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 2018

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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 299 531 772 1012 1253 1443 1675 1907 2140 2372 2604 2836 3068 3300 3532 3764
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 473 846 1227 1608 1989 2320 2693 3066 3438 3811 4184 4557 4929 5302 5675 6047
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 498 896 1302 1708 2114 2470 2868 3265 3663 4061 4458 4856 5254 5651 6049 6447
Intensive with shared apartment, single room, no meals 506 912 1327 1741 2155 2520 2926 3332 3738 4144 4550 4956 5362 5768 6174 6580
Intensive with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 649 1197 1754 2310 2867 3373 3922 4470 5018 5567 6115 6663 7211 7760 8308 8856
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Transfer:  

€25

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 .

Prices 2018

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 458 866 1273 1681
One-to-One with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 632 1180 1729 2277
One-to-One with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 657 1230 1803 2377
One-to-One with shared apartment, single room, no meals 665 1247 1828 2410
One-to-One with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 808 1531 2255 2979
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Transfer:  

€25

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 .

Prices 2018

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 316 565 822 1079 1336 1543 1792 2041
Combined with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 490 879 1277 1674 2072 2420 2809 3199
Combined with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 515 929 1352 1774 2197 2570 2984 3398
Combined with shared apartment, single room, no meals 523 946 1377 1808 2239 2620 3042 3465
Combined with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 665 1230 1803 2377 2950 3473 4038 4603
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 382 698 1021 1345 1669 1942 2258 2573
Combined with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 556 1012 1476 1941 2405 2819 3275 3731
Combined with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 581 1062 1551 2041 2530 2969 3450 3931
Combined with shared apartment, single room, no meals 590 1079 1576 2074 2571 3019 3508 3997
Combined with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 732 1363 2003 2643 3283 3873 4504 5136
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Transfer:  

€25

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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