4 hours full Immersion Spanish
lessons per day: Monday - Friday
(Starting 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon) with 20 minutes brake at 10:00 am.
Lessons are in Spanish only. The LSSN focus the attention directly on
learning in the course of demonstrations, experience, and practice in
all the levels with more carefully explanation and grammar demonstration
and other essentials elements from LSSN full immersion program.
class: 1 or 2 student's upper limit per class (up to 3 for groups).
Class dimension depends of students number and levels attending classes
at same time. Experienced Nicaraguan Spanish teachers are dedicated,
handsome, and struggle to make learning Spanish a pleasant and fun experience
for all LSSN students. LSSN teachers are trained for teach Spanish as
a second language, LSSN teachers participate creating our materials and
Spanish grammar book and share the activities by afternoon with LSSN students.
material are included on program costs.
LSSN materials are created by the teachers staff using textbooks who
illustrate leading second language learning texts from Latin America and
Spain as well as a variety of locally produced printed and visual materials.
The LSSN student receive an indispensable Spanish grammar textbook (in
Spanish) designed with the objective of make easy learn the Spanish language
as a second language.
individual tutoring is available every day in addition to the basic morning
course.Modify your program is
possible to make it extra "rigorous," to begin a program in the middle
of the week, or to design a program with fewer hours, with or without
Homestay. Reserve in advance or add on to your course once in steps forward
and you have certain that you want the additional hours (suggested).
of participation at the end of your course. You will receive
documentation of each week's class and tutoring hours with comments and
evaluation from your teachers and a certificate, suitable for framing,
documenting your participation and completion, signed by the LSSN teacher
and LSSN director.
Private rooms and full board
in a Nicaraguan Leon family Homestay is integrated in the basic
course and highly suggested as a part of the immersion process for quick
language acquisition. Even though at times your homestay may be shared
with another LSSN student (or you may choose to share with a traveling
companion or group members) many times students have their homestay to
themselves. Homestay service includes a calm private room and three meals
a day in a hygienic, safe, friendly home of a Nicaraguan family who will
help you feel at home and at easiness, as well as giving you chance to
put into practice your Spanish. In addition, your LSSN family will provide
you with basic facilities such as a fan and bottled water, and several
Homestay have phones which are able to be used just for receive call.
Laundry service is offered through your family, although many students
discover they in fact like to do their own laundry by hand. You can reserve
extra homestay days before and/or after your course. You may also decide
to be present at classes without homestay accommodations, or with Homestay.
Afternoon ecoturistical, culturals
trips, educational seminaries,
and visits with local service organizations are integrated in the basic
course and are facilitated by the schools' teaching staff in an totally
immersions Spanish speaking atmosphere so the students have the chance
to put into practice their Spanish skills. Activities include visits to
clinics, museums, cooperatives, artisan shops, small factories, farms,
NGO and Government projects; dance, music, art, and handiwork classes;
visits and lectures by community leaders, hikes, local tours and more.
LSSN's topical seminaries (just in Spanish - mostly for intermediate and