Spanish lessons blog


Using technology to learn Spanish

As tutors, we often get asked by students how learning Spanish can fit seamlessly into their lives without becoming mundane or losing interest. One of those ways is with technology. The use of technology has enabled even the laziest of language learners to fit Spanish learning into their schedule without it even feeling like ‘work’. Plus learners can pick and choose

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Second venue now open & extended tutoring times

A second teaching venue: London Spanish Academy are pleased to announce a second teaching venue. For those that are unable to attend our venue in Bayswater, W2, we are now offering private one-to-one classes and group training in our new venue in Kings Cross/Angel, N1: York House, 207-221 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9UZ. Don’t forget we can also teach at your

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Thank you to our students and team

As London Spanish Academy approaches the end of the year, we wanted to thank our students, clients and affiliates for their continued support. We’ve come a long way since we first started in 2002! We now have two academies, several teaching venues and a growing team of tutors and office staff. We’ve tutored hundreds of students, from all ages and

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Learning Business Spanish

Why Learning Spanish Is Increasingly Important In Business In The British Council’s 2013 “Languages of the Future” report, which ranks non-English languages in order of importance for British citizens to learn based on a thorough analysis of cultural and economical factors, Spanish topped the list. There are an estimated 550 million Spanish speakers as a native or second language and

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GCSE, AS & A2 Spanish assessments

This month’s blog post is about the influx of exam level students we have had who are seeking guidance and support from us as they adjust to the next year in their Spanish level, from GCSE to AS Level or from AS to A2 Level Spanish. The jump from GCSE to AS and then again to A2 Level can be significant. The

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Recent developments

This month’s blog is about new features, additions, assessments and recent developments in general at London Spanish Academy. We have been tutoring Spanish for over 11 years so it was time for a re-brand. We have a fresh website, which we feel informs Spanish learners about what the Spanish classes we offer, the teaching resources we use, the tutors that work for us

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Tutor Trip to Central America

This month I’m writing to you from Central America! I’m here on a 6 week sabbatical, taking in the sights and wonders of Mexico, Guatemala, Belize and Cuba. The trip so far has been like nothing I’ve experienced before: imposing Mayan ruins, dense jungles steeped in wildlife, cascading waterfalls, river canyons, regional delicacies, artisan wares sold in bustling hilltop markets,

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Bienvenidos a la academia

This month has been our busiest yet with a record number of students starting Spanish lessons with us! We’re welcoming new students who are learning for various reasons: to improve their Spanish conversation, study for their Spanish GCSE exam, to grasp some holiday Spanish and also to learn business Spanish to communicate with their clients. Some have already put their

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Feedback from Spanish AS level exam revision course

Having recently completed the Easter Spanish AS level exam revision course, it was encouraging to see so many students take the opportunity to consolidate their learning and to fill in any gaps they may have as well as focus on proven exam techniques and past paper practices. Students often appreciate the chance to be able to address any last-minute concerns

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GCSE, AS and A level Spanish exam preparation

Hola, This post is for exam students who are taking GCSE, AS and A level exams this year and beyond. We offer exam preparation classes if students are experiencing difficulties in class. Often, students want extra tuition to bring their grade up a few boundaries, would like help with assessments or improve their general confidence in exams. The difference between

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