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Metrocultura in Barcelona: Learn Spanish. Explore Barcelona.
Ronda Sant Antoni 100
Barcelona
08001 BARCELONA
Are you wondering how to learn Spanish in a fast and effective way?

Metrocultura has earned the trust of our students by teaching quality Spanish language courses in the center of Barcelona since 1986, as well as providing secure accommodations near the school.

We organize small groups in order to improve the learning, guided by ELE qualified native teachers. Every classroom is equiped with air conditioning, heating and free internet access.

You will find promotional discounts for all of our courses all the year long. Additionally the leisure and cultural activities includes now from tickets for FC Barcelona matches to Spanish cuisine or Latin beats classes and much more.

Metrocultura is a great experience and a key to your success. Visit us and find out more!
Spanish Schools in Spain
Private Lessons
ABOUT THE PRIVATE TUITION

The private courses are fully tailored according to your specific needs. Your teacher will recommend you the most suitable topics, contents and engaging activities regarding your level and goals. Regardless our suggestions, please feel absolutely free to lead the way and choose to what specific approach you prefer to tip the scale. Perhaps you may want to focus on boosting your grammar skills or your fluency when speaking, or maybe you need to widen your Spanish business vocabulary, or prepare for the DELE official exams, or maybe you just want a balanced program. Whatever approach you need, we provide it at a better rate than most schools.

ABOUT THE ONE-TO-ONE COURSE

One-to-one (on-site or off-site)
In the private lessons you take the lead. Either attending lessons at the School premises or receiving a teacher at home; either preferring a completely private course or some complementary classes (to another group course), the one-to-one methodology means for many students the fastest and most effective way of learning a second language. Our teachers will accurately assess your skills in order to fully custom a program according to your needs, preferences and likings. Moreover we offer private tuition in 8-hours packs at a considerably lower price than most Spanish centers in Barcelona, what makes it one of the most requested services in MetroCultura.

⌚ Hours per week: According to the student’s preferences
⌚ Hours per day: According to the student’s preferences
⌚ Schedule options: Flexible
⌚ Timing options: Flexible
✏ Levels: A1 to C2
✏ Average on group: 1 student

What does this course include?
✔ Quick individual learning in 8 hours packs
✔ Flexible schedule according to your preferences
✔ Continuous and individual assessment.
✔ Class material selected and adapted.
✔ Family atmosphere.
✔ Preliminary level test
✔ Certificate of attendance and recognition of level.
✔ Coffee
Online Courses
ABOUT THE PRIVATE TUITION

The private courses are fully tailored according to your specific needs. Your teacher will recommend you the most suitable topics, contents and engaging activities regarding your level and goals. Regardless our suggestions, please feel absolutely free to lead the way and choose to what specific approach you prefer to tip the scale. Perhaps you may want to focus on boosting your grammar skills or your fluency when speaking, or maybe you need to widen your Spanish business vocabulary, or prepare for the DELE official exams, or maybe you just want a balanced program. Whatever approach you need, we provide it at a better rate than most schools.

ABOUT THE ONE-TO-ONE ON-LINE COURSE
Whether you are not physically in Barcelona or it is not possible for you to come and attend classes at our School, you may still boost your Spanish thanks to efficient Skype lessons lead by our experienced teaching team. You will get exactly the same assessment, program and quality contents than the on-site courses, fully and digitally adapted to the on-line environment, throughout a reliable internet connection that makes possible seamless sessions. Geographical distance is no longer an excuse between the Spanish language and you.

⌚ Hours per week: According to the student’s preferences
⌚ Hours per day: According to the student’s preferences
⌚ Schedule options: Flexible
⌚ Timing options: Flexible
✏ Levels: A1 to C2
✏ Average on group: 1 student

What does this course include?
✔ Quick individual learning in 8 hours packs
✔ Flexible schedule according to your preferences
✔ Continuous and individual assessment.
✔ Class material selected and adapted.
✔ Family atmosphere.
✔ Preliminary level test
✔ Certificate of attendance and recognition of level.
✔ Coffee
School Trips
Schools, institutes, student groups
SCHOOL TRIPS FOR YOUNG GROUPS

We organize trips in Barcelona for young students (12-18 years old) for over 30 years. We offer custom packages that include Spanish lessons on-site or off-site, Homestay accommodation, cultural visits as well as coordination and support 24/7 during the stay.

About the Spanish lessons

We provide custom Spanish learning for every specific need. Even for large School groups we divide the students in several classrooms in order to have a higher interaction between students and teachers. AAll the lessons are run by a well trusted, experienced teaching team, who not only performs highly engaging lessons, but also keeps an eye on the weak points of every student in order to later provide them with specific tools and exercises with which to strengthen their skills. Regarding our educational immersion programme, we use a deeply communicative approach that will allow you to get steeped in both language and local culture from your very first lesson. Our classes are also structured under the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and observe the recommendations set by the Cervantes Institute.

