Learn Spanish in Granada

Granada


Population280.000
DescriptionGranada is the capital of the andalusian province of GRANADA, in the south east of Spain, beautifully located at the foot of Sierra Nevada. The city is known as the cultural and intellectual centre of Andalucía and is famous for its historical legacy and the variety of architectural monuments such as the Alhambra. 
Climatesummer 30°C. Winter 18°C 
To seeAlhambra Palace, Mirador de San Nicolas, Cathedral and Royal Chapel, Sierra Nevada and Semana Santa.

To doEnjoy famous "tapas", wander the tiny streets of the Moorish Albaicín,  take a day excursion into the Alpujarras, Night life ,bars, restaurants and music.
  
 

Alhambra de GranadaThe internationaly recognized University (third biggest university in Spain) with approximately 50.000 students contributes to Granadas dynamic and lively atmosphere. The picturesque narrow streets in the historic part of the town with its little shops, bars and typical plazas are a great invitation for every visitor to get to know the"Granadinos" who are very friendly people. Parque de las ciencias

In this motivating atmosphere makes it easier to learn Spanish with the support of competent teachers who know how to transform studies into a great event.
You will have fun practicing Spanish in the numerous pubs, taverns and wine shops the school is surrounded by, which will for sure create some unforgetable nights. 

The School

Our partner Spanish school was established in 1993 in the beautiful city of the Alhambra, which is considered one of the Wonders of the World. The geographic location of Granada is privileged, because it is only 30 minutes far from the natural park of Sierra Nevada and its winter ski resort, and only 1 hour far from the Costa Tropical.

The school is in the very city centre, in the unique quarter of El Realejo, less than 5 minutes walking from Puerta Real, the Cathedral, Gran Via de Colón, theatres, hotels, restaurants, shops etc. To sum up, you will be able to learn Spanish in the calm atmosphere prevailing in this Realejo area and at a stone's throw from the heart of the city, surrounded by all the facilities and comforts


 School in Granada
Location
Siutuated in the very city centre.
5 minute walk from the Cathedral, Gran Via, hotels, restaurants, bars, shops, etc

Facilities
Five classrooms fully-equipped with TV, video, DVD and all the necessary audio and CD equipment.
"Welcome" folder
Attendance Certificate
Tutorials every week
Library with loan service
Video library, with VHS and DVD, with loan service
Computers with free Internet access
WiFi access
Student's card with economic advantages in different shops both in Granada and Almuñécar.
 School in Granada

Spanish Courses

Flexibility, variety and quality: these are the elements that define Spanorama Spanish programs in Spain.

There is not inscription fee in our courses.
Every lesson has a duration of 45 minutes.
The lessons take place from Monday to Friday, except bank holidays: 2008: 1st January, 7th January, 28th February, 21st March, 1st May, 15th August, 13th October, 8th December, plus local holidays: Granada: 22nd May;)
The classes will be timetabled either in the morning or in the afternoon / evening, taking into account the meal time when the participant is at a home-stay accommodation with full board.
The classes will be carried out entirely in Spanish from the first day and in any level.

Intensive Course 20 hours week

4 classes / day
This course has 2 classes of communicative grammar and 2 classes of vocabulary and conversation, with oral and writing practice, covering the linguistic skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

 

 


Intensive Course 25 hours weekSpanish courses

5 classes / day
With 2 classes of communicative grammar; 2 classes of vocabulary and conversation, with oral and writing practice; and 1 extra class of grammar review or communicative practice with new vocabulary and expressions. All the 4 skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) are covered in the course.
Levels: All.
Starting Dates: Any Monday, throughout the year.
Min. Duration: 1 week.

 
Superintensive Spanish Course 30 lessons / weekSpanish courses

6 classes / day
This course has 2 classes of communicative grammar; 2 classes of vocabulary and conversation, with oral and writing practice; and 2 extra classes of grammar review or communicative practice with new vocabulary and expressions.
All the 4 skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) are covered in the course.
Levels: All.
Starting Dates: Any Monday, throughout the year.
Min. Duration: 1 week.

 
Preparatory Courses for Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera (D.E.L.E.)
25 lessons / week

5 classes / daySpanish lesson
The Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera (DELE) are official certificates, which prove the Spanish competence and command, given by Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science. There are three levels: DELE Beginner, Intermediate and Proficiency level.
IMSOL offers preparatory courses for the Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera (D.E.L.E.) exams. This course has 5 classes / day specifically centred in familiarizing participants with the 5 different tests involved in the exam:
Oral Expression
Reading Comprehension
Use of Language
Writing
It is necessary that participants have already approximately the level of the exam they wish to do If not, the school will inform about the best option for them
(Examination charges are not included in the price of the course but we can arrange the papers for the inscription and provide participants with all the information about the dates and time of the different exams, etc. because we are a FEDELE Granada centre, organizer of DELE of Instituto Cervantes in this city).
Levels: B1, C1 and C2.
Starting Dates: Any Monday, throughout the year.
Min. Duration: 1 week.

