You talk Spanish

Would you like to speak Spanish comfortably and confidently?

Online Spanish classes for intermediate level students who want to communicate with confidence and fluency in everyday life on real life topics

You talk Spanish

Would you like to speak Spanish comfortably and confidently?

Online Spanish classes for intermediate level students who want to communicate with confidence and fluency in everyday life on real life topics

Not all methodologies are the same

I am aware that not everyone has had positive experiences learning Spanish

Traditional schools rely on outdated methodologies that slow down students’ progress, using far too much grammar and far too little conversation.

Long and boring explanations on the blackboard, fill-in-the-blank exercises, a bit of conversation, a bit more review and then home you go.

If you’ve had such learning experiences, you already know that there is hardly any conversation involved, which makes it difficult to help learners of Spanish with what they really need… The ability to communicate fluently, confidently and self-assuredly, in a way that is natural and anxiety-free. 

But don’t throw in the towel just yet, as there are other methodologies that are based on the real problems of the students. They are designed in a far more personalised and effective way and have a highly visual style, just like my “Flipped” methodology, which will help you achieve what you’ve been wanting for so long… to speak Spanish fluently.

Flipped Hybrid Methodology

Make the most of the time spent learning Spanish and make much faster progress

Online Spanish classes for intermediate level students

Have you heard of the “flipped” methodology?

It’s time to get started with your Spanish language practice, so you get your coffee, your notebook and your pen ready. 

You turn on your computer with absolute freedom and flexibility, whenever and wherever you want, and you press play. You enjoy your grammar and vocabulary class at your own pace thanks to the audiovisual content and the highly explanatory and dynamic infographics that help you to better understand every concept and, most importantly, to remember them more easily.

You join our live class via Zoom, where you feel like you’re chatting with a friend about everyday topics, using native expressions naturally. This prepares you to have real-life conversations with Spanish speakers from all over the world.

You realise how much you enjoy the process and not just because I am so much fun, but also because the lesson flies by, and as you switch off you feel that you’re learning and progressing without even realising it. So you then ask yourself… Why haven’t I heard of the “You Talk Spanish” programme before?

My name is Alberto, and I ´m an online Spanish teacher

My mission is to help Spanish students to communicate better in a shorter period of time while enjoying the journey.

And since 2013 I have helped more than 2,000 students of over 30 different nationalities to learn Spanish and communicate more easily and effectively.

More conversation & less explanation

Learn Spanish in context for real life

Reach your Spanish communication goals and start speaking with more confidence, fluency and self-assurance

Let’s speak in Spanish!

Discover my online Spanish classes

You talk Spanish Program

This program is for you if you need to improve your grammar level and expand your vocabulary while gaining confidence and fluency in speaking Spanish

Conversation Classes

These classes are for you if all you need is to practice your communication skills and improve your level of conversation in Spanish

Basic Spanish Course

This course is for you if you are an absolute beginner or an advanced beginner. With this course you will rapidly build a strong base of the Spanish language

The class will fly by

Learn Spanish in an easy, dynamic and fun way

Yes, adults can also have fun and enjoy learning a language such as Spanish, over 95% of my students say so

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Sofia Dragone

(Australia)

"Mi español ha mejorado tremendamente, Alberto aclaró todas mis dudas y corregía siempre mis errores, su método de enseñanza me ha ayudado un montón, además es una buenísima persona que te hace sentir muy agusto en sus clases"

Ahmed Saglam

(Netherlands)

"Las clases con Alberto y la plataforma Direct Español me han ayudado muchísimo a mejorar mi español y he aprendido un montón de expresiones coloquiales que usan los nativos"

Julia

(England)

"Todos los materiales visuales de Direct Español me ayudaron a hablar más como un nativo"

Giulia Gargani

(Italy)

"Antes de empezar el programa de You Talk Spanish con Alberto casi no sabía hablar español, mi nivel era muy bajo y gracias a la metodología de Alberto y a su plataforma Direct Español ahora puedo hablar mucho mejor "

Eman

(Bahrein)

"Estaba buscando una manera de acelerar el proceso de aprendizaje y la conversación y todo lo encontré en Direct Español. Con este método la clase se volvió agradable, productiva, atractiva.. y lo más importante es que he empezado a hablar mucho más, mi nivel subió de B1 A B2 rápidamente"

Martina Sprecacacenere

(Italy)

"Participé en el curso de Alberto para obtener mejor fluidez cuando hablo y tengo que decir que me ayudó muchísimo"

Pieter Griep

(Netherlands)

"Marta es una profesora muy amable y divertida, gracias a la plataforma Direct Español y a las clases con Marta podía hablar durante 1 hora sin parar y por eso progresé muy rápido"

