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Online Spanish lessons anytime, anywhere

Bring learning Spanish to life through live 1-to-1 classes with a personal Spanish tutor. It's effective, fun and guaranteed to get you talking. Start with a free trial class today.

Live conversation. Native speaking tutors

Our online Spanish classes emphasize conversational skills, enabling you to speak Spanish confidently in real-world scenarios and develop your fluency in a supportive environment.

Tailor made classes matched to your study goals

Enjoy customized classes delivered by expert online Spanish tutors. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced learner, our classes can cater to your unique learning style and individual goals.

Professional and passionate Spanish tutors

Learning a language is not just about grammar and vocabulary. It's about culture, history, and context. Our team of native Spanish tutors bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to each class.

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Laura Campos
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Antonio Naharro
Spanish Native
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Adriana González
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Alejandra Diez
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Alice Belli
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Joshelyn Adrianzen Andrade
Spanish Native
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María P. V. López
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Guillermo Arnaudo
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Get rapid tutor feedback on each core skill. Instant feedback from a native teacher helps you monitor your progress, focus on areas of difficulty and stay motivated as you learn.

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Listening - B2 - Intermediate
Reading - C1 - Advanced
Writing - B1 - Intermediate

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Booking lesson time is easy. Choose a Spanish tutor by availability, price, profile, student reviews and much more. Start with a trial class to get an evaluation of your existing fluency level and ability.

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Why learn Spanish?

Learning to speak Spanish online is an exciting and rewarding journey.

Learning Spanish opens a gateway to a vibrant and diverse cultural heritage that spans continents. As the second most spoken language by native speakers worldwide, Spanish grants learners access to a rich array of literature, film, music, and art from numerous Spanish-speaking countries. This linguistic journey not only enhances cultural appreciation but also increases employment opportunities in varied sectors including business, healthcare, and education, particularly in bilingual environments. At Verbalplanet, we connect learners with native online Spanish tutors who enrich this experience with authentic dialects and cultural nuances.

Our native Spanish teachers tailor lessons to fit your personal or professional learning goals, whether you are beginning from scratch or seeking to perfect your fluency. Learning Spanish with a native tutor can dramatically improve your pronunciation, comprehension, and conversational skills, making interactions in Spanish more engaging and effective. This personal approach ensures you not only develop fluency in the language but also understand the cultural context, which is invaluable for anyone looking to use Spanish in real-world scenarios or to enrich their travel experiences.

How long does it take to learn Spanish?

According to the Foreign Service Institute (FSI), Spanish is considered one of the easiest languages for English speakers to learn, classified under Category I. This classification suggests that it typically requires about 600 hours of study to achieve proficiency. The European CEFR guidelines align with this, offering a structured pathway from A1 (beginner) to C2 (mastery) levels. Despite its relative ease compared to other languages, mastering Spanish still presents challenges such as verb conjugations, gendered nouns, and various dialects.

We recognize that achieving fluency in Spanish is greatly enhanced by practicing with a native speaker. Our native online Spanish tutors not only help clarify complex grammatical rules but also immerse you in the nuances of the language that make becoming fluent more effective and enjoyable. By using a native speaking Spanish tutor, learners can experience significant improvements in pronunciation and gain a deeper cultural understanding, all of which are critical in mastering Spanish.

Spanish Proficiency Exam Prep

Key Spanish proficiency exams such as the DELE (Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera) and the SIELE (Servicio Internacional de Evaluación de la Lengua Española) are essential for validating your Spanish speaking skills for academic, professional, and personal purposes. These exams evaluate a range of abilities from basic communication to advanced proficiency across reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Preparing effectively for these exams requires comprehensive understanding and practice, which can be greatly enhanced by structured online Spanish lessons.

An online Spanish tutor can provide focused, personalized support that is often crucial for excelling in these exams. Through online Spanish classes, tutors can address specific areas of difficulty, provide practice exams, and give feedback on performance in real-time. This targeted assistance helps build confidence and improve competence in using Spanish under exam conditions. Moreover, the convenience of learning from home or work allows for more frequent and flexible study sessions, making it easier to integrate exam preparation into a busy schedule.

At Verbalplanet, we connect learners with experienced native Spanish teachers who are familiar with the demands of official Spanish exams. Our tutors use interactive tools and tailored teaching methods to ensure that you not only understand the material but are also well-prepared to achieve a high score on your exams. By choosing on of our tutors, you gain access to quality education that makes mastering Spanish and succeeding in proficiency tests more attainable and efficient.

