Language Matters uses a practical approach with your needs in mind to teaching English, German, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese.

Language Matters offers programmes and courses in accordance with anticipated demand and limits its course intake to no more than ten students per course in order to guarantee active participation and rapid progress for all course participants.

Training is offered to all employees of Language Matters and learning another language is encouraged to help tutors understand their role and to identify with our learners. Our tutors take a personal interest in the progress of each individual learner and our services are designed with your needs in mind.

Adult courses and levels

Beginners course A1a

In this course, you will be making first contact with your new language. Our experienced teachers ensure that you receive both stimulating and effective classes, where speaking comes to the fore.

Not only will you learn the basics, you will also learn to navigate your way through day-to-day situations and gain an insight into cultural aspects.

Duration: 10 weeks
Languages: German, French, Italian, Spanish
Start: see Term Dates and Locations

All other languages are taught on a one-on-one basis and semi-private classes can also be arranged.

Elementary course A1

This course is designed for those who have completed the Beginners course or who can converse on a basic level in the language of choice. You will build on your previous knowledge and improve your ability to listen, speak, read and write in the target language.

All other languages are taught on a one-on-one basis and semi-private classes can also be arranged.

Duration: 10 weeks
Languages:  German, French, Italian, Spanish
Start: see Term Dates and Locations

All other languages are taught on a one-on-one basis and semi-private classes can also be arranged.

Intermediate courses, A2–B1

Here you will consolidate your knowledge of grammar and continue to build on your vocabulary.

You will learn to understand basic written texts and to write simple letters and notes. Additionally, you will learn to converse with native speakers on current events.

In this course, you will begin to set in place the requirements necessary to gain fluency not only in speaking but also reading and writing in your new language.

Duration: 10 weeks
Languages: German, French, Italian, Spanish
Start: see Term Dates and Locations

All other languages are taught on a one-on-one basis and semi-private classes can also be arranged.

Advanced courses, C1

This course is designed to bring you to a level of proficiency that allows you to express yourself spontaneously and fluently, without always having to search for the appropriate words.

Your vocabulary will be expanded so that comprehension of a wide range of demanding, longer written texts will be possible. The emphasis on conversational skills throughout this course will enable you to learn to speak in a clear and well-structured manner that allows you to express your point of view in detail and adjust your communication style to suit the audience.

The goal of this course is to be versatile and effective in your use of the target language, both in your social and working life, and during professional training or study. In this course, you will begin to develop the requirements necessary to prepare for one of the language-specific certificates or diplomas. Please contact us for further information.

Duration: 10 weeks
Languages: German, French, Italian, Spanish
Start: see Term Dates and Locations

All other languages are taught on a one-on-one basis and semi-private classes can also be arranged.

Conversational courses, B2

At this level, you will learn to express yourself accurately in most every day, social, and business situations. You will also be in the position to conduct basic negotiations and to compose complex, medium-length texts.

Apart from training in grammar, there will also be plenty of room for discussions. You will acquire the foundation that will enable you to later join the advanced group or prepare for one of the language-specific certificates.

Duration: 10 weeks
Languages: German, French, Italian, Spanish
Start: see Term Dates and Locations

All other languages are taught on a one-on-one basis and semi-private classes can also be arranged.

For more information, please contact us

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