THE SPANISH LANGUAGE
is the second most spoken language in the world due to the number of speakers who claim it as their native tongue (after Mandarin Chinese). It is spoken as a first and second language amongst 450 and 500 million people. It is the third most spoken language as a first or second language after Mandarin Chinese and English combined, and is the mother tongue to 400 million people worldwide... Read more
Spanish School in Sucre, BOLIVIA
Study Spanish in the heart of South America and be amazed by the fascinating city of Sucre. This Spanish School is located in the city center, close to the beautiful main square called Plaza 25 de Mayo. Studying Spanish in Sucre gives you the opportunity to discover this amazing colonial city while improving your Spanish. Moreover, in addition to your classes, a variety of weekly activities are offered, such as dance classes. If you are looking for a Spanish school in a city filled with young people, then Sucre is the perfect place! Many young people come to this city to study and experience the buzzing nightlife of Sucre. Furthermore, the school is located in a beautiful building in the colonial centre of Sucre. The school has 16 well-equipped classrooms, nice balconies, a video room, a library, a sunny terrace/patio and a kitchen with free snacks. Come to Sucre and enjoy the Bolivian culture, the nice weather and the beautiful surroundings while improving your Spanish!
SPANISH PROGRAM IN SUCRE
The teaching method at this school in Sucre focuses on improving conversation skills. Furthermore, classes are taught in a fun and attractive way, as classes will not only be held in the classrooms, but outside of the school as well. Teachers also take their classes on outings in the city, such as to parks, town squares and cafes, where students will be able to practice their Spanish in real life situations. In addition to this focus on conversation, classes also include grammar, listening, writing and reading materials. Because of the small class size (5 students maximum), students receive a high level of personal attention. Private Spanish classes are also offered, which are perfect for students who are looking for a more personal Spanish course. Besides these classes, the school also offers Business Spanish, Medical Spanish, Quechua (native language) and more! All teachers at the school are highly qualified and have extensive experience teaching Spanish.
ACCOMMODATION IN SUCRE
Living with a Bolivian host family gives you the opportunity to experience the local culture. In addition, you will also be able to speak Spanish with natives and improve your language skills. Host families are selected very carefully to ensure that students have the best possible experience. Accommodation in a host family includes a private room and a shared bathroom with the family. Families are located at a maximum of 15 minutes walking distance from the school.
For those looking for a more independent living situation, the school has contacts throughout Sucre with various flat owners who rent out apartments. All apartments in Sucre have fully equipped kitchens.
Another housing option is to stay in a single or double room in one of Sucre´s hostels. The school is happy to help students out with any reservations. Most hostels are located close to the school, just a few minutes away on foot.
ACTIVITIES DURING YOUR SPANISH PROGRAM
Every week, the school organizes at least two free activities in Sucre. Examples of these activities are as follows:
- Salsa and Merengue dance lessons
- Tours around Sucre and other towns nearby (Tarabuco, Yotala, 7 waterfalls)
- Parties and Barbecues
For a small cost, the school also offers sports activities and cooking lessons in Sucre. If you bring your student card, you will get discounts at various restaurants and theaters, and you will also get free cinema tickets.
Sucre is the official capital of Bolivia and is considered by many as the "Jewel of South America". The city is built in a colonial style and has many historical buildings, beautiful parks, impressive museums and delicious restaurants. Sucre has a warm climate all year, with the rainy season lasting from November until March. Bolivia is a beautiful country with a lot to offer. Many people call Bolivia the heart of South America, as it is located in the center of the continent. Besides beautiful Sucre, Bolivia has many beautiful cities to visit during your stay. La Paz, Trinidad, Potosi and Santa Cruz de la Sierra will surely take your breath away. For the daredevils out there, mountain biking on Death Road near La Paz will certainly give you a rush. The most famous place to visit in Bolivia is Salar the Uyuni, as this is the world's largest salt surface.
EXCURSIONS IN SUCRE
There are many opportunities for exciting excursions in and around Sucre, such as climbing, horseback riding and hiking. The school is always happy to help students arrange fun excursions in Bolivia.
VOLUNTEER PROGRAM IN SUCRE
If you would like to volunteer in Sucre, you have plenty of opportunities. The school partners with a variety of volunteer projects in Bolivia that are always happy to receive volunteers. It is possible to volunteer in the following areas:
- Child daycare
- Caring for the elderly and disabled
An intermediate level of Spanish is recommended for volunteering in Sucre.
WE RECOMMEND THIS SCHOOL BECAUSE:
- The school offers a very personalized and flexible program, which will help you to improve your Spanish as much as possible.
- The teachers have extensive experience and are experts in making their classes both interesting and fun.
- Sucre is not only very beautiful, but it is also Bolivia’s safest city.
- Being a University town, Sucre has a vibrant nightlife, perfect for meeting many Bolivians your age.
- The school has a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
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