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 Playa del Carmen, MEXICO
This Spanish school in Playa del Carmen is a great place to learn Spanish. The school has an exotic setting with open classrooms, thatched roofs and an exotic garden with palm trees to make your Spanish course as fun as possible. There are 14 classrooms, a conference room and a library. The Spanish school is situated in the centre, close to many bars, restaurants and shops that are only a few minutes walking distance from the school. After your Spanish classes, you can fully enjoy the beautiful beaches of Playa del Carmen.
SPANISH PROGRAM IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN
The Spanish lessons in Playa del Carmen run from Monday through Friday, with the option to take private Spanish classes, group lessons, or a combination of both. The groups have a maximum of 8 students and the Spanish lessons have a duration of 55 minutes. There are also special programs for seniors, and even Spanish for Spanish teachers. If you would like to take part in the DELE exam, there are also DELE preparation courses available. In addition to the Spanish lessons, there are also various activities offered.
ACCOMMODATION IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN
There are different types of accommodation in Playa del Carmen. The Spanish school has a residence for the students, which is a 15 minutes walking distance from the school. This residence is a Mexican house in the Caribbean style, with a kitchen, living room, dining room and a tropical garden. WIFI and breakfast is also included. Another option is a shared apartment that is situated at a maximum walking distance of 20 minutes from the school. Apartments have a minimum of two bedrooms, a living room, a kitchen and a bathroom. There is also WIFI and air conditioning available. If you would like to have a more personal experience with the Mexican culture, then a host family is the place for you. The host families in Playa del Carmen are located at a maximum distance of 30 minutes from the school. One or two meals a day are included. Staying with one of the host families in Playa del Carmen is a great opportunity to learn more about the Mexican culture and improve your Spanish level.
ACTIVITIES DURING YOUR SPANISH PROGRAM
There are lots of different activities to take part in during your Spanish program. Here are some examples of the activities that are offered at the Spanish school in Playa del Carmen.
- City tour to explore Playa del Carmen
- Latin Dance classes to learn Salsa and Merengue
- Discussions, presentations and lectures about historical and current Latin American topics
- Mexican cooking class to prepare typical Mexican food
- Drama class
- Movie night
- Typical Mexican fiesta with students, instructors, families, and friends; Party with typical Mexican food and drinks
- Diving in the Caribbean Sea
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, MEXICO
Mexico is a fascinating and colourful country with big contrasts. In Mexico you will find lots of Mayan ruins, two of which are on the list of the ‘Seven Wonders of the World’ (Chitzen Itza and Teotihuacan). Its capital is the biggest city in the world: Mexico City. The country has many interesting sites to offer with its colonial cities, impressive cathedrals, beautiful nature, unspoiled beaches and stunning mountain views.
Playa del Carmen is situated in the area of the Yucatan on the Riviera Maya, just 50 minutes from the Cancun International Airport. Playa del Carmen was a small fishing village, but it has turned out to be a popular tourist destination. There are Mayan ruins that reside 40 minutes away (Tulum) and more than an hour away (Chichen Itza, Cobá and Ek Balám).
EXCURSIONS IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN
There are lots of interesting excursions in Playa del Carmen that you can book. Depending on your personal preferences, you can choose from one of the following activities:
- Dive in the Cenote Dos Ojos
- Visit Sian-ka‘an
- Visit the Mayan site Coba and swim in a Cenote
- Visit the well-known Mayan pyramid Chichen Itza
- Visit the old colonial town Valladolid
- Take a trip to Holbox Island
- Take the boat to the beautiful Isla de Mujeres
- Visit Ria Maya & Ek Balam
VOLUNTEER PROGRAM IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN
You can choose to participate in a volunteer program in Mexico after having completed your Spanish course. This way you will have the opportunity to better your Spanish and get a personal look into the Mexican culture. The volunteer program in Playa del Carmen takes at least 4 weeks and requires a Spanish level of at least B1. There are programs in all kinds of areas, from social projects to medicinal opportunities. There is also the option to do an internship at the Spanish school for all fields of study for a minimum of 8 weeks. Ask for more information if you are interested.
WE RECOMMEND THIS SCHOOL BECAUSE:
- Playa del Carmen offers a beautiful and safe location to study Spanish in a typical, charming Mexican setting, with excellent tourist options
- White sandy beaches and crystal clear water are great for swimming and water sports
- Option to visit one of the many Maya ruins and discover Mexico’s history
- The friendly and amicable residents will help you to practice your Spanish and teach you about the Mexican culture
- The school has many years of experience and the teachers are highly motivated
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