A Nearby Adventure from Málaga: Ronda

Hello everyone! Today, I want to share an exciting getaway to Ronda, a nearby gem that will provide you with an enriching experience to learn Spanish while exploring its unique beauty. In this blog, I'll guide you through the charms of Ronda, what to see in this...

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A Nearby Adventure from Málaga: Ronda

A Nearby Adventure from Málaga: Ronda

Hello everyone! Today, I want to share an exciting getaway to Ronda, a nearby gem that will provide you with an enriching experience ... Find out more

How to Make Homemade Ham Croquettes

How to Make Homemade Ham Croquettes

Hello! Today, I bring you a delightful experience that will allow you to learn Spanish while venturing into the creation of homemade ... Find out more

One day trip to Segovia

One day trip to Segovia

Hello everyone! Today, I want to share with you an experience that combines two of my favorite passions: learning Spanish and ... Find out more

4 Typical Flavors of Málaga

4 Typical Flavors of Málaga

Hello everyone! Are you eager to discover the unique flavors of Málaga while learning Spanish? Today, I bring you a delightful ... Find out more

5 Sunday plans to end your week

5 Sunday plans to end your week

Hello everyone! Today, I want to share with you 5 exciting Sunday plans to make the most of this day in the vibrant city of Madrid. ... Find out more

Learning Spanish with Movies on Netflix

Learning Spanish with Movies on Netflix

Hello! In today's blog, I encourage you to join an exciting journey through the movies available on Netflix, a magnificent opportunity ... Find out more

4 Places to Visit in Andalusia

4 Places to Visit in Andalusia

Hello! If you're eager to explore the most charming corners of Andalusia while learning Spanish, you've come to the right place. In ... Find out more

Exploring the Autumn of Madrid

Exploring the Autumn of Madrid

Hello everyone! Autumn has arrived, and with it, Madrid is adorned with warm and magical colors that make this city even more ... Find out more

5 Best Plans to do in Málaga during this autumn

5 Best Plans to do in Málaga during this autumn

Hello everyone! How are you? I hope you're enjoying this autumn season. In this new post, I bring you the five best plans for autumn ... Find out more

5 Authentic Bars in Madrid

5 Authentic Bars in Madrid

Hello! If there's something that defines the Spanish experience, it's tapas bars. In Madrid, these iconic places are more than just ... Find out more

5 unmissable plans to explore during the summer in Málaga

5 unmissable plans to explore during the summer in Málaga

The coastal city of Málaga is a destination that offers countless possibilities to enjoy and learn Spanish. Regardless of the time of ... Find out more

Celebrate the National Day of Spain in Malaga!

Celebrate the National Day of Spain in Malaga!

Hello! Today I want to take you on an exciting journey to a special date on the Spanish calendar: the arrival of Christopher Columbus ... Find out more

Explore the Best Cafes in Madrid

Explore the Best Cafes in Madrid

Hello! If you're looking for a quiet and cozy place to learn Spanish while enjoying a good coffee in Madrid, you're in the right ... Find out more

An Alphabet of Spanish Idioms (N – Z)

An Alphabet of Spanish Idioms (N – Z)

Welcome to part 2 of our alphabet of idioms! (If you’re joining halfway through, make sure you don’t miss our Spanish idioms A – ... Find out more

An Alphabet of Spanish Idioms (A – M)

An Alphabet of Spanish Idioms (A – M)

One of the best ways to learn Spanish is to take a look at some of the popular, or plain funny, idioms used by Spanish speakers! ... Find out more

Life in the west of Málaga

Life in the west of Málaga

The west of Málaga has always been a popular holiday destination. Due to its long coastlines, great beaches and local population’s ... Find out more

La Noche de San Juan in Malaga

La Noche de San Juan in Malaga

The month of June is the occasion to enjoy one of the most iconic and impressive Spanish festivities: la Noche de San ... Find out more

Classroom Vocabulary in Spanish

Classroom Vocabulary in Spanish

The classroom is one of the most important environments there is, and if you want to learn Spanish for real chances are you’ll be ... Find out more

The story of El Clásico

The story of El Clásico

This Saturday from 16:15, the 265th Clásico match in history will take place in Barcelona, between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. El ... Find out more

Hotel Vocabulary in Spanish

Hotel Vocabulary in Spanish

Malaga is a fantastic holiday destination with plenty to see, and there are plenty of great hotels available. If you’re staying at a ... Find out more

Malaga Bucket List: 12 Unmissable Things to Do

Malaga Bucket List: 12 Unmissable Things to Do

Malaga has so much to offer, it can be hard to know where to start! AIL Malaga is here to help: we’ve come up with a fun and original ... Find out more

¡Vamos a comer! Spanish Restaurant Vocabulary

¡Vamos a comer! Spanish Restaurant Vocabulary

We all love going to restaurants – after a long day enjoying the top sights of Málaga, it’s a great way to spend time with your ... Find out more

Spanish Autumn/Fall Vocabulary

Spanish Autumn/Fall Vocabulary

It’s that time of year again… Autumn is officially here! It may still feel summery in sunny Málaga, but before we know it the city’s ... Find out more

Liz’s experience in Malaga

Liz’s experience in Malaga

I just got back from a two-week course in AIL Málaga and I am already missing the classes, the teachers and my fellow students very ... Find out more

Meeting Adrian – Spanish and Tennis Course

Meeting Adrian – Spanish and Tennis Course

Personal file: Name: Adrián Birthplace: Málaga Age: 28 Language speak: Spanish, English and French Childhood dream of: ... Find out more

House vocabulary in Spanish

House vocabulary in Spanish

Like everyone, you probably spend a lot of your time at home – but do you know how to talk about the house in Spanish? If you want to ... Find out more

La Semana Santa: Enjoy Malaga’s Holy Week!

