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Spanish Tutors In Sydney

15 Spanish teachers are available for private Spanish lessons in Sydney, in-person or online Spanish classes. Read more + TUTOROO now works with 15 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 -

Agustina - Spanish Teacher in Sydney: ONLINE LESSONS ONLY - ¡...
Agustina
 (28 reviews)
 Argentina
 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Private Spanish tutor in Sydney

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 only!

AUD 35 / hour  Contact now
Natalia - Spanish Teacher in Sydney: (ONLINE LESSONS ONLY) I a...
Natalia
 (11 reviews)
 Colombia
 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 only!

AUD 30 / hour  Contact now
Adela - Spanish Teacher in Sydney: Hello! Hola! Buna ziua! 
M...
Adela
 (1 review)
 Romania
 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Spanish course in Sydney near you

Teacher joined in Dec, 2018

Hello! Hola! Buna ziua! My name is Adela, a native Romanian speaker also proficient in Spanish and English. Despite having moved to 3 different countries during high school, I have continuously maintained all the languages involved. Whilst speaking full Romanian (mixed with a bit of inevitable Spanish) at home and English outside, I had the opportunity to continue my beloved Spanish at HSC level, achieving 2nd place in NSW and 3rd in Spanish Extension. I am an adaptable, culturally influenced, and dedicated person, who loves making art and learning languages. Currently, I am an animation/illustration student passionate about creating characters and stories. I'm curious to learn about others and I can be very supportive and give heaps of advice. If interested in sharing your experience, your hobbies, and dream careers, your struggles and complaints as well as listen to a mixed accent help you immerse yourself in the beauty of a language... then I can't wait to hear from you!

 Tutor available for 3 more students only!

AUD 45 / hour  Contact now
Leticia - Spanish Teacher in Sydney: (ONLINE LESSON) 
Soy Let...
Leticia
 Spain
 Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

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Teacher joined in Feb, 2021

(ONLINE LESSON) Soy Leticia, certified Spanish teacher from Spain, I am a linguist & Ph.D. in progress. I have 8 years of experience doing DELE exams and preparing students for it. I've been teaching Spanish to people from more than 25 nationalities and living in different countries and learning languages so I really understand the needs when learning them. I have my company El Mundo con ELE and in my site you can find more info. Contact me for a 30 min free trial lesson and start learning Spanish with a passionate teacher

 Tutor available for 3 more students only!

AUD 45 / hour  Contact now
Gabriela - Spanish Teacher in Sydney: I am qualified Spanish t...
Gabriela
 (2 reviews)
 Colombia
 Mascot

Private Spanish lessons in Sydney

Teacher joined in Oct, 2018

I am qualified Spanish teacher, Specialist in Educational Psychology, with experience in cooperative learning. I´m also a creative, responsible and committed person, friendly and patient because I know that learning a new language is not always easy, but with the right strategies, it is possible and fun. I Have experience with children and adults from different countries, specially: Australia, England, Brazil and Italy. I always try to know why my students wanna learn my language, so I can organize a perfect plan for each of them. I use a mix of activities, strategies and materials al to make you learn properly and free of pressure but with commitment.

 Tutor available for 5 more students only!

AUD 40 / hour  Contact now
Agustina - Spanish Teacher in Sydney: (ONLINE LESSONS ONLY) Ho...
Agustina
 (3 reviews)
 Argentina
 Northern Beaches

Improve your Spanish with a native tutor

Teacher joined in Feb, 2022

(ONLINE LESSONS ONLY) Hola que tal! I am Tina from Argentina, I have been living and enjoying Downunder for the last 3 years, and also living another 2 years in USA. Science and Spanish Educator with +4 years of expertise working with adults and children. My students know me for creating dynamic lessons where time flies! I will introduce you to this amazing Latin language according to your level. Yes! All levels are welcome. I will provide you easy songs playlists, lyrics, conversations about day-by-day living, travel vocab including different accents and a guidebook. Looking forward to seeing you !

