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Language school Barcelona – Kingsbrook

Fun, modern, caring … are just a few words to describe this unique language school. The team is very approachable & helpful when it comes to assist in your trip-, Visa & study planning. You will learn Spanish with a cheerful mixture of professional books, teacher’s creative homemade materials & interactive technical gadgets. Another great bonus: 10% of the classes are taking place in the school’s neighbourhoods, markets & museums to take advantage of the real life scenery that surrounds you. Kingsbrook is situated in the stylish Eixample quarter with bucket loads of amenities & sights right at your  doorstep. 

Courses

STANDARD 15:

15 group lessons per week, 3 lessons per day, Mon – Fri 10:00 – 13:00, all levels, all year 

€110 – €90 per week / 1 – 48 weeks

STANDARD PLUS:

3 group lessons per day, Mon – Fri 10:00 – 13:00, plus 1 private lesson per day 9:00 – 10:00 or 13:30 – 14:30, all levels, all year

from €230 – €190 per week / 1 – 48 weeks

INTENSIVE:

20 group lessons per week, 4 lessons per day, Mon – Fri 10:00 – 13:00 and 13:30 – 14:30 all levels, all year

from €140 – €100 per week / 1 – 48 weeks

INTENSIVE PLUS 20+5:

4 group lessons per day Mon – Fri 10:00 – 13:00 & 13:30 – 14:30, plus 1 Private lesson per day 9:00 – 10:00 or 14:30 – 15:30, all levels, all year

€280 – €220 per week / 1 – 48 weeks

INTENSIVE DELE PREPARATION COURSE:

To arm yourself for the “Spanish as a foreign language Diploma” – examination according to your exam level. 4 group lessons per day [10:00 – 13:00 & 13:30 – 14:30]. You will learn about the exam structure & get to practice with exams from previous years. All levels, all year.

€150 – €130 per week / 1 – 48 weeks

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

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

ONE TO ONE COURSE 

To gain linguistic competence quickly in the most efficient way. Fully bespoke & highly adaptable tuition. Personal support. Flexible hours. Min. 10 lessons.

€235 / 10 lessons

€460 / 20 lessons

€675 / 30 lessons

€880/ 40 lessons

€1075 / 50 lessons

BUSINESS SPANISH 20+5:

4 Intensive regular group lessons per day Mon – Fri 10:00 – 13:00 & 13:30 – 14:30, plus 1 Private lesson in your chosen Business field per day 9:00 – 10:00 or 14:30 – 15:30, all levels, all year.

€280 – €220 per week / 1 – 48 weeks

PRE – UNIVERSITY:

20 group lessons per week, 4 lessons per day to improve your Spanish levels in preparation for your University matriculation, Mon – Fri 10:00 – 13:00 and 13:30 – 14:30 all levels, all year.

€1590 / 12 weeks

€2925 / 24 weeks

€4020 / 36 weeks

€4875 / 48 weeks

 

CONVERSATION:

5 group conversation lessons per week in the afternoon, Mon – Fri 13:30 – 14:30, all levels, all year.

€45 – €30 per week / 1 – 36 weeks

SUMMER EVENING STANDARD:

July & August, 15 group lessons per week, 3lessons per day, Mon – Fri 13:30 – 16:30, all levels, all year

€80 – €70 per week / 1 – 8 weeks

Accommodation

FAMILY STAY:

Breakfast/ Half board/ Full board, private or shared room with your friend (in July & August sharing with another student is possible). Carefully selected host families, max. commute to school is 25 min. Free WIFI.

Single: €165 Breakfast / €200 Half board / €235 Full board per week

Double: €140 Breakfast / €175 Half board / €210 Full board per week

*Executive Single: €235 Breakfast / €270 Half board / €305 Full board per week

*Executive Double: €195 Breakfast / €215€ Half board / €230 Full board per week

*room size Large, en-suite bathroom, ironing Service incl.

SHARED FLAT:

Room in a furnished apartment. Single room or Double shared with friend (in July  & August you can reserve the Double individually to be shared with another student) . Community kitchen, bathroom and living room. Rooms with ensuite bathroom on request. Shared with young locals or other language students. Free WIFI. Max. 25 min. commute to school.

Shared Double: €105 per week

Single: €130 per week

STUDENT RESIDENCE

Selection of rooms with ensuite bathrooms within a Students residence with different catering options.

