Spanish courses

Spanish courses in Madrid
At International House Madrid we offer a wide variety of Spanish courses, catering for a range of special needs and a full range of levels, throughout the year.

Click on the links below to find out more about our courses…

Spanish courses in Madrid

Intensive (20 hours)
Our most popular course! You will have 20 lessons a week where you will be able to develop your language skills in small multilingual groups.

Intensive plus (20 + 5 one to one classes)
To kick start your Spanish and reach your personal goal! This course includes 20 lessons plus 5 one to one classes a week.

Super intensive mini skills (20 + 10 speaking skills)
We recommend this course for those who want to improve their Spanish in record time! You will have 20 lessons in the group intensive classes in the morning plus 10 hours of communication practice in small groups in the afternoon.

Special courses

121 Spanish and sightseeing (15 hours)
Enjoy a personal sightseeing tour and practise your Spanish with just you and your teacher.  Combine theory and practice with one to one classes in the morning and then have the opportunity to practice what you’ve learnt with your teacher while visiting the sights of Madrid!

Spanish language and culture – 50+ (20 hours)
Enjoy Spanish with your peer group!  This exclusive course is intended for those who fall into the 50+ age group and wish to improve their Spanish with people of similar age and interests while combining it with Spanish culture.

Spanish and Internships 
Gain professional experience and learn Spanish in a work environment.  Following a 4-week intensive General Spanish course, undertake a work placement related to a specific field of expertise in a company in Madrid specifically chosen to cater for your needs.

Exam preparation courses

DELE preparation courses
Combine Intensive group classes with one to one classes which are specifically to prepare for the official Instituto Cervantes DELE exams.  4 or 2 – week sessions to help you with strategies for the exam.  IH Madrid is a registered examination centre for the DELE exams.

Business Spanish exams
Prepare for Chamber of Commerce Business Spanish exams by following a specific syllabus. You will also be able to take the exam at IH Madrid.

Other courses

Executive Spanish and Spanish for specific purpose (20 to 40 hours a week)
One to one classes designed for those who wish to improve their Spanish in order to communicate effectively and fluently in a business environment.

Summer programme for teenagers
Intensive Spanish programme for 13 – 17 year olds from 2 to 6 weeks. The teenagers are housed in carefully selected Spanish families within easy reach of the school.  All the activities and excursions are supervised and we have an activity leader exclusively in charge of the junior programme and the welfare of the teenagers.

One to one tuition
Tailor made lessons that perfectly match your needs.

Group programmes
Our closed group programmes are totally flexible and are tailor-made to suit the specific budgets, interests and needs of the group, such as number of students per class, hours of tuition, programme content, type of activities and accommodation.

On all our Spanish courses in Madrid…

All courses include:

  • Student card
  • Study package
  • Spanish grammar
  • Level test
  • Access to the Internet
  • Access to the library and multimedia room
  • Personalised tutorials
  • 2 hours per week of conversation practice (our conversation club)
  • 2 or 3 cultural/social activities per week
  • Certificate at the end of the course

Further information

Levels In our classes we are very insistent on forming well-matched groups. So, with a maximum of 12 students per class, we are particularly careful when giving level tests.

We also have a very wide range of levels in order to avoid groups with conflicting needs.

Tests and Certification Before the course starts all students must do a level test in order to place them in the right group.

All course participants receive a certificate specifying the duration, number of hours and level of Spanish reached at the end of the course.

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