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Spanish Gap Year in Cuenca

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The Spanish Gap Year in Cuenca is the ideal long-term course solution for Gap Year students, graduates and young adults looking to take a serious career break. These long-term Languages for Life courses allow students to focus on all aspects of Spanish over several months, whilst placing the language within a meaningful cultural framework. In-depth study over an extended period ensures better mastery, subtler understanding and far greater long-term retention of key skills.

  • Duration : 8-24 wks+ 
  • Spanish tuition (20 lessons)  
  • Class size : 6 people
  • Preparation for DELE exams (optional, not included in course fees) 
  • Minutes per lesson : 45   
  • Ability levels : Beginner/Intermediate
  • Minimum age :18yrs   

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The Spanish Gap Year language course ensures rapid acquisition and long-term retention of key Spanish language skills and also covers a range of topics on Ecuadorian culture.

Oral and written Spanish language skills are developed and enhanced through out these long term courses.  This Spanish language programme is aimed at Beginners to Low Intermediate abilities, who want to see serious linguistic improvement and are aiming to achieve fluency over a number of months. 

Classes are then held from Monday to Friday each week and the College is open throughout the year.  Once you have successfully completed your course you will receive a college certificate attesting to your level of Spanish language proficiency, this will include the duration of course attended.


  • Intensive grammar study
  • Phonetics
  • Development of vocabulary
  • Syntax and application
  • Listening and comprehension
  • Dialogue and communication
  • Idiomatic language
  • Written and oral expression
  • Lecture and analysis
  • Live guided discussion and synthesis
  • Free conversation

DELE Exams are offered to Gap Year students:

Do you speak Spanish? Can you prove It!

Some people study Spanish for self-enrichment or want to know how to tell the time or talk on the phone in Spanish. or to satisfy short term language requirements in high school, college, university or career goals. Others however, though, such as universtiy or Gap students, aspiring teachers, translators or others with long term career goals, study the language as part of a formal training programme. For this latter group of students, formally proving competency in the language is a requirement and this is where the DELE Exams are of great value.

Ask CESA for the DELE exam factsheet for further details.