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Languages for Life Course

Levels offeredAll levels
Minimum age17
Course duration8 to 20 weeks
Number of lessons20 group lessons
Lesson duration45 minutes
Max per language class12 students
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Timetable: Monday to Friday
09.30 to 11.00 & 11.30 to 13.00 hrs
or 14:15 to 15:45 & from 16:00 to 17:30 hrs

A long term Spanish language course ideal for Uni/ post Uni or adult students looking to learn Spanish in depth over two or more months for maximum impact and progress in the beautiful northern Spanish city of San Sebastian.  Study Spanish across a wide range of language levels, from beginner to advanced level.
To optimize your time, the school offers small study groups with a maximum of 12 students per teacher. The core group course consists of two 90 minute group classes taught 5 times per week for a total of 15 hours per week.  Following this lesson format over 2, 3 or more months will seriously improve your Spanish language skills. In no time you’ll be understanding and communicating with your new Spanish neighbours!

Start dates 2017

  • May2 8 15 22 29
  • Jun5 12 19 26
  • Jul3 10 17 24
  • Aug1 7 14 21 28
  • Sep4 11 18 25
  • Oct2 9 16 23 30
  • Nov6 13 20 27
  • Dec4 11

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Gap Year Course

Levels offeredAll levels
Minimum age17
Course duration12 weeks
Number of lessons20 group lessons
Lesson duration45 minutes
Max per language class12 students
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Timetable: Monday to Friday
09.30 to 11.00 & 11.30 to 13.00 hrs
or 14:15 to 15:45 & from 16:00 to 17:30 hrs

Fabulous value + great Spanish tuition
Study Spanish in San Sebastian for 3 months, on set start dates three times a year, to take advantage of really good prices.
You will participate in discussions, group-activities, oral practice, written work, and a variety of other learning techniques to ensure a well-rounded education. Each group course caters to your Spanish level and will cover everything from daily conversation topics to advanced expressions. This Spanish language course offers great value for money, ideal for Gap Year, Uni/ post Uni or adult students looking to study Spanish in depth over several months for maximum impact and progress.

Note the special rates on the Shared apartment accommodation if booked with this programme – excellent discount offered!

Start dates 2017

  • Jul3
  • Oct2

Beginners start dates are underlined and in bold. Other levels can begin on any of the start dates shown. For a detailed quote, or to book a course, click on "Get a Quote".

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Standard Course

Levels offeredAll levels
Minimum age17
Course duration1 to 8 weeks
Number of lessons20 group lessons
Lesson duration45 minutes
Max per language class12 students
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Timetable: Monday to Friday
09.30 to 11.00 & 11.30 to 13.00 hrs
or 14:15 to 15:45 & from 16:00 to 17:30 hrs

A short term Spanish language course aimed at those who need to build on current linguistic skills or who want to learn Spanish from beginner level on an immersion course in Spanish. Students participate in discussions, group-activities, oral practice, written work, and a variety of other learning techniques to ensure a well-rounded education in Spanish. This is the core Spanish group course for the school, 100% focused on perfecting your Spanish skills in daily life. Each group course caters for a specific Spanish language ability level and will cover everything from daily conversational topics to advanced expressions, in accordance with the group’s skill level.  It is designed to immerse you in the culture of San Sebastian, combining Spanish studies with the opportunity to live life in this fabulous city.
The Spanish Standard programme is particularly popular in the warmer months of the year, and as July and August courses are especially busy early bookings are recommended.

Start dates 2017

  • May2 8 15 22 29
  • Jun5 12 19 26
  • Jul3 10 17 24
  • Aug1 7 14 21 28
  • Sep4 11 18 25
  • Oct2 9 16 23 30
  • Nov6 13 20 27
  • Dec4 11 18

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Spanish & Surfing Course

Levels offeredAll levels
Minimum age17
Course duration1+ weeks
Number of lessons20 group lessons
Additional activity+ 5 group surfing sessions
Lesson duration45 minutes
Max per language class12 students
Max per surfing session06 students
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Timetable: Monday to Friday
For all surfing levels, from novice to advanced
5 group surfing lessons per week / year round

Learn Spanish in San Sebastian and learn to surf, by combining your Spanish studies with a week (or more) of surfing lessons. The Atlantic rollers make San Sebastian’s coast a mecca for surfers year round and the surf club is run by experienced Surf tutors who are able to teach total beginner to advanced level (Good swimming skills are essential). The course consists of a 1 hour surf class per day for 1 week taught in Spanish (with some English when needed).

