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COLEGIO DE ESPAÑA in Salamanca: Founded in 1973 in Salamanca, just one minute away from the famous Plaza Mayor
Our building is part of a historical monument built in the seventeenth century, which makes it different and unique in Salamanca.The quality of the instruction we offer is based on the academic preparation, professionalism and experience of our teachers. Some of them are well-known authors of books on the teaching of Spanish.The Colegio has a family atmosphere, each one of our students is treated with maximum dedication, both in the classroom and outside.

We are accredited by the Instituto Cervantes and is part of its network of Associated Centres, composed by centres whose quality has been recognized by the institute. The Colegio also has the certificate of quality CEELE granted by the University of Alcalá de Henares.
Spanish Schools in Spain
Private Lessons
The student can choose the subject(s) he or she wants to focus on in class (grammar, conversation, literature…)
Start Date: Any day of the week
Level: All levels
Daily hours: To be determined by the student
Weekly hours: To be determined by the student
Timetable: To be determined by the student

1 hour: 29€
30 hours: 740€
90 hours: 1.245€
120 hours: 2.075€
Summer Camps
Summer courses for young people
Junior courses in July and August, from 13 y.o.(students of 11 or 12 may participate if they are accompanied by an older brother or sister). The program includes:
Spanish Language Classes (20 hours/week)
Course material Welcome gift.
Cultural activities in the afternoons
Trips to sites of artistic and historic interest at the weekends
Family accommodation, single room, full board (Sunday to Saturday)
Supervisor with 24h emergency number
1 week: 515€
2 weeks: 925€
3 weeks: 1.335€
4 weeks: 1.720€
School Trips
Schools, institutes, student groups
Tailor made courses for groups (Primary and high schools, colleges, universities...) with extra-curricular activities, accommodation, pick-up service...

