Why study Spanish in Spain when the Costa Rican PURA VIDA is so close to home?

WHERE you choose to learn a second language directly parallels what will be your COMPLETE SPANISH immersion experience as it is closely linked to: those brief interactions with the locals, observing how people live their lives on a daily basis, learning traditions, engaging in meaningful conversations, and enjoying the surroundings -- effectually becoming one with this ‘new world’ around you. At the same time why not give yourself an extra treat? See firsthand the reason Costa Rica is named the happiest place on earth!

Programs to learn SPANISH and VOLUNTEER programs

From a certain view, volunteering is an extension of support, whether fulfilling very short or long-term necessities, and assistance to those in need. However, a well-organized volunteer opportunity maximizes the benefits to all involved by becoming a genuine exchange; specifically, one where the tangible extends into an authentic chance for growth for each individual volunteer, as well.  

Summer SPANISH classes for children and teenagers in Costa Rica

 Spanish in COSTA RICA!


A Spanish immersion experience in Costa Rica shows children and teens that the world is their classroom!  CPI Spanish Immersion offers age and level appropriate Spanish classes combined with living with a host family.  This combination, with engagement in the local community, has proven to be a most effective path towards not only language acquisition but also general life skills. What an amazing gift, at a young age, to see how others: organize their communities, observe traditions, cook foods in distinct ways, and celebrate life.

SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM to learn Spanish in Costa Rica

A linguistic & hands-on experience:

With the CPI Costa Rica Social Work Program, improve Spanish communication and deepen your knowledge about the Latino culture while enjoying the gorgeous Costa Rican tropics. Designed in-house, this program is directed toward all professionals working in the social service fields and includes one weekly visit to a local agency that provides support services to the local community.   

Spanish classes for seniors in Costa Rica

Brain exercise: new ideas, new places and new people!

Studies abound as to the helpfulness of learning a new language, with more recent research showing that language immersion carries a particular benefit for seniors, such as: improvement of visual & working memory, sound discrimination, inductive reasoning and task switching.

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