Don Quixote Language School Barcelona was founded in 1986 and today is a recognized leader at the international level in teaching Spanish as a foreign language. Annually, more than 20,000 students from 85 countries are enrolled in don Quijote. Schools of the network are located in beautiful historic cities with a huge cultural heritage in Spain and Latin America, their feature is the ability to combine travel with learning a language. All schools use the same teaching method, which makes it possible to combine stay in different schools in36 different locations in 12 countries of the world, without losing the rhythm of training. The don Quijote schools have a multitude of national and international accreditations among them - the Instituto Cervantes, the Federation of Spanish Schools FEDELE, the University of Alcala CEELE, FIYTO (Federation of International Travel Organizations), ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organizations) and many others. Don Quijote Barcelona offers more than 25 Spanish courses throughout the year for any level and guarantees maximum attention to each student.
The school don Quijote Barcelona is located in the heart of the city, near the main attractions and the main railway station. The training center is one of the most modern schools of the city, on a total area of 2600 sq.m. Are located 55 bright spacious classrooms, equipped with air conditioning and comfortable furniture. The architectural feature of the premises are marble floors in public areas and high-quality wooden floors in classrooms. At the disposal of students is a huge recreation area with free access to Wi-Fi and more than20 computers, separated by a glass wall from a cozy patio, where students like to gather after classes and during breaks. There are vending machines selling drinks and light snacks throughout the school. Students can park for cars and bicycles.
Intensive Spanish courses are conducted using an interactive teaching method, which means that, whenever possible, teachers will use a variety of practical situations that require the participation of the student. This communicative method of teaching has been improving for many years and at the moment is an integral part of the success of schoolsdon Quijote . Much attention is paid to all aspects of the Spanish language (grammar, spelling, listening, communication skills).
Duration: from the 1st week;
Initial knowledge level: any;
Maximum group size: 8 people;
Beginning: Every Monday, all year round.Intensive course fee (20 Spanish lessons + 5 out-of-class recreational activities per week):
The cost of a super-intensive course (30 lessons of Spanish + 5 extra-curricular activities per week):
D.E.L.E is an official document recognized by the Spanish Ministry of Education. This diploma is necessary for those who would like to study at Spanish universities or work in Spanish-speaking countries. If you visit 90% of classes for 12 weeks and pass a 4-week preparatorythe course of the D.E.L.E. in any of the schools don Quijote , the school guarantees that you will successfully pass the Spanish level examination that you acquired during the course. If you do not pass, don Quijote will provide 4 free additional weeks of classes and will pay the fee for a second examination.
Course duration: 2 or 4 weeks;
Basic level of the Spanish language: B1: B1 (intermediate), B2: B2 (advanced) , C1: C1 (superior), C2: C2 (mastery);
Intensity: 20 lessons per week;
Maximum group size: 12 - 14 people.
In the event that less than 4 people registered for the course, you will be transferred to the IEG partner school. To register for the exam, you must provide a copy of the passport, home address and make a full payment, at least 10 weeks before the date of the examination; 999.25. 999.26. 999.27. 999.28. The date of examinations: May, August, November.
Tutorial for D.E.L.E. Is included in the course price.
The course fee does not include the exam fee (108 € for A1, 124 € for A2, 160 € for B1, 186 € for B2, 195 € for C1 and 205 € for C2).
Spanish Premium A fully personalized course designed to fill gaps in the knowledge of the language of each individual student. By receiving full attention and additional support in training from teachers, students quickly and effectively make progress in learning the language.
Intensity: 20 group lessons, 20 group lessons + 5, 10 or 15 individual lessons
Group size: mini groups, maximum 3 students!
Start Dates: Every Monday;
Original Spanish level: any level;
Special VIP approach: coffee breaks, a preliminary examination and an oral language test on the phone before arrival, a 2-hour lesson by phone or by e-mail after the course is completed. Conversation lessons during a daily dinner in a restaurant with a teacher at the Premium courses: Super intensive and Super immersion.
This course assumes individual training, tailored to the needs of the individual student. The lessons on the Spanish one-to-one course are a guaranteed way to learn Spanish at a high level.
Start Dates: Every Monday[ 999.4] The initial level of Spanish proficiency: all levels;
For the additional fee (15%) it is possible to teach specialized sections: medical Spanish, legal Spanish, etc.
The program is designed for children between the ages of 14 and 21.
The course price includes lessons, entertainment, accommodation, meals, study materials, excursions, transfer.
Beginning: 28/6, 5/7, 12/7, 19/7, 26/7, 2/8, 16/8;
Intensity: 20 lessons per week (55 minutes each) - standard course;
Baseline level of Spanish: any;
Group size: minimum 4 students, maximum 12.Cost of the course:
Superintensive course (30 lessons per week for 55 minutes) - + 95 € / week.
School don Quijote Barcelona offers several types of accommodation:
The private apartments Standard are a student apartment for individual use with a capacity of 1-4 people with a TV and a fully equipped kitchen and laundry , Bathroom. The price includes: access to Wi-Fi, blankets, bed linen, gas costs, central heating.Private apartments Premium
Apartment with one or two bedrooms, bathroom, TV, kitchen, equipped laundry. Access to Wi-Fi. The cost of accommodation includes: bed linen, gas, electricity, water charges and local payments, weekly cleaning.
One apartment usually accommodates 3-4 people. All tenants, as a rule. Representatives of different countries, which contributes to the development of communication skills .. Student apartments are equipped with everything you need. Students are provided with a bed, a chair, a wardrobe and a table. Also in each apartment there is a living room, TV, fully equipped kitchen, washing machine and iron. Students together maintain cleanliness in the room.
It is also possible to place private apartments in for those who choose long-term courses for themselves (minimum 6 months).
On weekends the school offers a variety of sightseeing routes, the choice of which necessarily takes into account the opinion of the students themselves. The joint trip gives the pupils an additional opportunity to get to know each other more closely, to make friends. The excursion program changes every week. Transport costs and entrance fees are paid by students in addition.
The most popular excursions:
The daily routine
Classes at the school are held in the morning or afternoon. Evening students use for self-study and recreation.
In the school don Quijote Barcelona there is everything necessary for successful education - comfortable classrooms equipped with multimedia equipment, free Internet access, a library. The main method of the school is communicative. The emphasis is on the interactive learning method, which enables students to start speaking Spanish in the first sessions. Don Quijote Barcelona offers its students a variety of cultural activities: excursions, watching movies and dancing lessons.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
|camp / language school |
|private school, boardinghouse|
|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.