Spanish school in Oaxaca: Don Quijote

From 228.- EUR
240.- USD
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Key points

  • Charming colonial town brimming with culture
  • Beautiful building with a large and light patio, in the centre of the historical centre
  • Students with various profiles
  • Free cultural activities offered in the afternoon (salsa, cooking lessons, film viewing, etc.)
  • Test center for DELE and SIELE exams

The school

Levels
Beginner to Proficiency
Exams
DELE
School size
S
Accommodations
Host family, Residence
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
17 years
Average age
28 years
Nationality mix
United States, Switzerland, Germany, etc..

Only steps from the magnificent Santo Domingo Church and from the Zócalo, our language partner school in Oaxaca enjoys a privileged location right in the heart of the colonial district. You will therefore find a range of cafés, restaurants, Internet cafés, museums and art galleries in the immediate surroundings of the Spanish language school. Classes take place in a beautiful colonial house whose thick walls keep the classrooms cool throughout the year. At break time, the large sun-soaked patio is a great place for the international students to relax in the sun over a snack or a cold drink, which can be purchased at the school cafeteria. The course centre also has a conference room with multimedia equipment and a library including a computer area and Wi-Fi access, where students can revise their Spanish lessons in peace and quiet.

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  • Learning progress monitoring
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Part-time course

Beginner to proficiency (C2), 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week From 228.- EUR
(240.- USD)
Lessons
15 of 55 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to proficiency (C2)
Students/class
Max 8
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:00
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast, private bathroom (18+)
1
240 USD
475 USD
580 USD
2
435 USD
905 USD
1115 USD
3
630 USD
1335 USD
1650 USD
4
825 USD
1765 USD
2185 USD
6
1119 USD
2529 USD
3159 USD
8
1477 USD
3357 USD
4197 USD
12
2073 USD
4893 USD
6153 USD
16
2749 USD
6509 USD
8189 USD
24
4101 USD
9741 USD
12261 USD
Extra week (24+)
169 USD
404 USD
509 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Extras

Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 100 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 24 USD
One-to-one course, 5 lessons/week (per week) 115 USD
One-to-one course, 10 lessons/week (per week) 230 USD
Extra night (host family) 35 USD
Extra night (residence) 45 USD
Special diet (host family, residence) (per week) 15 USD
Airport transfer from Oaxaca (pick-up) 35 USD
Airport transfer from/to Oaxaca (pick-up and drop-off) 70 USD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 03.02 / 16.03 / 01.05 / 15.05 / 16.09 / 02.11 / 16.11 / 25.12.2020
Holidays
09.04.2020 - 10.04.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Bank holidays: local holidays to be confirmed

Standard course

Beginner to proficiency (C2), 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week From 256.- EUR
(270.- USD)
Lessons
20 of 55 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to proficiency (C2)
Students/class
Max 8
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast, private bathroom (18+)
1
270 USD
505 USD
610 USD
2
495 USD
965 USD
1175 USD
3
720 USD
1425 USD
1740 USD
4
945 USD
1885 USD
2305 USD
6
1275 USD
2685 USD
3315 USD
8
1685 USD
3565 USD
4405 USD
12
2385 USD
5205 USD
6465 USD
16
3165 USD
6925 USD
8605 USD
24
4725 USD
10365 USD
12885 USD
Extra week (24+)
195 USD
430 USD
535 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Extras

Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 100 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 24 USD
One-to-one course, 5 lessons/week (per week) 115 USD
One-to-one course, 10 lessons/week (per week) 230 USD
Extra night (host family) 35 USD
Extra night (residence) 45 USD
Special diet (host family, residence) (per week) 15 USD
Airport transfer from Oaxaca (pick-up) 35 USD
Airport transfer from/to Oaxaca (pick-up and drop-off) 70 USD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 03.02 / 16.03 / 01.05 / 15.05 / 16.09 / 02.11 / 16.11 / 25.12.2020
Holidays
09.04.2020 - 10.04.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Bank holidays: local holidays to be confirmed

