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IMP_Spanish_In_Latin_America_19/11/2012Spanish SchoolsLeaders in Latin AmericaArgentina • Bolivia • Chile • Costa Rica • Colombia • CubaDominican Republic • Ecuador • Guatemala • HondurasMéxico • Panama • Peru • Uruguay • Venezuelawww.intercoined.comSpanish Courses - Internships - Volunteer Program - High School Exchange and more!


Welcome to COINEDBecause you want to learn Español.Because you want to see the world with new eyes.Because you want to make sure to get a solid education.Because you know Latin America have a lot to offer and wantto experience it!We are working to promote Intercultural Experiences along withsocial and environmental concern in the Latin world.Enabling Life-changing ExperiencesIn Latin America Since 1971.Spanish lessons in CórdobaIndex• Pick your destination• Why COINED?• About our courses• General Courses• Spanish & Activity• Spanish for Professionals• Spanish for all ages• Activities and excursions• Everything you need• Accommodation• Internships• Volunteer Program• Customize your experience• Argentina• Chile• Guatemala• Uruguay• Bolivia• Peru• Ecuador• Colombia• Venezuela• Panama• Costa Rica• Honduras• Cuba• Dominican Republic• Mexico3456788910111213141521232425262728293031343536372 www.intercoined.com


Choose your destinationw w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m / l a t i n - a m e r i c aOur schools are all over Latin América. Choose the one that suits you better!Costa RicaPeruArgentinaUruguayColombiaCartagenaP. 28EcuadorQuitoCuencaP. 27ArgentinaBuenos AiresCórdobaPuerto MadrynMendozaBarilocheUshuaiaP. 15ChileSantiagode ChileP. 21UruguayMontevideoP. 24BoliviaSucreP. 25PeruLimaCuscoP. 26MéxicoMexico CityPlaya del CarmenPuerto VallartaMéridaGuadalajaraGuanajuatoOaxacaP. 37CubaHavanaP. 35DominicanRepublicSanto DomingoSosúaP. 36GuatemalaAntiguaP. 23HondurasLa CeibaCopánP. 34Costa RicaSan JoséJaco BeachFlamingo BeachManuel AntonioTamarindoMonteverdeP. 31VenezuelaMeridaPlaya ColoradaP. 29PanamaPanama CityP. 30w w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m3


Why COINED? www.intercoined.com/why-coinedWe are leaders in Latin America receiving every year over 4000 students in all majorLatin American cities, ensuring a deep immersion in the Spanish-speaking culture.Our commitmentOur staff and teacher’s priority is to make sureour programs meet your expectations becausewe understand that your choice to pursue anexperiential education entails risk and adventure.We always ensure that you receive the bestquality service and that all of your needs aremet promptly.With that in mind we offer you:Plenty of destinationsthroughout theLatin American worldOur Spanish Schools are located all overLatin America: Argentina, Chile, Guatemala,Uruguay, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia,Venezuela, Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras,Cuba, Dominican Republic and México.You cancombine your program in any of our schools, inthe order you prefer, receiving the same highquality of teaching and standard methodology.Accommodationnear the schoolOur Host Families and Residences are usually ata maximum of a 30 minute walk in small citiesand 30 minutes by public transportation inbigger cities.International certificatesOur school's certificates are internationallyrecognized thanks to our multiple partners inthe industry. We also offer preparatory coursesfor DELE exams, the official qualificationscertifying levels and competence in the Spanishlanguage, granted by the Spanish Ministry ofEducation Culture and Sport.Academic creditsCOINED offers you the possibility of obtainingcredits in cooperation with various internationalcolleges and universities.24/7 emergency phoneYou may contact us at night and around theclock, 365 days a year in case of an emergency.Upon confirmation of your program you willreceive all contact details.Our schools• Customized attentionAll of our staff has extensive experiencetraveling abroad and they will be at your serviceto advice you, to help you, to select the programthat best suits your needs and answer anyquestions you might have.• Variety of coursesYou can choose among our flexible coursessuiting all needs and ages. On top of that, ourcourses are for complete beginners, intermediateor advanced students. Choose to take anindividual or group course, the length of thecourse and the amount of hours per day.• Cultural activitiesWe offer you a minimum of two recreationalactivities per week so you can get immersed inthe local culture.• Small learning groupsAll our classes have a maximum of 9 students,guaranteeing a personalized attention and, atthe same time, the possibility of putting yourSpanish to the test.Our membershipsWe are internationally recognized by leaderorganizations in the education and exchangefields, as well as by many countries' governmentalinstitutions and world-known universities.We have a wide network of partners. Amongthem: WYSE TRAVEL CONFEDERATION (TheWorld Youth Student & Education TravelConfederation) and ASELE (Asociación parala Enseñanza del Español como LenguaExtranjera).Best Spanish School 2012S H O R T L I S T E D4 www.intercoined.com


About our courses w w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m / o u r - c o u r s e sTeaching methodWe include theory and practice addressing all ofthe linguistic and functional aspects of thespoken language, along with key social-culturalinformation. We always combine grammar,reading, writing, listening, speaking andvocabulary in our lessons so that you experiencean authentic communicative environment.Our goal is to help you develop the skills and concepts necessaryto feel comfortable in any speaking situation.Weeks of studyLevels of Spanish 0 - 4 4 - 8 8 - 12 16 - 24We use textbooks, newspapers, magazines,audio-visual material, literary works and games inour lessons to promote your active andintellectual involvement.ProficiencyYou will acquire precision,appropriateness and ease inyour Spanish.C2Highlights• Experience-based learning• Constant feedback student-professor-group• Value-added activities• Small learning groups• Follow up progressAdvancedYou will be able to produce clear,well-structured and detailed texts.High-IntermediateYou will focus on communicatingdetailed information and personalopinions.C1B2Super Intensive(30 lessons/week)Intensive(20 lessons/week)Levels of SpanishCOINED offers 3 different levels following therequisites and guidelines from the CommonEuropean Framework of Reference. Each level isdivided into 2 sub levels varying from lesser togreater linguistic capability: Basic (A), Intermediate(B), Advanced (C).Teachers profileOur teachers are dynamic, friendly and incrediblymotivated. Each school’s academic coordinatorselects them based on their education, teachingexperiences, interpersonal and professional skills,cultural background, patience and enthusiasm.IntermediateYou will learn to face problems in youreveryday life and express what youwant in different contexts.ElementaryYou will be able to interact inshort social exchangesusing basic sentences.BasicYou will be able to combine elementsof the Spanish language interactingin a simple way.B1A2A1Traditional method(4-6 lessons/week)w w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m5


General Coursesw w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m / s p a n i s h - c o u r s e sAcquire all necessary competences in a comfortable environmentsupported by helpful local teachers.IntensiveThe Intensive course aims at developingyour communicative competences in thefour main skills: speaking, reading, listeningand writing. The lessons provide youcontextualized grammar and expose you tothe local culture. Teachers will assign youout-of-class exercises to reinforce thecontent of the lessons.This course is complemented withextra-curricular activities and includes 20 to25 Spanish Group lessons depending on thechosen destination.PrivateThe Private course is designed consideringyour individual needs and expectations.During the course, you will be exposed to awide variety of topics according to yourschedule. It is tailor-made to your ownpersonal needs and interests. It is perfect ifyou do not have much time to study andwant to focus on a specific area.Super IntensiveThe Super Intensive course is meant to helpyou deepen your learning experience and toaccomplish a higher level of proficiency ofthe Spanish language in a shorter time.You will improve your learning experiencefollowing the regular syllabus but with morelessons per week you will be able to work onyour weak points and other topics of interest.You will embrace all areas of language onthis program: reading, writing, speaking,listening and contextualized grammar.This course can include 30 Group lessons or20 Spanish Group lessons plus 10 Privatelessons depending on the chosendestination.Intensive courseImmersionThe Immersion course gives you thepossibility of learning a language with adeep insight into the culture. You willdevelop the main skills of communication:speaking, writing, reading and listening, andthe use of language in context and socialappropriateness. The daily extra-curricularactivities will help you become completelyimmersed into the culture, thus enhancingthe acquisition process.This course includes 20 Spanish Grouplessons plus 5 Private lessons or 4 GroupCultural lessons depending on thedestination.Depending on what school you choose youcan take courses from 10 up to 30 Privatelessons.Private course in AntiguaAlexander in GuatemalaSuper Intensive in Buenos AiresIntensive Super Intensive Immersion PrivateAll our locations except: Copán,Cuenca & Playa Colorada.Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Bariloche,Mendoza, Puerto Madryn, Ushuaia,Santiago de Chile, Montevideo, Sucre,Cusco, Quito, Santo Domingo, Sosua,Antigua, Flamingo Beach, Jaco Beach,Monteverde, Tamarindo, Mexico CityBuenos Aires, Córdoba, Bariloche,Mendoza, Puerto Madryn, Ushuaia,Santiago de Chile, Cuenca & Jaco Beach.All our locations except:Mérida (Mexico), Merida &Playa Colorada (Venezuela).6 w w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m


