Learn Spanish with the best Spanish Tutors Online

896 Spanish teachers are available for private Spanish lessons, in-person or online Spanish classes. + Read more TUTOROO now works with 896 private Spanish tutors available for in-person or for online private Spanish classes. You can browse through the teachers profiles below to contact your preferred private tutor. We will introduce you to another private Spanish teacher in the event the tutor you've inquired for is not available or cannot accommodate your needs. Pick your private Spanish teacher and start learning Spanish today! Read less

Certified Spanish native speaking teacher in France
 (1 review)
 Aix-en-Provence, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

Private Spanish tutor online

Teacher joined in Apr, 2020

Hola un todos! I am a Spanish and French teacher, from Argentina, certified in Spanish by the Instituto Cervantes in Paris and in French by the Alliance Française. After growing up in Argentina, I lived in Brazil, the United States (California), Switzerland, and I currently live in France. I adapt my pedagogy to each student's need to be able to make them improve at all levels of the language (grammar, phonetics, oral and written comprehension). My classes are lively and interactive to help my students improve their level and discover the Hispanic culture. Feel free to contact me for any question !

 Tutor available for 5 more students

EUR 25 / hour  Contact now
Boost your spanish skills let me help you learn Spanish
 (4 reviews)
 Laerkevej 11, 4,7

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Teacher joined in Feb, 2021

Hello there, My name is Carol, and I'm a 28-year-old woman from Colombia. I love my mother tongue and want to share my knowledge and help those interested in learning it. I studied history in Colombia, then transferred to other South American countries like Argentina, Perú, and Brazil; finally, I am here because of the many job and education opportunities and because​​ knowing a new culture is very exciting. I speak other languages ​​, such as Italian and Portuguese If you have more questions, please don't hesitate to text me; I'm interested in meeting you too!

 Tutor available for 5 more students

DKK 200 / hour  Contact now
Qualified and native Spanish teacher (online lessons)
 (5 reviews)

Spanish course online near you

Teacher joined in Aug, 2020

I'm a native Spanish teacher from Chile - certified as a Spanish as a second language tutor (ELE), certified Spanish as foreign language for children (ELEN) and a Master of Linguistics (Romance languages)- I have ten years of teaching experience for all levels, ages, academic backgrounds and mother tongues working in Ireland, Latvia and Finland. My teaching method is dynamic and varies depending on each student's needs and goals. As I collect my own material, these classes can be easily adapted to what each student prefers to work on. Currently, I activily work in several language related tasks such as language teaching, translation, transcription, editing and proofreading. In adittion to my mother tongue Spanish. I speak English, French, Portuguese and some Finnish. Beyond my linguistics studies, my personal experience makes me aware and conscious about the second language acquisition process from the student and professional perspectives, as I've been a language student myself, and I've supported the learning process for several and diverse students. *Please notice that the lessons are held online (Meet, Zoom, Skype, etc.) I have Y-tunnus

 Tutor available for 5 more students

EUR 25 / hour  Contact now
Learn Spanish with Ana
 Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

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Teacher joined in Jan, 2021

Hello Everyone, My name is Ana and I am 100 percent Latina. My first language is Spanish. I also lived in the beautiful city of Miami for 21 years and therefore i am fluent in English. I have experience in teaching all types of age groups from kids to college students. I am here to teach you in all there is to my Latin Culture and of-course the beautiful language. I will do my best to make easy and FUN. It would be a pleasure for me to teach you all there is to my culture. I can teach you 1:1 or online and make it as easy as possible for you.

