Malaga, on the Mediterranean Sea, is a deeply traditional Andalusian city. Yet with the Town Hall’s recent renovation program, Malaga’s image has really lifted in the last few years. Beautiful pedestrianised shopping streets peppered with trendy tapas bars and ice cream parlours, high tech interactive museums, and expertly renovated sites like the Gibralfaro castle and the recently discovered Roman ruins in the city – plus the added allure of constant sunshine and miles of city beaches – all help make Malaga a top Spanish cultural destination. Additionally, Malaga also remains …CONTINUE READING

Currently there are hundreds of Spanish language schools in Spain. All of them aim to teach Spanish to foreigners, and many have well presented websites and marketing materials that seem very convincing. But do they all have a good standard? Language schools as businesses Many language school owners or managers in Spain are very passionate about what they do. This is reflected in their teaching staff’s competence and enthusiasm, their premises and their school’s overall organisation. Many people who own language schools in Spain know that the way to build …CONTINUE READING

Need an excuse to skip off to Spain to learn Spanish? Here are seven good ones… 1. Spanish is not really a foreign language anymore English may still be the world’s most spoken language, but Spanish is quickly taking over other non-English languages. Why? Because so many people in emerging economies and major business sectors (like finance, import-export, travel and leisure, entertainment, recruitment, medicine and journalism) speak Spanish. There’s a big market out there if you want to create business or get a really good job. The British Council recently …CONTINUE READING

Dean is 11 years old. He lives in Hampshire, UK, and has four huge football posters on his bedroom walls. They are all of Cristiano Ronaldo. Dean plays with a local kids’ team on Saturdays. Sarah is 17, and she plays high school soccer in Colorado, USA. She is very good at the game, but needs to get into college, so that she can play at a higher level. Jorgen from Denmark is only 6. He’s only played some football at school, but he loves all sports and outdoor activities …CONTINUE READING

Need an excuse to skip off to Spain to learn Spanish? Here are seven good ones… 1. Spanish is not really a foreign language anymore English may still be the world’s most spoken language, but Spanish is quickly taking over other non-English languages. Why? Because so many people in emerging economies and major business sectors (like finance, import-export, travel and leisure, entertainment, recruitment, medicine and journalism) speak Spanish. There’s a big market out there if you want to create business or get a really good job. The British Council recently …CONTINUE READING

New year, new opportunities! At UniSpain, we have added some excellent and exciting new Spanish language schools to our offering. Whether you’re considering a gap year, a DELE course or just two weeks of fun in the sun while learning the lingo (or dancing flamenco), one of our Top 5 new schools is bound to be a sound choice for you. Let’s have a closer look… #5 – Escuela Delengua in Granada This Granada school, Escuela Delengua, is fun and young. It is also well-priced if you book slightly longer …CONTINUE READING

Today we will be comparing two Spanish language schools in Spain. Both schools belong to the Babylon Idiomas chain – one in Madrid and one in Seville. The Babylon Idiomas organisation was established in 2002 and has been voted the best Spanish language school in 2008 and 2011. They currently offer six exciting locations in Spain – Barcelona, Madrid, Malaga, Salamanca, Sevilla and Valencia – as well as several South American destinations. The Babylon Idiomas schools have a particular reputation for hiring teachers who are not just native Spanish speakers and university qualified …CONTINUE READING

The price v. quality debate Is price the decisive factor, when you’re choosing a language course abroad? For many people the answer is ‘yes’. Most of us don’t have the luxury of choosing a Spanish language school without even a glance at the fees. But that doesn’t mean quality should come second. It is possible to find courses that fit smaller budgets and still deliver on tuition, course content, school premises and the overall experience. One of the key factors when looking for a quality, low-cost Spanish course is choosing …CONTINUE READING

Madrid is magic. A wonderful and sprawling melting pot of cosmopolitan influences, conservative Spanish traditions, outlandishly trendy neighbourhoods, high art and international business, Madrid is exciting and limitless. For Spanish language students seeking a thrilling city destination, it is a sure choice. In case you are finding it hard to pick the right Spanish language course in Madrid, UniSpain has put together a Top 5 guide of the city’s best private language schools and university Spanish courses… #5 – Nebrija University If it’s high quality tuition and facilities you’re after, …CONTINUE READING

Salamanca is probably Spain’s best-known city when it comes to history and academics. As a centuries-old university town, Salamanca has a vibrant student culture in a beautiful, romantic setting. Here you’ll find university buildings, cathedrals and convents, Roman bridges over the river, numerous museums and a city centre full of wonderful restaurants and bars, as well as a thriving shopping district. Within this dynamic mix of modern Spanish living and traditional culture, Estudio Sampere offers almost half a century’s worth of experience in teaching Spanish as a foreign language. The …CONTINUE READING