Spanish in Costa Rica
Spanish Language School in Costa Rica
Maximum Level was founded in Cusco, Peru in
2003. It opened its San Jose offices in Costa Rica in late 2006 and its Asheville, North
Carolina office shortly thereafter. Máximum Level now offers its TEFL/TESOL
Certification, Native Spanish Program, International Volunteer Program, and Native English
Program in Peru, Costa Rica, and North Carolina (USA).
Maximum Levels offices in San
Jose, Costa Rica are located in the district of San Pedro, just 5-10 minutes by taxi from
the center of San Jose, and just a 5-minute walk from two of San Joses major
universities. Its offices have been designed with the needs of clients and staff in mind.
Every location provides modern computers running Windows and MS-Office; high-speed
Internet connections including office-wide WiFi access is also available 7 days a
week. Large screen LCD TVs with digital satelite service are located in the common
areas. It also has a great snack bar where every morning the coffee and
tea are piping hot and free. Every classroom is equipped with comfortable chairs, an
oversized whiteboard, and a cassette and CD player.
Maximum Level's Native Spanish Program appeals to adventure
seekers, working professionals, and entire families because it offers intensive and
professional Spanish programs. Whether students want to boost their standing at
university, add to their career skills, or put their world travels on the fast track,
Maximum Level has a Spanish course and a certified, native, Spanish teacher for them. It
also has a free Tandem Exchange Program offering free conversation practice to supplement
regular classes. University credit is available for Máximum Level's Spanish
Maximum Level offers all levels of Spanish
instruction (from Basic to Advanced), as well as special Medical Spanish classes. Courses
are organized in small groups or private lessons. Via the optional Tandem Exchange
Program, Spanish clients can join free conversation practice when the school teams them up
with local residents who arre studying in Maximum Level's intensive English
programs. This "tandem" conversation practice is an excellent addition to
regular Spanish classes. On first day, students will participate in a brief
orientation, take a language placement test, and then be placed at an appropriate level.
Throughout their language training, the teacher will continuously assess their ability in
the 4 language skills: Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing; and the 4 language
systems: Grammar, Vocabulary, Phonology, and Function.
To complement its international study and volunteer
programs, Máximum Level offers a number of travel and adventure options. The Travel &
Study, Mini Adventure, and Full Adventure programs are led by licensed, experienced
guides, all of whom speak both Spanish and English. All Adventure & Culture Programs
include housing and food in either The Family House or a traditional
family-stay. Other housing options are also available. Travel and
adventure programs are also available seperately from the study and volunteer programs.
Housing is offered at The Family House (bed, breakfast
& dinner included), with a local family, in a hostel, in a private or shared
apartment, or in a hotel.
FOR FURTHER DETAILS PLEASE
San Jose, Costa Rica
del Antiguo Higueron 100 meters south and 50 meters east
San Pedro-San Jose, Costa Rica
Tel: +506 2253 9220