About The Language Studio of Southwest Florida

Increase work productivity, enhance your communication skills, reach a larger customer base, and overcome communication barriers.  You, your business, and your employees, can reap these and many more benefits by consulting with the language experts at The Language Studio of Southwest Florida. At The Language Studio, we specialize in one language pair: SPAN to ENG and ENG to Spanish. 

The Language Studio of Southwest Florida offers customized, small-group  language instruction, (5-20 students) at your place of business.  Spanish language and English as a Second language courses are designed specifically with your business in mind. Our mission is to assist professionals in developing and refining their language skills and cultural awareness within the context of their profession.

Our Spanish courses are designed for students who have little or no previous Spanish knowledge while our English as a Second language courses are designed to further enhance the English language skills of persons with limited, working English proficiency.  Students who complete our courses will have a basic understanding of Spanish and English grammar, useful context-specific vocabulary , as well as a fundamental awareness of cultural aspects concerning a professional. 

The Language Studio of Southwest Florida is your one-stop-shop for comprehensive SPAN-ENG and ENG-SPAN communication solutions.  Other services offered by our experienced, native Spanish-speaking staff, include interpretation, content writing for print and web, document translation, proofreading, and editing. 

Contact us directly for a no-obligation language course presentation. For interpretation services, please see our Interpretation Services page.  Translation requests may be initiated via email or telephone. 


Dr. Lisandra Tayloe

Founder and Lead Instructor


Born in New Jersey, instructor Dr. Lisandra Tayloe is a native Spanish-speaker who has also lived in Puerto Rico and Peru, allowing her to further refine her Spanish-language skills and develop a strong association with people and their culture. She earned her B.S. from East Stroudsburg University of PA with a dual-major in Spanish and Secondary Education. Dr. Tayloe also attended New Mexico State University, where she obtained graduate-level education, in Spanish Language and Linguistics. Dr. Tayloe has a Master’s in Education Degree from East Stroudsburg University of PA and a Doctorate of Education degree from Florida Southern College. She holds a Florida Educator Certificate and has taught Spanish for over a decade. Dr. Tayloe is a Spanish Language professor at a local college, where she teaches introductory and intermediate Spanish-language courses. Prior to entering the education field, Dr. Tayloe worked in the banking industry as a personal finance banker. She regards acquiring language skills and cultural knowledge as opportunities that will help her students see success in their careers and personal lives.
“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.” Nelson Mandela