Spanish Summer Immersion for Teens in San Jose, Costa Rica

Location: Costa Rica: San Jose, San Pedro

Program Duration: 1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks

Dates: June, July & August

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

Teens can spend their summer learning Spanish in the heart of San Jose, Costa Rica. Students take classes in a private high school in the San Pedro area (center of the city). The school is fully equipped with basketball courts, soccer fields, a cafeteria, 30 classrooms, and computer lab.

Students will take classes Monday through Friday and also pursue a chosen elective program. The program offers an ideal balance of academics and culture with planned excursions on Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Students are supervised at all times and have chaperones during activities including travel to and from school.

HOMESTAY
Students live with a Costa Rican family during the week for full immersion. During weekend and overnight trips, students stay in hotels with same gender roommates. Homestays include three meals a day.

WHAT ARE CLASSES LIKE?
There are 15 lessons per week each lasting one hour and all Spanish levels are welcome. Classes will take place from 2:45 to 5:45 and all materials are included. There is a maximum eight students per group class.

Highlights

1. Planned activities can include: salsa lessons, roller skating, karaoke, Costa Rican BBQs, game nights, movie nights, and spending time with host families

2. Safety and supervision are the top priority! Teens are NOT allowed out without a chaperone or host family member

3. Students can gain international volunteer experience through arranged work in areas in need. Teens can work with children in an orphanage, the elderly in nursing homes, or help the environment in recycling projects depending on availability and need

4. Small class sizes create an intimate setting where students receive individualized attention

5. Students take a test to place them in their appropriate class

Type of Programs
  • Language Immersion

Languages
  • Spanish

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Varies depending on duration

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

Language course (as selected)
Lodging
3 meals daily
Language proficiency certificate at end of program
Use of teaching and instructional materials
Medical insurance
Airport pick up / drop off
Staff Supervision with rules & curfews
Schedule of cultural & social activities
Schedule of excursions

Credit Available

no

This Program is open to

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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