Special Interest Courses (SPINs)

Special Interest Courses (SPINs)

Special Interest classes (SPINs) are offered both on- and off-line at most EF schools. Contact your local EF office for more information about which courses are available at the school of your choice, or see the list below for some examples of SPIN classes we've offered in the past.

Professional practise

  • Communications
  • French for Business
  • Academic Writing
  • English & IT Industry
  • Spanish for Tourism
  • Logistics
  • Science & Innovation
  • Accounting
  • International Trade
  • English for the Oil Industry
  • Travel Industry Terminology
  • English for Construction
  • Public Policy
  • Finance
  • Medical Terminology
  • Pharmaceutical English
  • Auto Industry Terminology
  • Media Studies
  • Hotel Management
  • Legal English
  • Journalism

Career & Workplace

  • Corporate Culture
  • Leadership & Management
  • Debate
  • Interviews skills
  • Telephoning Skills
  • Social Skills for Business
  • Negotiations
  • Public Speaking
  • Human Resource Management

University & exam English

  • Using English in Research
  • Cambridge Exams, BEC
  • IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC
  • DELF, DALF, DELE, HSK, Daf, DKS, CELI, CILS, JLPT
  • Presentation Skills

Intensive language workshop

  • Pronunciation
  • Vocabulary & Grammar
  • Skills & Strategies
  • Slang & Idioms
  • Communication

Culture & world issues

  • History & Architecture
  • French Cuisine
  • Society & Sport
  • Globalization
  • Spanish Gastronomy
  • Italian Art History
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Pop Culture
  • World Cultures
  • Global Environmental Issues
  • Politics and Society

Art, imagination & creativity

  • Creative Writing
  • Photography
  • TV & Film Studies
  • Theatre
  • Poetry
  • French Literature 
  • Fashion & Design
  • Music
  • Chinese Calligraphy
  • Taiji Boxing
  • Comic Strips
  • Myths & Legends
  • Hispanoamerican Literature
  • Flamenco Dancing