Why learn with an online Spanish tutor?

Learning Spanish with a private online Spanish tutor offers numerous benefits that are tailored to enhance both personal and professional aspects of your life. From academic support to career advancement, our native tutors are equipped to guide you through every step of your journey.

  • Spanish for Business: Gain the linguistic skills necessary to navigate the global business environment, enhancing communication with Spanish-speaking partners and clients.
  • Spanish Grammar, Accent Reduction, and Pronunciation: Master the intricacies of Spanish grammar and work on accent reduction to speak clearly and effectively.
  • Helping with Spanish School Exams: Receive tailored support for major exams such as A-Level Spanish, GCSE Spanish Oral practice and AP Spanish in the USA enhancing your academic record.
  • Travel: Improve your travel experiences with the ability to communicate fluently in Spanish, enriching your interactions and cultural immersion.
  • Emigrating to a Spanish Speaking Country: Prepare for life in a new country with comprehensive communication skills that facilitate smoother integration.
  • Personal Pleasure: Engage more deeply with Spanish culture through its language, enjoying literature, film, and art in their original form.
  • Career: Enhance your professional profile and expand your job opportunities with proficient Spanish skills.
  • Personal Development: Improve cognitive functions and cultural awareness by studying a new language.
  • Official Spanish Exams: Prepare for key proficiency tests such as the DELE and SIELE with expert guidance.

Choosing a Spanish teacher from Verbalplanet not only offers convenience but also ensures a personalized approach to learning, maximizing your potential for success in mastering the Spanish language.

Frequently asked questions about our online Spanish lessons

Why learn Spanish with us?

We've been helping people to learn foreign languages since 2006 and all our Spanish tutors are suitable for anyone looking to learn Spanish efficiently and effectively.

We are rated as excellent on Trustpilot and have professional Spanish tutors for people of all ages and abilities.

Our Spanish tutoring services can help you quickly improve all the core skills - listening, writing, reading, speaking, pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary. You can also customize your lessons to focus on goals such as business Spanish, conversational skills, accent reduction or passing official Spanish proficiency tests. Whatever your goal we have some amazing Spanish tutors here to help.

We've also a friendly customer service team on hand to help with any queries and guarantee an extra trial lesson if you're not completely happy with your Spanish teacher after your first lesson.

What qualifications and experience do Spanish tutors on Verbalplanet have?

Teaching on Verbalplanet is by application only and our standards are high so we only admit the very best Spanish tutors from around the world. We also monitor tutor performance 24/7. All our tutors are rated on their performance by fellow students so you can make an informed choice.

Our team of professional Spanish tutors have years of experience teaching students of all ages and abilities, including children, and the vast majority are bilingual and can speak English.

You'll also find many tutors have additional professional qualifications or experience in teaching specialized areas such as conversational Spanish, emigration tests, exam preparation and cultural studies.

How can a Spanish tutor help me improve my fluency?

A private Spanish teacher can help you improve core skills in several ways.

  1. They can provide personalized lessons tailored to your study style and goals.
  2. They can offer feedback on your pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary, helping you to develop better conversational skills.
  3. Native Spanish tutors can introduce you to the nuances of Spanish culture and help you to understand the context behind certain words and phrases.
  4. Online tutors can also recommend the best resources, such as books and podcasts, to help you practice and improve your fluency outside of class.

Overall, a professional Spanish tutor can be a valuable resource and can help you to achieve your goals more efficiently and effectively.

How do I pay for online Spanish lessons?

We have several payment methods available for our Spanish lessons. You can use credit/debit cards and PayPal.

Payment can be made quickly and securely in your local currency through the Verbalplanet platform. You can book as many Spanish lessons as you want with no obligation to buy more than you need.

Online Spanish classes tend to be cheaper than face-to-face lessons because the tutor doesn't need to travel to you. Typically web based tutoring will cost between $20 USD to $40 USD per lesson.

Unlike other platforms we offer loyalty discounts based on your booking history so your lessons can get progressively cheaper as you learn, which means that you can receive discounts whether you're buying one lesson or twenty.

What is the fastest way to learn Spanish?

The most effective approach to learn Spanish is through full immersion by living in a Spanish speaking country.

For most people that's not possible so we offer the next best thing which is to practice with a private Spanish tutor.

Your Spanish teacher can manage your development through a personal study plan designed to focus on your goals and areas of difficulty. Choose your Spanish tutor and start building your confidence in speaking in live conversation.

