Spanish in Vancouver

Why learn Spanish in Vancouver? Vancouver is one of the most diverse cities in the world, regularly attracting overseas visitors for both tourism and to settle in the city for work. In 2017 more than 10.3 million people visited Vancouver, contributing around $4.8 billion to the Vancouver economy while supporting more than 70,000 full-time jobs. Cruise ships are responsible for around $3 million of the annual contribution tourism adds to the economy by bringing in tourists on more than 230 cruise ships each year. Amongst the first Europeans to explore the region that came to be known as Vancouver was Spanish Captain José María Narváez in 1791. Nowadays, the Spanish community of Vancouver these days is a thriving, vibrant contribution to the city. According to the 2016 Census, there are more than 36,000 people in Vancouver who speak Spanish as a mother tongue, with 18,000 of those regularly speaking Spanish at home. There are also over 1000 people who use Spanish as a language at work and if you are considering Spanish classes in Vancouver this will give you a chance for compete for some of these positions.

The Hispanic community of East Vancouver is served by the Canadian Latin American Cultural Society who regularly host events to support and keep the culture thriving. The Vancouver Latin American Cultural Centre has regular screenings of Spanish language movies all year round at the Pacific Cinematheque. As well as this the Centre gives hands-on history lessons about Latin American cultures that have evolved in Canada, along with screenplays, novel and poetry recitals, Latin American art and photography exhibitions, and regular Latin American dance events. The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival takes place every year throughout August and September. This year is the sixteenth year of the festival, and alongside the wide range of more than 40 movies on offer there, will be Latin American art and photography on display. And finally, if you are searching for even more Spanish culture in Vancouver, then the International Wine Festival is a great place to head. In its 40th year, this festival will be highlighting wines from Spain and Portugal.

Taking Spanish courses in Vancouver will not only give you the enjoyment of all the Hispanic events on offer throughout the city but will also give you confidence if you travel to Spain or Latin America yourself. Any second languages on your CV will be a boost to your employability, and arranging Spanish lessons in Vancouver to fit around your schedule and needs will give you that language edge as well as a fun activity to do. Why not take our free Spanish level test then send us an inquiry so we can help create the perfect course for you.

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WHY people learn SPANISH?
1.
Travel to Spanish-speaking countries
2.
Business abroad
3.
Communication with in-laws/family
NUMBER of SPEAKERS
Native
450
Million
Non-Native
550
Million
SPANISH

JOKE
¿Qué le dice el 1 al 10?
"Para ser como yo, tienes que ser sincero."
Foreign Language Speakers
in VANCOUVER
52%
of population
No. of Immigrants
in VANCOUVER
28%
of population

1-on-1 General Spanish Course in Vancouver

Our general one-on-one courses in Vancouver will help students improve their Spanish level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our Spanish classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

1-on-1 Business Spanish Course in Vancouver

Our Spanish courses in Vancouver are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone Spanish and email skills, as well as a level of survival Spanish, granting them the ability to work in a country where Spanish is the native tongue.

2-to-1 and Small Group
Spanish Courses in Vancouver (closed group)

Our Spanish courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One Spanish Course or In-Company Small Group Spanish Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster Spanish Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.


NUMBER of HOURS needed
to reach a certain level
in Spanish
30 Hours
Elementary
150 Hours
Intermediate
400 Hours
Advanced
14199
people have taken our
Spanish level test.
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language teachers in Vancouver
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Tonja
Language Taught: German, English

Tonja is a German teacher who was born and raised in Germany. She is proficient in German, English, and Latin, and has been giving language classes (in English and German) to learners for over five years. She's taught a diverse array of students in both Germany and Canada.

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Take our Spanish Language Level Test.

Let us know why you need to learn Spanish and include the time and location that best suit you.

Review our quote and, if you are happy with it, receive our invoice and Agreement form.

Sign our Agreement form and submit a deposit* for the course.

Receive confirmation from our team with your Spanish tutor’s details.

Begin your Spanish training and receive your Spanish course book.

Throughout your Spanish course, the Language Trainers Academic Team will be on hand to help you with any queries.
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After the first lesson or two, our team will contact you to ensure you are happy with your trainer. If necessary, we will change the focus of the course to better suit your needs.
After finishing your course, we will send you a course attendance and completion certificate.
Our team will provide you with follow-up learning opportunities, including: self-study material, language courses in Slovak-speaking countries, and more advanced courses with Language Trainers.
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Client testimonials

See some of the testimonials we have received from our clients.

”Valentina is a perfect match. She is very knowledgeable and so sweet. My lessons with her are going great!”

Jackie Richmond Spanish course in Brampton

”After just a few Spanish classes, I am already able to converse with native speakers. I felt confident and really enjoyed it.”

Farhan Akram Spanish course in Brampton, Retail Ready Foods
 

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