The Best Spanish Immersion Programs

CULTURAL CLASSES

Study Spanish and experience the Costa Rican culture.
All our Spanish immersion programs include free cultural activities in the afternoon.

LATIN DANCE CLASSES

Learn to dance salsa, merengue, cumbia, bachata, bolero, reggaeton, and other Latin dance rhythms.
Every day Monday-Thursday for 2 hours.

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Costa rican cooking classes

Cook typical Costa Rican food with us. Taste the flavors of Costa Rica. Cook and eat like a local

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Yoga classes

Participate once a week in a relaxing 60-minute yoga class.

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EXTRA CONVERSATION

Improve your oral skills with our extra “Conversation Hour” held twice a week. Students get the opportunity to learn about our culture, share experiences and practice speaking in Spanish. You may grab a fresh cup of coffee and sit in a relaxed atmosphere with one of our Spanish instructors to learn new vocabulary and discuss various topics such as current events and cultural differences.

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LATIN AMERICAN SONGS

Learn more about the Latin American culture through music. Each week students will learn songs by different Hispanic singers; from the protest lyrics of Mercedes Sosa to the latest music by artists such as Shakira and Juanes.

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CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Throughout the year CRLA organizes cultural activities where students and staff enjoy typical music, folkloric dance, visits to museums, etc. The most popular activities include 15 de Setiembre (Independence Day) celebration, Student – Tico Exchange, Handicraft Fair and soccer games.

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Homestay program

One of the main elements of our Spanish immersion programs is the homestay program which gives you the opportunity to practice your Spanish and learn about our culture while living with a Costa Rican family.

LEARN SPANISH & LEAVE A POSITIVE FOOTPRINT

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CRLA students have the opportunity of contributing to make a tangible difference in our world and to leave something positive for future generations.