Intensive course

Beginner to proficiency (C2), 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week From 332.- EUR
(350.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 55 minutes
+ Conversation (group): 5 of 55 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to proficiency (C2)
Students/class
General (group): Max 8
Conversation (group): Max 16
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
General (group): 09:00-13:00
Conversation (group): To be defined
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast, private bathroom (18+)
1
350 USD
585 USD
690 USD
2
655 USD
1125 USD
1335 USD
3
960 USD
1665 USD
1980 USD
4
1265 USD
2205 USD
2625 USD
6
1755 USD
3165 USD
3795 USD
8
2325 USD
4205 USD
5045 USD
12
3345 USD
6165 USD
7425 USD
16
4445 USD
8205 USD
9885 USD
24
6645 USD
12285 USD
14805 USD
Extra week (24+)
275 USD
510 USD
615 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Extras

Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 100 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 24 USD
One-to-one course, 5 lessons/week (per week) 115 USD
One-to-one course, 10 lessons/week (per week) 230 USD
Extra night (host family) 35 USD
Extra night (residence) 45 USD
Special diet (host family, residence) (per week) 15 USD
Airport transfer from Oaxaca (pick-up) 35 USD
Airport transfer from/to Oaxaca (pick-up and drop-off) 70 USD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 03.02 / 16.03 / 01.05 / 15.05 / 16.09 / 02.11 / 16.11 / 25.12.2020
Holidays
09.04.2020 - 10.04.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Bank holidays: local holidays to be confirmed

DELE exam preparation course (A1), 20 lessons/week

Beginner to proficiency (C2), 4 week(s)
4 weeks From 1456.- EUR
(1535.- USD)
Lessons
20 of 55 minutes
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to proficiency (C2)
Students/class
Max 12
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast, private bathroom (18+)
4
1535 USD
2475 USD
2895 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Extras

DELE exam fee (to be paid online)
At least 10 weeks before the exam date: www.donquijote.org/DELE
On request
Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 100 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 24 USD
One-to-one course, 5 lessons/week (per week) 115 USD
One-to-one course, 10 lessons/week (per week) 230 USD
Extra night (host family) 35 USD
Extra night (residence) 45 USD
Special diet (host family, residence) (per week) 15 USD
Airport transfer from Oaxaca (pick-up) 35 USD
Airport transfer from/to Oaxaca (pick-up and drop-off) 70 USD
Starting dates 4 wk
23.03 / 20.04 / 19.10.2020
Exam dates
17.04 / 16.05 / 14.11.2020
Bank holidays
01.01 / 03.02 / 16.03 / 01.05 / 15.05 / 16.09 / 02.11 / 16.11 / 25.12.2020
Holidays
09.04.2020 - 10.04.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Bank holidays: local holidays to be confirmed

DELE exam preparation course (A2), 20 lessons/week

Elementary (A1) to proficiency (C2), 4 week(s)
4 weeks From 1456.- EUR
(1535.- USD)
Lessons
20 of 55 minutes
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to proficiency (C2)
Students/class
Max 12
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast, private bathroom (18+)
4
1535 USD
2475 USD
2895 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Extras

DELE exam fee (to be paid online)
At least 10 weeks before the exam date: www.donquijote.org/DELE
On request
Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 100 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 24 USD
One-to-one course, 5 lessons/week (per week) 115 USD
One-to-one course, 10 lessons/week (per week) 230 USD
Extra night (host family) 35 USD
Extra night (residence) 45 USD
Special diet (host family, residence) (per week) 15 USD
Airport transfer from Oaxaca (pick-up) 35 USD
Airport transfer from/to Oaxaca (pick-up and drop-off) 70 USD
Starting dates 4 wk
20.01 / 23.03 / 20.04 / 15.06 / 17.08 / 07.09 / 19.10.2020
Exam dates
14.02 / 17.04 / 16.05 / 10.07 / 11.09 / 02.10 / 14.11.2020
Bank holidays
01.01 / 03.02 / 16.03 / 01.05 / 15.05 / 16.09 / 02.11 / 16.11 / 25.12.2020
Holidays
09.04.2020 - 10.04.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Bank holidays: local holidays to be confirmed

