Who are we?

Academia de Lenguas de Santo Domingo is a multi-language institute dedicated to the teaching of the following languages:

    • English
    • French
    • Italian
    • German
    • Spanish

Our General Director, Vladimir Umaña, has more than 15 years of national and international teaching experience.

Our modern institute, which is located in the Dominican Republic, offers quality language training with dynamic and professionally trained teachers. The courses follow the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), and our classrooms are state-of-the-art suites with cutting-edge technology such as interactive whiteboards.

Mission

We are an innovative institution dedicated to teaching languages through an exclusive multi-sensory, dynamic, and practical method that has been designed to awaken passion for languages, ensuring that all our students have success.

Vision

We want to be the best language institute in the Dominican Republic and be known for our academic excellence within an avant-garde environment.

Values

  • Academic Excellence
  • Passion for Service
  • Responsibility
  • Transparency
  • Commitment

Common European Framework of Reference

We follow the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) standards, which is the most globalized standard for language assessment.

The CEFR is divided into three levels: A, B and C.

    • A:  Beginner
    • B: Intermediate
    • C: Advanced

Once a student reaches the B level, it implies that they have become bilingual, and they are prepared to communicate in an English-speaking country.

Speak Easy

Our initial level, Speak Easy (A0) is a proprietary system of Academia de Lenguas. This system has proven to be the fastest way for a student to grasp language basics.

Methodology

Cambridge University Press

From Elementary (A1) to Advanced (C1), we use the Cambridge University Press methodology. This system for learning English which the university defines as the “Integral Communicative Method”, focuses mainly on oral communication.

During this journey through the world of language, you will be able to master four skills: speaking, reading, writing, and listening.

Through Academia de Lenguas, you will get the chance to take the Cambridge English Qualifications exams which have been developed for the purpose of learning English more effectively. These certifications are badges of excellence and are recognized by thousands of organizations around the world.

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