About the accommodation

We are pleased to make you feel like home in Barcelona. Whether for a short period or a long stay, we provide comfort and secure accommodation located within a few minutes from the school and the city centre. The Homestay, that may include half board, is the best approach to taste the local lifestyle. The students may share double or triple rooms while the teachers may stay in a single room (ether sharing the apartment with other teachers or with the students). The hosts have been accurately selected and have long been trusted local families. The housing includes with Wi-Fi, keys, bedding and access to common areas, as well as meals under request.

About the activity program

Barcelona has many famous buildings and great monuments which are included in the most popular guides and routes. We know that you have probably heard about La Sagrada Familia, El Parc Güell or Las Ramblas. Although our activity program is also fully customizable, we always suggest to schedule visits not only to the main and most famous places, but also to have a different approach by letting you know about local feasts, emblematic spots and hidden corners full of history, culture, and life. Just let us go to explore together the heart and soul of our city!
Level Coures
A1 Elementary
Basic level.
Simple, everyday phrases. Isolated words or expressions.
Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
A2 Pre Intermediate
Plain and simple language.
Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
B1 Intermediate
Understanding of everyday language . Clear expression of ideas. Sufficient knowledge to workplace activities.
Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in different contexts. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and briefly give explanations for opinions and plans.
B2 Upper Intermediate
Structure of language (oral and written) . Expression safely in almost any situation and understanding of the native language partners.
Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
C1 Advance
Almost total understanding including typical expressions of language. Similar to the mother tongue even in situations of complexity level.
Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning. Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing a controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
C2 Proficiency
Commonly spoken foreign language and accurately . Using idioms.
Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. Can summarise information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations.
Courses
Intensive Course 10
10 Hours per week
Intensive courses. General information.

We are talking about our fastest and most effective small group learning method. The intensive courses are a great investment to finally boost your Spanish through tailored and accurate classes that include all the required approaches and contents according to each different level of learning. This program is aimed for people willing to develop their skills very quickly by attending daily lessons from Monday to Friday in a small class size. Although the Intensive courses are absolutely recommended for students from any level, it is an excellent way to start engines for those who still are beginners or absolute beginners.

Intensive 10

This is the perfect option in case you have a limited daily schedule but still are able to attend lessons from Monday to Friday in order to progress at a regular and consistent pace. Two hours a day is an excellent way to learn Spanish and also be able to mind your other daily activities. If you have a tight agenda, we strongly recommend you this course.

⌚ Hours per week: 10
⌚ Hours per day: 2
⌚ Schedule: Monday to Friday
⌚ Timing options: 10am-12pm | 6pm-8pm
✏ Levels: A1 to C2
✏ Average on group: 5 students

What does this course include?

✔ Quick learning in small groups
✔ Five students on average
✔ Missed lessons recovery.
✔ Continuous and individual assessment.
✔ Class material selected and adapted.
✔ Family atmosphere.
✔ Preliminary level test
✔ Certificate of attendance and recognition of level.
✔ Coffee
Intensive Course 20
20 Hours per week
Intensive courses. General information.

We are talking about our fastest and most effective small group learning method. The intensive courses are a great investment to finally boost your Spanish through tailored and accurate classes that include all the required approaches and contents according to each different level of learning. This program is aimed for people willing to develop their skills very quickly by attending daily lessons from Monday to Friday in a small class size. Although the Intensive courses are absolutely recommended for students from any level, it is an excellent way to start engines for those who still are beginners or absolute beginners.

Intensive 20

This is the group course with the most complete program and highest performance ratio. Therefore it requires more dedication but instead allows you to progress at a very high and effective pace. Moreover, our native teachers ensure that time flies by leading you through varied and engaging activities, including all cognitive approaches to the Spanish language. If you have the time, do not hesitate and go for the Intensive 20.

⌚ Hours per week: 20
⌚ Hours per day: 4
⌚ Schedule: Monday to Friday
⌚ Timing: 10am-2pm
✏ Levels: A1 to C2
✏ Average on group: 5 students

What does this course include?

✔ Quick learning in small groups
✔ Five students on average
✔ Missed lessons recovery.
✔ Continuous and individual assessment.
✔ Class material selected and adapted.
✔ Family atmosphere.
✔ Preliminary level test
✔ Certificate of attendance and recognition of level.
✔ Coffee
Extensive Course 3
3 hours per week
Extensive courses. General information.

Make the most of your limited free time. Whether you have a day job, University classes or any other duties, you still have a nice opportunity to push your Spanish further and faster by attending lessons twice a week in a small group, either 4h or 6h per week. As in the intensive courses, the extensive program is also lead by expert and qualified native teachers. We offer communicative lessons from several linguistic approaches (according to the Common European Framework of Reference). Additionally, the students get specific homework adapted to their particular profile and available time.

