Language course Spanish in Santiago de Chile

Ecela

Learn Spanish in Santiago de Chile at our partner language school, Ecela. Ecela is located in the city of Santiago de Chile and provides an ideal setting to learn Spanish. The school is located in a beautiful renovated three floor mansion with a large patio and two terraces, in a residential neighbourhood called Providencia. Here you will find lots of restaurants, cafes, a public library, banks, supermarkets, the post office and parks. You are only a few minutes away from the subway and buses. The school building has comfortable classrooms, several bathrooms, common areas, a big outdoor patio, and two terraces. Furthermore, you can enjoy facilities like a table tennis, a large barbecue area, a small library, computers with internet access and free Wi-Fi. You can make use of the nice, spacious kitchen and enjoy a coffee, tea and snacks during breaks. The school's maximum capacity is 140 students.

Key features of our partner Spanish school in Santiago de Chile:

  • Comfortable classrooms
  • Big outdoor patio
  • Community areas with free internet access, where our students can enjoy the breaks.
  • Minimum age: 16 years

Social Programme

Studying a language abroad means more than attaining fluency. Ecela also wants to ensure that your time in Latin America will be the experience of a lifetime. To help you gain new Latin perspectives and to best understand the local culture, the school takes on the responsibility to coordinate optional social events. A typical student week involves activities such as:

  • Outings to salsa clubs
  • Museum tours
  • Happy hours
  • Local festivals
  • Coastal trips
  • Outdoor adventures
  • Salsa and Merengue dance classes

Intensive

The Intensive Spanish Course in Santiago de Chile is the best way for a student to improve their level of Spanish and in the shortest amount of time.

Small group sizes (maximum 8 but normally smaller) allow each student to receive substantial individual attention and feedback from the teachers.

The course consists of 20 lessons per week (from Monday until Friday) with lessons focused on grammar and general language skills and conversation lessons. Teacher and classmates might change per period.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 8 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 12 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 303 516 697 900 1241 1625 2137
Intensive with shared apartment, single room, no meals 525 960 1331 1744 2441 3225 4271
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 560 1032 1432 1880 2633 3481 4612
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom when staying with a host family: € 54 p.p.p.w.

The host families live at a maximum travel distance of 45 minutes from school; in case you want to stay at walking distance (less than 12 blocks) from school, you will have to pay a surcharge of € 36 p.p.p.w.

In case of special diet requests (vegetarian, celiac, etc.) you will have to inform StudyTravel at the moment of booking. In some cases you will have to pay a surcharge of € 36 p.p.p.w.

Info shared apartment:  

The apartments are at a maximum travel distance of 35 minutes from school; in case you want to stay at walking distance (less than 12 blocks) from school, you will have to pay a surcharge of € 36 p.p.p.w.

Transfer:  

€23

The price mentioned is for an airport transfer on arrival in Santiago de Chile. If you arrive before 9 AM or after 8 PM a supplement of € 36 will be charged.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials

In 2017 the school is closed on: 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 18/09/2017, 25/12/2017. The missed lessons on these days will not be made up. Only individual classes will be rescheduled.

On the following holidays the school is also closed: 19/04/2017, 29/06/2017, 15/08/2017, 19/09/2017, 09/10/2017, 27/10/2017, 01/11/2017, 08/12/2017. The missed lessons of these days will be rescheduled as conversation lessons (without a maximum number of students) on other days.

Combined

The combined spanish course in Chile involves both group lessons and one-to-one lessons during the week. The 20 group lessons take the form of intensive study and there are an additional (respectively) 4 one-to-one lessons also. This variety of learning is popular with our students and a good way of practising the language.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 8/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 596 1103 1577 2073
Combined with shared apartment, single room, no meals 818 1547 2211 2918
Combined with host family, single room, halfboard 854 1618 2312 3053
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom when staying with a host family: € 54 p.p.p.w.

The host families live at a maximum travel distance of 45 minutes from school; in case you want to stay at walking distance (less than 12 blocks) from school, you will have to pay a surcharge of € 36 p.p.p.w.

In case of special diet requests (vegetarian, celiac, etc.) you will have to inform StudyTravel at the moment of booking. In some cases you will have to pay a surcharge of € 36 p.p.p.w.

Info shared apartment:  

The apartments are at a maximum travel distance of 35 minutes from school; in case you want to stay at walking distance (less than 12 blocks) from school, you will have to pay a surcharge of € 36 p.p.p.w.

Transfer:  

€23

The price mentioned is for an airport transfer on arrival in Santiago de Chile. If you arrive before 9 AM or after 8 PM a supplement of € 36 will be charged.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials

In 2017 the school is closed on: 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 18/09/2017, 25/12/2017. The missed lessons on these days will not be made up. Only individual classes will be rescheduled.

On the following holidays the school is also closed: 19/04/2017, 29/06/2017, 15/08/2017, 19/09/2017, 09/10/2017, 27/10/2017, 01/11/2017, 08/12/2017. The missed lessons of these days will be rescheduled as conversation lessons (without a maximum number of students) on other days.

