Spanish School Peru: AMAUTA

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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!

Qué hacer y qué No hacer cuando se vive con una familia anfitriona durante tu curso de español

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Living with a host family during your spanish course

Qué hacer y qué No hacer cuando se vive con una Familia Anfitriona durante tu Curso de Español

Vivir con una familia de acogida durante tus estudios de español es una experiencia increíble y un componente importante de la mayoría de los programas de estudio en el extranjero. La Escuela de Español AMAUTA te ofrece una experiencia de estadía en una casa de familia: AMAUTA trabaja con familias de acogida con experiencia en Perú y Argentina y estamos felices de decir que el 98% de los estudiantes de la experiencia de la familia de acogida ha sido grandiosa y un valiosa complemento a tus estudios de español.

Sin embargo, vivir en el extranjero en un nuevo país con una nueva cultura cuando usted no habla el idioma español (more…)

Living with a host family during your Spanish course

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Living with a host family during your spanish course

Living with a host family during your Spanish course

Living with a local guest family during your Spanish course in Peru is an amazing experience and an important component of most study abroad programs. AMAUTA Spanish School also offers this home stay experience in Cusco and in Buenos Aires. AMAUTA works with a great group of experienced guest families in both Peru and Argentina, carefully selected and monitored by our staff. We are happy to say that 98% of our students found that the host family experience was great; they mention it was a valuable complement to their Spanish studies.

However, living abroad in a new country with a new culture  – especially when you do not speak the Spanish language (more…)

Zes Beste Plaatsen om Spaans te leren in Zuid-Amerika

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The Six Most Unmissable Places to Learn Spanish in South America

Zes Beste Plaatsen om Spaans te leren in Zuid-Amerika

Éen van de makkelijkste manieren om een nieuwe taal te leren, is in het land waar deze taal gesproken wordt. Daar heb je veel mogelijkheden om je taal skills te testen en elke dag Spaans te spreken. Ook al is Spanje vaak een logische keuze, de beste plaats om Spaans te leren is Zuid-Amerika.

Spaanse taalcursussen zijn er niet alleen betaalbaar, ook locale accenten zijn goed te begrijpen en je krijgt veel kansen om het nieuwe continent te ontdekken. Zuid-Amerika is een avontuur op zich!  In Zuid-Amerika zijn meerdere plaatsen waar je Spaanse taalcursussen kan volgen, dus daarom hebben we de zes  Beste Plaatsen om Spaans te leren in Zuid-Amerika voor je op een rijtje gezet. (more…)

The Six most Unmissable Places to Learn Spanish in South America

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The Six Most Unmissable Places to Learn Spanish in South America

The Six Most Unmissable Places to Learn Spanish in South America

One of the easiest ways to pick up a new language is by studying abroad, where you have every opportunity to put your new linguistic

skills to the test. Although Spain might seem like the obvious choice, the best place to learn Spanish is actually South America.

Not only are Spanish language classes affordable, local accents are comprehensible and you also get the chance to explore a new continent.

But it’s a big place to choose from, so that’s why we’ve put together this run down of the six most unmissable places to learn Spanish in South America.
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Hoe ontdek je Buenos Aires met low-budget: 6 beste tips

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How to Explore Buenos Aires on a Low-Budget: 6 Best Tips

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.
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How to Explore Buenos Aires on a Low-Budget: 6 Best Tips

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How to Explore Buenos Aires on a Low-Budget: 6 Best Tips

How to Explore Buenos Aires on a Low-Budget: 6 Best Tips

We all know Buenos Aires is not one of the cheapest destinations in South America to learn Spanish. So once you have registered for your Spanish classes in Buenos Aires – or, even before you do -, you might worry about your budget and your opportunities to fully explore the Argentine Capital!

Don’t let a limited budget hold you back!! Buenos Aires is for everyone! As a student on a budget, you will have the same experiences (or even better!) in this beautiful city as travelers or students wth a higher budget than you. The capital of Argentina offers you tons of opportunities to enjoy and discover the city on a low-budget.
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Typical Argentine Music: 11 Songs in Spanish You Must Hear!