Spanish & Activity www.intercoined.com/spanish-activityWith our Spanish & Activity programs you will not only be learning Español immersed in atotally Latin atmosphere, you will also be having lots of fun with extra activities. We have anactivity for everyone. Check out our courses and sign up to the one you like most!Study Trip in Costa RicaSpanish & SalsaThis program is suitable for all levels of Spanishand dancing skills. A special feature of thisprogram is the combination of the acquisitionof different salsa techniques while learningSpanish and having a good time with friendsand classmates.The program includes 20 Spanish Group lessonsplus 8 Salsa Group lessons per week.Spanish & TangoThis program contains the possibility ofdiscovering the Argentinean world of tangowhile learning Spanish. Our locations offer youtango shows as well as the opportunity todance at popular “milongas” and tango bars.This program includes 20 Spanish Grouplessons plus 8 Tango Group lessons per week.Spanish & SkiThis is a learning option specially designed forall winter-sport enthusiasts with a weakness forthe Spanish language.It includes 16 Spanish Group lessons, 2 PrivateSpanish lessons, 2 transfers to/off the ski resortplus 2 skiing passes (1 weekday and 1 weekendday).Spanish &Travel AdventureThis program offers an unique blend of learningSpanish and travelling adventure.The Spanish & Travel adventure is speciallydesigned for people who want to combineintensive tranning in Spanish with a completetouristic and adventure program. This courseincludes 20 spanish group lessons + travellingadventure.Spanish & VolunteerThe best opportunity of combining a Spanishcourse with a Volunteer Program to learn thelanguage and to do your bit for global wellbeing at the same time.You can combine any kind of Spanish coursewith activities in any of the Volunteer Programareas.Spanish & DiveThis program offers the posibility of combinelearning Spanish with Scuba Diving andtravelling adventure.This course includes lessons of scuba + 20spanish group lessons + travelling adventure.Skiers taking a break in MendozaSpanish & SalsaSpanish & TangoSpanish & SkiSpanish & Travel AdventureSpanish & DiveSpanish & VolunteerBuenos Aires,Cordoba,Mendoza,Santiago deChile & Antigua.Buenos Aires,Cordoba& Mendoza.Bariloche,Mendoza &Santiago deChile.Playa ColoradaPlaya ColoradaBuenos Aires, Cordoba,Patagônia - Puerto Madryn,Montevideo, Santiago de Chile,Sucre, Cusco, Quito, La Ceiba, SanJose and its surroundings &Antigua and its surroundings.www.intercoined.com7


Spanish for Professionalswww.intercoined.com/spanish-professionalDELE CertificateThis course isdesigned for studentswho need to preparefor the DELE Exam.The program containsall relevant topics,tasks and exercisesof the test. It includes 20 Spanish Grouplessons plus 8 Private lessons per week .We offer you Spanish for Professionals programs suitable to every need. These Spanish Courses are specialized ondifferent matters that will allow you to get a deeper insight on the Spanish world on the area of your choice.Spanish & MedicineCourse created for pre-med, medical and healthrelated students to learn Spanish as well as thespecific medicine related terminology.This course includes 20 Spanish Grouplessons per week plus 8 Mini Group MedicalTerminology lessons.Spanish & BusinessThis program gives business administrationstudents the opportunity to gain both studyand language related experiences.This is supported by 20 Spanish Group lessonsplus 8 Group Business Terminology lessons perweek.Business class in CórdobaSpanish & InternshipsCombining a Spanish course with an Internshipis a great way of improving your Spanish skills atthe same timeyou enrich your CV.You can choose any of the Internship areas andmodalities. To get to know more, check page 11of this brochure.Spanish & CultureThis program provides a deepinsight into the culture, history,literature and artof Latin America.It includes 20 Spanish Grouplessons plus 8 Group Culturallessons per week.Spanish & Culture in AntiguaDELE CertificateSpanish & MedicineSpanish & BusinessSpanish & InternshipsSpanish & CultureBuenos Aires, Córdoba,Santiago de Chile, AntiguaBuenos Aires, Córdoba,AntiguaBuenos Aires, Córdoba,AntiguaBuenos Aires, Córdoba,Santiago de Chile,Antigua, San JoséBuenos Aires, Córdoba,Santiago de Chile, AntiguaPrograms for all Ageswww.intercoined.com/all-agesOk…so now you’re worrying because you think that you are too old or too young for taking a Spanish course… You’re wrong! AtCOINED schools you will find different programs to fit your age! Check them out! There’s one that fits you!Junior ProgramThis program is designed for students from 12to 17 years old.It includes host family accommodation, fullboard, transfer service, 20 Spanish Grouplessons per week as well as leisure timeactivities. There is also the option of attending toa regular high school in a predetermined schoolyear (to learn more about our High SchoolProgram please check our website o contact usat info@intercoined.org).Senior ProgramThis program gives the generation over 50 theopportunity to learn Spanish and to expandtheir general knowledge through lessons aboutcultural topics.It offers you the combination of 20 SpanishGroup lessons, 5 Group Cultural activities perweek plus an upgrade in your chosen accommodation(private bathroom).Junior ProgramBuenos Aires, CórdobaSenior ProgramBuenos Aires, CórdobaGroup ProgramThis program is for traveling groups of all ages,who share the same requests,expectations and interests.We offer you customized programs taking intoconsideration your expectations about thelocation, country combinations, accommodations,activities and academic requirementssuch as university credits.Group ProgramAll our locations8 www.intercoined.com


Activities and ExcursionsWhether visiting the popular Argentinean wineries, enjoying the sights of Monteverde’s cloud forestor taking an excursion to get to know Guatemala’s Atitlan Lake; you will have a great time enjoyingactivities that will help you embrace the Latin American Culture!We know that cultural activities have a positive influence on students’ intellectual involvement and onthe acquisition of a foreign language. For that reason, we offer many cultural activities for you to have agreat time in all our locations! Some of them are for free and others you'll have to pay.Activities in ChileUpon arrival, there is a welcome brunch and a city tour to introduce the students to the main localhighlights. On top of that we organize at least two activities every week and a daily schedule of culturalevents, including visits to theatres, museum and festivals.Check out some of them!!Horse ride in PeruArgentina• Córdoba Hills• Iguazú falls• Wine tasting in Mendoza• Tren de las Nubes in Salta• Tango lesson in Buenos Aires• Perito Moreno Glacier• Visit to Nahuel Huapi lake• Road of the 7 lakes near Bariloche• Whale watching in Puerto MadrynChile• Pablo Neruda's house• Salsa lessons• Visit to vineyards and wineries• Typical dinner• Pascua's Islands• Puyehue National ParkSkiar in Valle Nevado (winter)Uruguay• Visit to Old City• Las piedreas• Cabo Polonio• Visit to Punta del EsteBolivia• Titicaca Lake• Moon Valley• Copacabana• Videos and movies in SpanishMéxico• Scuba-diving in Cozumel• Chichen Itza• Uxmal• Teotihuacán pyramids• Cooking lessonsCuba• Visit to Old Havana• Visit to a cigars factory• Malecón• Cayo Coco• Visit to a SanteríaHonduras• Eco-tourism• Butterflies' garden• Pico Bonito National Park• Copán RuinsGuatemala• Jade Museum• Night out• Salsa lessons• Visit to the local market• Mayan temple: Tikal• Atitlán Lake• Dulce River's CanyonDominicanRepublic• Saona Island• Visit to cocoa plantations• Whales sanctuary• Dancing to live music (merengue)• Movies at the Cinemateca NacionalActivities in Puerto MadrynCosta Rica• Coffee tour in San José• Visit to Heredia's market• Eco-tourism• Afternoon at the beach in ManuelAntonio• Rafting in Pacuare River• Visit to the Volcanoes• Visit to Manuel Antonio National Park• Excursion through Monteverde forestEcuador• Galápagos Islands• Tour through the Amazon jungle• Volcanoes Avenue• Riobamba• Visit to “Virgen de Quito” and “ElPanecillo” monuments• Visit to the presidential palacePeru• Inca trail- Machu Pichu• Ollantaytambo• Nazca lines• Trujillowww.intercoined.com9


Ema in Guatemala Spanish schoolEverything you need!Everything you need to feel comfortable in everystep of your Experiencia en Españolwww.intercoined.com/spanish-coursesServices included:• First day welcome pack• Weekly tours and recreational activities calendar• Internet access - WI FI (free or low cost)• Telephone and fax machine access (low cost)• Access to kitchen facilities at the school• Free coffee, tea, milk, and refrigerated water• 24/7 Emergency phone• COINED tutorshipCertificates and diplomasCOINED gives you a certificate for the courses taken with information about the length ofthe course and the level achieved. This is complemented with a transcript with detailedobservations by the teacher about the student’s progress.A COINED transcript will state the following information:• Level of proficiency• Length of the course and number of hours taken• An instructor’s report on progress made during the courseCertificates in Buenos AiresOn top of that, we have some Extra Services available upon request:www.intercoined.com/ex tra-ser vicesInternet access at Córdoba schoolTransfer serviceIn most of our locations we offer you, uponrequest, a 24-hour transfer service from and tothe airports directly to your accommodation.InsuranceWe offer International Travel Insurancethrough very reputable providers at preferredrates for our students. Our insurance includesseveral special packages not typically found inmost health insurance programs. Theseunique features are tailored to the specialcircumstances of your Program. Rates arebased upon the length of time you will bestudying outside your home country.Academic creditsfor college studentsMany universities encourage their students totravel abroad and help them to choose theprogram and the credits reception.We will help you gather all the necessarypaperwork and you may schedule aninterview with your academic advisor ifneeded. We are able to work along youruniversity to help you get credits for yourcourse. For more details please contact us.Transfer service waiting at the airportAcademic credits10 w w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m