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Level Coures
A1 Elementary
Basic level.
Simple, everyday phrases. Isolated words or expressions.
Designed for students without any prior knowledge of the language. The aim of this level is to enable students to interact in a simple way,: answer questions about themselves, the place where they live, the people they know and the things they possess (and to ask someone else the same questions). Students will also be able to construct simple affirmation about their immediate needs or daily issues.
A2 Pre Intermediate
Plain and simple language.
At the end of this course, student will be able to interact in simple and usual situations of daily life (in shops, at the bank, etc.). They will be able to talk in simple terms about their past, their surroundings, and topic related with their immediate needs. they will be able to understand frequently used sentences and expressions related to areas which are relevant to them (basic information on themselves and their family, shopping, interesting places, hobbies, etc.).
B1 Intermediate
Understanding of everyday language . Clear expression of ideas. Sufficient knowledge to workplace activities.
At the end of this course students will be able to interact and to be understood in a great variety of situations: exposing a problem, expressing their opinion, asking for explanations, set out a complaint, talking about the past and explain future events and projects. They will be able to understand the main ideas of clear and coherent texts about topics they are familiar with. They will be able to write simple and coherent texts on issue they are familiar with or of personal interest. They will be able to describe experiences, events, wishes or ambitions, as well as explaining briefly their opinions and future plans.
B2 Upper Intermediate
Structure of language (oral and written) . Expression safely in almost any situation and understanding of the native language partners.
At the end of this level students will be able to explain and defend their opinions during a debate, to expose the advantages and disadvantages of a issue, to speculate on possible situations, to converse naturally, fluently and efficiently. They will be able to understand the principal ideas of a complex text which deals with both abstract and practical issues, taking into account their area of specialization. They will be able to communicate with native speakers with a sufficient grade of fluency and spontaneity.
C1 Advance
Almost total understanding including typical expressions of language. Similar to the mother tongue even in situations of complexity level.
At the end of this course, students will have a linguistic repertoire that will allow them to have a fluent, wide and precise communication. They will be able to adapt themselves to different registers, and thus to communicate in different social, professional and cultural environments. They will be able to write clear, structured and detailed texts on issues of a certain complexity.
C2 Proficiency
Commonly spoken foreign language and accurately . Using idioms.
At this level, students are able to understand easily almost everything they read or hear. They can reconstruct the information and arguments coming from different sources, both spoken and written, and present them in a coherent and concise way. They are able to express themselves spontaneously, with a great fluency and precision. They can identify and use subtle nuances of meanings.
Intensive Course 20
20 Hours per week
Start date: Every Monday of each month. The Colegio recommends that beginner students start during the first week of each course.
Levels: All levels
Daily hours: 4 hours
Weekly hours: 20 hours
Timetable: From 9:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m. This course deals with all aspects of language according to the student´s level: oral and written comprehension, oral and written expression, grammar and vocabulary.University Credits (recognized and accredited by the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca: to obtain credits (8), students should take a program of minimum 4 weeks (80 hours). The credits have an additional cost.
Prices: 1 week: 185€; 2 weeks: 335€; 3 weeks: 460€; 4weeks:575€; 5weeks:680€; 6weeks:785€; 7weeks:900€; 8weeks:1.000€; 12weeks:1.450€ Each extra week after 12: 100€
Intensive Course 30
30 hours per week
Level: all levels
Daily sessions: 5 sessions
Weekly sessions: 25 session
Schedule: from 9:00 h to 13:00 h: spanish language
13:00 h to 14:00 h: conversation for the levels A1 and A2; Civilization and culture for levels B1, B2, C1 and C2
This course is aimed at those people who in addition to being interested in expanding their knowledge of the Spanish, depending on the level: understanding and written and oral interaction, expansion of the vocabulary without losing sight of the grammar, want to complete his learned Knowledge with aspects of the history and the Spanish culture and Spanish-American with a more dedicated daily session to cultural contents starting at B1 level, and for levels A1 and A2, this session is dedicated to oral expression.University credits (recognized and accredited by the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca): credits the student must follow the program for a minimum of 2 weeks (50 sessions, 5 credits). Obtaining the same has an additional cost. More information at info@colegioespana.com.
Prices: 1week:215€; 2weeks:390€; 3weeks:530€; 4weeks:700€; 5weeks:820€; 6weeks:935€; 7weeks:1.055€; 8weeks:1.210€; 12weeks:1.780€ Each extra week after 12: 125€
Extensive Course 3
3 hours per week
July 4th to 15th July, July 18th to July 29th, August 01st to August 12th, August 16th to August 26th, August 29th to September 9th, September 12th to September 23rd
Levels: All levels
Daily hours: 6 hours
Timetable: a) A1 and A2: from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. (6 hours a day of Spanish Language)
b) B1, B2, C1 and C2: From 9.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m.(Spanish Civilization) From 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. (Spanish Language)From 5.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. (Conversation) This course deals with all aspects of language according to the level of the class: oral and written comprehension, oral and written expression, grammar and vocabulary.
Price: 460 euros (for each two-week course).
Preparation DELE
DELE: Diploma Español como Lengua Extranjera.
Duration: March 21st to April 15th
April 25th to May 20th
June 20th to July 15th
September 26th to October 21st
October 31st to November 25th
Level: All levels
Sessions: 70 hours (generally in the afternoons) of specific preparation for these exams: oral and written comprehension, oral and written expression, grammar and vocabulary.
Timetable: From 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
The DELE is an official qualification certifying the degree of competence and mastery of Spanish granted by Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain.
In this specific preparatory course aimed at obtaining the Certificate DELE, all skills (written and listening comprehension, reading comprehension, oral and written expression and interaction, etc.) with tasks similar to those that will be the test is working.The course is taught by teachers who, aside from having more than 15 years of experience in preparing students for these types of exams, have been accredited by the Instituto Cervantes as DELE examiners. For this reason, the pass rate among students who prepare for the exam at the Colegio de España is very high.
Price: 565 € (4 weeks, 70 hours)
Teacher Training
For teachers of Spanish
Duration: From July 4th to July 15th, from July 18th to July 29th.
Level: Non-native Spanish teachers
Daily hours:5 hours
Weekly hours: 25 hours
This course is aimed at teachers and future teachers of Spanish non-native interested in improving their teaching skills and to update their knowledge of the language. The aim of the course is to provide participants with the necessary tools to address the reality of their classrooms ELE of efficient, attractive and motivating teaching, following the guidelines set by the common European framework reference for languages and the curriculum of the Instituto Cervantes. The course is structured in the following way:

Didáctic and methodology of the Spanish language: basic concepts of the teaching and the learning; approaches and programming in the ELE classroom; analysis of materials and planning; the role of the teacher and the classroom management; affective aspects and dynamics of class.

The four linguistic skills: expression (expression and interaction written and oral) skills and skills of interpretation (listening comprehension and reading comprehension).

The Spanish Grammar: the role of grammar in the classroom of ELE, fundamental problems of the Spanish grammar for the ELE students; the treatment of the error.

