Castilla y León Group

Castilla y León Group

Description

Learn Spanish in Spain over a Weekend with Esther - as featured on the recent BBC online course Mi Vida Loca.Our Weekend courses are designed for people who like to combine a long weekend stay (arrive Friday, leave Sunday/Monday) with a complete immersion in the Spanish way of life. Staying with your teacher and other 4 students, you will benefit from Spanish being spoken, from the moment you get up to have breakfast until you go to bed after an eventful day. The course includes 5 hours of Spanish tuition, 2 x Breakfast, 1x Lunch and 1x Dinner (tapas). Complimentary Coffee, Tea and water is available throughout the day.

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Teachers and trainers (1)

Esther  Sahagun
Esther Sahagun
Tutor

Esther is a well established Language Consultant (notably for the BBC London) with her own language school, Lingua Diversa, in London. Apart form that Esther is preparing students for A-Level and DELE exams at the London City Lit and has taught many corporate language students (i.e.at the Bank of England, Stat Oil, IBM, Clifford Chance and Morgan Stanley, etc.) in the past. More recently Esther took part in the new BBC Spanish online Course 'Mi Vida Loca' which gives you the opportunity to learn spanish for FREE.

History

Esther Sahagun has had extesive experinece in teaching Spanish to adults and children before starting her own language school, Lingua Diversa, with an Italien colleague. Since then Esther has launched the much liked weekend courses in Medina de Rioseco, just 12 km from her birthplace, Belmonte de Campos. Apart from that she was part of the team, who created the free BBC online course Mi Vida Loca (which won a BAFTA award in May 2009!).Gerda Brenner, who together with Esther came up with the idea of a weekend course, has been studiying Spanish for many years (and still keeps on learning!) After changing her carreer to become a German teacher Gerda enjoys being the second host to the weekend course. Gerda's varied working past includes employment at at the Austrian Trade Commission; launching innovative Austrian products in the London market and being an Area Manager for a large European food manufacturer.

Advantages of studying here

Small groups - the maximum number of students is 6.Constant encouragement to talk in Spanish - also when teacher is not present. Your teacher uses an excellent methodology and appropriate course material.

Areas of specialisation

Spanish LanguageGerman LanguageCommunicative Method applied