Ad Astra Languages Institute, Moravia, Costa Rica. Flexible Spanish language programs designed for people of all ages and professions near the Costa Rican capital of San José.
Asesoría Gerencial. Programs offered include: Intensive Spanish Language Training, U.S. College & University Sponsored Programs, Central America Semester Abroad, Internship Programs, and International Career Enhancement Programs.
Central American Institute for International Affairs, San José, Costa Rica (ICAI) Total immersion Spanish language programs which begin every Monday.
Centro Lingüístico Conversa, San José, Costa Rica. Range of intensive Spanish language programs.
Centro Panamericano de Idiomas, Heredia, Costa Rica. Specializes in Spanish as a second language for foreigners.
Comunicare A non-profit association dedicated to teaching Spanish as a second language. Offers weekly programs.
Costa Rican Language Academy and Latin Dance School. Programs offer students the opportunity to discover Costa Rican culture first hand. These programs include: homestays with carefully selected Costa Rican families, afternoon latindance and Costa Rican cooking classes, latin music & conversation "Hour", 24 hour airport transportation, excursions and cultural activities. Courses offered year-round.
CPI. CPI is a family owned, community oriented Spanish language school. When students attend CPI, they can do more than learn Spanish. They can play an active role in the development of two different Costa Rican communities: Heredia and Monteverde.
El Instituto Profesional de Español Para Extranjeros (IPEE), San José, Costa Rica. Features Spanish immersion programs including courses for teachers.
Escuela Idiomas D'Amore Spanish immersion programs adjacent to Manuel Antonio National Park on the beaches of Costa Rica's Pacific Ocean. Most students participate in the month program, although two and three week courses are also available.
Forester Instituto Internacional in San José, Costa Rica.Learn Spanish and participate in cultural activities in Costa Rica's capital city.
ICADS. Spanish immersion, internships, and research programs. Credit and non-credit.
Ilisa Instituto de Idiomas, San José, Costa Rica. Tailors courses to fit individual needs.
Instituto Británico. The Instituto Britanico Ltda. is a private and independent language school organized on the British system for the teaching of Spanish and English. Offers students at all levels the opportunity to study the Spanish language while learning about local traditions and values through homestays with Costa Rican families. Offers two sites for study: the main campus in San Jose and a regional centre in Liberia, Guanacaste, in northwestern Costa Rica, near the Pacific coast.
Instituto de Cultura y Lengua Costarricense. The institute is located 10 minutes by bus outside of Alajuela (15 miles west of San José, the capital of Costa Rica). All levels of language instruction, host families, extracurricular activities and excursions are available.
Instituto de Lenguaje Pura Vida. Instituto de Lenguaje "Pura Vida" is located in Heredia, a small peaceful community just six miles from the Capital of San Jose. The Institute encourages families and offers children's classes and day care for smaller children while parents are in class.
Instituto Universal de Idiomas. Founded in 1981, programs vary from three days to four weeks.
Intercultura Costa Rica. This Spanish language school, whose main campus is located in Heredia with a Sámara Beach campus on the Pacific Ocean, offers a series of 16 courses and four hours of class activity each week day. Cultural activities and homestays are available.
Modern Language Studies Abroad (MLSA) Universidad de Costa Rica Summer Program. The program is designed for undergraduate, graduate students, teachers, and high school graduates. Features homestay with a Costa Rican family, cultural activities, and optional excursions.
Academia de Espñol Surpacífico The school is situated in the city of Manta on a beach on the coast of Ecuador, 390 Km. (30 minutes by plane) from the capital of Quito. One-on-one instruction, classes beginning every day of the week, all levels including beginners are welcome.
Academia Latinoamericana de Español, Quito, Ecuador. Intensive Spanish language course. Recommendations from previous students.
American Spanish School. Courses in QUITO, BAÑOS, CUENCA, the JUNGLE and the BEACH.
