Spanish & Volunteer in Turrialba – Costa Rica

General Description: The St. Francis Emmaus Center is part of St. Bryce Missions Love in Action programming in Costa Rica. The center provides a safe, comfortable place for Cabecar mothers, who must journey long hours on foot to have access to medical care, in the days just before and after the birth of a child…

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Sea Turtle Conservation in Costa Rica.

La Tortuga Feliz is a non profit organisation, driven by volunteers for volunteers, to protect marine turtles in Costa Rica. Tasks: In the months March through August, you can help with the realization of the project objectives, mainly by patrolling the beaches at night in shifts with the local inhabitants, looking for nesting sea turtles….

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Learning those difficult irregular verbs.

Struggling to learn the irregular verbs? How do you know a verb is going to be irregular? Well, first of all, just like in English and other languages, the verbs that we mostly use tend to be irregular. Just think of the verbs “to be” and “ to go”. These verbs are also highly irregular…

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Talk to yourself!

When you start learning Spanish, your listening skills will develop more rapidly than your speaking skils. As a result, you understand more than you can express. A good way to keep improving your speaking skills is to talk to yourself as much as possible. With nobody around you, you don’t need to worry to make…

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Learn Spanish on a catamaran sailing the Caribbean Sea!

Coming soon to Bocas, the Sailing Spanish Classroom, including 4 hours Spanish and a full day aboard a beautiful ocean-going catamaran, including a beginner’s immersion Spanish class. Lunch, snacks, drinks, swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, sailing, fishing are all included on this trip. Numbers are limited. Book now at Spanish by the Sea,  Calle 4 (behind Hotel…

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Papers count; for example if you want to get a new job.

Spanish at Locations Schools in Turrialba, Bocas del Toro, Boquete and Panama City prepare students for official D.E.L.E exams in San José and Panama City. The prices vary around $100 per exam. We will guide you through the inscription process that you will complete directly with the examination centers at the universities. If you want…

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The teaching method.. what to take into account?

The method a school chooses for its students to learn Spanish should be based on its theory about how people learn foreign and second languages. Although learners vary in learning styles (which means: they all use different strategies), we strongly believe that for you to learn Spanish, there are three essential conditions that we need…

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How to talk like a native.

It’s possible to speak Spanish in a way that is 100 percent grammatically correct and understandable and yet not be using the words and phrases that a native speaker would use. How can you avoid that? The more you immerse yourself in authentic content on a regular basis and the more you hear the right…

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Why Learn Spanish?

Define your objectives: Why you want to learn Spanish … Since you are reading this blog it is unlikely anyone needs to tell you why you should learn Spanish.  At some point you felt it necessary to learn Spanish.  Still, you may wish to define the “why” it is important before you seek the right…

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What makes a student a “good learner”?

In this article I would like to point out the conclusions of various investigations that have been done to find out what kind of strategies, techniques and activities help a person to learn efficiently. The general conclusion is that a good learner does not necessarily have a high IQ level, but is active and just…

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Discount offers:

White Water Rafting on the Pacuare River in Costa Rica:
only $65 for students and $80 for non-students!

PADI Open Water or ‘Advanced Cert’ on the Caribbean island of Bocas del Toro:
only $300!

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Especially for students that want to travel, learn Spanish ánd visit 4 of our amazing locations!

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