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Long Term Spanish Course
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Long Term Spanish Course in Madrid

Semester Spanish in Madrid, combine long term course with our special features.


This course is for a minimum of 8 weeks and is designed for those who wish to:

  • Dedicate a term, semester or even longer to immersing themselves in the general Spanish language
  • Study in Spain upon completion of their course
  • Work in Spain
  • Take a Long Term Spanish Course to complement their academic study goals
  • Benefit from complete immersion in the Spanish language and culture

Special Features

The Long Term Spanish course has the same content, structure and timetable as our Intensive Spanish course.

However, at AIL Madrid, our long term study program is so much more than just studying Spanish. We provide you with special offers and extra assistance if you study for a period of more than 8 weeks!

In addition to developing your Spanish, the course ensures that you have a smooth transition into your new life here in Spain by offering you the following complementary services and special features:

  • Help you to prepare your CV (resumé) in Spanish should you wish to find work here
  • Provide you with advice and all the necessary details you will need to stay here for longer periods of time, such as applying for Social Security numbers and the N.I.E. (Spanish residency) number
  • Assist you with job applications including how and where to go about looking
  • Help you with residency papers should you require them
  • Help you to apply for Universities in either Madrid or the rest of Spain
  • Assistance with documents/contracts
  • Offer generous discounts on course fees and special offers

Furthermore, you will still have all the benefits of our Intensive Spanish course, as outlined below:

  • Small course groups; maximum 8, average 6
  • 20 classes per week
  • Complementary 10 classes per week of Fun Afternoon Activities Program
  • Available in 6 different levels (A1 - C2) that correspond to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)
  • Flexible start dates - students can start on any Monday
  • Flexible course duration - 8 to 40 weeks
  • Minimum age 17
  • Option to combine with Private Spanish classes
  • Daily homework
  • End of course certificate
  • All classes missed due to public holidays are made up


The Long Term Spanish course develops your practical communication skills, with special emphasis on speaking, pronunciation and listening. By learning and practising Spanish in imaginative and well structured lessons, you will achieve greater fluency in everyday Spanish. By dedicating more than 8 weeks to learning Spanish, you will be able to:

  • Use Spanish more effectively and with much greater confidence, familiarising yourself with the language
  • Develop a much wider vocabulary, including many colloquial expressions
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of Spain itself, its cultures and customs
  • Socialise more confidently - meet new people and make lifelong friends, many of whom will be Spanish
  • Familiarise yourself with the extensive bureaucracy should you wish to live or work here
  • Develop a genuine Madrileño accent, so that you can fit right in with the locals!

Competitive Prices

Generous discount: You'll get 10% off Intensive Spanish Course fees if you stay for 8 weeks  (153 Euros per week instead of 170 Euros). If you decide to stay for 9 weeks or longer we will also waive the enrolment fee!