You will be guided by qualified, native Spanish speakers who are at home with the language and culture and able to understand your learning needs.
José Manuel Martínez
Director and tutor
In 2004, José obtained a BA (Hons) in Translation and Interpreting (English and German) at the University of Alicante, Spain. He later completed his postgraduate certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language at the University of Murcia.
After graduating, José managed to combine teaching languages with working as a real estate agent in Spain until he decided to move to Edinburgh in 2008.
He began teaching English and Spanish after completing his CELTA course (Certificate in English Language to Adults) and his Certificate in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language at International House. He has worked since for the Edinburgh Council Adult Education Programme in different schools.
In 2016, José is obtained his master’s degree in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language at the University Pablo de Olávide de Sevilla.
In 2017, he completed DELE (Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language) examiner accreditation courses for all language levels.