One of the main aspects that sets ILISA apart from any other organizations in the Americas is that we don’t take a one-program-fits-all approach. Depending on your needs, interests, available time and learning style, we offer a suitable training solution to study abroad including Spanish immersion, service learning, cultural trips, teaching abroad, CELTA courses to be certified internationally as English teacher.
Our flexible programs, in Costa Rica combined with a teaching staff that listens to you, well-qualified and trained instructors and unmatched facilities all work together to give you a learning experience that is both effective and enjoyable, no matter what your objectives are.
Choose from these programs if your goal is to quickly increase your skills while still having some time for other activities. If you are a beginner, these programs will get you started and form a foundation for future fluency.
For many ILISA students, Spanish skills are a necessity in their current or future workplace. For you, language training is an investment in your job skills. Several of ILISA’s programs can be tailored to meet your needs to assure you’ll be better prepared for the challenges of an increasingly bilingual workplace.
You need Spanish skills but you don’t have time. For you we offer the Executive Solution. A pre-course needs assessment allows our staff to prepare for your arrival so you’ll hit the ground running. You can start classes any day of the week, including weekends, for a minimum 5 days.
We can work with your company or institution to design a tailor-made program that meets the needs of your organization.
Spanish program for SLP’s, Audiologists, Special Educators and other rehabilitation professions.
Why not bring the whole family? Childhood development specialists agree that learning a foreign language is easiest for children. ILISA offers a curriculum specifically geared towards younger students.
We offer language study abroad programs that are tailored specifically to meet the needs of your group. We have included a discount up to 30% for university groups to take part in our professional Spanish immersion courses. Please contact us directly to customize your program for groups email@example.com
We welcome all groups interested in taking courses with us. Please feel free to contact us via email or by using our toll free number to discuss your needs and learn about our special offers.
For individual university students we offer several options to obtain college credit and also we offer credits for beginner and intermediate levels through Weber State University.
Students are invited to participate in ILISA’s free cultural activities program which changes weekly. This program includes visits to museums, central market, dance classes, happy hour and more, all included!
It is possible to do the program for either 4, 8 or 12 weeks. The program includes transportation from the airport, a homestay with a Costa Rican family including breakfast, dinner, and laundry, and of course, the language instruction itself. Above that there will be tours every weekend to amazing locations in Costa Rica, and during the week there will be dance classes, soccer matches, movie nights and visits to museums. Please contact us for more information firstname.lastname@example.org and verify the start date more convenient for you: summer program
If you would like to learn Spanish in Costa Rica during the winter 2018, choose our Total Immersion Winter Program! Three weeks of Spanish classes, stay with a typical Tico host family – an excellent way to practice Spanish and learn about the Costa Rican culture – and amazing trips to great places!
SIELE and DELE are international examinations that help candidates to determine their Spanish level based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (A1, A2,B1,B2,C1). ILISA is an examination center for SIELE and you can enroll online for the test. Our packages for DELE/SIELE preparation go from one to four weeks and also we offer special options for residents.
CELTA means Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (TEFL/TESOL), and it is an initial qualification for people with little or no previous teaching experience and opens up a whole world of exciting teaching opportunities.