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Speakeasy Language School Barcelona

Address: Ronda de la Universitat, 7, 08007 Barcelona,
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Description Speakeasy Language School Barcelona

The well-known language school Speakeasy Language School Barcelona specializes in studying and teaching Spanish to foreign students. It deservedly is considered one of the best in Barcelona and is on the list of 140 accredited Spanish learning centers according to the evaluation of the Instituto Cervantes.

The school was opened in 2001: today more than 100 thousand students from all over the world have been studied here. The school not only organizes and develops effective programs for learning Spanish - it serves to spread this language around the world, supporting national traditions and the continued quality of education.

Speakeasy Language School Barcelona is located in the heart of the Catalan capital, close to the main city square and the Rambla street, which is rightly considered to be the center of all city festivities and shows. In walking distance from the school you can find a great variety of cafes, restaurants, shops, bars and traditional tapas bars, shops, pharmacies and bank branches - all the necessary urban infrastructure is available in just a couple of steps. Also close is the metro station (the intersection of three lines) and the city railway; right near the school there is a bus stop, including the routes to the airport and the main tourist centers and attractions.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Speakeasy Language School Barcelona

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
16+
from 187 € / week

Semi-Intensive Course (20 lessons per week)

The option is designed for students who are willing to devote more time to pursuing their studies and strive for faster and more productive learning, rapid improvement of basic knowledge and skills. On average, on this program 1 language level is studied within 2 weeks.

From Monday to Friday, students attend 4 lessons daily (there is a schedule from 9:00 to 13:00 and from 13:30 to 17:30) with a break of 20 minutes between them.

  • Groups of 3-10 people
  • 1 lesson = 55 minutes
  • Minimum requirements: any level of Spanish, from A1 to C2.
Annual
16+
from 475 € / 2 weeks

A specially designed intensive program will help you effectively prepare for the Spanish language test (DELE). This certificate, issued by the Instituto Cervantes and confirming the language level you have reached, will be a profitable point of your resume and will significantly expand the possibilities for employment, help you to get education in a prestigious institution or qualify for a high position. DELE is recognized and recommended by the Ministry of Education of Spain as the most accurate way to identify the level of language knowledge among those for whom the Spanish language is not native. At Speakeasy school, you can prepare for the DELE exam at the following levels:

  • Medium - B1
  • Above average - B2
  • Advanced - Level C1.

Students are engaged for 4 weeks, for 20 hours weekly: lessons are held in the morning (from 9:00 to 13:00), and in the evening (from 16:00 to 20:00),  from Monday to Friday. In one class, up to 10 people, 1 lesson = 55 minutes. Examination dates for you can clarify your manager (usually this is May 20-21, July 15 and November 25).

Please note that you must register for the exam separately, by going to the official website of the Cervantes Institute (the cost of the exam is paid additionally).

Accommodation, housing and food

Foreign students can stay in a private apartment, student residence or prefer a residence in a host family. Most accommodation options are chosen so that the road to Speakeasy Language School Barcelona or the city center does not take more than 20 minutes to transport. All the options are cozy, perfectly equipped with the necessary equipment and furnished, provide all the conditions for a comfortable stay. It is especially valuable that every student - no matter what option he chooses - can leave his objective feedback, which will help the next tenants to make the right choice.

  • Rented apartment

Typically, there are options for apartments with 1-2 rooms, designed exclusively for students (without the owner): each student has his bedroom, free access to all common premises and his own s-et of keys. Laundry services are not included in the cost of accommodation, as well as meals - in this option self-service is accepted (students prepare themselves in the common kitchen).

  • Host family

Living in a traditional Spanish family house, you not only can enjoy comfort and coziness, but also constantly practice your communication and speech skills, communicate with the native speakers of Spanish Language, deepen their knowledge of national culture and traditions. Each student is provided with a private room with a bed, a wardrobe and a desk, a personal set of keys and free access to all common areas (bathroom, toilet, kitchen, living room, etc.). The amount includes laundry and regular cleaning, access to Wi-Fi, half board (twice a day with the rest of the family).

  • General residence

The sociable students like residence accommodation who want to find new friends from around the world and constantly develop their communication and speech skills in the process of living communication. The residence is within 10 minutes by metro from the city center and the school building. There are several variants of rooms (each of them has a small functional kitchen) - you can voice your wishes to the employee of the placement department, and he will pick up the best option for you on the dates you want.

Each room is equipped with air conditioning, as well as other necessary appliances and furniture, regular cleaning is provided, the laundry is opened 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. All tenants of the residences have free access to the living room with TV and cozy furniture, a multimedia classroom and quiet offices for self-study, and free access to Wi-Fi. The residence has its own fitness center, solarium and swimming pool.

The cost is updated on an individual basis upon request (depends on the selected conditions and dates).

Subjects, specialties, faculties and sport

Subjects list : Intensive Spanish, Spanish
Events list: Beach games, Bike trips, excursions

Events Speakeasy Language School Barcelona

Studying in Speakeasy Language School Barcelona is not only a classroom lesson, it's also a lot of fun! Plunged into a vibrant cultural atmosphere on the streets of Barcelona, ​​you will be able to better understand national traditions and mentality, as well as to consolidate the acquired knowledge and skills in an informal atmosphere.

Speakeasy Language School Barcelona organizes numerous activities and entertainments for its students:

  • Biking
  • Beach holiday
  • Wine tour
  • Culinary lessons and master classes (cooking tapas and paella)
  • Boat trips
  • Tours of Gaudi's most famous urban works
  • Parties in bars and clubs
  • Excursions to other cities: Costa Brava, Cadaques (Salvador Dalí city), Sitges, Empuria- Brava (also called Spanish Venice), Montserrat and Lloret de Mar
  • Trips to cities outside the region: Ibiza, Madrid, to the south of Spain and to Morocco, to the Basque Country.

Equipment Speakeasy Language School Barcelona

For students of Speakeasy Language School Barcelona it is equipped simply superb: here there is all necessary for attentive and concentrated study. There is a separate multimedia hall with 7 modern PCs, its own library (its funds include both printed sources, as well as audio and video files, DVD programs and courses), free Internet access is provided.

The school offers several programs for learning Spanish - every student, regardless of age and request, will find a suitable option for himself:

  • Spanish courses (standard, intensive)
  • Evening Spanish Courses
  • Program for the Study of National Culture
  • Individual Lessons
  • Preparation for the DELE exam.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Discounts apply for a one-time course reservation from 10 hours (10%) and from 20 hours (20%).

The price of the program does not include and is paid separately:

  • Round trip
  • Round trip tickets
  • Registration fee
  • Educational books, manuals and materials.

You can begin your studies year-round - on Mondays, courses for students who already have experience in studying Spanish begin. If you are a perfect beginner, you can start classes every 2nd Monday of the month (for more details about the closest start dates, you can check with your manager). Evening courses usually begin every month.

Note the dates on which the school does not work (weekends and public holidays):

  • 1 January
  • 25 and 28 March
  • 1 and 16 May
  • 24 June
  • 15 August
  • 12 September
  • on 1 November
  • on 6, 8 and 26 November.

Extra fees:

  • Transfer (one way) EUR
  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 35 EUR
  • Study materials 40 EUR

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

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)
university
  • 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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