The classes at our Language Nest are for all ages and are built around you. Each of our qualified, experienced tutors will create a fun, immersive teaching schedule based around your level, as well as taking into account what each student would like to gain from their learning overall.

Listed below is a little more information about our language levels - Chick, Post-Chick, Fledgling and High-Flyer - so that you can better decide which class is right for you.


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Chick

Chick classes are for beginners, ranging from complete newbies and those who know some basic everyday phrases to students who can articulate simple sentences. Classes for Chicks suit students ranging from pre-A1 to those approaching the A2 level.

  • Ready to be introduced to everyday written and spoken language

  • Able to articulate basic, everyday words and phrases (e.g. an ability to introduce one’s self and ask and answer questions about personal details)

  • Can bring together learning to form short, simple sentences that collate familiar names, words and ideas

  • Comfortable speaking aloud, even if the form of speaking may be slow, considered and calculated


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Post-Chick

Post-chick classes are those for post-beginners, sitting roughly at the A1-A2 level and above. These classes are suited for those with a decent foundational understanding of a language, even if those foundations were laid many years or decades ago.

  • Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).

  • Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.

  • Can describe in simple terms aspects of their background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.


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Fledgling

Fledgling classes are for those at an intermediate level (A2-B1), and suit those of you who are little further ahead with fluency and who are more comfortable with basic grammar structures.

  • Can understand the central points of standard conversation on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.

  • Can handle most common situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken.

  • Can produce simple coherent text on familiar topics which are of personal interest.


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High-Flyer

Classes for High-Flyers are our most diverse range of classes, and a typically for more advanced speakers (B2+).

  • Can deal with a range of more complex situation with a degree of fluency, e.g. most travel situations or descriptions of events, experiences and ambitions.

  • Can create simple to more complex texts on topics of personal interest using a variety of tenses.

  • Describe experiences, events, dreams, and ambitions, as well as opinions or plans in brief.

  • Can understand the main ideas of a complex text such as a technical piece related to their field.

  • Spontaneously interact without too much strain for either the learner or the native speaker.