Since 1989, the Sandford Language Institute Dublin 2 & 14, has offered Spanish classes/courses and grinds at all levels,year round,from general classes to Travel Preparation courses & private tuition.

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If you have missed the official start date of a course, we can arrange a catch up class to cover what you have missed at beginner level at no additional cost or if you are not a total beginner, you wont be charged for the weeks that you have missed. Please contact Shane Zerbe the Spanish Coordinator on (for evening courses) or 01 2601296 or Linda (for morning/afternoon courses) or phone 012601296 & if you wish to join a course that has already commenced.

Special offer on course fees! The Sandford Language Institute has been running classes in Spanish since 1989. Our tutors are native speakers and qualified teachers, teaching the communicative use of the language making it as relevant as possible to every day situations. All of the main language skills of Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking and Use of language (Grammar) are developed in class. If you join a class and the level proves too high or low, moving level is no problem. Should you have any queries, please contact Shane Zerbe on 01 2601296 or

Secondary School Courses Information We have been providing Spanish tuition for Secondary school Students 1st-6th years, intensive and weekly group classes for many years.We offer Intensive Summer,& Mid-Term Break Intensive Courses in addition to once weekly classes of 90 minutes duration during the school year September to May. Contact Mary: mary.zerbe@sandfordlanguages,ie or phone 01-2601296 We also offer extra curricular courses for students who want to study Spanish as an extra language outside of school.


If you have missed the start date, dont worry, you can still join, we can arrange a catch up class to cover what you missed and the cost of this is included in the full course fee or if you dont require a catch up class, you wont be charged for the missed week / weeks. Please email Spanish Coordinator Shane Zerbe if you wish to join a course that has started. Level 1 -Greetings, introductions and alphabet (learn how to spell words in Spanish) -Days of the week - Nacionalities and introduction to verbs (verb "to be") - Useful phrases to use in the classroom or basic conversations. -Professions and continuation with verbs (regular) - The seasons. - Vocabulary to be able to give personal details (email, telephone, fax, address etc..) - Differences between a "you person" and a " you formal" (usted). Uses in everyday situations. - Vocabulary about the family, Questions and answers. New verb, "to have". - Vocabulary to describe people, introduction of a few new verbs and practice. - Basic vocabulary to be able to order in a restaurant, understanding the menu and be able to ask for something else If needed. - Roleplay/ Grammar/ Vocabulary to go shopping, asking for things in the shops, prices, etc... and demostratives. - All numbers. -Colours. - Differences between the two verbs "to be" in Spanish and description of a city, town, etc... Vocabulary about the topic and practice. - The time (with some groups) -Description about the house, vocabulary and practice. Prepositions to describe the location of things.

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