Spanish & Skiing

With Santiago sitting at the foot of the Andes, the capital city provides great access for local skiing and snowboarding opportunities. Nearby peaks rise to over 5,000 metres (19,000 feet), giving the city a remarkable backdrop. This is a once-in-a lifetime opportunity and simply cannot be missed!

The skiing course includes an intensive course of 20 lessons of Spanish per week. Furthermore, the skiing course package includes two day lift tickets weekly to be used on weekend plus transportation (door-to-mountain). Skiing lessons, ski equipment and clothing are not included.

The programme is possible from July until the beginning of September.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2017

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

Max. 8 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks  
Spanish & skiing without accommodation 552 1014 1444 1896 2735
Spanish & skiing with shared apartment, single room, no meals 774 1458 2078 2740 3935
Spanish & skiing with host family, single room, halfboard 809 1529 2179 2875 4127
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The ski-programme can be booked from July to the beginning of September.

The price includes:

  • 20 Spanish lessons per week
  • 2 ski tickets per week (for weekend only).
  • Transportation to and from the ski resort.

The price does not include ski lessons, ski equipment or ski clothing.

This course can only be booked in addition to an intensive course.

Info host family:  

Surcharge for a private bathroom when staying with a host family: € 54 p.p.p.w.

The host families live at a maximum travel distance of 45 minutes from school; in case you want to stay at walking distance (less than 12 blocks) from school, you will have to pay a surcharge of € 36 p.p.p.w.

In case of special diet requests (vegetarian, celiac, etc.) you will have to inform StudyTravel at the moment of booking. In some cases you will have to pay a surcharge of € 36 p.p.p.w.

Info shared apartment:  

The apartments are at a maximum travel distance of 35 minutes from school; in case you want to stay at walking distance (less than 12 blocks) from school, you will have to pay a surcharge of € 36 p.p.p.w.

Transfer:  

€23

The price mentioned is for an airport transfer on arrival in Santiago de Chile. If you arrive before 9 AM or after 8 PM a supplement of € 36 will be charged.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials

In 2017 the school is closed on: 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 18/09/2017, 25/12/2017. The missed lessons on these days will not be made up. Only individual classes will be rescheduled.

On the following holidays the school is also closed: 19/04/2017, 29/06/2017, 15/08/2017, 19/09/2017, 09/10/2017, 27/10/2017, 01/11/2017, 08/12/2017. The missed lessons of these days will be rescheduled as conversation lessons (without a maximum number of students) on other days.

JobTravel

Are you interested in an internship program and learning a new language? Do you want to learn more about a new country and yourself? Participating in an internship program is an unforgettable experience and your help will be highly appreciated!

Before you start your internship you will take at least 4 weeks of Spanish classes to improve your Spanish and get used to the accent and to the country. Your level of Spanish has to be at least intermediate to apply.

You can sign up for the JobTravel course by sending us the booking form and a letter of motivation (in English or Spanish). In this letter please inform us about the following:

  • planned duration of the internships program
  • prior experience with the area of interest
  • Spanish background


Some examples of working areas are: marketing, sales, accountancy, nursing, first aid, tourism, etc.

Minimum age: 18 years. Minimum duration volunteer work: 4 weeks, max. 12 weeks.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2017

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

Number of lessons per week:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Job travel includes a minimum of 4 weeks of part-time volunteer work. Only available while taking the course. Accommodation only included in the price during the 8-weeks course.

Medical shadowing programme includes 20 group lessons of Spanish and 2 medical shadowing sessions per week.

Transfer:  

€23

The price mentioned is for an airport transfer on arrival in Santiago de Chile. If you arrive before 9 AM or after 8 PM a supplement of € 36 will be charged.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials

In 2017 the school is closed on: 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 18/09/2017, 25/12/2017. The missed lessons on these days will not be made up. Only individual classes will be rescheduled.

On the following holidays the school is also closed: 19/04/2017, 29/06/2017, 15/08/2017, 19/09/2017, 09/10/2017, 27/10/2017, 01/11/2017, 08/12/2017. The missed lessons of these days will be rescheduled as conversation lessons (without a maximum number of students) on other days.

Shared apartment

In an apartment you live together with other students. There are single and double rooms available. You share the other facilities like kitchen, bathroom and toilet.

Free wifi internet is included.

Shared rooms include either double or twin beds according request.

Most apartment are located at short distance from the school, but maximum distance is 45 min.


Host family

To make your language course complete, you may have us arrange a homestay with a local family. We strongly recommend this option as it allows you to practice and to improve your Spanish in a natural environment while also exposing you to the local culture. All host families are carefully selected and provide the student with a private room, kitchen access, and comfortable surroundings. Living standards are high and all host families are middle to upper-middle class.

Most families are located at short distance from the school, but maximum distance is 45 min.

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Learn Spanish in Chile by taking a course in Santiago de Chile. Santiago is the capital and principal city of Chile, situated in the country's central valley at an altitude of 520 metres. Santiago has become one of Latin America´s most attractive and influential cities, which is just one of the great reasons people choose to learn Spanish in Santiago de Chile Due to Santiago's location being in the heart of country, beaches are only 100 kilometres to the west. The city's cosmopolitan area is home to 5 million people and supports many cultural and nocturnal opportunities.

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