Listen & Learn Client Reviews and Testimonials
"My lessons are going very well. My teacher is lovely."
Rozina Ahmed - Arabic course in Bradford.
"It has been a pleasure working with you and very much so with Amanie, our instructor, as well. She was great fun to work with but by no means “soft,” so she kept us all motivated. Of course if anyone in my environment wants a language course, I will recommend Listen and Learn!"
Helen E. Robertson - Arabic course.
"The lessons are going well. We have always had trouble with grammar initially but it's much better now and I feel I'm learning a lot. "
Magda Nasher - Arabic course in Liverpool.
"The structure of the Arabic course is great the way it is, it gives a good base to the understanding of the language. The content of the course has been very relevant to day to day life and the speed of the course is ideal for me as the course is sitting comfortably around my degree studies. The teacher is great! I am enjoying it and learning a lot. The course is going great. I feel that the course is unique as it is structured around what I would like to learn and how I learn best."
Nadiah Bashir - Arabic course in Sheffield.
"My lessons with my teacher are going great. He is friendly and approachable and I look forward to my lesson every week. Thank you for finding him for me!"
Peter Hoare - Arabic course in Exeter.
"We are having a great time. The teacher is well prepared and provides very good materials. We are very happy with the training we are receiving. Thank you!"
Anne James - Arabic course in Bristol.
"I have really enjoyed my Armenian lessons with Ani and have found them very informative and interesting. I am also thankful for the support I have received from yourself and the Listen & Learn team."
Armineh Soorenian - Armenian course in Leeds.
"Everything is going well and I will be doing my second lesson tomorrow. It is hard work but really productive!"
Steve Wise - Bulgarian course in Bristol.
"I am glad to say I am enjoying learning Bulgarian very much. It is quite challenging but that is good! Mina is an excellent teacher as she's very thorough and patient and I am learning a lot from her."
Michael Paterson - Bulgarian course in Aberdeen.
"My first class went very well. I am very happy with my teacher Shara. She is excellent!"
Dermot J McDermott - Cantonese course in Dublin.
TEACHER CASE STUDIES
Alessandra Read moreAge: 31
Years of experience: 7
“I think it’s important for a teacher to really know their students. I make notes about every person I teach – their lives, their targets. I consider my students my friends, and I’m actually planning to visit some in Australia soon!”
Francisca Read moreAge: 34
Years of experience: 7
“Seeing the language through my learners’ eyes is a precious experience for me. So, I consider myself very lucky!!! ”
Frances Read moreAge: 58
Years of experience: 4
“The best moment for a teacher is when you see that person who had no confidence in the beginning now speaking English with ease. ”
"The first lesson went very well. The trainer was very keen to find out exactly what I wanted to get out of the lessons and tailor the programme to my specific learning needs. Thanks for everything!"
Michael McMahon - Chinese course in Belfast.
"The lessons are going well. Annie is a good teacher. My partner is Chinese and I'm finding that I can have short conversations with her now at a good level for how many lessons I've had, so I'm pretty happy. "
Craig Powell - Chinese course in Peterborough.
"My lessons are going very well. Naiqian is an excellent tutor because she has tailored my lessons for business Chinese that I use in my industry.
Any more questions let me know.
Alice Quirke - Chinese course in Limerick.
"My teacher is great and the lessons are going really well. I'm pleased with my progress so far. I'm really pleased with how easy this whole process has been, so thank you for your help."
Daniella Oliviero - Chinese course in Peterborough.
"I am enjoying my lessons a ton. My teacher is very patient and easy to talk to as well as understand."
Yuki Tang - Chinese course in Worthing.
"My lessons are going very well and I am achieving my goal of gaining an understanding of the underlying grammar."
Ros Melrose-Brown - Croatian course in York.
"Great to be honest. My teacher Katrine's really easy to be around and I'm looking forward to today's lesson. Having lessons has made me "knuckle down" and start making sure I do more studying with it, which is another benefit."
Natalie Bedford - Danish course in Bradford, Executive Assistant, Thornton Processing.
"We are very happy with the Danish course and Annika is a really excellent tutor. She proceeds at a good pace for us, the content and method is perfect and we are slowly beginning to feel confident to try it out…thanks!"
Ian Newbold - Danish course in Leeds, Group Information Security Manager, Carlsberg A/S.
"Everyone taking part in the course has had only positive feedback – thank you for everything!"
Ashley Simpson - Danish course in Aberdeen, MAERSK GROUP.
"I have completed my last lesson now and I am making use of Danish in my correspondence with our client and staff in Denmark. The tutor I had, Tine Wanning, was excellent."
Neill Murray - Danish course in Aberdeen.
"The lessons are going really well, no issues at all. My trainer Mathilde is really helpful."
Emma Doherty - Dutch course in Cork, Administrator, ACT Marketing Direct.
"My Dutch lessons are going extremely well! Chris is an excellent match. I get on with her really well and she is building my confidence up speaking Dutch and that is what I really needed!"
Charlotte Russell - Dutch course in Cambridge.
Norwegian in Bristol
“I chose Listen & Learn because they were the only company able to find me a tutor. Not only that, but able to arrange one in my area. ”
"I am actually doing fine and enjoy my lessons with Sybille my teacher. She is really good and patient."
Anna Tauro - English course in Derby, Veterinary Surgeon, Abbey Vet Group.