La Semana Santa: Enjoy Malaga’s Holy Week!

Thinking of coming to Malaga during the Holy Week but not sure what to expect or what to do when you get here? Relax – AIL Malaga are ... Find out more

Learn the imperative with the recipe of the tortilla

Learn the imperative with the recipe of the tortilla

You do not know how and when to use the imperative? Learn the imperative with us thanks to our delicious recipe of Spanish tortilla! ... Find out more

My perfect day in Malaga

My perfect day in Malaga

Hi! I am Kassandra and I am going to tell you something … I arrived to Malaga by obligation (for work), imagine, me a girl from the ... Find out more

Romantic plans for Valentine’s Day in Malaga

Romantic plans for Valentine’s Day in Malaga

Are you thinking about surprising your partner on Valentine’s Day? Would you like to take your “better half” to a place that she/he ... Find out more

Top 5: Spanish expressions that you won’t learn in class

Top 5: Spanish expressions that you won’t learn in class

Have you ever been talking with Spanish friends, then heard them use a weird expression or Spanish proverb that you couldn’t ... Find out more

Shopping in Malaga: Everything you need to know!

Shopping in Malaga: Everything you need to know!

Malaga may be a top destination for learning Spanish, but that’s not all: shopaholics may find themselves all too easily with an empty ... Find out more

Top 5: Spanish Proverbs about Friendship

Top 5: Spanish Proverbs about Friendship

Proverbs (“los refranes” in Spanish) are popular sayings used by a population or community; usually to give advice about how people ... Find out more

TOP 6: Places you can’t miss in Malaga

TOP 6: Places you can’t miss in Malaga

Malaga is the capital of the Costa del Sol, and offers all the advantages of a capital at your fingertips: fun destinations, famous ... Find out more

Spanish Job Vocabulary

Spanish Job Vocabulary

We have all dreamt about who we would grow up to be when we were young. Some of us wanted to be pilots, doctors and footballers just ... Find out more

Spanish proverbs about love

Spanish proverbs about love

Love… many of us are dealing with it, others are trying to explain it. Love is a word of great power. It can change everything, either ... Find out more

Spanish quotes and proverbs about positivity

Spanish quotes and proverbs about positivity

In life, the happiest people tend to be the most positive and optimistic. The Spanish have lots to say about this too! Having a ... Find out more

5 Stages of Starting a Spanish Romance

5 Stages of Starting a Spanish Romance

There’s a reason why many people believe that Spanish is the ‘language of love’, therefore perhaps it´s time that you start ... Find out more

Halloween in Málaga

Halloween in Málaga

Halloween is coming soon and due to the fact that it is a very popular feast amongst people because of its creative costumes, specific ... Find out more

How to cook Paella

How to cook Paella

Paella is a delicious Spanish dish which is a must try for every visitor when travelling around Spain. Every traditional restaurant ... Find out more

Learn about Flamenco: History and Spanish vocabulary

Learn about Flamenco: History and Spanish vocabulary

People all over the world think of flamenco dancers when they think of Spain – but it actually has its origins in Andalucía and ... Find out more

Why Malaga is the top Erasmus destination in Europe

Why Malaga is the top Erasmus destination in Europe

Are you lucky enough to be going on an Erasmus placement? There are many factors you might take into consideration when choosing your ... Find out more

Spanish Vocabulary for Erasmus in Spain

Spanish Vocabulary for Erasmus in Spain

With its laidback lifestyle, reasonable prices, amazing weather and large choice of universities, life in Spain is any international ... Find out more

The vocabulary of the airport in Spanish

The vocabulary of the airport in Spanish

You like travel? You like travel by plane? You are going to travel to Spain in few days but you don’t know the vocabulary in Spanish? ... Find out more

10 reasons to learn Spanish

10 reasons to learn Spanish

Are you thinking of learning Spanish, but not sure if it is worth the effort? We can think of lots of  explanations for why so many ... Find out more

Halloween Special: Spooky Skull Cupcakes

Halloween Special: Spooky Skull Cupcakes

Here at AIL Malaga, we love Halloween, we love baking… and obviously, we love our Spanish courses!  Here we combine the three with ... Find out more

Spanish words for Tourists

Spanish words for Tourists

Coming to a Spanish-speaking country but don’t speak a word of Spanish? Don’t worry, AIL Malaga is here to help you! We will teach ... Find out more

Christmas Vocabulary in Spanish

Christmas Vocabulary in Spanish

Christmas is just around the corner, and we hope you’re as excited as we are! Get into the Christmas spirit and learn some ... Find out more

Looking for Accommodation – Spanish Vocabulary

Looking for Accommodation – Spanish Vocabulary

Travelling is a great opportunity to discover new landscapes, cultures and meet new people but a very important thing which is also ... Find out more

Winter is Coming – Vocabulary

Winter is Coming – Vocabulary

Winter is coming and it brings a cold weather, which is either very welcome and favorite for some people or on the other hand hated ... Find out more

Shopping and clothes – Vocabulary

Shopping and clothes – Vocabulary

Shopping is one of the favourite activities of many women. Of course, we don’t mean purchasing necessities like food or health ... Find out more

How to present yourself in Spanish!

