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Spanish Schools in Valencia

So, you fancy taking a trip down the Spanish East Coast to pay a visit to the birthplace of paella, the Fallas and the author of the book that was turned into the seventh biggest grossing silent film of all time (Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse....in case you didn't know). Well, not a bad choice I have to say! Valencia is a bustling city of coastal delights and you will not regret choosing it as the setting for your Spanish course in Spain. Now, down to the nitty gritty, the quandary of which Spanish language institution in Valencia is the one for you? We are here to help you with this decisional dilemma and to send you off on your way to embark on your great Spanish language adventure!

Lingua School Valencia

Facts and Figures

LocationCalle de Bernat y Baldoví, right beside Valencia University and close to the Old Town
Size Medium sized, 10 classrooms
Summer Camps AvailableNo
Access to InternetYes (free access to computers and WiFi)
LibraryYes
Websitehttp://www.linguavalencia.com/

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  • Facilities and Services - Housed in an authentic Spanish Villa, complete with garden and terraces. They have computer rooms, magazines and a library filled with Spanish films and books for students to peruse at their leisure.
  • Teaching Methods - Teachers are all experienced native professionals who combine their knowledge and enthusiasm for their job with up-to-date teaching techniques in order to provide you with the best Spanish learning experience possible.
  • Classes Offered and Levels - Lingua Valencia offers Intensive Spanish Courses as part of a group or as a combination of group classes complemented by individual classes. They also offer courses for DELE Preparation, more economical group classes and also One to One courses. The ability levels at Lingua follow the European framework for language reference. There are 6 levels ranging from Beginner to Advanced.
  • studentsExtra-Curricular Activities and Trips - Lingua offers its students a number of different activities outside the classroom ranging from absolutely free to needing a small contribution during the week to paid-for activities at the weekends. During the week you can expect options such as yoga in the park, traditional Spanish dinners at the school in the evening and a visit to Valencia FC. At the weekends you and your classmates could head off to see the pretty little town of Xativa and its castle or to Alboraya where the tiger nuts used in the popular Horchata drink are cultivated.
  • Accommodation - Whilst at this Spanish language academy in Valencia you can choose to stay with a local Valencian host family or in an apartment. With both you have the option of either a single or double room.

Enforex Valencia

Facts and Figures

LocationPaseo de Facultades, right in front of the University, 10 minutes away from Downtown area, 5 minutes from the beach.
Size Large, 24 classrooms
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 10
Summer Camps AvailableYes (13-18 year olds)
Internet AccessYes (free access to computers and WiFi)
LibraryYes
Wheelchair AccessYes
Websitehttp://www.enforex.com/spain-valencia.html

More Information

  • Facilities and Services - The school boasts large gardens and common areas, a cafeteria and all the mod-cons that you would expect inside every classroom and out. It also has a well stocked library and video room and as the school also offers lessons in other languages there is the opportunity to have language exchanges with Spaniards who are there to learn another language. You will be given a free welcome pack upon arrival to help with orientation and there are Administrative staff on hand to help you out with any doubts or queries. What more could you need in order to successfully learn Spanish in Spain!
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditation - Enforex's aim is to reach out to every student that comes through their doors and to make their experience in Valencia fun and relaxed yet productive and filled with achievement. They combine cultural aspects with the vital elements of learning a language such as reading, writing, listening and speaking. Following a level test on your first day you will be placed in a class suited to your language level and provided with a specially-made course book. The focus is one of communication and the aim is to make you feel comfortable and capable in any Spanish speaking environment. This institution is accredited by FEDELE, ERE, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Madrid, the Instituto Cervantes and has received the Ideal Quality Certificate. It is also approved by the Swedish CSN and the German Bildungsurlaub, amongst others and their courses are compatible with the American models, so that you can study towards credits for your University degree.
  • Classes Offered and Levels - At Enforex Valencia you have a lot on offer when it comes to the variety of Spanish Courses available. Maybe you already have a fair idea of exactly what you want to do, but just in case you want the low-down, here it is: There are Intensive Spanish Courses for either a long or short duration, Courses for the duration of an academic year or semester or you could even combine your course with an internship or paid job. If you are looking to improve your Spanish with the ultimate aim of studying at a Spanish University then there is a Spanish course designed specifically for this, where Enforex will help you with your application to the University and give intensive Spanish lessons to prepare you. You can use Enforex Valencia as a base during your travels around Spain as part of the 'Travel and Learn' programme, where you can travel throughout Spain, taking a language course at a number of different Enforex school as you go! There are also courses for those wishing to prepare for their DELE exam, learn Business Spanish or do some Teacher Training. Fancy Christmas at a few degrees higher temperature this year? Then check out Enforex Valencia's Christmas Spanish Programme. Finally, there are also Spanish classes for juniors and teenagers and a High School programme. Check out their website to get a full idea of each of the Spanish courses on offer..Not a bad selection! Enforex Spanish School Valencia 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.
  • studentsExtra-Curricular Activities and Trips - Valencia is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city and there is no better place to take advantage of the time when you aren't in the classroom and get out and about with your classmates and get using that Spanish on some different extra-curricular events and activities that are arranged. Numerous different activities are organised each week. Some are free such as a City Tour of Valencia and trips to the Fallas Museum, the Bullfighting Museum and the Rice Museum, amongst others.For a small price you can also participate in bowling and a number of full and half day excursions to destinations such as Denia for some swimming and a nosey at the impressive castle,the Roman city of Sagunto, the architecturally magnificent City of Arts and Sciences, Requena and La Albufera, to name but a few!
  • Accommodation- While you are studying at this Spanish learning centre in Valencia, you have a few options when it comes to where you are going to rest your weary head in the evenings. Should you be keen for a total Spanish Immersion experience during your time in Valencia then perhaps you would like to stay with a local Valencian host family and truly experience what day-to-day life is like in a Valencian household, converse with the family and get to know them as you put everything you have been learning in the classroom into practice. Another option is to stay in a student residence with other International and local students, a shared flat with your fellow Enforex students or you could opt for private lodgings.

