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Paul D.

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Starting at $40
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  • Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish: linguistics, pedagogy and literature from Northern Arizona University
  • Teaches students 6 to 65
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Paul D.

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First of all, my classes are fun and interesting. I adapt the content, strategy, mood, activities and level according to the student´s needs and age level.
They are student centered, meaning the student participates almost just about as much as the teacher, in other words, they are very dynamic. I utilized a hands-on communicative approach intertwined with mixed strategies for the purposes of inclusivity, as every person is unique, whatever is your strength in learning, I will cover it. I work on the pronunciation to try to get the learner to pronounce as close to a native speaker as possible. My classes are in a spirel shape which go forward and backwards to reinforce the previous learning, and steady evaluation.
I tell the student about the Hispanic culture and history and the similarities among the English language or other languages that I have knowledge.
My classes are curriculum based, they follow a pattern of real-life functionality combined with grammar to produce effective ...

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I focus in getting the student happy, meaning, quality of classes provided and a good relationship. That said, I do an assessment of the student´s needs and objective for taking the Spanish language classes. Following that, I develop a custumized curriculum according to those needs. Every student i

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Gina G.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Portuguese, French, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Gina G.

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Gina has a BA and MA in Spanish language and literature. She is very active with the Spanish-speaking community in her city, promoting the Spanish language, giving music lessons in Spanish, and doing translation and interpretation work. Gina travels frequently to Spanish-speaking countries and is looking forward to sharing her passion for the Spanish language with you.

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My name is Gina and I am a professional linguist with a Master’s degree in Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French. In addition, I am a Chartered Linguist, MCIL with the Chartered Institute of Linguists, a professional organization (UK- based) for translators, interpreters and language professionals.

I work as an interpreter (medical, psychiatric, and general /conference interpretation).

I do freelance translation work and am currently doing translation projects for Duolingo and an art gallery in France.

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About Gina

Buongiorno! Bom dia! Buenos dias! Bonjour! My name is Gina and I am a professional linguist with a Master’s degree in Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and French. In addition, I am a Chartered Linguist, MCIL with the Chartered Institute of Linguists, a professional organization (UK- based) for tra

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Great first lesson
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I give Gina a 5 star because it doesn't have a 10. She is awesome, smart, fun, and caring. I take Spanish and makes so much easier because she also speaks fluent Portuguese (my native language), and she can explain the difference between both language. I highly recommend Gina :)
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Olivia M.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $18
  • Speaks Sanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1970
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Olivia M.

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I bring a passion to teaching Spanish that stems from being a teacher for over 30 years! I want to help students learn in a fun way by conversations that spark joy. I can help you with your homework, or we can talk about your favorite sports, art or movie. I believe that the best way to learn is when you can connect with the material and incorporate it into your everyday life!

About Olivia

I am a native speaker from Mexico, where I was teacher for my entire life. Now I enjoy being retired and teaching Spanish conversation classes from my home! I still have the same passion for teaching and I want to help YOU achieve your goals. Whatever those are, I'm sure we can achieve them while co

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Olivia exposed me to many facets of her Mexican culture. We talked about everything from customs, food, history, as well as film. She recommended some great Mexican films I would not have known about. She was friendly and open to ideas. It was fun getting to know her on a personal level as well . Thanks Olivia !
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Yekaterina K.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, English
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Yekaterina K.

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My name is Yekaterina. I am a native Russian speaker. I've been teaching Spanish, English and Russian to adults and children for many years. I am also a classical pianist, singer and professional educator. I received my degree in piano performance and pedagogy in 1992, and have been teaching since then. I have lived (and taught) all over the world, and I love what I do.
I speak and write fluently in English and Spanish, but as a native Russian speaker, I had to learn English and Spanish (as well as Portuguese, French, Italian and Mandarin) languages from the ground up, just like my students, so I understand very well the challenges of learning a language. I have structured a specific approach that incorporates tricks and shortcuts. Little things you can do to bring the language into your everyday life... these little things that accumulate and make the whole experience of learning a language much easier and more natural. I consider myself a language ...

