Spanish Courses in Viña del Mar
Each course at our Spanish school in Viña del Mar is geared to help students master the language one step at a time. The pathway to fluency begins with fundamental Spanish lessons that provide the grammatical foundation necessary for reading, writing, proper verb usage and more – all essential elements for becoming a fluent Spanish speaker.
As students become more comfortable with the structural basics of the language, they will be better equipped to handle our more advanced conversation-based courses. These small group classes give students the opportunity to communicate and engage with one another on a regular basis, discussing a wide range of topics. For many students at our Spanish school in Viña del Mar, these classes are among the most valuable.
Our small group discussion cover many interesting and engaging topics.
With only four students per discussion group, this is a truly unique classroom format that will keep students speaking, listening and participating in a more active way. Active learning is a crucial component to getting the most out of our Spanish school in Viña del Mar. That’s why we encourage students to fully embrace the city and culture as much as time allows.
We make sure students are presented with plenty of opportunities to explore the surrounding Viña del Mar area and interact with locals. This is one of the best ways to practice your Spanish skills and get a natural feel for the language.
To get a different perspective on Viña del Mar, we also offer optional home stay accommodations that can provide additional learning experiences for students. To learn more about our Spanish courses, click the green button below and let us help you plan your trip!
Attractions in the Viña del Mar and Valparaiso areas range from historic gemstones to traditional festivities that give you a true insight into Chile’s brilliant culture.
If you happen to be visiting in February, a must-see attraction is the Viña del Mar International Song Festival. This world renowned live music festival features both small local acts and large international names with a great atmosphere for all music fans.
Outside the Spanish school in Viña del Mar
Another unique spot for visiting students is the Jardín Botánico Nacional. This botanical garden will fascinate garden enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.
As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the downtown area of Valparaiso offers some of the region’s most historic architecture. The Valparaiso area is also home to a number of great restaurants and local cuisine that will surely tantalize the taste buds.
We also recommend checking out some of the amazing collections and exhibits from the Museo de Arqueología e Historia Francisco Fonck, Museo Municipal de Bella Artes, La Sebastiana House Museum, Lord Cochrane Maritime Museum, and the Natural History Museum.
There are several recreational activities available in Viña del Mar and Valparaiso including hiking, biking, surfing, horseback riding, sandboarding, sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, diving, fishing and more. No matter which adventure you choose, you are sure to make great memories and meet tons of cool people along the way.
Touring the harbor is a popular activity after Spanish class.
If you simply want to take in the scenery, try visiting Parque Quinta Vergara or hiking up one of the cerras for some truly magnificent views. And after a long day, there’s nothing better than taking a relaxing stroll down one of Viña del Mar’s sandy beaches.
Since flights into Viña del Mar can get rather pricey, students will often look into other forms of transportation to get into the city. If entering by car or bus, make sure to familiarize yourself with the city roads and tolls along the way.
Nearby Valparaiso is a UNESCO heritage site.
Buses and trains are both available from more accessible destinations including Santiago or Mendoza. The train is newer and runs between Viña del Mar, Valparaiso and other coastal locations in Chile.