& Argentine Culture
learn Spanish in the Paris of South America...Buenos Aires!
A city of culture and world-renowned architecture, Buenos Aires is a cosmopolitan city like no other. Located along the Rio de la Plata, the world's widest river, the city has a mild climate with many parks and historic neighborhoods to explore and enjoy. Spanish classes are taught at Academia Buenos Aires, the only accredited Cervantes Institute in the city. Eight levels of Spanish are offered and a university transcript is available for those interested in college credit. Classes are designed with a communicative approach. Emphasis is placed on the many facets of Argentine culture and the people of Buenos Aires, or porteños. You will practice your Spanish through engaging daily activities. With Arcos Journeys in Buenos Aires you will greatly improve your understanding of Spanish and Argentina while having fun. Come with a desire to learn and experience the Spanish language first-hand!
Program at a Glance
Ages: 14 - 18
Minimum Group Size: 4 students
Maximum Group Size: 20 students
Focus: Language & Cultural Immersion
Level of Spanish: All levels
Airport Code: EZE (Ezeiza International Airport)
Program Location: Buenos Aires
Room & Board | Tuition | Onsite Directors | Excursions | Cultural Activities | Airport Transfers | International Medical Insurance
Summer Classes & Descriptions
Spanish classes weekday mornings with maximum size of 7 students per class.
Cultural activities to engage with the very best of Buenos Aires.
Excursion to Uruguay.
Navigate the El Tigre canals.
Visit a Gaucho Ranch.
Airport transfers (EZE) by a program director.
Careful selection of homestays to match your interests and enhance your Spanish learning. Homestays live within a convenient commute to school. Two students are normally placed per home. All houses have WiFi. Homestays in Buenos Aires are usually in apartments.
Breakfast and dinner prepared by your homestay in order to further experience Argentine cuisine and cooking traditions.
Lunch is included at a café by the language school with lots of daily options to choose from.
Spanish classes are taught in a historic building one block off of the Plaza de Mayo.
Cultural activities include a cooking class, tango class and performance, city tours, visits to local museums, and sports.
Travel by boat to Uruguay to explore the old Portuguese fort and town of Colonia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Traverse the river canals of the El Tigre Delta region and experience life like the locals.
Visit a working Gaucho ranch for horseback riding, gaucho games, and traditional performances while enjoying a typical asado.
CLASS & HOURS
Jun 25 - Jul 08
1 class (40 hours)
Jun 25 - Jul 15
1 class (60 hours)
Jul 16 - Jul 29
1 class (40 hours)
University Transcript (add-on)