LISA! Study Abroad
Spanish language courses for adults in Quito
From the roof terraces you will see beautiful mountains of the Andes. Magnificent buildings built in the colonial style and colourful ponchos of native Quechua create the image of the city. Ecuador´s capital city is the starting point of many hikes in the Andes and to the Galapagos Islands.
Price example: 2 weeks £889 - Find all prices here
3 REASONS TO CHOOSE QUITO:
- Great location: Learn Spanish surrounded by mountains, rich cultural programme
- Quality: Small groups, intensive lessons, language certificates, friendly atmosphere
- Combination course: ‘Spanish & Culture’, ‘Spanish & Dance’ and ‘Spanish & Cook’
The capital city of Ecuador lies in a valley of the Andes about 2,800 meters above the sea level. Quito is surrounded by majestic mountains and volcanoes. Many travellers stop here to hike in the Andes or to go to the Galapagos Islands. The large building of our school is located in the green neighbourhood of ‘Bellavista’. The historic old town part and the nightlife hotspot of Mariscal can be reached easily by the public transport. Quito is the oldest capital city of South America and has numerous churches and secular buildings in the colonial style. Colourful houses with red roofs hide cafés, restaurants, small shops and interesting museums. Ecuador is famous for colourful markets, the most famous of which is ‘Otavalo’. Here you'll find an exotic mixture of colours, sounds and smells. In the evening local people meet in pubs to dance salsa. The stunning landscape of the Andes and peaks covered with snow attract both climbers and hikers. In the province of Cañar you can admire impressive ruins of the Inca. Hidden temples and stories about Inca treasures will make your trip an adventure.
LISA! Language courses »
LISA! Language courses in Quito are high-quality Spanish language courses with accommodation. Classes start every Monday. If the beginning day is on a public holiday, the course will start on Tuesday (see Calendar). Our language courses are suitable for students and professionals, both beginners and advanced speakers. During the language course you will have your chosen accommodation.
With more than 20 years of experience, LISA! Study Abroad is today one of the best agencies offering organised language programmes. Small classes and a great learning atmosphere help to speed up the language learning progress. Our language school is the top school in Ecuador. Our school is a member of NAFSA, AECEE and ALTO. All our teachers are native speakers and specialists in the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language.
Your language course in Quito »
On the arrival day of your LISA! Language course you will arrive in your accommodation. During your first day at school, you will be assigned to the suitable level class according to your language knowledge. This guarantees an excellent and successful learning.
After classes, you will have plenty of time to explore the city and its surroundings. Our LISA! language school offers several organised activities during the week and our friendly school team will surely give you good tips and suggestions on the city’s highlights. They will also recommend you the best places to do shopping, to have a coffee and to party with friends. You can also explore the city on your own. You will surely find fellow-travellers wishing to join you during your tours. The best way to improve your knowledge of a foreign language is getting in touch with local people. Therefore, we suggest that you take every opportunity to practice your knowledge with mother-tongue speakers. The accommodation in a host family is perfect for testing every day what you have just learnt.
We recommend that you take a flight to Quito. From the airport you can easily reach your accommodation by taxi. You may also book our private transfer service from the airport.
Things to do in Quito :
Visit the magnificent Jesuit church ‘La Compañía de Jesús’
Take a walk into the historic old town
Taste local products at Otavalo market
Climb 'Cotopaxi' as once Alexander von Humboldt did
Learn Salsa and Merengue in the neighbourhood of ‘La Mariscal’
Enjoy the best views from the Pichincha peak, reached by the TelefériQo cable car
Make mountain bike tours in the surrounding area
Buy scarves made of alpaca fleece, ceramics, jewellery at ‘Olga Fisch Folklore’
We are happy to help you find the language course which best meets your needs. We will give you advice on the best time to travel, the ideal duration of your language course, information about the respective entry requirements and about how to get to your accommodation. Our information service is free of charge. You can book your language course by phone, e-mail or by filling out our online booking form.