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Spanish Schools in Santander

Santander is a subtle gem by the sea, waiting for you to explore it. If you think that this is the city for you and you want to study at a Spanish Language School in Santander then let us take care of the rest for you. We will look at the Spanish learning centres on offer, giving an overview of the facilities, courses offered, accommodation and much more, so that you can relax and make up your mind with ease!

Inlingua Santander

Facts and Figures

LocationAvenida de Pontejos, situated in a residential area of the city, just a few minutes walk from the main beaches
SizeSmall school
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 6 students per class
Summer Camps AvailableNo
Internet AccessYes (Free WiFi)
Websitehttp://www.inlinguasantander.com/en/

More Details

  • Facilities and Services - This Spanish school in Santander has been teaching Spanish for over 40 years. It is a small school which ensures personalised attention to its students. School is housed in a modern building with free wireless for all of its students
  • Teaching Methods - At Inlingua they place a lot of emphasis on communication, listening and speaking to native speakers and from day one only Spanish is spoken in the classroom. They use dialogues, discussions, role plays and more to provide the student with a set of language skills that they can immediately use. The students are also regularly tested to keep on top of difficulties or mistakes.
  • Courses Offered - At Inlingua you can study a Spanish course as part of a Mini Group which involves 4 hours of Spanish classes a day and can last for a period of two weeks or more. You can also opt for Summer Courses which are of a similar style or Private lessons.
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - This Spanish institution has a social officer who is in charge of informing the students of what is on in Santander, what sights they should see and what they they should get up to. They will also take the students on a guided tour of the city of Santander each week and on a day trip each weekend. Nearby are pretty coastal towns, tranquil beaches and even a ski resort, all waiting for you and your classmates!
  • Accommodation - Inlingua recommends that during your Spanish course you stay with a carefully chosen local host family so that you receive a complete Spanish immersion. However the option of a hotel or hostel is also available if you would prefer to stay somewhere a bit more private.

Unilang Idiomas Santander

Facts and Figures

LocationCalle Rualasal, in the heart of the Old Town, nearby to the Cathedral
SizeSmall school, 6 classrooms
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 6, Average 4
Summer Camps AvailableNo (There are summer courses for groups of 15 or more students from schools, universities, etc.)
Internet AccessYes (free access to computers and WiFi)
LibraryYes
Websitehttp://www.unilang.es/cursos-espanol-para-extranjeros.html

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  • Facilities and Services - Small and friendly school with classrooms and study rooms for students to use, free WiFi, use of computers and a library. Located right on the heart of the Old Town with easy access to many of the not to be missed sights.
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditation - Unilang has experienced staff and uses an up to date teaching method. The school is accredited by ACADE (Asociación de Centros y Academias de España), FECEI (Federación Española de Centros de la Enseñanza de Idiomas), ASCELE (Asociación Cántabra de Escuelas de Español para Extranjeros)and ACCEI (Asociación Cántabra de Centros de Enseñanza de Idiomas)
  • Courses Offered and Levels - At this Spanish learning centre there are a number of courses to choose from. They organise 'Mini Stays' for groups of 15 people or more with a duration of about 3-7 days, there are General Spanish courses, with 15-20 hours of Spanish classes a week, Spanish for Teachers, Spanish for DELE Preparation, Spanish in a teacher's home, a course that helps pick up idiomatic expressions and see the Spanish language at use first hand, Business Spanish, Spanish for specific purposes such as Tourism or Healthcare. There are also Super Intensive courses for those a bit tight for time. The levels of Spanish are based on the European Framework. There are 6 levels ranging from Beginner to Advanced.
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - In your time off from class Unilang organises activities such as Dance classes, going for chocolate and churros, sports activities such as canoeing, basketball and swimming. They also organise trips to further afield destinations such as Bilbao, Altamira caves, Picos de Europa National Park, and much more.
  • Accommodation - At this Spanish college you can choose to stay with a Spanish host family during your Spanish language course, opt for hotel accommodation, a private apartment or even a hostel

