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  • Learn Spanish in Costa Rica - spanish language schools and spanish immersion in Costa Rica
    Costa Rica that offers intensive Spanish classes beginning each week all year round Come and Learn Spanish in Costa Rica We offer Spanish classes in San José the capital of Costa Rica and at Manuel Antonio National Park beach and rainforest on the Pacific Coast We will pick you up at the airport and arrange your stay while in Costa Rica either with a Costa Rican host family in an

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  • Costa Rica Spanish School- spanish language school and spanish immersion course in Costa Rica
    Oral Proficiency Interview workshops and some of them are OPI Spanish official testers LOCATIONS San José In the city the school is located in San Pedro which is about a ten minute bus ride from downtown The exact address is San José De la Bomba de San Pedro 75 metros sur mano izquierda edificio blanco y azul San Pedro Montes de Oca Manuel Antonio In Manuel Antonio we are located across the street from the Manuel Antonio escuela pública TRANSPORTATION In Costa Rica there are public buses that go virtually everywhere From COSI there are buses that run to downtown San José every ten minutes from 5 A M to 11 P M In the evening it is easy to take a taxi about US 2 from downtown to COSI In Manuel Antonio public buses run every half hour and it is easy to get a taxi Contact GENERAL INFORMATION Methodogy Learning Spanish at COSI is exciting efficient and very relaxed Our methodology is based on the modern communicative approach emphasizing conversation however we are flexible and recognize each student s particular learning needs Students will learn the language by using it in practical situations facilitating their ability to think in Spanish The classes are well organized and follow daily lesson plans All teachers plan their day s classes in advance in order to incorporate each student s particular needs Books and materials We have developed our own grammar books workbooks and teaching materials to reinforce what is being taught in the classroom The books and materials to be used in class are included in the fee Class size Classes normally consist of two or three students It is rare that a class size reaches the maximum of eight students In the event that there is no group at the

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  • Costa Rica Spanish Programs- spanish language school and spanish immersion course in Costa Rica
    vocabulary have special needs or who have limited time We recommend this program for students who are taking classes for only one week These classes take place according to the student s preference in the morning from 9 AM to 1 PM or in the afternoon from 2 PM to 6 PM according to the availability of classrooms and teachers C Mini group 4 hours 2 hours private tutor a day This program is designed especially for people who want to reinforce what is being learned in the group classes or who want to work on specific vocabulary The schedule for this program is in the morning from 9 AM to 1 PM and in the afternoon from 2 PM to 6 PM Students are placed in classes depending on the availability Enrollment can be done online or by contacting our office directly MANUEL ANTONIO PROGRAM THE BEACH AND RAINFOREST PROGRAM classes are held in Manuel Antonio National Park which has some of the best beaches for swimming and snorkeling on Costa Rica s Pacific coast The park is also wonderful for short walks or full day hikes This park is a combination of rainforest beautiful white sand beaches abounding flora and fauna and great views You can see howler squirrel and white faced monkeys two toed sloths coatimundis raccoons iguanas and over 350 species of birds and other animal species In Manuel Antonio the mountains meet the ocean It is paradise Our facilities have a great view of the ocean and are just 2 miles from the beach Host families in Manuel Antonio It is possible to live with a host family in Quepos the neighboring town Students need to ride a bus from Quepos to the school 2 5 miles For a luxurious stay you may want to

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  • Spanish Schools in Guanacaste Costa Rica- spanish immersion in Costa Rica, Learn spanish.
    family stays are within walking distance 10 to 25 minutes or within a 5 to10 minute taxi bus ride from the COSI office In Manuel Antonio it is necessary to take a bus from Quepos to the school 2 5 miles APARTMENTS IN SAN JOSE Private apartments are all very comfortable and fully furnished Apartments come with equipped kitchens including all plates and utensils required to live comfortably and cook

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  • Costa Rica Spanish School- Costa Rica spanish language schools and spanish immersion course
    there will be a driver from COSI waiting The student should look for a sign with the COSI logo and his her name The participant is not to take a regular taxi The COSI driver will have the host family hotel or apartment information and will take the student there at no extra cost The airport in San José is located a half an hour by car from the homes of most host families When departing Costa Rica students must make their own transportation arrangements Facilities Our offices have been designed with the needs of our clients and staff in mind Every location provides Open 7 days a week including holidays Modern computers running Windows and MS Office Free high speed Internet connections including office wide WiFi Large screen LCD TVs with digital satelite service in the common areas On site snack bar Free coffee and tea Every classroom is equipped with comfortable chairs whiteboard and CD player Money Money can be exchanged at the airport upon arrival but at an unfavorable rate We recommend only changing a small amount to cover any immediate expenses After your orientation you will receive a walking tour of the surrounding area and we

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  • Cultural Activities Costa Rica - spanish language schools and spanish immersion in Costa Rica
    COSTA RICA F A Q Watch our Videos All about COSI COSI Manuel Antonio School Follow Us CULTURAL PROGRAMS Merengue and Salsa dance lessons are also offered once a week There are visits to museums presentations of movies and other cultural activities which change every week Students can also participate in cooking classes Once a month students bring typical dishes from their country to share Costa Rica Spanish Institute COSI

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  • Costa Rica Spanish School- tours volunteer and Costa Rica spanish immersion
    tours to some of Costa Rica s main attractions There are many options for traveling on the weekends or after classes Our staff will be pleased to help students with hotel tour or car rental reservations and transportation arrangements It is easy to go by bus to most national parks We have the public bus schedule and we buy the tickets in advance at no extra cost Usually COSI organizes

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  • Costa Rica Spanish Schools- and university credit in Costa Rica
    speaking world This course includes developing reading writing and conversational skills for communication in the Spanish language SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish II This course is a continuation of the SPAN 101 course SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I This course works on building Spanish proficiency and learning cultural information about the Spanish speaking world SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II This course is a continuation of SPAN 201 emphasizing communication and culture in the Spanish speaking world SPAN 301 Composition and Conversation I Development of speaking and writing skills including creative expression working with higher level texts and the study of more complex grammatical structures SPAN 302 Composition and Conversation II Continuation of SPAN 301 SPAN 303 Business Spanish Technical vocabulary used in the business world Writing business letters and common business protocol are taught This course requires at least four semesters of Spanish SPAN 304 Medical Spanish Technical vocabulary to be applied in the health field This course is for people who are going to work in health related fields This course requires at least two semesters of Spanish SPAN 305 Spanish American Culture and Civilization History and culture in the Spanish American world Comparing Spanish american cultural values to other relevant cultures SPAN 306 Intercultural Communication Communication between different cultures and contexts Diversity and similarities in human communication and behavior SPAN 307 Latin American current events Current news political and economic trends in Latin America SPAN 308 Latin American Literature Introduction to literature and literary analysis This course includes Latin American writers Internships or Service Learning It is possible to be placed in an internship or in a volunteer position This program promotes intercultural personal communication and provides the opportunity to develop complementary academic knowledge and practical skills in professional linguistic and intercultural fields Mata Palo beach Students work in

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