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Jonathan G.

5 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1987
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Jonathan G.

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I am conversational in Spanish and worked abroad for one year teaching in Honduras, in Spanish. I taught the language for one year at an elementary school. My other teaching experience in this area is working with private pupils.

About Jonathan

I have nearly thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish.

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Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.
Jordan
Jordan really enjoyed his first lesson. Jonathan validated for him that the daily work he is putting in is helpful and gave him small steps to go forward with.
Catalina
Great first lesson! Friendly, and very easy to follow. Looking forward to our next lesson.
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Joshua B.

10 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor's in Music Education from Ohio State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joshua B.

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I took 8 years of Spanish classes and lived in Ecuador where I used Spanish on a daily basis.

My teaching philosophy is to help students engage in learning. I find that a personal connection to new information makes it more engaging and meaningful, and students remember it better too. It's also more fun.

That being said, if learning is more readily achieved for your student through other methods, we will do whatever works best. I cater to results, because my ultimate goal is the student's success.

About Joshua

I am a tutor who earned a music teaching degree, substitute taught, and didn't become a school teacher. I held professional tech retail jobs and am supplementing my life with my passion - education. Whatever subject or instrument I teach, I celebrate students' successes; and I enjoy helping lear

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Jj P.
Great with my 9yo son!!
Dee Dee B.
My son had a wonderful lesson and was well prepared for his exam
Cameron P.
Our son first time playing bassoon. Base on my son experience, he find Joshua to be very nice, patients, and explains a lot of information. It help him understand about the instrument and the sound when he play. He do have a sense of humor which help my son to have fun and be more comfortable. He also teaches other instruments, too. Highly recommended to everyone!!!!
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David L.

7 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Awarded Dean's List from University of Washington
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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David L.

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Raised in largely bilingual household. B.A. in Spanish from UW (cum laude). English fluency slightly stronger. Extremely high level Spanish proficiency although the minutiae within humor can sometimes be lost. Excellent for those who need help with pronunciation, grammar (clarification of grammatical rules like the difference between a direct object and an indirect object, etc.), conjugation, and conversation.

About David

Many years of drum instruction with students who have learned best with alternative learner-centered approaches including: extreme patience, slow to fast repetition of patterns and exercises, focused breathing, as well as sight-reading, rhythm and ear training. Students with: Asperger's, Autism, D

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Phillip Gardner
Day 1 of drumming lessons! David answered all my questions led the conversation and helped ease my need to be perfect! I am excited to practice the skills we worked on and excited to see where the next lessons go!! Thanks David for a great 1st experience!
mike
DAVID IS AN OUTSTANDING TEACHER IN EVERY RESPECT. HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH SEEMS EXCELLENT, AND HIS INTEREST IN THIS LANGUAGE IS CLEARLY VERY STRONG. THIS ALLOWS CLOSE ANALYSIS OF SPANISH, AND STANDS AS A SIGNIFICANT BENEFIT TO THE DIDACTIC PROCESS. IN TURN THIS PROMOTES A SPIRIT OF LEARNING IN CLASS WHICH IS INFORMATIVE AND GOOD FUN. FINALLY HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH/ENGLISH COGNATES AND INDO-EUROPEAN ROOTS IS UNUSUALLY BROAD, WHICH MAKES LEARNING SPANISH WITH HIM EASY AND ENTERTAINING. I BELIEVE DAVID HAS A TRUE VOCATION FOR TEACHING, AND I HOPE I CAN GO ON WITH LESSONS WITH HIM FOR SOME TIME TO COME.
Jacob
David is a great instructor. My son is 9 and a beginner and David is very good with him.

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Jesse F.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $110
  • Speaks Hebrew (intermediate), Spanish, English, Russian (intermediate)
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded Presidential Fellow from Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress
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Jesse F.

6 Reviews
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If you're looking for top-tier, enjoyable, results-driven tutoring, send me a message. I've been helping students ace their next Spanish exam, paper, project, or standardized test, for over 10 years. But more importantly, I build lasting relationships with my students – meeting on a regular basis; covering all aspects of skill-building, test prep, and organization; and acting as a consistent presence in the student's life.

