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Courses are academic classes taught by qualified instructors that are intended to enhance participant’s knowledge of a given area or training in a particular discipline. Courses vary broadly in terms of length, size, content and duration.

As an official language in twenty countries around the world and a significant minor language in many more, proficiency in written and oral Spanish can be quite beneficial to students who want to work internationally.

As for the educational organizations of Central America, they are improving. Many American colleges and universities run foreign classes in Central America and the Caribbeans, and they are consistently among the most popular ones. And even if the full-time learning by Americans has not been traditionally admitted, it is certainly gaining in this regard.

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Tico Lingo

Online Spanish Classes with a Tico Lingo Professor Study and learn Spanish online with a local Costa Rican Spanish professor from Tico Lingo. Set your own schedule and st ... [+]

Online Spanish Classes with a Tico Lingo Professor

Study and learn Spanish online with a local Costa Rican Spanish professor from Tico Lingo. Set your own schedule and study the topics that interest you most. Sign up before or after an immersion program and receive a 15% discount on online classes!

Hourly Cost: $23/hr

Connect over Skype with a live Spanish professor from Costa Rica Set your own schedule (we recommended 1-hour classes) Receive a 15% discount on an immersion program registration [-]
Costa Rica Heredia
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
1 hour
Online
Intercultura Costa Rica

Our Heredia city campus has recently become an official SIELE examination center where students can take their SIELE exam and take classes beforehand to prepare themselve ... [+]

Our Heredia city campus has recently become an official SIELE examination center where students can take their SIELE exam and take classes beforehand to prepare themselves accordingly. Our accredited Spanish courses are in line with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

What is SIELE?

SIELE stands for Servicio International de Evaluación de la Lengua Española and is the most recognized Spanish proficiency certificate in the world, and is endorsed by the Instituto Cervantes, Universidad Autónoma de México, Universidad de Salamanca, and Universidad de Buenos Aires.

It is used to certify Spanish levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and to improve the employability of students.... [-]

Costa Rica Heredia Sámara
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Campus
Intercultura Costa Rica

Want to learn more than just Spanish?! Are you looking to combine Spanish immersion classes with a volunteer project, private surf or latin dance classes or are you a med ... [+]

Spanish & Volunteering

If you are interested in volunteering in Costa Rica, exploring Latin American culture and local communities, and spending some of your time abroad dedicated to helping others, then Intercultura Language School is your best choice.

Our projects focus on development, education, health, social work, and the environment. We offer volunteer opportunities for adults, 18 years of age or older who can commit to at least 2 to 4 weeks of Spanish classes and at least another 2-4 weeks at the volunteer project. Time commitment and required Spanish level vary amongst the projects.

We invite you to participate in our programs and contribute to cultural understanding through the global exchange, awareness, and social & environmental development in Latin America. Your experience will deepen your understanding of both your own and Costa Rican culture, and it will undoubtedly change the way you see the world and your place in it.... [-]

Costa Rica Heredia Sámara
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 - 12 weeks
Campus
Intercultura Costa Rica

Our Spanish immersion program provides a complete Spanish immersion opportunity, Our program is based on four integrated components: daily classes, daily cultural activit ... [+]

Our Spanish classes are dynamic, fun and involve a wide variety of authentic learning activities appropriate for all learning styles, culture, and ages. Our program covers the six different levels established by the European Frame of Reference for Language Learning. Students usually stay at each level (or unit) for about two to three weeks, for a total of 12-16 weeks needed to go from complete beginner to high-advanced proficiency. Students learn to speak in meaningful, real-life situations that teach them to communicate appropriately in a social and linguistic context. Our syllabus and framework for class sessions are tailored to the needs of students in an immersion program and are designed to integrate cultural activities into the learning process. Ecological trips, community interviews, and other activities help students practice Spanish "en vivo" with local Costa Ricans. Spanish Class Options Hours/Week Description STANDARD GROUP - max. of 6 students per classroom 20 4 hours per day, Mo - Fr, with two 15 minute breaks Small group classes (min. 2, max. 6 students). Classes containing only 1 student will be reduced to 3 hours per day instead of 4. Classes are offered for all levels on the following schedules: Historic Heredia Campus: mornings (8:30 am - 12:30 pm), or in the afternoons (1:30 pm - 5:30 pm) depending on your Spanish level. CLASSES ALTERNATE WEEKLY. Sámara Beachfront Campus: in the mornings (8:00 am - 12:00pm) AND afternoons (1:00pm - 5:00pm). CLASSES ALTERNATE DAILY. Intensive Group + Private 25/30 Mo - Fr: 20... [-]
Costa Rica Heredia Sámara
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 - 16 weeks
Campus
Tico Lingo

Combining intensive Spanish classes, daily cultural activities, and weekend adventure tours, the Teen Spanish camp aims to fully immerse students in Costa Rican culture a ... [+]

Combining intensive Spanish classes, daily cultural activities, and weekend adventure tours, the Teen Spanish camp aims to fully immerse students in Costa Rican culture and community.