 Tutor available for 5 more students

EUR 25 / hour  Contact now
The easiest way to learn Spanish from home!
 (9 reviews)
 Ceylon Lane, Singapur

Private Spanish lessons online

Teacher joined in Mar, 2018

(ONLINE LESSON) ¡Hola! My name is Mac and I am a bilingual psychologist with a passion for teaching Spanish. Over 5 years of experience teaching Spanish to students of all ages and backgrounds. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced learner, I can help you achieve your language goals through personalized lessons tailored to your specific needs and interests. Whether you want to improve your conversational skills, prepare for a trip abroad, or simply deepen your understanding of Spanish culture, I am here to support you every step of the way. So, if you are looking for a knowledgeable and compassionate Spanish tutor, look no further! Let's work together to unlock your full potential and discover the joy of speaking Spanish. ¡Nos vemos pronto! (See you soon!)

 Tutor available for 1 more student

SGD 40 / hour  Contact now
Private Spanish Tutor from Barcelona online!
 (1 review)
 Calle Casp 156

Improve your Spanish with a native tutor

Teacher joined in Apr, 2021

(ONLINE LESSONS) I'm a professional teacher and translator of English & Spanish & Russian; speak fluently Hebrew. I am working as an online private teacher for adults in-company and with individual students both in Spain and abroad. Also, I am working as a coach of audio-visual interpretation and communication in front of the camera (both for the corporations and giving private masterclasses). Currently living in Barcelona.

 Tutor available for 2 more students

EUR 30 / hour  Contact now
Aprende español de una manera fácil y entretenida
 Vy Marguerite 4

Spanish teacher online near you

Teacher joined in Feb, 2022

Mi nombre es Sebastián Diaz, tengo 38 años, soy chileno y vivo en Suiza hace 10 meses. Soy ingeniero en comunicación y marketing y tengo más de 20 años de experiencia en el rubro. Nunca he hecho clases formales, si he enseñado a amigos el español y mi esposa es profesora en berlitz por lo cual manejo bastante algunos métodos de enseñanza. Soy didáctico, entretenido y muy comprometido con mis alumnos. Creo que sería una experiencia reconfortante dedicar más de mi tiempo a este tipo de clases. Me gusta mucho la relación humana y poder ser aporte para ellos.

 Tutor available for 2 more students

CHF 25 / hour  Contact now
Explore Spanish Magic with a Native Mentor!✨
 (6 reviews)

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Teacher joined in Feb, 2023

Hey there, I'm Gabriel – your go-to Mexican Spanish teacher with a big smile 😁 and a passion for all things Spanish. Teaching this beautiful language is not just my job, it's my greatest joy, and I can't wait to share it with you. What I Offer: ✅ Guaranteed Spanish Adventure: I got certified internationally five years ago, and boy, it's been an incredible ride! I'm here to make your Spanish learning journey a blast! ✅ Classes Tailored Just for You: Whether you're all about fun or diving deep into the nitty-gritty, I've got you covered. Why Choose Me: 🏅 The Right Choice for You: I'm a native Spanish speaker and a certified teacher, which means I can take you as far as you want to go in your Spanish learning adventure. Whether it's casual conversation or a deep dive into grammar, I'm your man! 🏅 A Global Connection: With five years of teaching under my belt, I've had the pleasure of helping folks from all over the world, from the USA to Brazil, Ireland to the Philippines. Let's add your story to the mix! 🏅 Flexible and Fun: We can meet at your favorite coffee shop, online, or I might just pop by your place for our lessons. Additional Services: 🏆 Spanish Crash Courses: You're off to Mexico for an adventure, and you'd like to know a little Spanish? I've got you! Think of it as a Spanish survival kit – in just 3 to 5 days, you'll be all set for your amazing journey. 👑 Immersion Courses: Want to dive deep into the heart of Mexico City, learn Spanish, and put it to real-life use? My coworker and I have got the perfect plan to make your experience authentic. 💎Spanish for Business Success on the World Stage: Supercharge Your Career with Our 'Business Spanish' Program. Elevate your professional game and unlock opportunities in the global market. Ideal for entrepreneurs, professionals, and anyone ready to excel in the world of business. Join us to supercharge your career today! Let's Get Started: Ready to kick off your Spanish learning journey? Contact me now, and let's schedule your very first class. I'm thrilled to help you shine in Español! ✨