"I’m really enjoying this training course. Our trainer Andrew sends us by email every week some material to better understand and remember the weekly lesson. To be honest I really like it because the lessons are designed on our needs and we haven’t to follow a book program. Currently, I’m really happy about this experience."
Matteo Dal'Oglio - English course in Derby, Service Engineer - Trent 900, Rolls Royce.
"Yes, I am enjoying my English course. Andrew is a good teacher. Lessons are interesting so are going very quickly."
Bartlomiej Leszczynski - English course in Derby, Service Engineer - Trent 900, Rolls Royce.
"So far the classes are going well."
Gerson Chafer - English course in Derby, Service Engineer - Trent 900, Rolls Royce.
"Everything was good. I enjoyed the class with my teacher Mary Ellen."
Diego Lopez - English course in Crawley, Geostatistician, CGG Veritas.
"I'm enjoying my English with my teacher Tim. He's really great, perfect for me, and a really good teacher."
Kiran Claudin - English course in Crawley, Finance Director, CGG Veritas.
"To be honest I am very satisfied with how we are working with our trainer Matthew and he is flexible to adapt to my work schedule too. I am feeling much more confident with the use of English. In principle there is no need for any changes to the content as Matthew covers everything that I am asking for."
Evaldas Lukauskas - English course in Warrington, Project Manager, Optima Warehouse Solutions Ltd.
"The class yesterday was a success. Everyone enjoyed, We were able to set some goals and we looking forward to meet Henry again on Monday."
Annamaria Oosthuizen - English course in London, Exec Sys Ltd.
"I would like to highlight the professionalism of my teacher Frances, she has been a great support and I found her a big help! Not just to improve my English but also to better understand England. Thank you for your continuous support during the class."
Juan Antonio Tercero López - English course in Crawley.
"It’s been a very good week with interesting and varied course work. The course is very professional and gave me a better understanding of English. My teachers were very helpful and professional and I liked the varied lessons where I learned about not just grammar and vocabulary, but culture too!"
Michelle Gleeson - English course in Sheffield, Training Administrator, SIG PLC.
"All team members have enjoyed the lectures big time! They were all very pleased with the layout of the courses and the way Sabina, the instructor, delivered it! Each of the participants confirmed that the classes helped them master English better than any class taken before. Thanks for organizing the whole event!"
Hanno Kraatz - English course in Crawley, Jeppesen.
"My first lessons have gone very well. I’ve found the course very interesting and my teacher Jacklynne is very nice. I am looking forward to my upcoming classes!"
Thomas Joulain - English course in Dyce, Front Office Manager, EUROCOPTER North Sea Service Center.
"I’ve enjoyed my English classes with my teacher, Scott, very much. The classes were very fun and useful. My English skills have improved so much and I am very grateful for the experience these courses have provided."
Irene Gazquez Perez - English course in Sheffield.
"We are happy with the teacher and we are learning so much."
Juan Jose Saelices - English course in Derby.
"My first lesson went well and Nicole, my tutor, is wonderful. I really liked her class and I’m sure that she will help me a lot."
Natalia Curie / Marie Ashton - English course in Northampton, Direct Sourcing & Engagement Specialist, Talent Works International Ltd.
"English classes are running pretty well. Rikki's lessons are matching good my learning expectations and needs."
Erika Rosier - English course in Aberdeen.
"Lessons are going fine. I’m very happy with Maggie."
Neringa Peckute - English course.
"My third lesson (yesterday) with my trainer was very good. We worked on some of the areas where I generally struggle. The lessons are challenging, very informative, and definitely very helpful."
Petya Koleva - English course in Luton.
"Today I have finished my English course and I would like to thank you and your team for this training. Although my verbal English was okay, I have learned a lot in last few days. I have especially learned how to improve my grammar and bring my English language to a higher level.
Kim did a very good job. The last few days were intensive, but this was exactly what I expected. She pointed out my weakness and she was patient enough to improve my speaking skills as well.
I received a course book and several different websites to find more information and exercises. She was flexible and committed to help me. Compliments to her! After this training I am challenged to continue studying!"
Jo Bethwaite - English course in Colchester, Cobb Europe Ltd.
I am pleased with the lessons and the teacher, I hope to be soon taking the IELTS test, which Louise is helping me with.
Lydia Garcia - English course in Norwich.
"Emma's teaching method was perfect. It appears she has lots of experience in teaching people of other languages. I'm very pleased to have her and to be learning with Listen and Learn."
Tahmina Khan - English course in Cardiff.
"I am very satisfied with my lessons and with Terry, the teacher, of course. I can see some progress in my speaking English and I am very happy."
Natasza lech - English course in Birmingham.
"Our feedback is really positive: Sara is enjoying the lessons and feeling much more confident with her English now. Lucy, the teacher, is brilliant. She's had a lot of patience, been flexible when required but strict and demanding at the same time. Very professional."
Felipe Penacoba - English course in Milton Keynes.
"It was a pleasure taking lessons through Listen & Learn! I appreciate the high quality service you are providing!"
AMEUR HAMDANE - English course in Crawley.
"I'm really happy to work with John, my English teacher. He is exactly what I was looking for. He is teaching really well and his learning materials are very good!"
Patrick Michalczyk - English course in Dublin.
"Everything's going great thank you! I get along great with my teacher Samar. Thank you."