How to present yourself in Spanish!

When we arrive in a foreign country, we either know few people, or sometimes even no one. Naturally, during a stay abroad, we will ... Find out more

Defining Platonic Relationships in Spanish!

Defining Platonic Relationships in Spanish!

We often say that our friends are our second family; the people with who we spend many moments and can be ourselves with. The people ... Find out more

Famous Sports Vocabulary

Famous Sports Vocabulary

Euphoria & devastation: these are some of the common emotions associated with sports. Sports make the world go round; it breaks ... Find out more

Transportation Vocabulary

Transportation Vocabulary

Traveling has become an essential part of life today, especially in this modern age of globalization. The world feels much smaller, as ... Find out more

Office Vocabulary in Spanish

Office Vocabulary in Spanish

As the second most-widely spoken language in the world, the second most spoken language in the US, and the language that is spoken in ... Find out more

Cinematographic Art

Cinematographic Art

Nowadays, everyone has watched a film and it usually only takes us a few hours. However, the viewing time of a film in comparison to ... Find out more

Errors of the Spanish Language. Beware of word order!

Errors of the Spanish Language. Beware of word order!

Being free or having free time? Have you stopped to think that many times the mistake doesn’t have to be grammatical but rather ... Find out more

Valentine’s Day Perfect Dinner Menu

Valentine’s Day Perfect Dinner Menu

Every person who has a partner always starts the month of February thinking ‘’What am I going to do for Valentine’s day?’’, ‘’Should ... Find out more

The best outdoor mall in Malaga, Plaza Mayor!

The best outdoor mall in Malaga, Plaza Mayor!

Even if Malaga is one of the sunniest cities of Andalusia, sometimes it may happen that it’s not that sunny and your plan to go to the ... Find out more

Andalusia knows how to ‘throw’ a Carnival!

Andalusia knows how to ‘throw’ a Carnival!

Andalusia knows how to ‘throw’ a Carnival!   El Carnaval is one of the best festivities of the year ... Find out more

Andalucían seasons. What is your favourite?

Andalucían seasons. What is your favourite?

Did you know that the weather in Andalucía is one of  most diverse in the world? Andalucía is often associated with the ... Find out more

Do you know Spain´s most famous people? Let’s find out!

Do you know Spain´s most famous people? Let’s find out!

How much do you know about famous Spanish people nowadays? Spain has numerous famous people in different kinds of ... Find out more

Andalusia day, what a festivity!

Andalusia day, what a festivity!

Like every year, on the 28th of February, we celebrate Andalusia Day. This day is a free day because we celebrate an important moment ... Find out more

AIL Málaga Spanish Language School – Transports Malaga

AIL Málaga Spanish Language School – Transports Malaga

Forget about tourist buses, expensive special transports and google maps telling you how to get somewhere. We are here to help you! We ... Find out more

Top 5 things to do in Malaga to make the most of the mediterranean sun

Top 5 things to do in Malaga to make the most of the mediterranean sun

If you are thinking of studying Spanish in Málaga, or you simply want to spend some time in our city, this article will be very useful ... Find out more

Meet new people in Málaga

Meet new people in Málaga

This tips will help you meet new people in Málaga! Whether you’ve moved here to study Spanish or to work, everybody has one thing in ... Find out more

How to speak Spanish if you’re shy like me

How to speak Spanish if you’re shy like me

Like me, you are interested in learning Spanish and you are already following the best tips on how to learn Spanish fast. You’re ... Find out more

Live Online Spanish Classes: what are they like?

Live Online Spanish Classes: what are they like?

When the government in the UK imposed its third, and hopefully last! National lockdown on 4th January this year, the hotel chain that ... Find out more

Traditions, customs and culture of Andalusia

Traditions, customs and culture of Andalusia

The region's rich past and history of Andalusia has contributed for hundreds of years to create a unique and singular cultural and ... Find out more

Life in Malaga from the perspective of a very intrepid Swede

Life in Malaga from the perspective of a very intrepid Swede

Hello everybody! My name is Agnetha, I am from Stockholm and I have come to Spain to learn Spanish in Malaga and above all to have a ... Find out more

Agnetha teaches you how to cook prawn omelettes

Agnetha teaches you how to cook prawn omelettes

Hello everybody! My experience in Malaga is getting better and better every day. I am very excited about the Spanish lessons at AIL ... Find out more

Best Christmas plans to do in Malaga

Best Christmas plans to do in Malaga

Christmas has arrived in Malaga! The streets are decorated with lights and the city looks more beautiful than ever.All the main ... Find out more

