Common Ground International | Spanish and English Language Training and Services
We specialize in Spanish for specific purposes and English for specific purposes. Our language services are all focused on impacting communities through language. We help students and professionals in bilingual environments make a difference in their communities and around the world with language. You can expect nothing less than excellence when you contract for language services with Common Ground International.
Learn English with Common Ground and get immediate results! Improving your English is quite possibly one of the best investments an individual can make in his/her career. And investing in your team’s English skills returns immediate productivity, safety, and customer service results. Studies show that how you communicate in the workplace has a drastic effect on how coworkers, employers and clients view you or your team.Learn more
Teaching Language for Specific Purposes (aka LSP) is teaching language within a very specific context and with measurable and transactional objectives to using language. It’s very different from teaching general language classes. Teaching languages for specific purposes has been our specialty since we Common Ground was born in 2001, and now we’re sharing our secrets!Learn more
Free Courses, Free Study Materials, and other Free Learning Resources Provided by Common Ground. It turns out that we have more ideas and material than we know how to sell. And, not everything has to be paid anyway – poke around a little and see if we’re giving anything away that meets your needs!Learn more
Learning Spanish for healthcare produces immediate and noticeable results. We teach medical Spanish courses throughout Denver all year and provide medical Spanish immersion programs during the winter and summer months. Join a course that is interactive, fun & directly applicable to your day to day work with patients!Learn more
Immersion is the quickest way to improve your comfort and confidence speaking Spanish! Intentional travel solidifies your language proficiency in ways that you never could at home. Learn more about how our Spanish immersion programs help you speak Spanish more comfortably and confidently!Learn more
Certified document translation & qualified interpretation that you can trust! Use CGI’s certified professional translators and qualified interpreters and you’ll be certain that your message is communicated effectively and clearly. Learn more about document translation and interpretation services!Learn more
Latest blog posts
We’re always writing blog posts about the use of Spanish in everyday settings. Here are our latest posts that highlight different aspects of Spanish immersion and languages for specific purposes.
Modal Verbs–Verbs of Deduction, Expectation, and Preference
Modal verbs are special verbs in the English language. You may already know that they can express ability, permission, possibility, obligation, or give advice. In this posting I talk about different uses for the modal verbs you may already know. I show you haw to use these verbs to express deductions (conclusions), expectations, and preferences.…
Maestro Miércoles – Lectoescritura parte #2 Tipos de textos y sus caracterìsticas
Literacy in Spanish – LA LECTOESCRITURA (Part #2). Literacy in Spanish- La Lectoescritura: This lesson is geared for those that teach literacy in the primary levels and want to be able to communicate about the different types of text and their characteristics – tipos de textos y sus características Su reto profesional: ¿Cómo van a aplicar este…
Adverbs–Words That Modify or Describe Verbs, Adjectives or Other Adverbs
Adverbs are words that give us more information. They modify or give us more information about verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs. In this posting I talk about 5 kinds of adverbs and the information they give you. I also show you how these words can give you more information about adjectives and other adverbs. Finally,…
Maestro Miércoles – La Lectoescritura: Hablar, escuchar, leer y escribir
This Maestro Miércoles lesson focuses on: Literacy in Spanish – LA LECTOESCRITURA: This lesson is geared for those that teach literacy in the primary levels. Su reto profesional: ¿Cómo van a aplicar este vocabulario con sus estudiantes? Here is Spanish lesson all about Lectoescritura (Literacy) in Spanish I taught to the Facebook group: ¿Qué es la lectoescritura? Algunas definiciones…
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The Immersion Fund
We all know that Spanish immersion is the best way to learn Spanish. The Immersion Fund is a 501c3 dedicated to helping individuals fund their Spanish immersion trips through unique fundraising opportunities and student travel scholarships so that they can use Spanish more effectively and have a bigger impact in their home communities. However, Spanish immersion travel is costly and not always feasible for students and emerging professionals.
The Immersion Fund was created to help participants fund their Spanish immersion program while also making a difference in another person’s life. By partnering with other nonprofit organizations in Central America we’ve come up with a unique fundraising program to generate student travel scholarships for Spanish immersion trips. The Immersion Fund is unique fundraising with a purpose!
2-weeks total trip length
2-6 weeks in length; you choose!
2-4 weeks in length; you choose!
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