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September Newsletter...
Welcome to the September edition of the Cactus newsletter, after what we hope has been an enjoyable and linguistic summer for you. With the new school year upon us and the long days drawing to a close, thoughts are slowly turning to new academic pursuits and activities to brighten up the darker evenings.
Although we'd love to send you round the world on countless language learning ventures, one thing we're conscious of is that times are still tight for many people. With the economy as it is, a vacation can seem something of a luxury and is often one of the first things to be forfeited, at a time when you're likely to need it most.
With this in mind, we're dedicating our Fall newsletter to learning a language the most economical way possible - bringing you our cheapest locations, best tips for making a language course abroad more affordable, free things to do in some of our most popular destinations, and ways to learn a language for free from the comfort of your couch.
And to top it all off, we're throwing in a language vacation for two! Read on for details on how you could win and keep checking in for future competitions...
Top 10 tips to make a language course abroad more affordable
A language vacation need not necessarily be more expensive than any other type of vacation – especially if you follow these handy tips on how to cut down costs. Includes '10 free things to do' city guides!
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Cheapest locations to learn a language
If price is important, then read on to discover our best value courses in French, German, Spanish and Italian prices are as low as $115 for a one-week course of 20 lessons!
Like us on Facebook to WIN a 2-week Spanish language vacation in Malaga!
Simply 'like us' on Facebook to be in with a chance of winning a fantastic 2-week course plus twin-room residential accommodation for 13 nights at one of our very best language schools – all for two people!
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Learning a language from the comfort of your couch!
Check out our top tips on how to learn a language when you don't have much money...
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Speaking a language like the celebrities!

  If you want to be like Johnny Depp, Leonardo di Caprio or Natalie Portman, speaking a language such as French, German or Spanish might take you a step closer...      

10 little-known facts about Costa Rica

  It is one of our most popular destinations in Central America, and here are some snippets about Costa Rica you might not know...      

Learning French in Normandy

  Language Program Coordinator for Cactus in the US, Adrienne Mansard tells us how she was won over by Rouen on a recent visit to France...      

Cactus sponsors Language Travel Magazine Star Awards

  At this year's LTM awards, which took place on September 3rd, Cactus was proud sponsor of the best Italian language school, won by one of our partner schools in Milan.      
    More inspiration and tips on learning languages in:    
    English   French   German   Italian   Spanish        
New Courses Starting

10-week Evening Courses

  September 20th   From $249    
    Available in the US & Canada. 20-hour course over 10 weeks, one 2-hour class per week. Ideal for long-term learning, busy people or studying for fun.    

5-week Fast Track Courses

  October 17th   From $249    
    Available in New York, San Francisco and Toronto. 20-hour course over 5 weeks, two 2-hour classes per week. Ideal for accelerated progress and building confidence quickly.    

1-week Intensive Courses

  December 5th   From $239    
    Available at our New York (32nd & 5th) school, these courses provide 15 hours of tuition over 5 days to create an intensive learning experience. Ideal for those requiring fast results or as a refresher course. Students enjoy a lively, participative course format and benefits similar to full immersion.    

*NEW* Exam Preparation Courses

  September 20th   From $299    
    Available in New York (32nd & 5th), our brand new exam preparation courses are available in French, Spanish and German. Taught by fully qualified and experienced teachers, these courses offer valuable exam practice and techniques for internationally-recognised qualifications such as DELF, DELE and StartDeutsch, with small group classes providing a friendly, focused atmosphere.    
    NB. Those of you who regularly receive Cactus newsletters may notice that we have reduced our mail-outs to select times of year, rather than monthly. Our next newsletter will be at Christmas. Please check our website or contact us for special offers, updates and further information in the meantime.    
    To see all courses available choose from:    
  Courses Abroad   TESOL   Corporate Training   Teens   English    
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