Virtual Classrooms

About Virtual Classrooms

Virtual classrooms offer a unique online learning experience. Our expert language tutors engage in live interactions with students, delivering activities that practise the four key skills as well as grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. Our online tutors are the same qualified tutors that teach our face-to-face courses and they employ the same proven method in their online lessons. Students experience a live classroom environment, via teacher screen-sharing platforms such as Zoom. During our virtual classes students participate in a range of interactive activities, allowing students to develop their speaking and communication skills.

✅ Small class sizes (average 6 students)

✅ Cost-efficient alternative and no travel expenses incurred

✅ Qualified native speakers or bilingual tutors

✅ Learn from any location in the UK

✅ Interactive and engaging learning

✅ Join using your device of choice; phone, tablet, laptop, PC

✅ Receive a certificate of completion


How Does It Work

All languages and levels are available

✅ Lessons are delivered online, via Zoom

✅ Vocabulary and grammar points on the ‘white board’

✅ Reading tasks via file sharing

✅ Listening exercises

✅ Communication and speaking using the ‘break-out rooms’

✅ Individual feedback using the chat function

✅ Reading, writing, speaking and listening are covered


Requirements of a Virtual Classroom

✅ A strong internet connection

✅ A device (such as laptop) with integrated audio and webcam

✅ Headphones

✅ Install the free online learning platform – Zoom


What Happens in a Virtual Classroom

The online courses are available at all levels from beginners to advanced. This way, you will be able to achieve the desired learning progress for the language of your choice.


Tutors will regularly provide feedback and individual learning tips. Our teachers are qualified, with many years of experience and you can reach them via MyCactus if you have any questions.

Learning Programme

You will follow a course book as in a face-to-face class. You will practice reading, writing, speaking and listening the language using professional study materials and our proven method. As in a face-to-face class, you will work with the other course participants on various group exercises.


Up to ten students will be joining the online classes, the average number of students in a group is 6. It will provide the opportunity to interact with your tutor, with the other students and to practise your speaking skills. The international mixture of the classes allows an intercultural exchange and diversifies the learning experience.

Read more about what to expect from a Cactus Online Language Course…


What if I Can’t Attend One of My Lessons?

If on occasion you are unable to join your virtual classroom, the teacher will provide a detailed outline of the lesson content. You can access it on your MyCactus account.

MyCactus is our online platform for language students. MyCactus is where you can access information about your course, schedule, lesson content and homework. You can also message your teacher or the Cactus Team through the personalised message centre and message inbox.




Further Information

For information on our courses check our Language Course Questions page, contact us or call us on 01273 830 960. Our multilingual team will be happy to answer any question you may have.




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