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!

Make 2021 your year: Spanish in Peru

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Make 2021 your year: Spanish in Peru

Make 2021 your year: Spanish in Peru

Kick-off 2021 with a new adventure! What about a Spanish Immersion program in Peru? Delve into the Peruvian culture with corona-proof activities (workshops Peruvian cooking, salsa dance lessons etc.) and field trips to beautiful and fun places in the Inca capital Cusco.

Hopefully, you can travel to Peru to learn Spanish in Cusco in 2021 to spice up your life a bit and leave 2020 behind.

In Cusco, you have the opportunity to combine a Spanish language course with travel, fun and adventure activities.

Cusco and the surrounding Sacred Valley are a great destination for all kinds of activities such as biking, rafting, or zip line.

Cusco is the gateway for a trip to Machu Picchu. You can take the train or do a hike to the famous Inca Citadel!  (more…)

7 Reasons to Learn Spanish This Year

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7 Reasons to Learn Spanish in 2018

7 Reasons to Learn Spanish This Year

Do you always envy people that seem to speak in other languages as if it were very easy?

In reality, learning a new language can be tough and at times even frustrating. Especially the start can be difficult. But let me tell you: it is worth all the trouble. Especially learning Spanish can be mind-opening! Learning Spanish brings many advantages to it!

And if you study a new language in the country where it is the native tongue, like in Peru, it can become a whole game-changer – and not only for your language abilities! Being bilingual opens doors and creates opportunities that do not exist for a monolingual. But if you can’t travel,  Online Spanish  Lessons are the second best alternative, especially if you go for real-live lessons with native speaking teachers.

 

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Best Ways to Learn Spanish Fast: 20 hacks!

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Best Ways to Learn Spanish Fast: 20 hacks

Best Ways to Learn Spanish Fast: 20 hacks!

 

What are the best ways to learn Spanish fast and quickly? Here you can find some great hacks to learn Spanish! Most of them are free and available online.

Especially now that traveling to a Spanish-speaking country is no option for most of us, it is vital to get the maximum exposure to the Spanish language using multi-sensory activities.

This way you will improve Spanish quickly! We give you the best Ways to Learn Spanish: 20 hacks!

With these Hacks for Learning Spanish Fast, you will hear, speak and listen to as much Spanish as possible and boost your skills!

[Free Download]  You can download the complete list of 20 best ways to learn Spanish Fast as well as other E-books about the Spanish Language and the Latin American culture here!

 

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Learn Spanish for Free: watch Spanish movies

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Learn Spanish for Free: watch Spanish movies

Learn Spanish for Free: watch Spanish movies

 

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.

 

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Hidden Gems in Cusco for Spanish students

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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…)

How altitude in Cusco will affect your body

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How altitude in Cusco will affect your body

How the Altitude in Cusco will affect your body when learning Spanish in Cusco

It is one of the Frequently Asked Questions for the AMAUTA course counsellors from students that have registered for one of our Spanish courses in Peru: how will the altitude in Cusco affect my body?

Will I get soroche, altitude sickness? Will I be bothered by the altitude? Will I be strong enough to live and learn Spanish in Cusco at 3400 meters above sea level? And what should I do to avoid soroche?

Fortunately, we can always confirm that the altitude is hardly ever a problem for our Spanish students*. (more…)

The best way to learn Spanish: 8 scientifically-backed methods

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The best way to learn Spanish: 8 scientifically-backed methods

The best way to learn Spanish: 8 scientifically-backed methods

Is Spanish easy to learn? What’s the quickest way to learn Spanish? What is the best way to learn Spanish?

These are just some of the questions that you asked yourself – and the internet – when you first started learning Spanish.

There are plenty of ways that you can study Spanish – and plenty of debate around their effectiveness. But which are actually work?

What is the best way to learn Spanish?

And is it possible to learn Spanish in a month?
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Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Cusco

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Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Cusco

Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Cusco

Before coming to Cusco to study Spanish in Peru  sometimes students are concerned that it will be difficult to find good and affordable vegetarian meals in Peru.  Therefore we made this lists of  go-to places for everyone traveling or learning Spanish in Cusco. It includes the favorite vegetarian dishes at the best vegetarian restaurants in Cusco with suitable prices.

Many students were involved and they gave us their favorite vegetarian restaurants they found while learning Spanish in Cusco and living in Cusco. This is their list of Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Cusco!

 

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New Spanish & Travel Program in Cusco: Explore Peru

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New Spanish & Travel Program in Cusco: Explore Peru

 

New Spanish & Travel Program in Cusco: Explore Peru

Cusco and Peru offer so many opportunities that you do not want to choose! You want it all! If you are looking for a unique Spanish Course, check this. You can now explore the city of Cusco and inmserse yourself in Peruvian culture, learn Spanish in Cusco, travel in Peru, know the Peruvian Jungle, do an amazing trek to Machu Picchu and be a volunteer in Peru! All in one, very affordable program: our new Spanish & Travel Program in Cusco: Explore Peru.

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AMAUTA’s student guide to Inti Raymi Cusco

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AMAUTA’s Student Guide to Inti Raymi Cusco

AMAUTA students in Peru have already experienced a large part of the “Fiestas de Cusco” during this month of June. However, the biggest and most important celebration of Cusco is still to come. Only a few days after Qoyllur Rit’i and Corpus Christi, on June 24th – the day that the sun is farthest away from the earth – Inti Raymi will be celebrated in Cusco. It is a traditional Inca festival when the people worship the sun and plead for its return. Below you will find some tips and tricks, be prepared to make the most out of this special day in Cusco.

Inti Raymi is the most anticipated of all the festivities in Cusco and everything in June leads up to this revered day. (more…)