 Tutor available for 3 more students

MXN 500 / hour  Contact now
Spanish & English  language teacher
 (9 reviews)
 Bur Dubai

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Teacher joined in May, 2023

[ONLINE & ONE-TO-CLASSES/GROUP SESSIONS] Hi I am Shweta from Spain I am bilingual individual. I teach Spanish as a native language and English as second language. Both languages are fluently spoken and writen. I have been teaching Spanish and English privately for the past 6 years. Happy to inform my students that I am qualified with TEFL. All my students have seen a progress with the languages, as we keep practicing learning speaking and do activities you will never feel bored at the lessons. See you all there in my lesson. A little bit about myself! I am a fun, bubbly , active person. Always ready to help and learn new things. My hobbies are the following: to teach, swim, cook and dance. So girls and boys this is about me , you will get to know me more once you have joined my lessons. So I hope to see you there!

 Tutor available for 5 more students

AED 140 / hour  Contact now
Spanish Teacher whit Experience, DELE Exam examiner
 (1 review)
 Al Rha Beach

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Teacher joined in Mar, 2023

Previously, in my Spanish Teacher role, I exercised an academic and systematic approach to teaching Spanish. I am independently motivated. Additionally, I am proficient in Portuguese and English. I have an Associate's Degree in tourism and Hotel Management and a university certificate in teaching Spanish. I am a student to get my bachelor's in pedagogy. I was a flight attendant for ten years, which allowed me to travel and get to know many countries and cultures; if you are in aviation, I can help you develop your Spanish ability. My previous experience working as Spanish Teacher at International School and Spanish school Con Ñ in China gave me experience in Developing learning programs in teaching Spanish to various ages and abilities; due to my experience whit children and adolescents, I like working with this age group, I have digital books for all age and many resources for teaching Spanish online and in person, My expertise in TIC makes me a great for teaching a dynamic and fun way a lot of didactics. As a DELE examiner, I can help you study and prepare for your DELE exams at any level.

 Tutor available for 5 more students

AED 100 / hour  Contact now
Spanish Teacher
 (2 reviews)

Spanish tutor online near you

Teacher joined in Oct, 2020

(Only available for Online lessons) Hi! I'm Monica. I’m an experienced Spanish teacher from Madrid, Spain. I've been teaching Spanish since 2017 and I have students from all over the world! I specialise in helping kids and adults with a beginner or intermediate level of Spanish to improve their language skills. My classes are based on a communicative and playing approach, which means I aim to maximise your speaking, grammar and vocabulary while having fun during the classes. My lessons are built around you - the student - in order to fulfil your language-learning needs. I invite you to participate in my class and we'll have lots of fun while you learn this beautiful language. Do you have any questions? Send me a message and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can. See you soon!!

 Tutor available for 4 more students

SGD 45 / hour  Contact now
 Chiang Mai

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Teacher joined in May, 2021

I am an energetic and self-driven person. I am passionate about multi-cultural orientation and exposure, international trends, and the building of social structures. I have more than 10 years of work experience in teaching Spanish, English, and Thai language to foreign students and my foreign friends at various education agencies. Private and group classes that I teach can take place in many possible locations whether online, or at a language school, a cafe, a meeting place, a restaurant, a tourist attraction, and so on. Students in my class are welcomed to add their personal request/desire to enhance the learning environment of our diverse and flexible course design. For my education background, I have a university degree from USA majoring in political science. I also attended law program in Bangkok and at foreign university in Switzerland to further my study as to my additional training in international relations and economy took place at universities in Russia and England. Throughout years of my work experience I have learned and benefited from various fields such as diplomatic affairs, education business, government, entertainment, and private sectors as well as personal contacts. Therefore, I look forward to meeting my potential clients and students through TUTOROO community.