Low season (November- May): 14.30 – 15.30 hrs
Minimum number of students: 3
If there are less than 3 students the number of hours will be reduced to:
#1 person: 3 hours per week
#2 people: 4 hours per week

High season (June- November): 16.00 – 17.00 hrs
Minimum number of students: 5
The minimum number is almost always met!

All the equipment is included on the price: surfboard, wetsuit and insurance.
Students should bring: bathing suit, beach towel, bottle of water and soap / shampoo

Start dates 2017

  • May2 8 15 22 29
  • Jun5 12 19 26
  • Jul3 10 17 24
  • Aug1 7 14 21 28
  • Sep4 11 18 25
  • Oct2 9 16 23 30
  • Nov6 13 20 27
  • Dec4 11 18

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Intensive Course

Levels offeredAll levels
Minimum age17
Course duration1+ weeks
Number of lessons30 group lessons
Lesson duration45 minutes
Maximum per class12 students
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Timetable: Monday to Friday
09.30 to 11.00 & 11.30 to 13.00 hrs
or 13:15 to 14:45 & from 15:00 to 16:30 hrs
If there are only 2 students the PM class time will be reduced to 60 minutes
If there is only 1 student the PM class time will be reduced to 45 minutes

Build on the Standard Spanish course with an additional Spanish language course aimed at those who need to improve their current skills (from elementary to advanced ability) or learn Spanish from beginner level.  The additional 10 classes per week are made up of up to 8 students and help ensure deeper more rapid comprehension of the Spanish language and more opportunity to put your Spanish into practise.

Start dates 2017

  • May2 8 15 22 29
  • Jun5 12 19 26
  • Jul3 10 17 24
  • Aug1 7 14 21 28
  • Sep4 11 18 25
  • Oct2 9 16 23 30
  • Nov6 13 20 27
  • Dec4 11 18

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Combined Course

Levels offeredAll levels
Minimum age17
Course duration1+ weeks
Number of lessons20 group lessons
Additional lessons+ 5 or 10 private lessons
Lesson duration45 minutes
Maximum per class12 students
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Timetable: Monday to Friday
09.30 to 11.00 & 11.30 to 13.00 hrs
or 14:15 to 15:45 & from 16:00 to 17:30 hrs

Each group course caters to your Spanish level and will cover everything from daily conversation topics to advanced expressions. While this is an excellent way to learn Spanish, if you wish to accelerate your learning, the school also offers private tuition in-conjunction with the group course (the Combined Course). The individual lessons are an excellent way to focus on specific topics and get one-on-one lessons catered to your learning needs. This personalised lesson structure allows students of all disciplines and backgrounds to advance rapidly and efficiently. Adding one or two daily “one-to-one” lesson will reinforce what you learnt in the Spanish Standard course. Students work on frequently used Spanish expressions and build confidence with a native, internationally accredited Spanish instructor. Practice the specific topics you want to learn, or focus on problem areas, the time is yours!

Combined Course: 20 + 5 private lessons

Start dates 2017

  • May2 8 15 22 29
  • Jun5 12 19 26
  • Jul3 10 17 24
  • Aug1 7 14 21 28
  • Sep4 11 18 25
  • Oct2 9 16 23 30
  • Nov6 13 20 27
  • Dec4 11 18

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Combined Course: 20 + 10 private lessons

Start dates 2017

  • May2 8 15 22 29
  • Jun5 12 19 26
  • Jul3 10 17 24
  • Aug1 7 14 21 28
  • Sep4 11 18 25
  • Oct2 9 16 23 30
  • Nov6 13 20 27
  • Dec4 11 18

