We have been teaching Spanish as a foreign language since 1986. Our Spanish school is located in Granada, one of the most fascinating cities in Andalusia, southern Spain. The Spanish courses are held throughout the year. The friendly atmosphere and personal touch of our Spanish classes as well as Granada's Andalusian charm will turn your language holidays into an unforgettable experience. Students from all over the world and from different age groups participate in our Spanish language programme throughout the year. An extensive cultural programme always complements the Spanish courses. With 800 students every year we can be considered as a medium-sized Spanish language school.
WHAT Spanish COURSES DO WE OFFER?
Business & Professionals
Courses + Activities
Exams & Academic
General & Intensive
Standard Course: A Standard Spanish Course of 4 lessons of 45 minutes per day allows students to complement holidays with language study. The Standard Spanish course is recommended for those who wish to combine a relaxed language course with the study of Spanish culture in real life situations. Students can start to learn Spanish from scratch, or improve their linguistic skills.
Intensive Course: An Intensive Spanish Course with 5 lessons of 45 minutes per day guarantees maximum progress during a short period of time. These Spanish courses are ideal for people whose stay in Spain is mainly work-oriented or study-based. With more Spanish classes added to the Standard Course, students put into practice the communication skills learnt in the morning sessions.
Superintensive Course: A Superintensive Spanish Course of 6 lessons of 45 minutes per day guarantees maximum progress during a short period of time. These Spanish courses are ideal for people whose stay in Spain is mainly work-oriented or study-based. With more Spanish classes added to the Standard Course, students put into practice the communication skills learnt in the morning sessions.
Standard-Plus 1: A Standard-Plus 1 Spanish Courses combines 4 group classes with 1 private Spanish classes per day. The group classes are interactive and help students to improve their speaking skills. The private classes allow individual students to cover areas that need extra practice or to study special topics.
Standard-Plus 2: A Standard-Plus 2 Spanish Courses combines 4 group classes with private Spanish classes per day. The group classes are interactive and help students to improve their speaking skills. The private classes allow individual students to cover areas that need extra practice or to study special topics.
The D.E.L.E. Preparation Courses are designed for students at the intermediate or advanced levels. In Granada you can prepare the A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 or C2 examinations. In order to sit the D.E.L.E. exams, students must have a pre-intermediate level for the B1 examination; for the B2 examination, they should be at least intermediate level; and students wishing to sit the C1/C2 examination should be at an advanced level at the beginning of their Spanish course. After the D.E.L.E Preparation Course, students can take part in the following examination. Starting date: every Monday.D.E.L.E. Course (8 weeks): 8 week Standard Spanish Course with 4 Spanish classes per day in a group and 4 private Spanish lessons per week of specific D.E.L.E. exam preparation.D.E.L.E. Course (4 weeks): 4 week Standard Spanish Course with 4 Spanish classes per day in a group and 8 private Spanish lessons per week of specific D.E.L.E. exam preparation.
D.E.L.E. Course (2 weeks): 2 week Standard Spanish Course with 4 Spanish classes per day in a group and 10 private Spanish lessons per week of specific D.E.L.E. exam preparation.
WHAT ACCOMMODATION DO WE OFFER?
We offer the following accommodation options:
Accommodation with use of kitchen facilities in shared flats with students from the school.
Accommodation with use of kitchen facilities in shared flats with Spanish residents.
Host family accommodation with breakfast, half board or full board.
Accommodation in a Student Residence with breakfast, half board or full board.
Accommodation in a Hotel** or Hostel.
Accommodation in a self-catering apartment.
Accommodation in a Casa Rural.
Accommodation at the teacher's home.
WHO ARE OUR STUDENTS?
Mainly European students; also students from the USA, Australia and Japan
Minimum age: 16 years / average age: 25-35 years
Students per class:
Maximal number of students per class: 8
Average number of studens per class: 5
The school building, characterised by its Andalusian style, its friendly classrooms, and its beautiful courtyard, retains much of the charm and intimacy of a family home. It is situated in a quiet location just ten minutes away from the city centre.
We offer the following services:
Student service and councelling in 5 languages: travel advice, visa application, accommodation reservations, airport transfer and travel health insurance.
24 hours emergency phone line.
An extensive Culture Programme.
TANDEM language exchange.
Nearby coffee bar.
A courtyard as a meeting place for students.
Internet access (WiFi)
We offer free and unlimited Internet access; 8 computers are available to our students.
Book and Video Library
Our library with approximately 500 novels, grammar books, course books and journals, and the video library with more than 400 recent Spanish films are all available to our students free of charge.
At the nearby O2 Centro Wellness our students can take advantage of reduced fees.
Reduced fees at the nearby O2 Centro Wellness.
A certificate of attendance will be given at the end of each Spanish course and is included in the course price. If they so wish, students are also able to participate in a final, internal examination to obtain the "Certificado de Nivel de Español como Lengua Extranjera" (Price 40 €).
You can combine the intensive Spanish courses with the following cultural activities:Spanish & Culture: This Spanish culture course of 5 private lessons per week is designed for intermediate and advanced students to practice the Spanish language by discussing historical, social and cultural topics.
Spanish & Flamenco: Complement a Spanish Course with 6 Flamenco dance lessons of 45 min. per week. The classes are given in collaboration with a recognized and qualified dance teacher; There are classes at all levels, starting with beginners (rumbas) up to the more advanced levels (alegrías, tangos, bulerías, soleá).
Spanish & Tango: In addition to a general Spanish language course, 4 Tango dance lessons of 60 minutes per week on Tuesday and Thursday from 20.30 to 22.30 h.
Spanish & Cooking: Combine a Spanish course with 6 cooking classes of 45 minutes per week. Our teacher, Javier Vilchez, is a professional cook with many years experience in catering. He will demonstrate the preparation of special dishes, or a tapas selection.
Spanish & Yoga: Combine a Spanish course with 4 Yoga classes per week.
Spanish & Horseback Riding in Sierra Nevada: Combine a Spanish course with a horseback riding programme in the Sierra Nevada National Park during 3 afternoons (approx. 9 hours).
Spanish & Hiking in Granada Natural Parks: Combine a Spanish course with two hiking afternooons.
Spanish & Rock Climbing: Combine a Spanish course with two climbing afternooons.
Before you enrol for a Spanish course please note that the conditions for granting a Visa include medical insurance covering your stay abroad, a residential address in Granada and sufficient financial means. You can obtain information regarding a Visa application from the Spanish Embassy in your country. Addresses of Spanish Embassies worldwide can be found at the website of the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
How to get there
If you would like an organised transfer from either one of these airports to your accommodation in Granada, please provide us information on the airport of your destination, your arrival date and time, you airline and flight number as soon as possible. Travel health insurance can also be obtained through the school.
Price for a one way transfer:
Malaga Airport - Granada Accommodation: 170 €
Granada Airport - Granada Accommodation: 45 €
Travel health insurance:
Price up to 15 days: 15 €
Price up to 30 days: 30 €
Please ask us if you require any further information on train and bus connections from other Spanish cities to Granada.