Catalan A2 Course for Taxi Drivers in Barcelona
To become a taxi driver in Barcelona, candidates must prove that they have a Catalan level of A2 (CEFR) or higher. BCNLIP is a school accredited by the Instituto Cervantes where you can take a two-month intensive Catalan course and obtain a certificate to confirm your A2 level in Catalan.
What do I have to do to become a taxi driver in Barcelona?
To drive a taxi in Barcelona, it’s necessary to have a driving license and obtain a professional taxi driver credential issued by the Metropolitan Taxi Institute of the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona. This requires passing theoretical and practical exams. Additionally, foreign drivers must demonstrate competence in the Catalan language (A2 level), as detailed in the documentation section. Our online Catalan course is designed to help you reach the A2 level in Catalan, providing you with the linguistic certification necessary to meet this requirement.
Catalan A2 Course to become a taxi driver in Barcelona
This course is specifically designed for those aspiring to be taxi drivers in Barcelona. We offer an intensive and accessible A2 level Catalan program, completely online. Classes are taught daily from 9:00 to 11:20, allowing students to balance their learning with other responsibilities.
- Start date: February 5, 2024
- Modality: Online
- Schedule: Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 11:20
- Levels: A1 and A2, suitable for beginners
- Duration: 2 months
- Price: 399€
Teaching Methodology: The Catalan course for taxi drivers employs a practical and communicative approach, focusing on the daily use of Catalan in the context of driving taxis and interacting with clients. It includes simulations of real conversations, specific vocabulary for the sector, and cultural understanding.
Certification: Upon completion of the course, students will receive an A2 level Catalan certificate, which will enable them to demonstrate their proficiency in Catalan for the taxi driver profession in Barcelona.
Teacher of Catalan – Gagandeep Singh
Gagandeep Singh was born in Amritsar Sahib in Punjab. There, he studied computer science and worked in the family business. He has been living in Barcelona for 12 years. He is an intercultural mediator and works for various entities such as the Barcelona City Council and the Generalitat de Catalunya. He is also a Catalan and Spanish teacher for newcomers. In addition, he is the spokesperson for the Sikh community in Catalonia. He has written a book titled “Els de cinc rius de Catalunya” aimed at facilitating self-learning of Catalan. He enjoys languages and that’s why he speaks seven of them. For Gagandeep, his life philosophy is based on the three fundamental pillars of Sikhism: meditate, work, and share.
At the end of your course, you will learn enough Catalan to maintain a basic conversation and will receive a certificate confirming your A2 level (CEFR) in Catalan. It is essential to pass the final exam.