10 reasons for learning Spanish with don Quijote:
- An active – and interactive – learning experience
For more than 21 years we have watched our students gain confidence and ability as they apply their new language skills to practical situations. You’ll learn Spanish as you learned your native language – through practice and continuous communication.
- Unequalled client satisfaction
More students come to us through personal referrals than any other source. Our students leave us speaking Spanish with increased confidence – and boasting of their rewarding stay in Spain.
- A wide range of options in courses, accommodations and activities
You’ll design the language travel program of your choice. Study from one week to as long as you like. Find more than 25 courses, flexible start dates and a wide range of accommodation choices.
- A diverse and international student body
At don Quijote, you’ll study and socialize with students from all over the world. Each year we welcome as many as 12,000 students of all ages and more than 60 countries.
- Quality you can count on
Our schools have earned prestigious certifications including recognition as accredited centers by the Instituto Cervantes (Granada, Salamanca, Tenerife, and Valencia), and the Certificate for Excellence in Teaching Spanish as Foreign Language (CEELE) conferred by the University of Alcalá. American universities grant academic credit for our courses, and we are approved by the German and Swiss governments for their scholarship programs, as well.
- A talented and dedicated staff dedicated exclusively to teaching Spanish
For more than 21 years we have been dedicated solely to the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language. All of our instructors are degree holders, experienced and passionate about teaching their native language. In fact, they wrote the textbooks we use in our classrooms, a teaching method also published by Edebé Spanish educational editorial house for use around the world.
- Premiere destinations
Because we believe culture is essential to language study, we have carefully chosen the most beautiful, historic and culturally important cities in Spain and Latin America for our schools. You may choose to stay in one city or combine stays in two or more locations, without losing a beat in your don Quijote study program. Centrally located, fully equipped schools Schools in historic barrios (neighborhoods), our unique dQ guarantees, libraries, free Internet and Wi-Fi in all don Quijote schools, free use of our Online Course – this is the don Quijote experience.
- Engaging cultural activities
We offer daily cultural activities and weekend sightseeing excursions to engage you in the rich culture of our host cities. From the moment you arrive, we’ll invite you to live Spanish as you learn Spanish. Spanish for Life Because Spanish will enrich your life long after your first in-country experience, we hope your course will only be the beginning of a lifelong relationship with the Spanish language and don Quijote. Between courses, we invite you to stay in touch with us through our monthly newsletter. Also, continue to practice your Spanish with our free dQ online members’ community and weekly e-mail lessons.