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 Montevideo, URUGUAY
Would you like to experience the Uruguayan culture and lifestyle? Then come study Spanish in Montevideo! Our Spanish school is situated in ´Parque Rodo,´ in a residential area where you will find multiple bars, shops, restaurants, the National Library, the University of Architecture and a lovely park. In just five minutes walking distance, you will be in the centre of Montevideo. And if you are interested in sports, there is a sport park close by, where you can get in contact with the locals to have some fun and practice your Spanish.
SPANISH PROGRAM IN MONTEVIDEO
Spanish classes are offered every week throughout the year. Any level, from beginner to advanced, is available. There is a maximum of 6 students per class in order to maintain high quality. In addition to group classes and individual classes, the school also offers Spanish for 60+, a children´s course, a teenager´s course and Business Spanish.
The classes will be given in Spanish to ensure total immersion and maximum results for students. All teachers are certified in Spanish philology and have much experience in teaching languages. In addition to the classes, the students also have the opportunity to ask questions about specific topics after class.
ACCOMMODATION IN MONTEVIDEO
There are three options for accommodation in Montevideo: a homestay family, the student residence or an apartment.
Homestay in Montevideo
If you really want to immerse yourself in the Uruguayan culture and practice your Spanish as much possible, then a host family is the best option for you. The families are selected with care, ensuring a safe and comfortable stay for all students.
Residence in Montevideo
We also have a student residence located in the school. The residence has five double rooms and other shared facilities, such as a kitchen, a lovely terrace and a living area. Bed sheets, towels and weekly cleaning are included.
Another residence is located within 10 minutes walking distance from the school. You can book rooms with or without a private bathroom. The kitchen, living room and rooftop terrace are shared with the other students.
Apartments in Montevideo
If you would like to live more independently, the school offers private apartments in various neighbourhoods throughout the city. All apartments are furnished and have a private bathroom, kitchen, living room and double bedroom.
ACTIVITIES DURING YOUR SPANISH PROGRAM
After classes in the afternoon, the school organizes many activities, such as:
- Horseback riding
- A tour through the Old City
- Punta del Este and Piriápolis
- Guided tours to Legislativo (Parliament), Teatro Solís (South America's oldest working theatre), the botanical gardens, the panoramic lookout in the municipal government building, and the Blanes art gallery
- Tango classes, group or individual
- A night out at a local bar or café
- Bike riding along the seafront promenade
Uruguay is a beautiful country located between Argentina and Brazil, its coast running along the Atlantic Ocean. When travelling to the beaches on the coast, you will be amazed by the white sand, small bays and beautiful dunes. Although Uruguay has always been one of the lesser known travel destinations of South America, it is finally getting the recognition it deserves. Because of its perfect climate, Uruguay is a wonderful country to visit at any time of the year.
Montevideo is Uruguay´s capital city and consists of both beaches and an urban atmosphere, giving the city a very unique character. In the old section, as well as in the new part of the city, you will find many historical elements. There are countless museums, monuments, the Legislative Palace, boulevards, sculptures, many quaint squares and beautiful avenues. You will also find a lot of parks, where many book fairs, markets, carnivals and other cultural events are held. It is a very green city and therefore offers a wide range of sporting activities.
EXCURSIONS IN MONTEVIDEO
Practice your Spanish while enjoying the company of a Uruguayan local guide! Go horseback riding, biking, rafting , kayaking, diving or windsurfing. There are plenty of active excursions that allow you to explore the countryside of Uruguay or its beautiful coastline. The school also organizes jeep tours, visits to museums, botanical gardens tours and visits to hot springs. The staff will be more than happy to help you arrange your trip through Uruguay!
VOLUNTEER PROGRAM IN MONTEVIDEO
If you would like to enrich your experience in Uruguay by practicing your Spanish while spending time in the community, then volunteer work is the perfect avenue for you. In order to participate in a volunteer program in Uruguay, you first need to take an intensive Spanish course to allow for better communication with the local people. Volunteer options involve working with children living on the streets, volunteering in a home for people with a mental disability, teaching English to children, working at a biological farm, working with whales and dolphins or protecting sea turtles.
More details about this program are available upon request.
WE RECOMMEND THIS SPANISH SCHOOL IN MONTEVIDEO BECAUSE:
- The Spanish classes given at this school allow for total Spanish immersion.
- Montevideo is one of the few continental capitals with beaches incorporated in the urban landscape.
- The Spanish and Sports course gives students the opportunity to study Spanish and engage in dynamic activities.
- The school offers a wide range of complementary activities and excursions that will teach you about the history and culture of Uruguay.
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