My name is Ruth Bardisa, and I’m a Spanish teacher based in Valencia, Spain.

I have been teaching since 2013, and have worked with students from around the world, from complete beginners to advanced.

If you’re looking to start your Spanish language experience, or work towards improving your level of Spanish, contact me today.

Spanish lessons in Valencia

My lessons are all tailor-made and I prepare them according to my student’s needs.

Whether you are moving to Spain or learning for business, travel or academic purposes, I will design a plan that works for you.

I provide students with all lesson materials and use a range of interesting and inspiring resources.

Private lessons

Private lessons are focused on conversation, but I also teach and practice all language skills – listening, reading, speaking and writing.

Online lessons

I provide online classes for students so they can enjoy learning at home, at the office or wherever they prefer.

Corporate lessons

I work with companies to provide lessons for individuals or groups, all adapted to the organisation’s needs.


I have taught a range of students including working with different organisations such as Valencia Club de Futbol or Masia Tennis Academy.

I have degrees in Media Communication and Spanish Language & Literature (University of Valencia, Spain) and also postgraduate studies in teaching Spanish as a foreign language (University of Valencia – Instituto Cervantes).

My native languages are Spanish and Catalan and I’m fluent in English and French. This really helps me as a teacher because I have experienced the challenges of learning a language so can better understand my student’s needs.


“I look forward to Ruth’s Spanish lessons every week. If you read all the testimonials you will find the common thread which is completely true. Ruth is an excellent, kind and patient teacher.  She is also genuinely interested in her students. Not only will you learn to speak Spanish well, you will learn it through a fun, open and an unbiased lens of Spanish Culture.  Ruth has made learning a language truly enjoyable!” Dominique Maingard. Entrepreneur. South Africa.

“We moved to Valencia and immediately started Spanish lessons with Ruth almost daily. We had never learnt a language before. Ruth is very kind and patient and her classes are always entertaining and fun.  Each class is different so never boring, sometimes just talking, other times doing exercises and other times playing games. Now we are able to speak, listen and read in Spanish with ease.”. Julie & Phil Neville. Entrepreneur & English former footballer. 

“I started learning Spanish from Ruth in 2018. It is tough juggling work and classes but Ruth always kept classes interesting and something to look forward to. She also plans the progression of classes at a reasonable pace, which keeps me engaged. Her classes have helped me to settle into Valencia comfortably, and aided me tremendously in my work where the Spanish language is a prerequisite. I would definitely recommend Ruth to those who are serious about picking up the Spanish language.” Sean Bai. Director General Valencia CF Academy. Singapore. 

“In 2018 a friend recommended Ruth to me after I mentioned I was keen to learn Spanish.My mum is Spanish. I love Spain: the language, the culture, the food is very familiar and comforting to me. But, I never learnt fluently. Ruth has helped improve my written, reading and verbal understanding of Spanish out-of-sight. I can now confidently — albeit slowly — hold my own in conversations, reading text and listening to people speak. I owe a lot to Ruth. She’s allowed me to go at my own pace and beyond being a great teacher  — she’s a warm and loving person”Thomas Patterson. Account Manager. Australia. 

“We were really lucky to find Ruth and now have her us our Spanish teacher! She is excellent in so many ways not only as a great and patient teacher but also and more importantly as a human being! She is so open and giving in such a natural way that from day one you like her company and she makes you feel sure that you will soon learn to read and write Spanish fluently!” Nanna and Eggert Magnusson. Former Executive Chairman West Ham United. Iceland. 

“I moved to Spain and knew it was vital in order to help me settle in to pick up the language as quick as I could. For this I owe a big thanks to Ruth. With her methods of teaching and my application we quickly got to work and was having people complimenting my level of Spanish after very little time. Having a variety of learning techniques to keep it interesting and fun and most of all being a nice genuine loving person I owe Ruth a big thank you for helping me get my Spanish to the level it is today”. Mathew Ryan. Brighton & Hove Albion goalkeeper. Australia.