The Native Language College is located in one of the best possible spots in Madrid, it’s very heart, La Puerta del Sol, surrounded by the busiest neighborhoods, best suited for the youngsters of the city. Sol is probably the most popular and touristy area of Madrid, with tons of tapas bars, stores, restaurants and the best public transport connection with trains, metros, buses and taxis all available.
This college occupies a historical building, known as Tío Pepe’s building, in front of Kilometre. In it you will find spacious classrooms, perfectly equipped, with available WiFi all over the school, as well as access for disabled students, and many international students. The Native Language College takes into account how housing is fundamental for your stay in the city. Therefore, this institution offers one the chance to stay in the very same building where the school is located, an exclusive opportunity in Madrid.
The teachers at The Native Language College are qualified in both the education of the Spanish and foreign languages, and are passionate about their job. These teachers will be the ones to guide you through the discovery of the Spanish language and culture, and who will help you improve and achieve your goals. The teachers at The Native Language College share their learning experiences with students from all over the globe, including those who are Spanish-speakers studying a business course at The Native Language College. All of this learning is strengthened by what living in a Hispanic context entails, living an experience of linguistic and cultural immersion.
At this school courses are offered following the established levels in the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), from A to C. Their teaching method is based upon an interactive way of making students participate, so they quickly learn how to speak naturally and fluently. The curriculum includes updated tools, as well as authentic and significant materials. At The Native Language College, they believe in learning through life experience, which is why their classes are action oriented and focused on the ability of communicating in real life situations.
The Native Language College uses a basic manual, complemented with diverse activities. All content is structured taking the Plan Circular del Instituto Cervantes as reference.
Regardless of the CEFR levels, they offer a First Contact course for students who have never studied Spanish before and might find it harder. It consists of an intensive survival course to learn how to be able to deal with basic situations and begin the A1 level with major confidence.
Additionally, they offer several activities that either complement or enlarge what has been learnt during the course, such as conversational classes, cultural, cinema, and theater related activities, tapas tours, cultural visits, outdoor classes, city tours, and much more!
If you are thinking about validating your Spanish level by taking one of the official exams of Instituto Cervantes, you can prepare for this exam with the help from their school. The Native Language College offers preparation for both the DELE exam and the SIELE. When it comes to the SIELE, you will be able to take the exam at their college, as they are a SIELE authorized testing center.
Pick up the Citylife Discount Booklet and save 15% on your Spanish Course!
To enjoy a 15% discount on any of NLC’s Spanish courses, all you have to do is come to our office in Calle Gran Vía 22Dpdo (2nd floor), pick up the discount flyer and bring it to your registration at NLC!