Learning a language face-to-face with a tutor can be a fantastic experience. But if you're unable to find an affordable private Spanish tutor in Downers Grove, you may want to consider learning online. To learn with a Spanish tutor near you in Downers Grove, you'll have to either travel to the tutor's home, or pay more to cover their travel time; the average cost of receiving private Spanish lessons in Downers Grove is over $20 per hour. Not only does learning online save travel costs, but you gain access to the best tutors from all over the world.
Whilst students sometimes prefer learning in person, the vast majority of students report being pleasantly surprised by the experience of learning with a tutor online. On LanguaTalk, lessons are taught 1-on-1 so that you receive your tutor’s full attention and can progress quickly. Lessons are taught via video call, allowing you to communicate with your tutor and share learning materials. You'll feel like you're in the same room with your tutor. Book a trial session and see if you agree!
Below you can watch Spanish tutor's intro videos, check their availability and read reviews from their students. When you open a profile, you'll also see which learning needs, ages and levels the tutor is comfortable with.
New to LanguaTalk? When you create an account, you'll be given a token for a free, 30-minute trial session. Use this to get to know your chosen tutor and to decide whether you wish to take lessons with them or to instead try to find a Spanish tutor in Downers Grove. (Please note: not all tutors offer a trial session for free - some charge 30% of their standard full lesson price.)
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
¡Hola amigos! 👋
🇪🇸 My name is Andrea and I am a Spanish teacher from Barcelona!
I help kids, teens and adults learn Spanish in a fun and easy way!
Me as a teacher 👩🏻🏫:
I use a communicative approach to teaching and my lessons focus on improving communication and speaking skills. 🗣
I use different methodologies depending on the student's age and goals. I always adapt my lessons and I make them active and fun to ease the learning process. 👌
🔸 With kids and teens I use adapted text books and follow a curriculum.
🔸 With adults, we can work on conversational Spanish or grammar structures.
My lessons and my method:
👩🏻🏫 Functional learning method
📚 Adapted Spanish learning textbooks
📝 Learning materials with no extra cost
🎧 Images, videos and songs
🎭 Role playing and interactive games
🔺 IMPORTANT 🔺
🔸 A lesson can only be canceled or rescheduled 24 hours before the lesson start time.
🔸 If you have any question, please contact me. 📧 See you in class! 🇪🇸
➡️ New students are WELCOME! 👋
Hi! I am Victor. I offer conversational classes. One of the best ways to improve in a language is by talking. The most important thing is to be able to live Spanish as a part of your daily life. Every little detail since you wake up until you go to bed. And always immersed in things you like. So, we can talk about movies, books, history, traveling, food, sports, or any topic that is part of your life.
We can use videos, podcast, articles, music, books, newspapers, phases to start a conversation. We have endless topics. And I can help you with all mistakes you may have. If it is needed we can review grammar accordingly with your common mistakes. But do not forget that make mistakes is one of the best ways to improve. It is important for me that you feel in a safe space.
También podemos tener clases de conversación más casuales. Podemos hablar de un tema y te puedo mostrar algo de gramática de acuerdo a tus errores más comunes. La practica de conversación es lo que más ayuda para que puedas mejorar tu español.
I always adjust to your level.
*For me the best option is zoom.See Reviews From Students
Do you want to speak Spanish with confidence and fluency? I can help you achieve your goal!
Hello! I am Blanca, a Mexican teacher with a Diploma in Teaching Spanish as a Second Language. I also have a Master's Degree in Psychology and have published a couple of books.
I love reading, traveling, and discovering new cultures. I have lived abroad and I know what it's like to be in your shoes when it comes to learning a new language because I'm a language learner myself.
I became a Spanish teacher because I found a passion for teaching and helping people improve their language skills. I've taught Spanish to businessmen, engineers, university students, psychologists, school counselors, retirees, and travelers.
I can help you improve your Spanish for working in a specific field, but we can also have interesting conversations and debates about literature, current events, cultures, history, politics, movies, gastronomy, sports, and travel.
My lessons are tailored to each student, depending on their interests and goals. We can watch videos and tv-series, read books and interesting articles, write emails, and discuss different topics (including traditions and culture of Spanish-speaking countries). I provide students with lesson notes, practice exercises, and examples.
My goal as a teacher is to make sure you can express your thoughts and can communicate spontaneously in Spanish, that's why since the first lesson with me, you’ll find yourself speaking Spanish.
Book a lesson with me! I'd love to help you take your Spanish to the next level!See Reviews From Students
My name is Carlos, I am 38 years old and I live in Malaga, in the south of Spain. I am a Spanish teacher for foreigners, I love meeting people from different cultures and teach them my native language as well as Spanish culture. I consider myself a positive, cheerful and sociable person.
I am currently an online Spanish teacher, working with students from all over the world. I have been working as an online teacher for 4 years, but before coming into this new world of online teaching I worked for 8 years for different Spanish schools for foreigners in the city where I live, Malaga.
