La Escuela Del Sol in Costa Rica is an language immersion program for people who want to learn Spanish fast while having an adventure in a tropical paradise. We offer a 1 to 4 week, college level, Spanish language program as well as additional courses for adventure and self enhancement which can be combined with Spanish classes.
Whether you want to learn fire dancing, surfing, obtain scuba certification or practice yoga, there is a course for you. We even offer College Credit for our Spanish curriculum! All of our teachers have achieved college degrees and teach a university level curriculum to guarantee you a top of the line education.
We're located in Montezuma, a picturesque little town known for its tranquility, its beauty and its sense of adventure, on the eastern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica. Whether this is your first attempt to learn the language or the culmination of a lifelong quest, Costa Rica is an unbeatable place to study Spanish. “Ticos,” world famous for their spirit of life and hospitality are also well known for what’s widely agreed upon, as the “cleanest” and most understandable accent of all Spanish speaking countries.
Student Testimonial: “Hey Jeremy!! I just want to tell you that I had an amazing time at your school, and in Montezuma. I miss you and Andrea lots, and I want to go back to Montezuma so badly! Thanks for everything, honestly I've never been as happy as I was in Montezuma.”
- Kristina W.
Personalized Spanish was established in 2001 as a boutique school to offer a better approach to teaching a foreign language. Our program focuses on a communicative philosophy with flexible lesson plans to meet the needs of each one of our students at the same time that they are involved in the Costa Rican culture.
We offer a relaxed, cozy and yet professional environment with programs for adults, seniors and children from around the world at all levels - beginner, intermediate & advanced.
The school is located in a peaceful and safe suburban neighborhood between the two major cities of San Jose and Cartago. There is excellent public transportation with buses running regularly; it will take you only 30 minutes to get from here to downtown San Jose.
We provide academic excellence with a variety of programs for your convenience: Immersion programs, Spanish for groups and families, Spanish for travelers and Costa Rican expats, ON LINE CLASSES. You will get a home stays or other type of accommodation accordingly to your preference ,airport transfer. Volunteer and internship opportunities available!
- Spanish immersion programs (private, semi private and mini group (no more than 3 per group)
- Spanish for Professional Purposes (Spanish for Healthcare; Spanish for Business & Law)
- Spanish clash course for travelers
- Spanish for groups and families (discounts)
- Spanish for Expats and Costa Rican residents (discounts)
The Spanish school in Manuel Antonio , Costa Rica was started in 1992 and is today recognized as one of the best Spanish language schools in Costa Rica. In addition to offering excellent Spanish language programs, you will be hard pressed to find a more beautiful location within Costa Rica. The school itself sits on the side of a mountain overlooking the Manuel Antonio Beach Park Area and the Pacific. Classrooms are comfortable, and are situated both inside the building and outside on the comfortable patio. This school is the perfect option for those who want to get away from to the beaches and natural parks of Costa Rica, while at the same time learning Spanish.
When students arrive at the Spanish school in Manuel Antonio, they are given an oral proficiency interview to determine their level. Based on this interview, they are placed tentatively in one of six levels. Once placed in a class, students will experience the schools' total immersion methodology. Classes are conducted completely in Spanish. The school uses custom designed curriculum and text materials.
Group Classes: 4 lessons per day in class sizes of no more than 6 individuals. Average class size ranges from 4-8 students. During four lessons sessions, students participate actively in a small group environment. Each student is assured attention to their individual academic needs. If total immersion becomes a difficulty, we offer supplemental instruction in English once a week in order to clarify any doubts.
Our Institute is located in the capital of Costa Rica, San José, in the eastern part called Guadalupe, about 400 m from the State University (Universidad de Costa Rica) and 10 minutes from downtown (using the public bus). San José is situated in the interior of the country, buses leave to every part of the country from here. This makes it easy to reach the beaches, e.g. it is just a 2 hours bus ride to get to Jacó Beach. The aim of the Instituto de Español Costa Rica is to enable students to really communicate in the Spanish language. For this reason our methodology is based on a new concept of Total Immersion in the Spanish language.
All materials integrate Spanish language education in the four linguistic abilities: speaking, comprehension, reading and writing. Our students can decide between small group or individual classes, or Specialized Spanish Programs.
Costa Rica Spanish Online Institute offers quality Spanish language lessons and material to ensure customer satisfaction. Learning Spanish as a foreign language and taking Spanish lessons to improve your language skills requires a language facilitator; a teacher that is able to encourage you to practice what you learn.
Costa Rica Spanish Online Institute provides experienced language instructors who exhibit expertise in the field, as well as the ability to motivate the student to speak the language. Our online Spanish courses will encourage you to speak Spanish as you learn Spanish grammar.
We are a customer driven Spanish language school owned by a Costa Rican language teacher who was raised in the United States, with over 29 years hands-on experience teaching Spanish as a foreign language to visitors that come to Costa Rica on business trips and holidays.
