Spanish Courses

We aim to help you improve your Spanish skills and learn as much as possible during your time with us.

With modern communicative teaching methods, we ensure that our students develop practical skills to communicate effectively in Spanish. Our focus is on assisting our students to speak, understand, read and write in Spanish.

Content and the approach to teaching are designed around the needs of each student in their particular groups. In this way, we aim to cater for and meet the needs of every individual student within the group.

To ensure our teachers are able to give every student the personal attention they need to make rapid progress and improve their Spanish skills, each group as a maximum of 8 students (on average 4).

Levels

Our levels are adapted to The European General Intensive of the reference to languages elaborated by the Linguistics Politics Department of European Counsel, specifically on Curricular Plan of Cervantes Institute.

WHAT IS YOUR LEVEL?
A1 (BEGINNER) You have little or no knowledge of Spanish.
A2 (ELEMENTARY) You can communicate in basic situations using the present, past and future tenses, but with some errors. You can understand Spanish when someone speaks slowly
B1 (INTERMEDIATE) You feel secure speaking and writing in Spanish. You know quite a lot of vocabulary, but you need to practise and expand your grammar knowledge.
B2 (UPPER) You can communicate fluently and with confidence in a wide range of situations but need a deeper study of grammar structures and learn more specific vocabulary.
C1 (ADVANCED) and C2 (SUPERIOR) You should have an excellent level of Spanish and be able to communicate effectively as a native. You need to perfect the language to ensure its adequate cultural use by means of extensive study into the subtleties of the Spanish language.

If you want to test your level, please take our online placement test.

Spanish Courses

Intensive Spanish (20+5)

Cervantes Intensive Spanish Course

This is our most popular Spanish course: Intensive enough to help your Spanish progress rapidly, but still with plenty of free time for you to explore Valencia. There are 20 Spanish classes per week, with a maximum of just 8 students per class.

Success in a language course is not guaranteed by top quality teaching alone and we know that it is important to understand the culture of the people who speak the language as well. That is why we offer an additional daily class covering a topic of cultural interest and it´s completely free.

Practical Information
  • Start dates: Any Monday, year round.
  • Lessons of 55 minutes per week: 20 Spanish classes + 5 cultural activities (4+1 per day)
  • Duration: from 1 to 12 weeks or more
  • Levels: All levels, from A1 (Beginner) to C2 (Superior)
  • Maximum Students per Class: 8 students
  • Average Students per Class: 4 students
  • Prices per week:
    1-4 weeks: 199 €
    5-8 weeks: 189 €
    9-23 weeks: 179 €
    24-35 weeks: 169 €
    +36 weeks: 159 €
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Super Intensive Spanish (30+5)

Cervantes Super Intensive Spanish Course

If you want to learn as much Spanish as possible in the time that you have available to you then this course of 30+5 Spanish lessons per week is ideal. This course consists of 6 general Spanish lessons per day, finishing with a cultural workshop as the 7th lesson each day, enabling you to practice the Spanish that you have learnt in the first 6 lessons.

This course is similar to the Intensive Spanish course (20+5) but with two extra classes each day.

Practical Information
  • Start dates: Any Monday, year round.
  • Lessons of 55 minutes per week: 30 Spanish classes + 5 cultural activities (6+1 per day)
  • Duration: from 1 to 12 weeks or more
  • Levels: All levels, from A1 (Beginner) to C2 (Superior)
  • Maximum Students per Class: 8 students
  • Average Students per Class: 4 students
  • Prices:
    1-4 weeks: 349 €
    5-8 weeks: 329 €
    9-23 weeks: 319 €
    24-35 weeks: 299 €
    +36 weeks: 284 €
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Spanish Conversation (10+5)

Cervantes Spanish Conversation

The Spanish Talk (10+5) course is ideal if you are looking for dedicated Spanish conversation practice. In this course, 2 lessons a day are dedicated to practicing conversation topics and speaking, assisting to develop fluency in social situations. With this course you can meet the objective to be able to communicate with ease in Spanish with native speakers in only 3 hours per day from Monday to Friday.

This course is similar to the Intensive Spanish Course (20+5) but with 2 classes fewer each day.

Practical Information
  • Start dates: Any Monday, year round.
  • Lessons of 55 minutes per week: 10 + 5 (3 per day)
  • Duration: from 1 to 12 weeks or more
  • Minimum Level: B1 (intermediate)
  • Maximum Students per Class: 8
  • Average Students per Class: 4 students
  • Prices:
    1-4 weeks: 169 €
    5-8 weeks: 159 €
    9-23 weeks: 149 €
    24-35 weeks: 144 €
    +36 weeks: 134 €
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DELE Preparation Course

Cervantes DELE Preparation Course

The DELE examinations are the most renowned and most widely recognized internationally official certification in Spanish as a Foreign Language. With 20 lessons per week focusing specifically on preparation for the DELE exam, this course will prepare you with all you need to pass this exam. We currently boast a 95% pass rate in the DELE examinations.

Obtaining the D.E.L.E diploma gives you an official internationally recognized credential of your Spanish Level. This is especially important if you intend to study or work at a Spanish university or in a Spanish-speaking country.

