Language Center CIT.es
In our language courses online (Spanish, English, Russian and German) we use an effective and accessible methodology and integrate different resources and strategies to improve the academic results of our students.
These are the aspects that characterise our approach to teaching online and lead us to meet your educational objectives in:
- Qualified native teachers with formal education in teaching foreign languages.
- Small groups (up to 8 students in class and 8 students online) to deliver a more personalised experience to each student and encourage an active participation of all students.
- Classes are taught entirely in the language of the course.
- Mixed classes: in class and online at the same time.
- Video streaming with resolution of High Quality no less than “Full HD (1080p)”.
- Entry test to identify the language level of the student and assign students to relevant groups.
- The courses are designed by levels or sub-levels, according to the requirements of the Common European Framework of Reference for Learning, Teaching and Assessment of language knowledge.
- Teaching conversational, grammatical, and cultural aspects in addition to other important aspects of language learning: vocabulary, spelling, phonetics and pronunciation.
- Use of activities to put into practice all the communication skills adapted to the linguistic competences of each level: speaking, listening, reading and writing.
- Engaging and dynamic classes.
- Completion and correction of tasks: in class (performed by / with the teacher), at home (completion and self-correction).
- Constant interaction between teacher and students (individual and in groups) and between students (in pairs, in groups, together with the whole class) through different strategies: question-answer (from teacher to student, from student to student), group discussions, simulations, and more...
- Progress assessment during the teaching-learning process and at the end of each course.
- Use of educational materials: student’s book, supporting photocopies, workbook, pictures and use of own materials.
- Interactive and audio-visual resources: using of interactive graphic blackboard and audio-visual applications.
- Gamification: interactive and creative games, role-playing or simulations, …
- Individual activities to encourage immersion into linguistic atmosphere and language practice in direct with a teacher.
- Division of courses according to content and interests: general, intensive, conversational, for professionals, preparation for official exams, ... Each course has its own methodology depending on its characteristics (number of students, hours, frequency of classes, etc.)”