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A video about the Finnish reality show filmed at our school in Salamanca

by Erin on 8/17/2007 8:00:00 AM

We've added more videos to the don Quijote You Tube collection, including this Spanish television (Antena 3) news coverage of the reality show filmed at don Quijote and set to air on Finnish television in October.… more »

Could you start your immersion in Spanish right where you are?

by Erin on 4/30/2007 9:00:00 AM

I ran across an idea-inspiring article from a US newspaper on the web today. A Spanish teacher from New Jersey took her high school Spanish students on a 20 minute bus ride to a largely Hispanic town, and then sent… more »

Wine Tasting in Salamanca

by Celine on 4/16/2007 12:47:00 AM

Last week I attended one of our wine tasting classes at don Quijote Salamanca to see what it was all about. I was pleasantly surprised!! In one class I learned more about Spanish wine than I have in the 2 and a half… more »

"Mi visita a Granada" - A dQ scholarship recipient tells his story

by Erin on 11/15/2006 8:00:00 AM

¡Mi Visita A Granada! By Mike CarrickMike Carrick, a student at the Birkdale school in the UK, wrote the following article about his experience at don Quijote Granada for the Birkdale school website. Mike was the… more »

Back to School: A Student's Story in Salamanca

by Erin on 10/11/2006 7:45:00 PM

Li Harlow travelled to Salamanca from her home in Marbella for a 1-week Spanish course. Here's how she tells her story:Soon after Easter I suddenly decided to go up to visit my son in Salamanca. What better thing… more »

Conoce a los profes: Hoy desde Granada, os presentamos a Raquel

by Erin on 9/12/2006 1:54:00 PM

Hoy estrenamos una sección nueva de nuestro blog: Conoce a los Profes. ¡Vamos a entrevistar a nuestros profes! Una vez a la semana, os presentaremos a un profesor de una de las escuelas de don Quijote.… more »

Meet our Teachers: Today, from Granada, we present Raquel

by Erin on 9/12/2006 1:40:00 PM

Today, we're pleased to launch a new feature on Spanish Teaching: Interviews with the don Quijote teachers! Each week we'll introduce you to a profe at one if the don Quijote schools. We'll publish the… more »

Subtitles for learning languages

by Paqui on 12/1/2005 12:23:00 AM

Using audiovisual materials is always advisable in teaching a foreign language. Besides the traditional listening comprenhension, or watching films, new techniques such as creating subtitles for a documentary or a film… more »

Resources for the Spanish Class

by Paqui on 11/4/2005

Here is an example of a lesson plan for beginners in Spanish, you'll find more lesson plans and activities for Spanish classes in this website with Spanish teacher resourcesEach activity is displayed in a card which… more »

Studying Spanish in Madrid (James Wong, Ireland)

by Mirjam on 10/31/2005 11:41:00 AM

Over the past two weeks I have enjoyed my stay in Madrid very much. I've found the whole athmosphere in don Quijote to be quite refreshing with a lovely mixture of people and cultures.For me coming to Madrid to… more »

Spanish lesson plans

by Paqui on 10/28/2005

El rincón del profe is a specialised website for teachers of Spanish offering resources such as lesson plans for your Spanish class.Thelesson plans and class activities are classified into 4 different levels, you'll… more »

One Word I Won't Easily Forget: Garrafón

by Christophe on 9/20/2005 9:36:00 AM

Hola tios!As you can see my Spanish is getting better by the day! Classes are actually fun here at don Quijote. Granted, learning grammar is always a stuffy business, but the professors here have already been a great… more »

Students in Sevilla

by Mirjam on 8/30/2005 1:35:00 PM

"Cuando me fui a Sevilla tenía mucho miedo porque estaba sólo en un país donde no había estado antes. Pero ya los primeros días tuve la suerte de encontrar personas muy amables,… more »

Diary of a beginner in Salamanca part II

by Lee on 8/8/2005 10:39:00 AM

Settling inHaving just about recovered from the welcome party, I put my student hat back on and attended my next set of lessons.Our class has eight people from seven different countries. The teachers are friendly and… more »

Diary of a Beginner in Salamanca

by Lee on 8/5/2005 11:01:00 AM

My name is Lee and I'm from county Wicklow in Ireland. This is the story of my first Spanish class Upon arriving in Spain from Ireland, I knew how to say:Hola, por favor, gracias and no habla español!… more »

Our Students this Week

by Paqui on 7/26/2005 4:29:00 PM

This week we have students from 61 different countries in our Spanish schools of Madrid, Barcelona, Salamanca, Seville, Tenerife, Valencia, Granada (Spain) and Guanajuato (Mexico). Welcome to all our students… more »

Vocabulary for the Family - Vocabulario para la Familia

by Paqui on 7/21/2005 5:52:00 PM

A short lesson about how to talk about your family in Spanish.Words to know:Father: padreMother: madreGrandfather/Grandmother: abuelo/aBrother: hermanoSister: hermanaUncle: tíoAunt: tíaCousin: primo or… more »

Monday, Monday...

by Agustín Sánchez on 7/4/2005 1:59:00 PM

New group of students from everywhere: sixty…Eight in the morning everybody ready to prepare all the things for them.Runing…"¿cómo te llamas?¿de dónde eres?¿hablas… more »

Learning Spanish abroad

by Agustín Sánchez on 7/1/2005 2:15:00 PM

¿Qué es Spanish abroad? Spanish abroad supone la mejor oportunidad para aprender una de las lenguas más demandadas en el mundo empresarial y con una de las mejores perspectivas de crecimiento en… more »

Ventajas de enseñar español - Advantages for teaching Spanish

by Cari on 6/21/2005 11:13:00 AM

Llevo en esto del Spanish Foreign Language (ELE) muchos años, tantos que cuando empecé ni siquiera se usaban estos términos para describir la materia.A lo largo de mi camino en este campo he pasado… more »

Las lenguas de España - Languages of Spain

by Paqui on 6/20/2005 4:33:00 PM

El idioma oficial de España es el español, también llamado castellano por que en su origen era el idioma de Castilla. Además del español hay otros idiomas regionales reconocidos como… more »

Spanish teachers of Salamanca - Los profesores de Salamanca

by Paqui on 6/13/2005 6:07:00 PM

Esta es una foto de los profesores de español del colegio de Salamanca.Our Spanish teachers from Salamanca… more »

Teaching method of don Quijote - Método didáctico de don Quijote

by Cari on 6/10/2005 12:07:00 AM

don Quijote has developed an open, flexible and interactive method of teaching, drawing on our years of experience, our understanding of the cognitive process of language learning, and our continual reflection on the… more »

Our Teachers of Spanish at Barcelona - Los profesores de español de Barcelona

by Paqui on 6/7/2005 10:07:00 AM

These are the teachers of don Quijote school in Barcelona. The picture is a bit old, if anyone has a better one please send it to… more »