Spanish courses in Santander
The teaching program has been carefully designed to provide a progressive course with a good balance between the various new skills and reinforcement of the new points introduced every day. We use up-to-date resources and our modern teaching methods encourage self-study. Our well qualified teachers are always on hand to give students individual advice, and the peaceful, relaxed atmosphere enhances the learning experience.
On the first day of school, students who already have some previous knowledge of Spanish will be level-tested to ensure correct placement from the beginning. Lessons start immediately after the test. All levels are offered from Beginners to Advanced. Our 5 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
Spanish courses in Santander are offered all year round and include a full language, cultural and activity programme.
There is a maximum of 8 students in each class. Our qualified and experienced language teachers are young, native Spaniards, who all hold degrees in Spanish philology.
>> Course 20
Daily: 4 lessons
The course consists of 20 lessons per week (50. minutes per lesson). Lessons are from 9.00 to 13.30 with a half an hour break. The course includes also conversation and cultural activities in the afternoon and optional excursions at the weekends.
>> Course 30
Daily: 6 lessons
This course is based on the intensive Spanish course 20h and students will be in the same classes for the first 4 hours lessons each day. Afterwards, students on the superintensive Course have an extra 2 hours lesson per day of practice and consolidation of the work introduced to the whole in class.
>> Course 25 (Spanish + culture)
Daily: 5 lessons
This course is based on the intensive Spanish course 20h and students will be in the same classes for the first 4 hours lessons each day. Afterward, students have an extra hour (generally in the afternoon) per day of Spanish Culture in and outside the classroom: Geography, History, Art, Festivals and Traditions, Gastronomy.
As part of the price of the course, the cultural activities include visits to places of special interest, free transport and free entries. A teacher guide who will accompany you during the visits to explain everything you want to know or to answer questions.
Taylor made courses
>> One-to-one / private tuition
These courses are for students who wish to focus on a particular problem or who need extra practice in certain language skills.
We can also arrange individual tuition at any time of the year, from one to thirty hours per week. Your timetable can be as intensive as you wish. We will help you to design a course of study to suit your exact requirements.
>> Course 20+5 / Course 20+10
Daily: 5/6 lessons
The standard course of 20 lessons per week in small groups, plus an extra 5 or 10 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.
Levels: intermediate to superior.
Daily: 5 lessons (Course 20h+1 lesson one-to-one)
>> DELE exam preparation
The 'Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera -DELE-', issued by the Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Spanish Ministry for Education, are official qualifications accrediting levels of competence and command of the Spanish language.
>> Business Spanish
Our Business Spanish Course in Santander is first and foremost based on knowledge already acquired, extending specific vocabulary and achieving a better command of the language on any specific topic. All Spanish for business language training is given as private classes, which can be individually added to the Standard Spanish group course.
>> Medical Spanish
This Spanish medical course is ideal for doctors who want to enjoy wonderful holidays in Santander and, at the same time, gain an in-depth knowledge of how medicine works in Spanish-speaking countries. The course includes vocabulary specific for the evaluation and care of patients, diagnoses and discussions focusing to cultural competencies.
>> Legal Spanish
The main focus of this specialised Spanish course will be learning legal and documental terminology. Role-play of legal situations, along with analysis of real facts, will provide the student with a greater understanding and use of legal proceedings in a Spanish context.