Private classes are a great option for students with busy schedules and those with specific goals and needs.
- Customized class: Private classes are customized to the specific needs and goals of students.
- Flexible schedule: Set up classes according to your own pace and schedule.
- Convenient location: Private classes can take place at the convenience of your home, office, or anywhere metro-accessible within Washington DC.
once a week
1.5 hrs / class
twice a week
1.5 hrs / class
Private Class Details
Objectives: The class objectives based on goals, time frame for learning, and area you need to focus on, such as reading, writing, or conversational.
Schedule: You may set up the day, time, frequency and length of your classes per your own pace and schedule. We coordinate with our staff of teachers to find one that fits with your schedule. We also can recommend the ideal frequency and length of classes in order for you to achieve your learning goals. A typical class (Weekly Package) is usually 1.5 hours long and meets once a week. Once your schedule is set, please contact the the school directly for any cancellations or rescheduling.
Location: Your office/home or other location that is mutually convenient for you and the teacher.
Enrollment: You can enroll for a class online and e-mail us what day, time, and location you would like to start. We then confirm with the teacher and schedule your first lesson. We are usually able to get your lessons starting within 1 week or less. You may continue to renew your enrollment until you reach your proficiency goals.
Materials: Course materials are not included, however after your first class, the teacher can suggest/provide any textbook or materials based on his/her assessment.
Cancellation / Refund Policy: If you need to cancel, you must do so at least 24 hours before the scheduled class, otherwise that class will be forfeited. If you are unhappy with the teacher after the first class, we can either provide you with another teacher or refund your money. You can view the cancellation / refund policy on our website under Policies.
Where are classes located?
Private Classes are held either at the student’s home, office, or other location that is mutually convenient for the student and teacher.
Are class sessions by the calendar month?
Classes not necessarily limited to use by calendar month and can be rescheduled per your availability.
How many classes does each package include?
The Weekly package include 4 class sessions (once a week) and the Bi-Weekly Package has 8 class sessions (twice a week).
Do you offer make up classes?
Students can reschedule class at least 24 hours before the scheduled class, otherwise that class will be forfeited. There are no make up classes for late cancellations.
Are books included?
Course materials are not included, you can purchase them either through our website or at any online book vendor. We try to recommend books that are not too expensive so that students do not have to spend too much out of pocket for course materials.
Are Private Classes in person or via Skype?
Private Classes are one-on-one in person with the teacher. Online Classes are one-on-on via Skype with the teacher.
What is the difference between the Weekly and Bi-Weekly Package?
The difference between the packages is duration and frequency of class sessions. The Weekly package is 1.5 hours once per week, and the Bi-Weekly Package is 1.5 hours twice a week.
Do you offer the option to have classes more frequently than the Bi-weekly Package?
Yes, we can customize a package for you based on your goals, please send us an email so we can send you a quote.
How do I know what my level is?
Private Classes are customized to your background and goals regardless of your level, be it beginner to advanced.
How soon can I start class?
Once you register and submit payment, we will touch base with our instructors to find one that fits with your schedule, location, and goals. We are usually able to start your classes within one week of registration.
Do I need to take a placement test prior to starting class?
There is no need to test your level prior to your first Private Class. The teacher assesses your background during your first class and tailors the class according to your background and goals.
Is it possible for me to pay by check?
Yes, you can pay by check. Please make it out to “WorldSpeak” and mail it to 3647 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010.
How do I set up my first class?
Once you register, send us an e-mail with your background in the language and goals for the class along with your preferred days, times and location for class. Once we touch base with our teachers, we will get back to you with a confirmation of your first class.
Are gift certificates available?
Yes, you can purchase gift certificates on our website. Once you purchase a gift certificate, we will issue you a gift voucher which can be redeemed by the recipient any time.
Contact usfor more information on Private Classes.