APF Languages. APF Languages offers a variety of programs in Quito and Manta. Programs include airport pickup, cultural activities, and homestays.
Centro de Estudios Interamericanos, Cuenca, Ecuador. Co-sponsored with Augustana College, program is designed to provide language study and a cultural experience during the summer of 1996.
Colonial Spanish School. The Colonial Spanish School is an Ecuadorian-European co-operative venture. Students may opt to study in any one of the various regions of Ecuador where the school has branches.
Cumbre Andina Spanish School, Quito. The Spanish Institute CUMBRE ANDINA, recognized by the Ministery of Education, is situated in the modern part of Quito in the heart of the city near the famous Avenida Amazonas. One-to-one courses as well as courses in small groups are offered.
Galapagos Spanish School in Quito, Ecuador. Intensive Spanish language courses at 10 levels throughout the year. Optional weekly excursions in and around Quito.
Hosteria La Cienega Hosteria La Cienega is one of Ecuador's oldest colonial haciendas. Situated 74 km south of Quito near the slopes of the majestic Cotopaxi volcano and its National Park. Spanish classes with a qualified and experienced teacher are available.
Partnership for Service Learning (PSL), Guayaquil and Quito, Ecuador. Offers semester, summer or academic year programs in Guayaquil; semester or year programs in Quito.
Pichincha Spanish School, Quito, Ecuador. The student and instructor plan and implement the instruction together. All levels of Spanish fluency represented. The school offers excursions at the end of each month.
Simon Bolivar Spanish School, Quito, Ecuador. School provides a flexible schedule and a variety of Spanish courses suitable for the goals of the university student, teacher, traveler or business executive.
South American Spanish Institute, Quito, Ecuador. Located just minutes from the earth's equator in Quito, Ecuador, SASI offers a serious and professional language course that is personalized for each student.
21st Century Spanish Center. Intensive Spanish language school in Quito, Ecuador. One-to-One classes, quality instruction, optional study programs in the jungle and on the Ecuadorian coast.
Escuela Juan Sisay in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. Intensive Spanish language instruction and community involvment.
Guatemalensis Spanish School. Total immersion, one-on-one instruction in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala's second largest city. . Students can help poor and disadvantaged people through programmed projects.
Instituto Central América (ICA). ICA offers a one-on-one Spanish language school experience. The Institute places an emphasis on teaching about the political, social and economic situation in Guatemala, using a unique blend of resources, activities, and contacts.
International Spanish Language School of Central America (ISL). Located in Quetzaltenango (Xela), ISL is accredited by the Guatemalan Ministry of Education. The school offers a variety of programs including a university study program, a program for high school students, a children's program, and a volunteer's program.
La Hermandad Educativa. Study Spanish abroad in Quetzaltenango (Xela) or Todos Santos, Guatemala. People-to-people learning, including living with a Central American family. Funds earned by the member schools are used to provide scholarships for Guatemalan students and to aid community development and human rights projects.
Miguel Angel Asturias Spanish Language School. Located in Quetzaltenango and named after Guatemala's Nobel Prize-winning novelist, the school provides 5 hours daily of one-on-one instruction. Also available is the opportunity to help plan and participate in projects to improve education, health care, farming, the ecology, and community developement.
Proyecto Lingüístico Francisco Marroquín de Antigua, Guatemala. Private instruction. Family stays arranged. Classes begin every Monday year round. Opportunity for cultural excursions available.
Proyecto María Concepción. The school is located in Concepción Chiquirichapa, a small indigenous community surrounded by mountains and volcanoes near the city of Quetzaltenango. Opportunity is available to combine Spanish language study with volunteer grass roots projects working with widows and children.
Pyramide de Tikal. One-on-one intensive Spanish instructiton at all levels in Antigua. Additional activities include dance lessons, movies in Spanish, preparation of Guatemalan meals, demonstrations of ceramics and weaving, free gym and sauna, free internet and laundry.
