Language course Spanish in Cusco

Amauta

The school is located in a beautiful, recently renovated colonial building on Calle San Agustin, next to the well-known hotels Marriot y Novotel. It is located only two blocks away from the famous Plaza de Armas of Cusco. The school occupies the first and second floor where there are a total of seven big and brightly-lit classrooms. Many of them have the traditional blue balconies unique to Cusco that overlook San Augustin Street and the beautiful cupola of the Santo Domingo Church. In addition to our larger classrooms, there are also smaller spaces for individual and private classes. Some of the classrooms are located downstairs along the sunny courtyard where the administrative offices, the head of studies office, the volunteer coordinator's office and teachers room are also found.
The immense staircase up to the second floor leads to the rest of the classrooms.
The second floor also contains a large room with a beautiful high ceiling for meetings and student activities, as well as big common spaces with a cafe that overlooks the courtyard.

 

 

Social Programme:

Amauta has its own travel agency named “Dos Manos”, which is also located in the school building. Every week Dos Manos organizes weekend trips for the students of the language school. Some examples of the trips are rafting, horse riding or visiting typical villages and ruins in the area. The excursions can take place in Cuzco itself, in Puno, Lima or in La Paz.

Key features of our partner Spanish school in Cusco

  • Five classrooms
  • Four open spaces for classes
  • A school administration
  • A common room for students to relax
  • A small kitchen
  • A beautiful garden with seating area
  • A separate office for our travel agency Dos Manos (excursions)
  • minimum age: 16 years

One-to-One

The one-to-one course is designed for those who want to optimise their study time. The aim of the one-to-one course is to offer a fully personalised method of teaching designed to meet the specific student's needs and desires. As the one-to-one course is private, the student will be able to decide the schedule and content.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 1 student
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 265 488 711 934 1157 1379 1602 1647
One-to-One with host family, single room, halfboard 418 794 1170 1547 1923 2299 2675 2873
One-to-One with executive host family, single room, halfboard 442 841 1240 1639 2039 2438 2837 3058
One-to-One with school residence, double room, halfboard 418 794 1170 1547 1923 2299 2675 2873
One-to-One with school residence, single room, halfboard 488 934 1379 1825 2271 2717 3162 3430
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

There is limited availability of double rooms in a host family.

Info school residence:  

There is limited availability of double rooms in the school residence.

Transfer:  

€0

The transfer upon arrival in Cusco is included in the price, if you have booked accommodation through StudyTravel.

It is also possible to book an airport transfer upon arrival in Lima, which includes transfer to/from a two-star hotel.This possibility with Bed and Breakfast and connection to the flight to Cusco on the next day costs € 91 per person. (a three-star hotel: € 147 pp)
The Flight Lima-Cusco can also be booked by StudyTravel (prices on request after we have received your booking)

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials
  • airport transfer service, if you have booked accommodation with StudyTravel
  • student discount card
  • daily activities like dancing and cookery lessons
  • free Internet access
  • welcome event with tea, coffee and snacks
  • certificate of attendance

In 2017 the school is closed on: 01/01/2017,14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 15/06/2017, 24/06/2017, 28/07/2017, 29/07/2017, 30/08/2017, 08/10/2017, 01/11/2017, 08/12/2017, 24/12/2017, 25/12/2017, 31/12/2017. On December 24rd and 31st school will be closed after 14:00hrs. Lessons will not be recuperated, but activities will be offered.

Combined minigroup

By combining group and individual lessons, you can bring your Spanish in a shorter time to a higher level. During the 4 daily group lessons you can take advantage of group discussions and getting to know other international students. Followed by this you will have two daily individual lessons which able you to focus on your personal language issues and weaknesses. This way, you can improve learning elements like for example grammar, conversation, vocabulary or pronunciation.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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

Max. 6/1 students
Number of lessons per week:
25
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  
Combined minigroup without accommodation 228 414 599 785 971 1157 1342 1379 1547 1714 1881 2048
Combined minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 381 720 1059 1398 1737 2076 2415 2605 2925 3246 3566 3887
Combined minigroup with executive host family, single room, halfboard 404 767 1129 1491 1853 2215 2577 2791 3134 3478 3822 4165
Combined minigroup with school residence, double room, halfboard 381 720 1059 1398 1737 2076 2415 2605 2925 3246 3566 3887
Combined minigroup with school residence, single room, halfboard 451 859 1268 1677 2085 2494 2902 3162 3552 3942 4332 4722
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Combined minigroup without accommodation 288 534 780 1027 1273 1519 1765 1814 2036 2257 2479 2700
Combined minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 442 841 1240 1639 2039 2438 2837 3040 3415 3789 4164 4538
Combined minigroup with executive host family, single room, halfboard 465 887 1310 1732 2155 2577 3000 3225 3624 4021 4420 4817
Combined minigroup with school residence, double room, halfboard 442 841 1240 1639 2039 2438 2837 3040 3415 3789 4164 4538
Combined minigroup with school residence, single room, halfboard 511 980 1449 1918 2387 2856 3325 3597 4042 4485 4930 5374
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

There is limited availability of double rooms in a host family.

Info school residence:  

There is limited availability of double rooms in the school residence.

Transfer:  

€0

The transfer upon arrival in Cusco is included in the price, if you have booked accommodation through StudyTravel.

