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Learning Spanish in Detroit

Are you considering taking Spanish lessons in Detroit? Detroit has a very vibrant Hispanic population with Mexicantown at its epicenter. Of the city’s estimated 700,000 residents, nearly seven percent identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino. That means you’ll have plenty of great opportunities to practice and learn the language and lots of places where you can soak in Hispanic culture.

Supplementing Your Spanish Lessons in Detroit

There are several great ways for you to supplement your Spanish lessons with activities that will help you master the language faster. One way is to visit the many great Mexican restaurants in Detroit. When you read a menu written in Spanish, you’re getting a great lesson Spanish grammar and vocabulary.

Another great way to compliment your Spanish lessons in Detroit is to watch Spanish television stations and programs. Many of the stations have closed-captioned translations that will show in English what the actors are saying in Spanish.

When you listen to the pronunciation by native speakers, you’ll start to develop conversational Spanish skills. If there are any Spanish-speaking radio programs featuring Latin American music, you should tune in and listen for a couple hours per week, too.

Exploring Hispanic Culture in Detroit

A great way for you to stay inspired to continue taking Spanish lessons in Detroit is to visit the city’s Hispanic neighborhoods and venues. Mexicantown, which is located along Bagley Ave. and Vernor Highway near the Detroit River on the city’s east side, has many great venues to visit where you can immerse yourself in Hispanic and Latin American culture.

The Discoteca La Rancherita on Springwells St. features merengue and salsa music, and is one of the most popular Hispanic clubs and social spots in the city. Los Galanes restaurant on Bagley Ave., which offers authentic Mexican food and live music, is another great restaurant. During the summertime, the outdoor patio at Los Galanes is a popular spot for sipping margaritas, listening to Spanish music, and taking in the view of Mexicantown.

Another area you should check out is the Mexican Village restaurant also located on Bagley Ave., which is the oldest and, according to many, the best dining spot in Mexicantown. When done dining, the Matrix Theatre offers original plays and hosts community events. You can even participate in weekly Spanish-language mass at the Most Holy Redeemer Church on Junction St., which is popular among Mexicantown locals and others.

Annual Hispanic Festivals

When you’re taking Spanish lessons in Detroit, you’ll want to check out the many great festivals that are held in Mexicantown. Many of these festivals are considered to be among the best festivals in the city. The annual Cinco de Mayo Festival in May celebrates Mexico’s victory over the French military during the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. The annual Dia de la Muertos celebration in the fall also is a popular annual event that features music and celebrates Hispanic culture.

These are just a few of the venues and resources within Detroit available to Spanish learners. Speed up your language learning and immerse yourself in the Spanish culture by visiting any one of the resources mentioned above.

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Spanish for preschoolers 3- 5 years old
Spanish for children.
Spanish for adults. 101, 102, 103. Spanish CLEP exam.
Conversational Spanish
Spanish for travelers
Spanish For medical Professionals.
Spanish for educators.
If you want online class you must install Skype or Ovoo I don't have face time.

About Elena
I have experience tutoring. Call Takelessons for more information.
I have tutored basic and intermediate Spanish to children, using Spanish songs and fun games for children.
I have experience tutoring adults. I gave Spanish conversational classes, Spanish for Educators, Spanish for travelers and for people that works in the medical field. I have been giving conversational Spanish classes at park and recreation, I'm a certified interpreter translator.I used to work for global LT tutoring program and head start.You must have skype or Ovoo for the online classes. I want to be a tutor so I can share my passions with people who want support
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Daniel June 22, 2017
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Elena was able to teach someone 500 miles away the basics to a slew of different Latin ballroom dances (salsa, marengue, bachata, cumbia step, etc.) In just a few lessons I was able to feel comfortable enough with the steps and timing to be able to dance in public with others! She was very amazing and was willing to accommodate to my needs as a student. She gave plenty of reference material as well as songs so that I'd be able to practice when not taking lessons. I would highly recommend her as a teacher to anyone who is wanting to learn Latin Ballroom dance, but doesn't know where to start!
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Larry January 21, 2017
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As a Spanish instructor I taught credit classes at the college level, I really enjoy student interaction, dialogues, presentations and blended grammar exercises. It is important that the student enjoys the class and even though I expect homework done, I want the student to actively engage in the learning process...

