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Average Cost of Language Lessons in Austin, TX

The average cost of 60-minute language lessons in Austin is $45. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $15 and $68 per hour.

30-min $20
 
$29 average
$51
45-min $29
 
$40 average
$59
60-min $15
 
$45 average
$68

For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute language lessons. However, students looking for a more affordable option may want to consider a shorter lesson length of 45 or 30 minutes. On average, 45-minute language lessons are 12% less expensive at $40, and 30-minute lessons cost 36% less at $29.

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About Aaron P.

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I was an engineering tutor at University of Texas at Austin from 2006-2009. I graduated from UT with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2009. I am very familiar with the UT engineering courses (from the beginning to the end).

While I was at UT, I also studied jazz drumming with Brannen Temple. I have been playing professionally for over ten years with lots of different bands. Teaching and playing music are the most gratifying things for me. But I also like to teach math!

I have been teaching high school math, physics, and music theory at Premier High School of North Austin for five years (2009-2014). I am a certified teacher by the state of Texas.
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Danyaal M. September 21, 2017
· Chess · In home
Aaron si easy going and comfortable to work with. He's a good teacher to top it all.
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Eveline April 9, 2016
· Chess · In home
Aaron is teaching my 5 year old daughter chess. It seems to be going quite well
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Terynay L. March 8, 2016
· Percussion · In home
Aaron is great :)
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Aaron P.

Aaron P.

Austin, TX 78752
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About Giulia M.

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My name is Giulia (sounds like Julia) and I'm from Florence, Italy.
I've been a tutor for over 12 years now and I'll be happy to help you with Italian, Spanish, or Music lesson (voice and guitar).
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Susan October 1, 2018
· Italian · In home
Giulia is fabulous. She speaks the Florentine dialect, which was I was looking for. She’s patient and positive and helpful. I highly recommend her.
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Mikki A. March 23, 2018
· Italian · In home
Giulia is a wonderful, patient, intelligent teacher who has been great to work with!! I have been working with Giulia once a week for an hour and I have loved every second. She is focused on teaching me not only how to speak but to write Italian as efficiently as possible and is such a wonderful teacher!! I currently work full time and she is nice enough to work around my schedule and really help me continue my education. She is a joy to learn from and I am very glad I found such a great teacher. 10+++ stars!!
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Treena November 13, 2017
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Giulia was awesome. Made me feel super comfortable the entire time. Recommend her without reservation :)
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Giulia M.

Giulia M.

Austin, TX 78704
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About Michael L.

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Austin, TX

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I am a classically trained and professional musician who has worn many different musical hats over the years. I began playing drums when I was 14, in Houston, TX with Craig LeMay, and since then I have learned many different string and world instruments. I studied music theory and vocal performance at the Florence University of the Arts in Italy, taken sitar lessons from Mita Nag in Kolkatta, India, and jazz performance in Austin, TX with Joey Colarusso. I have played in many different bands over the years, such as accompanying Michael Kiwanuka with the musical saw, accompanying Katie Sachs with the musical saw, playing bass guitar with Halaska and DJing private events with Spacecraft Entertainment. I have been teaching music to special education students, in Austin public schools, and foster children with Kids in a New Groove. I have als
o built and modified many of my own instruments and ready to teach you some quirky musical production skills as well. I believe listening and being adaptable to an individual student's needs are the keys to teaching anyone to express themselves through music.

After studying Spanish for 2 years at the university level and extensive travel to Latin America I am fluent in Spanish in both the academic and conversational sides of the language.
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Heather September 10, 2018
· Bass Guitar · In studio
Michael was an excellent teacher. Very relaxed, patient and understanding. He taught me a combination of songs and some music theory that was reasonably challenging to practice at home.
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Rodger F. August 22, 2018
· Guitar · In home
If I could give ZERO stars, I would!
This instructor stood me up.
I showed up at his home for our first lesson only to find out that he wasn't there.
I've also contacted "takelessons.com", but have had no response from them either!

CAVEAT EMPTOR!
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Alex Derzhi July 31, 2016
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Michael is doing a great job getting me started on my piano journey. The exercises and drills he is teaching me have helped me feel comfortable at the keyboard. I've even learned a song already, after just 2 lessons!

Highly recommended.
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Michael L.

Austin, TX 78723
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About Waron W.

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Austin, TX
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In the past 10 years, I have lived and worked in the Arab world, was formally educated in Arabic, and taught the Arabic language to an array of students.

I hold a dual degree with honors from The University of Texas at Austin in Psychology and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures. I studied directly under Mahmoud al-Batal, the esteemed professor and writer of the Al-Kitaab textbook series, Mahmoud al Batal and bec. (Yup, probably that textbook you're using right now.)

With training in both cognition/development and Arabic, I have taught all kinds of people over the past 5 years. My students range from college students to professional educators, humanitarian workers to businessman and politicians, emergency room surgeons to US Army Personnel, and regular people who are just interested in learning the language.

I specialize in o
ne-on-one teaching and make custom lessons for your learning style- Arabic is an awesome language and I will help you learn it well.
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Amal June 7, 2018
· Arabic · Online
Aaron is the third Arabic teacher I've worked and is definitely the best in all respects.

He is very organized and efficient and pleasant to learn from. I've developed much better and structured habits in how I approach my grammar and understanding of Arabic- he made it feel so easy. He challenges me just enough so that I can learn where I need to grow.

Great at teaching at any level.

Highly recommended!
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Brian June 6, 2018
· Arabic · Online
Aaron breaks down his lessons by category which is extremely helpful. Smart and professional man who knows his craft. He can explain the same concept/idea in 10 different ways and won't just 'bypass' anything you aren't completely clear on. Cool guy, patient, worth all my time and money.
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Jackson Maddahi June 4, 2018
· Arabic · Online
Aaron’s a really cool guy and a great teacher. I took lessons with him 3x a week and my Arabic improved so quickly. I scored high on my tests and got to exactly where I wanted to be. He is straightforward and to the point but not at all uptight. Definitely highly recommend.
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Waron W.