It is also possible to book an airport transfer upon arrival in Lima, which includes transfer to/from a two-star hotel.This possibility with Bed and Breakfast and connection to the flight to Cusco on the next day costs € 91 per person. (a three-star hotel: € 147 pp)
The Flight Lima-Cusco can also be booked by StudyTravel (prices on request after we have received your booking)

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials
  • airport transfer service, if you have booked accommodation with StudyTravel
  • student discount card
  • daily activities like dancing and cookery lessons
  • free Internet access
  • welcome event with tea, coffee and snacks
  • certificate of attendance

In 2017 the school is closed on: 01/01/2017,14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 15/06/2017, 24/06/2017, 28/07/2017, 29/07/2017, 30/08/2017, 08/10/2017, 01/11/2017, 08/12/2017, 24/12/2017, 25/12/2017, 31/12/2017. On December 24rd and 31st school will be closed after 14:00hrs. Lessons will not be recuperated, but activities will be offered.

Minigroup

Classes take place in small groups of maximum 6 students per group, in this way each student will get sufficient individual attention. The program consists of 20 lessons per week and the groups will be based on the language levels of the students. A written and oral placement test at the beginning of the programme will determine the level of each student.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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

Max. 6 students
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  
Minigroup without accommodation 172 302 432 562 692 822 952 978 1095 1212 1329 1446
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 325 609 892 1175 1458 1742 2025 2204 2474 2744 3015 3285
Minigroup with executive host family, single room, halfboard 349 655 962 1268 1574 1881 2187 2390 2683 2977 3270 3563
Minigroup with school residence, double room, halfboard 325 609 892 1175 1458 1742 2025 2204 2474 2744 3015 3285
Minigroup with school residence, single room, halfboard 395 748 1101 1454 1807 2159 2512 2761 3101 3441 3781 4121
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

There is limited availability of double rooms in a host family.

Info school residence:  

There is limited availability of double rooms in the school residence.

Transfer:  

€0

The transfer upon arrival in Cusco is included in the price, if you have booked accommodation through StudyTravel.

It is also possible to book an airport transfer upon arrival in Lima, which includes transfer to/from a two-star hotel.This possibility with Bed and Breakfast and connection to the flight to Cusco on the next day costs € 91 per person. (a three-star hotel: € 147 pp)
The Flight Lima-Cusco can also be booked by StudyTravel (prices on request after we have received your booking)

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials
  • airport transfer service, if you have booked accommodation with StudyTravel
  • student discount card
  • daily activities like dancing and cookery lessons
  • free Internet access
  • welcome event with tea, coffee and snacks
  • certificate of attendance

In 2017 the school is closed on: 01/01/2017,14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 15/06/2017, 24/06/2017, 28/07/2017, 29/07/2017, 30/08/2017, 08/10/2017, 01/11/2017, 08/12/2017, 24/12/2017, 25/12/2017, 31/12/2017. On December 24rd and 31st school will be closed after 14:00hrs. Lessons will not be recuperated, but activities will be offered.

Host family

You will stay in a single room with half board. All host families live in within a maximum 25-35 minutes walking distance from the school. It is also possible to use public transport to go to school; the costs of this are very low.

You will share the living room, kitchen and bathroom with the family and possibly with other students.

If you are travelling together with someone, you can share a room but please note that the number of twin rooms is limited.

Executive host family

You will stay in a single room with half board. You will share the living room, kitchen and bathroom with the family and possibly with other students.

Accommodation with an executive host family offers more comfort than a standard family. Your room is bigger and the food is more suited to your needs and wishes. The families live in quiet neighbourhoods outside the city centre and are particularly suitable for older language students.

School residence

The residence is located in the school building. You will live with many other students from all around the world. The bathrooms are shared and you have access to a communal kitchen, living room and terrace. There are single and double rooms available.

The cook of the residences restaurant prepares delicious local and international dishes. The residence accommodation includes half board: daily breakfast and a three-course lunch (on weekdays).

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Learn Spanish in Cusco has it all: art, mystery, history and beauty united. Cusco is a special destination to learn a language: with beautiful streets and squares, Inca monuments and elegant colonial constructions. Cusco is very well connected and you can travel safely and easily to the most important places of the ancient Inca Empire: Puno and Lake Titicaca, the Peruvian Amazon, the beautiful colonial city of Arequipa and last but not least, the impressive Lost City of the Incas, the ruins of Machu Picchu.

Cusco is situated at 3.400 meters above sea level, and is surrounded by mountains and valleys. It has a population of 350,000 inhabitants and makes a perfect base to learn Spanish in Cusco and explore the grandeur of the Andes, famous Inca ruins and the magical Lost City of Machu Picchu.
The city was founded around 1100 AD. After the conquest, the Spanish built their colonial churches and houses on top of the Inca foundations and this fascinating mix of architectural styles can still be found in the city.

Cusco is a World Heritage City. It is fun to go exploring the narrow colonial streets; almost every street has remains of Inca walls, arches and doorways. Within a few blocks of the Plaza de Armas, the central square, Cusco remains very much a city of indigenous people and the markets are filled with the bright colours of mantas (blankets). When you learn Spanish in Cusco you will be confident to go out, explore and discover the magic of Cusco

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Weather in Cusco

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June 19 1 8
July 19 0 8
Aug 20 2 8
Sept 20 4 7
Oct 21 6 6
Nov 21 6 7
Dec 21 7 5
Jan 19 7 5
Feb 19 7 4
Mar 19 6 6
Apr 20 5 7
May 20 3 8
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