Our teaching approach

Prolingua favours a communicative and task-based approach, as recommended by CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). This method allows you to improve your oral and written skills through activities from your everyday life.

How does it work?

We present you with situations that occur in various areas of social and professional life and help you to develop strategies that allow you to transfer the communication skills you already have in your native language into the language you are learning.

You learn to hear, to understand, to communicate and to express yourself adequately and with ease: this is our aim.

Who are our trainers?

As higher education graduates with experience proven through many years of practice and teaching, our trainers are interested in their profession. Through a programme of continuous education, they are constantly looking to improve.

The Director of Studies, her Assistant, the heads of department and the tutors manage this team of professionals and provide them with everyday detailed guidance on their teaching practice.

Our quality approach

We subscribe to a quality approach and monitor your learning. After assessing your needs, we offer you an individual response, taking into account your constraints and your objectives and we guide you towards the most suitable training.

Your learning is the subject of rigorous monitoring throughout your training.
You will receive proof of attendance and a certificate, which will enable you to measure your progress.

Scale of levels

CEFRL : Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Level Description
Proficient User C2 Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. Can summarise information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations.
Proficient User C1 Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning. Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
Independent User B2 Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
Independent User B1 Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans
Basic User A2 Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
Basic User A1 Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she
has. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
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Established in 1991, EAQUALS is an international quality association with over 120 member institutions offering language services in over 20 countries. Eaquals only gives its certificate of quality to organisations which meet its demanding inspection criteria. The EAQUALS Charter and their code of Conduct define these quality criteria clearly and precisely. They enable individuals or companies in need of language services to choose a reliable provider.
More informations on www.eaquals.org