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 307 544 791 1037 1283 1479 1716 1954 2192 2430 2668 2906 3144 3381 3619 3857
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 485 867 1257 1647 2038 2377 2759 3141 3523 3905 4287 4669 5050 5432 5814 6196
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 510 918 1334 1750 2166 2531 2938 3346 3753 4160 4568 4975 5383 5790 6198 6605
Intensive with shared apartment, single room, no meals 519 935 1359 1784 2208 2582 2998 3414 3830 4246 4662 5078 5494 5910 6326 6742
Intensive with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 665 1226 1797 2367 2937 3456 4018 4580 5142 5703 6265 6827 7389 7951 8512 9074
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Transfer:  

€26

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

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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 469 887 1305 1722
One-to-One with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 648 1209 1771 2333
One-to-One with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 673 1260 1848 2435
One-to-One with shared apartment, single room, no meals 682 1277 1873 2469
One-to-One with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 827 1569 2311 3052
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Transfer:  

€26

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 324 578 842 1105 1369 1581 1836 2091
Combined with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 502 901 1308 1716 2123 2479 2878 3277
Combined with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 527 952 1385 1818 2251 2633 3057 3482
Combined with shared apartment, single room, no meals 536 969 1410 1852 2294 2684 3117 3550
Combined with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 682 1260 1848 2435 3022 3559 4137 4716
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 392 715 1046 1378 1710 1990 2313 2636
Combined with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 570 1037 1513 1988 2464 2889 3356 3823
Combined with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 596 1088 1589 2091 2592 3042 3535 4028
Combined with shared apartment, single room, no meals 604 1105 1615 2125 2635 3093 3594 4096
Combined with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 750 1397 2052 2708 3363 3968 4615 5262
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Transfer:  

€26

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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