Accommodation www.intercoined.com/accommodationHomestay in GuatemalaWe offer you several accommodation options. Private Apartments for those who enjoy independenceand comfort; Residences for those who want to experience the local life with people fromall over the world while experiencing local life; and of course, Families & Home Stay to see whattrue South American life is all about! Whatever option you choose, we will take into considerationyour likes and dislikes regarding smoking, children, pets and special diets.Choose the one you feel it’s best for you!Families &Home StayLiving with a local family is the best way to learntheir customs, likes, flavors, while you learn a newlanguage. Our families know, due to theirexperience, what it means to be a real host. Theyhosted many students from different nationalities,occupations and ages. They’ve all beencarefully selected and we make regular visits toensure you are comfortable and happy with yourliving arrangements.Options• Individual• SharedMeals• With Breakfast• Half Board• Full BoardPrivateApartmentsThis type of accommodation is the best choice toenjoy your privacy. This way you can relax in aconfortable and familiar environment. Theapartments are fully furnished and haveeverything you may need during your stay.Options• Apartments for 1 to6 personsMeals• Without MealsHotelsWe recommend different hotels for you tochoose according to your needs and budget.Residences& HostelsBy sharing the common areas of a Residence youwill have the possibility to be in contact withdifferent cultures, making a lot of friends from allaround the world. This is a great opportunity tolearn about different cultures and make newfriends!Options• Individual• Shared• 3 or more* Only available at some destinations** Only in Antigua, GuatemalaMeals• Without Meals• With Breakfast*• Full Board**PremiumThis type of accommodation provides the possibility to enjoy the most interesting intercultural experience, while staying in aninviting, comfortable and fancier Student Residence. With high quality fixtures and furnishing, these type of Residences offer ahigher degree of comfort still conserving a youthful and international feel in a more relaxed environment. Access to a privatebathroom may be possible.Families & Home StayResidences & HostelsPrivate ApartmentsHotelsPremiumAl locations except: Sosua,Merida (Ven) & PlayaColorada.Buenos Aires, Cordoba, PuertoMadryn, Santiago de Chile,Montevideo, Sucre, Cuzco, Quito,Santo Domingo, Sosua, Merida(Ven), Playa Colorada,Tamarindo & Antigua.Buenos Aires, Cordoba,Santiago de Chile, ManuelAntonio & San Jose.All locations.Buenos Aires.www.intercoined.com11


Internships www.intercoined.com/internships-south-americaThe Internships Program offers you the chance to live in a different culture while gaining international workexperience in Latin America. Improve your Spanish skills with our local teachers, implement your knowledgeat a variety of local Host Org anizations and transform them into job skills.Internship in CórdobaWhat's included?• Welcome package• Internship placement• Intercultural workshop• Escort of the Participant on his/her firstinternship day, depending on location• 24 hrs emergency phone• Social & cultural activities• Local mentor• Internship CertificateWhat's Not included• Flight tickets• Personal expensesOptional• Accommodation and Spanish Courses• Medical insurance• Transfer serviceModalitiesWe offer Paid and Non-Paid Internships. Forany type you can choose between a Standardand a Customized Internship.For the Standard Internships Program youcan make a selection from the online list ofplacements opportunites according to youracademic needs and your professional profile.In a Customized Internship you get a customizedplacement that suits your expectations andfits your schedule, your level of education aswell as your university requirements.PlacementsCOINED offers a variety of Internshipplacements in which Participants can be placedaccording to their interests, studies, previouswork experience, and/or future career path.• Graphic Design • Fashion • Interior Design• Public Relations & Communication• Event Planning • Media • Law• Teaching & Training • Translations• Architecture • Administration • IT• Health Medical Observation • Marketing• Human Resources • Tourism & Hospitality• Gastronomy • Arts & CultureRequirements• Age: 18 - 35• University student or graduated• Correlation between your studies and/or workexperience and the field of work you request foryour Internship• Profile: flexible, responsible, adaptable to othercultures, lifestyles and conceptions of work• Commitment to the Host Organization, itsrules and tasks• Accident, illness and third party liabilityinsurance coverage• Level of Spanish: intermediate +• Respect start and end dates of the programaccording on your nationality and legalrequirements of the entry country• Fulfill with all legal and formal requirements foryour Internship**Latin American students applying for Internships in Spain musthave a valid EU passport.Destinations• Argentina: Buenos Aires, Córdoba• Chile: Santiago de Chile• Costa Rica: San José• Guatemala: AntiguaLengthStandard and Customized Non-PaidMinimum: 8 weeks. Maximum: 12 months.Standard and Customized PaidMinimum: 12 weeks. Maximum: 12 months.Start datesAny Monday of the year.ApplicationApplication can be done all year long. Keep inmind the following deadlines:Standard Internship: 8 weeks before startingthe program.Customized Internship: 10 weeks beforestarting the program.12 www.intercoined.com


Volunteer Programwww.intercoined.com/volunteersGive your time and energy to help communities in need! The aim of the program is to give, contribute andattend, thinking on the other and for the other. You have the chance to live an enriching experience in adifferent culture, improve the language and also get a broader view ofother realities, especially the one of the most disadvantaged.Volunteer Program in Buenos AiresWhat's included?• Travel assistance• Volunteer project placement• Pick Up Service• Intercultural workshop• Volunteer support & advice• Weekly tours & Recreational Activities calendar• Volunteer certificate• 24/7 emergency phone• COINED Tutorship• Accommodation*(*characteristics of the accommodation according with thevolunteer placement)What's Not included• Flight tickets• Personal expensesOptional• Spanish courses• Medical Insurance• Transfer serviceRequirements• 18+ years at the start of the program.• Minimum education: High school diploma orequivalent.• Complete health insurance.• Personal characteristics: flexibility, adaptability,sense of responsibility, and sensitivity towardsother cultures, ways of life and conceptions of work.• Commitment to the host organization and itsprotocols.• A sufficient level of Spanish that guaranteesthe communication with local people and thesuccessful development of the program (whichlevel depends on what kind of project theparticipant is looking for).• A minimum volunteer time of 3 weeks andthere is no maximum commitment at all.• Fulfill with all legal and formal requirements foryour Volunteer**According to nationality and legal requirements ofthe entry country.Volunteer FieldsTo assist you finding your ideal volunteerproject, we have divided all the projects in fivecategories. Whatever type of volunteerplacement you choose, we guarantee that youwill gain unique insights of the local culture andcommunity.• Care Children • Care Disabled • Care Elderly• Care Conditioned • Education • Nature• Repairs & Renovations • Community WorkLengthMinimum: 2 weeksMaximum: 12 monthsDuration may vary depending on location.Start datesAny Monday of the year.Destinations• Argentina: Buenos Aires, Cordoba,Patagonia - Puerto Madryn• Bolivia: Sucre• Chile: Santiago• Costa Rica: San Jose and its surroundings,including parks across the country.• Ecuador: Quito• Guatemala: Antigua and its surroundings,including national parks and wildlife refugees• Honduras: La Ceiba• Uruguay: Montevideo• Panama: Silico Creek, Bocas del Toro• Peru: CuscoApplicationApplication can be done all year long. Keep inmind the following deadline: 6 weeks beforestarting the Program.Volunteering in Costa Ricawww.intercoined.com 13 11


Customize your experience!www.intercoined.com/customize-your-experienceYou can start your "Experiencia en Español" at any destination, combine it with any program and finish it where you wish! You can combineSpanish Courses of any kind, Internships, Volunteer Program and the accommodation you prefer. Contact us and customize your Experienciaen Español.Some of our most popular routes:Buenos Aires2 weeks ofSpanish and Tango Lessons+2 weeks ofHomestay accommodationSantiago de Chile2 weeks ofSuper Intensive Lessons+2 weeks of accommodationin Shared ResidenceMontevideo2 weeksSuper Intensive Lessons+2 weeks of accommodationin Shared ResidenceJulie at the Casa RosadaJulie had the idea to visit the South to learn Spanish. Thus, enjoyed different Spanish courses in impressive cities: Buenos Aires,Santiago de Chile and Montevideo. In each chose a different type of accommodation which enabled her to live in a familyenvironment and also in a student life.Advantages• Quality education, a methodology of standardizededucation to all COINED destinations;• Learn about different cultures and landscapes, continuingwith the same program;• Experiencing different forms of Spanish language indifferent regions.Cusco2 weeksIntensive Lessons+4 weeks ofHomestay accommodationQuito2 weeks ofSuper Intensive Lessons+2 weeks of accommodationin Shared ResidenceJohn studied Spanish in Cusco but took 2 weeks of extra accommodation to explorethe area, specially the famous Machu Picchu! Afterward, he traveled to Quito andcontinued studying Spanish to improve his skills.Mexico City2 weeks ofSuper Intesive Lessons+2 weeks of accommodationin Shared ResidenceAntigua (Guatemala)4 weeks ofSuper Intesive Lessons+4 weeks of accommodationin HomestayMatapalo (Costa Rica)4 weeks of VolunteerProgram (Nature)+Accommodation at the ReserveAlexander had six weeks of Spanish course in two different cities and took whathe learned into practice by helping in a volunteer project in Matapalo, a paradisebeach of Costa Rica. His task was to protect the sea turtle eggs.Alexander at MatapaloCustomize your own route and live it with COINED!14 w w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m


ArgentinaLatin America with European Flavorw w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m / s p a n i s h - a r g e n t i n aCome to Argentina...Students in Buenos AiresView in Puerto Madero in Buenos AiresTango in Buenos AiresDoma Festival in CordobaCerro de los 7 colores, JujuyArgentina is a country that loves modernity and diversity. You willget a guaranteed immersion in its culture helped by its chatty,resourceful and kind people.Learning a new language opens up your horizon like nothing else.Learn Español in a country that won’t stop amazing you.Argentina has every natural beauty you can think of: the westernAndes, the famous Río de la Plata to the east, the southern glaciersand the northern “Calchaquíes” Valleys going through the pampasin the center!Travel to Argentina and learn Español while enjoying a deliciousasado or giving tango dancing a try. Now is a great time to visit, soget your spirit in gear and prepare for an unforgettable adventure!Argentina has it all!w w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m15


