AIP Spanish language school in Spain offers intensive weekly Spanish courses available for all levels in order to further develop your language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

We will test your language skills through a placement test you have to fill in online after your registration and through an interview with the head of studies on your first day. Based on those results, you will be put into a group that corresponds with your level of Spanish.

All students receive individual guidance that includes:

  • An interview in addition to the placement test
  • Personal information about your placement test and recomendations of exercices to improve your level of Spanish
  • Clear weekly objectives that you discuss with your teacher
  • Continuous assessment of your learning progress
  • A certificate with an accurate description of your knowledge of the Spanish language.
OUR INTENSIVE SPANISH COURSES IN VALENCIA

INTENSIVE COURSE (20h/week)

CONTENT

This course consists of four Spanish lessons per day (20 hours a week) from Monday to Friday and is available for all levels: elementary (A1), intermediate (A2) , upper intermediate (B1) or advanced (B2 and C1).

FOR WHOM?

This course is addressed to everyone! If you have never learnt Spanish, your knowledge is limited to a few words or you have an advanced level but you are ready to work on your technique and progress steadily.

OBJECTIVES

Develop the four basic language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing);
Improve your level of Spanish while taking time to enjoy Valencia thanks to the weekly activities organized by the school.

If you would like a price list, please CLICK HERE.

Intensive DELE Preparation (20h/week) *

*only starting from 4 weeks before DELE exam

WHAT IS DELE?

DELE is the only official certificate for Spanish of the Spanish Department of Education in Spain and it is administered by Instituto Cervantes. It is internationally recognised and can be extremely useful for your future, if you want to start a career, get a better position within your company or if you intend to study at any Spanish institution or university.

AIP Language Institute gives the possibility to prepare the DELE exam.

DESCRIPTION

The course consists of four daily lessons of 50 minutes from Monday to Friday and is available for all levels. We cover all the different parts of the exam.

LENGTH OF THE COURSE

Minimum two weeks, maximum four weeks. We strongly recommend the course of four weeks to be well prepared for the exams, although the student’s success always depends on his or her previous knowledge.

Exam dates DELE

Find more information about DELE exam dates here.

DELE examination registration process must be done online on the official website.

DELE course dates 2017
  • January 16th – February 16th 2017.
  • March 13th – April 7th 2017.
  • April 18th – May 12th 2017.
  • June 19th – July 14th 2017.
  • August 21st – September 15th 2017.
  • September 18th – October 13th 2017.
  • October 30th – November 25th 2017.
Schedule

Two possibilities:

  • From 9:00 to 13:00.
  • From 13:30 to 17:30.

Depending on classes and rooms demand the schedule could change.

Tuition fees
  • Here you can see our price list. Exam taxes not included in the prices.
  • We suggest you read the REGISTRATION CONDITIONS carefully before you register to our Spanish courses.

SUPERINTENSIVE/ + DELE/ + BUSINESS (25h/week)

CONTENT

This course consists of 5 Spanish lessons per day (25 weekly lessons) from Monday to Friday and is available for all levels: elementary (A1), intermediate (A2) , upper intermediate (B1) or advanced (B2 and C1).

The course consists of 20 lessons per week of standard Spanish that you associate with one of the following three options:

  • 5 extra lessons of Spanish language per week
  • or 5 Spanish Business lessons per week
  • or 5 DELE preparation lessons per week
FOR WHOM?

This course is addressed to everyone. However, we especially recommend it to students or professionals who want to progress in a very short period of time.

OBJECTIVES

Develop the four basic language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing).
Improve your level of Spanish while taking time to enjoy Valencia thanks to the weekly activities organized by the school.
According to the selected option:

  • You will improve your level of Spanish
  • You will improve your level of Business Spanish
  • You will be prepared for the DELE exam

If you would like a price list, please CLICK HERE.

SUPERINTENSIVE PLUS/ + DELE PLUS/ + BUSINESS PLUS (30h/week)

CONTENT

This course consists of 6 Spanish lessons per day (30 weekly lessons) from Monday to Friday and is available for all levels: elementary (A1), intermediate (A2) , upper intermediate (B1) or advanced (B2 and C1).

These 30 courses consist of 20 lessons per week of standard spanish that you associate with two of the following three options:

  • 5 extra lessons of Spanish language per week
  • and/or 5 Business Spanish lessons per week
  • and/or 5 DELE preparation lessons per week
FOR WHOM?

This course is addressed to everyone! However, we especially recommend it to students or professionals who want a extremely rapid progress over a very short period of time. This is a very intensive course for an extra performance.