Sab Language Center, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. Offers seven hours of one-on-one Spanish language instruction daily. Classes begin every Monday. Family homestays available.
San José El Viejo in Antigua, Guatemala. School is accredited by the Ministry of Education of Guatemala and National Tourist Commission. One teacher per student.
Spanish School Jabel Tinamit, (Panajachel, Guatemala). Spanish School Jabel Tinamit provides intensive one-to-one Spanish language tuition in Panajachel, Guatemala, on the spectacular Lake Atitlan, the most beautiful in Central America. With the local family homestay option you'll enjoy learning Spanish and finding out about the Mayan people.
Spanish School-Ulew Tinimit. Located in Quetzaltenango, the school offers a variety of one-on-one total immersion Spanish courses combined with cultural activities and family stays. Opportunity is also available for volunteer projects that suit students' skills, interests, and experiences.
Casa La Paz. An intensive language program of 4 hours a day in La Paz. An interesting feature of the program is for each student to have a "language exchange partner" who is Mexican and would like to learn English in exchange for Spanish. An hour daily (arranged between the two partners) is the suggested amount of time spent and is strictly optional.
Cemanáhuac Educational Community, Cuernavaca, México. This language school provides information about scholarships for intensive Spanish instruction.
Center of Languages and Latin American Studies (CLLAS). Located in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, the Center offers total immersion classes with optional college credit available.
Center for Bilingual Multicultural Studies (Centro Bilingüe) de Cuernavaca. Total immersion programs for students, business people and executives. Airport pickup, university credit, and cultural excursions are available.
Centro Bilingüe de Chiapas. Learn Spanish in San Cristobal De Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico. The center offers intensive, regular and long-term Spanish programs.Travel agency -trips to the Lacandon Jungle, Indian towns and other attractions can be arranged.
Centro de Idiomas at Mazatlan. The school is located in the old colonial part of the beach city of Mazatlan. Emphasis is on achieving oral proficiency through speaking and listening practice. Study programs with specialized vocabulary or cultural emphasis for business executives, medical personnel, teachers and other professionals are available.
Centro de Lengua, Arte e Historia para Extranjeros (CLAHPE). The program lasts for 20 weeks and contains 5 levels of four weeks each, from beginning to advanced levels. Students may opt for shorter stays starting each Monday with a two week minimum. The center also offers courses in the literature, history and art of Mexico.
Centro Mexicano Internacional (CMI). Centro Mexicano Internacional (CMI) in Morelia, Michoacan, is recognized as one of the largest study centers for foreign students in Mexico. CMI serves as an operating agent under contract with more than forty different colleges and universities.
Centro Tlahuica de Lenguas e Intercambio Cultural, A.C. (Cetlalic). An alternative school in Cuernavaca, Mexico,integrating the study of the Spanish language with cultural immersion and active analysis of pressing political, economic, and social issues.
Colegio de Idiomas de Baja, California. The Colegio de Idiomas de Baja California is less than one and one half hours south of the San Diego airport and a mile from the Pacific Ocean. Classes begin at 8:00AM Monday morning for beginners to advanced students.
Cuauhnáhuac (C.I.C.L.C.). Located in Morelos, Mexico, Cuauhnáhuac offers a variety of programs. Classes begin every Monday throughout the year.
Cuernavaca Language School. Begin any Monday. Program coordinators informally interview each student, and he or she will be placed in a group according to ability and previous contact with the language. Students are grouped as closely as possible at equivalent ability levels to ensure good progress and good camaraderie among classmates. Cultural studies, homestays, and credit from U.S. colleges and universities are available.
Encuentros. ENCUENTROS is located in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, and has a library, a media center, a small snack bar, and a garden where afternoon cultural events take place. New classes begin each Monday. Private study sessions are available.
Escuela Mexicana. Escuela Mexicana is a Spanish language school located in the heart of Mexico in historic Guanajuato. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced Spanish curriculum; flexible starting dates and schedules to fit your travel plans; lodging at the school or with local families.