The camp emphasises studying and acquiring Spanish through cultural immersion. Students will not only walk away with an increased level of Spanish, but also a new worldly and cultural perspective on life… and an adventure to share with everyone back home!

Ages: 13 – 18Duration: 3 weeks

Program Details

The Teen Spanish Immersion Summer Camp runs for three weeks and combines intensive Spanish classes, daily cultural activities, and weekend excursions. It’s an all-inclusive program that offers teens everything they’ll need to learn, immerse, and walk away with the adventure of a lifetime.... [-]

Costa Rica Heredia
February 2020
Spanish
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
Tico Lingo

Our Adult Spanish programs are designed to get students speaking conversational Spanish as quickly as possible. We offer different program options that each include Spani ... [+]

Our Adult Spanish programs are designed to get students speaking conversational Spanish as quickly as possible. We offer different program options that each include Spanish language courses and local homestay accommodation. Many students have seen drastic increases in Spanish language fluency after 3 to 4 weeks.

Program duration is flexible, ranging from 1-16 weeks.

Included in each program:

Airport Pickup Placement exam to ensure proper leveling City-wide tour of Heredia with Map Conversational classes with locals Diploma for course completion

Basic Spanish Immersion Program

The Basic program includes 4 hours of Spanish language instruction per day with homestay accommodation in a local Tico family home.... [-]

Costa Rica Heredia
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Full-time
1 - 16 weeks
Campus
ILISA Language School

ILISA offers you this possibility to escape the cold winter in your respective countries, and come enjoy an exciting educational experience here in Costa Rica. We have cr ... [+]

Winter program starting date for 2018:

January 8th, 2018 January 15th, 2018

This program includes:

Transportation from/to the airport Homestay for students in houses including breakfast, dinner and laundry. Coordination meeting at the school to give them a brief introduction to our program. Spanish classes at ILISA (4hrs of classes per day) Farewell dinner at at typical Costa Rican restaurant.

Activities: 3 complementary activities will be included per week: dance classes, happy hour, indoor soccer matches, movie nigths , visits to central market or national teather, visits to museums and others depending on the country. Entrance fee for participants included.<... [-]

Costa Rica San Pedro
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Full-time
2 - 3 weeks
Campus
ILISA Language School

For many ILISA students, Spanish skills are a necessity in their current or future workplace. For you, language training is an investment in your job skills. Several of I ... [+]

We have successfully designed courses for professionals in various areas:

Executives Speech-language pathologists Lawyers Medical doctors, nurses and assistants Educators International aid workers Dentists Psychologists Diplomats Military officers Law enforcement officers Social workers Physicians MBA and MBA students Priests, seminarians or ministers Others

ILISA’s expertise lies in the customization of programs tailored entirely to the needs of each student individually. Classes can include visits to organizations of interest (i.e. doctors and nurses can visit a major hospital and/or a private clinic, lawyers can visit a court session and can be put into contact with local lawyers and teachers can visit a local school and/or university). You can also study and practice specialized vocabulary and skills to help you use Spanish in your own particular work environment.... [-]

Costa Rica San Pedro
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Campus
Online
ILISA Language School

Our volunteer program focuses on providing individuals a practical experience; hence, playing a big role in developing their career path. Volunteers will be involved in a ... [+]

Our volunteer program focuses on providing individuals a practical experience; hence, playing a big role in developing their career path. Volunteers will be involved in activities that respond to identified community needs with the aim to raise awareness of current issues. The student will be able to develop his or her analytical abilities, social skills, and ethical responsibilities.

The Volunteer program focuses on an educational experience combined with community service, giving the volunteer the opportunity to expand their knowledge and awareness on a specific area.

