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IH San Sebastian - Lacunza Spanish Courses

Spanish Courses and Teacher Training Courses located in scenic San Sebastian on Spain’s northern coast. Lacunza IH San Sebastian offers Spanish courses all year round from short courses (minimum 1 week) to year long courses.

In 2014, Lacunza IH celebrates its 25th year and in 2016 San Sebastian will be the European Capital of Culture.

San Sebastian’s Top Ten:
1.Perfect combination: CITY+SEA+ MOUNTAINS.
2.Friendly: Medium sized that’s really safe to walk around day and night!
3.Location: Only 20kms from France) and well connected to Madrid, Barcelona, London and Paris.
4.Gastronomy: San Sebastian has the highest number of Michelin stars per square meter in the world and is equal to Paris as it has 3 restaurants with 3 Michelin stars.
5.Culture: A different type of Spain with the addition of Basque culture and language.
6.Events: Home to international film and jazz festivals as well as local events and festivities.
7.Architecture: Urban design with interesting architecture set amongst a beautiful landscape.
8.La Parte Vieja: The Old Town is a pedestrian area full of shops and pintxo bars with a vibrant nightlife.
9.Weather: Mild temperatures year round with a winter average of 8ºC and 22ºC in summer.
10.Day trips: A perfect basecamp for exploring the mountainous or coastal regions of Basque Country as well as the famous Camino de Santiago.




Additional Teacher Training Course Information

Methodology and Culture for non-native teachers. A teacher refresher with a review of grammar points form a didactic point of view, and an update on Spanish culture and present day Spain. We provide p

The City

Few cities offer as many options and entertainment activities as San Sebastian. The spectacular city combines beautiful beaches, mountains, unique culture and long running traditions. With its internationally recognised Jazz & Film Festivals and Michelin starred cuisine, San Sebastian is a popular holiday destination for individuals and families alike. Local celebrations such as Semana Grande Carnival and San Sebastian Day guarantee a wonderful experience year round.

The School

The school boasts numerous quality awards: CEELE, CSN, Bildungsurlaub and accreditation by Instituto Cervantes. The modern facilities of the centrally located school include: 18 air conditioned classrooms with HIFI sound systems, library with videos and DVDs, theatre room, free computer and WIFI access, outdoor terrace and social area with vending machines, 2 private parking lots and disability access and facilities. Across the road is sunny Cristina Enea Park and a modern art museum ( in 2015).

The Courses

The school offers a variety of courses adaptable to individual study, family packages and special interests. Year round courses: Intensive, Intensive +1 or +2, one-on-one, Spanish & Surfing, Spanish & Cooking, Work Experience, Business Spanish, Executive Crash Courses and D.E.L.E. exam preparation.

Accommodation & Services

The school offers host families as well as shared and private apartments. Students can choose from bed & breakfast or bed, breakfast & dinner. All Junior Course participants enjoy full board with a host family. The school also offers airport transfers, cultural activities, sports and excursions.

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