Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  INSTITUCIONAL  
  What kind of organization is it?  
  What is it main objective?  
  How is Spanish in Argentina made up?  
  Who does it work with?  
  Who are part of the organization?  
  Is Spanish in Argentina a member of any political party or of any other sort?  
     
 

MI FIRST DAY

 
  What will be my first day in Córdoba like?  
  What does orientation mean?  
  What will my first day of class be like?  
  Should I buy the study material?  
     
  TUTORS  
Who are and what do tutors do?  
Should I go to them in case I have any problem?  
     
  COMMUNICATION  
  Will I have access to telephones during my stay?  
  Can I receive faxes, e-mails, and letters during my stay in Spanish in Argentina?  
  Will I have access to Internet?  
  How do public telephones work in Córdoba?  
     
 

MEDICAL INSURANCE

 
  Should I bring an international medical insurance?  
  What is the health System like in Córdoba?  
     
  AGE  
  Is there a limit of age to participate in the programs?  
     
  COURSES  
  What are the Spanish levels offered by Spanish in Argentina?  
  What is the maximum number of students in the classes?  
  Does Spanish in Argentina provide the materials for the courses?
 
  What will be the schedule of my classes?  
  How much time will I spend in class?  
  Are the teachers Argentine?  
  Can I take one-to-one lessons in Spanish in Argentina?  
  What certificate does Spanish in Argentina award?  
  What are the cultural workshops?  
     
  PRICES  
  Do I have to pay commissions or extra charges during my stay?  
  How much is the registration fee?  
  How do I know the price of my course?  
     
 

PAYMENT OPTIONS

 
  When should I pay for the course?  
  Who should I contact to make the payment?  
  Where should I pay?  
  What do I need to make the payment?  
     
  MONEY  
  How much money should I bring?  
     
  VISA  
  Do I need a visa to enter the Argentine Republic?  
  Spanish in Argentina ofrece precios especiales para grupos de  estudiantes?  
     
 

LODGING

 
  How many students can share an apartment?  
  Can my family and friends stay in the lodgings of Spanish in Argentina?  
  When do I arrive to the lodging?  
  Should I bring a present to my host family?  
     
 

TRAVELLING IN ARGENTINA

 
  Can Spanish in Argentina organize trips around Argentina?
 
  In case my family or friends came.  Can they join the trips?  


What kind of organization is it?
Spanish in Argentina is a civil non-profit organization authorized by de Government of the Province of Códoba to work as a legal entity under the act 548 “A”/05.

What is it main objective?
To spread the Spanish language and foster the cultural, academic, and commercial development between our country and the rest of the world, strengthening the bonds of understanding and friendship through the international education.

How is Spanish in Argentina made up?
Spanish in Argentina is a group made up of Fundación Jóvenes Líderes www.joveneslideres.org.arh, La Casa Grande www.lacasagrandelinkhouse.com  and the Agency Patagonia South Bound  www.southbound.com.ar

Who does it work with?
Spanish in Argentina works together with many organizations, institutions, and companies from Córdoba and Argentina.

Who are part of the organization?
It is made up of personalities of an important trajectory of the academic, student, and entrepreneurial fields from our city,  plus the essential cooperation of volunteers.

Is Spanish in Argentina a member of any political party or of any other sort?
Our Foundation does not have any political orientation. It does not receive subsidies from any political or religious organization. We are only committed with the democratic system of social cohabitation, with tolerance in all senses, and with the respect for ideological, political, and religious diversity.

 

MI FIRST DAY
What will be my first day in Córdoba like?
We will pick you up from the airport and take you to your lodging.

What does orientation mean?
As soon as you arrive, you will get some orientation classes that will help you to move freely and independently in the city of Córdoba.

What will my first day of class be like?
You will go to school, and introduced to the team and to other students.

Should I buy the study material?
No.  We will provide you with all the material that you will use at no additional charge.

