Chris Haworth Director
Joanna Kwiatkowska Assistant Director
Welcome to AIL Madrid Dear Student, It’s a great pleasure to welcome you to the beginning of an enriching linguistic, cultural and social experience – your Spanish language stay at AIL Madrid. Through our small, communication-based classes, not only will your Spanish language skills improve, but also your cultural
understanding, while exploring Spain’s fascinating capital. By choosing AIL Madrid, you will enjoy the unrivalled teaching quality of our internationally acclaimed language school,
DISCOVER MADRID AND ITS SURROUNDINGS
accredited by several prestigious organisations including the world renowned Instituto Cervantes. You will be studying in a comfortable, fully-equipped centre located in the
exclusive and safe Salamanca district, in the very heart of Madrid.
Part Time Courses
We offer an extensive range of Spanish courses and will be
delighted to assist you in selecting the programme which best
Exam and University Preparation Courses
meets your preferences and interests. You will enjoy your classes, taught by dedicated and qualified career language teachers, with students of all ages and nationalities,
united by the same common objective – speaking Spanish. After class you are invited to participate in our complementary Fun Afternoon Activities Programme - come along and explore Madrid’s most spectacular sights and get a deeper insight into the Spanish way of life! If you are looking for accommodation, our Housing Team will be delighted to help - choose between shared flats, individual apartments, host families, student residences and hotels, all centrally-located and equipped to a high standard. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience this thrilling adventure! We look forward to welcoming you soon at AIL Madrid,
Your AIL Madrid Team
FUN AFTERNOON ACTIVITIES
… coz AIL Madrid is where the student comes first!
Why AIL Madrid? 25 DIFFERENT SPANISH COURSES TO FIT ALL PREFERENCES AND OBJECTIVES
AN INSTITUTO CERVANTES ACCREDITED CERTIFICATE UPON FINISHING THE COURSE
UNRIVALLED QUALITY BACKED BY THE RENOWNED INSTITUTO CERVANTES AND OTHER PRESTIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS
THE ONLY SPANISH SCHOOL IN MADRID IN WHICH ALL CLASSES, AS WELL AS ACTIVITIES, MISSED DUE TO PUBLIC HOLIDAYS ARE MADE UP FOR
COMMUNICATION-BASED, INTERACTIVE AND WELLSTRUCTURED SPANISH CLASSES RESPONSIVE TO STUDENTS NEEDS
COMPLEMENTARY FUN AFTERNOON ACTIVITY PROGRAMME INCLUDED MORE THAN 60 ACTIVITIES WHICH VARY EVERY WEEK
LONG-STANDING, EXPERIENCED AND ENGAGING NATIVE SPANISH TEACHERS
PERSONALISED AND FRIENDLY SERVICE FROM THE FIRST TIME YOU CONTACT US AND THROUGHOUT YOUR STAY
SMALL, FOCUSED GROUPS WITH A MAXIMUM OF 8 STUDENTS PER CLASS, 6 ON AVERAGE - AMONGST THE LOWEST IN MADRID
STUDENT SERVICES HELP DESK MULTILINGUAL ASSISTANCE FOR ALL STUDENTS
COURSES STARTING EVERY MONDAY, ALL YEAR ROUND COURSES FOR ALL ABILITY LEVELS FROM COMPLETE BEGINNERS TO MASTERY-ALL 6 LEVELS OF THE COMMON EUROPEAN LANGUAGE FRAMEWORK TWO STEP SPANISH LEVEL TEST, OUTSIDE CLASSROOM TIME, TO MAKE SURE YOU ARE PLACED IN THE MOST APPROPRIATE GROUP
students choose to learn Spanish with AIL Madrid every year!
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... coz there is something for all tastes and interests!
Madrid, a historic city with a fresh cosmopolitan spirit is the number one destination for a Spanish study tour at any time of the year. Located in the very centre of the Iberian Peninsula, Spain´s fascinating capital is the only place where people and traditions from all Spanish regions meet and mix.
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Whatever it is that you are looking for, Madrid has it all; breathtaking historical architecture, world-class museums, modern art galleries and extensive picturesque parks. Here you will enjoy a multitude of cultural events and leisure activities, vibrant nightlife with endless clubs and pubs as well as the delights of Spanish cuisine in the country’s finest restaurants and tapas bars.
