Experiences

Overcome your fear of speaking Spanish

Learning a language is always a thrilling adventure, but also somewhat complicated and scary. You need lots of study hours and, above all, practice. Learning Spanish grammar rules might come ‘easy’, but people usually feel scared of using Spanish in front of other people. So, how to overcome that fear of speaking Spanish? Well, AIP … Read more

10 things to avoid in a Spanish language exchange.

It is widely known that the best way to become more fluent when speaking a language is by practicing. The trick is to relax and let go of your fear, though the most important thing, when attending a Spanish language exchange,  will be to avoid certain attitudes that tend to repeat among students of Spanish. Which … Read more

5 original museums

If you come to Spain to learn Spanish, chose Valencia as your destination and love culture and art, then you’re in luck. The city has a rich cultural program that will surprise and also help you to learn Spanish. But, we want to be innovative. And that’s why we recommend these five original museums to … Read more

Types of conversations to lose your fear of speaking

Fear. Shame. Insecurity. Get rid of the idea that speaking Spanish is more difficult than learning Spanish from books or classroom exercises. And, though having that feeling is normal, as it is a language that we are learning and we haven’t mastered yet, making mistakes is a natural part of the process. How should you talk to … Read more

8 Benefits of practising Spanish in a language exchange

Once you have chosen Valencia as your destination in Spain to learn Spanish, started your Spanish classes at our academy and, more or less, wandered around the city. The next step should be to go to language exchange sessions to practise your Spanish. You can take advantage of at least 9 benefits of practising Spanish … Read more

Advertising in your hands, a good way to expand your vocabulary

The world around us is full of advertising. On the streets, the facades of buildings, in magazines….. advertising in constantly present in our lives. It is a good way to learn Spanish and expand your Spanish vocabulary. If you come to Spain to learn Spanish, without realizing it, advertising will help you enormously in cases … Read more

The most difficult sounds for foreigners when learning Spanish

As much as they try, we see that our students find it difficult to pronounce some sounds more than others. And when pronouncing different words in Spanish, there are also some difficulties, though fully surmountable. We will tell you the most difficult sounds when learning Spanish for foreigners. Any language has different words, letters or … Read more

8 Public parks where you can learn Spanish in Valencia

If you choose Valencia as the city to learn Spanish, you should know that you can also do it outdoors while enjoying the lovely weather we have almost all year. More than 300 days of full sun per year so you can pack your notes and books and study Spanish outdoors. There are 8 public parks … Read more

Learn Spanish in Valencia, a bike and running friendly city

Did you know that when you come to Valencia to learn Spanish you will find the city with the longest garden in Europe? Or that Valencia is considered as one of the most addicted to running out all of the European cities? Furthermore, Valencia is one of the Spanish cities with the most kilometers for cyclists; we are a bike … Read more

50 reasons why you should learn Spanish in Valencia

Don´t look any further for a place to learn Spanish. Valencia is the best city to learn Spanish. And the city, which is one of the largest in Spain, has a lot of advantages that make it ideal to learn the language. We have collected 50 reasons why you should learn Spanish in Valencia. Spain … Read more

7 typically Spanish dishes to try while you’re in Spain

Getting to know the gastronomic culture of a country is another way to learn a language. If you decided to travel to Spain to learn Spanish and further you like good food (who doesn’t?) you chose a good and delicious destination. Epicentre of the Mediterranean cuisine, the Spanish kitchen is full of very delicious recipes. … Read more

Movies of which you’ll successfully learn Spanish

What better way then to learn Spanish through movies! Here you can find some nice examples of movies of which you’ll successfully learn Spanish. Any movie with or without subtitles is good to learn Spanish. But it depends on the vocabulary they use in the movie, the story that is told, the pronunciation of the … Read more

Drink spagnoli da provare durante il soggiorno a Valencia

Ad un certo punto lascerai i libri da un lato per sederti vicino ad un amico spagnolo o per qualsiasi altro motivo avrai una conversazione rilassata in spagnolo. E perché non provare una delle tipiche bevande spagnole al posto della solita birra? Alcune di queste ti aiuteranno a rilassarti dato che contengono alcool, perciò meglio … Read more

Typical Valencian dishes, another way to learn Spanish in Valencia

Aside paella, the cuisine of Valencia offers to Spanish students a variety of lessons about Spanish culture, about the typical dishes and also about the Spanish language.This is a way to expand vocabulary, a must in every language: discover the dishes and basic food that are consumed. Valencia knows a lot about the gastronomic culture. If … Read more

Five parties in Valencia where you will learn Spanish

If you have decided to study Spanish in Valencia you should know that there are times where you will almost necessarily leave books aside to enjoy the festivities from Valencia. And there is nothing better to practice Spanish then just go out with your friends and make a linguistic immersion, enjoying the festivities and folklore of the … Read more

Valencia

Valencia is a city at the mediterranean ocean and it is a beautiful one at the same time; Still not as big as Madrid or Barcelona, but still a big city, which is supposed to be liked by the whole family. There’s so much to see and to do there for children as well as … Read more

My life in Valencia

As I got on plane in Germany to fly to Valencia, I had many fears and doubts about what I would do the following weeks, would it be the right thing to do for me etc. I constantly asked myself if it wouldn’t have been better to do my work experience of six weeks in Germany. But … Read more

Practice Spanish in Spain with no money

Ok, so you’ve just finished an intensive Spanish course? And you would like to practice Spanish in Spain? And then you realise you’re broke as a joke and it ain’t funny… Well here’s how to have fun and travel on a minimum budget. Beware, it’s not for the fainthearted. Ready for an adventure? Live your adventure in Spain … Read more

How I ended up living in Valencia

This is a blog entry on how I decided to learn Spanish by living in Valencia. Ever since I was a kid, I wanted to conquer the world’s most spoken languages. I’m a talkative person and I want to be able to talk to 99,99% of the world. So of course, Spanish was one of … Read more