ArgentinaBuenos Aireswww.intercoined.com/school-buenos-airesLatin America with European Flavorwww.intercoined.com/spanish-argentinaTango mystiqueBuenos Aires enjoys the reputation of being one ofthe most influential cities in terms of art, trends andeducation in South America. Known as the Paris ofSouth America, Buenos Aires is a cosmopolitanbustling city, yet easy to get around.In Buenos Aires you can visit historical spots likeMayo Square, the Congress or Town Hall and enjoyexcellent restaurants, shops and commercial centers.As a big multicultural city it offers cultural shows andentertainment like plays, movies, sport shows andmuch more. Come and experience the tangomystique for yourself!Our schoolIt is located in Palacio San Miguel, one of the mostvalued historic buildings of Buenos Aires, on thefamous corner of Bartolomé Mitre and Suipacha. It isvery close to the main tourist attractions and areas ofinterest: a few blocks from the Obelisco, and themagnificent building of the National Congress.The school has 19 spacious and well lit classrooms, acomputer room with free Internet access, a multimediaroom, a cafeteria, balconies and terraces. Theschool has a maximum number of 8 students perclass.AccommodationFamilies & HomestayResidences & HostelsPrivate ApartmentsHotelsSchool’s highlights• Great school location near main tourist attractions.• Low cultural shock.• Multiple options regarding courses, accommodationand weekend activities.• Transport is very convenient and accessible. Allmetro lines in Buenos Aires have a stop just fiveminutes away from the school.Combine your Spanish Course withother programs available inBuenos AiresVolunteer ProgramInternshipsHigh School Exchange ProgramWeekend trips• Football game: You will have lunch near thestadium, watch a football match and enjoy thecountry’s greatest passion.• Delta del Tigre: An impressive journey in which youtake a boat trip along the Tigre River and visitamazing natural places.• Colonia (Uruguay): You will take the ferry and visitone of the most picturesque and touristic cities inUruguay.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Super Intensive (30 Group lessons per week)Immersion (20 Group lessons+ 5 Privatelessons per week)Private (10, 20, 25 or 30 lessons per week)Spanish & ActivitySpanish & Salsa (20 Group + 8 Group Salsa lessonper week)Spanish & Tango (20 Group + 8 Group Tango lessonsper week)Spanish & Volunteer (Customized)Spanish for ProfessionalsDELE Certificate (20 Group + 8 Privatelessons per week)Spanish & Medicine (20 group + 8 mini groupmedical terminology lessons per week)Spanish & Business (20 Group + 8 Group BusinessTerminology lessons per week)Spanish & Culture (20 Group + 8 Group Culturelessons per week)Spanish & Internships (Customized)Programs for all AgesJunior Program (20 Group lessons per week+ Transfer Service + Accommodation Full Board+ activities)Senior Program (20 Group lessons + 5 GroupCultural Activities per week +Accommodation Upgrade)Group Program (Customized)*Keep in mind that you can combine Buenos Aires with anyof our locations!Buenos AiresYohanna at the ObeliscoBuenos Aires Spanish SchoolEdward at the Floralis GenéricaIntensive Course in Buenos Aires16 www.intercoined.comwww.intercoined.com


Córdobawww.intercoined.com/school-cordobaTraditionally wiseCórdoba is a picturesque and historical city located inthe heart of Argentina. The nice weather andbeautiful landscapes make of this city one of the mostattractive tourist destination. Córdoba is known as “LaDocta” because of its active intellectual university lifethat still continues to shape the history of this countryin many ways. You can’t miss visiting the Sierras withtheir huge mountains crossed by rivers and streams.It’s a culturally rich city with relevant Jesuit heritage.On top of the natural beauty of this region, thecultural diversity and developed economy, it is thewarmth and hospitality of its people what makes ofCordoba such an attractive city.Our schoolThe school is a renovated two-Story house in the citycentre, ten minutes away from the main area. Theschool has a kitchen, a meeting room that can beused during breaks and free time and where studentscan enjoy coffe, tea, "mate" or refregerated water. Theschool has 8 clasrooms, a multimedia room a clorfulconfortablelounge area with computers and freeinternet access. It also has a great backyard with abarbecue where normally students taste “asado” orhang out at their free time. The school has a maximunnumber of 7 students per class.AccommodationFamilies & HomestayResidences & HostelsPrivate ApartmentsHotelsSchool highlights• Close to bars, shops, theaters and cinemas.• Near the commercial and banking area.• 7 minutes walk from the central square San Martin.• Bus line stops just 2 minutes away.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Super Intensive (30 Group lessons per week)Immersion (20 Group lessons+ 5 Privatelessons per week)Private (10, 20, 25 or 30 lessons per week)Spanish & ActivitySpanish & Salsa (20 Group + 8 Group Salsa lessonsper week)Spanish & Tango (20 Group + 8 Group Tango lessonsper week)Spanish & Volunteer (Customized)Spanish for ProfessionalsDELE Certificate (20 Group + 8 Privatelessons per week)Spanish & Medicine (20 group + 8 mini groupmedical terminology lessons per week)Spanish & Business (20 Group + 8 Group BusinessTerminology lessons per week)Spanish & Culture (20 Group + 8 Group Culturelessons per week)Spanish & Internships (Customized)Programs for all AgesJunior Program (20 Group lessons per week+ Transfer Service + Accommodation Full Board+ activities)Senior Program (20 Group lessons + 5 GroupCultural Activities per week +Accommodation Upgrade)Group Program (Customized)*Keep in mind that you can Combine Córdoba with any ofour locations!CórdobaSpanish school in CórdobaIntensive Course in CórdobaWeekend trips• Quebrada del Condorito: Is a National Park ofCórdoba Province with unique species.• The road of Traslasierra: The valley offers anextraordinary relaxing and peaceful atmosphere withlarge conservation areas of natural vegetation andcultivated lands.Combine your Spanish Course withother programs available in CórdobaVolunteer ProgramInternshipsHigh School Exchange ProgramStudents hanging out at the school• The Jesuit churches and estancias: Great to visit orspend a weekend in any of these historic countryhouses in the hills.Immersion Course in Córdobawww.intercoined.com 17


ArgentinaLatin America with european flavorwww.intercoined.com/spanish-argentinaPatagonia - Puerto Madrynwww.intercoined.com/school-puerto-madrynPatagonia, wild and alive!This sheltered port facing Golfo Nuevo is best knownas the gateway to the of Península Valdés. Madrynholds its own as a beach destination, but the mainattraction occurs from June to mid-December, whenthe visit of the whales takes center stage. From July toSeptember the whales are so close they can beviewed without even taking a tour.There are water sports like diving, kiteboarding,windsurfing as well as a rich wildlife like penguins, sealions and whales that you'll hardly see anywhere else,it all awaits you. What are you waiting for? Start youradventure in Puerto Madryn!Our schoolThe Spanish school is located in the city center, just200 meters from the beach, beside the calm waters ofGolfo Nuevo. The school has 6 spacious classrooms,free internet access, library and student's meetingroom.The school has a maximum number of 7students per class.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Super Intensive (30 Group lessons per week)Immersion (20 Group lessons + 5 Privatelessons per week)Private (10, 20, 25 or 30 lessons per week)Spanish & ActivitySpanish & Volunteer (Customized)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)* Keep in mind that you can Combine Puerto Madrynwith any of our locations!AccommodationFamilies & HomestayResidences & HostelsHotelsSchool highlights• Great school location, close to the beach and themain attractions of the region.• It is also located at just 5 blocks from the Bus Stationand less than 10 minutes from the airport.• Close to banks, the post office, shops and severalaccommodation types and cuisine options.Weekend trips• Punta Tombo: This is a penguin colony where youcan walk among thousands of penguins between themonths of October and March. Often combined witha visit to Punta Tombo is a boat trip to spot the smallblack-and-white.• Commerson's dolphins: You can sea them duringthe months of June through March.• Península Valdés: Here you can see penguins and agreat number of sea lions and elephant seals,depending on the season. In January, all three can beseen, including sea lions giving birth. Don't miss theopportunity!• Punta Loma: 17 kilometers southwest of PuertoMadryn is a sea lion reserve. It can be reached by bike.You cannot leave without getting to see thiswonderful creatures.• Trelew: Annually in late October a traditional festivalthat receives guests from all over the country and indistant Wales In Trelew Eisteddfod takes place. It is aunique cultural expression of Welsh culture in SouthAmerica.MendozaPuerto MadrynWhale watching in Golfo NuevoRafting in Mendoza RiverPatagonian penguinsIntensive Course in Puerto MadrynPatagonian Sea LionsSuperintensive course in Puerto MadrynCombine your Spanish Course withother programs available inPuerto MadrynVolunteer Program18 www.intercoined.com


Mendozawww.intercoined.com/school-mendozaMountains and adventureThis charming city features wide avenues traversedby small riverbeds and irrigation canals. Mendozahosts one of the largest ski resorts in South Americaas well as many rivers, valleys, mountains andworld-renowned vineyards.Combining the thrill of adventure sports, the beautyof the Andes and the captivating wineries, Mendozais an exciting and energetic destination, a majortouristic spot and a fun place to learn Spanish.Our schoolThe Spanish school in Mendoza is a neat renovatedhouse located just 12 blocks away from the “Aristidesde Villanueva” Avenue, well-known for its restaurants,night clubs, pubs and international hostels. The schoolis close to cafes, restaurants, museums, theatres andmany other places of interests. It has 8 classrooms, acommon room, a dining room, and a library. It also hasfree internet access. The school has a maximumnumber of 7 students per class.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Super Intensive (30 Group lessons per week)Immersion (20 Group lessons + 5 Privatelessons per week)Private (10, 20, 25 or 30 lessons per week)Spanish & ActivitySpanish & Salsa (20 Group + 8 Group Salsa lessonsper week)Spanish & Tango (20 Group + 8 Group Tango lessonsper week)Spanish & Ski (16 Group + 2 Private lessons per week+ 2 transfers to/off the sky resort + 2 skiing passesweekday/ weekend)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotelsSchool highlights• Close to bars, shops, theaters and cinemas.• City located next to the Andes.• Beautiful scenery.• Many adventure sports and other activities availablein the region.Weekend trips• Valle de Las Leñas in Potrerillo: It has internationalski resorts with state-of-the-art facilities to practice alltypes of snow sports.• Outstanding wineries: Mendoza is one of the mosttraditional viticulture regions: It features wineriesdating back from 1890.• Puente del Inca: A natural formation over theCuevas River where it is possible to bathe in ancientthermal baths.• Parque Provincial Aconcagua: A natural wonder of75.000 hectares. The Aconcagua peak is the highestmountain in Latin America and also the highest oneof the southern hemisphere.*Keep in mind that you can Combine Mendoza with any ofour locations!Private lesson at Mendoza schoolIntensive course in MendozaPast ParticipantsAlice RibeiroAssadBrazilThis is the second time I come toArgentina and I love it! Theschool’s facilities are very good; wehave internet access and a lot ofthings. Teachers are really cool inMendoza. The best thing aboutthese courses is that teachers andstaff help you make of this awonderful experience.Rafting in Mendoza RiverVendimia FestivalMendoza’s schoolTango lessons in Mendozaw w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m 19


