Spanish Language School in Alajuela, Costa Rica

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Spanish Courses in Alajuela

Spanish immersion is very important to achieve fluency, and the opportunity to speak Spanish as much as possible has proven to be the most effective method, regardless of the type of learner you may be. We use the most efficient program to learn Spanish, the communicative method, which emphasizes conversation without neglecting grammar. Students broaden their vocabulary to be used in everyday situations, and thus are able to apply their acquired skills for getting along.

Instruction is provided by native Costa Rican instructors, qualified with a University Degree in Education or Spanish, and many years of experience teaching Spanish as a foreign language. Though speaking Spanish is the main objective and enforced at all times while in classes, teachers also have some knowledge of English to better understand student's linguistic needs, especially when teaching introductory levels.

Spanish courses are customized for learners of all levels, from beginner to proficient, starting every Monday. Progress is evaluated week by week, and depending on the length of your course you will have the advantage of listening to different forms of speech by changing teachers every one or two weeks.

General Spanish

Regular Group - 4 hours per day

Intensive Group - 5.5 hours per day

Comprised of no more than 4 students per class, group lessons are designed to develop main areas of the language such as reading, writing, speaking and comprehension. The communicative method promoted in the classroom introduces Spanish grammar to students little by little, reinforcing this through live examples and through conversation. A specific grammatical sequence is presented every week, and instructors are skilled in meeting the individual needs of the group members and making learning grammar fun.

Regular classes run from 8:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M; and Intensive classes take place from 8:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M and from 2 P.M. to 3:30 P.M. Monday through Friday.

Individual Tutoring - 1 hour per day and on

Individual lessons are ideal for learners who have special learning needs, or who prefer having individual attention from their instructor. Courses can be arranged to follow general Spanish practice, or can be customized to meet any particular area of interest for your linguistic or professional development: pronunciation, conversation, grammar, etc.

To enhance your learning, you can combine Individual Tutoring with Regular Group Spanish courses. This allows students to advance at a faster pace and get the most from their time in classes, especially if this is limited.

Specialty Spanish

For your professional development, specialty Spanish courses can be arranged under Individual Tutoring, often combining practical experience according to the field of your interest. Please select the course most suitable to your needs:

» Medical Spanish (Physicians, nurses and healthcare providers)
* featured terminology course for Clinical Psychology

» Spanish for Teachers

Please contact us if you have a special request for a program that could meet your own professional field.

Family Spanish Programs

Traveling with your family? Worry not! We are very experienced in providing Spanish programs for families, providing babysitting services, children courses, and Spanish courses for teens.

» Spanish for Kids (4 to 12 years old)

» Spanish for Teens (13 to 19 years old)

Programs may be arranged from as little as 1 week and up to as long as you desire. Depending on your objectives you could consider taking a survival 1 or 2 week program, or if you are looking to perfect your skills and achieve fluency, you can consider a 6 to 12 week program.

No matter what your purpose for learning Spanish is, we are sure to have just the course to fit your needs!

USA: 1-866-306 5040
England: 0-800-404 9844
Australia: 1-800-0611 0136
Canada: 1-877-442 0845
New Zealand: 0-800-449-282

Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM CST Saturday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM CST

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