Spanish in London
London is a multicultural city where you can hear such a great variety of languages that over 300,000 residents reported to the 2011 census that they don’t speak English at all. About 9,000 of the city’s linguistically diverse residents claim that Spanish is their mother tongue. So, if you would like to connect with this community and all they have to offer, from traditional dancing to delicious food, learning Spanish in London is a smart move. Studying the language can also be useful when it comes to business. Bilateral trade between the UK and Spain was worth 40 billion pounds in 2017, and more than 400 Spanish companies are registered in Britain. Additionally, the “Languages for the Future” report, published in 2017 by the British Council, tested the usefulness of languages in the UK. It analysed economics, education and opportunities for travel, and Spanish landed in the number one spot as the most useful language. What does this mean for you? It means there is no better time to learn Spanish than today! Contact us today and let’s make it happen.
Why Study Spanish in London
For Work and Travel: Trade between the UK and Latin America doubled between 2011 and 2016, according to a report by RSA Insurance Group, so learning Spanish in London will certainly give your employability a boost and companies looking to expand into Latin America are in need of people who speak Spanish and know the local cultures and customs. Similarly, if you are looking for a job with company with links with Spain, you can get in touch with the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the United Kingdom on Wigmore Street. Founded in 1886, this institution has the objective of advancing the economic and commercial relations between Spain and the United Kingdom by means of conferences and events. For example, every October, the Chamber organises a series of business breakfasts that welcome guest speakers, like the Spanish ambassador and businesspeople of Spanish origin, as well. The breakfast is followed by an open discussion between all event participants, so don’t miss out on this opportunity to impress them with your newly acquired Spanish. And the language is not just useful for finding new career opportunities but for improving the bank balance, too! Business Woman Media, in 2019, reported Spanish speakers can earn up to 20 percent more than a monolingual counterpart in the same job. This is the moment to make Spanish your second language!
For Culture: The fascinating Spanish and Latino cultures are present all over London for you to experience. For example, every June, there is a Spanish festival on Portobello Road that gathers together flamenco dancers, musicians, chefs and wine merchants to create a vibrant and colourful celebration of Spanish culture, food and music. Taste delicious paellas, croquetas, tortillas and jamón ibérico and experience the richness of Spain without leaving the city. And cinema-lovers will be happy to know they can attend the annual London Spanish Film Festival every September. Established in 2004, the festival comprises 5 days of traditional and contemporary Spanish cinema. In addition to showcasing the best films in their original language, the festival also features Q&As with directors and actors. Why not try to talk to them after the films are over and put your newly-acquired Spanish skills to use?
For Social: If you would like to meet like-minded people around London and share your passion for Spanish, you should join the London Spanish Language Meetup. This is a language exchange group that brings together people who want to practise their Spanish skills in a friendly space. And if you are more into parties and nightlife, you can go to the Scala on Pentonville Road with your new friends and experience a true Spanish fest without ever leaving London. This is the biggest Spanish night club in London. With three arenas under one roof and the best Spanish and international party tunes, chart hits, urban music and reggaeton, you will have the time of your life. Keep calm and party like the Spaniards!
Where to Learn Spanish in and around London
Ready to master your new language? At Language Trainers, we specialise in designing the best language programmes that will suit your skills and schedule. Plus, all our teachers are highly educated professionals with international experience. We are committed to the progress of our students and have guided many to fluency. So, send us a quick enquiry today and we will arrange for one of our instructors to go to your home or office. You can also take your classes in a public place, such as the Barbican Library on Silk St, the Ace Cafe London on the North Circular Rd or Rainforest Cafe on Shaftesbury Ave.
And if you are not based in downtown London, don’t worry. Reach out to us anyway because we have excellent tutors ready to get started in places like Watford, Wembley, Bromley, Twickenham, Croydon, Dartford, Windsor, Hayes and Harlow.
So, what are you waiting for? Let’s go, vamos! Unless you have never studied the language before, please take our free online Level Test so we can assess your current skills and then talk about the right Spanish course for you!
Europe boasts about 225 indigenous languages.
Bilingual children do better in school than monolinguals.
Over half of the world’s population is bilingual.
1-on-1 General Spanish Course in London
Our general one-on-one courses in London 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 London
Our Spanish courses in London 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 London (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 London
Maria is a native Italian speaker with an impressive academic background. She holds a PhD in Linguistics and Philology, and has written over 10 articles for journals, books, and conferences worldwide. In addition to teaching, she has experience in translation and editing.
Luis is a Spanish language trainer with over five years of teaching experience. He holds a degree in Translation and Interpretation, as well as a Certificate in Spanish Language Teaching to Adults. He has taught learners from a variety of backgrounds and skill levels.
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”Lessons all going fine.... The course and the teacher both excellent.”Spanish course in London, PA, Banco Santander
”Thanks for the very high quality service provided. Mar is an excellent teacher, and I have been referring her to other people in the bank.”Spanish course in London, Assistant Director, Banco Santander