ArgentinaLatin America with european flavorw w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m / s p a n i s h - a r g e n t i n aBarilochewww.intercoined.com/school-barilocheNatural paradiseBariloche lies in a valley that enjoys the reputation ofhaving the best and largest ski resorts with state-ofthe-artfacilities in South America. It is a great placewith beautiful lakes and enchanted forests.Our schoolThe Spanish school in Bariloche is convenientlylocated in downtown Bariloche, only 400 meters (3minutes) from the Civic Center (Centro Civico).Theschool is a cozy house with 10 clasrooms, a equipedkitchen, audio and video room and student´s meetingroom with free internet access. The school has anexcellent location right in downtown Bariloche. Theschool has a maximum number of 7 students per class.AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotelsWeekend trips• Tronador and Cathedral Mounts: Ideal forpracticing high-mountain sports.Ushuaiawww.intercoined.com/school-ushuaia• San Martin de los Andes and Villa La Angostura:Gorgeous villages surrounded by idyllic and uniquespecies.• Nahuel Huapi National Park, the Arrayanes forest,the road of the Seven Lakes and the road to Chile:Great day excursions.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Super Intensive (30 Group lessons per week)Immersion (20 Group lessons+ 5 Privatelessons per week)Private (10, 20, 25 or 30 lessons per week)Spanish & ActivitySpanish & Ski (16 Group + 2 Private lessons per week+ 2 transfers to/off the sky resort + 2 skiing passesweekday/ weekend)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)* Keep in mind that you can Combine Bariloche with any ofour locations!BarilocheUshuaiaWeekend trip in BarilocheThe end of the worldUshuaia, the southernmost city in the world, lies onthe coast of the Beagle Channel, next to the MartialMountains. Its incredible location allows visitors toenjoy the beauty of the sea, the woods and thetouching splendor of the glaciers.It is located in Tierra del Fuego Province, that means“Land of fire”. Certainly a place to get to know!Our schoolThe school is conveniently located 10 minutes awayfrom the city center and three blocks from the mainavenue. The school has 14 classrooms, multimediaequipment, a comfortable reception area, a kitchenand a big lab with 18 computers and free internetaccess. There is also a library and a teachers’ room. Theschool has a maximum number of 7 students perclass.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Super Intensive (30 Group lessons per week)Immersion (20 Group lessons+ 5 Privatelessons per week)Private (10, 20, 25 or 30 lessons per week)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)Weekend trips• Tierra del Fuego National Park: With 63,000hectares, it is the only park in Argentina with an oceanshoreline.* Keep in mind that you can Combine Ushuaia with any ofour locations!Intensive course in UshuaiaBoat ride in Pipo RiverAccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotelsPerito Moreno Glacier20 w w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m


BoliviaAncestral heritagesw w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m / s p a n i s h - b o l i v i aA conversation with a local childCome and experience Español in Bolivia! This countryis the perfect spot to feel the essence of LatinAmerican culture. Bolivia keeps its old-rootedtraditions like Oruro Carnival, its exotic wildlife like thecondor and its mighty natural beauties like TiticacaLake very much alive.Get to know a nation proud of their history and theirpresent that claims the world's highest capital,highest international airport and highest lake. LearnEspañol at the top of the world!SucreSucrewww.intercoined.com/school-sucreThe white citySucre is a university city with many cultural attractionsand large colonial heritage. Full of indigenoustraditions, Sucre has become one of the mostimportant touristic regions in Bolivia.Our schoolThe school is located in the downtown area of Sucre,close to restaurants, shops and tourist attractions. Theschool is in a two-story building that contains 8classrooms, a patio, a kitchen and a multimedia roomfor students to relax and do homework. The school hasa maximum number of 5 students per class.AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotelsAvailable sourses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Private (10, 20 lessons per week)Spanish & ActivitySpanish & Volunteer (Customized)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)* Keep in mind that you can Combine Sucre with any of our locations!Combine your Spanish Course with other programsavailable in SucreVolunteer ProgramPast ParticipantsArgentinaEmma Huber,GermanyBolivia is stunning. Itsarchitecture has been kept ascenturies ago and people arevery traditional. The school isvery comfortable and the staffis very kind.w w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m 21


Chile wBetween mountains and the seaw w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m / s p a n i s h - c h i l eCome to Chile...FromAtacama DesertPablo Neruda’s house, Isla NegraValparaísoGroup lesson in ChileChiloe IslandFrom the hot Atacama Desert to the cold Antarctic territory, Chile isthe perfect location to get fully immersed in Español and its culture.Chile has great cities like Valparaíso with its picturesque port orViña del Mar where Latin American’s most important folk musicfestival is held.Full of kind, warm and welcoming people, you’ll learn Español fasterthan you can say “marisco”!Whether surfing in the pacific, skiing in the Andes or, savoringdelicious sea food, this country and its people will win you over!22 w w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m


Between mountains and the seaChile www.intercoined.com/spanish-chileSantiago de Chilewww.intercoined.com/school-santiago-chileA South American metropolisAlthough Santiago can be expensive, the city iswell-equipped with fun activities and adventures forthose with a student budget. Santiago is a city of 5million people, yet it is safe and easy to get around.The city itself has beautiful parks, vineyards, and anocean side beach front. The city’s youthful appealcreates an active and energetic atmosphere, makingit very welcoming to students and young adultsacross the world.Our schoolThe school in Santiago de Chile is located inProvidencia town near two big avenues, Av.Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins and Av. Providencia.It has 9 classrooms, video room, internet, cafeteriaand a big terrace with a wonderful view of the citycenter of Santiago. The school has a maximumnumber of 8 students per class.AccommodationFamilies & HomestayResidencesPrivate ApartmentsHotelsSchool highlights• Large, cosmopolitan city.• Low cultural shock.• Near mountains and beaches.• Multiple options regarding courses andaccommodation.Weekend trips• Viña del Mar, Reñaca and La Serena: On thePacific coast, these destinations are the surfers’ andsun lovers’ paradise.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Super Intensive (30 Group lessons per week)Immersion (20 Group lessons+ 5 Privatelessons per week)Private (10, 20, 25 or 30 lessons per week)Spanish & ActivitySpanish & Salsa (20 Group + 8 Group Salsa lessonsper week)Spanish & Ski (16 Group + 2 Private lessons perweek + 2 transfers to/off the sky resort + 2 skiingpasses weekday/ weekend)Spanish & Volunteer (Customized)Spanish for ProfessionalsDELE Certificate (20 Group + 8 Privatelessons per week)Spanish & Culture (20 Group + 8 Grouplessons per week)Spanish & Internships (Customized)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)* Keep in mind that you can Combine Santiago de Chilewith any of our locations!Combine your Spanish Course withother programs available inSantiago de ChileVolunteer ProgramInternshipsSantiagode ChilePast ParticipantsDaniella R.BrazilI had a very nice experience inChile. The host family was kindand it helped to improve myEspañol. The teaching at theschool was very good. I think I’mup to a good start in the Spanishlanguage.• The Wine Road: World-known wineries inConchagua Valley dating back from 1546.• Chiloe Island: Inhabited by native tribes, this islandpossesses a rich Jesuit heritage of 150 churches.Great for kayaking, sailing and wildlife watching.,Santiago de Chile’s Spanish SchoolIntensive course in SantiagoView of Cajón MaipoSpanish school in Santiagowww.intercoined.com23


UruguayA wonder yet to discoverwww.intercoined.com/spanish-uruguayThis country has a unique combination of open spaceand low population density ideal for those who likeraw nature and want to have a taste of "gaucho" life.You can also enjoy large sandy beaches, such as BravaBeach in Punta del Este or hectic metropolitan citieslike Montevideo.Montevideowww.intercoined.com/school-montevideoA lost pearlMontevideo stands out from other cities for thecosmopolitan style that permeates the city in themiddle of a relaxed atmosphere.Art performances, ranging from music, dance, andtheatre are continually updated and renewed. A widevariety of pubs, restaurants and bars are disclosedaround the main square and discos are set, mostly, inthe outskirts.Our schoolThe school is located within a ten-minute walkingdistance from the city center and three blocks fromthe main avenue. It is also near the port, the mostimportant in Uruguay usually very busy from Octoberto April. It has 14 classrooms equipped with TV, videoand audio teaching materials, a comfortable waitingroom, a nice kitchen and a computer lab with internetaccess. The school has a maximum number of 6students per class.Weekend trips• Jeep excursions: Feel the adrenaline of an excitingadventure through natural surroundings and naturalviews. Students will eat lunch at a local ranch withnatural swimming pools.• Boat trips: Chat with local fishermen and enjoy adelicious fish barbecue.Learn Español while learning to dance the typicalCandombe, playing football or drinking “mate” withfriendly locals. Uruguay is definitely the idealdestination to start your Spanish course!• Exploring the coast: Students will travel along thecoast to the border of Brazil and spend the night inlocal bungalows in a fishing village.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Super Intensive (30 Group lessons per week)Private (10, 20 lessons per week)Spanish & ActivitySpanish & Volunteer (Customized)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayResidences & HostelsHotels* Keep in mind that you can Combine Montevideo with anyof our locations!Combine your Spanish Course with other programsavailable in MontevideoVolunteer ProgramMontevideoBike ride around MontevideoGroup lesson in Montevideo24 www.intercoined.com


