The Best and easiest way to Study Spanish is with a Complete Spanish Immersion Program in a Spanish speaking country. So if you are serious about studying Spanish or learning Spanish, the "Spanish Institute of Merida" is the right place for you to do your Spanish studies. The Spanish Institute of Merida is a highly regarded Spanish Language School, specialized in teaching the Spanish language and its culture through a 3, 4-week Intensive Spanish Course in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. Our students learn Spanish from the outset to think and express themselves in Spanish as they participate in our exceptional Award Winning Academic Curriculum and wide variety of extra curriculum activities. Founded in 1984... over 20 years of experience teaching Spanish as second language, the Spanish Institute is the best option for you to study Spanish abroad. Take spanish classes during the morning, and then visit the best places during your Afternoon Spanish conversation classes. Study Spanish with the best professors. We have the best spanish instructors. All our Spanish teachers have college degrees and years of experience teaching Spanish as Second Language. Take Spanish lessons, and learn mexican spanish fast, easily and in a fun way.
Group classes last 3 or more weeks. You may start the program on any of our starting dates.
The main difference between the 3 and 4 week program is the number of credits you will earn.
3 weeks - 4 credit hours.
4 weeks - 6 credit hours.
- Monthly Program Events -
The duration of our Spanish courses is 3 weeks; which is the ideal time to complete one of our eight levels. Our courses are intensive 6-hours a day. Four hours are in a class and the two others are spent with a conversation tutor in real-life experiences around the city.
- Morning Classes are from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
(maximum 6 students per instructor)
- Afternoon Conversation Classes are from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
(one student/one instructor)
In the morning you will cover 3 different components of the language. You will learn the Structure of the Language, Spanish Vocabulary and Practice, Pronunciation, Reading Comprehension, Writing, and more.
Afternoon Conversation Class:
In the afternoon you will have one-on-one hands on practice using the grammar and vocabulary you are learning in the program as you practice with a Conversation Guide. The Conversation Guide is a Native Speaker who will escort you to places of interest and correct your Spanish. You will be given a list of all the places of interest of Merida. Places within walking distance.
The cost of our 3-week program is only USD$1,575 and includes:
- Registration and books
- 3 weeks of group instruction ( see start dates ).
- 30 hours a week of instruction ( 6 hours a day ).
- Pick up and drop off at the Merida airport (Cancun International airport USD$200.00 extra).
- Orientation of Merida, customs and culture.
- Homestay with family (Private room with own bathroom).
A/C extra cost $25/week.
- 3 meals a day
- Free Wi-fi
- Free Trips to Chichen Itza and Uxmal*.
- Daily trips to museums, theaters, parks, movies, etc (During conversational classes).
- Closing ceremony banquet.
- Certificate of Achievement.
*The trips include:
- Bilingual guide
- Meal after the visit
- The entrance fee to Chichen Itza and Uxmal is not included. ($166 mexican pesos US $12 approximately).
Your round-trip airfare to Merida, Mexico is not included within the price. You may also opt to fly into Cancun which is usually cheaper.
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Because all three meals
are included with our home-stay program*,
expect only to spend between $70 and
$100 USD per week on miscellaneous
expenses. Of course you can spend more if you choose to participate
thoroughly in the night life. If you plan to
travel to one of the beaches or other
locations, expect to spend about $150 -
$200 USD per trip for travel, hotel and
nice meals in good restaurants.
*The bus rides from your host family to the institute and back are not included. The one way bus ride is only $6 mexican pesos (US $0.46 cents approximately).
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3 Weeks: USD$1,575.00
4 Weeks: USD$1,895.00
6 Weeks: USD$2,775.00
8 Weeks: USD$3,495.00
9 Weeks: USD$3,945.00
12 Weeks: USD$5,025.00
15 Weeks: USD$6,075.00
18 Weeks: USD$7,075.00
21 Weeks: USD$8,025.00
24 Weeks: USD$8,925.00
- Taxes included -
Reasons to Join Us
"I had opportunities to practice and receive correction. I benefitted the excursions culturally. I have a greater understanding of this part of mexico.
This was overall a very pleasant experience, thanks to the efforts off the directors, teachers, guides and families to maximize learning."