Road2Spain: Spanish Course and TEFL Course in Madrid

Would you like to spend a Gap Year in Madrid? Would you like to change your job or improve your working conditions? Do you simply want to have a great adventure working in another country? Road2Spain is what you are looking for!

Road2Spain is the perfect course to learn Spanish and teach English in Spain with a recognised teaching qualification.

TANDEM Madrid and EBC are now offering the Road2Spain programme. It involves a unique program that allows you to accomplish two goals:

  • Learn Spanish at the prestigious language school TANDEM, which is an Institute Cervantes Accredited Centre.
  • Earn the worldwide recognised and accepted TEFL and TESOL certificates that will get you a job teaching English as a foreign language in any city in the world where there is a need for English teachers.

After successful completion of your EBC TEFL Course, we will send your CV/resume to 367+ local language schools and you will be interviewing and working within a week or less of finishing the course. Our EBC Worldwide, Lifetime Job Placement Programme means:

Worldwide – we will place you in any city where you wish to work as an EFL/ESL teacher. You are not limited to working in the city where you studied the course. Madrid, Chania, Buenos Aires, Phuket, Tokyo, Beijing, Seoul, Dubai, the cities are endless.

Lifetime – You can use our Job Placement Programme at any time and as often as you wish. As an EBC graduate you have unlimited access.

TEFL - TESOL - Spanish accreditated centres Road2Spain Programmes in Madrid

Four great packages! Accredited TESOL and TEFL training at EBC MADRID School. Spanish courses with TANDEM Madrid, a leading Cervantes Institute school.

1,275 €
  • Intensive Spanish Course
  • Spanish Evening Course
  • Accommodation 4 weeks
  • One Year Student Visa
  • TEFL course
  • TEFL Certificate
  • TESOL Certificate
  • Job Placement
1,935 €
  • Intensive Spanish Course
  • Spanish Evening Course
  • Accommodation 4 weeks *
  • One Year Student Visa
  • TEFL course
  • TEFL Certificate
  • TESOL Certificate
  • Job Placement
Road2Spain Gold
2,560 €
  • Intensive Spanish Course: 2 weeks
  • Spanish Evening Course: 32 weeks
  • Accommodation 4 weeks
  • One Year Student Visa **
  • TEFL course
  • TEFL Certificate
  • TESOL Certificate
  • Job Placement
Road2Spain Platinum
3,220 €
  • Intensive Spanish Course: 4 weeks
  • Spanish Evening Course: 32 weeks
  • Accommodation 4 weeks *
  • One Year Student Visa **
  • TEFL course
  • TEFL Certificate
  • TESOL Certificate
  • Job Placement

Booking fee: 325 €, included in all packages

All packages include bonus extra teaching material and the unrivalled EBC exclusive pro-active, world wide, lifetime job placement programme.* If you would like more than 4 weeks of accommodation or add accommodation service to you program, get in touch with TANDEM so we can send you a more detailed price quote.

** Documentation required for the Student Visa is sent via normal postage. However, if you want your documents to be processed more securely and speedily, you can use an express system, at the additional cost of 60 €.

Need a visa?

If you do not have a European Union passport, no problem. The Road2Spain Gold and Road2Spain Platinum packages are recommended as ideal options for our non-European Union students.

Bronze and Silver packages are suitable for European Union students or people that already live in Spain and/or Madrid.

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The TEFL course includes.

  • Welcome drinks.
  • International TEFL Certificate.
  • TESOL Certificate.
  • Course materials.
  • Group activities.
  • Guide to working as an EFL/ESL teacher.
  • Preparation for job interviews.
  • Continued teacher learning.
  • E Book: Introduction to TEFL.
  • E Book: Teaching Business English.
  • E Book: Teaching Grammar.
  • End of course party

Requirements for enrolment:

  • Participants must be 21or older.
  • Participants who are non-native English speakers must possess a high level of English language, demonstrable in all aspects, supported by a university certificate (from the EU, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, The United Kingdom or The Republic of Ireland) or Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English, or IELTS level 6, or TOEFL with a minimum score of 525.
  • You should hold a university degree or 5 years of professional experience.

The TEFL certificate is internationally recognized by the College of Teachers.

TEFL courses take place over 4 intensive weeks and are completed before the start of the Spanish courses.

TEFL class timetable

  • From 10:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday.
  • Every Thursday and Friday, the timetable may change due to classroom teaching practice.

On the TEFL course at EBC, we will show you how to:

  • Plan your classes.
  • Conduct a student level assessment
  • Direct, interact with and motivate your students.
  • Teach grammar, listening and reading comprehension, writing and conversation.
  • Use different materials and adapt them to different cultures.
  • Evaluate the learning of your students.

The Spanish course consists of an intensive or general evening course (for the last option a visa is obligatory).

The Spanish course starts when the TEFL course has been completed at EBC´s school.

Spanish Intensive Course

Lessons per week 22 lessons/ week. 4 lessons per day of language tuition + 2 lessons/week Spanish and Conversation.
Duration From 2 weeks
Levels All levels

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Lesson duration 45 min

Spanish Evening Course from 32 weeks

Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday

This course is meant to be taken as a continuation from the intensive course and is obligatory for anyone who applies for a Student Visa within the Road2Spain program. There are two classes per week in the evenings, each class lasts an hour and a half, with a maximum of 12 students in any group, participants come from a variety of nationalities.

A highly motivated team of specialized teachers will provide you with exceptional, communicative classes.

This is an ideal course to combine learning the language with gaining an understanding of Spanish culture. Guided by your teacher, these courses are designed to stimulate your conversation, allowing you to exchange both professional and everyday experiences among your international group.

Spanish Evening Course

Starting date ANY DAY OF THE WEEK
Lessons per week 4 lessons/week
Duration From 32 weeks
Levels All levels
Lesson duration 45 min

on BOTH courses

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TANDEM Madrid, family accommodation

TANDEM Madrid offers a professional accommodation service for its students, with different options available to satisfy your personal needs and interests. All accommodation is carefully selected to provide the same level of quality for all students.

For the Road2Spain program, we can offer you the option of accommodation with a Host Family, in a single room with breakfast. We believe that this is the best option for you, so that you are able to focus entirely on the TEFL course. In this way, you will also have a complete immersion into Spanish language and culture.

Our families are carefully selected with the following factors in mind:

The home is easy to get to from the school. Family homes are located at a maximum distance of 30 minutes walk or by public transport.

Pleasant, clean flats, with a well-equipped bedroom exclusively for you.

Host families who are interested in communicating with students and in having a good time during their stay.

Note: not all families are necessarily made up of a father, mother and children. By family we mean a variety of accommodation types which may be: a couple without children, or women who live alone or with children etc.

*Double room reservations can only be made if the people arrive together on the same date.

It is necessary for students from outside the European Union to apply for a Tourist Visa or a Student Visa.

TANDEM Madrid is an Instituto Cervantes accredited centre, and so, once you are enrolled on a Spanish course with us, we can provide you with a letter of authorisation needed to obtain the Student Visa, this will allow you to stay in Spain for 1 year.

This letter and other documents are sent via email and normal postage. If you would like them to get to you faster and more securely, you can use an express system which costs a further 60 €.

More information here.

Start date
Monday, November 20, 2017
Monday, January 8, 2018
Monday, February 12, 2018
Monday, March 19, 2018
Monday, April 23, 2018
Monday, May 28, 2018
Monday, July 2, 2018
Monday, August 6, 2018
Monday, September 10, 2018
Monday, October 15, 2018
Monday, November 19, 2018

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