Your spanish school in San José

The Spanish School in San Jose is located in a quiet and safe residential area between San Pedro and Zapote district, and it´s only within 10 minutes by bus from downtown. As regards the classrooms, they are cozy, clean and neat. The school has a computer room with Internet access, a telephone for international phone calls and a fax machine. Our staff is really friendly and is ready to teach spanish, show you the habits and way of life of San Jose and make your experience unforgettable!

From down town is just a 10 minute bus ride.

Most Popular Spanish Courses

Intensive

The Intensive course aims at developing your communicative competences in the four main skills: speaking, reading, listening and writing. The lessons provide you contextualized grammar and expose you to the local culture. Teachers will assign you out of-class exercises to reinforce the content of the lessons.
Lessons per week:
25 group lessons per week.
Minimun Duration:
1 week.
Spanish Level:
Basic, Intermediated & Advanced.

Super Intensive

The Super Intensive course is meant to help you deepen your learning experience and to accomplish a higher level of proficiency of the Spanish language in a shorter time. You will improve your learning experience following the regular syllabus and with more lessons per week you will be able to work on your weak points and other topics of interest. You will embrace all areas of language on this program: reading, writing, speaking, listening and contextualized grammar.
Lessons per week:
37 group lessons per week
Minimun Duration:
1 week.
Spanish Level:
Basic, Intermediated & Advanced.

Private

The Private course is designed considering your individual needs and expectations. During the course, you will be exposed to a wide variety of topics according to your interests. It is tailor-made to your own personal needs. It is perfect if you do not have much time to study and want to focus on a specific area.
Lessons per week:
10 private lessons / per week.
Minimun Duration:
1 week.
Spanish Level:
Basic, Intermediated & Advanced.

Spanish & Salsa

This program is suitable for all levels of Spanish and dancing skills. A special feature of this program is the combination of the acquisition of different salsa techniques while learning Español and having a good time with friends and classmates.
Lessons per week:
25 group lessons + 8 salsa group lessons / per week.
Minimun Duration: 1 week.
Spanish Level: Basic, Intermediated & Advanced.

Spanish & Business

This program gives students interested in business the opportunity of learning specific business terminology as well as information about the culture.
Goals:
To introduce students to work culture, providing the tools to develop communicative competences for general Spanish and also to acquire specific terminology applied to business.
Lessons per week: 25 group lessons + 8 business group lessons / per week.
Minimun Duration: 1 week
Spanish Level: Intermediated & Advanced

Spanish & Culture

This program provides a deep insight into the culture, history, literature and art of Latin America.
Goals:
To introduce the participants to the cultural and intelectual creations of Latin Amercia. Crucial topics are: Latin American identity, Latinism and the ethnic diversity. Furthermore mass-media culture.
Lessons per week:
25 group lessons + 8 culture group lessons / per week.
Minimun Duration:
1 week.
Spanish Level:
Intermediated & Advanced.

Spanish & Medicine

Course created for pre-med, medical and health related students to learn Spanish as well as the specific medicine related terminology.
Goals:
To give the participant an insight into the daily work of a clinic or any other health-related organization in a Latin American country while acquiring the specific terminology for health jobs.
Lessons per week:
20 group lessons + 8 medical terminology group lessons / per week.
Minimun Duration:
1 week.
Spanish Level:
Intermediated & Advanced.

Spanish for DELE certificate

This course is designed for students who need to prepare for the DELE exam. The program contains all relevant topics, tasks and exercises of the test.
Goals:
The student will be able to approach different situations in Spanish, in all domains: personal, professional and education. The program will help the participants to develop their intercultural skills and will support them throughout their learning process. Most importantly, they will be prepared to succeed on the DELE Exam.
Lessons per week: 25 group lessons + 8 tango group lessons (dance, theory, tango show) / per week.
Minimun Duration: 1 week.
Spanish Level: Basic, Intermediated & Advanced.

Your Home Abroad

Families & Homestays

Our families know, due to their experience, what it means to be a real host. They have received many students from different nationalities, occupations and ages. We will take into consideration your likes and preferences. Living with a local family is the best way to learn their customs, likes, and style while you learn a new language.

Private Apartments

A Private Apartment is the best choice to enjoy your privacy and comfort of your own place.

City Highlights

Centro Nacional de Arte y Cultura

It used to be the old Liquor Factory. Today, it houses the National Cultural Center, a large performing arts campus that brings to locals and international visitiors the best in the areas of dance, art and theatre.

Museo de Jade

A stunning black glass structure that features the largest collection of American jade. These gems, date back from 500 BC to AD 800 and are displayed with great lighting and spacing to allow visitors to appreciate them in full detail.

Spirogyra Butterfly Garden

Located in the heart of the city, this charming butterfly garden provides visitors a deep insight into the life cycles of over 30 species of butterflies and showing how they impact the environment. There is also a coffee shop and gallery+gift shop.

95% of our students recommend the San José Spanish School.

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