Spanish School in Oaxaca, Mexico


If you want to improve your Spanish level in a short period and explore the Mexican culture, we highly recommend this Spanish school in Oaxaca. The passionate teachers in Mexico use effective teaching methods to help you reach new levels during the Spanish classes. The colourful classrooms are situated around a sunny central patio, perfect for relaxing and chatting with other international students between classes. The school is in the historic centre of Oaxaca, just four blocks from the downtown square called ‘Zocalo’. There are many cafes, museums, shops and art galleries nearby.

Why Study Spanish in Oaxaca:

The school is very well organised and offers intensive, interactive programs
Oaxaca is always something to celebrate: traditional, cultural, and religious to the culinary events.
The school has an on-campus restaurant for coffee or a traditional Mexican lunch
Live with a host family or in the beautiful student residence downtown Oaxaca
Oaxaca is the culinary and cultural capital of Mexico, and you see the diversity of ethnicities in the many beautiful traditions, dances, music, languages and Mexican food.
The school has a high academic standard and several accreditations.

The Spanish lessons consist of interactive programs that help the students learn the Spanish language as quickly as possible. The Spanish classes start every Monday. To determine your Spanish level, you will take a placement exam to place you in the right Spanish class. You can also private lessons, group lessons, or a combination of both. Group classes consist of no more than eight students, and the standard group courses are 15, 20 or 30 hours per week. The individual lessons are tailored to your needs and interests.

In Oaxaca, you can live in the cosy student residence at walking distance from the school. This residence is a modern colonial house. All rooms have private bathrooms, and the house has a kitchen, living room, dining room, spacious patio and a roof terrace. Another option is a shared apartment with 3 to 5 bedrooms, a living room, a kitchen, a bathroom and a garden or patio. Finally, if you would like to experience the Mexican culture truly, a Mexican host family is the best option for you. These host families in Oaxaca live at a maximum distance of 30 minutes from the school. Living a host family is the perfect opportunity to get a first-hand look at the Mexican culture and improve your Spanish level with locals.

There is a variety of activities during your Spanish program that you can participate in at the Spanish school in Oaxaca. Learn to prepare typical Mexican dishes during the Mexican cooking classes, or practise your Latin moves during the salsa or bachata dancing class. There are also cultural classes about the fascinating Mexican culture, movie nights, and you can practise your Spanish in the ‘Café Social’ and get to know more of your fellow students.

Travel back in time as you visit World Heritage city Oaxaca. Discover the vibrant city full of bustling markets, coloured colonial architecture, artisan galleries and some of the world’s best street food. The beautiful city of Oaxaca in Mexico is situated in the central valley and has an ethnic and historical atmosphere. This area is very rich in Mexican traditions and filled with colonial architecture. Oaxaca is famous for its creative artistry and the variety of beautiful artisans. The Zócalo (also called the Plaza de la Constitución) has been hosting big events in Oaxaca since 1529, and also today it is a special place, where you can admire the beautiful architecture and meet the friendly local people.

Participating in the volunteer program in Mexico is an excellent way to discover more about the Mexican culture and improve your Spanish level. Also, you can offer a helping hand to the local community. The Spanish school has many volunteer projects, so selecting a project depends on your personal preferences. The school is happy to help you with your choice. You can volunteer with street children, schools, kids projects or travel agencies.

The most popular excursions the Spanish School in Oaxaca offers are a day trip to the archaeological zone of Monte Alba or a to Hierve el Agua, one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Oaxaca with a stunning view. Other options are a trip to the widest tree on the planet, El Tule, or a visit to the many museums in Oaxaca or the botanical gardens. The Mezcal tour is interesting too: try Mezcal - the typical Mexican Distilled spirit made from the agave plant - at one of the many distilleries in Oaxaca and the nearby villages, where small producers make mezcal according to tradition.

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Reviews Oaxaca

I had a very positive experience in learning Spanish in Oaxaca! In addition to the Spanish grammar and conversation classes, I enjoyed the other activities offered by the school. The classes focused on conversation practice - which is really what I -... Read More

Reviews Oaxaca

I have never taken classes in Spanish before. Therefore I am very happy with my current progress. My fluency in the language has benefitted primarily from the discursive style of teaching. So, for me, conversation classes which accompanied the... Read More

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