Assistance to courses of Spanish language (all levels) as Professor visitante.
Price: 400 euros (2 weeks)
50 Plus
Courses for adults from 50 years
Start date: From July 04th - July 15th (for the rest of the year please see Course Dates)
Levels: All levels
Daily hours: 4 hours
Weekly hours: 20 hours
Timetable: From 9:00 a.m to 13:00 p.m (timetable can vary)
Duration:2 weeks
Seniors Program (50 )
Prgrama para mayores de 50

Start date: From July 04th - July 15th (for the rest of the year please see Course Dates)
Levels: All levels
Daily hours: 4 hours
Weekly hours: 20 hours
Timetable: From 9:00 a.m to 13:00 p.m (timetable can vary)
Duration:2 weeks
This program has been especially designed for people of 50 and above who wish to improve their knowledge of Spanish Language while enjoying plenty of free time and the chance to fully experience Spanish culture.

Included in the program:

Spanish Language Classes.
Course material Welcome gift
Lodging with host family (from Saturday to Saturday); single or double room and full board
Cultural activities in the afternoons
Trips to places of historic and artistic interest at the weekends (Please see the Activity Program).
Students can choose between the following options:

Summer Special: This special program will take place in the first two weeks of July, from 29th June - 10th July.
All Year Round: This program is not limited to any specific dates but instead takes place all year round. Students can undertake courses of either one or two weeks.
Prices: 1 week: 560€; 2 weeks: 925€; 2 weeks (special summer): 960€
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.
The Colegio de España is a Centre accredited by the Instituto Cervantes and forms part of its network of associated centres (www.cervantes.es)
The Colegio has also been granted the certificate of quality CEELE by the University of Alcalá de Henares, for the sixth consecutive time.
The school organizes every month a variety of extra-curricular activities with cultural programs that are an essential complement to improve and complete the knowledge of Spanish culture, traditions and language.
Free Services
Guided tours around the city, spanish films, cultural gymkhanas, linguistic exchanges...
Touristic Tour
Salamanca, declarada en 1988 Patrimonio Histórico de la Humanidad y una década más tarde Capital Europea de la Cultura en 2002, posee un patrimonio histórico-artístico de indudable riqueza, que se concentra en el interior de la antigua muralla medieval, de la que aún se conservan varios tramos, de ahí que recorrer el casco antiguo resulte muy cómodo ya que se pueden realizar todos los recorridos andando.
El Colegio organiza durante todo el año, como mínimo una vez a la semana, visitas guiadas por la ciudad en español o en inglés dependiendo del nivel de los estudiantes. En algunas ocasiones se realiza un recorrido general (gratuito) por la zona monumental para familiarizar al estudiante con nuestra ciudad, mientras que en otras, las visitas se centran en un monumento (Catedrales, Convento de San Esteban, Universidad, Monasterio de Santa Clara, etc.) o museo (Casa Lis, Museo de la Automoción, Museo Taurino, Casa Museo de Unamuno etc.) en particular.
The College of Spain organizes these activities making them to match any event important political and social current, traditions (festivals as Santa Agueda, San Blas, waters Monday, Easter, Mariquelo, etc.), closures and bullfight (Carnival of the Bull of Ciudad Rodrigo), Spanish and Latin American of our time writers, severalcommemorations (centenaries of historic events (births or deaths of famous people) or on the occasion of a cultural trip (for example, if the school scheduled a trip to Madrid in which students will visit the Prado and Reina Sofia Museums previously will have some lectures of Velázquez, Goya and Picasso).
Para fomentar la relación y el contacto entre los alumnos así como para acercar al estudiante a la gastronomía y otras costumbres españolas el Colegio organiza otro tipo de actividades como:
Fiestas de bienvenida/despedida de curso
Cenas en bodegas de la región
Tardes de tapas
Degustaciones de productos salmantinos
Catas de vino
Clases de Cocina
Clases de Canciones Populares
Taller de Teatro
The Colegio organizes diferent dance classes: latin dance, sevillanas...
There are some sport activities, such us: football or riding a bike...
All lodgings have been carefully selected for their comfort and security, as well as for their proximity to the city centre, and therefore to our Colegio (walking distance 2-20 minutes). We offer host families, shared flats, university residences, private apartments, hotels...
Prices (you can consult more prices on our website: www.colegioespana.com)
- Shared flat, single room: 13€/night
- Host family, single room, full board: 21€/night
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