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Viva la Lengua in Alicante: A different Sanish school
Plaza del Ayuntamiento No. 2, 3rd. Floor - 2
Alacant/Alicante
03002 ALICANTE
Viva la Lengua is a unique Spanish language school that´s ideal for foreigners who share a passion for learning Spanish and Latin-American language, culture, and art. We want to share our passion with you!

In our language courses we have developed a teaching plan to manage all necessary skills needed to improve in grammar, writing and speaking comprehension, and written and oral expression.

Each week, several workshop lectures and excursions are scheduled to complement your learning. We believe individuals learn language through the richness of our culture and its colorful personalities that represent us: Cervantes, Neruda, Frida Kahlo, Picasso, Lorca, Cortazar, Fuentes, Garcia Marquez and many others.

We have bright, cheerful, and comfortable installations that will make your experience more enjoyable. The school has two classrooms and a large recreation area. Coffee, tea or water as well as internet access is offered at no cost.

If you prefer, you can read a book from our library or simply enjoy the spectacular views of the City Hall, the clock, and the Santa Barbara Castle.

All our rooms have air conditioning.
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Private Lessons
ONE-TO-ONE LESSONS
Private lessons are designed to clarify previously seen subjects and to answer any questions. At Viva la Lengua, we plan each private lesson in advance so that individuals can make use of their time efficiently. Students are asked to fill out a form specifying their current goals.
1 hours lesson - 60 minutes per student. Educational material included.
Levels: Beginner (A1 – A2), Intermediate (B1 – B2) and Advanced (C1).
Scheduled: Optional.
Discount after 5 lessons.

ONE-TO-TWO LESSONS
Come with a friend, your partner, or family member and pay half price. Small group lessons are designed to clarify previously seen subjects and to answer any questions. In Viva la Lengua, we plan each small group lesson in advance so that individuals can make use of their time efficiently.
1 hours lesson - 60 minutes per 2 students. Educational material included.
Levels: Beginner (A1 – A2), Intermediate (B1 – B2) and Advanced (C1).
Scheduled: Optional.
Discount after 5 lessons.
Courses
Intensive Course 10
10 Hours per week
Do you want to learn Spanish and enjoy the never ending days of sunshine in Alicante? This Spanish course is designed for learners who would like to relax but learn at the same time. Immerse yourself in Spanish culture while enjoying your time abroad in Alicante.

Learn Spanish while enjoying the sunny days at the beach!

10 hr Spanish lessons Activities and workshops.

Educational material included.

Levels: Beginner (A1 – A2), Intermediate (B1 – B2) and Advanced (C1). Start dates: Every Monday.

Schedule:

10 hs Spanish lessons - Monday to Friday.
Activities and workshops. Various activities are scheduled each week.

Course objectives are based on a learning Plan that includes required objectives for each level according to The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.These objectives include:

Grammar
Vocabulary
Speaking
Reading and writing
Accents and common expressions

Discount after 8 weeks.
*Restrictions:

Minimum 1 week course. Openings based on availability. Workshop material and additional excursion costs are not included.
Intensive Course 20
20 Hours per week
If you are looking to learn Spanish quickly while completely immersing yourself in a Spanish environment with culture and art, this course is for you!

You will speak Spanish on your first day!

20 hr Spanish lessons Activities and workshops.

Educational material included.

Levels: Beginner (A1 – A2), Intermediate (B1 – B2) and Advanced (C1). Start dates: Every Monday.

Schedule:

20 hs Spanish lessons - Monday to Friday. Break - 15 minutes.
Activities and workshops. Various activities are scheduled each week.

Course objectives are based on a learning Plan that includes required objectives for each level according to The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. These objectives include:

Grammar
Vocabulary
Speaking
Reading and writing
Accents and common expressions

Discount after 8 weeks.

*Restrictions: Minimum 1 week course. Openings based on availability. Workshop material and additional excursion costs are not included.
Extensive Course 3
3 hours per week
MORNINGS SPANISH LESSONS - 6 hours
Do you live in Alicante and you want to improve your Spanish language and learn about culture? Come to our Mornings Spanish language lessons. Ask questions and discover more about Spanish culture and tradition.
6 hs Spanish lessons per week. Educational material included.
Levels: Beginner (A1 – A2), Intermediate (B1 – B2) and Advanced (C1).
Scheduled: 2 hr, 3 time per week in the morning.
Course objectives are based on a learning Plan that includes required objectives for each level according to The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. These objectives include:
-Grammar
-Vocabulary
-Speaking
-Reading and writing
-Accents and common expressions
*Restrictions: Minimum 1 month course. Openings based on availability.

MORNINGS SPANISH LESSONS - 4 hours
Do you live in Alicante and you want to improve your Spanish language and learn about culture? Come to our Mornings Spanish language lessons. Ask questions and discover more about Spanish culture and tradition.
4 hs Spanish lessons per week. Educational material included.
Levels: Beginner (A1 – A2), Intermediate (B1 – B2) and Advanced (C1).
Scheduled: 2 hr, 2 time per week in the morning.
Course objectives are based on a learning Plan that includes required objectives for each level according to The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. These objectives include:
-Grammar
-Vocabulary
-Speaking
-Reading and writing
-Accents and common expressions
*Restrictions: Minimum 1 month course. Openings based on availability.

AFTERNOON SPANISH LESONS - 3 hours
Do you live in Alicante and you want to improve your Spanish language and learn about culture? Come to our Afternoon Spanish lessons. Ask questions and discover more about Spanish culture and tradition.
3 hr Spanish lessons per week. Educational material included.
Levels: Beginner (A1 – A2), Intermediate (B1 – B2) and Advanced (C1).
Scheduled: 1.5 hr - 2 time per week in the afternoon.
Course objectives are based on a learning Plan that includes required objectives for each level according to The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. These objectives include:
-Grammar
-Vocabulary
-Speaking
-Reading and writing
-Accents and common expressions
*Restrictions: Minimum 1 month course. Openings based on availability.

