Spanish Language School in Madrid, Spain

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  1. Where is the school located?
    Our Partner school is divided into 2 buildings, and both are located in the center part of Madrid within a walking distance of 10 minutes from each other. The main office is located in a pedestrian street (Calle de la Montera) close to the Puerta del Sol and Gran Vía. This building has 11 classrooms (named after Spanish cities) a library and a cafeteria. The other building is located in Calle de las Infantas in Banco de España area, quite close to Instituto Cervantes. This building also has a communal area and 5 classrooms named after famous Spanish writers.
  2. How long are your programs and when can I start?
    1. Our programs go from 1 week as many you like. You can start any Monday of the year. Excepting the Spanish Business and beginners, which they have their own starting dates.
  3. What Spanish programs does the school offer?
    Our partner school offers the following: Intensive and Regular Courses, One to one courses, summer courses, crash courses, Exam preparations (DELE), Business Spanish, Group courses, and courses for Spanish language for teachers. Also we will give you the opportunity to design the course that better fits your needs.
  4. What is the average age range of students who usually attend the courses?
    The average age of our students is between 18 and 32. We also have an important number of older students who mainly want to learn Spanish for professional reasons. There are also special programmed available to suit needs of older and retired people.
  5. What are the class schedules?
    The courses go from 1 hour up to 30 hours a week, depending of the desire course.
  6. How many levels of Spanish do you offer, and how large are your classes?
    According to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, we offer from the Beginners Level being the lowest up to the Superior Plus level being the highest.
  7. What are your options for accommodation and what does each option include?
    We offer different possibilities for accommodations: Student apartments, home stay, student residence, apartments, hostels, and guesthouses. This is the breakdown of each accommodation:
    • Homestay: you will share an apartment with people living in Madrid, you will share kitchen and washing machine, share bathroom, your own key, bed linen and blankets are provided but no towels, and it’s available the whole year.
    • Student Apartments: you will share an apartment with other international students (3-9 rooms per apartment), you can choose between a single or a shared room, all rooms are furnished with a bed and wardrobe, shared bathrooms, communal kitchen, own key, no curfew, smoking allowed in common areas. Bed linen and blankets are provided.
    • Apartments: needs a deposit of 1 month has to be paid, which will be returned at the end of the stay if place is handed over in the agreed conditions, 1 to 3 rooms, fully furnished, some with air –conditions, kitchen and bathroom, some with internet connections, DVD and WiFi set, and your own key. Bed linen and blankets is provided.
    • Hotel and Guesthouse: this is recommended for stays under 2 weeks. You can choose between single or double room, most of the room have its own bathroom, some room with T. V. and phone, not kitchen available, bed linen, blankets, and towels are provided.
    • Student residences: only available during summer, sharing with international students, single or shared room, all rooms are furnished with a bed, desk and a wardrobe, WiFi access, shared bathrooms, laundry service, bed and breakfast or full board, own key, no curfew, 24 hours security, smoking not allowed in common areas.
  8. How long is accommodation arranged for?
    The accommodations can be arranged as long as you need it. It will depend of the duration of your course.
  9. Is Madrid a safe place?
    Yes. The school itself is a safe place. There is always at least one person in the reception of each school. Madrid in general is a very safe place to live, in particular the very center of the city, where the school is located.
  10. What do the programs include?
    To learn a language is much more than just learning the grammar. Our partner school offers you great option for activities along with your study program.

    We organize visits and excursions to cities close to Madrid, like, Toledo, Segovia, or Cuenca. Also, we have a Spanish Cinema, which are movie sessions free of charge to our students, where we present movies from the most famous directors like Pedro Almodovar, and great actors like Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz, native Spanish. In addition, we offer, in partnership with El Horno dance study, latino dance lessons! Also, we offer the classic Spanish Tapa and Wine, which will help you to get to know Madrid better thru its food and wine.
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