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Spanish Language Courses

  >   Spanish Languages for Life Course
  >   Standard Spanish Course
  >   Intensive Spanish Course
  >   Spanish Academic Year Course
  >   Spanish Summer Programme 
  >   Spanish Over 50s Course
  >   Spanish & Salsa / Flamenco Course
  >   Spanish & Cookery Course
  >   Spanish DELE Preparation Course
  >   Spanish Private Tuition 

  >   Spanish Course Methodology

Spanish Languages for Life Course
8 to 40 weeks Spanish language course duration
Open to 16yrs+ age group throughout the year
20 group Spanish language lessons per week
Max. 10 people per class
Timetable: 8.30 – 12.30hrs or 16.00 – 20.00hrs (subject to change)
> Spanish course methodology
A long term Spanish language course ideal for Gap Year, post Uni or adult students looking to learn Spanish in Malaga, in depth over two or more months for maximum impact and progress. The Languages for Life Spanish language course in Malaga, follows the same format as the Standard Spanish programme, but the longer duration of course ensures greater fluency, better language comprehension and expression. 

Course content:
~ General Spanish
~ Lessons integrating the 4 skills of reading, writing,
   speaking and listening with grammatical structures
   and vocabulary development
~ Aspects of Spanish culture and way of life are
   introduced progressively as and when appropriate
~ Additional concentrated Spanish oral communication
   practise in small classes

Standard Spanish Course
2 to 8 weeks Spanish language course duration
Open to 16yrs+ age group
20 group Spanish language lessons per week
Max. 10 people per class
Timetable: 8.30 – 12.30hrs or 16.00 – 20.00hrs (subject to change)
Spanish course methodology
This Spanish language course is offered across six language levels, for beginners looking to learn Spanish in Malaga from scratch, right the way through to very advanced speakers at C1 level on the CEF scale of language ability.  The Spanish language school in Malaga offers a high quality immersion course in Spanish, ideal for motivated students who wish to make real progress in their Spanish language skills.

Course content:
~ General Spanish
~ Lessons integrating the 4 skills of reading, writing,
   speaking and listening with grammatical structures
   and vocabulary development
~ Aspects of Spanish culture and way of life are
   introduced progressively as and when appropriate

Intensive Spanish Course

2 to 16 weeks Spanish language course duration
Open to 16yrs+ age group
Max. 10 people per class
20 group Spanish language lessons per week
plus 4, 6 or 10 additional small group lessons
Timetable: 8.30 – 12.30hrs or 16.00 – 20.00hrs (subject to change)
with small group classes held between 12.40 - 14.30hrs
> Spanish course methodology
The Intensive Spanish language course in Malaga, builds on the Standard programme, with additional small group classes of up to 6 students concentrating on oral communication skills, to further enhance the learning process.

Course content:
~ General Spanish
~ Lessons integrating the 4 skills of reading, writing,
   speaking and listening with grammatical structures
   and vocabulary development
~ Aspects of Spanish culture and way of life are
   introduced progressively as and when appropriate
~ Additional concentrated Spanish oral communication
   practise in small classes

Spanish Academic Year Course
Term I : Beginner level intake
20 group Spanish language lessons per week
16 weeks Spanish language course duration   August/Dec each year
Open to 16yrs+ age group
Max. 10 people per class
Term II: Advanced level intake
10 group language lessons per week
plus 10 group cultural lessons per week
21 weeks language course duration   January/May each year
Open to 16+ age group
Max. 15 people per class
> Spanish course methodology
This long term Spanish language course in Malaga (ideally suited to meet the needs of Gap Year students) allows students to gain in depth knowledge of both the Spanish language and Spanish culture over a full academic year - a two term course of intensive language study, which includes the opportunity to prepare for and sit the DELE Intermedio exam, (DELE exam fees at additional cost) and takes beginners in the Spanish language through to intermediate/advanced levels.

In Term II the language lessons are offered in combination with cultural studies; History, Art Literature, Geography, Social and Political Institutions in Spain to provide a fully rounded knowledge of modern day Spain's cultural context. Those who complete the full course are awarded a College Diploma, certifying their achieved language level.

Students are welcome to enrol for just the first or second term, depending on language level, if they cannot find time to follow the full  Academic Year course.

Spanish Summer Programme (for Teenagers)
2, 4 or 6 weeks Spanish language course duration
Open to 16/20 yrs old age group
15 group Spanish lessons per week
Max. 10 people per group class
Timetable : 16.00 to 19.00hrs
Early reservations recommended
> Spanish course methodology 
View full details of this popular > Spanish Teenager Course 

Lessons are always held in the afternoon and a full activity programme is offered each week.
Morning activities include a cultural trip into Malaga, cookery lessons, sports events (volleyball on the beach, table tennis tournaments or horse riding) and local boat trips.
Additionally the college arranges a party and a full day Saturday excursion every two weeks.
Students on this course also enjoy relaxing by the college pool, sun bathing on the local beaches and the shared camaraderie of the programme with other young students.

Summer course students can choose to stay in the college residence or with local hosts, but either way are sure to find plenty to do, including homework, of course, out of class!

