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Language School IH Madrid

Address: Zurbano 8, 28010 Spain, Madrid
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Description Language School IH Madrid

IH Madrid Language School was founded in 1981 and currently provides quality and diverse educational services for students from all over the world. The international students with any level of initial knowledge, with a variety of academic needs can study Spanish here. The educational institution is accredited by Instituto Cervantes, CEELE and EQUALS, which emphasizes the high quality of service, convenient conditions for living and teaching and adherence to high academic standards. In total, more than 150 private language schools in 52 countries are part of the International House educational group, which the school belongs to: it is one of the oldest, largest and most prestigious educational associations.

The school in Madrid is distinguished by the interethnic, intercultural atmosphere: it is extraordinary to make friends from all over the world, to constantly improve language skills, to learn more about the culture and customs of other countries. The professional teaching staff deserves special mention: they are experienced teachers who have worked with foreign students for many years, many of the collective have become famous as authors of educational and methodical literature on the Spanish language. To teach students here, they use an extremely effective communicative method that combines an interactive and individual approach. Applying this method leads to the fact that students begin to speak Spanish literally from the first days of their stay in school.

IH Madrid also offers refresher courses for professional teachers, it is possible to prepare effectively and comprehensively for the DELE language exam, there are also combined courses, during which the student also is studying the history and culture of Spain, attends a large number of sports and creative pursuits, studies literature or culinary traditions.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Language School IH Madrid

Program name

In general, standard courses, students comprehensively work through all the basic skills and abilities: oral and written speech, reading and listening, grammar and vocabulary. The academic load of the course allows not only to quickly achieve sustainable progress, but also to leave time for leisure, entertainment, walks and excursions. This course can be combined with other educational programs: for example, preparation for DELE, business Spanish or colloquial course.

  • Intensity of lessons: 20 lessons weekly.
  • Duration of the lesson: 55 minutes.
  • Number of pupils in the class: 4-12 people.
  • Minimum level for enrollment: Beginner.
  • Duration: minimum 1 week.
  • Start dates: for beginners - fixed dates (check with the manager), for students continuing education - every Monday.
from 295 € / week

Intensive program of classes is similar to the basic, standard course, but provides more lessons, aimed at those students who want to achieve language progress in a short time. The foreign students are actively learning the Spanish language. Also, all the main language skills are comprehensively studied, the main emphasis is on the development of colloquial vocabulary and vocabulary expansion. After completing the course, the student will be able to freely explain himself in Spanish in everyday life, to talk about everyday topics, and not have difficulties in communicating with native speakers. The intensive course will also be an excellent stage of studying if the student wants to continue his education in Spain.

  • Intensity of lessons: 30 lessons weekly.
  • Duration of the lesson: 55 minutes.
  • Number of pupils in the class: 4-12 people (20 lessons) + 3-8 people (10 lessons).
  • Minimum level for enrollment: Beginner.
  • Duration: minimum 1 week.
  • Start dates: for beginners - fixed dates (check with the manager), for students continuing education - every Monday.

Combined courses will be an excellent choice for single-minded and stubborn students who want to achieve rapid language progress and work on specific language topics or aspects. The student can have personal academic goals and objectives - and to achieve them, the combined course is best suited: it combines intensive group sessions (classes are formed small) and effective individual lessons. One-to-one sessions with teachers will help focus on a particular language task or topic, adjust the pronunciation or emphasis, and fill knowledge gaps.

  • Intensity of lessons: 25-30 lessons weekly.
  • Duration of the lesson: 45 minutes.
  • Number of pupils in the class: 4-12 people (20 lessons) + 5-10 lessons individually.
  • Minimum level for enrollment: Beginner.
  • Duration: minimum 1 week.
  • Start dates: for beginners - fixed dates (check with the manager), for students continuing education - every Monday.
from 820 € / 20 lessons

Individual lessons with the teacher are the most effective and fastest way to develop language skills: the subject, specificity and intensity of the classes are completely determined by the student's abilities and academic goals. In a short time you can significantly improve oral and written speech, pass an audit course, tighten the grammar and expand the lexical stock, work on pronunciation or accent, separately and more carefully consider difficult places or language aspects. An experienced teacher will help to quickly identify weaknesses and gaps in knowledge - and eliminate them also easily and in a short time.

  • Intensity of lessons: 20-25 lessons weekly.
  • Duration of the lesson: 45 minutes.
  • Number of pupils in the class: 1.
  • Minimum level for enrollment: Beginner.
  • Duration of studying: minimum 1 week.
from 1 340 € / month

DELE is specialized examination for the knowledge of the Spanish language, which includes three categories, three separate tests:

  • Inicial;
  • Intermedio;
  • Superior.

In the course of this program, students can prepare for the surrender of any type of exam - actively  studied exam materials used during the past years, the latest methodological solutions and developments, sort out the types and nuances of tasks, tests are necessarily solved. The exam can be taken directly at the school after the end of the course - note that the cost of the exam is paid separately.

  • Intensity of lessons: 25 lessons weekly.
  • Duration of the lesson: 55 minutes.
  • Number of pupils in the class: 4-12 people (20 lessons of general Spanish) + 3-10 people (10 lessons of preparation for DELE).
  • The minimum level for the enrollment: Intermediate / Upper-Intermediate / Advanced.
  • Course duration: minimum 4 weeks.
  • Start dates: April 5, June 27, October 24.
28.06.2020 -22.08.2020
from 1 980 € / 2 weeks

A wonderful combined course is aimed at teens of 13-17 years old, which will help not only to significantly improve the level of the Spanish language, but also will introduce students to the Spanish culture and history, will give an unforgettable impression of fascinating excursions and fun leisure activities. Educational programs in Madrid allow you to combine old and new, to remember traditions and apply innovative teaching methods.

