Speakers Bay is currently working on online and live classes for busy people and professionals to learn on the go.
You get to learn to speak and write from the best language instructors.
Learn at your own pace and convenience. Meaning classes fit into your schedule not the other way around.
Participate in fun and educative events with members of the language community.
Do you have passion for teaching and are very fluent in a language? You can be part of our team and join us in building a multi-lingual world.
Foreign language proficiency is measured on a six-level scale from A1, for beginners, up to C2, for those who master the language. The is the worldwide standard for all languages.
Below is a description of what a learner is supposed to be capable of at each level of progression.
You can recognize and use familiar words and simple phrases for concrete purposes, introduce yourself or someone else, ask and answer basic questions about home, family, surroundings, etc. You can communicate in a basic way when other people speak slowly and clearly, and are ready to repeat or reformulate to help communication.
You can understand isolated phrases and common expressions that relate to areas of high personal relevance (like personal or family information, shopping, immediate environment, work). You communicate during easy or habitual tasks requiring a basic and direct information exchange on familiar subjects. Using simple words, you can describe your surroundings and communicate immediate needs.
You can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar subjects in work, school, leisure activities, etc. You can manage in most situations that come up when travelling in a region where the language is spoken. You can produce a simple and cohesive text on familiar subjects or subjects of personal interest and can narrate an event, an experience or a dream; describe a desire or goal, and outline reasons or explanations behind a project or idea.
You can understand the main ideas of concrete or abstract topics in a complex text, including a technical article in the userâs area of expertise. You communicate with a degree of spontaneity and fluency during a conversation with a native speaker, in a way that is comfortable for everyone. You can speak in a clear, detailed way on a number of subjects; express an opinion on current affairs, giving the advantages and disadvantages of the various options.
You can understand a wide range of long and complex texts, including any subtextual or stylistic nuances. You can express yourself freely and fluidly, without obviously fumbling for words and can use the language effectively and fluently in a social, professional or academic context. You speak in a clear, organized way about complex subjects, developing a well-structured argument.
You can effortlessly understand almost everything you read or hear and are capable of a coherent summary of events or arguments from oral or written sources. You can express yourself precisely in a spontaneous, fluent way, conveying finer shades of meaning precisely.
This is what our students and alumni have to say about us.
“ Salut! I had always wanted to learn French, but with crazy schedules and tight budgets it did not look like it will be possible in the near future, until I encountered SpeakersBay. Learning is fun and effective, classes and payments are flexible and affordable and I am on my way to being an A1 French speakers. ”
“ I enrolled for SpeakersBay A1 course and I can confirm that not only do they have the best instructors; the method of teaching is also very simple. After a few weeks, I can already speak and understand basic French. I highly recommend SpeakersBay. Merci!
Je suis trÃ¨s exitÃ©. ”
“ SpeakersBay is one language school I can recommend to everyone looking to pick up a new language skill fast. My tutor shows genuine interest in her students, she is youthful and enthusiastic about her classes, no doubt, she enjoys teaching the course. The style of teaching at SpeakersBay is such that clear and sufficient examples are always given. More interesting is that the classes are interactive and fully participatory. ”
“ SpeakersBay makes me feel like a child trying to pick up her mother tongue. Though I am usually lazy to read after classes, I am still able to catch up when I get back to class. Thumbs up to the team! ”
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