Spain is a beautiful country in the Southern-Western region of the European continent. Known for flamenco, sangria, football and paella, the country is not lacking in a richness in culture. This fact could prove tricky for the average potential student who plans on coming to study Spanish in Spain. With a country so dreadfully charming, the question begs, “Should I learn Spanish in the North or South of Spain?” And the answer is not exactly a no-brainer. Why don’t you read on in order to get better insight and help …CONTINUE READING

So you want to get fluent in Spanish? And you need to do it fast and cheap? Then consider our Top 5 list of the cheapest, yet high standard, Spanish language schools in Spain. If you choose one of these “fully loaded” language programs that immerse you in conversation and culture from day one, the experience will take your language skills to the next stage in a very short period of time – without breaking the bank.   #5 – Gran Canaria School Although this is one of the cheapest …CONTINUE READING

Let’s face it. If you enjoy watching BBC period dramas on a Friday night, reading the newspaper on Sunday mornings, and think that “real music” was only made in the 90’s and before (and Justin Bieber irritates the heck out of you), then you’re probably 40 years of age or above. Whilst you have nothing against younger people, your friends are probably around your own age and your hobbies and social life also reflect this. Why then, should language learning be any different? The good news is, of course, that …CONTINUE READING

Once you’ve made up your mind to study Spanish in Spain, figuring out when you would make the trip can be a little tricky. Most all Spanish language Schools in Spain have Spanish language courses almost all year round. Depending on what your language goals are, you may have to make a decision between studying on the on-season, during the academic year, or the off season, during the vacation period i.e. summertime – June, July, August. For those of you who do not have much of a choice in terms …CONTINUE READING

In this article, we will compare Salamanca University to Sampere Salamanca; two Spanish Language Schools located in the beautiful city of Salamanca, Spain. Salamanca University is a public university that was founded in 1218 and is Spain’s most prestigious and most beautiful university as well as the third oldest university in Europe. It’s Spanish language Course for foreign students, which is recognized as one of the best in Spain, was put in place over thirty years ago and since then, claims to have educated around 150,000 foreign students. The University …CONTINUE READING

Great news for students abroad It’s official: Spain is still very cheap. On January 20, 2013, The Sunday Times released the British Post Office Holiday Money report, tipping travellers about Spain’s Costa del Sol and Sri Lanka being the world’s cheapest destinations for 2013. The study was based on accommodation, dining out, shopping and the price of a cup of coffee, amongst several other items. The Spanish news site had also previously revealed 2012 studies by TripAdvisor, Trivago and Low Cost Holidays, citing Spain to have prices around 40% …CONTINUE READING

Before you go about choosing your Spanish language course in Spain, it would help to identify exactly what your Spanish language needs and goals are. This way, you would be in a better position to make the right choice of course and school; with a program that will satisfy exactly what it is that you are looking to get out of studying Spanish in Spain. Before making any concrete decisions, consider asking yourself the following five questions: Why do I want to Learn Spanish? The first and most important question which is the …CONTINUE READING

Campus life in Spain is exhilarating! Think about thousands of students from around the world, fine academic institutions set in historic grounds, and being surrounded by a passionate, exotic culture… as well as brand new sights, sounds, tastes and experiences. All the while becoming more and more fluent in Spanish. Studying Spanish at one of Spain’s excellent universities is a great way to obtain a high quality language education, create international networks with peers and get actively involved in Hispanic student life. Many universities in Spain have excellent language programs, …CONTINUE READING

This article is specifically catered to people who are based in the USA and plan to come study Spanish in Spain. If you plan on studying in Spain for four months or more then I suggest that you open a Spanish bank account. If you do not want an account or do not yet have one and find that you need to procure cash (from the USA) in a jiffy, then I suggest that you use a money transfer service like MoneyGram. MoneyGram has service agents in 300,000 locations across …CONTINUE READING

Can you feel it? Softly swaying palm trees, warm sun on your skin, the sound of the ocean, clinking ice cubes in a glass… You’ve just made it to the beach and ordered a cool drink in fluent Spanish! Wow. Every Spanish student dreams of the day when they can speak the language perfectly. A summertime trip to Spain can be a great milestone along the road to fluency – never mind all the fun that can be had!   Not a dream If you want to combine the summer …CONTINUE READING