Yamila at Antigua’s Spanish schoolGuatemalaHistory and naturewww.intercoined.com/spanish-guatemalaLearn Español at chocolate’s birthplace! Guatemala is acountry loyal to its Mayan heritage, full of naturalbeauties like Atitlan Lake and bursting with friendlyand welcoming people. Its varied topography makes itthe perfect venue for ecotourism, outdoor sportslovers and thrill-seekers.Antiguawww.intercoined.com/school-antiguaAside from climbing up ominous volcanoes, you canalso explore the depths of ancient caves or chop apath through the rainforest with your “machete”! Wehave a course for you in Guatemala!AntiguaHistory AliveAntigua is a prized possession of this country that isproud of its impressive past. It is a beautiful city thathas streets lined with cobblestones and lots ofauthentic colonial buildings. It has been given the rareWorld Heritage title by UNESCO for preserving itscharming and unique atmosphere.Our schoolThe school is a beautiful remodeled colonial homelocated just a few blocks from the Central Park ofAntigua. It has 8 classrooms and places for privateclasses in the terrace with a beautiful view of the AguaVolcano. It also has a, video and meeting room forextra-curricular activities, TV, video, DVD, sound system,several CD/cassette player and internet access. Theschool has a maximum number of 5 students per class.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Super Intensive (20 Group + 10 Privatelessons per week)Private (10, 20, 25 or 30 lessons per week)Spanish & ActivitySpanish & Salsa (20 Group + 8 Group Salsalesson per week)Spanish & Volunteer (Customized)Spanish for ProfessionalsDELE Certificate (20 Group + 8 Privatelessons per week)Spanish & Medicine (20 group + 8 mini groupmedical terminology lessons per week)Spanish & Business (20 Group + 8 Group BussinesTerminology lessons per week)Spanish & Culture (20 Group + 8 Group Culturelessons per week)Spanish & Internships (Customized)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayResidences & HostelsHotelsWeekend trips• Tikal and Lago Atitlan: Both take two days and areperfect to do on weekends during your Spanishprogram.* Keep in mind that you can Combine Antigua with any of ourlocations!Combine your Spanish Course withother programs available in AntiguaVolunteer ProgramInternshipsPast ParticipantsAlexiaBäckerGermanyI must say I fell in love with thistiny and enchanting city inGuatemala. Antigua seems torest in past times. I lovedlearning Spanish at thebeautiful school.www.intercoined.com25


PeruHome of the Inca Empirew w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m / s p a n i s h - p e r uCome to the cradle of the Inca Empire and amazeyourself as you learn Español! Peru is an openinvitation to enjoy genuine adventures surroundedby condors and “vicuñas” and listening to the cheerfulAndean music while feeling the laid-back calmness ofits people.Limawww.intercoined.com/school-limaWhether walking through their narrow beaches,admiring the great Andes or exploring the Amazonasrainforest, you will have a great time! To top it all,Peruvian cuisine holds the Guiness Record for varietyand originality. “Machu Picchu” land is the ideallocation to get immersed in Latin American culture.LimaCuscoPeruvian metropolisThe capital of Peru, is a modern city which hasmanaged to maintain the elegance of its historiccenter. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Center, dueto the large number of artistic monuments found.Our schoolIt's located on the coast in Lima, in a very prestigiousneighborhood. It is just a couple of blocks from thePacific shore. Near the school, there is a wide variety ofrestaurants, hotels, discos, parks, modern shoppingcenters, beaches and tourist attractions to visit. It's theperfect place for a Spanish immersion experience!Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Private (10, 20 lessons per week)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotels* Keep in mind that you can combine Lima or Cusco withany of our locations!Cuscowww.intercoined.com/school-cuscoRob and Rachel in PeruInca charmCusco is known as the archaeological capital ofAmerica and is considered World Heritage Site by theUNESCO. Cusco has managed to keep its indigenousroots alive along modern infrastructure and up todate facilities. Get to know Machu Picchu's gateway!Our schoolIt’s 3 minutes walking from the main plaza; the famousPlaza de Armas. It is behind the Korikancha. It occupiesa beautiful and historical 19th century house with 17classrooms, a video room, courtyard, auditorium, anentertainment room and an indoor plaza. Maximumnumber of 5 students per class.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Private (10, 20 lessons per week)Spanish & ActivitySpanish & Volunteer (Customized)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotelsCombine your Spanish Course with otherprograms available in CuscoVolunteer ProgramBike ride in Cusco26 w w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m


EcuadorGenuine diversityw w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m / s p a n i s h - e c u a d o rFrom the Amazon rainforest, going through the highestactive volcano above sea level, to deep blue beaches likeSalinas Beach, Ecuador is the paradise of biodiversity,boasting some 1,600 species of birds and over 3,500 speciesof orchids, and let’s not forget about huge Galapago’sQuitowww.intercoined.com/school-quitoBetween cloudsQuito is the second highest capital city in the world. Ithas more than 19 volcanoes and many parks andgreen lungs. With attractions such as theaters,symphonic concerts, folk music clubs, salsotecas,museums, art galleries, antique stores, arts and craftsstores, jazz bars, country, sports bars and good food,this city guarantees you a great time.Our schoolThe school is in a brand new two-story buildinglocated in a residential area of the north side of Quito.From the school terrace you can appreciate themountains in the area. It has 20 classrooms, a beautifulbackyard with a water fountain, a multimedia roomand a cafeteria. There is also WIFI internet connectionavailable at the school for free. The school has amaximum number of 5 students per class.Cuencawww.intercoined.com/school-cuencaThe city where time stood stillCuenca is the third largest city in Ecuador; it has fourrivers that run into the Amazonas River and hostsmany festivals and popular celebrations along the year.The city has managed to keep untouched its ancientarchitecture.Our schoolThe school is a completely separate building located infront of the river “Barranco”, which is why someprivileged classrooms have an incredible view of thenatural scene of this town. Its facilities include 7 well-litclassrooms, a complete library and a modern videoroom. The school has a maximum number of 9students per class.turtles. Whether you like big frantic cities like Guayaquil orpeaceful beaches like Atacames Beach you will fall in lovewith this country.Come and study Español while putting one foot in eachhemisphere in the land of eternal spring!Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Private (10, 20 lessons per week)Spanish & ActivitySpanish & Volunteer (Customized)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotelsCombine your Spanish Course with otherprograms available in QuitoAvailable courses*General CoursesImmersion (20 Group Lessons+ 4 Group Culturallessons per week)Private (10, 20 lessons per week)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotelsVolunteer Program*Keep in mind that you can Combine Quito or Cuencawith any of our locations!Spanish school in QuitoQuitoCuencaPast ParticipantsPaulo E.BrazilQuito is a beautiful city. I likeda lot chatting with localpeople. The Spanish coursewas well organized andhelped me improve mylanguage skills!w w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m27


ColombiaLand of rumba and coffeew w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m / s p a n i s h - c o l o m b i aColombia is not only the country's coffee and cocoa, itis a pearl in Latin America a paradise of beautifulbeaches, cosmopolitan cities with vibrant nightlife,Amazonia with a unique biodiversity, colonial citiesand archaeological sites that transport you to distantCartagenawww.intercoined.com/school-cartagenatimes, extreme sports for the more daring and muchmore! Colombia has a diversity that will leave youstunned. Do not miss the opportunity to visit thiswonderful country.CartagenaFortress open to the worldCartagena is located on the Caribbean coast ofColombia, is an architectural gem dating from thesixteenth century and has been declared a WorldHeritage site and is a real cultural treasure. The city ischaracterized for its colonial architecture, the old cityis surrounded by walls and fortifications whichcontain centuries of history and they were built allaround the city in order to protect it from pirateattacks. Cartagena is a fantastic city that guards thesecrets of history in its walls, balconies, buildings andnarrow cobbled streets. It is said that you do notknow the Caribbean until you know Cartagena, itspeople and culture.Our schoolThe school in Cartagena is located in the fortified cityon a traditional neighborhood. It is one of the mosttypical and the most colorful of the city. The school isnear places of historical importance, such as: the OldCity, Plaza de la trinidad, the church of San PedroClaver, Plaza de Santo Domingo, and so on. Also, it islocated in a colonial house where you can enjoy anice and comfortable environment while you takeyour spanish lessons.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Private (10, 20 lessons per week)Programs for all agesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotels* Keep in mind that you can combine Cartagena with any ofour locations!Beatiful view in Cartagena28 w w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m


VenezuelaNatural diversitywww.intercoined.com/spanish-venezuelaVenezuela is home to the world's highest waterfall,Angel Falls and the second longest river in SouthAmerica, the Orinoco. It also has the longest coastlineto the Caribbean sea. It is a natural paradise that youcan't miss if you want to fall in love with incrediblelandscapes.Meridawww.intercoined.com/school-merida-venezuelaSwim in turquoise water and let it surprise you withits numerous falls and the Amazon.Ecologically, Venezuela is considered among the 20Megadiverse countries of the planet. Which makes itperfect for nature lovers. Venezuela is one of SouthAmericans pearls, do not miss it!MeridaPlaya ColoradaCity of GentlemenMerida city is considered one of the most attractivetourist destinations in Venezuela. With a vibrantmetropolitan area Mérida is home to the prestigiousUniversidad de los Andes, and it hosts the world’shighest and second largest cable car, the Teleférico deMérida. Has as a background, in the horizon, thehighest venezuelan summit: the Bolivar Peak.Our schoolThe school in Merida is a renovated three storycolonial building located in the historic city centerand directly across from the Teleferico (cable car) atPlaza Las Heroínas. The school has 6 spaciousPlaya Coloradawww.intercoined.com/school-playa-coloradaVibrant beachPlaya Colorada literally means 'coloured beach' owingto the lovely variety of colours to be enjoyed here asthe sun sets. It boasts perfect temperatures yearround, and has crystal clear, warm Caribbean waters.Our schoolIt is right in front of the beach, the scenery is amazing,with lush tropical vegetation ending where thepalm-lined beach begins. It is modeled after a“Chawata”, used by the indigenous Warao Indians as acommunal space. It has large common areas,classrooms open to the fresh sea breeze, a tropicalgarden and a bar on premises. The school has amaximum number of 7 students per class.classrooms, audio and video room, huge coveredterrace and equipped kitchen.The school has amaximum number of 7 students per class.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationResidences & HostelsHotelsAvailable courses*General CoursesSpanish & ActivitiesSpanish & Travel adventure (20 Group lessons+ travelling adventure per week)Spanish & Dive (Scuba lessons + 20 Spanish grouplessons + travelling adventure)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationResidences & HostelsHotels* Keep in mindthat you cancombine Meridaor Playa Coloradawith any of ourlocations!Paragliding at MeridaVenezuela Townwww.intercoined.com29


