Language course Spanish in Quito

AGS

Our partner school in Quito- AGS (Andean Global Studies)- is located in the heart of the commercial part of the town, in a quiet and residential neighbourhood called “El Batán” close to shopping malls, banks, restaurants and Carolina’s Park. AGS is a middle size school that offers an adequate combination of a personalized service in a professional but warm environment with a wide variety of academic programs and activities.

Key features and facilities of our partner Spanish school:

  • accredited by the Ecuadorian Ministry of Education
  • 12 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.

During the mini group course you will follow an intensive Spanish program with the following scheme: half of the course is dedicated to grammar instruction and the other half to practical activities and exercises, all of that oriented to the four main skills of a language: reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2017

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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 139 260 382 503 624 746 867 988 1110 1231 1352 1474
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 248 479 709 940 1170 1401 1632 1862 2093 2323 2554 2784
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 260 503 746 988 1231 1474 1716 1959 2202 2444 2687 2930
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → full board : €49 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

2017 the school will be closed on: 02/01/2017, 27/02/2017, 28/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 26/05/2017, 11/08/2017, 02/11/2017, 03/11/2017, 06/12/2017, 25/12/2017. Individual lessons will be rescheduled. When there are two holidays in the same week, the school will only close on one of these days.

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. 25 lessons per week, daily 4 group lessons + 1 individual lesson.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2017

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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 182 347 512 676 841 1006 1170 1335 1500 1664 1829 1994
Combined minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 292 566 839 1113 1387 1661 1935 2209 2483 2756 3030 3304
Combined minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 304 590 876 1162 1448 1734 2020 2306 2592 2878 3164 3450
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → full board : €49 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

2017 the school will be closed on: 02/01/2017, 27/02/2017, 28/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 26/05/2017, 11/08/2017, 02/11/2017, 03/11/2017, 06/12/2017, 25/12/2017. Individual lessons will be rescheduled. When there are two holidays in the same week, the school will only close on one of these days.

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.

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 (10 – 15 hours 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 year .

Prices 2017

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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  
Spanish & Culture without accommodation 317 616 915 1214 1513 1812 2111 2410
Spanish & Culture with shared apartment, single room, no meals 426 834 1242 1651 2059 2467 2875 3283
Spanish & Culture with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 438 858 1279 1699 2119 2540 2960 3380
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → full board : €49 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

2017 the school will be closed on: 02/01/2017, 27/02/2017, 28/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 26/05/2017, 11/08/2017, 02/11/2017, 03/11/2017, 06/12/2017, 25/12/2017. Individual lessons will be rescheduled. When there are two holidays in the same week, the school will only close on one of these days.

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 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 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 5 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Medical Spanish with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 893 1136 1422
Starting dates:  

advanced : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → full board : €49 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

2017 the school will be closed on: 02/01/2017, 27/02/2017, 28/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 26/05/2017, 11/08/2017, 02/11/2017, 03/11/2017, 06/12/2017, 25/12/2017. Individual lessons will be rescheduled. When there are two holidays in the same week, the school will only close on one of these days.

One-to-One

This course consists of 20 (and possible up to 35) 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 year .

Prices 2017

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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 191 364 538 711 884 1058
One-to-One with shared apartment, single room, no meals 300 583 865 1148 1430 1713
One-to-One with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 312 607 902 1196 1491 1786
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → full board : €49 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

2017 the school will be closed on: 02/01/2017, 27/02/2017, 28/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 26/05/2017, 11/08/2017, 02/11/2017, 03/11/2017, 06/12/2017, 25/12/2017. Individual lessons will be rescheduled. When there are two holidays in the same week, the school will only close on one of these days.

JobTravel

Our partner school in Quito offers a wide programme of volunteer opportunities in several areas such as: social work, educational or environmental projects in the most respected humanitarian and ecological organizations.

This program gives you the opportunity to volunteer during your Spanish course.  Participation depends on your language level and the minimum skills required for the desired project.

Notes:
(1) Some of the organizations’ projects have a registration fee that is not included in the program price.
(2) The volunteer work projects are at a minimum of 15 minutes and maximum 60 minutes of distance from school. Expenses of transportation are not included.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 5 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 8 weeks  
JobTravel without accommodation 503 988
JobTravel with shared apartment, single room, no meals 940 1862
JobTravel with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 988 1959
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → full board : €49 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

2017 the school will be closed on: 02/01/2017, 27/02/2017, 28/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 26/05/2017, 11/08/2017, 02/11/2017, 03/11/2017, 06/12/2017, 25/12/2017. Individual lessons will be rescheduled. When there are two holidays in the same week, the school will only close on one of these days.

Shared apartment

The shared apartments are fully-equipped close to the school in a safe and tranquil neighbourhood in the modern part of the city. This option has been designed for those students who wish to maintain their independence while sharing experiences with other international students.
The apartment is fully furnished, with living room and kitchen, bathroom and laundry facilities.

Host family

Staying with a host family is the perfect way to learn as much as possible, not only in terms of Spanish, but also about the Ecuadorian culture.

All of the host families are carefully selected to provide the support and comfort necessary for a pleasant stay.

You will have your own room and will share bathroom facilities with the family.  You can choose between breakfast, half board (breakfast and dinner) or full board and a weekly laundry service is included with this option.

Maximum distance to school is 30 minutes either by foot or local transportation.

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Quito, officially called San Francisco de Quito, is the capital city of Ecuador, the oldest capital from all South American countries. The city was founded in 1534 by Spaniard conquerors and built upon a city of great ceremonial and commercial importance to the Incan Empire. Today, the city is renowned not only for its stunning colonial architecture, well-preserved cathedrals and cobblestone plazas, historic museums, performing arts and colorful nightlife.

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Oct 21 8 5
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June 21 8 6
July 21 8 7
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