5 very interesting Christmas traditions in Malaga

5 very interesting Christmas traditions in Malaga

AIL Malaga school is already decorated for Christmas and our students love to learn about Christmas traditions in Malaga. Some ... Find out more

Agnetha experiences her first Christmas in Malaga

Agnetha experiences her first Christmas in Malaga

Hello everybody! Did you miss me? I did! I have a lot of things to tell you. This year I am spending Christmas in Malaga.  I have ... Find out more

Agnetha has a spectacular new year’s eve

Agnetha has a spectacular new year’s eve

Hello everyone! How have you welcomed 2022? I couldn't have had a better time at the New Year's Eve party. The dinner was great and ... Find out more

Reasons to study Spanish in Malaga

Reasons to study Spanish in Malaga

Hello, how are you? I hope your first weeks of the year have been great and that in 2022 you will achieve everything you set out to ... Find out more

Agnetha visits Nerja and a 450.000 year old cave

Agnetha visits Nerja and a 450.000 year old cave

Hi, how is everything going? I am super excited this week. I had an amazing weekend and I can't wait to tell you all about it. I'm ... Find out more

Spanish Educational Study Tours activities in Malaga

Spanish Educational Study Tours activities in Malaga

Hello, my name is Dora and I am the coordinator of school groups at AIL Español. After 7 years of managing school trips, I can confirm ... Find out more

Agnetha tells us about her plans for Carnivals

Agnetha tells us about her plans for Carnivals

Hello everyone, how are you doing? I couldn't be happier this week because my country is celebrating the Stockholm Carnival, it's a ... Find out more

Agnetha shows you how to prepare a trip to Las Fallas in Valencia.

Agnetha shows you how to prepare a trip to Las Fallas in Valencia.

Agnetha shows you how to prepare a trip to Las Fallas in Valencia. Hi, how are you? I, as always, am living every moment to the ... Find out more

The best plans to do in Malaga in spring

The best plans to do in Malaga in spring

Hello! As you probably already know, on March 20th spring started. For many Andalusians this season is special because it is when we ... Find out more

Agnetha enjoys her first Semana Santa in Málaga

Agnetha enjoys her first Semana Santa in Málaga

Hi guys, did you miss my stories from Spain? I have been a few weeks without blogging because I have gone to Stockholm to visit my ... Find out more

Super useful vocabulary for your stay in Málaga

Super useful vocabulary for your stay in Málaga

Hello, how are you? I've started this week with more desire than ever, next week is a holiday in Malaga and I'm looking forward to ... Find out more

Malaga rocks with its Pride Party

Malaga rocks with its Pride Party

Last week, throughout all of the city of Malaga, there was a fresh atmosphere of parties, fun, and freedom. For several weeks now, ... Find out more

AIL Malaga is certified as a Socially Responsible ELE School

AIL Malaga is certified as a Socially Responsible ELE School

Hello! How are you all? I’m having a great start to the week already. After arriving back from a wonderful weekend where I enjoyed ... Find out more

Agnetha Enjoys Her Last Weeks in Malaga

Agnetha Enjoys Her Last Weeks in Malaga

Hello! As you probably already know-from the title of the blog-my trip to Malaga is coming to an end. It's been a year since I arrived ... Find out more

Agnetha Tells You All About Her Goodbye Party

Agnetha Tells You All About Her Goodbye Party

Hi! As I promised you in the previous blog post, I have asked Maria- you know she is the teacher of my intensive Spanish course in ... Find out more

Agnetha says goodbye to Malaga

Agnetha says goodbye to Malaga

Hello! As I told you all in my last blog post, this is my last time writing from sunny Málaga. You already know that this project came ... Find out more

Celebrating Halloween at AIL Málaga

Celebrating Halloween at AIL Málaga

Something spoo-ooo-ky is in the air… BOO! ???? As you can see, I am a huge fanatic of Halloween festivities– how could you not be?! ... Find out more

Take Advantage of the Erasmus+ Scholarship to Learn Spanish

Take Advantage of the Erasmus+ Scholarship to Learn Spanish

Hello! If you’re interested in learning Spanish and living in a European country, this post is for you! Most of you already know ... Find out more

Málaga is getting ready for a very special Christmas

Málaga is getting ready for a very special Christmas

Hi, I hope you are very well, you just caught me with the Christmas decorations at school. We just set up the tree and have decorated ... Find out more

Malaga pays tribute to Picasso on his 50th anniversary

Malaga pays tribute to Picasso on his 50th anniversary

Hello and happy new year! I hope you have prepared your list of resolutions for 2023 and that you accomplish all your goals. If ... Find out more

Discover El Caminito del Rey, Andalusia’s Most Popular Route

Discover El Caminito del Rey, Andalusia’s Most Popular Route

Discover El Caminito del Rey Andalusia's Most Popular Route ! I hope you're doing great and enjoying your summer while still ... Find out more

DELE A2 with AIL Madrid

DELE A2 with AIL Madrid

A Spanish Citizenship Requirement What is the DELE A2? DELE stands for Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera, or “Spanish as a ... Find out more

Pareja de hecho: making residency easier one couple at a time

Pareja de hecho: making residency easier one couple at a time

For many non-EU foreigners, living in Spain legally is debacle numero uno. No easy solution exists, whether it’s finding a company to ... Find out more

Spanish Accelerator for teens!

