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Best Winter Destinations in Spain

by suzanne.pope on Wednesday, January 11, 2017

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The Messi Effect

by John Bascombe on Thursday, October 23, 2014

Spanish as a Second Language British students are increasingly choosing to study Spanish as a second language… read more »

Interview With Reza Emilio Juma

by John Bascombe on Monday, August 25, 2014

Reza Emilio Juma is a talented young author that has recently released his first book Mil Besos   (A Thousand Kisses). Born in Toronto and raised in countries around the world, he attended and graduated from the University of British Columbia. Upon graduating he came to Spain and fell in love with the country and culture, especially the diverse cultural mix that Andalusia offers. Presently living and working in Mexico as a university professor, we caught up with him on his tour of Spain promoting his work—the story of a young boy's journey from adolescence to manhood all the while following his dreams… read more »

Chinese Students Studying Spanish

by John Bascombe on Thursday, March 27, 2014

The following is largely a translated exerpt of an article that appeared this week in the online periodical El Confidencial :… read more »

British Council Says Spanish is Top Language to Learn

by Matthew Walters on Thursday, November 28, 2013

Language Learning A report published this month by the British Council, entitled Languages for the Future , has confirmed what most linguists and anyone who takes an interest in languages were thinking: Spanish is the best language for the UK population to learn . With an overall ‘score’ of 76, it easily surpasses Arabic (54), which takes second place, and French, Mandarin Chinese and German making up the top five… read more »

Spanish Accents: Choosing a destination

by Anna on Thursday, September 12, 2013

As the most spoken language in the western hemisphere and the second most spoken language in world , it comes as no surprise that regional varieties of Spanish vary. It’s important to remember however that no matter which destination you choose to learn Spanish in, speakers from Spain to Mexico to Central and South America will have relatively little difficulty understanding the Spanish you’ve learned. For a rough idea of how different Spanish accents can be, just consider the differences between British and American English; they don’t present much of language barrier and they are kind of cool to hear… read more »

New don Quijote Corporate Image

by Matthew Walters on Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Spanish Language Learning don Quijote , a market leader in the provision of Spanish language learning, is pleased to announce the launch of its new logo this month. Our company’s updated image reflects our renewed commitment to providing the same quality of education to more than 12,000 students each year. The transition also represents our continual drive for innovation and modernization across our product range, while maintaining the same corporate identity for which we’ve become renowned over the past three decades… read more »

Spanish as a foreign language: Information about the DELE

by Sheila on Thursday, March 14, 2013

Spanish learners around the world are taking the DELE exam to earn their DELE diplomas, which certify Spanish skills of a wide range of levels. We’ve created the following helpful infographic that illustrates the value of the DELE and the specific steps you can take to earn this official diploma… read more »

Castile and Leon Set to Start Language Tourism

by Dilek on Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Spain, the home of Spanish language or in original form Castilian (Castellano), can be the perfect location to start your language education. There are several options, as the country has 17 autonomous communities and each has its own characteristic features. For this reason most of the time the question “ Where is the best Spanish spoken? ” arises in minds. Spanish spoken in Spain differs in dialect and local language of some provinces so the answers vary as well. The history, culture and to be the source of the language are the biggest reasons in the process of selecting a Spanish course … read more »

Read Comics to Learn Spanish

by Dilek on Tuesday, October 23, 2012

To learn Spanish by reading comics and improve yourself in such a short time is not a dream and %100 fun guaranteed. Some students are good at recalling what they hear, some what they write, and some of them what they read. The last group is usually better at learning a language with visual aid, and comics might be the perfect material for them to study Spanish … read more »

Begin your Spanish experience in Spain or Latin America!

by Tyson on Thursday, October 18, 2012

The school year has already started for most students. It’s not too late however to: drop what you’re doing, sign up for a don Quijote Spanish course in Spain or Latin America , pack your bags and experience the richness of the Spanish language and a vibrant new culture. In fact, it’s never too late to get away from it all and embark on an international adventure that will build your Spanish skills (enhancing your resumé), and give you life-long memories making new friends and discovering new worlds in the Spanish speaking destination(s) of your choice.  … read more »