DELE exam preparation course (B1), 20 lessons/week

Lower-intermediate (A2-B1) to proficiency (C2), 4 week(s)
4 weeks From 1456.- EUR
(1535.- USD)
Lessons
20 of 55 minutes
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Lower-intermediate (A2-B1) to proficiency (C2)
Students/class
Max 12
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast, private bathroom (18+)
4
1535 USD
2475 USD
2895 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Extras

DELE exam fee (to be paid online)
At least 10 weeks before the exam date: www.donquijote.org/DELE
On request
Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 100 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 24 USD
One-to-one course, 5 lessons/week (per week) 115 USD
One-to-one course, 10 lessons/week (per week) 230 USD
Extra night (host family) 35 USD
Extra night (residence) 45 USD
Special diet (host family, residence) (per week) 15 USD
Airport transfer from Oaxaca (pick-up) 35 USD
Airport transfer from/to Oaxaca (pick-up and drop-off) 70 USD
Starting dates 4 wk
23.03 / 20.04 / 15.06 / 07.09 / 19.10.2020
Exam dates
17.04 / 16.05 / 10.07 / 02.10 / 14.11.2020
Bank holidays
01.01 / 03.02 / 16.03 / 01.05 / 15.05 / 16.09 / 02.11 / 16.11 / 25.12.2020
Holidays
09.04.2020 - 10.04.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Bank holidays: local holidays to be confirmed

DELE exam preparation course (B2), 20 lessons/week

Upper-intermediate (B2) to proficiency (C2), 4 week(s)
4 weeks From 1456.- EUR
(1535.- USD)
Lessons
20 of 55 minutes
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Upper-intermediate (B2) to proficiency (C2)
Students/class
Max 12
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast, private bathroom (18+)
4
1535 USD
2475 USD
2895 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Extras

DELE exam fee (to be paid online)
At least 10 weeks before the exam date: www.donquijote.org/DELE
On request
Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 100 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 24 USD
One-to-one course, 5 lessons/week (per week) 115 USD
One-to-one course, 10 lessons/week (per week) 230 USD
Extra night (host family) 35 USD
Extra night (residence) 45 USD
Special diet (host family, residence) (per week) 15 USD
Airport transfer from Oaxaca (pick-up) 35 USD
Airport transfer from/to Oaxaca (pick-up and drop-off) 70 USD
Starting dates 4 wk
23.03 / 20.04 / 15.06 / 07.09 / 19.10.2020
Exam dates
17.04 / 16.05 / 10.07 / 02.10 / 14.11.2020
Bank holidays
01.01 / 03.02 / 16.03 / 01.05 / 15.05 / 16.09 / 02.11 / 16.11 / 25.12.2020
Holidays
09.04.2020 - 10.04.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Bank holidays: local holidays to be confirmed

DELE exam preparation course (C1), 20 lessons/week

Advanced (C1) to proficiency (C2), 4 week(s)
4 weeks From 1456.- EUR
(1535.- USD)
Lessons
20 of 55 minutes
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Advanced (C1) to proficiency (C2)
Students/class
Max 12
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast, private bathroom (18+)
4
1535 USD
2475 USD
2895 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Extras

