Spanish School Peru: AMAUTA

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Spanish School AMAUTA in Cusco, Peru is the best place to learn Spanish in Peru. We provide in-depth Spanish lessons and a cultural immersion experience for everyone. Our students step outside of the Spanish classroom to enjoy the Peruvian culture, make Spanish-speaking friends, and travel in Peru. During or after your Spanish lesson, you can, volunteer in Peru where you will really get the chance to improve your Spanish language skills and give back to the Peruvian community.

Here at the AMAUTA blog, we aim to keep our Spanish alumni, current and future students, and anyone who is interested in Peruvian and Latin American culture, the most relevant information about what is happening in Peru. We´ll post fun articles about our Spanish School in Peru, Tips to learn Spanish, how to get the most out of your Spanish classes in Cusco, advice on how to prepare for your trip to Peru, life in Cusco, Peruvian cuisine, Peruvian festivals, what to do in Cusco, and much more.

After reading our blog, you’ll know exactly why you want to study Spanish at AMAUTA Spanish School in Peru! Hasta pronto!

The Six most Unmissable Places to Learn Spanish in South America

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The Six Most Unmissable Places to Learn Spanish in South America

The Six Most Unmissable Places to Learn Spanish in South America

One of the easiest ways to pick up a new language is by studying abroad, where you have every opportunity to put your new linguistic

skills to the test. Although Spain might seem like the obvious choice, the best place to learn Spanish is actually South America.

Not only are Spanish language classes affordable, local accents are comprehensible, you also get the chance to explore a new continent.

But it’s a big place to choose from! That’s why we’ve put together this run down of the six most unmissable places to learn Spanish in

South America.
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Make 2021 your year: Spanish in Peru

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Make 2021 your year: Spanish in Peru

Make 2021 your year: Spanish in Peru

Kick-off 2021 with a new adventure! What about a Spanish Immersion program in Peru? Delve into the Peruvian culture with corona-proof activities (workshops Peruvian cooking, salsa dance lessons etc.) and field trips to beautiful and fun places in the Inca capital Cusco.

Hopefully, you can travel to Peru to learn Spanish in Cusco in 2021 to spice up your life a bit and leave 2020 behind.

In Cusco, you have the opportunity to combine a Spanish language course with travel, fun and adventure activities.

Cusco and the surrounding Sacred Valley are a great destination for all kinds of activities such as biking, rafting, or zip line.

Cusco is the gateway for a trip to Machu Picchu. You can take the train or do a hike to the famous Inca Citadel!  (more…)

6 reasons to consider Peru for your Gap Year

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6 reasons to consider Peru for your Gap year

6 reasons to consider Peru for your Gap Year

Did you just graduate from a long year of virtual high school and are uncertain about what to do next? Maybe you need a break from the COVID-19 virtual world before you start college classes, or you want to wait until university campuses are more secure and ready for students. Perhaps you just need a break from studying or working, and want to explore the world after hardly any travel in 2020!

There are many safe, COVID-proof gap year programs in Peru to choose from and you might have some great gap year ideas.  Now is the best time to find cheap, exclusive private tours that you couldn’t find in the past! You can even obtain the best and safest hotels for great offers. Keep reading and find out why Peru is the Perfect Destination for your 2021 Gap Year! Peru has it all!

 

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7 Reasons to Learn Spanish This Year

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7 Reasons to Learn Spanish in 2018

7 Reasons to Learn Spanish This Year

Do you always envy people that seem to speak in other languages as if it were very easy?

In reality, learning a new language can be tough and at times even frustrating. Especially the start can be difficult. But let me tell you: it is worth all the trouble. Especially learning Spanish can be mind-opening! Learning Spanish brings many advantages to it!

And if you study a new language in the country where it is the native tongue, like in Peru, it can become a whole game-changer – and not only for your language abilities! Being bilingual opens doors and creates opportunities that do not exist for a monolingual. But if you can’t travel,  Online Spanish  Lessons are the second best alternative, especially if you go for real-live lessons with native speaking teachers.

 

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How Not to Lose your Motivation when Learning Spanish

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How Not to Lose your Motivation when Learning Spanish

Did you know that 480 million people speak Spanish worldwide? This makes Spanish the second most widely spoken language worldwide, behind Mandarin (and followed by English). Spanish is also considered the most popular language for people to learn! According to science, it takes just 588 hours on average to learn Spanish (compared to 2,200 for Mandarin).  So far so good. But here comes the bad news… Read on to understand How Not to Lose your Motivation when Learning Spanish.

