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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!
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.
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.
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.
So here comes the bad news.. ..Did you know that almost two-thirds of language learners give up during the first three months?
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!
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.
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.
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!
Have you always wanted to start learning the Spanish language? Practice your Spanish with Youtube! Spanish lessons on YouTube offer a wide selection of options. Choose from hundreds of channels with Spanish for beginner, intermediate or advanced Spanish learning.
We have compiled a list of 12 best YouTube channels to learn Spanish to make your life easier! The channels are not listed in any order of preference, so please try each of them out to see what works best for you!
All of these selections can be both a benefit and a downfall. (more…)
Have you always wanted to start learning a new language? The Spanish language? Our Spanish lessons via Skype or Zoom are a great option for you!
AMAUTA Spanish School now offers Spanish classes online with a private tutor and you get a FREE TRIAL.
The Spanish lessons take place in the comfort of your own home, at the time that is most convenient for you, all while respecting your own pace and rhythm. And taking online Spanish classes helps support the livelihood of local businesses and Spanish teachers!
Do not hesitate, and try AMAUTA Spanish Lessons Online, with your own native Spanish Teacher in real-live sessions.
Do you want to become Bilingual? Would you like to Improve your Spanish skills quickly? Or do you want to make a quick and fun START with your Spanish?
Study Spanish at the time and place that´s most convenient for YOU, at your own pace, with your own private Spanish teacher Online!
That is the best and and very affordable way to improve your Spanish skills quickly.
What are the benefits of this Learning Online, in a live session with your Spanish teacher?