Spanish in Wellington
The relationship between New Zealand and Spanish-speaking communities around the world goes back centuries in time. In particular, the nation’s ties with South America, Central America and Mexico have flourished greatly since the late 20th century in terms of migration, trade and investment. Today, more than 3,000 people of Spanish or Latino descent live in Wellington, according to the 2013 census. Plus, New Zealand and Spain share many common interests and values, most notably with regard to peace and security and international trade. So, if you would like to discover just how much you have in common with the Spanish-speaking communities of Wellington and to broaden your professional horizons by mastering a new language, then start learning Spanish with us at Language Trainers today!
Why Study Spanish in Wellington
For Work: Taking a Spanish course in Wellington opens up a whole new world of employment prospects, evidenced by how trade between New Zealand and Spain is on the rise. Only in 2018, the total trade in goods amounted to $723 million, according to a report made by Statistics New Zealand. Also, a wide range of Wellington’s primary sector, manufacturing and services companies have a history of operating in Spain, with new opportunities being explored in the health, agribusiness, marine and tourism sectors. So, if you work within these fields, learning Spanish in the city will prove to be an asset as they require personnel who can communicate with Spanish speakers in New Zealand and around the world. Also, if you are actively job-seeking, get in touch with the Latin American Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence, established in 2017 to prepare New Zealanders to engage with and do business with the countries of Latin America. Every month, they organise innovative programmes that inspire a passion for Latin America among young Kiwis and foster future business links with Latin American partners. Join their conferences and talks around Wellington to interact with entrepreneurs of Latino origin. We guarantee you will impress them with the Spanish you acquire with us at Language Trainers!
For Culture: Did you know that Wellington has countless opportunities for you to engage with the vibrant Hispanic culture? For example, the Spanish and Latinamerican Club, a non-profit organisation established in 1963, tries to foster diversity and strengthen cultural ties between locals and Spanish speakers. For that, they organise different types of activities, like movies in Spanish. Of course, all the films are screened with English subtitles, but we are sure you won’t even need them after taking a Spanish course with us! And if you are into music, you can try your hand, and your foot, at Spanish flamenco, Cuban salsa and Dominican Republic bachata by taking some lessons with the group.
For Social: Wellington also offers a lot of opportunities to put your Spanish to use outside the classroom. For instance, you can join the Wellington Spanish and Latin American Club to improve your Spanish while enjoying movies, live cultural performances, special presentations, outdoor activities, music and dance and traditional food and drinks! Join them in their weekly meetings and practise speaking in Spanish while meeting new people! This club also organises an annual feria to celebrate the cultures it champions. Visit the stalls of local Latino businesses, participate in raffles with great prizes to be won, games and activities and enjoy shows and a night of dancing with your new friends!
Where to Learn Spanish in and around Wellington
Whether you want to learn Spanish for professional, cultural or social reasons, Language Trainers will be there to support you every step of the way. Contact us today and we will start designing a personalised programme that suits your needs and current language level. Then, we can send one of our native-speaking instructors to your home, office or a public place if you prefer. Some options are the National Library Wellington on Molesworth Street, Fidel’s Cafe on Cuba Street or Aro Cafe on Aro Street. The possibilities are endless!
And if you are not based in downtown Wellington, don’t worry: we can prepare a programme for you, too! Our Spanish tutors are waiting to get started right away in Johnsonville, Petone, Porirua, Wainuiomata and Lower Hutt.
What are you waiting for? Let’s go, vamos! And if you have some knowledge of Spanish, take our free Spanish Level Test so we can assess your current ability, then send us a quick enquiry to get started!
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1-on-1 General Spanish Course in Wellington
Our general one-on-one courses in Wellington 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 Wellington
Our Spanish courses in Wellington 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.
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Spanish Courses in Wellington (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.
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Take our Spanish Language Level Test.
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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.
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