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Welcome to the Instituto Superior de Español in Ecuador. On this website you will find information regarding our Galapagos Islands Spanish School.

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  • Galapagos unique fauna

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ISE Schools' Prices for 2015

Registration fee for all of our programs in Ecuador is US $40.--

 

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QUITO & OTAVALO

INDIVIDUAL TEACHING (Intensive: one student – one teacher)

Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
20
h/week
$179 $358 $537 $716 $895 $1074 $1253 $1432
25
h/week
$209 $418 $609 $836 $1045 $1254 $1463 $1672
30
h/week
$245 $490 $735 $980 $1225 $1470 $1715 $1960
35
h/week
$270 $540 $810 $1080 $1350 $1620 $1890 $2160

GROUP CLASSES (Classico Program: maximum 6 students - one teacher)

Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
4 hours per day $119 $238 $357 $476 $595 $714 $833 $952

COMBO COURSE (Plus Program: Group Classes and Individual Teaching)

Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
4 hrs in group & 2 hrs indiv. per day $199 $398 $597 $796 $995 $1194 $1393 $1592

SUPER INTENSIVO (Group classes in the morning and individual teaching in the afternoon)

Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
4 hrs group & 3 hrs indiv. per day $229 $458 $687 $916 $1145 $1374 $1603 $1832

 

SPANISH FOR PROFESSIONALS and DELE EXAM PREPARATION (taught only by professional teachers)

Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
4 hrs per day (20 hours per week) $209 $418 $627 $836 $1045 $1254 $1463 $1672

 

Accommodation Choices (Optional)

Living with a family

$29 per night - includes 3 meals a day, laundry service & private bathroom (available only in Otavalo)
$25 per night - includes 3 meals a day & laundry service & shared bathroom
$21 per night - includes 2 meals a day & laundry service & shared bathroom

Accommodation with families incl.

Private room, meals, laundry service, free WiFi

Family Student Residence
Student Residence

$119 per week, per person, private room, 2 meals a day

Hostel accommodation

$105 per week (includes breakfast)

Hotel accommodation

$210 - $980 or more per week

Please note: Family student residence have also other foreigner or/and Ecuadorian university students which come from some provinces of Ecuador to study at the university in Quito. Some family student residence have until 12 students at home. Family student residences provide meals from Monday to Friday, not during weekends.


HOST FAMILIES Prices Include:

  • Private room
  • Laundry service
  • Water always available
  • Extra blanket if necessary
  • Linen, blankets and towels, including changes
  • Very nice & friendly atmosphere
  • All host families have Internet access and/or WiFi

All prices include:

  • Airport and bus terminal pickup and transfer to your accommodation
  • Accompaniment on your first day to school if you live with a host family
  • Oral and written test on your first day of school
  • Only teachers with longtime experience and University diplomas without exception!
  • Group lessons with all levels, also complete beginners, every Monday
  • Ecuadorian SIM Card for your cellphone gratis
  • Orientation seminar in Quito & short introduction in Otavalo
  • Unlimited free WiFi (Quito & Otavalo) and computer usage in the school (only in Quito)
  • Usage of our library
  • Free water, coffee, tea and snacks during your break
  • Free Salsa classes twice a week in a professional Salsa School in Quito
  • Free weekly cooking classes in Quito
  • Weekly City Tour or Cultural Activities in Quito
  • Free Tandem program in Quito
  • Nice and friendly atmosphere
  • Luggage store for your travels through Ecuador
  • 24h emergency number
  • Support and help during your stay in our Institute
  • We help you with your travel planning and information about trips in Ecuador or to Galapagos
  • Office support if you need to print, scan or copy documents
  • Your donation to a social project in Ecuador
  • Certificate after your classes


GALAPAGOS ISLANDS SPANISH COURSES

Learn Spanish and Discover the Enchanted Islands

 

1. SANTA CRUZ ISLAND

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TOURIST GALAPAGOS ISLANDS SPANISH COURSE

Starts at any time of the week & month

Weeks1234Additional Week
4 hours per day in group classes $1599 $3198 $4797 $6396 $1499
Excursions afternoon Monday to Friday + 1 day boat trip per week

 

Included:

  1. Airport pickup and transfer to accommodation in Quito and on the Islands.
  2. 20 hours per week of group Spanish classes with maximum 4 students per class.
  3. Accommodation at hotel Fernandina (three star hotel), single occupancy room, 6 days/5 nights per week.
  4. Breakfast buffet
  5. Spanish classes in the morning and guided activities in the afternoon.
  6. Boat trip excursion to visit other islands, 1 day per week.
  7. Diploma or certificate of studies.
  8. Luggage storage and safety box.

