With fully qualified native speaker Spanish teachers all around Belfast, we will have little problem arranging a language course to cater for your requirements and present Spanish proficiency. Teachers can visit you at your own home or workplace, and classes are arranged to suit your schedule. Your first text book is complimentary - just make sure you pick the most appropriate option from the course packages below:
A great option for beginners, our general courses in Spanish are there to improve your knowledge of conversational Spanish , primarily through the development of vocabulary and grammar - the best way to bolster your basic spoken and written skills. General classes can help those learning from scratch as well as those with existing Spanish knowledge - they aim to improve your current proficiency, as well as building towards the complexities required for a more advanced course.
As the ideal starting point for a group of people wishing to gain a strong acquaintance with the ins and outs of conversational Spanish, these group classes can be arranged for groups as small as 2 people, and as large as 12 - our only provisos are that the whole class are able to meet at a consistent time and place each week, and are all of the same approximate Spanish level. General courses cover all the grammar and vocabulary you need to gain a practicable advantage in your spoken and written Spanish, and are also an excellent basis for further Spanish study.
Our business courses cater to learners with a decent general knowledge of Spanish but would like to expand their skills for use in the business world. Courses are, as always, completely tailormade for the relevant industry and skill sets (e.g. business correspondence, writing reports etc.). One-to-one business courses are perfect for professionals hoping to develop their current Spanish skills, especially those working for multinational corporations, preparing to work from abroad, or looking for overseas employment.
Listen & Learn's group business courses in Spanish are specifically designed to suit small groups (of 2-12 students) who already have a working knowledge of Spanish, but want to focus on language for the business community. Your group should all be at approximately the same language level, have similar learning goals, and be available to study at the same time and location every week. Your teacher will tailormake your course based on the group aims and any specific business communication skills that the group wants to improve, such as negotiation or formal correspondence. Group business Spanish courses are suitable for groups from any private or corporate organisations, for example those who need a higher or more specialised level of Spanish for communication with international colleagues and clients, or those who need to develop particular skills or specialised industry terminology.
Specific purposes Spanish courses are a great boon to people who have already studied Spanish and wish to develop certain facets of their Spanish skills. This can include an array of helpful guidance, including the following:
• Vocabulary related to the industry (legal, HR, engineering, accounting, medical etc.)
• Accent softening and elocution
• Expanding upon existing aspects (writing, speaking, listening, reading etc.)
• Language for travelling
• Communication skills in business (e.g. training, negotiation, telephony, presentation)
• Writing skills in business (e.g. reports, business correspondence, proposals)
• Historical and cultural sensitivity
Spanish courses catered for specific needs can be extremely useful in your group gaining not only fluency but an all-round knowledge of the Spanish culture, language and common practices. Groups of 2-12 students with the same learning aims can benefit from any of the following:
• Vocabulary for relevant industry (e.g. HR, engineering, accounting, medical, legal)
• Elocution and accent softening
• Expanding individual skills (writing, speaking, listening, reading etc.)
• Language for travelling internationally
•Business communication skills (e.g. training, negotiation, telephony, presentation)
• Business writing skills (e.g. reports, business correspondence, proposals)
• Historical and cultural sensitivity
"The lessons are going great! Yuriko is a great teacher and she's in the process of finding a suitable text for me. I'm learning a lot of vocabulary and she's teaching me Latin American Spanish (which I prefer to learn). Thanks,"
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