Language Courses FAQs
Frequently asked questions about BridgeLanguages foreign language courses.
One-Day Friday Immersion: Private instruction for a full, 6-hour day of language immersion. This includes activities, excursions, and lunch and takes place on the last Friday of each month.
Private Instruction: Students can purchase as many individual private, one-on-one lessons as they’d like, and students have the option to take private classes with friends, family, or colleagues also seeking a flexible schedule. Each lesson is 1.5 hours in duration. We also offer private lesson packages (see below) at a discounted price. Private tuition takes place at times convenient to the students’ schedule.
Intensive Closed Group: This intensive course is a small, closed-group class that follows a 4-week program, 3 days per week, either in the mornings or evenings. Each class is 1.5 hours in duration, for a total of 12 classes. Intensive classes are a perfect fit for students wanting to start a group with friends, family, or colleagues! With a 4-person minimum sign-up, students will be able to enjoy a dynamic group atmosphere on a consistent schedule.
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|Level||Schedule||Session Time||Total Sessions*||Duration||Start Date|
|All levels||2 times per week||1 hour 30 min||8||4 weeks||N/A|
|All levels||3 times per week||1 hour 30 min||12||4 weeks||N/A|
|All levels||4 times per week||1 hour 30 min||16||4 weeks||N/A|
|All levels||5 times per week||1 hour 30 min||20||4 weeks||N/A|
Example: CAN ask simple questions about a menu and understand simple answers.
Elementary (CEFR A2) - An ability to deal with simple, straightforward information and begin to express oneself in familiar contexts.
Example: CAN take part in a routine conversation on simple predictable topics.
Intermediate (CEFR B1) - The ability to express oneself in a limited way in familiar situations and to deal in a general way with nonroutine information.
Example: CAN ask to open an account at a bank, provided that the procedure is straightforward.
Upper Intermediate (CEFR B2) - The capacity to achieve most goals and express oneself on a range of topics.
Example: CAN show visitors around and give a detailed description of a place.
Advanced (CEFR C1) - The ability to communicate with the emphasis on how well it is done, in terms of appropriacy, sensitivity and the capacity to deal with unfamiliar topics.
Example: CAN deal with hostile questioning confidently. CAN get and hold onto his/her turn to speak.
High Advanced (CEFR C2) - The capacity to deal with material which is academic or cognitively demanding, and to use language to good effect at a level of performance which may in certain respects be more advanced than that of an average native speaker.
Example: CAN scan texts for relevant information, and grasp main topic of text, reading almost as quickly as a native speaker.