Spanish courses in Salamanca
Our philosophy is to offer the best service at a reasonable price. To this end our learning groups are small (maximum nine students per class), we guarantee nine learning levels, ten different kinds of course, five different accommodation options and a social program which includes parties, excursions, guided tours, sports and more.
At the beginning of the course a written and oral evaluation is made. On the basis of this each student is placed in the group which suits his or her level. All levels are offered from Beginners to Advanced. Our 12 courses in 9 levels follow the European Framework of Reference for Languages and the guidelines of Instituto Cervantes. Students completing their courses successfully will be granted the diploma and academic report which certifies the type of course, the number of hours studied and the level of proficiency attained.
Guarantee of Quality
Our Spanish courses in Salamanca are accredited by the prestigious Instituto Cervantes and with the CEELE, a main quality certification for Spanish as a foreign language. All of our teachers are University graduates with extensive experience and specific training in teaching Spanish as a foreign language. Our language school in Salamanca is best characterised by its authentic international ambience with a complete programme of extra-curricular activities, most of which are free for our students.
>> Course 20
Daily: 4 lessons
This is the most suitable course for the majority of students. An intensive course that allows you to learn quickly and to participate in the school´s programmed activities where you will continue to learn. During the first two hours, you will be taught various grammatical themes and they will be supported by a variety of exercices. The following two hours will be devoted to conversation: oral and written expression, vocabulary, idioms, comprehensions...
>> Course 30
Daily: 6 lessons; Levels: A2+
09:00 to 10:00: You can choose between Culture, Literature, Conversation or Translation
10:00 - 12:00: Grammar
16:00 to 17:00 Monday: Colloquial conversation; Tuesday: Short writing exercises; Wednesday: Commentary of texts; Thursday: Formal conversation; Friday: Spanish cooking
Taylor made courses
>> One-to-one / private tuition
This is a course aimed at executives with little free time or students who wish to prepare for a specific exam for their school or university.
The student chooses the subject: grammar, conversation, translation, economics, literature, history…
>> Course 20+5
Daily: 5 lessons
The standard course of 20 lessons per week in small groups, plus an extra 5 private classes of Spanish a week. An intensive Spanish language course aimed at students with time restrictions or who want to deepen their knowledge in a particular area.
>> Course 25
Spanish + Conversation: Colloquial expressions, debates and discussions on current texts. Students who have a beginners level of Spanish will be familiarized with basic vocabulary which will enable them to get around and travel in Spain independently and with confidence.
Spanish + Culture: You will discover the real Spain through its history, art and economics.
Spanish + Literature: From 09:00 to 10:00 hrs you will study the key centuries and styles of Spanish literature through the most significant authors and their works. Texts will be analysed, both prose and poetry; books will be recommended and literary commentaries given.
Spanish + Translation: Inverse translation with four options: English-Spanish, German-Spanish, French-Spanish, Italian-Spanish. There are different types of texts worked upon in class:
newspapers, literary, social, political, economics , etc…
Spanish + Tourism: Spanish Geography, Touristic resources: nature and cultural, Impact of Tourism in Spain.
>> Business Spanish
Daily: 2 hs a day; 4 weeks; Levels: B1
An ideal course to expand your knowledge of commercial language. Designed for companies, executives, students of economics and tourism…
1st hour: Commercial correspondence, types of letters, C.V.s
2nd hour: Analysis and discussion of contemporary articles from specialized economic publications. Spain before the E.U., topics on Macro and Microeconomics.
With afternoon classes you can also take a standard language course in the morning.
>> DELE exam preparation
Daily: 4 lessons
The D.E.L.E. (Diploma of Spanish as a foreign language) is the only official valid diploma recognized by the Spanish State. This exam can be taken in Spain or in Cervantes institutes and Spanish embassies in the rest of the world. We have two special courses for the preparation of the D.E.L.E.: Basic & Superior. Each year we start the preparation for these two exams at the beginning of February and also at the beginning of September. During the first two hours of this class, theoretical and practical aspects of grammar will be studied. In the 3rd and 4th hours work will be done on specific aspects of the exam: reading and listening comprehensions, personal interviews, written skills, essays, exercises on technical vocabulary. Some time before the test, past exam papers will be worked on in class as well as reading and listening comprehensions, and interviews.