Founded in 1986, Academia Tica is a leader in Spanish teaching in Central America. With 2 beautiful campuses in attractive locations, the school is glad to provide Spanish courses, accommodation services, an activity program, tourism services, internship opportunities and volunteering (community service work) in Costa Rica. Academia Tica is a DELE Exam Center. We have professional teachers with high qualifications and an experienced staff for the most personalized attention. We are also keen to provide custom experiences for groups as well as individuals.
Our Programs provide imagination, great experiences and the simple personal touch that everyone is looking for! Our Institution is based on providing the best Spanish language learning experience. We are convinced that anyone who chooses to study Spanish through our programs will encounter a once in a lifetime opportunity. Our confidence stems from the knowledge that acquiring a stronger understanding of the Spanish language and Latino culture opens the door to an exciting world of literature, history, music, art, philosophy, and business. It is certain that the best way to acquire a stronger understanding is through the process of full language and cultural immersion. VISION SPANISH LANGUAGE The Spanish Language Department of Amistad Institute will play a substantive role in advancing competence in the Spanish language, providing an academic experience that will enrich the life and work of our participants. In addition, this role requires an awakening – both on our Campus and outside – to the importance of language, culture, and cross-cultural communication. SERVICE-LEARNING The Volunteers Department of Amistad Institute will promote volunteerism and connect people to volunteer opportunities, offering chances to build a world where people value other cultures different from their own, are appealed to make positive changes and are aware of global situations. MISSION SPANISH LANGUAGE The Spanish Language Department of Amistad Institute is committed to excellence in teaching, training, and lifelong learning, as in being a recognized leader in providing quality, innovative and adaptative programs, and services which meet the academic, cultural and workforce needs for the Spanish language. SERVICE-LEARNING The Volunteers Department of Amistad Institute has the mission of engaging individuals and groups in meaningful volunteer opportunities that meet real needs in the Volunteering for Developing area, by providing access to resources, training, consultation, and support. The Department also has the mission to bring people together to work and share perspectives, empowering cultural understanding.
Whether you are a student, a business professional, or a traveler, there is a language course in Jacó that is right for you. There are Spanish courses available for all fluency levels, ages and time durations. Just select a course type from the list below to get started.
General Spanish courses are for adults who want to improve their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in Spanish. Most general Spanish courses are for adults age 16 and up. 2 - 48 week courses available. Most courses average 30 classes per week.