Neguine Boumedine - Farsi course in Brighton.
"The teacher is always very positive and enthusiastic, mixing up the lessons with both listening/grammar/reading/watching/exercise, etc. to make it very appealing and interesting. Many thanks!"
Denise OHalloran - Finnish course in Cork, EMC Information Systems International.
"Finnish lessons are awesome! I have had 5 classes now and I'm actually going to Helsinki on Saturday to put it to the test! My teacher is excellent. She talks to me only in Finnish and I was worried at the start that it would be too much (as I was a total beginner), but right from the first lesson I felt like I was learning so much. Her teaching style is excellent - there is lots of repetition & recapping to make sure the knowledge is sticking. She always comes really prepared with games, exercises and a solid plan for what we are going to achieve. She obviously puts in a lot of effort to make the lessons work. There's a good mix of vocabulary, grammar, listening, speaking and writing practice. The way the lessons are so flexible is ideal for me - I had always been put off joining a class in the past because I cannot guarantee I can be in the same place at the same time every week (I manage a very large restaurant & bar & so my schedule is always changing) so the fact that I can change the time of a lesson is just perfect. Being able to teach someone another language is a precious skill and I wholeheartedly believe that this course is an excellent investment, that hopefully I will benefit from for years to come. I have never learned a language like this before, but the one-on-one tutoring and the obvious extra time that goes into preparing and structuring a lesson plan is undoubtedly great value for money."
Caroline Mair - Finnish course in Edinburgh.
"The first class was awesome and the teacher is so nice and good."
Mansour Helmi - French course in Newcastle.
"Lessons were excellent. The trainer Rachel is lovely."
Karl Hudson - French course in Manchester, Regional General Manager, Norbert Dentressangle Logistics.
"Mamadou is fantastic. Many thanks for all your help."
Nola Watson - French course in Leeds, Event Manager, Flower Power Events.
"I enjoyed my course very much."
David Kelly - French course in Dublin.
"I’m very pleased with my teacher, Carine. She’s very organized and the lessons are logical and easy to follow."
Mark Rummings - French course in Crawley, CGG Veritas.
"My teacher provides a good mix of learning materials: books, videos, conversations, etc. And, most importantly, I’m enjoying it."
Liam Salvin - French course in Sheffield, Product Manager, Johnson & Johnson.
"Good thanks – Yes, very pleased with Carine. Very organised and lessons are logical"
Katie Baker / Mark Rummins - French course in Crawley.
"Thank you for finding my teacher, Ale, for me! He’s great and the classes are going very well."
Dawn Morris - French course in London, BioTrial.
"I really enjoyed my lessons and learnt a whole lot from Houria. She’s a very good tutor and I am happy I met her. She transformed my basic French to a much better French! From the little bits of French I knew before, she now has taught me how to construct a sentence correctly, know when to make use of infinitive verbs, directions, and so many other things in French."
Omobolanle Olaopa - French course in Portsmouth.
"I'm about halfway through my course, and my conversational skills have improved drastically!"
Garry Pointer - French course in Newcastle.
"The course is going very well, and I'm happy with my trainer, and the progress I've made!"
Louis Requena - French course in Edinburgh, Foot Locker Europe BV.
"The lessons have been good! Edouard was very friendly, a good teacher and brought comprehensive materials suited to what I wanted to practice."
Marcus Gustafsson - French course in Edinburgh.
"The lessons are going well! I wish i had time for extra lessons and would highly recommend you guys to anyone."
Ryan Doherty - French course in Dublin.
"My classes are going very well. Beverley is a very good teacher and my verbal French and vocabulary has increased massively along with my ability to speak on many subjects."
Pamela Hume - French course in York.
"Lessons are going well. My teacher is flexible and very helpful. I would recommend her without question!"
Eric Gussin - French course in Southampton, Lonza Ltd.
"We have now had 13 lessons and are realising that we now know an awful lot more than we thought. The fact that we can now talk to each other and utilise the appropriate tenses is a great example. As for Mamadou, his style of teaching is so encouraging and his emphasis on grammar has created a solid foundation for us to move on from here and really get to grips with the listening and talking in the weeks ahead."
Myles Andrews - French course in Leeds.
"The first lesson went very well. We covered a lot of the basic french in the first two hours. Brilliant! Thank you for your help."
Andres Sinclair - French course in Southampton.
"My classes are getting on well and as per request, my teacher has supplied me with some extra technical material in French which is very helpful. Thanks!"
Jessica Sanchez - French course in Cambridge, Johnson Matthey Plc.
"The lessons have gone really well so far. Some of the phrases and knowledge from A-Level have started to come back and that can only be a good thing! Fred is a great teacher and has been very patient with me to help me find my confidence in speaking French."
Chetan Chawla - French course in York.
"Lessons are going very well and Simon is an excellent French teacher. He is happy to receive our feedback and provides guidance and structure when needed."
Geraldine - French course in Sheffield.
"My French lessons were great, thanks. Fred, my tutor, was very patient and very good at picking the things I needed to improve on. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to other students."
Chetan Chawla - French course in York.
"The course is going well and the feedback from students is excellent. They have been very complimentary about Jane, the tutor, on both her personality and training methods which is making the course very enjoyable."
Allan Nesbit - German course in Birmingham, Training Officer, Draeger.
"The German lessons are going very well and I am really satisfied with Birgit as a teacher."
