El Cuélebre

El Cuélebre

Spanish immersion programs (Asturias, Northern Spain)

Philosophy and Teaching Methods

Philosophy and teaching methods: Two Spanish course models.
The course models proposed below should not be understood as the only possible ones, but simply as examples, ideas that can have multiple variables.



In these courses we try to achieve a perfect balance between learning Spanish and enjoying your stay, between the language and the outdoor and vacation activities.

All our courses are intense and suppose a complete and perfect Spanish immersion in Spain, enabling our students to improve their Spanish skills in a faster and more effective way than it is possible in other “normal” courses; however, in our regular courses we try not to lose a certain spirit of vacation and entertainment. The number of hours of formal class is relative and variable, and they can be between 10 and 20 hours of class per week, to say an approximation.

Why is it so relative and variable? Because we adapt everything to our student’s needs and requirements. Sometimes our students want and need to have more hours of “formal” class; in other occasions our students demand to practice more in a non formal way, and they prefer to spend more time doing other activities, activities in which they practice their Spanish.

Our methods are a bit unconventional in certain aspects: we don’t believe that in order to explain, for example, a grammatical point it is absolutely necessary to be sitting in a classroom with a whiteboard. Being our courses so exclusive and personalized, it often occurs that a grammar explanation or a Spanish oral activity take place during meals, or while we walk in one of our excursions, surrounded by a beautiful and unspoiled nature.

We like to think that some of our “classes” resemble a bit some of those philosophical sessions that used to take place around Aristotle and Plato, where disciples and master used to walk around while discussing profound philosophical topics. Ours sometimes can be “peripatetic Spanish classes”, interactive and intense, but not necessarily boring or depressing


Always with the same methods and philosophy explained above, these courses are designed for those who need an ultra-fast learning process, for those who really need to start speaking Spanish as soon as possible or who need to improve their level in a very intense and effective way.

Here the main focus will be placed in the language itself, in the practice and improvement of your writing, reading, understanding and speaking skills.

This option is specially suitable for professionals or anyone with not much time to start speaking Spanish or to start speaking it fluently.

In this occasion the number of hours of formal class per week are between 20 and 40. In any case, just let us know what you need and we’ll do our most to adapt to your needs.

Jimena con Kate (de Inglaterra)
Tony (de Inglaterra)
Jimena con Marielle (de Francia)
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