Academia Uruguay specializes in teaching Spanish as a foreign language in intensive group or individual courses to students of all levels. Individual students from around the world are attracted by the mix of academic excellence, complete cultural immersion and professional service. Group classes have a maximum of 6 students per class. The teachers are all professionals with university studies in literature or linguistics and extensive teaching experience using state-of-the-art teaching methodologies.
The school is located in a charming old house in the safe, central and leafy Parque Rodó neighborhood. The school classrooms and office are on the ground floor and the student residence is upstairs in the same building. There are four fully equipped classrooms with whiteboards, large windows, heaters in winter, a CD and DVD player. The school also has a patio downstairs and roof terraces on two floors. Shared areas include the living-dining room and the large kitchen, and there are two bathrooms. In addition, there is a staff room, a large entrance hall and the office. The school has Wi-Fi throughout and there is a computer for the students to use. The school is located about 10 blocks from the centre and 8 blocks from the nearest beach. There are shops, restaurants, markets, supermarkets, bus services, and an ATM within a five-block radius. The main bus terminal is also within walking distance, so it is easy to plan and make trips outside of Montevideo at the weekends. Spanish Immersion Programs, a range of courses you can choose from. Spanish immersion is guaranteed by the exclusive use of Spanish in the classroom. These courses contain elements of grammar and conversation and are available at all levels, from absolute beginners to proficiency level Spanish and Sports programs, a range of sports you can choose from. Intensive Spanish immersion is provided by the time you spend with the Spanish-speaking instructors outside of your Spanish classes. All our teachers have a university degree and a long experience of teaching Spanish to foreigners Both Spanish and sports classes are available at all levels. The school has a full social programme which all students are welcome to take part in. It includes extra-curricular activities to suit a wide range of budgets and tastes. You can make the most of your time in Montevideo, socialize with other students, practice your Spanish on the locals, learn about the history and culture of Uruguay, and have a go at different sports and activities Some typical activities: Horseriding in the countryside Tango classes A barbecue in the school yard Wine tasting and a guided tour of a vineyard A day trip to Punta del Este, Colonia or any other city Camping and hiking weekend in the countryside Museum or art gallery Walking tour of the Old City 4x4 safari City tour by bus
Uruguay is one of the safest and most advanced countries in Latin America, and therefore an excellent place to advance your learning or take your first steps in the language. Our Montevideo school offers you a variety of programs that adapt to your needs, making the most of your stay on the banks of the Río de la Plata. From its modern skyscrapers to the colonial architecture of the Old City, Montevideo will surprise you with its lively urban rhythms, 30 kilometers of the promenade on the banks of the Río de la Plata, its vibrant markets, street fairs, and delicious cuisine, where barbecued beef is the most emblematic dish. Stroll, have fun and savor the city while you perfect your accent.
.Located in the colonial city center, our Montevideo Spanish school is close to many cultural attractions and the beach is only a 5-minute walk away. The building is more than 150 years old, and while its original facade has been preserved, the inside has been fully renovated and is equipped with all the modern amenities you'll need for an unforgettable learning experience. Chat in Spanish with other international students on the balcony between classes, and when you're done for the day, the beach is the perfect place to kick back with new friends. Minimum age: 18 Location Downtown location The beach is just a 5-minute walk away Lots of restaurants, cafés, and shops nearby Public transportation next to the school Facilities Fully equipped, modern facilities
Classes/Teacher: I enjoyed the classes, time for them to star was great. My teacher Mariana was sympathetic, fun, polite, always eager to help us learn and to share information about Uruguayan culture. I just missed that sometimes she would gently... more
Whether you are a student, a business professional, or a traveler, there is a language course in Montevideo 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.
Spanish teacher training courses are for teachers interested in teaching Spanish abroad. There is a tremendous demand for qualified Spanish teachers worldwide with job opportunities in just about every country around the globe.