Spanish School Peru: AMAUTA

Hola! Welcome to the AMAUTA Spanish School blog!

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!

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!
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10 Best Spanish songs to boost your Spanish!

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04May
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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Tips for Learning Spanish on YouTube

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01Apr
Tips for Learning Spanish on YouTube

Tips for Learning Spanish on YouTube

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…)

AMAUTA Skype lessons : your own Spanish teacher online!

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13Mar
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AMAUTA Skype Lessons: Your Own Spanish Teacher Online

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.

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Book your Free Online Spanish Class now

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21Feb
Book your Free Online Spanish Class now

Book your Free Online Spanish Class now!

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?

Book your free Online Spanish Class now!

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?

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Study Spanish in Peru in the Summer

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05Dec
Study Spanish in Peru in the Summer

Study Spanish in Peru in the Summer

Bonus: ** Spanish Phrases related to Christmas, New Year & Summer in Peru **

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.

Spanish Classes in Peru during the Christmas Holidays

Prepare yourself for a unique trip in Peru and enjoy the beautiful Christmas atmosphere (more…)

Hidden Gems in Cusco for Spanish students

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16Nov
Hidden Gems in Cusco for Spanish students

Hidden Gems in Cusco for Spanish students

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…)

Peruvian Slang You Must Know!

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01Nov
Peruvian Slang You Must Know!

Peruvian Slang You Must Know!

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…)

40 Spanish phrases you should know

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08Jul
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 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.)
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31 Fun Fast Facts about Peru!

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18Jun
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31 Fun Fast Facts about Peru!

31 Fun Fun Fast Facts about Peru —- For many different reasons, Peru is a popular destination for a Spanish course abroad.

The spoken Spanish is very clear, the people friendly and the travel options endless: think Machu Picchu, Rainbow Mountain, the Inca trail, Lake Titicaca, the Nazca Lines, the beach, the jungle, and much more. Also, Peru is one of the most affordable options to study Spanish in Latin America. On top, there are great options for volunteering in Peru and the Peruvian food is amazing.

But there is much more to learn about Peru. Here are 31 Fun Fast Facts about Peru for you to read while preparing for your trip to Peru! (more…)