Learn spanish in Costa Rica
Learn spanish while you discover the beauty of Costa Rica. Stay with a host family to improve your language and get immersed in a new culture and way of life.
At ICIES language school we offer spanish classes specifically tailored to your age, your knowledge of the language and your interests. We offer group classes following the standard european framework as well as individual classes for specific subjects and professions. Each class is composed of 20 lessons each lasting 1 hour, and will usually be completed in a week. We have our own textbooks, which include not only grammar and vocabulary but also information about Costa Rican culture and self-study materials.
Standard spanish courses
Beginner 1 and 2You will learn to employ frequently used expressions (basic personal and family information, shopping, work, immediate surroundings) to communicate in routine situations. The aim is to exchange information, communicate your own background and education, describe your immediate environment and ask for help in matters of immediate need
Intermediate 1 and 2You will be able to define the main points from texts about work, study or leisure topics. You will also be able to deal with most situations likely to arise while traveling in the region, speak simply and coherently on familiar topics of personal interest. You will also be able to talk about experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations
Advanced 1 and 2You will be able to understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics. You will communicate fluently with native speakers without any major difficulties. You will be able to express yourself in a wide range of topics clearly and in detail and explain your viewpoint on a subject giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options
Special spanish courses
Grammar and structure
Latin American literature
Advanced Latin American literature
Spanish courses for professionals
If you want to work, do an internship or volunteer in Costa Rica, our occupational Spanish courses will prepare you for your professional work.
Spanish for professionals
|Standard courses||Standard courses||Special courses||Courses for professionals||Individual courses|
|Teaching hours||12 hours/week
|Participants||4 max||4 max||4 max||4 max||1 person|
|Each additional week||450$||600$||1000$||1000$||1000$|