Individuals who come to Varsity Tutors for Dallas Fort Worth Spanish lessons do so for a variety of reasons. Maybe they just enrolled in Spanish I at a local high school such as Highland Park High School or Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing & Visual Arts and feel like they need extra help. Perhaps they're an undergrad at a local institution like the University of Texas - Dallas looking for assistance with something outside of their major. Career-focused individuals may study Spanish as a means of accelerating their professional trajectory, while those with a passion for travel might learn the language to make the most of their trips. We've even had a few lifelong learners who wanted to learn Spanish to read untranslated versions of famous Spanish-language texts.
It's easy to see why Spanish is such a popular language to study. It is the second-most spoken language on the planet, with an estimated 430 million native speakers worldwide. Nor is Spanish limited to any particular geographic area, as you can find native speakers in Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and throughout South America. If you wish to study a language with a clear, practical purpose, Spanish is the right fit for you.
That said, Spanish can prove difficult to learn. While it is widely considered the easiest of the Romance languages to learn, students still need to learn accent marks, pronunciations, grammar rules, and verb conjugations that sound completely foreign to them. That's where we come in. We offer online Spanish courses to students looking for a structured learning environment to pursue their educational goals. Alternatively, we can set you up with a private Dallas Fort Worth tutor who can provide individualized attention as you pursue your goals. Reach out to us today to get the process started.
What skills can I review during Dallas Fort Worth Spanish lessons?
Practice is the most important thing when studying a new language, but many students have a hard time getting it. Tuning your television to a Spanish-language channel such as Telemundo can be a good way to hear fluent Spanish, but you can't interact with it the same way you could with a conversation partner. It also can't provide feedback on your work or answer any questions you have. In contrast, Dallas Fort Worth Spanish tutors can provide a safe learning environment where you're encouraged to make the mistakes conducive to learning. Any questions you have can be addressed promptly, and you can receive progress reports to ensure that you know where you stand.
Working with a professional instructor can also help you improve your Spanish-language writing skills. If you have ever outlined a written assignment before you started composing it, you know how much easier it can make them. The same principle holds true for writing in a foreign language, though many students never think of doing so. Your teacher can also review your work and provide feedback regarding what you did well and any areas of need, helping you make the most of your independent study time.
Many students also study the finer points of Spanish grammar with expert assistance. For instance, Spanish nouns are assigned a gender, a fact that sounds preposterous when you consider that it means you need to ask whether your desk is a boy or a girl. Most words are masculine if they end in "o" (like Telemundo) and feminine if they end in "a" (famillia), but there are some exceptions that need to be memorized on an individual basis. A noun's gender impacts the form of any adjectives modifying it, so it's an important thing to get right.
Spanish students may also incorporate Spanish culture or history into their studies to develop a fuller appreciation for everything Spanish. These subjects are likely to feel like a high school social studies class, meaning that similar study techniques apply. If you're a visual learner, a graphic with an engaging timeline of events in Spanish history may make the concepts easier to understand. If you're more auditory by nature, you may get more out of the following classroom discussion.
How does each of the Dallas Fort Worth Spanish lessons available to me work?
If you choose an online class, you'll attend regular class meetings led by a knowledgeable teacher who has been thoroughly vetted by Varsity Tutors. Our live virtual platform facilitates real-time interaction, so asking for help is as simple as raising your hand. Your teacher is also available for extra help sessions outside of your normal sessions, allowing you to seek clarification on anything you may not immediately understand.
You can also hear your classmates during your class sessions, allowing you to listen to a variety of dialects and accents to more accurately represent what it would be like to be in a Spanish-speaking country. You can also work together to establish a collaborative learning environment that may make it easier to build a deeper understanding of Spanish language concepts. Studying in a group also allows you to split the bill, delivering a tremendous value for your money.
If you'd rather work with a private Dallas Fort Worth tutor, we can find you somebody who can meet you over our Live Learning Platform or at the physical location of their choice. Our Live Learning Platform leverages powerful features such as video chat functionality to deliver face-to-face instruction over the internet, taking most of the hassle out of private instruction. You can also study on your schedule, regardless of where you choose to meet.
Either way, a private educator can adapt sessions to your preferred learning style to enhance your study efficiency. You are also free to study at your own pace, ensuring that every tutoring session is engaging without feeling overwhelming.
Can I sign up for Dallas Fort Worth Spanish lessons today?
Of course. Simply use the information provided on this page to speak with a knowledgeable Educational Consultant for more information about the enrollment process. Varsity Tutors would also be delighted to answer any questions you have regarding Dallas Fort Worth Spanish lessons, so contact us today!
