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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.  

Volunteering in Peru

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Friday August 19, 2016 - Posted by
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Volunteering in Peru

Volunteering in Peru is an amazing experience. One of our many volunteers, Lynn, did her volunteering in Peru at one of our after school projects in Cusco. Lynn did a great job, and she even prepared a ´´Luxemburg Day´´ to teach the children about her home country. The kids loved it! We asked her a few questions about her time here in Cusco and about volunteering in Peru!

  • Where did you do your volunteering and what did you do there?

    I was in after school project within the city of Cusco, during the afternoons. The activities that I did varied; I played with the kids outside and inside, I taught them English, I helped out with Bible class, and sometimes we cooked together.
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5 Amazing Bars and Restaurants you must visit in Cusco!

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Tuesday May 03, 2016 - Posted by
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5 Amazing Bars and Restaurants you must visit in Cusco!

5 amazing Bars and Restaurants you must visit in Cusco.

Cusco – the old Inca Capital and now a hot spot for travellers in Peru – is a city that has a lot to offer, especially with restaurants and bars. Because there is so much to offer, it is hard to decide which restaurants to go to. To make this decision easier, I made a list of 5 bars and restaurants that you Must Visit when you are learning Spanish in Cusco and living here for a while.

  1. Limbus Resto Bar – Dining with a view!

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Noah’s story: About Learning Spanish & Volunteering in Peru

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Tuesday April 19, 2016 - Posted by
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Noah’s story: About Learning Spanish & Volunteering in Peru

Volunteering, learning Spanish, traveling in Peru and living abroad: those are the ingredients of the exciting and interesting AMAUTA Volunteer Program in Cusco, Peru.

The Dutch Noah was one of the participants this Spring 2016; she was with us in Cusco for almost two months and a half. So now that she is a Cusco expert 😉 and only a few days before she’s leaving Peru and traveling home again, our volunteer coordinator talked to about her experiences in Cusco and made this short video where Noah tell us about her time in Peru.
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Why is Peru the perfect place to learn Spanish?

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Thursday March 17, 2016 - Posted by
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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?

Did this blog convince you to book a Spanish course in Cusco? Let us know and you will get a 10% off! This will definitely make it not

only the best but only the cheaper option 🙂

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…)

Volunteers in Cusco at anniversary celebration at Peruvian school

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Thursday September 04, 2014 - Posted by
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The AMAUTA´s volunteer coordinator in Peru gave each individual kid his or her gift

AMAUTA Spanish School and its volunteers in Peru had the opportunity to take part in an anniversary celebration with one of our volunteer projects in Cusco. It was a big event with lots of typical dance, great Peruvian food, and wonderful people. The AMAUTA volunteers were treated as special guest and allowed to sit in some of the best seats. This project – a school – loves its volunteers as they help out in various areas, such as, physical education, art, English, and math. The volunteers also enjoyed watching the dances up-close and learned from this new cultural experience.
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