Spanish Language Course and Immersion in Monteverde

Location: Costa Rica: Monteverde

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 Costa Rica's cloud forest reserves, in a rural region about a 5 hour bus ride from San Jose.

Monteverde is at an elevation of 5,600 feet and this region is known for its commitment to the sustainable development of the community, conservation of the cloud forest and the abundant opportunities for hiking, bird-watching & zip lining through the canopy of the cloud forest.

At the weekends enjoy a trip to the Arenal Volcano or coast.

Located on the outskirts of the village in modern building, located within its own private campus and gardens.

Highlights

You have the following course options:
* 4 lessons daily: (20 group lessons per week)
* 5 lessons daily: (25 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 4 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

* Residence:
- Shared rooms
- Self catering - NO meals included
- Expect to share with other international students
- Apartments are co-ed; bedrooms are same gender
- Equipped kitchen including cooking utensils
- Bed linens provided; must bring towels
- You will be given a key to your apartment
- Located 5 minutes walk from school

* Studio Apartment:
- Private room
- Self catering - NO meals included
- Equipped kitchen including cooking utensils
- Ccable TV, a strong box and small laundry area
- Bed linens provided; must bring towels
- You will be given a key to your apartment
- Rooms cleaned daily, Laundry servicea bag per wk
- Located 5 minutes walk 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, hiking some of the 24 kilometers of well-maintained trails, bird watching, visit a Butterfly Garden, coffee producing cooperatives or one of the many Monteverde art and craft galleries.

Monteverde is a great location for those students who have a strong appreciation of nature and wildlife.

Languages
  • Spanish

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Various 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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