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 Urbana, you may want to consider learning online. To learn with a Spanish tutor near you in Urbana, 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 Urbana 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 Urbana. (Please note: not all tutors offer a trial session for free - some charge 30% of their standard full lesson price.)
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
Hola estudiante de español:
Whatever your objective, I can help you achieve your goals by creating tailored and fun lessons that will keep you engaged. What can you expect in a lesson with me?
I'm a native Spanish-speaking University certified translator with comprehensive experience teaching Spanish to people from all walks of life. With me, you have a say in how and what you'd like to focus on. I use materials designed for learners of Spanish as a second language together with real original materials for native audiences curated and graded by me.See Reviews From Students
¡Hola! My name is Elena, I'm a 24-year-old qualified teacher based on Sevilla, Andalucía. I have been teaching online for more than three years, with more than 1300 hours of lessons completed.
I believe that online education is the future of learning, that's why I have a Master's degree in Education, Language teaching and Innovation. I am also qualified by Cambridge University as a language tutor in both Spanish and English.
In these 3 years I have learnt a lot from my students. Every student is different, what may work for some may not work for others, so I try to get to know my students' likes and interests. The more we progress, the better I can analyse what your strengths are, and therefore adapt the lessons to your specific needs.
I use many different techniques and resources: from presentations created by me, to video lessons, interactive quizzes, homework, etc. All my students have access to a shared Drive folder where you can find resources, contents and materials, so you can revise and progress as you wish.
As for me, I've been complimented on my patience and how I always have a smile on my face.
Do you want to learn Spanish for travel? Thinking of moving to Spain? Or perhaps just to learn this wonderful language? It doesn't matter! Whatever the case, I'm here to help you learn Spanish in a fun and educational way!See Reviews From Students
¡Hola! Mi nombre es Pilar y tengo 30 años. Nací en México pero he vivido en España gran parte de mi vida. Ahora vivo en Madrid.
I am a Spanish teacher with two years of experience. My accent is Spanish and neutral so you will be able to understand me no matter your level of Spanish. I also love to teach many different expressions from Spain and Mexico.
I love to teach everybody. My principal objetive is that my students achieve their goals on their language journey. I have experience teaching online a with lot of people from many different countries. My favorite hobbies are writing, hiking, reading, music and travel.
I love to transmit positive energy to my students so they feel more comfortable speaking Spanish.
En mis clases, me encanta hablar sobre muchos temas diferentes para que puedas practicar tu pronunciación y fluidez. Puedo ayudarte en tu gramática y vocabulario con cualquier duda que tengas. Espero verte pronto. ¡No dudes en reservar una lección de prueba conmigo y conocerme!See Reviews From Students
I cover all levels and have experience in conversational classes. Every class is adapted to the student's level and will tailored to your needs.
Practical, conversational Spanish includes lots of activities, like word games, guess the word, creating stories using different tenses...
But if you prefer, we can also have dictations, make grammar exercises or choose online resources or magazine articles to talk about.
And, about me... I was born and raised in Spain (Burgos), and still living here. I love languages and always try to help as much as I can.
Book a trial so we can discuss your needs, I can answer your questions, and we can practice some Spanish!See Reviews From Students
I have been a qualified teacher for 10 years, I am Spanish although I have lived in many different countries. My mother tongue is Spanish but I also speak English, Portuguese and a little French. Teaching Spanish is my passion. The part I like the most about my job is the opportunity to meet different people and learn from them while they enjoy learning Spanish.
My classes are fun and effective. With me you will learn grammar, vocabulary and culture and we will focus on the conversation. I design the classes and the material for each student according to their interests, objectives, level and age.
I hope to see you soon! ;)See Reviews From Students
Carlos Alberto R
¡Hola! ¿Cómo estás?
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 online classes.
My teaching style is very dynamic, practical and participatory, I adapt to the objectives 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!
¡Saludos!See Reviews From Students
Hello there! I'm thrilled to be your online Spanish instructor. With over two years of experience and a passion for teaching, I've guided countless students on their journey to Spanish fluency. Together, we'll embark on an exciting language adventure where you'll gain confidence and proficiency in no time.
As a dedicated tutor, I've conducted over 600 hours of online classes, honing my teaching skills and developing effective strategies tailored to each student's needs. My goal is to create a supportive and engaging learning environment where you can thrive and make rapid progress.
Whether you're a beginner eager to learn the basics or an advanced learner looking to refine your language skills, I'm here to guide you every step of the way. Together, we'll explore the richness of the Spanish language, practice authentic conversations, and unlock the cultural nuances that make it truly come alive.
