How to speak Spanish fluently in only 6 months

How to speak Spanish fluently in only 6 months

It is every language learner’s dream to be able to communicate with a native speaker of a foreign language without having any difficulties. It is the same with the Spanish language. Imagine being able to talk with a Spaniard fluently! Imagine, to be able to understand the beautiful language, to reflect the vibrating melody and to speak passionately – that sounds great, doesn’t it? But the big question is:        How to speak Spanish fluently?   Well, first there are two things to consider: If you have a gift for languages and Your motivation to work hard.   One of our school’s values is anybody can learn. And although we strongly believe in this, we also have to admit that not everybody can learn the same way. Some people are lucky to have a gift for languages, while others might need a little more time or more effort to reach the same. Therefore, the lapse of time of 6 months about may not be applicable to everybody and thus has more an orientative meaning. Maybe you’ll need more or less time than that.       The necessary time to be able to speak Spanish fluently goes hand in hand with your motivation to learn. Learning a foreign language means effort and improving your level to being fluently requires even more effort. Consequently it will take you longer to get there if your motivation to work for it is quite low. But now, after having set the conditions, let’s have a look at… Tricks to become fluent in Spanish Be surrounded by native Spanish speakers This one may be self-evident, but there...
What to see in Tenerife? 10 Places to visit

What to see in Tenerife? 10 Places to visit

You are wondering about the best places to visit in Tenerife? We’ll show you!   Local people and people, who spent sufficient time in Tenerife will confirm it – it is impossible to put all those places to visit in Tenerife on a small list. There is simply too much beauty to see, too many hidden gems to discover and too many locations for an exciting excursion. But we know, that we have to be reasonable, as you will probably only have limited time to enjoy the island’s splendor. Therefore we will show you in the following what to see in Tenerife:   The 10 best places to visit in Tenerife 1) Teide Of course, what else could be named first? The volcano with a height of 3.718m is the highest mountain in Spain and it is worldwide the third highest volcano on a volcanic island. You can either enjoy the view on it by visiting the huge Teide National Park or you can even experience the Teide first hand by cable car or by climbing on top of it. The Teide is literally the center of the island and there are several ways to reach it by car and public busses. There are numerous routes for hiking and mountain biking, as well as visitors can even spend a night on the volcano at the highest accommodation in Spain, the “Refugio Altavista”. 2) Masca Gorge The Masca Gorge and the Masca village are a very popular destination for excursions and hiking trips. Situated in the volcanic formations of the Teno Massif, it offers visitors spectacular views on a impressive...
5 Apps to learn languages easily on the go

5 Apps to learn languages easily on the go

5 Apps to learn languages easily on the go These 5 Apps to learn languages will change your study life   Nowadays it is hard to find somebody, who is not using the internet over a computer, a tablet or a mobile phone. Those devices have become a part of our life and so our way to interact with them has changed as well. For example many people don’t rely on written agendas anymore, but rather organise everything on their phone or tablet. Also, do you still have an address book at home, where you noted all the telephone numbers of your friends and family? You see, what we mean? The same way the internet and mobile devices gave us opportunities to reorganise our daily habits, they also offer new opportunities for education. Thanks to Apps to learn languages it is not necessary anymore, to carry textbooks around or to write down endless vocabulary lists in your notebook. They even widen the horizon by introducing interactive features, that allow you to communicate with other language learners and practise your knowledge with native speakers.     Of course those apps have their pros and cons in comparison to other educational offers and it always depends on your personal learning needs, if they really suit you. But in general they might be a good addition to a language course or they might be of help to simply stay on track with a foreign language on a daily basis.   To not leave you in the dark and give you a first orientation, we present you in the following 5 Apps to learn...
I want to learn Spanish, what should I do?

I want to learn Spanish, what should I do?

Are you asking yourself: I want to learn Spanish, what should I do?   We cannot tell you what to do – this will be your very own and very personal decision. But we can give you some hints, of what we believe, must be essential steps on your way to answer this question for yourself. 1) Set your mind   You have made the first and most important step: You realised that speaking Spanish is so awesome, that you want to be able to speak it as well! Congratulations! (For all those, who are still doubting right now, if this is the right decision – have a look at our list of 10 good reasons why to learn Spanish now) So you want to learn Spanish. Now what? So many possibilities, so much to learn, so many ways. You feel already exhausted, before you even started, right? In this situation the best thing to is set your mind. Get comfortable, grab a hot coffee (Spanish people love coffee) and just observe your upcoming thoughts when reading the following questions: Are you an enthusiastic learner, who is disciplined enough to stick to study plans and self-motivation, until you reach your goal? Or are you more of the relaxed type, learning a little whenever possible and even better, if someone pushes you on the way? How do you usually learn best and memorize things the easiest way? Just by listening or by writing? Learning things by heart or just learning while doing? How hard do you want to go for it? Is it just for fun or do you need...
You want to work in the sun? We tell you how to get a job in Spain

