When thinking of Spain, it is impossible not to consider its gastronomy. The Paella is an exquisite dish made with rice and has become one of the most remarkable characteristics of the Spanish culture along with ham and olives.
There is no better place or time to chat, laugh and enjoy, in the purest Valencian style, than around a good paella. The star dish of the Valencian gastronomy is one of the most popular and appreciated abroad.
From the basic ingredients up to the final result, diners will enable our students to learn about the friendliest and real side of the Spanish language, as well as an essential part of its culture: the gastronomy. Bon Appetite!
SALSA DANCING LESSONS
Salsa was born during the 70’s in New York where most of the important referents from Cuba and Puerto rico converged.
This fine art expresses the true face of passion, romanticism and warmth of the latin community. Spain conquered most of America's countries, providing them of a common language, and in return we have adopted a shared culture, being Salsa one of the favourite dances in the country.
In the salsa courses, taught by Cuban teachers, our students will be able to appreciate the variety and different accents in spanish pronunciation. At the same time they will learn to move their bodies to the rhythm of tropical music.
Valencia is the third largest city in Spain and one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations.
A vibrant and versatile place that flaunts one of the best climates of the country.
In this guided visit to the city of Valencia, our students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the medieval atmosphere of the Valencian capital, learn about its Moorish origins and discover the best kept secrets. During this activity you will learn new vocabulary of the history and architecture, from the "Mediterranean Gothic" of the 13th century to the "Modernism" of the 20th century.
Another way of approaching the Spanish language and culture is through the richness and novelty of its cinema. The main characters of our afternoon sessions will be active and fun, the most important ingredients of comedies Made in Spain. Students will enhance their use of "informal" vocabulary, learning the jargon of our country. The language immersion will be complete, thanks to our original version sessions with Spanish subtitles. Laughter guaranteed in the purest "typical Spanish" style.
Flamenco is a very important artistic expression in Spain through voice, guitar or dance.
This art was born in Andalusia, created from a mix of Moorish, Jewish and Romani music, and shaped by gypsy airs. Usually, Flamenco is performed by bands that include singers “cantaores“, dancers and musicians.
All together, they try to express their deepest emotions by using their voices, body movements, clapping, finger snapping and facial expressions.
In Campus Albufera we have our own “Tablao“ where we offer a glimpse of Flamenco Dancing that can be enjoyed while having a Sangria with friends.
No better plan to end your week at Campus Albufera than with a delicious barbecue. The proven culinary skills of our chef will make your mouth water, even if you are vegetarian.
“Hecha, poco hecha o al punto” “ Pásame la fuente” and “Más por favor”, will only be some of the spanish expressions you'll learn during this relaxing night.
Once the BBQ has ended, it is time to feed your soul. The guitar concert will be the perfect way to put in practice what you have learned during the week. Prepare you vocal chords, as our shameless artist will encourage you to join and sing some of the most well-known spanish classics. Unplugged style, one guitar, and a friendly atmosphere to close an unforgettable week.
The Albufera freshwater lagoon is located within the Albufera Natural Park which is one of the most important natural reserves in Spain with its rich flora and fauna.
It has been declared a special bird protection area as many migratory birds arrive there throughout the year.
Ancient civilizations used to call it “Mirror of the Sun” or “Small Sea”, names which reflect the charm and romanticism of this natural environment.
Our guides overflow local wisdom, and the possibility of taking the tour in english and spanish makes it ideal for everyone. Beyond admiring a breathtaking sunset, this experience will result in a great opportunity to learn new vocabulary related with the natural science world.
Especially designed to fit all ages and physical condition without becoming La Vuelta de España, this short bike ride is another way of approaching the misteries that the Albufera Natural Park hides.
The words “Pineda”, “Duna” and “Marjal” will become part of the vocabulary of those who dare to explore the Albufera on two wheels.
One week in Campus Albufera can be very intense for the mind and body. This is why we offer you to join the yoga class at our wide gardens, where you will disconnect from the world and reach an absolute state of relax. Inhale, exhale, and discover unique sensations.
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