CRLA Intensive 1-Day Course

Travelling to Costa Rica and don’t have much time to learn Spanish? Need local advice planning your trip in Costa Rica? Want to learn more about the friendly “ticos” and immerse yourself in the local culture? Want to meet other travelers from all over the world to make new friends and make plans to explore Costa Rica together?

Studying Spanish in Costa Rica

CRLA, Costa Rican Language Academy has a one-day course just for you:

At CRLA you will have the opportunity to:

Learn our language, explore our country, move to our rhythm,
experience our way of life, make new friends, and much more…

Caribbean beach in Costa Rica
Spanish immersion program for groups

Spanish Survival Course

Costa Rica is a beautiful country full of natural wonders and we would like to share it all with you. We want you to have the opportunity to explore Costa Rica while you practice Spanish. We offer all our students advice and assistance in arranging trips to all parts of the country.

With our Spanish Survival one-day course our experienced teachers will help you learn basic Spanish vocabulary, practice everyday conversation skills. You will also get travel information and tips from the locals to experience the real Costa Rica. We´ll help you make it easy for you to interact with the friendly ticos and make the most of you time in our amazing country.

Spanish student and teacher
travel information for Spanish students

Course schedule:
One-day 4 hour course is available year-round daily on weekdays.
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 1:00-5:00pm
Fridays from 9:00am-1:00pm
Extended weekly courses also available.
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Course content:
Basic vocabulary, greetings, asking/giving directions, using numbers and money, shopping, bank, restaurant, health, travel, transportation and socializing. Use of local expressions and slang in daily situations.
Price: $75
This rate includes: course materials, access to CRLA facilities and services, wifi, tour desk and more.
CRLA is located in San José, the capital of Costa Rica. Because San Jose is situated in the middle of the country, it is by far the most convenient location, in term of point of access for traveling to all tourist attractions in Costa Rica.
Find exact address and map here: Location


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    CRLA students have the opportunity of contributing to make a tangible difference in our world and to leave something positive for future generations.