Madrid’s most renowned sites are must-sees; the vibrant Puerta del Sol with its “El Oso y el Madroño” (the Bear & the Strawberry Tree) statue – the symbol of Madrid - the splendid Plaza Mayor, the Royal Palace (home to the Spanish Royal Family), the Plaza de España
with the statue of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, as well as the Temple of Debod, an ancient Egyptian temple. Definitely worth seeing is the Plaza de Cibeles, boasting the impressive Cibeles Palace and Cibeles Fountain. And don’t miss the Plaza de Toros Las Ventas (Spain´s largest bullring) and Gran Vía (a commercial street bubbling with atmosphere, hustle and bustle, theatres, cinemas and shops). Art lovers will enjoy visiting Spain’s three most famous art galleries, all located a short distance from one another: the Prado Museum, the Reina Sofía Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum.
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AND ITS SURROUNDINGS Many of Spain’s most charming villages and natural spaces are located within a stone’s throw of Madrid. Below you will find the top day trip destinations within easy reach by bus or train.
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UNESCO World Heritage Site, is home to Felipe II’s vast palace-monastery complex and the historical residence of the Spanish Royal Family. This impressive building contains a royal palace, a monastery, a mausoleum, a library and 4000 rooms. 55km from Madrid
Another UNESCO World Heritage Site, a magical place packed with memorable sights. It is best known for its exquisitely preserved Roman aqueduct, the Gothic cathedral and the fairy-tale style castle. 90km from Madrid
Alcalá de Henares
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Sierra de Guadarrama
With peaks of over 2400m, offe ring a wide range of hiking trails, charming little towns, picnic spot s, perfect for skiing in the winter and lake swimming in the summer. 70km from Madrid
STAYING IN THE CITY FOR A LONGER TIME? Madrid is not only the perfect study destination itself but also a gateway to Spain’s other treasures. Thanks to the excellent high-speed train ‘AVE’ and direct plane connections the whole country is easily accessible within hours. Ask us for travel tips and we will suggest itineraries to ensure you take full advantage of your time in Spain.
... coz learning with AIL is rewarding and fun!
General course information
Whatever your reasons for learning Spanish, you can be sure that among AIL Madrid’s wide range of top quality courses you will find the one that will enable you to fulfil your language stay objectives. Based on years of experience in language teaching, our course programmes have been carefully put together to ensure the best results in the shortest time possible. Our classes are dynamic and highly participative, integrating and developing all the language skills that you need to successfully communicate in Spanish.
Start dates Every Monday of the year, all year round (please consult for complete beginners course start dates) Class time
Maximum number of students per group
Average number of students per group
From complete beginners to mastery – all 6 levels of the Common European Language Framework
Schedule Morning, afternoon, evening and weekend courses Certification End of course Instituto Cervantes accredited certificate courses Teaching materials
Textbooks recommended by the Instituto Cervantes which follow the latest methods in Spanish teaching
INTENSIVE SEMI INTENSIVE SUPER INTENSIVE TOTAL IMMERSION LONG TERM SPANISH INDIVIDUAL CLASSES
Course duration From 1 to 52 weeks
Level test Outside class time
SPANISH COURSES AT A GLANCE
SKYPE CLASSES HIGH SCHOOL YEAR IN SPAIN SPANISH FOR GROUPS
Part Time Courses Professional Courses Exam and University Preparation Courses Lifestyle Courses
EVENING COURSE WEEKEND COURSE BUSINESS SPANISH SPANISH AND WORK PLACEMENT SPANISH TEACHER TRAINING COURSE DELE EXAM PREPARATION BUSINESS SPANISH EXAM PREPARATION
TOURISM SPANISH EXAM PREPARATION SPANISH UNIVERSITY PREPARATION SPANISH GCSE, AS AND A-LEVEL REVISION GAP YEAR PROGRAMME SPANISH AND DANCE SPANISH AND ART CLUB 50+ MULTI LOCATION SUMMER CAMPS
Your Spanish teachers make a difference Our teaching team have been handpicked for their qualifications, skills and warm personalities, are native Spanish speakers, educated to at least degree level and with several years of experience in teaching Spanish to students of all ages, nationalities and levels.