Delta Language School Santander

Facts and Figures

LocationRualasal 14, in the Old Town, close by to the Church and Cathedral and plenty of bars and cafes. Just 5 minutes from the beaches!
SizeSmall school
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 8 students
Summer Camps AvailableNo
Internet AccessYes (free access to computers and WiFi)
LibraryYes
Websitehttp://www.deltalang.com/spanish

More Details

  • Facilities and Services - Delta Spanish school boasts a library and self access centre for all students, a private cinema for showings of Spanish films, a student lounge with facilities for making tea and coffee to keep you going during your Spanish classes and regular language exchanges with native Spaniards. You will also have periodical tests to see how you are doing and check if you are having any problems and at the end of the course you will receive a certificate.
  • Teaching Methods - All teachers at this institution have University degrees in Spanish and an additional qualification in teaching. The aim is to teach in a way that attends every students needs and to listen and encourage during the learning process.
  • Courses Offered and Levels - At this Spanish Institution you can study a range of courses including General Spanish courses and Intensive Spanish courses, and even 'Extra Cultural' Spanish courses which include one hour a day extra of class focusing on cultural aspects of Spanish such as Art, History, Gastronomy or Geography. You can also take a one to one course, or a specialised Business, Medical or Legal Spanish course . There are courses for Teachers and DELE Preparation courses and courses designed specifically for teenagers, more mature groups or teenagers. Finally, for something a little bit different, Delta offers Spanish classes combined with either golf or surfing. With regard to levels, Delta Spanish school will place you into one of seven levels of Spanish ability, ranging from Beginner to Proficiency
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - You won't be stuck for things to do at this Spanish learning centre. Every week they organise various different activities such as Museum trips, Spanish film showings, trips to typical Spanish bars, Sporting activities including swimming, surfing, scuba diving, golf and tennis and day and weekend trips to places like Picos de Europa, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Salamanca and Burgos.
  • Accommodation - During your time with Delta you have the option of totally immersing yourself in the Spanish language and way of life by staying with and becoming a temporary member of a Spanish host family. You can also opt to stay in an apartment, located close to the school, either shared or private. If you fancy either something a bit more luxurious or a bit more private there is also the option of a hotel, hostel or pension and finally you can go a bit more traditional and head to a rural country lodging or even a campsite

Abc 4 Languages Santander

Facts and Figures

LocationGeneral Dávila, close to the University of Cantabria
SizeSmall
Number of Students/ClassClasses are kept small
Summer Camps AvailableNo
Websitehttp://www.abc4languages.com/web

More Details

  • Facilities and Services - School in central Santander, close by to the University, which aims to design the specific Spanish course for you. All the facilities of a modern Spanish institution can be found here and used by all students.
  • Teaching Methods - ABC focus on personalisation of their Spanish courses, so that you will get exactly what you want out of your classes. All four skills of Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening will be developed during the courses and Oral skills are particularly concentrated on, so that students can begin to utilise the skills they are learning in class with confidence.
  • Courses Offered and Levels - At ABC Spanish institution you can opt to stay with your Spanish teacher in their home and fully immerse yourself in the Spanish traditions and customs, whilst attending classes every day. There are also general and intensive courses, ranging from 20 to 30 hours a weeks with the optional addition of cultural activities. If you feel you need more individualized attention then One to One courses are also available, with anything from 20 to 40 hours of class per week. You will be tested upon arrival at the school and assigned to a class of an appropriate language level ability
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - You will be kept busy outside of class time at this Spanish learning centre as they organise activities such as dance classes, cookery lessons, sporting programmes, hiking, cinema nights and trips to nearby villages such as Potes, Comillas or Santillana
  • Accommodation - Here you can choose to stay at the home of a local Spanish family and get practising that Spanish. You can also opt for a hotel or guesthouse if you would like something a bit more private.