spanish Courses in viña del mar, chile

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Spanish school in Viña del Mar, Chile

International Center is located in downtown Viña del Mar next to the Quinta Vergara, an old residence that has been converted into a museum and garden and is now home to Viña's famous International Music Festival. Our teachers are qualified professionals who have been educated in the area of Spanish language teaching to foreign students. In addition, we have comfortable classrooms, one of which is complete with an audio-visual system. We also have a computer lab with free Internet access and email account.

Its famous temperate Mediterranean climate, uncontaminated beaches, colorful topography of hills, city and sea, its historic castles and palaces, its safe and secure environment and its intense culture and nightlife give an exceptional character to the city of Viña del Mar, the tourist capital of Chile.
In our school we are proud to offer the best Spanish language programs in a city that offers the best quality of life in South America. We guarantee that through our programs, students will come to know Viña and its exciting culture.

programas
Programa de Español Intensivo ( 4 semanas )

Students participate in 80 hours of Spanish classes (20 hours per week) as well as several cultural activities like:

  • Hikking
  • Wine Route Tour
  • Dance Classes
  • Conversation with Chilean students
  • Bicycle Tour
  • Volunteer

Objectives:

  • Teach students to speak and understand Spanish
    within a social and cultural context.

Who should attend:

  • Any person.

Important features of this program:

  • Placement test
  • 80 hours of Spanish Classes (20 hours per week)
  • 3 levels offered (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced)
  • Class size : Maximum of 6 students.
  • Class material
  • Activities guided by our team
  • Free Internet access

Starting date: The first Monday of each Month
Fee: USD$1,100
Airport pickup and transfer to Viña del Mar: USD$120
Registration fee: USD$75
Call FREE from USA and CANADA to 1-866-978-5911

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Programa de Español Intensivo ( 4 semanas )
 

Objectives:

  • Learn to communicate in Spanish business situations.
  • Become familiar with ways to overcome the cultural barriers sometimes encountered by U.S. and European business personnel doing business in Latin America.
  • Benefit from an informal setting which provides many opportunities for interaction with your instructor, business colleagues, featured guest speakers and other participants.

Who should attend:

  • Business people who wish to expand their career opportunities by understanding and speaking Spanish.
  • MBA students who are considering careers in international business.
  • Others, including teachers, who wish to gain the practical skills and cultural awareness required in a variety of business-related situations.

Important features of this program:

  • 20 hours of Business Spanish Classes per week.
  • Advanced level offered
  • Class size : Maximum of 6 students.
  • Class material
  • Activities guided by our team on Fridays
  • Private transportation to all our activities
  • Free Internet access

Starting days: Every Monday
Fee: USD$350 per week
Airport pickup and transfer to Viña del Mar: USD$120
Registration fee: USD$75
Call FREE from USA and CANADA to 1-866-978-5911

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Programa de Español Intensivo ( 4 semanas )
 

Important features:

  • Placement test
  • 20 academic hours of Spanish Classes per week
  • 3 levels offered (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced)
  • Class size : Maximum of 6 students.
  • Class material
  • Activities guided by our team on fridays
  • Private transportation to all our activities
  • Free Internet access

Starting days: Every Monday
Fee: USD$300 per week (per person)
Airport pickup and transfer to Viña del Mar: USD$120
Registration fee: USD$75
Call FREE from USA and CANADA to 1-866-978-5911

Matriculese Ahora

 

Programa de Español Intensivo ( 4 semanas )
 

Important features:

  • Class material
  • Free Internet access and e-mail account
  • Placement test
  • 3 levels offered (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced)

Starting dates: Every Day
Fee: USD$30 per hour
Airport pickup and transfer to Viña del Mar: USD$120
Registration fee: USD$75
Call FREE from USA and CANADA to 1-866-978-5911

Matriculese Ahora

 

Programa de Español Intensivo ( 4 semanas )
 

Programs for Institutes, Universities or groups of people with specific requirements in Spanish language learning can be designed for periods of two weeks or more. For more information related to how IC can fulfill your group requirements, please contact us.

