People often think that learning a new language can be achieved by reading books through online courses or watching movies. The reality is that this can´t be farther from the truth. One of the best ways of learning a language, like Spanish, is to learn it abroad. At CRLA (Costa Rican Language Academy) we provide one of the best immersion programs for Spanish studies in Latin America. We have taught more than 15,000 students from all over the world in the past 25 years. We understand the importance of learning Spanish first-hand and to have a deep understanding of the language and culture where it is spoken. Our Spanish classes go beyond text books since students have the chance to speak in the language with Costa Ricans and learn Spanish in a variety of very enjoyable and different activities. Our immersion programs include staying with a Costa Rican family, Spanish lessons and much more. CRLA include extracurricular activities such as: Conservation volunteering projects Costa Rican cooking Latin dance Home stay programs Spanish is growing It´s very important to remember that the Spanish language has become a true necessity due to the increasing expansion of the
One of the features that sets Costa Rican Language Academy (CRLA) apart from other Spanish studies abroad programs is that we can work with groups of any size. Rather than focusing solely on individual students or small groups, we have the resources to accommodate university or high school groups, often a few at a time.
One of the most common misconceptions we hear from prospective students or teachers organizing group trips is that intensive Spanish studies abroad require extensive existing knowledge of Spanish. That’s not the case at Costa Rican Language Academy!
December 5, 2016 – San Jose, Costa Rica – Since the 1980s, Costa Rican Language Academy (CRLA) has helped students master the Spanish language through their Spanish studies abroad programs. Now, however, CRLA is taking their language-learning opportunities a step further with the addition of online classes.