Spanish Accelerator for teens!

As a society, we are all concerned about the children's academic progress because schools closed due to the known international ... Find out more

AIL Madrid plans to restart a small number of classes with reduced capacity from 15th June

AIL Madrid plans to restart a small number of classes with reduced capacity from 15th June

Three months of strict lockdown measures have enabled Spain to significantly reduce the number of COVID-19 cases. Whilst maintaining ... Find out more

Madrid in ‘El Estado de Alarma’

Madrid in ‘El Estado de Alarma’

Waking up in my flat in Ronda de Atocha to a flashing phone screen and 10 missed calls from my parents certainly wasn’t how I expected ... Find out more

Plans to make the most of Madrid

Plans to make the most of Madrid

Madrileños are constantly finding new and interesting ways to enjoy themselves. If you are living in Madrid, or are interested in ... Find out more

Our High School Study Programs in Madrid

Our High School Study Programs in Madrid

Hello, how are you? I hope everything is going great, this week I bring you the best activities to do in Madrid especially if you come ... Find out more

Easter in Madrid

Easter in Madrid

Hello! Today I decided to write this blog because many of the students of our school ask us about the best things to do in Madrid at ... Find out more

AIL Madrid has received the Socially Responsible of ELE School Certificate

AIL Madrid has received the Socially Responsible of ELE School Certificate

Since the first AIL Madrid school was founded to learn Spanish, the values and ethical commitment that we wanted to have from our ... Find out more

AIL Madrid: volunteer school for the support of Ukrainian students

AIL Madrid: volunteer school for the support of Ukrainian students

Just over two months ago, Europe was left completely shocked. Media images in the news presented an new challenge marked by horror, ... Find out more

Chanel Charms Fans at the Eurovision Song Festival

Chanel Charms Fans at the Eurovision Song Festival

“Llegó la mami, la reina, la dura, una Bugatti”. Just like us, you probably can´t get Chanel´s song out of your head. The talented ... Find out more

July is Pride Month in Madrid

July is Pride Month in Madrid

At the end of June, the streets of the capital’s city center fill with all the vibrant shades of color in the rainbow flag. The ... Find out more

Lucas Starts Spanish University

Lucas Starts Spanish University

Hey everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog here. The last few months have been pretty crazy for me, with no time to ... Find out more

Learning Spanish: Working at a Spanish Company

Learning Spanish: Working at a Spanish Company

Hello everyone! Wow, it’s been a long time since I’ve written on this blog. I’ve been dying to tell you all about a new way to learn ... Find out more

Behind the Scenes Life of an Intern at AIL Madrid

Behind the Scenes Life of an Intern at AIL Madrid

Hey everyone! I’m sure you’re wondering who I am and why I’m writing on the AIL Madrid blog. It’s been exactly one week since I came ... Find out more

Nihan makes Christmas plans in Madrid

Nihan makes Christmas plans in Madrid

Hi, how are you? I couldn't be more excited, my first months in Madrid have been amazing. Whenever I go out in the city and I find ... Find out more

New Year’s resolutions

New Year’s resolutions

Oops, I haven't blogged since last year. I know, I just made a “cuñado” joke. Do you know what it means to be a “cuñado” Spanish? In ... Find out more

Nihan celebrates Carnaval in Madrid

Nihan celebrates Carnaval in Madrid

Hello! I hope you're doing well. I've been wanting to write in the blog for a while, but I haven't had a free moment.   You ... Find out more

We are opening a new school in Barcelona!

We are opening a new school in Barcelona!

2023 starts with great news. That's why I have something very important to tell you, we are opening a new school in Barcelona! We ... Find out more

AIL Madrid and its commitment to sustainability: purchase of reusable glass bottles

AIL Madrid and its commitment to sustainability: purchase of reusable glass bottles

 In an ongoing effort to promote sustainability and reduce environmental impact, AIL Madrid, one of the leading Spanish language ... Find out more

We are opening a new school in Barcelona!

We are opening a new school in Barcelona!

2023 starts with great news. That's why I have something very important to tell you, we are opening a new school in Barcelona! We ... Find out more

New Year’s resolutions

New Year’s resolutions

Oops, I haven't blogged since last year. I know, I just made a “cuñado” joke. Do you know what it means to be a “cuñado” Spanish? In ... Find out more

Nihan makes Christmas plans in Madrid

Nihan makes Christmas plans in Madrid

Hi, how are you? I couldn't be more excited, my first months in Madrid have been amazing. Whenever I go out in the city and I find ... Find out more

Behind the Scenes Life of an Intern at AIL Madrid

Behind the Scenes Life of an Intern at AIL Madrid

Hey everyone! I’m sure you’re wondering who I am and why I’m writing on the AIL Madrid blog. It’s been exactly one week since I came ... Find out more

Learning Spanish: Working at a Spanish Company

Learning Spanish: Working at a Spanish Company

Hello everyone! Wow, it’s been a long time since I’ve written on this blog. I’ve been dying to tell you all about a new way to learn ... Find out more

Lucas Starts Spanish University

Lucas Starts Spanish University

Hey everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog here. The last few months have been pretty crazy for me, with no time to ... Find out more