 Tutor available for 1 more student only!

AUD 40 / hour  Contact now
Armando - Spanish Teacher in Sydney: I was born and raised in ...
Armando
 Australia
 Unit 16 19 Angas Street

Spanish teacher in Sydney near you

Teacher joined in Mar, 2021

I was born and raised in Lima, Peru, and moved to Sydney Australia in 2002. I went to high school in Lima, were I studied spanish and got distinction awards in the Spanish subject. I love sharing my knowledge and keep learning advaced Spanish grammar. I went to Madrid, Spain in 2019 and visited the Real Academia de la Lengua Española , I am interested in the origins of the language and how the Spanish language is used in different countries. My method of teaching focuses in three main areas: spanish grammar theory, reviewing examples , and practising most useful words and phrases with the proper accent. I will guide you in your journey to learn the beautiful spanish language using a fun and interesting approach. I provide a list of subjects and a study plan suited to your needs. I can advise on the best way to reach your goals, depending on your situation and needs. Contact me for a consultation free of charge. Hasta pronto !

 Tutor available for 1 more student only!

AUD 40 / hour  Contact now
Matias - Spanish Teacher in Sydney: Hi, my name is Matias and ...
Matias
 Chile
 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Teacher joined in Jan, 2021

Hi, my name is Matias and I am from Chile. I am living at sydney. My first language is Spanish. I have experience teaching before. I have participated in language exchange activities since 2019. Spanish can be a challenge at the beginning but with practice all is possible. I will try to give advice and recommendations to improve faster in Spanish. I am patient in help students to understand the language. My goal that my students learn Spanish, thus, they can interact with other native Spanish speakers and know different cultures what is very important.

 Tutor available for 3 more students only!

AUD 30 / hour  Contact now
Ines - Spanish Teacher in Sydney: Let's discover the world thr...
Ines
 Spain
 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Private Spanish classes in Sydney

Teacher joined in Jul, 2020

Let's discover the world through the Spanish Language!!. Online Lessons . Beginners (A1) to Proficient (C2). I am a researcher, journalist and I have been teaching Spanish since 2020. A new identity that boosted the pandemic, and I love it, since the online teaching allows my inner nomadic persona (or roma :)) to move more freely and get to know other's people cultures and knowledges. I have edited books, published scientific papers, essays on newspapers (OpenDemocracy, Diagonal, Salto Diario), or produced contents for radio shows. **Me as a Teacher** I am really into Popular and Libertarian Education. I have a Master on Pedagogy and I follow, among others, Paulo Freire's or Francisco Ferrer i Guardia's pedagogic methods. As these pedagogues, I believe that the educational process should be a mutual relational process. Professors are only facilitators and knowledge is co-produced between professors and students. I dream we can build our utopian worlds through dialogue and direct action. Dialogo Utópico The idea is to create a real bond between the student and the tutor, building a common SAFE SPACE.  We learn Spanish through INCLUSIVE LANGUAGE, enabling anyone to produce their reality and subjectivity with freedom.  We approach together to the understanding of the LOGIC of the Spanish language, through its historical influences, structure and phonetics. We learn Spanish vocabulary and grammar while finding our common PASSIONS: reading or DISCUSSING POLITICS, PHILOSOPHY, LITERATURE, the global pandemic or any of our COMMON real INTERESTS. Generally, and before each lesson, I will suggest to do some research, reading or watching a documentary or film. This will allow us to prepare in advance each lesson. Simultaneously to our lesson, I will transcribe part of our conversation in order to be able to register and discuss together the new vocabulary, grammar, corrections and/or doubts. All materials to support our lessons are provided by me with OPEN ACCESS (grammar books, dictionaries, articles, podcasts, films or documentaries). So no extra money will be needed for the lessons.  **Students language level** All kind of students are accepted, Beginners (A1) to Proficient (C2) **Availability and contact** Lessons are ONLINE and I am mainly available in the afternoons. I am sure it will be easy to find a day and time to do our lessons. Just send me an email or and sms on WhatsApp/Viber/Signal/Telegram to arrange it. **Language skills** Spanish Native Speaker English C1 Portuguese C1 Greek B2 German A2

 Tutor available for 5 more students only!