Stacie: Dallas Spanish lesson instructor
...my students based on their specific needs and goals. I previously taught high school for several years and also have tutoring experience in a wide variety of subject areas. At this time, I focus almost exclusively on assisting students seeking top scores on graduate admissions exams, including the GRE, GMAT and LSAT. In my free time I enjoy watching all kinds of sports, reading, playing board games, going to concerts, and spending time with my...
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- The University of Texas at Arlington - Bachelors, English
- Texas AM University - Commerce - Current Grad Student, Secondary Education
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Del: Dallas Spanish lesson instructor
...a product of understanding the test itself as it is the material being covered, and having one on one guidance in understanding how to take a test can markedly improve a score. An important part of gaining that understanding is working in the ways that each student learns best. In fact, I think that is one of the most fulfilling things about tutoring: finding the learning methods innate in each student and helping shape those...
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- University of Oklahoma Norman Campus - Bachelors, Drama, BFA
- Spanish 1
- SAT Writing and Language
- +13 subjects
Jake: Dallas Spanish lesson instructor
I am a current undergraduate student at Stanford University but am spending the summer interning in Dallas! In school, I am a Human Biology major, concentrating in Game Theory and Health Policy. I have experience tutoring in Math, Spanish, and Writing and am eager to help you achieve your goals. I am flexible, patient, and willing to go the extra mile to get the job done. Outside of the classroom, I enjoy sports (specifically basketball,...
Education & Certification
- Stanford University - Current Undergrad, Human Biology
- Spanish 4
- Algebra 3/4
- High School Level American History
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Ashley: Dallas Spanish lesson instructor
Every one needs a little help sometimes! I'm here to help, listen and even laugh with you as we tackle your school assignments. I believe you can learn anything, so let's work together!... Learning is possible for everyone! You can do it!... Get to know the student. Listen to their struggles, hobbies and even share a little of my own. Then we can start solving problems together!... I like to ask questions that help students think about the process. If you understand the process, you can find the correct answer as an independent learner!
Kate: Dallas Spanish lesson instructor
...and tutoring students of all ages in a variety of subjects. While obtaining my BA, I had the opportunity to study in Spain, where I also held regular ESL tutoring sessions for a family and a businessman, and I was able to study ethnomusicology in Ghana, where I volunteered at a local elementary school tutoring students in English. After completing my undergraduate degree, I received my ESL certification from Seattle University and was soon offered...
Iselee: Dallas Spanish lesson instructor
...with an undergraduate degree in Spanish, and I am currently a visual artist pursuing further studies in digital and web design. I formerly taught bilingual math and science, and I am a certified bilingual education teacher in the state of Texas. I love learning, imparting knowledge, and bilingualism, and I am eager to assist students with academic goals. Previously, I've taught 3rd grade bilingual courses including English and Spanish literacy and grammar as well as...
Alyssa: Dallas Spanish lesson instructor
...AP exams (World History, US History, European History, Physics B, English Lit, English Comp, Biology, Psychology, and Statistics) and thus became very familiar with how those tests work, as well as what goes in to preparing for them, emotionally as well as academically. I graduated in June 2012 as the third in my class of over 600 students and continued my education at Texas A&M University as a psychology major with minors in neuroscience and...
Coral: Dallas Spanish lesson instructor
...currently a certified 6th grade bilingual teacher in North Texas. I have taught in public schools for going on three years, teaching English/Spanish language arts, and now I'll be moving onto teaching math. I have been a tutor since I was a teen volunteer and have tutored Math, Spanish, and test prep. My teaching style is very easy-going! I want to make a personal connection with my students to understand what they like and how...
Education & Certification
- Elon University - Bachelor in Arts, International Relations
- Elementary School Math
- High School World History
- CLEP Social Sciences and History
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Michael: Dallas Spanish lesson instructor
...are relevant to specific formal and social situations. My dream career is to work as a translator/interpreter at the United Nations one day and I believe that becoming a Varsity Tutor will give me solid skills and training to achieve that goal. In my personal and professional opinion, I believe fluency is acquired at different levels and specific situations, however, in order to be considered fluent in a foreign language, one must be able to...
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- Collin County Community College District - Associate in Arts, Education K-12
- English Grammar and Syntax
- +16 subjects
Oly: Dallas Spanish lesson instructor
...hugely rewarding for me whenever someone changes their mind about a subject, displays interest in continuing to study something related to what we've worked on together, or simply becomes proud of their academic improvement and success. My approach to teaching anything involves first engaging with the student, then making sure they have a strong foundation before reinforcing anything that they're struggling on. I love to make learning fun and interactive, because we all retain more...