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Registration and payment

-Every course includes a first interview (optional) to determine level and course to follow (free of charge). Please let us know if you would like to have it!

-The course should be paid within 48 hours after the online registration is being made.

-The school reserves the right to postpone the start date of a group if this doesn't meet the minimum of students required (5 people). In such cases any course fees already paid will be refunded in full.

- Our courses have a maximum of 8 participants. Seats are limited!

Cancellations

Very important! ***Group lessons cannot be made up for or refunded***.
Please note that once the payment has been finalised, it is not possible to ask for a refund or a change of group.

Private lessons can be made up for if you let us know 24 hours in advance (there is a maximum of 2 lessons per month that can be modified and they have to take place within the same month).

  • LANGUAGE LESSONS FOR EVERYONE!

    Effective, fun classes in the center of Amsterdam

  • Our vision

    Our students say we provide professional, but fun classes, in a cozy and multicultural atmosphere, where you can feel at ease and speak the language from the very first class.

     

    In Spanish Lessons Amsterdam, we use a communicative approach to get you to the level you want at the pace you need. We do our best to provide unique, feel-good lessons to our unique students in Amsterdam.

     

    You can check out our student's reviews here

     

  • Spanish Courses

    Our next awesome cursos!

    6-week Intensive Absolute Beginners Course (Level A0) JULY (1 spot left!!)

     

    Start Date: 18-07-2017

    End Date: 22-08-2017

    Total of classes: 6 classes of 2,5 hours each

    Type of class:  EVENING CLASS

    Days and times: Tuesdays from 19:00 to 21:30 hs (classroom A)

    Price: € 225 (€215 if you enroll before 01-07)

    The price includes notebooks, pens, pencils, tea, coffee. It doesn't include the class book

    Class book: Embarque 1 Libro del Alumno and Embarque 1 Cuaderno de ejercicios)This book is used in level A0 and A1.

    Please click below to see more information about the books.

    LIMITED SEATS!


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    6-week Intensive Beginner Plus Course (Level A1) AUGUST

     

     

    Start Date: 02-08-2017

    End Date: 06-09-2017

    Total of classes: 6 classes of 2,5 hours each

    Type of class:  EVENING CLASS

    Days and times: Wednesdays from 19:00 to 21:30 hs (classroom A)

    Price: € 225 (€215 if you enrol before 10-07)

    The price includes notebooks, pens, pencils, tea, coffee. It doesn't include the class book

    Class book: Embarque 1 Libro del Alumno and Embarque 1 Cuaderno de ejercicios) This book is used in level A0 and A1.

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    LIMITED SEATS!


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    8-week Course Level A2

    (Pre-Intermediate) JULY

    Start date: 31-07-2017

    End date: 18-09-2017

    Total of classes: 8 classes of 1,5 hours each

    Days and times: Mondays from 18:30 to 20hs

    Price:€ 160 (150€ if you enroll before 10-07)

    The price includes notebooks, pens, pencils, tea, coffee. It doesn't include the class book

    Class book: Ele Actual A2 Libro del Alumno and Ele Actual A2 Cuaderno de Ejercicios (this book will be used in Level A2 and level A2+)

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    8-week Level A2+

    (Pre-Intermediate Plus) JULY

    Start date: 18-07-2017

    End date: 05-09-2017

    Total of classes: 8 classes of 1,5 hours each

    Days and times: Tuesdays from 20:00hs to 21:30hs

    Price:€ 160 (€150 if you enroll before 1-07)

    The price includes notebooks, pens, pencils, tea, coffee. It doesn't include the class book

    Class book: Ele Actual A2 Libro del Alumno and Ele Actual A2 Cuaderno de Ejercicios (this book will be used in Level A2 and level A2+)

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    8-week Course Level B1

    (Intermediate) JULY

    Start date: 17-07-2017

    End date: 04-09-2017

    Total of classes: 8 classes of 1,5 hours each

    Days and times: Mondays 20hs to 21:30hs

    Price: € 160 euros (€150 if you enrol before 01-07).

    The price includes notebooks, pens, pencils, tea, coffee. It doesn't include the class books

    Class book: Ele Actual B1 Libro del Alumno and Ele Actual B1Cuaderno de Ejercicios (this book will be used in Level B1 and level B1+)

     

     

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    10-week course Level B1+ (Intermediate Plus)

    Start date: september (no exact dates yet)

    End Date: september

    Total of classes: 10 classes of 1,5 hours each

    Days and times: -

    Price: € 200 euros (€190 if you enrol before 15-07).

