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Students of Spanish as a Foreign Language study the History of Spain

02-22-2011 01:56 PM CET | Science & Education

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A school of Spanish for foreigners offers special classes about the recent history of Spain

Valencia. It’s a matter of fact that studying a language means much more than just studying its grammar. Since 1880s experts in languages realized that when you teach a language it is essential to emphasizes the pragmatic, sociolinguistic and even cultural aspects. All these aspects form part of the communication skills.

For this reasons while doing a Spanish course the teacher should focus on each of these aspects. The number of students asking for specific courses about the history or literature of Spain or Spanish culture keeps growing.

Costa de Valencia, school of Spanish, offers a wide range of high quality courses, not only about Spanish language, but also about Spanish history, literature and culture for those students who wish to know more about the socio-cultural aspects of Spain. One of the most requested courses is the one about the XX Century History of Spain, essential to get to know the changes that occurred in Spain during the XX Century.

Knowing the past to understand the present
By analysing Franco’s regime, its fall and the process towards democracy, students will have an overview over the socio-political changes that took place in Spain in those years. The material used during the course will include written documents, videos, articles, etc. the course also aims at improving the linguistic level of the students.

Costa de Valencia, school of Spanish, is officially recognized by the Instituto Cervantes as a Centre for Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language. Besides its wide range of Spanish courses, the school also offers specific courses about Spanish History, available in different levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Spanish language school, school of Spanish for foreigners in Valencia

Costa de Valencia, S.L. · Avda. Blasco Ibáñez, 66 · E-46021 Valencia · Tel.: (+34) 96 361 03 67 · Fax: (+34) 96 393 60 49 · E-mail: info@costadevalencia.com ·

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