Spanish Course in Mexico City

Spanish Course Mexico City
Program Facts
MX-CS100
Mexico
Language Course

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Learn Spanish in one of the biggest cities in the world! Mexico City is located in the center of the country and “la DF”, as the capital is commonly referred to by Mexicans, has a lot to offer. It is a modern, cosmopolitan city situated in an old lake basin that is surrounded by volcanic mountains. The original Aztec city was established on March 18th, 1325 as Tenochtitlan, and immediately became the center of a growing empire. After centuries of pre-Columbian civilization, Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes first arrived in the area in 1519. He did not succeed in conquering the city until August 1521, after a 79-day siege that destroyed most of the old Aztec city. In 1525, the rebuilt city served as the capital of the viceroyalty of New Spain and the political and cultural center of Mexico. This colonial period culminated with the construction of the baroque Metropolitan Cathedral and the Basilica of Guadalupe.

The various cultures that inhabited the city over the centuries left an interesting architectural legacy, comprised of many different styles. The city has a touch of modernism, which can be seen through its huge skyscrapers, such as the Torre Mayor and Torre Latinoamericana. In addition, it boasts a historical center and water gardens in the suburb Xochimilco, which belong to the world culture heritage of UNESCO.

The main attractions offered by Mexico City are the Palace of Bellas Artes, a beautiful white, marble palace located in the center of the city; the Plaza de Las Tres Culturas, which shows three very important facets of Mexican architecture: pre-Hispanic, colonial, and modern; the Castillo de Chapultepec, an old castle that was home to Austrian dynasties; and the Mexico City Cathedral and Villa of Guadalupe, which showcase the city's colonial heritage.

Not far from the main city, you can find the pyramids of the sun and the moon in Teotihuacan (45 minute drive from downtown). The pyramid in Cuicuilco, located in the southern part of the city, features a peculiar circular structure that is half hidden by the lava that was spewed from the Xitle volcano more than three thousand years ago. All of the beautiful city's unique history can be experienced at the Museum of Anthropology near the center of the city.

Mexico City´s nightlife is one of the best in the world, as it is filled with lively bars, discos, and mariachis! The Condesa and Insurgentes districts feature a plethora of bars and activities. Need to shop? The many options to do so downtown and on Mazarik Street will not disappoint. For music and theater aficionados, Centro Cultural Telmex showcases famous Broadway plays, while Auditorio Nacional offers the best concerts in the city.

 

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Why learning Spanish in Mexico? Read more about Mexico and its people, and learn why this is a great place for Spanish courses in Central America.

 

 

The Spanish school in Mexico City offers the best of everything with its high academic standards, attractive leisure program, and outstanding accommodation. Located in the heart of Mexico City, in Colonia Condesa, this Spanish school is in a bohemian area famous for its restaurants and bars. In fact, most foreigners who decide to live in Mexico City take up residence in Colonia Condesa because it's considered to be one of the safest residential areas in Mexico City. The school building is a typical colonial house with 2 floors and is easily accessible by public transportation. The classrooms have wooden floors and some are equipped with a television. Coffee and refreshments are provided in the common area during breaks. Students also have access to computers with Internet free of charge.

All Spanish courses are carefully structured and follow a well-recognized curriculum. The teachers are highly qualified, professionally trained, and motivated to help every student succedd. Practically planned lessons and regular monitoring of teaching quality guarantee that you will experience success inside and outside of the classroom.

The language school also offers different trips to the surrounding areas and cultural sites, enabling you to get a greater impression of Mexican culture and history. You can also find a dose of history rigtht in the school itself as you admire its traditional colonial style.

Whether you are in a gap year or holidays, we want you to learn Spanish in Mexico the way it suits you most.
You can choose between the following options:

Group Course:
The course consists of 4 hours per day, with a maximum of 9 students in each class to ensure easy and fast learning. One level of the group course is completed after two weeks of class. At the end of each course, students take an evaluation test to advance to the next level.

Intensive Course:
The intensive course consists of the group courses in the morning and two additional private lessons in the afternoon. This course is only available for beginner or intermediate Spanish levels. The individual lessons are specifically designed to meet your needs. With your private teacher during the afternoon, you can work on weaknesses to strengthen your individual Spanish skills.

Private Course:
While attending private lessons, you will get 100% individual attention from your Spanish teacher. Classes are tailored to your specific needs and they are an excellent idea for professionals who seek vocabulary for specific situations. The Private Course consists of 10 hours per week.

 

Key figures of our Spanish Courses in Mexico City:

Booking No.

MX-CS100

Course Start Date

Year round, always on Mondays for all Spanish levels

Minimum Stay

2 weeks

Spanish Levels

6 proficiency levels (Beginner A + B, Intermediate 1 + 2, Advanced 1 + 2)

Teacher

Native Spanish speaker

Class Duration

60 minutes

Group Size

Maximum 9 students (average size 5 students)

Group Course

20 hours/week

Intensive Course

30 hours/week (20 group + 10 private)

Private Course

10 hours/week

Placement Test

On the first day of school

Language Diploma

Will be issued at the end of the course, stating your 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 an extra cost.

Internet

Computer room and WIFI Internet at the school

Every effort is made to ensure that your stay in Mexico City is as pleasant as possible. Accommodation is carefully selected, and standards are checked regularly. You can live either with a Mexican host family or in a shared apartment. Regardless of the accommodation, you will always have a private room and share common rooms and the bathroom with a family or your roommates. All accommodations are an average of 10 to 20 minutes (40 minutes maximum) away from the school. The Spanish school is easily accessible by either public transportation or walking.

Living in a multicultural, shared apartment will be a lot of fun, and you will be sure to make long-lasting friendships while learning about other cultures. An excellent way to practice your Spanish language skills and become immersed in Mexican culture and lifestyle is by staying with one of our host families. You will receive a warm welcome and become a member of the family in no time as you experience the true Mexican way of life.

Please let us know which accommodation you prefer so that we can assure 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 Mexico City 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 (half-board)*
  Single room in 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)

320 USD

480 USD

640 USD

160 USD

Intensive Course
(20+10 hrs/week)

700 USD

1,050 USD

1,400 USD

350 USD

Private Course
(10 hrs/week)

500 USD

750 USD

1,000 USD

250 USD

Host Family
(half-board)

480 USD

720 USD

960 USD

240 USD

Shared Apartment
(no meals)

360 USD

540 USD

720 USD

180 USD

One week accommodation corresponds to 7 days and 6 nights.
A charge of 20 USD for Spanish books may apply.

 

Optional:

Airport Pick-up

60 USD

Travel Health   Insurance  

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Holidays 2019:
Jan 01, Feb 04, Mar 18, Apr 18+19, May 01, Sep 16, Nov 18, Dec 12, 25
Classes will be rescheduled.

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