They are career Spanish teachers who love what they do and are passionate about sharing their language, culture and heritage with foreign students - nothing gives them greater pleasure and pride than seeing you improve your Spanish skills and communicate with greater fluency.
The teachers work as a team, share knowledge and benefit from the huge bank of internally developed learning materials and up-to-date publications. This ensures they select the most appropriate approach for each student or group, explaining even the most difficult grammar and language issues in a simple and memorable way. Additionally you will find our teachers to be fun and innovative, creating a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, giving you the necessary confidence to interact and practice Spanish at all times.
Proven teaching method to guarantee maximum learning Our courses integrate the development of all linguistic skills, bringing into the classroom situations that you are likely to encounter in your daily life and making the learning process truly meaningful.
Student Care Team The team consists of young, open-minded and multilingual professionals who are always on-hand to assist you, from the initial point of contact until you safely get back home.... and beyond. The Student Care Team enjoy their work and will gladly help you with the selection of your Spanish programme and accommodation, be your guides to Spanish customs and culture, give tips on the highlights of Madrid life and answer any other questions or concerns you might have. They really care and do their very best to make sure your language experience is as comfortable, enjoyable and memorable as possible. The Student Care Team encourage you to communicate in Spanish, but if it is easier for you, they revert back to other languages (they speak English, German, French, Italian, Polish, etc.).
We employ an innovative communication-based methodology, proven to be the most effective in learning a foreign language and producing immediate results.
Our teachers introduce creative techniques and highly participative activities, such as role-plays, discussions, practice with authentic press, video and audio materials, interviews, games or pair-work, backed up by a textbook. Having classes in small groups with a maximum of 8 students (6 students on average) will maximise your participation and interaction with the teacher allowing constant guidance and feedback. During your programme you also get an in-depth understanding of the different socio-cultural aspects of Spanish life. And of course, all teaching takes place exclusively in Spanish.
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General Courses These focus on developing general Spanish skills, increasing your fluency and giving you the confidence to communicate effectively in daily life situations. You will be surprised by how fast you progress by learning and practicing Spanish the creative way in well-structured classes.
By the end of the course you will: Use Spanish more effectively Speak with more accuracy and Use a wider range of vocabula
Socialise more confidently Understand what you read and
hear more easily
INTENSIVE COURSE comprises 20 group classes per week, 4 lessons per day. It is our star programme which provides just the right balance between classroom studies, individual practice and free time to enjoy Madrid.
SEMI INTENSIVE COURSE consists of 10 group classes per week, 2 lessons per day and is especially popular among students with other daily commitments such as studies or work.
SUPER INTENSIVE COURSE combines 20 group classes with 5 individual lessons per week and is designed for students eager to accomplish as much as possible in a short period of time.
TOTAL IMMERSION COURSE comprises 30 group classes per week, 6 lessons per day and is the ideal programme for students looking to totally immerse themselves in the Spanish language.
LONG TERM COURSE has the same content, structure and timetable as our Intensive Course but a minimum duration of 8 weeks. It is directed at students who want to study or work in Spain upon completion of their course, aiming at ensuring a smooth transition into their new life in Spain. It includes additional services such as CV revision and advice, assistance with job applications, residency papers and much more...! INDIVIDUAL CLASSES are totally flexible in terms of intensity and timetable with you deciding if the classes take place at AIL Madrid, at your office or at your home. An initial needs analysis of your language strengths and development areas is combined with your personal objectives and results in creating and following a truly individual study programme. Remember, you are in control.
SKYPE CLASSES are designed for those who are not currently in Madrid but want to continue developing their Spanish skills. As with individual classes, you decide on the programme content, the number of classes you wish to take and the schedule.
HIGH SCHOOL YEAR IN SPAIN is for students between 14 and 18 years old who wish to spend one or two semesters taking classes at a Spanish high school, living with a Spanish host family and becoming fluent in the language.
SPANISH FOR GROUPS
At AIL Madrid we are experts at providing exceptional Spanish language and culture immersion programmes for school and university groups with a minimum of 5 students. After finding out your exact expectations and requirements, your personal Study Tour Manager arranges such aspects of the trip as:
GENERAL OR SPECIFIC SPANISH COURSE CULTURAL WORKSHOPS AFTERNOON ACTIVITIES EXCURSIONS DESIRED ACCOMMODATION TYPE AIRPORT TRANSFERS Together we tailor a unique and unforgettable programme that rapidly improves student confidence, motivation and brings enjoyment to learning Spanish. All this at a very competitive price.