Programa de Español Intensivo ( 4 semanas )
 

We offer a Spanish-City-Combination-Program between Internationalcenter in Viña del Mar and our Partner school Tandem Santiago.

You can enroll in our City-Combination-Programs through us independently where you want to start your program. If you want, you can quote other combinations with different periods of Spanish classes.

In all these packages we give you a 10% discount on the Spanish course price and you only pay one Enrolment fee fixed at USD 50.

Spanish-City-Combination-Programs have to be paid before the start of the program.

Proposed options without lodging are:

Options Included Price in USD
Tandem Santiago/ International Center Viña del Mar/Chile 4 weeks 2 weeks Spanish Group course in Viña del Mar (40 lessons) + 2 weeks Spanish Group Course in Santiago (40 lessons)  
Tandem Santiago/ International Center Viña del Mar/Chile 6 weeks 3 weeks Spanish Spanish Group Course in Viña del Mar (60 lessons) + 3 weeks Spanish Group Course in Santiago (60 lessons)  
Tandem Santiago/ International Center Viña del Mar/Chile 8 weeks 4 weeks Spanish Group Course in Viña del Mar (80 lessons) + 4 weeks Spanish Group Course in Santiago (80 lessons)  

Spanish courses for children (4 weeks)

International Center offers Spanish courses for children, from 1 to 10 years old.Spanish Courses for Childrens
Objective:
The objective is that children participate in play activities, individually, in Spanish, and they can share with Chilean children.
Who can attend to classes?
Children from 1 to 10 years old can attend to classes.
Important features of the program:

  • Interactive classes with Chilean children
  • 80 class hours (each class lasts 45 minutes) of Spanish (20 hours per week)
  • Work material included
  • Activities are guided by our specialized staff
  • Free Internet access
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Programa de Español Intensivo ( 4 semanas )
 

Students live with Chilean families in houses that are located no more than 30 minutes from the institute in either Valparaiso or Viña del Mar. Students have a private room and are given 3 - 4 meals a day depending on the customs of the household and clean services.

 

 

Family house: USD$ 800 per month

Family house: USD$ 300 per week

 

Programa de Español Intensivo ( 4 semanas )
 

The apartments are located in the center of Viña del Mar, near the beach and the city’s commercial center. Each unit is shared among 3 or 4 international students who can share in their study abroad experiences together. Each apartment is completely furnished and maintained by a professional cleaning company.

Apartment with students: USD$ 400 per month

Apartment per week: USD$ 200

 

Programa de Español Intensivo ( 4 semanas )
 

The private apartments are located in Viña del Mar or Valparaíso, the neighboring city. These apartments come completely furnished and offer all of the privacy that one might need.

Value: USD$ 2200 per month

Activities
Ruta del vino
WINE ROUTE:
Journey through the Casablanca Valley where are located the most important vineyards of the central region of the country. In this tour students will know the process of crop, vintage, fermentation, production, and bottling of the best wines of Chile.
In this activity are included:
  • English/Spanish tour guide
  • Wine tasting
  • Cheese tasting
  • Private transfer
The activity lasts approximately 2 hours. Additionally, visitors will have the opportunity to buy different types of wine to a very low price. We recommend Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Merlot.
This activity will take place the first Monday of the each month.

   
Ruta del vino
CITY TOUR THROUGH Valparaíso:

In this activity students are taken to the wonderful city of Valparaíso where they can appreciate its hills, art, and important characters that give the city the title of Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
We will have a magical travel through Alegre, Bellavista and Concepcion hills where we will visit the Open Air Museum, La Sebastiana Museum that used to be the house of Pablo Neruda (winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1971), and Lukas Museum (who was one of the most important and characteristic cartoonists and communicators of the city). Additionally, we will have the chance to know Valparaíso elevators and the Navy Museum that is located in a privileged site of the city where you can take pictures and enjoy the beautiful view of the main port of Chile, its beaches and unique architecture.
In this activity are included:
  • Transfer to and from Valparaíso

The activity lasts approximately 3 hours.
This activity will take place the first Friday in the schedule.

