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Spanish Language Center in Malaga: Spanish language school for adults in Marbella
Ricardo Soriano 36
Marbella
29601 MALAGA
Spanish Language Center (SLC) is a Language school founded in 1999. Since then it is a centre of excellent prestige in the language-learning world.
Our school is specialized in teaching Spanish as a foreign language, it is accredited by INSTITUTO CERVANTES, is member of FEDELE, and it is also a member of CSN (Central Committee of Financial Aid for Students)
The Spanish language school is located in Marbella. Our students are adults ( 16 years old), with a maximum of 10 students, with an average of 3 to 6 per class.
The mix of university students, Au-Pairs, executives and professionals, and retired people creates an international, culturally rich and varied atmosphere.
SLC offers an excellent wide range of Spanish language programmes with qualified and experienced teaching staff. In addition of ensuring that your stay remains an unforgettable experience, we aim to ensure that your Spanish course is a success one: By providing a highly effective and proved teaching system, modern school premises, a study and reading room, plus personal attention (inside and outside the classroom) combined with various options of lodging.
Our Spanish Language Center is located in one of the most pristine areas of Marbella. It is situated in the heart of the city, 5 minutes’ walk from the beach and the beautiful old town and easily accessible by bus.
The school is situated on penthouse of a 3 storey building. One amazing part of the building is the sun terrace of about 1.000 m2 with wonderful views to the whole city and the sea, where students can also take their Spanish lessons, especially in summer.
We offer 8 bright classrooms, a very large reception room, which is a common room containing a snack and refreshment machine, a multimedia room, with use of tablets and computers. Furthermore, there is an audio-visual room to watch movies which includes a library. All the rooms are decorated in a Spanish style, fitted with learning tools and air conditioning (hot and cold for those hot summer days and cool winter mornings) in order to make the students stay as pleasant as possible.
In addition there is free Wi-Fi Access in the entire school for all students.

The SLC teaching staff is highly competent and specially trained group of teachers whose speciality lies in teaching Spanish as a foreign language. All teachers have a University degree and are native Spanish speakers. There is great importance put on their professional as well as their interpersonal skills, which ensures a warm and friendly atmosphere for the students.
Our teachers’ goal is to help the students intensively develop their reading, writing and speaking skills in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Each student receives personal attention, inside and outside the classroom. This helps the students solve problems that may arise in addition to improving their knowledge of the Spanish language and culture.

