Spanish in Birmingham
Spanish is one of the languages with the highest number of native speakers worldwide, only behind Chinese. As the official language of 21 countries and one of the 6 official languages of the United Nations and the European Union, learning Spanish opens the door to an entirely new perspective especially in Birmingham, the second most-populous city in the UK and one of its most diverse. Its inhabitants speak more than 108 languages, and one of the most popular ones is Spanish. Embrace the opportunity to study Spanish to be able to communicate with the Hispanic community in Birmingham! Our experienced, native-speaking teachers at Language Trainers will support you every step of the journey.
Why Study Spanish in Birmingham
For Work: Learning Spanish in Birmingham can certainly broaden your professional horizons. As a BBC analysis conducted in 2019 shows, the number of students studying foreign languages in the UK has been dropping in recent years. So, if you are looking for a new job, fluency in Spanish could be the skill you need to distinguish yourself from countless other candidates. For example, there are many companies such as Spanish Selection, Mondelez International and Claire’s who value bilingual employees. Also, with an economic output of over £985 million according to a report published by Birmingham City Council in 2019, this is a fantastic city to begin to establish financial connections on a global scale. So, you may want to join some of the events organised by the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce on Suffolk St, which usually organises events where the main speakers are of Spanish origin.
For Culture: Birmingham’s diversity extends to all aspects of the city’s culture. For example, you can attend the Latin American Festival on Hurst St, an annual event that exhibits some of the best dances from Spanish-speaking countries such as Mexico, Argentina, and Cuba, and celebrated its 23rd anniversary in 2018. And if you are a music fan, Birmingham’s Symphony Hall on Broad St frequently invites and features rising star musicians around the world, including young Spanish talents like Pablo Ferrández. All his songs are in Spanish, so take advantage of this opportunity to develop your listening skills even further! The Barber Institute of Fine Arts is also a fantastic exhibition for artists, featuring artwork from Spanish painter Pablo Picasso. This institution has guided tours around the museum in Spanish, so taking some lessons with us will allow you to take advantage of the Hispanic culture available at home.
For Social and Travel: Those who want to make new friends using their newly-acquired Spanish can do so by joining MeetUp groups such as Birmingham Spanish Speakers, with almost 3,000 members. The purpose of this group is to get together and speak in Spanish whilst having a great time. They welcome anyone with an interest in the language, so take advantage of this great opportunity to put your speaking skills into play while socialising! And if you would like to visit Spain, you will be glad to know that Birmingham Airport’s official website reports over a hundred direct flights to Spain every week, making the country easily accessible for any enthusiastic language lover. In just 2 hours you can be in the beautiful cities of Tenerife, Málaga, Barcelona or Madrid, communicating with locals with the vocabulary you learn with Language Trainers!
Where to Learn Spanish in and around Birmingham
The advantages of learning a language such as Spanish are endless. No matter your ability, Language Trainers provides lessons tailored to suit your needs and interests. Just get in touch with us and we will arrange for a native Spanish teacher to go to your home or office. You can also take the class at a public place if you prefer, such as the Library of Birmingham on Broad Street, 200 Degrees Coffee Shop on Colmore Row or Six Eight Kafe on Curzon Street.
Europe boasts about 225 indigenous languages.
Bilingual children do better in school than monolinguals.
Bilingual adults receive advantages over their monolingual counterparts, such as higher average salaries and more career opportunities.
1-on-1 General Spanish Course in Birmingham
Our general one-on-one courses in Birmingham will help students improve their Spanish level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our Spanish classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.
1-on-1 Business Spanish Course in Birmingham
Our Spanish courses in Birmingham are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone Spanish and email skills, as well as a level of survival Spanish, granting them the ability to work in a country where Spanish is the native tongue.
2-to-1 and Small Group
Spanish Courses in Birmingham (closed group)
Our Spanish courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One Spanish Course or In-Company Small Group Spanish Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster Spanish Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.
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Some of our Language Teachers in Birmingham
Matthew is a qualified English teacher who has taught English to learners in the UK and Italy. He holds a Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS) as well as his CELTA certificate. He is experienced in teaching English in both private lessons and groups.
Born and raised in Brazil, Simone is a native Portuguese speaker who has vast experience in language teaching and interpretation. She has taught both Portuguese and English to students in the UK and Brazil. Her clients as an interpreter have included the NHS. She has also worked for Derby City Council applying speaking tests for students taking GCSE exams in Portuguese.
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”Sandra was very happy with her course and the dedication shown by the tutor.”Spanish course in Birmingham, Managing Director, Banco Santander
”Lessons all going fine.... The course and the teacher both excellent.”Spanish course in London, PA, Banco Santander