Javea Grapevine Issue No. 170 - 2014 - Page 18

18 | The Grapevine Issue 170 2014 Updates from XD Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Norwegian, Thai, Arabic, Slovenian, Korean, Turkish, Czech or Hungarian. It also allows the student organise the schedule to suit themselves, and to customise the course depending on their interests and the speed they wish to advance. During the first month of the course the students are required to carry out a minimum of 10 hours of online course work. In order to receive certification from the course, it will require a commitment of at least 50 hours of learning in total. The Diputación de Alicante has  now announced  the registration of a new Spanish courses for foreigners, training that this year may be carried out either online or in person. To register you must send the registration form and a registration certificate endorsed by the Town Hall by email to ciudadanosextranjeros@ diputacionalicante.es Registration is free and will be carried out in strict order of receipt of the registration forms. Registration is open until July 6. As reported by the Help Desk of Xabia, which is under the direction of Councillor Oscar Anton, the on-line option extends learning opportunities. It uses software tools for students and is able to support them in English, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, The other  option is to attend 44 classroom hours of instruction that will be taught in the facilities of the county agencies of the Provincial Council in Denia (Tuesdays and Thursdays from 09.00 to 11.00 hours and from 19.00 until 21.00 hours). For more information or to clarify any questions that you may have about these courses to help foreigners to improve life in Spain, please visit the Help Desk in the Office of Citizen Services (Avenida Amanecer number 2) or contact Lanos by email llanos.lopez@ajxabia.org The registration form can be downloaded from http://www.ciudadanosextranjeros.es/formularios/en_cursoonline2014.pdf