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¡Bienvenidos a Nueva York!

by Elizabeth D. - New York City Spanish tutor (https://takelessons.com/profile/elizabeth-d)

Ever wanted to learn how to speak Spanish? What better city to be in than New York City, where there are plenty of places to practice with the locals and immerse yourself in the culture.

Events throughout the year and local spots make practicing Spanish fun and engaging. There are tons of ways to supplement your Spanish lessons in New York City! Here are some places that can make learning come alive:

Puerto Rican Day Parade When: June of every year Where: 5th avenue from 44th to 86th St Vibe: “New York Ricans” who are proud of their culture surround in throngs as the parade makes its way through the heart of New York City with colorful flags being waved in the sky. The parade is filled with many musical stars and salsa and merengue groups, and plenty of opportunities for Spanish-speaking.

Jackson Heights Broadway Strip When: Year-round Where: Roosevelt Avenue/Broadway from 62nd Street to 82nd Street Vibe: Lots of little tiendas with cultural jewelry, botanicas, street carts with authentic Mexican cuisine, and more. There are also restaurants galore filled with Spanish-speaking staff who have an appreciation of a gringo practicing Spanish.

Washington Heights Broadway Strip When: Year-round Where: Broadway and 168th St to 207th St Vibe: This area is filled with clubs such as 809, where you can practice Spanish dancing, including bachata. Here there is a large population of born and raised Dominicanos, who also offer authentic cuisine served in places such as Floridita restaurant, which is famous for their habichuelas and chicharón. Here you can enjoy some of the best food while learning different culture and accents during conversational Spanish.

Madison Square Garden When: Monthly Where: 34th Street and 7th Ave Vibe: Locals and tourists come together to see some of the most famous Latin artists perform -- Tito Puente, Juanes, Jennifer Lopez, Marco Antonio Solis, Ricky Martin, and Marc Anthony are just a few of the artists who have performed there. Seeing Spanish-speaking musicians live makes understanding the Spanish language fun -- plus it can lead to great conversation with others in critiquing the artists and their lyrics.

These are just a few of the ways you can get extra practice outside of your Spanish lessons in New York City! Give New York a chance to broaden your horizons and you’ll feel more confident as you become fluent in Spanish, all the while learning the culture and significance of certain events that may influence life as a Latino at local places here in the city.

¡Que tenga mucha suerte en tu viaje de aprender español!

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Grammar and conversations skills for beginner and intermediate students.
I teach Spanish and English. I've been teaching English for more than 20 years and Spanish for 8 years. I like to focus my classes on students needs. The most important is to make them feel comfortable and motivated. I use a lot of vocabulary, shown with drawings or materials to show examples. My goal is to make students speak the language in a very natural and easy way.

About Vania
I've always been attracted to the rewarding profession of teaching. I've been teaching for the last 20 years and it's been such a privilege to be a positive part of all my students' stories. As a result, I have built life-long, lasting connections with my students. My professional bio and education qualifications include:

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

• Private and public Spanish Instructor
I teach beginning to advanced-level Spanish to persons of all ages. Books, media, dictionaries, age-appropriate games, and flash cards are the materials used for instruction. Students are assessed with oral and written quizzes.

• A variety of certificates of training and teaching, in the realm of Overseas Language Instruction in English and Spanish, Teaching Orientation
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They will walk into a highly positive, friendly, warm environment with an instructor who is able to recognize immediately their instructional level and needs, and will be able to connect with them. They will experience immediate results and feed off of their success and be encouraged for future sessions.
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Chris S. August 13, 2016
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! Vania is an excellent teacher !
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Phil L. April 1, 2013
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Vania is an excellent Spanish instructor

I've taken many Spanish lessons that have ranged from various software programs to personal tutors. Vania is great. She knows how to relate with each person in order to convey concepts. She's the best I have worked with.

She's also very accommodating, since I tend to change my schedule around a lot. She is always flexible to accommodate. Vania is simply great.
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Vania C.

Vania C.

Somerset, NJ 08873
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I've been teaching Spanish for five years and my students have gone on to speaking and writing. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to understand the language and as time goes on you'll be able to speak and write it; your grades will go up. I specialize in pronunciation and writing, typically use Spanish Now books, and have the following tools available for your lessons:cd's,videos and music. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

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My mission is to teach you the way you can understand this new knowledge and apply it
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Alberto M.

East Elmhurst, NY 11369
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Astoria, NY
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Learn Spanish! It is time!! I'm a native and I know the vocabulary from many Spanish spoken countries. With my methodology you will learn fast and accurate. Conversation, pronunciation, some grammar if it's necessary,listening and reading, everything you need to feel confident to speak in a short time.

