10 Reasons to Choose CERVANTES
1. ACCREDITED AND RECOGNIZED QUALITY
Cervantes International School is part of the network of Cervantes Institute Accredited Centres, a group of centres dedicated to the teaching of Spanish whose quality has been recognized by the Cervantes Institute. This top-quality certificate is awarded after a rigorous inspection, which takes place every 2 years and assesses the programme of study, qualifications and level of the teachers, teaching methods, audiovisual and teaching materials, and all academic and extracurricular activities offered by the school.
2. HIGH QUALITY METHODOLOGY
We use the most modern methods available today based on the communicative approach and the European Framework for language teaching, in accordance with the guidelines set out by the Cervantes Institute. The interactive methods enable you to speak Spanish from day one. Our teaching is organized in 6 levels, to allow you to learn and improve your language skills according to your needs, and in a way that is practical and fun at the same time. On the first day you will take a test to determine your level and the group that best suits your needs.
If you would like to evaluate your current level in Spanish, find out now with our online test.
3. QUALIFIED AND ENTHUSIASTIC TEACHERS
Our team of teachers has been carefully selected, according to their academic qualifications, experience and professionalism, and also for their ability to work enthusiastically with students.
4. OFFICE STAFF ALWAYS WILLING TO HELP
Our office staff are there to answer all your questions, can provide information about all the activities available in Malaga (in addition to what Cervantes EI has to offer), help you plan your travels to nearby cities ... Our office staff always give you a friendly and warm welcome.
5. OUR STUDENTS COME FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD
24 years experience in teaching Spanish and over 25,000 students from around the world who have chosen our school to learn Spanish are the best guarantee of our prestige and quality in education.
Find out what our students say about Cervantes EI.
6. Program of extracurricular activities (mostly free) and WEEKEND TOURS
Every week we offer a dynamic, lively and imaginative program of extracurricular activities that aim to provide new approaches to learning Spanish, giving you an insight into daily life and Spanish culture. We also offer weekend excursions to nearby cities, rich in history, such as Seville, Granada and Cordoba.
7. FULLY EQUIPPED CLASSROOMS AND SCHOOL
Our school has a large garden and terrace. The classrooms are spacious, bright and equipped with heating and air conditioning. We also have a student lounge with a library and PCs with free Internet. We also offer free WiFi access for your laptop. The building where the school is located has a bar and restaurant, which serves excellent breakfasts.
8. EXCELLENT LOCATION OF THE SCHOOL
Cervantes International School is located in Malaga (capital of the "Costa del Sol", number 1 tourist destination in Spain) two minutes away from the beach (50 meters) and is only a ten minutes bus ride from the historic city centre. Near the school you will find an international and university environment. The choice of leisure activities is endless, which helps students to integrate fully into Spanish culture.
9. CAREFULLY SELECTED HOST FAMILIES
Cervantes International School select host families with great care through regular visits and questionnaires from our former students. All our host families live near the school and the beach. If at any time a student happens to have a problem, beyond a mere misunderstanding that can be solved easily, we will quickly find another family. At the end of the stay, students are asked to fill in a survey to tell us what they think of the accommodation, and this opinion is taken into account in the on-going assessment we make of each family.
10. CERVANTES OWN RESIDENCE & shared accommodation
Students who wish to live independently can stay in our residence or shared apartments. Our residence is a large home in typical Spanish style with all mod cons - gardens, tennis court and swimming pool. It has central heating, WIFI, telephone, laundry, a fridge in every room, a spacious lounge with TV and DVD player and a big, fully equipped kitchen. Our residence accommodates 24 students, whilst the shared apartments can accommodate a maximum of 5-6 students and are more economical.