Spanish Course in Sucre

Spanish course in Sucre, Bolivia
Program Facts
BO-CS100
Bolivia
Language Course

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Located in the Andean highlands, Sucre is the beautiful, colonial, and judicial capital of Bolivia,. The city is known as the "White City of the Americas" due to its numerous white colonial buildings topped with shiny red tile roofs. Set in a valley surrounded by low mountains, the small city has about 200,000 inhabitants and is very easy to explore on foot. In 1987, UNESCO designated Sucre as a “World Cultural Heritage Site”. The city has a university and is known as the center of learning and progressive thinking within Bolivia. Sucre has many museums, a lively central plaza, shops, and restaurants. The city has a youthful, energetic feel despite its old-fashioned appearance given by its numerous ancient mansions and colonial churches. This charming, colonial city and its nearby villages have a significant indigenous population that has maintained their customs and colorful apparel. Locals and visitors are attracted to the markets where food, textiles, and other products are sold in barter fashion. Potosi, a nearby town from seventeenth century has world famous silver mines that have attracted the largest and richest population in Latin America. It is an integral part of Bolivian history. Due to its beauty and many sites of interest, the city attracts thousands of tourists each year. Its well-conserved downtown area with buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries is one of the many features they are attracted to.

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The Spanish school in Bolivia is located in the heart of Sucre, just one block away from the city center and close to virtually everything of interest within the city. Spanish classes are held in a 2-story building with 14 classrooms, a kitchen, lounge, video room, 2 terraces, an indoor patio, and other facilities. The Spanish school in Sucre offers one of the finest Spanish language programs in Bolivia. It is an excellent program for those who wish to quickly develop or improve their Spanish skills. In addition to the language classes taught by native Spanish speakers, students may participate in cultural workshops, field trips, and grammar and conversation classes. The teaching program has been designed under the guidelines set by the Instituto Cervantes of Spain and has 9 levels of proficiency. The beginner to superior levels all use highly structured grammar lessons, interactive activities, and conversation and written exercises with daily homework assignments. The school focuses on communication using a natural approach to the language, as well as language exercises including reading and writing activities to reinforce vocabulary.

The Spanish courses in Bolivia focus on the correct use of grammar while communicating. The teaching method is based on four language skills: listening, using correct grammar, speaking, and writing. The teachers at the Spanish school in Sucre have been carefully selected based on their qualifications and experience in teaching Spanish as a foreign language. All of them know how to motivate and support students during class while facilitating the development of curiosity and interest for the Spanish language and Bolivian culture. The school provides all books and materials. The school publishes textbooks and guidebooks with an emphasis on grammar and vocabulary.

Group Course:
The groups are small and have a maximim of 5 students with the same level of Spanish. The course consists in 20 Spanish lessons per week, divided into 4 lessons per day, Monday to Friday.

Intensive Course:
This course is a combination of the group course mentioned above and the private course since you will learn in the group, as well as with a private teacher. It consists of 20 group classes and 10 additional private classes per week. You will be surprised how quickly you will be able to improve your Spanish.

Private Course:
The attention of your teacher will be focused 100% on you! Classes are customized to your needs and are an excellent way to adjust the learning schedule to your desires. You may learn vocabulary for specific situations or work on topics of personal interest. The course consists in 20 hours per week with the option to book additional classes.

 

Key figures of our Spanish courses in Sucre, Bolivia:

Booking No.

BO-CS100

Course Start Date

Year round, always on Mondays for all Spanish levels

Minimum Stay

2 weeks

Spanish Levels

9 proficiency levels in dependence on the 6 levels of the Instituto Cervantes of Spain

Teacher

Native Spanish speaker

Class Duration

55 minutes

Group Size

Maximum 5 students

Group Course

20 hours/week

Intensive Course

30 hours/week (20 group + 10 private)

Private Course

20 hours/week

Placement Test

On the first day of school

Language Diploma

Will be issued at the end of the course, stating your acquired proficiency level

Spare Time Activities

Are offered regularly (e.g. City Tour, cooking classes, dance courses, excursions, grammar workshops, conversation training, sports, etc.). Some have a small additional fee.

Internet

Computer room and WIFI Internet at the school

We want you to experience the special hospitality and warmth of a loving Latin American family, something that is impossible to describe until you have witnessed it yourself. We place you in carefully selected homestays where you can immerse yourself in Bolivian family life. You will reside in a private room, and your host family provides you with half-board (breakfast and lunch) and weekly laundry service. You will get to know their traditions, cuisine, and culture firsthand. Family homes are located in neighborhoods that are usually no more than a 20 to 30-minute walk to the school. If the home is a little further, students can easily reach the school with a short bus ride. For travelers that would like to live more independently, we also offer single rooms in a student residence (subject to availability). No meal or laundry service is provided, but you will have access to a shared kitchen where you can store and prepare your own food. Double rooms are available upon request.

Your room will be reserved from the Sunday before your program starts until the Saturday after the last day of your program. Extra days can always be booked upon request.

The prices for Spanish courses in Bolivia include:
  Consultation of our experienced staff
  Quality Spanish course
  Teaching material
  Evaluation test
  Refreshments, coffee and tea at school
  Activity calendar with some free activities
  Orientation kit
  Local support
  24/7 Emergency Number
  Free internet access at school
  Language Certificate
  Advisery concerning adequate travel insurance
  Flight booking service (optional and for free)

If booked:
  Single room in homestay (2 meals/day)*
  Single room in student residence (no meals)*
  Airport pick-up
*Accommodation as booked

What’s not included:
  Flight
  Travel health insurance
  Local travels

Prices:

Program / Duration

2
weeks

3
weeks

4
weeks

additional
week

Group Course
(20 hrs / week)

370 USD

555 USD

740 USD

185 USD

Intensive Course
(20+10 hrs / week)

640 USD

960 USD

1,280 USD

320 USD

Private Course
(20 hrs / week)

550 USD

825 USD

1,100 USD

275 USD

Host Family
(2 meals/day)

340 USD

510 USD

680 USD

170 USD

Student Residence
(no meals)

260 USD

390 USD

520 USD

130 USD

Enrollment fee of 50 USD. One week accommodation corresponds to 7 days and 6 nights.

 

Optional:

Airport Pick-up

30 USD

Travel health
insurance  

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Holidays 2019:
Jan 01, Mar 04 + 05, Apr 19, May 01, 25, Jun 21, Aug 06, Nov 02, Dec 25. Classes will be made up.
School closed between Christmas and the first week of January.

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