Spanish Courses in Bariloche, Argentina
This pleasant town lies on the shores of Nahuel Huapi Lake, in the Andes. Snow-capped mountains, glaciers, dense woods and crystalline lakes have made this spectacular natural environment into one of Argentina’s major outdoor recreation areas.
In summer the sun and the warm temperature is the right excuse to walk the paths and lakes. You can practice all kind of sports such as trekking, nautical disciplines, such as rafting, diving or to prove new experiences doing tourism of adventure. In winter the zone is the obliged place to the skiers coming from all over the world.
Bariloche is also known for its exquisite regional and international cuisine, as well as for its broad choice of entertainment options. Almost one million visitors arrive every year to enjoy this unique place, giving it a lively atmosphere.
Bariloche, where the amazing world of Patagonia begins. Without doubt it is a town to be enjoyed all year round and a beautiful location to learn Spanish in Argentina.
Spanish courses in Bariloche at COINED Internacional
The COINED Spanish Language School was founded in 1985 as the academic branch of the Argentine exchange student organization “Comisión de Intercambio Educativo”, better known in Spanish as COINED. It has been offering Spanish courses in Bariloche for over 15 years.
COINED is a non-profit organization active in the field of intercultural exchange and international education since 1971.
The COINED Spanish school in Bariloche has lovely and modern premises with beautiful mountain views, located in the downtown city area. The school is next to conveniences such as banks, shops, post office, bus stations, restaurants and cafes, while at the same time, located away from busy traffic noise.
The classrooms are comfortable and spacious and filled with natural light. Classes are warm and friendly. Students get a lot of personal attention from the teachers and have the opportunity to interact with classmates from other countries who are at the same Spanish level. In class activities, students are often paired with someone of another nationality and many long lasting friendships are made.
Spanish Courses from elementary to advanced levels are offered. Your teacher will not only help you learn grammar, but also how to communicate confidently with native speakers and read and write accurately.
Covering all aspects of language learning (speaking, listening, writing and reading skills), the Spanish courses are specially designed for foreign students and is taught in completely in Spanish. Four 55-minute classes are held every day from Monday through Friday and the student is free to choose the length of his or her course.Average class size is 3 students and there are never more than 7 students in a class. Groups are organized in a way that they will always consist of students possessing the same level of Spanish.
All teachers are Argentine native speakers of Spanish, trained and experienced in teaching Spanish to foreigners. All of them hold a university degree and have a good general knowledge, which is of great importance to the interaction with the students.
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COINED – Spanish Courses in Bariloche
(All programs: NO application fee. A non-refundable USD 100.00 deposit is required at the time of enrollment. Deposit will be subtracted from final program invoice. See Application Procedures)
Prices include: Number of Spanish lessons as specified below, welcome brunch and welcome pack. Guided orientation walk through the city. Internet access, receipt of faxes, coffee, tea and spring water and access to kitchen facilities at the school. 24 hour emergency phone. 2 extra activities per week. Final exam and certificate.
Intensive Spanish Courses: Group course Max. 8 students per group / 25 Spanish group lessons a week (each lesson=45 Minutes). Minimum stay one week.
Super Intensive Spanish Courses: Group course Max. of 8 students per group / 37 Spanish group lessons a week (each lesson=45 Minutes). Minimum stay one week.
Super Intensive Combined Spanish Courses: 25 Spanish group lessons as above PLUS 6 Spanish private lessons a week (each lesson=45 Minutes). Minimum stay one week.
Private Spanish Courses – One-to-One Spanish Lessons: Private Spanish instruction, 10 Private lessons per week.
COINED SPANISH COURSES IN BARILOCHE – PRICES 2019 and 2020:
|Course Description||One week||Two weeks||Three weeks||Four weeks||Five weeks||Six weeks||Eight weeks||Twelve weeks||Extra weeks|
|Intensive Spanish Group Course||$320||$565||$810||$1,055||$1,300||$1,545||$2,035||$2,775||--|
|Super Intensive Spanish Course||$415||$755||$1,095||$1,435||$1,775||$2,115||$2,795||$3,855||--|
|Super Intensive Combined Course||$470||$865||$1,260||$1,655||$2,050||$2,445||$3,235||$4,455||--|
|One-to-One Spanish Lessons||$510||$945||$1,380||$1,815||--||--||--||--||$435|
Starting dates for all Spanish Courses in Bariloche (all levels): Every Monday.
Holidays 2019: 1 Jan. / 4-5 March / 2 April / 18-19 April / 1 May / 17 June / 20 June / 8-9 July / 19 Aug. /14 Oct./ 18 Nov. Classes missed due to official holidays are not made up. School is closed from 21 December 2019 to 5 January 2020.
Holidays 2020: 24-25 February/ 24 March / 2 April / 10 April / 1 May / 25 May / 17 June / 20 June / 9 July / 17 Aug. /12 Oct. / 23 Nov. / 8 December Classes missed due to official holidays are not made up. School is closed from 19 December 2020 to 3 January 2021.
COINED – Bariloche Accommodations
COINED offers different types of accommodations to their students. They have many well screened and experienced families around town or, you may stay in private student residences. Reduced fees in 2 to 5 star hotels are also available upon request.
Of course, if you prefer you can arrange your own accommodation (hotels, friends, etc.)
Host Families: Families belong to Argentina’s middle class, but living standards are a bit lower than in Europe or North America, depending on each situation. Family homes are located in neighborhoods near the center of the city. Public transport is good, easily accessible. All of the families have been carefully selected and are monitored so that your home stay experience is to your complete satisfaction. When choosing to stay with a family, you should recognize that a certain degree of flexibility will be required to adjust to the Argentine customs and way of life. Note: host families do not provide meals on Sunday!
Bariloche Accommodation Prices 2019 and 2020:
|Housing Description||One week||Two weeks||Three weeks||Four weeks||Extra weeks|
|Host Families: (Private room / breakfast)||$295||$590||$885||$1,180||$295|
|Host Families: (Private Room / 2 meals a day)||$385||$770||$1,155||$1,540||$385|
|Premium Host Families: (Private Room and bathroom / 2 meals a day)||$460||$920||$1,380||$1,840||$460|
*IMPORTANT NOTE: During high season in Bariloche (27 May to 29 September), please add USD 105 per week to all accommodation prices.
COINED Bariloche – Activities:
In addition to the Spanish courses and as part of the language immersion program, COINED offers 2 organized activities every week. In addition, students will find a daily schedule of cultural events in Bariloche, locations of theaters, museums, festivals as well as tickets prices are available. Activities include: Welcome lunch (1st week of every month), visits to local areas of interest, dance classes, cooking classes, parties & fiestas, Spanish language videos & movies.
The school also organizes regular Seminars & Discussion Groups. Themes include: Latin American and Argentine history; Arts and society in Argentina; The legal system; Drug addiction; The environment; and the economy.
Excursions: In cooperation with well known Argentine tour operators, COINED organizes trips on weekends to different places of interest both locally and nation wide. The options are endless, from the magnificent mountains in Cordoba to a trip up north to Salta or to the Southern Province of Mendoza. This excursions must be arranged locally and are offered at extra charge. Prices will vary depending on excursion, location and length of trip.
Please Note: You may need to pay “out-of-pocket” expenses (bus fare, entrance fees, etc.) when activities take place outside of the school.