Experiencia: centro de intercambio bilingüe y cultural a.c. Founded in 1977 and located in Cuernavaca, Experiencia offers a Spanish language program complemented by lectures on history, culture and contemporary events.
Institute for Multilingual and Cross-Cultural Studies (Puerto Vallarta) IMCS offers intensive language programs for executives, professionals, and individuals. Corporate executives, diplomats, sales person, doctors, nurses, police officers, social workers, teachers, and airline personnel are examples of the types of people who have participated in the Institute. Online registration is available.
Institute of Modern Spanish. Spanish Language and Mexican Culture Studies in Mérida, Yucatán, México. Features include: Internships & Work Experience, and Teaching Practicums for Education Majors.
Instituto Bilingüe y Cultural de Puerto Escondido (Oaxaca). Situated in a residential neighborhood two blocks from the main beach, the school offers programs based on one-to-one or small group instruction. The school also provides study programs which focus on the specific vocabulary needs of professionals, companies, organizations, and groups which will enable them to achieve proficiency in their work-related needs.
Instituto Chac-Mool (Cuernavaca). All levels of instruction begin each Monday throughout the year and include specialized individual and children's programs. Homestays and group travel are also available.
Instituto Cultural Oaxaca. The Instituto offers 7 hours daily of intensive Spanish instruction and cultural activities in the charming setting of a gracious 19th century Oaxacan home.
Instituto de comunicacíon y cultura (A.C.) The Instituto de Comunicación y Cultura, established in 1986, is one of the oldest language schools in Oaxaca, Mexico. Classes begin every Monday.
Academia Falcon. (Guanajuato) The Institute located in a beautiful colonial setting in Guanajuato, Mexico, features Spanish language instruction at all levels. The school provides programs in Mexican history, politics, culture, cuisine, folk dancing, Latin American literature, and local legends. Also available are homestays with Mexican families, sporting events, hikes, classroom field trips, cultural novies, and weekly fiestas.
Instituto Habla Hispana, San Miguel de Allende. Three levels: Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced . Twelve four week sessions yearly. One on One personalized courses available. Airport pickup upon request.
Instituto Miguel de Cervantes. Located in Guanajuato, the Instituto Miguel de Cervantes provides intensive language study for individuals and groups. In addition, the institute offers specialized programs for professionals including Spanish for Teachers in Bilingual ESL Classrooms, Spanish for Medical Personnel, and Spanish for Social Workers.
Interamerican University Studies Institute. The Institute is a non-profit organization that offers a variety of educational programs. These include three Spanish language/culture study programs in Querétaro for first year, second year and advanced students.
International Spanish Institute, Ensenada, Mexico. Offers an intensive, total immersion Spanish and cultural program for developing conversational ability. No more than five students per class with an opportuity to live with a Mexican family.
Language College of Baja California. Located in the Pacific Ocean port city of Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, classes have six or fewer students. Business, social and religious groups with fewer than 25 students can be accommodated with a curriculum tailored to their specific requirements.
OCEX (Cultural Organization for Foreign Students), Mérida, Yucatan. Small classes, cultural activities, and excursions. Lodging available with a family or in a student residence.
Organización Lingüística de Español (O.L.E.). The Organización Lingüística de Español (O.L.E.) located in Querétaro, Qro. México, offers instruction, homestays, and activities in central Mexico.
Prolingua Instituto Lingüístico y Cultural. Cuernavaca, México. The school is located within a fifteen minute walking distance from the city center and offers one on one tutoring or miniclass with a maximum of five students. Academic credit and excursions available. Classes begin every Monday.
Quick Spanish Academy. The academy is located in Valle de Bravo, a unique colonial village nestled in the mountains, 90 miles from México City , near the western border between the State of México and Michoacan. Courses include: Normal Spanish Programs, Advanced Spanish Programs, Traveler's Spanish, Spanish for Professionals, and an Academic Semester Program.
