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 San Mateo, you may want to consider learning online. To learn with a Spanish tutor near you in San Mateo, 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 San Mateo 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 San Mateo. (Please note: not all tutors offer a trial session for free - some charge 30% of their standard full lesson price.)
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
Spanish version (English translation below) Ofrezco clases para todos los niveles adaptadas a tus necesidades, tanto si te estás preparando para un examen oficial (DELE) como si quieres mejorar tus destrezas orales y escritas. Además, tengo experiencia trabajando con diferentes edades y uso la competencia comunicativa así como actividades interactivas para ayudarte a mejorar tu español.
Soy una persona a la que le encantan los idiomas, viajar y aprender sobre culturas diferentes. Al haber conseguido un nivel avanzado así como fluidez en una segunda lengua (inglés) entiendo las dificultades que puede conllevar el aprendizaje de otro idioma. Soy una profesora responsable y trabajadora y tengo muchas ganas de ayudarte con tus objetivos lingüísticos.
I offer flexible classes for all levels adapted to your needs, whether you are preparing for an official exam (DELE) or just want to improve your oral or written skills. Furthermore, I have experience working with different ages and I use a communicative approach as well as interactive activities to help you improve your Spanish.
I am someone who is passionate about languages, traveling, and learning about different cultures. Having achieved fluency in a second language (English) I understand the difficulties in learning. I am a responsible, hard-working teacher and I am looking forward to helping you with your language goals.See Reviews From Students
✨ Hi there, I am Viviana and I would like to help you with your Spanish learning process. ✨
✔︎ I will help you to acquire more confidence and improving your speaking, grammar or listening.
✔︎ Whatever your motivations are to learn this beautiful language, I am more than happy to help and teach in the best way adapted to your needs.
✔︎ Whether you have never spoken a single word or would like to get to a higher advanced level, I would love to guide you in the process.
✔︎ I love teaching and enjoy providing a safe and patient space for you to learn at your own speed.
✔︎ Once we have identified your goals and motivations, I will plan specific classes with all the tools and resources to help improve your understanding, vocabulary, speaking, pronunciation, reading or writing of the Spanish Language.
Schedule a lesson with me! I am available to help you! ❤
See you soon! 👋🏼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!
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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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⚡¡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
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
Born, raised and based in Mexico City.
I've got more than 5 years of experience in language schools and online. I'm passionate about learning languages and culture through them.
I have studies in Hispanic literature and linguistics at UNAM. So, we can talk about many topics related to Latin America literature and culture or I can offer lessons with a linguistic approach: phonetics, grammar, lexicon, etc.
Thanks to this amazing profession as a Spanish teacher, I've had the chance of meeting students from different countries and backgrounds.
I'd love to help you improve your Spanish and teach you through culture, music and games.
What could you expect from my lessons?
° Conversation and pronunciation lessons.
° Grammar and reading.
° Spanish for travelling.
° Spanish for bussines.
° Get to know about culture and music from Mexico and Latin American countries.
° Didactic material included (worksheet, books, videos, games, pictures).
Our vocal apparatus is one more muscle that we have to exercise for better results. In our pronunciation lessons we are going to make each part of your mouth working out. This way, you will sound more natural when speaking not only Spanish but other languages you intend to learn in the future. There's no matter if you are interested in a particular accent, I can help you anyways!
These are some items you can expect in your lessons:
° Shadowing practice.
° Articulatory phonetics exercises.
° Tongue twisters.
° Dictation of words.
° Reading short texts aloud.
So, when do we start? I'm waiting for you!See Reviews From Students
My name is Esther and I live in Changwon, a beautiful city in the south of South Korea. I came to Asia to work in the 3D graphic design industry but end up falling in love with teaching languages and culture. To become a good teacher and help my students I got a Spanish Philology undergraduate degree, a master’s degree in ELE (teaching Spanish as a second language) and became a certified DELE examiner. I have experience teaching students from many countries and priorities, in academies and online.
As a Spanish teacher, I am very patient and give you time to express by yourself. I don’t only focus on the correction of the grammar or pronunciation, but also give a lot of importance to the ability to communicate ideas and navigate through specific cultural situations.
In our first lesson I will speak with you and will figure out your learning plan based on your learning characteristics, priorities, and tastes.See Reviews From Students
Are you brave enough to learn Spanish using only the target language?🤔 I know it may sound a bit overwhelming at first, but my experience confirms that it is quite an efficient and proven way to acquire a new language.
Don't worry! I will be guiding you from the beginning and giving you the necessary tools to assimilate the new language in a progressive way 📈
My name is Mercedes, I am a certified teacher from Cádiz, a beautiful city in the southwest of Spain and I would love to start accompanying you in your Spanish learning.
Book now! 😉
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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.
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.
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.
LanguaTalk offers personalized 1-on-1 Spanish lessons with top-rated tutors. Here's how to get started:
1 - Find a tutor that meets your needs by reviewing their videos, reviews, pricing, and availability.
2 - Book a trial lesson. Many tutors offer a free 30-minute trial, while others offer a discounted trial price.
3 - Have personalized lessons with your chosen tutor via video call. Or try a different tutor if desired.
You don't need to provide credit card information to book a free trial session. Please only book a trial if you're seriously considering taking lessons. Tutor prices vary, and you can use the filter to find one that fits your budget. You can pay for individual lessons or purchase a package for a discount (view a tutor's pricing options on their profile).
We're confident you'll enjoy learning on LanguaTalk. Our platform is trusted by students worldwide because of our transparency. We ask students to rate each lesson, and we display these ratings on tutor profiles.
99.8% of lesson ratings are 5 stars. This is because we only accept the top 10% of tutor applications, unlike other platforms.
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Our research suggests that the average hourly rate for private Spanish lessons in San Mateo 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 tutors on LanguaTalk may also provide in-person lessons in San Mateo, 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 San Mateo 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.
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.
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.