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.)
👩🏻🏫 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
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
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
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!
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I’m a native Spanish teacher from Ruzafa, Valencia (Spain), certified by Universidad de Nebrija. I'm teaching and improving my students skills since 2014. I can teach from conversation lessons to preparation for DELE certificates (from A1 to C2). I have experience in online and face to face lessons: my method is based on conversation (acquiring fluency) and expanding, in a practical way, your grammatical knowledge and vocabulary to improve. My interests are: music, finance, agriculture, chess, political news, psychology and reading. The priority is to advance in your Spanish with my help through practice and conversation.
Soy Miguel, nací en España, vivo en la ciudad de Valencia, en Ruzafa.
Soy profesor nativo de español certificado por la Universidad de Nebrija: enseño y mejoro las habilidades de mis alumnos. Puedo impartir desde clases de conversación hasta preparación para certificados DELE (desde A1 hasta C2). Me gusta ser un profesor útil, que cada clase aproveche el tiempo, con planificación pero también con espacio para la improvisación y para el uso del español en un entorno relajado.
Tengo experiencia en clases online y presenciales de español: mi método se basa fundamentalmente en la conversación (adquirir soltura) y en adquirir de forma práctica conocimientos gramaticales y de vocabulario. Mis intereses son, entre otros, la música, las finanzas, la agricultura local, el ajedrez, la actualidad política, la psicología y la lectura.See Reviews From Students
Do you want to improve your Spanish skills to open new doors for your professional career or business? Learning with me guarantees material and resources specifically designed for you and your goals.
I am Antonio, born and raised in Andalucía, Spain. I am a native, certified and experienced foreign language teacher currently working as an online Spanish teacher in the Netherlands.
I provide professional and meaningful learning experiences considering your objectives, interests and aspects to improve. I have 6+ years of experience teaching Spanish for general and specific purposes (conversational, business, traveling, and certification exams) in adult education, both online and in person. On top of that, I am a certified DELE and SIELE examiner.
Regarding my educational background, I graduated in English Studies and, to cut a long story short, I hold three master’s degrees on different aspects related to teaching Spanish and have a wide range of language teacher training certifications.
I am available for 55 or 30 minutes classes.
Thanks for reading!
See you in classSee 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.
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My name is Amaya and I am a very passionate Spanish teacher.
I have a postgraduate in Spanish teaching as a foreign language by the University of Barcelona, also I am a DELE examiner and I have as well the Spanish teaching certificate to teach in secondary school. I teach also Spanish for specific purposes like business and I have experience training new Spanish teachers. My level of English is very good and I am very successful in my work which I feel very passionate for.
I work as a face to face and online teacher, I teach all levels, all ages, all nationalities. I have worked for important companies and organizations like NATO, Energizer, Instituto de Empresa etc. I have very good referees and I am very successful because I use a communicative method, I am very innovative, and adapt the class to the student’s needs and interests. I am very polite, educated and friendly.
In addition I have not only knowledge about the Spanish from Spain but also from Cuba and Mexico.See Reviews From Students
✨|Patient| |Prepared| |Supportive|✨
➡️I am from Colombia. I enjoy teaching Spanish to adults and children. I have been a teacher online for three years. I like to travel ✈️, paint 🎨, read 📔and watch series🎥.
I like to explain as many times as necessary until the student understands. I have a lot of talking points for adults and a lot of energy for all ages. My oldest student is 68 years old and she always enjoys her class with me.
➡️ I can offer you this:
• Nice, respectful, and dynamic conversations.
• A study plan adapting based on your abilities
• SLOW neutral and clear speaking so you can understand the lessons easily
. • Materials to help you learn outside.
• Unlimited email support.
➡️ My classes:
• Lessons guided by your interests, not mine.
• Readings, homework, and dynamic class (games through exercises)
• Make mistakes anytime! I will help you and correct you.
• I adapt to the teaching style and learning pace of the student.
📌I offer two different styles of classes:
1. Conversational classes for adults: You improve your fluency through reading and discussing different topics.
2. Classes for teenagers: They learn to read and speak in Spanish in a fun way.
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Hello everyone! My name is Dionisio. I have been teaching Spanish since 2008 with students from all over the world. I also have experience teaching my language and culture in other countries such as the United States.
My classes are dynamic and communicative so that from the first moment you can find a space of confidence to express yourself in Spanish. After knowing your interests and your level of Spanish, I adapt my classes to your learning needs. Generally, I like to organize the session around a grammar point, or a vocabulary topic that helps us to structure the class, and helps you to memorize its content. I like to include different resources in my classes such as conversation on different topics, internet articles, grammar worksheets, audios, videos and kahoots that will help you develop your skills to learn Spanish in a real context. I love teaching and learning languages, and in addition to English and Spanish, I speak French and Catalan.
A little bit more about me: although I was born and raised in Zaragoza (Spain), I developed my professional career in Barcelona. Currently, I live on a small island in the Mediterranean Sea. In addition to teaching Spanish, I am passionate about theater and writing, activities to which I also dedicate myself professionally as a stage director, playwright and teacher.See Reviews From Students
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.
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.
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:
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 lessons 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 lessons. 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).
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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 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.
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.
Our research indicates that the average cost for private Spanish lessons in Palo Alto 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.
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 Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto.
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.
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.
There are several options for learning Spanish in Palo Alto, 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 Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto.