Language course Spanish in Cartagena

Centro Catalina

Our partner school is located in the middle of the colonial centre, in a low building with a patio. There are five classrooms, all with the name of a region in Colombia. Of course there is wifi, a small lounge with computers and in the breaks you can get healthy smoothies, juice or coffee. In the patio, the students meet during the breaks and after the lessons.

Social Programme

Each week, the language school organizes three free activities. These include, for example, a salsa lesson, cooking class, movie night, guided tour of the old town, visit to museums, karaoke, etc. In addition they organize an excursion every weekend. For instance, to the Islas Rosario, where you will visit the island group and go snorkeling in the crystal clear water. Or a canoe trip through "Cienaga de la Virgen", an ecological tour with a guide. You can also take a "bath" in the volcano Totumo. And there are many more things to see and to do.

If you want to experience more of the social life in Colombia, the school can also help you to organize a voluntary job. It is not something you would have to do every day, but you can just do it for one afternoon per week, for example, helping out at a games afternoon for children

Intensive

Joining the intensive course, you have the choice between 20 or 30 lessons per week. There are 6 levels, according to the European Framework (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2).

With 20 lessons per week, attention is given to all aspects of learning the language: grammar, vocabulary, writing, reading, pronunciation and of course also to fluency.

With 30 lessons per week, you have one extra lesson of conversation per day, in addition to the above mentioned program

Minimum age is 18 year .

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
30
  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  
Intensive without accommodation 317 563 818 1072 1327 1529 1775 2021 2266 2512 2758 3004 3250 3496 3742 3988
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 501 896 1300 1703 2107 2458 2853 3247 3642 4037 4432 4827 5222 5616 6011 6406
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 528 949 1379 1809 2239 2616 3038 3459 3880 4302 4723 5144 5565 5987 6408 6829
Intensive with shared apartment, single room, no meals 536 966 1405 1844 2283 2669 3099 3529 3960 4390 4820 5250 5680 6110 6540 6970
Intensive with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 687 1268 1858 2447 3037 3574 4154 4735 5316 5897 6478 7058 7639 8220 8801 9382
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

For a supplement of € 14 per Person and week it is possible to book a host family with air conditioning. If you are interested in this please make a note in "remakes" in the booking form.
A double room is only available for students travelling together.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €41 per week
Info shared apartment:  

A double room is only available for students travelling together.

Info single-use-apartment:  

Prices can vary depending on the type of appartment that is available.

Transfer:  

€28

The price mentioned is for an airport transfer up on arrival.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • 3 activities per week

In 2017 the school is closed on 09/01/2017, 20/03/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 19/06/2017, 26/06/2017, 03/07/2017, 20/07/2017, 07/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 16/10/2017, 06/11/2017, 13/11/2017, 08/12/2017, 25/12/2017 .

The missed lessons of these days will not be rescheduled.

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

Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
30
  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  
Intensive without accommodation 317 563 818 1072 1327 1529 1775 2021 2266 2512 2758 3004 3250 3496 3742 3988
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 501 896 1300 1703 2107 2458 2853 3247 3642 4037 4432 4827 5222 5616 6011 6406
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 528 949 1379 1809 2239 2616 3038 3459 3880 4302 4723 5144 5565 5987 6408 6829
Intensive with shared apartment, single room, no meals 536 966 1405 1844 2283 2669 3099 3529 3960 4390 4820 5250 5680 6110 6540 6970
Intensive with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 687 1268 1858 2447 3037 3574 4154 4735 5316 5897 6478 7058 7639 8220 8801 9382
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Transfer:  

€28

The price mentioned is for an airport transfer up on arrival.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • 3 activities per week

In 2018 the school is closed on 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 01/05/2018,25/12/2018.

The missed lessons of these days will not be rescheduled.

One-to-One

The individual lessons can be designed completely according to your wishes. The language school would like to know in advance if you want to learn business Spanish, and perhaps even for a specific occupation (financial, legal).

The course consists of 20 lessons per week. If you would like to have more or less lessons, please contact us

Minimum age is 18 year .

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 4 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 485 917 1349 1781
One-to-One with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 669 1250 1831 2412
One-to-One with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 696 1303 1910 2518
One-to-One with shared apartment, single room, no meals 705 1321 1937 2553
One-to-One with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 855 1622 2389 3156
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

For a supplement of € 14 per Person and week it is possible to book a host family with air conditioning. If you are interested in this please make a note in "remakes" in the booking form.
A double room is only available for students travelling together.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €41 per week
Info shared apartment:  

A double room is only available for students travelling together.

Info single-use-apartment:  

Prices can vary depending on the type of appartment that is available.

Transfer:  

€28

The price mentioned is for an airport transfer up on arrival.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • 3 activities per week

In 2017 the school is closed on 09/01/2017, 20/03/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 19/06/2017, 26/06/2017, 03/07/2017, 20/07/2017, 07/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 16/10/2017, 06/11/2017, 13/11/2017, 08/12/2017, 25/12/2017 .

