The most common are:
Lack of vocabulary
Thinking you won't pronounce the words right
Being afraid of mistakes
Having difficulty with grammar
Conversing without fluency
Have you had any of these difficulties? Learning a new language needs time, practice, and an effective method of learning. It's a path full of challenges and rewards.
No one is comfortable making mistakes, especially if it's a skill that helps your career, but no one is a 100% mistake proof. The truth is you're going to make mistakes, feel nervous, even doubt on the your memory health, and you will want to give up.
But you can minimize this feers and increase your confidence to speak Spanish by practicing constantly, with professional teachers but most importantly, with people who has been in the same situation as you!
Mother and daugther, of MATER and FILIA in latin, if you put those words together you get MARFIL, which also means ivory in Spanish, who would have know?
Liliana has been an Spanish teacher for 25 years for both native and foreign speakers. She loves to share what she knows with her students and help them to achieve their communications goals in Spanish in an atmosphere of joy and good humour.
Deviani is a Spanish enthusiastic. Since moving to Canada in 2018 she has focused on sharing her culture and her language to people with different backgrounds. She teaches Spanish at the University of Alberta, and as a personal tutor. With Español Marfil she has helped young and mid professional to stand out in the workplace by bringing a trending new skill to the table: ESPAÑOL. Recently awarded with Joaquín García Icazbalceta Excellence Prize by the Mexican Academy of Language, she is passionate about language, history, teaching, and dancing.
Spanish grows in popularity everyday, even China and India are interested in it! Expressing yourself clearly and fluently in this language will allow you to enhance your professional career. Spanish ar work opens doors for new clients, new alliances, job opportunities, increases, and contrary to popular belief, you don't have to travel to use it!
We believe practice makes perfect but it is necessary to be guided during the process and focus your practice towards your goals. Español Marfil use teaching tools, personalized for every student, to learn and accomplish in an efficient and fun way!
You may wonder if this investment is for you. Have you find yourself in any of these situations?
Your conversations in Spanish are limited.
Your vocabulary and expressions related to work is short.
You want to improve your speaking.
You see the popularity of Spanish world-wide and want to take advantage of the Spanish you learn in high school.
You like the advantage of online training (comfort regarding time and place).
Español Marfil was a wonderful experience that really help me advance my Spanish in a quick and carefree environment. Deviani & Liliana were extremely friendly and accommodated to my needs. Overall, I feel empowered due to this course and would highly recommend it to anyone looking to improve their Spanish speaking skills.
Mechanical Engineer, Alberta
Le cours d'espagnol Marfil m'a permis de revoir les concepts grammaticaux nécessaires à l'usage de la langue parlée et écrite. J'ai pu perfectionner mon vocabulaire dans des situations authentiques lors des séances orales et écrites. Lili et Deviani sont très attentives et soucieuses de mes besoins et elles personnalisent le cours afin de bien répondre aux besoins de sa clientèle. Je recommande fortement ce cours. A++
Lyne de la Plante-Hardy