1 week Private 1on1 Spanish Lessons (25 hrs)
1 week Guatemalan family home stay - private room
3 meals per day with family
Daily Cultural Activities
You will receive 20 or 25 hours per week of one on one Spanish lessons. Classes are held Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 1:00pm with a 30 min break from 10:30am to 11:00am. On your 1st day your teacher will assess your current Spanish level and begin working with you to improve upon what you already know. Our program accepts beginners, intermediate and advanced students. Afternoon sessions can also be arranged from 2pm to 7pm with a 30 min break.
Each student will live with a different Guatemalan Family. You will receive a private room, with lock in the family's home. You will share the bathroom and living space with your family. The family will provide 3 meals per day during your stay. The family is also there to help you practice what you are learning in class. The home stay is an important part of the total immersion experience but it optional.
The school has daily and weekend cultural activities which include: visits to local Mayan villages and markets, volcanic hot springs, salsa and guitar lessons, videos and live conferences on Guatemalan history, culture, economy and civil war. Students are encourage to participate in these activities each afternoon after lunch with your family. Some of the activities will have small additional costs such as bus transportation or entrance fees.
¡Hola! My name is Doris I have worked as a Spanish instructor for over 20 years. I am from and live in Quetzaltenago, Guatemala but have a passion for travel taking me to many countries such as United States, Mexico and Europe (Germany, Spanish, Italy and France). Spanish school Ixchel offers Spanish language classes through Skype and in person. For the beginner and those who wish to improve their Spanish speaking and grammar skills. Classes are dynamic and tailored to each student's individual needs. All of our teachers speak Spanish as their first language, however, many have proficiency in speaking English as well. All of our teachers have years of experience teaching Spanish as a 2nd language.
Cost per week depends on how many hours you would like to study and whether you want live with a Guatemalan family. 20 hours of classes NO family = $130.00/week. 25 hours of classes NO family = $150.00/week. 20 hours of classes including family = $170.00/week, 25 hours of classes including family = $190.00/week. To reserve your spot please contact us ASAP. We also offer classes via skype. The cost is $10.00/hour. If you are interested in Skype classes please email us firstname.lastname@example.org. We offer private one on one classes via Skype on a flexible schedule to meet your needs.
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Directora in Xela
Phone: +502 5573-5560 GTinfo@spanishschoolixchel.com
Quetzaltenango, also known by its indigenous name, Xelajú, or more commonly, Xela, is the second largest city of Guatemala with an estimated population of 225,000. The population is about 61% indigenous Mayan, 34% Mestizo or ladino and 5% European. Xela is located in a mountain valley at an elevation of 2,330 meters (7,640 feet) above sea level. Xela is 4 hours by bus from the capitol Guatemala city and is the commercial center of the western highlands. A vibrant city with a rich cultural heritage, Xela hosts five Universities, shopping centers, churches, great restaurants, bars, nightlife, clubs, live music, poetry readings, coffee shops and internet cafes. There is a cool social vibe in Xela where dozens of NGOs base their operations mixing locals and foreigners for a wonderful interchange of ideas and cultures.