Studying Spanish in our language school in Tenerife is taking a step out of the conventional and into the extraordinary. Be transported to a land before time with Tenerife’s rugged volcanic landscapes, its formidable mountains and primordial jungles, its wildly diverse flora and spectacular black sand beaches.
Off the coast of West Africa, Tenerife is the Canary Islands’ largest isle and will amaze you with its superlatives: be awe-struck in the presence of Mount Teide, one of the largest volcanoes on earth; get swept away in the pure joy and vibrant color of the world-famous Carnival; live the life you’ve always dreamed of with Tenerife’s perfect year-round climate. Dare to discover the Spanish language and culture in an environment that will inspire you from your head to your toes.
Our partner school in Tenerife is accredited by Instituto Cervantes, the sole international public accreditation body for institutions teaching Spanish as a foreign language. Our Spanish Programs have earned recognition from over 300 U.S. universities, European educational institutions, and scholarship programs.
Our Spanish school in Tenerife is located in the heart of Puerto de la Cruz, just a few steps from the black volcanic sands of Martiánez Beach.
No matter your Spanish level, you can start a program any Monday of the year with our Spanish school in Tenerife.
Intensive Spanish courses are perfect for students of all ages who wish to learn as quickly and efficiently as possible through constant interaction and practice. Students will learn how to use grammar in context through a wide range of activities including reading, discussions, conversations, viewing documentaries, listening to songs, watching films, etc.
Our most popular is the 20+5 hour intensive spanish courses to increase Spanish knowledge as fast as possible. This course consists of 4 Spanish classes daily from Monday to Friday and allows you to communicate with confidence and ease. Additionally, you will be offered one extra workshop each day covering a topic of cultural interest to guarantee your success in the language course.
If you would like to achieve your language goals more quickly, our program super intensive 30 spanish classes is a perfect choice! The Super Intensive Spanish 30 program includes 20 intensive group classes, 5 Spanish culture and conversation workshops plus 5 private or semi-private classes per week. You will have a total of 30 classes of language lessons a week (20 classes Intensive Spanish in the morning or afternoon + 5 extra cultural and conversation workshops + 5 private or semi-private classes up to 4 students).
You can also take private spanish classes. They are fully personalized and give you the opportunity to establish your own schedule and pace of learning. These classes are excellent for improving and progressing in specific areas, such as phonetics or reading comprehension and vocabulary.
The school also offers specialized classes like business Spanish and test preparation lessons (DELE Spanish Diplomas). Just get in touch for more details about alternative course options.
Teachers take a student-centered approach to teaching in which each person’s needs and interests are taken into consideration.
All programs have been designed for students who want to gain fluency and improve their conversation skills in as short a time as possible.
YOUR FIRST DAY
Your first day starts at 8.00 a.m. on Monday morning where you will be greeted in our school. You will start your day with an oral and written assessment test in order for us to place you in the correct language level and class. You will then be introduced to your teacher and classmates before going on a neighborhood tour. You will also receive our don School Student Welcome Pack.
The school is near many amazing restaurants for lunch post-class and many sites to explore with your newly acquainted classmates. We provide lots of suggestions for things to do besides the school activities.
There are plenty of things to do in Tenerife, but our spanish school in Tenerife offers exciting workshops, activities and trips as a great way to get your feet wet.
They can be :
-Oral expression and communication class: Gain fluency and improve your conversation skills with these conversation classes.
-Writing class: Be inspired and become a real Miguel de Cervantes yourself. Boost your written Spanish and write your own don Quijote de la Mancha.
-Business and Economics class: Learn both linguistic and cultural aspects on how to do business in the Hispanic world.
-Art class: Learn about the Spanish art you’ve seen in museums or while strolling through the city. Take a look at how art has shaped Spanish culture and how the Spanish culture has shaped its art
City tour: Stroll through the city’s most interesting areas and learn about all of its most important sites
Tapas on the beach: There’s nothing better to beat the heat than a glass of our most international beverage sangria. And if you enjoy it in good company, while learning Spanish, in one of the most beautiful places in the world, it will be an unforgettable experience!
Dance classes: Feel the rhythm of the language and culture, get lost in the music and dance your way into Spanish.
Cooking class: Learn Spanish with all your senses. You’ll learn how to prepare traditional local dishes, and in the process will get a true taste for the language and its culture.
Scuba Diving: Explore and interact with all the vibrant, stunning marine life that exists below the ocean’s surface. Practice your Spanish language skills and take advantage of Tenerife’s exquisite aquatic ecosystem.
Cultural visit: Take a trip to Teide National Park, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and be blown away by one of the world’s largest volcanoes!
Weekend excursion: Take a trip to a nearby town or into the great outdoors for a new perspective on the Spanish culture and way of life.
… and much more!
We encourage all our students to participate in our activities to learn about Spain in a new, interesting way.
Note that most of our activities have an extra-cost.
Plunge into the culture of Tenerife and choose between two different accommodation options, both designed to help you feel right at home. Stay with one of our host families and dive into the local culture intensively. Or, stay in a shared apartment and live with other international students while enjoying the island life together.
Accommodation is from the Sunday prior to the course start date until the Saturday after the end of the course (you can book extra-nights).
If you want an authentic cultural experience with a Spanish family, to learn new vocabulary or local expressions, and to immerse yourself in Spanish culture, staying with a host family is the best choice for you. We recommend it to all of our students.
Our host families live within 30 minutes from our Spanish school (either on foot or by public transportation), making it easy and convenient to get to our facilities. Two students traveling together can choose a double room.
Live with international students in our fully equipped and furnished apartments. You will have everything you need for a comfortable and productive stay.
Our shared apartments are centrally located and have easy access to public transportation. You will have a private bedroom and share common spaces, including a bathroom and kitchen. This choice of accommodation also includes laundry facilities and Wi-Fi.
This is a great option for students from 18 to 30 years old. Students traveling together can book a double room.
Every Monday (accommodation from Sunday to Saturday) all year-round
Complete beginners can begin any Monday as well.
1 week to 1 year
January 1; January 6; April 1; April 2; April 23; May 1; June 12; August 15; August 16; September 8; October 12; November 1; December 6; December 8; December 25, 2021
School policy regarding bank holidays: Private classes are recuperated or refunded. Same as for nearly all language schools, group classes falling on bank holiday are not refunded and not recuperated.
The school offers different intensities of courses depending on how fast you want to learn Spanish.
20 group classes in the morning or afternoon from Monday to Friday
20 group classes + 5 Spanish culture and conversation workshops
20 group classes + 5 Spanish culture and conversation workshops + 5 semi-private classes up to 4 students
One student per class
Two or three students per class
Price / week / person
|Host family / Homestay||Price per week|
|Double room, half board||€239|
|Double room, full board||€269|
|Single room, half board||€269|
|Single room, full board||€299|
|Extra day||€ 45|
|Student Shared Apartment||Price per week|
|High season supplement* 31/1-20/02 and 27/06-28/08||€45|
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