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Caribbean School of Languages

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WELCOME TO CSL

The Caribbean School of Languages (CSL) is located in Port-of-Spain, the capital city of Trinidad and Tobago, the business centre of the Caribbean, housing the headquarters for a number of local businesses, a myriad of restaurants and nightlife entertainment like no other. This privileged location allows the CSL to forge strategic alliances of great importance. The institute offers official translation and interpreting services and foreign language courses in French, Spanish, Portuguese, German and English as a Second Language. Other courses for specific purposes are also on offer, such as the preparation course for the Diploma in Translation.

Our main goal is to provide vocational and professional education as well as foreign language training, translation and interpreting services, thereby narrowing the breach of communication in the Caribbean and Latin America, aiding general development and enhancing human relations in the Hemisphere. 

OUR SERVICES

Our English course develops all language skills: grammar, vocabulary, speaking, listening, pronunciation, reading and writing

Study a foreign language at CSL and become fluent with the communication skills needed to succeed today's global economy.

We offer specialised courses for individuals who want to build a career.

The Department of Translation and Interpreting offers official translation and interpreting services in a number of foreign languages and for various purposes.

MOST POPULAR COURSES

WEEKDAY SPANISH COURSE

SATURDAY SPANISH COURSE

FULL-TIME ENGLISH PROGRAMME

PRIVATE LANGUAGE CLASSES

SATURDAY ENGLISH COURSE

INTENSIVE SPANISH COURSE

MULTILINGUAL VACATION CAMP 2020

This year's theme is Languages and Arts.

Spanish for Specific Purposes

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

This provide useful information on our language courses and language camps. To help you find answers to your questions as quickly and easily as possible, we have grouped the FAQs according to our different target groups.

FAQ about Language Courses

  • How do I register for a course?

    We have a three-step process of registration:

    1. During the advertised registration period, fill out the pre-registration form online (on this website).

    2. CSL staff will contact you to confirm that the course will start and ask you to formalise your registration at the school.

    3. Once contacted by CSL staff, come to the school and bring (i) two passport-size photos; (ii) a copy of your photo ID; (iii) a copy of your highest level academic certificate (secondary or tertiary); payment of $200 NON-REFUNDABLE. You will be asked to fill out a Registration Form (which is different from the pre-registration form).

    At that point, you will be registered at the CSL

  • How to pre-register online?
  • Can I pre-register at the school?
  • How old do I have to be to participate in a language course?

    Our regular language courses are recommended for participants aged 18 or older. For young people aged between 10 and 17 years old, we recommend our language camps, which are specially tailored for this age group. We also offer CSEC and CAPE Preparation Courses, where students are the typical ages for such levels.

  • What are the requirements to register?
  • What happens if I already have some knowledge of the language?
  • Are there any language courses for absolute beginners?

    Yes, certainly! You can book a language course with us as an absolute beginner and after two weeks, you'll already have reached a level with which you can make yourself understood in certain everyday situations.

  • How early on should I book a language course?
  • When do the courses start?
  • What other benefits do I get from the course?

FAQ about Accommodation

FAQ about Examinations

FAQ about Insurance

  • Do I Need Health Insurance?

    We strongly recommend a good medical coverage. You can either obtain your own health insurance or purchase one at the school on arrival.

Do you have more questions about CSL and our language courses?

Address:

#45 Tragarete Road, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I.

Email:

csltrinidadandtobago@gmail.com

  • To be the premier provider of vocational and professional education as well as foreign language training, translation and interpreting services, thereby narrowing the breach of communication in the Caribbean and Latin America, aiding general development and enhancing human relations in the Hemisphere.

Our Mission

  • To provide institutions, organisations and nationals of Trinidad and Tobago as well as their foreign counterparts and the broader global community with high quality, effective and reliable vocational and professional education as well as foreign language instruction, translation and interpreting services at competitive rates.