REASONS AND ADVANTAGES TO STUDY AT SLC
From 1999. Many years of experience in the language learning world.
Complete flexibility, you can study from a minimum of 1 week to as long as required.
The mix of our students varies from 16 – 74 years (until now) and they come from more than 40 countries around the world
Up-to-dated learning methodology and a small class size (maximum of 10 students per class with an average of 3-6) to guarantee a learning process.
Duration of the lessons: 55 minutes, which granted study the lessons in depth.
We offer 6 different levels of Spanish, from totally beginners to proficiency level, that is, all the levels that are established in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR): A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2.
The general Spanish Programmes for all levels start every Monday throughout the year.
We have different offer packages according to the duration of the course and the type of lodging.
A serious, but very warm and welcoming environment with well trained and highly qualified teachers and a team which helps you anywhere and anytime.
A wide range of leisure time activities such as interesting cultural workshops (2 free hours per week) and excursions (to book at school).
The school is situated in the centre of Marbella and easily accessible by bus.
The School is an Accredited centre to prepare the official Spanish exams called Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera (DELE) by Instituto Cervantes.
If you think that all this suits you, come and join us – you will not be disappointed! We will gladly welcome you to the S.L.C. world and make your stay as pleasant as possible, with nice and unforgettable memories of our school, city and country.
We look forward to welcoming you soon at our Spanish Language Center ¡Hasta pronto!
Spanish Schools in Spain
Private Lessons
If you are interested in a personalised method of teaching, we offer private lessons tailor-made for the specific needs of a student. Classes are private and the student can set up his/her own timetable (from Monday to Friday and from 10.00 a.m. to 20.00 p.m.). We will design a Spanish programme, which is completely geared towards your needs (grammar, conversation, listening, reading, writing, vocabulary), as well as any area of your specific interest (business, Spanish history, art, literature, culture, etc.).
The student has the option to have lessons focused on Spanish for business. Whether the student´s knowledge is intermediate or advance, they will gradually work on specific business vocabulary and expressions (specific vocabulary, correspondence, documentation, C.V. job interviews, etc.), depending on the area chosen: hostelry, banks, marketing and sales, publish relationships, administration, etc.)
Online Courses
If you are interested in a personalised method of teaching, we offer private online lessons tailor-made for the specific needs of a student, using interactive platform. Classes are private and the student can set up his/her own timetable. We will design a Spanish programme, which is completely geared towards your needs (grammar, conversation, listening, reading, writing, vocabulary), as well as any area of your specific interest (exam preparation, business, Spanish history, art, literature, culture, etc.).
The student has the option to have lessons focused on Spanish for business. Whether the student´s knowledge is intermediate or advance, they will gradually work on specific business vocabulary and expressions (specific vocabulary, correspondence, documentation, C.V. job interviews, etc.), depending on the area chosen: hostelry, banks, marketing and sales, publish relationships, administration, etc.)
https://spanishlanguagec.com/online-course/
Business Groups
Spanish for Companies. Business Spanish
These programmes are specially designed for groups who wish to participate in a special designed Spanish course according to their individual preferences and needs. The group leader or/and teacher will get a Spanish course free (at least 8 students in the group). The group selects the course contents, the number of Spanish lessons they would like to attend. Further, the group members can freely decide which different types of cultural activities, excursions, lodging and transfers they wish like to realize. We will help with everything and we are open for any questions
We establish two types of groups:
Open Group: All students participating in this group do not have the same level of the Spanish knowledge. However, their language lessons are being taught separately, but they realise their cultural classes and leisure activities all together. This kind of programme is only available for students who participate in one of our general Spanish courses (maximum 10 students per classroom).
Closed Group: All students participating in this group have the same level of Spanish, so they are placed in the full course together, within the same classroom (maximum 10 students per class). They receive their cultural classes and enjoy the leisure activities all together.

All Levels
1 lesson 55 minutes
Lessons per week Flexible
Lessons per day Flexible
Duration of the course Flexible
Timetable Flexible
School Trips
Schools, institutes, student groups
These programmes are specially designed for groups who wish to participate in a special designed Spanish course according to their individual preferences and needs. The group leader or/and teacher will get a Spanish course free (at least 8 students in the group). The group selects the course contents, the number of Spanish lessons they would like to attend. Further, the group members can freely decide which different types of cultural activities, excursions, lodging and transfers they wish like to realize. We will help with everything and we are open for any questions
We establish two types of groups:
Open Group: All students participating in this group do not have the same level of the Spanish knowledge. However, their language lessons are being taught separately, but they realise their cultural classes and leisure activities all together. This kind of programme is only available for students who participate in one of our general Spanish courses (maximum 10 students per classroom).
Closed Group: All students participating in this group have the same level of Spanish, so they are placed in the full course together, within the same classroom (maximum 10 students per class). They receive their cultural classes and enjoy the leisure activities all together.

All Levels
1 lesson 55 minutes
Lessons per week Flexible
Lessons per day Flexible
Duration of the course Flexible
Timetable Flexible
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 us 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 work, school, leisure, etc. 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 events, dreams, hopes
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 specialization. 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 view point 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 recognize implicit meaning. Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibility and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational 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 summarize 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
This course is focused on students who wish to improve their Spanish during their stay. The speaking skill is the goal of the course. It consists of 10 grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary lessons per week.
We use textbooks, table games, magazines and interactive materials. The course also offers the possibility of knowing the local culture.

All levels
1 lesson 55 minutes
Lessons per week 10
Lessons per day 2 (From Mond. to Frid.)
Duration of the course Minimum 1 week

Timetable:
10.00-11.50 (Monday to Friday)
Intensive Course 20
20 Hours per week
This course is focused on students who wish to improve their Spanish during their stay. The speaking skill is the goal of the course. It consists of 10 grammar and vocabulary lessons per week, and 10 conversation, pronunciation, reading and speaking lessons per week.
We use textbooks, table games, magazines and interactive materials. The course also offers the possibility of knowing the local culture.

