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Tropical Coast Languages

Spanish school in Almuñécar INSTITUTO CERVANTES CERTIFIED

Contact: www.tclanguages.com info@tclanguages.com

Intensive Spanish courses, language stays for groups, online classes, activities and much more.


almuñécar,tropical paradise Almuñécar is a Spanish town located in the South of the province of Granada. It is located on the Costa Granadina known as Costa Tropical, on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, it borders the municipalities of Salobreña and Nerja. Located 80 km from Granada and 70 km from Malaga, it has two international airports less than an hour away. Malaga International Airport is among the most important in Spain and has direct flights to all of Europe. It also has a direct connection with Doha, whose scale connects Malaga with more than 130 destinations in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Oceania.

Almuñécar, the best option to study Spanish Almuñécar is a small city of about 27,000 inhabitants. It combines history, culture and tradition with the charm of a white town. This makes it have a unique tourist attraction. It has a national tourism throughout the year and international during the winter months.

The history of Almuñécar is marked by numerous cultures that settled there; Phoenicians, Romans, Muslims and finally Christians. All of them have left their mark on numerous archaeological remains that we can find throughout the city and that we usually know in some of our guided tours.

Its excellent location makes it have a privileged subtropical microclimate unique in Europe, hence the name Costa Tropical. The average temperature is 18º and does not drop below 6º C. Summer is long, 4 months, but mild, with maximum temperatures that do not usually exceed 30º. We enjoy many sunny days a year, with an annual average of 320 days.

The Castillo de San Miguel, dominating the city, the Aqueduct, the fish-salting Factory and the Palacete de La Najarra stand out. Although it is a fishing town, Almuñécar also bases its economy on tropical plantations: mangoes, custard apples and avocados are produced throughout the year and exported all over the world.

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reasons to choose Almuñécar: 1. Its climate, its privileged location makes it enjoy mild spring temperatures throughout the year. 2. Its beaches, along its 19 kilometers of coastline, you can find urban beaches, hidden coves or naturist beaches. 3. Its history, with more than 2000 years of history behind it, Almuñécar is a reflection of the culture of the Phoenicians, Romans and Muslims. 4. Its gastronomy, a fishing village with a rich Mediterranean gastronomy. 5. Its agriculture, fields of mangoes, custard apples and avocados surround Almuñécar. Its rich plain provides these fruits to all of Europe. 6. Its location, less than an hour from cities such as Malaga and Granada and their respective airports. 7. Its size, a small city of 27,000 inhabitants but with all the necessary services for the visitor. A 100% safe city. 8. Its culture, Almuñécar has an intense cultural agenda every month where you can enjoy the best theater, flamenco or classical music. 9. Its nature, located on the coast, has natural spaces of great wealth such as the Cerro Gordo Natural Area, the Río Verde plain or Sierra de Tejeda. 10. Its sports, an ideal place to practice outdoor sports throughout the year: beach volleyball, tennis, kayaking, yoga, snorkeling, diving or paragliding. TROPICAL COAST LANGUAGES


320 days of sunshine per year

The privileged climate of Almuñécar makes it enjoy spring temperatures throughout the year, with an annual average of 18º. The sun, the beach and a privileged nature make Almuñécar the ideal destination to study Spanish.


the school Tropical Coast Languages ​is a Spanish school located in Almuñécar, in the province of Granada. Our school combines the teaching of the Spanish language with leisure and cultural activities through courses and stays aimed at all types of students. Since 1992 we have dedicated ourselves exclusively to teaching Spanish as a foreign language. Studying Spanish at TCL has all the guarantees since we are backed by 20 years of experience. In addition, our school: It is an Accredited Center of the Cervantes Institute, so our Spanish courses are adapted to its curricular project and, therefore, to the levels and competencies of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ​(Council of Europe). It complies with the quality requirements of the UNE-EN 14804 Standard "Travel providers or stays for the study of languages" (European standard EN-14804: 2006) of the CEN (European Committee for Standardization). We are an Examining Center for the DELE (Diplomas of Spanish as a Foreign Language), the CCSE exams and the EFE (Spanish for Specific Purposes) certificates and diplomas of the Madrid Chamber of Commerce (Spanish for business, tourism and Health services.

Your experience learning Spanish will be a success. You will repeat What do we do and who are we? Tropical Coast Laguages ​is a Spanish school in which 100% of the teachers are native speakers. Our teachers have university training and have complementary training specialized in teaching Spanish. The average age of the TCL team is 36 years old. Our team is highly motivated and involved in their work. We are a team of young and dynamic teachers, with a communicative methodology and our classes are fundamentally interactive and practical.

Our students are adults, adolescents and children from the age of three, who have an interest in knowing the Spanish language and in deepening their knowledge of its culture, history, and Spanish traditions. They come from different nationalities, mainly Europe with 37% of students from Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Denmark ...), 23% of students from France), 18% from Germany and Switzerland, 15% English-speaking (British and American) and 7% from other countries such as: Russia, Brazil, Hungary, Morocco, or Poland. The average stay of our students is two weeks.

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our courses The intensive courses are group courses in which the purely linguistic aspects of Spanish are integrated (grammar within communicative contexts, vocabulary, conversation ...), with socio-cultural aspects of both Spain and Latin America. The courses are divided into different sessions depending on the number of lessons per day of the chosen course. Each lesson is 45 minutes. We have courses aimed at the preparation of the different exams leading to obtaining the Diplomas in Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE), official titles, accrediting the degree of competence and command of the Spanish language, which are granted by the Cervantes Institute on behalf of the Ministry of Education of Spain. As well as courses for specific purposes (tourism, medicine etc.) and language stays designed specifically for groups.

