Language Holiday in Spain

Spain and its islands, like Gran Canaria, are not only a popular holiday destination for many British people and other European tourists, the country is also the perfect place to refresh or enhance your language skills during a language holiday. There are numerous British tour operators who offer language holidays to Spain for this purpose.

Language Courses

Language courses for learning the Spanish language have different options. On site, in the language schools, the participants will be divided into different courses. The allocation of a course is based on the respective language skills. The language courses mostly comprise many different nationalities; all with the common goal of learning Spanish. This can also be very interesting.

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Also some of the Spanish universities offer language courses for foreigners. Including the universities in: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Málaga, Barcelona, Alicante, Santiago de Compostela. Particularly popular with foreign students are the University of Alicante, the Autonomous University of Barcelona, the University of Antonio Nebrija, the University of Madrid, the University of Santiago de Compostela, the University of Málaga, and the University of Salamanca. The students there were very satisfied with the offered courses. But also the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, founded in 1989, has enjoyed increasing popularity in the past few years. Here you attend Spanish lessons in the morning and spend the afternoon relaxing on one of the biggest city beaches in Europe Playa de Las Canteras.

Language Holiday in Gran Canaria and Spain - Info and Tips
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Advantages of a Language Holiday

Learning Spanish onsite has plenty of advantages, especially in comparison to learning software or online courses. By staying in direct contact with a teacher and native speaker it is more likely to be successful. Pronunciation problems can be corrected better in the classroom than in self-study. This is especially important for beginners who want to learn Spanish. In addition, while learning direct query can be made to the lecturer in case of any problems with the writing, grammar or anything else. Being lectured by a native speaker is particularly beneficial. As the students get used to the accent and the melody of the new language. And also the colloquial language can usually be taught better by a Spanish native speaker.

Another advantage of a language holiday is the cultural offer. Every student can experience the country and its people during their stay and receive plenty of valuable information, as language is always embedded in the culture of the country. Regional celebrations, museums, cultural monuments, restaurant visits and so on give a better picture of the country and its customs and manners. On the other hand, many Spanish cities have a number of places of interest worth exploring while traveling.

Accommodation for Language Study Travel to Spain

The accommodation during a language holiday in Spain may vary as well. You can choose between a pension, a hotel or stay with a family. Anyone who is hosted as a guest by a family during a language holiday also learns a great deal about the country and the everyday life in Spain. In addition, learned things can be applied directly in daily life and thus practiced. This can also contribute to a faster learning success.

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Certificate Courses

Anyone who wants to use a study travel to Spain as a career development option can also take an exam depending on their language knowledge. A certificate issued after the exam proves participation and can later be beneficial in applications requiring Spanish language skills. There are language examinations for the different language levels and special exams for areas such as tourism or business.

Why Book a Language Study Travel to Spain?

A language holiday in Spain is ideal for combining different things. An interesting country with many cultural attractions, beautiful weather and the opportunity to learn a new language can go hand in hand here. This is the most important reason to choose Spain or Gran Canaria for a language study travel.

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Internship in Spain

Some language travel providers also provide language internships for students or apprentices. Working in a Spanish hotel, getting a taste of a Spanish advertising agency or broadening your horizons in another Spanish company are also attractive ways to gain new professional experience.

Spanish Language Travel Provider

On the page you find agencies that offer Spanish language study travel . You can directly access the offer of the agencies by clicking here.

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  1. Spain is an interesting country with many cultural attractions, beautiful weather and, of course, the opportunity to learn a new language can go hand in hand here.


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