The main objectives of the program:

  • Learning Spanish in a pleasant, healthy, multicultural atmosphere;
  • Continuous development of language skills during live communication;
  • Studying the traditions, culture, art and customs of the host country;
  • Exploring nature and national attractions;
  • Expanding the circle of friends, getting to know a lot of people from all over the world;
  • Improving athletic form, nurture character and will to win;
  • Getting an unforgettable experience and learn to appreciate every new day.

The cost of the program includes:

  • Studying (20 lessons per week);
  • Educational books, manuals and materials;
  • Company certificate at the end of the course;
  • Accommodation and meals (full board, host family, double room);
  • Transfer in both directions (Madrid airport);
  • Leisure, entertainment and sports activities;
  • Excursions (one trip for a whole day a week);
  • Medical insurance (including accident insurance).

All students are constantly under the control and supervision, their safety is guaranteed 24 hours a day, wherever they are. The school is well equipped with everything necessary for effective and comfortable learning: there are comfortable classrooms (each with air conditioning and modern technology), a library and bookstores, a special resource center, a modern Internet cafe, Wi-Fi is available throughout.

Teachers of the school have extensive experience working with foreign students and the corresponding high qualifications, classes are conducted in an interesting interactive format. Also, students can always contact curators or consultants who will help solve any household or organizational issue.

Classes are held on weekdays (Monday - Friday) from 9:30 to 13:30 - the total intensity is 20 lessons per week, plus homework, which the child performs on his own. Teaching and working in the classroom is conducted exclusively in Spanish. Students comprehensively and carefully develop all the basic language skills: grammar, vocabulary, oral and written speech. Classes are formed in common and include children of all ages, individual classes are also possible for the formation of separate groups for students who came to study together (group bookings).

In addition to academic studies, students will find a large number of cultural, entertainment and sports events - such entertainment is arranged daily (except Sundays). Students visit museums and galleries, inspect local attractions, go to the pool and go on excursions outside the city. School personnel are encouraged to get in touch with and communicate with local residents and with other students, because this is the best way to quickly overcome the communication barrier and speak Spanish.

The program participants usually live in host families: each was carefully selected and repeatedly checked by the school's specialists. Living with a Spanish family, the student not only feels more comfortable in the home environment, but also gets an opportunity to learn more about the traditions and way of life of the Spanish family, traditional residents, constantly practice the language with its immediate carriers. All families are selected in such a way that their houses are not far from the educational building: students are provided with cozy rooms and a varied balanced diet. It is also possible to provide a special diet (for religious or medical reasons) for a special preliminary request.

Students over 15 years old can also choose accommodation in a common residence, this is also a comfortable and safe way of living: the whole area is guarded 24 hours a day, and the path to the school takes only 5 minutes by a quiet pace.

Standard online course
Course duration: from 1 week

The cost of the program:

· 180 euros per week · 20 lessons per week; 1 lesson - 45 minutes

1. Dates of the start of classes: every Monday, subject to the recruitment of a group of 4 people of the same level. Entrance testing required

2. Classes are held Monday through Friday

Accommodation and food

The following accommodation options are available:

Homestay :

  • Double room - 179 euro / week, breakfast
  • Double room - 222 euro / week, breakfast + dinner

Apartment for 1-3 people :

  • Single accommodation - 620 euro / 4 weeks

Student hostel :

  • Double room, breakfast - 238 euro / week
  • Double room, breakfast + dinner - 268 euro / week
  • Single room - 270 euro / week, breakfast
  • Single room - 295 euro / week, breakfast + supper

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: business English, English, English for children, English for companies, English for teenagers, English for the summer, English for work, French, german language, IELTS preparation, Individual english, Individual lessons, Intensive English, Intensive German, Intensive Spanish, Online english, Preparation for CELTA, Preparation for DELTA, Preparation of CAE and FCE, Spanish
Events list: a party, cinema, Evening quiz, Music games, Theatrical show, Traditional sport

Equipment Language School IH Madrid

The school occupies a spacious building in 3 floors - here for students everything is equipped for comfortable and effective studying: 23 modern audiences with necessary equipment, own library and video library, Internet cafe and special cozy zone for general recreation.

Term dates and fees

The cost of all major programs is already included:

  • Studying
  • Initial testing and knowledge level determination
  • Branded certificate at the end of the course
  • Teaching aids, books and materials
  • Entertaining school events
  • Internet access and use of library resources
  • Student card
  • A welcome tour of the city.

It is paid additionally and does not enter into the cost of the program:

  • Registration fee = 60 €
  • Accommodation fee = 50 €
  • Delivery of the visa invitation = from 100 €
  • Transfer from the airport = 56 € / one way
  • Accommodation
  • Airfare in both directions
  • Medical insurance policy - 1 € / day
  • Consular fee of the embassy = 35 €
  • The collection of the visa center = 1350 rubles.

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 60 EUR
  • Registration fee (for accommodation) 50 EUR
  • Visa fees 100 EUR
  • Transfer (one way) 56 EUR
  • Medical insurance 1 EUR
  • Consular fee 35 EUR

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Recommendations on when to apply

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.
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