Alberto Carignano - German course in Cambridge.
"German lessons are going very well."
Ronan Quinn - German course in Dublin, Financial Controller, GLS Ireland Ltd.
"The classes are going very well! It’s good I can say that even when I’m assigned homework!"
David Scott - German course in Crawley, Sales Director, UK and Ireland, Medical Systems.
"The classes are going very well and I am very happy with Olivia as a teacher. I feel I am progressing and am very motivated to continue."
Pilar Vidal Romero - German course in Belfast.
"Becky is very happy with her tutor, Karen. She was extremely well prepared and Becky has enjoyed all her lessons! We are very happy with this teacher."
Becky Felgate - German course in Northampton.
"Alle ist sehr gut danke!"
Chris Green - German course in Nottingham, European Business Development Director, RotoMetrics.
"Lessons are going very well. Sybille is very flexible with the format and times, as I'm often travelling. My German has reached a level where I can now communicate in a basic way with my colleagues and customers. I have an exhibition coming up and Sybille has accommodated my request for some specific training on sales questions and technical product information. Lessons are always enjoyable and the convenience of taking the lessons at home ensures I can maximise my working time as I don't have to travel. Overall very pleased."
RotoMetrics International Limited - German course in Derby.
"Lessons are going very well and I am thoroughly enjoying them.Carmen's approach and style of teaching is very good and I am very pleased."
Richard Stack - German course in Belfast.
"Everyone in the company is enjoying learning German with Marie, and we are looking forward to pushing on with the next bunch of lessons!"
Peter Keen - German course in Bournemouth, IEC Ltd.
"Things are going well. Annette, our teacher, is excellent. I am really happy with her pace and style. "
Tarnia Bambrook - German course in Manchester.
"The lessons are going well. The teaching is excellent and I am being challenged. I am no longer in my comfort zone! It is hard work but very rewarding."
Norman Leslie - German course in Edinburgh.
"The German lessons are going well and I feel they are an excellent refresher for me. My teacher has been really helpful in sharing specific business-related vocabulary and situations."
Jessica Patterson - German course in Sunderland.
"Our tutor is really great. He has provided us with course books and we have arranged a good schedule where he has kindly been flexible when we know we have work trips planned which is great for us. He's also spent time listening to exactly what we want to get out of the lessons and has adapted the lessons accordingly. We have nothing but praise!"
Esme Yules - German course in Brighton.
The lessons are going great! I am learning so much from Mrs Laimer, my German teacher! She's is truly an amazing teacher!
Zi lun Lim - German course in Galway.
"Our lessons are going very well. Andreas, our teacher, is very competent and is adapting the course to suit us and our learning speed."
Tracy Charlton - German course in Sunderland.
"I am very happy with my Course with Elektra my trainer. We had quite a long break during the summer as both Elektra and I were away for quite a long time. Yesterday I had another lesson and we went through some of my homework and have made a plan as to which aspects of the grammar need revising or clarifying. I am enjoying the course very much – just wish that I had started doing it when I was younger!"
Viviene Ferguson - Greek course in Peterborough.
"Greek is not the easiest language to learn, but we have a great teacher and the lessons are going well – the two hours are gone in a flash!"
Ann Miles - Greek course in Portsmouth.
"My lessons with Polina are very good, I'm really pleased with our progress in Greek! Our lessons are mainly spoken in Greek, we are learning how to construct sentences, identifying adjectives and verbs, singular and pleural. I'm learning more vocabulary, for instance, talking about my house, the weather, clothes, reading stories, and writing about certain topics.
Polina arrives with full lessons planned, all of which are very structured. She has a really good teaching style and is very patient – the lessons are very flexible."
Laura-Lee Apostolou - Greek course in Dublin.
"The trainer Doug has helped me a lot. I went through the main components of what I wanted to look at."
Nicola Clarkson - Hebrew course in Nottingham.
"Our classes were great. We really enjoyed it and we believe we've managed to learn a lot with Jonathan. We can say we are satisfied with your services and his teaching. Thank you very much."
Miguel Lacerda - Hebrew course in London, Pastor, Victory Youth Group UK.
"I found the Hebrew lessons fantastic, and Tommer was really good at telling me not just the 'correct way' but also the 'street smart way'; the way people actually talk. These lessons really helped me particularly because Tommer taught about the sorts of situations I might find myself in (restaurants, buses, taxis etc.) and he told me applicable words for these situations.
He also worked out that I learn things really well via songs and was quite good at adjusting the lessons. It was hard and I still don't know everything, but I'm very glad I did it. it has helped me a lot. I discovered that rhetorical questions are a very Israeli thing; it did confuse me to bigin with but after a few sessions I got the hang on it. "
Claire Wood - Hebrew course in Bristol.
"I am getting on very well with Gil. While there is a course structure if the lessons require it we step away from it for a while to discuss politics or history or whatever topic arises other than the more formal lesson structure. One of the last lessons was to bring Gil up to date on Irish history, making me search for words and verb forms in order to do so, listen to his questions and make logical replies. This is actually what I wanted to get from the course: to listen and use the language. I chose Listen & Learn after some wandering around on the Internet looking for some form of study that might be available in Ireland. Out on the Western Edge of Europe it isn't always possible to get what is needed.
