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Centre for Professional Development and Lifelong Learning

Short Courses


Foreign Languages

The Cave Hill Campus is the premier language centre in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.  The campus has proven expertise in the teaching of French, Spanish, Portuguese and English as a Second Language.  The Campus has recently added Mandarin Chinese to its repertoire, with the opening of its Confucius Centre.  Our suite of language courses cater to the needs of persons who have no language training as well as the individuals who are seeking an advanced level of proficiency in their foreign language(s) of choice.   We also offer specialised language courses for businesspeople and tourism employees whose sphere of work demand meaningful interaction with individuals from countries where English is not the first language.

Beginner’s French for Business and Tourism

Beginner’s French for Business and Tourism

This course is designed to bring delegates who have no background in French to the point where they can communicate effectively with a native speaker of French through the four language skills of writing, reading, listening and speaking. You will develop the conversational vocabulary necessary to engage with French-speaking customers and business associates.

Mode of Delivery: Face-to-Face

 

Beginner’s Spanish for Business and Tourism

Beginner’s Spanish for Business and Tourism

This course is designed to bring delegates who have no background in Spanish to the point where they can communicate effectively with a native speaker of Spanish through the four language skills of writing, reading, listening and speaking. You will develop the conversational vocabulary necessary to engage with Spanish-speaking customers and business associates.

Mode of Delivery: Face-to-Face