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English Language Course | How Long Does It Take to Master English? | Baltic Media Language Training Centre

In this section you will find out: 

Why should you learn English?

✅ How long does it take to master English?

✅ Does your mother-tongue affect your mastery of English?

✅ How many classes does it take to master English?

✅ Is there an English language course for companies?

✅ What kind of English language courses are available for individuals?

✅ Do you offer individual language lessons?

✅ How much does an English language course cost?

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✅ Why should you learn English?

English is a West Germanic language. English is the third most spoken native language in the world, after Standard Chinese and Spanish. It is the most widely learned second language and is either the official language or one of the official languages in almost 60 sovereign states. There are more people who have learned it as a second language than there are native speakers. English is the most commonly spoken language in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, Ireland and New Zealand, and it is widely spoken in some areas of the Caribbean, Africa and South Asia.

It is the most widely spoken Germanic language, accounting for at least 70% of speakers of this Indo-European branch. English has a vast vocabulary, though counting how many words any language has is impossible.

✅ How long does it take to master English?

In order to learn the communication phrases used by tourists in daily situations a couple days in the language course will suffice. However, if you want to master written and spoken English more properly, you should allow one to three years. In order to achieve an academic level, you will need at least five to seven years.

With time and motivation you can master English faster. The more time you dedicate to learning the language, the faster you will achieve the result. Daily communication in English will be a great advantage. And do not forget the media (radio and television), press, cultural events, music, and films in English.

English Language Course | How Long Does It Take to Master English? | Baltic Media Language Training Centre

English Language Course | How Long Does It Take to Master English? | Baltic Media Language Training Centre

✅ Does your mother-tongue affect your mastery of English?

If you speak Danish, Norwegian or Swedish or one of these languages is your mother-tongue, you will learn English easier and faster. People proficient in Germanic languages will see similarities with the English grammar system and words loaned from these languages.

Some important tips in order to master English faster:

  • Learn each new word in the context it is used in.
  • Repeat what you have learned often because repetition is the mother of learning;
  • Use both real and virtual English language domain;
  • Use the media (TV, radio, music, literature, social media platforms) in English;
  • Read fiction in English, start with easy English;
  • Let yourself make mistakes, use the language, jump in the English language river for a swim! You can do it!

✅ How many classes does it take to master English?

Each language learner is different, however, you can see roughly how much effort and time you will have to dedicate to learning the language below:

C2 - 60 hours (C2/1) + 60 hours (C2/2)

C1 - 60 hours (C1/1) + 60 hours (C1/2)

B2 - 60 hours (B2/1) + 60 hours (B2/2) 

B1 - 60 hours (B1/1) + 60 hours (B1/2)

A2 - 48 hours (A2/1) + 48 hours (A2/2)

A1 - 48 hours (A1/1) + 48 hours (A1/2)

If you want to master English language, contact the employees of our language centre by e-mail: courses@balticmedia.com or call +371 67224395. 

✅ Is there an English language course for companies?

Teachers of the Baltic Media Language Learning Centre are professionals who use a creative, contemporary approach to preparing and conducting language courses and will adapt the content to your needs and wishes.

English language courses we offer:

  • Correspond to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2);
  • Use a test to assesses English language skills of employees before starting a course;
  • Develop all the necessary English language skills with a focus on speaking;
  • Teach how to conduct successful business negotiations with clients or business partners.

During the studies, the teacher checks the progress of participants of the English language course and at the end of the course submits to the employer a report on presence / absence and the assessment of language skills. Participants of the English language course receive a certificate of the level of English language skills achieved.

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✅ What kind of English language courses are available for individuals?

Baltic Media Language Training Centre offers private lessons or group classes. If you travel or go on business trips often, it is worth applying for Skype classes. Our teachers will develop a English language course programme to meet your needs.

During classes you will learn how to do the following:

  • Book a hotel, order food, travel, find a job etc.;
  • Communicate to leave a good impression;
  • Tell about your culture or find out about the differences in another culture;
  • Conduct business negotiations successfully;
  • Prepare presentations in English and much more.

All you have to do is assess your English language skills and apply for private lessons or group classes.

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✅ Do you offer individual language lessons?

If you want to master the language faster, you might want to apply for private English language lessons.

Individual English language course is especially effective as the lecturer dedicates all their attention to one language learner. Although one academic hour is slightly more expensive than a group lesson, money is spent more effectively and in the long run private lessons will cost you less. If you study individually, you will need less classes to achieve the desired result than you would in a group setting. 

If you have no prior knowledge of English, start with the beginner's level A1.

✅ How much does an English language course cost?

24 classes (48 academic hours) will cost you from 279 euro (incl. VAT), if the classes are conducted in an open group setting at the Baltic Media Language Training Centre on Elizabetes iela 11, Riga.The price of individual learning is from 19.00 EUR + VAT (21%) per one academic hour (45 min.). One standard lesson usually lasts 1.5 h (2 x 45 min.). Fees might differ depending on the level of the course. To find out the exact fee, contact our employees by e-mail: courses@balticmedia.com or call +37167224395.