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Spanish Teacher

Can you say hello in your language and introduce yourself?

¡Hola! ¿Qué tal? My name is Antonio, but everybody calls me Toño because, you can see, I am not Antonio Banderas… I teach Spanish in London

How long have you been living in the UK?

I moved to London two years ago, which is when i started teaching for Cactus

What is your degree and teaching experience?

I have a Degree in Art History, and when I realised that teaching is my passion, I did a Postgraduate in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language. After that, i did a Masters degree in Research in Language and Literature Teaching at University of Barcelona. I have taught in Spain, Sweden and Russia.

Have you ever worked in another field?

I have worked as a journalist and in customer service.

Where were you born and what is the city famous for?

I was born in Barcelona, a famous city for Gaudí (Architect), Messi (Footballer), beaches, sun and food.

Do you have specific language learning tips?

Don’t forget that learning a language is step by step process. Use every opportunity you have to practice and use your target language. Most importantly, try to enjoy what you are learning.

I am looking forward to meeting you in my class!

Espero verte en mi curso y disfrutar juntos. ¡Hasta pronto!

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Frequently asked questions

What will I learn?

Our Course Outlines give an overview of the content and learning framework of Cactus courses. Includes themes, grammar and vocabulary you can typically expect to cover. These are intended as a guide only. Language teachers may at times adapt the course content to suit the specific level, aims and interests of the class.

How do I know what level I am?

Are you unsure where to start or progress to? Then take our level test and read our level descriptions for guidance.

Do I receive a qualification or certificate?

At the end of your course you receive a certificate of participation. You will be able to be download it from your MyCactus account. This confirms the language and level of course you have taken. Our course levels are based on two internationally recognised systems. You will have a universally accepted reference for your studies. (Important: Please note that you must complete the end of course questionnaire sent to you to be able to get your certificate! You will receive the course questionnaire by e-mail at the end of your course.)

Do I need a course book?

You will need a course book to attend your course. Course books are not included in the course fees. We recommend that you buy your own course book separately before your course starts. We will let you know which course book you will require and advise where you can purchase this. Please note that a course book often covers more than one level. So if you progress to the next course, you may not necessarily need to buy a new book. Again, we will advise you of this at the time. The course book is chosen by our teachers and academic team. This is based on which book is most suitable for the level of the class whilst offering the most communicative approach.

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