DELE exam fee (to be paid online)
At least 10 weeks before the exam date: www.donquijote.org/DELE
On request
Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 100 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 24 USD
One-to-one course, 5 lessons/week (per week) 115 USD
One-to-one course, 10 lessons/week (per week) 230 USD
Extra night (host family) 35 USD
Extra night (residence) 45 USD
Special diet (host family, residence) (per week) 15 USD
Airport transfer from Oaxaca (pick-up) 35 USD
Airport transfer from/to Oaxaca (pick-up and drop-off) 70 USD
Starting dates 4 wk
23.03 / 20.04 / 15.06 / 19.10.2020
Exam dates
17.04 / 16.05 / 10.07 / 14.11.2020
Bank holidays
01.01 / 03.02 / 16.03 / 01.05 / 15.05 / 16.09 / 02.11 / 16.11 / 25.12.2020
Holidays
09.04.2020 - 10.04.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Bank holidays: local holidays to be confirmed

DELE exam preparation course (C2), 20 lessons/week

Advanced (C1) to proficiency (C2), 4 week(s)
4 weeks From 1456.- EUR
(1535.- USD)
Lessons
20 of 55 minutes
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Advanced (C1) to proficiency (C2)
Students/class
Max 12
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast, private bathroom (18+)
4
1535 USD
2475 USD
2895 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Extras

DELE exam fee (to be paid online)
At least 10 weeks before the exam date: www.donquijote.org/DELE
On request
Accommodation deposit (residence) (to be paid on site) 100 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 24 USD
One-to-one course, 5 lessons/week (per week) 115 USD
One-to-one course, 10 lessons/week (per week) 230 USD
Extra night (host family) 35 USD
Extra night (residence) 45 USD
Special diet (host family, residence) (per week) 15 USD
Airport transfer from Oaxaca (pick-up) 35 USD
Airport transfer from/to Oaxaca (pick-up and drop-off) 70 USD
Starting dates 4 wk
20.04 / 19.10.2020
Exam dates
16.05 / 14.11.2020
Bank holidays
01.01 / 03.02 / 16.03 / 01.05 / 15.05 / 16.09 / 02.11 / 16.11 / 25.12.2020
Holidays
09.04.2020 - 10.04.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Bank holidays: local holidays to be confirmed

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.4/5
Overall rating

100% of students recommending this school

Destination
/ 5
School
/ 5
Accommodation
/ 5
Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

