Special Programs

Not everyone has the same needs, so we've put together special programs for people who are interested in using Spanish for travelling or curious about the culture and sights of Arequipa. 

Spanish for travellers

Length: 1 week | Spanish lessons: 30 hours (6 hours / day)

This program is designed for people that need to learn basic Spanish for their travels in Latin America. 

 

In this course you will learn basic vocabulary and simple structures in the present, past and future tenses.  You will also have the opportunity to practice dialogues relating to hotels, travel agencies, and bus stations, as well as how to call for a taxi, shop, ask for instructions, etc. At the end of the program you will be able to have basic conversations with native speakers in many different situations. 

Arequipean sites, culture and spanish lessons

Length: 1 week | Spanish lessons: 15 hours (3 hours / day)

Intermediate and advanced students will attend both grammar classes and field trips guided by their instructors. Participants will have three hours of class every day and three hours visiting the historic center of Arequipa and other parts of the city.

 

On the first day, participants will get to know the historical neighborhood, San Lazaro, and the Museum of Alpaca; the second day participants will be taken to the Plaza de Armas, the Basilica Cathedral of Arequipa and the Compañía Church and Cloister; the third day participants will visit local artisans; on the fourth day participants will go to the Molino de Sabandía (the Sabandía Mill) in the historical town of Sabandía and the fifth day, after three hours of class, they will visit the Monastery of Santa Catalina.