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 Palo Alto, you may want to consider learning online. To learn with a Spanish tutor near you in Palo Alto, 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 Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto. (Please note: not all tutors offer a trial session for free - some charge 30% of their standard full lesson price.)
ME AS A TEACHER AND TEACHING STYLE
I consider myself to be an easy person to talk to, patient and fun. I have experience teaching different kinds of students from kids to adults in both online and classroom setting (more than 1300 lessons online + 3 years of classroom setting experience). I have been implementing a combination of the Flipped classroom and communicative approach into the lessons and so far, I have seen great improvement in my students' ability to communicate.
TYPES OF LESSONS AND MATERIALS:
Flipped classroom programme: It'll especially boost your Speaking skills in an organised, structured and visual way. Materials will be sent every weekend (video lessons, PDFS, flashcards, grammar games...) and all skills will be covered. In class, we’ll try to practice what you learnt through speaking activities.
Flex lessons: They can be a mix of structure lesson (the one above) and flexible lessons. You can also choose practicing your Spanish through my interactive magazine (B1-B2) which includes: articles, videos, expressions ... In class we can do debates and discussions around these topics.
Conversation programme: Based on the books “Conversar en español I & II”. We’ll do lot of controlled speaking practice. The course also includes access to the Power Points , audio files and notes from the lesson.
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¡Hola amigo! My name is Victor and I'm from Mexico.
If you are looking for an experienced, funny and patient teacher, here I am. I've been teaching Spanish to people of different backgrounds and countries for more than 10 years.
Besides my mother tongue, Spanish, I also speak English, German, French, Italian and I am learning Portuguese. I love teaching languages, to learn about cultures and traveling, that's why I'm ready and eager to help you learn Spanish. I will make you travel through my language and the Latin culture.
Teaching on line is something I really enjoy but I have also experience teaching different languages at the University, with all this knowledge and experience I can tailor my teaching to your learning method.
Learn Spanish with me! I'll be happy to meet you and to help you!
See you soon! ¡Hasta pronto!See Reviews From Students
Hello dear students!
My name is Cristina and I’m a Spanish / Catalan native speaker from Valencia (Spain).
If you find yourself thinking...
- I‘m stuck even after studying Spanish since childhood
- I‘m afraid others won‘t understand my pronunciation
- I can‘t think in Spanish, I have to translate everything
If that‘s how you feel, I can change that. Here‘s how I know:
- I hold a BA degree in Translation Studies from Valencia University and a MA degree in Legal Translation (University of Alicante). I have also a postgraduate certificate in Modern Foreign Languages Teaching from Canterbury Christ Church University. Apart from my degrees from university, I hold certificates in teaching Spanish as a foreign language and in professional proofreading from European University of Madrid. And if that is not enough for you I am also an examiner for the Cervantes Institute, and that means that I perfectly know how DELE exam works ;).
- I have 4 years of experience in teaching Spanish as a second language in a secondary school and a private company in Italy and another year of teaching experience in two Secondary schools in England. I also have 3 years of experience teaching adults in online platforms (+1300 hours taught).
- I use a communicative methodology. That is, I analyse your needs to create tailored and challenging lessons with the best resources to communicate and write clearly and effectively.
- I can guarantee a friendly and supportive environment during our lessons.
And lesson after lesson you‘ll get the strategies, practice and support to get unstuck, speak clearly and sound natural. You‘ll definitely be able to participate in discussions, feel in control when you speak and organise your thoughts in Spanish.
I have been studying and teaching languages most of my life and I understand the difficulties of learning a new language. So worry not and let‘s start this adventure together!
CristinaSee Reviews From Students
¡Hola! 😄 I'm the cheerful Mexican teacher you've been looking for to learn Spanish!
My name is Karim and I hold a degree in Foreign Languages and a certificate as a Language Teacher from the University of Cambridge. I've been teaching Spanish since 2014 and learning languages for 10 years now. So I know what it feels like to struggle with a foreign language both as a student and as a teacher.
Generally, I'm a dynamic, joyful, and patient teacher, so there's no problem if you're a beginner and '¡Hola, amigo!' is the only phrase you tell your Hispanic friend; or if you're intermediate and you'd like to improve your level to travel or study abroad. You'll be taught by using the best teaching methods and approaches to become fluent enough to be able to speak with more than 450 million people around the globe. 🌎
Your lessons will be fully customized according to your own needs. In general, we will have conversations based on your goals and interests so that you actively learn and practice vocabulary and structure. You won't be taught too many grammar rules unless you require this.
