Immersion Courses in Spain

LFEE Europe has been a Course Provider since 2002, delivering expert professional development training for teachers. Based in Edinburgh, LFEE Europe’s teaching team consists of Spanish native speakers who are all experienced and fully qualified teachers and are committed to promoting Spanish language and culture throughout Europe. Our Spanish Immersion Courses, which take place in Málaga, are supported by the British Council (UK), Léargas (Republic of Ireland), and other European Agencies under the new Erasmus+ (KA1) European funding programme.
For more information, contact immersions@lfee.net

NEW ! Our One-Week Primary and Secondary Immersion Courses have been accredited with Professional Recognition by GTC Scotland

GTCS logoThis is a 12-month process. Please contact us for more details or consult our “At a Glance” document to the right of this page.

Aims of Primary Immersion Courses in Malaga

  • To improve methodological expertise in the teaching of Spanish to young learners
  • To provide participants with materials and ideas suitable for the teaching of Spanish at primary level
  • To develop cultural awareness and understanding of contemporary Spain
  • To improve participants’ competence and performance in Spanish
  • To use Internet and other ICT resources in your class

Aims of Follow-up Immersion Courses in Santiago de Compostela (for teachers who have already completed one or more of our courses in Malaga)

  • To provide participants with fresh materials and ideas suitable for the teaching of Spanish at primary/early secondary level, including new games and songs
  • To reinforce their methodological expertise in the teaching of Spanish, focusing on cross-curricular learning
  • To develop a better cultural awareness and understanding of contemporary Spain by discovering the exceptional cultural heritage of the region of Galicia (this also includes a possible visit to a Spanish school depending on our partners’ availability)
  • To further improve participants’ competence and performance in Spanish, looking in particular at grammar and sentence building
  • To continue to develop knowledge of ICT tools suitable for the language classroom

Downloads

▼ Immersion Courses in Spain at a glance

▼ Sample Day to Day Programmes (subject to changes)

▼ Press articles/reports

What they said

220 participants from 10 different countries took part in our immersion courses this year. This is what they had to say.

To leave a comment or to read what past participants have said about our immersion courses, please visit our page on the European School Education Gateway website.

Aims of 1-week Secondary Immersion Courses

  • To develop cultural awareness and understanding of contemporary Spain
  • To debate current issues and (re)discover contemporary Spanish personalities
  • To use Internet and other ICT resources in the classroom
  • To use contemporary novels, songs, short stories and films in the classroom
  • To enhance participants’ discursive skills, update their vocabulary and gain new ideas and materials for use in the classroom
  • To enhance methodological expertise in the teaching of Spanish to teenagers

Aims of Ten-day Secondary Immersion Courses

  • To improve participants’ competence and performance in Spanish, looking in particular at pronunciation, grammar and sentence building
  • To develop a better cultural awareness and understanding of contemporary Spain by discovering the exceptional cultural heritage of the South of Spain
  • To develop knowledge of ICT tools suitable for the learning and teaching of Spanish

NEW ! Three-Week Secondary Immersion Courses

GTCS logoWith the possibility for Scottish secondary teachers to meet GTC Scotland’s new policy requirements for language residency.

This three-week intensive programme in Spain will provide a balanced combination of language, methodology and cultural activities, delivered in the target language.

Aims of Three-Week Secondary Immersion Courses

  • To improve participants’ competence and performance in Spanish at all levels
  • To build upon participants’ experience in the teaching and learning of their first foreign language and enhance their methodological expertise in the teaching and learning of Spanish to teenagers
  • To help participants gain new ideas and materials for use in the classroom
  • To use ICT, songs, media and other authentic resources in the teaching of Spanish
  • To further develop participants’ cultural awareness and understanding of contemporary Spain, including the school system
  • To debate current issues and (re)discover contemporary Spanish personalities
  • To learn from and to share good practice with other teachers from around Scotland but also from other countries in Europe

Please download our brochures at the top of this page for further details on our courses, and the latest course dates and fees. Or alternatively contact:
Ros Main
LFEE Europe
The Green House
41 St Bernard’s Crescent
Edinburgh, EH4 1NR, UK.
Tel 00 44 (0)131 343 2222
immersions@lfee.net
Please contact LFEE Europe as soon as possible and at least 2 weeks before the deadline date should you wish to register for one of our courses, so we can send you further information on how to apply for Erasmus+ (KA1) funding
We recommend that you book a place with us on a course FIRST before you apply for Erasmus+ (KA1) funding as places are allocated on a first-come first-serve basis.