July is Pride Month in Madrid

July is Pride Month in Madrid

At the end of June, the streets of the capital’s city center fill with all the vibrant shades of color in the rainbow flag. The ... Find out more

Chanel Charms Fans at the Eurovision Song Festival

Chanel Charms Fans at the Eurovision Song Festival

“Llegó la mami, la reina, la dura, una Bugatti”. Just like us, you probably can´t get Chanel´s song out of your head. The talented ... Find out more

AIL Madrid: volunteer school for the support of Ukrainian students

AIL Madrid: volunteer school for the support of Ukrainian students

Just over two months ago, Europe was left completely shocked. Media images in the news presented an new challenge marked by horror, ... Find out more

AIL Madrid has received the Socially Responsible of ELE School Certificate

AIL Madrid has received the Socially Responsible of ELE School Certificate

Since the first AIL Madrid school was founded to learn Spanish, the values and ethical commitment that we wanted to have from our ... Find out more

Easter in Madrid

Easter in Madrid

Hello! Today I decided to write this blog because many of the students of our school ask us about the best things to do in Madrid at ... Find out more

Our High School Study Programs in Madrid

Our High School Study Programs in Madrid

Hello, how are you? I hope everything is going great, this week I bring you the best activities to do in Madrid especially if you come ... Find out more

Un grupo escolar de Polonia viene a Madrid y se lo pasan genial

Un grupo escolar de Polonia viene a Madrid y se lo pasan genial

¡Hola! ¿Qué tal estáis? Espero que muy bien, esta semana quería hablaros de algunas de las mejores actividades que se pueden hacer en ... Find out more

International Women’s Day: What is celebrated on March 8?

International Women’s Day: What is celebrated on March 8?

Hi, how are you? I haven't written the blog for a while but I have left it in the best hands: Lucas (who has come to our school to ... Find out more

Lucas prepares for his first Carnival in Madrid

Lucas prepares for his first Carnival in Madrid

Hello everyone! I was really looking forward to writing the blog this week because I am going to experience my first Carnival in the ... Find out more

Dora solves the main doubts of Spanish Educational Study Tours

Dora solves the main doubts of Spanish Educational Study Tours

Hello, my name is Dora and I am the school groups coordinator for AIL Español. I have been in charge of managing the school trips for ... Find out more

Lucas visits Toledo with his classmates

Lucas visits Toledo with his classmates

Hi guys! I really wanted to get back to blogging and tell you a little bit more about my day to day life in Madrid. Besides learning ... Find out more

Zhang writes his first blog post

Zhang writes his first blog post

Hello! My name is Zhang and I was born in Beijing, although since I arrived in Spain everyone calls me Lucas. It's a name I like a lot ... Find out more

The sales season begins in Madrid

The sales season begins in Madrid

Hello! I hope you've had a great start to the new year and that you're enjoying this festive season to the fullest. I don't know if ... Find out more

How to keep your New Year’s resolutions

How to keep your New Year’s resolutions

  This week I was reading a very interesting Linkedin post about New Year's resolutions. The post talked about the most ... Find out more

5 Christmas gift ideas

5 Christmas gift ideas

On the hunt for the perfect Christmas present? Looking for something thoughtful, special, surprising, and original? Well, that ... Find out more

Best Christmas Markets in Madrid

Best Christmas Markets in Madrid

Hello! My name is María and I am part of the AIL Madrid team, you probably already know me if you follow us on Instagram or ... Find out more

What to visit around Madrid?

What to visit around Madrid?

If you are on holiday in Madrid, whether you are living here or spending a longer period studying a language course or at ... Find out more

6 Great Reasons to Teach English in Spain

6 Great Reasons to Teach English in Spain

Many of our students seek professional opportunities for their stay in Spain. If this situation is something you can relate with, this ... Find out more

Top 5 tips to learn Spanish from home

Top 5 tips to learn Spanish from home

  ¡Hola! Recently we have been asked to collaborate with various experts in foreign language teaching in an article titled ... Find out more

5 top tips to take your Spanish to the next level

5 top tips to take your Spanish to the next level

Learning a new language like Spanish is more like a marathon than a sprint. Whatever degree of flair you have for learning languages, ... Find out more

Madrid’s Paseo del Prado and Retiro Park have been granted World Heritage status by UNESCO

Madrid’s Paseo del Prado and Retiro Park have been granted World Heritage status by UNESCO

Madrid is celebrating! And the good news is that UNESCO has just declared ‘El Paseo del Prado y El Buen Retiro de Madrid a World ... Find out more

The Best Parks in Madrid

The Best Parks in Madrid

Summer is well and truly upon us in Madrid. Once again, the skies are blue, the sun is hot, and the birds are singing their merry ... Find out more

Learn Spanish with video games

Learn Spanish with video games

Nowadays, with their realistic visuals, and thrilling narratives, many video games are seen as a way of complementing traditional ... Find out more

How Spanish language teachers make all the difference

How Spanish language teachers make all the difference

In the time I’ve spent at AIL Madrid, I’ve come to appreciate that the school sees its teachers as the unsung heroes who make all the ... Find out more

Best ways for learning Spanish vocabulary

Best ways for learning Spanish vocabulary

Whether you’re a beginner or a more advanced Spanish language student, if there’s one thing that everyone learning Spanish shares in ... Find out more

COVID-19 update from AIL Madrid

COVID-19 update from AIL Madrid

Thanks to rapidly declining numbers of cases (the lowest rates in 9 months) and the increasingly successful vaccine rollout in Spain, ... Find out more

How long will it take to learn Spanish?

