AIL Madrid is located right in the heart of the area of Madrid known as barrio Salamanca (Salamanca District) in central Madrid. Named after its founder, the Marques de Salamanca, the barrio is characterised by lavishly decorated buildings and its grid formation street design. The area is famous for being one of Madrid's most wealthy areas with many luxury hotels and leading designer clothes stores located here. The school is located less than 100 metres away from the fashionable calle Goya, and close to the glamorous thoroughfares of Serrano and Velázquez.
Whether you're looking for a rich cultural experience or superior language education, you'll find both in the exciting environment of AIL Madrid. Here are some of the reasons you'll be glad you chose our school:
Our school is focused on providing Spanish learning courses to non-native Spanish adults this is what we do and it is what we excel at!
AIL Madrid have a full programme of Spanish courses catering for all abilities from complete beginners to fluent speakers: Our extensive range of Spanish courses allows you to chose a language programme which best meets your individual learning objectives.
Spanish courses at our school are assessed in accordance with the Council of Europe's Common European Language Framework. On completion of your Spanish course you will receive a certificate indicating the courses attended and the Spanish level achieved.
AIL Madrid have Spanish preparatory courses specifically designed for the DELE (“Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjero”) diploma, the only Spanish language qualification accredited by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture. The DELE qualification is offered in conjunction with the Instituto Cervantes and the University of Salamanca.
In collaboration with the Madrid Chamber of Commerce, AIL Madrid offer preparatory courses in the area of Business Spanish and Spanish for Tourism.
| AIL Madrid´s Spanish Evening Course Teaching Staff
AIL Madrid’s teachers are all native speakers, educated to degree level and qualified to teach Spanish as a foreign language. The teachers must pass a rigorous selection process.
Our teachers are observed periodically to ensure that AIL Madrid’s quality teaching standards are maintained.
Our teachers have a love for the Spanish language and their Spanish culture and heritage.
Our teachers recognise that all of our students are different. They draw on their skills and experience to select the most appropriate approach for each student or group to ensure that you learn Spanish effectively.
AIL Madrid restrict Spanish course sizes to a maximum of 8 students with an average of 6 students per Spanish class. Our experience shows that this enables you to learn quickly and also maximises your personalised contact with our dedicated Spanish teachers.
Our school’s innovative course programmes use modern communicative teaching techniques and have been carefully put together to ensure you progress rapidly. Our courses are well structured, intensive and responsive to student demands.
Our Spanish learning and study material is constantly kept fresh and up to date.
Of course, learning Spanish must be fun if it is to be effective. AIL Madrid’s Spanish courses are student-centred and you are encouraged to fully participate. Our teachers do all they can to ensure that lessons are both serious and intensive but at the same time enjoyable!
| Cultural Classes - walk through the Salamanca district
At AIL Madrid, we do not believe learning the Spanish language should finish in the
classroom; gaining a better understanding of and participating in the Spanish culture /way of life and getting to know Spanish people will form a key part of your learning.
The school invites all enrolled students to participate in a complementary non-classroom based Cultural and Social Activities Program. This course will help you learn more about Spanish culture and experience some of the wonderful aspects of life in Madrid.
By studying at our school, you will have the opportunity to apply the Spanish studied in the classroom with native Spanish people in social situations through AIL Madrid’s organised language exchanges (“intercambios”).
Selecting to stay with a Spanish host family allows you more opportunities to practice your Spanish as well as the chance to experience Spanish culture in the home.
Your accommodation in Madrid is an essential component of your stay with us.
AIL Madrid’s carefully selected Spanish host families offer friendly, comfortable surroundings and play a central role in our Spanish learning programme. All families meet the strict standards established by AIL Madrid and are subject to continuous monitoring.
| Great view from our classes in central Madrid
AIL Madrid is conveniently located in the historic Barrio Salamanca neighbourhood of Madrid, just three metro stops from the Puerta del Sol.
Our school is fully equipped with up-to-date materials and resources in comfortable surroundings conducive to studying Spanish. You can relax and enjoy putting all your efforts into learning the Spanish language!
AIL Madrid’s Spanish course prices are among the most competitive in Madrid.
Flexible duration you can book Spanish courses ranging from short one week study holidays to extended academic year learning programmes.
If your language class is either too easy or too hard, AIL Madrid’s Director of Studies will change your level.
If you would like to change your accommodation, our Accommodation Advisors will provide you with alternative options no questions asked!
You may start your AIL Madrid Spanish course any week of the year.
At AIL Madrid you will lose no classes due to public holidays. We are the only Spanish School in Madrid which makes up all classes and activities, independent of the course type, the length of booking, the number of public holidays in the week and time of the year.
| AIL Madrid´s students are from all over the world
AIL Madrid’s courses are suitable for all nationalities. Whilst our students are culturally diverse and from all over the world, they have one common objective: to learn and study Spanish in a safe, open and enjoyable multicultural environment.
Whatever your priorities are for your Spanish, we are here (and will do everything we can) to help you achieve your own personal goals.
During your stay in Madrid, our Director of Studies, as well as your teachers, are available at anytime to discuss your individual learning and study objectives.
Two weeks prior to the start of the course, our Student Advisors will ask you to complete a confidential student questionnaire. This enables AIL Madrid to ensure that you are placed with the most suitable Spanish host family, shared flat, university residence or hotel.
If you wish to organize a trip for a group of 5 to 40 University students focused on learning the language, this is the program that you need! We offer you more than a simple language course. It is a complete program composed of fun activities to help you get to know the Spanish culture. In the same manner, living with our Spanish host families, guarantees you total language and cultural immersion.
AIL Madrid's individual (or private) Spanish classes are carefully tailored to ensure that your personal study objectives are met. They give you the freedom to design your own learning program in terms of Content, Timetable, Intensity and Location.
Even if participants come from different places and for different reasons, they all have something in common: they want to learn Spanish. Classes are lively and fun, but also structured and appropriate for people who want to see results.
This course is from 8 weeks onwards and is designed for those who wish to Dedicate a term, semester or even longer to immersing themselves in the Spanish language.
Do you want to study Spanish but can’t come to Spain? AIL Madrid offer Online Individual Spanish Classes through video chat software.
Graduating from university is a very exciting time and our Spanish courses are therefore designed to maximise fun whilst helping you gain skills and/or qualifications that will provide you with better opportunities for the future.
This course is designed and recommended for people who want to learn as much Spanish as possible in a short space of time. The structure is similar to that of the Intensive Spanish Course.
Preparation for the DELE (Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language) the official worldwide accredited diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language.
Intensive 1 and 2 week Spanish GCSE, AS and A-Level Revision Courses in Madrid that will allow you to take the exam feeling well-prepared and confident!
A full program consisting of three terms. The first is 16 weeks long and the second two are each 10 weeks long. Whether you need all three terms will depend on your skill level and what you desire to gain from the Spanish university foundation course.
Experience real Spanish life! With the Exchange High School program you can live with a Spanish family or among Spanish students, where you will be able to take part of their daily life and culture.
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