CONVERSATION - 4 hours
Do you live in Alicante and want to speak Spanish? Do you want to improve your pronunciation and learn how to use common expressions? Conversation lessons are for you. Ask questions and practice in a comfortable and friendly environment.
4 hr Spanish lessons per week. Educational material included.
Levels: Beginner (A1 – A2), Intermediate (B1 – B2) and Advanced (C1).
Scheduled: 2 hs - 2 time per week.
*Restrictions: Minimum 1 month course. Openings based on availability.
Activities
Activities and day trips.
Touristic Tour
Day trip to Calpe, Altea, Isla de Tabarca and Villajoyosa.

Guided visit to Old quarter and Santa Cruz Neigborhood
The Old quarter of Alicante, better known as “El Barrio”, has several places worth visiting, besides his rich gastronomic and nightlife offer. In Viva la Lengua we have prepared a guided visit as part of our activities program. We want to guide you through the streets and main monuments of the Old quarter and “Santa Cruz” Neighborhood. All these places have something to tell us about the history of Alicante, walking at the afternoon will be surprising.

Guided visit to Santa Barbara Castle
Another activity we have prepared in Viva la Lengua is the guided visit to Santa Barbara Castel. Since this is an important city highlight of Alicante we think it is a good idea to have a guided visit and hear the complet explanations of specialized guides while you learn Spanish language.
Discovering the history of the Castle would allow you to understand better the history of the city. Also, it’s possible to you to visit the museum area that clearly illustrates all the stages of the city. Another special attraction is to admire the stunning views from the highest tower of the Castle.
Culture
Spanish-speaking film screenings
One of the most attractive activities in Viva la Lengua is Spanish and Latin-American film screenings. We join together in the afternoons in recreation area where everything will be ready to see a film like “All About my Mother”; directed by Pedro Almódovar, “Love’s a Bitch”; directed by González Iñarritu, “Son of the Bride”; directed by Juan José Campanella and many others. We will show the films using subtitles and we will study special vocabulary that can be necessary to understand the film. It will be like going to the cinema plus Spanish language lessons.

Cultural lecture about Gabriel García Márquez
Other cultural lecture we have prepared in Viva la Lengua is about Gabriel García Márquez, who was one of the main writers in Spanish language of the last years. In this activity we will talk about the life and work of the writer. We will get into the Magic Realism that seems to have been created by him. Also we will talk about his most famous books as “One Hundred Years of Solitude”, “Love in the Time of Cholera”, “Of Love and Others Demons” and “No One writes to the Coronel”. Three of these important books have been become films.
As always, the main objective is to enforce your learning process of Spanish language in a relaxed environment with an interesting topic.

Cultural lecture about Frida Kahlo
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is one of the main personalities of the Spanish-speaking context and her work is well known in the entire world. Her genius and the expressivity of her paints were recognized in the last century for the famous artistic movement called surrealism. However, it has been her particular lifestyle that has contributed to create her myth and a world fame.
In Viva la Lengua we are big fans of Frida Kahlo, for that reason we have created this activity to introduce Spanish language students to her magic world. We want to share with you details of his life and work through different martials but with one principal objective: to contribute to your Spanish learning process.

Handcrafts workshop
The handcrafts of the Spanish-speaking countries are well known in the world because are plenty of color. Usually these handcrafts are sold as souvenirs or as collection objects but this pieces are just a reflection of the creativity and imagination that are part of our Spanish-speaking culture. There are several technics some of them more complicated than others. In Viva la Lengua we have designed this activity to improve your Spanish language knowledge through simple technics as paint, cut or paste to create unique pieces. This is a creativity workshop prepared to let your imagination run wild and to have fun while using all our senses to learn Spanish language.

Cultural lecture about Lorca
Federico García Lorca is one of the most important poets of the modern literature of Spanish language, for this reason we have prepared a cultural lecture about him in Viva la Lengua. In this activity we will talk about the life and work of this poet who lived life to the fullest surrounded by the most important artists of his time. We will discuss details of his life that will help us to understand his poetry and the Spanish language in general.
Gastronomy
Spanish cooking classes
Spanish cooking classes are part of the activities’ program we have prepared in Viva la Lengua to improve your Spanish language learning in a fun and relaxed environment. Spanish cuisine is so wide, and depends on the region of Spain the dishes change. For this reason, the objective of the cooking classes is to share with you the most representatives and simple dishes of the Spanish diet. We will cook together having fun and learning some new vocabulary.
We will cook tortilla española, gazpacho andaluz, salmorejo or croquetas. These classes are suitable for everyone, no matters you had never used a frying pan in your whole life. We are sure you will be interested in cooking while you improve your Spanish language.

Mexican cooking classes
Another activity we have prepared in Viva la Lengua is the Mexican cooking classes. Who hasn’t enjoyed a delicious guacamole or nachos? It’s probably you feel like eating just thinking about it. For this reason we have decided to include this activity. We will cook simple Mexican dishes like “guacamole”, “pico de gallo”, “quesadillas” or authentic “nachos” while you improve your vocabulary and learn more about the richness of the Mexican culture.
Accommodations
Viva la Lengua offers four basic accommodation options that are based on individuals preferences and budget. Below you will find a list of prices.

We want to help as much as possible. If our options do not best fit your needs, we are willing to look for additional housing. Do not hesitate to ask!

-Shared flat
-Accommodation with Spanish family (Half-board. Breakfast and dinner included)
-Accommodation with Spanish family (Full-board. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
-Flat
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