As companies expand their businesses internationally, the ability to speak a foreign language is one of the most useful skills you can invest on for your career. But aside from career opportunities, learning another language presents many other benefits, such as boosting brain power and memory, stalling the onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s, improving communication and social skills, and making travel more enjoyable.
But where to learn foreign language? Here’s a list of language courses and schools within Metro Manila.
Berlitz is a household name in global language training, with over 500 language centers in some 70 countries worldwide. The Berlitz Method® teaches you a new language the same way you learned your first naturally, through conversation. They offer Foreign Language Courses for Tagalog, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Fook Kien and more. They also provide Language Classes for 5-12 years old for English, Mandarin, Spanish, French and Japanese (rate starts at Php 2,700.00/12 hours) and an English Refresher Course, a locally developed course for Filipinos who would like to improve their existing English skills.
Location: 2F Peninsula Court Building 8735 Paseo de Roxas, Makati
Unmei Nihongo center provides quality yet affordable Japanese language courses that fit students’ time preferences and specific needs. They offer Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Japanese language courses, Online and Home-base Japanese language training/tutorial, Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Review Modules, Functional Conversation (Kaiwa) Modules, Nihongo for Kids and Business Japanese. Don’t know where to start? Try their Basic Japanese Course 1 – this course is a MUST if you want a good foundation in the Japanese language. It includes training on the four areas of communication: reading, writing, listening and speaking.
- ORTIGAS CENTER MAIN BRANCH: Unit 1204 One Magnificent-Mile Bldg., San Miguel Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City 1605
- SAN PABLO CITY BRANCH: Shell Gasoline Station Cpmd., Cipriano Colago Ave., Brgy VI-E, San Pablo City, Laguna 4000
- CEBU CITY BRANCH: 2nd Flr. 45 Capitol West Bldg., Don Gil Garcia cor. Escario St., Brgy. Capitol Site, Cebu City, Cebu 6000
Asian Center for Foreign Languages (ACFL)’s mission is to provide language instruction that is easy and practical and attain the highest level of language proficiency for their students. ACFL provides foreign language group classes, one-on-one tutorials anywhere (from your office or at the comfort of your own home), online lessons, and corporate language training.
ACFL offers language training on Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Melayu, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese, Hebrew, Filipino, and other Philippine regional languages such as Maranao, Maguindanao, Tausug, Yakan, Iloko, Hiligaynon, Cebuano, and Chavacano.
Location: Exchange Road, Pasig City, Metro Manila
Linxprovi8’s foreign language training programs are customized to let students learn a language in an easy and conversational approach. The general aim is for the students to gain the ability to communicate their thoughts and sustain a conversation in their desired language.
Locations: (Makati Branch) 303-A The Palm Tower St. Paul Road San Antonio Village, Makati City
(Parañaque Branch) 104 Ground Floor Surabaya Tower Raya Garden Condominium, West Service Road, Parañaque City
(Las Piñas Branch) G2 Emerald Green Bldg, CV Starr Ave. Pamplona 2, Las Piñas City
(Manila Branch) 20 Mapagmahal St., Herbosa Ext., Tondo Manila
MULTILINGUAL INC. is dedicated to delivering quality, globally-connected language training programs for a diverse range of individuals, agencies and communities. Languages offered: Arabic, Bahasa, Cantonese, Deutsch, English, Fookien, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, Tagalog, and Call Center English Training.
Location: 32 A Aurora Blvd., San Juan, Metro Manila
Stars and Rainbow Academy, Inc. (SRAI) is a leading training and assessment services provider focused on providing training in welding and Japanese Language since 2005. Stars and Rainbow Academy, Inc. is a member of the Philippine Welding Society and the American Welding Society and also a TESDA accredited training and assessment center. Offers: Japanese Language
Location: RECRAA BLDG. Vitalez Compound,Sucat Road, Parañaque City
Location: 26d BF Road, Holy Spirit, Quezon City
Società Dante Alighieri (SDA) is a society that promotes the Italian culture and language around the world. The Societa Dante Alighieri-Manila aims to disseminate the Italian Language and Culture in the Philippines. They provide beginners, intermediate and advanced language courses and conduct the Italian language PLIDA certification exams, officially recognized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and by all the Italian universities. Their language courses are based on the European Framework of Reference for Language Teaching/Learning.
Location: Salcedo Street, Makati City, Metro Manila
The Study is the Tutorial and Languages Department of Enderun Colleges. It offers a variety of lifestyle and enrichment courses both for kids and adults, from professionals to enthusiasts including Foreign Language Tutorials in French, Spanish, German, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin, Tagalog and more.
Location: 1100 Campus Avenue, McKinley Hill, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City
10. JLTC Language
JLTC is a TESDA-accredited institute that has been providing foreign language training for 12 more than 12 years. They offer language courses on Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Malaysia, Cantonese, Danish, Dutch, English, Filipino, Finnish, Flemish, Fookien, French, German,Greek, Hebrew,Icelandish,Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Malay, Mandarin, Norwegian, Romanian,Russian, Spanish, Swedish,Swiss German, Thai and Vietnamese. They also have courses for TOPIK, English Fluency, and Call Center training.
Quezon City Branch: Unit 306 TDS building 72 Kamias Road, Quezon City Unionbank Kamias
Las Piñas Branch: 2nd floor Aragon Bldg., 107 Alabang -Zapote Road, Pamplona 1, Las Pinas City
Monumento Branch: Unit 404 4th floor 316 Stronghold Bldg., Monumento Circle, Caloocan City
Marcos Hiway-Cainta Branch: Unit 15 E. Home Center, V.V. Soliven III, San Isidro, Cainta, Rizal
Angeles Pampanga Branch: Unit 306 3rd Floor CMS Bldg., 339 Mc Arthur Hi-way Brgy. Ninoy Aquino Angeles City Pampanga
Fairview Branch: Unit 309 Four M Square Bldg., Lagro Novaliches, Quezon City
Makati Branch: Unit 302-B, VECA Bldg., Chino Roces Avenue Corner Estrella Street, Makati City
Manila International Integrated Learning Center is an auxiliary service provider that provides educational programs such as language tutorial in French, Nihongo, Mandarin and General Engish. This program specializes in helping the students to become professionals in a global competency through its dynamic approach to enhance the knowledge and boost up their confidence for higher achievement goal.
Location: 29 Cedar Executive bldg. Arnaiz Ave. San Lorenzo Vill. Makati City, Makati City
Jellyfish Education Consultancy Philippines Inc. offers programs for language education and overseas study. They offer 4 programs: Study, Live and Experience Japan; Internship in Japan; Educational Tour; and Nihongo Class.
Location: Unit 902A East Tower Philippine Stock Exchange Center, Exchange Road Ortigas Center Pasig City
Last Updated: 10/09/18
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