Another Fact about learning Spanish!

So here comes the bad news.. ..Did you know that almost two-thirds of language learners give up during the first three months?
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Best Ways to Learn Spanish Fast: 20 hacks!

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Best Ways to Learn Spanish Fast: 20 hacks

Best Ways to Learn Spanish Fast: 20 hacks!

 

What are the best ways to learn Spanish fast and quickly? Here you can find some great hacks to learn Spanish! Most of them are free and available online.

Especially now that traveling to a Spanish-speaking country is no option for most of us, it is vital to get the maximum exposure to the Spanish language using multi-sensory activities.

This way you will improve Spanish quickly! We give you the best Ways to Learn Spanish: 20 hacks!

With these Hacks for Learning Spanish Fast, you will hear, speak and listen to as much Spanish as possible and boost your skills!

[Free Download]  You can download the complete list of 20 best ways to learn Spanish Fast as well as other E-books about the Spanish Language and the Latin American culture here!

 

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Learn Spanish for Free: watch Spanish movies

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Learn Spanish for Free: watch Spanish movies

Learn Spanish for Free: watch Spanish movies

 

Lately Spanish Netflix series* such as La Casa de Papel, Elite and Narcos and have been getting lots of attention.

They are a great resource to learn Spanish for free, at home, while having a great time with friends or family – or for a solo chill night.

Also on Youtube, great resources to learn Spanish can be found.

But what about Spanish movies? A Spanish film can help you learn Spanish and give you a glimpse into the Latin culture. So if you are looking for more resources to learn Spanish to combine with your online Spanish lessons, the opportunities are endless!

You have millions of resources at your fingertips. For today we have a list for you of the best Spanish Movies. Learn Spanish for Free: watch Spanish Movies.

 

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11 Incredible Cheap Ways to Study Abroad in Peru

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11 Incredible Cheap Ways to Study Abroad in Peru

11 Incredible Cheap Ways to Study Abroad in Peru

11 Incredible Cheap Ways to Study Abroad in Peru| All your fellow students are going on a semester abroad to learn Spanish.

But you think that you can´t afford to do the same. How sad!

All of them will come back with great experiences, fluent in Spanish, with amazing new friends, having explored Peru.. ..but not you. ):

Don’t they say that intercultural experiences while studying abroad are priceless? But to you, it seems that the price for a Spanish Immersion Program Abroad is too high……

The truth is, there are some easy tricks to avoid spending a fortune and still travel abroad to Peru to learn Spanish!

Here are 11 Cheap Ways to study abroad in Peru and Learn Spanish in Cusco even though you think you cannot afford it…..

Keep on reading and discover these 11 Incredible Cheap Ways to Study Abroad in Peru.

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Spanish in Peru after 107-Day Quarantine

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Spanish in Peru after 107-Day Quarantine

Quarantine in Peru: from the beginning

 

Spanish in Peru after 107-Day Quarantine

On Friday, March 13th , AMAUTA staff and Spanish teachers went home at the end of a normal workday ready for the weekend.

On Sunday evening, we got the shocking announcement from the president of Peru that we were entering a nationwide quarantine and state of emergency due to the Corona Pandemic with the closure of all borders by land, air and sea.

We suddenly could not leave our homes, could not go to the AMAUTA, and we had to follow a strict and mandatory curfew.

This lockdown would last for 107 days and meant that we had to close the doors to our AMAUTA Spanish school in Cusco for the first time in 19 years.
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10 Best Spanish songs to boost your Spanish!

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Spanish songs to boost your Spanish!

10 best Spanish songs to boost your Spanish!

Stuck at home, unable to do the things you had planned? Don’t worry, there are other things you can do now! And first of all, do not lose your cheerfulness. If you’re looking into new ways to boost your Spanish, we collected a playlist of catchy Spanish songs with good vibes & high sing along quality to cheer you up. (On this list you will not find the more popular and well known like Despacito, Con Calma or La Tortura, nor golden oldies). So get your speaker, earphones or just use your phone and enjoy our 15 best Spanish songs to boost your Spanish!

10 best Spanish songs to boost your Spanish!

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