About Carolina
Hola Soy de Colombia/Native Spanish speaker, with 2 degrees and a Master's degree with more than 15 years of experience teaching all levels. I can help you if you are just a beginner or want to improve your vocabulary and conversational skills.
My lessons are fun and I have a lot of material you will enjoy while you learn. My students get results pretty quickly. All ages and nationalities
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Jeffery Creary October 7, 2018
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Theressa October 8, 2017
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I had a great time learning Spanish with Carolina. She was encouraging and made learning easy and fun. I wanted to use my Spanish in real life situations and it really came in handy when I was travelling in Barcelona. I’m still taking lessons from her because there’s always more to learn :) .
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Ellie October 6, 2017
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I loved having classes with Carolina, I looked forward to them every week! Carolina is very patient and explains things very clearly. I took classes with Carolina when I needed to start using Spanish in my job. Carolina helped me to find a way to express myself in business interactions very specific to my role. I am forever grateful.
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Carolina V.

Carolina V.

Astoria, NY 11103
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Hi! My name is Kate and I have been teaching Spanish for more than 4 years, both in private schools and online. I have a DELE certificate (Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language), as well as a «Competent Language Instructor» certificate that I got in a well known language school in Kiev, where I worked after I completed a course dedicated to Spanish teaching methodology. In addition, I have two years of experience as a translator in different projects and one year in a Spanish company in Kiev.

I'm 28 and I'm from Ukraine so my native languages are Ukrainian and Russian, but I started learning Spanish when I was nine years old, so I have been learning it for almost 20 years. I have studied very intensively for the past 7 years and I'm still looking for new topics from which I can learn. I'm in permanent contact with native speakers from Spain and various Latin American countries so I can easily explain to you the differences between distinct varieties of language.

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About Kate
Hi! My name is Kate and I have been teaching Spanish for more than 4 years, both in private schools and online. I have a DELE certificate (Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language), as well as a «Competent Language Instructor» certificate that I got in a well known language school in Kiev, where I worked after I completed a course dedicated to Spanish teaching methodology. In addition, I have two years of experience as a translator in different projects and one year in a Spanish company in Kiev.

I'm 28 and I'm from Ukraine so my native languages are Ukrainian and Russian, but I started learning Spanish when I was nine years old, so I have been learning it for almost 20 years. I have studied very intensively for the past 7 years and I'm still looking for new topics from which I can learn. I'm in permanent contact with native speakers fr
om Spain and various Latin American countries so I can easily explain to you the differences between distinct varieties of language.

I have traveled to Spain several times, and I have also worked in Equatorial Guinea, which is a Spanish speaking country in Africa. I currently live in the USA. I use Spanish every day and I continue to do my favorite job of all: sharing my knowledge of Spanish with any and all interested people.
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Anthony Ruffino October 22, 2018
· Spanish · In home
Kate is very thorough and very knowledgeable with the language. I felt very comfortable with her as I had some questions and she explained in a way that I wouldn't feel embarrassed once she completed her explanation. She made me feel very relaxed and I look forward to the rest of my sessions with her.
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Sam October 4, 2018
· Spanish · Online
Kate is great! Very easy to work with and extremely knowledgeable.
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Enzo C. August 1, 2018
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Kate is very thorough, immensely prepared & patient. She almost had me speaking Spanish on my first lesson
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Kate S.

New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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My name is Ra. I am a native Spanish speaker. My classes are geared toward making you comfortable speaking Spanish. Although we will do some reading and writing we will focus a lot on conversation which is my specialty and in my opinion the most fun!

Any level is welcomed!

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Hola!

My name is Ra. I am a dancer, poet, and educator. I specialize in teaching conversational Spanish, Latin Dance, and Spoken Word Poetry. I am a native Spanish speaker. Originally from Puerto Rico, I grew up between PR and New York City. I graduated from The New School University and lived abroad several years teaching language in a Bilingual Schools. I began my dance studies back home in Puerto Rico with traditional Boricua roots music like Bomba y Plena. I now work for several dance companies, perform spoken word poetry, and teach dance/poetry/spanish to children and adults. As a Teaching Artist I aim to help my students become more comfortable whether it's with learning Spanish or learning to dance Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, or Flamenco.

I believe learning new things opens up a whole new world to us. With me you will get to
a point where you feel comfortable speaking Spanish or Dancing, or writing poetry which is the ultimate goal right?! :-)
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Hector August 14, 2018
· Dance · In home
Ra was very professional, welcoming and well knowledgeable to say the least. For a beginner such as myself with no prior experience, not once did I feel left out or that I couldn't catch up to her and it was all due to Ra being willing to not only revisit the steps but to do it all over again if necessary. Ra does not only engage and interacts with you very well, but she makes certain that you are also having fun all while learning. In conclusion, I highly recommend Ra if you are looking to get your Latin groove on!
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Damaris July 9, 2018
· Spanish · In home
Ra is such an amazing teacher . She was very patient and kind with me making me feel at ease right away . Ra was understanding about me speaking some Spanish but being hesitant of having a Spanish conversation due to me not being fluent . She was great at taking the pressure off and actually getting you to enjoy the language and speaking it .very uplifting and I never felt discouraged if I messed up . I definitely recommend her
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Dante June 15, 2018
· Dance · In home
I had the most amazing experience with Ra!! She was very friendly and extremely motivational, especially for a novice such as my self. I felt really comfortable while learning, and had allot of un along the way! Ra is very knowledgeable and I'm excited for my next lesson.
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New York, NY 10019
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Entertaining Spanish Language and Literature lessons to help you advance no matter your level. I can teach Castilian formal Spanish as well as all pan-American Spanish dialects through games, exercises, music and puzzles. Help with Spanish homework as well for AP and SAT level students too!

