Learn Spanish


The Spanish language is spoken across the world and is definitely a language worth learning. Of course you could always study Spanish abroad but the best place to pick up the Spanish language is in Spain itself. Surrounded by the language, the culture and the people, you are bound to improve your Spanish speaking and listening skills. Of course, if you want to improve all aspects of your Spanish, then it would be a good idea to enrol in a Spanish language school. Here you can both practise your speaking and listening as well as focusing on grammar and writing skills.

Picking the right course for you though can sometimes be a tricky business, what with all of the different types of courses, activities and locations. Therefore it is important that you consider all of the options available to you.

Where and What to Study

Of course, Spanish originated in Spain so it is one of the best places to learn Spanish. There are many different language schools dotted across Spain in various cities which all offer something a little bit different. All this choice means that it is sometimes had to pick where to go, so it really depends on what you want to get out of your Spanish learning experience.

If you are solely focused on learning the Spanish language, you could look for a school in Spain, experiencing and studying Spanish in a more academic setting.

There are also many courses which have less hours, allowing you to go out an explore the sights and sounds of the Spanish city you are in; La Alhambra in Granada, The Royal Palace in Madrid, or the Sanfermines in Pamplona. Can't decide between the Spanish cities? Well why not do a tour of them all, splitting your Spanish course up between a number of different cities.

Other people want to combine their Spanish lessons with a fun activity to give themselves a break from studying! There are many Spanish schools which offer Spanish classes combined with activities such as Flamenco dancing, scuba diving and even Spanish cooking - this is a particularly great way to learn the names of the Spanish dishes, such as 'Tortilla de patatas' (Spanish potato omelette) and 'Calamares' (Squid rings), which will be great for when you visit a restaurant in Spain with your friends and family. Another great way to combine Spanish lessons with fun activities is to go on a Spanish summer camp in Spain where the emphasis is on fun, being active and making friends.


For the more academically inclined Spanish students, there are courses that involve Spanish lessons with another academic subject such as history of art or literature. If you are into your Spanish culture then these courses are definitely for you, plus they will allow you to meet other Spanish speakers who are fans of these subjects too!

If you are looking to improve your Spanish for business purposes, don't forget that there are many courses in Spain that offer this service. It also wouldn't hurt to learn some words for visiting a Spanish restaurant as you never know when you might need to impress a client by taking them for a meal!

Spain isn't the only place where you can learn Spanish as there a huge number of countries that speak Spanish across the globe. Schools in Latin America are also just as good for improving your Spanish and there is just as much culture to explore. You could even combine a course in Spain and a course in Latin America which will allow you to experience the different accents, idioms and cultures in one go.