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Spanish Schools in Bariloche

So you have decided that the stunning views, unique natural beauty and quirky city centre are for you and you are looking for a Spanish school in Bariloche? Well, look no further. We have outlined some of the key Spanish learning centres to be found in the city for you in this school review. So, take a look and let us help you with your decision.

Enforex Bariloche

(N.B. This is an Enforex partner school called Coined)

Facts and Figures

LocationEiflein 251, middle of downtown Bariloche, beside Civic Centre, walking distance to all of the main sights and attractions
SizeSmall school
Number of Students/ClassNormally Maximum of 7
Internet AccessYes (Free access to computers and WiFi)
Websitehttp://www.enforex.com/latinamerica-argentina-bariloche.html

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Bariloche
  • Facilities and Services - The Spanish school is housed in a restored building, very near to the city centre and easily accessible by public transport as well. Inside there is a student meeting room, an audio and video room and a fully equipped kitchen well-stocked with complementary tea and coffee. Outside there is a spacious garden for students' enjoyment
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditation - This Enforex partner school places a lot of emphasis on interaction as part of the process of learning a language and they see the classes you will receive as a foundation or a step along the path to lifelong language learning. They try to cover interesting topics and simulate situations that you are going to come across in day to day life on the street and in the shops and restaurants speaking Spanish. The centre is accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations, AMPEI (Asociación Mexicana para la Educación Internacional), BELTA (Brazilian Educational and Language Travel Association), GWEA (Global Work Experience Association)and FIYTO (Federation of International Youth Travel Organisations), amongst others
  • Courses Offered and Levels - At this Spanish centre there are a number of different Spanish courses on offer. If you are after an intensive course with 20 hours of lessons per week or a Super Intensive course with 30 hours of classes a week, then you will find those here. There are also Immersion courses which include a mixture of private and group lessons and a completely One to One course. The levels of language ability at this Enforex partner school range from Beginner to Superior
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - Every week numerous different activities are organised during the week such as guided trips to the Patagonia Museum, ice skating, alpine sledging, tango classes, horse riding, trekking and visits to Cerro Otto and Cerro Campanario. At the weekends you could find yourself heading off on a trip to Cerro Tronador and Catedral, ideal for climbing and trekking, San Martin de los Andes and Villa La Angostura where there is some impressive scenery and numerous wildlife species to be seen and any one of Nahuel Huapi national park, Lanin national park, the Arrayanes forest, the road of Seven Lakes and the road to Chile. Without a doubt, plenty to keep you occupied!
  • Accommodation - At this Spanish institute you will have the opportunity to stay with a local Argentinean host family and become a temporary member of their household, experiencing typical daily life with them and practising your Spanish in everyday situations. All the host families are within 20 minute of the school

Academia Bariloche

Facts and Figures

LocationMitre 17, central location, nearby to cafes, retail area and public transport
SizeSmall
Number of Students/ClassNormally 2 to 4 students, Maximum 5
Internet AccessYes (Free access to computers and WiFi)
LibraryYes
Websitehttp://www.academiabariloche.com/Academia/academy-2-en.htm

