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 2019

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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 169 319 469 619 769 919 1069 1219 1368 1518 1668 1818
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 300 581 862 1144 1425 1706 1987 2268 2549 2830 3111 3392
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 319 619 919 1219 1518 1818 2118 2418 2718 3017 3317 3617
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €24 per week
Transfer:  

€34

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

2019 the school will be closed on: 01/01/2019, 04/03/2019, 05/03/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 24/05/2019, 11/10/2019, 01/11/2019, 06/12/2019, 25/12/2019. 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 2019

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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 221 422 624 825 1026 1228 1429 1631 1832 2034 2235 2437
Combined minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 352 684 1017 1350 1682 2015 2348 2680 3013 3345 3678 4011
Combined minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 371 722 1073 1425 1776 2127 2479 2830 3181 3533 3884 4235
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €24 per week
Transfer:  

€34

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

2019 the school will be closed on: 01/01/2019, 04/03/2019, 05/03/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 24/05/2019, 11/10/2019, 01/11/2019, 06/12/2019, 25/12/2019. 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 2019

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 5 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Spanish & Culture without accommodation 357 694 1031 1368
Spanish & Culture with shared apartment, single room, no meals 488 956 1425 1893
Spanish & Culture with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 506 994 1481 1968
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €24 per week
Transfer:  

€34

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

2019 the school will be closed on: 01/01/2019, 04/03/2019, 05/03/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 24/05/2019, 11/10/2019, 01/11/2019, 06/12/2019, 25/12/2019. 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 2019

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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 1153 1378 1631
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 € 113 per week.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €24 per week
Transfer:  

€34

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

2019 the school will be closed on: 01/01/2019, 04/03/2019, 05/03/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 24/05/2019, 11/10/2019, 01/11/2019, 06/12/2019, 25/12/2019. 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 2019

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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 225 431 638 844 1050 1256
One-to-One with shared apartment, single room, no meals 357 694 1031 1368 1706 2043
One-to-One with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 375 731 1087 1443 1799 2155
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €24 per week
Transfer:  

€34

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

2019 the school will be closed on: 01/01/2019, 04/03/2019, 05/03/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 24/05/2019, 11/10/2019, 01/11/2019, 06/12/2019, 25/12/2019. 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.

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.

More information and prices you will receive on request (info@studytravel.com)

Minimum age is 18 years .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 5 per class
Number of lessons per week:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The JobTravel programme requires a minimum level of elementary and a minimum age of 18.

Transfer:  

€34

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

2019 the school will be closed on: 01/01/2019, 04/03/2019, 05/03/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 24/05/2019, 11/10/2019, 01/11/2019, 06/12/2019, 25/12/2019. 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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