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David M.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MASTER DEGREE from EDHEC BUSINESS SCHOOL (LILLE, FRANCE)
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David M.

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¡Buenos dias y Bienvenidos!
I'll be happy to help you improve your Spanish! I am a professional translator and interpreter who also loves teaching and tutoring.
You can count on me for fun and interactive lessons :)
¡Hasta pronto!

About David

I love teaching and sharing what I know, especially when it comes to languages! I always listen to the student's needs and interests, and I make sure learning is fun and precise. I am a French native, from Paris. I studied, lived and worked for many years in Spain and Latin America, and I am now ba

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Joe W.
He's wonderful.
Di
David started out right away encouraging me to speak French, even when I didn't remember anything! He eased me right into the real world, not just spouting vocabulary words and grammar. That's exactly what I wanted!
Natalia
It was a fun first lesson! Which is key for people like me that wants to learn something new. Can't wait for my next class!
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Tim K.

39 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Awarded Gold/Silver Medals from Texas Association of PrivatenSchools
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Tim K.

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I am proficient in Spanish and completed three years of study. As a substitute teacher I have taught Spanish classes on several occasions. As a professional tutor, I have helped individual students learn Spanish.

"Great tutor."
- Gerald G.Cibolo, TX on 6/19/13

Tim was an excellent tutor for my teenage son. He was always on time for their tutoring sessions, very accomendating to our busy schedule, and was very patient with my student. Tim adjusted and flexed to my son's tutoring needs. Tim changed channels and assisted with English as well as with Spanish as my son's studying needs dictated. He challenged my son and taught him how to determine the answer; he did not just give my son the answers. My student received fantastic scores on his homework and tests after studying with Tim. My son and I are very pleased with Tim as a tutor; I think you will be, too. We recommend Tim to meet your tutoring needs.

About Tim (William)

My name is Tim and I live in Schertz, Texas. I hold a BM and a BME from UTSA and an MM from Texas State. I also studied drama for 3 years at Trinity University. I have been a music teacher for 32 years. I have taught elementary music, secondary choir and college level music courses. I have performe

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Rosita R.

373 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • BA from musicians institute
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Rosita R.

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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..

In addition to private one on one lessons, I am currently offering a Spanish for Medical Professionals course:

A 15-week course of 60-minute lessons
One on One lessons for this course will take place ONLINE only
For large groups, I am willing to travel. Contact TakeLessons for group and travel rates prior to booking lessons.
The only purchase option for this program is 15pack of 60 min lessons

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One of the most important aspects of your work as a medical professional is being able to communicate with patients. Being able to speak with your patients is paramount, and through this 15-week course, I'll help you learn to widen your ability to connect with them. This course focuses on must know Spanish phrases and terminology for speaking in

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 conclude my quest for vocal excellence and the ability to sing in multiple languages ( English, Spanish,

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Super nice, kind, and inspiring! I loved my first lesson with Rosita! She makes learning fun and I have never been more excited to learn how to improve my voice and become better! 100% recommend!
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Mane A.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, English, Russian, Armenian
  • Awarded The Best Teacher of the Session from Open Language Heart Academy
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mane A.

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I’ve been studying languages all my life, I have a unique methodology which makes students learn faster.

About Mane

I am a multilingual teacher and translator. Born in Armenia, I got my bachelors degree in Spanish and English, and after graduating moved to Beijing, China. During my years in China, I studied mandarin and started my teaching career. I have more than 8 years of teaching experience both kids and adu

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Jared W.
great teacher!
Ricardo Espericueta
she checks all the boxes as an instructor, professional punctual, understanding, and patient .
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Nayeli P.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $69
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BS English Language Learner Studies from Ashford University
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Nayeli P.

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My lessons are very interactive. I teach using sentences and phrases that relate to your personal or professional needs. We start with a simple conversation that builds up as much as it is comfortable for you. The goal is that you can apply the material immediately. During each session, we go from conversation to reading and writing (just like when you learned your first language). I have been teaching Spanish to children and adults for over 6 years and ESL for over 10 years. Let's get started!

About Nayeli

Learn Spanish with a native speaker! My lessons are engaging and useful (watch my videos). A lesson would typically start with the oral practice of a simple phrase. First, we learn the vocabulary, think about practical uses, practice reading; and finally, writing. All classes are adapted to your goa

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Laura
I really enjoy my lessons with Nayeli. She is a very friendly and approachable teacher, and caters her lessons to your specific goals. Each lesson is rewarding and leaves me excited to learn more. She gives you tools to practice in between lessons, and this makes practicing manageable and fun. I would highly recommend Nayeli as a tutor to anyone who is interested in learning Spanish!
Johnathan
Nayeli is wonderful and friendly and does an amazing job teaching our 6 year old son. We started in person and now do online. Our goal is to have our son fluent in Spanish and Nayeli is helping us work toward that with fun lessons that he enjoys. We highly recommend her.
Andrew
Nayeli is a fantastic teacher. Fun lessons and great interactive back and forth. I would recommend her in a heartbeat!

Gloria R.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Gloria R.

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Hi! I have been teaching Spanish for the past 6 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advanced Spanish student! Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be speaking Spanish in no time, but you will also be building a strong vocabulary while also learning about different cultures!