 Tutor available for 5 more students

THB 500 / hour  Contact now
Spanish English and Catalan Online Native Certificated Tutor
 Dubái, Dubái, Emiratos Árabes Unidos

Private Spanish course online

Teacher joined in Aug, 2023

Hello, I am a native teacher from Barcelona, Spain. I've been teaching languages for 4 years. My way of teaching is entertaining, with books, activities, conversations and many other forms as you like. My English level is C1. I am certified in TESOL and TEFL. I have a certificate of teaching in Universities from the University of Zurich. I teach to achieve all kinds of goals, I am used to teaching all levels and preparing for exams for children and adults. I personalize my classes according to your preferences.

 Tutor available for 5 more students

AED 120 / hour  Contact now
Native Spanish Teacher
 Kuala Lumpur, 50000, Malasia

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Teacher joined in Oct, 2023

Hi : My name is Amaia and i am graduated in social work, my work career has focused on the field of education. Teacher specialized in Spanish as a foreign language by EDECA, with more than two years of experience. I use a communicative and interactive method, my goal is for students to speak through different playful dynamics. Effective method with great result. I like to exchange learning and culture as educational development. In Spain I have worked in the field of migrant minors and adult literacy. Level A1, A2 and B1.

 Tutor available for 3 more students

MYR 80 / hour  Contact now
Learn fast Spanish with a private tutor in Sydney
 (31 reviews)
 Buenos Aires, Argentina

Spanish lessons online near you

Teacher joined in May, 2020

ONLINE LESSONS ONLY - ¡Hola! My name is Agustina and I'm here to teach you Spanish and make you want to practice it every day. About me: I'm from Argentina, Buenos Aires. I have lived in Mexico, Spain and I have been living in Australia for the last four years. Living abroad enabled me to meet people from all over the world and learn different variations of Spanish. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Communication and in my free time I write, sing and play the guitar. Teaching is my big passion. In Argentina I used to teach in socially vulnerable neighborhoods how to read and write. I'm a calm person but with a lot of energy. I'm patient, sociable and very responsible and respectful. My classes: I've been teaching for years now and I definitely think the key of learning is interest. That's why we are going to focus on talking about the topics that you are curious about. I adapt the classes according to your needs. The idea is to make them always fun and stimulating, enabling you to improve your pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary. I hope to see you soon!

 Tutor available for 5 more students

AUD 35 / hour  Contact now
I use vocabulary quite formal and informal as well. With me,
 (15 reviews)
 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Teacher joined in Jul, 2017

(Available for once a week only , ON LINE ) Hola Amigos ! I’m Nat. I was born in 🇨🇴Colombia´s capital city, therefore my accent and my vocabulary are neutral and easy to understand . I worked at a Bank for 8 years and I use formal and informal vocabulary. I encourage my students to learn it by a funny way with some easy homeworks, activities and some games. I have been teaching Spanish in Sydney for over the 3 years at schools and colleges. For beginners I preferred to start from the alphabet sounds with, it is the fundamental topic to start learning a new language and for advance students , I create the classes according to their level. For mummy’s and daddy’s who are looking for a tutor for their little ones, here I am 👩‍🏫 !!! , WWCC update , more that 3 years working at schools and private lesson. You will find at my classes listening , grammar , vocabulary and speaking activities to increase your knowledge and confidence at the language and also for a better communication. Not only you will have a teacher but also a friend, therefore , Let´s begin !!!!! All my past students have rated me with 5 stars ; )

 Tutor available for 5 more students

AUD 50 / hour  Contact now
Native Spanish teacher. Private and group classes, Learn Spanish Fast with Jorge in Hong Kong
 (22 reviews)
 Hong Kong, Central and Western, Hong Kong

Private Spanish teacher online

Teacher joined in Jan, 2020

(Online lessons) Hola! My name is Jorge, I'm from Madrid, Spain. I am a experienced Spanish teacher who has worked and specialized with children and teens of all levels, from absolute beginners and up. Teaching Spanish is something I have been doing for a long time and I am very happy because it is something that I love to do. (Since I was kid I taught other classmates who came from other countries and had difficulty learning the language.) -During the lessons: We will be working on 4 key points to learning a language, these are: Oral Expression, Written Expression, Reading Comprehension and Listening Comprehension. We will practice this every day in an interactive way through dynamic exercises working the 4 key points mentioned above. With all this, I hope you are ready to start learning Spanish in an effective and fun way. -Bachelor in Teaching - Early Childhood Education -Master in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language If you have any questions, do not hesitate in asking me!

