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!

Zeven gedachten die in mij opkwamen tijdens mijn eerste weken in Buenos Aires

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Seven thoughts that crossed my mind during my first weeks in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is een geweldige stad, vol verassingen.

Buenos Aires is een geweldige stad, vol verassingen. De zeven onderstaande gedachten en vragen kwamen in me op tijdens mijn eerste weken als een Spaanse taalstudent in Argentinie. Ik ben benieuwd naar jullie ervaring: wat was jullie eerste indruk van deze grote, prachtige metropool in Argentinië? Hoe voelden jullie je de eerste dagen?

Ik kan niemand verstaan. Ik dacht dat ze in Argentinië Spaans spraken?

Argentijns Spaans of Castellano is anders dan alle andere spaanse dialecten in Zuid-Amerika. Het is erg beïnvloed door het Italiaans, vanwege de vele Italiaanse immigranten die in de 19e en 20e eeuw naar Buenos Aires kwamen. Zo wordt de dubbele “L” anders uitgesproken; terwijl ze in andere Spaanstalige landen de dubbele “L” uitspreken als een “Y”, wordt het in Buenos Aires uitgesproken als “SJ”. (more…)

Seven thoughts that crossed my mind during my first weeks in Buenos Aires

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Seven thoughts that crossed my mind during my first weeks in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is an amazing city, full of surprises.

The seven thoughts and questions below came to my mind, during my first weeks as a student taking Spanish courses in Buenos Aires. I am curious to know: what were your first impressing of this big, stunning metropole in Argentina? How did you feel during the first days?

I can’t understand anyone. I thought they spoke Spanish in Argentina?!

Argentine Spanish or castellano is unlike any other Spanish dialects in South America. It has a very heavy Italian influence, because of the many Italians immigrants that arrived to Buenos Aires in the 19th and 20th centuries. (more…)