Prospective students often ask us which is the most effective way to learn Spanish. There are, of course, many different ways of learning a language, and many different types of student with their own learning styles. For a great many people, their word ‘lesson’ is synonymous with being in a classroom with a group of other students; they feel comfortable in this traditional setting and they may decide to enrol on a Spanish course at their local night school. While we certainly don’t want to be disparaging about this type of course, they are bound to a great degree by the curriculum which is set for them by their local authority and they are obliged to cater for a wide range of students with different abilities and learning objectives. Classes will go at a pre-determined pace and quicker learners can sometimes feel held back by the slower ones.
This is why we always recommend Private Spanish Lessons over group ones. With a dedicated tutor of your own, you benefit from expert one-to-one tuition that simply can’t be matched for its effectiveness. Lessons are geared around your own abilities and learning objectives, so you need never feel that you are waiting for others to catch up or, conversely, that you are struggling to keep up with your classmates – instead you learn entirely at your own pace. Any questions you have can be answered right away and you get to maximise the time you spend in Spanish conversation, instead of waiting to let others take their turn. Your tutor can then help you to hone your pronunciation and grammar much quicker, so you become a confident Spanish speaker in the shortest possible time.