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El Instituto Cervantes enseñará español a los empleados de Starbucks en Estados Unidos

by Stacey on 6/16/2009 11:52:00 AM

(To read in English, click here)Los cien mil trabajadores que tiene en Estados Unidos la cadena de cafeterías Starbucks aprenderán español con la plataforma del Aula Virtual de Español (AVE) del Instituto… more »

don Quijote Salamanca: 20 años viviendo el español.

by Agustín Sánchez on 5/18/2009 2:07:00 PM

(For English text, scroll down)Salamanca, ciudad universitaria de fama internacional, fue elegida hace 20 años para fundar la primera escuela don Quijote. La idea estaba clara desde el principio: crear la mayor… more »

News: Portugal seeks Spanish teachers

by Stacey on 4/15/2009 4:41:00 PM

The growing interest in learning Spanish by Portugal's public school students has left the country in serious need for qualified teachers.The Portguese Ministry of Education found itself with no choice but to… more »

Teacher Appreciation Week 2008

by Stacey on 5/8/2008 1:19:00 PM

This week is dedicated to honoring the people that help contribute in making a difference in the world by molding, guiding, enlightening and inspiring the minds of the future. And because teachers are special, it is… more »

Check out a few video testimonials from our Study and Work Program

by Celine on 2/21/2008 3:06:00 PM

don Quijote offers a Work & Study program which combines a Spanish course in any don Quijote destination followed by a job placement in Spain. You won't get rich, but you will earn enough to cover basic… more »

Study and Work in Spain - Special Offer!

by Paqui on 2/21/2008 12:40:00 AM

If you want to study and work in Spain, here is a great opportunity for you. don Quijote's Study and Work program in Marbella provides students from European Union countries a unique opportunity to learn Spanish in… more »

Travelling across the USA only in Spanish... Follow along on BBC Mundo blog in Spanish

by Erin on 8/24/2007

What happens when you wander across the Southern U.S., from east coast to west coast, asking every person you meet "¿Hablas español?" (Do you speak Spanish?). How many Americans can get by in a conversation in Spanish?… more »

From the US press: Second language can provide edge in US job market

by Erin on 7/30/2007 7:10:00 PM

 A recent article from Gannett, a leading US news service, stresses the growing demand for bilingual professionals in the U.S. job market. Recruiters now not only seek conversational skills but the ability to read… more »

So how important is a second language to landing a job in the EU?

by Erin on 6/25/2007 9:00:00 AM

A while back, I posted about worries in the UK that the country's (largely monolingual) graduates are less than prepared, linguistically, to compete for internationally focused jobs. Now the Irish Times reports… more »

The Guardian: Is language a barrier for monolingual grads seeking work?

by Erin on 12/22/2006 9:00:00 AM

The Education Guardian recently published a thought-provoking article about languages and jobs: Language barrier blocks British graduates.The article quotes Bill Houston, director of the undergrad international… more »

Announcing a new don Quijote course designed for the busy professional

by Erin on 12/7/2006 5:18:00 PM

We have good don Quijote news! The web pages describing don Quijote's new Executive Premium Spanish course are up, and inscriptions are rolling in.If you have a pressing professional reason to learn Spanish, this… more »

Conoce a los Profes: desde Barcelona, Héctor de los cursos de negocios

by Erin on 10/13/2006 7:29:00 PM

Hoy conocemos a Héctor Muñoz Anaya, profesor de don Quijote Barcelona, especializado en el área de Español de Negocios. En la foto veis a Héctor de viaje en Patagonia, en Chile. Su… more »

Meet our Teachers: From Barcelona, Héctor of don Quijote's Business Spanish courses

by Erin on 10/13/2006 6:29:00 PM

This week, we meet Héctor Muñoz Anaya, who created and teaches don Quijote's Business Spanish courses in Barcelona.Héctor, shown on the left on a trip to Patagonia, has an unconventional but very wise… more »

A good way to "prove" your Spanish skills: the DELE

by Erin on 9/11/2006 12:57:00 AM

I noticed while working on the don Quijote Weekly Lesson this morning that the last 2006 exam date for the DELE is quickly approaching.Whether you want to certify your Spanish proficiency for your CV, for your… more »

Job Opportunities

by Maquil on 6/21/2006 6:12:00 PM

Need a job? How about in Spain?Check this out …don Quijote Language Schools has a job opening in Salamanca, Spain, for a Course Counsellor. In this position you will be responsible for advising and helping… more »

Profesores de Español para Alemania

by Paqui on 2/20/2006 12:06:00 AM

El Ministerio de Educación de la región alemana de Baja Sajonia busca profesores de español para el curso académico 2006-2007. La oferta está dirigida a jóvenes profesores, con… more »

ELLEgirlzz Leren Spaans in Barcelona

by Emmelien on 2/6/2006

Judith en Lonneke wonnen een tijdje geleden via het meidenblad ELLEgirl een weekje taalcursus in Barcelona met don Quijote. In de meivakantie was het dan zover: op naar Barcelona! Zeven dagen lang Spaans leren, de stad… more »

Teacher Workshops in New York

by Paqui on 1/3/2006 10:38:00 AM

The College of Mount Saint Vincent in NYC will held the 2nd Teacher Workshop for high school foreign language teachers to be held on March 10, 2006.This one-day enrichment workshop will have presentations from groups… more »

500 vacancies for Spanish Teachers in Canada and USA

by Paqui on 12/2/2005 10:55:00 AM

En el marco del programa de movilidad de profesores del Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia ha convocado para el curso 2006-2007, 500 plazas para profesores de español en Estados Unidos y Canadá.Los… more »

The story of Yasue in Spain

by Paqui on 11/30/2005 5:02:00 PM

I can say that "my hobby is to learn foreign languages". It was then, natural for me to travel abroad to practice my English or Spanish during my life at University.Discovering Spain was specially exciting.… more »

Want to be a Spanish Teacher in China?

by Paqui on 10/25/2005 12:41:00 AM

Demand for learning Spanish is growing in China, but there are not enough Spanish teachers in the country. Chinese universities and Spanish teaching institutions are unable to satisfy demand of students wanting to… more »

Spanish Teachers Needed in China

by Paqui on 10/4/2005 1:00:00 PM

As demand for learning Spanish grows in China, need for teachers of Spanish becomes more urgent. 25 Universities in China offer already programs of Spanish language. However, the insufficient number of Spanish… more »

SPAIN: The Best College Experience

by Emily on 7/22/2005 1:13:00 PM

¡Hola! My name is Emily Anderson. I am a United States college student attending the University of Alabama in Huntsville. I am currently in Salamanca, Spain working for don Quijote in the marketing department for… 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 »

Study and work in Spain - Estudia y Trabaja en España

by Paqui on 6/6/2005 12:40:00 AM

To help you afford your stay abroad and gain professional experience in Spain don Quijote offers you a new program to Work and Study in Spain. You can take a language course at any don Quijote school (6 weeks minimum)… more »