Knowing a language is not only learning the language itself, but also its culture and traditions. Christmas holidays are quite resembling in every country, but each place has its own differences, and these make Christmas a special and magic season.

We´d like to tell you more about Christmas in Spain. If you´ve been in Spain during Christmas, perhaps you already know our customs or maybe you´ll find out a new and surprising way to looking at this festivity. We´d also like to use this occasion to present you a Christmas vocabulary.

Christmas lottery day (El día de la lotería de Navidad) – (December 22nd)

“La lotería” is part of the Spanish culture. It´s a very generalized tradition. Throughout the year, millions of people “juegan” every single day to “la lotería”, hoping for the day it “toque” and “we make all your wishes come true”.


We play “la lotería” all year round but it´s during Christmas season when almost everyone plays. On December 22nd, the most popular draw of the year is celebrated: the “sorteo Extraordinario de Navidad”. We buy “décimos de lotería” which are tickets that can bring luck into our lives.

This “lotería” can be bought throughout the year; indeed, we are so superstitious that if we travel to another city, we use to buy a “décimo” from that city because we think: “What if it toca here?”

Every family buys their “décimos”, also amongst work partners, friends… In the end you get lots of “décimos de lotería” because when someone offers you a “decimo” you think: ¿What if I don´t buy it and it “toca”?

Although the odds are low, sometimes we believe in la “superstición”, and we buy it anyway.

The day of “la lotería”, many people follow the event on TV, on the radio and on the internet. It´s an exciting morning and everyone is pending the outcome. If you get “el gordo”, you win the first “premio”.

Spanish Christmas lottery tenth

Furthermore, the celebration of this “sorteo” is special because it is carried out by “los niños de San Ildefonso”. This town holds a residence for children who come from socially and economically disadvantaged families and they´ve been singing “lotería” numbers for over three

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Some perfume, a piece of clothing, a box of chocolates, a photo frame … Sometimes it seems like we tend to always give the same for Christmas. Do you need a good idea? Give an Intensive Spanish course in Denia gift card. Learning is the best investment!


Give a Spanish intensive course (and accommodation if needed).

Our Spanish courses: We offer courses from beginners levels to advanced Spanish. They are intensive courses from Monday to Friday. Usually in the mornings. Our lessons are based on the communicative method working on all the skills of Spanish: listening, speaking, reading and writing, but the most important is that the student speak fluently and are able to understand real Spanish. You can check our Intensive Spanish courses here


If the person cannot come to Denia to study everyday, we also offer online Spanish lessons. Students can learn Spanish with our teachers from everywhere. We offer General Spanish, Spanish to travel Business Spanish, Spanish conversation: Check our Online Spanish courses here

Our accommodations in Denia: you can choose a flatshared very close to school, an apartment in city centre or an aparment by the sea. All are great accommodations where students enjoy their stay. You can see some pictures of our accommodation for students here. Check our accommodation prices in Denia via next links: flatsharedbeach apartmentapartment in town

Our destination: Do you know Denia? If not, you are missing a great city on the Mediterranean coast. It is between Alicante and Valencia (both airports are perfect to go to Denia). Denia is Creative City of Gastronomy and that is why we have so many amazing restaurants around. Also we have a Natural Park called Montgó (perfect for hiking lovers) and great cycling routes. We have 20 kilometres of coast with rocky and sandy beaches).

We will prepare a Spanish Course Gift Card to surprise that person.

They will love this gift and wil definitely be left speechless!


If you want to give a course of Spanish in Denia, we will prepare a GIFT CARD GIFT ENGLISH in Dénia on behalf of the person who receives the gift, with the dates that suit you.

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By giving this awesome gift that will impress everyone, you will be the star of the show!

During a 12 week intensive course of Spanish at TLCdénia you can start at A1 beginner level and finish at the beginning of B1 level. It is a very complete course for all levels.

Are you motivated to learn a new language in 2020?

We have a great discount for you!



Intensive Spanish course 20: 1,548 € (before, 1,720 €)
Intensive Spanish course 20 lessons per week from Monday to Friday.

Terms & conditions:

- Course duration: 12 weeks (to do between January and June 2020)
- Valid for new bookings received until 13th December 2019.
- Discount cannot be applied to previous bookings.
- Immediate payment, non refundable

In order to get this discount you have to mention: “LONG TERM COURSE DISCOUNT 2020″
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Get our BLACK FRIDAY discount 15 % on our Spanish courses in Dénia (Book from 27th to 29th November until 2pm).

Choose one of our de nuestros Spanish intensive courses in Denia and enjoy this discount!

- Valid for new reservations paid from 27th to 29th November until 2pm.
- Duration: from 2 to 4 weeks courses.
- Dates of the course: between 2nd December to 29th May 2020.
- Use the code: “Black Friday” when you book.

Contact us and make the most of this discount!
Address: C/ Barbacana, 15 03700 Dénia
Telephone number: (0034) 96 642 36 72

City of Hong Kong where more chines are starting to learn Spanish

It is well known that Spanish is one of the three most spoken languages worldwide together with English and Chinese. 

Since many Chinese people have now access to a high education the demand for learning a third language like Spanish is growing rapidly. Google data shows that searches like learn Spanish in cities like Hong Kong have doubled in just 2 years.

To verify this, we spoke with the Hong Kong Spanish Cultural Association and they told us that the interest for their Spanish courses has grown around 300% in just 3 years.

Not only this, but the amount of schools in the city exclusively dedicated to teach Spanish has grown from just 2 schools 10 years ago to more than 10 schools as of 2019.

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