English Courses

Standard English Language Courses

The Standard Course line is built around the two fundamental features of language: written skills (reading and writing) and oral skills (listening and speaking).

Each one of the six levels offered (from Beginner to Advanced) focuses on the five Cs:

  1. Communication
  2. Culture
  3. Connections
  4. Comparisons
  5. Communities

Appropriate for tweens and teenagers (11+) to young adults (early 20s) who wish to gradually develop their English language skills during the academic year (March to December).

Groups of 8 to 12 students (levels 1 to 4) | Groups of 6 to 10 (levels 5 & 6)

Recommended length of entire program from Beginner to Advanced: 6 years (twice weekly).

Assumes starting in early school years as a beginner through high school.

The 6 Levels are:

  1. Beginner
  2. Elementary [Level A1]
  3. Pre-Intermediate [Level A2]
  4. Intermediate [Level B1]
  5. Upper-Intermediate [Levels B1-B2]
  6. Advanced [Level B2] [Pre-First Certificate in English]

National Geographic Learning Brings
the Classroom to Life.

Children Languages Courses – English

Two Tracks for Children – designed for those between the ages of 3 and 10. Built around games and a wide range of interactive activities. Groups up to 10 students.

Pre-Kids: Complete course for 3-6-year-old children. Classes based on special techniques to help students develop listening/speaking skills by playing, drawing, singing, and dancing. National Geographic Program.

Kids: A four-year course for 6-10-year-old children. Students get introduced to the English-speaking world by reading and speaking with emphasis on games and storytelling. National Geographic Program.

Recommended length of program: over time, 4 to 8 years.

International Exam Preparation Courses – English

Why take this exam?
You will be internationally recognized for your proficiency in English.
Because each of the three options is a globally-recognized diploma, it makes an enhancement in your Curriculum Vitae.

7. Advanced [Level B2] [First Certificate in English]

8. Advanced+ [Level C1] [Certificate in Advanced English]

9. Proficiency [Level C2] [Certificate of Proficiency in English]

Recommended length for each exam: 10 months.

Certificate Required for U.S. University Entrance Exam

Why take this exam?
One of the requirements for any foreign student seeking entrance into any U.S. college or university undergraduate and graduate program.

Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL)

English Language Proficiency Test for Higher Education or Global Job Migration

Why take this exam?
IELTS is the world’s most popular English test for people who want to live, work or study in another country where English is required.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Intensive & Private Courses - English

Particular attention given to oral skills (listening and speaking).
Private and intensive courses by appointment.

  • Enhance your skills in English.
  • Connect with others living in English speaking countries.
  • Learn faster in a private lesson.

NEW English Course in 2019

Only for Mothers of San Patricio Language Institute students.
Particular attention given to oral skills (listening and speaking).
No prior experience required.

Recommended length of program: 10 months.