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Teenage Programme

Levels offeredAll levels
Minimum age14/17
Course duration1 to 4 weeks
Number of lessons25 group lessons
Additional option+ optional surfing classes
Lesson duration45 minutes
Maximum per class12 students

DELE Exam Preparation   4 wks+

Levels offeredLow Intermediate+
Minimum age17
Course duration4 weeks
Number of lessons20 group lessons
Additional lessons+ 10 DELE preparation classes
Lesson duration45 minutes
Maximum per class12 students
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Timetable: Monday to Friday
9.30am to 11.00 hrs & from 11.30 to 13.00 hrs
– Standard Course
plus 13.15 to 14.45 hrs – DELE exam preparation

Specifically aimed at those who wish to prepare for the DELE exams in May, August or November each year. The D.E.L.E. (Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera) is recognized worldwide.

More details can be found under “Teaching”
The DELE preparation course is designed to be a 4 week course in order to prepare you for one of the 3 levels of the Instituto Cervantes [Inicial (B1: intermediate I), Medio (B2 Intermediate II), Superior (Proficiency)]. The school will also accept students who require shorter stays depending on their previous knowledge of the Spanish language (and of course you are welcome to take a long term course prior to a 4 week DELE preparation to ensure you have reached the relevant level of proficiency to sit a DELE exam.

Start dates 2017

  • Jun19
  • Oct30

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Executive Course  Short course 1 wk

Levels offeredBeginner to Advanced
Minimum age20
Course duration1 week+
Number of lessons40 private lessons
Lesson duration45 minutes
Maximum per class1 student
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Timetable: Monday to Friday
Morning sessions: from 9.00 to 11.00 & from 11.30 to 13.30 hrs
Afternoon sessions: from 15.30 to 17.30 hrs
Lunch / Dinner with your professor: from 13.30 to 15.00 or from 21.00 to 23.00 hrs

The course comprises of 40 one-to-one lessons per week, accompanied by a meal each day with your professor (lunch or dinner). The price includes the meals and all other necessary materials.
This programme offers a truly intensive revision of your Spanish language skills or specific linguistic needs, providing total immersion in Spanish for the business person. It is ideal if you have minimal time available. To ensure maximum impact the course allows you to encounter the Spanish language not only through intensive, structured lessons but also in social situations, outside the classroom. Your class based private lessons are complimented by regular meals with one of your tutor’s – for example lunches on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday plus an evening meal with a tutor on Thursday night.

Start dates 2017

  • May2 8 15 22 29
  • Jun5 12 19 26
  • Jul3 10 17 24
  • Aug1 7 14 21 28
  • Sep4 11 18 25
  • Oct2 9 16 23 30
  • Nov6 13 20 27
  • Dec4 11 18

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Private Tuition  Short course 1 wk+

Levels offeredBeginner to Advanced
Minimum age17
Course duration1 week+
Number of lessons20+ private lessons
Lesson duration45 minutes
Maximum per class1 student
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Timetable: Monday to Friday
09.30 to 11.00 & 11.30 to 13.00 hrs
or 14:15 to 15:45 & from 16:00 to 17:30 hrs

An extremely intensive Spanish language course, ideal for those who want to learn Spanish whilst making maximum language progress over a one or two+ week period. Aimed at business people or those who need to develop their Spanish for academic or professional reasons and for whom time is of the essence. The school can build you a personalised course according to your needs, interests and pace of learning. This ensures that you learn what you want, when you want.

Want to learn in a small group with friends, family, or colleagues? We’d be happy to create personalised lessons for any group (Max 6 people).

Before arriving, CESA will discuss your goals and requirements for the class. To best serve you, this information should include the subject matter you wish to study (specific vocabulary/grammatical themes, history, culture, etc) and the days and hours you’d ideally wish to have classes. We will also send you an evaluation test that will enable the school to design the course to best suit your current Spanish language ability.

Start dates 2017

  • May2 8 15 22 29
  • Jun5 12 19 26
  • Jul3 10 17 24
  • Aug1 7 14 21 28
  • Sep4 11 18 25
  • Oct2 9 16 23 30
  • Nov6 13 20 27
  • Dec4 11 18

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