The following are the official dates for the 2016 DELE examinations in Spain:

Practical Information
  • Start dates: 2 or 4 weeks before exam in April, May, July, October and November.
  • Lessons of 55 minutes per week: 20 Intensive Spanish classes + 2 hours of DELE Exam support (Course A1, A2), 20 DELE classes (Course B1, B2, C1, C2).
  • Duration: 2 or 4 weeks
  • Levels: All levels, from A1 (Beginner) to C2 (Superior)
  • Maximum Students per Class: 14 students
  • Prices:
    2 weeks: 495 €
    4 weeks: 895 €
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Private Spanish Classes / One To One

Cervantes One to One Spanish Course

Don´t have much time? Have a limited time frame in which you want to learn as much as possible? Study at your speed with a personalized course.

Our One-to-One courses are perfect for more individualized attention to learn faster, or if you feel your particular needs will not be met in a group setting. This course will be designed around what you want to study and consists of how many private lessons you want per week.

Practical Information
  • Start dates: Any weekday, year round.
  • Lessons of 55 minutes per week: 1, 5, 10, 20, 30 or more per week
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Levels: All levels, from A1 (Beginner) to C2 (Superior)
  • Participants: 1, 2 or 3 students
  • 15% additional fee for specialized subjects (Medical Spanish, Legal Spanish, etc.).
  • Classes outside of the school will be subject to a 15% fee or more with a minimum charge of 15 €. Please ask for availability.
  • Prices:
    1 class / 34 € (1 person) | 28 € (2 persons*) | 17 € (3 persons*)
    5 classes / 150 € (1 person) | 105 € (2 persons*) | 75 € (3 persons*)
    10 classes / 275 € (1 person) | 190 € (2 persons*) | 138 € (3 persons*)
    20 classes / 550 € (1 person) | 385 € (2 persons*) | 275 € (3 persons*)
    +30 / per class / 27 € (1 person) | 19 € (2 persons*) | 14 € (3 persons*)
    *Per persons in the same class

Teacher’s home Program

You will live in the home of your teacher, who will make you feel at home. A one to one Spanish course and live in the home of your teacher is the most effective way to learn a language quickly. Our teachers allow you to totally immerse yourself in the Spanish language and culture and achieve great results.

Practical Information
  • Start dates: Any weekday, year round.
  • Lessons of 55 minutes per week: 15, 20, 25 or 30 per week
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Levels: All levels, from A1 (Beginner) to C2 (Superior)
  • Participants: 1 or 2 students
  • Prices:
    15 class / 895 € (1 person) | 745 € (2 persons*)
    20 classes / 1.095 € (1 person) | 895 € (2 persons*)
    30 classes / 1.495 € (1 person) | 1.395 € (2 persons*)
    * For private classes with 2 students, both students must have the same Spanish level, in the same class & teacher’s home and arrive together
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Internship | Volunter Program

Cervantes Paid Hotel Internship Course

Why just visit Valencia, when you can live there working to cover you expenses during an 8 week stay. Our Internship | Volunter Program program offers a unique opportunity to live and work in Valencia for young students (18-30 years old).

During the first four weeks you will complete an Intensive Spanish course with accommodation in a residence, shared flat or host family in central Valencia. Following this you will start your work experience (8 weeks). You will live and work in Valencia, with accommodation in a hotel room (usually shared) with full board, allowing you to enjoy life to the full while working hard. You will improve your Spanish, advance your personal development and professional skills, and also gain Certificates in both Spanish and Hotel Internship Experience.

Interns may fill jobs in different departments of 3-5 star hotels. Examples include: kitchen assistant, waiter, bar, restaurant employee, room maid, laundry personnel, animator, maintenance staff, general assistant etc. No previous experience is necessary, however some hotels may give preference to those who have already worked in the tourist industry. Hotel reception work is only possible if you have an excellent working knowledge of Spanish as well as previous work experience.

The guaranteed minimum wage is between 200-400 Euros per month. The amount depends on the establishment and the employment type. While this amount is not lucrative, you will earn enough to pay for expenses during your extended stay in Valencia.

Practical Information
  • Start dates: Every 1st Monday of the month, year round.
  • Required level: Upon completing the Spanish course you must have a B1 (Intermediate) level.
  • Only available for Tourism students and EU citizens.
  • Internship: Throughout Spain.
  • Includes: Resumé and interview coaching, 8 week work placement and references.
  • Prices:
    4 weeks Spanish course + Internship (5-12 weeks) / 1.595 €
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Christmas Course

Cervantes Christmas Course

Would you like to celebrate the Christmas holidays away from home for the first time? Get to know the New Year celebrations and traditions in Spain while welcoming in 2016? Recibir el nuevo año en la Puerta del Sol de Valencia?

Come to Valencia and enjoy you holidays while improving your Spanish. From 9:00 to 13:00 you will have 4 Intensive Spanish classes and the rest of the day you will have free to enjoy Valencia and get to know and experience the Spanish Christmas traditions.

Practical Information
  • Start dates: 19 & 26 dec (1 week course), 19 dec (2 weeks course)
  • Lessons of 55 minutes per week: 20 Spanish classes & activities
  • Duration: 1 or 2 weeks
  • Levels: All levels, from A1 (Beginner) to C2 (Superior)
  • Maximum Students per Class: 8 students
  • Prices:
    1 week / 199 €
    2 weeks / 398 €
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