Language course Spanish in Quito

AGS

Our partner school AGS (Anden Global Studies) is located in the heart of the new town, in the north area of Quito, in a quiet and safe residential area called “El Batán”. This location is few steps away from main avenues and public transportation (Ecovía) and close to parks, shopping centers, restaurants, banks, embassies, and supermarkets. Our partner school offers a comfortable infrastructure nicely decorated with areas in which you can relax and share with other students. AGS has 9 teaching classrooms, video room, Wi-Fi, internet area with computers, multiple use room, ping pong area, garden, terrace and cafeteria with purified water, coffee and tea. Our partner school offers an adequate combination of a personalized service in a professional but warm environment with a wide variety of academic programs and extracurricular activities; all of which allows us to meet the needs of our students in an personalized way.

Key features and facilities of our partner Spanish school:

  • accredited by the Ecuadorian Ministry of Education
  • 9 classrooms
  • video room
  • free Wi-Fi connection
  • cafeteria
  • multiple use room
  • garden and terrace with ping pong table
  • minimum age: 18 years

Social programme:

The language school organizes a very active social and cultural program including activities such as salsa lessons, Ecuadorian cooking workshops, sports, cultural excursions and interesting student activities:

  • Mindo Ecological Reserve
  • Hot springs of Papallacta and Baños,
  • Horseback-riding in Machachi
  • Climbing Cotopaxi or Cayambe volcanoes.
  • Indigenous artesan towns of Otavalo and Cotacachi,
  • Agrarian market in Saquisilí.
  • Galapagos Islands

Minigroup

This course consists of 20 lessons per week starting every Monday all year round. You will be in a group with a maximum of five students. On the first day you will take a placement test and according to the test you will be placed in one of the eight levels this program has.

Minimum age is 18 years .

Prices 2020

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 5 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 159 300 441 582 723 864 1005 1146 1287 1428 1569 1710
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 283 547 811 1076 1340 1605 1869 2133 2398 2662 2927 3191
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 300 582 864 1146 1428 1710 1992 2274 2556 2838 3120 3403
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €23 per week
Transfer:  

€32

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at airport Quito.

All prices include:

  • administration fee
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • dance and cooking lessons
  • attendance certificate

2020 the school will be closed on: 01/01/2020, 24/02/2020, 25/02/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 25/05/2020, 10/08/2020, 02/11/2020, 25/12/2020. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will be rescheduled. When there are two holidays in the same week, the school will only close on one of these days and the lessons missed due to the second holiday will not be rescheduled.

Combined minigroup

The combined course is specially designed for those participants who would like to study in a group, yet at the same time have some private lessons for their professional or personal needs. This course consists of 20 group lessons per week + 5 private lessons per week (1 lesson = 50 minutes).

Minimum age is 18 years .

Prices 2020

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 5/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
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  
Combined minigroup without accommodation 208 397 587 776 966 1155 1345 1534 1724 1913 2103 2292
Combined minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 331 644 957 1270 1583 1895 2208 2521 2834 3147 3460 3773
Combined minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 349 679 1010 1340 1671 2001 2332 2662 2993 3323 3654 3984
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €23 per week
Transfer:  

€32

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at airport Quito.

All prices include:

  • administration fee
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • dance and cooking lessons
  • attendance certificate

2020 the school will be closed on: 01/01/2020, 24/02/2020, 25/02/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 25/05/2020, 10/08/2020, 02/11/2020, 25/12/2020. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will be rescheduled. When there are two holidays in the same week, the school will only close on one of these days and the lessons missed due to the second holiday will not be rescheduled.

Spanish & Culture

The most effective method for learning a foreign language is a total cultural immersion.  Quito, a crossroads of indigenous, colonial and modern influences, is an ideal location for this. With this course you will have 20 Spanish group lessons with an experienced professor during the mornings and you will explore the city with your teacher in the afternoon (15 lessons per week). The Spanish & Culture course combines formal but dynamic classes with cultural and tourist excursions in Quito and surroundings.

