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Hola!  Welcome to the AMAUTA Spanish Schools blog!

At our Spanish Schools in Cusco and Buenos Aires, we provide the best Spanish courses and cultural immersion experiences for our students.  We encourage our students to step outside of the Spanish classroom, to enjoy the local culture, make Spanish-speaking friends, and travel in Peru and Argentina.  During or after finishing your Spanish course, we greatly encourage participation in our volunteer program in Cusco or Buenos Aires, where you will really get the chance to practice and improve your  Spanish language skills and give back to local community.

Here at our AMAUTA blog, we aim to keep you posted about what is happening out our Spanish schools, as well as what´s going on in and around the cities of Cusco and Buenos Aires.  We´ll also post fun articles about Peruvian and Argentinian culture, cuisine,  local fiestas, what to see in Cusco, & where to go in Buenos Aires, etc. 

We´ll include advice about which weekend excursions to sign up for and which free cultural activities are available. And after reading our section of student reports, you´ll know exactly why you want to study Spanish at AMAUTA in Cusco and Buenos Aires.  

8 x Waarom Peru de perfecte plek is om Spaans te leren

Saturday July 02, 2016 - Posted by
Why is Peru the perfect place to learn Spanish?

8 x Waarom Peru de perfecte plek is om Spaans te leren

Als je jezelf afvraagt waarom er zoveel mensen naar Zuid-Amerika gaan, en dan vooral naar landen zoals Peru of Ecuador, lees dan dit artikel!

Hier vind je de 8 beste redenen uitgezocht, waarom Peru de perfecte plek is om Spaans te leren. En dan hebben we Machu Picchu nog niet eens genoemd!

Als je ons laat weten dat dit artikel je overtuigd heeft om een cursus Spaans te gaan volgen in Cusco, dan krijg je 10 procent korting bij je inschrijving.

  1. Het Beste Spaans in Latijns Amerika Wordt Gesproken in Peru

Volgens een onderzoek uitgevoerd door de universiteit van Chili in 2013, spreken Peruanen het beste Spaans in Latijns Amerika. De studie concentreerde zich op het gebruik van vocabulaire en uitspraak. (Chili zelf viel onder de meest slecht Spaans sprekende landen in het onderzoek..)

Eating gluten-free in Peru

Friday March 18, 2016 - Posted by
Eating gluten-free in Peru

Eating gluten-free in Peru

Many people, mostly in the United States and Europe, have something known as Celiac Disease, which is an allergy to gluten. Some people are also gluten-intolerant, which also requires the elimination of gluten from the diet. Traveling with this kind of dietary restriction can be very tricky, especially in countries such as Peru, where a gluten allergy is not well-known.  Also for our Spanish students in Cusco, living in Cusco can be a bit of a challenges when they have gluten allergy.   Therefore, we have prepared this short article with tips and tricks to live and learn Spanish in Cusco with a gluten allergy.

Most websites and doctors might suggest bringing a ´´cheat sheet´´ when eating out in restaurants so that the waiter can read exactly what you can and cannot eat. However, the problem is that most people in Peru have never heard the words ´´gluten´´ and ´´Celiac.´´ Furthermore, when you say the word ´´allergy,´´ people in your home country would probably take that very seriously, whereas here in Peru, many people do not have a lot of experience with it yet and don´t think it´s a big deal. (more…)

Why is Peru the perfect place to learn Spanish?

Thursday March 17, 2016 - Posted by
Why is Peru the perfect place to learn Spanish?

Why is Peru the perfect place to learn Spanish?

If you have been asking yourself why so many people are heading to South America to learn Spanish  – and especially to countries

such as Peru, or Ecuador – read this article.

We’ve listed the Best Seven Reasons Why is Peru the perfect place to Learn Spanish?

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Best Spanish of Latin America is spoken in Peru! According to a survey conducted by the University of Chile in 2013, Peruvians speak the best Spanish in Latin America. Apart from other measures, the study concentrated on pronunciation and use of vocabulary. (Chile itself was among the worst Spanish speaking countries in the study …) (more…)