AUD 50 / hour  Contact now
Pedro - Spanish Teacher in Sydney: I´m engineer in Biotecholo...
Pedro
 Australia
 142 ABERCROMBIE ST, URBANEST

Improve your Spanish with private lessons

Teacher joined in Apr, 2022

I´m engineer in Biotechology and I love to teach my language with a high level in different subjects of our life. Im teching for 7 years in front to students many subject of the life and Im patient, realible and easy going to undertstand every student with different problems in their carriers. The spanish language is a romantic line of the 5 to exist and no only with speak spanish you are fluent you need to understand many meanings and words and how to apply in the life, many experience in different slangs.

 Tutor available for 5 more students only!

AUD 30 / hour  Contact now
Jesus - Spanish Teacher in Sydney: I lived in México for 29 y...
Jesus
 Mexico
 Sydney

Spanish tutor in Sydney near you

Teacher joined in Jun, 2022

I lived in México for 29 years, and been in 5 different Spanish speaking countries experiencing and understanding all sort of Spanish variations, before moved to Sydney. I hold no certification but I can help you improve your Spanish skills drastically. Can introduce you to the language, starting with the basics and walking you through easy and understandable vocabulary. If you are already an advanced student, I can help you with grammar questions and develop pronunciation and listening skills.

 Tutor available for 5 more students only!

AUD 30 / hour  Contact now
Fernando - Spanish Teacher in Sydney: I would like to improve ...
Fernando
 Spain
 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Learn Spanish with a private teacher

Teacher joined in Apr, 2022

I would like to improve your communication skills by speaking. We could meet and speak about many topics and discuss about the structure of the different phrases or just enjoy a good coffee while speaking. I am from Spain, so my accent is the typical from that region. For me the easiest way to improve a language is by practicing, I have learned some foreign languages and it is always the step that helps you to jump from just understanding to being fully capable of speaking confidently. Hope you decide to meet me and have a nice conversation! :)

 Tutor available for 3 more students only!

AUD 30 / hour  Contact now
Patricia - Spanish Teacher in Sydney: Spanish for kids, studen...
Patricia
 (1 review)
 Mexico
 Bondi Beach

Private Spanish course in Sydney

Teacher joined in Dec, 2022

Spanish for kids, students, travelers. About me: I am Patricia! Mexican and passionate about spanish language. Spanish is my native language. I arrived to Australia to study hospitality, so I understand the need of speaking different languages. Im here to teach you and make you love the language too. I will put my energy and patience if you put the desire to learn. You will only learn spanish if you are committed to it, so we will adapt the lessons so you can feel curious and interested. We will focus on your needs so you can improve your pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary. Hope to see you soon!

 Tutor available for 1 more student only!

AUD 28 / hour  Contact now
Antonio - Spanish Teacher in Sydney: Hi, I am Antonio. I grew ...
Antonio
 Spain
 Calle Dr. Creus, 35, 3C

Improve your Spanish with private classes

Teacher joined in Dec, 2022

Hi, I am Antonio. I grew up and studied in Spain and will love to teach people my language. I have experience teaching English to children in my hometown and Spanish to children in Canada where I lived for one year. Knowing both languages helps me understand what difficulties an English speaker could find while learning Spanish. I have a bachelor in social science which give me a good knowledge of Spanish. I consider myself responsible, kind, and respectful. I hope I can help you get control over the language so you can use it to visit or live in any country where Spanish is spoken.

 Tutor available for 2 more students only!

