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 256 452 648 844 949 1127 1305 1483 1661 1839 2017 2085 2254 2423 2591 2760
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 434 808 1182 1556 1839 2195 2550 2906 3262 3618 3973 4220 4566 4913 5260 5606
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 406 753 1100 1446 1702 2030 2359 2687 3016 3344 3672 3891 4211 4530 4849 5169
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 461 863 1264 1665 1976 2359 2742 3125 3508 3891 4275 4548 4922 5296 5670 6044
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 434 808 1182 1556 1839 2195 2550 2906 3262 3618 3973 4220 4566 4913 5260 5606
Minigroup with residence, double room, no meals 479 899 1319 1738 2067 2468 2870 3271 3672 4074 4475 4767 5159 5552 5944 6336
Minigroup with residence, single room, no meals 525 990 1456 1921 2295 2742 3189 3636 4083 4530 4977 5315 5752 6190 6628 7066
  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 384 708 1031 1355 1515 1806 2097 2388 2679 2970 3261 3333 3606 3879 4151 4424
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 562 1063 1565 2067 2404 2873 3342 3811 4280 4749 5218 5468 5918 6369 6820 7270
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 534 1009 1483 1957 2268 2709 3151 3592 4034 4475 4917 5139 5563 5986 6409 6833
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 589 1118 1647 2176 2541 3037 3534 4030 4526 5023 5519 5796 6274 6752 7230 7708
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 562 1063 1565 2067 2404 2873 3342 3811 4280 4749 5218 5468 5918 6369 6820 7270
Minigroup with residence, double room, no meals 607 1155 1702 2249 2632 3147 3661 4176 4691 5205 5720 6015 6511 7008 7504 8000
Minigroup with residence, single room, no meals 653 1246 1839 2432 2860 3421 3981 4541 5101 5661 6221 6563 7104 7646 8188 8730
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 361 662 963 1264
Spanish & Salsa with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 511 963 1415 1866
Spanish & Salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 539 1018 1497 1976
Spanish & Salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 566 1072 1579 2085
Spanish & Salsa with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 539 1018 1497 1976
Spanish & Salsa with residence, double room, no meals 584 1109 1633 2158
Spanish & Salsa with residence, single room, no meals 630 1200 1770 2340
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 361 662
Spanish & cookery with host family, double room, halfboard 539 1018
Spanish & cookery with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 511 963
Spanish & cookery with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 539 1018
Spanish & cookery with host family, single room, halfboard 566 1072
Spanish & cookery with residence, double room, no meals 584 1109
Spanish & cookery with residence, single room, no meals 630 1200
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 443 826 1209 1592
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 593 1127 1661 2195
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 621 1182 1743 2304
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 648 1237 1825 2413
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 621 1182 1743 2304
One-to-one with residence, double room, no meals 666 1273 1880 2486
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 712 1364 2017 2669
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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