but are generally cheaper than in-person classes for adults in Portland.
If you prefer not to learn online with teacher, LanguaTalk may not be the right choice for you. Instead, you can search for teacher, we recommend giving online learning a try as it is often as good as in-person learning and allows you to access better teachers at a lower cost. You can also book a free trial session to see if it is right for you.