AUD 30 / hour  Contact now
Mireia - Spanish Teacher in Sydney: I am from Barcelona (Spain...
Mireia
 Spain
 17 Byron Street, Coogee

Spanish lessons in Sydney near you

Teacher joined in Jan, 2023

I am from Barcelona (Spain) and have been here in Australia since October last year. I've been helping students for many years in Spain to pass their exams at school. I love people and teaching is my passion since I was young. I am a patient and sociable person and would love to see how you improve your Spanish with me. I will combine some theory with some exercises (through music, and articles, among others). I want to make sure you are happy while learning! I feel very rewarded when I see people improving their skills.

 Tutor available for 3 more students only!

AUD 28 / hour  Contact now

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Spanish Students Reviews

"I'm taking spanish lessons from scratch for three months now. alejandro is a really good teacher! he has a great teaching plan and each time comes to class well-prepared. but we always have some time on the lesson for the questions i have. i like that we learn not only the rules, but also phrases that are necessary in everyday life. his explanations are very clear (we study in english). communication is great, there is no stress or pressure. now i can survive in barcelona :) thanks a lot, alex!"

Alexander, Spanish learner in Barcelona

February 2023

"Patricia was amazing!! so positive and patient! she made me feel relaxed and comfortable to try speaking and gave me great clear advice and tips. she knew when i was struggling to understand and explained and went slowly step by step!"

Pieter, Spanish learner in Sydney

February 2023

"As a person to loves to learn the spanish language, i found these were excellent lessons and i learnt a lot from shirley, much enjoyed. shirley is an excellent spanish teacher and professional and i would highly recommend her to anyone i know that would like to learn spanish, she will get you to the level you seek."

Nico, Spanish learner in Brisbane

January 2023

"Natalia is an excellent tutor who has made me much more confident in my ability to speak spanish. natalia's classes are really fun and engaging and you can even get extra homework if you want. i would highly recommend booking in for a class with natalia."

Nash, Spanish learner in Sydney

January 2023

"I have been seeing claudia almost weekly for close to a year now and she is an excellent spanish teacher. her experience living and working in england helps her teach spanish as she understands how to explain spanish grammar and various other rules to a native english speaker. she is highly professional in her teaching approach, constantly on time, with a structured lesson plan for the day's class, with all the classes following on from each other going forward. you will get the full allocated time you are with her dedicated to teaching with little to no-time for chit-chat. i would recommend claudia to all people looking to learn spanish, in person or online"

Sean, Spanish learner in Madrid

January 2023

"Denisse is a devoted professional. her lessons are great and we knew from the beginning that she was the best choice we could have made. she knows a lot about mexico and also knows so much about the spanish language history. you are in for a treat :)"

Vojtěch, Spanish learner in Prague

January 2023

"Ivan is a great and very enthusiastic teacher. classes and materials are fully adapted to my needs, therefore i really see a progress. i can truly recommend taking classes with ivan if you want to improve your spanish in a fun way :)"

Julia, Spanish learner in Amsterdam

January 2023

"Dani has been an incredible spanish tutor for my partner and i over the last 6 months. she routinely goes the extra mile offering us help through message outside of our lessons as well as reasonable homework & exercises within the lessons as well. we have a somewhat busy schedule and have had missed lessons within our time with dani, but she has continually been supportive and carried on with our lessons as usual - it’s remarkable how much we’ve managed to learn with dani during this time. i’d also like to add that aside from learning spanish from dani - she is a lovely woman to spend time with and converse about any and all things in life. 5 stars!!"

Logan, Spanish learner in Christchurch

December 2022

"A great tutor who immediately makes you feel relaxed and free to learn in a supportive environment. the lessons are challenging, organised and fun. i would recommend jaime for anyone wanting to learn spanish."

Mark, Spanish learner in Perth

December 2022

"Iván is a great teacher! from the first lesson he made me feel really comfortable and has tailored the lessons exactly to my needs. in 5 weeks i feel like i’ve made great progress. the activities and range of exercises are vast. looking forward to many more lessons - vamos!"

