"Language and Culture: Immerse yourself." | "Lengua y Cultura: Sumérgete."

Brief Description: This option is appropriate for all levels that are interested in designing their own schedule, including the time, date and frequency of classes as well as the total number of class hours. With this option, you design your own schedule according to your personal wants and needs.

This class includes:

  • Learning materials with authentic exercises
  • Workbook*
  • Authentic activities during class hours with the objective of authentic, practical language instruction (optional)
  • Participation in Colibrí Spanish School activities: Spanish language games, traditional Nicaraguan food tasting, yoga, dancing, group forums on topics of interest, Latin American films, art workshops, recycling, etc.
  • Language proficiency assessment in order to begin or continue the student´s language learning at an appropriate level
  • Nicaraguan speech (optional)


Less than 8 hrs. in total per week US $ 12.00

More than 9 hrs. in total per week US $ 11.00


  • The workbook is free for students receiving more than 15 hours of class; for students receiving 10 hours or less, the workbook is an additional cost of US $20.
  • Tours of the city are intended to be an extension of authentic, practical language classes; scheduling for these events is between teacher and student.
  • Students have the option of living with a Matagalpan family with three meals a day included.
  • Individual students wishing to participate in activities designed exclusively for students with packages and groups must pay $12 or $15 depending on the activity.