All levels
1 lesson 55 minutes
Lessons per week 20
Lessons per day 4 (Monday to Friday)
Duration of the course Minimum 1 week

Timetable:
10.00-11.50 and 12.10-14.00 (Monday to Friday)
Intensive Course 30
30 hours per week
This course is focused on students who wish to improve their Spanish and get a higher level during their stay. The speaking skill is the goal of the course. It consists of 2 daily lessons to work on grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary plus 2 lessons focused on speaking and writing skills. The 2 extra lessons are focused on specific topics that include: fluency and vocabulary acquisition, cultural knowledge, idioms, etc.
The course also offers the possibility of knowing the local culture and practising the theory. We use textbooks, table games, magazines and interactive materials.

All levels
1 lesson 55 minutes
Lessons per week 30
Lessons per day 6 (from Monday to Friday)
Duration of the course Minimum 1 week

Timetable:
10.00-11.50 , 12.10-14.00 and 2 extra hours To confirm on the first day (Monday to Friday)
Preparation DELE
DELE: Diploma Español como Lengua Extranjera.
Students can choose Private, Online or Group Classes:

All levels
1 lesson 55 minutes
Lessons per week 5
Lessons per day Flexible
Duration of the course Minimum 1 week
Timetable Flexible

DELE
Specially designed course to prepare the exams leading to obtaining Spanish as a Foreign Language diplomas (DELE). This course consists of 5 lessons focused on reinforcing concrete contents of every exam, as well as the structure and division, though practical classes and specific materials for DELE. This course prepares students to pass the DELE exam in its six different levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2.
DELE (Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera) is an official certificate that certifies the grade of mastery and competence of the Spanish language and it is granted by Instituto Cervantes in behalf of the Education, Culture and Sports Ministry of Spain. This certificate has an indefinite term and is internationally recognized by public and private teaching systems and institutions, international cooperation agencies, chambers of commerce, official schools of languages, foundations, companies and other entities such as Spanish Confederation of Employers’ Organizations (CEOE). This certificate is essentially important for those students who would like to study in any Spanish University, as well as those who want to work in a Spanish speaking country.

CCSE
A new law has been passed by the Ministry of Justice. According to this law if a person would like to acquire the Spanish nationality should pass a Spanish language exam, the Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera (DELE A2 level) and an exam of constitutional and cultural knowledge of Spain, the CCSE (Prueba de Conocimientos constitucionales y socioculturales de España). If you are from a Spanish speaking country, you have to pass only the CCSE exam.
Prepare these exams with us!!! You can choose among the different language courses SLC offers to get DELE A2, in addition to lessons focused on the acquisition of the necessary knowledge to pass CCSE, such as culture, economics, history, geography, government, etc.

SIELE
SIELE is the Servicio Internacional de Evaluación de la Lengua Española which certifies electronically the command of the Spanish language proficiency for students and professionals.
Is promoted by the Instituto Cervantes, the Universidad Autónoma de México, the Universidad de Salamanca and the Universidad de Buenos Aires. These institutions guarantee the standards for quality and good practices in the creation of the tests and the use of diverse linguistic varieties in the Hispanic world.
SIELE certifies the degree of proficiency for the Spanish language with four tests: Reading and listening comprehension, Written expression and interaction and Spoken expression and interaction; the exam also takes as a reference the levels established by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Accreditation
Instituto Cervantes
Instituto Cervantes Accreditation is an integrated conditions and requirements related to academic activity and teaching staff , facilities and equipment , administrative organization and information and publicity referred to a center dedicated to the teaching of ELE (Spanish as a Foreign Language) indicators system.

The Centers Accreditation System Cervantes Institute aims to:

Promote commitment to quality and improvement of schools that offer teaching Spanish in Spain and outside of Spain .
Encourage the development of a system of homogeneous teaching Spanish in their standards and with full guarantee of services and complementary activities offered .
Easier for people interested in learning Spanish choosing a center that has been accredited by a state agency prestige.
Through regular revisions and controls by experts, such as Instituto Cervantes, SLC offers and guarantees the highest quality in all areas. We are committed to review the language programmes, the accommodation and all other activities regularly and strive to make improvements. Especially the well-being of the participant is particularly close to our hearts and we promise to make your stay as pleasant as possible and are available for any requests at any time. The SLC team guarantees that our offers and descriptions comply 100% with the reality. You can see details of the controls and safeguards of our quality anytime from the data of the responsible control organisations and inspection agencies.

