Douglas started his journey with CEA in January 2020. He started his programme as an Intermediate B1 student and progressed onto Upper-Intermediate B2. He then flew home to Sao Paulo and has booked another online course with us. Douglas is now at an Advanced C1 level. Congratulations Douglas!
Here Douglas speaks to us about his online course:
Can you tell us a little bit about your course and teachers?
I was a little bit scared of studying online, but CEA surprised me positively! The course kept up the same quality as face-to-face classes and the teachers adapted their classes and materials. I had classes with excellent teachers, and despite the distance they motivated and encouraged all students to participate in the class.
What aspect of English language learning online are you improving in the most?
The online classes gave me the opportunity to develop my listening skills, in this modality of class my focus increased even more.
What aspect of English language learning online are you finding the most challenging?
This type of methodology needs discipline, so the most challenging thing is to rule yourself. I bought the idea of studying online and I am doing the same things that I did in the face-to-face classes and right now I can see the same results.
Do you get to practice your English outside of school hours?
Yes, I do. I work as an accountant and my profession requires English speaker. Furthermore, I keep contact with some friends and I usually practice with my wife who studied in CEA as well.
Are there any similarities between studying in school and studying online?
There are some similarities between both methods, but I can highlight the class environment. We are in front of a screen computer but the way that the classroom is running is the same of face-to-face classes. I get used to studying in this type of methodology and the CEA needs to consider keeping this type of classes.
Thank you Douglas for choosing a CEA online course. We will do our very best to help you achieve your language learning goals.