About the Catalan language
Katalónsky (katalánsky) - the language of the Catalans, who belongs to oksitano-Romance subgroup of Romance languages Indo-European family. Catalan is spoken by about 11 million people in the Catalan lands in Spain, France, Andorra and Italy.
By the number of Catalan speakers - 6 Romance language in the European Union, Catalan is the 14th language by number of speakers in the world - 80 m.
Unlike neighboring Romance languages in Catalan 8 instead of 7 vowels and the names used before the definite article.
Interestingly, it is the longest in the world without interruption listed in the "Guinness Book of Records", was delivered perpinyantsem Lewis Kuletom mainly in Catalan.
Why learn Catalan on Skype
Catalan lessons by Skype will let you combine all the benefits of traditional learning with the advantages of online learning. So, just like in traditional courses, you will study with one of our professional Italian instructors, but you will be able to set a schedule that is convenient for you, and you save time because you don't have to leave your own home. Your instructor will be a native speaker from Spain. And, you are guaranteed a personalized learning experience. If, for example, you want to focus only on conversational Catalan instead of grammar, you just need to discuss this with your instructor.
How to learn Catalan on Skype
Lessons on Skype do not differ from traditional private lessons during which the student and the teacher can see and hear each other. All the materials that you will need for each lesson are sent to you electronically in advance. Because your lessons on Skype are one-on-one, you and your instructor can easily tailor your learning experience to your needs and desires. You can focus on the topics that are most important and interesting to you, and you can spend as much time as you need to on any particular topic. So, if you need to spend extra time on numbers, for example, you just need to tell your instructor. Your course of study is designed just for you, so don't be afraid to speak up!
To start learning Catalan, you first need to register on the website. After you register, a consultant will contact you to discuss what it is that you want to learn and when you want to study. The consultant will then pick the most suitable instructor for you and arrange a free trial lesson. During the trial lesson, the tutor will assess your language level so that a course of study can be developed for you. After the trial lesson, a consultant will help you understand how to pay for classes. Then, you can start to learn Catalan!
Choose your course!
- General course
- Conversational course
- Foreign language for tourists
- Business course
- Exam preparation
- Foreign language for kids
- Custom developed programs
The school is very serious about the choice of teachers. Our teachers must not only be fluent in a foreign language, but also have a pedagogical or linguistic education, work experience not less than 4 years, the ability to work with people and a good command of online foreign language teaching methods.
Our school conducts interviews and tests each teacher.
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