Spanish Courses for Mature Students
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The Spanish courses for mature students are, as the name refers, targeted at students mainly over 40 years of age. Although all the Spanish courses are available for all adults the majority of students in standard or intensive courses are between 18 and 28 years, so if you are a mature student, and prefer to study with people your own age, we can highly recommend the special mature Spanish courses.
- Save up to 10% on the official course fees on your mature Spanish course in Spain
- Spanish courses in select destinations in the South of Spain specifically catering to mature clients.
- Course durations available from a couple of weeks through to a span of months.
Most Popular Mature Spanish Courses
Spanish courses for Mature spanish language learning students cater specifically to those learners aged 50+ that would perhaps prefer to study with others closer to them in age and bypass the general age range between 18-28 that is often found in the other Standard and Intensive spanish language courses.
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Since applying for the European Capital of Culture award, Malaga has been constantly expanding its cultural scene, thus making it a fascinating location especially for a Mature course. You will never be stuck for things to do.
The Master Class – Club 50 at Malaca Instituto is the perfect opportunity for mature students to learn the Spanish Language. The courses themselves run for a duration of 2-4 weeks with 3 lessons per day Monday to Friday, and are offered at 3 different levels from Beginner to Advanced, covering extremely practical conversational skills and vocabulary. Our highly qualified teachers have developed a fantastic teaching philosophy as well as social and cultural activities aimed at mature students on a daily basis.
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Where to start with such a diverse and fascinating city like Seville? One of the most popular destinations for Mature courses, this city is full of so much culture and tradition that you will be fully emerged into the Spanish way of life.
Designed for mature students over the age of 50, this course not only groups together people of similar ages for an ideal learning environment, but it also includes extra-curricular activities such as entrance to museums, concerts, theatrical performancesand the opportunity to experience true Spanish cuisine. With 20 hours of lessons per week, and an accent on improving conversational fluidity.
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About the Mature Student Spanish Courses
Traditionally, Spanish language courses have been aimed at high school and university students between 18-26 years old, who made up approx. 50-80% of all spaces at the different schools. Today this has changed and many private schools have created special courses for different groups such as professionals, youngsters under 18, language as a hobby and of course the 3rd age courses. The last group is becoming more important mainly because the 3rd age generation today has a better acquisition power and have began to travel more.
The mature student courses are arranged much like a standard Spanish course regarding to the methods of teaching Spanish. The main difference is the free time activities arranged which includes more social and cultural activities targeted directly to this group including Spanish cooking lessons, Flamenco dancing classes, visits to museums, etc.
The average class has around 10 students and between 15-20 classes per week, which allows the teacher to get the whole class involved. The 3-4 classes per day focus on grammar, vocabulary and understanding of the Spanish language and culture and are based on the active participation of all students.
For further information about cheapest Spanish courses in Spain we can also recommend the following posts in our blog: Mature 40+ and 50+ Spanish Language Courses in Spain
For Whom are these Courses Best Suited
Although all general Spanish courses at private schools as well as public universities are open for mature students, many people within this group have feared ending up in a class with only 18-year-old students. Today this is not the case, as you normally can find students of all age groups in every school - apart from the summer courses where you find mainly young students.
We can therefore recommend the special mature student courses for people who prefer studying only with people of the same age. It can also be highly recommended for the many special free-time activities arranged which is the principle difference between this course and a standard course. Another reason why many people choose this course is that it is a very good way to meet new people and at the same time learn a new language and participate in many interesting activities.
The main problem however with these courses is that there are few starting dates available and normally a fixed number of weeks, which can make it difficult to find a course exactly when you have planned to visit Spain. If this is the case a standard course can be highly recommended as an alternative especially if you are opened minded and do not mind experiencing a new country on your own.
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