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 Santo Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Is there anything more exciting than studying Spanish in the Dominican Republic? Enjoy the exotic Caribbean, the easy-going lifestyle and the tropical weather while immersing yourself in the Spanish language. The school is located in the “Zona Universitaria” at a central location that gives the students the opportunity to access many interesting places nearby. It is the perfect place to explore the rich culture of the Dominican Republic! For students who haven´t had enough of the Caribbean, there is the possibility to continue practicing Spanish at our partner school in Sosua.
SPANISH PROGRAM IN SANTO DOMINGO
Before each student´s arrival, they will be given a placement exam in order to place them in the right Spanish class level. The school´s goal is to improve students´ communicative skills, particularly for conversation. There are a variety of courses that are offered. Group Spanish courses have of a maximum of 7 students and take place in the morning. These courses are between 20 to 30 hours a week and are offered for every level. The Spanish PLUS program consists of group classes in the morning and private classes in the afternoon. The school also offers a Spanish & Cultural course, which provides students with the opportunity to learn all about the culture of the Dominican Republic. Additionally, a Spanish and Dancing course is available for those students who want to explore the dance and music culture of this country. The school also provides Business Spanish, Medical Spanish, Teachers Training and preparation for the DELE exam.
ACCOMMODATION IN SANTO DOMINGO
Staying with our carefully selected host families in Santo Domingo gives students the opportunity to fully explore the local culture. Most families are 30 minutes away from the school by public transport. Students have a private room, a shared bathroom and half board (breakfast and dinner).
For those who want to live with other students in a more private residence in Santo Domingo, we offer housing in shared apartments of the school. It is located in Zona Universitaria and is within a 2 minute walking distance from school. The students will have a private room with the other facilities shared. Meals are not included.
ACTIVITIES DURING YOUR SPANISH PROGRAM
In addition to Spanish courses, the school also provides various afternoon activities to immerse students in the Dominican culture. Some examples of these activities are:
- A welcome dinner
- Cooking classes
- Beach volleyball events
- Music and dance classes
SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
The Dominican Republic is well known for its year-round perfect weather, idyllic beaches and clear blue sea. In other words, it´s the perfect exotic holiday destination. It has much to offer! Explore the country´s natural treasures: lush, subtropical vegetation, fertile valleys and mountains up to 3,175 meters high. It is truly a beautiful destination to learn Spanish!
Santo Domingo lies on the south coast of the Dominican Republic. This Caribbean metropolis consists of approximately 2.5 million inhabitants. Santo Domingo has many museums, historical hotspots and a spectacular nightlife. There are many night clubs that are popular all night long. The historical hotspots are found in the Zona Colonia, a Colonial district that workers have been slowly restoring since 1990, therefore making it an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
EXCURSIONS IN SANTO DOMINGO
Besides the afternoon activities during the week, there are also many excursions organized for the weekends. Excursions are offered for half days, full days or several days. Examples of these excursions are:
- Sightseeing tour in Zona Colonial
- Excursions to the mountains
- Visits to the beautiful beaches
VOLUNTEER PROGRAM IN SANTO DOMINGO
The school also offers volunteer projects in Santo Domingo. It is possible to help out in a center for young girls, who come from difficult family backgrounds. You can help organizing activities and workshops for the children (English classes, games, painting, and theater) or helping out in the office/ library.
Should you be interested in volunteering in the Dominican Republic, please contact us for further information!
WE RECOMMEND THIS SPANISH SCHOOL IN SANTO DOMINGO BECAUSE:
- The school is perfectly situated in the Zona Universitaria, and it faces the UASD, which is the biggest and most famous university in the Dominican Republic.
- The school is surrounded by a garden with multiple terraces and a cafeteria, creating a warm and personal atmosphere.
- The metropolis Santo Domingo is a lively city in which you can get involved in many activities and explore the beautiful places nearby.
- The school highly values the cultural experience of the students and provides students with a complete immersion experience.
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