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 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 8 per group
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 265 472 679 886 979 1163 1347 1531 1636 1812 1987 2162 2338 2513 2689 2864
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 437 816 1195 1574 1838 2194 2550 2906 3183 3530 3878 4225 4572 4919 5267 5614
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 410 763 1115 1468 1706 2036 2365 2695 2945 3266 3587 3908 4228 4549 4870 5191
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 463 869 1274 1679 1970 2353 2735 3118 3421 3795 4168 4542 4916 5290 5663 6037
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 437 816 1195 1574 1838 2194 2550 2906 3183 3530 3878 4225 4572 4919 5267 5614
Minigroup with residence, double room, no meals 481 904 1327 1750 2058 2459 2859 3259 3580 3971 4362 4754 5145 5536 5928 6319
Minigroup with residence, single room, no meals 525 992 1459 1926 2279 2723 3167 3611 3976 4412 4847 5282 5718 6153 6589 7024
  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 406 754 1102 1450 1622 1935 2248 2561 2715 3010 3306 3601 3896 4191 4487 4782
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 578 1098 1618 2138 2482 2966 3451 3936 4262 4729 5196 5663 6130 6597 7065 7532
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 551 1045 1538 2032 2349 2808 3266 3724 4024 4465 4905 5346 5787 6227 6668 7109
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 604 1151 1697 2244 2614 3125 3636 4147 4500 4993 5487 5980 6474 6968 7461 7955
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 578 1098 1618 2138 2482 2966 3451 3936 4262 4729 5196 5663 6130 6597 7065 7532
Minigroup with residence, double room, no meals 622 1186 1750 2314 2702 3231 3759 4288 4658 5170 5681 6192 6703 7214 7726 8237
Minigroup with residence, single room, no meals 666 1274 1882 2490 2922 3495 4068 4641 5055 5610 6166 6721 7276 7831 8387 8942
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.

Transfer:  

€28

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 € 36. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course.

The school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017,20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. 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 2017

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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 366 675
Spanish & cookery with host family, double room, halfboard 538 1018
Spanish & cookery with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 512 966
Spanish & cookery with host family, single room, halfboard 565 1071
Spanish & cookery with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 538 1018
Spanish & cookery with residence, double room, no meals 582 1107
Spanish & cookery with residence, single room, no meals 626 1195
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.

Transfer:  

€28

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 € 36. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course.

The school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017,20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. 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 2017

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 366 675 983 1292
Spanish & Salsa with host family, double room, no meals 512 966 1419 1873
Spanish & Salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 538 1018 1499 1979
Spanish & Salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 565 1071 1578 2085
Spanish & Salsa with host family, single room, no meals 538 1018 1499 1979
Spanish & Salsa with residence, double room, no meals 582 1107 1631 2155
Spanish & Salsa with residence, single room, no meals 626 1195 1763 2332
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.

Transfer:  

€28

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 € 36. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course.

The school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017,20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. 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.

Duo Course

The duo course allows participants define to their objectives and create an individual programme adapted to their level and learning pace.

The duo course is a course for two students. The duo course can only be booked by two people who travel together and have the same level of Spanish

 

 

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. 2 per group
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Duo Course without accommodation 379 701 1023 1345
Duo Course with host family, double room, halfboard 551 1045 1538 2032
Duo Course with host family, double room, no meals 525 992 1459 1926
Duo Course with host family, single room, halfboard 578 1098 1618 2138
Duo Course with host family, single room, no meals 551 1045 1538 2032
Duo Course with residence, double room, no meals 595 1133 1671 2208
Duo Course with residence, single room, no meals 639 1221 1803 2385
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

This course can only be booked by two people travelling together and who have the same level of Spanish.

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.

Transfer:  

€28

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 € 36. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course.

The school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017,20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. 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 2017

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

Max. 1 per group
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
One-to-one without accommodation 419 780 1142 1503
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 591 1124 1657 2191
One-to-one with host family, double room, no meals 565 1071 1578 2085
One-to-one with host family, single room, no meals 591 1124 1657 2191
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 617 1177 1737 2296
One-to-one with residence, double room, no meals 635 1212 1790 2367
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 679 1300 1922 2543
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.

Transfer:  

€28

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 € 36. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course.

The school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017,20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. 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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