La Escuela Del Sol in Costa Rica is an 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.
Languages in Action is an international organization of language schools providing opportunities to learn a language of your choice, at language schools around the world. Learn Spanish in Costa Rica with Languages in Action at our language schools in San Jose, Santo Domingo, and Manuel Antonio.
Our language schools offer Complete Beginner, Basic, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced Spanish level courses that focus on the four key language skill areas of speaking, listening, reading and writing, while considerable attention is also placed on pronunciation, oral communication and the appropriate usage of language in daily situations.
Costa Rica is perfectly situated just north of the equator in Central America, between Nicaragua and Panama, with the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea forming its western and eastern borders. Join us in a country where the beauty is absolutely staggering and the slow, relaxed pace of life is seductive.
Beginner to Advanced Level Spanish Language Courses
- Individual or group courses
- Intensive Spanish training
- Private Spanish lessons
- Business Spanish for professionals
- Spanish Immersion Homestay program
Spanish courses specializing in; Medical Spanish, Environmental Spanish, Flight and Airport Staff Spanish, Social Worker Spanish, High School Programs, Kids Programs, Latin Culture, Cooking classes, Dance classes, Sports and Athletics, Nature Programs, Rafting, Excursions, Tours.
Personalized Spanish was created 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 and convenience for you picking you up at the international airport Juan Santa Maria and transferring you to your homestay or accommodation. Volunteer opportunities available!
- Private Spanish Lessons
- Semi-Private Spanish Lessons
- Small Group Spanish Classes
- Spanish for Specific Purposes (Spanish for Healthcare; Spanish for Business & Law); Spanish for Retirees (Seniors); Spanish for Children; Internship Programs & Homestays
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.
5. Study Spanish Costa Rica
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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.
- Spanish Only
- Spanish and Surf
- Spanish and Adventure
- Spanish and Dance
- Spanish and Scuba dive
- Spanish and Volunteer
6. School Of The World
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The School of the World is a traveler's education school located on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, in the town of Playa Jaco. The programs offered at the school are some of the most original and innovative options available for travelers today, offering more learning vacation options than any other language school or surf camp in Costa Rica. Costa Rica's beautiful countryside, friendly native Spanish speaking people, and stunning beaches form the perfect backdrop for studying Spanish, surfing, yoga, and digital photography. Lodging is included (double occupancy, private room available for an additional cost), and all of our guest rooms at the school are air conditioned with private bathrooms and kitchen access. The school is in a centrally located and quiet neighborhood, just a short walk from the beach. In the event that the rooms are full at our main location we provide similar accommodations nearby. We are also offering Homestay.
Our current program offerings include Spanish, Surfing, yoga, and Digital Photography (and combinations of these can be taken as well). Programs begin every Monday (with check-in to the school on Sunday) and we have one, two and four weeks programs. Field trips, textbooks and surfboards are included with the programs. College credit available.
7. Samara Spanish School
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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.
- Spanish language classes
- Private Spanish lessons may be given upon request.
8. Entre Volcanes Spanish Academy
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Entre Volcanes Spanish Academy is a Spanish language school in in the wonderful valley of Turrialba (64 kilometers from the capital city, San José) in Costa Rica. We provide group Spanish classes and private Spanish lessons to students from around the world. We offer personalized attention in a warm, professional and friendly atmosphere. Our teachers are native speakers and experts at teaching Spanish to students of all skill levels. Classes are taught with six students maximum.
We offer the possibility of having classes in a green and safe area, surrounded by a beautiful landscape, including an active volcano and near to a small town with all the services. We organize cultural activities every week and tours at reasonable prices. Students who are interested can participate in volunteer work.
We pick students up at the airport. We guarantee access to handicapped people. Coffee and tea are available for free at break time.
Students meet for 4 hours from Monday through Friday in groups of 6 students maximum (most of the time we have 3 or 4 as maximum).
- Private Spanish Lessons: We provide one-on-one instruction in the following special classes: Business Spanish; Spanish for DELE exam; Travel Spanish; Medical Spanish; Legal Spanish; Cultural Spanish; Spanish for teachers; Spanish for children.
- Online Spanish lessons in Skype
9. Intercultura Spanish School, Heredia
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Learn the language... live the culture! With two special locations - Colonial Heredia and Playa Sámara - Intercultura Spanish School offers you the opportunity to experience Costa Rica from two very different perspectives and provides a total immersion in the Spanish Language and culture. Study Spanishat our City or Beach Campus, or split your time between both locations.
Experience the local life of each region and their distinctive character, way of life and charm. Sample what the country has to offer and discover the natural beauty of this tropical paradise. If a gated beach resort is not your thing, then this might be your perfect vacation.
Escape from your daily routine and immerse yourself in the language and share the life of a local family. The experience will change you! You will be taught by university qualified Spanish professors. In the classes, the communicative approach will be used to facilitate interactions and give lots of practice for daily conversations with your newfound friends.
- Spanish Total Immersion Program for Adults
- Medical Spanish
- Spanish and Latin Dancing
- Private Spanish classes
- Homestays with local host family
10. ILISA Language Institute
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ILISA offers intensive Spanish language and cross-cultural awareness training in San Pedro, a suburb of San Jose. Our primary goal is to help the organizations and individuals we serve - in business, government education and industry - become the beneficiaries of effective Spanish skills by providing language training that helps them meet their organizational or personal goals.
Spanish for: fun, executives, companies, therapists, special educators, psychologists, medical staff, rehabilitation professionals,
SLP's and audiologists, law enforcement, university credits, nursing, restaurant staff, hotel staff, dentists, agrarians, real estate, construction, physician's.
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