PanamaThe connection between oceansw w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m / s p a n i s h - p a n a m aLearn Español in one of the most beautiful places ofthe World! Panama is surrounded by both Atlanticand Pacific Oceans, with beaches where you canenjoy a nice weather, practice watersports any time ofthe year and meet people from many countries. Alsohas dreamlike mountain landscapes, tours toPanama Citywww.intercoined.com/school-panamaThe cosmopolitan capital in Central AmericaThe capital of Panama is one of the most touristiccities in Latin America, due to its economic relevance,and its fluent commercial activity. The Panama Canalcrosses the city and connect both Atlantic and PacificOceans. It is one of the greatest constructions buildedby man and makes Panama City also known as “ElCruce del Mundo” (The World's Crossroad). Because ofits wide cultural and gastronomic variety, PanamaCity was chosen as America’s cultural capital in 2003.Our schoolThe school is located in the downtown area, in one ofthe most prestigious neighborhood. It is just a fewminutes of distance from beaches and cultural places.Near the school, there are a wide variety of restaurants,parks, shopping centers, discos, hotels andtourist attractions where you can have a good timeafter class. It is the perfect place for a Spanishimmersion experience!majestous volcanos and tropical jungles with hugebiological diversity, ideal to experience the outdoorsactivities you always wanted and have experiencesthat you will remember for good. You can getimmersed into the local culture, by visiting the indiancommunities and learning about their roots.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Private (10,20 lessons per week)Programs for all agesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotels* Keep in mind that you can combine Panama City with anyof our locations!Panama CityIntensive Course in Panama City30 w w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m


Costa RicaTropical Paradisew w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m / s p a n i s h - c o s t a - r i c aCome to Costa Rica...Costa Rica is a Central American jewel and aterrific destination to start your Spanish course!With the Pacific Ocean on one side and theCaribbean Sea on the other, you will have a hardtime choosing a favorite beach.You will fall in love with Costa Rican desertedtropical landscapes, fringed by palms, bathed bywarm waters and filled with welcoming locals.Come to Costa Rica and learn Español whileexploring the country’s mountains and valleys,surfing its perfect waves, sport-fishing in the seaor diving in its clear-watered dive sites.MonteverdeJaco BeachTamarindoManuel AntonioFlamingo BeachSan Joséw w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m31


Costa RicaTropical Paradisewww.intercoined.com/spanish-costa-ricaFlamingo Beachwww.intercoined.com/school-flamingo-beachThe golden coastFlamingo Beach offers white sand beaches andparadisiacal landscapes among modern facilities. Itwas designated Blue Flag Ecological Beach for itsbeautiful and clean environment.Our schoolThe school is located in the center of Flamingo Beachin the “Guanacaste” coast; five minutes walkingdistance to the beach. The school is at a new buildingwith 7 classrooms and it has a swimming pool. Theschool has a maximum number of 4 students per class.Jaco Beachwww.intercoined.com/school-jaco-beachSand and sunJaco Beach is a small and popular destination foryoung people. It is well-liked by surfers and adventureseekers. If you would like to enjoy a vibrant nightlifeand meet people from around the world, or just relaxand try to escape from the real world for a little while,this is the location for you.Our schoolThe school is in a newly renovated building. It hashuge back and front yards with typical vegetation andlocal flowers in well-preserved and stunning garden.The school also has bright and spacious classrooms, acomputer room with internet access, relaxing spotswith hammocks and benches. The school has amaximum number of 6 students per class.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Super Intensive (27,5 Group lessons per week)Private (10, 20 lessons per week)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotelsAvailable courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Immersion (20 Group Lessons+ 5 Privatelessons per week)Private (10, 20 lessons per week)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotelsPast ParticipantsAlessiaGiordanoItalyGuanajuatoCancúnPuerto VallartaPlaya del CarmenOaxacaI loved my family in Costa Rica.They were helpful and did agreat effort to show me themost beautiful regions of thecity. During my Spanish lessons Imade great progress and metpeople from all over the world!Spanish & Salsa in FlamingoSan Josewww.intercoined.com/school-san-joseManuel Antonio’s Spanish schoolA tropical citySan Jose is the biggest city in Costa Rica and its capital.It’s a university town with a young lifestyle and widenight entertainment.Our schoolThe school is a beautiful building with cozy, clean andneat classrooms. It has a computer room with internetaccess, a telephone for international phone calls and afax machine. The school has a maximum number of 8students per class.AccommodationFamilies & HomestayPrivate ApartmentsResidências y HostelsHotelsAvailable courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Private (10, 20 lessons per week)Spanish & ActivitySpanish & Volunteer (Customized)Spanish for ProfessionalsSpanish & Internships (Customized)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)* Keep in mind that you can Combine San Jose, Jaco Beachand Flamingo Beach with any of our locations!Spanish school in Jaco beachOutdoor class in Manuel Antonio32 www.intercoined.com


Manuel Antoniowww.intercoined.com/school-manuel-antonioA tropical paradiseThis National Park and Reserve System providesopportunities for practicing all types of outdoor sports.It is a small city easy to get around.Our schoolThe school is located across the street from theManuel Antonio public school and is situated in a farmwith an amazing view, just 2 miles from the beach. Ithas 12 cozy, clean and neat classrooms. The school has6 computers with internet access, a telephone forinternational phone calls and a fax machine. Theschool has a maximum number of 8 students per class.Monteverdewww.intercoined.com/school-monteverdeAvailable courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Private (10, 20 lessons per week)Spanish & ActivitySpanish & Volunteer (Customized)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotelsFlamingo BeachMonteverdeTamarindoJaco Beach San JoséManuel AntonioThe green mountainMonteverde is made up of ten small villages muchdedicated to ecological awareness and taking care ofthe most extensive cloud forest reserve in Costa Rica.Our schoolThe school was founded in 1996. It is a two storybuilding close to the main road that runs throughtown. It has 17 classrooms, a kitchen and dining area, amultipurpose room and a garden. There is WIFIinternet available for a small fee. The school has amaximum number of 4 students per class.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotelsVolunteer work in Costa RicaActivities in Volcan TenorioTamarindowww.intercoined.com/school-tamarindoSurfer’s dreamTamarindo is a long beach with excellent waves nearthe mouth of the estuary. The main attractions aresurfing and eco-tourism. Other activities includewatching turtles during their nesting season at nightdiving, snorkeling, body surfing, zip-lining, estuarytrips, horseback riding and fishing.Our schoolThe school has 3 buildings and each one issurrounded by a tropical garden. It is located incentral Tamarindo only within 150 mt. from thebeach. The school has comfortable classrooms withlarge windows, a cafeteria, snack bar and a roomhighly suitable for relaxing and doing homework. Italso provides wireless internet. The school hasmaximum number of 6 students per class.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Private (10, 20 lessons per week)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)* Keep in mind that you can Combine Manuel Antonio,Tamarindo and Monteverde with any of our locations!AccommodationFamilies & HomestayResidences & HostelsHotelsIntensive course in TamarindoLessons in San Joséwww.intercoined.com33


HondurasNatural and charmingwww.intercoined.com/spanish-hondurasHome of Copán Mayan Ruins and the bestbananas, Honduras is a great destination tolearn Español. Honduras has one of the greatestextensive networks of national parks andreserves. They are also a treasure for adventureand sea lovers who, apart from extensive hikes,La Ceibawww.intercoined.com/school-la-ceibacan also enjoy great fishing, scuba-diving, andkayaking in Hondura’s turquoise and warmwaters.Come to Honduras and let this country stealyour heart away!MéxicoPrivate course in CopánUSAIn touch with natureLa Ceiba has numerous natural parks and reserves,making the city strikingly beautiful and perfect foroutdoor sports.Available courses*General CoursesPrivate (10, 20 lessons per week)Intensive (20 Group lessons per week)CopánLa CeibaOur schoolThe school is a two-story building with indoor andoutdoor classrooms and includes a multi-purposeroom, one office, a patio, a beautiful terrace and akitchen available for all students. It also featuresair-conditioned classrooms. The school provideswireless internet. The school has a maximum numberof 4 students per class.Copánwww.intercoined.com/school-copanMayan charmCopán is perfectly advisable to discover ancientindigenous past and find a truly genuine andtraditional city. Its cobbled streets and tiled roofs takesus back to a time far, far away that holds on to its richculture and history.Our schoolThe school is a spacious and enchanting building, withlush patios where you can study in close contact withnature. It has well-lit classrooms, a backyard, acomplete library and a kitchen for students to use. Theschool has a maximum number of 1 student per class.Spanish & ActivitySpanish & Volunteer (Customized)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotelsAvailable courses*General CoursesPrivate (10, 20 lessons per week)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotelsCombine your Spanish Course with otherprograms available in La CeibaVolunteer Program*Keep in mind that you can Combine La Ceiba or Copán withany of our locations!Past ParticipantsKostopoulosGeorgioGreeceI’m very impressed by thetailored learning I received.The Spanish school is very wellsettled near beautiful sites ofthe city. I had a great timegoing the city with the friendsI made there!34 www.intercoined.com


