Languages & Sangria

Hi Language Lovers, we promote a new way to learn and practise languages over a Sangria in one of the coolest places in Liverpool, Chicha Restaurant, 55 Bold Street, L1 4EU.

The main objective of our events is to offer a great experience to everyone who wants to practice and improve languages.

How does it work?

The activity is held weekly and consists of:

  • 50 min - Language lesson
  • 20 min - Break where you will be invited to have a sangria (or another drink of your choice) and snacks
  • 50 min - Language lesson

Total duration per session: 2 hours

The lessons (delivered by native teachers) are academic but mostly focus on conversation, and include games and fun activities.

The languages that are available at the moment are Spanish - German - Italian.
If you would like to learn another language please let us know, we may be able to organise it for you.

It started the week of 9th and 15th October, and this year finishes the week of 11th and 17th December, just before Christmas. It will continue next year.

 

Meet your teacher:

Laura (for Basic Spanish)
Hello! Hola! I'm Laura but you can call me Lau. I'm from Santander; a small city on the north coast of Spain. Probably you know it because of the Spanish bank with the Same name. I did a degree in Primary Teaching as well as a Master's degree in Teaching and Learning Second languages. I always try to make my lessons fun and interesting for everybody taking into account my students' previous knowledge and skills.

Manu (for Basic Spanish) 
I was born in Linares, a little city in the south of Spain, but I studied my Primary Education Degree in Córdoba. When I finished it, I decided to come to the UK because I wanted to improve my English and to earn some teaching experience. However the main reason was because I wanted to start travelling. This is my motivation to keep pushing my English, and as a teacher, part of my job is to find out which are the student´s motivation to learn Spanish. It could be music, books, food, films, travels, even flirting! The easiest way to achieve something is having a good reason to do it!!

Ruth (for Intermediate Spanish) 
Hi! I'm Ruth and I'm from the Canary Islands. I studied Egyptian Archaeology at the University of Liverpool and after a few years in Spain teaching English to students of all ages I decided to come back to Liverpool. Now I am a Teaching Assistant working with children with Special Educational Needs and I think there's more to learning a language than just vocabulary and grammar.

Cosi (for German)
Born and raised in Germany, Cosi has lived in the UK for almost 30 years. After studying Ancient History and Archaeology at University, she started teaching German as a foreign language, initially at A-Level and over the years to learners of all ages, abilities and levels. She also teaches English (EFL, ESOL and Literacy/Phonics and Literature from Primary to GCSE), Greek, Spanish and French (the latter three Beginners to GCSE), as well as Maths (up to Key Stage 3), History (to A-Level), Geography and Sciences (to Key Stage 3). She has taught pupils aged 4-84 and with a variety of Special Educational Needs. As well as qualifying and working as a Teaching assistant (both with adults and children), she is a herbalist with her own range of herbal remedies and a nutritional advisor. With 23 years’ experience of providing private tuition alongside studying several languages, she has a wealth of skills and techniques for supporting her learners’ individual requirements.

Francesca (for Italian)
Ciao everyone! I am Francesca from Milan. I am delighted to got to get involved in this project, and I am here to share part of my experience and culture with you. I have a degree as a nutritionist and a background as a biologist but I have mainly been a tutor to help students find their own way to get along with school. I moved to Liverpool to improve my English and have a short break for a couple of months, needless to say I fell in love with the city and the warmth of the people...and I haven't used my return ticket yet....it's been a couple of years. I had an unexpected opportunity to teach Italian to English people and it's been the best experience in my life so far. Every class is a challenge for me to get better and to give anything I can to the people are sitting there with me. I have been learning so much from my students and I try to demonstrate my gratitude every single time.

 

FAQs

What are the available dates and times?

These are (may be extended in the future)

Spanish
* Wednesdays 6-8pm - Basic, Intermediate
* Fridays 6-8pm - Basic
* Saturdays 2.45-4.45pm - Basic, Intermediate
* Saturdays 5-7pm - Basic, Intermediate — This is our weekly SOCIAL activity.

Italian
* Fridays 7-9pm - Basic

German
* Wednesdays 6-8pm - Basic
* Saturdays 5-7pm - Basic

How much does it cost and how can I pay?

  • 1 session: £20
  • 4 sessions: £60 (£15 per session)
  • 10 sessions: £120 (£12 per session)

Every session includes 2 classes of 50 min, the sangria (or another drink of your choice) and snacks.

You can pay in person by cash or following this link.

What if I am not able to come to a lesson one particular day?

Not a problem, you will have the chance to attend a session of another group during a different day of the week, or another week. So you do not lose any session.

What if, for any reason, I would like to finish earlier than the weeks I already paid?

We will refund the full amount discounting:

- £20 for every lesson already taken if you paid for 4.
- £15 for every lesson already taken if you paid for 10.

I am in, I would like to be a student, what should I do next?

Please, fill in the form below and we will contact you shortly.

You can go directly to the class without registering, but you will make our life easier if you do it before  ;)

I still have more questions

Contact us by phone, WhatsApp or email and we will be happy to respond. The contact info is on the top right corner.

 

 

Student form

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Languages I want to learn

Use this field to:

  • Indicate what are your most preferred days
  • Say if you would like to attend more than once a week
  • Suggest alternatives
  • Ask any questions
  • Express your concern
  • Tell us anything you think we should know, for example any special diet requirements

Remember that this information is not binding (you may be able to change your mind afterwards), but it gives us guidance to organise the lessons in the most convenient way for as many people as possible.

Alternatives / refunds: in the case that your selected day is not finally chosen by us for organisational reasons, we will suggest alternatives. If they were not convenient for you and if you already paid for the lessons, we will refund the full amount.

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