Reasons to choose ESCUELA INTERNACIONAL Spanish language schools in Spain
1. Experience Counts
Since 1988, E.I. has become a leading organization in the teaching of Spanish
as a foreign language. Today we are proud of the fact that the majority
of students come to E.I. Spanish language schools as a result of the recommendations of our
students. You can be confident that you will learn
Spanish in Spain effectively and quickly with courses abroad at
E.I. Spanish language schools.
2. Excellent Location of E.I. Centers
The E.I. Spanish language schools are situated in cities in
Spain, Mexico and Costa Rica, which are famous for their student atmosphere or
their beaches. These cities offer a wide range of scholastic, cultural
and recreational opportunities. You will find it easy to meet many
Spanish people of your own age, learn Spanish language and have access to recreational and
sporting facilities. You can also easily combine your study of the
Spanish language among
the various cities in Spain by registering for a “Combined
3. Learn Spanish quickly in small classes
There is a maximum of 10 international students in each class. The first day of the course you will take a
placement test in order to place you in the course and level that best fits your needs and abilities. Throughout your time with us, we ensure that your professors will closely monitor your progress. Before leaving E.I., you will receive a Certificate of Attendance as well as a Grade Card, with scores reflecting your linguistic progress.
Study Spanish at E.I. Spanish language schools abroad and you will
find it easy to learn to speak Spanish.
4. Duration of lessons and the course levels
In Spain and Mexico the group Spanish lessons are 50 minutes long, 45
or 55 in Costa Rica.
are adapted to the new Common European Union Framework for
Languages that establishes 3 levels of Elementary, Intermediate
5. Flexible Calendar for Spanish course programs
Courses at Escuela Internacional Spanish schools start every week, however, we recommend that beginners start on one of our beginner starting dates. You may enroll for a period from
34 weeks in courses with 15 to 30 lessons a week.
6. Native Qualified Teachers
We are proud of the quality and professionalism of all the teachers and staff at E.I. We are well aware that it is our qualified, native teachers who make Escuela Internacional
Spanish schools a professional, innovative and dynamic organization. Our teachers use real-life situations within an interactive methodology that allows you to feel you are an important part of the class.
7. A Wide Range of Accommodation Options
The majority of our students choose to live with a selected host family since they offer unparalleled Spanish hospitality, cooking and cultural exchange.
It is also possible to live in a university residence to live
among Spanish students. For those students who prefer more independence during their
Spanish program, we have fully furnished apartments to share with other international students. It is also possible to reserve a room in a hotel located near the chosen school.
8. Preparation for Official Exams
E.I. prepares students for the two main Spanish exams:
1. ‘Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera’ (DELE), the only official language certificate offered by the Spanish government for international students.
2. The ‘Examen de Español Comercial’, a business language certificate offered by the chamber of commerce.
The impressive results that Escuela Internacional students obtain in both exams assure you of the quality of the
courses and learning E.I. has to offer.
9. Unique ‘Intercambio’ Program in Spain
Every E.I. student has the chance to take part in one or more ‘Intercambios’ with a Spanish person (‘intercambio’=an exchange of conversation). An ‘intercambio’ will complement your experience in E.I. giving you the opportunity to make new friends and practice what you are learning in the classroom.
10. Cultural Activities and Excursions
Our extra-curricular program is the perfect complement to your
Spanish language course. Accompanied by a Social Coordinator, the cultural activities give you the opportunity to practice your newly
learned language skills in real life situations. On the weekends, you can participate in organized excursions to interesting cities in Spain, Costa Rica or Mexico.
Learn about Spanish culture and travel while you learn to speak
11. Quality Guaranteed
The University of Alcalá de Henares has inspected the E.I.
Spanish language schools in Spain: Madrid-Alcalá de Henares, Malaga and Salamanca. All 3
once again received the CEELE certification thanks to the very good results received in the assessment of our teaching process.
12. E.I. Guarantee
If after successfully completing the Advanced (C3) Level of the school’s
program and upon returning to your own country your Spanish is of
an insufficient level for academic or employment purposes you can
return to E.I. and study for free.
13. University Credit, Bildungsurlaub, CSN
University Credit - Many North American university
students that study Spanish at our language schools are interested in receiving
credits at their university for attending a Spanish course abroad. For
this reason we have arranged several different methods for
students to use in order to receive university credit for one of
Bildungsurlaub - Escuela Internacional Spanish courses in Spain
are recognized under the Bildungsurlaub program.
- Scholarship or grant money for Swedish students which
requires a minimum of 13 weeks of study. E.I. courses qualify for
soliciting this assistance.