This course is for students who want to maximize their language learning practice during their stay. The courses focus heavily on speaking and communication skills. These lessons provide the opportunity to learn the local culture and customs. You will learn about grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and orthography and you will practice all the skills: listening, reading, writing and, above all, speaking, all in a communicative environment, what makes these courses the best ones for you to learn Spanish in an easy and effective way. The classes stress the use of language in everyday situations. Textbooks and a variety of other materials are used in instruction, including role-playing, newspapers, magazines and other materials. Topics include: fluency practice, media studies, film and theater, local culture, current events, politics, and research using the internet. Intermediate and advanced students also have the option of studying in the test-preparation and business classes. Our flexible choice of Spanish courses enables you to start at the level of your choice, choose the best timetable for you and finally you can join us any Monday all year round. We believe learning Spanish is an individual process, therefore we do our utmost to facilitate each of our students’ personal development and provide them with a comprehensive and unique learning experience! We also provide with Certificates at the end of your stay.
IH Cordoba was founded in 1953 and was the first school of the International House organization. International House is a world leader in the field of language services and teacher education. It has 150 members over 50 countries and provides the most advanced methodology to ensure more direct, communicative and effective language teaching. IH Academia Hispanica Cordoba is located in the city center, in a 2-floor Andalusian style with a beautiful patio decorated with plants and flowers. 22 classrooms with natural light from the street or the patio. The use of technology in the classroom is very important for the school so there are interactive whiteboards, iPads, Apple-TV, library, library, media room and free WiFi access for students. All our teachers are native Spanish, university graduates and trained professionals who have completed the specific course of International House for the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language. The maximum number of students in intensive courses is 6, which allows the relationship between students and teachers. This interaction is increased in weekly one-to-one tuition classes available to students and the meeting outside the schools between teachers and students. All classes are held in the mornings, leaving the afternoons for social activities of the school program. The school also has a 24-hour telephone line to address any issues that may have our students.
The school is well-situated and attractive (flowers, clean, bright). The teachers were agreeable, patient, organised. I expected to be in a group but benefited from one-to-one classes (in the absence of other students during this holiday... more
Whether you are a student, a business professional, or a traveler, there is a language course in Córdoba that is right for you. There are Spanish courses available for all fluency levels, ages and time durations. Just select a course type from the list below to get started.
General Spanish courses are for adults who want to improve their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in Spanish. Most general Spanish courses are for adults age 16 and up. 2 - 48 week courses available. Most courses average 30 classes per week.