Spanish Immersion in Guatemala

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Program Description

The program consists of 4 ½ hours a day, five days a week of intensive one-on-one Spanish instruction, with professionals, complemented with lectures, movies and documentaries on topics related to Guatemala and Latin America: Mayan Cosmovision, politics, economics, religion, women’s issues, etc.; trips to places of cultural interest, hikes and treks to volcanoes, lakes, coffee plantations, etc; volunteer opportunities in our own community projects: reforestation, day care center, greenhouse, scholarship program, social work program, brick stove building, etc; cooking classes and much more.

Airport reception service and overnight stay in Guatemala City are also available for an extra price: US$15 and US$20 respectively for each service. These services include transportation from the airport to the bus station, where you can catch a bus to Xela.

Prices in the program are: US$185 a week, plus US$65 registration fee. These prices include home stay with a Guatemalan host family.


one-on-one Spanish immersion with professional teachers, home stay with a Guatemalan host family, Extracurricular activities for free, such as lectures, documentaries, day trips, etc.; volunteer opportunities in our own community projects.

We also offer specialized programs for medical students/professionals, social workers, teachers, etc.

What`s Included

One-one-one Spanish instruction 5 hours a day, 5 days a week; extracurricular activities and home stay with a Guatemalan host family, 7 days a week.


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Program Locations

Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

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Program Details

Asociación Centro de Estudios de Español "Pop Wuj"
  • Guatemala: Quetzaltenango
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Throughout the year
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, WorldWide
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