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Spanish Schools in Tenerife

You reckon the spirited and sprightly island of Tenerife is the place to be and the place you want to spend your time whilst studying a Spanish language course? If you like learning to the rhythm of the splashing waves on the golden sand and the beat of the festival drum, then come visit Tenerife, and all you now have to do is figure out which is the best Spanish learning centre in Tenerife for you. We are here to help with this pint-sized pickle and dainty dilemma that you might just be experiencing, with a handy school review.

Enforex Tenerife

(N.B. This is an Enforex Partner Language School called Don Quijote)

Facts and Figures

LocationAvenida de Colón, city of Puerto de la Cruz, near to the Lago Martiánez leisure complex and five minutes away from the beach
Size Small, familiar, 7 classrooms
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 8, Average 5 to 6
Summer Camps AvailableNo
Internet AccessYes (free access to computers and WiFi)
LibraryYes
Websitehttp://www.enforex.com/spain-tenerife.html

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    Enforex Tenerife
  • Facilities and Services - The Enforex partner school in Tenerife boasts a spacious patio, multimedia rooms and a recreational area for students, a free welcome pack, and to top it all off, it is just five minutes away from the sea. A positively idyllic way to learn Spanish!
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditation- Enforex wants to promote your language learning and development both linguistically and culturally and using the communicative approach combined with other 'diverse pedagogical techniques' the aim is to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to be at ease in any Spanish speaking environment. The school in Tenerife is accredited by, amongst others,the Madrid Chamber of Commerce and Industry, FEDELE and ERE. It is also approved by the Swedish CSN, the German Bildungsurlaub and the Chinese Embassy in Spain. Additionally, if you wish to study at Enforex Tenerife to gain University credits, this will not be a problem as all courses are designed according to the European framework model, and are also accepted by American Universities.
  • Courses Offered and Levels - You can study Intensive Spanish courses for either a long or short duration, you can study a Spanish course for the period of an academic year or semester or you can study a course specially designed for you and a group of others or opt for One to One classes or a range of courses for younger people. If you are feeling a bit adventurous, why not try a spot of scuba diving with your Spanish course? Or even a bit of hiking? Perfect your language skills in the classroom and later get out and about and make use of them in an environment you enjoy and doing an activity you will love. There are also programs for over 50's available and Christmas Spanish courses should you fancy Christmas in the sunshine this year! The levels at Enforex in Tenerife are based on the European framework. There are 6, ranging from Basic to Proficiency.

  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - You shouldn't ever be stuck for things to do on this island of fun and adventure, but just in case you do happen to have a spare moment or two, Enforex's partner school in Tenerife has options for you. They organise different activities during the week for you and your classmates to take part in, make new friends during, and practice your Spanish skills in a different environment. The activities include dance classes, Spanish film showings and various different culture workshops. As for going a bit further afield at the weekends, you are spoilt for choice here in Tenerife with Enforex! The options range from visiting the city of Santa Cruz and trips to La Laguna, the former capital of Tenerife with everything from trekking in Los Carboneras in Anaga and visiting the pretty nearby island of Gomera in between.
  • Accommodation - You have no less than five accommodation options to choose from should you choose this Spanish academy in Tenerife. For the ultimate Spanish immersion experience you might decide to stay with a local Spanish family, giving you the opportunity not only to put your Spanish skills into practice, but to experience what day to day life is like in a Spanish household. You also have the option of staying in a student residence or a student flat with other International students or you can opt for something with a bit more privacy such as a hotel or hostel.

FU International Academy Tenerife

Facts and Figures

LocationCentro Comercial La Cúpula, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, school is in a quiet residential area, opposite Botanical Gardens, 15 minutes from Puerto de la Cruz centre
Size Medium, 10 classrooms
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 10, normally between 3 and 8
Summer Camps AvailableNo
Internet AccessYes (free access to internet and WiFi)
Wheelchair AccessYes
Websitehttp://fu-tenerife.com/learning_spanish__1/barrier_free/

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    Alhambra instituto
  • Facilities and Services - There are ten classrooms, computer rooms with free internet access, a fully equipped lecture hall, a terrace and a coffee bar with a good value lunch and strong coffee.
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditation - All teachers at FU International Academy are fully qualified and experienced and continue to attend training courses regularly. There are a wide range of topics covered in the Spanish classes, with a strong emphasis on conversational practice combined with other aspects of language learning such as grammar, writing, reading, etc. The FU School in Tenerife is accredited by the Cervantes Institute, FEDELE and is a member of the 'Turismo de Tenerife' Organisation.
  • Courses Offered and Levels - On offer are various different types of Intensive Spanish courses, differing in the number of hours you will have class each week. You can also choose to combine your Spanish course with Spanish specifically for Tourism or Business or even, if you are feeling a bit more adventurous, you can take diving, surfing or paragliding lessons alongside your Spanish course. Additionally FU has courses for junior levels and also One to One classes or those specially designed for groups of two people. At FU International Academy there are 6 levels of language ability, from Basic to Proficiency.
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - FU has in place a program of extra and optional activities to complement your Spanish learning in the classroom. Flamenco and Salsa lessons, visits to the Botanic Gardens, Beach Volleyball, Spanish cultural lessons, a welcome breakfast and surf lessons, are just a few of the activities that might be on offer at FU. At the weekends, for a cost of 25 euros, the school organises excursions to places such as Santa Cruz and La Laguna.
  • Accommodation - Where to rest that weary head after a hard days Spanish class? You have a number of options whilst at this Spanish language institution in Tenerife. You can decide to stay with a Spanish host family for the duration of your course, a shared apartment with other students, a holiday apartment or cottage or a hotel recommended by the school.
  • Canarias Cultural Spanish School

    Facts and Figures

    LocationAvenida Buenos Aires, Santa Cruz, next to Parque Garcia Sanabria and near to the centre of Santa Cruz
    Size Medium
    Number of Students/ClassMinimum 3 and Maximum 10
    Summer Camps AvailableNo
    Internet AccessYes (free access to computers and WiFi)
    Websitehttp://www.canarias-cultural.com

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    • Facilities and Services - Canarias Cultural has fully equipped classrooms and a multimedia room with DVD players, music and internet. They also organise exchanges with local Spanish students in order for you to put into practice what you are learning
    • Teaching Methods - The method used here at this Spanish institution is one of flexibility, but with grammar at its core. The ultimate aim is for the student to be comfortable in any Spanish speaking environment
    • Courses Offered and Levels - Here there are intensive Spanish courses with 20 hours of classes a week, One on One personalised courses, DELE Preparation, Part time courses, Spanish for Tourism and Spanish combined with Art, History, Culture and Literature. Canarias Cultural divides their Spanish courses into four different ability levels, from Beginner to Advanced
    • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - This institution in Tenerife organises a number of different free of charge and paid for activities. These range from barbecues, trips to the countryside, Spanish music events, film sessions and trips to places such as Teide National Park or La Gomera
    • Accommodation - Whilst studying at this Spanish college in Santa Cruz, Tenerife, you have the option of staying with a Spanish host family , sharing a student flat with other students, or staying in a hotel or hostel, it is up to you to decide what you think is the best choice for you!