I speak and write fluently in Spanish. But as a native English speaker, I've learned the Spanish language from the ground up, just like my students.

I currently tutor students attending Horace Mann, Riverdale, Collegiate, Cornell University, and University of Cambridge, as well as adults and younger students.

About Jesse

My priority is to help you grow. And everyone learns differently. That's why all of my tutoring is 100% individualized. I teach according to your goals, your learning style, and your challenges. My students get results because their learning is tailored to their needs. I'm a professional teacher

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Peter
Jesse is exactly what you would want in a tutor. He is extremely knowledgeable and has excellent intuition on how to present information in an understandable way. His lesson plans are extremely flexible to how you are learning the information. Highly recommended if you are looking for a Spanish language tutor.
Theo
I would recommend Jesse for any tutoring need without reservation. In our household, Jesse has helped amplify the Spanish learning for a middle/hs student, helped an older student with the application process for graduate work and worked with someone on writing. He’s phenomenal at all of it for the following reasons: his patience, intelligence and good nature are exceptional; he can work with all temperaments; he will meet your student where they are. Most important: he is systematic and provides real executive functioning support for each task. He is an unusually talented tutor and human being.
Charlie
Highly recommend Jesse as a Spanish tutor! Have been working with Jesse for almost 9 months (2 hrs + / weekly) and my Spanish fluency has rapidly increased over this period. Jesse's lesson plans are highly curated for my specific goals, learning style and interests. It's been a pleasure working with Jesse and appreciate his willingness to accommodate with my busy work / travel schedule.

General Note: I majored in Spanish undergrad, and have explored a number of different way to continue learning in NYC - group classes and language programs have their value but can not complete with in-person, 1v1 instruction.
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Matias D.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MA: Linguistics from WVU
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Matias D.

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I’m originally from Argentina and I started teaching Spanish after I got a Fulbright scholarship to come to teach in the USA.
I have over 15 years of experience teaching both Spanish as a foreign/second language in classrooms and as a private tutor.
I love to make my lessons fun and memorable using interesting materials, songs and games.
I make most of the material I use and I always put emphasis on oral communication which is the main reason why people study languages!
I can help you improve your exam scores, get ready for that upcoming trip abroad, or simply learn Spanish for fun!

About Matias

MA in Linguistics BA in TESOL Over 15 years of experience teaching both, English and Spanish as a foreign/second language Content Creation (TpT) Teacher Trainer and Presenter Fulbright Scholar Alumni (2008-2009) Cambridge University Best Practice in State Education Scholarship (2011)

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Teresa
Matias is personable, friendly, and professional. He has experience teaching diverse age groups and is able to quickly assess students' learning needs. Lessons are fun and reinforced with optional learning activities provided by Matias between lessons. I highly recommend this teacher.
Sydney A.
Very prepared. Friendly, easy going manner. Great with kids.
Dawn B.
Great experience on my first class. Excited for my next class!

Millie O.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish / English
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Millie O.

16 Reviews
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I can help you with conversational Spanish for either business or pleasure, or I can help your child with his / her grammar and Spanish homework.

I modify the classes according to students needs. I have many years of experience teaching this beautiful language.

Contact me...you won't be disappointed!! :)

About Millie

Hola, I'm a Spanish professor and tutor. I received my Masters degree in Spanish/Education in 1999. I have been teaching Spanish at some local universities: USF, HCC and FSC for quite some time (20 yrs). I have also taught Middle School and High School. I am an author of a Spanish grammar

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Vito S.
Millie was awesome and she is going to be great to meet my needs.
Amanda C.
Excellent instructor -- very patient, knowledgeable, and encouraging.
Lora D.
Millie gives a variety of learning experiences and keeps the pace very engaging!