Not included:

  1. Round-trip flight ticket to Galapagos
  2. Galapagos National Park entrance fee and ID card $110
  3. $40 enrollment fee for all programs

 


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DISCOVER GALAPAGOS ISLANDS SPANISH COURSE:

Starts at any time of the week & month

Weeks11 days Additional Week
4 hours per day in group classes $2899 $1499
Excursions in the afternoon during the program + 5 days boat trip per week

 

Included:

  1. Airport pickup and transfer to accommodation in Quito and on the Islands.
  2. 20 hours of group Spanish classes with a maximum of 4 students per class.
  3. Accommodation in three star hotel, double occupancy room, 6 days/5 nights per week.
  4. Breakfast buffet
  5. Spanish classes in the morning and activities with local guides in the afternoon.
  6. 5 days/4 nights boat trip excursion to discover the Galapagos Islands.
  7. Diploma or certificate of studies
  8. Luggage storage and safety box

Not included:

  1. Round-trip flight ticket to Galapagos
  2. Galapagos National Park entrance fee and ID card $110
  3. $40 enrollment fee for all programs

2. SAN CRISTOBAL ISLAND

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SAN CRISTOBAL SPANISH PROGRAM

Starts the second and fourth Monday of every month (minimum 2 weeks)

Weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week
4 hours per day in group classes $899 $1798 $2697 $3596 $899
**Each week includes 20 hours of group Spanish course in San Cristobal - Galapagos Islands

 

Included:

  1. Airport pickup and transfer to accommodation in Quito and on the Islands.
  2. 20 hours per week of group Spanish classes with maximum 6 students per class.
  3. Diploma or certificate of studies.
  4. Luggage storage and safety box.

Not included:

  1. Round-trip flight ticket to Galapagos
  2. Galapagos National Park entrance fee and ID card $110
  3. $40 enrollment fee for all programs

 


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LOBO MARINO SPANISH PROGRAM

Starts the second and fourth Monday of every month (minimum 2 weeks)

 

Weeks1234Additional Week
4 hours per day in group classes $999 $1998 $2997 $3996 $999
**Each week includes 20 hours Spanish course + 7 days/6 nights of accommodation in San Cristobal - Galapagos Islands.

Included:

  1. Airport pickup and transfer to accommodation on the Islands.
  2. 20 hours per week of group Spanish classes with maximum 6 students per class.
  3. Activities in San Cristobal 2 times per week (snorkeling)
  4. Accommodation at Hostel 7 days per week (includes breakfast)
  5. Diploma or certificate of studies

Not included:

  1. Round-trip flight ticket to Galapagos
  2. Galapagos National Park entrance fee and ID card $110
  3. $40 enrollment fee for all programs
  4. Optional activities at cost i.e. snorkeling, snorkeling with sea lions, snorkeling with sharks, highland tour, starting from US $ 20.

Not included in Galapagos Programs
Round-trip flight Quito-Galapagos $500
Galapagos National Park entrance fee and ID card $110
Enrollment fee for all programs $40
**For individual classes in San Cristobal please add 25% to the full price


 

 

 

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AMAZON RAINFOREST SPANISH COURSE

Learn Spanish and Experience the Exotic of the Amazon Jungle

TOURIST AMAZON SPANISH COURSE - Eco Lodge

 

Weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week
4 hours per day in group classes 849 1698 2547 3396

849

Excursions, Monday to Friday afternoons

 

Included:

  1. Airport pickup upon arrival in Quito and transfer to accommodation.
  2. 20 hours of group Spanish classes with maximum 4 students per class.
  3. Round trip transportation Quito - Jungle - Quito (9 hours by bus).
  4. Round trip Coca - Eco lodge - Coca (1 hour by motorized canoe).
  5. Accommodation in double occupancy natural huts, 5 days/4 nights per week. Additional cost for weekends after the first week.
  6. Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner), except during transit through Coca.
  7. Guided afternoon excursions Monday to Friday and 1 night excursion.
  8. Diploma or certificate of studies.

Not included:

  1. Flight ticket from Quito to Coca (optional). US $ 100 — each way.

 

 

SHUAR COMMUNITY AMAZON SPANISH COURSE - Province of Pastaza

 

Weeks 1 2 Additional Week
4 hours per day in group classes 599 1198 599

 

 

Included:

  1. Airport pickup upon arrival in Quito and transfer to accommodation.
  2. 20 hours per week of Spanish classes with maximum 6 students per class.
  3. Round trip transportation Quito - Shuar Community - Quito (6 hours by bus).
  4. Accommodation in Shuar family with private room for one or two students,  5 days/4 nights per week.
  5. Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner - traditional food - no problem for vegetarians)
  6. Shuar guided afternoon excursions Monday to Friday and 1 night excursion.
  7. Diploma or certificate of studies.

 

 

 

 

TRAVELING CLASSROOM SPANISH COURSES

Learn Spanish and Explore Ecuador...You Can Do It All!

Choose from six exciting options:

 

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ANDES & AMAZON JUNGLE (7 Days) SPANISH COURSE:

 

Andes & Amazon Jungle
7 Days/6 Nights $849

Andes & Amazon Jungle (1 week):

For travelers with less time this is a great way to see both the highlands and the green lush of the Amazon. Highlights include mountain biking in Baños, jungle treks in Misahualli, and bathing in thermal springs of Papallacta.