10 students gave their opinion about this school

24 years old - Germany
/ 5
Die Schule war leider anfangs nicht sehr gut organisiert, obwohl ich angegeben habe, dass ich ein kompletter Anfänger bin, musste ich in einen Fortgeschrittenenkurs, da es nicht genug Lehrer bzw andere Schüler gibt. Das hätte aber auch vorher abgeklärt werden können. Letztendlich hat es dann aber doch gut geklappt, und die Lehrer (Miguel und Javier) waren super. Super gute Stimmung, tolle Lehrer. Die Gespräche waren super. Manchmal gab es etwas zu viele Grammatikübungen zum selben Thema, sodass es etwas langwierig wurde. Insgesamt aber sehr guter Unterricht.
3 weeks, May – June 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Ich konnte vorher gar kein Spanisch und kann jetzt ganz gut verstehen und einiges sagen, daher hat es sich gelohnt! »
Top tips
« Bessere Organisation bzgl der Gruppenbildung der Klassen. »
26 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Da nicht Hauptsaison war, fanden sich nur sehr wenige Schüler ein (in den letzten 2 Wochen waren wir 3 Schüler mit 3 Lehrern). Man kann dadurch zwar mehr lernen jedoch fehlt der soziale Kontakt
4 weeks, February – March 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
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School (3.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
25 years old - Germany
/ 5
2 weeks, November 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3.3 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (2.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
51 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Es hat alles prima geklappt, die Gastfamilie war gut ausgewählt und die Schule hat ihre Aufgabe bestens erfuellt. Mangels weiterer Studenten meines Levels bekam ich Einzelunterricht, das war sehr intensiv und sehr gut fuer mich. Meine Gastfamilie war sehr herzlich, man hat mich zu diversen Veranstaltungen mitgenommen, auch noch nach der Reise habe ich Kontakt zur Familie.
2 weeks, October – November 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3.8 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (3.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja, durch den Einzelunterricht habe ich sehr profitieren koennen »
School highlights
« Sie ist sehr zentral gelegen, die Lehrer haben auch gut Englisch gesprochen »
Top tips
« Die Feiertage rund um Allerheiligen (unbedingt schon eine Woche vorher da sein!) »
38 years old - Germany
/ 5
Empfehlenswert, gute Lage mitten in der Stadt. Sehr nett. Danke für die unproblematische Abwicklung meines Bildungsurlaubs :)
1 week, October 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.8 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
28 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Ehrlich gesagt gibt es nichts, aber auch gar nichts, zu meckern. Die Schule war super, die Leute extrem freundlich und die Lehrer professionell, ich habe mich sofort zu Hause gefühlt und konnte mich schon nach 2 Wochen kaum mehr lösen. Nach der Schule wurden jeweils sehr interessante Aktivitäten angeboten, zum einen Kochen oder Tanzen, zum anderen Besuch von interessanten Orten (sowohl Kultur als auch Natur). Die Stimmung unter den Studenten und den Angestellten der Schule war ausgezeichnet. Was mir besonders gut gefallen hat ist, dass mir nicht nur die Grammatik der Sprache beigebracht wurde, sondern mir auch viele Tipps für den Alltag auf den Weg gegeben wurden. :) Die Klassenräume sind z.T. sehr dunkel und werden mit schwachem, künstlichem Licht beleuchtet, obwohl die Sonne scheint draussen.Wenn ich nach Mexiko um Spanisch zu lernen gehe möchte ich nicht unbedingt meine Landsleute antreffen, dies war jedoch der Fall (2 von 6 Kollegen waren Schweizer). Ausflüge waren top und abwechslungsreich, habe in meinen 2 Wochen an allen Aktivitäten teilgenommen.
2 weeks, November 2016
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.5 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja ich habe vorher kein Spanisch gesprochen und nach 2 Wochen Untrricht kann ich nun im täglichen Leben einiges in Spanisch erledigen und auch einfache Konversationen führen. Ich denke also, dass ich grosse Fortschritte gemacht habe in dieser kurzen Zeit. »
30 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Eine ausserordentlich herzliche Familie, welche sich auch über ihre Verpflichtungen hinaus als sehr hilfsbereit und grosszügig erwiesen haben.
4 weeks, September – October 2016
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
41 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Das Freizeitangebot der Schule war dermassen gut, dass ich fast schon im Stress war, um alle anderen Dinge nebenbei auch noch erledigen zu können. So ein tolles Programm habe ich bisher erst einmal erlebt, und zwar bei meinem letzten Sprachaufenthalt in Mexiko. Das ist mitunter auch ein Grund, weshalb ich Mexiko gegenüber anderen Ländern bevorzuge; weil die Menschen einfach herzlich sind und stets versuchen, den ausländischen Gästen ihr Land von einer anderen, positiven Seite zu zeigen (im Gegensatz zu all den negativ ausgerichteten Massenmedien).
1 week, November 2016
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
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School highlights
« Wie bei allen Don Quijote Schulen, die ich bisher besucht habe: alles tiptop organisiert, gute Lehrer, angenehme Infrastruktur, etwas höheres Durchschnittsalter als anderswo. Deshalb wähle ich nach Möglichkeit immer diese Schule. »
Top tips
« Ausflug zum Monte Alban, inklusive den umliegenden Dörfern (wo schönes Kunstwerk aus Holz hergestellt wird). Wochenendausflug an die Südküste (Puerto Escondido). Im Gegensatz zum angenehm kühlen Bergklima in Oaxaca herrschen dort zwar tropische Temperaturen, aber dafür ist der Strand umso schöner. »
29 years old - France
/ 5
3 weeks, December 2015 – January 2016
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
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School (3.8 / 5)
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Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
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Relations with the teachers
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Accommodation (4.3 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (3.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
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32 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
4 weeks, December 2013 – January 2014
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability

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Host family
Your Mexican host family will give you a warm and cheerful welcome. You will stay in a single room and have breakfast and lunch (between 2.30 p.m. and 3.30 p.m.) with the family, which will allow you to share nice moments with your hosts while improving your Spanish skills. The bedlinen and towels are changed once a week. Most of the host families selected by the language school live within 15 to 30 minutes’ walk of the course centre and close to a bus station. The families who live more than 30 minutes away from the course centre drop off and pick up the students by car every day.