OBJECTIVES

Develop the four basic language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing).
Improve your level of Spanish while taking time to enjoy Valencia thanks to the weekly activities organized by the school.
According to the selected option:

You will improve your level of Spanish
You will improve your level of Business Spanish
You will be prepared for the DELE exam

If you would like a price list, please Price list

OTHER COURSES

Individual courses "ONE TO ONE"

In addition to your basic training, individual courses are offered for people who want to learn at their own pace and/or who have special needs or requirements.

Price for 1 person
# LessonsPrices
1 Lesson€ 44
10 Lesson€ 368
20 Lesson€ 660
Price for 2 persons
# LessonsPrices
1 Lesson€ 55
10 Lesson€ 445
20 Lesson€ 775

Extensive courses

CONTENT

This course consists of 4 weekly lessons, 2 days per week, usually Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday and is available for all levels: elementary (A1), intermediate (A2) , upper intermediate (B1) or advanced (B2 and C1).

FOR WHOM?

These courses are for Erasmus students or students who can not attend intensive courses because of their personal obligations such as work or internship.

OBJECTIVES

Develop the four basic language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

Price list
# weeksPrices
2 weeks€ 108
3 weeks€ 156
4 weeks€ 210
5 weeks€ 264
extra week+ € 41

 

Possible Schedule:

from 15:30h to 17:10h or

from 17:30h a 19:10h

DELE course to obtain the Spanish nationality – CCSE exam

Since October 2015, anyone interested in obtaining the Spanish nationality has to pass two exams which are closely elated to Spain and the Spanish language.

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1. DELE: this exam certifies the level of knowledge of the Spanish language. In order to obtain the DELE diploma (Diploma of Spanish as a foreign language) A2 or a higher level is required.

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2. CCSE (Conocimientos constitucionales y socioculturales de España): certifies the knowledge of the Spanish Constitution and the social and cultural realities in Spain.

The contents of the CCSE exam are divided into two groups: the Constitution, administrative and territorial organization (60% of the content) and Spanish culture, history and society (40% of the content).

AIP Languages is an official preparation and examination centre for this exam. If you want to see a sample test, click here

CCSE EXAM PREPARATION INTENSIVE COURSE

Objective: Prepare all exam candidates to pass the CCSE.

Contents: In this course, you will work the different parts the exam consists of and you will practise with questions like the ones you may get the day of the exam.

Price and length: 8-hour course during 2 weeks for only 48€.  New intensive courses every month starting two weeks prior the exam date.

Minimum of students: 4

Times: Monday/ Wednesday – 2h/day. Option A: from 3.15pm to 5.15pm. Option B: from 7.00pm to 9.00pm.

How much is the exam fee?

The price of the 2017 exam is €85. If the candidate does not pass the exam at his/her first attempt, he/she will be able to sit the exam again a second time, but only at the same centre where he/she took it the first time and within 18 months after the first call.

How to register for the exam? Check the step-by-step guide.

1- Register on Instituto Cervantes official website.

2º- Fill in your personal details and select a time and place to take the exam.

3º- The payment of the exam fees is also made through Instituto Cervantes official website.

 

COURSE DELE A2 WITH SPANISH CULTURE to obtain the Spanish Nationality in Valencia:

Objective: Prepare the candidates to pass the DELE A2 exam that certifies a basic knowledge of the Spanish language.

Contents: The course will focus on all 4 parts included in the DELE A2 exam: reading and listening, written expression and oral interaction, as well as giving useful tips to do well in the exam. 

Times: 2h/day, from Monday to Thursday, from 7.00pm to 9.00pm.

Course dates: The complete course consists of 5 weeks of classes (8h/week) and will take place just before the DELE exam call. It is possible to sign up for the complete course or pay week by week (with a minimum of two weeks).

2017

January 16th – February 16th.

March 13th – April 7th

April 18th – May 12th

June 19th – July 14th

August 21st – September 15th

September 18th – October 13th

October 30th – November 25th

Prices

2 weeks: €84  

3 weeks: €126 

4 weeks: €162  

5 weeks: €210 

These prices do not include the fee for the DELE A2 exam, which is approximately €124. Also, the book is not included.

You can find more information about DELE exam on the official website of the Cervantes Institute.

One-Day Spanish lessons

Do you want to be more than just a tourist in Valencia? Then this course is perfect for you, you can sign up to our 1 day Spanish class where you can have a look into the Spanish language and the Spanish culture. You can choose the subject of your course together with your teacher and can also enjoy the activities the school offers in the free time. Perfect if you want to do something different during your holidays!

