Promotion! 2×1 private lessons for Mom

Promotion! 2×1 private lessons for Mom

“M” is for the million things she gave me, “O” means only that she’s growing up, “T” is for the tears she shed to save me, “H” is for her heart of purest gold. “E” is for her eyes, with love-light shining, “R” means right, and right she’ll always be. Put them all together, they […] Read More

Five dangerous statements in Costa Rica

Like all languages, Spanish varies depending on where you are, mainly in terms of idioms. That’s why here we give five sentences that may cause misunderstanding in Costa Rica and depends on the context which can become dangerous. 1. “Estoy excitado/a ” – a phrase that causes confusion because of its similarity to the English phrase “I’m excited”. […] Read More

Five key phrases that must be taken into account when living with a Costa Rican family

Often, it happens that when a family greets or says the following phrases and questions in Spanish to students, they do no understand what they mean and worse, some of these students come to think that they know nothing of Spanish. Some of the most common phrases and questions are:   ¿Cómo amaneció?  How did you wake up?: It’s […] Read More

Hacer la diferencia…

Hacer la diferencia…

No importa el lugar donde uno se encuentre, siempre se puede hacer la diferencia sin importar que no pertenezcas a un grupo social o a una cultura. Ser diferente no te impide marcar un cambio en tu vida o en la de los demás. “Ser diferente” tiene muchos sentidos Algunos son negativos: -“Rechazado/Rechazada” -“Imprevisto/Imprevista” -“Inadaptado/Inadaptada” -“Menos” -“Peor” Algunos […] Read More

Beyond learning the language … “touch” a lifestyle.

There are many expectations placed to plan a trip to another country to learn Spanish. This starts of course with the goal of improving grammar, as enrichment lexicon. Then you want an experience where you can practice the language orally by interaction with native speakers. On the other hand, learning the culture locally and try to live it as close […] Read More

How to practice the Spanish I learned in the courses after returning to my country?

Many people from around the world travel to countries speaking with the aim of taking Spanish courses or participate in immersion experiences to learn Spanish and / or improve it. Some take courses of up to two months or longer, living with a local family, experiencing the culture and even participating in volunteer service to further enrich their experience. The […] Read More

SUMMER SPANISH LANGUAGE SCHOOL IN COSTA RICA

Brush up on your Spanish language skills at our school. Morning classes in small groups for all levels, beginners to advanced, with afternoon activities and excursions. Accommodation and meals as required with a local host family, or in an apartment or hotel. Group courses are for two or more weeks. For students with more time […] Read More

How Costa Ricans Speak

The official language of Costa Rica is Spanish; However, Costa Rica is a linguistically diverse country, because despite being geographically small, five indigenous languages ​​are spoken, namely maleku, cabécar, Bribri, Guaymi and big mouth. Furthermore, Atlantic region, mostly inhabited by Afro-Caribbean ethnicity, a variety of PEC known by the name of Mekatelyu speech. Traditionally, Costa […] Read More

TEACHING METHODOLOGY

ACADEMIA DE ESPAÑOL D’AMORE offers a very interactive methodology based on the Communicative Approach through the Total Immersion Methodology of Teaching,  This is a way of teaching in which the target language is taught with strong active use without using any translations at all, and it is completely intended to help students achieve communicative competence […] Read More

Is it too late to learn Spanish?

Maybe you’re one of those who has always had the desire to study a language, or simply the desire recently emerged. However you question whether there is still time to do so. And maybe have arisen in your mind questions how you: Will I be able to memorize all that new vocabulary? Will I learn new grammatical structures? Or it […] Read More