Spanish Language Course and Immersion in Heredia

Location: Costa Rica: Heredia

Dates: All year round dates

Language Vacation

http://www.languagevacation.com

1056 Masters Lane Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0 Canada

Call Us

Phone: Toll Free ( North America) 1 888 494 3974Telephone (Intl) 1 705 745 4697

Description

Learn Spanish in a typical small town on the outskirts of San Jose. Enjoy a truely Spainish immersion in San Joaquin de Flores, a middle class suburb of Heredia, a great place to meet the locals.

After class activities include visits to a butterfly farm, local coffee plantation, waterfall rapelling, hiking to the Barva Volcano, rain forest canopy tours, river boat excursions to Sarapiqui, as well as trips to museums, theatres and much more.

Located in the town center a 5 minute walk from all the towns facilities, shops, cafes, internet cafes, restaurants, discotheques, the National University's theatre and grounds. Housed in a colonial style building it offers a very relaxed and friendly environment with a student kitchen for cooking classes and a dance studio for dance classes.

The school reception offer a tour services desk, where you can book and organize weekend excursions. Nearby Tico restaurants and open air cafe bars provide ample places to relax and chat with friends.

Highlights

* 4 lessons daily: (20 group lessons per week)

- We accept all language levels / ages 18+
- Unlimited course length
- A "lesson" usually lasts approx. 50 minutes
- Course runs Monday through Friday (mornings 8am)
- Loan of course materials are included
- Placement test and orientation on first day of course
- Maximum 6 students per group class

Academic credit available: (if required)
- Undergraduate Credit Through Brookhaven College

Lodging options:

* Host Family:
- Private room
- Meals included: breakfast and dinner daily
- Meals will be local custom
- Shared bathroom with family
- Bed linens provided; must bring towels
- You will be given a key to your lodgings
- Laundry is included
- Located 5 - 20 mins walking or bus from school

After class and weekend activities:

Enjoy social and cultural outings during the week with other students from the school: dance classes, cooking classes, Spanish movie nights, horseback riding, coffee producing cooperatives.

Together play a game of football (soccer), go bowling or roller-skating, enjoy special dance or theater shows, discussion groups, live music discos and more.

Languages
  • Spanish

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Vaious options

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

- Selected language course and course length
- Placement test and orientation on the day
- Lodging as requested
- Meals if selected
- Use of teaching materials and borrowing books
- Optional cultural and social activities.
- Language proficiency certificate
- Academic credit available if requested

Credit Available

yes

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African, Worldwide Participant.

Participants Travel to Costa Rica

Independently

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
48 hours
Year Founded

2000

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