Spanish Over 50s Course
> Spanish Over 50s course full details

2 or 4 weeks Spanish language course duration
Open to 50 yrs + age group
15 group language lessons per week
Max. 10 people per class
> Spanish course methodology
Aimed at those older students who wish to study with their peers whilst concentrating on developing their communication skills and enjoying a varied social activity programme.
Courses are offered across three abilities; beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.
Beginners concentrate on highly practical situations whilst more advanced students will discuss aspects of Spanish life, society, culture and politics.
Activities may include shopping in the central market, a cookery or Flamenco dance class, lunch with a teacher, a visit to the Alcazaba (castle) and the Cathedral or a trip to the botanical gardens.
There will also be a full day Saturday excursion i.e to Granada.

Spanish & Salsa or Flamenco Course
1 or 2 weeks Spanish language course duration
Open to 16 yrs+ age group
20 group Spanish lessons per week
plus 10 dance lessons per week
Max. 10 people per language group class
Max. 20 people per dance group class
Generally 8-10 people per dance class
Dance shoes not provided
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Combine your Standard language course with two dance classes a day, Monday to Friday. Dance is a fundamental part of Andalucian and Hispanic culture in general. With a large and well-equipped dance studio, the Spanish language school in Malaga is ideally placed to offer programmes of Spanish combined with Dance.

Two dance options offered
(depending on start dates - see Course Finder for details):

~ Salsa:
   Salsa and other Latin American dances

~ Flamenco:
   an introduction to the world of Flamenco via Sevillanas,
   Rumbas and other typical Flamenco dance styles

Dance classes are held in the on site dance studio (air conditioned) with professional Flamenco/Sevillanas or Salsa dance teachers. A full fortnight can be spent studying ONE of these dances.  NB: If there are 3 or less students enrolled on a particular start date (unlikely but possible) dance lessons will be reduced accordingly.

Spanish & Cookery Course
1 or 2 weeks Spanish language course duration
Open to 16yrs + age group
20 group Spanish lessons per week
plus two cookery sessions per week
Max. 10 people per language group class
Max. 15 people per cookery class
Combine your Standard language course with a chance for some hands on exploration of Andalucian/Mediterranean cuisine.
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This programme is designed for people with a serious interest in food and cooking and who want to find out about Spanish Cookery and learn Spanish in Malaga.  Students on this course are improving their current Spanish or learning the language as a beginner. It is a combination of the Standard course of 4 lessons a day of Spanish at all levels with 2 cookery afternoons a week and other activities related to food and wine.

The course includes:

~ Spanish language course: 4 lessons per day of general Spanish
   at all levels from beginner upwards

~ 2 cookery lessons each week: Each lesson will comprise a brief 
   introductory talk and the preparation of a complete menu

~ 2 dinners per week, including wine: the participants enjoy
   a meal with the teacher

~ 1 cultural talk per week on gastronomy topics: in Spanish
   of course!

~ Cookery course textbook: an illustrated recipe book including
   the most famous Spanish dishes.

~ A cook’s apron: a stylish apron to use during the course and to 
   take home

~ 1 local visit: a visit to a place of gastronomic interest in Malaga

~ Farewell lunch (2 week course only)

Spanish DELE Preparation Course
4 weeks Spanish language course duration
Open to 16yrs + age group 
Set start dates apply according to language level 
20 group Spanish language lessons per week
Max. 10 people per class
Specifically aimed at DELE exam preparation
Exams held in May, August or November each year
> Spanish course methodology

This course is designed for the student who wants to study for the official, government recognised DELE examinations in Spanish as a foreign language in Malaga.  It is a 4 week course dedicated to preparation for the examination. For students who already have the required level of Spanish, this programme can be taken as an independent 4-week course. Otherwise students study general Spanish for several weeks or even months in Malaga to achieve the required level to sit the DELE exams. 

The DELE Examination is offered at 4 levels:

~  A1
~  Inicial (B1)
~  Intermedio (B2)
~  Superior

(with 2 more about to be added: A2 and C1)

The DELE preparation courses at the Spanish school in Malaga
are for the Inicial (B1) and Intermedio (B2) levels.

The Spanish language school in Malaga currently do not offer DELE preparation courses for A1, A2, C1 or Superior. For A1, any student having completed our level A1 (modules 1-3) should be able to pass the exam with no further preparation than a couple of mock exams in the Study Centre. For A2, C1 & Superior (C2) we may consider creating group courses if there is sufficient demand or otherwise will prepare individual students in 1-1 lessons.

Please note:
To join this programme you must take a level test (by e-mail) at the time of booking to ensure you are enrolled for the correct course.
Enrolling for the exam is the responsibility of each student but we will help with the paperwork and other administrative details. You should note that the deadline is usually at least 4 weeks prior to the exam.

Spanish Private Tuition Course
1 to 6+ weeks Spanish language course duration
Open to 16yrs + age group throughout the year
10 to 30 private lessons per week
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An extremely intensive Spanish language course, ideal for those who wish to make maximum language progress over a one or two+ week period. This is the most intensive and personalised type of Spanish language course: tailored to a client’s needs and learning style.

While this type of course tends to attract business executives and diplomats, it can be equally appropriate for anyone who needs to improve their Spanish for a highly specific purpose: a school/university examination, a teacher switching to teach Spanish etc.

The teaching materials while based on the textbooks published by the Spanish language school in Malaga, and can also draw on specialised materials from the clients specific field of interest. In addition, the teaching methodology can also be adapted to the client’s preferred method of learning.

Methodology

The Spanish Language School’s key concern is to get you to speak!

Students are encouraged to speak Spanish and only Spanish from the very first day.  Learn more about the methodology at the Spanish language school in Malaga.