 Tutor available for 5 more students

HKD 250 / hour  Contact now
Spanish class  with a lot of activities
 (11 reviews)
 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Teacher joined in Oct, 2017

(ONLINE LESSONS ONLY) I am Natalia. I’ve been teaching Spanish for more than three years now. As a teacher I like to give teaching an entertaining and interesting approach with a lot of activities and feedback. Espero verte pronto!

 Tutor available for 5 more students

AUD 25 / hour  Contact now
Fun Spanish classes :)
 (12 reviews)
 Brisbane / Online

Spanish classes online near you

Teacher joined in Apr, 2019

Hola! I am a native Spanish speaker. I am an Industrial Engineer, currently working in both of the things I'm passionate about, as an Engineer and as a Spanish tutor. In the past, I have worked over 14 years in radio, as a host, producer, DJ and I also did dubbing for a couple of American series. Owner of Spanish is Loco 😜. I love talking to people, getting to know more cultures and sharing experiences and that's why I am so happy to be able to tutor Spanish because it gives the opportunity to meet people from different cultures, share stories, learn from each other, etc.

 Tutor available for 1 more student

AUD 40 / hour  Contact now
Online Native Spanish Tutor.
 (12 reviews)
 Online lessons only

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Teacher joined in Feb, 2020

(ONLY Available for ONLINE Lessons) Hi there! My name is Jorge, I'm from Madrid, Spain. I’ve been working as a Spanish tutor giving face-to-face and online lessons to students from many countries around the world in the last 7 years. Teaching Spanish is something I have been doing for a long time and I am very happy because it is something that I love to do. (Since I was a kid I taught other classmates who came from other countries and had difficulty learning the language). During the lessons we will be working on 4 key points to learning a language, these are: Oral Expression, Written Expression, Reading Comprehension and Listening Comprehension. We will practice this every day in an interactive way through dynamic exercises working the 4 key points mentioned above. With all this, I hope you are ready to start learning Spanish in an effective and fun way. If you have any questions, do not hesitate in asking me! (Only suitable for young learners)

 Tutor available for 5 more students

SGD 50 / hour  Contact now
Learning Spanish is fun!, Learn Spanish Fast with Maria in Perth
 (6 reviews)
 Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Private Spanish tutor online

Teacher joined in Jul, 2019

Hi, this is your new Spanish teacher. I have been teaching Spanish for a while. Passionate about my culture, I love to teach everything related to Spain, including its language. I can help you in a practical way to learn this beautiful language. Also, having a lot of friends from Argentina, Peru, Chile, Colombia and so on, gives me a lot of understanding of “international Spanish“, so I can teach you a bit of slang of every country and make you a Spanish master speaker. In addition, I have a card working with children (I’m a face painter in Perth and I have certificate III in childcare). Looking forward to seeing you soon. Regards, Maria

 Tutor available for 5 more students

AUD 50 / hour  Contact now
Learn Spanish or Portuguese with me and enjoy every lesson!
 (14 reviews)
 Hong Kong

Private Spanish teacher online

Teacher joined in Mar, 2020

(Online Lessons) I am a globetrotter and have extensive experience living in many countries. Being native in Portuguese and fluent in Spanish and English, as I lived in Mexico, I have been teaching Portuguese and Spanish for several years. My lesson style is fun and interactive, focusing on a practical conversation with a broad range of topics, well suited for students seeking language skill for the best travel experience and their different targets and levels. Feel free to contact me!.

