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!

Football Guide for Spanish students in Buenos Aires

Voetbalgids voor Spaanse studenten in Buenos Aires

Some may think football (soccer) is a sport, but for the residents of Buenos Aires (Argentina), it is so much more than just a sport: it’s more of a religion!

Coming from a different country and just having arrived to Buenos Aires to start my Spanish courses at AMAUTA, I was taken to football game. All on a sudden I found myself in the middle of the die hard fans, being the only guy in the whole stadium not wearing the T-shirt of the Club! I have seen many football matches in my life, in different countries, but this experience was totally new. In Argentina the die-hard fans – called the Barra Brava – sang and partied for the entire 90 minutes of the game!

Of course not all people attend the games in the stadiums; many people watch from the television with the entire family. Throughout the week you can always find football games running on many channels.

Especially on Sundays millions of people enjoy the games happening. My local friends here told me that if a family member switches teams, this can cause rifts in the family, possibly even leading to divorce! And be careful not to make jokes about a team in front of a supporter; this could land you in some serious trouble as it’s likely to be taken seriously.

Como usar el transporte público en Buenos Aires

Public Transportation in Buenos Aires

Antes de llegar a Buenos Aires, es posible que ni siquiera se te hayas dado cuenta de lo grande que es en realidad. Así que aquí te daremos una mano con: nuestra ¡guía de transporte público actualizada!

Nuestro primer consejo para todos los estudiantes en Buenos Aires es conseguir una tarjeta SUBE. Esto hace que viajar alrededor de Buenos Aires sea mucho más fácil y barato. La tarjeta SUBE te dará acceso a los sistemas de bus, metro y subterráneos.

Hay dos maneras por la que puedes comprar una tarjeta SUBE: el camino oficial, o la forma no oficial(llamado amistosamente “mercado azul” por los argentina. Si lo haces de manera oficial, ve a la oficina de correos (Correo Argentino) con tu pasaporte, si lo haces de esta manera esta tarjeta será personal e intransferible. Te pedirán que rellenes un formulario y recibirás una tarjeta SUBE, que estará registrada a tu nombre. La segunda manera de comprar una tarjeta SUBE es ir a uno de los muchos quioscos de la ciudad, donde podrás comprar una tarjeta SUBE sin necesidad de rellenar un formulario.

Tanto las forma oficial y no oficial de compra de una tarjeta SUBE cuestan lo mismo – ARS $ 15 – por lo que recomendamos la compra de la tarjeta SUBE de la manera oficial. Después podrás recargar tu tarjeta en cualquier quiosco con el logotipo de la tarjeta SUBE, estos quioscos los podrás encontrar por todas partes de la ciudad.

¡Así que ahora, empecemos nuestro viaje!