So, what are you waiting for? Hit the "book trial" button and prepare yourself for a thrilling journey!
I very much look forward to speaking with you in a trial lesson! 😉
KarimSee Reviews From Students
My name is Samuel and I live in Madrid. In 2013 I got my Spanish teacher Certificate and since then I have been teaching Spanish in many language schools -in person and the last two years mainly online due to the pandemic. I have also taught group classes and individual one to one classes in companies. I have also helped many students to pass DELE exams.
I have a Philosophy Degree as well from Universidad Complutense. Madrid. I also really love to talk about a wide range of topics. I enjoy listening and learning from my students. Everyone has interesting things to say. With me, you will be talking about things you like without noticing you are doing it in Spanish.
I can share with you many books, videos, infographics, newspaper articles etc in pdf format so that we have always fresh and juicy material to discuss. These last ones are a fantastic complement because sometimes the standard books for learning might be designed –what is fine- for generic purposes. Pdf files are included in the price.
I have taught students from every corner of the world and from very different backgrounds. I love learning from my students while I am teaching them.
I speak very fluent English so even if your knowledge of Spanish is 0 don’t be afraid. You will always be comfortable in my classes. I am also learning French so I haven’t forgotten how does it feel to be a beginner ;)
I hope to see you soon!
¡Nos vemos!See Reviews From Students
Teaching Spanish is one of my passions and I like that my students also feel passionate about learning and improving their skills every day.
I firmly believe that learning Spanish should be fun, exciting and inspiring. My main goal is for my students to learn, improve and achieve their goals.
In my classes we will focus not only on grammar, but also on your pronunciation, comprehension, interaction and writing. You will learn by speaking, reading, writing and listening. You will improve your Spanish through simple explanations and we will focus on your interests and hobbies. All my classes include: personalized study plan, audiovisual materials, assignments and tests.
I have been a Spanish teacher (ELE) since 2019. I have studied at the Center for Applied Linguistics (CELA), the Cálamo & Cran training center, ELE International, and the European University Miguel de Cervantes, I am currently studying philology at the University of Salamanca. In my classes I apply the eclectic and communicative method, depending on the needs of my students. If you want to learn Spanish in a personalized and fun way, you are motivated and committed, do not hesitate to schedule a class with me. See you soon!See Reviews From Students
I have been teaching Spanish for 2 years now with students from all ages and nationalities😀.
Whether you are just starting or you have been learning Spanish before I can help you develop your Spanish skills so you can communicate with people that speak Spanish from every Spanish speaking country. Do not keep waiting.😁
I like to adapting my study plan depending on the needs of the student.
Did you know that 21 countries in the world have Spanish as an official language and 31 as an unofficial one? That means that if you learn Spanish you will speak the language that 15% of the countries on the world speak.
Don't forget to book a lesson so we can start working on your Spanish skills together. 😊See Reviews From Students
Type of lessons 🍃🌈👩🚀🤸
The starting point is you and I, two human beings trying to connect through the language. If you tell me in advance about your intentions of taking to the next level a specific skill, for a specific purpose, I will help you to go through tailored challenges while still having me on your side!
Our conversations can be as random or planned as you want. And they can get as simple or deep as you want (and can). Depending on the nature of our time together, I can introduce you to all kinds of content produced by native speakers and use these resources with you. Come as you are and feel free to make mistakes! Let's embrace imperfection, awkwardness and vulnerability 🌈as a brave part of your journey 🏄🧬🌺🍃
My style and teaching experience 🍃🌿🌺🥰
From children, to university students, professionals, business owners, retirees and artists, being genuinely interested in your life both as student and human being, is the best way I’ve found and certainly will ever find, to keep alive your enthusiasm to achieve the level of fluency you aim to be at! 🧬🌈🤓🌌🌿Shall we begin this exciting journey?See Reviews From Students
⚡¡Bienvenido! I'm Greta, a Peruvian Journalist living in Peru and sometimes in France 🇫🇷
🎓More than a teacher, I'm your friend. 5️ years of experience with students from all over the world.
🏆Master in Conversation. Language fluent in 3 languages. Native speaker and certified.
