FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions
Is the Spanish school easy to find?
Yes, the school is in central Valencia, next to Colón underground station and Valencia’s train station. Take a look at the map to help you or give us a call on +34 96 315 5702
What facilities are there?
Free unlimited internet access is available to all of our students, as a space for silent study, all classrooms are air-conditioned and we have a terrace where yoga classes take place Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
What time does Euroace open and close?
The reception is open from 9.30am – 8pm.
Are your teachers native speakers?
Yes, all our teachers are native – Spaniard – speakers, educated to degree level and thoroughly trained to teach Spanish as a Foreign Language.
Is it easy to meet locals and Spanish speakers?
Every Thursday we organize a free Language Exchange activity where students and interns practice their Spanish skills with local and Spanish speakers.
How long do courses last?
Students can choose to study either a short course, for a minimum of one day (Survival Spanish), or a longer course for anything up to one year or more.
When you arrive at the school you will do a grammar and writing level test. Through these tests we will assess which level is right for you. This is also the time when we find out more about your goals related to learning Spanish so that we can plan the right programme for you.
Can I start at any time?
Yes, you can start your course any time of the year. Monday is always the best day to start.
What do I need to bring on my first day?
We provide all the material you will need during the course. A pen and paper would be useful.
Do I need to buy a book?
No. As mentioned earlier, we provide all the material you will need during your course.
How many students are in each class and where are the students from?
There’s a maximum of 8 students per class. Our students are from all over the world.
How can I check my progress?
You will be tested regularly in class and the teacher will monitor your progress. During your class, you will have tests to check that you are making progress. If you have any questions you can always speak to your teacher.
What exams do Euroace offer?
Euroace offers exam preparation courses for DELE examination. We are not an examination centre but we can help you to book an examination centre for an exam, however we cannot guarantee availability.
How long does the internship last?
The minimum length required is one month, maximum one year.
Is the internship paid?
When can I start?
You can start your internship in Valencia any time of the year.
Do I need Spanish during my internships?
No, Spanish is not required but it’s a plus.
What type of company or industry will I be working for?
Once we receive your CV and cover letter we match your profile with companies established in Valencia and surrounding areas. There’s no charge until you secure your internship.
What accommodation is best for me?
Most of our students stay in our nearby apartments. These are great places to meet other students. However, some students prefer to stay in a homestay; to find out more about Spanish culture and to practice their Spanish. Please contact us if you need any help on deciding which accommodation is best for you.
What happens if I have a problem with the accommodation?
First, let us know what the issue is. Once we know about the problem we will try to resolve it.
How far are the homestay providers from Euroace?
Most of our homestay providers are within a 20-minute walk or public transport journey from Euroace. If you would like to be nearer, please ask us when you enrol.
Do I need a visa?
If you are from an EEA country you do not need a visa. For other nationalities visa requirements vary. If you want to check what the requirements are for your country, please ask your local Spanish Embassy.
How do I get a visa?
3 easy steps to apply for a visa:
- Ask your local Spanish Embassy
- Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Once you’re enrolled on one of our courses (minimum of 20 hours per week) you will receive an acceptance letter for your VISA
Will someone meet me at the airport, train or bus station when I arrive?
Yes, if you request it in advance. We can arrange for a driver to come and pick you up at the airport, train or bus station and take you to your accommodation. For price details please contact us.
How can I get insurance?
Euroace strongly advises all students to organize their own travel and medical insurance. We can process insurance for you too.
Can I use my mobile phone in Spain?
Yes, if you have a GSM phone. Speak to your service provider for more information.
What’s the weather like in Valencia?
Marvellous. Mild winters and warm summers. Make sure you bring your sun cream (May-September) as temperatures can reach 30º Celsius.
What is it like to live in Valencia?
Living in Valencia is cheaper than living in other Mediterranean cities like Barcelona or Rome. Public transportation is good, it’s a walkable/bike-able city. Valencia is also a very safe city, you’ll have no problems walking alone or at night.
ENROLMENT & PAYMENT
How do I enrol?
It’s easy to enrol on one of our courses. Please get in touch with us at email@example.com
How can I pay for a course?
You can pay the fees by:
Bank transfer – you pay all the bank charges which may be incurred during the bank transfer.
What about accommodation?
It’s very simple to reserve your accommodation.
- Choose between: a shared apartment, living with a host family or staying at a hostel/hotel.
- You will need to book in advance, we will then send details of your accommodation.
If you have any further queries, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call on +34 96 315 5702
The Euroace Team looks forward to meeting you!