    The price includes notebooks, pens, pencils, tea, coffee. It doesn't include the class books

    Class book: Ele Actual B1 Libro del Alumno and Ele Actual B1 Cuaderno de Ejercicios (this book will be used in Level B1 and level B1+)

     

    MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS COURSE AND BOOKS

     

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    8-week Course Level B2

    (Upper-Intermediate) AUGUST

     

    Start date: 02-08-2017

    End Date: 10-10-2017

    Total of classes: 10 classes of 1,5 hours each

    Days and times: Wednesdays from 20hs to 21:30hs

    Price: € 200 euros (€190 if you enrol before 15-07).

    The price includes notebooks, pens, pencils, tea, coffee. It doesn't include the class books

    Class book: Ele Actual B2 Libro del Alumno and Ele Actual B2 Cuaderno de Ejercicios (this book will be used in Level B1 and level B1+)

     

     

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    Conversation Course

    JULY

    Start date: 26-07-2017

    Last class: 30-08-2016

    Total of classes: 6 classes of 1,5 hours each

    Days and times: Wednesdays from 18:30 to 20:00hs

    Price: 150 euros (it includes notebooks, pens, pencils, tea, coffee. Material is included.

     

    In this group we'll focus on improving your oral skills, by combining 60% of talking about different topics and a 40% of structural, sintax and grammatical information. There will be no exercises done during the class (but you can do them at home and ask the teacher to correct them).

     

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  • PRICES

    The Moment of Truth...

    GROUP LESSONS

     

    If you are a social bug, this is your chance to meet new people, while learning a great language at the same time!

    • To check the price of group lessons (5-8 people, please go here . Price varies according to the level.
    • Smaller groups (Semi-Private classes)

    -2 people: 40 euros per person per 90 minutes of class

    -3 people: 35 euros per person per 90 minutes of class

    Minimum number of lessons: 10 classes

     

    PRIVATE LESSONS

     

    For all the loners out there, who need their personal space, we can go at your own pace!

    Relaxed-easy going classes to focus on your needs, and your needs only!

     

    • Set of 12 hours of classes : Normal price 540 euros
    • Single class: 60 euros (not part of a pack)

    You can buy a set of 12 or 6 hours worth of classes and decide how to take them according to your own availability. So, for example, you can choose to do one, two or three hours a week. It's up to you!

     

    Register for private classes here

  • Bring a Friend!

    If you recommend the classes to your friends, the first package of classes has a discount (10 euros!) over the total price for both of you!! Oh yeah.

    Student's Discount

    We get it: your furniture is from Marktplaats, you live with 6 other people: you are a student!

     

    Fear no more! There's always a 10 euro discount for you over the price of the courses or private lessons. Contact us for more info!

     

    Au-Pair Discount

    You spend too much time hanging out with children. You need to socialize!

     

    Come to our class, meet new people and get a 10 euro discount all year round!

  • WHO'LL BE TEACHING YOU

    Mili Simarro

    Founder- Director-Teacher

    Mili is an Argentinian licensed Literary Translator Specialized in English and Spanish, from Buenos Aires. She loves living in Amsterdam and meeting new, "language-hungry" people.

     

    She has studied English for most of her life and, back in Argentina, she started working as an independent translator almost 9 years ago. After a while, she started teaching as well, and she has enjoyed every minute of it!

     

    With an experience of 9 years in teaching at schools and also as a freelancer, she understands that in order to learn any language, the way of teaching has to adapt to each student and shift accordingly.

     

    With this idea in mind, Mili has created "Spanish Lessons Amsterdam" 5 years ago, a place where everyone who enjoys learning languages and having a good time can come to learn español!

     

    Verónica Bustin

    Spanish and English Teacher

    Vero was born in La Pampa, but considers herself a true porteña, as she spent most of her life in Buenos Aires. She has a degree in English/Spanish translation from the University of Buenos Aires.

     

    She first started teaching English and Spanish in 2006... in China, where she lived for almost 3 years. Humour is an important part of her classes, as she believes a spoonful of sugar definitely makes the grammar go down.

     

    An avid traveller, she's visited parts of South and North America, Europe and South East Asia, and is always planning the next trip. While she saves for said trip, Vero indulges in dancing, singing, reading, baking brownies and/or cakes, and wandering around Amsterdam.

    Elena Agulla Gil

    Spanish Teacher

    Elena is from a fishing village in Galicia, a region in the north of Spain. Before she landed in Amsterdam, she lived in different cities in Spain, like Madrid and Barcelona, but also in the cold Finland, where she tried to learn some Finnish because, as she says "learning the language of the country that you visit makes you have a much better, more authentic experience."