Anna Yandell

(England)

"Nothing has been as effective as the courses provided by Direct Español, the way that Alberto incorporates videos, visuals, PDF and clear explanations has really helped me to progress through the basic state the Ultimate Grammar Course"

Steph Bungay

(Scotland)

"Llevo 5 años viviendo en España, pasé mucho tiempo buscando un profe que pudiera desarrollar mi nivel y mi confianza de español y ser capaz de hablar y entender la lengua nativa hasta que encontré a Alberto y Direct Español"

Camila Franzoni

(Brazil)

"Alberto me ayuda a hablar sobre cosas de una forma más natural, expresiones del día a día, el lenguaje que usan los jóvenes en la calle,  y veo el cambio que después de menos de 6 meses de clase la gente me dice que hablo mucho mejor"

Daniele Girolami

(Italy)

"Las clases con Alberto de preparación del DELE C2 han sido extremadamente útiles para mí porque me han ayudado a ganar mucha más confianza, más fluidez y más soltura"

Alya Alzaabi

(Dubai)

"Antes de conocer la metodología flipped tenía mucha vergüenza de hablar y cometer errores, ¡esta metodología me transformó un huevo en todos los aspectos y me ayudó a conseguir mi nivel actual!

Damian McGeown

(Ireland)

"Alberto has really thought about the best way to demonstrate the language, the videos explain clearly how to use Spanish and there are lots of activities to put into practice  "

Yagmur Karakaya

(Turkey)

"Las clases de Alberto me ayudaron muchísimo, hablamos sobre todo: la cultura, la comida, la política... y los materiales eran muy divertidos. Después de las clases con Alberto yo siento más segura hablar en español"

Souraya Kassem

(Lebanon)

"Este curso es muy importante para los estudiantes que quieren hablar español con más seguridad, con más fluidez"

Aya Sbitan

(Palestina)

"La plataforma Direct Español me ayudó mucho a mejorar mi español ahora puedo hablar mejor en español, antes no pude hablar español así"

Zuzanna Smolicz

(Poland)

"I ve done the Spanish Basic and it helped me a lot. All the materials provided by Alberto are visible, understandable and really, really clear. I highly, highly recommend it to everyone who needs Spanish to use it on daily basis "

Andrei

(Romania)

"I had access to bunch of visual material and videos that really made it easy to get down the basics, everything from basic words, basic verbs, and after a short time speaking with Alberto I feel much more confident speaking with somebody in Spanish"

Lucia Costantini

(Italy)

"Desde que empecé el curso mi nivel de español ha mejorado mucho porque es fácil de entender y es fácil memorizar las cosas"

Hanady Kalil

(Canadá)

"¡Muchas gracas Alberto por tus clases increibles! I really enjoyed every single class"

Pasé varias semanas haciendo clases con Alberto. Él es un profesor maravilloso que siempre logra crear un ambiente muy divertido y energético en el aula. Sus clases siempre mantenían mi atención debido a la mezcla de métodos utilizados: videos, música, cuestionarios y debates, así como ejercicios de gramática y escritura más tradicionales. Como profesor siempre es tan positivo y accesible, y logró acomodarse muy bien cuando de vez en cuando teníamos niveles muy diferentes de capacidad en una clase.. Lo recomendaría como profesor a cualquiera que busque mejorar tu español, sin importar tu nivel, y que quiera hacerlo en un entorno de aprendizaje divertido, abierto y motivador.

Vikki Stephenson (UK)

Great teacher Alberto!!

I had the pleasure of studying Spanish with him and I was very satisfied with the incredible classes taught by the teacher.  Always with great enthusiasm, attention and professionalism.  My Spanish level was basic and even with only 8 weeks of class I was very happy with the results and learning I had, with Alberto's classes I felt super comfortable and more willing to learn.  I recommend with all words, and languages 🙂 

Thanks Alberto for all the learning! 

Hasta pronto!”

Fabio Berenguer (Brazil)

Estudiar con Alberto fue un verdadero placer. Sus muchos años de experiencia en enseñar español en combinación con sus profundos conocimientos didácticos y su personalidad muy amable y comprensiva son excepcionales. Su dedicación absoluta resultaba in lecciones no sólo variadas pero también divertidas. Casi en de pasado se aprende el idioma y además mucho sobre el país y sus habitantes. Puedo recomendar los cursos de Alberto sin reservas!“

Muchos saludos desde la Suiza!

Sonja Schneider (Switzerland)

I had the privilege to have Alberto as my Spanish teacher under my visit in Valencia. Alberto has a creative way of explaining the Spanish language, by focusing on building interaction amongs students and himself. His classes were easy to follow, with a good level of humour and professionalism. As a language teacher Alberto has an ability to engage and motivate his students throughout the whole class. 