Program highlights Enjoy an educational and practical experience in Costa Rica Immerse completely in the coun... [-]
Costa Rica San Pedro
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 - 12 weeks
Campus
ILISA Language School

LISA Instituto de Idiomas offers one-to-one tutoring sessions ideal for individuals with very specialized language needs. We provide private classes for 2, 4, 3 or 6 hour ... [+]

ILISA Instituto de Idiomas offers one-to-one tutoring sessions ideal for individuals with very specialized language needs. We provide private classes for 2, 4, 3 or 6 hours a day. This program is available for every level and follows the same scheduling as the Group-4 and Group-4 Plus programs. In addition, ILISA has been able to arrange student visits to local businesses, schools, hospitals, clinics, and many others in the past. The program emphasizes the improvement of general language skills and, depending on your needs, building skills and vocabulary related specifically to your interests or profession. It also includes language competence report covering listening and reading comprehension, writing and speaking skills, and if applicable, professional speaking skills.... [-]

Costa Rica San Pedro
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Campus
ILISA Language School

Learn Spanish in Costa Rica through Group 4 Plus, the most popular program at ILISA Instituto de Idiomas. It combines the Group Program plus two hours of private tutoring ... [+]

Learn Spanish in Costa Rica through Group 4 Plus, the most popular program at ILISA Instituto de Idiomas. It combines the Group Program plus two hours of private tutoring in the afternoon. The private lessons will be customized to match your personal interests and needs. These afternoon classes emphasize extending your active vocabulary and improving your proficiency. They are a great complement to the morning classes.

Program highlights Benefit from our professional approach Learn from excellent professors Learn quickly with effective teaching methods Enjoy the comfort of our great facility Have a fun cultural experience [-]
Costa Rica San Pedro
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Campus
ILISA Language School

Learn Spanish in Costa Rica! This program puts you in a group with students of a similar level. With a maximum of four students per group, your participation is assured a ... [+]

Learn Spanish in Costa Rica! This program puts you in a group with students of a similar level. With a maximum of four students per group, your participation is assured and your progress is guaranteed. Classes are scheduled from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., with a 20-minute break at 10 a.m.

This program provides plenty of time for Spanish instruction while still allowing enough free time to enjoy our free cultural activities throughout the week. In the event that we are unable to place you in a group class due to differing skill levels, we shall instead provide 3 hours 15 minutes of individual (1:1) tutoring.

Program highlights Benefit from our professional approach Learn from excellent ... [-]
Costa Rica San Pedro
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Campus
Kulturstudier

In Nicaragua we offer spanish studies on three levels, from beginners to advanced. In addition you do Latinamerican studies. The studies are offered in collaboration with ... [+]

Course in Spanish in Nicaragua

Study location: León, Nicaragua

In Nicaragua we offer spanish studies on three levels, from beginners to advanced. In addition you do Latinamerican studies. The studies are offered in collaboration with Nicaragua’s second largest public university, UNAN-Leon.

We help you to choose the level of Spanish Beginner - Spanish 1 and pre-course Intermediate Level - Spanish 1 Advanced - Spanish 2

The Spanish course accounts for 2/3 of the semester. The last 1/3 is Latinamerican studies. Together they make up a full semester - 30 ECTS credits.

Spanish

When you learn Spanish in a Spanish speaking country the course literature and the use of the new language is a part of everyday life. With a little initiative and determination, you learn to speak the language fluently.... [-]

Nicaragua León
Request Info
Full-time
1 semester
Campus
VERITAS

This course is designed to provide general law enforcement professionals with no previous Spanish experience with the tools necessary for interacting with native Spanish ... [+]

Law Enforcement Professions SSP 151: Basic Spanish for Law Enforcement Professions Duration: 4 weeks Language: Spanish Offered every month except March, April, May, August, September & December $ USD 865

This course is designed to provide general law enforcement professionals with no previous Spanish experience with the tools necessary for interacting with native Spanish speakers. During this 4-week course, students will work through simulated interactions with Spanish speaking patients to acquire the basic linguistic knowledge and skills that will allow them to comfortably tackle these interactions when they return home.

SSP 251: Intermediate Spanish for Law Enforcement Professions Language: Spanish Offered every month except March, April, May, August, September & December $ USD 865 ... [-]
Costa Rica San José
October 2019
Spanish
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
Elec Spanish School

Our courses of health professionals are designed so that our students can develop their language skills from the first hours of class, in the four skills described and co ... [+]

Our courses of health professionals are designed so that our students can develop their language skills from the first hours of class, in the four skills described and contemplated in the written expression, reading comprehension and texts, auditory ability and oral interaction. This is combined with vocabulary, expressions, and medical topics to train our students in this specific field.

In our health programs the grammar is not ignored, it is reviewed every day but starting from its function, that is our interest is not how many of these terms the student knows, but he can do with them especially in his medical performance.

We structure the courses in A1 A2, B1 B2, and C1 C2.... [-]

Costa Rica San Isidro de El General
February 2020
Spanish