I was beginning to think only some form of long distance teaching would be all that was available which wouldn't really have been what I needed or wanted. With the internet I can download "speaking books", buy the book in case I have trouble with the speaking element and of course download songs, order CDs and get podcasts. Nothing would match actually sitting with someone who could correct mistakes as they occur or suggest other ways of learning and interacting with you on an individual basis to get you to stretch your use of the language in a purely conversational way. I was surprised that Listen & Learn would be able to source a Hebrew teacher for me in Ireland and was resigned to the idea that this might not be possible.
There are a lot of Israelis here (the two countries are among the top countries for IT equipment and development) but that doesn't mean that there are good teachers. From talking to Gil about family life it is clear that he comes from a good pedigree of teachers which is a considerable bonus. "
Richard Godfrey - Hebrew course in Dublin.
"Learning Hindi with my teacher has been really productive and I am even beginning to write - exciting times! Thank you, Listen & Learn! "
Karen Eaton - Hindi course in Derby.
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"Things are going well, we have our last lesson at the end of this week. Agi has been a great teacher, very informative and helpful. She has also been very flexible in changing dates as I was unable to attend in December due to shoulder surgery."
Chris Byrne - Hungarian course in Liverpool.
"I feel that I learnt a lot and was given material that was a good base for learning. I have a lot of homework but that is ok...I need to practise."
Jared Amelia - Indonesian course in Aberdeen.
"Lessons are going great - Ranny is a really good teacher. I feel I'm improving very quickly."
Steve Hervouet - Indonesian course in Bournemouth.
"I thoroughly enjoyed my lessons with Isabella my teacher."
Angharad Lawson - Italian course in Plymouth.
"I would like to thank your company and in particular Valentina for an excellent programme and wonderful support. I am really pleased by the amount of progress I have been able to make in this short time. I will be sure to recommend you to anyone else looking to learn a foreign language."
Louise Selby - Italian course in Bristol, Sales and Logistics Administrator, Gloster Furniture Limited.
"I’ve just begun lessons, and the course is already exceeding expectations! Thanks."
Karen Jones - Italian course in Edinburgh.
"I have been very happy with Maria Elena. We got on well and the lessons have been very enjoyable. Maria Elena brought a variety of material to the classes which has varied the learning material: grammar exercises, listening, reading, films, etc. I will miss these classes!"
Clare Fothergill - Italian course in Reading.
"I've now had 4 lessons with Marisia and am thoroughly enjoying it and making some good progress. Marisia is very professional and is clearly a very experienced tutor. She is organised and it's evident that she has spent time preparing for each meeting. Each meeting has been well structured, with varying methods of teaching adopted, keeping the lessons varied and interesting. Marisia also provides cultural and geographical references throughout which are both informative and entertaining."
Graham Dixon - Italian course in Bournemouth.
"We are very happy with our Italian lessons. Carmela is always very patient and constantly thinking of ways in which she can make learning interesting for the children. She is also very accommodating when we need to move the lessons from their regular slot."
Susan Garrone - Italian course in Stockport.
"I find it more beneficial to conduct the lessons in both Italian and English rather than simply Italian. In addition I appreciate being able to submit and receive
feedback on homework. Both contribute to building confidence."
David Steed - Italian course in Reading.
"The Japanese lessons are going well and I'm completely satisfied with all areas of the course."
James Bush - Japanese course in Harrogate.
"So far the Japanese lessons are going very well thank you."
Yash Nagar - Japanese course in Coventry.
"I really enjoyed my first lesson and can`t wait for the rest of them. Katherine my trainer and I talk a lot and got along well I would say, and she has a lot to help me with and I`m eager to learn more with her help. So I would like to thank you for your help with everything and for introducing me to Katherine."
Gary Hiscutt - Japanese course in Portsmouth.
"We are enjoying the course and find Maki very competent. The pace of the course and the materials provided are good and we are making good progress."
Farrokh Farmand - Japanese course in Newcastle, Spheric-Trafalgar Ltd..
"I am very happy with my lessons."
Eva Krug - Japanese course.
"The lessons are going very well."
Lara Lechner - Japanese course in Swansea.
"Aaron is an autistic child, so Yumiko, his teacher did a brilliant job!! (Marie)"
Jacqueline Mahoney - Japanese course in Warrington, Social Worker.
"No points for improvement. Service was good from start to finish. My teacher was very good and accommodating and challenged me more than any other teacher I have had. It was clear that she was a qualified and competent teacher. She was also very flexible which allowed me to balance my studies with my job. The service from Listen & Learn administration was also very good, especially as they allowed me to extend my course."
Steven Howden - Japanese course in Cardiff.
"I’m really enjoying learning Japanese and learning from my tutor’s personal knowledge of Japan! The flexibility of the course, support and payment plan are the three main reasons I am so happy to study with Listen & Learn and I would highly recommend this to anyone. Also I would recommend my tutor Fumika to anyone wanting to learn Japanese!"
Maddison Culley - Japanese course in Newcastle.
"My Japanese classes have gone very well thank you. I have reached my goals and we are using the final lessons to cement the knowledge I have gained."
Will Kerr - Japanese course in Southampton.
"The Japanese classes are going very well thank you. We have made a lot of progress in the short period of time I have been learning and I am very satisfied with that."
Will Kerr - Japanese course in Southampton.