     

    Her experience as a teacher started in Barcelona, where she taught a group of international students how to survive in the city of Gaudí. Now in Amsterdam, she has fallen in love with the bikes and the people and loves her job more and more every day.

     

    Teaching and learning languages is fun, dynamic and it can be the passport to a lot of new adventures and opportunities.

    She also loves making videos, singing karaoke and pineapple on pizza!

     

    Pilar Lázaro

    Spanish and English Teacher

    Pilar is from a town near Madrid and just recently moved to Amsterdam looking for a change. So far she doesn't miss the sun at all and loves her pink-wheeled bike, fearing the moment it gets stolen.

    An avid reader since young age thanks to her father and his library full horror novels, she decided to graduate in English Studies where she found the joys of language acquisition. She specialised in applied linguistics and continued her career focusing on the methodology for teaching Spanish. She has been teaching English and Spanish to children and adults for four years now.

    A very important thing for her is that her students feel comfortable and relaxed in class, that's the way to learn, enjoy and experienced a language and its culture while having some fun. She also likes board games a lot, so be ready to play!

    María José Gómez

    Spanish Teacher

    María José comes from the huge and awesome Mexico City. She came to the beautiful city of Amsterdam mainly because of the bicycles and the stroopwafels, but

    also to study her MSc. in International Development at the UvA.

     

    She first started teaching English and Math to disadvantaged kids at the end of the 90’s

    and in 2003 she also started to teach Spanish, first in Toronto and Vancouver and later in Mexico City. She likes using games, songs, videos and all kind of visual and extra materials in order to make classes more exciting.

     

    She is super proud of her language and her culture and she thinks that speaking new languages is the gateway to discovering people's cultures, flavors and most importantly, making new life-long friends

     

     

  • Testimonials

    What people think of our face!

    "Absolutely the best course"

    "Spanish Lessons Amsterdam is absolutely the best course to take if you want to learn Spanish and have fun at the same time! After 3 months of classes with Mili I put my Spanish skills into practice in South America and could have conversations with the locals! I highly recommend Spanish Lessons Amsterdam and will come back for the advanced classes for sure!"

     

    Adinda Karperien, the Netherlands

    "I am surprised about the progress I have made"

    "I have been studying Spanish with Mili for two months and I am surprised about the progress I have made. The classes are very entertaining since she makes students interact with each other and talk a lot in Spanish. Furthermore she is funny, very patient and creative in finding different ways to make us learn"

    Pietro di Filippo, from Italy

    "You can't go wrong!"

    "Mili makes every class fun! I actually look forward to each class, as I know we are going to have a good time - we play games, listen to music and find a lot of creative ways to learn the material, which is exactly what someone like me needs to stay focused and motivated. Mili is great at keeping the balance between the progress we need to make, and keeping the class light and entertaining. You can't go wrong with Mili! I would (and have) recommend her classes to anyone who wants to learn a language, but has a hard time fitting classes into their busy schedule - Mili will definitely keep you motivated"

    Tamar Matalon, from Israel

    "For the first time ever I look forward to class"

    "I have tried to learn Spanish many times before but always gave up after a certain period. I love the classes with Mili. They are always fun, there is a great atmosphere and for the first time ever I look forward to class. Thanks Mili, you rock!"

     

    Edel Kavanagh, from Ireland

    "Best Spanish lessons ever!"

    "Best spanish lessons ever! with such a nice and easy going teacher Mili:) I am very glad to be your student! Muchas Graciassss :))"

    Nurseda, from Turkey

    "My progress was extremely rapid"

    " took my first Spanish course recently with Sara, and it was superb. The classes were really enjoyable but also completely packed and challenging from day one. It was only at the end that I realised how tough the work schedule had been, because during the classes it was so much fun! My progress was extremely rapid thanks to the combination of Sara's energy and the well-structured material. I can't wait for the next level!"

     

    David Smerdon

    "You feel like wanting more"

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    It is an interactive lesson where in the end of it you feel like wanting more. It really motivated me studying spanish , even after an exhausting day at work"

     

    Phaedon Brotzakis, from Greece

    "Mili is a really energetic teacher who knows what she is doing"

    "Mili is a really energetic teacher who knows what she is doing. Every time she makes the lessons fun which helps to make progress. But be warned! You need to do your homework, otherwise no colorful sticker

    Indrek Parna, from Estonia

    "Recommended!!"

