Spanish Tutor

cavemanugh

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Hi,

I've previously taken 2 weeks of group classes at the IBL Language Institute but we'd like to try private tutoring. Of course, there are many people out there who do private tutoring, but i was wondering if anyone could recommend any tutors that they have themselves used.

I would appreciate if you could recommend them only if you've used them before personally and could tell me how much you're paying for them.

Thanks,
Sam
 

jp

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Prices vary, some tutors are much cheaper than others and it sort of depends on what you are looking for. I pay 90 pesos for a two hour lesson, and my tutor is brilliant, fluent in several languages and passionate about linguistics. For me there's a big difference between having a teacher who can teach spanish, and someone who is passionate about languages.

Happy to send you his details, send me a private note if you are interested.
 

EdRooney

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I take individual classes in Belgrano and they have helped my spanish astronomically. With the folks i work with they are willing to barter abit as far as pricing goes: if you are at an advanced level theyll tutor you for free if you teach some beginning level courses. Otherwise i think it runs about 40 pesos per hour, which is still worth it.

likewise, drop me a note for details
 

lostnation

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I've been taking private lessons for the last few weeks which I have been very happy with. Due to the falling peso my teacher (and the others in her group) have just raised prices though, $35/hr for one hour or $30/hr for more than one, plus an additional $10 pesos for coming to your house. If your interested in her info send me a pm, the website is spanish-in-buenosaires.blogspot.com.
 

ba4u2008

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I also was at the ILE for a month. Then I had a month of private tutoring with Carlos Marin ( califo777@hotmail.com ) He is amazing. He is a native of Rosario & lived in BA for a number of years before moving to the US where he lived/worked for 26 years. He returned to BA in 2006. I thought I was an expert on English grammar, but he actually knows it better than I. He knows both English/Spanish inside out & really knows how to teach it & get it across. He charges $60 pesos for a 2-hour session. He also knows BA extremely well & used to work as a tour guide for the city. You can hire him to take you to places in the city you'd never see otherwise. Plus he is well versed on the history & politics of Argentina. This guy was a great find for me & I plan to see him again when I return.
 

kwelly1214

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Hey EdRooney, I was wanting to get more information on your private tutor in exchange for teaching a few classes. Could you give me the name of your program? Thanks! Kelly
 
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