Available courses

Contact course for A1 students

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 


In this course, students will be able to: 

  • understand sentences and common expressions about familiar topics, including very basic personal, work related and family information, places of interest and common everyday life scenarios at the Cigar Industry.
  • communicate in simple, everyday tasks that require only simple and direct exchanges of information on familiar topics
  • describe aspects of their past, environment and matters related to their immediate needs, using simple language.

The summer course is dedicated to effective teaching enquiring young minds as they navigate on their educational journeys. Students will approach the correct sense from english language to apply its grammar rules in the four skills of the language. They shall learn step by step to read, listen, write and speak in an integral way to level up and enrich themselves culturally.

El nivel A1 de inglés es el primer nivel para el aprendizaje de un idioma. Definido por el Marco Comun Europeo de Referencia (MCER), que define los distintos niveles de un idioma establecidos por el Consejo de Europa, como nivel principiante.

El nivel A1 de inglés es el primer nivel para el aprendizaje de un idioma. Definido por el Marco Comun Europeo de Referencia (MCER), que define los distintos niveles de un idioma establecidos por el Consejo de Europa, como nivel principiante.

Este nivel PRINCIPIANTE en el CECEI esta dirigido a estudiantes con un minimo o nulos de conocimiento en el idioma aptos para iniciarse como:

1. Hablante basico para describir se forma sencilla su entorno familiar, social y laboral inmediato.

2. Oyente para comprender interacciones cortas y sencillas de uso cotidiano y relevantes a su entorno inmediato. 

3. Lector para comprension textos cortos de uso cotidiano relacionados a actividades frecuentes y con lenguaje claro.

4. Escritor de textos cortos y sencillos con secuencia logica y estructura basica para expresar ideas relacionadas a su entorno.


English is used in the corporate sector by candidates who want to enhance their English skills according to CEFR descriptors with a particular focus on Business English.

We will learn to use tools of conversation adapted to Company environments  through learning activities. These will be attached to the communication context between work areas, by using websites with formal and informal content, allowing us to interact between two or more English-speaking people to increase our technical vocabulary, refining our social language for conversations, writing reports or using another means of communication between employees and senior executives in more appropriate terms.

En este nivel el estudiante será  capaz de comprender frases y expresiones de uso frecuente relacionadas con áreas de experiencia que le son especialmente relevantes (información básica sobre sí mismo y su familia, compras, lugares de interés, ocupaciones, etc.).

En este curso de Excel básico e intermedio iniciaremos con herramientas muy básicas, luego empezaremos a implementar fórmulas y posteriormente funciones. Hasta ese punto es Excel básico. El curso intermedio implica el uso de filtros, tablas dinámicas, formato condicional, validación de datos y algunas funciones más avanzadas como BuscarV (Para llamar datos de una base de datos) o Sumar y contar condicionalmente donde elegiremos los datos que deseamos trabajar de una matriz.

The B1 Threshold for Business English course is designed to enhance your English language skills in a professional context, aligning with the B1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). This course is tailored for learners who have already achieved an A2 level of English and are ready to advance their language abilities to effectively communicate in business environments.

This CECEI's program is focused on teaching English Language skills tailored to specific job positions based on the particular needs of the workers in TABOLISA industry in areas such as finance, operations, logistics, and production, among others.


This program covers topics aiming at:



A1 - March 5th - May 2nd, 2024

 (Holy Week break from Monday, March 25th to Thursday 28th, 2024)


  • Greet and introduce themselves in various everyday and job related situations.

  • Describe themselves and their roles according to their job positions.

  • Provide basic information around their duties and routines.

  • Listen and understand main ideas and basic details about people’s personal information such as family, life habits, work place, responsibilities, abilities and general truths. 

  • Fill in forms and write basic information in the form of short paragraphs, simple emails or even descriptions of figures and numbers using simple language.

  • Read a simple text to grasp its main idea and details.  

  • Make appropriate responses using basic phrases and vocabulary to show agreement and disagreement, acceptance or rejection, apologies and gratitude, or express likes and dislikes, contentment or disappointment. 


A2 - May 6th - June 27th, 2024


  • Ask for and give personal information to others about yourself and people close to you like family, friends and colleagues. 

  • Narrate accurately past experiences to demonstrate a logical sequence of ideas.

  • Describe and/or report an event relevant to your job position.

  • Provide advice or request suggestions from others to improve processes in your everyday duties.  

  • Develop simple reports to inform about an issue addressing the conditions, causes and consequences.  

  • Make comparisons and contrast different job positions and roles in order to find a common collaborative ground. 

  • Make reference to future plans and work related arrangements you need to accommodate such as travel, negotiation, meetings, and others. 



B1 -  July 01st - August 29th, 2024


  • Meeting communication demands of specific skills.

  • Reading and sending emails appropriately.

  • Present and write reports to the board of directors and management positions verbally.

  • Establish effective communication with suppliers, potential clients and business partners. 

  • Moderating, directing and presenting data in videoconferences for various business purposes, including listening and interpreting the audience’s messages correctly to communicate clearly. 

  • Respond to requests that need to be addressed related to the cigars and tobacco world.


Created and revised by: Ing. Luis Ibarra & MSc. Jovanska Castrillo