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The average cost of 60-minute Spanish lessons in Seattle 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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"Leonardo is one if the best Spanish instructors I have ever had. This is my first online experience and I have learned a lot already. I am Ready to keep learning!"
Kristian
Took Spanish lessons from Leonardo R.
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"She helped me a lot with my understanding of Spanish at the advance level, and she was a pleasure to have in class."
Omar Perez-Pulido
Took Spanish lessons from Alex P.
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"Javier is very professional and motivating!"
Pablo
Took Spanish lessons from Javier D.
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"I have been taking Spanish lessons from Ana for a few months. I’ve gone from knowing a few words to being able to construct full sentences. Ana Professional, punctual and always prepared for our lessons and homework. Ana clearly intelligent and well educated and is very good at identify any difficulty you may have and always has a way to help you understand better. I feel fortunate to have selected Ana as my Spanish tutor."
Kevin
Took Spanish lessons from Ana S.
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"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."
Johnathan
Took Spanish lessons from Nayeli P.
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"My child and I both think Janet is A Plus! Great skill set! Looking forward to working again!"
Lihanna
Took Spanish lessons from Janet P.
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"Excellent educator! Pleasant, professional and has patience... you will not feel rushed and still learn a lot."
raphael
Took Spanish lessons from Maria M.
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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."
Courtney
Took Spanish lessons from Hilda R.
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"I just completed her Beginning Spanish for Medical Professionals course and it was amazing! She is absolutely amazing to work with! If you are a nurse I highly recommend her course!"
Lana
Took Spanish lessons from Rosita R.
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"Luis has an awesome method of teaching he makes you hungry to learn and helps you to develope a stern study habit to achieve your goals."
Ronald
Took Spanish lessons from Luis M.
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Seattleites Speaking Spanish

By Tali H. - Seattle Spanish Teacher

Are you trying to increase your Spanish language skills? Are you interested in taking Spanish lessons in Seattle? Although Seattle doesn’t have the biggest Spanish-speaking population (the U.S. Census Bureau estimates there are approximately 200,000 speakers in a population of 3.5 million), there is still an extraordinary array of learning and practice opportunities for you to explore while taking Spanish lessons in Seattle!

Spanish Meetups Practice is key to learning any language. That being said, it is extremely important to find others to converse with in the language you want to learn. But, finding people can be difficult sometimes, right? This is especially true if you’re living in a big city like Seattle. You’re shy or uncomfortab

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le asking people to converse with you, or you’re at a very basic level, where even simple conversation can be challenging. However, Seattle has an awesome resource, perfectly named “Spanish Language Meetups.” This website allows you to find a meetup group or even to start your own. You can sort local meetups by location, level, date, or specific key words. What’s more, you can see group reviews, short bios, and (through Facebook association) other people you might know in the group! Check out some Seattle Spanish meetups here: http://spanish.meetup.com/cities/us/wa/seattle/

Immerse Yourself in Spanish-Speaking Environments Aside from actively practicing your speaking skills, just being in an environment where people are conversing in Spanish or where Spanish-speaking songs are playing can be helpful. Try checking out a few of Seattle’s most authentic Mexican restaurants. Queen Anne’s best Mexican restaurant, Mezcaleria Oaxaca, is known for its delectable and authentic menu. In Ballard, La Carta de Oaxaca is a must. Completely made up of dishes from the state of Oaxaca, the menu not only serves to delight the tastebuds, but can also serve as a topic of Spanish conversation with the waiters!

University Resources Seattle is home to many accredited universities and colleges, including the University of Washington, Seattle University, Seattle Central College, Seattle Pacific University, etc. The Spanish language faculty at these colleges work hard to create a busy event calendar for students to practice Spanish and learn about the culture - and many of these events are open to the community! In the past year, the University of Washington has hosted a wide array of events, from a Valentine's Day dance centered around Spanish culture to numerous guest presentations (in slow Spanish) on current events and projects. Peruse some of these event calendars and find events that fit your schedule and interests.

Check Out Seattle’s Spanish Heritage Sites Seattle is home to many Spanish heritage sites where you can enrich your understanding of the Spanish culture. A must-visit is the El Centro de la Raza, a Latino community service center established by a group of ESL students. The center provides many different social services and is involved with many educational and cultural programs. Find out more here: http://www.elcentrodelaraza.org/

Once again, the key to learning Spanish is practice, practice, practice! You will make mistakes. You may feel like a fool at times. You may have an awkward conversation. But, at the end of the day, the people you meet, the things you learn, and the improvement you see in your language skills will all be worth it! ¡Buena suerte!

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