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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!
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?
Peru is the ultimate destination for travelers and students alike. Peru is not only the top culinary destination but offers a variety of cultural, adventure and educational holidays. Peru is full of festivals and celebrations, lively and colorful culture, amazing opportunities for adventure tours, one of the 7 Wonders of the World (Machu Picchu) and many UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Prepare yourself for a unique trip in Peru and enjoy the beautiful Christmas atmosphere (more…)
So you just made it to Peru, and you will learn Spanish in Peru in Cusco – in the wonderful and picturesque town of the Incas. You will dive into the culture and find new, exotic places to eat, explore, and dance! You are interested in the Spanish language and the culture, so you likely do not want to be the typical tourist. So where will you go, then? What will you do? Discover Hidden gems in Cusco for Spanish students.
Cusco has plenty of classic and popular places popular for tourists and travellers in Peru. Indigo, Limbos, and Papachos, for example, attract many tourists, and for a good reason! (more…)
Most people who want to speak Spanish start by taking Spanish classes in their home country. They will study the formal aspects of the Spanish language: conjugations, basic vocabulary, Spanish grammar…. But once these are learned, you may find yourself traveling to a Spanish-speaking country such as Peru and realize that the local slang can be almost as important! For the students taking Spanish classes in Peru, we have compiled this list with ten pieces of Peruvian slang or ‘jerga’. We think it will be handy during your experience learning Spanish in Peru. This is the Peruvian Slang you Must Know! (more…)
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 Spanish 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 in Latin America.
If you’re headed to Peru , knowing some Spanish will help you better understand the culture and make your trip much more fulfilling. (this being said: 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.)