Se Habla...La Paz. This school in La Paz, Baja California Sur, offers general immersion and a specialty program for healthcare professionals.
Spanish Institute of Puebla. American-owned Spanish language school, specializing in teaching the Spanish language and culture through a total immersion intensive program. Students learn from the outset to think and express themselves in Spanish as they take classes, live and visit the culturally rich city of Puebla and its surroundings.
Spanish School of Mayab (Mérida Yucatán. Features a wide variety of classes to teach the Spanish language with opportunity for additional practice in conversation and culture courses.
Spanish Study Adventure in Mexico. The school is located in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico, 300 miles south of Tucson, Arizona, on the shores of the Sea of Cortez. It offers nine hours of daily instruction for all proficiency levels with sessions beginning every Sunday. Weekend field trips, accomodations, family activities, child care, and group rates are also featured.
Sol y Tierra Spanish Language Institute (Oaxaca). The Institute offers the following: intensive Spanish courses, cultural instruction, workshops, conversational Spanish, credits and special programs, housing, guided tours, medical, and health and sports club.
Spanish in San Luis Potosi Mexico. New classes every Monday, 52 weeks of the year. Grammar, conversation, minicourses in history and literature, cultural activities, and individual executive programs.
Spanish Language School, A.C. (Guadalajara). Beginner to advanced courses. Five fifty-minute sessions per day, mixing grammar, writing, reading, and conversation. Field trips and family homestays are available.
Villa Enigma. Spanish-learning vacations in beautiful Valle de Bravo, México (mountain, woods, lake, village). Economic packages include accomodations in Suites Villa Enigma.
Zapata Center (Cuautla, Morelos). Spanish courses, excursions, homestays. Airport pickup in Mexico City is available.
Acupari Language School. The school, a non-profit cultural society, is located in a colonial mansion in Cusco. Intensive Spanish programs. Students are offered afternoon conversation practice with a Peruvian partner who is studying their native language. Volunteer opportunities are also available.
Amauta Spanish School. Amauta Spanish School offers Spanish language courses at three different locations: Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca empire; Urubamba, the Sacred Valley of the Incas; and the Manu Rainforest.
Don Quijote Language School. The school offers its program at three locations: Cusco, Urubamba (in the Sacred Valley of the Incas), and Manu (rainforest). Students may study at either or all three locations, each highlighting a different aspect of Peruvian culture. Also offered are Quechua Language Courses, workshops on Latin American culture and student activities.
Excel Spanish Language Centre. Intensive Spanish in Cusco from beginner to advanced levels. Also offered are Intensive Conversation, Spanish for Professionals, and Spanish for Young People. Home stays or hotel accomodations are available.
Marco Polo Spanish School. The School offers Spanish courses at four levels and has 3 sites: Cusco where the main office is located, Taray in the Sacred Valley of the Incas and Huaro a mystical town to the east of Cusco. Also available are social and cultural activities, specialized courses, accommodation with a local host family or in a hotel and opportunity to do voluntary work.
A.B.C. - Mester. A.B.C. - Mester is located in a modern six-story air conditioned building in downtown Barcelona and offers Spanish language courses at all levels in small classes. The school can arrange accommodations with a Spanish family, in a student residence, a university residence, a hotel or a shared apartment.
Academia Cervantes. Academia CERVANTES is a Center specializing in the teaching of the language and the Spanish culture to international students. The courses are suitable for anyone over 16 and the school arranges accommodations with selected Spanish families, international student apartments, and hotels and hostels.
Academia Contacto. Situated in an historic building in the heart of Madrid, students at Academia Contacto can enroll on any Monday of the year for Spanish language courses for as long as they wish. Classes are limited to two to seven students. The school organizes various activities including talks on regional or contemporary topics, films, art exhibitions, and cooking workshops. Homestays are available.
