Private teacher vs. a Spanish school

There are a lot of private teachers which offer their services. Some of them offer some excellent classes, others are not as succesful.

If you chose to take classes with a private teacher, make sure she/ he gives you references. There is no other way to check whether they are reliable.

Paying private teachers in advance is usually not necessary and certainly not recommended.

Advantages of using a private teacher:

  • A private teacher is usually flexible than a school. Spanish schools usually have more rules and work a bit more organised.
  • Private teachers are usually less expensive. 

Advantages of using a Spanish school:

  • Reliable
  • More structure
  • Usually better quality teaching materials
  • You can meet other students
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