 

TUTORS

Who are and what do tutors do?
The tutor is a person who will be available to you in case you need to solve any problem, have any question, or require additional information.

Should I go to them in case I have any problem?
Yes. The tutor designated to you is trained to solve the different problems that may arise.  Apart  from Spanish in Argentina, they will be the ones in charge of your questions and needs with the aim of making your stay in Córdoba more pleasant..

 

COMMUNICATION

Will I have access to telephones during my stay?
Yes.  In the organization there are telephones, faxes, and Internet available.

Can I receive faxes, e-mails, and letters during my stay in Spanish in Argentina?
Yes, you can.

Will I have access to Internet?
Yes, you will.

How do public telephones work in Córdoba?
This city has an excellent long-distance public-telephone service.

 

SEGURO MEDICO

Should I bring an international medical insurance?
Yes, you need to take out a medical insurance in your country

What is the health System like in Córdoba?
We have an excellent health system that. counts on high complexity health centers, and prestigious professionals of international recognition.

 

AGE

Is there a limit of age to participate in the programs?
No.  The programs are developed from the age of 15.

 

CURSOS

What are the Spanish levels offered by Spanish in Argentina?
Basic, intermediate, high, and proficient.  It depends on the level you already have.

What is the maximum number of students in the classes?
There is a minimum of 3, and a maximum of 10 students per class.

Does Spanish in Argentina provide the materials for the courses?
Yes, it does.

How much time will I spend in class?
You will have 4 hours of Spanish a day.

What will be the schedule of my classes?
You will generally have classes in the morning from 9am to 1pm.

Are the teachers Argentine?
Yes, the teachers are native Spanish speakers.

Can I take one-to-one lessons in Spanish in Argentina?
Yes, you can.

What certificate does Spanish in Argentina award?
At the end of the course you will get a certificate according to the Spanish level you acquire.

What are the cultural workshops?
The cultural workshops will help you to assimilate the Argentine culture quicker and better. The workshops develop topics in the fields of general culture, geography, government, tourism, economy, cooking, and others.

 

PRICES

Do I have to pay commissions or extra charges during my stay?
No, you don´t.

How much is the registration fee?
There is not a registration fee.

How do I know the price of my course?
You will find it below every option in the Courses link of this website.

 

PAYMENT OPTIONS

When should I pay for the course?
Once you have chosen the course, a payment of 30% of its value is required for reservation, with the aim of organizing the groups, according to your level.

Who should I contact to make the payment?
Contact Spanish in Argentina to check the most suitable option. According to your country of origin, it may be through a bank deposit or transfer. We will let you know as soon as it is received, and you should bring with you the bank’s wire transfer receipt to hand it in to Spanish in Argentina.  

Where should I pay?
According to your convenience, you can pay by credit card or with a bank deposit in the United States or Argentina.

What do I need to make the payment?
You need to ask for the account number.

 

MONEY

How much money should I bring?
You will spend around 15 dollars a day.

 

VISA

Do I need a visa to enter the Argentine Republic?
It depends on your country of origin.  To get that information you should ask to the Argentine embassy or consulate of your city.  In general Argentina does not require a visa for most of the countries, but if you had any problem related to it we will get you a student visa through the Argentine Chancellery.

Does Spanish in Argentina offer special prices for groups of students?
Yes, so please find out our special offers.

 

LODGING

How many students can share an apartment?
Generally two or three.

Can my family and friends stay in the lodgings of Spanish in Argentina?
Yes, they can  but you need to let us know in advance.

When do I arrive to the lodging?
Spanish in Argentina will pick you up from the airport the day of your arrival and will take you to your lodging.

Should I bring a present to my host family?
It is an interesting option if you prefer to do so.

 

TRAVELLING IN ARGENTINA

Can Spanish in Argentina organize trips around Argentina?
Yes, we count on a group of travel agencies and organizations to organize a tour around the country, which allows us to provide cheaper prices for our students.

In case my family or friends came.  Can they join the trips?
Yes, they can.  

 


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