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ANDES & AMAZON JUNGLE ROUND TRIP (12 Days) SPANISH COURSE:

 

Andes & Amazon Jungle Round Trip
12 Days/11 Nights $1399

Andes & Amazon Jungle Round Trip (12 Days):

This option allows the student more time in each of the locations, allowing more opportunities to explore and enjoy the attractions of each site including the impressive caves at Jumandy in the jungle.

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WALKING THROUGH THE ANDES (12 Days) SPANISH COURSE:

 

Walking Through The Andes
12 Days/11 Nights $1499

Walking through The Andes - Caminando por Los Andes (12 Days):

This is a great program for seeing the attractions of the Sierra. Highlights include trekking around Cotopaxi National Park, visiting the wondrous Laguna Quilatoa, the breathtaking train ride down the Devils Nose and the pre-Incan ruins at Ingapirca. Just a few of the exciting activities options during these 12 days program.

 

 

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EXPERIENCE ECUADOR (16 Days) SPANISH COURSE:

 

Experience Ecuador
16 Days/15 Nights $1999

Experience Ecuador (16 days):

The attractions of the Sierra. Highlights include trekking around Cotopaxi National Park, visiting the wondrous Laguna Quilatoa, enjoy the sites at a comfortable pace, from a train ride to Alausi down into the jungle to relax on river beaches. You will have time to soak in hot springs in both Baños and Papallacta and to relax with the bird song of the jungle; nice and "tranquilo".

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EXPLORING ECUADOR - LANGUAGE ROUND TRIP (19 Days) SPANISH COURSE:

 

Ecuador - Language Round Trip
19 Days/18 Nights $2299

Ecuador Language Round Trip (19 Days):

Experience Ecuador and learn Spanish! Our Traveling Classroom starts in Otavalo, horseback ride to Laguna Quilotoa, marvel at Chimborazo, ride the Devil´s Nose Train, go to Baños, visit the Oriente and tube down the Rio Napo, visit an indigenous community, explore caves, and soak in thermal pools.

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CHARLES DARWIN & THE SECRET OF THE EVOLUTION AT THE AMAZING GALAPAGOS ISLANDS (15 DAYS) SPANISH COURSE:

 

CHARLES DARWIN & THE SECRET OF THE EVOLUTION AT THE AMAZING GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
15 Days/14 Nights $3399

CHARLES DARWIN & THE SECRET OF THE EVOLUTION AT THE AMAZING GALAPAGOS ISLANDS (15 DAYS)

Lovely program discovering the wonders of the Galapagos Islands. Starting in San Cristobal Islands, visiting the most interested areas, sports, getting Santa Cruz by ferry, you will visit the most beautiful places as Tortuga Bay white nice sand beach where at the end of the beach you will meet several Marine iguanas providing you an special atmosphere of the paradise, the highlands to visit the prehistoric turtles and the tunnels of lava. You will complete the trip visiting the Isabela Island and where you feel the marvelous time where the life did not pass. Participate in this unforgettable Galapagos Islands visiting the paradise on the earth, the place you have to go at least one time in your life.

Included:

  1. Each week includes 20 hours of Spanish Classes, with 15 hours of formal face to face Spanish Classes and 5 hours of practice while traveling with your teacher.
  2. Public transportation
    1. Andes & Amazon Jungle 7 Days- 6 overnight stays
    2. Andes & Amazon Jungle Round Trip 12 Days- 11 overnight stays
    3. Walking through The Andes 12 Days- 11 overnight stays
    4. Experience Ecuador 16 Days - 15 overnight stays
    5. Ecuador Language Round Trip 19 Days- 18 overnight stays
    6. Charles Darwin & The Secret of The Ecolution at the Amazing Galapagos Islands 15 Days- 14 overnight stays
  3. Excursions indicated in the itinerary

 

Not Included:

  1. All the meals
  2. All the beverages
  3. Personal expenses
  4. Additional activities (bungee jumping)

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OTAVALO INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY SPANISH COURSE & ORGANIC FARM

GROUP CLASSES

Weeks1234Additional Week
4 hrs per day in group lessons $499 $998 $1497 $1996 $499

Included:

  • Airport transfer upon arrival in Quito.
  • 20 hours of group Spanish classes with max. 4 students per class.
  • Round-trip Quito – Otavalo – Indigenous Community - Otavalo.
  • Optional participation in organic agriculture volunteer program
  • Accommodation in double rooms 6 days/5 nights per week.
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Diploma or certificate of studies.

INDIVIDUAL TEACHING

Weeks1234Additional Week
4 hrs per day in individual teaching $599 $1198 $1797 $2396 $599

 

Included:

  • Airport transfer upon arrival in Quito.
  • 20 hours of one to one Spanish course.
  • Round-trip Quito – Otavalo – Indigenous Community - Otavalo.
  • Optional participation in organic agriculture volunteer program.
  • Accommodation in double rooms 6 days/5 nights per week.
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Diploma or certificate of studies.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 00:26
 

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