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Average Cost of Language Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute language lessons is $56. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $15 and $300 per hour.

30-min $10
 
$33 average
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45-min $15
 
$48 average
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For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute language lessons. However, students looking for a more affordable option may want to consider a shorter lesson length of 45 or 30 minutes. On average, 45-minute language lessons are 15% less expensive at $48, and 30-minute lessons cost 42% less at $33.

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Raymond (Remi) L.

Jacksonville, FL
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Trevor H.

El Cajon, CA
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Kent, WA
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Stuart K. December 10, 2018
· Ukulele · In home
Remi is a great teacher. He is patient and encouraging. His teaching methods and knowledge get the job done.
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Bill December 7, 2018
· Classical Guitar · Online
Very informative first lesson. It helped to address a number of technical issues I need to overcome. Thanks Remi.
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Andrew M. November 27, 2018
· Guitar · Online
Been WIth Remi for a while now and he has been a great instructor. He has taken a difficult concept to understand and makes it far easier.

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Will January 11, 2019
· Music Theory · In home
Trevor is wonderful and sensitive to special learning needs.
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Randy W. November 20, 2018
· Bass Guitar · Online
I would think the first lesson is always the hardest to start since as an instructor you don’t know what skill level you will be teaching. Trevor started the class asking what I wanted to accomplish and ended with lots of practice lessons for me to complete. Looking forward to more classes with him.
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Mike M. March 9, 2017
· Guitar · In home
Trevor is great, he has patience for us beginners, explains things well and answers all my questions. The rest is up to me.

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Grace T. January 7, 2019
· Piano · In studio
I was impressed with my first lesson with Dan. He adjust lessons according to my needs. Will continue to take lessons with him. Thank you.
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Georgia December 5, 2018
· Singing · In studio
My daughter is enjoying her lessons! Dan is great.
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Junho November 9, 2018
· Singing · Online
Great first lesson! I’m super happy with how much I got out of my very first lesson. Looking forward to future lessons.

Joneide F.

Rolling Meadows, IL
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New York, NY
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Brooklyn, NY
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R.J. June 22, 2018
· Portuguese · Online
Joneide is a fantastic Portuguese instructor. She adapted all the classes to my specific needs. Very serious, hands on, and proactive! Definitely would recommend her if you want to learn Portuguese!
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Peter May 13, 2018
· Portuguese · In studio
Joneide is the best! Amazing at teaching the concepts behind the language as well as the overall culture! Truly an immersive learning experience and an amazing teacher!
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Andreina March 6, 2018
· Portuguese · In studio
Excellent teacher. She is able to identify your weakness and streghts. I really enjoys our aulas :)

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Lars S. November 30, 2018
· Norwegian · Online
Great first lesson, look forward to more ...
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James September 4, 2018
· Bridge · Online
GREAT
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Alison September 1, 2018
· Bridge · Online
Our first lesson was very informative. I am looking forward to our next lesson.

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Neil December 10, 2018
· Russian · Online
Aksana is a wonderful Russian teacher! She is very knowledgeable not only in the spoken language but also in etymology, culture, and linguistics. She works with the pace of the student and is always flexible. Lessons with her are fun and informative! I can now read, write, understand and speak conversational Russian.
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William October 27, 2018
· Russian · Online
Aksana takes timeto explain and very patient with me to perfect pronunciation.
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Luke October 14, 2018
· Russian · Online

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