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Language school Alicante – Academia Contacto 

Located right in the city centre of Alicante, this big & vibrant language school offers lots of facilities like a library, cafe, WIFI & Computer room and caters for students with disabilities. After school, you can dive into the real Spain whilst visiting the famous Central Market, just behind the school. You can also join the Spanish movie club or sign up for some dance lessons with your fellow students. 

Courses

CONVERSATION 10

2 group lessons per day, 10 lessons per week, all levels

€65 per week 

INTENSIVE 15:

15 group lessons per week, 3 lessons per day, all levels

€105 per week

INTENSIVE 25:

5 group lessons per per day, 25 lessons per week, all levels

€135 per week

INTENSIVE 25+5:

Intensive course (25h p/w) plus 1 extra hour one-to-one per day

€225 per week

INTENSIVE 25+10:

Intensive course (25h p/w) plus 2 extra hours one-to-one per day

€315 per week

DELE 30:

25 hours of Intensive course per week + 5 lessons in a reduced group (1-5 pers.). To prepare for the “Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera” (DELE), with bespoke tuition.

€205 per week

Check DELE exam dates, centres & fees at Instituto Cervantes* …

*DELE exam applications have to be performed by the student individually at Instituto Cervantes

ONE TO ONE COURSE

To gain linguistic competence asap in the most efficient way. Your teacher will assist you in choosing your programme. Flexible hours per week and course share with one other student possible. Can be added on to other courses. 

€22 per hour

Summer camp

20 hours per week in the mornings, complete immersion into the Spanish language and culture. Age: 13 to 17 . Afternoon: language practise with local teenagers and team member & many free time activities. Including a family stay – full board. Duration: flexible.

€600 per week

Accommodation

FAMILY STAY:

Halfboard or Fullboard, private or shared room with your friend. Carefully selected host families, Internet connection available, special diets are catered for on request, you can choose between a family with or without kids/ other students/ smoking or non-smoking

€140 – €175 per week

SHARED FLAT:

Room in fully furnished apartment, near your school. Single room or Double shared with friend. Community kitchen, bathroom and living room. You can choose to share with 1-2 Spaniards or other language students. Internet connection available. Bills included.

€70 – 85 per week

APARTMENT:

For complete independence, centrally located individual apartment recommended by the school. Fully furnished small comfortable flats.

Rates depending on availablity

Activities

A great opportunity to meet your fellow students, get to know the city and immerse yourself into culture and language practise. Academia Contacto offers a selection of free and paid activities, led by a team member or tour guide.  

Activities at the school: movie nights, music gigs, Sangría masterclass, workshops…

Activities in the city: guided tours, trips to sights and museums, language exchange, treasure hunts, picnics, Tapas and wine tours, traditional restaurants, Flamenco performances, festivals, dance and other sports

Weekend activities:  Excursions to nearby towns and villages.

What students said about Academia Contacto

I will definitely recommend Academia Contacto to my friends. It’s a great school with small classes. I especially liked my teacher who was extremely dynamic and fun. (Justin, Australia)

I was delighted how quickly I started speaking and writing in Spanish! Availability, cost and location, perfect! (Morgan, Canada)

The school is very good located, the professors are really nice and classes are interesting. (Nargiza, Japan)

Alicante – info

Alicante is a great place to go to for a “Language-holiday”. Enjoy the mild climate, the beaches, boats & laid back mediteranean atmosphere as well as the amazing seafood. Why don’t you take advantage of some cultural & language studies to see life abroad from a more local point of view? What a great way to avoid the tourist resorts of the Costa Blanca & have the best time ever in this multifaceted town full of history. Apart from the beaches & harbour, there is a variety of characterful urban quarters waiting to be explored.

Things to do in Alicante: 

Tabarca: Take a boat ride from the marina & escape to this tranquil island with its fortified town, beaches, coves, fishing port, eateries – car free ambience.

Guadalest Valley: Beautiful day trip to the mountains, see quaint villages, a blue lagoon & hilltop castle – stunning natural scenery!

Barrio Santa Cruz: Super picturesque town quarter, traditional colourful buildings, small squares, lovely restaurants – go get lost in the narrow streets!

Mercado Central: Local market in a magnificent Art Deco building, fresh produce, off the tourist track!

Museum of Contemporary Art: See the work of some of the 20th century’s most inspiring artists: Picasso, Miró, Dalí etc.

Info:

3 to 10 persons per group / 1 lesson = 50 minutes / included: classes, teaching materials, certificate, use of library and internet, cultural programme and service / no lessons on public holidays. Students min. age is 17.

Arrival: Sunday – departure: Saturday / Accommodation can be booked individually.

Academia Contacto Alicante Enrolment fee: €60

Start dates & Holidays:

Courses start every Monday except for the beginners.

Absolute beginners 2016: 5/1, 22/2, 21/3, 25/4, 23/5, 6/6, 20/6, 27/6, 4/7, 11/7, 18/7, 25/7, 1/8, 8/8, 15/8, 22/8, 29/8, 12/9, 26/9, 24/10, 21/11.
Individual courses: Flexible

National holidays 2016: 1/1, 25/3, 2/5, 24/6, 15/8, 12/10, 1/11, 8/12
The school will be closed for Christmas holidays from 24/12/2016 to 1/1/2017

Service offered by school:

  • Student ID for cheaper entry into various cultural institutions
  • Arrangement of accommodation for accompanying persons
  • Possibility to enrol at short notice
  • Easy mode of payment: credit cards are welcome Included in price
  • Information about cultural events and ticket booking service.
  • Arrangement of  language exchange with native Spanish speakers
  • 24-hour telephone emergency service

Getting here

Aeroport d’Alacant, 22 min by car, 13km

(the school offers a pick-up service at €45 one-way)

Alacant Terminal, 6 min by car, 1.4km

Estación de Autobuses de Alicante, 12 min by car, 12.7km

To book your Spanish course with this language school, please fill in the form below and press the submit button. Academia Contacto will be in touch shortly. 

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