Our new online Spanish courses on Skype offer high quality lessons. You can practice your language skills before you travel to Latin America.
Costa Rican Language Academy, CRLA, has been providing high quality Spanish language instruction along with an authentic Latin American cultural experience since 1989. CRLA is completely owned and operated by Costa Ricans. All our professors have university degrees as well as ample training and experience. Our Spanish immersion program includes Homestay with local families, Latin dance classes, Costa Rican cooking classes, additional conversation sessions, and other cultural activities. CRLA also has a volunteer program in San José with children, elderly people, or in ecological and conservation projects around the country.
Spanish Programs: Beginner I, II, III - Intermediate I, II, III - Advanced I, II, III. Specialized Spanish courses: Medical, Legal or other bussiness terms, Spanish lietrature, and others. Homestay program with local families. CRLA also has a volunteer program in San José with children, elderly people, or in ecological and conservation projects around the country. Other programs available: Spanish & sports (surf, diving) Spanish and Travel.
Study Spanish & Surf Costa Rica is one hot spot! With 755 miles of coastline on two oceans, Costa Rica has more breaks than you can shake a stick at! The country's selection of surf spots range from idyllic beach breaks to coral platforms where the water leaps up and tubes like a miniature Pipeline. The country's surf is complemented by its comfortable water temperatures (you can leave that wet suit at home), beautiful scenery, and the convenience of a variety of accommodations and restaurants near most breaks. We are located in Quepos, right on the doorstep of the Famous Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, minutes from the beach and in the heart of the best breaks of the South Pacific Coast! Come join us in our small friendly school, learn good Spanish from our excellent teachers, ride the local waves, explore the National Parks, see stunning wildlife, try new adventures, make new friends and have the adventure of our life!
At Spanish and Surf we teach you Spanish skills and share cultural experiences that will allow you to experience 'pura vida' fully. Our Main programs include: Spanish & Surf, and general Spanish at 10 different levels.
We are a school of Spanish immersion, located in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica and also in the beautiful islands of Bocas Del Toro, Panama. We offer various academic programs, such as Spanish only, Spanish and Surf, Spanish and Scuba Dive, Spanish and Dance, Spanish and Adventure and Spanish and Volunteer.
We offer classes from a complete beginner, intermediate, advanced and superior (ACTFL). It is equivalent to European levels A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2. Our approach to education is casual and relaxed but at the same time we take teaching Spanish seriously and make sure that our students benefit as much as possible from their time with us. We are very customer oriented and will assist our students in any way we can to make sure that our clients are happy while with us and leave even happier.
We are certified by Instituto CERVANTES, Spain for the quality of education that we offer.
At Samara Spanish School you will be able to learn Spanish while at the same time explore beautiful Costa Rica and enjoy the amazing things it has to offer, all this while combining great learning, a great place to stay and incredible adventures. Samara Beach is located in Guanacaste on the Nicoya Peninsula along the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Samara is one of the most pristine beaches in Costa Rica.
We have created an amazing program by combining the teaching experience of Intensa, the tour experience of Carrillo Adventures and the beautiful Hotel Villas Playa Samara. It is a complete learning experience while surrounded by the best place, best people and incredible wildlife and adventure.
After an assessment of your Spanish language level you will be placed in a group with the same level and objectives as yourself. Groups are usually ranging from 2-6 students and are composed of people from different backgrounds. You will be able to socialize and make friends from around the world as well as learn Spanish with local people while experiencing the beautiful Costa Rica and one of its best spots.
Located in the Guanacaste region in northwestern Costa Rica, the Estelar Spanish program is a one-of-a-kind experience that allows students to be fully immersed in the culture, making it fun and easy to learn Spanish at a rapid pace.
The program includes intensive, conversational Spanish classes with a wide variety of extracurricular activities, cultural events, and the chance to meet and interact with the Guanacastecan students in our English program. Spanish students also have the option of staying with a local family which includes authentic Costa Rican meals and constant Spanish practice with the host family.
All of our teachers are certified, highly trained, passionate, fun, and dedicated to seeing students learn fast. Our friendly staff is always available to help. At Instituto Estelar, we go the extra mile to make sure that each student is cared for, comfortable, and in the best atmosphere to learn Spanish and experience Costa Rica at the same time!
- Spanish Immersion Program
- Private Spanish Classes
- Spanish for Expats
- Spanish Classes on the Beach
- Summer Teen Program
- Extracurricular activities: cooking class, dance class, music appreciation class, artisan class, group bilingual clubs, individual language exchange, and volunteer opportunities
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Program I am interested in: "Immersion course in Spanish. I am a beginner and hope to be able to communicate on a basic level. Then, I would like to return for a second immersion course stressing medical Spanish to be of use when I do volunteer medical missions. I am a retired physician. My husband (who is not a physician) may also be interested int he immersion course."
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