from ISLA, Spanish school in Salamanca
" Like many other people I met there, I went to ISLA via the recommendation
of a friend. I was amazed by the amount of Spanish I learnt and in such
an enjoyable way" (Josh, Canada)
ISLA - Spanish school in Salamanca
A Spanish school strong on: Teachers, Position, Atmosphere.
Whether you have surfed up to our island by design or destiny, we hope you have an enjoyable browse around the ISLA website.
ISLA is an officially recognized language school located in the historic centre with a strong commitment to its students and community. It has legendary teachers, an enviable position and is a place that makes you smile as you stroll into. Its atmosphere is inclusive, cheery and chilled. Everyone is in the same boat: up for learning lots of Spanish. And making a few friends.
ISLA is located in the enchanting World Heritage city of Salamanca, in Castile-León, the heart of Old Spain.
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Why study Spanish in Salamanca?
Salamanca’s suitability and extraordinary appeal for the Spanish learner have maintained her as the Number One destination for Spanish courses for generations. The Spanish spoken here is the most pure and accent free in Spain, making it easy to understand and copy. The city is picture-postcard beautiful on every corner, the jewel in the crown being her square, Salamanca’s world-class Plaza Mayor. It is safe, has 30,000 students studying at its historic university, is cheap, has fantastic food and is roaring good fun.
25.04.'13 New activity alert: Interactive seminars!
Ever fancied dressing up as Dulcinea or Gran Inquisitor Torquemada? Well, now's your chance. These seminars on Don Quijote, the Spanish Inquisition and Christopher Columbus in Salamanca combine videos, music, role pay and are packed with learning tools. Check them out here: Spanish Interactive Seminars
17.04.'13 New Look!
Phew! No more bang bang and dust in our ears. The workers have left and ISLA is looking sleek and slinky. There is glass everywhere so now everyone can see who's on the job and who's on facebook.
27.02.'13 New Exercise
Try out our new Spanish vocabulary phrases test
11.02.'13 Academic Year Plus
ISLA has a new course called the Academic Year Plus. This combines our classic long termer's Academic Year course which comprises 4 lessons daily with an extra culture session on literature, art, history, contemporary politics and socio-economics, music and more… And like the Academic Year course, with Academic Year Plus you pay 32 weeks but get 36!
14.01.'13 New Study Resources
Try out our new Spanish vocabulary exercise
19.12.'12 Singing Painters
We are ten days into our makeover at ISLA 1 and the bang bang has given way to singing painters. Three cheers to the office team for being so brave (teachers and students get to escape to other buildings) and chins up - we'll look fabulous when the bandages come off:)
15.10.'12 ISLA at the London Language Show
ISLA is exhibiting at the London Language Show at the National Hall, Olympia form Friday October 19th to Sunday October 21st. This is a great chance to meet the director and chat about your future Spanish learning plans! Come and visit us at this free fair!
11.10.'12 Salamanca's November musical offerings:
Flamenco modern giants Poveda and Pitingo … and Queen played by a symphony orchestra. Who could ask for more? More in our blog post.
4.9.'12 The football season has started.
Athletic Club ISLA kicked off the season with a well deserved draw against Irish Club Cavern. After succeeding 2 quick goals before half time AC ISLA leveled the game in the dying minutes to earn a well deserved point. They meet Bar Cambi at the weekend to try and add more points to the table. Good luck boys!
3.9.'12 Ferias y Fiestas
Great food, great drink, great company galore; get ready for the ´Ferias y Fiestas´ coming to Salamanca next week! You can read more about Salamanca Fiestas in our blog.
3.8.'12 Interactive Seminars
ISLA's newest addition, the Interactive Seminar, doubles as an extra curricular activity for students at ISLA Salamanca and a useful tool for school teachers form anywhere in the world.
6.7.'12 ISLA students support Spain
On Sunday 01.07.12 Spain beat Italy 4-0 to retain the Euro trophy. Students of ISLA turned Spanish for the night, wore red, and painted flags on their faces to support “los rojos”... read more here
1.6.'12 New activity
Taller de tapas. Taking advantage of the Txoko's little kitchen, the Taller de Tapas is up and running. A group of budding Ferran Adria's were gently led through the steps of making a 'Paloma' by master chef Cristina...
17.5.'12 Welcome back back.
No, that's not a typo but our new special offer. We are really chuffed that quite a few people make Salamanca their holiday of choice and come back for a third time or more, hence the new Welcome Back Back discount
16.5.'12 ISLA football team
Check out the new flickr photos and facebook of the ISLA football team and student supporters and our awesome day by the Portuguese border. Thanks for the memories, guys.
17.4.'12 ISLA has run out of runners
Stop press! ISLA has run out of runners! If you have an a2 level and can get yourself here by the end of the month we have a spot for you! See the work experience part in the Students Corner section.
New DELE Preparation Courses
ISLA is now offering DELE Preparation Courses in A2, B1, B2 and C1. It is also possible, by request only, to complete a Preparation Course in A1 or C2. The results from our past students exams show just how valuable these preparation courses are as we have seen a 93% pass rate and most students achieve top scores.
02.4.'12 - Verb Blast
A new game has been developed to help students practice their Spanish verbs. This game is a simple way to test yourself at how well you can recall your newly learnt Spanish verbs, as well as show you which verbs you still need to learn. If you are interested in giving it a go and testing your “verb blast” skills, go to spanish vocabulary test page.
3.2.'12 - Competition Winners
The Grab & Learn contest has reached a nail-biting conclusion with 3 contestants tying for first place. Click here to find out if you are one of the lucky winners.
1.2.'12 - Welcome abroad Cristina
Another year, another gorgeous girl in the office. Welcome aboard, Cristina and long may you sail with us.
New Game Available here: Spanish Words Scrabble Game
Video Messages from Amanda ;-)