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Will I receive a certificate at the end of my course?

If you successfully complete an Enforex course, you will be granted the Enforex Diploma, which certifies the type of course, the amount of hours studied and the achieved level of proficiency. You will also receive a report card, which includes a detailed account of the your progress in each specific linguistic skill.

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How many different Spanish levels are available?

There are 6 different levels of Spanish at Enforex: Basic, Elementary, Intermediate, Advanced, Superior and Proficiency. All the levels, with the exception of the proficiency level, are divided into 3 sub-levels: low, medium and high. This makes a total of 16 different levels, so that you can be sure to be placed in the correct class for you.

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How many students are there per class?

The maximum number of students per class is 10 (average 5-6).

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Are excursions & cultural activities offered? What is the cost?

All Enforex centers organize and accompany students for cultural activities and excursions. There are different types of excursions:

  • Afternoon activities: Visit to a museum, guided walk through the city, etc.
  • Evening activities: Flamenco night, language / culture exchange party, etc.
  • One-day trip: Bus excursion to a tourist site
  • Weekend trip: Whole package tour, 2 days (1 or 2 nights in a hotel, return transportation by bus, insurance & guided visits)

Some afternoon activities are free of charge. Others range in cost from 3€ for a close excursion to 150€ for a whole weekend package.

You also can see more examples of excursions & activities here: Cultural Activites & Excursions.

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Will I have access to the Internet?

In each Enforex center you will have free, unlimited e-mail and Internet access on the school's computers. Please note that the number of computers varies by school.

There is also Wi-Fi access in all our Spanish schools as well as many of the Spain accommodations.

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Are study materials included in the course price?

Study materials are not included in the course price and they have to paid with the application (35€). This amount includes one textbook and one exercise book. If you change levels, you will need to buy a new set for that level.

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Can I apply for university credits through Enforex programs?

Yes, it is possible to earn academic credits through any of Enforex's schools. For example, by taking the Intensive course of 20 hours/week during 4 weeks, you can obtain 4 credits. Our Spanish Courses have been designed in accordance with American university standards, making it possible for us to offer graduate and undergraduate credits. (100% compatibility with American universities).

The first step should be to speak with the language department at the your university to see what they require in order to issue the credit directly. If they need a full syllabus of our programs please contact our head office.

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Are all teachers native Spanish speakers?

Yes, all of our teachers are native Spanish speakers. All of them have a degree in Spanish, History, Marketing or Tourism and are specialized in teaching Spanish as a foreign language. They have all completed training courses or hold a Masters degree in the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language.

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Will I be able to meet Spanish students?

In Madrid, you can enjoy free cultural and language exchanges with Spanish students who are studying foreign languages in the same building. The same is true for our schools in Barcelona, Granada, Marbella, Salamanca and Valencia, although the school in Madrid has many more Spanish students.

At all schools, there will be a list of "Intercambios" - Spanish students looking to do a free language exchange - or you can ask for advice and help at the school's reception desk.

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What is the Enforex emergency number?

Enforex 24h Emergency Phone: + 34 636 450 998

Each center also has its own emergency number that will be given to the student before arrival.

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What if I want to change my course / city / housing after arrival?

Changes after arrival of destination, school or program are free (except Cadiz & Pamplona) . Changes after arrival of accommodation will be charged 100 euros.

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What are the starting dates?

You can start general Spanish courses any Monday during the whole year, no matter what level you have.

Some courses start only on certain Mondays. Please confirm the starting dates for DELE Exam Preparation Course, Spanish Teacher Training, Business Spanish course, Internship, Christmas Program and others.

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What is the class schedule at Enforex?

Classes are held Monday through Friday from 9:30am to 2:30pm or 2:30pm to 6:30pm. Cultural workshops take place at 1:30pm and are available to both morning and afternoon students.

The majority of the time, students will be placed in the morning shift. Afternoon sessions are normally reserved for our super intensive courses. (In Salamanca, Granada & Tenerife classes start 30 minutes earlier).

Please note that courses are scheduled into either morning or afternoon blocks, but we cannot guarantee placement in one session or the other. This depends on the course level and number of students enrolled in the course, and is determined by the school's Head of Studies on the first day after the placement test.

Every lesson lasts 55 minutes and two teachers are assigned to each class, rotating every two lessons. In Cádiz lessons last 45 minutes and in Tenerife lessons last for 50 minutes.

The final schedule of your lessons will be confirmed on the first day after level test.

Intensive Spanish Course

Morning Shift

1st SESSION 2nd SESSION CULTURE (+5)
9:30 - 10:25 AM
9:00 - 9:55 AM
(Salamanca, Granada & Tenerife)
11:35 AM – 12:30 PM
11:05 AM -12:00 PM
(Salamanca, Granada & Tenerife)
1:30 – 2:30 PM
1:05 - 2:00 PM
(Salamanca, Granada & Tenerife)
10:30 – 11:25 AM
10:00-10:55 AM
(Salamanca, Granada & Tenerife)
12:35 – 1:30 PM
12:05-1:00 PM
(Salamanca, Granada & Tenerife)

Afternoon Shift

CULTURE (+5) 1st SESSION 2nd SESSION
1:30 – 2:30 PM2:35 – 3:30 PM 4:35 - 5:30 PM
3:35 - 4:30 PM5:35 - 6:30 PM

Super Intensive Spanish Course

Morning Shift

1st SESSION 2nd SESSION CULTURE (+5) 3rd SESSION
9:30 – 10:25 AM
9:00-9:55
(Salamanca, Granada & Tenerife)
11:35 AM – 12:30 PM
11:05 AM -12:00 PM
(Salamanca,Granada & Tenerife)
1:30 – 2:30 PM
1:05- 2:00 PM
(Salamanca, Granada & Tenerife)
3:30 – 4:25 PM
2:05- 3:00 PM
(Salamanca, Granada & Tenerife)
10:30 – 11:25 AM
9:00-9:55 AM
(Salamanca, Granada & Tenerife)
12:35 – 1:30 PM
12:05-1:00 PM
(Salamanca, Granada & Tenerife)

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What is the first day of school like?

On your first day of class, you should go to the Enforex School at 8:30AM. You will receive overall orientation information (about the school, the city, etc.). Every student except for very beginners will take an oral and written placement test, in order to be placed in the most suitable class.

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Can I combine different cities during my studying?

The combination course can be arranged in advance at most of the Enforex Spanish Schools in Spain & Latin America. Students may travel through these countries and choose duration of staying in each city.

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How will I go from one city to the other?

The transfers are not included in the price of the course. Enforex staff will help you in arranging the different trips. Enforex can organize your transfers from your accommodation to the airport, bus or train station at any time.

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Can I follow the same Spanish course, even if I move from one school to another?

All Enforex schools use the same teaching method and same “syllabus”. This allows students to combine cities and to discover the rich variety of Spanish cultures at the same time.

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