SPANISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
Our Junior program is conceived for kids and teenagers who want to have fun while they learn the language. Here, learners study Spanish through leisure activities such as games, music, painting, movies, among others, which will make learning Spanish in Bogota an outstanding experience.
This program has been conceived for professionals who need and want to study Spanish. Based on an analysis of every student and his/her learning style, each session is designed to suit the learners’ needs in order to boost their language learning skills as well as the potential use of the second language in the learner’s field of expertise. Hence, the Professional program also holds as an objective the applicability of what is learnt in the Spanish sessions to real contexts through relevant and yet amusing activities.
Our Senior program combines experiential learning with amusing communicative activities. Students will be able to learn Spanish in Bogota through amenable conversations over a cup of Colombian coffee in any of the many Cafés in the city, or they can also visit a museum or even go out for a traditional meal; all of these have been conceived for a pleasant and friendly learning experience filled with enjoyable moments.
Furthermore, we also offer Spanish classes focused on the following:
- Spanish for business.
- Spanish through Colombian culture and history.
- Spanish through educational tourism in Bogotá and Cundinamarca region.
Our Program of Spanish as a second language has been conceived through the communicative approach, which allows us to present students with genuine situations for them to use their second language in one of the most vibrant capital cities of Latin America. The cornerstone of our Spanish classes in Bogota is the development of customized language sessions that focus on the needs of each student. Such needs are taken into account in sessions where teaching and learning are promoted through interaction.
This way, every student will be able to speak, listen, read, write and feel the Spanish language. Such goal is reached through experiential learning sessions that will make students fall in love with the language and the culture of the city, always bearing in mind the importance of enjoying the teaching/learning process where we offer more than just language structures.
LANGUAGE EXCHANGE: LANGUAGE COMPANIONS IN BOGOTA
Social and cultural activities
We customize our Spanish classes to each student’s learning needs. Once we have profiled students’ skills, we are able to offer personalized lessons in differentiated classrooms where we put together solid learning groups. Hence, having the need to use all his/her language skills, every student will be able to enjoy an environment where learning comes naturally.
Language exchange: In the last few years, this practice, based on Cormier’s method, has been revolutionary in language teaching and learning around the world. Language exchange implies the experiencing of amusing real situations, such as talks, in order to interact with different cultures, peoples, thoughts and world views.
Gamification: Whether you are a child or a grown up, you can have lots of fun while you study Spanish with us, for we use playful activities that will help you in the process. Using this approach, you will find the way to relax yourself and open up to learning through leisure activities.
Project based approach: In this approach, students can carry out simple projects, such as writing letters and other kinds of simple texts, as well as more complex projects such as analyzing films, songs or radio programs. Through projects that will demand various activities that challenge students, this approach promotes the learning of Spanish through meaningful and relevant situations.
Task based classroom: Our classes are designed through activities where students face language use, which boosts their learning. Based on selected tasks, we reach the teaching/learning goals with no need of monotonous classes that may offer tons of potentially useless information that you will probably not remember.
Realia: This is a resourceful teaching techniques that elicits learning from what the student experiences. Through this practice, learners are forced to immerse themselves in the context where Spanish is used and experience the language and its culture. Tourism around the city, a Café, going to a supermarket or even karaoke are just a few of the situations through which you can have your Spanish classes in Bogota.
This study plan is based on international language learning standards (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), which helps your level of Spanish get to where you need it. We focus on skills and adapt our classes and activities to you, so that you get the most out of them.