You want to work in the sun? We tell you how to get a job in Spain

Many people dream of living and working in Spain. Although there might always be personal, financial, political and economical reasons to consider, it is definitely not impossible to achieve! But how to get a job in Spain?   There are some things, you should have in mind before starting to organise your job search. In our daily life in Tenerife we often meet with people, who would have had an easier beginning if they would have known those facts, that can be summed up in three major advices. However we do want to emphasize: those advices are neither official, nor do we intend to give you a unfailing, complete guideline. We do not guarantee anything or promise you something. We just want to help you with some practical recommendations for your step into the Spanish labour market.   So, here they are, our advices about how to get a job in Spain: First – Be on the spot Depending on your profession and the desired field of work, it can be of big advantage to be already on location when searching for a job in Spain. Sure, there are people, who successfully manage to get a job in Spain, while still living in their country. But usually they tend to be the minority, as candidates from other nations often experience disadvantages when applying for a job. Besides the more difficult situation of getting to know the applicant personally, companies in Spain do not know, if you are really going to show up for the work. They are aware, that you will still have a big step to make, which...
The 8 best beaches in Tenerife you don’t want to miss

The 8 best beaches in Tenerife you don’t want to miss

We tell you where to find the 8 best beaches in Tenerife for a beach-day when studying Spanish Tenerife offers its visitors a variety of more than 40 beaches on a coastline of almost 400km. You can find many different kinds of beaches, from white and black volcanic sand strips up to stony beaches and impressive rock formations. Especially the southern part, is very popular for its beautiful beaches with views on the deep blue Atlantic Ocean. Every year thousands of locals and tourists enjoy the sunny weather whilst laying in the warm sand and having a cool bath in the sea. But wait…our school is situated in the south! This means, when you study Spanish with us, some of those mentioned beaches are just a stone’s throw away from your classroom! You can literally study at the beach and enjoy mother nature in its splendid beauty together with new friends speaking Spanish. Lucky you! And if those in the south become boring, hop into your rental car or the public busses and discover other impressive beaches all around the island.   Of course we will not leave you in the dark when searching for the best locations to go to after school! Here are the 8 best beaches in Tenerife you don’t want to miss during your trip: Playa La Tejita y Playa el Médano – El Médano (Tenerife south) It is almost impossible to be in the south of Tenerife and skip Montaña Roja. The majestic mountain, who received its name thanks to its reddish colour rises right beside the village of El Médano, easily visible from...
What is so cool about a Spanish intensive course and why you should try it

What is so cool about a Spanish intensive course and why you should try it

In this blog post we will give you an insight, so that choosing your Spanish course will be much easier. Decision made – you want to visit a language school to improve your Spanish skills or start learning the language. But then always comes this crucial and sometimes even uncomfortable moment, when you have to make a second and very important decision: Which course type should you choose for your stay at the Spanish language school? This decision is a very personal one and differs according to your wishes, needs and expectations. However we can tell from longyear experience, that most language students tend to go for Spanish intensive courses. But why? H3: What is Spanish intensive course? When talking about an intensive course we literally mean a quite intense learning experience. Our intensive courses take place from Monday to Friday, with lessons being held every day. There are two different options to choose from, the Intensive-10 course and the Intensive-20 course. This means, you will either have 10 or even 20 lessons per week. With a duration of 45 minutes per lesson, this will assure you 1,5 hours of daily classes in the Intensive-10 and 3 hours of daily classes in the Intensive-20. That is a lot of time to improve your Spanish! Both course options are group courses, so you will not be on your own in the class. Together with maximum 6 (Intensive-10) or 8 (Intensive-20) other students – mostly it is even less – you will use the time in the most effective way. Your native teacher will make sure that you speak, listen and...
The Romería in Adeje – Be part of a colourful Canarian Culture

The Romería in Adeje – Be part of a colourful Canarian Culture

People from Canary Islands love to celebrate and cherish their culture and traditions. A very typical and worth seeing example of those festivities is a “Romería”. In Adeje it will be celebrated on the 16th of October. Here is why you should not miss it.     Similar to the customs on the Spanish Peninsula and in Latin America, people in Canary Islands held many celebrations based on religion throughout the year. Those are a great opportunities for visitors, to get an insight in history and culture of the islands whilst having a great time with delicious food, uplifting music and locals in a good temper. Especially in Canary Islands Romerías are held as very popular and traditional celebrations. What is a Romería A Romería is one of those festivities mentioned above and stands for a pilgrimage, that can be done by foot, horse or carriage, leading to a sacred place such as a church or chapel. Originally the celebrations were thought to honour saints and their good doings for the people. Initially only the upper class of Tenerife revelled Romerías and throughout many years they became more popular and open for everybody. Nowadays a Romería is one of the most significant ways for Canarians to show and preserve their culture. The best comparison for it is a harvest festival. Almost every region celebrates one during the year, each having a different background and diverse specialties. You can find them in the north and in the south of the island, however the Romerías in the north are mostly bigger. Here are some examples: Eucaristía en Honor a San Sebastián...
10 good reasons why to learn Spanish now

10 good reasons why to learn Spanish now

Spanish is one of the most important languages in the world. If this is not convincing, we’ll show you 10 good reasons why you should learn Spanish now

Your Spanish language school in Tenerife

Your Spanish language school in Tenerife

From now on you do not have to wonder anymore, where and if you can learn Spanish. From now on the only important question is: When do you visit us?

We opened our doors for you this June in Adeje. In our language school on a surface of ca. 275m² we offer everything that makes a language student´s heart beat faster and that will support you during your unique learning experience: