Cactus Foreign Language Courses
Cactus Foreign Language Courses
St Giles is pleased to work in partnership with Cactus Language Training to offer evening & part-time courses in some 13 languages at its schools in the UK.Cactus is the leading provider of language courses and language holidays in the UK and abroad. Their courses cover a wide range of topic areas, vocabulary, grammar and real-life communication skills. St Giles is pleased to have partnered with Cactus to offer courses in 13 different foreign languages at our centres in the UK and Canada.
Visit the Cactus website for course dates, prices and more details.
Cactus specialises in organising language courses for individuals and groups, having done so since 1999 for clients all over the globe and for diverse needs and budgets. With an extensive network of approved teachers and a strong in-house academic team, we are able to design our own courses and tailor a course to suit specific learning needs, anywhere in the world.
All Cactus courses are carefully designed and structured to cover a wide range of topic areas, vocabulary, grammar and real-life communication skills. A Cactus Foreign Language Course includes the following elements:
- Spoken communication to build your confidence in interacting with native speakers
- Listening and reading to improve understanding
- Grammatical and sentence structure so you can express yourself accurately
- Everyday language you can use in real-life situations, both spoken and written
- Written communication for use in texts, emails, and more traditional writing skills
All Cactus trainers are fully qualified and experienced foreign language teachers with a specialised background in adult education.
The trainers understand that different students have different needs. Their "learner centred" teaching approach ensures that individual needs are met. Classes are taught in small groups by qualified and experienced foreign language speakers, ideal for learning and practising all the 4 skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing, with a focus on being able to communicate effectively in the language - the main requirements of today's modern language learner.
All Cactus Foreign Language Courses use a text book, which forms the basis of your study. This is supplemented by a variety of authentic listening, reading and practice materials. No hidden fees - all materials are included in the price of the course.
Languages: Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Arabic, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Hindi, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Turkish, Czech, Hebrew
Levels: Beginner to advanced
Start dates: January, April, July & September
Classes: One 2-hour class on one evening each week for 10 weeks (20 hours total)
Class size: Min 4 / max 12 students
Ideal for: Long-term learning, and those who want to learn the basics or brush up on an existing language before a holiday.
Courses are taught by fully qualified, native speaker teachers who focus on practical language for use outside the classroom. Classes are lively, fun and engaging, employing a variety of teaching methods to practise the main language skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing. Above all they are social, and you are guaranteed to meet like-minded people and leave the classroom feeling confident and inspired!
Book at our specialist evening courses website: www.languagecoursesuk.co.uk.
There are 12 levels offered by Cactus. You can use the guide below to see which level you should take: