Language course Spanish in Oaxaca

Don Quijote

Learn Spanish in Oaxaca at our partner Spanish school, Don Quijote. The school provides students with the opportunity to learn Spanish whilst being immersed in Mexican culture. Don Quijote's staff of Mexican Spanish teachers, provide effective teaching methods to help student’s to really maximise their learning capabilities during their Spanish course in Oaxaca. 

Key features of our partner Spanish school in Oaxaca:

  • Set in a typical colonial building with traditional walls and flooring
  • Large main patio where students can get together during breaks
  • Located in the heart of Oaxaca's historical center, two blocks from the beautiful Santo Domingo ex-convent and 4 blocks from Oaxaca's "El Zocalo"
  • Surrounded by a number of cafes, art galleries, museums, shops and internet cafes
  • Minimum age: 16 years

Social Programme

Don Quijote organises a a great variety of cultural and recreational activities for students to enjoy whilst they learn Spanish in Oaxaca. These activities include:

  • One-day excursions to Monte Alban, Hierve el Agua, "el Tule" tree, Mezcal distilleries, and beautiful churches and convents
  • Two and three day excursions to Puerto Escondido, Puerto Angel and Huatulco, where you can enjoy the beautiful beaches of the Pacific and the relaxed, fun atmosphere of the cities
  • Trips to neighbouring towns
  • Visits to archaeological areas
  • Mountain bike tours
  • Hiking, rock climbing or paragliding

Minigroup

The minigroup programme with 20 or 25 lessons per week respectively consists of classes with a maximum of 8 students per teacher. The course is composed of three lessons of conversational grammar per day plus 1 or 3 lessons respectively of practical conversation and/or lectures.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 8 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
25
  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  
Minigroup without accommodation 254 448 643 837 941 1117 1294 1470 1646 1823 1999 2067 2234 2402 2569 2736
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 430 801 1172 1542 1823 2175 2528 2881 3234 3586 3939 4183 4527 4870 5214 5558
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 403 747 1090 1434 1687 2013 2338 2664 2989 3315 3640 3858 4174 4491 4807 5124
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 457 855 1253 1651 1958 2338 2718 3098 3478 3858 4237 4509 4879 5250 5621 5992
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 430 801 1172 1542 1823 2175 2528 2881 3234 3586 3939 4183 4527 4870 5214 5558
Minigroup with residence, double room, no meals 475 891 1307 1723 2049 2447 2845 3243 3640 4038 4436 4726 5115 5503 5892 6281
Minigroup with residence, single room, no meals 520 982 1443 1904 2275 2718 3161 3604 4047 4491 4934 5268 5702 6136 6571 7005
  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  
Minigroup without accommodation 380 701 1022 1343 1502 1790 2079 2367 2656 2944 3233 3304 3574 3845 4115 4386
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 557 1054 1551 2049 2383 2848 3313 3778 4243 4708 5172 5420 5867 6314 6760 7207
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 530 1000 1470 1940 2248 2686 3123 3561 3999 4436 4874 5095 5514 5934 6354 6773
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 584 1108 1633 2157 2519 3011 3503 3995 4487 4979 5471 5746 6220 6694 7167 7641
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 557 1054 1551 2049 2383 2848 3313 3778 4243 4708 5172 5420 5867 6314 6760 7207
Minigroup with residence, double room, no meals 602 1144 1687 2230 2610 3120 3630 4140 4650 5160 5670 5963 6455 6947 7439 7931
Minigroup with residence, single room, no meals 647 1235 1823 2411 2836 3391 3946 4501 5057 5612 6167 6505 7043 7580 8117 8654
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Double rooms can only be booked by two persons who are travelling together.

Info residence:  

Double rooms can only be booked by two persons who are travelling together.

Against a surcharge of € 46 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €46 per week
Transfer:  

€29

Stated price is for a transfer on arrival at airport Oaxaca.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • teaching materials (on loan)

Teaching materials can be borrowed by leaving a deposit of € 37. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course.

The school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 05/02/2018, 19/03/2018, 29/03/2018, 30/03/2018, 01/05/2018, 14/05/2018, 17/09/2018, 02/11/2018, 19/11/2018, 25/12/2018. Missed lessons will not be rescheduled. If two holidays fall in the same week, one day will be made up and individual lessons will always be made up.

Spanish & Salsa

In addition to the 20 lessons of the minigroup course, you will have 6 Salsa lessons. These will take place at the school in groups of 8-12 students.

For other Spanish & Dance courses, please click here.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

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

Max. 8/8 per class
Number of lessons per week:
26
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Spanish & Salsa without accommodation 358 656 955 1253
Spanish & Salsa with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 507 955 1402 1850
Spanish & Salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 534 1009 1484 1958
Spanish & Salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 561 1063 1565 2067
Spanish & Salsa with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 534 1009 1484 1958
Spanish & Salsa with residence, double room, no meals 579 1099 1619 2139
Spanish & Salsa with residence, single room, no meals 624 1190 1755 2320
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Double rooms can only be booked by two persons who are travelling together.

