|Thursday, June 3, 1999
|Learn Spanish on the Spot in Mexico or Spain, From As Little As $100 Tuition Per Week
Three Spanish-language learning centers, two in Mexico and one in
Spain, are linked together on one Web site, where they offer a wide
range of courses that you might enjoy taking in one of the countries or
The cheapest (because of their location) are in Mexico, next door, of
course, where you can study either in Ensenada, convenient to
California, or in Cuernavaca, one of that country's most fashionable
In Curenavaca, The Center for Bilingual Multicultural Studies offers 30
hours of instruction per week (five days) from only $190 tuition, $100
registration. In addition, you will pay as low as $17 per night for
staying in one of over 200 Mexican family homes, with semi-private
bedroom and semi-private bath. (You can pay more, up to $30 a night,
for private room and bath in a home with garden and swimming pool.)
In Ensenada, the International Spanish Institute offers 30 hours of
instruction for only $125, with registration being another $125. You
stay with a Mexican family, in a shared room with three meals at $22
per day, a private room with three meals at $24 per day. (The shared
room is available only for two persons travelling together.)
If you can get yourself to Spain, you can study your Spanish at the Centro de Lengua e Intercambio
Cultural in Seville (the CIC), where a 20-hour Standard Course week of instruction will run $248
for two weeks (minimum), and registration is $100. You stay in an apartment with Spanish students
for the two weeks at $189, which works out to $13.50 per night. Staying with a family (breakfast
and lunch included) runs from $105 per week ($15 per night).
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