🎉SPEAK like a NATIVE and BOOST your confidence
🥇BA in Journalism and English as Foreign Language 🥇ELE Certified Spanish Teacher 🥇180+ students from different levels and ages 🥇4+ years of experience tutoring students 🥇5+ years teaching Spanish from basic to advance 🥇Conversation, Vocabulary, Writing and Exams
⚜️Individual: Materials and a learning plan are personalized for each student. ⚜️Learning by doing ⚜️Personalized: Lessons are based and modified for every student’s needs. ⚜️Dynamic: If you would prefer lessons more relaxed and conversational based. ⚜️Improving: Always including new topics you feel comfortable with! 🆘 You can already read in Spanish but lack the confidence to speak? 🆘 Are you losing track of what you learnt in the past? 🆘 You want to prepare for an upcoming trip or new job? Don’t panic!
All lessons include: 💎 Fun and Colorful slides and a Personalized curriculum 💎 Lots of conversation on topics that catch your eyes 💎 Constant improvement 💎 Spanish music and playlist 💎 Drive file with additional vocabulary
📧 Book a trial lesson now to discuss your goals! No suitable time slots? Send me a request and I will try to accommodate your needs.See Reviews From Students
Hola a todos, me llamo Luis y vivo en Cáceres, España. I live between Madrid and Seville, so my accent is in the middle of these two. I am a methodic teacher, I use "The Thinking Method", combining Transferrable words from English and the most common words in Spanish to build up those sentences to achieve better communication. I also love history and culture (film, music, literature, geography) ¡Nos vemos en clase!See Reviews From Students
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If you're new to LanguaTalk, we'll provide you with a credit for a free trial session. Many, but not all, tutors offer these for free. If a tutor does not offer a free trial, the trial price will be 30 percent of their full lesson price, allowing you to still try a session at a reduced cost.
Trial sessions last 30 minutes. They allow you to determine if the tutor is a good fit for you and get a sense of what online learning is like. The tutor will assess your level and try to understand your needs and interests so that they can tailor any lessons you choose to take. You'll be encouraged to speak as much as possible in Spanish, but you can also speak in English if needed.
If, after your trial session, you don't feel that the tutor is right for you, you can book a trial with another tutor for 30 percent of their full lesson price.
Lessons are taught one-on-one to ensure that you receive customized instruction. During the lessons, your tutor will use a variety of teaching methods and resources, including language exercises, conversation practice, and cultural notes, to help you reach your learning objectives.
All lessons take place via video call. Your tutor will normally give you a choice of calling tools, all of which are easy to use.
One of the benefits of online lessons is that you can learn anytime, anywhere. When you choose a tutor, simply check their calendar to ensure that they have times that fit your schedule. Some tutors may have limited availability due to high demand.
Most students take 55-minute lessons. However, some tutors also offer the option of 30-minute lessons. If this option is available, it will be noted on the tutor's profile (below their pricing and above the 'Buy Lessons' button).
In general, 55-minute lessons are recommended for most students. 30-minute lessons may be suitable if you're taking lessons for your child or if you have an intermediate level and only want conversation practice.
Our research suggests that the average hourly rate for private Spanish lessons in Palo Alto is between $25-$35. Since online tutors don't have to travel to you and often live in countries with a lower cost of living, their hourly rate tends to be significantly lower.
Some students might be unsure about learning Spanish online because they think it will be very different from in-person learning. However, many students find that the online experience is similar and they often develop strong relationships with their tutor.
Once you start a video call with your selected tutor, you'll be able to communicate with them as if you were in the same room. The tutor may also share learning resources with you (such as newspaper articles or YouTube videos) and you'll be able to collaborate in real-time using tools like Google Docs or Dropbox Paper.
Some tutors on LanguaTalk may also provide in-person lessons in Palo Alto, but most only offer online lessons as it is more convenient and allows them to work from home. Additionally, most tutors are not located in Palo Alto because they are living elsewhere in the world. If you book a lesson with a tutor, you should assume that the lesson will be conducted online.
If you prefer in-person lessons over online learning, LanguaTalk may not be the best fit for you. Instead, you can search for a tutor on a local service listing website or place an advertisement in your area. However, we do encourage you to try online learning – you have nothing to lose by booking a free trial session. Many students find that the online experience is just as good as in-person learning, with the added benefit of access to higher quality tutors at a lower cost.