You and your group can be trained by our native speaker qualified Spanish teachers, and can meet at your place of work or home at a time convenient to you. Tutorials can take place any day of the week, including weekends, and can be scheduled for the morning, afternoon or evening. If your home or office is not suitable for you, you can attend the lesson at the teacher's offices. You will be provided with all relevant lesson materials.
These Spanish lessons fit a broader spectrum, and can be useful for those who need different things from the language. Most beginner students will have a handle of survival Spanish by the end of their lesson, which will provide them with enough Spanish to communicate at least at a basic level during short trips to the country, but those who require more would benefit greatly from these sessions. Typical students have been those eager to travel all over the world, those buying overseas property, those with foreign spouses, aficionados of Spanish culture and those who just wish to pass a particular Spanish exam.
Those who would benefit the most from these Spanish tutorials are those who feel they need to learn Spanish to help them out in their business lives. For starters, learning salutations and business etiquette is integral; once these have been practiced then reading and writing lessons can start. Typical studiers have been those involved in international import/export, negotiations and acquisitions, those in multinational companies requiring another language, and those working in any way with international governments and relevant administration. Just our simplest lesson for beginners will have students finishing the lessons with basic telephone and e-mail Spanish, as well as survival Spanish should a visit to the country be necessary.
Those wishing to learn Spanish in groups of 2 or more together (Two-to-One Spanish Lessons or Small Group In-Company Spanish Lessons) can sign up for our group classes. All students must be at nearly the same level of Spanish proficiency, must have the same needs from the language, and must be able to study at the same time and place as the others. Bookings must be made for all students simultaneously. Listen & Learn do not propose group sizes or more than 6-8 people, but In-Company Taster Spanish Lessons can occur with up to 12 people.
Spanish is phonetic: if you can read it, you can speak it
Spanish nouns and pronouns don't change much in form, but they are split into 2 genders; and each verb has about 50 different forms
Italian and Spanish are generally mutually intelligible: native speakers of each language have little difficulty in understanding one another
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"The lessons are going great! Yuriko is a great teacher and she's in the process of finding a suitable text for me. I'm learning a lot of vocabulary and she's teaching me Latin American Spanish (which I prefer to learn). Thanks,"
Winston SalemThe North Carolina towns of Winston and Salem decided to merge in 1913, and became what is now one of the most industrious and progressive communities in the Southeastern United States. Winston-Salem is home to some of the largest tobacco companies in the world, which has brought business people from all corners of the globe to this lush, hill-studded area of North Carolina. With a thriving international business community, more and more Winston-Salem residents have started learning new languages. The growing Asian and Hispanic populations in the area have made Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Spanish among the most popular and most useful to learn. Winston-Salem is home to over 250,000 residents and the population is 25% African-American, 48% White and 4% Hispanic