(Since that requires a lot of brain power, make sure to select a school that offers free, unlimited coffee!
)So that students also get a chance to explore the country and experience Ecuadorian culture, Spanish schools have begun providing the following package options, apart from just regular individual or group classes: To speed up the learning process, you can sign up for a full immersion program that places you with a homestay family. Traveling Classrooms The latest trend among Spanish schools has been to offer traveling classrooms.
The schools that offer one day courses include: Simon Bolivar Spanish School, Andean Global Studies, and Ailola Quito.
Finally, many schools partner with charity projects around the city (and country) where you can offer your time and services.
It’s probably the school with the most classroom locations in this list.
Among this school’s numerous activities are trips to nearby volcanoes like Guagua Pichincha, Cotopaxi and Quilotoa Crater.For beginners, most schools recommend starting with 20 hours per week (Monday to Friday), which amounts to 4 hours per day.More intensive courses may require 7-8 hours of learning per day. Actually, no (though they might be enough to ensure your survival in Montañita). Learning these essential phrases will ensure your survival while traveling through Ecuador.At Wanderbus, we encourage our clients, and really every traveler to Latin America, to make that extra effort and learn basic Spanish.Since you’ll be using it on a daily basis, you’ll learn much faster than you would in a classroom back home, and what you learn will serve you beyond your trip.Somewhat surprisingly, they don’t offer Spanish on the Galapagos Islands.Registration fee: Individual lessons: per class Free coffee: UNKNOWNThe Banana Spanish School offers Spanish courses all over the country, including Tena, Coca and Puerto Lopez, as well as the Galapagos Islands.Honestly, Ecuador is an ideal destination for those of you that want to combine adventure with a bit of language acquisition.Not only is travel pretty cheap, Spanish classes are too!