Espalang is an educational services agency with more than 20 years of experience. During these 20 years we have tried to provide the best educational experiences for our students, both academically and personally, helping them to learn new languages, get to know new cultures and ways of doing and seeing the world while helping them to get to know themselves better and develop skills that make them better people and professionals. Espalang has two areas of work, Outgoing(to learn languages such as English, French, German) and Incoming.


Vitoria-Gasteiz is a medium sized city of around 250000 inhabitants and is the capital of the Spanish Autonomous Region of the Basque Country of Spain.It is a region rich in history with a very strong presence of the Basque Culture with its own language, music and sports.


Vitoria-Gasteiz is also the one of the greenest cities of Europe with many parks, gardens, a public transport system that gives priority to electrical vehicles as well as having an extensive network of bicycle lanes.


It has been named the Green Capital of Europe.


Vitoria-Gasteiz can be easily reached by rail from Madrid(Chamartin Station) and is close to the International Airport at Bilbao. By bus it takes about an hour.


Tradition: The school is located in a modern building close to the city centre. The teachers are university qualified as well as having specific training in the teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language. They have ample experience in teaching Spanish and Spanish for Specific Purposes to foreign students from many countries around the World.


Tech: The school has five classrooms, a waiting room and the entire school has wifi, so those students who bring their laptops with them can use the wifi, free of charge, within the school installations. The classrooms are also equipped with smart tvs which can be used to give classes or conferences.


Location: Near the school there are several coffee shops and bars where the students can enjoy a coffee or have a “tapa” or “pintxo” as they are called here in Vitoria-Gasteiz


The school offers courses of Spanish as a second language to foreigners to suit all levels as set out in the Common European Framework of Reference. The first day of class the student will be given a placement test and will be placed in the level that corresponds to the results of his/her test.


The methodology used in our courses enables the students to communicate effectively in Spanish, both orally and in writing. In our methodology the student is the protagonist as it is focused on his/her needs and objectives. We understand that the student is the centre on the teaching/learning experience. Our methodology enables the students to carry out the linguistic interaction that is necessary for their daily activities.


Initial level (A1-A2)

The student can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to the areas of the most immediate relevance. He/ She can communicate simple tasks requiring a simple Exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. He/she can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her life, background in areas of immediate need.


Intermediate level I (B1 – B2) 


The student can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in their field of specialization. He/she can interact with a degree of fluency with native speakers. He/she can produce clear detailed text on a wide range of subject and explain a viewpoint of a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.


Advanced level (C1 – C2) 


The student can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. He/ She can summarize information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. He/she can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in the most complex situations.