”I just wanted to say a big THANK YOU to AIL Madrid for making our stay in Madrid so memorable. I brought a group of 18 children from Nigeria to spend a week at AIL. Although apprehensive at first, the children (aged 1115) loved the classes and the teachers did a great job in integrating them into the group. The cultural activities that were organized in the afternoon were engaging and exciting, helping the children to familiarize themselves with Madrid. I cannot say thank you enough to the team who organized everything from accommodation to restaurant reservations. As a teacher it made my life much easier and gave me some time to enjoy some of the delights of Madrid whilst the children were in class. Since we returned to Nigeria I’ve had so many children come to me and say ‘I miss Madrid, when can we go back’. So thanks again for making an amazing experience for us all.
See you again soon!” Natalie Jayne Larkin, Spanish Teacher, Nigeria, Spanish for Groups
PART TIME COURSES General Spanish courses, conveniently scheduled to suit your busy timetable. For those with daytime or weekday commitments who still want to work on improving their Spanish. Available at all levels.
EVENING COURSE 3 classes a week, divided into two 1.5 hour blocks.
WEEKEND COURSE 3 classes a week in one block on Friday afternoon or Saturday morning.
Professional Courses AIL MadridÂ´s professional courses are geared toward business people, recent college graduates and university students for whom speaking Spanish - the second most commonly used language in international commerce and trade - opens doors to new exciting career paths and improved chances in the labour market. By participating in our programmes for professionals, you learn business specific terms and concepts and develop the practical language skills used in the workplace. All courses are given by teachers with good understanding of Spanish and the international business world.
BUSINESS SPANISH is a bespoke programme tailored to the individual studentâ€™s needs. You choose where the 1 to 1 business classes take place (at the School, your office or home), the intensity and timetable. Option to combine with general Spanish.
SPANISH AND WORK PLACEMENT PROGRAMME consists of a 4-week intensive Spanish course (20 classes per week, 4 lessons per day) and an 8-week work placement in the field of your choice. This exciting programme is ideal to improve your fluency in Spanish, gain invaluable work experience in the Spanish environment and enhance your CV.
SPANISH TEACHER TRAINING, organised in collaboration with the teaching department of EnClave-ELE, AIL Madrid offers a series of 1-week courses directed at Spanish teachers with different profiles: Both native and non-native Spanish speakers New and experienced teachers Spanish residents and teachers who live abroad You will gain new skills in the field of methodology and exchange knowledge and experience with other like-minded teachers. The courses take place in July and focus on a different subject each year.
s se ur Co n io at ar ep Pr ty si er iv Exam and Un These courses are ideal for students who wish to obtain an officially recognised certificate to demonstrate their level of general or specific Spanish knowledge, or to prepare for an exam which may decide their future career development. Our programmes focus exclusively on preparation for your exam ensuring that you take it feeling well prepared and confident.
DELE EXAM PREPARATION COURSE comprises 20 classes per week, 4 lessons per day and allows you to train for specific examination tasks, developing all linguistic skills needed to pass the exam and mastering exam techniques. It is taught by current DELE examiners, at all DELE exam levels (A1-C2).
BUSINESS SPANISH EXAM PREPARATION COURSE with 5, 10 or 20 individual business classes scheduled at your convenience. This programme provides the perfect preparation for the highly prestigious Madrid Chamber of Commerce Business Spanish exam.
consists of 5, 10 or 20 individual tourism classes devoted to helping you to develop the linguistic skills and knowledge required to gain the renowned Spanish for Tourism Certificate of Madrid Chamber of Commerce. Highly recommended to students and professionals who wish to work in the tourism sector.
of students tell us They would like to study with us again in the future! SPANISH UNIVERSITY PREPARATION COURSE is a comprehensive three term programme that includes general Spanish classes and a personalised study plan to provide you with specific academic vocabulary to integrate you into Spanish university life. Students on this course will be assigned an experienced personal advisor to assist them with the university application process.
