Language Immersion Courses in Cuba

Academia Caribe

Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Academia Caribe was formed by a group of experienced and dedicated Cuban language teachers, based in Santiago de Cuba. Having gained extensive experience in teaching Spanish as well as owning university degrees, they have put together Homestay Spanish programs and online tuition options for those, who wish to study Spanish and learn more about the Cuban culture. General Spanish is the standard and most popular course offered by Academica Caribe. It provides students with a sound background in the language, developing their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. There are 15 or... See full description.

Learn Spanish in Cuba, Spanish Personal Course

Remedios, Cuba
In brief: Levels: Basic, Intermediate and Advanced coaching. Areas covered: Listening, Grammar and Oral Practice. Frequency: Daily. Maximum number of hours per day: 3. Number of students per group: 1-4. Price: By prior arrangement. Languages spoken by teacher: Spanish, English, French and Italian. Teacher’s qualifications: University graduate in Foreign Languages. Students who go to Cuba, or any other Latin American country, to improve or perfect their Spanish come from many different countries and each brings along his or her own experience, level of attainment and goals.... See full description.

Language Immersion Courses in Cuba by City:

RemediosSantiago de Cuba

About Language Immersion Courses in Cuba

In Cuba, the official as well the most widely spoken language is Spanish. The Spanish spoken in Cuba is a bit different from other forms of Spanish and is referred to as Cuban Spanish. The other major language that is spoken in Cuba is Haitian Creole, which is the second most widely spoken language of the country.

It is mandatory for the international students going for higher studies in Cuba, to hold a Bachelor’s Degree besides undertaking compulsory Spanish language courses. Hence, for a foreign student going to pursue higher studies in Cuba, it is a must to study Spanish in Cuba. This apart, learning Spanish helps the foreign students as well as professionals to learn the culture, lifestyle and etiquettes of the country properly. It also helps them to communicate with the locals in an effective way.

A number of Spanish courses are offered in Cuba for international students and professionals. These language courses are extremely effective in learning Spanish, which helps in learning about the country in a proper way, its habits and habitats, traditions and customs so that the stay in this beautiful Caribbean island becomes a wonderful experience. Almost all these courses offer, besides Spanish studies, a chance of exotic holidaying that helps the trainees get the real taste of the country and its idiosyncrasies. 

Immersion Spanish courses are intensive and of high quality.  The sessions in such courses are taken by qualified teachers, and are conducted in small groups. This helps in learning Cuban Spanish comparatively easy. Along with the teaching, these courses also provide options for accommodation and include various cultural activities like excursions, outings and get-togethers at various exotic places, which help the foreigners to familiarize themselves with the country properly.
The key criteria of these Spanish courses are:
  • They involve a maximum of three trainees in each class for trainees in families
  • For the trainees staying in hotels or guest houses , 8 students in each class are allowed
These are generally a 62 hours course spread over a two-week period with 30 hours of intensive training and another 32 hours of extensive excursions, visits to various places and activities of different kinds that help the foreign students get acquainted with the Cuban way of living. However, these immersion Spanish courses provide a variety of training that help students study Spanish in Cuba. While some of those courses provide training in Spanish language as well as Spanish Dance, others provide lessons in language and music. A few courses provide One to One immersion courses, while others provide Intensive and others, super intensive courses.

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