In the midst of everything that’s going on with COVID-19, we now have more time than ever to focus on learning things and acquiring new skills. Learning a new language is always an amazing option for making the most of our time. If you want to learn Spanish at home, we have a great offer for you: the best interactive group Spanish lessons online in real-time, not recorded, and with the best teachers! Keep reading to learn more!
There are tons of reasons why we study new languages. Whether it is because we genuinely like it and enjoy it, or because we need to for a new job or to travel around, learning to speak another language is a great way to open our minds with knowledge of new cultures and experiences. Now that most of the world is in self-isolation or practicing social distancing at home because of COVID-19, we can make the most of our time to start practicing or keep practicing that thing we have always wanted or needed. And if that thing is Spanish, you have landed in the right place for some isolation motivation! Whee Institute, the best Spanish institute in Colombia, is now offering their highly-reviewed group Spanish lessons online for everyone from beginners (A1.1 level) to advanced students (C1 level). Taught by professional, native Spanish-speaking teachers, these classes are a unique, fun, and accessible way to learn.
Why learn Spanish?
It has never been easier to learn Spanish at home, even in times of self-isolation and social distancing. Spanish is the official language of over 20 countries across four continents and it is estimated that the number of native speakers ranges from 350 to 400 million people with that number growing every second. Spanish has the 2nd highest number of native speakers of any language (after Mandarin) and is the 4th most widely spoken language in the world when including native and non-native speakers – it’s safe to say that speaking Spanish is a huge plus.
These are other important advantages as well:
- You can learn and practice from your home with people from all over the world even if they are not physically with you.
- There’s a huge difference between learning online with videos and learning online with interactive, real-time classes. With videos, you are responsible for your own education, while in real-time lessons you can learn better with wonderful teachers!
- You can take advantage of your free time and use it to prepare for your next trip or job relocation (if it requires Spanish, of course).
- If you are thinking about traveling through South America when this COVID-19 situation is over and you want to make friends and avoid the “gringo tax,” then this class is also for you.
- If you want to live in a Spanish-speaking country in the future and be able to find a job after a few months, then this class is for you.
- If you want to put on your resume that you can speak Spanish and have better job opportunities, then this class is definitely for you!
Why learn Spanish with Whee Institute?
Whee Institute has been revolutionizing Spanish education in Colombia since 2015. Their motto is “happiness through education,” and they rely on the simple but powerful idea that education should be fun, and that you can learn Spanish in a short amount of time through their simple yet powerful and dynamic methodologies. In addition, Whee has enhanced the quality of Spanish-language education in Bogotá while paying its teachers fairly. Whee’s staff is very well qualified and has received more than 500 five-star reviews.
The way we learn is constantly advancing and Whee advances with it. Currently, we are facing a global pandemic that has completely changed our daily life and that has forced us to interact at all levels from the comfort of our homes. But we can make the best out of it and so, even though Whee cannot receive students in its physical location for a while, they have now taken their amazing group class methodology online. With no hidden agenda, costs, or motives – just for the sake of promoting good education – these classes are an amazing opportunity to learn Spanish at home in a unique way.
How does it work?
The classes are conducted in real-time with live teachers via Zoom – they are not recorded. You can ask questions, interact with other students from all around the world, participate in group activities, and much more! With Whee classes, you will learn Spanish through games and fun activities, like education should be! Besides that, the classes are also personalized, meaning that they will be focused on your interests and learning style; there are no more than 5 students per class, all in your same level, which could be from beginner (A1.1) to advanced (C1). Whee divides students into nine levels aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
All of the teachers are native Spanish speakers and hold a master’s degree in language instruction. For over five years, the lessons at Whee have received an average review of 4.6 out of 5 stars. Whee is committed to maintaining the highest standards of education and you’ll be asked to review/rate each class at the end to provide feedback.
How to sign up?
Hours: Whee’s online Spanish group classes consist of 15 hours of class per week starting every Monday (if Monday is a holiday in Colombia, they’ll make up the hours during the week). They also have two schedule options:
Option 1: 11 am – 2 pm Colombian time (UTC−05:00)
This timing corresponds to:
- UK: 4 pm – 7 pm
- Mainland Europe: 5 pm – 8 pm
- USA east coast: 12 pm – 3 pm
Option 2: 7 pm – 10 pm Colombian time (UTC−05:00)
This timing corresponds to:
- USA east coast: 8 pm – 11 pm
- USA west coast: 5 pm – 8 pm
- Melbourne: 11 am – 1 pm
- Tokyo: 9 am – 12 pm
Price: $80 USD per week (less than $6 per hour!) with absolutely no hidden costs
It’s so easy! You just have to:
1. Register here – https://www.wheeinstitute.com/group-spanish-lessons-online/
2. Whee will confirm your booking and schedule a 10-minute level placement interview (via Whatsapp or Skype, your preference)
3. You will receive a link to your class at least 1 hour before your start time
4. Join your class, meet your teacher and classmates, and have fun!
For more info or to register and sign up, CLICK HERE.
In times like these, with most of the world in self-isolation or social distancing, we have to adapt and keep learning and focusing on positive things. We all need at least virtual contact with each other even if we are miles away and Whee is there for you! Learn Spanish at home, learn way you always wanted to, and let’s revolutionize education together!
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