Info residence:  

Double rooms can only be booked by two persons who are travelling together.

Against a surcharge of € 46 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €46 per week
Transfer:  

€29

Stated price is for a transfer on arrival at airport Oaxaca.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • teaching materials (on loan)

Teaching materials can be borrowed by leaving a deposit of € 37. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course.

The school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 05/02/2018, 19/03/2018, 29/03/2018, 30/03/2018, 01/05/2018, 14/05/2018, 17/09/2018, 02/11/2018, 19/11/2018, 25/12/2018. Missed lessons will not be rescheduled. If two holidays fall in the same week, one day will be made up and individual lessons will always be made up.

Spanish & Cookery

If you choose to do the Spanish & Cookery course, you will have 6 cooking lessons in addition to the minigroup course of 20 language lessons per week.

During the lessons you will prepare the most delicious Mexican dishes with your fellow students which afterwards you will taste and eat together!
The Spanish & Cookery course is possible for 1 or 2 weeks.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

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

Max. 8/8 per class
Number of lessons per week:
26
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Spanish & cookery without accommodation 358 656
Spanish & cookery with host family, double room, halfboard 534 1009
Spanish & cookery with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 507 955
Spanish & cookery with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 534 1009
Spanish & cookery with host family, single room, halfboard 561 1063
Spanish & cookery with residence, double room, no meals 579 1099
Spanish & cookery with residence, single room, no meals 624 1190
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Double rooms can only be booked by two persons who are travelling together.

Info residence:  

Double rooms can only be booked by two persons who are travelling together.

Against a surcharge of € 46 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €46 per week
Transfer:  

€29

Stated price is for a transfer on arrival at airport Oaxaca.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • teaching materials (on loan)

Teaching materials can be borrowed by leaving a deposit of € 37. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course.

The school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 05/02/2018, 19/03/2018, 29/03/2018, 30/03/2018, 01/05/2018, 14/05/2018, 17/09/2018, 02/11/2018, 19/11/2018, 25/12/2018. Missed lessons will not be rescheduled. If two holidays fall in the same week, one day will be made up and individual lessons will always be made up.

One-to-one

The one-to-one course is based on your linguistic skills, professional or social needs and personal expectations. Flexibility is the main feature of this course. As the only student in class you decide the content of the course being up to you. The one-to-one course is above all recommended for students with only a short amount of time available. 25 hours per week.

Minimum age is 16 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 439 819 1199 1579
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 588 1117 1646 2175
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 615 1172 1728 2284
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 643 1226 1809 2392
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 615 1172 1728 2284
One-to-one with residence, double room, no meals 661 1262 1863 2465
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 706 1352 1999 2646
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Double rooms can only be booked by two persons who are travelling together.

Info residence:  

Double rooms can only be booked by two persons who are travelling together.

Against a surcharge of € 46 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €46 per week
Transfer:  

€29

Stated price is for a transfer on arrival at airport Oaxaca.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • teaching materials (on loan)

Teaching materials can be borrowed by leaving a deposit of € 37. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course.

The school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 05/02/2018, 19/03/2018, 29/03/2018, 30/03/2018, 01/05/2018, 14/05/2018, 17/09/2018, 02/11/2018, 19/11/2018, 25/12/2018. Missed lessons will not be rescheduled. If two holidays fall in the same week, one day will be made up and individual lessons will always be made up.

Host family

Carefully selected host families provide a home away from home. This gives students the opportunity to further appreciate the beauty of Mexico and its people.

Residence

The Residence is located just three blocks from our partner school in a quaint, modern-Colonial house. It consists of 7 double rooms with private baths. Each room has a desk where you can do your homework or read and there is wireless Internet available.

The rooms are surrounded by large patios and garden areas where you can sunbathe or lounge. The house has a living area where students can watch TV or movies and a dining area for the buffet style, continental breakfast which is included in the price. You can also use the kitchen to prepare other meals or to save and warm up leftovers.

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Learn Spanish in Oaxaca, one of Mexico's most beautiful cities. Oaxaca is a colonial city situated in Oaxaca State, which boasts over 250 km of stunning beaches and a wonderful climate all year round. Oaxaca is a city of ethnic, cultural and historic richness, and is at the heart of an area which products some of Mexico's finest art and crafts. If you choose to learn Spanish in Oaxaca you will be able to experience first hand the indigenous traditions that act as inspiration to the many artists and artisans who have been attracted to the region.

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June 33 24 7
July 33 24 7
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Nov 32 18 9
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Apr 32 22 9
May 32 23 8
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