Spanish Courses in Santiago de Chile
Spanish Courses in Santiago de Chile at ECELA – Latin Immersion
The Latin Immersion ECELA Spanish Language School in Santiago is located in a restored residence in the Providencia neighborhood, on quiet side street. It is easily accessible from the rest of the city by several bus routes and also by subway (Manuel Montt station). Several restaurants, pubs and cafes can be found close by.
The ECELA Spanish Language school has over 15 classrooms, a rooftop terrace, a common room/coffee area and offers free internet access (desktops or wireless access). Students love the relaxed atmosphere and receive personalized service from the teachers and administrative Staff. An activities coordinator helps students plan their free time as well as weekend activities. The classrooms are very comfortable and you will have the chance to meet other students in the Common Room, where students enjoy coffee, tea and refreshments.
Spanish courses in Santiago de Chile at the ECELA Spanish School are offered in twelve different levels, each level lasting 2 weeks each. All teachers are native speakers of Spanish, university graduates, and experienced in teaching Spanish as a second language.
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ECELA – Spanish Courses in Santiago de Chile
(All programs: Please add USD 100.00 Lingua Service Worldwide Application fee. See Application Procedures.) Minimum age: 18 (Students under 17 only accepted in One-to-One Spanish courses and accompanied by an adult)
Spanish Courses – Options:
Basic Standard Spanish Course: Group Course. 20 Spanish group lessons a week (4 lessons per day Monday-Friday, each lesson=50 Minutes). Minimum stay one week. Morning (9AM-1PM) or afternoon (2PM-6PM) schedules available. Course includes 10 Grammar lessons per week in a group of 8 students maximum per class and 10 Conversation lessons per week in a group of 4 students maximum. Prices include materials, placement test on arrival, periodic progress exams and certificate of completion.
Premium Spanish Course: Combiantion Private/Group Course. 20 Spanish lessons a week (4 lessons per day Monday-Friday, each lesson=50 Minutes). Minimum stay one week. Morning (9AM-1PM) or afternoon (2PM-6PM) schedules available. Course includes 10 Private (one-to-one) Grammar lessons per week and 10 Conversation lessons per week in a group of 4 students maximum. Prices include materials, placement test on arrival, periodic progress exams, certificate of completion, three weekday activities per week, one coaching session per week and access to tutorials.
Private Spanish Course: Choose 10 or 20 Spanish one-to-one lessons per week (each lesson=50 Minutes). Minimum stay one week. Professional Spanish One-to-One classes adapted to specific needs (medical, business, trade, law, etc.) are also available at a 25% surcharge. Prices include materials, placement test on arrival, periodic progress exams, certificate of completion, three weekday activities per week, one coaching session per week and access to tutorials.
Spanish Course Prices 2017 and 2018:
|Course Description||One week||Two weeks||Three weeks||Four weeks||Extra weeks|
|Basic Standard Spanish Group Course||$340||$580||$784||$1,012||$216*|
|Premium Spanish Course||$540||$980||$1,420||$1,860||$440**|
|10 Private Lessons per week||$430||$760||$1,041||$1,354||$297|
|20 Private Lessons per week||$690||$1,280||$1,782||$2,342||$531|
* Extra weeks after 9 weeks: USD 204 each. Extra weeks after 12 weeks: USD 192 each.
*** Extra weeks after 9 weeks: USD 416 each. Extra weeks after 12 weeks: USD 392 each.
Spanish Courses Starting dates:
Group Spanish Courses for ALL levels can start ANY Monday.
Private Spanish Courses: ALL levels can start any Monday.
Holidays 2017 (subject to change!): 14 April 1 May, 18 September, 25 December. Classes missed due to official holidays are not made up. The school will be closed during the following holidays but classes will be made up as conversation classes during the rest of the week with no maximum number of students respected: 19 April, 26 June, 15 August, 19 September, 9 October, 27 October, 1 November, 8 December.
Holidays 2018 (subject to change!): 1 January, 30 March, 1 May, 18 September, 25 December. Classes missed due to official holidays are not made up. The school will be closed during the following holidays but classes will be made up as conversation classes during the rest of the week with no maximum number of students respected: 21 May, 2 July, 16 July, 15 August, 19 September, 11 October, 1-2 November.
ECELA – Santiago de Chile Accommodations
Ecela offers different types of accommodations to their students. They have many well screened and experienced families around town or, you may stay in private rooms in Shared Apartments. Of course, if you prefer you can arrange your own accommodation (hotels, friends, etc.)
Host Families: All of the families have been carefully selected and are monitored so that your home stay experience is to your complete satisfaction. The Standard Host Family offers a private room with half board (2 meals per day). or a private room with kitchen access to prepare your own meals (no meals provided by the family). The VIP Host Family offers a private room, private bathroom, half board (2 meals per day), and Wi-Fi.
Apartment Shares: You will have a private room and share the bathroom and kitchen with other students. No meals, full use of equipped kitchen to be able to prepare your own meals.
ACCOMMODATION PRICES 2017 and 2018:
|Housing Description||Price per week|
|Standard Host Family *: Private room, half board (2 meals per day)||$290|
|Standard Host Family *: Private room, no meals (kitchen access)||$250|
|VIP Host Family *: Private room, private bathroom, half board (2 meals per day), Wi-Fi||$350|
|Apartment Shares: Private room, cooking privileges, no meals||$250|
All prices in US Dollars
* Host Families and Apartments guaranteed to be within walking distance to the school can be confirmed at an additional charge of USD 40.00 per week.
Special Diets (Vegetarian, Gluten Free, etc.) may be requested at an additional charge of USD 40.00 per week.
Accommodation discounts apply to long stays (more than 5 weeks). Please contact us for details.
Studying a language abroad means more than attaining fluency. We also want to ensure that your time in Latin America will be the experience of a lifetime. To help you gain new Latin perspectives and to best understand the local culture, we take on the responsibility to coordinate optional social events. A typical student week involves activities such as outings to salsa clubs, museum tours, happy hours, and local festivals. Overnight weekend excursions include coastal trips, visits to colonial villages, and outdoor adventures. Weekend excursions in Chile include: trips to the nearby mountains for white-water rafting, visit to Chile’s port city of Valparaiso and nearby Isla Negra, home to Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda’s most famous house, Santiago vineyard tours and more. Excursions are offered as optional activities at extra cost.
Airport Transfers: Transfers from Santiago airport by Shuttle Van are available upon request and at an additional charge of USD 25 each way.
Comments from former students: “All of the teachers I met were experienced, interesting, very friendly and made the classes very entertaining as well as very effective.”