Learn Spanish in Pucón
Spanish course in Pucón
Our partner school in Pucón, the adventure and outdoor tourism capital in Chile, is located only two blocks away from the main street, Avenida O'Higgins. This small school was founded in 1999 by several Spanish language teachers. The founders of the school have developed excellent teaching methods in the many successful years of the school’s existence.
The school building is in the center of the city and the students can easily reach shops, bars, restaurants, tour operators, supermarket and of course the beach of th Lake Villarrica. The Spanish school is equipped with 6 classrooms, a cozy patio and a business center with Internet access.
The teachers are all native Spanish speakers and enjoy teaching their language to foreign students and introducing them to the Chilean culture. Before long students notice how easily they can form sentences and communicate efficiently in Spanish.
The staff of the Spanish school values the familiar and intimate atmosphere. They put much emphasis on offering lessons that are personalized and flexible. The school offers private lessons allowing the students sufficient time to study Spanish and explore the beautiful countryside of Pucón. With this arrangement, students adapt the classes to their schedule leaving plenty of time to participate in the unlimited outdoor activities..
The school offers primarily private classes for one or two students at a time. The classes focus on learning grammar and improving listening comprehension and oral communication through various exercises.
Courses are divided into 6 different proficiency levels: Beginner A1, A2, Intermediate B1, B2, Advanced C1, C2). The teaching material will be defined after a short oral evaluation test on the first day of school.
All of the teachers are native Spanish speakers and have extensive experience teaching Spanish as a second language respecting the specific needs of each student. The course material used has been created by the school and each student is also given additional material to study outside of class.
The lessons in Pucón are taught year-round, from Monday to Saturday beginning on any of these days. Students schedule classes to take place on any five days of the week allowing for free time on the sixth day to travel and enjoy the unique nature around Pucón. Each lesson lasts 60 minutes and students can reserve two to three lessons per day.
The Spanish school in Pucón focuses on two different types of courses. They offer mainly private courses or semi-private courses for two people (must be two people traveling together with the same level of Spanish). Both courses consist of ten (10) to fifteen (15) lessons per week. Each lesson lasts 60 minutes and can be scheduled flexibly from Monday to Saturday.
The courses are divides into two parts: a beginner and an advanced level. In the beginner level, students are taught grammar and basic communication is practiced. The advanced level expands on students’ existing skills by eliminating weaknesses, improving listening comprehension and building on oral communication skills using texts, exercises and role playing.
The friendly atmosphere in the language school and in Pucón ensures that each student is content. The highly qualified teachers make it easy for students to improve their Spanish knowledge. A course in Pucón is the best way to prepare for any adventure trip to Patagonia.
An important part of our Spanish course in Pucón is the comfortable accommodation. We arrange for our students to stay in the homes of carefully selected Chilean host families. This allows students to get known the Chilean familiar customs. You will have your own single room and access to the common areas of the home in order to integrate in the family and practice your language skills. The accommodations include full board with three traditional Chilean meals each day.
Our Chilean host families are very hospitable and will welcome you warmly into their home. For most of the foreign students, the stay with the host family made the Spanish program in Pucón an unforgettable experience. The friendly atmosphere in the language school and in Pucón ensures that each student is content. The highly qualified teachers make it easy for students to improve their Spanish knowledge. A course in Pucón is the best way to prepare for any adventure trip to Patagonia.
The small town of Pucón is located about 800 kilometers south of the capital Santiago. “The gate to Patagonia” as Pucón is also called is one of the touristic hot spots of Chile. Pucón is situated by the lovely lake Villarrica and enjoys great popularity with national and international travelers. Especially during the summer season (November – April) thousands of tourists are attracted to spend some vacations in the Chilean lake district.
Pucón is the place to be for adventure lovers but also nature fans and people with a need for rest find the perfect destination here. This small town offers countless hiking trails, national parks with breath-taking nature, deep forests, mountain rivers, outdoor-sports like horse-back riding, rafting, mountain biking, canopy, kayak, ascent to volcanos, water sports at the lake, skiing in the winter, etc.) or just the possibility to hang out on the amazing beaches of lake Villarrica.
And also Pucón’s nightlife is something to be proud of! Fancy bars and clubs, delicious restaurants, the Casino and discos are the perfect location to finish off with an exciting day.
The prices include the following services:
Prices are subject to change. Price / person.Doble room available on request (+ USD 245)
Public holidays: The school is closed for public holidays which are: 2013: Jan 01, Mar 29, May 01, May 21, Jul 16, Aug 15, Sept 18 +19 +20, Oct 31, Nov 1, Dec 25. (Classes will be re-scheduled to another day.)
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