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Spanish Learning Classes in Cozumel
Vacationing in a foreign land is always exciting and can be a bit scary if English is not the first language of the country you are visiting and you don't know their language!! You could ask some one for a bathroom and get handed a banana instead! The ultimate barrier to remove when trying to learn and understand a different culture is language. Once you can communicate with some one in their homeland and in their language, the final curtain is raised and an entirely different and expanded cultural experience awaits.

When visiting Mexico, most tourist destinations now have a large bi-lingual Spanish/English population and one shouldn't expect to encounter many language barrier problems. However, being willing and able to some extent to communicate in Spanish is very helpful and also alot offun!

If you think you might be interested in learning Spanish before coming to Cozumel, why not visit your local book store and pick up an entry level "Learn the Basics" type of reference book? We also invite you to visit our online comprehensive guide to Basic Spanish Phrases - Cozumel Insider's Spanish Guide. With the bookstore reference text and the Basic Phrases link above as overviews of Spanish language fundementals, you might decide you want to take your learning further while here in Cozumel on vacation.
Learning Basic Spanish in Cozumel
If you are interested in a cursory review of basic Spanish and how to pronounce various words/phrases, there is really no need to pay for a "course or class" to do this! Interestingly enough, because this is a tourist destination, there are many bi-lingual locals who would love to trade time with you and learn too!! They get to practice their English and ask questions while you do the same about Spanish! What a great way to meet new island friends too!! This is the most practical, economical and enjoyable way to see if Spanish is fun for you!

As a day visitor to Cozumel or and extended stay guest....

...just bring your reference book and a printout of the Basic Spanish Phrases guide along with you on your Cozumel vacation. Then visit your hotel lobby, a bar, a restaurant, your dive shop, etc. and ask around to see if there is some one who is interested in sharing this sort of experience with you. Chances are there is some one and the most it might cost you is a couple of tacos or something similar. This gives you the flexibility to spend as little or as much time learning Spanish as you like on your vacation here in Cozumel!

Now.....If you find learning Spanish exciting and challenging and you've tackled the basics and want to move up a notch, then you need a different level of Spanish speaking person to really teach you the fundementals over an extended stay. You need some one trained and skilled not only in speaking Spanish properly but in teaching as well. You will need a Spanish speaking, degreed educator with courses and learning materials designed for those wanting to develop their present knowledge for private, educational or professional reasons.
Spanish Classes
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 Cozumel Spanish Learning Educational Classes
Spanish Learning Educational Sessions - Single or Multiple Day Classes.
Starting at $20/hour
 Cozumel Spanish Learning & Accommodations Packages
Spanish Learning Packages consisting of multi-day classes and local neighborhood accomodations. What better way to enhance your learning experience than to be able to practice your new found skills at every corner!
Starting $ 385/person
Learning Spanish can be Fun!
Cozumel Spanish Learning & Accommodations Packages
Other Languages are also available! English, French & Italian - Inquire!

Pimsleur Spanish
Learning Comprehensive Spanish in Cozumel
Why a CozumelInsider Referred Language Instructor?
  • Our screening helps ensure your success...
    Face it. While you may be on vacation, your time in Cozumel is very limited so it's important that you get the most out of any learning experience in the time given. Taking a Spanish Course from a competent, skilled, degreed professional teacher is the only way to ensure the quaility of your Spanish learning experience. Cozumelinsider reviews the credentials of instructors wanting to be on our referral list to ensure you are getting a qualified educator for your course.

  • Recommended Language School teachers...
    Our recommended teachers are drawn from two pools of credentialed instructors. Some are Candadian/USA citizens with University degrees in Spanish while others are native speakers, educated to degree level and qualified to teach. Many of the instructors speak and teach 3 to 4 different languages. They draw on their skills and experience to select the most appropriate approach for each student.

  • Individual Approach...
    In the initial days of the Spanish course the instructors will carry out a skilled assessment of your needs and "where you are" with your Spanish speaking skills. This will enable the teacher determine which course materials are most appropriate to ensure you make the best possible progress along the pathway from beginner to advanced.

  • Quality Results...
    No matter if you elect to take these Spanish courses during a one day island visit, over a weekend, week long or month long Cozumel vacation you will be satisfied with your learning experience. Having professional instructors with educational course materials that facilitate learning will make all the difference in your final results.
Personal Experiences
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We just got back from Cozumel and the best thing we did was the Sea Turtle Release with FP&M. They were very educational and not just about the turtles. We were so excited to be able to hold the babies and set them free. Watching them bob their heads out of the water to breathe was quite a sight! Digging for them was enchanting, like finding buried treasure! Thanks to COZUMELINSIDER for helping us make this happen! Karen E. ~ Arroyo Grande, CA USA

Stay (04/18/2012) - We have been coming here for years now and this is the only place we would stay in Cozumel! Zuri, Sherri & Manuel are so welcoming and will do anything for you! What a perfect paradise here! Love the remodeling! Looking forward to our next trip. Greg & Glenda W. ~ Austin, TX

Enjoyed the accommodations! Nice to be able to eat in instead of going out all the time. Also enjoyed the quietness, no large crowds and the service is great! Zuri is wonderful. Thanks for everything! Sue C. & Ken K. ~ Phoenix, AZ

Stay (02/23/2013) - This has been an OMG vacation. Three (3) months in Cozumel has been AWESOME. The Villa has been a great place to stay. Thank you for everything you did for us and a big THANK YOU to Zuri. She is really special. How lucky you are to have her here to help with all the housekeeping. And thank you for Miguel for all his help! The Villa is a great place to meet new people and make new friends. We hope to come back sometime soon. Bruce & Rosanne W. ~ Oars Head, MA

It is very cold here, it snowed last night. Welcome home to us right?! Just wanted to send an email thanking you for making our experience the best ever in sunny Cozumel. We wanted to let you know that the day we spent at your PalMar Beach Club we had your homemade tamales, (which are my favorite, by the way!) and they were excellent. Also we think that you have very good employees, Juan (there at the beach club/your house) we especially appreciated him, he treated us very well and we just wanted you to know that. Thanks again for the ride to the ferry, we made the 10:00! Also we were very thankful for your advice to stay there in Playa. We were able to get a room and just enjoy our last day on the beach which is what I really wanted. We were within walking distance from the bus that took us to the airport the next morning so it was all very convenient. You were very helpful and we will definately recommend your villas to anyone going there in the future. K & J Gilbert ~ Unknown


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