The missed lessons of these days will not be rescheduled.

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 4 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 485 917 1349 1781
One-to-One with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 669 1250 1831 2412
One-to-One with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 696 1303 1910 2518
One-to-One with shared apartment, single room, no meals 705 1321 1937 2553
One-to-One with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 855 1622 2389 3156
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Transfer:  

€28

The price mentioned is for an airport transfer up on arrival.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • 3 activities per week

In 2018 the school is closed on 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 01/05/2018,25/12/2018.

The missed lessons of these days will not be rescheduled.

Combined

The combined mini group course combines 20 lessons in groups with individual tuition. You can help to decide about the contents of these extra lessons, for example, you can choose additional conversation and culture lessons but you can also choose something very different like literature, business Spanish or medical Spanish.

The group lessons take place in the morning, the individual lessons in the afternoon

Minimum age is 18 year .

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

Max. 8/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 335 598 870 1143 1415 1635 1898 2162
Combined with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 519 931 1352 1774 2195 2563 2976 3388
Combined with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 545 984 1432 1880 2327 2722 3161 3600
Combined with shared apartment, single room, no meals 554 1002 1458 1915 2371 2775 3223 3670
Combined with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 705 1303 1910 2518 3125 3679 4278 4876
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 405 739 1082 1425 1768 2058 2392 2726
Combined with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 589 1072 1564 2056 2548 2987 3470 3952
Combined with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 616 1125 1643 2162 2680 3145 3655 4164
Combined with shared apartment, single room, no meals 624 1143 1670 2197 2724 3198 3716 4235
Combined with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 775 1444 2122 2800 3477 4102 4771 5440
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

For a supplement of € 14 per Person and week it is possible to book a host family with air conditioning. If you are interested in this please make a note in "remakes" in the booking form.
A double room is only available for students travelling together.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €41 per week
Info shared apartment:  

A double room is only available for students travelling together.

Info single-use-apartment:  

Prices can vary depending on the type of appartment that is available.

Transfer:  

€28

The price mentioned is for an airport transfer up on arrival.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • 3 activities per week

In 2017 the school is closed on 09/01/2017, 20/03/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 19/06/2017, 26/06/2017, 03/07/2017, 20/07/2017, 07/08/2017, 21/08/2017, 16/10/2017, 06/11/2017, 13/11/2017, 08/12/2017, 25/12/2017 .

The missed lessons of these days will not be rescheduled.

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

Max. 8/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 335 598 870 1143 1415 1635 1898 2162
Combined with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 519 931 1352 1774 2195 2563 2976 3388
Combined with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 545 984 1432 1880 2327 2722 3161 3600
Combined with shared apartment, single room, no meals 554 1002 1458 1915 2371 2775 3223 3670
Combined with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 705 1303 1910 2518 3125 3679 4278 4876
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 405 739 1082 1425 1768 2058 2392 2726
Combined with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 589 1072 1564 2056 2548 2987 3470 3952
Combined with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 616 1125 1643 2162 2680 3145 3655 4164
Combined with shared apartment, single room, no meals 624 1143 1670 2197 2724 3198 3716 4235
Combined with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 775 1444 2122 2800 3477 4102 4771 5440
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Transfer:  

€28

The price mentioned is for an airport transfer up on arrival.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • 3 activities per week

In 2018 the school is closed on 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 01/05/2018,25/12/2018.

The missed lessons of these days will not be rescheduled.

Host Family

During your stay in a Colombian host family you will get to know the culture of the country really well. You will take part in the daily life of the family and get a glimpse of the real Colombia.

You will stay in a single or twin room with half board (breakfast and dinner).

Most families live within walking distance and otherwise at max. 15 minutes by public transport.

Shared Apartment

You will share the apartment with maximum one other student from the language school. You will stay in a single room on a self catering basis.

Single-Use-Apartment

In a single-use apartment you will have all the facilities for yourself. If you are interested in this option, we recommend you to book in advance, as there are only a few apartments available.

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This large seaside resort is located mainly on a peninsula on the Caribbean coast with temperatures between 28-32 ° C throughout the year. It seems like you can see water everywhere around you. Water taxis are a popular mean of transport, for example to visit fantastic beaches.

The colonial city centre is more or less built according to a grid, with the advantage that you will know your way around pretty soon. In the evening, the centre turns into a pedestrian area as there are no cars allowed, so you can easily walk around and take in the impressive buildings and picturesque squares.

Immediately outside the city walls of the centre, you will find the beaches. Long, sandy beaches where you can jump into the waves of a warm (!) sea for hours, practice kite surfing or just lounge at the beach. In front of the coast there are many beautiful islands (e.g. Islas de Rosario) where you can snorkel or dive. And if you really want to be sporty, then our language school has plenty of ideas!

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