About Yekaterina

Hello future students :-) I was born and raised in Soviet Union, where I studied piano since I was 5 years old. I love teaching, and have extensive experience teaching not only music, but a variety of other subjects -- I successfully homeschooled my own 3 children for many years, one of them bein

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Gabriel
explains everything in great detail and is always available to answer your questions. Gives you plenty of exercises to help you develop whatever skill you are currently trying to improve. She can hear when you make mistakes while playing a piece and tells you how to correct it. Also has a great voice and can help you improve your singing.
Michael
Very good! Looking forward to more!
Daniel I.
Katya is incredibly insightful and knowledgeable about music, harmony and composition. Very much looking forward to our next class!
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Rodrigo R.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Music Faculty Scholarship from El Camino College, Torrance CA
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Rodrigo R.

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Students will develop a strong vocabulary while using a technique that build healthy vocal habits. Many aspects of every day actions will be applied through songs that help exemplify the Spanish language.
Diction, interpretation, reading and writing exercises, support and focus, all of this while having fun!
Also, they will acquire tools needed to keep an everyday communication.

About Rodrigo

With an associates degree from El Camino, and lots of musical studies in Mexico, I have been fortunate to tour through the States and through my country. My lessons include real working tips for the real life, keeping it fun as the material is created for your specific needs. I am a multi-instrument

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Adrian
Rodrigo was flexible with my crazy schedule and was always willing to go the extra mile. I have really developed a true love now for the accordion thanks to him.
Connor Bulakites
Rodrigo is very knowledgeable and helpful—he helped make many concepts clear to me in only a few lessons. I am excited to practice and continue to improve my playing!
Mariano S.
Great first lessons
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Pedro D.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, English, Spanish
  • Civil Engineering from Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria
  • Teaching since 2011
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Pedro D.

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I am a native Spanish speaker with great enthusiasm for teaching the language to others. I strive to make each lesson unique according to your needs. If you are a beginner or an advanced student, if you are seeking simply to practice your conversation, or whichever situation you are in, I will be thrilled to help you.

About Pedro

I am a Civil Engineer specialized in Earthquake Engineering, but have diversified my background throughout the years (I am an avid student myself!). My teaching experience includes working as a professor at my university back at home and tutoring high school students- mainly in mathematics and physi

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Vicki H.
I think this is going to be a great way to improve my Spanish. I'm very pleased with Pedro.
Joe M.
I finished my lesson package with Pedro, and I couldn't be happier with the result. He really taught me how to learn Spanish, and my conversations with him were really valuable. Highly recommended!
Joe M.
Pedro is a great teacher! He is very patient and flexible, and has been very helpful. Highly recommended!

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Average Cost of Spanish Lessons in Minneapolis, MN

The average cost of 60-minute Spanish lessons in Minneapolis is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $109 per hour.
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"I had my first lesson today! Marcela was so wonderful. I was a bit nervous but she made me feel so so comfortable, and the nervousness went away immediately. Can't wait for the next class. Super!!"
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Took Spanish lessons from Marcela S.
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"I am incredibly happy with my instruction. Orville has done an excellent job preparing materials for our lessons. He clearly has mastered teaching as well as spanish."
Nicholas
Took Spanish lessons from Orville F.
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"Enjoyable and info packed at the perfect pace"
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Took Spanish lessons from Leonardo R.
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"I have been taking Spanish lessons over the phone with Hilda for about seven months and I can't recommend her highly enough. She is intelligent, engaging, funny ...and she makes you work hard! She certainly inspires me to do my homework... I don't want to let her down. I couldn't speak a word of Spanish when I started with her, and now I am getting ready for a trip to Mexico and feel confident enough to guide my family around. Hilda is a joy to work with- I highly recommend."
Courtney
Took Spanish lessons from Hilda R.
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"Very understanding to my needs and specific to what I want to learn."
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"Very enjoyable class, Hilda picked up on my level very quickly, we spoke almost entirely in Spanish, I felt comfortable and Hilda kept the class fun. I'm looking forward to next weeks class."
James
Took Spanish lessons from Hilda R.
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"Ana has been so helpful to my 14 year old daughter. My daughter needed help improving her Spanish skills for school. Ana was patience, the lesson were well thought out and she is an excellent teacher. I would highly recommend Ana."
Lindsay
Took Spanish lessons from Ana S.
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"Javier was very helpful with assisting me to get started with Skype. I learned a lot and will be practicing everyday. I am looking forward to lesson 2!"
Camille
Took Spanish lessons from Javier D.
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"She is an amazing teacher and I have been enjoying our sessions. I highly recommend her to anyone that is looking to learn Spanish."
Troy
Took Spanish lessons from Jaqueline M.
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"I've been taking online classes with Ana for several months. Ana is my 4th Spanish instructor and by far the best. Ana tailors her lessons to her students' needs and mixes her lessons with fun exercises and Spanish popular culture such as movies, videos, and online articles. Ana is very patient but also holds her students accountable -- to me a great combination when learning a language. I would highly recommend Spanish lessons with Ana."
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Took Spanish lessons from Ana S.
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Spanish Lessons in Minneapolis/St. Paul

