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 5 working days and there are 7.5 hours’ worth of time that need 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 having a conversation in Spanish about local and national current affairs, with someone with local knowledge, that you can both can relate to. Perhaps you are looking for a Spanish tutor that has experience in teaching Spanish to speakers of your own mother tongue? They will be able to draw parallels between your mother tongue and the Spanish language, understand differences between your own culture and the Spanish one.
This can be very helpful too. Should you live in the UK then 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 that makes learning Spanish a lot easier.