Study Spanish in Costa Rica
August 22 – September 19 2015 Application Deadline: May 15
Costa Rica, land of many natural wonders: Caribbean and Pacific coastlines, luscious rainforests, abundant animal and plant life, and volcanoes. Students immerse themselves in language and culture while surrounded by unparalleled natural beauty and the warm, welcoming people of Costa Rica. The Costa Ricans (Ticos) are dedicated to promoting harmony between nature, community development, and economic growth. They have made a major commitment to protecting the nation’s natural resources and beauty while preserving its long tradition of political democracy and stability.
Costa Rica offers students a safe and accessible place to study and to explore the peaceful beauty of her natural treasures. It offers reliable public transportation, the highest literacy rate in Central America and an excellent health care system. Whether studying Spanish or researching rainforest ecosystems, the congeniality of the people, the steaming volcanoes, pristine beaches, virgin forests, and the unique birds, mammals and ocean life all combine to make Costa Rica an idyllic place to live and study. To learn more about the language center ICLC http://www.iclc.ws/index.html.
Students live and study in beautiful Alajuela, located just 30 minutes from the capital, San Jose. Alajuela is a small town surrounded by coffee and sugar plantations. Courses are held at the Instituto de Cultura y Lengua Costarricense (ICLC), Costa Rica’s premier language institute. ICLC language school is set on a hillside surrounded with tropical flowers and fruits in the outskirts of Alajuela.
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