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Spanish Resources in Riverside

Are you thinking about taking Spanish lessons in Riverside? Riverside is only a few hours away from Tijuana, so it's no surprise that the city has plenty of resources for Spanish students. The city boasts many Spanish events and restaurants that are especially valuable for both cultural and educational reasons. If you're taking Spanish lessons in Riverside, you might want to consider brushing up on your skills and learning more about the culture at one of these local destinations.

Annual Events

Día de los Muertos: Celebrate the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) at the annual celebration located in downtown Riverside's White Park. Taste authentic Mexican cuisine, watch traditional Aztec dancers, and enjoy live Spanish music. If you want to fully participate in the sacred holiday, you can honor a departed loved one by placing their picture at the community altar.

Riverside Tamale Festival: In the 18th century, a Pueblo man named Lorenzo Trujillo settled in the area now known as La Placita de los Trujillos. His home and other remnants of the old Spanish town are gone, but the neighborhood still celebrates him as a symbol of the region's Hispanic heritage. In an effort to preserve this heritage, a collection of community leaders began hosting the Riverside Tamale Festival.

Each spring, the Spanish Town Heritage Foundation treats downtown Riverside to a family-oriented cultural event. Sample craft beer in the beer garden, watch the heated tamale eating contest, and enjoy performances by dancers and singers. You'll immerse yourself in the Spanish-speaking community, while participating in local efforts to preserve it.

Cinema Culturas Film Fest Inland Empire: In 2014, southern California's most influential and talented Hispanic filmmakers converged in Riverisde to celebrate their cultures and showcase their art. It was a huge success, and today, the Cinemas Culturas Film Fest Inland Empire is an annual tradition. The three-day festival is a can't-miss event if you're interested in watching critically acclaimed Spanish-language films.

Each year's festival features screenings of full-length feature films, documentaries, student films, short films, animated films, and more. The festival usually opens with a gala at the Fox Performing Arts Center, with the local AMC and college library hosting the screenings.

Authentic Spanish Restaurants

Cafe Sevilla: Near the historic Mission Inn, Cafe Sevilla offers a culinary tour through Spain with a few stops in South America. The family-friendly restaurant is Riverside's most authentic and popular destinations for Spanish dishes. Eat "la familia style" to recreate Spain's tradition of shared, five-course meals. Split up to 10 different tapas, all with Spanish names to match their authentic ingredients.

Eduardo's: A community fixture since 1994, Eduardo's Mexican Restaurant serves dishes that transport you straight to Southwest Mexico. Michoacán, a state in this Spanish-speaking region, is the inspiration behind every item on the menu. Affordable lunch specials and ice cold Coronas keep the restaurant accessible, while authentic dishes such as the caldo michoacana and bistéc con huevos distinguish it from all the wannabes and fusion restaurants in the city.

Riverside has many resources for Spanish learners from cultural events to specialty restaurants. Perfect your Spanish-speaking skills by visiting any one of the locations mentioned above.

About Rosita R.

Los Angeles, CA
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Yes even I grew up in a Spanish household I took lessons. Speaking it naturally is way different when learning the grammar and the rules. I will guide you through the levels of the correct formal and informal to talk in Spanish.

About Rosita
I have been singing and studying voice for over 23 years since I was a child! I hold a Bachelors from Musicians Institute and other accomplished degrees from American Musical Dramatic Academy to concl
ude my quest for vocal excellence and the ability to sing in multiple languages ( English, Spanish, Japanese and Italian) I have been lucky enough to study with some of the top teachers in the country and now I bring the experience I have gained directly to you!

I am proud to share my student's vast array of musical successes. From being cast on short anime films and musicals to being accepted into prestigious performing arts academies to conquering the Karaoke scene. My passion for multiple languages and love of music is the desire driving me to share the gifts for teaching young children to open the door to their own musical abilities and hidden artistic desires. I am currently writing a musical which will be debuting in 2020. I'm currently the vocal coach/Trainer and choir director at Iglesia Elim Central.

I will make sure my students have fun and help them get in the right track to their musical goals.

Also, I constantly upload videos on Singing, The Spanish Language, and Japanese! So keep Checking in! It ranges on tips and answering the most common questions on those particular subjects!

Also There are discounted rates for worship teams and church choirs. For more information please contact me through the "Ask a Question feature"

*** Lesson Details ***
I do my absolute best to create a positive atmosphere for my students. Even when the students feel frustrated or stressed, it is important to inspire them and give them the fuel that they need. Though I am strict when it comes to homework and their about their studies. Every lesson at the beginning I will review what we learned previously and test them.
then begin with proper breathing technique exercises, the cornerstone of all vocals. We move on to vocal exercises to condition the voice. Then we work on the songs that you are eager to sing!

