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IMSOL Instituto Mediterraneo Sol in Granada: Study Spanish in Granada with IMSOL School
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Since 1992 Instituto Mediterraneo Sol (IMSOL) has offered Spanish Courses in Spain throughout the year, in Granada, a city rich in history and with unique surrounding areas, which will make your stay more pleasant.

Learn Spanish in Granada, in our Spanish school, and you’ll get the highest guarantees: we are Instituto Cervantes Accredited Teaching Centre, and we comply with the CEN regulations (Comité Européen de Normalisation) concerning the language study trips.

Our Spanish teaching programmes are organized according to the levels of the European Common Reference Framework for Languages (Council of Europe) and with the Curricula Plan of the Cervantes Institute.

The wide range of Intensive Spanish Courses we offer, regarding the type and also the number of Spanish lessons per week, will make your choice easier whether you are a professional or a University student, a teenager, a retired person, or simply someone who wish to study Spanish in Granada just for fun. In these pages you’ll find all what you need.

To enhance the learning experience and your time on your Spanish course in Spain, we also offer daily activities to make you be in contact with the cultural reality in Spain and in Andalusia in a pleasant way. And during the weekends you can participate to the excursions we offer (Tropical Coast, Alpujarras, Seville, Cordoba…)

Don’t be worried about your accommodation in Granada, we can also arrange it for you.

For more information about our Spanish courses and our school in Granada, please Contact us.

All of this together with the personalized treatment and the quality in all the services we offer are some of the features that make our Spanish school in Granada different.

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Methodology and Teachers:

The teaching is carried out only in Spanish and without using any other language, developing a direct, situational and communicative method and looking for mental associations between the concept and the word in Spanish.
Vocabulary and grammar are studied in a contextual way, placing particular emphasis on the students’ participation both in the oral and in the written production. Teachers use exercises on the different grammatical structures, dictations, readings paying special attention on the phonetics and pronunciation, etc. creating controlled and free conversation, always with the teacher’s corrections. Every programme has been worked out following the directives of the European Common Reference Framework for Languages (Council of Europe) and the Curricula Plan of the Cervantes Institute.

Before starting the Spanish lessons participants will undergo the Instituto Mediterráneo Sol “placement or language test“. As the classes are structured in blocks depending on the number of lessons of the course, one more grammatical and others more of oral production, there could be the possibility of differentiating the levels between both parts. Therefore participants could join two different groups depending on their levels of Spanish grammar and Spanish conversation and vocabulary.

Every week, groups (levels) will be “open” until Tuesday. There is the possibility of changing group, if both the teacher and the head of Studies consider it necessary and / or convenient.

For carrying out this methodology, IMSOL has a very professional and dynamic teaching staff. Teachers have superior university degrees, the teaching training certificate (CAP) and, in addition to these, a specific methodological preparation given by the school for the teaching of Spanish as a foreign Language.

All IMSOL language teachers are native. Their work is done under the Head of Studies’ supervision, who will support, coordinate and advise them in all related with the classes, if necessary.

IMSOL offers Teaching Training Courses for E/LE (Español como Lengua Extranjera), for native Spanish speaking people. After attending this course, participants have the possibility to work as teachers in our centres.

IMSOL has its employment bureau and only students who attend the Teaching Training Course for E/LE can join it.
Spanish Schools in Spain
Private Lessons
School Trips
Schools, institutes, student groups
This course is planned for teenagers between 13 and 17 years old (both inclusive). You can choose among 2, 3 or 4 weeks and there are special starting dates.
Level Coures
A1 Elementary
Basic level.
Simple, everyday phrases. Isolated words or expressions.
Users exchange brief information with questions and answers, within a clear and concrete communicative context. (DELE A1)
A2 Pre Intermediate
Plain and simple language.
Users understand, communicate and express themselves in spoken and written Spanish, using a simple language in daily situations and cultural aspects. (DELE A2)
B1 Intermediate
Understanding of everyday language . Clear expression of ideas. Sufficient knowledge to workplace activities.
Users understand and are able to express themselves in communicative contexts, in their everyday life, knowing how to solve problems by themselves. (DELE B1)
B2 Upper Intermediate
Structure of language (oral and written) . Expression safely in almost any situation and understanding of the native language partners.
Users understand and express themselves in general situations where there is an exchange of information. They express personal attitudes on subjects that are familiar for them or iwhich they are interested in and they speak about their experiences too. (DELE B2)
C1 Advance
Almost total understanding including typical expressions of language. Similar to the mother tongue even in situations of complexity level.
Users understand and express themselves in different situations with complex linguistic structures – still controlled -, with fluency and in a spontaneous way. (DELE C1)
C2 Proficiency
Commonly spoken foreign language and accurately . Using idioms.
Users express themselves in an suitable form in any situation, controlling linguistic and cultural elements of a native speaker and discerning meaning nuances. (DELE C2)
Teacher Training
For teachers of Spanish
The teacher training course is a two week course with 20 lessons / week and it is offered not only for teachers with a proficiency level of Spanish but also for teachers with other levels of the language or students who want to become teachers.
50 Plus
Courses for adults from 50 years
These courses are drawn up for people from 50 years old who wish to learn or improve their Spanish.
IMSOL-Granada offers the student a wide range of activities to carry out during your Spanish Course. A daily programme that not only helps you to learn the language, but that also creates different contexts in which you can practise it, making easier the immersion in the reality surronding him.

