Study Spanish Abroad in Costa Rica

Study Spanish Abroad in Costa Rica

Study Spanish Abroad in Costa Rica

Trip Details:

Operator:   Kaya Volunteer
Price From: $1496
Ideal Age Range:  High School (15 to 18), 19 to 30, 31 to 50, Over 51
Fitness Needs:  Light Impact
Program duration: 2 weeks

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About this program

Study Spanish Abroad and Immerse yourself in a unique Spanish language immersion program that allows you to learn and experience Costa Rican Culture. Engage in Latin dance classes, cooking classes and more!

Teachers pay special attention to the language needs of each individual and encourage student participation. Classes will be enjoyable, intense, challenging and super fun!


Depending on your level of Spanish and your goals for your time studying with us, there are a number of courses which you can get involved with. All our classes emphasize speaking abilities, but we consider the Spanish language as a whole; therefore, our methodology takes into account its different components: grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, cultural understanding and pragmatic use. You will be placed in classes according to your Spanish proficiency level, which is determined by a written test sent by email and an oral evaluation exam before starting your course. Your level will be confirmed by your instructor based on your performance during the class. As a Beginner student, you will study basic sentence structures, learn everyday vocabulary and develop the ability to clearly communicate basic ideas in Spanish. As an Intermediate student, your course will emphasize the cultural aspects of the language and its real usage. The course’s emphasis is on culturally authentic reading and writing, along with continued development of listening/speaking competencies. As an Advanced student, your course includes cultural, social and historical aspects of different Hispanic speaking countries as a way to explain the relationship between language, history, and culture. The objective of this course is the proficiency and fluency in the Spanish language. Furthermore, an emphasis is placed on the comprehension and use of the language in unrehearsed situations in culturally appropriate ways. Specialized: We also offer medical Spanish for nurses or doctors, business Spanish, Spanish for lawyers and special courses for Spanish teachers. If you would like a more detailed breakdown of the course structure related to your level, please do get in touch with one of our advisors and we can provide you with some more details.

Country Fast Facts

Costa Rica

Central America
Official Language(s)
San Jose
4,586,353 (2011 census)
Equatorial, Monsoon, Tropical Savanna
Major Airport(s):
Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO), Daniel Oduber Airport (LIR)
Economic Driver(s):
Tourism, Agriculture, Exports, Energy

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