OUR SPANISH SCHOOL IN BOGOTA
If you want to learn Spanish while exploring Colombia, this Spanish school in Bogotá is for you! The school offers Spanish courses to students, families and executives. Located in one of the most traditional neighbourhoods in Bogotá, Quinta Camacho, the school is situated only 15 minutes from the city centre of Bogota. It is also very close to the G-zone, where you can find Bogota’s nicest theatres, hotels, restaurants, clubs and bars
Bogota is diverse and multicultural, a melting pot with a blend of modern and colonial architecture. You will love it!
Why Study Spanish in Bogota:
At this school, you can take intensive Spanish courses, ruled by both the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), as well as the Common European Framework of references for languages (CEF) guidelines.
There are six different levels. A placement exam will determine your Spanish level. Furthermore, the teacher will evaluate you every two weeks. The school emphasises a communicative approach to Spanish learning. Course materials include exercises for pronunciation, grammar, speaking, writing and reading. The Spanish teachers have a passion for teaching and have much experience in teaching Spanish. A Standard Spanish group course includes 20 hours per week: 15 hours of Spanish classes and 5 of cultural activities. There is also an intensive group course, Spanish for Business, Medical Spanish and of course you can take private lessons too.
In Bogota, you can live with a local Colombian host family while learning Spanish. Share your daily life with the friendly Spanish speaking people of Colombia. This is a great opportunity to practice your Spanish and to learn about Colombian daily life. Breakfast and dinner and laundry (one per week) are included.
The host families in Bogota are screened carefully by the school. On the first day of class, all students will be picked up from their accommodation to be brought to the school in Quinta Camacho.
The school in Bogotá offers a variety of interesting recreational and cultural activities to improve your Spanish and to get to know the city of Bogota. Have fun with your classmates and enjoy the fun and interesting activities like Colombian Cooking class, a visit to a volunteer project, to one of the green parks, a fun Bike Tour in Bogota, a visit to the famous Gold Museum and much more.
Colombia is located in the northwest corner of South America. The country has a very rich history, including pre-Hispanic ruins, many of which lie close to the capital. Colombia is home to 34 national parks and a growing number of natural reserves. These parks provide a variety of adventure tours, ranging from mountain biking and climbing in the Andes to fishing and bird watching in the Amazon. The Caribbean coast is perfect for water sports, and there are great, modern beach resorts.
Bogotá is the capital of Colombia. With eight million people, it is the biggest city in Colombia. Throughout Bogota, you will find amazing colonial architecture, but also modern buildings. The city has over 50 museums, including the National Museum, the Gold Museum, and the Botero Museum. In the countryside nearby Bogota, you will find the Guatavita Lagoon, where El Dorado is located. Bogota is also home to the salt cathedral of Zipaquira and the Neusa Lake.
The Spanish school in Bogota offers a variety of volunteering projects in Colombia: in hospitals, orphanages, universities and charities. The volunteering projects are for people who not only want to learn Spanish but also want to be truly involved in this social activity. A volunteering program in Bogota generally includes 20 hours of Spanish lessons, 5 hours of activities and 6 to 12 hours of volunteering. The minimum time to volunteer in Colombia is four weeks. Please contact us for the options and the placement procedures.
Bogota and surroundings offer great options for touring and exploring this part of Colombia!
Most students visit the beautiful Guatavita Lake, located in the nearby Andean mountains. The native inhabitants used to perform ritual ceremonies of worship to the sun. Furthermore, the legend of El Dorado came from here. Other great tours are a visit to Ráquira, a small town in the Andes and the Bogotá biking tour.
Reviews Spanish School Bogota:
I'm very happy to write about my experience at this Spanish School in Bogota. The Spanish program you have developed served me wonderfully, and I expect I will return. Two things made the program work especially well for me.On the one hand, its... Read More
I studied in Bogotá for 16 weeks. This school offers more than Spanish lessons: it is a window into Colombian culture and its capital city, Bogotá. The teachers and staff are all so friendly and welcoming that lessons, though well-structured around... Read More
Reviews Other Spanish School:
I would recommend this institute to anyone interested in learning this beautiful language. A very good place to start when you want to learn Spanish. I went from practically not speaking Spanish, to fluent within five months. The teachers are very... Read More
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