SPANISH GCSE, AS AND A-LEVEL REVISION COURSE is an intensive 1 or 2-week programme with 20 group classes per week that can be complemented by 5 or 10 individual lessons. This course is directed at UK students currently revising for their GCSE, AS and A-level exams and aims at thoroughly developing the Spanish skills they need to successfully pass their Spanish exam.
Lifestyle Courses For people with passion for languages who want to escape the daily routine for some time and live the Spanish experience.
GAP YEAR PROGRAMME is for those who are thinking about taking a break from formal education or work and wish to achieve fluency in Spanish whilst pursuing personal goals such as travelling, dancing, gaining professional experience, obtaining official language certification and more. The number of classes varies depending on the programme that you select.
SPANISH AND DANCE COURSE comprises 20 Spanish group classes and 5 dance classes per week. Choose the dance you wish to learn or improve from a wide range of traditional and modern dances including salsa, flamenco, sevillanas, tango, rumba, etc. and dance like the Spanish do!
SPANISH AND ART COURSE organised in partnership with one of MadridÂ´s most established art schools. Comprises 20 Spanish classes and 8 art classes per week. It is just the perfect programme for art lovers who want to learn or develop different artistic styles and mediums in the cultural epicentre of Spanish bohemian life.
CLUB 50+ COURSE to improve your Spanish and spend an enjoyable time learning about Spanish culture with other international students of your age. Choose either a 1 or a 2-week intensive Spanish group programme (20 classes per week, 4 classes per day) combined with different activities which take place in the afternoon.
MULTI LOCATION PROGRAMME allows you to combine learning Spanish at the best language schools in the country with an unforgettable journey to the most beautiful corners of Spain (Barcelona, Valencia, Salamanca, Seville, Malaga, Cadiz, etc.). Just pick out the places you want to visit and we will arrange everything else for you.
SUMMER CAMPS offer junior students aged between 5 and 17 the opportunity to enjoy a once in a life time experience in Spain. Our summer camps boast excellent on-site facilities and include interactive Spanish classes, residential accommodation with full board and a whole range of afternoon and evening activities and exciting excursions.
Fun Afternoon Activities ... coz with AIL Madrid learning does not finish in the classroom!
Our Afternoon Activities Programme is open to everybody and consists of over 60 fun and dynamic activities, designed to make you laugh, enjoy yourself and make friends whilst doing, seeing and learning about Madrid, its people and all it has to offer. Our unique mix of linguistic, cultural, historic and social activities will undoubtedly entertain you and ensure that you not only considerably improve your Spanish skills but have a truly memorable time with us.
Tapas and drinks evenings
Flamenco shows Madrid guided tours Cooking classes
Language exchange meetings with native speakers
Visits to Alcalá de Henares
Nonverbal language Prado, Reina Sofía and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museums Proverbs workshops
Spanish customs Chocolate con churros
Arabic culture in Spain
THE WEEKLY PROGRAMME CONSISTS OF 5 ACTIVITIES (10 TEACHING HOURS) OFFERED FROM MONDAY TO FRIDAY IN THE AFTERNOON.
OVER 60 TUTOR-LED ACTIVITIES +10 FREE TEACHING HOURS A WEEK DYNAMIC AND INTERACTIVE OPTIONAL ATTENDANCE AND FLEXIBILITY ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITY TO PRACTICE SPANISH GREAT WAY TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS
Accommodation ... coz we have the perfect place for every student!
At AIL Madrid we are well aware that accommodation forms a fundamental part of a fun and memorable study trip. This is why we offer a wide range of good quality, reasonably priced accommodation to make your stay in Madrid as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.
All our accommodation is... CENTRALLY LOCATED, IN SAFE AREAS WITH GREAT TRANSPORT CONNECTIONS BY METRO AND BUS CAREFULLY SELECTED, CLEAN AND WITH GOOD FACILITIES, AND REGULARLY INSPECTED TO ENSURE HIGH STANDARDS ARE MAINTAINED IDEAL FOR ANY STUDENT WHO WISHES TO EXPLORE MADRIDﾂｴS MOST EXCITING SITES AND LIVE LIFE LIKE A TRUE MADRILEﾃ前!
Staying with a host family gives you an excellent opportunity to fully immerse yourself into the Spanish way of life by practicing Spanish around-the-clock, enjoying the delights of traditional, home cooked Spanish dishes and experiencing first-hand Spanish traditions and customs. You will find your host family welcoming and friendly, giving you invaluable tips about the must-do things and places to go in and around Madrid.
