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round - you choose your start and finish
Private Lessons: From 1
week to 6 months, subject to visa requirements
University Course: Minimum 4 weeks.
||Minimum age 17.
- Arranging your Programme
Full pre-departure support and assistance
Payment Protection Insurance
- local in-country team support and backup
- 24-hr emergency support.
What's not included
Cost of Visas (if a visa is required)
but breakfast is included
Daily transport to and from your project
Airport pickup and return (but we can arrange this for you)
Who can do this Project?
All projects are open to all nationalities
and from Beginner through to Advanced.
will be held at a nearby language centre with a
qualified Spanish teacher. They are monthly courses
of 10 hours per week (five 2-hour lessons) and are
individually tailored to your level of expertise.
The lessons are usually arranged on a one to one
basis where you will receive individual tuition and
lessons prepared especially for you. During your
course, one lesson each week will be held at a
cultural place to enable you to practice you Spanish
in real life situations.
At the end of
the course, you’ll receive a Certificate issued by
the Institute your teacher belongs to, stating that
you have done the course, to what level, and the
duration in hours of the course you have completed.
These lessons can be taken for a period of one month
or more and have no set start and finish dates.
lessons are recommended if you are a complete
beginner and want to spend time learning at your own
This is also a great
option if you want to combine Spanish lessons with
another programme, such as teaching.
SPANISH COURSES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BUENOS AIRES:
The University of Buenos Aires is divided into
various schools, one of which is the schools of
Agronomy. This school has set up its own language
extension which runs specially designed courses to
help foreigners learn Spanish.
element of this
course is that it includes visits to museums,
theatres and other places of cultural interest,
all of which will help you to adapt what you are
learning to everyday situations, at the same time as
exploring Buenos Aires.
There is usually a maximum of 14 students per class
with two teachers.
The courses can be taken at all levels from beginner
to advanced and is an intensive, one month
hours of lessons per week.
You'll attend three hours of classes a day and all
classes are in the afternoon. This course
covers a total of 60 hours tuition over one month.
If you are doing Intensive lessons at the same time
as another placement, you'll have quite a busy
This course starts at the beginning of each month -
please contact us for exact dates as you will need
to arrive a day or two before hand in order to be
with you regarding which level of course you should
take and will make all arrangements accordingly.
Spanish lessons at the University are certificated.
You will attend lectures at the University, going
there and returning daily by bus or Metro, and
you’ll live in the same hostel as
other volunteers or with a host family, depending on
You'll live a hostel situated in a beautifully
renovated historic building in Downtown Buenos
Aires, very conveniently located for exploring the
city and doing shopping. It's big enough to be
sociable and fun, yet small enough to feel at home;
a real chance to immerse yourself in Argentine
You'll share a dorm room and have access to kitchen
The hostel has several amenities, like internet
and WiFi, a common area, DVD room, library, book
exchange and a housekeeping service.
FOOD: Food is not included in your placement,
but breakfast is included. Right on the door step of the
hostel there are many cafes and restaurants with
great priced menus just waiting for you….the choice
EXPLORING AND SIGHTSEEING:
The romance of Argentina takes one's breath away.
Argentina is geared up to thrill - from nights
tango-ing in the chic quarter of
Buenos Aires to gaucho riding in
the grasslands of the Pampas.
Buenos Aires is one of the
most exciting cities in Latin America. Tango was
born here, restaurants serve all manner of world
cuisines, bars play the latest music, cafés spill on
to the streets and nightclubs allow dancing
throughout the night.
Buenos Aires is renowned for its
sophistication and its surprisingly European feel.
It is reminiscent of Paris and its
tree-lined avenues and frequent plazas are elegant
Downtown, the Plaza de
Mayo is the traditional focus of activity.
Avenida 9 de Julio is the world's
widest thoroughfare with nine lanes of
traffic - a pedestrian's nightmare!
Santa Fe is the most fashionable shopping area.
OPTIONAL ADD-ON ACTIVITIES:
While on your
placements, you can also book some Optional Add-Ons
to make the most of your Travel Experience. Very
popular choices are Spanish Courses and Dance
1-Week Intensive Course
with private lessons
(10 hours), prior to starting your Main Project:
Includes all your food and accommodation.
of lessons per week running
concurrent with your main project:
Lessons will be individually
tailored to your requirements with a private teacher
on a one-to-one basis. For group lessons, you'll be
in a class with other students. At the end of the
course, you'll receive a certificate.
of 1 hour each per week)
running concurrently with your project:
Price: £175 per week
Tango is a social dance
of control and surrender, of fancy suits and
stilettos, and embodies all of life's richness. It
is a celebration of the human spirit.
You'll also find in Buenos Aires that there are
many opportunities to attend a Milonga (where people
from all over come and dance together.)
a distillation of many Latin and Afro-Caribbean
dances and was developed further in New York to the
New York Style.
Salsa has its roots in so many dances and is
open to improvisation,
Salsa styles are very fluid.
Study photography with an experienced
private tutor who will tailor your lessons to your
This course is for everyone, from beginner to
Classes include practical
teaching, analysis of your work, theory and history.
There are 6 hours per week of lessons. You can learn
about the concepts of photography ranging from
lighting to the theory and history of photography.
You’ll be given assignments which you can complete
while exploring the city by yourself to photograph
landscapes, characters or objects according to the