Course in Spanish in Central America and Caribbean

Compare Courses in Spanish in Central America and Caribbean 2018

A course refers to a specialized study program. It usually takes place on campus but can be delivered online. Courses are popular for people who want to get specific knowledge in one subject.

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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ILISA Language Institution - Winter program

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

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 created a complete package that includes: Spanish classes, homestay, airport transportation and two weekend excursions. In this intensive program, students will be enrolled in language classes from Monday-Friday for four hours per day plus multiple activities around the country. Classes will be determined by the student’s level of proficiency and are offered for all levels. Students can participate in the program for 1, 2,3 or more weeks.

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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.

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Spanish for your career - ILISA Language School Costa Rica

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

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 ILISA’s programs can be tailored to meet your needs to assure you’ll be better prepared for the challenges of an increasingly bilingual workplace. [+]

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.... [-]


Volunteer in Costa Rica with ILISA

ILISA Language School
Campus Full time 1 - 12 weeks Open Enrollment Costa Rica San Pedro

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. [+]

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 country’s culture and lifestyle Participate actively in academic reflections and dialogues Lend a hand and work side by side with locals in a community Learn from dynamic and top-notch teachers [-]

Total Spanish immersion - One-on-one instruction

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

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 hours a day. This program is available for every level and follows the same scheduling as the Group-4 and Group-4 Plus programs. [+]

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.... [-]


Total Spanish Immersion - Group 4 PLUS program

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

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. [+]

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 [-]

Total Spanish immersion - Group 4 program

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

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. [+]

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 professors Learn quickly with effective teaching methods Benefit from our excellent facility Have a fun cultural experience [-]

Course in Spanish in Nicaragua

Kulturstudier
Campus Full time 1 semester August 2018 Nicaragua León

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.

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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.

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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.... [-]


Online spanish classes

Tico Lingo
Online Full time Part time 1 hour Open Enrollment Costa Rica Heredia + 1 more

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! [+]

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 [-]

Teen Spanish Immersion Summer Camp

Tico Lingo
Campus Full time 3 weeks February 2019 Costa Rica Heredia

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Adult Spanish Immersion Programs

Tico Lingo
Campus Full time 1 - 16 weeks Open Enrollment Costa Rica Heredia

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. [+]

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.... [-]


GROUP PROGRAMS

Outward Bound Costa Rica
Campus Full time 1 - 85 days Open Enrollment Costa Rica San José

Our customized group courses are designed to meet the goals of the high school, university, and other organizational, social or civic groups. Group courses utilize a wilderness-based classroom, service learning, and cultural immersion to cultivate leadership, team building, and personal growth in a bilingual setting.

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Course length ranges from 1-day to multi-week expeditions. Groups must have at least 5 participants and there is no limit to the number of participants overall. Spanish language and culture courses are the core of our organization, revealing a Costa Rica that most will never have the opportunity to experience. Activities range from trekking through remote rainforest with local guides and practicing language skills to making traditional meals alongside homestay families and contributing to sustainable living and conservation efforts. Leadership development courses facilitate experiences that encourage personal growth and team building for outdoor educators, sports teams, and peer leaders alike. Opportunities range from learning and practicing new interpersonal communication skills, and expanding on personal strengths to develop individual leadership styles. Service learning courses provide mutually beneficial experiences that foster communication, awareness, and tolerance among different cultures. Past service projects have included painting or small-scale construction of schools and community centers, installing or maintaining drinking water systems, and sea turtle and other conservation projects. We will build for you and your group, a fully customized program that can include, hiking, surfing, whitewater rafting, kayaking rappelling, scuba diving, tree climbing, zip lining, cultural tours and service projects. ... [-]


SIELE Exam & Prep. Course (Accredited)

Intercultura Costa Rica
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Costa Rica Heredia

Our Heredia city school location is an official SIELE examination center where you can take your SIELE exam and take classes beforehand to prepare yourself 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.

The exam certifies the degree of proficiency for the Spanish language divided into four tests:

Reading Listening Comprehension Written expression and interaction, and spoken expression and interaction

What Are My Options? How And When Can I Sign Up?... [-]


Spanish PLUS Activity Course

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

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 medical student seeking for an extra focus on Medical Spanish? Then one of our following Spanish PLUS Activity option may be suitable for you. [+]

SPANISH AND VOLUNTEERING (both campuses)

In order to select a volunteer program with us you would need to complete a Spanish coures first. You can choose to do our city program in the Central Valley (our Heredia Campus), our beach campus on the Pacific Coast, or you can combine both campus locations. At both campuses you can participate in our free daily cultural activities. At each campus we have a volunteer coordinator who will be your primer contact person on-site and who will guide you through your program.

You can choose between a social care, environmental or wildlife project. You can also split your volunteer time between two proyect types if you have the time and 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 varies amongst the projects.... [-]


Adult Spanish Immersion Program

Intercultura Costa Rica
Campus Full time 1 - 16 weeks Open Enrollment Costa Rica Heredia Sámara + 1 more

Our Spanish immersion program provides a complete Spanish immersion opportunity, Our program is based on four integrated components: daily classes, daily cultural activities, homestay families (optional but highly recommended), and our "Spanish-Only rule" on campus. This is to make sure that our students make the most out of their Spanish studies while being in our school facilities, by providing a 100% immersion environment and experience for all students. Learn how to actually speak Spanish in meaningful, real-life situations, with our fun and dynamic classes. Class sessions incorporate effective and authentic learning activities suitable for all learning styles, cultures, and ages. [+]

Learn how to actually speak Spanish in meaningful, real-life situations, with our fun and dynamic classes. Class sessions incorporate effective and authentic learning activities suitable for all learning styles, cultures, and ages.

Our program covers the six different levels established by the European Frame of Reference for Language Learning. You learn to speak in meaningful, real-life situations that teach them to communicate appropriately in a social and linguistic context.

STANDARD GROUP CLASSES - OFFERED YEAR-ROUND, except for our School Calendar. 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 (8:30am - 12:30pm), or in the afternoons (1:30pm - 5:30pm) 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. PRIVATE & SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS - OFFERED YEAR-ROUND, except for our School Calendar. Offered from Monday to Friday, can be scheduled in the morning or in the afternoon depending on our teacher availability. You can add some private lessons to your group classes for a more intensive program or choose private classes only. With private lessons you can focus 100% on specialized Spanish and terminology for your professional field and other themes of interest. PRICES: ... [-]