Welcome to our Blog

Hola!  Welcome to the AMAUTA Spanish Schools blog!

At our Spanish Schools in Cusco and Buenos Aires, we provide the best Spanish courses and cultural immersion experiences for our students.  We encourage our students to step outside of the Spanish classroom, to enjoy the local culture, make Spanish-speaking friends, and travel in Peru and Argentina.  During or after finishing your Spanish course, we greatly encourage participation in our volunteer program in Cusco or Buenos Aires, where you will really get the chance to practice and improve your  Spanish language skills and give back to local community.

Here at our AMAUTA blog, we aim to keep you posted about what is happening out our Spanish schools, as well as what´s going on in and around the cities of Cusco and Buenos Aires.  We´ll also post fun articles about Peruvian and Argentinian culture, cuisine,  local fiestas, what to see in Cusco, & where to go in Buenos Aires, etc. 

We´ll include advice about which weekend excursions to sign up for and which free cultural activities are available. And after reading our section of student reports, you´ll know exactly why you want to study Spanish at AMAUTA in Cusco and Buenos Aires.  

40 Spanish phrases you should know

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Friday July 08, 2016 - Posted by
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40 Spanish phrases you should know

40 Spanish phrases you should know

There are few things more frustrating than floundering with the local language while traveling.

Many of us are probably guilty of using hand signals and a foreign word here or there, but it’s not exactly the best way to communicate if you want to get the most out of your stay.

If you’re headed to Peru , knowing some Spanish will help you better understand the culture and make your trip much more fulfilling. If you really want to get serious about your Spanish, there’s no better way to do it than by taking Spanish lessons in Peru.

While you don’t need to know how to discuss the state of the global economy with the people in Peru, you should at least know the basics like introductions, ordering meals and getting from A to B on a bus. Therefore, I made the following list for you!
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Tips for Amazing Roadtrip in North of Argentina

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Wednesday July 06, 2016 - Posted by
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Tips for a amazing Roadtrip in the North of Argentina

Tips for Amazing Roadtrip in North of Argentina
 
If you like to go on adventurous road trips after your Spanish Course in Buenos Aires, the North of Argentina is the place for you. Because this is the perfect spot to rent a car and go exploring! read here our Tips for an Amazing Roadtrip in the North of Argentina.

It is best to start in San Miguel de Tucuman and make your way up the Tafi del Valle to Cafayate. The Tafi del Valle is a beautiful road that provides lots of opportunities for good pictures.
 
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Brush Up your Spanish – Spanish Course for Travelers in Peru

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Saturday July 02, 2016 - Posted by
02Jul
Brush Up your Spanish – Spanish Course for Travelers in Peru

Brush Up your Spanish – Spanish Course for Travelers in Peru

How to get the real travel experience!

Brush up your Spanish

If you are traveling in Peru – or: in Bolivia, Ecuador or Chile, and will be heading to Peru – this is your chance!

Come to Cusco and Brush Up your Spanish skills in our special course for Travelers!

This is the perfect way to get the real travel experience and make the most out of your travels in South-America!

Being Able to Speak Spanish makes a Huge Difference

Is your first question when interacting with local people always “Hablas inglés” or “Do you speak English”? Do you feel uncomfortable communicating with the local people when ordering a plate, asking for prices, hiring a guide or contracting a tour? What about negotiating with the taxi driver (because you know he is overcharging…)? Wouldn’t it be great to actually be able to express yourself stop relying on your travel mates that speak Spanish better than you?
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