CubaSmall country, big historywww.intercoined.com/spanish-cubaCuba is an ideal spot to learn Español! Enjoy theatmosphere in which appears that nothing haschanged since Fidel Castro’s revolution: theclassic American cars, cigar-smoking farmers,horse-drawn carriages, and colonial Spanisharchitecture stand all impassive to the franticpace of modernization.Havanawww.intercoined.com/escola-havanaCuba has paradisiacal sand beaches, vibrantnightclubs and laid back people.Come and find out what made Che Guevara fall inlove with this land! Learn Español and rumbayour troubles away!HavanaSalsa spiritHavana is the capital and biggest city of Cuba. It is richin historical and cultural tradition and home ofimportant international cultural events. The exquisitearchitecture of Old Havana makes it America’sbest-preserved colonial center. Enjoy taking a walkthrough shady plazas to the world famous Malecón.Our schoolThe school is located in Miramar, a sophisticated andlively district in Havana. It is in a two-story building inMiramar. Apart from the classrooms and offices there isa dance studio, a kitchenette and a student lounge.There is also an internet corner with two computers.The school has a maximum number of 8 students per class.AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotelsAvailable courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Private (10, 20 lessons per week)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)Intensive course in Havana*Keep in mind that you can Combine Havana with any of ourlocations!Past ParticipantsKatherineJonesEnglandI had a fantastic time in Cuba.It was really an eye-openingexperience! A beautifulscenary and very nice peopleare more than valid reasons tochoose this destination.www.intercoined.com35


Dominican RepublicCaribbean jewelwww.intercoined.com/spanish-dominican-republicTune up to merengue’s pace! Dominican Music andDance Festivals make this place a delight to the senses;music comes from small shops, cars, streets, markets,everywhere! The country shares the paradisiacalcrystal-clear waters alongside golden sand beachesof the Caribbean islands.Santo Domingowww.intercoined.com/school-santo-domingoA joyfull townSanto Domingo is the capital city of DominicanRepublic. It offers incredibly active and young lifestyleand a huge amount of entertainment opportunities.Our schoolThe school is a typical Caribbean-styled building.It is surrounded by small, private gardens withbeautiful terraces. The facilities include well-litclassrooms, communal rooms, terraces, and acomfortable cafeteria. The school has a maximumnumber of 7 students per class.Sosúawww.intercoined.com/school-sosuaYet it can proudly claim to have virgin tropical jungles,cultivated savannas, huge deserted areas and everythingyou can imagine just within its small borders.Come to study Español! We know you can already hearthe hitting-coconuts sound!AccommodationFamilies & HomestaysResidences & HostelsHotelsAvailable courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Super Intensive (30 Group lessons per week)Private (10, 20, lessons per week)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)* Keep in mind that you can Combine Santo Domingo orSosúa with any of our locations!Outdoor lesson in SosúaSosúaSanto DomingoPast ParticipantsA natural oasisSosúa is a small town and easy to get around.It’s a popular destination for practicing snorkel andenjoying the incredible nightlife at Puerto Plata.Our schoolThe school is set in a Caribbean-styled building,surrounded by beautiful scenery, providing a veryrelaxing and enjoyable atmosphere. Because of itsserene nature, classes are often held outside. Theschool facilities include sunny terraces where you canrelax and socialize with your mates, lush gardens, andtable-tennis. Every student has free internet and WI-FIaccess during office hours. Besides, it has a communalkitchen for those who eat at the school. The school hasa maximum number of 7 students per class.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Super Intensive (30 Group lessons per week)Private (10, 20, lessons per week)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationResidences & HostelsHotelsBartonChristianUSAI was lucky to take my Spanishcourse in Dominican Republicduring the carnival. The schoolwas nice and so were theteachers. I am really happywith my experience abroad.36 www.intercoined.com


MexicoA country of many contrastsw w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m / s p a n i s h - m e x i c oJohn taking an intensive courseMexico has the largest population of Españolspeakers in the world which makes it the bestscenario to learn the language!Mexico Citywww.intercoined.com/school-mexico-cityA city that doesn’t stopMexico City is the country's largest city as well as itsmost important political, cultural, educational andfinancial center. Located in a large valley in the highplateaus at the center of Mexico this city is a LatinAmerican mecca...of pretty much everything!The city is filled with historic landmarks, a truetestimony to their Aztec and colonial origins. Theschool has a maximum number of 9 students per class.Our schoolThe Mexico City school is located in one of the mostimportant and crowled of the city, on the second floorof a renovated building. The school has 4 classrooms,free internet access, multimedia room, lounge area anda cafateria. The school has a maximum number of 9students per class.AccommodationFamilies & HomestayResidences & HostelsHotelsIn this country there is a charming contrast betweenmodernity and traditions. Pack your “sombrero” andget ready to experience Mexico’s way of life!Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (20 Group lessons per week)Super Intensive (30 Group lessons)Private (10, 20 lessons per week)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)*Keep in mind that you can Combine Mexico City with any ofour locations!Mexico CityPast ParticipantsTamaraDe LucaItalyI recommend to all studentswho are looking for a qualitylanguage school abroad.Oaxaca is very beautiful andthe school was perfectlylocated. I love the local marketand all the traditional goodsthey sell here.37 w w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m


MexicoA country of many contrastsw w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m / s p a n i s h - m e x i c oGuadalajarawww.intercoined.com/school-guadalajaraLand of tequila and mariachisMeet the birthplace of some of the most famousMexican traditions at an international level: the tequila,the famous “sombrero”, an exquisite mestizo cuisineand mariachi music. Walk admiring colonial andstumble upon relics with countless squares andfountains with a charm incalculable.Our schoolIt’s a colonial two-story building located directly in theHistoric Downtown area. We are within walkingdistance of many places of historical interest, such asthe Metropolitan Cathedral, City Hall and the CabañasCultural Institute. The school has 50 classrooms, freeinternet access, multimedia lab, auditorium, 2 loungeGuanajuatowww.intercoined.com/school-guanajuatoareas and a large cafateria.The school has a maximumnumber of 6 students per class.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (25 Group lessons per week)Private (10, 20, 25 lessons per week)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayResidences & HostelsHotelsUSAGuadalajaraGuanajuato MeridaReal mexican prideGuanajuato is one of the most touristic cities in Mexico.Within its many attractions and natural beauties it hasan important silver mine and steep and narrow streetsthat allow you to exchange kisses from oppositebalconies. Don’t leave Guanajuato without visiting theCallejon del Beso!Our schoolThe school is located in a picturesque colonial part ofthe city, where the students can enjoy famouslandmarks and tourist attractions within a closeproximity of the school. It has 10 classrooms, ateachers’ room, a multimedia classroom and abackyard. It also has free internet access available forstudents. The school has a maximum number of 8students per class.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (25 Group lessons per week)Immersion (20 Group + 4 Group Culturelessons per week)Private (10, 20 lessons per week)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayResidences & HostelsHotelsIntensive course in GuanajuatoSpanish school in MéridaMéridawww.intercoined.com/school-meridaHistory under the tropical sunThis is the largest city of Yucatan, is well known as thecultural center of Mexico where many artists lived. InMérida you can also find impressive Mayan ruins andnatural wonders.Our schoolThe school has been open to the public since 1974and is recognized and accredited by the YucatanSecretary of Education. The building is located indowntown area, near the famous “Paseo del Montejo”and the “Zocalo”. It has 10 classrooms, an auditorium, acomputer room with WIFI connection and a biglounge area. The school has a maximum number of 6students per class.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (25 Group lessons per week)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotels* Keep in mind that you can Combine Mérida, Guanajuato orGuadalajara with any of our locations!Super Intensive lessons in GuanajuatoSchool’s patio in Guanajuato38 w w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m


Oaxacawww.intercoined.com/school-oaxacaUSAMayan feelingOaxaca is famous not only for its beautiful beachesbut also for its colonial and indigenous heritage andits impressive folk-art.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (25 Group lessons per week)Private (10, 20, 25 lessons per week)PuertoVallartaOaxacaPlaya del CarmenOur schoolThe school is an old building with a colonial flare andtraditionally constructed ancient walls. It has a mainpatio with tables and benches to relax and abackyard. It has comfortable and well-lit classrooms. Italso has a bar in the yard. The school has a maximumnumber of 5 students per class.Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotelsPlaya del Carmenwww.intercoined.com/school-playa-del-carmenA peaceful oasisPlaya del Carmen features stunning coastal regionsplus the charming of a rather small city of picturesquesettings. Located near Cancun, this is one of the fastergrowing cities of Mexico.Our schoolThe school is a typical beach styled constructedbuilding with a thatched roof and lush gardens for thestudents to enjoy. It is located in a central area of thetown near shops and Internet cafes, and is just sixblocks away from the white sandy beaches of the city.Its facilities include an air-conditioned conferenceroom and an extensive library. And for the breaks youhave a cafeteria and volleyball courts. The school has amaximum number of 5 students per class.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (25 Group lessons per week)Private (10, 20, 25 lessons per week)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayResidences & HostelsHotelsStudents in Playa del CarmenLunch time in Oaxaca SchoolPuerto Vallartawww.intercoined.com/school-puerto-vallartaParadise next to the seaLocated in Central Mexico, Puerto Vallarta overlooksthe Pacific Ocean with stunning landscapes.Our schoolThe school is located in a building with the typical styleof this place. It’s a colonial structure, downtown andsurrounded by the main streets. It has a computer labwith wireless connection, a conference room to watchmovies and a sunny terrace used for parties and as ameeting point in the school. The school has amaximum number of 5 students per class.Available courses*General CoursesIntensive (25 Group lessons per week)Private (10, 20, 25 lessons per week)Programs for all AgesGroup Program (Customized)AccommodationFamilies & HomestayHotelsStudents at Puerto Vallarta SchoolSpanish school in Oaxacaw w w . i n t e r c o i n e d . c o m39


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