How long will it take to learn Spanish?

One of the first questions that most of us always ask when we’re setting out to learn Spanish how long will it take to learn Spanish? ... Find out more

Online Spanish Activities after your classes at AIL Madrid

Online Spanish Activities after your classes at AIL Madrid

Hi, my name is Bill, I’m from England, and just over a month ago I began an intensive online Spanish courses at AIL Madrid. I could ... Find out more

Online Spanish classes: the student view

Online Spanish classes: the student view

Since the Covid-19 pandemic swept across the world, many International language schools, that have traditionally relied upon travel ... Find out more

A language student’s life in Madrid

A language student’s life in Madrid

Hi readers. I’m Andrew, a young Scotsman from Edinburgh, currently living over here in Spain, learning Spanish in Madrid. My Spanish ... Find out more

Best apps to learn Spanish

Best apps to learn Spanish

AIL Madrid is probably the most innovative specialized Spanish language School, so from 2015, our teaching team has been creating ... Find out more

Top 5 reasons to learn Spanish

Top 5 reasons to learn Spanish

It’s never too late to learn Spanish As Winter turns to Spring in the northern hemisphere, and the mass roll-out of Covid-19 ... Find out more

How to learn Spanish fast

How to learn Spanish fast

If  you’re currently studying Spanish, I’m sure of one thing: You’ll want to learn Spanish in as short a time as possible. Here, I’m ... Find out more

Best TV Shows to help you learn Spanish

Best TV Shows to help you learn Spanish

A couple of weeks back, we discussed how some of the best Spanish films can help you learn Spanish, and this immediately sparked a lot ... Find out more

DELE B2 – Tarea 1 expresión oral – Consejos para superar la prueba

DELE B2 – Tarea 1 expresión oral – Consejos para superar la prueba

DELE B2 - Tarea 1 expresión oral - Consejos para superar la prueba ¿CÓMO AFRONTAR ESTA TAREA? Afortunadamente, tenemos 20 minutos de ... Find out more

How to improve your Spanish reading skills

How to improve your Spanish reading skills

In my experience, reading in Spanish is one of the best and easiest ways of improving your Spanish language learning, and my plan here ... Find out more

A guide to the do’s and don’ts of the Spanish capital

A guide to the do’s and don’ts of the Spanish capital

After a handful of weeks living and studying Spanish in Madrid, I’d like to believe that I am starting to settle in. Whether that be ... Find out more

Best films to help you learn Spanish

Best films to help you learn Spanish

If you are one of our blog's readers, you should know by now that we love to make lists! Especially because at AIL Madrid, we are ... Find out more

My first 3 weeks studying Spanish in Madrid

My first 3 weeks studying Spanish in Madrid

Hello again! In this blog I am going to tell you all about life as a Spanish student in Madrid. Throughout my time here, I will be ... Find out more

I started my life as a Spanish student in Madrid and it could not be better!

I started my life as a Spanish student in Madrid and it could not be better!

Hello! In case you haven’t been able to read my bio, here’s a short summary: my name is Tom, I am 22 years old and currently I am ... Find out more

This is not goodbye…

This is not goodbye…

It has been a year since I finally grew up and moved out of my parents’ house and came to study Spanish in Madrid. Despite what has ... Find out more

Spanish language speakers in the Indian Job Market: a booming demand!

Spanish language speakers in the Indian Job Market: a booming demand!

My name is Varun Deshmukh and I work as Student Relations specialist for India at AIL Madrid. Like so many others, I was very ... Find out more

Plans to make the most of Madrid

Plans to make the most of Madrid

Madrileños are constantly finding new and interesting ways to enjoy themselves. If you are living in Madrid, or are interested in ... Find out more

Halloween in Spain: traditions, curiosities and tips!

Halloween in Spain: traditions, curiosities and tips!

Madrid in Autumn has a unique charm. The streets are stained brown and yellow by the trees. The weather is at the ideal temperature, ... Find out more

Madrid in ‘El Estado de Alarma’

Madrid in ‘El Estado de Alarma’

Waking up in my flat in Ronda de Atocha to a flashing phone screen and 10 missed calls from my parents certainly wasn’t how I expected ... Find out more

How to get a Study Visa to come to Spain: a quick guide for our American friends

How to get a Study Visa to come to Spain: a quick guide for our American friends

We know that each student must go through a different process to come to study Spanish in Madrid. Many Americans have been asking us ... Find out more

Online Spanish classes: an interview with our student Brooke

Online Spanish classes: an interview with our student Brooke

We know that there is no better way to share with you what is happening at AIL Madrid than by sharing our students’ voices. We have ... Find out more

Study Spanish online: as told by our students!

Study Spanish online: as told by our students!

