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.
Hola! Yo soy Sarah de los Estados Unidos.
I studied Spanish for six weeks at AMAUTA Spanish School in Cusco, and during my time here, my Spanish improved a lot. When I arrived in Peru, I tested into an intermediate level, but I don´t really know how much Spanish I truly knew. Now I am finishing with an advanced level. I feel that I learned so much from my teachers at AMAUTA—so many new Spanish words, Spanish phrases and and new tenses!
Out of the classroom
I loved how much variety I experienced in my Spanish classes. Every week I had two different teachers, and so I got to experience a bunch of different teaching styles. I also loved that my learning also took place out of the classroom because our teachers always did at least one outing a week where we got to go somewhere in the community in Cusco, like maybe a museum or a restaurant, and practice our Spanish and learn about the culture here in Peru. (more…)
The Argentina capital Buenos Aires is a city that has many options when it comes to places to eat. It doesn’t matter whether you are looking for a place to have breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner, there is plenty of choice.
Personally, I really love to have brunch during my weekends in Buenos Aires and I like to try new places as well. After many brunches around the city during my Spanish courses and internship in Buenos Aires, I can truly say that you must visit some of these places!
Where to find nicest cafes with the best coffee in Cusco
If you’re learning Spanish in Cusco, for sure, you love to visit the many local cafes, bars, and restaurants in this lovely small town high up in the Andes. There are many to choose from. Some are more popular than others; some have a great view of the Plaza de Armas, others a bit cheaper, have delicious local Peruvian pastries and desserts… I was curious to know: what are the nicest cafes with the best coffee in Cusco? It took me actually while to find out. But now that I’m in my fifth week of Spanish studies at AMAUTA Peru, I think I know 🙂 . And I’m ready to tell you where to find the nicest cafes with the best coffee in Cusco!
When I first arrived in Cusco, I knew that Peru produces a lot of good coffee beans. Coffee is an important export product, and, there’s also a lot of Peruvian coffee on the local market. Everywhere in Peru, you can find coffee beans: in supermarkets, souvenirs shops and on the markets. (more…)
Are you looking for a place where to learn Spanish in Peru quickly? If so, I recommend AMAUTA Spanish School! This blog is also for you if you are just curious to learn more about the Spanish classes in Peru and you like to get an idea of what those classes are like.
A good vibe, enthusiastic Spanish teachers, small groups, many fun activities, great staff and a great location in Cusco: those are for me the seven main ingredients of the success of AMAUTA Spanish School. This is a school where you feel at home and where you are challenged to improve your Spanish language skills while having fun in a friendly atmosphere. (more…)
Hoe ontdek je Buenos Aires met low-budget: 6 beste tips
We weten allemaal dat Buenos Aires niet de goedkoopste bestemming is in Zuid-Amerika om Spaans te leren. Dus mocht je je ingeschreven hebben voor Spaanse lessen in Buenos Aires – of wil je dat gaan doen- kan het zijn dat je je zorgen maakt over je budget en je mogelijkheden om van de Argentijnse hoofdstad te genieten.
Maar een klein budget hoeft je echt niet tegen te houden! Buenos Aires is voor iedereen! Als een student met wat minder te besteden, zal je dezelfde ervaringen hebben in deze mooie stad als reizigers of studenten met een hoger budget dan jij. Of misschien zelfs wel betere! De hoofdstad van Argentinië biedt veel mogelijkheden om van de stad te genieten en de stad te ontdekken met een low-budget.
Tip 1 – Hoe duur is het eten in Buenos Aires
De belangrijkste dingen eerst: eten! Je weet misschien al dat Buenos Aires wel ”de hoofdstad van het vlees” genoemd wordt. In Europa en andere westerse landen, staat een goed stuk biefstuk meestal niet op het menu van mensen die met een low-budget leven. (more…)