Learn Spanish in Granada, Spain
Description of Learn Spanish in Granada, Spain
Our Spanish language school is located in the very centre of one of the most unique and exciting cities in Spain, Granada, with easy access to the region’s ski resorts and beaches.
We have been providing high-quality language and cultural courses to foreigners who want to learn Spanish in Granada for over 15 years.
Being small and independent means we can offer a truly personal and friendly environment which is ideal when learning a foreign language. We try to provide something different and so pride ourselves on our individual and open approach to teaching.
The school is situated in a renovated house at the foot of the Albaicín, the oldest district in Granada. It is equipped with all modern facilities including a computer lab with free wireless access, patio, terrace, television room and a library full of Spanish books, music and films.
Communication is the key and our students enjoy the informal nature of classes set to a maximum of 8 meaning that every student can play an integral role in their daily lessons.
We have a choice of different types of Spanish language courses to suit your needs which are available for different durations, and with different accommodation options.
Intensive: 20 shared classes per week (4 x 45mins per day)
Intensive Plus 5: 20 shared classes per week (4 x 45mins per day) plus five private classes per week
Intensive Plus 10: 20 shared classes per week (4 x 45mins per day) plus 10 private classes per week
Express: 10 hours of private classes per week
Express Plus: 20 hours of private classes per week
My Way: two private classes per day
All accommodation is in the centre of Granada no more than a 15 minute walk from the school. We are very selective with the accommodation we provide and always ensure that it is owned by local landlords, is comfortable for all our guests and has a range of modern facilities.
Shared accommodation with Spaniards: single and double rooms are available. People travelling alone need to reserve an individual room. You can stay here, provided you are staying longer than six weeks. It offers the perfect opportunity to improve your Spanish. Students share a kitchen, bathroom and communal areas. All bed linen is provided but towels are not.
Shared accommodation with other students: single and double rooms are available. All apartments have communal kitchens, bathrooms and sitting rooms. You stay with other international students from the school meaning you can practise Spanish together. All bed linen is provided but towels are not.
Stay with a Spanish family: you can book a single or double room half-board (breakfast and one meal). The families are carefully selected by us and have experience hosting foreign students. This accommodation offers the perfect opportunity to experience Spanish life, practise your Spanish and helps the local community.
Hostel/Hotel/Guest House: the school can suggest places for you to stay that are comfortable and close to the school.
We offer a wide range of free daily activities (excluding entrance fees) to all the places of interest and to other towns and cities in Andalusia. You will never be short of things to do! Examples of some of the activities we organise are:
- Trips to the Alhambra and Generalife, Granada Cathedral, the Cartuja, the Royal Chapel, Sacromonte Abbey and the Albayzín.
- Typical Spanish parties and meals.
- Visits to the cinema, theatre and Flamenco shows.
- Tapas nights.
- Trips to guitar builders and potters.
9 Reviews of Learn Spanish in Granada, Spain
Reviewed on 29 Apr 2019 by Pauliina MakarainenGranada is a wonderful place to learn Spanish and about the Spanish culture - a must visit spot for anyone! Read full review
Reviewed on 23 Dec 2018 by Oliver WillderMy teachers had a great sense of humour and their conversational style of teaching really breathed life into the dryer grammatical topics, as well as producing some more eclectic points of vocabulary along the way. Read full review
Reviewed on 17 Sep 2018 by Peggy PooleVery good teaching, classes. Had a great time and learned some Spanish. Read full review
Reviewed on 25 Apr 2018 by Claire BelangerI had an excellent teacher. I would rate my language lessons as excellent. Read full review
Reviewed on 20 May 2017 by Viv MiddlebrookAbsolutely fantastic! I was thrilled to be learning again, met some great people, the teachers were so enthusiastic and made it a complete joy. Read full review
Reviewed on 09 Nov 2016 by Cella EftimescuI discovered with great pleasure Granada's vibrant life, its historic and cultural treasures and excellent food. Read full review
Reviewed on 19 Aug 2016 by Angela LazarakiA wonderful experience! I highly recommend it and I will be going back for more! Read full review
Reviewed on 28 Jul 2015 by Lori DavisonVery enjoyable. I would do I again. Read full review
Reviewed on 30 Mar 2012 by Negla SalemStepping out on the terrace and facing the magnificence of the Al Hambra Palaces in the sunshine. It’s one of those wonderful places you spend your whole life gazing at in pictures, but when you see it for yourself it is far more than any picture can portray. Read full review
Planet and peopleWe value our role within the community and regularly attend neighbourhood meeting where we help with decision making. We encourage all of our students who come to learn Spanish in Granada to use the local shops and stalls close to the school so that they can get a feel for the history and culture of the city and so that they can support local business.
All our teachers are employed from the local area and the accommodation provided, within walking distance from the school, is owned by local landlords or families. We ensure that the accommodation places our students in the centre of the community and that they will play a part in typical Spanish life.
We do not charge for the organisation or administration of activities, students only have to pay the entrance fees when at the particular place of interest. Therefore the money from our students goes directly to local businesses, guides and the attractions here in Granada.
We work with charities that help teenagers and young immigrants who have recently arrived in Spain with basic or no knowledge of Spanish. We provide them with teaching materials and support to help these people with their Spanish studies. This is important for us as we can use our main forte to help those in need.
We have written a Code of Conduct for all of our students and teachers. They can refer to this during their stay with us and again when travelling in the future. The Code specifies how you can be responsible and environmentally sustainable. We believe that if our students do at least one thing that is included in the Code then we should make a difference.
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