About Gloria

Hi! My name is Gloria and I have been teaching for over five years. I started by tutoring English and Spanish to Elementary, Middle School, High School, and College students while also being a teacher assistant in NYC. Afterward, I taught students with diverse backgrounds in Latin America, Asia, and

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When I first started class with ms. Gloria I was a shy kid. I did not want to say the wrong words. Ms. Gloria made me feel comfortable. I wanted to learn more and more with Ms. Gloria. You won’t regret taking classes with her !
Rose
Super practical English lessons. Professional. And I had so much fun while learning.

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The average cost of 60-minute Spanish lessons in Portland is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $121 per hour.
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"Javier is an excellent Spanish-language teacher. He is knowledgeable and caring and works hard to improve my skills. I would recommend him to any aspiring student."
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Took Spanish lessons from Javier D.
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Took Spanish lessons from Rosita R.
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Took Spanish lessons from Ms. Patino F.
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"Pablo was a great teacher. He really showed patience and a desire to help non-native Spanish speakers learn the correct way to communicate."
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Took Spanish lessons from Pablo R.
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"Very patient. He is able to determine the appropriate lessons to help my progression. I enjoy his lessons very much."
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Took Spanish lessons from Javier D.
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"Excellent instructor -- very patient, knowledgeable, and encouraging."
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Took Spanish lessons from Millie O.
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"Julissa is a wonderful teacher who meets me at my level but also challenges me beyond my limitations."
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Took Spanish lessons from Julissa F.
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"Today was my first day and I was very impress. The teacher really cares and is very professional. He takes the time to really teach and there is no rush. I felt very comfortable, looking forward to future lessons."
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Took Spanish lessons from Sebastian P.
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Took Spanish lessons from Rosita R.
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Spanish Lessons in Portland

By Gregory E. - Portland Spanish Teacher

Bienvendios! So you want to learn Spanish – the language with the second highest number of native speakers in the world, the second most commonly spoken language in the United States, and the second most commonly spoken language in Oregon? You’re in luck! There are many brilliant Spanish teachers available here to help you, and Portland has a plethora of exciting opportunities to help you on your way to fluency – regardless of your level!

Whether you’ve just learned your first few sentences after a few Spanish lessons in Portland or you are fluent but want some refreshers, a fun and powerful technique is to meet with local, native Spanish speakers for a language exchange, or intercambio de idiomas, in which you will converse half th

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e time in Spanish and the other half in English. A one-on-one meeting is often more beneficial than a group setting for getting into deeper topics and allowing your conversation partner the time to learn the particular areas in which you may need more assistance.

As a beginner, one-on-one conversation exchanges with native Spanish speakers may also be less intimidating than group situations. But don’t be timid! You may have luck finding a language exchange partner at Portland State University or a local community college near you like PCC Sylvania, Cascade, or Southeast. Also check out ESL academies in town, like Portland English Language Academy, to find native Spanish speakers looking to learn English. You can also look for opportunities like these on Craigslist or try placing your own advertisement there.

Group language exchanges are also an excellent way to practice speaking and listening in Spanish as well as a fantastic opportunity to meet like-minded people with whom you can share the journey of becoming bilingual! You can find these intercambios on weekends all over the city hosted by the Multnomah County Library (https://multcolib.org/events/intercambio-language-exchange).

Portlandia Language School in SE Portland also has a great Spanish-English language exchange on Wednesdays and Saturdays where you can practice with native Spanish speakers, and if you fancy a pub, there is an excellent and social language exchange every Tuesday night at the Green Dragon Bistro and Pub (http://www.meetup.com/Spanish-conversation-group-Tuesdays).

Meetup.com is an excellent resource to find other Spanish learning opportunities in Portland as well as Spanish language cultural events. There are always great events such as the Spanish conversational fiesta and Spanish language Movie Fridays with the Portlandia meetup group (http://www.meetup.com/The-Portlandia-Spanish-Conversation-Group). Thursday fiestas offer a fun, festive, and social atmosphere to practice speaking Spanish with other learners as well as native speakers, and the Movie Friday event offers you a chance to practice comprehension skills while watching Spanish language movies from different countries (with English subtitles).

The “Portland Spanish Conversation” meetup group (http://www.meetup.com/Portland-Spanish-Conversation) offers interesting cultural events such as Spanish language concerts as well as a weekly coffee-and-Spanish conversation at the Hollywood Farmers’ Market on Tuesdays in NE Portland. This is another great opportunity to get out there and practice in a casual environment and learn more about different Spanish speaking cultures.

Also take your try at Salsa or Latin dancing on Portland’s Casino (Salsa) Fridays (http://www.meetup.com/Portlands-Casino-Salsa-Fridays)! This is a wonderful meetup group and event to learn about Salsa or Latin dancing and Latino culture where you can meet native Spanish speakers.

With so many rich opportunities to meet and practice Spanish with real native Spanish speakers as well as other students, Portland can be a playground for your new tongue. If you’re not already taking Spanish lessons in Portland, find a teacher and get excited! Don’t be shy, start rolling those Rs, get out there and meet new people, dance some salsa, eat some salsa, and have fun!

Mucha suerte!

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