How can I learn correct pronunciation with an authentic accent?

To learn correct pronunciation with an authentic accent, consider these strategies:

  1. Listen and Imitate: Regularly listen to native speakers through movies, songs, podcasts, and news broadcasts. Try to imitate the sounds, rhythms, and intonation.
  2. Use Pronunciation Tools: Leverage apps that focus on pronunciation, offering audio comparisons and feedback.
  3. Practice with Native Speakers: Engage with fluent Spanish speakers or a tutor who can provide immediate feedback and corrections, helping you adjust your accent gradually.
  4. Record and Self-Assess: Record yourself talking and compare it to native speakers, noting areas for improvement.

These methods, combined with regular practice, will gradually help you adopt an authentic Spanish accent.

A problem many learners face is being embarrassed about talking outloud or making mistakes. Working with an online Spanish teacher is a great way to overcome this problems and grown in confidence.

How do I choose my Spanish tutor?

Choosing an online Spanish teacher involves several key considerations to ensure the best experience:

  1. Qualifications and Experience: Look for tutors with formal qualifications in Spanish or teaching, and check their experience, especially with teaching students at your level. We only accept tutors with significant teaching experience and qualifications.
  2. Reviews and Feedback: Read reviews from other Verbalplanet students to gauge the tutor's effectiveness, reliability, and teaching style.
  3. Teaching Style and Approach: Consider what teaching style suits your needs. Some Spanish tutors may focus more on conversation, while others might emphasize grammar or pronunciation. Contact our tutors for free to learn more.
  4. Trial Lessons: These are a great way to test your current level of fluency and get to know your Spanish tutor. Use this opportunity to see if the tutor's approach aligns with your personal goals and if you communicate well with each other.
  5. Flexibility and Availability: All available lesson times are shown in your time zone so you can ensure your preferred tutor's schedule aligns with yours and that they can commit to the number and frequency of lessons you'd like.
  6. Compatibility: Learning a language is a long-term commitment, so it's important that you feel comfortable and motivated by your tutor.
Should I choose a Spanish tutor who is a native speaker?

Learning Spanish with a native speaker isn't strictly necessary, but it does offer several important advantages.

Native speakers provide authentic pronunciation, idiomatic use, and cultural context that can significantly enhance the overall experience. This real-world exposure helps learners understand how Spanish is used in everyday conversations and situations, improving their listening and speaking skills more effectively than with non-native instructors.

Regular conversation with a native Spanish speaking tutor will significantly boost your confidence in speaking and provide cultural insights enriching the learning process which simply aren't possible through apps or self study programs.

How do Spanish lessons work online?

Online Spanish lessons with Verbalplanet are a convenient and effective way to learn and are almost the same as 1-on-1 in person classes.

Our classes are conducted over Skype, Zoom or Microsoft Teams. This enables you to learn Spanish from any location and keep using the same Spanish tutor no matter where you are in the world. During the lesson, you will have the opportunity to interact with your tutor in real-time, practice your speaking, and receive immediate feedback and guidance.

You will also have access to our bank of resources to enhance your progress between classes.

How many online Spanish lessons do I need?

The optimal number of Spanish lessons per week you'll need will vary depending on your fluency goals and any previous study. However, most educational experts say that regular practice is the key to becoming fluent in Spanish.

Ideally, around two or three classes per week can offer a balanced approach, allowing enough time for new information to be absorbed and practiced, while also maintaining momentum without overwhelming the learner.

Engaging with a native speaking Spanish teacher with Verbalplanet can provide you with focused intensive practice and feedback that accelerates your path to fluency.

About the Spanish language

Choosing to become fluent in Spanish is an exciting journey.

The Spanish language, spoken by over 460 million people as their native language, ranks among the most spoken languages globally. It is the official or national language in 21 countries across Latin America, Spain, and Equatorial Guinea, making it predominant in the Western Hemisphere. For learners, Spanish offers numerous benefits due to its phonetic nature, which makes it relatively straightforward to read and pronounce. Additionally, its status as one of the six official languages of the United Nations highlights its importance in global affairs.

For those embarking on learning Spanish, immersion in its rich cultural expressions through music, film, and literature can provide context and enhance linguistic skills. Understanding regional dialects and slang from various Spanish-speaking countries such as Mexico, Colombia, and Argentina enriches the whole experience and prepares learners for real-world interactions. As Spanish continues to grow in influence, especially in the United States, learning to speak Spanish opens up vast opportunities for personal and professional growth.

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