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By Bonnie T. - Houston Spanish Teacher

¡Hola! ¡Bienvenidos a Houston! If you’ve already started Spanish lessons then you know this means: Hello! Welcome to Houston! If you haven’t started Spanish lessons in Houston yet, then you have come to the right place!

Houston is known as one of the greatest melting pots in America. We have a rich Hispanic culture that is eager to help English-speakers learn their romance language. Another reason why learning Spanish in Houston is so unique is because of our relation to the US-Mexico border! Those who speak Spanish and English have a huge advantage. Many employers require or prefer that applicants are bilingual in English and Spanish since there is such a large native Spanish-speaking population.

Don’t fret if you don’t know much (if any!) Spanish yet. There are several resources around Houston that can help you improve your Spanish.

1) I strongly recommend visiting various restaurants around Houston that enjoy speaking to their patrons in Spanish. This is especially important to practice if you plan on visiting Latin or South America or Spain soon and need to learn Spanish quickly. I recommend Mi Luna in Rice Village and a wonderful panadería (or bakery) near the Second Ward called El Bolillo Bakery. (I recommend picking up some churros and tres leches! Yum!) Both of these locations enjoy helping native English speakers learn Spanish. I frequently place my order in Spanish—there’s always room for improvement!

2) Another great place to improve your Spanish speaking skills is at the annual Frida Festival. This event celebrates one of Latin America’s most renowned artists, Frida Kahlo. This is a great opportunity not only to speak more Spanish but also to take in the rich Latin American culture—an important part of learning any foreign language.

3) Regardless of religious or spiritual preferences, Our Lady of Guadalupe Church is a wonderful resource! They frequently have events open to the community (such as ferias, various festivals, game nights, and more) that can greatly improve your comprehension of Spanish, especially if attended frequently. The church is very welcoming to newcomers and has a rich Hispanic culture. Their bulletins are even in Spanish and English so that everyone can understand and feel welcome!

4) If you know anything about Mexican culture, you are probably familiar with the celebration of Cinco de Mayo. This is a very important event celebrated in the Houston area regarding Mexico’s defeat of the French in 1862 on May 5th (hence “cinco de Mayo”). There are large celebrations at nearly every Mexican restaurant as well as various venues. Simply search online for where the celebrations are being held near you and I’m sure you’ll come across something awesome!

5) My final recommendation utilizes http://www.meetup.com/. There is a fun and educational group in the Houston area called Houston Language Partners. The idea is that you teach someone a language (such as English) and in exchange, you will be taught a language. For instance, I’ll teach you Spanish for an hour if you teach me English for an hour. It’s a great way to both give back to the community and improve your Spanish. The group also offers social events that are low-key, so no need to stress. http://www.meetup.com/HoustonLanguagePartners/

Spanish can be an incredibly fun language to learn, especially if you supplement your learning by engaging with various groups across the Houston area. But remember, practice makes perfect, so be sure to engage with Spanish-speakers frequently. Not only will this improve your comprehension and vocabulary, but it will also help you master the accent! Just remember that most people are eager to help you learn and will not judge you for not understanding the language well at first. Just try your best and get out there, and find a great private tutor for Spanish lessons in Houston! The Spanish language is awaiting you.

Signing off from the great land of Houston,

Bonnie

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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. I studied, lived and worked in Spain and Latin America for many years. ¡Hasta pronto!

About David
I am a French native, from Paris. I also lived and worked for many years in Spain and Latin America. 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.
You can count on me for dynamic lessons to help you improve and reach your goals!

**Group rates available**
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David is exceptionally good with children and he is an excellent teacher. My 9-year-old daughter loves him and she looks forward to his lessons all the time!
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New York State Certification, including Spanish and Bilingual Spanish Endorsements. Native Spanish proficiency. Tutor Spanish and have taught Spanish at UMUC.

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Greetings!