Join me for dynamic and interactive lessons that will keep you motivated and inspired. Let's embark on this language-learning journey together and discover the beauty of Spanish! ¡Vamos a aprender español!See Reviews From Students
I have been teaching Spanish and English for more than ten years. My experience has taught me that basing lessons on conversation helps to improve language level more quickly. Grammar and vocabulary can be dealt with as part of the process rather than in isolation.
After a needs assessment, lessons will be adapted to your specific needs, and on this basis I select the best resources available. Learning a language can be a fun ride and by speaking with a native you will realize that you can communicate in Spanish better than you may think.
Any topic can be adapted for learning lessons, whether you like talking about literature, sports, geography or any hobbies you have. I am learning French myself, which helps me better understand the problems language learners face.
¡Nos vemos pronto!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
New to LanguaTalk? We'll give you a credit for a free trial session. Many, but not all, tutors offer these for free. If they do not, the price will be just 30 percent of their full lesson price, so you can still try a session at minimal cost.
Trial sessions last 30 minutes. They allow you to assess whether the tutor is a good fit for you, and get a feel for learning online. The tutor will assess your level and aim to understand your needs and interests so that they can customise any lessons you decide to take. You'll be encouraged to speak in Spanish as much as possible, but of course you can speak in English too!
If, after your trial session, you don't feel that the tutor is quite right for you, you can book a trial with another tutor for just 30 percent of their full lesson price.
The beauty of taking lessons online is that you can learn anytime, anywhere. When you choose a tutor, just check their calendar to make sure that they have available times that fit your schedule. Some tutors have limited availability as they already have a lot of students.
The vast majority of students take 55-minute lessons. But some tutors also provide the option of 30-minute lessons. If they do, you’ll see this noted on their profile (below their pricing and above the ‘Buy Lessons’ button).
55-minute lessons are recommended for most students. In general, we only suggest considering 30-minute lessons if they’re for your child, or you have an intermediate level and only want conversation practice.
On LanguaTalk, you can find exceptional tutors for 1-on-1 Spanish lessons tailored to your goals and learning preferences. Here’s how to try it for yourself:
1 - Find your ideal tutor by browsing videos, reviews, pricing and availability.
2 - Book a trial. Many tutors offer a 30-minute trial for free; others charge a discounted price.
3 - Take personalised lessons with your new tutor via video call. Or try someone else.
No card is required to book a free trial session. Please only book if you're considering taking lessons. Pricing varies by tutor and you can use the filter to find someone who fits your budget. You can pay one lesson at a time, or buy in bulk for a discount (open a tutor's profile to see their pricing options).
We’re confident you’ll love learning via LanguaTalk. We're trusted by students all over the world because we're transparent. We ask students to rate each lesson, and we display reviews on tutors’ profiles.
99.8% of lesson ratings are 5 stars. Why? Because unlike other platforms, we accept only the top 10% of tutor applications.
To see our full FAQs or get help from our friendly team, click the '?' in the corner of the screen. You can also watch students talking about their experiences learning via LanguaTalk below.
Lessons are taught 1-on-1 so that you receive your tutor’s full attention and can make fast progress. Communicating via video call, you’ll be able to talk to your tutor and share learning materials as if you were in the same room.
The tutors vary in terms of their teaching methods, resources, experiences, and personalities. So we suggest you look at several profiles to choose the best tutor for you. Whichever Spanish tutor you pick, they'll aim to tailor the lessons to your individual needs.
Whether you live in the city centre or the suburbs of Urbana, there are many options for learning Spanish. You could use an app or a software program if you're looking to pick up basic vocabulary and learn some grammar rules. Alternatively, you could attend group lessons with Spanish tutors in Urbana if you're keen for a social experience. Or, you could take 1-on-1 lessons with a private tutor. This isn't the cheapest way to learn a language but it's possibly the most effective, assuming you have a good tutor. Learning online rather than face-to-face may make private tutors a more affordable option. Check the tutor profiles above to see how much it's likely to cost. Prices vary a lot depending on the tutor, but will usually be cheaper than learning with a Spanish tutor in Urbana, face-to-face.
If you're really not keen on learning with a teacher via video call, LanguaTalk isn't going to be the right choice for you. You can instead search for a tutor on a local service listing website, or put up an advert in your local area. We do encourage you to give it a try learning online though - you've got nothing to lose as you can book a free trial session. Most people find the experience is as good as learning face-to-face, but with the benefit of having access to better tutors at a lower cost.
Tutors on LanguaTalk sometimes provide lessons locally, but most only provide online lessons as it is more convenient and allows them to work from home. In addition, most tutors are not teaching Spanish in Urbana because they're living elsewhere in the world. If you decide to book with a tutor, you should assume that they can only teach you online.
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.
Our research suggests that the average cost for private Spanish lessons in Urbana is somewhere between $25-$35 per hour. As online tutors do not need to travel to you and they often live in countries with a lower cost of living, the hourly cost tends to be significantly lower.