"The Japanese lessons with Takako are great. I would struggle to find something negative about them. The Japanese textbook that we are using is maybe the best one I have seen so far. I think it would be good if you could use it as the standard textbook.These lessons are exactly what I was looking for. Takako is also very flexible with my schedule which is fantastic."
Vincent Roumiguieres - Japanese course in Crawley.
"Hyunjong was a great teacher for us. She carefully listened to our needs and taught us how to start a conversation. We had 20 two-hour lessons with her and enjoyed them all. We are presently enjoying our holiday in South Korea and we are finding that what we learned from Hyunjong is very useful. We would strongly recommend her as a teacher."
Andrew Manasse - Korean course in Sheffield.
"I have absolutely no complaints regarding my Korean lessons and I am happy about them. The teacher is flexible and understanding. There has been a few last minute changes on my end a few times and my teacher agreed to change or cancel our class which is very cool of her. She is also pretty much always smiling, patient and understanding. She is good at adapting her explanations to my skill level in simple ways that I can understand, which is quite important for me. Being a native Korean and having taught other people in the past shows that she knows her stuff as she relays the information quite well. She is always punctual and overall very professional. I needed someone that I get along with, that is easy going, and a nice and smiling person. She is pretty much all of that. "
CM - Korean course in Milton Keynes.
"Miho, my Korean teacher, is great. Not only is she teaching me the language but she also gives me some knowledge about country's culture,"
Thomas Bouche - Korean course in Bournemouth.
"Dragana is brilliant. She is very friendly and made the lesson fun."
Elizabeth Kirova - Macedonian course in London.
"My lessons are going extremely well. I am very happy my teacher and am really enjoying learning the language. Thanks!"
Peter Murray - Macedonian course in London.
Mandarin Chinese Testimonials
"Thank you again we really had a great experience. Kan Lee is an excellent teacher and we will really miss her."
Mark Donovan - Mandarin Chinese course in Dublin, Director, Mark Donovan & Associates limited.
"The lessons have been very well and Rowena our teacher has been very helpful."
Thomas Peter - Mandarin Chinese course in Milton Keynes, Chief Information Officer, Daimler.
"I've been in China, I used the stuff I have learnt and it was very useful! I am very happy with the course so far and wouldn't change anything."
Philip Jarman - Mandarin Chinese course in Cardiff, International & Postgraduate Recruitment Officer, Swansea University.
"The lessons are going very well thank you. Our Mandarin Chinese teacher is fantastic and very supporting."
Jemma Honey - Mandarin Chinese course in Plymouth.
"I am doing very well! I have really benefitted from spending the time we have with Kjersti my trainer because we have done a little grammar but the time is spent speaking Norwegian and getting more confidence in that area."
Becky Pearson - Norwegian course in Bristol, CEO, Community Foster Care.
"The Norwegian lessons are going so smoothly. We are super pleased with the teacher personally and her learning skills are great."
Maria Diouf - Norwegian course in Manchester.
"The lessons are going very well and we have a great teacher!"
Gary Steward - Polish course in Coventry.
"My teacher makes the lessons very interesting and is certainly going the extra mile to help what is quite a tricky language to learn."
Peter Sheppard - Polish course in Norwich.
"My Polish lessons are going really well. The teacher and I are get on really well in many ways and is excellent at having a conversation and then picking out teaching points from that. This means I am learning words and phrases that I really use which is just what I wanted. "
Roger Cope - Polish course in Bedford.
""I am very happy with the course so far after 3 lessons.Ewa is an excellent Polish teacher and I believe I am making progress even though I am a beginner.""
Owen Keegan - Polish course in Dublin.
"Sessions are excellent and I have already overcome fear of talking. I totally recommend Miguel my teacher."
Simon Crossley - Portuguese course in Bristol, Customer Marketing Director, William Grant & Sons Distillers Ltd.
"My teacher Valeria is very helpful and enthusiastic."
David Mortimer - Portuguese course in Exeter.
"The lessons are going very well! My teacher is excellent. She is very friendly, energetic and engaged. I'm very pleased with the way things are going."
Tom Brothwell - Portuguese course in Bristol.
"The lessons are going well and are very enjoyably (even the difficult one’s!)."
Gavin Coleman - Portuguese course in Newcastle.
"Thanks for your email, the Portuguese course is going OK. The arrangement for the time being are OK, I liaise directly with Camila to confirm or adjust the lessons on a weekly basis."
Manjeet Jheeta - Portuguese course in Crawley.
"Very pleased with the way the first lesson went, Ana's a lovely lady.
We gelled instantly. She knows her stuff! The course will assist my language learning immeasurably."
Shaun Hancox - Portuguese course in Birmingham.
"Lessons are going really well thank you. We feel that Graziely has a good idea of how we both learn and is really helpful and patient. We are managing to get to grips with lots of vocabulary as well as familiarising ourselves with hearing Portugese being spoken.
She takes great trouble to highlight the differences between the Portugese spoken in Portugal and that spoken in Brazil to make sure we are learning the correct pronunciation etc. Our lessons are both fun and challenging which I think is a good combination!"
Sara Jones - Portuguese course in Milton Keynes.
"The lessons are going very well. We are working a lot around the speaking and listening skills, which are the areas were I want to improve. I feel I have made important steps forward during this period. I am now able to have a conversation with the teacher on different topics."
Mariacristina Armellin - Portuguese course in Milton Keynes.
"My teacher is just brilliant! I really enjoyed my lesson and think I can learn well with her. I'm very impressed and happy."