I am a dynamic educator with comprehensive knowledge and experience in the education and business fields. I have extensive experience mentoring and helping students develop research, writing, critical and creative thinking skills, as well as to establish goals and determine plans for action in both online and face-to-face formats. I am a strong oral and written communicator, with demonstrated cultural competency skills and Spanish language fluency, ready to help you with study skills, transition to college and university studies, elementary and middle school math, Spanish, ESL/ESOL, TOEFL, TEAS, MAT, reading, and writing, including attention to content, writing mechanics and implementation of APA Style.

I hold a Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership and Curriculum & Instruction. I also hold a Bachelor of Scienc
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Come Back here Often to Book Tutoring, Coaching, and Mentoring Lessons with me and I will guide you towards personal, professional and academic success.

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Eugenia M. June 4, 2018
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I only had my first lesson (spanish) but I can say that I'm really lucky to have found Dr. D! She's professional, responsible, enthusiastic and inspiring. Looking forward to the next lessons!
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You will not find a better tutor! Dr D was professionally and personally invested in the success of my daughter. She is fantastic and went above and beyond to make sure my daughter was prepared.
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My Spanish lessons are fun and dynamic. The student will learn at their own pace, being always encouraged to improve and perfect pronunciation and structure. My classes include cultural aspects of the language, such as music, cooking, dancing and expressions in order to have a more rounded understanding of the language.

About Hilda
I am a native Spanish speaker, who also speaks Portuguese, and French. I have taught and tutored Spanish students from beginner-advance levels, both private and in groups for several years and taught Spanish full time at a school from grades 5-12 for a year. I currently teach art and Spanish at school for grades 1-7. I recently started teaching beginner ESL for Spanish speakers. I also teach art, drawing and painting for adults and older teens. I love teaching and intend to make it enjoyable and fun. I always encourage students to become independent and self reliant in all the subjects I teach. I care about each student and base my classes on their personal preferences, needs and circumstances.
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Esteban June 27, 2018
· Spanish · Online
Hilda is very fun and engaging. She immediately talked with me about my interests. She quickly learned my ability in Spanish and started teaching from there. And she is very knowledgeable about grammar and the nuances of Spanish. EXACTLY what I was looking for! I recommend her very highly!!!
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Courtney M. February 9, 2018
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Hilda has me learning the finer points first: pronunciation and the alphabet. It's certainly tricky for a 39 year old brain to learn a completely new language but Hilda makes it fun and I am really enjoying our lessons.
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Iris J. February 8, 2018
· Spanish · Online
Hilda is excellent! Very patient, quickly accessed my level and is job judgmental which put me quickly at easy. I think she’s the best!!!!will take more lessons from Hilda.
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I am not a native Spanish speaker, but I learned to read in Spanish before learning to read in English. I can help others who are struggling with figuring out why the Spanish language is the way it is. I can also motivate students who think they will never learn to speak Spanish.

About Shekkola
My first teaching role was as a catechist at the age of 18. After getting a degree in chemical engineering, i went to work as a process engineer and established a mentor ship program at a school with low student performance.

After working as an engineer for 11 years, I chose to enter the field of education to spend more time with my children and other children in need. My goal has always been helping others. I look forward to helping you!
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Cliona March 12, 2018
· Math · In studio
Shekkola taught Math and science to my three boys in middle school and her teaching was transformative, since they neither liked math nor were good at it before she began to teach them. All three went on to science careers and two went on to take advanced math courses. Once they joined her class they began to love Mathas did all the children in Shekkola's class - which is practically unheard of. I don't know what her magic is, but I am eternally grateful to her
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Houston, TX 77014
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Houston, TX
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Hi! I love Spanish and am currently a high school Spanish teacher. I was a Spanish and education major in college and truly love the language. I am patient, encouraging and genuinely want to teach you as much Spanish as I can! I look forward to working with you!

