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SpeakeasyBarcelona, Spain

5.0

Rating: 5.0/5.0

1 students - overall rating
Ronda Universitat 7, Ppal -2ª - 08007 Barcelona - see on map
From 40€ per week
What we like about the school
  • Student card with great discounts.
  • Located in the city center, close to Plaza Catalunya and La Rambla.
  • Electronic whiteboards in all classrooms.
What we dislike about the school
  • Do not offer favorable cancellation terms in the case of a student getting a visa rejected.

Location: Speakeasy is located in the magnificent and charming city of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Renowned for its character, artistic heritage, it's coastline and all-round beauty, Barcelona is a fantastic city to learn Spanish. Speakeasy Barcelona is located right in the centre of the city, moments away from Plaça de Catalunya, Passeig de Gracia and the University of Barcelona, within walking distance of shops, restaurants, bus and metro stations, bars and more. Attractions such as Sagrada Familia can be found with a direct Metro line from outside of the school, taking around 10 minutes, whilst the city's Arc de Triomf is also only a short 18-minute walk away.

School facilities: Speakeasy has excellent facilities, ensuring students receive everything they need to achieve their language goals. Facilities include a library, computer lab, vending machines for refreshments and snacks, as well as free Wi-Fi and water from a dispenser. All classrooms have ample natural light and air conditioning, ensuring comfort and optimal learning conditions.

Course selection: The school has a variety of courses suitable to students of all levels, from complete beginners to fluency. Courses for specific needs such as Business Spanish, DELE exam preparation, University preparation, Conversational & Evening courses are also available throughout the year.

Accreditations and Associations: Speakeasy Barcelona is accredited by the Instituto Cervantes, the only international accreditation exclusively focused on the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language.

Spanish Courses

General Language
Private
Exam PreparationWhy exam preparation courses are excellent for optimum progress

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival

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5.0

Rating: 5.0/5.0

Overall school rating of
Speakeasy, Barcelona

Speakeasy

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 8:55
Student gender mix
50% male / 50% female
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee if you already attended previously a course at Speakeasy and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Visa - logoMastercard - logoCash payment - logoVisa Debit - logoBank Transfer - logo
Year of school foundation
2001
Legal name/parent company
Academia Speakeasy SL | Tax registration ID: ESB62672266
The school is an official exam center
The following language examinations can be taken directly at the school:

General school facilities

  • Library

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Student support desk

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Non-smoking (all indoor areas, but not all outdoor areas of school)

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in all classrooms

    • Electronic whiteboard in all classrooms

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 24
    Number of public PC workstations: 3

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
Adult courses - In summer: 10
Adult courses - Throughout the year: 10
Junior courses - In summer: 10
Junior courses - Throughout the year: 10
Minimum age of students
18 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 12
Adult courses Throughout the year: 12
Junior courses In summer: 12
Junior courses Throughout the year: 12
Average age of students
In summer: 27 years
Throughout the year: 27 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Information for all courses offered by Speakeasy

Lesson duration
55 minutes
School's administrative fee
65.00 €
Course material
Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 47 € per course level.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 49 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Days without class
In 2024 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan 2024, 29 Mar 2024, 01 Apr 2024, 01 May 2024, 20 May 2024, 24 Jun 2024, 15 Aug 2024, 11 Sep 2024, 24 Sep 2024, 01 Nov 2024, 06 Dec 2024, 25 Dec 2024, 26 Dec 2024.
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 14 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

Barcelona-El Prat Airport:
75 € one way
150 € return (both ways)
More details about airports near Barcelona and how to travel independently from the airport to the city on our Barcelona page. For flight comparisons to Barcelona, we recommend using skyscanner.com.

Visa Documents

Nationals from Japan 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
Yes
Express shipment fee (via courier)
75 €

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Cooking-
Dancing-
Diving-
Football (soccer)-
Golf20 km
Horse riding20 km
Mountainbiking20 km
Music4 km
Sailing-
Skiing200 km
Swimming-
Tennis-
Volleyball-
Yoga-

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

We have a really vibrant atmosphere here at Speakeasy, where you get much more than just a great education. As a part of our immersive learning program, we offer our students an exciting activities program! Our own Activities Coordinator accompanies Speakeasy students to all activities and events, so you’ll always feel at ease.

Adults - Paid activities

The school have a really vibrant atmosphere here at Speakeasy, where you get much more than just a great education. As a part of the immersive learning program, they offer students an exciting activities program! Their own Activities Coordinator accompanies Speakeasy students to all activities and events, so you’ll always feel at ease.

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Questions and answers about Speakeasy

  • Yes, the school is accredited by the Cervantes Institute
    Gosia Mazur, LanguageCourse.Net - Apr 07, 2023

FAQ about Speakeasy, Barcelona

  • Once you have some knowledge of the Spanish language, you will always take a language test on the first day of school, or before, to make sure you are placed in a good group for your level.

    In your case, you have only completed the first 9 hours of course, so repetition is still very important, although they will often cover something new as well. A good teacher always knows how to adapt to the student. In a group course, this is sometimes more difficult because there are several people with learning needs. So if you really want lessons exactly at your level, I recommend private lessons.
    Robin Rebecca Pietersma, Language Travel Consultant from LanguageCourse.Net - Feb 23, 2024
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Barcelona-El Prat Airport (75 €)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Speakeasy varies from 1 students (Express Course 20) to 10 students (Super-Intensive Course)
  • 100% of teachers at Speakeasy hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Speakeasy comes from China with a 25% representation, followed by students from Russia (25%) and Sweden (25%).
  • Speakeasy offers courses from 18 years to 99. Average age is 27 during the summer and 27 for the rest of the year.

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