I will use a piano when doing vocal warm ups and conditioning exercises. Students that play other instruments and accompany themselves when performing (such as a guitar) are encouraged to bring that instrument to their lessons. My goal is for them to gain the knowledge that they need to help reach their artistic goals.
With all my lessons every student will be taught a basic run down of Music Theory. My students will always progress in what they do. They will have the discipline that they need and yet have fun and be filled with inspiration. Which is the most important thing, to be Inspired to do better.

*** Studio Equipment ***
iMac, condensing mic...performing mic, keyboard, mixer...living room of apartment.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I do have a portable keyboard. Though I do expect the student to have their own recording device and karaoke tracks. At Home I do have a studio, and if the students has an iPod or an Mp3 player I can attach it to a device where all of us can hear the tracks. I do have a recording studio as well.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in Musical Theatre, and Pop rock genres. When I teach my students I always have them learn a song of another language whether it's Spanish or Japanese. It helps with diction when they learn a song outside the English Language. Also It helps them to learn another Language at the same time. Also I give them a little anatomy class when they are learning how to sing. I give them a model of the vocal Chords and different areas of the Larynx and which part works for the chest voice and the head voice.

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If you can Speak you can Sing- Always wanted to learn how to sing and learn a new language? In this package we will do both! With 4 singing lessons (30 minutes each for kids 60 minute each for adults) to learn the proper technique to improve the voice and 4-languages lessons (English, Spanish or Japanese, 30 minutes each for kids 60 minute each for adults) ) to learn the grammar structure and get you conversing with a native speaker! Plus you will learn how to sing a song in the language you chose! This will be 2 classes a week or 2 classes every other week. This means one singing lesson a week and one language lesson a week. If you have kids this is perfect for the summer!

$225 for 30 minute lessons.
$300 for 60 minute lessons.

Let's Sing Anime! Do you love singing to those openings and Ending theme songs when watching your favorite Anime? I do! What can I say I'm an Anime Nerd. With this package you'll get 4 Singing lessons (30 minutes each for kids 60 minute each for adults) and 4- hour Japanese lessons (30 minutes each for kids 60 minute each for adults) ! Let's learn how to sing those songs right and know what they mean without reading those subtitles!

$225 for 30 minute lessons.
$300 for 60 minute lessons.

If you will like more information Click "Ask a Question" and all questions will go directly to me!
Norman January 3, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Necesito un nivel mas alto . Puedo hablar un poquito pero no fluentemente . Puedo leer las noticias en espanol
Rosita R esta muy amable
Shelly December 29, 2018
· Singing · Online
Rosita is the bestest kindest koolest most awesomely amazing most perfectly perfect teacher in the world πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’• she has helped me in so many ways πŸ’œπŸ€—πŸ’œ she’s helped my confidence so much she has helped me not be so scared πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ she is a true angel she has the kindest sweetest heartπŸ’•πŸŽΆπŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’• I’m so glad Rosita is my teacher πŸ’œπŸ€—πŸ’œ she’s taught me so much I’m so very thankful and blessed to have her as my teacher πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—she truly is the best πŸ’œπŸ€—πŸ’œπŸ€—πŸ’œπŸ€—πŸ’œπŸ€—πŸ’œπŸ€—πŸ’œπŸ€—πŸ’œπŸ€—πŸ’œ
Christine December 7, 2018
· Spanish · Online
Thank you so much!! Great instruction and enthusiastic instructor!
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Rosita R.

Rosita R.

Irvine, CA 92614
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$30 / 30-min

About Javier D.

Riverside, CA

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Hola, cómo estás? I am a certified native teacher. I was born in Madrid, Spain (Europe), and I live in California since 2014. I love teaching, and have all my life. I know how to teach you Spanish in the best way, with funny and effective classes, with patience, and with speaking slowly and clearly. You will learn the best proper pronunciation, our customs and our expressions. You will be able to speak with expressions, accent, emphasys and more different options of the language that only can be taught by natives teachers.
We will learn by enjoying and practicing, through one to one conversation, exercises, repetitions and homework.
Should be great as well to do lessons with 2 students . It is cheaper and works really really good.

Nos vemos ! :)

Saludos, Javier

About Javier
Hola, cΓ³mo estΓ‘s? I am a certified native teacher. I was born in Madrid, Spain (Europe), and I live in California since 2014.
I love teaching, and have all my life.
I have a lot of experience; I
know how to teach Spanish in the best way, mexican style and any latin style as well.

