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The secrets to be found in cultural customs.

Posted by International House on Jul 2, 2019 11:56:00 AM

It quite possible that you have heard the saying “no comerse una rosca”, and you didn’t understand it. A rosca is a kind of sweet bread roll but the saying is figuratively speaking. It means something like not to get off with anyone. When you learn a language, the cultural and idiomatic aspects of it are important. That’s why studying and interacting with the locals in a country is highly recommended.

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Tags: learn Spanish in Madrid, learn Spanish in the summer, experience madrid, madrid culture

5 Ways of practising Spanish after my course.

Posted by Anabel de Dios on Apr 2, 2019 10:02:00 AM

Often after finishing a Spanish immersion course, one isn’t prepared to lose the progress made during that time.  Languages, like machines, need to be used or else they go rusty therefore we suggest some ways you can keep the language alive when your course ends. It’s important to take into account your interest and tastes, so you are doing it for pleasure and not as a daily chore.

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Tags: Spanish classes, learn Spanish in the summer, Spanish courses, Spanish

How Learning a New Language through an International Spanish Summer Programme Enriches Young Learners

Posted by International House on Aug 17, 2017 2:51:39 PM

Finding a balance between providing your child with security and giving them opportunities to grow and challenge themselves can be difficult for any parent, especially as your child enters their teenage years. With the real world of college and job hunting waiting just around the corner, you want your child to have the confidence and skills they need to move forward in life and meet both its challenges and opportunities head-on.

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Tags: Spanish summer programmes, learn Spanish in the summer, Spanish schools in Madrid

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