Many students choose to study Spanish online. Do you want to know why? If so, then read on to discover why you should take classes in ... Find out more

6 Things You Can Strike Off Your Bucket List By Visiting Madrid

6 Things You Can Strike Off Your Bucket List By Visiting Madrid

Madrid, the capital of Spain, is one of the most enchanting cities you will ever visit. It’s got everything you could hope for from a ... Find out more

Guide to enjoy the summer in Madrid!

Guide to enjoy the summer in Madrid!

If there's one thing I realized while taking Spanish classes in Madrid, it's that summer is a great time to combine a course with ... Find out more

Online classes or face to face classes? 5 top reasons for each way of learning!

Online classes or face to face classes? 5 top reasons for each way of learning!

Hi! We are guessing that if you have come to this page, it is because you are studying Spanish, or you are interested in doing so. ... Find out more

Back to the classrooms: I couldn’t be happier!

Back to the classrooms: I couldn’t be happier!

Hi! Today I want to tell you about my return to the face-to-face Spanish classes, of course, at AIL Madrid. You know I'm in love ... Find out more

Madrid entered the New Normal: enjoy the city again

Madrid entered the New Normal: enjoy the city again

Madrid, a resilient city Without a doubt, Madrid embodies the definition of resilience: the ability to overcome a traumatic ... Find out more

AIL Madrid plans to restart a small number of classes with reduced capacity from 15th June

AIL Madrid plans to restart a small number of classes with reduced capacity from 15th June

Three months of strict lockdown measures have enabled Spain to significantly reduce the number of COVID-19 cases. Whilst maintaining ... Find out more

Spanish Accelerator for teens!

Spanish Accelerator for teens!

As a society, we are all concerned about the children's academic progress because schools closed due to the known international ... Find out more

El aula virtual, la nueva forma de aprender español

El aula virtual, la nueva forma de aprender español

Hoy en día, no todo el mundo puede o quiere viajar, y sin embargo, mucha gente tiene el deseo y el interés de aprender español por ... Find out more

The 3 best terraces to enjoy a drink in Madrid

The 3 best terraces to enjoy a drink in Madrid

Spring is coming! And with the sun shining, and temperatures soaring, I have the perfect way to spend the afternoon in Madrid.. in an ... Find out more

5 amazing plazas other than the popular Plaza Mayor!

5 amazing plazas other than the popular Plaza Mayor!

Want to explore the best places to eat, drink, and relax? Whilst the Plaza Mayor is a great tourist attraction, I have made a list of ... Find out more

Culture in Madrid: things you should know!

Culture in Madrid: things you should know!

If there is anything I have learned whilst living in Madrid, it is that the Spanish culture is very rich and interesting. Today, I ... Find out more

10 reasons to live in Madrid!

10 reasons to live in Madrid!

It always helps to know the local traditions when you arrive in a new country or city. Therefore, today I want to share the 10 things ... Find out more

Get to know the neighbourhoods of Madrid

Get to know the neighbourhoods of Madrid

Hello! Today I will give you some tips for exploring the neighbourhoods of Madrid, with a fail-safe guide to quickly locate everything ... Find out more

Spanish weddings – what to wear

Spanish weddings – what to wear

I’m proud to announce that I’ve finally mastered Spanish wedding attire. On the other hand, I’m embarrassed to admit that it took me ... Find out more

​Fun and exciting fiestas: important festivals and holidays in Madrid!

​Fun and exciting fiestas: important festivals and holidays in Madrid!

No matter the season, in Madrid there is always plenty to see an do! For this reason, we know it can be difficult to decide what to do ... Find out more

Obtaining a Police Report in Madrid

Obtaining a Police Report in Madrid

Obtaining a Police Report in Madrid Obtaining a police report in Madrid is actually relatively quick and painless. You may be ... Find out more

Night buses in Madrid

Night buses in Madrid

Night buses in Madrid Life at night is part of the appeal of Madrid, a time when the streets are often as busy as they are during ... Find out more

Discover Spain and its neighbouring countries

Discover Spain and its neighbouring countries

The excellent transport links of Madrid make trips to Spain’s most celebrated local landmarks and popular neighbouring countries ... Find out more

Making new friends in Madrid

Making new friends in Madrid

Making new friends in Madrid One of the best and most difficult things about living abroad can be making new friends. Fortunately, ... Find out more

Shopping in Madrid: food, clothing, and souvenirs!

Shopping in Madrid: food, clothing, and souvenirs!

Your guide to all things shopping in Madrid, from clothes to pharmacies to food, souvenirs and more! Clothes Shopping in ... Find out more

Local Laws and Customs

Local Laws and Customs

It's always best to know your Ps and Qs when arriving in a new place, so brush up on your Spanish Local Laws and Customs! Let's ... Find out more

Day Trip: Hiking in Parque Natural de Peñalara

Day Trip: Hiking in Parque Natural de Peñalara

Day Trip: Hiking in Parque Natural de Peñalara This past weekend I headed to Parque Natural de Peñalara with a few friends. We were ... Find out more

DELE A2 with AIL Madrid

DELE A2 with AIL Madrid

A Spanish Citizenship Requirement What is the DELE A2? DELE stands for Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera, or “Spanish as a ... Find out more

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