 
Conversation and Vocabulary Courses 10 lessons / week

2 classes / day
These course has 2 classes on vocabulary and conversation, with oral and writing production per day, covering the 4 skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing).
Minimum Level: All.
Starting Dates: Any Monday, throughout the year.
Min. Duration: 1 week.

 

Accommodation


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.

Supplements:
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

The average distance from the apartments to our school is about 15 minutes in Granada.



Host Familyhost family

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. It is necessary to include in the enrollment any kind of allergies, nutritional habits, if smoker or not etc.

 


Student ApartmentsShared apartment

Our apartments are full equipped:

Bedrooms have: bed, closet, table and chair.
Common areas:

Living room with TV, a place to sit and eat;
Kitchen with fridge, washing machine, cooker/stove;
Bathroom.

 
Hotels & Private ApartmentsBalcony

If required, we can also arrange this kind of accommodation. Prices depend on requirements.

 

 
  

Activities

ACTIVITIES INCLUDED IN THE COURSE PRICEExcursion

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 areas and the old centre, discovering courios details about the history and the legends of the origins of the towns. In Granada: Albaicín, Realejo and Sacromonte quarters, historical centre, legends’ tour, churches’ tour, etc.;
In order to improve the 4 skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing), every week we organize workshops in music, phonetics, etc.; 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 tuition, 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.).

 


ACTIVITIES NOT INCLUDED IN THE COURSE PRICE

Visits to some museums, monuments and shows which you have to pay for, Excursionwith a guide of the school. Granada: 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; etc.

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.
International dinners: We organize dinners in which both students and teachers will cook a traditional dish of their country or region. Everyone will taste different dishes and share traditions and recipes in SPANISH.
Cooking Workshops: In which you can learn how to cook the main dishes of the Spanish cookery and then enjoy tasting them together.

EXCURSIONSExcursion

Every week we organize excursions to places of tourist and cultural interest, such as:
Sevilla
Córdoba
Ronda
Costa Tropical/Pueblos Blancos
La Alpujarra
Antequera y El Torcal
Morocco

 

Prices

 

Intensive & Super Intensive Courses

 Intensive IntensiveSuper Intensive
 Duration / Weeks20 lessons week 25 lessons per week30 lessons per week
 1 week206€257€309€
 2 weeks343€430€516€
 3 weeks468€585€702€
 4 weeks593€741€889€
 + extra week125€156187€

There is not inscription fee in our courses.
Every lesson has a duration of 45 minutes.
The lessons take place from Monday to Friday, except bank holidays: 2008: 1st January, 7th January, 28th February, 21st March, 1st May, 15th August, 13th October, 8th December, plus local holidays: Granada: 22nd May;)
The classes will be timetabled either in the morning or in the afternoon / evening, taking into account the meal time when the participant is at a home-stay accommodation with full board.
The classes will be carried out entirely in Spanish from the first day and in any level.

DELE course

 DELE
 Duration / Weeks25 lessons week
 1 week257€
 2 weeks430€
 3 weeks585€
 4 weeks741€
 + extra week156€

There is not inscription fee in our courses.
Every lesson has a duration of 45 minutes.
The lessons take place from Monday to Friday, except bank holidays: 2008: 1st January, 7th January, 28th February, 21st March, 1st May, 15th August, 13th October, 8th December, plus local holidays: Granada: 22nd May;)
The classes will be timetabled either in the morning or in the afternoon / evening, taking into account the meal time when the participant is at a home-stay accommodation with full board.
The classes will be carried out entirely in Spanish from the first day and in any level.

Conversation and vocabulary 10 hours week

  
 Duration / Weeks10 lessons week
 1 week115€
 2 weeks189€
 3 weeks258€
 4 weeks326€
 + extra week70€
 

There is not inscription fee in our courses.
Every lesson has a duration of 45 minutes.
The lessons take place from Monday to Friday, except bank holidays: 2008: 1st January, 7th January, 28th February, 21st March, 1st May, 15th August, 13th October, 8th December, plus local holidays: Granada: 22nd May;)
The classes will be timetabled either in the morning or in the afternoon / evening, taking into account the meal time when the participant is at a home-stay accommodation with full board.
The classes will be carried out entirely in Spanish from the first day and in any level.

 
Accommodation Prices:

Host Family
  Half Board Full Board
 Host familyDouble room 147€166€
 Individual room 160€178€

 


Shared Student Apartments

Duration / WeeksSingle room Double room
1 week100€85€
2 weeks195€165€
3 weeks285€240€
4 weeks370€310€
+ extra week85€70€

Our apartments are full equipped:

Bedrooms have: bed, closet, table and chair.
Common areas:

Living room with TV, a place to sit and eat;
Kitchen with fridge, washing machine, cooker/stove;
Bathroom.

Private Apartment

If required, we can also arrange this kind of accommodation. Prices depend on requirements.