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Language Schools in Guadalajara, Mexico

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steinbach-56641If you don’t feel you’re quite ready yet to jump into a conversation club here in Guadalajara, or you want more structure and formal learning and a deeper dive into the mechanics of the Spanish language still, consider attending one of the many language schools in the city. The schools vary in terms of cost, location, and schedule of course, but at least one of them should suit your needs. Consider, for instance, whether you want to spend half-a-day in a classroom or just one hour each day, and how many days each course goes on for. Additionally, it all depends on whether you are an individual, a small group of friends, or a business team seeking instruction. In any case, the schools will be happy to discuss all the options with you, and even if there is no class at your level being offered at that exact moment, you can often negotiate private lessons. Bear in mind that the schools will have you take an assessment exam which is normally free. Also expect to have to go in person to get the latest schedule and price information as the information on the web sites of the schools themselves is often out-of-date. Please note that any price information we provide here may no longer be valid. Finally, keep in mind that when you compare cost, you’ll want to compare how much each hour of instruction costs and that some schools charge in $USD and some in $MXN. We assume an exchange rate of $1 USD/$13 MXN for our calculations below.

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Conversation Clubs for Practicing the Spanish Language in Guadalajara, Mexico

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anatomy-160496_640Hablas español? Quieres mejorarlo? Well, you can’t improve your Spanish without using it, and the trips to the supermercado, tianguis, clases de salsa, and restaurantes sadly just won’t cut it. We know, we know, if only we all had photographic memories and extremely cooperative tongues! But, let’s face it, most of us don’t, and hence, speaking another language, really speaking it, requires hard work, loads of effort, and genuine dedication. Some might even say you have to be downright obsessed. But, over time, if you practice, practice, practice, you will (most likely) nail it. So, how to get that practice in? One of the best ways is by joining a conversation club (or ten) where you exchange your English or other language skills for Spanish language skills. Below is a rundown of a couple of available options available here in Guadalajara.

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