 Tutor available for 4 more students

HKD 250 / hour  Contact now
Spanish lessons ONLINE, Learn Spanish Fast with Javier in Singapore
 (3 reviews)

Improve your Spanish with a native tutor

Teacher joined in May, 2019

(Only Available for ONLINE Lessons!) Hello! This is Javier, a Spanish Civil Engineer living in Singapore. I am certified as a Spanish teacher by the Instituto Cervantes. I have taught several subjects before –like Spanish, Maths, Computer Science– and my students have always thanked me for my dedication and kindness. I like traveling and reading, and I love a wide variety of music styles. Kindly contact me if you are looking for some Spanish classes. We can organize them the way you prefer, and I will do my best so that you can profit most from them. Hope to see you soon! Kind regards. Javier

 Tutor available for 2 more students

SGD 60 / hour  Contact now
Native Spanish teacher, Learn Spanish Fast with Anisia in Singapore
 (7 reviews)

Spanish course online near you

Teacher joined in Oct, 2020

(Available for Online lessons ONLY!) Native Spanish teacher (Castilian Spanish) originally from the Canary Islands with more than 7 years of experience teaching the language. I graduated from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and I am a content creator of Spanish learning resources for different platforms. I started teaching in 2013 as a volunteer in the afternoon in a Primary school for immigrant children, and I started working as a tutor in 2014 for Chinese students in Barcelona. After that, I worked as a tutor and teacher assistant in London and Southeast Asia. Right, now I am a content creator of Spanish resources as well! What makes my lessons unique is that I have a lot of resources I can share with you. I also adapt my lessons according to the needs and objectives of the student. I adapt my lessons to the age and purpose of the lesson. For example, if you are interested in Spanish for Business purposes we could practice Speaking and Writing and vocabulary related to Business and I could help you to focus on the basics for achieving this purpose. If you are interested in Spanish as a hobby, we could read chapters of some books and discuss them together, I could also recommend films and discuss them in class and explaining you our culture, traditions and everything you would be interested in. If you want to teach Spanish to your children we could try some games and activities, to make them learn Spanish while having fun! I teach Spanish to children and adults, from 5 years old! I New promotion: 30 mins lesson for 25 SGD if you book two lessons a week! (2 lessons 50 SGD) Ask me for more promotions and discounts!

 Tutor available for 5 more students

SGD 40 / hour  Contact now

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Spanish FAQs

What are the Benefits of Learning Spanish with a Private Tutor?

Learning with a private tutor means you get to learn at your own pace, ask questions whenever you choose and get undivided attention. If you join a group class, you may experience Spanish lessons that are either too slow or go too fast for you.

Here are some top benefits of learning Spanish with a private tutor:

Customized Spanish classes

It's true that people have different learning techniques and styles which are in accordance with their learning skills. Although we all have a blend of learning styles, there is a primary style of learning.

For instance, traditional Spanish classes may focus too much on your vocabulary and quizzes. However, if you're not so good with quizzes, you may get the impression that Spanish is difficult or you'll never get to be fluent in it.

When you take lessons with a private Spanish tutor, you can discuss your preferred learning style with your tutor. Also, your tutor will use the best method of explaining difficult topics to you. Private tutoring helps you to be comfortable while learning and not be put under pressure from being with other students.

It offers better results

One benefit of having a private Spanish tutor is that it allows you to concentrate, offering better results. According to studies, where you take classes can determine how much you'd learn. Also, once you have a particular place where you learn, you can be 100% focused and retain more information. After all, the main essence of taking private Spanish lessons is to learn effectively.

Other benefits are:

  • You get continuous feedback from your Spanish tutor
  • Private lessons improve your confidence and self-esteem
  • You can suggest the topics you're specifically interested in learning
  • You get to learn Spanish any day you choose. It offers flexibility
  • You have the full attention of your Spanish tutor

Which Countries Use Spanish as their Official Language?

