The capital of Argentina and the Paris of South America, Buenos Aires is one of the worlds great cities. Our language center is located in the heart of the city in the fashionable Recoleta neighborhood. This upper-middle class area is famous for its cafes, restaurants and bars. The Recoleta cemetery is the last resting place of many of Argentina’s most famous citizens, including Evita Peron. The school is a classic turn of the century building that has been remodeled into the perfect place to learn Spanish With small classrooms, meeting areas, library, media room, rooftop patios and old world charm, students have everything they need in one place. If you only visit one South American city in your lifetime, make it Buenos Aires
Known as the Skiing Capital of South America, San Carlos de Bariloche is an outdoor enthusiasts dream. The ski season goes from June through September, so it is the perfect place for all of those northern hemisphere skiers who can’t get enough bright white power during the summer. Located along the shores of Lake Nahuel Huapi in the Patagonian Andes the setting is absolutely stunning. There is plenty to do for non skiers from white water rafting to boat trips, fishing, climbing and trekking. It is also the center for South American chocolate productions. Our campus is located just five blocks from the center of town. It has a large meeting area, small classes and patio. Most of the lodging options, which include host family and apartment stay are within 10 minutes walk of the school.
As Argentina’s ‘Second City’ it has a good sized population of close to 1 ½ million people. Located in the heart of the country’s Pampas, the city is surrounded by fertile lowlands that are perfect for farming and cattle ranching. As a university town there are over 200,000 students studying at any given time. This gives Cordoba one of the youngest average populations in all of South American and along with that one of the liveliest nightlife’s in the country. It is also a very cultural city with amazing colonial architecture and central historic district.
Located in the foothills of the Andes, Mendoza is a charming mid sized city that is both cosmopolitan and rural at the same time. The region of Greater Mendoza is considered to be the biggest wine growing areas in Latin America. Wine vineyards, along with olive growing, make up the two most important crops and industries. There are literally hundreds of wineries within an hour drive of the city. Mendoza has much to offer, other than wine and olives. It is a vibrant city with over 100,000 trees lining its wide avenues and plazas. The center of the city is easy to stroll around, shopping and visiting the main cafes that line the streets. You combine this with the many museums, parks and a year-round spring like climate and you have one of the best places in South America to visit and learn Spanish. Our school is centrally located, just two blocks from Parque San Martin.
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