The price includes entrance fees for museums, churches and other places of tourist interest, as well as the public transportation inside and around the city.

Minimum age is 18 years .

Prices 2020

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 5 per class
Number of lessons per week:
35
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Spanish & Culture without accommodation 335 653 970 1287
Spanish & Culture with shared apartment, single room, no meals 459 899 1340 1781
Spanish & Culture with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 476 935 1393 1851
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €23 per week
Transfer:  

€32

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at airport Quito.

All prices include:

  • administration fee
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • dance and cooking lessons
  • attendance certificate

2020 the school will be closed on: 01/01/2020, 24/02/2020, 25/02/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 25/05/2020, 10/08/2020, 02/11/2020, 25/12/2020. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will be rescheduled. When there are two holidays in the same week, the school will only close on one of these days and the lessons missed due to the second holiday will not be rescheduled.

Medical Spanish

The medical Spanish course is available for students and professionals in the medical field with a minimum elementary level of Spanish.

This special course combines half day Spanish lessons for 2, 3 or 4 weeks (20 Spanish lessons per week) and half day observational rotations for students and professionals in the medical field rotations accompanying doctors or residents in hospitals and clinics in Quito for 2 weeks.

After evaluating your language skills level, the language professor tailors an individual program according to your needs and determines when you can start with the clinic observational rotations. For professionals, application requirement includes proof of medical license (or CV) and in the case of students, a document from medical school or current transcript of medical education. The hospital/clinics are at an average distance of 30 minutes from school. Transportation costs are not included.

Minimum age is 18 years .

Prices 2020

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 5 students
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Medical Spanish with host family, single room, halfboard 988 1296 1534
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The 3 and 4 weeks course can include 10 additional hours of medical Spanish group instruction for additional € 106 per week.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €23 per week
Transfer:  

€32

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at airport Quito.

All prices include:

  • administration fee
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • dance and cooking lessons
  • attendance certificate

2020 the school will be closed on: 01/01/2020, 24/02/2020, 25/02/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 25/05/2020, 10/08/2020, 02/11/2020, 25/12/2020. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will be rescheduled. When there are two holidays in the same week, the school will only close on one of these days and the lessons missed due to the second holiday will not be rescheduled.

One-to-One

This course consists of 20 private lessons per week, you can start every Monday. It is specially designed to meet your needs according to your level of knowledge, your particular and professional interest, and your own pace to learn. You can request specific exercises and specific focus of the lessons but the course structure is more or less the same as the mini group course: half of the course is formal class instruction and the other half is practical activities and exercises.

Minimum age is 18 years .

Prices 2020

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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 5 weeks 6 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 212 406 600 794 988 1182
One-to-One with shared apartment, single room, no meals 335 653 970 1287 1605 1922
One-to-One with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 353 688 1023 1358 1693 2028
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €23 per week
Transfer:  

€32

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at airport Quito.

All prices include:

  • administration fee
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • dance and cooking lessons
  • attendance certificate

2020 the school will be closed on: 01/01/2020, 24/02/2020, 25/02/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 25/05/2020, 10/08/2020, 02/11/2020, 25/12/2020. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will be rescheduled. When there are two holidays in the same week, the school will only close on one of these days and the lessons missed due to the second holiday will not be rescheduled.

Shared apartment

AGS offers a private fully-equipped student apartment near the institute in a safe and tranquil neighborhood in the modern part of the city, close to shopping, restaurants, and parks. This option has been designed for those students wishing to maintain their independence while sharing experiences with other students from distinct parts of the world. The apartment is fully furnished, with living room and kitchen facilities.

Host family

The family homestay option is intended for those students who want to maximize their learning—not only in terms of Spanish, but also Ecuadorian culture—by sharing in the daily life of a local family. All AGS host families are carefully selected to provide the support and comfort necessary for a pleasant and enriching stay.  Each student will always have his/her own private room and will share bathroom facilities with the family.  Breakfast or half board, plus weekly laundry service, is included in this option.

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