Spanish Course in Antigua

Spanish course in Antigua in Guatemala
Program Facts
GL-CS100
Guatemala
Language Course

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Take advantage of this opportunity to learn Spanish in a historical, colonial city, which was, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. Due to pleasant weather conditions all year round, it is the ideal place for a Spanish language program. Antigua was founded in the early 16th century by the Spaniards. This world-famous city was built 1,500 meters (4,900 feet) above sea level. Public buildings, churches, convents, and old residences are examples of the colonial wealth that is found throughout Antigua. Situated between three large volcanoes, Antigua has retained its original charm and is full of cobble stone streets lined with baroque architecture. One of the country’s main ceramic factories, which features a production technique inherited from Spain in the 16th century, has brought fame to this colonial city. Today, the relatively small population of Antigua is around 35,000 inhabitants. Located in the tropics, Antigua enjoys beautiful weather conditions all year round and is known to be a city with an eternal spring. Its high elevation keeps the city from getting too hot and humid in the summer. Antigua hosts one of the country's biggest and most important festivals of all: Semana Santa (Easter Week). For a whole week, processions are held throughout the city, and local artists create paintings, or alfombras, that blanket the streets with colored chalk, depicting flowers and religious scenes.

 

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The language school offers intensive Spanish classes for people who want to learn Spanish in a fully immersed environment. They focus on teaching the language according to the individual needs of each student. The intensive language program is composed of either one-on-one classes or small group classes. This practical, dynamic, and communicative method of learning Spanish allows students to practice and perfect the language in an entertaining and natural way. Only Spanish is allowed to be spoken in the classrooms. This group of native, accredited Spanish teachers is highly qualified and have several years of practical experience and university degrees in teaching Spanish as a second language. This Spanish school has been offering language courses in Antigua since 2002. The language school also offers a wide variety of recreational activities to the surrounding areas and cultural sites, enabling you to gain a greater understanding of Guatemalan history.

Private Course:

Some people learn best with 100% individual attention. Your teacher can take into consideration your personal learning process and needs. Whether you want more conversation or grammar practice, specific vocabulary or reading skills, this private course will be adapted to you. The course consists of 20 or 25 Spanish classes per week, divided into 4 or 5 lessons per day, from Monday to Friday.

In order to achieve a better understanding of the Guatemalan culture, you will have the unique opportunity to take part in recreational, cultural, and educational activities along with the Spanish course. The staff at the school organizes dance and conversation classes, and visits to local museums and other tourist attractions. They also provide an orientation tour of Antigua on your first day.

 

Key figures of our Spanish Courses in Antigua, Guatemala:

Booking No.

GL-CS100

Course Start Date

Year round, always on Mondays for all Spanish levels

Minimum Stay

2 weeks

Spanish Levels

6 proficiency levels according to CEFR (Common European Framework of References)

Teacher

Native Spanish speaker

Class Duration

50 minutes

Group Size

Only private courses

Private Course

20 or 25  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. cooking classes, dance courses, excursions, grammar workshops, conversation training, sports, etc.). Some require an extra fee.

Internet

Computer room and WIFI Internet at the school

Every effort is made to ensure that your stay is as pleasant as possible. Accommodations are carefully chosen and regularly assessed. You can either live with a Guatemalan host family or in a Guest House in Antigua. Living with a Guatemalan host family gives you the unique opportunity to practice your new Spanish skills and build relationships with the locals! Accommodation includes a private room with a shared or private bathroom and three meals a day (except on Sundays). The family will warmly welcome you into their home, allowing you to experience the real Guatemalan way of life!

Alternatively, you can live with other Spanish students, volunteers, or travelers in one of the nice guesthouses in Antigua. You will also receive a private room but share common areas and bathrooms with your housemates. You have access to a kitchen where you can store and prepare your meals. Living in the guesthouse can be lots of fun and is a great place to meet other globetrotters from around the world. Please inform us about your accommodation choice so that we can ensure that a spot is available. 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 Spanish Courses in Antigua in Guatemala 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 (full-board, except for sundays)*
  Single room in guest house (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

Private Course
(20 hrs / week)

320 USD

480 USD

640 USD

160 USD

Private Course
(25 hrs / week)

350 USD

525 USD

700 USD

175 USD

Host Family
(full-board)

230 USD

345 USD

460 USD

115 USD

Guest House
(no meals)

290 USD

435 USD

580 USD

145 USD

Enrollment fee of 20 USD. One week accommodation corresponds to 7 days and 6 nights..

 

Optional:

Airport Pick-up

30 USD

Travel Health   Insurance 

more info here


Holidays 2019:
Jan 01, Apr 18 + 19, May 01, Jun 30, Nov 01, Dec 25. Classes will not be rescheduled.

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