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Spanish Schools in Marbella

Sun, sea, sand and Spanish language classes, what more could you ask for? Marbella might just be your perfect paradise for learning Spanish. If you can just picture yourself conjugating verbs and mastering vocabulary whilst making lots of new International friends with a backdrop of the crystallized ocean sparkling in the golden sun, then Marbella is without doubt the place for you to come and learn Spanish in Spain. Now all that is left to decide upon is which Spanish language school you are going to adopt as your temporary home whilst you are in Marbella to learn Spanish. Well, worry not, we are hear to help with a small school review and some information for your perusal.


Enforex Marbella

Facts and Figures

LocationAvenida Ricardo Soriano, Downtown Marbella, near two leafy parks, easily accessed by bus and just 5 minutes walk from the beach
Size Small, familiar, capacity for 130 students
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 10, Average 5-7
Summer Camps AvailableYes, three different camps catering for 5-13 year olds, 13-18 year olds and 16-18 year olds
Internet AccessYes (Free access to computers and WiFi)
LibraryYes
Wheelchair AccessYes
Websitehttp://www.enforex.com/school-marbella.html

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Enforex
  • Facilities and Services - Enforex Marbella makes the most of the delightful weather in this sun-kissed city by the sea by having three of its seventeen classrooms outside. There is state of the art audio-visual equipment in each classroom and a positively huge terrace for relaxing in between classes. Students can make use of the study hall and computer room, get their hands on a snack from the vending machines and chat with fellow classmates and Spanish students alike in the large common room. As always is the case with Enforex, there are 5 extra cultural lessons included in the cost of your course on topics such as the media, music and dance so that you truly develop a well-rounded and thorough Spanish knowledge and enjoy yourself while you are at it!
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditations - The Spanish course at Enforex is taught by qualified and experienced teachers using their own specially designed course books. The main aims of the course are to equip you with all the skills necessary to make you feel comfortable in any Spanish speaking environment and to help with the process of both linguistic and cultural adaptation. Within the classes the Enforex teachers will use a combination of Grammar, Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking and Vocabulary in order to achieve these aims together with you. With regard to accreditation, Enforex Marbella is approved by the Instituto Cervantes, the Madrid Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Español como Recurso Económico (E/RE), Federación de Escuelas de Español como Lengua Extranjera (FEDELE), AECAE and ASEPROCE.
  • Courses Offered and Levels - There are a number of different Intensive Spanish courses and Super Intensive courses available, with full or part-time options. You can stop of at Enforex Marbella for a few classes as part of the 'Travel and Learn' programme, which allows you o stop of at numerous destinations throughout Spain and pick up your studies where you left of , at one of the Enforex schools. If you are looking for something a bit more specific or even out of the ordinary, Enforex Marbella also offers Golf, Tennis, Flamenco or Salsa courses and Spanish for the over 50´s, amongst numerous other options. This Spanish academy in Marbella has structured each course into six levels ranging from Basic to Proficiency. You will be level tested on you first day at Enforex in order to place you in the class level that you will be most comfortable in and benefit the most from.
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - Marbella as a city has a lot to offer and with Enforex you can see it all and practice your Spanish with your classmates and the people of the city on some of the many activities and trips organised by them. Some activities such as a guided city tour of Marbella and flamenco show, are free . For a bit more dinero you can visit the Wine Museum, take a trip to the luxurious Puerto Banús and participate in various different typical food evenings. All of these activities take place mid-week, but fear not, the weekend brings excitement as well. Trips are organised at the weekends by Enforex Marbella to Córdoba, Málaga, Sevilla, Ronda and Nerja. So take that Spanish on the road!
  • Accommodation - Whilst you are on your Spanish course, you have the option of staying with a Spanish host family and truly immersing yourself in every aspect of typical Spanish life. There is also the option of staying in an apartment, either shared with other International students or private.

Instituto Internacional de Idiomas Marbella

Facts and Figures

LocationCalle Almendros, Northern Marbella
Size Small, 7 classrooms
Summer Camps AvailableYes
Internet AccessYes
LibraryYes
Websitehttp://www.iiischools.com/en/schools/marbella

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Instituto
  • Facilities and Services - Instituto Internacional has seven classrooms, an I.T. room and a projection room and library.
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditation - They aim to provide 'quality language tuition in a rapid and individualized way, in pleasant surroundings and taught by highly motivated and experienced teachers'. In class they use the direct and communicative methods to facilitate rapid and hopefully effortless learning. The Instituto school is accredited by Instituto Cervantes and is a member of FEDELE, the Málaga Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Marbella Centre for Tourist Initiative and the Málaga Association for Private Training Centres.
  • Courses Offered - You can study an Intensive or Super Intensive Spanish course, a mini group course which is perhaps a more relaxed option, Private courses, DELE Preparation and Spanish for Business amongst other options.
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - At this Spanish learning centre they try to hold some of their classes outside the school in order to incorporate some everyday situations into your learning. Therefore don´t be surprised if you find yourself in the chemist asking for some paracetamol for your sore head or in the market checking for the freshest fish 'por favor' in the middle of one of your classes. There is also a Spanish film club and a tapas tour available and excursions are frequently organised to nearby cities and towns such as Córdoba, Jerez, Seville and Ronda at an extra price.
  • Accommodation - During your time in Marbella you can choose to stay with a local Spanish family, an apartment or a hotel or hostel.

Spanish Language Center

Facts and Figures

LocationAvenida Ricardo Soriano, right in Marbella city centre, 5 minutes from the beach. Easy access by bus.
Size Small, 8 classrooms
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 8, Average 4-5
Summer Camps AvailableNo
Internet AccessYes (Free access to computers + WiFi)
LibraryYes
Websitehttp://www.spanishlanguagec.com/cms/

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  • Facilities and Services - Spanish Language Center in Marbella has 8 spacious and well-lit classrooms, a large reception and common area for students and vending machines for snacks and refreshments. Large and sunny terrace where it is possible to take classes during summer with a view of the sea.
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditations - Competent and specially trained staff, focus on development of reading, writing and speaking skills in a warm and friendly environment. The school is accredited by Instituto Cervantes, FEDELE, IAPA, ELITE, and is recognised by the CECE, Swedish CSN and German Bildungsurlaub.
  • Courses Offered and Levels - You can study general Spanish courses including Intensive, Specialised Intensive and Super Intensive courses. There is also DELE Preparation, Long duration courses for a minimum of 8 weeks, Spanish for Business, Spanish for an academic year and Spanish combined with golf lessons. The Center offers 5 levels of Spanish ability, from complete beginners to very advanced.
  • Extra Curricular Activities and Trips - Spanish Language Centre in Marbella offers several activities and trips free of charge, for example, guided city tours, visits to the city's museums and cathedrals and trips to nearby Málaga, Gibralter, Seville and Granada. Additionally, for a reasonable fee the school also organises weekend trips away to the beaches in Tarifa and the cities of Madrid, Barcelona and the country of Morocco!
  • Accommodation - The two main type of accommodation available are host families and shared apartments of varying sizes and types. The choice is yours!