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Ruta del vino
CANNOPY AND BARBECUE AT THE BOTANIC GARDEN OF VIÑA DEL MAR:
We will visit the Botanic Garden, a national park where there is a fantastic reserve of different Chilean plants species. In this place for culture and nature students can enjoy the Cannopy; here wild life and adrenalin are united in a track placed in the top of the trees with ropes, obstacles, hanging bridges and tunnels at 15 meters high. A great adventure located at 15 minutes from the city. At the end of the day we will have a barbecue in a special area of the park.
In this activity are included:
  • Entry ticket to Botanic Garden park
  • Cannopy track
  • Barbecue
  • Transfer to and from the park

The activity lasts approximately 5 hours.
This activity will take place the second Friday in the schedule.
   
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BOAT EXCURSION AND VISIT TO THE NAVY MUSEUM AT 21 DE MAYO BOULEVARD:
This activity is a 30 minutes excursion in typical fishermen boats through Valparaíso bay where visitors can have a different view of the city, from sea to land, to appreciate the wonderful architecture and the thousand of colorful houses that are placed in every hill of the port.
After this excursion, students can visit the Navy Museum at 21 de Mayo Boulevard where they can take pictures of the fantastic view of the city.
In this activity are included:
  • Entry ticket to boat excursion
  • Transfer to Valparaíso
  • Entry ticket to Navy Museum
The activity lasts approximately 3 hours.
This activity will take place the second Friday in the schedule.
   
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TREKKING THROUGH LA CAMPANA NATIONAL PARK:
This park is one the most characteristic and peculiar natural areas of the central region of the country. Located in the central area of De la Costa Mountains, is known for having one of the last forests of Chilean Palm Trees, which are endangered species. Two of the attractions of the park are La Campana hill and El Roble hill that are ideal for climbing. In the park we can find signs of ancient settlers, remainders of mining works, and beautiful footpaths to enjoy the whole year. Students will admire plants and wildlife different from the city, and will be able to take pictures and climb the hills. This activity includes a lunch in a hostel located in Olmue, which have a swimming pool with temperate water.

In this activity are included:

  • Transfer to and from the park
  • Entry ticket to La Campana National Park
  • Lunch in El Copihue Hostel

We recommend you to bring swimsuit, swimming cap and a towel.

Alternative Activity to replace Cannopy orLa Campana National Park

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Enrollment Details and Payment
How to Enroll
Please use our on-line Enrollment form . Deadline for the language courses is 5 days before the course starts. After this deadline we only accept direct enrolments at the school
In order to book a language course, you must  send a non-refundable deposit of US$50

Payment of the deposit

You can pay the deposit through one of the following option:

1- Money transfer to our bank account:

  • International Center Capacitación ltda
  • Banco Chile
  • Direccion Legal: Ahumada 251, Santiago, Chile
  • Rut : 77.709.380-0
  • Cuenta nº 00-148-04643-00
  • Código swift: bchiclrm

Once we have received the deposit, we will send you the definitive confirmation with all the information about the course.

Payment of the balance
The balance (total less deposit) has to be paid within the first two days after course start.
1. Payment at school
1.1   in US$ cash or Chilean pesos
1.2   with credit card. The US$ amount will be transfered to chilean Pesos using the exchange rate of the day.

Credit Cards

Cancellation conditions
Before Deadline
The cancellation of a language course more than 9 days before the start of the course will result in the lost of the US$ 50 deposit, which is charged as cancellation fee. But, if you want you can change the starting date of the course without any additional cost within the following 12 month after the original starting date. After this period, you have to pay the deposit again. In case in the meantime the prices became higher, you have to pay the difference.
Between Deadline and start of course
For cancellations of any program between deadline and course start the cancellation fee is fixed in the cost of 1 week of the booked program as listed in the valid price list, without considering any applied discounts.
After course start
We don´t make any reimbursement for reductions of the intensity the student had booked.

 

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