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Spanish Schools in Málaga

So you reckon this slick city by the sea is the place for you, you can see yourself lazing on the sandy beaches and having a cool refreshing drink in the leafy gardens whilst quietly perusing your Spanish dictionary? Well, the only question that remains then, is which is the best Spanish learning centre in Málaga for you? Fret not, we are here to help with some handy hints and interesting info!

Academia de Idiomas y de Formación Personal (AIFP)

Facts and Figures

LocationPlaza de la Aduana, in the Historic Centre, many attractions such as Picasso Museum and Cervantes Theatre within five minutes walk
Size Small to Medium sized
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 9, Average 4 to 6 students
Summer Camps AvailableNo
Internet AccessYes (Free access to computers + WiFi)
LibraryYes
Websitehttp://www.aifp.org/

More Details

  • Facilities and Services - AIFP is housed inside part of the ancient "Palacio de Villalcazar" in Málaga Historical Centre. The school has free internet for its students, a kitchen for use during Spanish cooking lessons, a multimedia room and a patio where classes are given during the summer months.
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditation - Experienced staff with motivation to make learning Spanish fun. They aim to answer any queries that you might have and in order for you to gain experience speaking Spanish in different situations, they will accompanmy you on trips to places such as the local market. AIFP is accredited/recognised by Instituto Cervantes, the Swedish CSN, Costa del Sol Patronato de Turismo, Cámara de Málaga and ACEPMA (Asociación de Centros de Estudios Privados de Málaga)amongst others.
  • Courses Offered- At this Spanish language centre you can choose from a range of General Spanish courses, differing in the intensity of the classes in each week. There are also private One to One classes and a range of special courses such as Spanish & Flamenco, Spanish & Internship, DELE Preparation and Spanish for Business.
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - Málaga is a wonderful city to explore and AIFP makes the most of this by organising city tours,welcome parties or tapas tours and at the weekend you and your classmates have the option of going a bit further afield to Seville, Granada, Marbella and Puerto Banus, to name but a few!
  • Accommodation - Here, you can choose to stay with a host family for the obvious benefits to your Spanish learning that this brings or, there is also the option of a shared apartment, a hotel or a hostel.

Centro Internacional de la Lengua Española (CILE)

Facts and Figures

LocationCalle Cister, beside Cathedral Gardens in Málaga centre, 10 minutes walk from beach
Size Small, 8 classrooms
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 8, Average in high season 6-8, Average in low season 1-5
Summer Camps AvailableNo
Internet AccessYes (Free access to computers and WiFi)
LibraryYes
Wheelchair AccessNo
Websitehttp://www.academia-cile.com/html/welcome.html

More Details

  • Facilities and Services - CILE is ideally located in the centre of Málaga, yet still near to the beach and golf course. Fully equipped classrooms and a small familiar school.
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditation - Strives to create a fun relationship between teachers and staff which is conducive to learning. CILE uses its own study materials and only Spanish is spoken from the first day. It is accredited by FEDELE, AELE, ACEM, ELITE, AEPE, CSN, BILDUNGSURLAUB and recognised by numerous Universities and Chambers of Commerce throughout Europe.
  • Courses Offered and Levels - Standard Spanish Courses including Intensive and One to One are on offer. They also have Spanish courses specifically geared towards Business, Tourism and the DELE Exam. Additionally there are courses in Legal Spanish, a course concentrating on the Subjunctive and a course designed for Airline Spanish, amongst others. You can also combine your chosen course with an activity of your choice such as Golf, Horse Riding, Tennis, Diving or Sailing. The levels of ability at Centro Internacional de la Lengua Española are six levels from Beginner to Advanced.
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - Dance classes and the opportunity to have a go at a flamenco guitar are included in the price of your course, as are various guided visits throughout the city and a welcome party. Weekend and day trips to Sevilla, Córdoba and Ronda are also often arranged and a perfect way to road test your Spanish on a road trip with your classmates!
  • Accommodation - With this Spanish institution in Málaga you have the choice of staying with a local Spanish host family during your Spanish Language Course, a private apartment or a shared apartment.

Enforex Málaga

(N.B. This is an Enforex Partner School called Málaga Sí)

Facts and Figures

LocationAvenida de Juan Sebastián Elcano, Across the road from the beach.
Size Medium, Capacity for 180 students
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 8, Average 6
Summer Camps AvailableNo
Internet AccessYes (Free access to computers and WiFi)
LibraryYes
Wheelchair AccessYes
Websitehttp://www.enforex.com/school-Málaga.html

More Details

enforex
  • Facilities and Services - Close to beach and also has its own lush gardens complete with swimming pool. Seven fully equipped classrooms indoors and two summer classrooms outdoors. Video room, computer room and whole school fully accessible for disabled.
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditation - Students will work from a specially designed course book and the aim is to facilitate the transition both linguistically and culturally in Spain as easily and as rapidly as possible. Enforex partner school in Málaga focuses on communication and assessing the needs of each individual student with a class structure which permits content to flow from one week to the next with ease. All materials needed are included in your course fee.All the accreditations available at Enforex are widely recognised throughout Europe. Enforex is a member of the following National and International organisations: eduSpain, NAFSA, AATSP, AEEM, AMACFE, FEDELE, AECAE and ELITE. Enforex also holds the Ideal Quality Certificate. Other accreditations also include: Sweden's CSN, Germany´s Bildungsurlaub and the Spanish Chamber of Commerce Madrid.
  • Courses Offered and Levels - You can take Intensive Spanish courses for both long and short durations, One to One courses are also an option here and there are also special group courses, private courses, Professional Spanish and those for teenagers and High School students. There are 6 levels of ability in Spanish at Enforex (Basic to Proficiency).
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - Málaga, and not to mention its surrounding area, is to be savoured and enjoyed. At Enforex you can make the most of this wonderful place by combining new friends from all over the world with the activities organised by the school. There are barbecues, parties, trips to the Picasso Museum, dance classes and movie nights amongst many other activities. As for trips outside of the city, you can get as far as Morocco, with Granada, Seville, Tarifa and the Costa Blanca also readily accessible in between, to name a few! So pack up your kit bag and get out and about with your new classmates and practice that Spanish!
  • Accommodation - You have two options when it comes to where to rest your weary head and shower off the sand. You can decide to stay with a local Spanish family throughout your course or you can choose to put your feet up at a student residence, after all, that is what you will be!