Learn Spanish in Latin America

Learn Spanish in Argentina

Students and teachers at the school in Buenos AiresIn Argentina we work with a school located in the capital city Buenos Aires, a cosmopolitan city that appeals to the imagination.

The school has a branch in the south, in Bariloche, a ski resort in the Andes. You can also learn Spanish in Argentina, on an estancia, an estate with horse breeding on the Pampas. Meals, hikes, wine tastings and horseback riding are included. Ask us about this option if you are interested.

 

 

The Spanish course in Buenos Aires, ArgentinaSchool building learn Spanish Argentina

We work with a big school in Buenos Aires. You can choose between four hours of private lessons or four hours of group lessons per day (one class hour = 52 minutes). The groups are never bigger than 6 students. The group course is held in the morning or in the afternoon, either from 9 am until 1 pm or from 2 pm until 6 pm. Private classes are held from 2 pm until 6 pm. The school is located in the center of Buenos Aires on a tree lined boulevard. The photo depicts the imposing building the school is located in, on the 3rd floor. There is a big communal area with coffee bar and wifi. It is a colonial building and the different class rooms have big windows with views over the Plaza del Congreso. A few blocks away there is a park where you can study at ease. Or have a chat with the locals.

Activities

The school offers several cultural activities for free on weekdays. Activities like cooking classes, tango lessons, museum visits and strolls through different districts of the city. On Monday they usually have the city walk, each week a different area of Buenos Aires is chosen. On two afternoons the activity includes something to do  with the Spanish language, the so called ´club de conversacion´ or tutorial.  In the weekend you can also join multiple day activities for a fee. For example to the Iguazu waterfalls. You can also go to a tango show with diner and drinks or go to the estancia for a day.

City walk as activity

Visit a museum

Afternoon activity at a park in Buenos Aires

Dance classes

 

 

 

 

The Argentinian way of speaking Spanish

The Spanish spoken in Argentina, the Castellano, differs a bit from the rest of Latin-Amerika in its pronunciation. The ´ll´and ´y´, for example, are pronounced as ´ssj´. As a result more soft, melodious sounds. Beautiful Spanish!

The accommodation

There are several options for accommodation in Buenos Aires. Please note: the accommodation always starts on the Sunday before the classes. If you arrive earlier you can always book extra nights for the accommodation of your choice.

Student flat

Accommodation in student flatThe cheapest accommodation option is a bed in a room for two people in a student flat. In this flats they have mostly students that study on the university. Most of them come from different Latin American countries. There are also other students from Europe or north America that take classes at the same Spanish school, in interesting mix therefor!

You will eat and cook together with the other students in the house. You share the living room and bathroom. Do you want your own private room in the students flat? It’s possible for and extra $85 per week. The  students who have been living in the flat for longer are happy to take you the the nicest places in Buenos Aires. A nice and fun way to practice your Spanish.

Host family

The host families are located 30 minutes by bus or metro from the school. The families are upper middle class. During weekdays you receive two meals a day: breakfast and dinner. In the weekend you will get breakfast only. You will have you own room but you will share the bathroom with the other family members. The host family stay has a surcharge of $85 per week comparted to the shared 2 bed room in the student flat.

Volunteer work

The school has contacts with many different programs in and around Buenos Aires. There are social, medical, educational and ecological programs. The school charges $125 to arrange the work for you. And you have to have had a minimum of 4 weeks of Spanish classes. Look at our volunteer page to see the different options in volunteer work in Argentina.

The transfer

We can arrange a transfer for you for $85. You will be picked up by someone standing at the airport holding a sign with your name and they will driver you straight to your accommodation. The drive takes between 30 and 45 minutes.

Included in your learn Spanish in Buenos Aires Argentina package:

  • One or more weeks of private or group classes of 4 hours a day, five days a week.
  • Lesson materials and education for your level of Spanish
  • Accommodation of your choice either students flat (no meals but kitchen) or host family (with meals).
  • Placement test on the Sunday before the classes start (either written or verbal) if you are no longer a beginner.
  • Use of internet and library.
  • Coffee and tea during the breaks
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • Travel information before you leave.

Not included:

  • International flight to Buenos Aires. The airport code is EZE. The most popular airlines flying to Argentina are: Iberia, Lufthansa, KLM, United Airlines, Delta Airlines
  • In case you are staying at the student flat: meals
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • $35 administration fee

 

Go to our overview price list for the price of courses of 1, 2, 3 or 4 weeks with accommodation.

Spanish Course in Buenos Aires

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