Language course Spanish in Cusco

Amauta

The school is located in a beautiful, recently renovated colonial building, only two blocks away from the famous Plaza de Armas of Cusco. The school occupies the first and second floor where you can find 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 the 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.

Key features of our Spanish partner school in Cusco:

  • well equipped 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

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.

Minigroup

Classes take place in small groups of maximum 6 students per group, 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 years.

Prices 2022

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 6 per class
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 199 349 499 649 799 949 1099 1129 1265 1400 1535 1670
Minigroup with host family, single room , halfboard 376 703 1030 1357 1684 2011 2338 2545 2857 3169 3481 3793
Minigroup with executive host family, single room , halfboard 403 756 1110 1464 1818 2172 2525 2759 3098 3437 3776 4114
Minigroup with school residence, double room , halfboard 376 703 1030 1357 1684 2011 2338 2545 2857 3169 3481 3793
Minigroup with school residence, single room , halfboard 456 864 1271 1678 2086 2493 2901 3188 3580 3973 4365 4758
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Transfer:   Transfer upon arrival at Cusco Airport Inclusive
Transfer upon arrival at Cusco Airport between 07.00 pm and 04.00 am : EUR 17
Transfer upon arrival at Lima Airport (price per person on arrival of 2 persons) : EUR 118 [i]
Transfer upon arrival at Lima Airport (1 person) : EUR 183 [i]

All prices include:

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

In 2022 the school is closed on: 01/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 01/05/2022, 16/06/2022, 24/06/2022, 29/06/2022, 28/07/2022, 29/07/2022, 30/08/2022, 08/10/2022, 01/11/2022, 08/12/2022, 24/12/2022 (after 2 pm), 25/12/2022, 31/12/2022 (after 2 pm), 01/01/2023. 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 1 or 2 daily individual lessons which enable 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 years.

Prices 2022

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 6/1 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 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Combined minigroup without accommodation 263 478 692 906 1121 1335 1550 1593 1786 1979 2172 2365
Combined minigroup with host family, single room , halfboard 440 831 1223 1614 2005 2397 2788 3008 3378 3748 4118 4488
Combined minigroup with executive host family, single room , halfboard 467 885 1303 1721 2139 2558 2976 3222 3619 4016 4412 4809
Combined minigroup with school residence, double room , halfboard 440 831 1223 1614 2005 2397 2788 3008 3378 3748 4118 4488
Combined minigroup with school residence, single room , halfboard 520 992 1464 1936 2408 2879 3351 3651 4102 4552 5002 5452
  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 333 617 901 1185 1469 1753 2038 2094 2351 2606 2862 3117
Combined minigroup with host family, single room , halfboard 510 971 1432 1893 2354 2815 3276 3510 3943 4375 4808 5240
Combined minigroup with executive host family, single room , halfboard 537 1024 1512 2000 2488 2976 3464 3724 4184 4643 5103 5562
Combined minigroup with school residence, double room , halfboard 510 971 1432 1893 2354 2815 3276 3510 3943 4375 4808 5240
Combined minigroup with school residence, single room , halfboard 590 1132 1673 2215 2756 3297 3839 4153 4667 5179 5693 6205
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Transfer:   Transfer upon arrival at Cusco Airport Inclusive
Transfer upon arrival at Cusco Airport between 07.00 pm and 04.00 am : EUR 17
Transfer upon arrival at Lima Airport (price per person on arrival of 2 persons) : EUR 118 [i]
Transfer upon arrival at Lima Airport (1 person) : EUR 183 [i]

All prices include:

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

In 2022 the school is closed on: 01/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 01/05/2022, 16/06/2022, 24/06/2022, 29/06/2022, 28/07/2022, 29/07/2022, 30/08/2022, 08/10/2022, 01/11/2022, 08/12/2022, 24/12/2022 (after 2 pm), 25/12/2022, 31/12/2022 (after 2 pm), 01/01/2023. Lessons will not be recuperated, but activities will be offered.

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 years.

Prices 2022

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 1 per class
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 306 563 821 1078 1335 1593 1850 1901
One-to-One with host family, single room , halfboard 483 917 1351 1786 2220 2654 3088 3317
One-to-One with executive host family, single room , halfboard 510 971 1432 1893 2354 2815 3276 3531
One-to-One with school residence, double room , halfboard 483 917 1351 1786 2220 2654 3088 3317
One-to-One with school residence, single room , halfboard 563 1078 1593 2107 2622 3137 3651 3960
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Transfer:   Transfer upon arrival at Cusco Airport Inclusive
Transfer upon arrival at Cusco Airport between 07.00 pm and 04.00 am : EUR 17
Transfer upon arrival at Lima Airport (price per person on arrival of 2 persons) : EUR 118 [i]
Transfer upon arrival at Lima Airport (1 person) : EUR 183 [i]

All prices include:

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

In 2022 the school is closed on: 01/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 01/05/2022, 16/06/2022, 24/06/2022, 29/06/2022, 28/07/2022, 29/07/2022, 30/08/2022, 08/10/2022, 01/11/2022, 08/12/2022, 24/12/2022 (after 2 pm), 25/12/2022, 31/12/2022 (after 2 pm), 01/01/2023. Lessons will not be recuperated, but activities will be offered.

Duo course

The Duo course in Cusco allows students to define their own Spanish language objectives in order to create a programme adapted to their Spanish level and learning pace. The programme is designed for two students. As the course is private, the two students will be able to decide the schedule and content.

Important: The Duo course can only be booked by two people who travel together and have the same level of Spanish.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2022

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

Max. 2 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Duo course without accommodation 242 435 628 821 1014 1207 1400 1490
Duo course with host family, single room , halfboard 419 789 1158 1528 1898 2268 2638 2905
Duo course with executive host family, single room , halfboard 445 842 1239 1636 2032 2429 2826 3119
Duo course with school residence, double room , halfboard 419 789 1158 1528 1898 2268 2638 2905
Duo course with school residence, single room , halfboard 499 949 1400 1850 2300 2751 3201 3548
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Transfer:   Transfer upon arrival at Cusco Airport Inclusive
Transfer upon arrival at Cusco Airport between 07.00 pm and 04.00 am : EUR 17
Transfer upon arrival at Lima Airport (price per person on arrival of 2 persons) : EUR 118 [i]
Transfer upon arrival at Lima Airport (1 person) : EUR 183 [i]

All prices include:

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

In 2022 the school is closed on: 01/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 01/05/2022, 16/06/2022, 24/06/2022, 29/06/2022, 28/07/2022, 29/07/2022, 30/08/2022, 08/10/2022, 01/11/2022, 08/12/2022, 24/12/2022 (after 2 pm), 25/12/2022, 31/12/2022 (after 2 pm), 01/01/2023. 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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4.6 / 5.0
I met so many wonderful people at the school and my Spanish improved significantly!
Catherine
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I met so many wonderful people at the school and my Spanish improved significantly! It's located very centrally in Cusco and everything is at a walking distance. The professors are lovely, and there are a lot of activities to do! I did the program in the sacred valley, and it was AMAZING! 10/10 would recommend!


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