Españolé International House Spanish School Valencia

Facts and Figures

LocationCalle de la Nave, in the heart of Valencia's historic centre
Size Medium sized, 10 classrooms
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 10
Summer Camps AvailableNo
Internet AccessYes (free access to computers and WiFi)
LibraryYes
Websitehttp://www.espanole.es/index.htm

More Details

  • Facilities and Services - International House Valencia has ten spacious and well-lit classrooms, a students' room and rooftop terrace and a library for use by the students.
  • Teaching Methods - Experienced teachers use a mixture of modern communicative methods and good old fashioned grammar exercises to facilitate your Spanish learning in the most rapid and easiest way possible.
  • Courses Offered and Levels - Españolé offers a range of Intensive Spanish Courses, varying in the number of hours you will attend a week. There are also courses for those of you who want more concentrated, One to One classes or DELE Preparation. Additionally there are Spanish for Business courses, Junior courses, Spanish courses combined with work experience, volunteer work or au pair work. Feeling energetic? Then why not try out a Spanish course coupled with sailing lessons, also available at Españolé. There are 6 different levels of ability at Españolé International House Valencia ranging from Beginner to Advanced. On your first day at the school you will take a level test in order to establish which level you are.
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - Valencia and its surrounding areas are there to be discovered and explored, and if you can do this with a bit of Spanish language in your armoury then all the better. International House Valencia has a monthly schedule of extra-curricular activities. During the week there are a mixture of free and reasonably priced activities such as cinema nights, salsa dance classes, city bike rides, trips to museums, guided city tours and tapas trails. You can also participate in Spanish cooking classes and perfect the art of making Spanish Tortilla or Gazpacho Andaluz. At the weekends, for a bit more money, trips are organised to Barcelona, Peñícola and the water park, Aquópolis.
  • Accommodation - You have the opportunity to stay with a Spanish host family for the duration of your Spanish language course with this Spanish school in Valencia; you can put your feet up at the student halls of residence, stay in a shared apartment, a studio, or a hostel or hotel. It is up to you!

Don Quijote Spanish School Valencia

Facts and Figures

LocationAvenida de los Naranjos, in the campus of the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Near to downtown area, beach and public tram access.
Size Medium, 9 classrooms
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 8, Average 5 or 6
Summer Camps AvailableYes (Summer Camp for 13-18 year olds)
Internet AccessYes (free access to computers and WiFi)
LibraryYes
Wheelchair AccessYes
Websitehttp://www.dq-valencia.com/

More Details

  • Facilities and Services - In the Don Quijote Spanish School in Valencia the fully equipped classrooms all surround a large common area with a coffee machine for you to get your caffeine fix, a snack vending machine and comfortable chairs for all students. The school is ideally located to explore both the city and its beaches and is close by to modern sports facilities and a public garden.
  • studentsTeaching Methods and Accreditation - Aim 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. Don Quijote Spanish School in Valencia is recognised and accredited by FEDELE, Instituto Cervantes, ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) and ELITE, amongst many others. It is also approved by the Swedish CSN, the German Bildungsurlaub and the Chinese Embassy in Spain. Additionally, if you wish to study at Don Quijote Valencia to gain University credits, this will not be a problem as all courses are designed according to the European framework model, and are also recognised by American Universities.
  • Courses Offered and Levels - You can choose from a number of different Spanish courses. Have a look and see what's on offer and which one you think is the best for you. They offer Intensive Spanish courses, One to One, 'Spanish Talk' - a course for those specifically wanting to improve their Spanish conversational skills, longer duration courses known as 'Spanish for Life', study for an Academic Year, prepare for your DELE exam and take advantage of courses they have specifically for Spanish teachers. You can also take a course in Valencia at Christmas if you fancy your eating your turkey in warmer surroundings this year or combine your Spanish course with a paid job in the hospitality industry or an internship. The language levels at Don Quijote Valencia are based on the European framework. There are 6, ranging from Basic to Proficiency.
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - Don Quijote organises various different activities and you are sure to find something to suit your tastes. During the week there are Spanish culture workshops and dance classes mixed in with wine tasting and Spanish cinema nights. At the weekends the school takes you further afield, should you so desire, to different destinations around and about the city of Valencia for half and full day trips.
  • Accommodation - In Valencia with this institution you have a choice of five possible accommodations during your stay. You can opt for a home stay with a local Spanish family, you can stay in a student flat or in the student residence, right beside the school, or a Hotel or Private Apartment.