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I am Barbara, a native German with an M.A, degree, and extensivel extensive experience teaching foreign languages listed. It is my aim to help students, professionals, and those who wish to study, or travel, by using their specific foreign language to communicate for personal or professional reasons. My teaching style is interactive, and even though I wish for you to aim high in accomplishing your study goals, I also want you to enjoy the learning process. Contact me to discuss your specific requirements. I taught foreign languages, cross-cultural communications, assisted professionals at companies to prepare for overseas travel, tutored and instructed at high schools, colleges, and universities, and ready to adjust to your specific study requests. As a Certified Interpreter with the State of Michigan, I can also assist German,
French and Spanish Teachers with obtaining their Driver's License, or any translations of legal or work related documents, as I am also listed on the UM Translator list.
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Ann S. January 28, 2016
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Barbara is a great instructor who makes learning a challenging language exciting!
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Ann January 11, 2016
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Quick Response for Setting up German Lessons. Looking forward to Class.
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Antonio July 17, 2015
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Barbara is a kind and very interested instructor in the students. She teaches both from a Schoolcraft college dedicated book and also helps with conversational German and German culture in vocal expressions. I have had a great experience learning for now over a year and I can't wait for the years to come. She even talks to me about everyday life and events. Barbara also goes to many places beyond Detroit, with this flexibility she has come all the way to Novi for me to learn. I bet you're going to have fun. So I recomend this teacher to anyone who wants to learn a language and have fun at the same time.
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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

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Hola, cómo estás? I am a certified native teacher. I love teaching, and have all my life. I was born in Madrid, Spain, and I now live in California. My native born language skills, immersed here in America, make me an excellent option for a tutor. In my opinion, it is highly recommended to get a native tutor for learning a foreign language.I am certified to teach through Sonorele Learning Awareness, in Spain.

I know how to teach you Spanish in the best way, with fun and effective classes, with patience, and with speaking slowly and clearly. You will learn proper pronunciation, our expressions, our culture and our customs, by enjoying and practicing with me, through one on one conversation, exercises, repetition, and homework.

In regards to how I teach, I incorporate the essential modalities of speaking, listening, reading, and wri
ting. By practicing with all these forms, you will feel success in a few classes.
I am flexible with my hours, and I am available to travel to meet personally or to do a class online, either individually or in a small group. I look forward to hearing from you and helping you achieve excellence in your studies!

Muchas gracias por tu atención.
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Javier
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Izzy December 17, 2017
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Javier is really prepared and knows how to maximize the lessons and the time. Great lessons
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Gina December 16, 2017
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Hua December 8, 2017
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Kids love to take his lessons.
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My class strategies are based on your own knowledge, skills, and goals. Together we will work and find the best studying program that fits your needs.

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Hello, I’m a native Spanish speaker from Venezuela and I have teaching experience for more than 4 years with kids, teenager, and adults. I worked in my country in High School teaching Natural Sciences. Since I came to Davis, 2 years ago, I have been working as a babysitter, where also I taught Spanish to the kids. By own experience, I know the challenges and difficulties that people face when learning a different language. Considering not only language related things such as grammar, pronunciation or writing but important things like getting involved with the culture and be committed and perseverant. I’m very excited to start teaching and helping you in this new adventure in a comfortable and friendly environment.
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Gary September 23, 2017
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Andry is very personable and easy to work with. She is patient and works with you to insure you get pronunciations correct. My first lesson and all went well. looking forward ti lesson 2.
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Rem September 10, 2017
· Spanish · In home
Focused, listens well, got to know each other quickly. Looking forward to coming lessons with her.
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Immersive, intensive and interactive approach to Romance languages through folk music and acting and interacting in group set up or one to one.

I believe in learning while laughing and comparing to a better and faster understanding.

We can focus in English and Spanish or included other Romance languages like French, Italian and Portuguese or even all of them at the same time.
All these languages have a very similar root, just need to learn the different approach and in few sessions you will have an understanding of the whole Romance world.
Allowing and speeding the learning and the fluidity of your conversation exponentially.

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Born in Spain I have lived in 8 different countries in Europe and America.
I live to compare and enrich my culture and share the knowledge with the world.

Beside comparing Romance languages to one another for better understanding and deeper learning we will be comparing between the different kind of Spanish on the globe.
So we will not only learn Castilian but a wider ranger of South American expression and idioms so we can be fully understood where ever we go!
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¡Hola! My name is Catie and I have been teaching languages for 4 years. I love sharing my enthusiasm for the Spanish language with my students by helping them find practical applications for the language while playing games and practicing conversation.

From 2014-2016 I lived in Mexico, where I was teaching English at a private academy. I have worked as a private tutor and I have also worked as an adjunct Spanish professor at American University.

This all goes to show that I am very qualified, have lots of experience, and can teach students about the culture, history, and unique vocabulary of many different Spanish-speaking countries. I have worked with Pearson textbooks for beginner/intermediate Spanish before, but I am happy to adapt to whatever curriculum your student needs.

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I'm an avid world traveler who likes to get to know students and adapt the lesson plans to their specific interests and needs. I have a great sense of humor, I have multiple years of experience, and I can't wait to help you feel comfortable speaking a second language!
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