1: Are all of the teachers native speakers?
All of the teachers are qualified native speakers, with substantial teaching experience.
2: How long is each lesson?
Each group lesson lasts 90 minutes. Private lessons last 60 minutes each.
3: How long is each course?
All of our standard courses last 54 academic hours. They comprise 27 lessons, each lesson lasting 90 minutes. Therefore, if you study two times a week (Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays), the course will last 13.5 weeks.
4: What time do the lessons usually take place?
Most of the courses take place during the evening, either from 17:15 – 18:45, or from 19:00 – 20:30. However, private lessons and company courses can be arranged at other times most convenient for the client.
5: How many students are there in each group?
The maximum group size is 12 students.
6: How do I enroll?
First of all you need to take a placement test. The placement test is free and takes about 45 minutes. After taking the test, we can place you in a group which corresponds to your level. To arrange a time to take the placement test, simply phone us on +371 29196571.
7: Where is Lingua Franca located?
We are located at Ģertrūdes iela 7, Rīga, LV-1010. (Click here to see a map of the area)
8: Can I also take private lessons?
We offer English, French, Latvian and Russian private lessons at a time convenient for you. It is also possible to share these private lessons (see Shared Private Lessons).