Sunday, April 23, 2017
Spanish in Spain

Learn to speak fluent Spanish like a native ...!!

ID: 143
Cabanes (Girona), Spain: You will be staying in a typical village house originally built in 1812, recently renovated and modernized, with three stories (there is no elevator) and a terrace on the fourth floor with beautiful views on the Pyrenees. In sunny winter days we have lunch in the terrace and in summer we have breakfast and dinner up there.

Classes are offered in the first floor, while the dining and TV rooms are in the second floor. Bedrooms and the student(s) full bathroom are in the third floor.

Type of Programme
One-to-one, personalised Spanish tuition living full-board with the tutor's own family and in the tutor's own home, including local visits and excursions, meeting friends, neighbours and professional colleagues etc.

Type of House: Semi-Detached House in Spain

Eurolingua Spanish Homestay in Cabanes (Girona)

Teaching Qualifications and Experience

Languages
Spanish: Mother tongue, English: Good command, French: Fair

Teaching Experience

1970 - 1974: Lecturer in the Social Service School, Catholic Institute of Higher Education, Venado Tuerto City, Argentina
1980 - 1984: Spanish Teacher, French School of Nairobi, Kenya
1990 – 2003: Spanish Teacher, International School of Geneva(English Section)
1992 - 1994: Spanish Teacher, Popular University of Geneva
2004 – 2008: Spanish Teacher, Caritas Spain

Numerous private students at home in Spain, mostly from Germany and France

Hobbies and Interests

Cinema, clasical music and ethnic music, literature, current world affairs, gymnastics, outdoors.

Eurolingua Spanish Homestay in Cabanes (Girona)

Eurolingua Spanish Homestay in Cabanes (Girona)

Eurolingua Spanish Homestay in Cabanes (Girona)

Excursions and Local Attractions

The region offer possibilities of excursions for all tastes. From a peaceful half hour walk from Cabanes to Peralada to buy local and foreign newspapers and have coffee with magnificent pastries in the Cafeteria del Castell; visiting the well-restored Saint Peter of Rhodes Monastery up in the mountains; or the stunning Parks and Protected Natural Spaces of Catalonia which offer such a wide range that every visitor, adventure-seeker, and nature-lover alike is bound to find something to his or her liking. Where else can you see Greek and a Roman coastal trading centers in a single, easily accessible archaeological site, visit a museum, and then bathe at a sandy beach on the Mediterranean for a cost of less than three euros? And the city of Besalú, the birthplace of the medieval troubadour Romain Vidal is just 40 km. from Cabanes. This gem of a village, with only 2200 inhabitants, was recently declared as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The church of the village dates back to 1003.

Eurolingua Spanish Homestay in Cabanes (Girona)

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