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 .

Prices 2017

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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 320 568 824 1081 1338 1542 1790 2038 2286 2534 2782 3030 3278 3526 3774 4022
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 505 904 1311 1718 2125 2479 2877 3275 3673 4072 4470 4868 5266 5664 6063 6461
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 532 957 1391 1824 2258 2639 3064 3488 3913 4338 4763 5188 5613 6038 6463 6888
Intensive with shared apartment, single room, no meals 541 975 1417 1860 2303 2692 3126 3560 3993 4427 4861 5295 5728 6162 6596 7030
Intensive with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 693 1279 1873 2468 3063 3604 4190 4776 5361 5947 6533 7119 7704 8290 8876 9462
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.

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 .

Prices 2017

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 489 925 1360 1796
One-to-One with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 675 1261 1847 2432
One-to-One with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 702 1314 1927 2539
One-to-One with shared apartment, single room, no meals 711 1332 1953 2575
One-to-One with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 863 1636 2409 3183
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.

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 .

Prices 2017

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 337 603 878 1152 1427 1648 1914 2180
Combined with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 523 939 1364 1789 2214 2585 3001 3417
Combined with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 550 992 1444 1896 2347 2745 3188 3631
Combined with shared apartment, single room, no meals 559 1010 1471 1931 2392 2799 3250 3702
Combined with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 711 1314 1927 2539 3152 3711 4314 4918
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 408 745 1091 1437 1783 2075 2412 2749
Combined with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 594 1081 1577 2073 2569 3012 3499 3986
Combined with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 621 1135 1657 2180 2703 3172 3686 4200
Combined with shared apartment, single room, no meals 630 1152 1684 2216 2747 3225 3748 4271
Combined with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 782 1456 2140 2824 3507 4137 4812 5487
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.

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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