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Course for Teachers – Spanish as a Foreign Language

Learn and reflect on your work as a Spanish teacher on a dream island – Tenerife!
Are you willing to update your knowledge and your teaching skills?

Teach Spanish with Confidence

The aim of this course is to improve your professional development and to share your professional experience with teachers from different parts of the world, as well as to get to know the teaching-learning context offered by our school with its more than twenty years of experience.

Goals of the course:

If you are a non-native Spanish teacher:

The essential thing is that you have the opportunity to reflect on your professional work in the Spanish language. It is a great opportunity to practice the language, deepen your knowledge and use of the language

Normally, non-native teachers give Spanish classes in their mother tongue. With us you will learn how to teach a class completely in Spanish to students of different nationalities


If Spanish is your native language:

Discover different Spanish teaching contexts, from private academies to compulsory education institutes and universities

Obtain information about new resources and teaching methods to complement and improve your work

The course is both theoretical and practical, so you can reflect on your own educational experiences and exchange ideas with the other participants

Share the experience of being in Tenerife with professionals who love their work and enjoy it as much as our students do

Course for Teachers – Spanish as a Foreign Language

At A Glance

Our course for teachers of Spanish as a foreign language combines the application of innovative approaches and methods in second language teaching. It is supported by the Erasmus+ Programme. Here is how it works:

Minimum level of Spanish required for non-native teachers: B2
20 class sessions + 10 real-time observation sessions of our courses.
Course duration: 1 week
Includes digital course material and recommended bibliography for further course information
Maximum 10 students
Certificate of attendance
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What will you learn?

  • Introduction of the participants
  • Presentation of your work context
  • Guidelines for the observations of the classes
  • Presentation of the theoretical framework that will serve as the basis of the course
  • Learn about ICTs resources that will help to develop digital competence in the classroom
  • The material included in this course is an interactive book that you can consult whenever you want and that will always be kept up to date
  • Grammar as the raw material for an efficient communication
  • We will look at the main problems that Spanish grammar poses to students from a cognitive approach

Contextualize the real use of the language in the classroom with games that make learning fun, allow us to practice the language and keep our students motivated

  • Meaningful assessment of learning is the culmination of the teaching process
  • We will study the different ways of assessing the achievement of the objectives of a course
  • We will also discuss the official DELE and SIELE certifications: the structure and development of the tests, the preparation of the students, and the differences that characterize them

Your Trainers

Meet Your Teachers

Haridian Arbelo

Spanish Teacher

Kateryn Lorenzo

Academic Director


Leisure Time Activities

Participants are offered many free leisure activities in the afternoon, including:
Welcome breakfast


Garden Visit





* paid activity

On the weekends we can organize...


Pricing & Details

1-Week Course

490 €

Next Starting Dates

18.03.2024 22.07.2024 21.10.2024

Course Details

Right next to the Botanical Garden in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, is the FU International Academy where your course takes place. You’ll study in a relaxed atmosphere in an international setting. During your break you can enjoy the conversation with your classmates on the sun terrace of our own cafetería, the FU Café.

  • Individuals
  • Erasmus+ Staff Mobility (OID: E10017814)
  • Small Businesses
  • German Bildungsurlaub

The acquired tools and techniques can be further implemented at work with children, colleagues or adult students.

The base course price is indicated above and includes all the features listed below the price.ᅠ

We can arrange additional services for you, such as accommodation (hotels & self-catering apartments), half-day and one-day trips, cultural activities, airport transfer, and local transportation. Most of them can be added during the booking process.


Let us help you on the journey to become a better educator!

Improve your Spanish-teaching skills, share and discuss your knowledge and learn from us!

Let us help you on the journey to become a better educator!

Improve your Spanish-teaching skills, share and discuss your knowledge and learn from us!

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