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Address: 250 Oeste Mutual Alajuela, Heredia 3000, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 866-978-6668
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Description: Intercultura Spanish Language School in Costa Rica offers a series of 18...
Intercultura Spanish Language School in Costa Rica offers a series of 18 courses designed by curriculum specialists, using interactive small groups in an environment of total immersion in Latin American culture. Classes are 4 hours per day, Monday to Friday. Our professors are university trained and credentialed to teach Spanish as a second language. Academic credit through several accredited US university programs is available (e.g. Brookhaven, Austin College, and Duke University).Cultural activities include Latin dance classes, cooking typical Costa Rican foods, Spanish-language films, weekend sightseeing tours, cultural orientation and city tour and special holiday celebrations.
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Fantastic Spanish Course, Fantastic Spanish School

This was one of the best experiences of my 4 month trip to Central America - I met people from all over the world and really improved my Spanish. The teachers and staff were so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This was one of the best experiences of my 4 month trip to Central America - I met people from all over the world and really improved my Spanish. The teachers and staff were so friendly and helpful. I booked the course and the accommodation with Cactus Language, who made all the arrangements for me at a cheaper price than... More 

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Whether private or group classes (no more than 6 in class), this school provides a wonderful opportunity to learn and improve your ability to understand and speak Spanish, and to learn about the culture of Costa Rica, and the cultures of other students, who come from all over the world. The teachers are great and the facilities are great (smart... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I learned a lot of Spanish during my 3 weeks in Intercultura. I cannot recommend this school highly enough The teachers are great and the personnel is very friendly and helpful.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I loved my experience at Intercultura. I learned Spanish enough to be proficient in the time I was there, I was placed with an excellent host family, I made lasting relationships with people I met there, and had a lot of fun. The teachers are professional, knowledgeable and friendly. The school made it easy to take fun side trips around... More 

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I really enjoyed my stay at Intercultura Heredia! It is a beautiful school in Heredia's city center with great facilities, excellent teachers and many cultural activities such as cooking- and salsa classes. Students usually stay with guest families whose houses are also situated in Heredia's city center. The family I stayed with was incredibly welcoming and after a few days,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I recently did one week of Spanish classes at Intercultura to help me get about Costa Rica and it was fantastic. They taught me everything I needed to know from language to culture to customs and more. I cannot recommend Intercultura highly enough. The classes are small with 3 to 6 students and the teachers are all local. I found... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I spent 4 weeks in total studying at intercultura 2 weeks by the beach in Samara and 2 weeks in Heredia. I can't recommend the schools highly enough. The teaching staff are excellent, the facilities are great and the schools themselves are really fantastic learning environments and great places to hang out. I went from having no Spanish at all... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I worked with several instructors at the Sámara school during August 2014. After the first lesson I considered myself lucky to have been paired with an expert instructor. But after the abilities of the second and third instructors equaled or exceeded the ability of the first, I realized that it was not just luck, rather, Intercultura employs exceptional well qualified... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I studied there for about 6 months and it was a good experience, specially because my teachers were native speakers so it will help us to improve promunciation and listening skills. I really enjoyed that time and learned !! It gave me a good opportunity to practice the english language.

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st. louis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I cannot adequately express how wonderful Intercultura was for me. I already speak fluent Spanish, but wanted to bring my ability up to a more native-level. I was worried that I would not be adequately challenged in class. I can't tell you how wrong I was! I had 2 classmates, a man from Quebec whose ability was similar to mine... More 

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Address: 250 Oeste Mutual Alajuela, Heredia 3000, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 866-978-6668
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Heredia  >  Heredia

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