Single: €265 no meals / €290 Breakfast / €335 Half board / €375 Full board per week

Double: €220 no meals / €245 Breakfast / €290€ Half board / €335 Full board per week

*Executive Single: €390 no meals / €410 Breakfast / €460 Half board / €500 Full board per week

*Executive Double: €320 no meals / €345 Breakfast / €390 Half board / €345 Full board per week

*large room and extra facilities e.g. pool, gym (on request)

PRIVATE STUDIO:

The school can arrange furnished apartments with private kitchen, bathroom & living room. Ideal if you want to travel with friends.

Loft Studio (No separate bedroom): €470 per week

Standard (1 bedroom): €520 per week

Comfort (2 bedrooms): €570 per week

Familiar (3 bedrooms): €620 per week

[prices are per apartment]

Accreditations

Kingsbrook is listed by Instituto Cervantes.

The Spanish courses are also recognised by the Spanish Ministry of Education, the Swedish CSN as well as German Bildungsurlaub for several regions.

The school belongs to the ‘World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confederation’.

What students said about Kingsbrook

I would like to come back as everything here was nice: the methodology, teachers, the activity program, the people. (Yuki, Japan)

The school is great and the people there, too! Our teachers were some of the best I have ever had. Keep up the good work and thank you very much for everything. (Julia, Germany)

I loved the classes because they were dynamic and the teacher was also great. I met lots of people because the atmosphere at the school was so cool. (Erin, USA)

Activities

The school offers a wide range of free and paid activities for the afternoons and weekends that help you explore the culture and history of Spain & Catalunya.

Movie nights, picnics, cooking classes, concerts, sports events, visits to Park Guell  & Sagrada Familia, local festivities, Flamenco performances and excursions to nearby towns and villages. Language exchange with local students.

Barcelona – info

Being the capital of the community of Catalonia, Barcelona is the second biggest town in Spain regarding its population. This city is a modern cultural hotspot and a very famous tourist destination. It houses architectural masterpieces of Gaudi & Montaner as part of the UNESCO world heritage and it is host of international sport, fashion events as well as conferences & expositions.

On top of that, Barcelona is seen as a “transport hub” with its seaport, international airport and extensive train & motorway connections with the rest of Europe. 

The average annual daytime temperature here is 21 Degrees Celsius, ideal to enjoy its 7 beautiful beaches and many parks, the most famous of them certainly Park Güell, designed by the famous artist Antoni Gaudi.

Things to do in Barcelona:

Barri Gòtic: Barcelona’s birth place, narrow streets, cathedrals, Plazas, Tapas bars.

Montjuic: Climb up the hill with the magnificent views.

Raval area: Local shops, great food, music, art & urban culture.

Festes de la Mercè in September: Gigantic party with free concerts.

Eixample area: Wide avenues, modernist architecture, stores & clubs.

The beaches & sports harbour: Stroll, sunbath or get a bike & see it all.

Gaudí city tour: See La Sagrada Familia, Park Güell, la Pedrera …

Info:

Duration of 1 lesson = 55min., average 8, max. 12 persons per group /no lessons on public holidays, however additional lessons are being offered / the school has: 14 classrooms, lunch & snack area, lounge, terraces, library, air conditioning, heating, study room, free WIFI & free use of PCs, use of ICT Technology in lessons.

Kingsbrook Registration & Material fee: €30 [1 – 12 weeks] / €45 [13 – 24 weeks] / €60 [25 – 36 weeks] / €75 [37 – 48 weeks]

Kingsbrook Accommodation Placement fee: €30 [1 – 12 weeks] / €45 [13 – 24 weeks] / €60 [25 – 36 weeks]/ €75 [37 – 48 weeks].

Start dates & Holidays: 

Courses beginn every Monday, except beginners courses: every 1st & 3rd Monday of the month & July/August weekly start 

One-to-one course: Flexible in time and content

National holidays 2016:  12/10, 01/11, 06/12, 08/12, 25/12, 26/12
The school closed at Christmas: 19/12/2016 till 3/1/2017

Arrival Sunday – Departure Saturday / different days upon request at additional cost

Getting here

Aeropuerto El Prat, 20 min by car, 16km

(pick-up service at €80 one-way / 140 return)

Aeropuerto Girona (Costa Brava), 1h10min by car, 90km

Sants, 10 min by car, 3km

Estació d’autobusos Nord, 15 min by car, 3,8km

Sants, 10 min by car, 3km

Gracia – 7min walk, 500m

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

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