My mother always used to exclaim, “I wish there were 25 hours in a day!” Living in this hectic world, most of us can understand the reasoning behind this statement. If you’re a student, you might be caught in a whirlwind routine of attending lectures, doing course work and studying like crazy – whilst trying to maintain some sort of a social life. For those who work or have families, lives are led in a constant rush between the office, piles of washing and ironing and running the kids to …CONTINUE READING

Here you can find our recommendations on the top 5 destinations for those interested in a summer Spanish courses combined with a perfect vacation in Spain. Learn Spanish and have a lot of fun, with all summers in Spain have to offer: sun, coast, culture, festivals and plenty of nightlife. Alicante Alicante airport is the arrival point for millions of tourists each year on their way to a summer holiday on the Costa Blanca with Benidorm being the major attraction. A city with a population of just over 300,000 is …CONTINUE READING

Was it the excitement of the exotic, passionate culture that first led you to study Spanish? A fond holiday memory of fun in the sun perhaps? Maybe your work requires it, or you’ve met a significant other from a Spanish-speaking country? Whatever your reasons for deciding to learn Spanish, it was a commendable choice, congratulations! With Spanish being the second most spoken language in the world after Mandarin, there are in fact more Spanish than English speakers in the world – and with you joining them, there’ll be one more. …CONTINUE READING

1. Try to stay for a substantial amount of time; one or two weeks might not be worth it, depending on your level (if you want a vacation, just take a vacation!). 2. Attend every day of class, and even if you don’t do all the homework, try to do enough to get the idea of the lessons that were taught that day. 3. Get over your embarrassment and ask questions in class, practice Spanish in the streets and with friends as much as possible. If you don’t… you’ll regret …CONTINUE READING

The Andalusian city of Malaga, on the southern tip of Spain just across from Morocco, is one of the best locations in the country for a summer study abroad experience. Its blue skies, sunny beaches and exciting nightlife – all of which can also be found in abundance in Malaga’s surrounding coastal towns – draw thousands of students a year from across the world to this laid-back Mediterranean enclave. Perhaps the most popular areas in the city for foreign students are the outlying neighborhoods of El Palo and Pedregalejo, once …CONTINUE READING

As a student, the opportunity to study abroad is one of the best advantages you have. Not only will you be given the chance to learn a new language, but you’ll come into contact with a culture different from your own. These experiences often result in profound personal growth and a widening of perspective, and what better time to get them under your belt than as a student, when traveling is at its easiest? A study abroad experience in Spain is an excellent choice because you’ll find it a highly …CONTINUE READING

Learning Spanish is undoubtedly one of the best things you can do to open future doors of opportunity in your life. Spanish is spoken officially in more than 20 countries by over 400 million native speakers throughout the world. Its importance from a cultural and economic perspective continues to grow as Spain strengthens the relationship between Europe and Latin America and the Hispanic population in the U.S. (predicted to constitute nearly 25% of the population by 2050) plays an ever-larger role in the life and economy of the country. Knowledge …CONTINUE READING