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Hi! My name is Lexi and I am currently a Spanish teacher. I love Spanish and teaching is my passion. I learned Spanish when I was 6 years old and have studied it since then! I majored in Spanish and education in college and have taught Spanish for 2 years.
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Jennifer June 14, 2018
· Spanish · In studio
Able to quickly assess where you are and set concrete goals to where you want to be!
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Boost your conversation skills with a native speaker from Spain. Practice the European Spanish accent at home or online. I am a graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh passionate about helping others to improve their Spanish conversation competences. Whether your Spanish skills are beginner or intermediate, join me for engaging conversations in Spanish. I will adapt the conversation both to your level and topics of interest. Si tu nivel es intermedio o avanzado, desarrolla conmigo todavía más tu capacidad de conversación en español.

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I am a pharmacist by training and currently a graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh. I am originally from northern Spain but I have been living in Pittsburgh since 2017. I enjoy helping others to get rid of the initial stage fear of speaking Spanish, as well as boosting my students conversation skills. I am really looking forward to having our first Spanish conversation class!
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Spanish is not my native language, so I can relate to the mixed bag of emotions that come with learning a new language: self-consciousness, excitement, awkwardness (because of those pesky false cognates!) Along the way, I picked up some great strategies for understanding Spanish that I'd enjoy sharing with others.

Just recently, I attended a workshop on language teaching through storytelling, also known as TPRS. It's a useful and unique exercise beneficial to language-learners of all levels.

I look forward to helping you feel more confident for class, pass your Spanish test, or even help you learn the language for work.

About Tracy
Spanish is not my native language, so I can relate to the mixed bag of emotions that come with learning a new language: self-consciousness, excitement, awkwardness (because of those pesky false cognates!) Along the way, I picked up some great strategies for understanding Spanish that I'd enjoy sharing with you.

I have a Bachelors and Masters degree both in Spanish. I studied abroad in Mexico, Spain, and Morocco. This past year, I took continued education coursework in Spanish translation. Just recently, I attended a workshop on language teaching through storytelling, also known as TPRS. It's a useful and unique exercise beneficial to language-learners of all levels.

I look forward to helping you feel more confident for class, pass your Spanish test, or even help you learn the language for work. I tutor full-time, so I am dedicated to cr
eating a personalized lesson plan centered around your needs and interests. ¡Gracias y hasta luego!
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Tomball, TX

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I was born, raised and college educated in México. I speak with a neutral accent and empathize with learners of a second language, since I have been one most of my life. English is my second language. I have 10 years of experience teaching ESL to adults, and I'm ready to start teaching Spanish to beginner learners. I can customize my lessons to meet the needs and goals of each student. Context based curriculum design experience. Let's work together to help you start speaking basic Spanish in no time!

About Nery
I am a teacher at heart. I like the language arts and the satisfaction that comes with helping others achieve their goals through learning a new language. I am a good communicator and adapt easily to new situations. I creatively customize lessons and instruction to meet the needs of the individual learner. I believe that creating a welcoming, fun and relaxing class environment fosters student’s confidence and a pleasant learning experience.

My professional life started in the corporate world, working as a Human Resources analyst before moving to the USA from my native México. I spent my first years in Texas at home, raising my kids and improving my bilingual skills. Some years later, I volunteered at my parish teaching ESL to adult immigrants. Having greatly enjoyed this activity, I started part time jobs at Harris County Department
of Education and McDonald’s, teaching ESL to a diverse body of adult students. These opportunities allowed me to gain considerable experience and confidence.

Let me help you start or improve your ESL or Spanish skills!
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Hello, my name is Blanca Garza, I took English classes with Nery through Harris County in 2009 and 2010. After that I also took private classes with her.
She is a very professional teacher, a very nice person, and always helpfull with my questions.
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Tomball, TX 77375
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The average cost of 60-minute Spanish lessons in Houston is $52. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $40 and $60 per hour.

30-min $20
 
$26 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 22% less expensive at $41, and 30-minute lessons cost 50% less at $26.

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