Academia Hispánica Córdova. Their general intensive course requires a minimum of two weeks with 20 classes of 55 minutes each per week. Students with some knowledge of Spanish may start on any Monday of the year. Beginners start at the beginning of each month. There is housing with families or in shared or private apartments. Cultural activities are also available.
Academia Mester. You can learn Spanish at one of these sites: Granada, Salamanca, Sevilla and Tenerife.
Academia Siglo XXI. The school, in Salamanca, offers general Spanish language classes (8 students maximum) from beginners to advanced levels. Also available are special courses in Spanish culture and history, business Spanish, preparation for the D.E.L.E. and individual courses. Home stays and travel opportunities are available.
Advisors for International Programs in Spain (AIP) A.I.P. specializes in organizing Spanish Study Abroad Programs in Valencia (Spain). A variety of programs are available including summers, semesters, and programs for groups. The school also provides full board with a family, cultural visits, sports activities, and optional trips.
alea (academia de lengua española Asturias). Classes at all levels and types from beginners to advanced are offered as well as cultural activities, housing options, and a specially designed one month summer course for young people between the ages of 14 and 18.
Alhambra Instituto Internacional. Located in Málaga, the Institute offers programs from beginners through the advanced levels year round. In addition to standard courses, it offers intensive courses, Spanish for business purposes, and a special summer program. Successful completion of the superior level course awards students the internationally recognized "Diploma Superior de Español como Lengua Extranjera" (D.E.L.E.: Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language).
AulaDiez español online. Learn Spanish online. In interactive courses students learn the concepts of Spanish grammar, colloquial and everyday Spanish, vocabulary, idioms, set phrases and more. In addition, students are prepared for the official D.E.L.E. examinations.
Capilla Dorada (Salamanca). The school is situated in the middle of the historical centre of Salamanca and contains 9 modern classrooms, a library, and computer and Internet facilities. It offers a variety of courses at all levels of proficiency, lodging with families or hotels, and cultural activities.
Colegio de Español La Janda. The school, located in Vejer de la Frontera, has as its goal to help students intensively develop their linguistic skills, not only reading and writing, but more importantly ,their speaking abilities. The Web site also includes an on-line magazine in Spanish.
Colegio Unamuno. Spanish for foreigners in Salamanca and Santander. Students can choose from among 14 different courses. Accomodations, cultural activities and excursions are available.
Delta Language School. Located in Santander, the school features classes at all levels, home stays with selected Spanish families, and cultural excursions and activities.
don Quijote in Country Spanish Language Courses. Exclusively geared towards teaching Spanish in Spain, the school offers courses in Barcelona, Granada, Madrid, Málaga, Salamanca and Tenerife.
El Centro de Estudios de Español BAHIA DE CADIZ. The center is located in the south of Spain and prepares students for the Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera (D.E.L.E.), the only official Spanish diploma with international validity.
eleMadrid. Study Spanish in Madrid. This school features small classes, personal attention, and leisure activity courses
Escuela de Lengua Española (ESLES). The school offers summer courses in Santander from July to September and year round courses in Madrid from September to June.
Escuela Hispalense, Tarifa, Spain. The school is located in a small village overlooking the straits of Gibraltar with access to beaches and windsurfing.
Escuela Montalbán. Spanish intensive courses in Granada complemented by cultural programs.
Escuela Salmantina de Estudios Internacional. The school, located in Salamanca, has been offering Spanish language courses since 1986 as a way of getting students to know modern Spanish life and culture.
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela. Summer Course centered in two principal areas: Spanish Language, and Culture and Society. The courses are aimed at both university and non-university students above 18 years of age of all nationalities.
VIVA Spanish Language School. VIVA is located in Pedregalejo, Spain, less than a minute from the beach and about eight minutes from the centre of Málaga by bus. Instruction takes place in a villa surrounded by more than 1000 square meters of gardens. Classes begin on the first Monday of each month for beginners and any other Monday for more advanced levels.