Take care and good luck
Danka Gregovich (Serbia)

Tuve la suerte de hacer unos cursos con Alberto el año pasado. Es un profesor muy bueno, con muchas ganas de hacer progresar a sus estudiantes. Sus cursos son muy divertidos y eficaces. Sabe adaptarse al nivel del estudiante así resulta mucho más fácil aprender rápidamente el idioma. Lo recomiendo al 100%!
Anne-Claire (Belgium)

I had a great time learning spanish in classes with Alberto! All of the classes were very engaging, and there were always different activities and games to make learning Spanish interesting and fun. At times I was a little slower at learning than the other students, but I always felt comfortable and was encouraged to be interactive in the classes. When I needed some extra assistance, Alberto always came to assist me and gave some additional explanation. Alberto is a very patient teacher and his classes are a lot of fun. I would happily recommend him as a Spanish teacher. 

Ashleigh Elliott (Australia)

Alberto conducted my conversation classes last year and I loved them from the very first meeting! He helps people to open and he passes his knowledge as if it was fun or a get-together, so you don't even feel you're having classes. If you have a language barrier, you'll get over it in the blink of an eye with Alberto. I remember doing scenes containing lots of colloquial language you can actually hear in Spain which was useful later on daily basis. I've been a language teacher myself for over 4 years, so I'm really demanding in terms of my own teacher and I can honestly say that Alberto is the best of the best - educated, charming, using mixed techniques that help to learn quickly and effectively. I highly recommend classes to everyone who values the quality as much as the atmosphere.
Zuza Smolicz, Poland

I had a very good experience with Alberto as my Spanish teacher. He offers a perfect balance between grammar and speaking practice. Alberto is very skilled, friendly,patient teacher. It was always a very fun,pleasant and approachable way of teaching. Because of his travelling it was a plus knowing he can speak English so that for me, as a beginner,i felt never lost in time of expressing myself to switch it from English to Spanish. I can recommend him to everyone that wants to learn Spanish!

Bea Aydin (Switzerland)

Alberto est un professeur génial. Tout d’abord, il maintient une bonne ambiance dans ses cours. Je trouve que ses cours sont très sympas à suivre car c’est simple et il s’exprime avec clarté et il est précis. J’ai eu pas mal de cours avec beaucoup de professeur cependant Alberto reste un de mes préféré. J’ai appris beaucoup de nouveaux mots également. c’est cours et ses idées sont très bien structuré. C’est quelqu’un qui donne envie de s’investir. Je trouve qu’Alberto est très marrant et surtout très gentil. J’ai adoré l’avoir comme professeur pendant mon séjour.
Aditi (France)

I had the pleasure to have Alberto as my Spanish teacher last year and highly enjoyed his classes. He always encouraged every student and created a fun and comfortable learning environment. Because of Alberto’s diversified teaching methods and his motivation to improve his students’ abilities, I witnessed a huge progress in my Spanish. I highly recommend taking his classes!

Katinka Kurz (Germany)

Alberto est un professeur très à l’écoute. Il prend le temps de bien expliquer les choses, il est patient et explique très bien. C’est un professeur dynamique avec des activités intéressantes pour nous faire apprendre au mieux. Lors de mes cours d’espagnol, j’ai toujours eu beaucoup de plaisir à travailler avec Alberto. Il prend en compte les difficultés de chacun et il est très appliqué dans son travail, il a du plaisir à enseigner, toujours avec le sourire et la bonne humeur.

Leslie (Switzerland)

I would strongly recommend Alberto as your Spanish teacher. According to me he is both professional, carrying and funny. When I started to take classes with Alberto I more or less didn’t know any Spanish at all, but still he made it possible to do a class in only Spanish from the start in a both great and funny way, that was impressing. I learned a lot from my classes with Alberto and today I’m hanging out with Spanish friends by just talking in Spanish.

Veronica Fagerstedt (Sweden)

Alberto is a great teacher!  I had the opportunity to study Spanish with him for several months during my first year in Spain.  As a retired person, and someone who had not studied a foreign language before, I was concerned that I would not be able to learn.  But Alberto made it fun, and I learned a lot in a very short time.  He is patient and encouraging, and presented just the right amount of challenges for me to keep improving.  I highly recommend his courses!

Isobel Donovan (Canada)

While spending my time in Spain, to learn Spanish I had the honor to learn from very good teachers BUT at the end I learned the most with and from Alberto! Why? He made it always to the point, he made simple and clear examples I understood right away. The way he teaches grammar is like watching a good movie, you just soak it in and you get it sooo easy, and still, the professionalism is always high level!

Vanja Marsenic (Switzerland)

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