With effective lessons, with patience and with speaking slowly and clearly. You will learn grammar, the best proper pronunciation, the differences of our languages, our expressions, slang, etc ... with a profesional tutor who knows exactly what is doing due to his academic preparation and experience.

You will be able to speak with great accent, emphasys, positions of the mouth ... and more options of the language that it is advasible to be taught by natives teachers.

We will learn by enjoying and practicing, through one to one conversation, exercises, repetitions, movies, books, songs ...
By practicing with all these forms, you will feel success in a few classes.

Should be great as well to take lessons with 2 students or session groups. Works really good and itΒ΄s cheaper. The lessons are more fun because we can interact, so the student learn faster and better.

I look forward to hearing from you and helping you achieve excellence in your studies!

Nos vemos ! :) (See you guys)

Debby S. December 28, 2018
· Spanish · Online
Speaks a bit too fast- not very punctual and very impatient. I asked to spend less time on pronunciation and more time or actually conversing and speaking out loud in conversation, but he gave me a bit of a hard time about this- I don't feel he has prepared anything for me specifically... he just goes off on tangents as we speak. I would like to focus more on conversation and grammar .
Jasmin October 20, 2018
· Spanish · Online
Javier is great! I really need help speaking Spanish and Javier has lots of teaching tools to help with pronunciation and also for memorization. 8 lessons in and I'm hooked, I look forward to my classes and the fact that I feel like I'm improving and having fun while doing it.
Fay October 12, 2018
· Spanish · Online
Great teacher! And when were doing the lesson it’s very enjoyable!
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Javier D.

Javier D.

Riverside, CA 92507
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$20 / 60-min

About Belinda C.

Riverside, CA
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During lessons I will provide constant feedback and adjust lessons depending on your needs and level of understanding. Students have different learning styles so I will teach lessons that incorporate visual, verbal, and written teaching methods. Students can expect a professional, enthusiastic, and patient teacher that is serious about students learning the subjects material and also makes learning fun.

About Belinda
I am a professional working artist and I am also an elementary piano teacher for an after school program here in Riverside. I obtained a degree in Art Practice from UC Berkeley where I specialized in
multimedia installations that included large scale paintings and sculptures. Due to the versatility in my own work from large to very small scale paintings I have acquired techniques and skills for every scale in between.
I am a strong believer in self expression and visual literacy which gets stronger with the formulation of concepts one builds through inspiration for each painting. I enjoy teaching and learning what my students' interests are and what motivates them. I can help you learn specific skills for abstract paintings to portraits.
Through research I have also learned that individuals benefit greatly from creative freedom thus performing better in other academic subjects, learning healthy ways of expression, and through the therapeutic effects of painting.
If you are looking to work with someone who loves what they do, who is patient, motivational, and can teach you basic to advanced skills give me a call and let's get painting!
jaymin August 15, 2018
· Piano · In home
She was wonderful
Yun-Yun July 29, 2018
· Drawing · In home
The first lesson went very well with my daughter. Belinda was methodical in her teaching and approached the lesson with my daughter’s interest in mind. During the lesson, Belinda was able to actively engage my daughter the whole time, and more importantly, her teaching revived my daughter’s interest in drawing. She has already devised future plans to have my daughter practice sketching noses, eyes, and ears so that my daughter may draw the human face later with more realistic details.
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Belinda C.

Belinda C.

Riverside, CA 92506
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$39 / 30-min

About Dalia C.

Lake Elsinore, CA
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Necesitas Ayuda? No entiendes Español? Need help learning Spanish ? I am the person to help you . I have been helping others learn this beautiful language for 3 years now . I studied Spanish in college for 3 years ( but switched to Music ) and am also a native speaker. Whether you want to learn to speak , write or read in Spanish I can help you get there . I am fluent in both English and Spanish . Let me help you!

About Dalia
Wether you want to learn how to sing ! Learn Spanish or transition from Spanish to English ! I can help you . I know it seems like a rather odd combination but let me tell you a little background on m
yself . I am a Spanish major turned Opera singer in college . I began my degree in Spanish but slowly transitiioned to become a music major . I now study opera . I was a choir student for most of my life probably since I was 10 years old . So wether you want to learn to sing solo or improve your voice for choir I can help you ! I also teach basic musicianship skills , like ear training , theory , and how to to read music . In Spanish I am fluent and a native speaker . I can teach you how to read , speak, and write in Spanish . As an ESL teacher , I grew up being an ESL student so I can help you get through that barrier !
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Dalia C.

Dalia C.

Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
starting at
$25 / 30-min

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