A team of professional and highly motivated instructors are the key element for success in your learning.
These are the ten principles which guide our instructors :
In class we only use the target language
The teacher does not translate for you, but will help you to discover the meaning of words in context. This is done gradually and carefully, allowing time for the student to understand the language.
Classes are prioritized in oral expression
In order to use a language correctly, you have to first be able to speak it. Reading and writing are also taught, but language is introduced through speaking. The trainer ensures that all learners can pronounce every word correctly before the lesson proceeds.
and listening comprehension
The language patterns are learned by
Understanding the language in context encourages the learners to develop comprehension skills for general understanding. These abilities are required in everyday communication. Even grammar is learned by active example rather than through long and tedious grammar explanations.
example, not by explanations
Students have the opportunity to speak as
Learners are encouraged to use the language actively throughout the learning process. This requires total participation. Trainers keep their talking time to a minimum to allow learners the maximum amount of practice during a training session.
much as possible
Individualized learning requires a
The aims of each learner are considered and integrated; courses are designed to accommodate different learning styles. This all occurs in a fun and relaxed environment.
Learners are encouraged to self-correct to achieve accurate pronunciation and to be able to use a language structure efficiently in conversation. We regard language learning as a process of continual improvement
A positive approach to error correction is
If you already know a word or can use a structure, we will take it from there: building on your personal knowledge of the language.
Previous knowledge of a topic is checked
before presenting new language
You are encouraged to express opinions and experiment with the new language you have learned
Feel free to experiment
Although the aims of each session are clearly defined, trainers will use a variety techniques during the lesson. Different learning styles and contexts are considered: helping the learner to use the language in different real life situations.
A variety of training techniques are used
The language is introduced to the learner through speaking before it is presented in the written form. The Course Book is later used exclusively for reading, writing, listening and speaking practice.