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  • Facilities and Services - This Spanish learning centre in Bariloche will provide you with all the course books that you will need for your Spanish classes and you can take an optional examination at the end of your course to see what level you have reached. You will be given a certificate at the end of your stay and every week you can benefit from one language workshop and at least two cultural activities that are organised on top of your normal lessons. There are cold and hot drinks available for your consumption at all times and there is a 24 hour hotline for you to be able to contact the school whenever necessary. You can also make use of the school's stock of dvds, books and other library materials
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditation - At Academia Bariloche, all teachers are qualified professionals and most have specialised in a specific area of study. The teaching approach is a communicative one and centred around the student. The aim is to enable you to communicate in Spanish in all manner of different everyday situations. The school is recognised by Germany's Bildungsurlaub programme
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  • Courses Offered and Levels - There are many different courses on offer at this Spanish institute in Bariloche. There are General courses such as Individual classes, to be arranged to suit you or Intensive courses with four hours of Spanish per day. If you are after something a bit more specific they also offer courses to prepare you for the DELE or CELU examination (CELU is a Spanish examination specific to Argentina) and a Spanish with Volunteering programme where you take Spanish classes and they help to place you in a Voluntary Organisation where you can help out during your time in Bariloche and also practice your Spanish in a different environment. For those who fancy an adrenaline rush, you can combine your Spanish lessons with skiing or an adventure package that includes horse riding, kayaking and rafting or paragliding. Additionally the school carries out teacher training and also caters for larger groups wishing to learn Spanish together, such as people on a University trip. The levels of Spanish at Academia Bariloche are based on the European framework. There are 6 levels, ranging from Initial to Mastery
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - Bariloche is a city of extremes and in one day you could find yourself taking part in activities as diverse as paragliding followed by chocolate tasting or sailing followed by a tango show. This Spanish language centre will be happy to help you organise activities and trips and inform you of the various options available. You are surrounded by spectacular natural scenery that is there to be explored so you are never far from an invigorating trek, an exciting ski and a relaxing sail on lake Nahuel Huapi
  • Accommodation - In Bariloche whilst learning Spanish you can choose to live with a local host family and therefore put into practice everything that you are learning in classes during the day and gain an invaluable insight into daily Argentine life in Bariloche. You can also opt for a studio apartment if you would like a more private accommodation option

Bariloche Spanish Lessons

Facts and Figures

Location 3977 Pioneros Avenue, in quiet part of the city, close by to all necessary amenities and public transport stops
SizeSmall
Number of Students/ClassNormally maximum 5
Internet AccessYes (free WiFi)
Websitehttp://www.barilochespanishlessons.com/en_contacto.html

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  • Facilities and Services - Bariloche Spanish Lessons has all the normal facilities you would expect of a Spanish learning centre and uses all its own course materials which are constantly updated so you are receiving the best instruction possible. At the end of your course you will be given a certificate stating the level of Spanish that you have reached. There is free WiFi throughout the building for the use of all students
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditation - At this Spanish institute in Bariloche the approach is very much an individualised one and each student's specific needs will be considered in order to give them the best learning experience possible. The teachers will monitor progress and identify weaknesses, providing exercises and activities to work on those areas where a student is perhaps struggling. Students will learn a lot of everyday vocabulary that will enable them to use their Spanish skills in lots of different situations. In addition to traditional resources such as textbooks, audiovisual and interactive methods will also be used. This centre is accredited by the Asociación de Centros de Idiomas (Language Schools Association – SEA) in Argentina
  • Courses Offered and Levels - This Spanish language centre in Bariloche offers Group Spanish courses for 20 hours per week, Light Group courses for 15 hours a week and also Private and Semi-Private classes. There are also a lot of special courses on offer such as Spanish for Travellers, Spanish for Families, Business Spanish, Medical Spanish, Spanish for Ski Instructors or New Residents, Courses on Argentine Culture and History or Patagonian Indigenous Communities. So you will have no excuse for not knowing your Mapuches from your Onas! The levels at this school are divided up into four general levels ranging from Basic to Advanced, with smaller divisions within each level
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - Bariloche Spanish Lessons organises a number of different activities every week, from which you can choose the ones you would like to take part in. Examples of some of the activities organised include: A guided city tour, salsa lessons, tango lessons, a brewery visit, cooking and tasting the traditional Mapuche dish of Curanto, mountain trekking and Spanish language movie showings. There are also a number of sports and adventure activities organised by the school such as rafting, skiing, night-trekking in the snow, horse riding and mountain biking
  • Accommodation - Whilst studying at this language academy you can choose to stay with a local host family and thus practice what you are learning every day when you return home from class. You can also opt for private or shared apartments, cabins, hotels and hostels