Austin, TX 78723
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About Julie B.

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Confucius's ancient wisdom states "Choose something you love and you will never work a day in your life." I love teaching Italian! For me it is not work but a labor of love. I grew up in a bi-lingual family, mine is originally from Tuscany and I have family there as well, and I divide my time between Austin and Italy. To hone my professional level Italian, I did a fellowship at Universita' di Siena and studied at La Scuola di Leonardo da Vinci in both Rome and Florence. I've been teaching "la bella lingua" since retiring from my business career in 2005 both in schools and privately. Students do best with private lessons in my opinion. I specialize in teaching adults and do my best to make learning fun and interesting with an emphasis on speaking with confidence rather than endless grammar lessons that some courses offer. I'm anxious to ge
t started, aren't you? Andiamo!
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John D. June 22, 2018
· Italian · In studio
Very patient and encouraging
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Bryan April 3, 2018
· Italian · In home
Julie is a gifted and caring instructor and exceeded my expectations in every way. Her mastery of Italian is extensive and her ability to pull you into her love for the language is exciting. Would you like to have fun and work hard and learn this beautiful language? See Julie!
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Julie B.

Julie B.

Austin, TX 78750
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About Jaime L.

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Hello! I am an avid musician around town, a graduate from UT Austin with a B.S. in Mathematcs, and I just finished my first year of service with Americorps teaching literacy! I’m extremely passionate about helping others learn and express themselves. Guitar is a cornerstone of my life and being able to share my 14 years of knowledge with others, guide them, and help them learn to play their favorite music on stage or write their own songs is amazing. From studios downtown, to the stage during SXSW, I offer experience based teaching on everything guitar and music. I have always loved math since I was young and was very excited to study it in college. I understand that this can be a frustrating subject, and I aim to get my students to a high level of preparedness and comfortability that will transfer over into their performance in the class
room and tests. I aim for the same high level of performance in math in reading as well. I have always loved reading but I never knew how to teach this important skill. During my service term with Americorps, I gained the knowledge and skills to teach early literacy and get students reading at grade level or help them get a head start in their elementary school.
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Jaime L.

Jaime L.

Austin, TX 78729
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$25 / 30-min

About Bruno B.

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Austin, TX

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Experienced teacher and performer from Austin, Texas. I am a UT Austin Graduate (BA English with honors, BM Voice Performance with honors; minor in Creative writing), receiving scholarships in both fields. I have taught private voice for 6 years and taught 8th Grade English for 2 years. Currently a freelance voice teacher and performer, singing bossa nova, opera, baroque music, and concert repertoire throughout Texas.
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Harley October 17, 2018
· Classical Voice · In studio
Mr. Barbosa is a very outgoing person who always checks in on his students before we begin the lesson. At the
beginning of the lesson, we start with warm-ups so our voice is
ready to sing high or low notes. When you first start with Mr. Bar-
bosa, he will have you sing multiple songs and scales so he can
learn your vocal range. Mr. Barbosa makes sure that you understand
the content and if you don't, he is helpful and explains it in a way we
can comprehend. Lessons are a great way to improve your singing.
I’m becoming more comfortable performing in front of my peers.
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Vivian October 8, 2018
· Vocal Training · In studio
My daughter is enjoyed having vocal lesson from Mr Bruno.
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Janine September 27, 2018
· Classical Voice · In studio
My son very much enjoys his lesson with Mr. Barbosa . He is helping him not just learn but build his confidence.
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Bruno B.

Bruno B.

Austin, TX 78757
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About Victoria C.

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I am a Senior at The University of Texas majoring in economics! I grew up in and have traveled all over Latin America. I speak both Spanish and Portuguese and am very passionate about bilingual skills and education as well as Latin American literature.

I believe all interested students are absolutely capable of attaining fluency within the Spanish language no matter where they are on their path. My approach is absolutely dependent upon the students goals whether they would like to be conversationally skilled In a casual setting or professional setting, whether the student is looking to polish their written skills or wishes to become more adept within Spanish literature, or is simply starting their journey from the beginning!
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Victoria C.

Victoria C.

Austin, TX 78751
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$25 / 30-min

About Yulia K.

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Hello there, how are you? I’m 22 and I’m from Milan, Italy I live in the Usa. I moved here because I really wanted to learn English. My biggest passion is traveling because I think it’s the best way to know the culture of the countries and to learn new languages.
The Italian language is really beautiful, and I think it’s also pretty easy to learn it if you really want to 😃
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Yulia K.

Yulia K.

Austin, TX 78759
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$10 / 60-min

About ALI A.

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Why did you decide to become an Arabic teacher?

Since my childhood, I liked to write poems and stories, I was famous among my friends and family for my creative writing style. These were one of my best skills, I was the “special” student in the Arabic class. I wanted to spread this great language which I adore among future generations, I believe in the young generation, and I think that it’s our responsibility to teach them and help them to make a difference. So, I decided to become an Arabic teacher, and I am grateful that my students loved me and I will never forget any of my students whom I taught during my many years of experience in teaching Arabic in iraq.

What do you love most about teaching?

Many people consider teaching to be a hard, boring task, but I believe that teaching is one of the greatest missions. I love to teach beca
use I don’t just teach, I also learn from my students, I learned a lot from them, and this have actually helped me to expand my lifelong experience. Teaching Arabic allowed me to interact with more students every day, so I love this job and I think that it’s the noblest thing on earth.
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ALI A.

ALI A.

Manor, TX 78653
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$42 / 30-min

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