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Don Quijote Spanish Christmas Course

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Location

Spain: Barcelona, Granada, Madrid and 2 other cities

Description

Spend your Christmas holidays in Spain or Mexico and learn Spanish at the same time!

Ever wondered how Christmas and New Year are celebrated in Spain or Mexico? Now's your chance to find out when you celebrate the holidays with as much warmth as you do back home - and you will learn Spanish as well, what a bonus!

Your classmates will be students of other nationalities who want to learn Spanish and are also looking to experience Christmas and New Year´s in a different culture. Together, you can look forward to enjoying the Three Wise Men parades called Cabalgatas de Reyes - on the streets of every Spanish city, or taking part in the house-to-house pilgrimage of Las Posadas in Mexico.

Enhance your Spanish language experience when you participate in our daily Spanish cultural activities or when you sign up for our optional guided excursions to nearby places of interest. Make friends of other cultures and learn Spanish as you live and practice the language with the locals during this special time of year.

Highlights

Our school in Barcelona

The school building is spacious, with 2,600 square metres generously spread over the 3 lower floors of a modern building. The school offers more than 55 bright and airy classrooms with a total surface area of 2.000 square metres. The school also offers 600 square metres of common areas, including a large interior patio, which looks out through a glass wall onto the school's expansive private garden, complete with trees and terrace. The central interior patio offers comfortable seating and more than 20 computer terminals, making it a great stop for easy and free internet access from our terminals or linking up your own laptop to the school's free Wi-Fi. The patio is a popular spot to relax between classes while enjoying a drink or snack from the vending machines stationed throughout the school. The school's architectural details are top notch, including marble floors throughout the common areas and beautifully finished wood floors in the classrooms.

In summary, the don Quijote Barcelona school building is not only big, but bright and comfortable as well with an added touch of luxury. There is no other language school of this size and calibre in all of Europe!

- 9 bathrooms, including one specially equipped for disabled students
- Background music available in the entire school
- Centralized heating and air conditioning throughout the building for year-round comfort
- Free Wi-Fi access from all points of the building
- A cybercafe with seating for 32 people
- Facilities fully adapted for disabled students and visitors
- A snack area, security cameras and a speaker system school wide
- A conference room accommodating 150 people
- Parking spaces underneath the school for those students wishing to arrive by car
- Large private garden behind the school

Our school in Granada

don Quijote Granada occupies an entire five-storey building. The school is well lit and airy, with lots of windows and balconies overlooking the street. The atmosphere at the school is relaxed and intimate. Above all, the building is centrally heated and air-conditioned -- both indispensable features in Granada, where summer and winter temperatures can be extreme.

Just like all other don Quijote schools, don Quijote Granada is equipped with modern teaching aids such as audio-visual equipment and computers. There is free Wi-Fi is available from all points of the building. There is also a recreation room on the lower level of the building where you can watch TV or a video, listen to music, read newspapers or books, play darts or board games. The school is located in a quiet and safe area in the city centre, just a stone's throw from the cathedral and within walking distance of the Albaicín and the Alhambra. Buses depart not far from the school almost every hour for the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the Mediterranean Coast.

Our school in Madrid

The don Quijote Madrid school facilities are housed in the lower 3 floors of a historic building; they are spread throughout 1,800 square metres. The building was renovated so it could provide the most modern amenities, yet it still retains the charm of its typical Madrileno architecture. Thirty-eight classrooms fill 1,300 square metres of the school building. The Madrid Spanish language school also offers 500 square metres of common areas, including a comfortable seating area to relax between classes or chat with friends while enjoying a drink or snack from the school's many vending machines. A state-of-the-art computer room offers you easy and free internet access at any of our 20 computer stations, or you can simply log onto the school's free Wi-Fi network if you have your own laptop.

A fully equipped academic centre housed in a vintage building, don Quijote Madrid combines all the facilities of a modern school with the grace and charm of its historic architecture. In short, you will enjoy a school that is not only functional, but also a comfortable and beautiful place to study Spanish in Madrid.

