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UNILANG Idiomas in Cantabria: Spanish courses for foreigners
C/Rualasal 5
Santander
39001 CANTABRIA
UNILANG IDIOMAS was founded in 1978 in Santander, the peaceful nice and hospitable capital of the Cantabrian region, northern Spain. Our school is a center designed to fully integrate students into Spanish life through language programs and courses, accommodation (host family or hotel) with an emphasis on involvement in cultural activities.

Courses Types

-Mini-stays
-Summer courses
-General Spanish
-Spanish for teachers
-Spanish in a teacher's home
-Business Spanish
-Spanish for Specific Uses
-Super Intensive Spanish
-DELE exam preparation course
Spanish Schools in Spain
Summer Camps
Summer courses for young people
The Spanish summer courses take place during the months of July and August, and are mainly aimed at schools, universities, travel agencies, wholesalers, tour operators, etc. The groups consist of at least 15 students and the duration ranges from a minimum of 2 weeks.

These courses give all students a general knowledge of the Spanish language with special reference to practical communication skills and comprehension, always giving a lot of opportunities for practice conversation inside and outside the class.

The classes take place in the morning, with a minimum of three hours per day, and the students spend the afternoons taking part in cultural and leisure activities that can be either sports or visits to cultural and tourist sites among others.
Business Groups
Spanish for Companies. Business Spanish
Our Course ?Spanish for Business? has been especially designed for professionals and students with intermediate or advanced level of Spanish language wishing to learn about trade and business by using the Spanish vocabulary in a practical way, and learning in real communicative situations.

The goals of the course are to bring closer the business world and work with specific vocabulary and situations. We study all the language skills but we focus on the business world and the student will improve fast their specific structures and vocabulary.

The courses develop a wide range of topics such as: import and export trade, business lunch, foreign trade, labour relationships, product, stock exchange, banking, advertising, insurances, job interviews, telephone calls, business correspondence, labour exchange, etc.


Spanish for Specific Uses

These courses are aimed at those people who require a good level of Spanish in order to use it in their professional life, with a specific vocabulary and situations.

For this reason we work in the different communicative situations in relation with their professional interest. In order to improve their vocabulary we include texts, documents and audiovisual media with the vocabulary corresponding to their areas.

Among others we offer these courses:
-Tourist services
-Administration
-Health care


Super Intensive Spanish

These courses are aimed at businessmen who require a good level of Spanish.

One of the major problems businessmen face is that they do not usually have a lot of time for the study of languages.

Unilang Idiomas, which has over 30 years experience in the teaching of languages in the business world, has designed the Super Intensive courses so as to achieve the best results with the best quality in a minimum time.

The Unilang program is composed of six different levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2) following the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), so we can guarantee an international and objective measures of the levels and quality in their assessment.
-Beginners A1
-Elementary A2
-Lower intermediate B1
-Higher intermediate B2
-Advanced C1/C2
School Trips
Schools, institutes, student groups
The Spanish summer courses take place during the months of July and August, and are mainly aimed at schools, universities, travel agencies, wholesalers, tour operators, etc. The groups consist of at least 15 students and the duration ranges from a minimum of 2 weeks.

These courses give all students a general knowledge of the Spanish language with special reference to practical communication skills and comprehension, always giving a lot of opportunities for practice conversation inside and outside the class.

The classes take place in the morning, with a minimum of three hours per day, and the students spend the afternoons taking part in cultural and leisure activities that can be either sports or visits to cultural and tourist sites among others.
Level Coures
A1 Elementary
Basic level.
Simple, everyday phrases. Isolated words or expressions.
These courses have been designed for all levels, from beginner to advance. We have developed a specific syllabus for each level.
A2 Pre Intermediate
Plain and simple language.
These courses have been designed for all levels, from beginner to advance. We have developed a specific syllabus for each level.
B1 Intermediate
Understanding of everyday language . Clear expression of ideas. Sufficient knowledge to workplace activities.
These courses have been designed for all levels, from beginner to advance. We have developed a specific syllabus for each level.
B2 Upper Intermediate
Structure of language (oral and written) . Expression safely in almost any situation and understanding of the native language partners.
These courses have been designed for all levels, from beginner to advance. We have developed a specific syllabus for each level.
C1 Advance
Almost total understanding including typical expressions of language. Similar to the mother tongue even in situations of complexity level.
These courses have been designed for all levels, from beginner to advance. We have developed a specific syllabus for each level.
C2 Proficiency
Commonly spoken foreign language and accurately . Using idioms.
These courses have been designed for all levels, from beginner to advance. We have developed a specific syllabus for each level.
Courses
Preparation DELE
DELE: Diploma Español como Lengua Extranjera.
These courses are designed for the preparation of the exams to obtain the Certificate of Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE), which are official qualifications issued by Cervantes Institute and recognized by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture.

These exams are aimed at those people who need an official accreditation of their level of competence and use of the language, and they try to bring closer the culture of all the Spanish speaking countries.

