We appreciate all the testimonials from current and past students. Please email us or post a comment here to share with others your experience learning Spanish!
From Andrew…”I have completed the beginners one and the beginners two Spanish language course with Laura at speakspanish.co.nz. Laura offered a welcoming environment for learning and took her time with each student. The classes have really helped me to build a solid foundation to further my Spanish speaking ability. I would have certainly continued on with Laura if I were not leaving Christchurch. I highly recommend this business to anyone looking at learning Spanish. Muchas gracias Laura. All the best” (11 May 2013)
From Andrew Thiele…”For the past 12 months I have been taking private lessons from Laura, with some smaller group classes as well. At 48 I knew it would not be easy to learn a new language , but after persisting and with much encouragement from Laura, I now feel that I have a really good grasp of Spanish and I am constantly amazed at how much I can actually recall and use. The main reason , I feel, for my growth in learning and sticking with it is the supportive and non judgemental way that Laura teaches. I have never felt as though I was not doing well and she is very patient and kind , when I’m sure sometimes it must be very frustrating for her. She has a genuine caring nature and wants you to reach your language goals. I have no hesitation in recommending Laura to any student at any level of competency in Spanish. I have already suggested to friends to try Spanish and they also have found her to be an excellent teacher. Muchas gracias Laura and I look forward to more lessons” (Jan 2013).
From Linda… “My son picked up Spanish as a Year 11 subject by distance so a tutor was essential to help him with his motivation and the finer points of the language. He has so far achieved Excellence for his internal portfolio and is confident about his external exam. Laura was great with my teenager who prefers to play video games to working ! Great value and flexible. I have no hesitation in recommending her to other NCEA students” (Wed 05/12/12).
From Blair… “Laura has been helping me with Spanish for over 3 years and is the perfect tutor – patient, encouraging, understanding with a great personality. She is a native speaker of the language which is essential to learning the right way! We focus on conversation, concentrating on understanding and speaking while usually leaving the theory to be done outside of class time. Laura can offer expert help through many types of learning processes for all ages. I highly recommend her as a Spanish tutor” (Sat 27/10/12).
From Debbie... “I have wanted to learn Spanish and discovered Speak Spanish. This is a great way to learn this language in a relaxed fun friendly environment for a beginner. Thoroughly enjoying the class that I am in, and now in my third term. The tutor teaches to the level of the students in the class, which is great. Not to much written involved more conversational. Certainly recommend, give them a go!” (Sun 15/07/12).