Learn Spanish in Colombia at Centro Catalina, IALC's Newest Member School

30 avril 2024

Learn Spanish in Colombia at Centro Catalina, IALC's Newest Member School

Located in the enchanting cities of Cartagena and Medellín, Centro Catalina Spanish School stands out for its prime locations and deep commitment to cultural immersion and quality education. Here's why Centro Catalina is more than just a language school:

  1. Unrivaled Locations

    Cartagena: Imagine learning Spanish in a city where every corner tells a story, surrounded by the mesmerizing beauty of colonial architecture and the Caribbean Sea. Cartagena is a vibrant city where history and modernity blend seamlessly, offering an immersive cultural experience. You'll have the chance to learn Spanish while exploring its colorful streets, beautiful beaches, and historic sites like the iconic Castillo de San Felipe. It's not just a place to learn; it's an adventure into the past.

    Medellín: Known as the City of Eternal Spring for its perfect climate, Medellín is a city that has transformed itself into a beacon of innovation and culture. Here, you'll be immersed in a friendly environment where learning Spanish feels natural and engaging. Medellín's lush greenery, modern public transport, and innovative public spaces, like the Plaza Botero and the Medellín Metro Cable, provide a unique backdrop for cultural exchange and language learning. The city's transformation and warm, welcoming locals will inspire you every day.

  2. Cultural Immersion: At Centro Catalina, learning extends beyond the classroom. The school enriches classroom education with various cultural activities—from local cuisine tastings to dancing to Colombian rhythms—making every experience enjoyable and a practical pathway to fluency.

  3. Personalized Attention: With small class sizes, each student receives individualized attention, ensuring that everyone progresses at their own pace within a supportive and close-knit educational environment.

  4. Quality Instruction: The faculty at Centro Catalina are not just Spanish teachers; they're passionate educators dedicated to sharing their love for the Spanish language and culture, making learning both effective and genuinely enjoyable.

  5. Extracurricular Adventures: The school's location in two of Colombia's most iconic cities allows for exciting extracurricular activities that are educational too. Whether it’s exploring ancient fortresses in Cartagena or riding the Metro Cable over Medellín's hills, these adventures serve as dynamic, real-world language lessons.

  6. Sustainable and Social Impact: Centro Catalina is deeply invested in sustainability and social responsibility. Learning Spanish here means contributing to the welfare of the local communities through various sustainable practices and social projects.

Centro Catalina isn’t just a place to learn Spanish; it’s a gateway to lifelong friendships and memories, and a deeper appreciation of Colombian culture. It's where language education meets heart, adventure, and societal contribution.

We sat down with John Valencia, the Marketing Director at Centro Catalina, to gain insights into their student experiences and to discuss his thoughts on joining IALC.

What do your students love most about your school?

Our students at Centro Catalina Spanish School are pretty vocal about what they love here, and it truly warms our hearts to hear their feedback. From the sun-kissed streets of Cartagena to the innovative vibes of Medellín, there’s a lot to love, but let’s highlight the fan favorites:

1. The Warm, Welcoming Atmosphere: We often hear that our school feels like a second home. Our team goes out of its way to create a welcoming, supportive environment. It’s this vibe, this sense of belonging, that students often say made their experience unforgettable.

2. Passionate Teachers: Our students rave about the passionate and dedicated teachers who not only teach Spanish but also share their love for Colombian culture. It’s the personal touch, the laughter, and the shared stories in the classroom that make learning here so special.

3. Cultural Immersion Activities: From salsa dancing to cooking classes, our cultural immersion activities are a hit. Students love that they can learn Spanish while also diving deep into Colombian culture, making their language journey both educational and incredibly fun.

4. Stunning Locations: Whether it’s the historical charm of Cartagena or the modern, innovative spirit of Medellín, our students are enchanted by the cities we call home. They love exploring, learning, and living the language in such vibrant, beautiful settings.

5. Small Class Sizes: The personalized attention students receive thanks to our small class sizes is something they really appreciate. It not only accelerates their learning but also builds a close-knit community among students and teachers.

6. Flexibility and Diversity of Courses: Whether it’s intensive courses, private lessons, or DELE preparation, our students value the flexibility to choose what best suits their learning goals and schedules. They love that no matter their level or reason for learning Spanish, there’s a perfect fit for them here.

In essence, it’s the combination of our passionate team, immersive learning experiences, and the vibrant Colombian backdrop that our students love most about Centro Catalina Spanish School. It’s more than just a school; it’s an adventure, a family, and a gateway to discovering the rich tapestry of Colombian culture and the Spanish language.

Why did you decide to join IALC and how do you feel about it?

Why We Joined IALC:

1. Quality Assurance: IALC is renowned for its high standards in language education. By re-becoming a member, we wanted to underline our commitment to providing top-quality Spanish instruction and ensuring that our students receive the best possible learning experience.

2. Global Network: Being part of IALC connects us to a global community of language schools and agencies all around the world. This network allows us to share knowledge, best practices, and innovations in language teaching, helping us stay at the forefront of educational trends and methodologies.

3. Student Trust: IALC’s reputation for excellence gives students and partners added confidence in the quality of education and services we provide. This trust is crucial for students choosing an international language school, often from the other side of the world.

How We Feel About It:

We’re absolutely thrilled to be part of the IALC family! It’s an honor to stand alongside some of the best language schools in the world, committed to excellence in language education. This membership not only validates the hard work and dedication of our team but also motivates us to keep pushing the boundaries of what we can offer our students.

Do you have any special offers planned for 2024?

Big news from Centro Catalina Spanish School: We're rolling out brand-new programs tailored to immerse you fully in the learning experience! Get ready for specialized courses diving into unique interests and professions, designed for learners of all types. And the excitement doesn't stop there – we're introducing new programs by destinations pulsing with the magic of Colombia, from salsa and Latin rhythms to ancient healing practices.

Dive into everything Colombia has to offer adventurous students. The only risk? You might never want to leave!

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