Conversation 3

Have you ever started a conversation in Spanish and they answered you in English? Our conversational program is developed to give you a substantial boost in both fluency and confidence when communicating with native Spanish speakers. Whether you attend the conversation lessons independently or in addition to other intensive or extensive course, as in all our courses we guarantee that you learn in a small group in order to maintain a high interaction ratio between students and teacher. Our aim is to make you improve your fluency, your structure, your vocabulary and your pronunciation, through several engaging activities, language games, short discussions on local or international current issues and events, and more. Though the lessons are mainly focused on your speaking skills rather than grammar aspects, there is always a brief space of time open to comments on the flaws detected by the teacher during each session. Moreover, these errors are individually listed in order to make you aware of your progress throughout the classes.
The course is strongly recommended for students from A2 level onwards.

⌚ Hours per week: 3
⌚ Hours per day: 1.5
⌚ Schedule options: Mondays Wednesdays | Tuesdays Thursdays
⌚ Timing options: 1:30pm-3pm | 4:30pm-6pm | 6:30pm-8pm
✏ Levels: A2 to C2
✏ Average on group: 5 students

What does this course include?
✔ Quick learning in small groups
✔ Five students on average
✔ Missed lessons recovery.
✔ Continuous and individual assessment.
✔ Class material selected and adapted.
✔ Family atmosphere.
✔ Preliminary level test
✔ Certificate of attendance and recognition of level.
✔ Coffee
Activities
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WHAT DO WE OFFER?

Studying at Metrocultura has its reward. If you book a course with us you will be able to choose among different activities every week. Some are free and many have significant discounts.

Besides knowing the most emblematic places of the city, with the Explore BCN program you will discover alternative and authentic urban routes, little known to the turitsts but full of history and magic.

Moreover, you will receive updates about the most important events in the city as well as the best shops, tapas bars, discos, beaches and much more.
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HIGHLIGHTED ACTIVITIES

:: Sagrada Familia - Gaudí
:: Picasso Museum
:: FC Barcelona Stadium Tour
:: La Pedrera - Gaudí
:: Dalí Museum
:: Tapas Workshop
:: Parc Güell - Gaudí
:: FC Barcelona Match
:: Poble Espanyol
:: Casa Batlló - Gaudí
:: Aquarium
:: PortAventura Theme Park
:: Turistic Bus - All 3 Routes
:: Palau de la Música
Free Services
:: Sagrada Familia. Gaudí’s masterwork and maybe the best example of Catalan modernist architecture.
:: Museo Picasso. The most comprehensive museum of the great cubist artist.
:: Museo Dalí. Meet the world’s largest surrealist art center.
:: Pueblo Español. Open-air museum with examples of architecture from all over Spain.
:: Parc Güell. Gardens and modernist architectural elements that impress because of the bold gaudi's design and the views of Barcelona.
:: Latin Beats Workshop. Salsa, bachata and others styles for beginner or intermediate dancers.
Touristic Tour
:: Turistic Bus – All 3 Rutes [-50% discount]. Enjoy at your own pace the 3 tours that will take you to the most emblematic places of the city.
:: Explore BCN program. Discover alternative and authentic urban routes, little known to the turitsts but full of history and magic.
Culture
:: La Pedrera (Casa Milà) [-50% discount]. Incredible display of great creative freedom and ornamental imagination based on organic forms by Gaudí.
:: Casa Batlló [-50% discount]. A work of art itself and the reflection of the artistic fullness of Gaudí’s naturalistic stage.
:: Palau de la Música [-50% discount]. Architectural pearl of Catalan Modernism by Lluís Domènech declared world heritage by UNESCO.
Gastronomy
:: Spanish Tapas Workshop [-25% discount]. Learn how to prepare amazing Spanish tapas with tasting at the end of the class.
Sports
:: FC Barcelona Stadium Experience Tour [-50% discount]. Relive the history of FC Barcelona and visit the stadium, locker rooms, museum and much more.
:: FC Barcelona Match [-20% discount]*. Fall in love with the best football in the stadium of FC Barcelona. #Iwasthere

*maximum discount 20€
Theme Parks
:: PortAventura [-25% discount]. Huge theme park, set in the Mediterranean, Far West, Polynesia and ancient China. Located in the sunny Costa Dorada.
:: Aquarium [-50% discount]. Walk through a submarine tunnel that will bring you to the most amazing mediterranean aquatic species.
Accommodations
We are willing to make our students enjoy a more complete experience in Barcelona by providing accommodation options. All of them are close to the city centre and are accessible by public transport from the school in about 15 minutes or less.
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SHARED APARTMENT

Each student has an own room, sharing the common areas (dining room, kitchen and bathroom) with the local owner and maybe other foreign students.
Bed linen, towels and keys are provided.
We recommend this choice for those students interested in enjoying the city completely at their own, but respecting the basic home rules.
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HOST FAMILY

Each student has an own room, sharing the common areas (dining room, kitchen and bathroom) and the meals with a local family and maybe with other foreign students.
Bed linen, towels and keys are provided.
We recommend this choice for those students interested in enjoying a more complete adaptation to the local way of living and thinking.
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