- 38 fully equipped classrooms
- 6 bathrooms, including one specially equipped for disabled students
- Background music available in the entire school
- Year-round comfort: centralized heating and air conditioning throughout the building
- Wi-Fi access from all points of the building
- A computer room with stations for 20 people at a time
- Facilities fully adapted for disabled students and visitors
- A snack area, security cameras and a speaker school wide
- Two conference rooms accommodating 100 and 70 guests, respectively
- Fully equipped salon with study area and library, TV, stereo, and DVD

Our Spanish school in Salamanca

The don Quijote Salamanca school is located in the heart of the old city centre. The building is 100 metres from the famous University of Salamanca and just two minutes away from the stunning and magnificent Plaza Mayor. The school is a restored 16th-century monastery, whose modern materials used for the recent renovation create a natural balance with the style, class and richness class of previous centuries.

The school can be entered through a beautiful courtyard. This courtyard, together with the garden, divides the school into three parts: the offices, the cafeteria and the classrooms. The main building has three floors, 17 classrooms, a recreation room (with computers, video, sound system, etc.), a library, a staff room and three offices.

Our premises were picked 20 years ago to be home for the first don Quijote school. From the beginning, the idea had been clear: to create the largest Spanish as a Foreign Language teaching organization under the slogan "¡Vive el español!" (Live Spanish!). These 20 years of success have been a time of hard work, much involvement and dedication from everyone ... and the school remains as youthful and full of illusion today as it did on its first day.

Our school in Tenerife

The don Quijote Tenerife school is located in the Edificio Belgica, a traditional Canarian-style building, which is just 2 minutes walking distance from the famous 'Lagos Martianez', 5 minutes from the Martianez Beach, and 10 minutes on foot from the City Hall. The school has 7 well lit classrooms, a teachers' room, an office, a patio, multimedia classrooms, and a recreation area with a library, television, videos and hi-fi. Since the schools is so well situated, the recreational opportunities and beautiful beaches are just minutes away from it.

Our school in Valencia

In coastal Valencia, don Quijote is a modern school in the heart of the city's university district, which has been freshly renovated with equal focus on quality, comfort and technology, equally convenient to both its sun-drenched Mediterranean beaches and the city's cosmopolitan centre.

Our Valencia Spanish school is the perfect base from which to explore Valencia, with a stop for several central bus lines as well as a street car stop just across from the school; you can comfortably travel to the beach in just 5 minutes and the Plaza Mayor in 15 minutes from the green oasis of the university district.

The don Quijote Valencia school has 14 spacious classrooms. The academic area surrounds a central common zone of 100 square metres, equipped with computers, snack vending machine, a coffee machine, and comfortable furniture for relaxing between classes. These facilities are presented in a cheerful and contemporary atmosphere and include the most modern technology.

Our Spanish school in Valencia is a modern academic centre where no detail has been spared comfort or quality wise resulting in a comfortable and warm home ideal for your Spanish studies. It is a centre offering you a unique opportunity to study and live on a Spanish university campus while you explore with no effort more of the vibrant city of Valencia.

Our school in Guanajuato

Our don Quijote Spanish school in Guanajuato offers you a unique teaching method and a personalized service. The school also cooperates with other don Quijote schools in Spain and partner schools in Latin America: this means that you can combine destinations during your Spanish course at your convenience.

don Quijote school in Guanajuato is located right in the centre of the city, close to the main attractions and with access to all the services you may need during your stay.

The brightly coloured school building has 15 comfortable classrooms and a maximum capacity of 110 students. There is also an outdoor patio where you can take your breaks and meet other students after class, a multimedia classroom with free internet access, an inside courtyard, a teachers' lounge and a student office.

Dates

20 Dec, 27 Dec

Degrees Available

  • Diploma/Certification

Languages

  • Spanish

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching

  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

195 (Guanajuato), USD 269 (Spain)

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Written Application

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network