Language course Spanish in Bogotá

International House Bogotá

The school owners jokingly call it 'El Palacio' because it is known as the building that five former Colombian presidents used to get dressed and prepared for their inauguration ceremony. 

IH Bogotá is located in a brand new building in the heart of the financial district, surrounded by restaurants, cafes and bars for all budgets and walking distance to world-class shopping malls. The school is close to a number of Universities meaning it has a large student presence. It’s also close to “Rosales” and “Nogal”, some of the most traditional neighbourhoods in Bogotá. El Dorado International Airport is a 30-minute taxi ride away! As for its facilities, the newly renovated building has 4 storeys, 11 spacious classrooms, a student lounge with computers available for students, easy wheelchair access, parking facilities and WiFi throughout!

The school's facilities include:

  • 11 modern classrooms all with video beams, excellent sound devices and natural light
  • free wi-fi with high speed Internet access which students can use free of charge
  • student loung with computers
  • some classrooms with interactive boards

Intensive

The intensive course includes 20 lessons per week in a group with a maximum of 8 students. The course is available for all levels with a minimum duration of one week. If you already have some knowledge of Spanish, you can start every Monday. There are special starting dates for complete beginners (see below).

The lessons usually run from 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM with a break of 20 minutes in between.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2020

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 8 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks 33 weeks 34 weeks 35 weeks 36 weeks 37 weeks 38 weeks 39 weeks 40 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 216 431 647 862 984 1181 1378 1575 1771 1968 2165 2362 2376 2558 2741 2924 3106 3289 3472 3655 3837 4020 4203 4160 4334 4507 4680 4854 5027 5200 5374 5547 5720 5894 6067 6240 6414 6587 6760 6934
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 394 788 1181 1575 1874 2249 2624 2999 3373 3748 4123 4498 4690 5051 5411 5772 6133 6493 6854 7215 7576 7936 8297 8433 8784 9136 9487 9838 10190 10541 10892 11244 11595 11946 12298 12649 13000 13352 13703 14055
Intensive with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 450 900 1350 1799 2155 2586 3017 3448 3879 4310 4741 5172 5421 5838 6255 6671 7088 7505 7922 8339 8756 9173 9590 9782 10190 10597 11005 11412 11820 12228 12635 13043 13450 13858 14265 14673 15080 15488 15896 16303
Intensive with studio apartment, double room, no meals 469 980 1490 2001 2418 2910 3402 3893 4385 4877 5369 5861 6170 6648 7126 7604 8082 8559 9037 9515 9993 10471 10949 11202 11670 12139 12607 13075 13544 14012 14481 14949 15418 15886 16355 16823 17292 17760 18229 18697
Intensive with studio apartment, single room, no meals 610 1284 1959 2633 3214 3870 4526 5182 5838 6493 7149 7805 8278 8920 9562 10204 10846 11487 12129 12771 13413 14055 14696 15113 15746 16378 17011 17643 18275 18908 19540 20173 20805 21438 22070 22702 23335 23967 24600 25232
Starting dates:  

beginner : 13/01, 27/01, 10/02, 24/02, 09/03, 24/03, 06/04, 20/04, 04/05, 18/05, 01/06, 16/06, 30/06, 13/07, 27/07, 10/08, 24/08, 07/09, 21/09, 05/10, 19/10, 03/11, 17/11, 30/11, 14/12, 28/12
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Course materials:  

€47, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €30 per week
Info executive host family:  

Executive host family includes private bathroom.

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €30 per week
Info studio apartment:  

A € 188 deposit by credit/debit card is required upon arrival for student apartments. Deposit is refundable provided there are no damages incurred during the stay

Transfer:  

€34

The price mentioned is for an airport transfer upon arrival for one person. Flights should arrive between 08.00 and 21.00. If a transfer is required out of these times the cost will be increased by 50%.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • free internet at school

Course material is not included in the price (approx. € 47 to pay on site)
In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 06/01/2020, 23/03/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 25/05/2020, 15/06/2020, 22/06/2020, 29/06/2020, 20/07/2020, 07/08/2020, 17/08/2020, 12/10/2020, 02/11/2020, 16/11/2020, 08/12/2020, 25/12/2020. A discount is given if the school is closed for 2 consecutive days.