JoJo Fabian - Portuguese course in Brighton.
"The course has gone very well and I am extremely satisfied with my teacher. I learn best under relaxed situations and that's the way she has organised our classes."
Denis Gallagher - Portuguese course in Cork.
"Lessons with my teacher are going well. As always, she is well prepared, patient and adapts each lesson to suit my understanding and knowledge."
Ian McCabe - Portuguese course in Newcastle.
"My lessons are well-prepared and also fun. My teacher uses a varied range of media including video, audio and books, making it a pleasure to learn."
Dominic Cole-Morgan - Portuguese course in Edinburgh.
"I was very happy with every aspect of the service that I received. Everything was very well prepared and organised with helpful and patient admin staff and a very kind and professional teacher. I consider that the service offered good value for money and every effort was made to provide a great customer experience. I would not hesitate to recommend Listen & Learn to anyone who is serious about learning languages."
Gary Atkinson - Portuguese course in Bournemouth.
"The lessons are extremely good. Marilisa is an excellent Portuguese teacher. She is very professional and a great person.Your agency has been so good, I am really impressed. Thank you very much for all your help, support and patience. It is very much appreciated.Thank you very much."
Gary Atkinson - Portuguese course in Bournemouth.
"The Portuguese lessons are going very well. I am very pleased with everything and thanks again for your help organizing everything."
Gary Atkinson - Portuguese course in Bournemouth.
"The Portuguese lessons have been going very well, thank you.Marie Lisa is a very kind and sincere lady. She is also very helpful and professional. She has helped me a lot and has made the lessons very interesting and enjoyable.I would like to do a G.C.S.E. in Portuguese (or a similar award) and will definitely keep Listen & Learn in mind when I am ready for that."
Gary Atkinson - Portuguese course in Bournemouth.
"I find Maria an excellent teacher. I'm starting to pick up the basics and supplementing the course with recommended books and audio material which helps me progress. I am looking at Romanian language daily now, even if it is only for a few minutes."
Mark Foster - Romanian course in Bristol.
"For feedback, I can give you 5 out of 5 for everything."
Robert Middleton - Russian course in Bristol, PMP, GradDipAppSc..
"The lessons are going really well. Irina has been a really good teacher and I've learnt a lot, especially considering I had no knowledge of Russian when I started. "
Lorna hicks - Russian course in Portsmouth.
"Darya is very accomodating and flexible and friendly. Her lessons are always well planned and she always has homework for me. I am very pleased with the lessons so far"
Fiona Overbeke - Russian course in Bristol.
"We have just had our very last lesson with Ms Irina and I cannot praise her enough. Your staff obviously took my wishlist into consideration, because my teacher really fulfilled all my expectations. Pedagogically she is very good and, I imagine, used to students of all levels. I know I have learned more with her during these months than during group study the whole last year.
This period has of course been rather concentrated and intense, as I knew it would be. I now am at a level where I can do some exercises and study on my own. "
Anne-Lise Bakke - Russian course in Edinburgh.
"Our instructor was lovely and we were very happy with our course. Thank you very much, Listen & Learn!"
Eleonora Green - Russian course in York, Edmund Optics Ltd.
"Everything is perfect – Ada, my teacher, is very patient."
Ciaran McArdle - Spanish course in Dublin, Research Platform Head, Henkel.
"Everything going very well."
Anita Barrett - Spanish course in Cork, Sector PMO, PepsiCo.
"So far so good, Sonia my trainer is really nice, and we are proceeding quite well."
Marcello Golfieri - Spanish course in Cork.
"I have no doubt that I want to continue these lessons once I get back from vacation. My lessons are very enjoyable and I have an excellent teacher who is patient and flexible! I enjoy working with her and can see she is passionate about what she does."
Frank Arnetta - Spanish course in Cork, VP Manufacturing, Pepsi Co.
"My first lesson with Adriana was lovely! We’ve been practicing every day and I look forward to this week’s lesson."
Kerry Smith - Spanish course in Aberdeen, The Warehouse Health Club.
"The lesson went very well. The pace and content were great, and the approach was exactly what we were looking for!"
Phil Latham - Spanish course in Bradford, Performance & Execution Manager, Equifax.
"My daughter and wife have been attending lessons with their teacher, Amaia. They speak very highly of her and would definitely recommend her to any other pupils in the area."
Dexter Outhwaite - Spanish course in Wakefield.
"I think that from the start, your whole team has been superb. Very professional and efficient. I had a small window of opportunity to squeeze my first course in, and you made that happen for me. Fransisca, my teacher, is always on time, very well prepared and patient!! She knows that I want to fit level one into 24 hours if I can, and she is working hard to maintain a pace through the sessions to help me achieve this. I will definitely choose Listen and Learn for all my language studies!"
Sara McCartney - Spanish course in Harrogate, Finance and Operations Director, GeoPlan.
"The first lesson was great! I really like Nancy. I am really pleased to be doing this!"
Judith Waters - Spanish course in Newcastle.
"Everything is going really well and Elana is very good!"
Cara Matthews - Spanish course in Bradford, Equifax Ltd.
"I am thoroughly enjoying the course and loving every moment of being able to converse with Gloria. She is a very good teacher and I am more than happy to remain with her for the rest of my course."
Mark Bransby - Spanish course in Cardiff.