From Northern and Southern America to Asia and some parts of Europe, there are about 20 countries in the world where people’s mother tongue is Spanish.

Spanish is a global language and it comes right behind Mandarin Chinese as the second most spoken language in the world. The continent with the most Spanish speakers is the Americas. Mexico has about 110 million native Spanish speakers.

Here is a list of the countries where Spanish is used as the official language:

  • Colombia
  • Argentina
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Chile
  • Dominican Republic
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Bolivia
  • Nicaragua
  • Ecuador
  • Paraguay
  • El Salvador
  • Paraguay
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Panama
  • Venezuela
  • Spain
  • Honduras
  • Uruguay

How Many People in the World Speak Spanish?

Like Italian, Romanian, Portuguese and French, Spanish is a Romance language. By Romance, we do not mean it is a language of love (although we must admit that many people find Romance languages romantic), it means that the language evolved from Vulgar Latin.

Spanish has its root in the Iberian peninsula which is situated in southwest Europe (present-day Portugal and Spain). Spanish was formed by the Castilian continuation of Vulgar Latin mixed with the Moors' Arabic dialect. After many years of both languages being mixed, standard Spanish was birthed in the 1200s.

In the world, there are over 450 million native Spanish speakers. Right behind Spanish is English with about 360 million native speakers, making it the third most spoken language in the world. Additionally, Spanish ranks as the third most studied language in the world coming after French and English.

Adding to the number of native Spanish speakers, there are about 75 million people in the world that speak Spanish as their second language. Although the US has about 12 million bilingual Spanish speakers and 42 million native speakers, it is the second country with the largest Spanish speakers (Mexico is first). According to a study, there are predictions that the US will overtake Mexico to be the largest Spanish speaking country by 2050.

One of the 24 official languages of the European Union is Spanish. It is also spoken by a small number of people in countries like Germany, the UK, Italy and France.

Why Should I Learn Spanish?

Without a doubt, there are many things you stand to gain when you take Spanish lessons. Not only is Spanish one of the world's most popular languages, but it is also a beautiful language with an interesting history and culture. Additionally, there are about 20 million people in the world studying Spanish in some capacity.

Looking to add another language to your portfolio? Here are some reasons to learn Spanish:

Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world

This has to be the most important reason why you should study Spanish. About 6% of the world's population speaks Spanish with it being the mother tongue of over 400 million people. Interestingly, it ranks ahead of English which is a global language.

About 15% of the residents of the European Union speak Spanish as either their first or second language. Likewise, in the US, Spanish is the popular choice of a second language.

Boost your CV

Although learning Spanish can boost your traveling experience in Latino countries, it helps you to work in any Spanish speaking country. When you take Spanish lessons, you have a better chance of studying in a Spanish institution.

When you learn Spanish, you can get out of your comfort zone and immerse yourself in a Spanish speaking country. The time you spend with the locals not only influences how fluent you become in a short while but also boosts your knowledge of the language. Also, prospective employers in a Spanish based organisation prefer candidates that can communicate effectively in Spanish like a local.

Learning Spanish helps you grasp your mother tongue better

According to studies, you get better at speaking your mother tongue when you learn a second language. It helps you critically analyze your mother tongue and its rules. Also, you pay more attention to sentence structures allowing you to write more complicated sentences in your mother tongue.

Other benefits of learning Spanish include,

  • It is quite easy to learn Spanish
  • It allows you to watch and understand Spanish movies without translated subtitles
  • You can travel to Spanish speaking countries without the need of hiring a Spanish-speaking tour guide
  • Being bilingual delays symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer's disease!

Is Spanish Difficult to Learn?

Let's compare learning a new language to being an athlete. Athletes make it look easy on the field but they have put hours into their sport practice and at times where they really felt like giving all up. Like being an athlete, to learn any language at all, you have to understand it's not easy. However, the fact it's tasking doesn't mean it's difficult.