Please choose the timetable that best suits to you during the school timetable (9.00 – 21.00h)

Price for 1 person
# LessonsPrices
1 Lesson€ 44
5 Lesson€ 200
10 Lesson€ 368
Price for 2 persons
# LessonsPrices
1 Lesson€ 55
5 Lesson€ 270
10 Lesson€ 445
GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE COURSES

Spanish levels

Our school teaches Spanish according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Spanish Levels at AIP Language Institute In Valencia
LevelsCEFR – Common European Framework of Reference for LanguagesDELE
1A1 BEGINNERA1
2A2 LOW ELEMENTARYA2
3A2+ ELEMENTARY
4B1 LOW INTERMEDIATEB1
5B1+ INTERMEDIATE
6B2 UPPER INTERMEDIATEB2
7B2+ LOW ADVANCED
8C1 ADVANCEDC1
9C1+ UPPER ADVANCED
10C2 MASTERY-SKILLEDC2

Based on our experience, our students usually go one level up within 6-8 weeks’ time but mainly it depends on the student’s daily effort and skills.

Timetable of the Spanish course*

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9:00 – 10:15Written and oral comprehension (intensive course)
BreakBreakBreakBreakBreak
10:30 – 11:20Grammar (intensive course)
BreakBreakBreakBreakBreak
11:35 – 12:50Conversation (intensive course)
13:00 – 13:50SUPERINTENSIVE – SUPERINTENSIVE DELE – SUPERINTENSIVE Business
13:00 – 15:00Touring in the study centre (depending on teacher’s availabilities)
16:00 – 18:00Cultural activityCultural activityCultural activityCultural activityCultural activity

IMPORTANT: the first day students need to be in school at 8:15 to do the speaking test and the orientation or explanation of how school and classes work. Once all students have gone through this process, they will start their lessons little by little through the morning. Please, bear in mind that examiners need some time to mark the exams in order to place students in the correct level.

Depending on the availability of classrooms, the timetable can be changed in the mornings from 8:30 to 12:20 or in the afternoon from 13:30 to 17:20. Do not hesitate to contact us if this causes you any inconvenience.

FAQ

WHEN CAN I START A COURSE?
Only absolute beginners start on fixed dates. Please check our REGISTRATION CONDITIONS for specific dates.
Students with a different level can start every Monday for weekly Spanish intensive courses.
FOR HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO FOLLOW THE COURSE?

You can choose the duration of your course according to your availability and your goals. The minimum duration is one week. However, we advise beginners to follow the course for at least four weeks to see real progress.

IS THERE A DEADLINE?
We reccomend you to book as soon as possible with the deposit of 150 € that it  will be discounted from the total payment made on your first school day. However, we accept also last minute registrations throughout the year according to our availability.
HOW MANY STUDENTS ARE THERE PER CLASS?

Students are placed in groups according to their level of Spanish. During the year, the maximum number of students per class is 9 (average 5 – 6 students per group). In July and August the maximum is 12 (average 7 – 8 students per group).

WHAT ARE THE MOST REPRESENTED NATIONALITIES?

Our school has a great cultural diversity. Every year we welcome students from all over the world. In general, 58 % come from Europe, 5 % from South America, 29 % from Asia and 8 % from North America…

WHAT IS THE LEVEL REQUIRED TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES?

None. We offer courses from beginner (A1) to the most advanced levels (C1- C2).

HOW DO YOU EVALUATE THE LEVEL IN SPANISH?

After your enrollment, you will perform a placement test and on your first day you will have pirvate conversation with the head of studies. According to your resulsts of the tests, we can precisely define your level and language goals.

ARE THE TEACHERS NATIVE SPANISH SPEAKERS?

Yes, all our teachers are native Spanish speakers or graduated in Spanish as a foreign language. Click here if you want more information about our teaching method.

WHAT IS THE MINIMUM AGE FOR STUDYING AT AIP?

To take Spanish courses in the AIP Language Institute you must be at least 16 years old.

WHAT IS THE AVERAGE AGE OF STUDENTS?

The average age is between 21 and 35, but we also have many young students (especially during summer) and seniors throughout the year. According to statistics of the previous years, 30 % of the students are between 16 and 20 years old, 55 % between 21 and 35 and 15 % is more than 35 years old.

WHICH MONTHS ARE CONSIDERED PEAK SEASON AND LOW SEASON?

Peak season is from June to July with an average of 150 students and low season is from October to December with an average of 40 students.

CAN I CHANGE MY COURSE DATES OR TAKE A HOLIDAY?

Yes. You can change your dates while booking your course or by contacting us in advance.

WHAT DO I HAVE TO BRING THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS?

We suggest you to bring a notebook, a pen and a dictionary. On your first day of class you have be there at 8:15 for an interview. If you are late, you will miss the first part of your course.

IS THE EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

For courses of one or two weeks, the teacher gives you photocopies of the textbook. If you follow courses for more than 2 weeks we advise you to buy the textbook.

WHAT WILL I RECEIVE AT THE END OF MY COURSE?

At the end of your course you will receive a certificate stating the level achieved and the number of hours of classes you have taken. You can also get an educational report if requested a week before your departure.

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