    "I took private spanish lessons with Sara. She is very good, patient en funny. I enjoyed her lessons a lot and she was also flexible when to arrange the lessons according to my needs.
    Time goes by very quickly during the lesson because it is interesting and nice.

    I also liked her patience in correcting my mistakes and pronounciation every time, that helps a lot!

    Recommended!!"

     

    Carmen Cerruto, from Italy

    "They make learning Spanish fun"

    "Mili is a great teacher. She makes learning Spanish fun and is very open to suggestions on how best to tailor the lessons to suit your level and needs."

    Judy Rodriguez, from Canada

    "I found exactly what I was looking for"

    "I was looking for a not too school-like approach to learn Spanish during my time in Amsterdam. Since usually weekdays are exhausting this was essential for me. Turned out I found exactly what I was looking for. Classes were informal, with a lot of interaction and actually amusing! Teacher (Sara) was great as well. Patient, sense of humor and a good teacher 'tout court'. I'd definitely recommend Mili's/Sara's classes!"

    Phillipe Claeys, from Belgium

    "I improved significantly"

    "I took Spanish lessons with Sara for 2 months and had a really positive experience. Sara is an incredibly patient teacher and is always finding ways to make learning a more interesting, fun and personal experience. I improved my Spanish skills significantly during this time, not only in written and reading, but gained a lot more confidence in my conversational skills as well. I have taken Spanish classes in the past and haven't gained as strong of an understanding as I did with Sara. She is so nice and effective and would recommend her highly! Thanks for everything Sara!!"

     

    Gillian Ross

    "Fun and comfortable atmosphere"

     

    "Mili creates a fun and comfortable atmosphere to learn Spanish in. I'd recommend Mili to anyone in Amsterdam looking to learn Spanish. Props to Mili!"

     

    Michael Herrera, from the UK

    "True dedication and talent"

    "Mili is an excellent teacher with true dedication and talent, and she makes studying fun. I would recommend Spanish Lessons Amsterdam to anyone interested in learning Spanish in a fun, relaxed & effective manner"

     

    Erika Ahvenainen, from Finland

    "Energetic, informal and always fun to attend"

    Mili's Spanish lessons are energetic, informal and always fun to attend. Me gustan!

     

    Nanna, from Finland

    "Extremely useful"

    "The classes are informal and conversational, making the learning fun and extremely useful if you know a lot but struggle to speak in Spanish"

     

    Aysha, from Gibraltar

    "You will be speaking good Spanish in no time"

    Sara is a lovely person and great teacher. She is caring and understanding with a firm approach. I began on beginners 2 and at first I felt like I was struggling a lot which knocked my confidence in the class but Sara kept patient and firm with me and managed to pull me through. I am now more confident and starting to speak better Spanish. I enjoy going to classes with the cosy small sized groups of nice people! These classes are fun and if you are willing to put in the extra effort outside of class you will be speaking good Spanish in no time. Highly recommended"

     

    Janine Conley

    "Spanish classes with Mili are amazing"

    Spanish classes with Mili are amazing; whether over skype or face-to-face we always manage to have a lot of fun (and learn a lot too!)

    Mili tailors the class to meet your specific needs, tailors her dialect to compliment the type of Spanish you are learning, and tailors her humour to keep you laughing.

    Plus, she has sweets and stickers. What more could you need?

     

    Tommy Crawford, UK

    "You learn quickly, and it's very interactive"

    "The classes are really perfect! I took a group class from Milagros.
    Classes are very fun, you learn quickly, and it's very interactive.
    What I personally like is that Mili is from Argentina, so learning some more South American vocab and pronounciation!"

    Jaap Van Der Velder, Amsterdam

    "Excellent"

    I am from Ireland and lived 15 years in Amsterdam before marrying a Spanish man and moving to Spain which is a country where you need to speak the language if you want to live there, si o si:-) Mili helped me a lot to make this transition and gave me private Spanish classes which were fun, interesting and very helpful. I highly recommend her as an excellent place to study Spanish."

     

    Mairead Ryan, Ireland

    "I am very happy!"

    "From the very beginning I have had nothing but wonderful experiences with Spanish Lessons Amsterdam! Spanish classes with Sara are great, she is a fantastic and effective teacher! Our weekly classes are fun, relaxed, yet structured, and provide a super comfortable learning environment. Learning continues at a great speed, week after week, building more and more. I studied Spanish years ago, being able to revisit it has been the best, I am very happy that I found Spanish Lessons Amsterdam!"

     

    Salina Nickell, USA

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