Taronja School, Valencia, Spain

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What kind of person do you feel you are? Would you sing really loud in the shower even if your neighbours could hear you? Would you like to win the first prize in a ‘most ridiculous hat’ tournament? When you see a cake, do you feel the urgent need to stick your finger in it?

Great! THEN YOU’RE ONE OF US!

If you’re reading this then today is your lucky day: You’ve found TARONJA, your soul mate! At TARONJA we all feel like kids, and we love to have fun. Are you ready to join us?

In 2004 Eva, Fernando and Maxi (childhood friends) decided to start a business that would be a reflection of them- selves: A very professional school that would be, at the same time, very fun, happy and a little crazy. After several years, TARONJA has become their passion, their life and their own daughter. That’s the way you’ll feel here, like at home, (or even better)! TARONJA is a place meant for young people, but we are NOT talking about age, we are talking about people that feel YOUNG IN SPIRIT! Do you have a soundtrack for every day of your life? When you go to bed at night, do you get excited about the new adventures that tomorrow will bring you? Do you feel like a kid or do you have an old soul?

The TARONJA Spanish School welcomes you and takes this opportunity to introduce itself and the special features of our young school which makes a difference in the field of Spanish learning. It is the best located Spanish school in Valencia as our school is located on a pedestrian street in the city centre, in a beautiful XIXth century building. It is surrounded by the cafés and restaurants.

Our Spanish teachers have a Degree in Spanish Philology. They have practical experience and professional teacher training for Spanish as a foreign language. Yet, at the same time, they are dynamic, young and friendly, and always ready to help you with your doubts, questions and problems.

Travelling abroad is always a great experience. That is why apart from the Spanish classes we offer you a complete variety of cultural and leisure activities to enjoy during the week. Trips, parties, dinners, concerts, museums and sports are an important part of our cultural programme. We guarantee you an incredible time, making the most of it.

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Study Spanish at Taronja School (2017 - 2018 prices)

Intensive Spanish Course 20 + 6* Social Lessons 180 €/wk (discount with more weeks)

The course is designed for students wanting to learn Spanish and to combine language study with other activities that allow you to see the city surroundings and its famous beaches. The 4 skills will be worked on within a communicative environment. We guarantee a fast and effective learning of the Spanish language. The course consists of 20 lessons of Spanish + 5 didactic social activities per week.

Superintensive Spanish Course 30 + 6* social lessons 310 €/wk (discount with more weeks)

The course is designed for students wanting to push their Spanish learning to the limits while they stay in Valencia. The course consists of 4 daily lessons of intensive course and 2 daily lessons focused on conversation and pronunciation. If you choose this option, you will devote your time to pronunciation, diction, diastratic and diaphasic varieties of Spanish, etc. This lessons will definitely improve your fluency in Spanish. Minimum required A2 level. The course consists of 20 lessons of intensive course + 10 weekly lessons focused on conversation and pronunciation + 5 didactic social activities per week.

Internships or Volunteer Work 945 € for 3 wks Spanish and 4 wks volunteering + insurance

The internship program is designed for students with an advanced knowledge of Spanish, at a minimum level of B2. The program consists of two parts: 1) Three weeks of Intensive Spanish classes, 2) Interning for a minimum of four weeks in a Spanish business (non-paid).

Leisure & Cultural Courses (only available when taking a Spanish course)

Paddle Surf Course (1 session of 1hr 30mins with a monitor, 2 days paddle board rental 70 €):

Our course includes a session of 1.5 hr with a monitor and 2 sessions of board rental so that you can practice on your own and enjoy the sensation of gliding along the surface of the sea. A fun and special way of roaming the coast while gazing at the bottom of the sea.

Kitesurf Course (Beginners 245 € for 10 lessons)

In the morning you will be sitting your Spanish classes, and in the afternoon (approximately 2 to 3 times a week, depending on the wind), you will go to the beach to practice Kitesurfing. We have three courses available: Beginners, Beginners and intermediate (420 € for 20 lessons), Advanced course (245 € for 10 lessons).

Salsa Course (35 € per individual lesson)

Would you like to learn the Salsa and the Bachata whilst doing a Spanish course? Valencia has a deep cultural connection with Hispano-America. This, together with the great love Valencian ́s harbour for dancing, makes Valencia one of the best European cities for learning the Salsa. Don ́t doubt it: this is your chance!

Spanish Guitar (360 € per week for 10 lessons):

The Flamenco guitar is a fusion between a Spanish guitar and mandora (or “morisca”, a kind of Arab guitar). Your teacher will also provide you with the guitar and guide you in this trip to the profound Spanish roots.

Art Course (70 € per 2 weeks):

This art course is given at a specialised art school, where you will have the opportunity to interact with Spanish students interested in art and painting. It’s a practical course designed to help you develop your personal and creative sides, going much further than merely imitating nature. Enjoy learning to use colours and different techniques in an institution with an unbeatable atmosphere, and amazing teachers. In the morning students will attend the 4 hour Spanish course and in the afternoon (twice a week) the Art course.

There is also a Surf course and a Sailing course.

Booking Fee all Courses 39 €

Included

Level test before arrival; Tutor support and pastoral care (if needed); Attendance Spanish Certificate issued at the end of the course; Free Internet and Wifi area.

6* Social Lessons included each week: Language Exchange every Monday; Walking & Learning route every Tuesday; Welcome Paella Party every Tuesday; Spanish Cooking lesson every Wednesday; Spanish Culture lesson every Thursday