This programme is complemented with different excursions at the week-end.

Moreover, there are always many things to do and see: concerts, festivals, museums etc. We will also inform you about every event taking place in Granada during your stay.
Free Services
Actvities included in the course price:

-On Mondays, we invite you to a city guided tour. Walk through the most interesting areas with a guide’s explanation. We will visit the most emblematic districts, the old areas, discovering courios details about the history and the legends of the origins of the towns: Albaicín, Realejo and Sacromonte quarters, historical city centre, legends’ tour, churches’ tour, etc.;

-In order to improve the 4 language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing), every week we organize workshops in writing, phonetics, music,etc.; or debates on current events; activities that will also put students in contact with the nowadays reality of Spain: Workshops and Monographs about Spanish and Latin-American history, culture, literature.

-As a complement to the lessons, every week we offer 2 different levels of tutorials about real situations (“En el Aeropuerto”, “En los grandes Almacenes”, etc.) and about grammar, dealing with the most difficult points of the Spanish language (“Ser y Estar”, “Preposiciones”, “Por y Para”, “Diferencias entre los pasados”, etc.)
Touristic Tour
The organization of these trips is made by IMSOL in collaboration with professional agencies, specialized in this kind of activities. They will be guided excursions and the prices include: transport, guide, entrances to the museums and individual insurance. Every week we organize excursions to places of tourist and cultural interest, such as:

-Costa Tropical/Pueblos Blancos
-La Alpujarra
Visits to some museums, monuments and shows which you have to pay for, with a guide of the school: visit to the Alhambra and Generalife; visit to the House-Museum García Lorca in Huerta de San Vicente and in Fuente Vaqueros and to the House-Museum Manuel de Falla; visit to the Royal Chapel and the Cathedral; La Zambra Museum; Flamenco shows.

Guitar course, both flamenco and classic tunes.
Tapas’ Tour: This is the most popular activity among students. Granada province is well-known all over the world for its tapas; it is not only a tradition, but also a way of life. Students will go to different bars, where for each drink you can taste one tapa for free (for example: a portion of tortilla española, potatoes, fish, meat in different styles, etc.). In this activity, students will pay for what they drink.

Cooking Workshops: you will learn how to cook the main dishes of the Spanish cookery and then enjoy tasting them together.

The programme of activities is NOT obligatory, so a minimum number of participants is required for carrying them out.
-Sevillanas course, a typical Andalusian dance comprising four parts.
-Flamenco course.
-Horse Riding.
-Skiing Course in Sierra Nevada.
If required, we can arrange accommodation for students in Granada acting as intermediary, with the guarantee that it will be ready for your arrival.

General Conditions for the accommodation:

-The week’s stay begins on the Sunday before the start of the course and ends on the Saturday just after the end of it.


Extra Nights: The price for extra nights (arrival before or departure after the established dates) depends on the type of accommodation.

Accompanying Person: It is possible to come with an “accompanying person”, who does not wish to take part in any course but need accommodation. This person will pay for the accommodation he/she chooses an extra (see price list) and can take part in all the extra activities organized by the school.

-Arrival time: About after 16.00 h

-Departure time: Before 12.00 h

-Every participant will receive all the necessary for the bed (pillow, sheets, blankets etc.) but not towels and products for personal hygiene.

-The average distance from the apartments to our school is about 15-20 minutes.

Instituto Mediterráneo Sol offers the following types of accommodation:

-Shared apartment: Our apartments are full equipped:
Bedrooms have: bed, bedsheets, wardrobe, table and chair. Students just have to bring their own towels.
Common areas:
-Living room with TV, DVD, TDT a place to sit and eat;
-Kitchen with fridge, washing machine, cooker/stove;

-Home Stay accommodation: half board (two meals: breakfast, lunch or dinner) or full board (three meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner), single or double room. A washing of clothes per week is included. Bedsheets are included and students just have to bring their own towels. It is necessary to include in the enrollment any kind of allergies, nutritional habits, if smoker or not etc.

-Hotel/Hostal and individual apartment booking: If required, Instituto Mediterráneo Sol can also arrange this kind of accommodation. Prices depend on requirements.
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