If you’re going to study Spanish in Spain, you’ll need to marry the chosen course to suitable accommodation, so it  pays to go to the experts, like UniSpain, to pull all of your needs together. What is the right course?  Start with questions like how much of the language do you already know, why do you want to learn the language (e.g. for holidays, for work, or to retire there) and what is your availability? How much of the language do you already know?  While courses can be one month, …CONTINUE READING

No matter what you want to learn, the first point of research is now the internet and, as with any topic, there will be lots of companies out there to choose from. Using learning a language as an example, how will you sift through the multitude of courses, to get the right one for you? You might want a taster course, which will give you the basics for holiday purposes and there’ll be company upon company out there all wanting you to click on their information. Maybe a taster course …CONTINUE READING

Spanish is such a widely-spoken language and having an understanding has to enhance one’s future in many ways: Travel As the second most spread language in the world, a speaker of Spanish can travel to many places and enjoy the culture through a common language. Other than Brazil, all of the countries of South America speak Spanish, as do many islands throughout the world and, of course, Spain itself. So much more can be learnt and taken in, when those ‘need to know’ questions can be given, and their answers …CONTINUE READING

When you set your heart on something, you go looking for it and, when that’s a language course in Spain, you need to know your current level with the Spanish language and what you want to achieve on the ‘right course for you’. Once these two points are clear, you can move on to finding a course which will meet your needs and is also within your budget. Well, that seems easy enough but what if you are trying to find the right course, at the best price, for a …CONTINUE READING

When you go on holiday, you know what to pack, don’t you? You pack clothes, toiletries and some leisure items, like books and computers. You’ll also pack money, your driving licence and maybe your passport. But if that break away from home was about learning a language in another country, what else might you need to have with you? If you were travelling to Spain to learn a language, a dictionary and maybe a list of selected useful phrases might be a good starting point. You might already have a …CONTINUE READING

With anything you learn, when you get that qualification, you feel extremely proud and that success also raises your estimation of your own self. But does that qualification really mean that you know about that topic? Some would say yes but others would say no, as theory really does need to be followed up with practice. So, if you have learnt a language in a college setting, you really would benefit from visiting that country to put your theory into practice. Some teachers of Spanish now complement the classroom learning …CONTINUE READING

When a programme is tailored to suit the specific needs of a group, its desired outcome is still one of success and knowing exactly what the individuals in a group want to achieve is key to that required result. A course of action can then be planned to cater for all involved, leading to harmony amongst the team members and that desired positive result. When the course is a language course, knowing the current levels of understanding of the individual group members is undoubtedly the starting point, as having a …CONTINUE READING

We all like to find the best price for whatever we want to purchase, so the same goes for the price to be paid for a group Spanish course in Spain. How do you know if you’ve got the best price and, indeed, what does ‘best price’ mean to you? As we say, you’ve only been overcharged if that’s how you really feel about the price you paid so, in the case of a group Spanish course, what would you be looking for? Some of the points could be:- Location …CONTINUE READING

When you learn Spanish at your local college, the quality of that learning depends on the quality of the teaching and the interaction within the group but, whether good or bad, the class still finishes with students going back home and into the comfort of their own language and culture. Actually getting to use your newly-acquired language may be just a dream and, like with anything you learn, that certificate says ‘you know’ that topic but, if you haven’t actually used it, your confidence can start to slide a little. …CONTINUE READING

When you organise anything, it’s always best to either speak with someone ‘in the know’ or research the information or, maybe do both, as inside knowledge gives you tried and tested routes to check out for yourself. However, if your planned destination involves another language and culture, these differences-cum-challenges need to be taken into consideration. In our forever forging world economic society, knowing other languages must now be close to top of the list of desired qualities in employees but what if you already have a full complement of outstanding …CONTINUE READING