A Guide to Learning Spanish in Madrid

Spanish schools Madrid

If you choose to study Spanish in Madrid you will really get to live and be part of the culture and its also very handy if you want to take in the local sights.

Spanish courses in Madrid aim to build towards fluency and accuracy in verbal communication, concentrating on listening and speaking activities, backed up with writing and reading activities to build capability and advanced grammatical understanding.

Learn Spanish, make new friends, get to know and enjoy Madrid, have fun while having the most incredible learning experience with top rated schools in the city.


Why Study in Madrid

Madrid is a world famous city and the capital of Spain, here are some great reasons to study Spanish here:

  • Highly rated established language schools 
  • Competitive course prices
  • Choice of accommodation
  • Lots of sights and things to do in your spare time
  • Watch a live football game from two of the most famous teams in the world
  • Meet other students from all over the world


Beginners Spanish Courses in Madrid

If you are totally new to learning Spanish beginners courses aim to introduce you to the basics of the language with an introduction to structure, grammar and key phrases.

On successfully completing the course it is expected that students should reach the A1 level, established by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEF).

On completion you should be able to: introduce yourselve, spell words, give some personal information about daily routines and hobbies, describe and identify people, order in a restaurant, book a room in a hotel and buy items in a shop.


Intermediate Spanish Courses in Madrid

These courses aim to build upon students’ knowledge of the Spanish Language developing structure, grammar and key phrases. On successfully completing the course it is expected that students should reach the A2 pre-intermediate level, established by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEF).

Students should therefore be able to: understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment), communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters and describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.


Advanced Spanish Courses in Madrid

Course is suitable for those who have a solid understanding of the Spanish language, are at least at upper intermediate level and wanting to improve, or are already advanced and would like to practise their existing skills.



  • Course Start Dates: Usually Monday, every week of the year
  • Lesson Duration: Generally 50 minutes for group classes and slightly longer for private classes
  • Class Size: Average 6; Maximum 12 
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Schedule: Morning or Afternoon (Schedule determined by your school). Private lessons can be in the evening
  • Suggested Check-In: One day earlier
  • Currency: Courses can be booked in Euros or other currencies if booked online through our website



  • Shared accommodation with other students
  • Homestays
  • Private room/apartment

If you stay with a host family you will get a private room, daily meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner daily, airport pick up, private/shared bathroom, bed linens, a key for access anytime. Your host family home is usually located within walking distance or a short tube/bus ride away from your selected language school.



The price you pay usually depends on the course, school and duration. You will usually need to pay a registration fee which include:

  • Course Material, Welcome Pack, Orientation, City Center Walking Tour, free Wi-Fi, Computers and Internet Access, Free and Low-Cost Activities, Support Services, 24/7 Emergency Line and a Course Certificate


Discounted / Free Spanish Lessons in Madrid

Discounts are applicable when classes are booked by more than one person. Some schools offer incentives live free lessons if you recommend friends or other people who sign up.


Help & Advice

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