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Spanish Classes in Lakeview - Chicago, IL

Gladys Benavides, Ecuador

5-Star Top Rated Instructor

Hola! My name is Gladys and I have been teaching Spanish at the Spanish Language Center's Lakeview location since 2007!
A few facts about me:
* I am a Certified Cortez Methodā„¢ Instructor.
* I teach all levels, children and adults, and am currently available online for private or small group classes (preferably via Zoom).
* I love it when, within our first classes, my students tell me for the first time: "Gladys, I can't believe it! I am already speaking Spanish!"
* I am originally from Quito, Ecuador, but have been living in Chicago forever now šŸ˜‰

Testimonial from Spanish Instructor at Spanish L.C. (Gladys)

Ms. Benavides has been teaching Spanish (all levels) at Spanish Language Center ( since 2006.

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Valeria Esau, Argentina

5-Star Top Rated Instructor

Hola! My name is Valeria. I was born and raised in Argentina. I moved to the United States in 2005. Living in Chicago and interacting with people from several Latin countries, has enriched my knowledge of diversified Spanish cultures.
I have been teaching at SLC since 2018 as a Certified instructor and I teach all levels and all ages. I have a flexible schedule and currently teach virtual classes over Zoom and Skype.
I have a passion for teaching and my studentsā€™ success, is my success. So I make sure to create a comfortable learning environment and provide my students with the tools they need to start speaking the language right away.
I am not only their instructor; I am my studentsā€™ cheerleader as well!

Valeria Esau

Valeria is a Certified Cortez Methodā„¢ Instructor and has been teaching with our method since 2018. You can sign up for Spanish classes with Valeria at the Sp...

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Spanish Classes in Lakeview - Chicago, IL

3139 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60657

This is the location where Spanish Language Center first opened back in 2001. The location is ideal for students who live in or around Chicago's Lakeview area - including Lincoln Park, Uptown, Roscoe Village, Ravenswood, Lincoln Square and others.

Currently, our Lakeview instructors continue providing group and private classes online for safety reasons. In person classes at this location have been discontinued until it is absolutely safe for students and instructors.