To learn Spanish, you need plenty of practice, dedication, enthusiasm and talent. Also, your knowledge of a second language can determine how easily you learn Spanish. Learning a new language becomes easy if you've learnt one or two languages before.

In addition, your knowledge of a Romance language can help you learn Spanish easily. Spanish is similar to Italian and Portuguese. However, if you're a native English speaker, things can get pretty difficult.

Being a native English speaker shouldn't stop you from learning Spanish. For instance, Spanish and English share similar sentence structures. Also, some Spanish words are easy to coin from English words which are referred to as English-Spanish cognates.

How Soon Can I Become Fluent in Spanish?

Spanish is quite similar to English making it a category 1 language. Owing to this, it will take you about two years to become fluent in Spanish if you study for one hour a day. However, you can choose to speed things up by learning Spanish with a private tutor for more than one hour every day.

Studying for a minimum of three hours daily can get you to conversation fluency in around six months. Summarily, the more time you spend studying Spanish, the quicker you achieve fluency.

While full immersion is advised, you can have fun while learning Spanish by watching famous Spanish movies, travelling to Spain or reading Spanish novels.

What are the Popular Spanish Tests I Can Take?

To work in a Spanish speaking country, study there or get Spanish citizenship, you need to show you're proficient in the language. All Spanish proficiency tests follow The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) standard.

Typically, CEFR, determines how competent you are in a language ranging from A1 which is beginners to C2 (master). Also, the four levels are listening, reading, speaking and writing. Here are the common Spanish proficiency tests you can take.


DELE is suitable for citizenship and Visa seekers, working professionals and post-secondary students. Also, the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sport grants the official certification while it's issued by Instituto Cervantes.

All DELE exams follow CEFR grading criteria. Interestingly, it has no expiration date and the passing score for any level in the DELE exam is 60 points. Also, it has six levels of competence,

  • Breakthrough (A1)
  • Waystage (A2)
  • Threshold (B1)
  • Vantage (B2)
  • Effective Operational Proficiency (C1)
  • Mastery (C2)


SIELE is suitable for working professionals and post-secondary students. The SIELE certificate, unlike DELE, only covers C1, B2, B1, A2, and A1 of the CEFR. Also, the certificate expires after five years and has further divisions of four, SIELE global, speaking, writing and listening.

Each SIELE test is graded on a scale of 0 to 250 and results are available after three weeks of taking the test.

Other Spanish proficiency tests include

  • CELU is taken only twice a year and must be done in person.
  • TELC is ideal for post-secondary school students, working professionals, citizenship and Visa seekers.
  • ECL is only suitable for working professionals and visa seekers.

Can my TUTOROO Private Tutor Prepare Me for Spanish Proficiency Tests?

The good thing about having a private Spanish tutor is that they can prepare you for any Spanish proficiency tests. TUTOROO Spanish tutors have firsthand knowledge of Spanish and everything about it. Also, most TUTOROO private tutors are native speakers and have experienced learning a new language. They have experience in taking proficiency tests and preparing students for the same.

TUTOROO hires the best tutors only, each with years of experience and certifications to prove their competence. In the event of you not being pleased with a particular tutor's teaching method, you can request a new tutor.

How Can I Become a TUTOROO Private Spanish Tutor?

At TUTOROO, to ensure students get the best learning experience, our tutors have to be either native Spanish speakers. While we don't necessarily request qualifications or certifications to show your proficiency in Spanish, all tutors undergo a proficiency test. The purpose of the test is to know how capable you are of teaching that language.

Additionally, to become a private Spanish tutor at TUTOROO, you must be able to communicate effectively with your students, and be confident in your skills. Commonly asked questions on becoming a Spanish tutor at TUTOROO are available here Tutor FAQs link.

As a tutor on TUTOROO, you can choose between taking physical or online classes. Depending on your students, you can also have hybrid classes which are a blend of physical and online classes. Also, you can make tutoring in TUTOROO a steady source of income as it's a great way of making money while teaching your mother tongue.

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