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27Jan
Typical Argentine Music: 11 songs You Must Hear

Typical Argentine Music: 11 Songs in Spanish You Must Hear!

Susanne has been living and learning Spanish in Argentina for a couple of months and she loves the Argentine capital. “I have followed Spanish classes in Buenos Aires at AMAUTA and it has been amazing”, she says. “My Spanish has improved a lot. I love the location, and I love Buenos Aires. The city has so many things to offer and I love Argentine culture. In this blog, I will tell you more about Argentine culture and specifically, about Argentine music. Did you know that music is a great way to practise your Spanish skills? With Argentine accent of course. I really love Argentina music and I’m happy to share this list* of 11 Songs in Spanish you Must Hear with you!”

As strange as it may seem, Argentina is not all about food, but is about music as well! Throughout history, this country has produced some amazing musicians and artists. People are still playing songs from the “old” days in Argentina, when they created new ideas and opened up new worlds. It was similar to the influence that music has today, when musical styles like cumbia or pop music impact the public and their lifestyle. (more…)

8 Alternatieve Dingen om te doen in Buenos Aires

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8 Alternative Things to do in Buenos Aires

8 Alternatieve Dingen om te doen in Buenos Aires

Natuurlijk willen we dat al onze studenten de een Spaanse Cursus in Buenos Aires volgen, alle hoogtepunten bezoeken van de deze prachtige stad. Zij moeten alle geweldige plekken bezoeken die staan op top lijsten zoals “Wat te doen en De beste dingen om te doen in Buenos Aires”.
MAAR deze stad heeft zoveel meer te bieden dan alleen de bekende begraafplaats van Recoleta of een oude tango show! Buenos Aires strekt zichzelf uit tot zover als aan het platteland en langs de La Plata rivier, wat betekent dat Buenos Aires veel meer is dan je op het eerste gezicht zult denken. De hoofdstad van Argentinië heeft een uniek karakter in Zuid-Amerika door de sterke Europese invloeden en dan vooral door de Italiaanse immigratie. De stad bestaat uit vele wijken die elk zijn eigen, unieke charme hebben en dit zorgt voor veel diversiteit in geheel de stad. Dit en nog veel meer zorgt ervoor dat deze stad de perfecte bestemming is voor Spaanse lessen in Argentinië. (more…)

8 Alternative Things to do in Buenos Aires

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15Jan
8 Alternative Things to do in Buenos Aires

8 Alternative Things to do in Buenos Aires

Of course, we want our students taking a Spanish Course in Buenos Aires to visit all the highlights of this beautiful city. They should visit all the amazing places that are on most “What to do and Best things to do in Buenos Aires” lists. BUT this city has so much more to offer than only the famous cemetery of Recoleta or an old tango show! Buenos Aires spreads itself out deep into the countryside and across the River de la Plata, which means that there is a lot more in Buenos Aires than meets the eye. The capital of Argentina has a unique character in South-America because of the European influences and even more the Italian immigration. The city consists out of many neighborhoods that all have their special charm and this creates so much diversity throughout. This and much more makes this city a perfect destination for Spanish classes in Argentina. (more…)

What to do on A Weekend Trip to Uruguay

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What to do Weekend Trip to Uruguay

What to do Weekend Trip to Uruguay

If you are learning Spanish in Buenos Aires, make sure you program a day (or longer) for a visit to Uruguay. Especially Colonia del Sacramento, a charming colonial town, should be on top of your list. Colonia is located just an hour away by ferry from Buenos Aires. From here, you can take the bus to the Uruguayan capital city Montevideo, just three hours away.

So if you are looking for a nice tour on your What to do in Buenos Aires listing, make sure you do not forget Colonia nor Montevideo. Uruguayans are very friendly people, the landscape is beautiful and serene and the Uruguayan food (fresh from the sea) is amazing! Why miss the chance of seeing this magnificent country? A weekend trip to Uruguay can be easily arranged, for example at the administration of our Spanish School in Buenos Aires, and will be an unforgettable experience! Below, you will find an example itinerary of what to do in a weekend in Uruguay. (more…)