Andy, Spanish learner in Amsterdam

December 2022

"Amber is completely amazing. she is not only patient, but has such interesting stories to add to each lesson. i’ve been taking lessons with her for three days, with each lesson being 1 1/2 hours, and they never get full. the time really flies and mi español is improving very quickly. you need to take lessons with her! she will not disappoint!"

Jacob, Spanish learner in Madrid

December 2022

"I am really enjoying my spanish lessons and look forward to them each week! agustina makes learning another language as easy as possible. the content flows really well and the homework keeps me accountable to practise during the week. i highly recommend agustina as a tutor."

Alanna, Spanish learner in Sydney

December 2022

"Pablo is a great teacher! he adapts the material depending on your skill level and wishes. i've learned so much in the lessons we have had together. highly recommend him to anyone wanting to start learning or brush to up on their spanish."

Eythor, Spanish learner in Copenhagen

November 2022

"Dear julio, it was a great pleasure for my son to meet you the other day. he was very happy that he learned very well with you with your thorough and kind approach. my son looks forward to further learning with you!"

Yumiko, Spanish learner in Tokyo

November 2022

"Thank you lucero for your fabulous classes in madrid. you were always on time, well prepared, cheerful, patient, sensitive to my needs and mood and you had a very good balance of material on your laptop. when i arrived in madrid a week ago i struggled to speak a sentence in spanish. i feel much more confident now. thank you. i really enjoyed our classes. edward"

Edward, Spanish learner in Madrid

November 2022

"She is an incredibly great, cheerful, patient and kind teacher. no matter what level you are at, she will work with you to ensure you are digesting the lessons as you go. she is very clear and concise. i highly recommend her!"

Dimitris, Spanish learner in Luxembourg

November 2022

"Francisco is a great teacher. kind. helpful. he corrects your mistakes and teaches you new vocabulary. its teacher that you can trust, francisco gives you the feeling that you are good enough and still tries to teach you more. i absolutely recommend this teacher."

Frank, Spanish learner in Luxembourg

November 2022

"Natallia is wonderful! she got me from not speaking spanish at all to being able to have regular conversations in about a month. she is always on-time, responsive, and helpful. she keeps classes relaxed and fun and has a great sense of humor."

Cedric, Spanish learner in Bruxelles

November 2022

"Maria is very kind & patient and listens to what you as a student want & is cognisant of your needs, being able to adapt her lesson plans to the student’s expectations & level. my wife & i have had several private tutors over the years & maria is definitely the best, she is an excellent teacher."

Ben, Spanish learner in Madrid

October 2022

"I only saw maria for a brief period of time but she was fantastic! the lessons were a lot of fun and it was great getting to know each other whilst learning! she could answer any question too, hands down recommend her if you need a tutor!!!"

Olivia, Spanish learner in Madrid

October 2022

"We had an intro lesson with barbara and i enjoyed it! barbara prepared a presentation clarifying my needs and structure of future lessons, asked what's the best way for me to understand the material, and talked to me mostly in spanish (which i believe is the best way to learn the language). i'm excited to learn more and glad to see barbara is also an excited and friendly teacher. recommend!"

Julia, Spanish learner in Prague

September 2022

"I am so lucky that i have found such a brilliant spanish teacher. fabiola and i have had eleven lessons now, i look forward to every single one of them and will definitely be carrying on with them for as long as i can. i’ve learnt incredible amounts with her. i’d highly recommend booking your lessons with her if you are interested in learning this language. thank you fabiola."

Landon, Spanish learner in Cape Town

September 2022

"Alice is full of energy, warmth and wit! learning spanish with her is fast-paced and informative. very patient and helpful teacher, she showed genuine care and assistance before my flight to spain. i will be continuing my classes with her while living there. <3"

Bea, Spanish learner in Manila

September 2022

"Cynthia is an excellent tutor. she is a professional tutor who can meet the needs of students and teach them according to their level. i would highly recommend cynthia to anyone interested in learning spanish!"

Mina, Spanish learner in Helsinki

August 2022

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

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

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.

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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