Commercial Spanish

The language school offers a course for those who need to expand their knowledge of business Spanish. The purpose of this course is to improve Hispanic work-related activities, such as participating in meetings, negotiating and selling, making presentations, etc.. You will also expand and improve your business vocabulary and gain insight into the nature of the cultural differences that you may encounter while doing business in Colombia.

This course combines an intensive Spanish course of 20 lessons per week with 10 individual lessons that focus on business Spanish.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2020

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 8/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Commercial Spanish without accommodation 497 994
Commercial Spanish with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 675 1350
Commercial Spanish with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 731 1462
Commercial Spanish with studio apartment, double room, no meals 750 1542
Commercial Spanish with studio apartment, single room, no meals 891 1846
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Course materials:  

€47, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €30 per week
Info executive host family:  

Executive host family includes private bathroom.

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €30 per week
Info studio apartment:  

A € 188 deposit by credit/debit card is required upon arrival for student apartments. Deposit is refundable provided there are no damages incurred during the stay

Transfer:  

€34

The price mentioned is for an airport transfer upon arrival for one person. Flights should arrive between 08.00 and 21.00. If a transfer is required out of these times the cost will be increased by 50%.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • free internet at school

Course material is not included in the price (approx. € 47 to pay on site)
In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 06/01/2020, 23/03/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 25/05/2020, 15/06/2020, 22/06/2020, 29/06/2020, 20/07/2020, 07/08/2020, 17/08/2020, 12/10/2020, 02/11/2020, 16/11/2020, 08/12/2020, 25/12/2020. A discount is given if the school is closed for 2 consecutive days.

One-to-one

Instead of taking an intensive group course, you can also opt for private lessons. The content, times and starting dates may be determined after consultation. That way you create a customized course and may pay attention to the language skills you want to further improve. This course is available at all levels from beginners to very advanced and to students of all ages.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2020

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks  
One-to-one without accommodation 563 1125 1687
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 741 1481 2221
One-to-one with executive host family, single room, bed & breakfast 797 1593 2390
One-to-one with studio apartment, double room, no meals 816 1673 2530
One-to-one with studio apartment, single room, no meals 956 1977 2999
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Course materials:  

€47, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €30 per week
Info executive host family:  

Executive host family includes private bathroom.

Surcharges executive host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €30 per week
Info studio apartment:  

A € 188 deposit by credit/debit card is required upon arrival for student apartments. Deposit is refundable provided there are no damages incurred during the stay

Transfer:  

€34

The price mentioned is for an airport transfer upon arrival for one person. Flights should arrive between 08.00 and 21.00. If a transfer is required out of these times the cost will be increased by 50%.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • free internet at school

Course material is not included in the price (approx. € 47 to pay on site)
In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 06/01/2020, 23/03/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 25/05/2020, 15/06/2020, 22/06/2020, 29/06/2020, 20/07/2020, 07/08/2020, 17/08/2020, 12/10/2020, 02/11/2020, 16/11/2020, 08/12/2020, 25/12/2020. A discount is given if the school is closed for 2 consecutive days.

Host familiy

Staying with a host family is the ideal way to make the most of your stay in Bogotá. This way, you will really get to know the Colombian way of life, the local food and culture. Your stay is in a single room with breakfast or half board.

Executive host family

What could be more fun than experiencing a new culture? By staying with a host family, you will really get acquainted with the Colombian way of life. Your stay is in a single room with breakfast or half board. In an executive host family you will have a single room with a private bathroom. You can choose accommodation with breakfast or half board.

Studio

You can choose to stay in a studio apartment for exclusive use or for two people, if you are traveling together with someone. These studio-apartments are based on self-catering, so no meals are provided. They are located within 5-20 minutes walking distance from the school. Usually they include a bedroom, bathroom, living and dining room with equipped kitchenette, all utilities, Wi-Fi high-speed internet connection, a flat screen cable TV and a cleaning service twice a week.

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