Argentina en español, Spanish courses in Argentina
Spanish classes in Buenos Aires, accommodation options and where to buy leather clothes
Íbero Spanish School in Buenos Aires offers eight levels of classes ranging from absolute beginner to superior levels of Spanish. Each level is to be completed in two weeks’ time, upon passing the exam at the conclusion of each. Our approach to learning enables us to pace our classes at this rate of advancement. Our methodology is the task based approach, which means that we mold each course around the deficiencies and preferences of each student. Grammar, vocabulary, verb conjugation and tenses, listening comprehension, and conversation are all parts of the curriculum. We ensure that the student attains the predefined level of each facet before advancing, but the path to reach said level is the decision of the student. We understand that people learn in a variety of ways, and we present them with the option to choose which method suits them best, whether it be doing written exercises, extensive listening, or simply conversing. This ensures the active will to learn, which is imperative to speaking a foreign language. We offer both group and private classes, or a combination of the two, and a variety of cultural and recreational activities to accompany any chosen program.
Students at Íbero Spanish School Buenos Aires come from all over the world to study Spanish at our school. Most students come from USA, Europe, Japan, Brazil and a small percentage from Africa. Students are in the 20-45 age range, university students, professionals and business men. ÍBERO is a very multicultural environment, where you can get know many interesting people.
Students wishing to become immersed in Argentinian life can opt to live with a local family and fully experience the language, traditions, and culture. All the homes are of a good living standard and are checked regularly. Students preferring to stay in shared apartments live with other international students from the school or locals. This is an excellent opportunity to meet other people and make friends.
You can choose from one of the following possibilities:
- Homestay with no meals. With an Argentinian family.
- Homestay with half board (breakfast and dinner). With an Argentinian family.
- Shared Apartments: with other international students or local person.
- Private Apartments. (Studios, two rooms, etc).
- Upon request, we can also arrange rooms in hotels of all categories as well as independent flats, mini apartments, residences, hostels and boarding houses.
Living with a host family offers you the opportunity to immerse quickly into the Argentinian society. This option allows you to practice and to improve your language in an authentic Spanish environment surrounded by local culture. All of the families are monitored in order to make your Homestay experience completely satisfactory. You will be given your own keys, so you can come and go as you please. Students in Homestays will be able to receive phone calls. If you choose to stay with a family; you should allow some flexibility to adjust to the Argentine customs and way of life.
Shared apartments provided by the school are the most accessible, comfortable and fun way to live in Buenos Aires. All of them are located in the centre of the city, within walking distance from the school. You have the opportunity to live with other international students from the school or locals, to make more friends and to study or just simply enjoy your free time.
All of the shared apartments that we offer include the following:
- Central location, always within walking distance from the school.
- Cleaning service, everyday.
- Blankets, sheets, quilts, pillows.
- Shared bathroom, hot water 24 hours a day.
- Private room or shared room, depending on your preferences.
- All basic necessities provided, except personal effects.
- Friendliness, and willingness to help from all of us.
Private Apartments are comfortable, fully furnished and totally equipped as to make your temporary stay as pleasant as possible. Buenos Aires is a big city with long distances between neighbourhoods, reason by which ÍBERO offers a wide range of private apartments in the safest and nicest locations of Buenos Aires, near the school and within easy access to transportation. Apartments go from studios (for one or two people) to 2 bedrooms or more. All of the private apartments include the following: kitchenware, refrigerator and freezer, microwave, blankets, sheets, quilts, pillows, towels, telephone, TV with Cable, heaters and fans. Some other services as Internet, cleaning service, air conditioning or any other you might want are available as per your request!
Leather Districts: Where to Buy Leather in Buenos Aires
If you’re looking for high-quality, well designed leather goods, especially women’s shoes, accessories, and handbags, few places beat Buenos Aires’s selection. Many leather stores will also custom-make jackets and other items for interested customers, so do ask if you see something you like in the wrong size or want to. If you are looking to buy leather in the city, here is a list of some of the best areas to go.
Murillo and Scalabrini Ortiz, VILLA CRESPO: Very close to Palermo, Villa Crespo is known as the leather district in Buenos Aires. Follow your nose to the scent of leather down Murillo and you’ll find a number of great stores, check out Murillo 666 one of the streets main stores.
Florida and Corrientes, DOWNTOWN: A major hub for all things souvenirs, you may have to fight the busy foot traffic on Florida street, but keep your eyes peeled for a number of leather stores. This area sees a lot of tourists so get ready to haggle!
San Jose and Belgrano, MONTSERRAT: Keep a look out for great bargain buys long with high quality pieces.
Teachers were great, as was the pace of the courses. Thanks for everything! Brian Dolan, USA.
Why our students choose Íbero Spanish School
A mi me gustó mucho estudiar en Íbero y quedarme en Buenos Aires. Conocí muchas personas y aprendí mucho español en poco tiempo. Igor Maciel, Brazil.
I enjoyed my stay here at Íbero. The classes were interesting and contained a good mix of teaching methods. The teachers were all nice and willing to improve your Spanish. The school is very flexible in adapting the schedule to your personal learning needs. I learned a lot at Íbero and will of course recommend the school to other people and friends. Jordey Estrada, USA.
Me encantaron todas las profesoras y todas las clases. Aprendí mucho español y porteño también. Me gustaría volver aquí en el futuro para estudiar el curso Avanzado. Muchas gracias por todo. Craig Davies, UK.
Me fascinó Íbero. Mi español es mucho mejor que antes. Disfruté mi mes en Buenos Aires y en Íbero. Muchas gracias. Claire Linney, England.
Fue una experiencia inolvidable. Romina fue una muy buena profesora y siempre traía temas que me interesaban. El staff me ayudó mucho, sobretodo Jazmine. Voy a recomendar ÍBERO a mis amigos. Karin Zarcote, USA.