Located in pleasant residential areas, these apartments usually consist of four or five bedrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, living room and bathroom, and offer great value selfcatering accommodation. Share your Spanish experience with international students and travellers of a similar age as you make the most of sunny Madrid!
ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT
These recently refurbished luxury apartments are ideal for one person, a couple or two friends who are looking to be totally independent and self contained. They consist of one bedroom, living room, fully-equipped kitchen and bathroom.
Choose this option if you are looking for a fun and stimulating environment, and to meet both international and Spanish students whilst having your meals cooked, room cleaned and clothes washed and ironed.
HOTEL OR HOSTEL
AIL Madrid can arrange hostel and hotel accommodation adjusted to every budget and within easy reach of the school.
Accommodation at a glance SERVICE
Single / double
Single / double
Single / double
Single / double
Shared or private
Shared or private
Shared or private
Restricted / no access
Access to fridge, microwave and coffee machine
Half or full board
Full board (except Sunday)
1 load / week
1 load / week
Wi-Fi or cable
BATHROOM KITCHEN LIVING ROOM MEALS
LAUNDRY TV INTERNET
ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT
Accommodation is typically from Sunday to Saturday. Extra nights can usually be arranged. Please consult for further details.
…coz with AIL Madrid, it’s never too much trouble! TRANSFER Our pick-up service from the airport will take you straight to your accommodation. Drop-off service is also available.
STUDENT CARD Allows students to get discounts in museums, theatres, swimming pools, gyms, etc.
discounts for language exchange meetings, international dinners, tapas tours, cinema nights and much more.
Our travel insurance partner offers comprehensive low cost coverage (from 20€ per month) which is fully compliant with all Schengen visa requirements.
FREE RENTAL OF SPANISH MOBILE PHONE Free rental of either a Spanish pay-as-you-go mobile or a Spanish mobile SIM card to place in your mobile from home.
VIP ACTIVITIES CARD With this card you obtain
VISA ASSISTANCE AIL Madrid, as an Instituto Cervantes accredited language school, can provide you with a certificate of enrolment, which is a valid document accepted by the Spanish Authorities for study visa purposes.
Pick it up on your first day at school and return on your last day thus ensuring that you are reachable by your family and friends and you minimise roaming costs. You just pay for the calls you make.
LANGUAGE EXCHANGE MEETINGS SERVICE
INTERNET Unlimited free Internet access via WiFi
OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT SERVICES We provide photocopying, printing,
or AIL Madrid’s modern interactive touch screen computers.
We can arrange language exchange meetings to enable you to practice your Spanish and get to know some locals.
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scanning and faxing services; we also receive post and deliveries on behalf of students.
Outstanding location AIL Madrid is conveniently located in the centre of Madrid, in the Salamanca district, known for being the Spanish capital’s most exclusive and wealthy area. In the immediate vicinity of the school you will find the famous Retiro Park with its boating lake, the fashionable Calle Goya, and the glamorous thoroughfares of Serrano and Velázquez. Within walking distance there is the vibrant Gran Vía with many theatres, cinemas and restaurants and Paseo del Prado boasting Madrid’s three world-class art museums: Prado, Reina Sofía and Thyssen-Bornemisza. Moreover, next to the school there are numerous cafeterias, restaurants, bars, shops and supermarkets. Last but not least we are very easy to reach, with many buses and metro stations close by and with Puerta del Sol just 3 metro stops away from the school. AIL Madrid is an excellent base from which to explore the city!
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“AIL Madrid is a fantastic school all around! I spent 12 weeks there. I would highly suggest it to anyone looking to learn Spanish for the very first time or looking to brush up on their existing skills! The entire staff is amazing! The reception staff make you feel welcome the minute you walk in the door and are always there to help you. The teachers are absolutely phenomenal. They truly care about the students and about their progress in learning Spanish. If you are looking to learn Spanish in Madrid, look no further than AIL.”
Rebecca Spencer, United States, Intensive Course AIL MADRID SPANISH LANGUAGE SCHOOL AIL MADRID S.L. CALLE DE NÚÑEZ DE BALBOA, 17, 2D 28001 MADRID (SPAIN)
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