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School of Spanish in Chile

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Key Information:
Class Size: 1 - 3 people
Destination: Chile  
Category: Language Schools
Specialty: Spanish  
Season: January - December
Courses Per Year: 48
Course Level: All levels
Min Price: 130 Euro (EUR) per person
Max Price: 752 Euro (EUR) per person

Our school, located in the culture heart of Santiago, is a small school with a friendly atmosphere. The word "Newen", in Mapudungu (a native language of our country) means "energy of the universe". We have chosen this name as a way of introducing our foreign visitors to a part of our culture, because we know that learning a language also means learning about the culture to which it belongs. This is one of the reasons that we have founded the Spanish School in Chile.

We offer the possibility of taking Spanish classes in Chile with a simple and entertaining methodology in intensive group courses (three students maximum) or private lessons. As we know that courses are not sufficient for a complete familiarization, the school can make housing arrangements for you with Chilean youths or families.

All too often, full immersion classes emphasize the academic aspects of Spanish to the exclusion of entry in the living and real culture to which it belongs. We believe academic rigor need not be limited to memorization, repetition, and textbooks. Our classes, consequently, take place not only in our classrooms, but also in the streets, markets and museums. We also utilize games, videos, local music, etc., to make the learning experience more entertaining and engaging.

Our teachers have received their credentials at the most prestigious universities in Chile and have ample experience teaching Spanish as a second language. Our maximum class size is 3 students. We believe that classes larger than this cannot cater to the individual needs of each student. Group or private classes start every Monday and are scheduled from 9am to 1pm or 2pm to 6pm.

There are four learning levels:
- Beginner;
- Intermediate;
- Advanced;
- Fluent.

Beginner and Intermediate Levels last 3 weeks each or 60 hours (this may change according to the student's progress). The Advanced Level will depend exclusively on how quickly the student learns. The Fluent Level is designed for people who want perfect their Spanish skills. Each group class has a maximum of 3 students, which ensures more personalized attention than in other schools, which have typical class sizes of 5 to 15 students.

Classes are planned for native speakers of any language who want to learn or improve their Spanish (the language that has had the biggest expansion in recent decades). Moreover, Spanish has an interesting linguistic unity that allows the travelers to communicate all over Latin America.

Spanish, being so similar from one country to another, can be studied anywhere in Latin America. However, vocabulary varies regionally, which is why our teachers take special care to show their students expressions and words used in different countries in which Spanish is spoken.

Following this idea, and in accordance with our methodology, classes also include field trips, such as visiting fruit and vegetable markets (typical in Latin America), ordering at a restaurant (to know the culinary habits of the country), visiting museums (like the Pablo Nerudo Museum, a Chilean poet who won the Nobel Prize in 1971), among other activities. Furthermore, classes include Chilean, Spanish, and Latin American movies, listening to songs, reading newspapers, games, and more.

Finally, it is important to stress that class content is flexible, and can be oriented toward the special needs and interests of the students, such as business, traveling, or special studies.

Group classes:
- 20 hours: 130 EUR (one week);
- 40 hours: 250 EUR (two weeks);
- 60 hours: 366 EUR (three weeks);
- 80 hours: 474 EUR (four weeks).

Additional week (from the fifth week): 106 EUR. Group classes for less than 20 hours a week: 8 EUR per hour.

Private classes (Chilean pesos):
- 20 hours: 195 EUR (one week);
- 40 hours: 387 EUR (two weeks);
- 60 hours: 574 EUR (three weeks);
- 80 hours: 752 EUR (four weeks).

Additional week (from the fifth week)177 EUR: Private classes for less than 20 hours a week: 11 EUR each hour from 14:00 until 19:00.

Classes at home or job: 15 EUR. According to our teaching project, we also offer you the opportunity to stay with Chilean people.

Faculty Information:
Our Spanish School teachers are highly qualified. They all have Masters Degrees in Linguistics at the University of Chile or Catholic University, the two most prestigious in the nation.

Other Activities:
Chile offers all of the attractions you can find in Latin America, while being a safe place to travel. Its wide variation in climates make this country an attractive tourist destiny, with many possibilities to see mountains, ocean, beaches, snow, deserts, lakes, glaciers, and hot springs.

There is a wide variety of neighborhoods in which to enjoy the nightlife in Santiago, and our school is very near one such neighborhood. The school has field trips and activities in the afternoons: we visit with our students museums, vineyards, cities close to Santiago like Valparaíso and a lot of places in order to know the real Chilean culture.

For these reasons we invite you to know our country, our language, and our culture.

Facility Information:
The school is situated in a cultural district which includes 4 museums (Museo de Bellas Artes, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Museo de Artes Visuales y Museo de la Merced), several galleries, parks, international restaurants, coffee houses, internet cafés, and within walking distance of the best known bohemian neighborhood, Bellavista.

Just one block from the subway stop, Bellas Artes, the school is very close to the historic city center - Alameda.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

- 130 EUR for 20 hours of a group course (max. 3 students), 20 hours per week, 4 hours per day;
- 752 EUR for 80 hours of a private course, 20 hours per week, 4 hours per day.

About This Supplier
Location: Chile
Joined InfoHub: Jul 2005
Client Request Served: 6

M05207, located in the culture heart of Santiago, is a small school with a friendly atmosphere. We offer the possibility of taking Spanish classes in Chile with a simple and entertaining methodology in intensive group courses (three students maximum) or private lessons. Also Chile offers all of the attractions you...

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