San Pedro Spanish School at Lake Atitlan
Learning Spanish at Lake Atitlan couldn't be easier or cheaper than at San Pedro Spanish School, one of the first Spanish language schools in San Pedro. At San Pedro Spanish School, however, you get to learn Spanish in a fun, interactive way while enjoying the beauty of the lake.
San Pedro Spanish School is located in a stunning garden setting right on the lake shore. You get assigned a personal teacher and your classes are conducted underneath a private palapa, with birds singing all around you and ducks peacefully floating by on the water. What better way is there to learn words like pajaro (bird) and pato (duck)?
San Pedro Spanish School
The school offers different courses depending on your level of Spanish. On the first day, they give you a simple test to see what your needs are and then customize the course just for you. Even if your entire Spanish vocabulary consists of the word hola, you’ll be having full conversations in no time if you’re willing to put some effort into it.
The teachers are professional and friendly and will quickly find out what your interests are. They’ll then use situations you’re likely to encounter in real life to help you not only learn the language but about Guatemalan culture as well. There’s no need to be nervous about being the only student in class either: you have the option of studying with a friend.
Because the school knows how important it is to practice what you’ve learnt, they offer you plenty of opportunities to do just that.
Learn Spanish in San Pedro la Laguna
For instance, they have a conversation club where you can interact with fellow students who are at the same level as you are, salsa classes, excursions and volunteer opportunities with Niños del Lago, a project that supports the young people of the local community. They can also arrange a homestay with a local family so that you can experience complete immersion into the language and culture.
Another thing that the school understands perfectly well is that you want to make the most of your time in San Pedro, so they have a flexible schedule. You can decide whether you want your classes in the morning or in the afternoon and you can take things on a week-by-week basis. When it’s time to move on, you can even continue lessons via Skype.
Where: San Pedro Spanish School is located on 7th Avenue near Solar Pools. They also have sister schools in San Marcos and Xela.