By Cheyenne J. - Minneapolis Spanish Teacher

So you're a Spanish student that's taken a few days, weeks, or even years of Spanish lessons in Minneapolis, and perhaps you're wondering, "When will I be fluent in Spanish?" The simple answer is, the more time you dedicate to it, the sooner you'll be a pro! And with more than 37 million Spanish speakers in the U.S. and over 170,000 in Minnesota, you can bet that mastering Spanish will be a major boost for you in college, career, and beyond!

In addition to learning the basics of Spanish vocabulary and grammar - which any TakeLessons tutor can help you master in a matter of weeks or even days - the best way to hit the accelerator on your Spanish competency is to immerse yourself in the language!

For young Spanish learners

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(ages 0-14) check out Wild Rumpus Bookstore (http://www.wildrumpusbooks.com) for a wide selection of Spanish learning and Spanish language books! A beautiful fantasy world of books and friendly animals, this part-bookstore, part-zoo is truly a fantastic experience for readers young and old. Their friendly staff will happily direct you to their unique Spanish section.

Once you've picked up the basics, head to Mercado Central (http://visitlakestreet.com/directory/category/mercado-central), where you'll be surrounded by Spanish speakers and an endless variety of shops, restaurants, and Spanish-owned businesses. Check out their website for a complete listing of the businesses inside this marvelous maze.

This vivacious marketplace of 45 businesses is a gem of the Lake Street community, and by supporting these local businesses you're helping a part of your own Minneapolis community continue and thrive. At Libreria La Paz you'll find a treasure trove of adult books and novels in Spanish. Reading books you enjoy in Spanish is one of the best ways to improve your Spanish skills! When you get hungry, be sure to stop by a personal favorite of mine, La Loma Tamales, whose handmade Mexican tamales alone are worth the whole trip! For an added challenge, ask for assistance, order food, or make purchases in Spanish, but be sure to look up a few related words and phrases first if you're not sure how to say things like "¿Cuánto cuesta?" (How much does this cost? )!

Another great way to build Spanish confidence is to socialize with other Spanish speakers in one of Minneapolis' Spanish Meetup groups (http://spanish.meetup.com/cities/us/mn/minneapolis). For intermediate and advanced Spanish speakers looking to improve their fluency, the Minneapolis Spanish Language Meetup group, or the Minneapolis/St. Paul Spanish Conversation Group might be for you! For a more laid back adult social experience, try the Spanish Happy Hour Group.

Minneapolis Community Education offers Spanish language and conversation classes, and registration is currently open for Summer Youth and Adult Programs (http://www.mplscommunityed.com/index.cfm?method=ClassListing.ClassListingDisplay&int_category_id=1&int_sub_category_id=1&int_catalog_id=)! MCE also offers the Howe Summer Spanish Language Camp for youth grades 1 through 8.

Watching Spanish performances, movies, and television shows can also greatly improve your Spanish skills and can accelerate the progress you’re achieving from Spanish lessons in Minneapolis! Casa de España en Minnesota (http://www.casadeespanamn.org/) is an amazing resource for authentic cultural events, all of which are guaranteed to be a thoroughly immersive experience.

Check out performances at the Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre and School (http://www.zorongo.org/events.html) to experience traditional flamenco concerts and events.

Interested in learning to make mouthwatering Spanish cuisine? Kitchen Window features group classes by talented chefs that frequently offer instruction oneverything from tapas to traditional hispanic cuisine. (http://www.kitchenwindow.com/browse.cfm/all-classes/2,50.html)

With such a multitude of diverse experiences to choose from to get you engaging in Spanish dialogue, you'll be sure to find your niche! When learning any new language the keys are to practice a little every day and be patient with yourself. You'll make a few mistakes along the way, but the fun you'll have taking Spanish lessons in Minneapolis and exploring the city’s vibrant Spanish community will heftily outweigh the difficulties. If you mix in a little variety by practicing speaking, reading, writing, and listening to Spanish as a part of your daily routine you will improve your Spanish faster than you ever thought possible. Pretty soon you'll even be dreaming in Spanish!

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