The don Quijote 2013 price list is now available

by Tyson on Thursday, September 27, 2012

don Quijote’s 2013 price list is hot off the presses, making right now the perfect time to start planning for your unforgettable study abroad experience in Spain or Latin America . And for those that know how to plan ahead, we’ve got a special offer: if you decide to study Spanish in Barcelona or Madrid, and you book it before October 29, 2012, you’ll get 2012 prices on your 2013 course. Make sure you mention the offer when booking.  … read more »

Keep up your Spanish after Graduation

by John Bascombe on Monday, June 11, 2012

Congratulations to everyone graduating! Whether you’re getting your degree or leaving high school, now is the time to throw caps in the air, burn your notes and rejoice that you never have to study maths/molecular biology/origami again! But for those of you who are leaving your language learning behind, or are reminiscing of your long-ago student life, you can revive your Spanish!… read more »

Fun Facts about Spain!

by John Bascombe on Wednesday, May 30, 2012

With powerful images of bullfighting , flamenco and sizzling paella on the beach, many people know of Spain. And more still know of Spain’s rich culture, from Picasso to Almodóvar , Gaudí to Barcelona FC . Added to all the news coverage about the difficult economic situation, there is a lot of information about Spain flooding the media at the moment. But! Did you know… … read more »

The Economics of Learning a Language

by Hannah Ryan on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

In this harsh economic climate, taking the time and effort to learn a language seems a silly diversion, right? WRONG! It turns out, that prospective employers really value linguistic abilities, and that appreciation translates to your paycheck!… read more »

Study Spanish in Summer Camps

by Dilek on Monday, May 14, 2012

It is time for parents to pick the right summer camp for their children and there are several summer camps for youngsters to study Spanish in Spain … read more »

How NOT to Study Spanish!

by John Bascombe on Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Learning a language can seem a never ending task. And in truth, it is really (sorry!) - language is constantly evolving, it’s not like algebra where you find what equals x and that’s the end of it. But there are some ways to make the task a lot easier, and some common mistakes people make when learning a language that you should avoid like the plague (and algebra)… read more »

Helpful Tips For Zero Spanish Learners

by Dilek on Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Many people travel to Spanish speaking countries depending on several reasons such as study, work or live. If you have no idea about the language before coming, it is pretty sure that you will have problems for a while. If you think you can communicate with your native language or in English as a common langauge, let’s make something clear you are wrong. So it is a necessity to know the basic words at least… read more »

The importance of learning Spanish

by Kimberly on Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Why study Spanish? … read more »

Studying in Salamanca- a student's standpoint

by John Bascombe on Thursday, November 24, 2011

There are obvious benefits to studying Spanish . The fact that it is the world’s second most widely spoken language, in terms of native speakers, is reason enough for most people to try their hand at it. And with an ever increasing presence on a global scale, knowledge of Spanish is an incredibly useful tool that can offer speakers a range of employment opportunities… read more »

Special Offer: Learn Spanish and the Tango in Argentina!

by Stacey on Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Pick up Spanish as you dance in Argentina, the Latin America country renowned for its European customs, marvelous art, culture, welcoming people, great food, wines, lively nightlife... and the sensual tango!… read more »

Spanish in Barcelona for 20% less!

by Stacey on Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Barcelona is possibly the most famed Spanish city around the world because of its design, fashion, history, modernity, gastronomy, beach and arts. So what better place to enhance your Spanish skills with an Intensive course , Super-Intensive course or Spanish Talk course than this cosmopolitan city?… read more »

Salamanca Offer: Accomodation and Spanish Course for 399 euros a week!

by Stacey on Thursday, June 11, 2009

The anniversary celebrations in Salamanca are not over yet!… read more »

Special 20th Anniversary Offer: 15% OFF on any Spanish Course!

by Stacey on Wednesday, June 03, 2009

The celebrations keep on happening at don Quijote...!… read more »