"My teacher is both enthusiastic and patient. He makes a huge effort to make the lessons more interesting by tailoring them to my interests. I have achieved exactly what I wanted so I am delighted. I can now read novels (using a dictionary), watch films in Spanish (with Spanish subtitles) and generally make myself understood."
Tania Pawade - Spanish course in Edinburgh.
"We had lessons to organise in London. Listen & Learn were very helpful and the course was a success! Our clients were very satisfied and Listen & Learn takes care of their students. We wouldn’t hesitate too use them again!"
Mélusine DOMMANGET - Spanish course in London, Training Coordinator, LDS EASY LANGUES.
The lessons are going very well. Andrea, my Spanish teacher, is great, friendly, and knowledgeable. I am learning quickly having her as my instructor.I chose Listen & Learn because of the the level of flexibility. It is very useful that the teacher comes to my house as this fits in with my busy schedule.
Yvonne Moynihan - Spanish course in Dublin.
"We are all enjoying the Swahili lessons."
Anne Theroux - Swahili course in London.
"I've thoroughly enjoyed my Swahili lessons and will certainly be considering more in the future - but my work commitments are such that I am unable to consider them for the next couple of months. I will, however, be in touch again when I'm ready for more."
Kathleen Mathers - Swahili course in London.
"After just a few lessons, my teacher has already increased my confidence and made me realise I know more Swahili than I thought. I am hopeful by the time my course is complete I will be able to converse better and have a greater understanding when in the company of my Kenyan friends"
Annie Abson - Swahili course in Manchester.
"My Swedish lessons are going well and I've learned a lot!"
Marie Claude Chattemiche - Swedish course in Galway.
"The lessons are going really well I feel. Only two so far but we have assessed my level and are working accordingly. Maddie is very clear, supportive and encouraging in her teaching and the classes go very quickly. She is a very well mannered and pleasant lady to work with and I have no complaints whatsoever. Maddie varies the classes well, ranging from music to conversation to writing and exercises. "
John Pender - Swedish course in Dublin.
"I am getting on well with my lessons and look forward to continuing. I feel I am able to speak and understand far more than I was once able for. I still have a long way to go though."
Damien Swanson - Swedish course in Cardiff.
"My classes are going really well I'm pleased with the progress I have made so far!"
Konstantinos Tsimogiannis - Swedish course in Wolverhampton.
"We had our final lesson last week and I feel I have made some good progress and have achieved my goal. I went away for a long weekend in September to Sweden with my elderly mother (who is Swedish and suffers from early dementia so sometimes she forgets to speak English and speaks Swedish instead) and I managed to understand her and speak Swedish with her! The lessons I've had with Aviva have enormously helped me and set me up with a good basic understanding of the language. I also seem to have dredged up words and phrases from my childhood whilst I spent the holidays in Sweden with my family. "
SL - Swedish course in London.
"Lessons are good and I can tell that Sabine, my Swedish teacher, is trying different methods to see what works best for me and her.I chose Listen & Learn because of the free language test on your website that gave me a rough indication of my skill level and because of how easy it was to get in touch Swedish teachers in my city."
Kyle Newall - Swedish course in Colchester.
"Alicia has been a fantastic teacher and has really helped my confidence grow! I started with a basic understanding of Swedish as I hadn't been speaking or reading in Swedish for many years and Alicia has really helped refresh my memory and has especially improved my reading and writing so I feel very happy with the level I currently am at and I feel like I have achieved everything I wished to achieve."
Annika Nilsson - Swedish course.
"My lessons are going very well. I am enjoying my lessons with my teacher. She is a lovely person and a fantastic teacher."
Vicky Armitage - Turkish course in Newcastle.
"I am enjoying my sessions with my teacher Michael. As I already had a good basis of formal language teaching we have focused on conversation. It has been extremely useful to use regularly what I have learnt, and in consequence I have really improved my fluency. Since then I have been back at our 2nd home in Turkey and have benefited greatly from the conversation classes with Michael. Much improved my confidence in using Turkish."
Peter Simpson - Turkish course in Liverpool.
"It’s all going very well thank you!"
Ozgur Akgul - Turkish course in New York.
"I give 5 stars to Listen & Learn, the course, and my tutor! Great course and fantastic teacher – very supportive and happy to go at my pace, and also really helpful and flexible around other on-going commitments. I fully recommend the courses and would definitely use Listen & Learn for courses in the future!"
Julie Butterworth - Turkish course, JMB Health Consultancy Ltd.
"The lessons are going great, and my teacher is lovely and very good at what she does. I have no complaints, only praise."
Beliz Namli - Turkish course in Leeds, Ceramica Impex Ltd..
"As of right now, I would say I have only positive feedback for my experience with Listen & Learn. The process of finding a company, instructor, and setting up lesson for a language that is not very common in Ireland was very easy, and everyone at Listen & Learn was very willing to help me with any problem or questions that I had.
I would whole heartedly recommend Listen & Learn to anyone that is looking to find a language instructor.
Thank you again for all of your help."
Bradley Ellis - Turkish course in Galway.
"The lessons are going very well. Mila is good teacher, and the textbook is very thorough. Thank you Listen and Learn!"
Kathryn Bell - Ukrainian course in Peterborough.
"The lessons are very good, and I am very happy with my teacher."
Joy Notter - Vietnamese course in Birmingham, Birmingham City University.