Many countries are still in lockdown, and people are working from home. Plenty find extra time at their hands.
An extra 90 minutes a day in London if a one-way commute takes 45 minutes. Multiplied by five working days, and there is 7.5 hours’ worth of time that needs filling. Many use this newfound time to up-skill. Learning a language is one of the many options.
With Spanish being a popular foreign language for holidayers, businesspeople and second homeowners in Spain, there is consequently high demand for online Spanish tutors. There is a network of excellent tutors worldwide offering their services. But where would you want your tutor to be based? A Spanish tutor living in the same time zone helps.
After all, you want to sit in front of your computer screen and have a conversation in Spanish about local and national current affairs with someone with local knowledge that you can both relate to. Perhaps you are looking for a Spanish tutor who has experience teaching Spanish to speakers of your mother tongue? They will be able to draw parallels between your mother tongue and the Spanish language understand the differences between your own culture and the Spanish one.
Should you live in the UK, it may be best to choose an online Spanish tutor who understands the subtleties of English and the culture you’ve grown up in. Plus, you want a tutor with a proven track record in delivering structured Spanish lessons. Those native speaking tutors you often find closer to home and make Spanish learning a lot easier.