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Spanish Schools in Cusco

Cusco is popular with Spanish language learners for a reason. It provides a hard to find mixture of history, adrenalin rushing activities, spectacular views and scenery, a relaxing aura and a perfect backdrop to studying the Spanish language. If you are considering studying at a Spanish language school in Cusco then look no further than this review of some of the learning centres available in this addictive city.

Enforex Cusco

(N.B. This is an Enforex partner school called Academia Latinoamericana de Espaol)

Facts and Figures

LocationPlaza Limacpampa 565, central Cusco, nearby to the Temple of the Sun "Qorikancha"
SizeMedium, 17 classrooms
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 6 students per class
Internet AccessYes (Free access to WiFi)
LibraryEntertainment Room
Websitewww.enforex.com/latinamerica-peru-cusco.html

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  • Facilities and Services - This Spanish learning centre in Cusco is conveniently located, just four blocks from the central Plaza de Armas. There is a light and airy indoor patio, a video room and entertainment room, as well as a cafeteria and an auditorium that can hold 50 students. Everything you could possibly need to start off your Spanish learning adventure!
  • Enforex
  • Teaching Method and Accreditation - In the classroom different language resources and activities are used in order to get you communicating and participating in Spanish. Newspaper articles, videos, tapes, discussions, debates and written exercises from the textbook are all used to increase your fluency and understanding of the Spanish language at the most rapid pace possible. This school has been awarded with a Delta excellence award
  • Courses Offered and Levels - At this Enforex partner school you can study and Intensive Spanish course which has 20 classes per week, a Super Intensive course with 30 lessons per week in a mixture of group and individual classes, One on One classes or a Volunteer programme. There are nine levels of language ability from Lower Beginner to Superior
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - Some of the extra-curricular activities on offer at this learning centre include a city tour of Cusco, cooking lessons, dance classes, school parties, Spanish film showings, trips to markets and museums and lectures on various aspects of Spanish culture and history
  • Accommodation - Whilst studying Spanish in Cusco you can opt to stay with a local host family and so practice the Spanish skills that you will be picking up during the day or you can choose to stay in a student residence with other local and international students

Excel Spanish School

Facts and Figures

LocationCruz Verde 336, Cusco, Perú, heart of the city three blocks from the Plaza de Armas
SizeMedium
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 4 students per class
Internet AccessYes (free access to internet in the school)
Websitehttp://www.excel-spanishlanguageprograms-peru.org/index.shtml

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    Excel
  • Facilities and Services - This Spanish institute has all of its classrooms surrounding a pretty garden and courtyard and is located right in the middle of the city of Cusco, near to the central Plaza de Armas and plenty of restaurants, cafes and bookstores
  • Teaching Method - Excel uses an informal, natural approach to teaching, developing the four key skills of speaking, listening , reading and writing and encouraging student participation and tailor fitting courses to individual students. All teachers are experienced professionals and ready to answer any queries and questions that you might have
  • Courses Offered and Levels - At this Spanish centre you can choose to study normal Spanish courses, a course that focuses on conversation, Spanish for Professionals, Spanish for Young People and Individualised Programmes. There are six levels of language ability, ranging from Beginner to Advanced
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - There are plenty of additional activities organised by Excel for you to make the most of. Some of these include day trips and hikes to historical ruins and religious sites, hot springs visits, cooking outdoors in an Incan oven, historical neighbourhood visits, cultural and historical lectures, concerts and evening social activities such as dinners and coffee evenings
  • Accommodation - Whilst studying Spanish in Cusco you can choose to stay with a local Peruvian family and make us of your newfound Spanish skills or you can stay in a student residence or a hotel

Andes Spanish School

Facts and Figures

Locationhttp://www.andesspanishschool.com/
SizeSmall
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 4 students per class
Internet AccessYes
Websitehttp://www.andesspanishschool.com/

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  • Facilities and Services - This Spanish institute in Cusco is close to the centre and to all major public transport routes. The school provides a laundry service and all classrooms are specially designed and materials are the most up to date available in order to make your language learning experience the best one possible
  • Archaeological
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditation - Teachers at the Andes Spanish School are all native professionals who will make use of the school's six level textbook which covers the key skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking and encourages practice of all of these forms of the Spanish language right from the very start. Communication is vital and your teachers will add to that the context and a solid grammar base. Teachers are rotated so that you can get a feel for different accents and vocabulary and there are seminars each week on various aspects of Peruvian culture
  • Courses Offered and Levels - At this Spanish centre you can choose to study Spanish individually or as part of a group of up to 4 people. You will normally take classes for 20 hours per week, split up into 4 hour daily sessions. However, you can personalise your experience to suit your needs and availability. There are six levels of language ability, ranging from Beginner to Advanced
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - There are plenty of activities on offer each week to keep you entertained after class, examples of which include visits to indigenous markets, museum trips, visits to tourist and historic sites, shopping centres, restaurants with typical Peruvian cuisine and to archaeological ruins
  • Accommodation - The main form of accommodation whilst studying Spanish in Cusco is to stay with a local host family. This ensures you will have a total Spanish immersion experience and be able to practice the Spanish language skills that you are picking up during the day. There is also no problem if you would prefer alternative, perhaps more private, accommodation. The school will be happy to make arrangements to suit your preferences