Don Quijote residence
The residence offered by our partner school is located a few minutes’ walk from the course centre. In a quaint colonial house, it provides comfortable accommodation in single rooms with private bathrooms and Wi-Fi connection. The rooms open onto a large patio with garden where students can meet up and sunbathe. There is also a lounge for TV or DVD evenings. Continental breakfast is included and served in the residence cafeteria as a buffet. Students can also use the fully equipped kitchen to prepare their meals.

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House, apartments, hostels, hotels
On request, the school can book an apartment or a room in a hostel or hotel for you, according to your preferences.

Student Residence

General information

The residence is located in the historic centre, a 10-minute walk from the language school and 15 minutes' walk from the Zocalo. Nearby you'll find a church from the XVII century called "La Merced", as well as a local market by the same name just 2 blocks away, where you can find fresh products every day, plus plenty of restaurants in the area. In the residence, there are also students from other language schools in Oaxaca.

School distance

Door-to-door travel time:
10 minutes
Means of transportation:
walking
Average public transport cost:
7 MXN / trip
Walking distance to public transport:
5 minutes

Walking Distance

Supermarket:
20 minutes
Coffee shops:
5 minutes
Restaurants:
10 minutes
Shops:
5 minutes
Pharmacy:
10 minutes

Availability

All year round
Minimum age : 18+ Students aged 16 can book this option if parents sign a permission form.

Arrival and departure

Check-in / Check-out
Sunday from 2:00 pm
Saturday until 11:00 am
Flexible check in/check out
Entry card (building)
Key (building)
Code (building)
Staff on-site 24h
Deposit
100 USD in cash

Meals

Use of kitchen
Meal-plan
breakfast only

Facilities

Reception desk
Smoking area
outside
Cafeteria
Shared kitchen
Oven
Microwave
Cutlery available
Vending machine
Laundry
Common area/lounge
Wi-Fi internet access
Cable internet access
TV in common room
DVD-player in common room
Balcony/terrace
Garden
BBQ area
Wheelchair accessible
Parking (cars)
Parking (bicycles)
Swimming pool
Gym

Room types and facilities

Single
9
: 8 m2/ : 9 m2
Twin
3
: 9 m2/ : 12 m2
Air conditioning
fan
Heating
Smoking
Duvet and pillow provided
Bed sheets provided
Towels provided
Toilet paper
Ensuite toilet
Ensuite shower
Wash basin
Shared toilets
in twin rooms (shared between 2 students)
Shared showers
in twin rooms (shared between 2 students)
Cleaning
daily
Desk
Wardrobe
Cooking facilities
Microwave
TV
Wi-Fi internet access
Cable internet access
Floor
Balcony
Safe deposit box
Room key provided

To complement its quality academic programme, the Don Quijote school in Oaxaca organises cultural activities every afternoon, from Tuesday to Friday. Salsa classes,film viewing in Spanish, Mexican cooking lessons, conversation club in a café or bar in the city… you will be surrounded by the Mexican culture and language! At weekends,you will have the opportunity to visit pre-Columbian archaeological sites,admire the impressive « El Tule » - the widest tree in the world! – and visit artisan and colonial towns in the state of Oaxaca. Thrill seekers can also hike or ride through the country and even do a spot of paragliding! And for a nice weekend away,just set off for the Pacific coast and enjoy the festive atmosphere of Puerto Escondido, Puerto Angel et Huatulco.

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ESL – Language Studies abroad guarantees the best prices on the Swiss market ! Any price difference will be refunded 100%.