As a Spanish teacher, I’d say that I am a very dynamic and attentive teacher, I give special importance to communication, without leaving aside grammar. I think grammar is important as long as providing a communicative approach . Likewise I adapt to all the needs, levels and goals of the student. Every day I look for useful material and tools for my Spanish lessons, therefore I can help the student with very suitable material which I have been saving and using all this time with students for their proper learning . Within this material there are images, videos, grammar exercises, vocabulary, communicative activities ... etc.See Reviews From Students
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Mi nombre es Nuria, soy Licenciada en Filología hispánica y tengo un máster como experta en educación. He trabajado de manera autónoma y en varias academias de la Costa del Sol.
Me gusta preparar mis clases orientadas a las necesidades de cada estudiante y conseguir juntos los objetivos. Puedo mantener una conversación en inglés o resolver alguna duda, pero prefiero que la clase sea siempre en español para que mis alumnos pierdan el miedo a expresarse.
Me hace mucha ilusión comenzar este nuevo proyecto online.
My name is Nuria, I have a degree in Spanish language and literature from Universidad de Cádiz (Spain).
I have worked with academies and freelance on The Costa del Sol(Andalucía).
I like to prepare my lessons focused to the student´s needs and achieve their goals together. I can have a conversation in English but I like to start to speak Spanish from day one.I´m very excited to start this new online project
Let´s learn and have fun!See Reviews From Students
¡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
Hello! I'm Natalí from Buenos Aires, Argentina. I'm an online Spanish tutor with +1 year of experience. How can I help you?
If you are beginner, I focus more in intermediate and advanced students, but if you want we can give it a try.
If you are an intermediate or advanced student, you can take conversational classes with me so you can practice with a native speaker and continue developing your skills.
I can't wait to meet you! I really want to accompany you on this beautiful journey of learning Spanish.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
Greetings! My name is Aramis Soto, from Mexico, and I am an English and Spanish educator with 8 years of experience in the field of teaching, both online and face-to-face, and with a B.A. in English Language Teaching. I have been a Spanish Tutor in HUFS (Hankuk University Of Foreign Studies) in Seoul, South Korea, an English and Spanish teacher at an AIESEC Internship in Bursa, Turkey, and I am currently working online with students from Latin America, The U.S.A., The Netherlands, and other areas of our wide, interesting world.
We can design a plan suited for your learning objectives, regardless of your level or educational background.
In our lessons together, we can also work on any of the following:
~Spanish general language learning, all levels
~Spanish Certification training
~Culture of Hispanic Countries
~Literature and Music in Spanish
También puedo preparar a hablantes de español en los siguientes campos:
--Inglés general, niveles A1-C1
--Preparación para IELTS
--Preparación para TOEFL
--Preparación para certificaciones Cambridge
You can book a free trial session and we can get to know each other.
I look forward to working together!See Reviews From Students
On LanguaTalk, you can find highly qualified tutors who offer personalized 1-on-1 Spanish lessons based on your goals and learning style. Here's how it works:
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Most students take 55-minute lessons. However, some tutors also offer the option of 30-minute lessons. 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 lessons for most students. You may want to consider 30-minute lessons only if you have an intermediate level and only want conversation practice, or if the lesson is for a child.
If you're new to LanguaTalk, we'll provide you with a credit for a free trial lesson. Many, but not all, tutors 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 tutor is a good fit for you and experience learning online. The tutor will assess your level and try to understand your needs and interests so they can customize any lessons 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 tutor is right for you, you can schedule a trial lesson with another tutor for 30 percent of their full lesson price.
Lessons are conducted one-on-one, allowing you to receive personalized attention from your tutor. lessons are conducted via video call, and you can use any device with a stable internet connection and a webcam to join the lesson.
Your tutor 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 tutor in real-time. Your tutor may also provide you with additional materials, such as audio recordings or written exercises, to help you practice and consolidate your learning.
The advantage of taking lessons online is that you can learn at any time and from any location. When you select a tutor, check their calendar to ensure that they have available slots that fit your schedule. Some tutors may have limited availability due to high demand from other students.
Some tutors on LanguaTalk may offer local lessons, but most only provide online lessons as it is more convenient and allows them to work from home. In addition, many tutors do not teach Spanish in Downers Grove as they live elsewhere in the world. If you book a lesson with a tutor, you should assume that it will be online unless the tutor specifically states that they offer in-person lessons in Downers Grove.
There are several options for learning Spanish in Downers Grove, 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 lessons with Spanish tutors in Downers Grove if you prefer a social learning experience. Alternatively, you can take one-on-one lessons with a private tutor, which is more expensive but may be the most effective option if you have a good tutor. Learning online may make private tutors a more affordable choice. Prices vary based on the tutor, but are generally cheaper than in-person lessons in Downers Grove.
Our research indicates that the average cost for private Spanish lessons in Downers Grove is between $25-$35 per hour. Online tutors 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.
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 tutor.
Once you start a video call with your chosen tutor, you’ll be able to communicate with them as if you were in the same room. The tutor 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 prefer not to learn online with tutor, LanguaTalk may not be the right choice for you. Instead, you can search for tutor, we recommend giving online learning a try as it is often as good as in-person learning and allows you to access better tutors at a lower cost. You can also book a free trial session to see if it is right for you.