The DELE exams are divided into five different parts (reading comprehension, writing, listening comprehension, speaking, grammar and vocabulary), each one of them including several exercises. To obtain any of these qualifications, each section of the exam must be passed. In our price the enrollment in an examination centre is not included.

DELE levels of competence follow the six levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR):

Diploma de Español Nivel A1 (Starter level): This qualification attests to sufficient linguistic ability for a very basic range of the most commonly simple expressions used in the Spanish-speaking world and in order to satisfy immediate needs of a concrete type.
Diploma de Español Nivel A2 (Waystage or Elementary level): This qualification attests to sufficient linguistic ability for understanding a basic range of the commonly simple and immediate relevance of expressions used in the Spanish-speaking world (basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
Diploma de Español Nivel B1 (Inicial / Beginner level): This qualification attests to sufficient linguistic ability for understanding and responding appropriately in most normal day-to-day situations and for expressing desires and needs in a basic way.
Diploma de Español Nivel B2 (Intermedio / Intermediate level): This qualification validates sufficient linguistic ability to get by in average day-to-day situations in normal communication circumstances, which do not require specialized use of the language.
Diploma de español Nivel C1: At this level, users are expected to be able to use the structures of a language with ease and fluency. Users are able to adapt their language use to a variety of social situations, and express opinions and take part in conversations and arguments in a culturally acceptable way.
Diploma de Español Nivel C2 (Superior / Proficiency level): This qualification accredits the necessary linguistic competence to integrate in situations requiring an advanced use of the language and knowledge of the cultural customs embedded within it.
Teacher Training
For teachers of Spanish
This course has been designed for teachers of Spanish as a foreign language who need to bring their knowledge up to date in a short space of time.

The course lasts a minimum of 2 weeks and consists of Spanish literature, Spanish language and Spanish history and culture.

During all the classes you will deal with the Spanish which is spoken nowadays, reading and discussing texts taken from newspapers and magazines, watching and talking about television programs or internet resources, studying the history of Spain through its different periods, the notably increase of Spanish filmmaking in the Anglo-American market, Spain and the European Union...

The classes are taught using the most advanced technological methods and can be adapted to individual needs.

In order to get to know the region of Cantabria and surroundings fully, the student has the opportunity to participate in visits to places and towns of cultural and historic interest, as well as being able to carry out any sport activities he/she prefers.
Activities
Unilang Idiomas offers to their students a wide programme of cultural, sport and leisure activities.
Touristic Tour
Some of the trips and excursions we organize are to: Picos de Europa National Park, where people can use the cable car in Fuente Dé; Cabárceno Nature and Wild Life Park; Santillana del Mar (a middle aged village that is an alive museum), boat trip along the Santander bay,
Culture
Some of the trips and excursions we organize are to: Guggenheim Museum and Bilbao; Altamira or Puente Viesgo prehistorical caves, the Oceanografic Museum
Gastronomy
Chocolate with churros (a typical Spanish afternoon or evening snack); Spanish tapas; ?Tuna serenade?, etc.
Dance
Dance lessons (flamenco, funky and salsa)
Sports
Football, basketball, swimming, golf, canoeing, etc
Accommodations
Families
Unilang Idiomas realises the importance of selecting the host families. The selection is carried out by the local coordinator who pays great attention to the location, cleanliness, dedication to the student, comfort and family atmosphere and treatment.

The family is chosen to match, as far as possible, the student's interests and personality. The family will also receive a programme of the activities as well as the norms and guidelines to be followed.

For the student to take better advantage of his/her stay, he/she is expected to make every possible effort to feel and behave as one of the family, respecting their rules and sharing responsabilities, activities, etc.


Hotels
Cantabria provides a wide and varied range of hotel accommodation, from which we have selected characterised by their excellent facilities and installations as well as their superb locations.

Hotel Celuisma Alisas
The hotel Celuisma Alisas is next to the ferry terminal in downtown Santander.The reception is open 24 hours and offers free Internet access. This hotel is situated 200 mts. from the train and bus station.
The rooms are spacious and functional and offer wireless internet, safe, flat screen TV satellite and telephone. They also have modern bathrooms.

Hotel Central
This hotel is situated in the very centre of the city of Santander, 200 mts away from our school and close to the bay. This hotel has recently been fully renovated, combining old style and decoration with the most modern facilities, and providing all its guests a warm and personal atmosphere. It is worth mentioning that all the suites are located on the top floor, from which you can admire the whole city and its bay.

Apartaments
UNILANG offers apartment accommodation to its students, near the Sardinero beaches, only 15 minutes from our school centre.
Every apartment is fully equipped with all the daily household appliances needed such as: maid services, telephones, tv, central heating, garage and also offers complete garage parking, etc. Apartment can be either single or double.

Youth hostels
For all young students, betweewn 12 and 18 years old, who prefer enjoying nature in a comfortable and nice place, in UNILANG we offer you the opportunity to stay in a wonderful hostel.

Transfer
We put at the student's disposition an optional transfer service, for all students who require this.
Meeting points:
-Santander, Bilbao and Madrid airports.
-Santander and Madrid train station.
-Santander bus station.
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