The network of educational organisations consists of institutions that are tested and approved entirety by the Instituto Cervantes. The language centres form the network of partner facilities of the Instituto Cervantes, if they are located outside Spain, and the Federation of Recognised Educational Institutions of the Instituto Cervantes, within Spain.
SLC has been accredited by Instituto Cervantes, which means it meets the conditions set by the Instituto Cervantes Accreditation System for Centres, the only international accreditation exclusively focused on the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language.
The Instituto Cervantes performs regular checks, controls and updates every two years the official certification and approval requirements. An institution accredited by the Instituto Cervantes has the following characteristics:
The facility meets all quality requirements to teach Spanish as a foreign language.
The establishment meets the applicable statutory requirements to carry out the teaching.
The school has cutting-edge, high-quality teaching and learning materials.
Teachers have a professional and academic education in the foreign language teaching.
The school has a didactic pedagogical system, which guarantees a learning success.
The institution sets a maximum number of students per class, to promote the individual learning process.
The advertising of the offered services are truthful and are fully realized.
The school describes in detail the exact prices for the programmes and the additional services.
Complaints, or requests of any kind will be accepted, processed and answered immediately.
Activities
The school teaching plan provides during the class schedule, a variety of activities for all levels; tours, excursions and cultural immersion for you to meet the daily life of our city and practicing your Spanish at the same time.
In addition to these activities included in class, SLC offers two additional free weekly lessons about culture, history, gastronomy and other topics of interest. To organize them it is necessary a minimum of 3 students enrolled in the activity.

Payment activities
Furthermore to these activities, we also offer the possibility at any time of the year of visiting different places of special cultural and tourist attraction: Gibraltar, Granada, Seville, Cordoba, Ronda, Tanger, etc. for a very affordable price, or booking our summer students activities pack:
Free Services
The school teaching plan provides during the class schedule, a variety of activities for all levels; tours, excursions and cultural immersion for you to meet the daily life of our city and practicing your Spanish at the same time.
In addition to these activities included in class, SLC offers two additional free weekly lessons about culture, history, gastronomy and other topics of interest. To organize them it is necessary a minimum of 3 students enrolled in the activity.
Touristic Tour
Culture
Gastronomy
Dance
Sports
Accommodations
Beside the importance of high quality teaching, it is also essential for us to host you in a good place to stay. This is very important for you to have a pleasant and productive, unforgettable time here.
It is possible to book a double room for students who travel alone. In this case, they will share the room with another student of the same sex.
SLC pays special attention to students’ accommodation and offers the following choices:

HOST FAMILIES
For students over 16 years old who wish to live the truly Spanish life during their stay in Marbella. Living with a well-selected Spanish host family will enable the students to see and learn everything about the Spanish lifestyle as well as our rich culture and traditions. They will eat typical Spanish food, make friends, enjoy Spanish people and have an excellent opportunity to practise their newly acquired Spanish in real-life situations. Our host families are located near the school (maximum 15 minute walking/bus distance). Students may choose between single or double rooms as well as half board and full board. Students will be provided with towels, bedding (sheets, blankets, etc.). Most of our host families offer free Wifi for students. If there is any need (vegetarians, vegans or due to illness, allergies or religious reasons etc.), of course the student can chose the food plan. Also we offer a laundry service at least once per week.

SHARED APARTMENT
These apartments are only available for students over 18 years old. They are located in the centre of the city (5 minutes walking distance from the school). These apartments are strictly chosen and controlled. There are apartments and studios of different sizes and characteristics according to the preferences of each student. These apartments are comfortably and furnished. No meals are included. However, the students have free access to a fully equipped kitchen in order to prepare meals for themselves. In addition, students will be provided with towels, bedding (sheets, blankets, etc.). Costs of gas, water, Wi-Fi, electricity and all taxes are included in the price as well as a weekly cleaning service (only in rooms and common areas). A deposit of 150€ is required upon the student arrival, which will be refunded at the end of the stay, except 20€ for cleaning purpose, always when there is no damage and tidiness and cleanness are kept.
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