Perhaps you are still in the early stages of your search for a Spanish language course in Spain, and between the hassle of course options, accommodation searches and all the other nitty gritty preparations, you are becoming overwhelmed. You may be wondering why it would even be necessary to make the big move to Spain to study Spanish when you could just follow an on-line Spanish class  and study independently in the familiarity and comfort of your home. Opinions differ on the subject and I, personally, feel it is like comparing apples …CONTINUE READING

“When will I be fluent in Spanish?” “How long will it take for me to speak Spanish fluently?” ….Students almost always want to know – WHEN !!! There is this general impatience and attitude of immediate gratification. The answer is – sorry, but there is no answer. The question is so complicated that it would be untrue to designate an exact time. For starters, why don’t we try to define “Fluency.” Simply put, I would say that it is the ability to express one´s self correctly and freely, and understand …CONTINUE READING

If you would like to come to Spain to study Spanish, I salute you for taking this brave and life changing step! In order to prevent you from drowning in the array of choices and simplify your quest to find a Spanish Language School that would be best suited to you, we have decided to first give you a clearer idea with a summary of the types of Spanish Language Courses available across numerous schools in Spain. In Spain, majority of schools offer courses that follow a standard rubric and …CONTINUE READING

Before you register for a Spanish language course, it would help to have some sort of idea of your Spanish aptitude level. Most schools conduct tests of their own to place their students at the appropriate levels but it does not hurt to assess where you stand for yourself. In Europe, there is a standard yard-stick that is used to measure the level of a person’s linguistic capabilities which is called the Common European Framework of Reference for Foreign Languages (CEFR) that was put into place by the Council of …CONTINUE READING

Who doesn’t love free stuff? That is what I thought…everyone does! Especially when it is a Free eBook offered by UniSpain that serves as a comprehensive Spanish language learning guide and would be the perfect complement to any Spanish language course. The UniSpain Free Spanish Study Guide can be easily downloaded here in pdf format in just a couple of seconds and is sure to get you started learning Spanish even before you arrive in Spain! It has something for everyone, no matter the Spanish level – from the true and utter complete beginner to …CONTINUE READING

Let’s face it, these days we really are spoiled for choice. As a Spanish language student, you might feel bombarded by different methods, techniques, learning platforms, materials, locations and teachers. From online courses and learning communities, CD or mp3 courses, plus language learning Apps for tablets and smartphones, choices of Spanish classes to attend and the multitude of Spanish learning trips advertised by schools abroad… sometimes too much choice means that we end up not being able to decide at all. Below, we have compiled some useful facts and information …CONTINUE READING

When planning your language learning trip to Spain, you’ll probably want to work on your Spanish with others of your own or similar age. It’s important for most students to have classroom time with their age peers and the same goes for activities outside the classroom, as well as sharing accommodation. Teenagers or students in their twenties probably prefer to hang out and study with others their own age… and people in their thirties, forties, fifties and over, most likely feel the same! Choosing a Spanish language course in Spain …CONTINUE READING

Should I study Spanish in Barcelona, Spain? Is it true that Spanish is not spoken in Barcelona? Do I need to speak Catalan to study in Barcelona? Is it is difficult to study Spanish in Barcelona? ……whoa whoa whoa! Barcelona is a beautiful, vibrant city in North-Eastern Spain. Its renowned landmarks, like Sagrada Familia, La Rambla and Guell Park, to name a few, lend themselves to the ever growing global popularity of the city. You are more likely to find some locals who speak a little bit of at least …CONTINUE READING

Learning a new language is something that can be endlessly rewarding, but it isn’t always the easiest skill to learn. Today, more and more people are choosing to study Spanish. Learning to speak Spanish could give you what it takes to move ahead in business, to broaden your professional and social network, to explore new travel opportunities, and to generally expand your horizons. Two of the most popular ways to study Spanish are through online courses or through language immersion programs in the country where the language is spoken. Each …CONTINUE READING

You know that you want to learn Spanish in Spain, but which city is the best? This question is perhaps one of the most difficult questions to answer, but it’s absolutely one of the most important questions to answer correctly. The correct answer is: there isn’t one. Each of the language school locations offered by UniSpain is a great candidate to being your perfect destination, but what makes one destination the perfect city is a decision that is up to you. When you are ready to make the decision of …CONTINUE READING