Spanish, being one of the world’s most commonly spoken languages, is a highly useful language to learn. Knowing Spanish will enable you to fully explore Spain and Latin America, and will help you discover Hispanic and Latin American food, music, film and way of life. Spanish is one of the easiest languages for native English speakers to learn and it remains the most popular language among Cactus language learners, not least due to the high-demand for Spanish language skills in the professional world.
With so many language learning options available ranging from evening classes to online courses, it is often difficult to know where to start your Spanish language learning journey. It’s important to assess which type of language course or combination of courses is the most appropriate for you. To help you make the right choice, the experts at Cactus have compared the benefits of each alternative and provided a comprehensive list of language learning options to get you started.
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Taking an immersion course abroad is a very efficient way to start learning Spanish and to quickly improve your Spanish language skills. Not only it will increase your confidence in speaking Spanish, but it will also be a unique opportunity to discover and experience the culture of a Spanish-speaking country and practice Spanish with native speakers on a daily basis. Cactus has teamed up with the best language schools across the world to offer you a first-rate language learning experience.
Evening classes in the UK are ideal if you want to start learning Spanish after work or your studies. They are a great opportunity to study the language with a qualified, native or bilingual teacher and will help you learn Spanish quickly in a sociable environment. These courses also offer excellent preparation for a language holiday abroad, as they will enable you to understand the basics of Spanish prior to your trip. Are you a beginner? Find out more about our Beginners Language Courses.
If you can’t fit a group language course in your schedule or you prefer to study in your own time, one-to-one Spanish classes are the perfect solution. Cactus offers both face-to-face and Skype Spanish language lessons. These are tailored to your needs and can take place anywhere, anytime.
Online language courses are an excellent way to practice a language when and where you want. Such courses can’t fully replace lessons with a qualified teacher who will not only motivate you throughout your language learning journey, but will also answer any questions you may have. Nevertheless, they are an excellent way to supplement your lessons with a teacher. As it can be difficult to choose quality resources from the considerable number of courses available online, Cactus has carefully assessed and listed free online Spanish resources for your reference.
Living abroad is a dream that many long for, and it is often said to be the best way to achieve fluency in a foreign language. For fluent English speakers, one of the easiest ways to live abroad is by teaching English as a Foreign Language. You can become an English teacher abroad by taking a TEFL course with Cactus. You do not have to be a native speaker but you need a C1 level of English to take the course. We offer CELTA and Trinity Cert TESOL preparation courses across the world, including in Spain, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, and Peru. For more information about TEFL courses and advice on how to become a TEFL teacher, please visit our dedicated website, or email us.