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Spanish Schools in Sosua

So, you think Sosua is the place that you would like to spend some time learning the Spanish language? Good choice, this laid back town with its friendly locals is the perfect place to get studying. We have compiled a small review of some of the language schools available in Sosua and the surrounding area, so have a look and see if you can see one that would be just perfect for you!

Enforex Spanish School Sosua

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(N.B. This is an Enforex partner school called Instituto Intercultural del Caribe)

LocationApartado Postal 326
La Puntilla, 2
El Batey
Sosua
SizeSmall (4 outdoor and 2 indoor classrooms)
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 7 students per class
Internet AccessYes (free access to computers and WiFi)
LibraryYes
Websitehttp://www.edase.com/E_L02A_IIC_Sosua.htm

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    Enforex Sosua
  • Facilities and Services - This Spanish learning centre has 4 outdoor and 2 indoor classrooms and a tranquil garden with sun loungers for relaxing and socialising in between classes. There are also games and ping pong to keep you amused and audio visual equipment for use in the classroom. You can make use of the school's library and take home some literature or material to practice your newfound language skills. There is also a communal kitchen on site and computers for the use of all students as well as access to WiFi
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditation - At this Enforex partner school all of the teachers are qualified, enthusiastic and professional and are there to answer any queries that you might have. Pupils are encouraged to use the Spanish language from the very beginning and there will be an opportunity to have exchanges with Dominican students who are in the school for German lessons, so as you can make use of the skills that you are picking up during the day. This school works together with the German Bildungsurlaub program and credits are also available for some US Universities
  • Courses Offered and Levels - At this Spanish learning centre in Sosua you can choose to study a Standard group course of 20 lessons per week, an Intensive group course with 30 lessons per week or a Private course with either 20 or 30 lessons per week, depending on what you would like. There are also special courses on offer such as Spanish combined with scuba diving, dancing, kite surfing or wind surfing. You can also prepare for a DELE Exam here or sign up for a program called 'Travelling Classroom' which involves a two week round trip of language learning throughout the Dominican Republic. There are four levels of language ability at this Spanish school, ranging from Beginner to Advanced
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - At this language institution there are different activities organised each week for you to participate in. Examples of what is typically organised include scuba diving, snorkelling, wind or kite surfing, BBQ in the school garden, merengue and bachata dance classes, Dominican cooking, Beach Volleyball, Mini Golf, dinners out in the town, Concerts, pool party and a visit to the Amber Museum.. Excursions are also arranged to Puerto Plata, Santiago to see a rum factory, Punta Rusia, Jarabacoa (the 'Dominican Alps') and a weekend away to the Las Terrenas Beach
  • Accommodation - While you are taking Spanish lessons here you can choose to stay at a local host family, enabling you to put into practice the Spanish language skills you are learning during the day at your lessons. You can also opt for an apartment if you would prefer this or a hotel

The Spanish Centre

Facts and Figures

LocationCalle Hispaniola, 43, El Batey, Sosua, right in the centre
SizeSmall
Number of Students/ClassSmall sized classes
Internet AccessWiFi in student residence
Websitehttp://www.the-spanish-center.com/

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    Spanish Centre
  • Facilities and Services - This Spanish learning centre has two main schools, one in Sosua and the other one in Cabarete, around 15 minutes away from Sosua. The classes are held in the open air, in the school's garden, also perfect for relaxing and socialising in between classes. There is free coffee and tea provided and a fully equipped kitchen for rustling up some traditional Dominican specialties with your classmates.
  • Teaching Methods - This Spanish institution in Sosua believes total immersion is important when learning a language. They offer innovative learning programmes with effective methods and rapid results. The classes are creative and communication in Spanish is encouraged from the very start
  • Courses Offered and Levels - The Spanish Centre offers an Intensive Spanish Language Course, with up to five Spanish lessons per day and one Culture lesson. There is also a Long Term Standard course with the opportunity of sitting a recognised exam at the end, a two weeks basic course for two hours a day, a conversation course for those wishing to practice Spanish skills that they already have and a Business Spanish course. All levels are catered for at this institute, from Beginner to Advanced.
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - Regular activities are organised such as dance classes, cooking lessons, trips to the beach and trips to the countryside for swimming and a barbeque
  • Accommodation - During your Spanish course you can stay in the hotel where the Cabarete school is located or there are private apartments to rent and a student residence

Cabarete Language Institute

Facts and Figures

LocationCalle B, Cabarete. Just two minutes from the beach
SizeSmall
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 5 students
Access to InternetYes (free access to computers and WiFi)
LibraryYes
Websitehttp://www.cabaretelanguage.com/

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    Language Institute
  • Facilities and Services - This Spanish language centre has an up to date library, free access to WiFi, snacks and refreshments during conversation classes and the opportunity to have an "intercambio" with locals who are also learning a language at Cabarete Language Institute. The school backs onto the pretty Cabarete lagoon and is located in a quiet neighbourhood and boasts a spacious garden and terraces to relax in following your Spanish class
  • Teaching Methods - At this Spanish institute there are certified and experienced teachers using a variety of techniques and theories in order to cater to the individual learning needs of each student. Emphasis is placed on language use and practice and oral communication.
  • Courses Offered and Levels - There are a wide range of courses available at this Cabarete school including an Intensive course with three hours a day of lessons, and more can be arranged upon request, a Private course to suit your schedule, interests and needs and an "intercambio" with local Dominicans for every fifteen hours of lessons that you complete. There are also more specialised courses on offer such as Business Spanish, Spanish for Volunteers, courses for Student Groups, Spanish for Teachers and Spanish for younger people. Optional lessons can also be arranged on topics such as Dominican Dance, Cooking, History and Culture and even trips to local restaurants as a class. All levels of language are catered for
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - If you fancy getting out and about after class or at the weekends and socialising with your new classmates, what better way to do it than during one of the following easily organised activities: Kayaking, Horse Riding, Mountain Biking, Canyoning, Diving, Trekking, Whitewater Rafting, a Colonial Architecture Tour, Latin Dance, Volunteering, Snorkelling, Wakeboarding, Sailing, Surfing or Kitesurfing
  • Accommodation - Whilst studying Spanish at Cabarete Language Institute you can stay in one of the nearby hotels. The school has some associated hotels where the booking fee is free. Or you are free to organise your own accommodation for the duration of your stay