Course #1908
Course NameIntensive Spanish + Voluntary Work
Course TypeVolunteer Work
Lessons per week20 lpw ( Standard )
Tuition TypeStandard group
Agefrom 16
CertificateCertificate on completion of the course
Entry Requirements
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Minimum level of Spanish: Intermediate
Included in the price
  • Booking fee
  • Activity and Excursion Program

    IH Bogotá will organize a range of social and cultural activities which includes guided visits to places of interest in Bogotá as well as excursions to natural parks and other tourist attractions outside the city. The cost of the guide is covered by the course fee although students will be asked to pay any entrance fees or transport charges themselves. IH Bogotá will be more than happy to help students organise visits and excursions on request.


4 weeks +
20 Spanish lessons per week
Timetable: from Monday to Friday 09.00 – 13.00
Maximum 8 students in class (average 4-5)
Levels: from Intermediate to Advanced

The Intensive Spanish course covers such skills as grammar, reading and writing, conversation and exercises. The program includes a range of practical topics to build students’ vocabulary,  such as meeting people, travelling, accommodation, shopping, working, exercising, health, etc.

Please note:
*The following Mondays are public holidays and classes these weeks will therefore start on the Tuesday: January: 6, March: 24, June: 2, 23, 30, August: 18, October: 13, November: 3, 17, December 8

This programme combines an Intensive Spanish course with 3 or 4 hours of volunteer work with children or the elderly each afternoon.
The organizations we work with include: Hogar Abuelitos Sol y Luna and Fundación Esperanza.

Activities may include:
With children and adolescents: Teaching Basic English / Playing table games / Leading recreational activities
With the elderly: Accompanying and assisting residents with daily activities / Playing table games / Going to the park / Reading to the residents

Please note that the Hogar Abuelitos Sol y Luna does not have reading materials or games available and volunteers are therefore asked to bring their own. Please also note that IH Bogotá does not provide transportation, but is happy to advise students on how best to arrive at their destinations.


School & Location

International House Bogotá

Located in the centre of the country at an altitude of approximately...
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Accommodation & Meals

Host family. Single room with private bathroom.
Host family. Single room.
Studio. Studio-apartment for 1 person. Minimum stay is 2 weeks.
Tuition only.
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