English is the second most spoken language in the world. With increasing globalization, the advancement of scientific investigation, new communication technology, and the growth of the American economy, have made English a necessity in almost all new professions. Now English is not just a competitive advantage; it is a necessity.
German is the most common native language in Europe. It is spoken in Austria, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, and many other countries in eastern Europe. More that 100,000,000 people speak it as their native tongue, and more than 80,000,000 speak it as a second language. It is also popular due to the economic success of many German-speaking countries, as well as its prevalence and utility in industry, science, and technology.
Russia is an emerging economy that and receives more and more visitors every year. Russian is one of the six official languages of the UN, with over 145,000,000 speakers, making it the most important Slavic language in the world.
Why learn languages?
❝If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.❞
❝One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.❞
❝The limits of my language are the limits of my world.❞
❝Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can; there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.❞
❝Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.❞
❝You can never understand one language until you understand at least two.❞
❝To have another language is to possess a second soul.❞
❝Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.❞
‒Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
❝Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going.❞
‒Rita Mae Brown
❝Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.❞
‒Oliver Wendell Holmes
In our courses we pursue the acquisition of skill sets necessary to effectively communicate in both personal and professional situations. We focus on four main aspects of language: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Our courses are aimed at children, teenagers and adults and are adapted to the necessities of each age and level.
- Children (up to 10 years)
- 2 hours weekly (2 classes of one hour)
- Teens (11 to 15 years)
- 3 hours weekly (two classes of an hour an a half) for English. 2 hours weekly (2 classes of one hour) for German and Russian.
- Adults (16+)
- 3 hours weekly (two classes of an hour an a half)
ONE TO ONE Private lessons offer the flexibility and customization you need to learn languages quickly and effectively. We adapt to your schedule, guaranteeing flexible hours in our facilities from 08.00 to 22.00, Monday to Friday, and from 09.00h to 14.00h Saturday. Classes ONE TO ONE can be scheduled for the academic year or for short, intensive periods. You choose.
Technical, Commercial or Business Courses
If you are a professional adult and you want to enhance your value to your professional sector, change jobs or even work abroad, we offer the possibility to improve your listening comprehension, written and oral expression and grammar in different languages. We will work with you to design a course that suits your needs. You can receive individual or small group classes with teachers with experience teaching at a technical, commercial or business level.
We have morning and evening courses. Enrollment for 2013-2014 begins 9th of September 2013