Our courses are tailored to all the specific needs and levels of our students. COURSE OFFER

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groups stays Group Stays with PERSONALISED PROGRAMS In Tropical Coast Languages ​we have more than twenty years experience working with groups. Our programs are adapted to the needs of each group and are totally personalized.

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thematic packages for groups Student groups have more and more specific needs and interests, which is why we have designed these proposals to work with them during their stay in Spain. Whatever you want, we can do it for you: Spanish and football, Spanish and business, Spanish and tourism…

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Our activity program covers all kinds of cultural, sports, social and gastronomic activities

Our activities Almuñécar and its surroundings have a lot to offer. At TCL we organize cultural and leisure activities and free time to expand our students' socio-cultural knowledge about Spain, both inside and outside the classroom. You will only have to pay those that have an entrance fee, transportation or consumption, or if you need a specialized guide. -Walks and visits around the city: visiting the most emblematic neighborhoods, the old areas, learning curious details about the history and legends of the origin of the city, for example: Historic Center, Majuelo Park and Salazón Factory; Roman Water Route with a visit to the aqueduct park; Visit to a subtropical farm (bus expense); etc.

-Visits to monuments, museums and archaeological sites such as the History Museum of Almuñécar. Attendance at shows (entrance fee) and concerts. Such as theater, flamenco or the International Jazz Festival.

-Sports activities developed on the beach and outdoors. From volleyball, traditional games, water games, snorkeling, diving, kayaking or paddle surfing.

-Gastronomic activities: from a breakfast with churros, wine or oil tasting, our traditional tapas route, tropical fruit tasting or our paella workshop. And many more...

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culture, nature, sport

We offer cultural, social, sports and gastronomic activities adapted to the interests of our students. Our range of excursions covers all ages and interests. They are scheduled on a monthly basis and interested students can enroll in them. Granada Nerja/Cueva/ Frigiliana La Alpujarra Málaga Caminito del Rey Motril-Salobreña Cabo de Gata Cádiz Ronda Sierra Nevada Hiking excursions.

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The situation of Almuñécar within the Andalusian geography allows visiting some of the most representative places in Andalusia. Its proximity to Málaga, Granada, Nerja, Ronda, Almería etc. makes it possible to organize specific programs for groups with specific interests. The school can also organize excursions to cities such as Seville, Cádiz or Córdoba that allow the student to know in depth all the Andalusian identity.

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some numbers Founded in 1992, since 2019 it has a new young and dynamic direction. It has 5 fully equipped classrooms A maximum of 8 students per classroom, with an average of 4-5 students per classroom 5 outdoor classrooms with ventilation and natural light. Two of them with balcony and one with terrace. The school is 5 minutes from the beach and 40 from Granada. An average of 30 students pass through our classrooms per month Our students: 27% students from Nordic countries, 23% French and Belgian students, 18% from Germany, 15% English-speaking, 7% from other countries. 83% of our students return. The school is 80 kilometers from Málaga International Airport Almuñécar has 320 days of sunshine a year and an average temperature of 18º A policy of “‘ Ethical Marketing ”. Zero surprise expenses. No tuition fees, no management fees, no extra material costs.


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general conditions Reservation and payment method Once the final program has been closed and the budget accepted, the PAYMENT METHOD would be by bank transfer to: Academia de lengua en Almuñécar S.L. It is necessary to make a prepayment of 100 EUR per student to make the reservation effective. The rest of the payment must be made at least 15 days before arrival. Name of the bank: SANTANDER BANK Address: Paseo del Altillo, 4 18690 Almunecar IBAN: ES95 0049 7260 4720 1000 0560 SWIFT: BSCHESMM In case of making payments through banking means, the expenses generated by them are borne by the participant.

Cancellations It is necessary to send by email the payment receipt indicating the name of the participant Regarding CANCELLATIONS: If any student, after having confirmed their stay and having made their payment, cannot come, the amount paid will be refunded except for the € 100 prepayment, provided that the school receives the notification before arrival (maximum one week before). Otherwise, no refund will be made. In the event of a cause related to the COVID 19 pandemic and health restrictions, the full amount paid will be returned as long as it is done at least one week in advance. Registration of minors The registration of a minor must be accompanied by an authorization from his father, mother or guardian.

Organization and class schedules Each lesson lasts 45 minutes. Teaching is done entirely in Spanish and without using any other supporting language. The teachers are all native speakers and qualified The maximum number of students per class is 10. Medical and Travel Insurance The school advises participants in its courses to at least come with medical insurance and, if they wish, other travel assistance insurance. For those participants whose country is a member of the European Union, it is recommended that they come with the EUROPEAN MEDICAL CARD, previously called E-111. The school can arrange medical and travel insurance for those participants who request it with a Spanish company. Standards of Behavior and Coexistence If a participant misbehaves, disrespects a classmate, teacher, etc., violates the rules of the school, in class and / or in his accommodation, he will be informed by the school verbally and in writing of the consequences that can carry. If the behavior is not corrected after this first warning, the expulsion process may be initiated by the school if necessary and according to the legislation in force at the time. In case of breaking any local, national or international law during the stay at the school, the school will adopt the appropriate measures according to the seriousness of the fact. The expulsion of a participant implies the loss of the right to return of any kind. All expenses (compensation, fines, etc.) incurred will be borne by the participant and in the case of minors, their parents or legal guardians


contact us Tropical Coast Languages

info@tclanguages.com

Plaza del Teatro (o de la Fabriquilla) Edif.G E18690 Almuñécar, España

+34 958 881914 +34 665 261 366

www.tclanguages.com

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