Learn Spanish through a motivating programme that uses innovative methods to enhance the learning experience, maximise practice and guarantee optimum progress. Your Spanish tutor has 12 years experience teaching kids from 2 years old to adults who are 75 years old.
This programme is aimed at motivated people who want to develop their communication skills through a stimulating programme that gives optimum results according to participant's pace. Classes are organized for groups or on a one to one basis and can be extensive or intensive.
Intensive Spanish courses are our speciality. Cover Breakthrough Spanish and Waystage Spanish, the two beginner levels in a week. Continue for three and a half weeks to complete the two levels of intermediate Spanish Threshold Spanish and Vantage Spanish. And off to work or study in Spain or Latin America!
Start communicating in Spanish: introduce yourself and others, ask questions, talk about others, refer to likes, dislikes, preferences and plans, go shopping, describe your daily routine and mention situations relating to work, among other topics. Classes: 15 hours.
Start talking about past experiences and future plans in daily life situations relating to your job, food, travelling, the city, home, property and discussing a biography. This is the level that you need to get by comfortably when you are in a Spanish speaking country. Classes: 15 hours.
You will consolidate a good fountation in Spanish. Through a variety of visual, practical and engaging activities that help them remember vocabulary and grammar points, students learn to love the language to respond confidently at the time of reading, speaking, listening and writing exams.
Expand the range of topics to start talking about film, theatre, health, travel, media, personalities and the environment. Learn to describe how things work, refer to opinions and wishes using the subjuntive, listen to Spanish songs and start telephoning your colleagues in Spanish, among other topics. Classes: 45 hours.
As a reference by the end of this course, you will be able to understand 85% of any newspaper article. Your communication begins to enrich as we cover topics like art, fashion, photography, economics, nature, food, among many others, to expand your vocabulary and range of conversation. Classes: 45-60 hours.
You will develop an intermediate level of Spanish. Through a variety of visual, practical and engaging activities that help them remember vocabulary and grammar points, students learn to love the language to respond confidently at the time of reading, speaking, listening and writing assessments.
You know you have this level if you feel comfortable reading Confieso que he vivido by Pablo Neruda. You can richly describe experiences, travels, feelings, biographies, work and relationships adding connotations as your vocabulary greatly widens and you can communicate in Spanish freely and confidently. Classes: 100 hours.
If you can read Jorge Luis Borges, you have reached this level. At this stage your range of vocabulary is rich to talk about specialist areas like history, philosophy, literature, science and development. You've mastered the subjuntive like a native speaker and it's time of rewards! Classes: 100 hours +
Spanish Tuition for Medieval and Modern Languages Degrees
We prepare students enrolled in courses run by Departments of Modern and Medieval Languages and Departments of Spanish at Oxford, Cambridge and University College London, covering Spanish and Latin American literature from the Middle Ages to contemporary works through different countries and genres.
The preparation for the Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language Exams (D.E.L.E) can cover any of the levels set by the European Framework for languages that are the basis of all our programmes. Add the component of exams at the Instituto Cervantes in London, so you have a certificate that validates your progress recognized by the Ministry of Education of Spain.
Students consolidate their proficiency in Spanish. This lessons have a strong component of speaking about Spanish and Latin American literary works and cinema helped by techniques that improve their skills, consolidate vocabulary and reinforce important grammar points for a succesfull assessment in the four skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking.
Follow the same programme set by the European Framework for Languages, from A1 to C2 Spanish, adding the references to Spanish as spoken today in Argentina and including lunfardo, the slang of Buenos Aires, turned into a classic in tangos like the ones by Tita Merello.