ABC Humboldt

Introduction

Enjoy effective learning on your Spanish course

Our Spanish language programmes are based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and the Instituto Cervantes curriculum. The modular structure of our Spanish language programmes allows us to adapt them to every student’s individual goals and pace of learning. For all 6 levels of Spanish, we ensure that you practice the four basic skills: listening comprehension, reading comprehension, oral expression and written expression. This content is supplemented with grammar and vocabulary. We develop Spanish language programmes for foreigners in accordance with the criteria listed below:

  • We place students at the centre of learning: their individual objectives and pace of learning
  • The wide range of methods and resources ensures that Spanish classes are dynamic and varied
  • Students practice real-life communication in simulations and role play
  • You will learn with real texts in communicative situations
  • Spanish culture and daily life in Barcelona form part of your Spanish course
  • To stimulate Spanish learning, every classroom is equipped with the latest technology, including computers and projectors, and Wi-Fi is available throughout the school
  • The courses are organised to suit your specific Spanish-learning needs:
  • General Spanish programmes
  • Business Spanish programmes for professionals and executives
  • DELE Spanish exam preparation courses to get an official qualification

The school building

ABCHumboldt is centrally located in a unique 6-storey building that was specially designed for language learning. The building was completely refurbished in 2011. The language school offers its students modern facilities that are equipped with the very latest technology for language teaching: all the classrooms have Internet-connected computers, and Wi-Fi is available throughout the school. There is also a self-study room, a whole floor for one-to-one Spanish classes and a conference room. The rooftop terrace with spectacular views over Barcelona is the ideal place to rest, to sunbathe and to share ideas with other students of Spanish or with Spanish students studying other languages at our school.

Location in Barcelona

ABCHumboldt is located in one the best districts of Barcelona: Sant Gervasi. And it is a short 3-minute walk from Gràcia, a district that has numerous bars, cinemas, theatres, cafés and shops. The central location of our language school and the excellent public transport connections mean that you can get to the nicest places in Barcelona in a matter of minutes. For example, Plaça Catalunya is just minutes away by metro, train or bus.

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Courses in Intensive Spanish Language

Campus Full time 1 - 53 weeks September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Learning Spanish in Barcelona offers you the opportunity to communicate in the native language of more than 400 million people around the world. At ABCHumboldt, we help you connect with that fascinating world. [+]

The intensive general Spanish language course in Barcelona is the most popular ABCHumboldt programme among our students of Spanish. Our intensive courses offer you the opportunity to learn Spanish quickly and effectively. Our intensive Spanish immersion programme follows the guidelines of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and the Instituto Cervantes curriculum. The Spanish language classes are participatory, dynamic and communication centred. Course content includes practicing language skills in contexts that reflect current affairs in Spain, as well as the country’s culture and history. Intensive Spanish language courses for foreigners include an optional and free daily conversation class. In these classes, students discuss current affairs in the Spanish-speaking world and practice the language in a variety of situations to gain the confidence they need to communicate in their new language. Learning Spanish in Barcelona offers you the opportunity to communicate in the native language of more than 400 million people around the world. At ABCHumboldt, we help you connect with that fascinating world. Intensive courses are available all year round because the school does not close for holidays (apart from Christmas week). The minimum length of an intensive Spanish language course is one week. Students can extend their courses for as many weeks as they wish. Every afternoon, students can take part in an attractive social programme of cultural activities and excursions to get to know Barcelona, its culture and its inhabitants better. Intensive courses at ABCHumboldt Barcelona: Standard Intensive: Designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of general Spanish at all levels. Long Term: A programme for students who are able to study Spanish during an extended stay, which also allows them to become immersed in the various aspects of Spanish life in Barcelona. Academic Semester and Year: The best option for students who want to take a year off in Barcelona or who simply want to become immersed in Spanish culture. ABCHumboldt offers all levels, from beginner to advanced (A1-C2). Why not take our test to find out what your level of Spanish is right now? Spanish language level test Our intensive Spanish language courses for foreigners have an average of 6 students per class, meaning that you will have lots of opportunities to interact. For courses of this type, the maximum number of students per class is 12. The minimum age required to take this Spanish course for foreigners is 16. [-]

Courses in Spanish for juniors and young people

Campus Full time 2 - 4 weeks September 2017 Spain Barcelona

ABCHumboldt Barcelona offers standard intensive programmes for juniors and young people in open groups, which combine Spanish language classes with cultural and social activities. A unique opportunity to learn Spanish while enjoying everything that the city of Barcelona has to offer its visitors. [+]

ABCHumboldt Barcelona offers standard intensive programmes for juniors and young people in open groups, which combine Spanish language classes with cultural and social activities. A unique opportunity to learn Spanish while enjoying everything that the city of Barcelona has to offer its visitors. Our Spanish programme for juniors and young people has been specially designed to suit students aged 15 to 18. The Spanish programme for juniors and young people in Barcelona combines learning Spanish on intensive courses with a wide range of cultural activities and excursions around Barcelona and the surrounding areas. The length of the junior programme is between 2 and 4 weeks. The Spanish language classes for juniors and young people are held in the morning, and the cultural activities in the afternoon and on Saturdays. Our Spanish courses for juniors and young people include half-board accommodation for students in Spanish-speaking families. ABCHumboldt Barcelona tutors accompany students on their activities outside the language school in Barcelona. Our goal is to offer juniors and young people the opportunity to learn Spanish and improve their knowledge of the language while enjoying the unforgettable experience of Barcelona and its attractions. ABCHumboldt Barcelona offers all levels, from beginner to advanced (A1-C2). Why not take our test to find out what your level of Spanish is right now? Spanish language level test Our Spanish courses for young people and juniors have an average of 8 students per class. For courses of this type, the maximum number of students per class is 12. The minimum age required to take this Spanish course for juniors and young people is 15. The minimum length of these courses is 2 weeks. [-]

Courses of Spanish in Small Group

Campus Full time 1 - 8 weeks Open Enrollment Spain Barcelona

On the Spanish courses in small groups at ABCHumboldt in Barcelona, classes are highly interactive. We combine general Spanish language content with current economic and cultural affairs in Spain. [+]

On the Spanish courses in small groups at ABCHumboldt in Barcelona, classes are highly interactive. We combine general Spanish language content with current economic and cultural affairs in Spain. Held in small groups, the courses include debates and presentations on current social topics and examples of colloquial language using articles published in national newspapers and video clips in the Spanish language. The small number of students on these Spanish courses allows us to tailor a lot of the content of the Spanish language classes to the students’ individual needs and goals. ABCHumboldt Barcelona offers all levels, from beginner to advanced (A1-C2). Why not take our test to find out what your level of Spanish is right now? Spanish language level test Our Spanish courses in small groups have between 2 and 4 students, with an average of 3. The minimum age required to take this Spanish course is 16. The minimum length of these courses is 1 week. [-]

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