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Spanish Courses for Business in Belfast

On average SIMON & SIMON’s team of qualified native Spanish-speaking teachers hold 15 years of experience, and we regularly receive positive feedback regarding our Spanish tutor’s performance.

The Communicative Approach

Professionals and private individuals from all across the UK have benefitted from a Business Spanish Language Course with SIMON & SIMON, each of which are fully tailored to the requirements of the learner. Before the start of your course, you will be sent a specific profile on your teacher, detailing their previous experience and background.

Maybe your only previous experience of studying Spanish is what you remember from school. Modern language teaching has drastically changed in recent years, and it is now considered a more rewarding and entertaining experience. Your Business Spanish Course in Belfast will take place almost entirely in Spanish, a teaching approach known as The Communicative Approach. Utilising this modern teaching approach, students can make progress right from the start of their Spanish course in Belfast. You will soon have the confidence to use your newfound Spanish skills in a range of social and business settings.

In depth: Our Spanish Courses for Business in Belfast

Spanish Teaching Approach & Experience

Private individuals and professionals in companies all over the UK have profited from undertaking a Spanish Language Course with SIMON & SIMON. Averaging 15 years of experience, our native Spanish speaking qualified teachers construct your course so that your individual requirements are met, no matter what your level of experience. Our Spanish teachers receive excellent feedback from our clients. A profile, containing information about the Spanish teacher’s background and experience, is sent to each student before the Spanish lessons start.

Modern language teaching is now approached much differently to how you might remember learning languages in school. The experience is now much more fun and rewarding. The Communicative Approach, where your Spanish teacher will conduct your lessons almost entirely in Spanish means that progress is made from your very first lesson. Soon, you will have such confidence that using Spanish in a social or business setting will be no problem.

1:1 and Group Spanish Courses in Belfast

Our Spanish courses are usually offered by our clients as 1:1 training for their employees. Group sessions, however, are also available and can be excellent value for money. Planning is required so that participants all meet at the same time each week, and we recommend that numbers are kept to 6 or less. 1:1 Spanish lessons at Belfast mean that you will have your individual needs, weaknesses and strengths catered for, so that your progress is quicker.

Spanish Course Management

A multi-lingual Account Manager with extensive experience is responsible for each SIMON & SIMON Spanish language course. A profile on your trainer, Course Plan and course materials will be sent to you when you start your Spanish course. After every 40 hours of training you will receive a Progress Report. We will also send you Breaking the Language Barrier, our quarterly newsletter, which contains a wonderful prize draw and valuable language learning resource weblinks.

Spanish Course Locations & Schedules

SIMON & SIMON has arranged Spanish language courses for clients in numerous locations, and with our global network of language trainers we can organise a Spanish language course for you wherever you are – in almost any major city in the UK, Europe and beyond. The vast majority of our Spanish lessons take place at our clients’ offices, removing the need for you to travel, but Spanish lessons can take place in your home if that is more convenient. We can also arrange full-time residential Spanish language courses for you – just contact our office for information on available destinations.

Belfast Spanish Course Schedules

The Spanish language courses in Belfast that we run go on through the year. Each week, most of our students will attend at least one of our 90-minute lessons, but many will do more. We can also arrange Weekend Courses for you. Spanish courses run from Monday to Friday, any time from 8am to 6pm. Intensive Spanish language courses can be arranged in residential centres abroad or in the UK, or on clients’ premises for 30 hours per week, 6 hours a day Monday to Friday.

Spanish Course Content

Before you start your Spanish language course we will assess your level of Spanish and speak to you about your aims so that your Spanish language course can be customised for you. You may have never been exposed to Spanish before and wish to develop basic survival skills, or you may have some experience and wish to be able to speak more fluently in Spanish when discussing business. You may want to further your ability to use Spanish in negotiations and meetings or better your comprehension and pronunciation abilities. Whatever goals you may have, our experienced Spanish language trainers will tailor your Spanish course so that your goals can be quickly met.

Spanish Language Examination Courses

We are happy to help in your preparation for any Spanish examinations. Our students have a 95% pass rate and we think that their success shows the value of our policy of working with above-average experienced Spanish teachers in Belfast. Issuing of results certificates, registration for Spanish examinations and administration of such exams is also provided by SIMON & SIMON.

About Spanish

Spanish is a Romance language in the Ibero-Romance group that evolved from several languages and dialects in the central-north of Iberia during the 9th century and gradually spread with the expansion of the Kingdom of Castile into central and southern Iberia during the later Medieval period. In 1999, there were 358 million people speaking Spanish as a native language and a total of 417 million speakers worldwide. As of 2010 these figures are up to 400 and 500 million people respectively. Spanish is the second most natively spoken language in the world, after Mandarin Chinese. Mexico contains the largest population of Spanish speakers. Spanish is one of the six official languages of the United Nations.

About Belfast

Belfast is the capital of and largest city in Northern Ireland, as well as the second largest city in Ireland. It is the seat of devolved government and legislative Northern Ireland Assembly. The city forms part of the largest urban area in Northern Ireland, and the main settlement in the province of Ulster. The city of Belfast has a population of 267,500 and lies at the heart of the Belfast urban area, which has a population of 483,418. The Larger Urban Zone, as defined by the European Union, has a total population 641,638. Belfast was granted city status in 1888. Historically, Belfast has been a centre for the Irish linen industry (earning the nickname “Linenopolis”), tobacco production, rope-making and shipbuilding: the city’s main shipbuilders, Harland and Wolff, which built the ill-fated RMS Titanic, propelled Belfast on to the global stage in the early 20th century as the largest and most productive shipyard in the world. Belfast played a key role in the Industrial Revolution, establishing its place as a global industrial centre until the latter half of the 20th century.

Assess Your Spanish Level

The table below is based on recognised language levels used by various academic institutions across the European Union. A highly motivated student attending weekly sessions with their Spanish language trainer in Belfast can expect to move from one level to another after 50 hours providing they also commit to a similar number of hours of self-study.

Of course, some people find learning languages easier than others, and some students will have more opportunities to practise Spanish in the course of their work and leisure, so these factors also need to be considered when trying to assess how long it will take to move from one level to another.

 

Whether you’re learning a language for the first time or are looking to develop your existing language skills, call SIMON & SIMON today on +44 (0)20 7821 0999 to discuss the best language training course for you.

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