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I have an undergraduate degree in Spanish from the University of Illinois and attended the University of Seville, Spain. I’ve taught youngsters privately and in group classes. I’ve taught elementary, JR High and High School level too.
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Melanie R.

New York, NY 10034
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Social interaction is the best way to learn a language because it is fun! Let's grab coffee or dinner and learn to discuss culture, current events, history, art, or let's talk about your children, husband, wife, pet, ambitions, or job- in Spanish!

About Erica
Hello there! My name is Erica and I'd love to engage with you or your child and teach you Spanish in a way that will stick, by way of a fun social setting! My family is from Colombia and I am a native Spanish speaker. I can also recommend books for us to read together and discuss!
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Erica M.

Glen Rock, NJ 07452
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New York, NY

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I am a second year college student at Fordham University. I'm majoring in Spanish Language and Literature with a minor in Arabic. I've been actively studying Spanish for the past five years both in and outside of school.

Spanish is the first foreign language I began studying, so I have discovered what methods I think are the most and least efficient for language acquisition. I firmly believe that the most effective way to learn another language is to speak from day one. Therefore, in our lessons, I will emphasis speaking practice and will also share my tips and advice for improving your language skills in easy and effective ways.

Although I am not a native speaker, I believe that this actually gives me an advantage in tutoring spanish. As a learner of the language myself, i have had to learn and understand difficult grammar concepts such as the subjunctive and past tense for myself which gives me the opportunity to teach Spanish from a students perspective and explain things ...

About Kaylie
I am a second year college student at Fordham University. I'm majoring in Spanish Language and Literature with a minor in Arabic. I've been actively studying Spanish for the past five years both in and outside of school.

Spanish is the first foreign language I began studying, so I have discovered what methods I think are the most and least efficient for language acquisition. I firmly believe that the most effective way to learn another language is to speak from day one. Therefore, in tutoring with me, I will emphasis speaking practice and will also share my tips and advice for improving your language skills in easy and effective ways.

Although I am not a native speaker, I believe that this actually gives me an advantage in tutoring spanish. As a learner of the language myself, i have had to learn and understand difficult grammar co
ncepts such as the subjunctive and past tense for myself which gives me the opportunity to teach Spanish from a students perspective and explain things from the perspective of a native English speaker.
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My lesson with Kaylie was exceptionally helpful and personally tailored to my needs! I can't believe how easily I was able to improve! Kaylie's demeanor is incredibly warm and professional. I highly recommend taking lessons with her.
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Kaylie S.

New York, NY 10023
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I have been teaching my nieces and some people that do not know how to write or read in Spanish. That have made me want to halp other who are willing to learn another language with a passion. I have a specific teaching curriculum and by saying that,I meant to say that; I make my teaching fun, make activities and play. I believe teaching and learning should be a joyful experience and one that will be a positive change in your life. I teach younger child to adult. I want my students to reach their goal by defending themselves in Spanish in less than 6 months and have an aspirations in them while having a wonderful time learning Spanish. Who ever know 2 languages or more, is value as two.

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I was born and raised in central America until 2008. I come from mayan families which I till follow their cultures and speaks their languages (2, Quiche and Kakchiquel).
I graduated from University on May 2018. I've been teaching some people that do not know how to read or write and by so far, I have helped them succeed their goal. Now they know how to read and write, step by step. However, my goal is to teach you the right way how to learn Spanish as well. Will have activities, will have games, so while you having fun, you'll be learning a new language. I don't want to be talking all the time because I don't want my students to fall asleep while I teach. You'll get it soon what I mean.
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Alvaro T.

Cliffside Park, NJ 07010
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Spanish Native teacher. Teaching is my passion since my mother was a teacher and I was always with her in her classes. I just moved to the US from Spain During the week I work in the city in finance. I have a BD in economics and an MBA at IESE Business School. Looking forward to help people in my community to learn Spanish and Spanish and Mediterranean culture.

About Carmen
I am a professional in finance that just moved from Spain to the US. Teaching Spanish is my passion. My mother was a Speech therapist and I was always with her at home when she was teaching on to one classes. I am looking forward to help people in my new community to learn Spanish and of course to bring a little bit of the mediterranean culture to their lifes.
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Carmen B.

Allendale, NJ 07401
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Average Cost of Spanish Lessons in New York, NY

The average cost of 60-minute Spanish lessons in New York is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $20 and $140 per hour.

30-min $17
 
$35 average
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45-min $15
 
$46 average
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For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute Spanish 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 Spanish lessons are 27% less expensive at $46, and 30-minute lessons cost 45% less at $35.

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