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Native Language CollegeMadrid, Spain

Puerta del Sol, 11, 2nd floor - 28013 Madrid - see on map
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Price at School 35€
From 34€ per week
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What we like about the school
  • Learning progress guarantee.
  • Optional language workshops.
What we dislike about the school
  • Do not offer favorable cancellation terms in the case of a student getting a visa rejected.

Location: Native Language College is located in the bustling Spanish capital city of Madrid. Housed in the heart of Madrid's Puerta del Sol, students have everything they need in terms of cafés, restaurants, shops and attractions within walking distance. Main attractions such as the Museo Nacional del Prado, The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, El Parc Retiro and the Royal Palace are all within a 15-minute train ride of the school. The Sol Subway and train station is within a 2-minute walk of the school, ensuring students have the main attractions of the city at hand.

Course selection: Course selection at NLC includes something for all levels of students with General Spanish courses available the whole year-round.

School facilities: The school's facilities offer all a student needs to reach their language goals. These facilities include a cafeteria, computer lab, free after-class access to language learning software, a lounge area, a library and a Student support desk for any questions or queries. All classrooms have ample natural light, with most having heating and air conditioning.

Accommodation: Native Language College is happy to assist with accommodation within several facilities including Homestays, Residences, Hostels and more.

Social and Cultural: The school runs a voluntary activities programme for all students to get involved in if they wish. The activities are structured around the attractions and lifestyle of Madrid, encouraging students to practise their Spanish whilst making new friends along the way.

Spanish Courses

General Language
Work & Study
Exam PreparationWhy exam preparation courses are excellent for optimum progress

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED Learning progress guarantee
  • INCLUDED Free assistance for finding jobs
  • INCLUDED Optional language workshops

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Native Language College (NLC)

Accreditations and Quality seals
Sistema de Acreditación de Centros Instituto Cervantes (SACIC)
Spanish teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 9:00
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Native Language College and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
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Year of school foundation
Legal name / parent company
Native Language College S.L | Tax registration ID: B87792370
Abbreviated name of school
NLC Madrid
The school is an official exam center
The following language examinations can be taken directly at the school:

General school facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Lounge

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in some classrooms

    • Air conditioning in most classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 9
    Number of public PC workstations: 3
    Paid parking (<500m)

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Wheelchair access to classroom

    • Accessible Toilet

    • Wheelchair access to reception

    • Wheelchair access to cafeteria

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
In summer: 15
Throughout the year: 12
Minimum age of students
17 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 7
Adult courses Throughout the year: 7
Average age of students
In summer: 17 years
Throughout the year: 29 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Information for all courses offered by Native Language College

Lesson duration
60 minutes
School's administrative fee
40.00 €
Course material
Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 50 € per course level.
Days without class
In 2024 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan 2024, 06 Jan 2024, 01 Apr 2024 - 10 Apr 2024, 01 May 2024, 05 Jun 2024, 24 Jun 2024, 15 Aug 2024, 11 Sep 2024, 25 Sep 2024, 12 Oct 2024, 01 Nov 2024, 06 Dec 2024, 08 Dec 2024, 23 Dec 2024 - 31 Dec 2024.
If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are missed lessons recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.
Please note this school reserves the right to cancel confirmed bookings if a minimum number of students is not reached. Notification of such cancellation would happen at least 0 days before the course is due to start.
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via an online form.
Lessons needed per Spanish language level
Level (CEFR) LESSONS needed per level WEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1 Beginner A1 to A2 80 4
A2 Elementary A2 to B1 160 8
B1 Intermediate B1 to B2 180 9
B2 Higher Intermediate B2 to C1 200 10
C1 Advanced C1 to C2 220 11
C2 Proficiency
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

Airport transfer

Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport:
50 € one way
100 € return (both ways)
More details about airports near Madrid and how to travel independently from the airport to the city on our Madrid page. For flight comparisons to Madrid, we recommend using skyscanner.com.

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application

Leisure activities

activity possible
Football (soccer)

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

Watching sports matches at the school
Language exchange

Adults - Paid activities

Gothic Quarter
Egyptian Museum



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FAQ about Native Language College, Madrid

  • Spanish courses at Native Language College start at 34 € for Extensive Course course with 4 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport (50 €)
  • 100% of teachers at Native Language College hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Native Language College comes from Brazil with a 30% representation, followed by students from China (20%) and USA (5%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Native Language College offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 17 during the summer and 29 for the rest of the year.
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