Speaking more than one language, for some, is a gift they received from birth. For others, it is the result of hard work and dedication. In either case, anyone who speaks more than one language will understand the value, the empowerment, and the pleasure of being able to communicate in more than one tongue.
Cactus is run by a team of multilingual language and travel enthusiasts, all of whom have taken many language courses themselves, both in the UK and overseas. With an innate passion for language learning the team is dedicated to helping anyone who wants to begin, to develop, or to fulfil their language learning journey. In an increasingly globalised world people need a second, third, or even fourth language for work, for mixed-nationality relationships, and for moving abroad. Our language learning experts will answer any question you have about your language learning journey and help you find the best course for you.
For more information on any of our courses, or just general advice on language learning, please call us on 01273 830 960 or email us. Our multilingual team will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
With almost 20 years experience in language teaching, having trained over 150,000 people to date, Cactus was one of the first language providers in the UK to send language learners overseas for immersion courses across the world. From there, our evening language courses department was established, and a couple of years later our corporate language training division was launched. Throughout this time the goals of Cactus have remained the same to provide a high level of quality communicative language teaching at an affordable and accessible price.
Today, Cactus offers more than 20 languages in 11 city centre locations across the UK. Our head office is in Brighton, East Sussex, and we work with a strong network of partner schools who provide the facilities and classrooms where are courses are delivered.
All learners are different, which means that everyone has different learning experiences, different learning styles and different learning goals. This is at the forefront of our approach, and it is a factor we regularly address to ensure all our students are satisfied at the end of their course. We seek to ensure that your language learning experience with us is a positive one, from the moment you find our website, to the end of your last level with us.
Operations Manager: Mia
Myungsuk holds a MA in English language Teaching & Applied Linguistics from Kings College London and has worked at Cactus Language since 2017. Myungsuk also holds a Diploma in International E-business from Hove College and previously has been a General Manager for an hospitality business over a number of years. Myungsuk speaks Korean, enjoys playing the piano in her free time, and has a particular interest in baroque music.
Head of Evening Language Courses: Lewis
Lewis joined Cactus in June 2017 and has an established history of management experience in the education industry. Having graduated with a BA in History from the University of Plymouth, Lewis has a strong interest in French history, enjoys reading, music and travelling, and is currently studying French in his free time.
Digital Marketing & Evening Courses Executive: Maria
Maria holds a BA in Media Studies from the University of Santiago de Compostela and a MA in Digital Contents And Formats from the University of Valencia. She also holds the Certificate of Pedagogical Aptitude (CAP) and has extensive work experience in educational institutions. She has worked at Cactus Language since 2016. Maria speaks Spanish, is fluent in Portuguese and enjoys exploring new cultures through travelling and reading.
Academic Director: Fay
Holding the CertTESOL, DELTA, BA in Spanish and American Studies, an MA in Hispanic Literature from University College London and the DipELTM, and an English/Spanish speaker, Fay looks after the academic health and integrity of our language programmes. She is perfectly placed to do so with vast experience in the teaching industry, including 5 years running English language schools, 12 years as a teacher, 7 years as a teacher trainer, and having held positions such as University of Cambridge CELTA Assessor and Trinity College London Examiner.