Professional Spanish Language Courses Provided by Leon Lingua at the beach in Las Peñitas.
Through a partnership between International TEFL Academy Nicaragua, and Leon Lengua (Located at Casa Elisa, just a few blocks from the ITA Nicaragua campus.) we have developed two professional Spanish language course options with special pricing for all ITA Nicaragua graduates – with the option of obtaining the internationally accredited and recognized SIELE certification. (This pricing only applies to ITA Nicaragua onsite/hybrid graduates.)
Option 1 – The Backpacker Special. This is a two week, professional 30 hour Spanish language course. Classes are scheduled three hours a day, five days a week and are limited to 3 persons per group. There are three levels: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced. It does not matter what level you are currently at, all students are assessed prior to your course start date for the best possible instruction. Course tuition is $249, and payment can be arranged directly with Leon Lingua, and there is a minimum requirement of two students.
Option 2 – The Traveler Special. This is a four week, 60 hour, Spanish language course with the option to take the internationally recognized SIELE (Servício international de Evaluación de la Lengua Española) Spanish proficiency exam at the prestigious UNAN – Leon University. (Additional fees apply.) Classes are again scheduled for three hours a day, five days a week, and are limited to 3 persons per group. It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or advanced level Spanish speaker. Anyone taking this 60 hour Spanish Course is entitled to take the SIELE exam, of which this 60 hour course is the minimum requirement to take the exam. Course tuition is $450, and payment can be arranged directly with Leon Lingua. There is a two student minimum. The SIELE exam is proctored at the UNAN – Leon, and the $145 payment can be made directly to them.
All teachers at Leon Lingua are professionally trained by the director, Elisabeth Hofstad, who is a professor of Spanish for over 30 years in Norway and Nicaragua, and holds a Master’s degree in teaching Spanish as a second language. The Spanish teachers apply methodologies and procedures similar to those used in ITA Nicaragua’s TEFL course.
SIELE is an internationally recognized Spanish language proficiency test & diploma issued by the renowned Cervantes Institute in Madrid, Spain. This diploma indicates your level of proficiency (similar to the IELTS in the USA) and will be a valuable addition to you Resume or Curriculum Vitae.
There are numeros offers to choose from when it comes to Spanish language course. These are some of the unique features of the Leon Lengua Spanish language course:
- Teaching methodologies and procedures are at the same as what you learn during ITA Nicaragua’s TEFL course
- With more than 30 years of Spanish teaching (as a second language) experience and one of the few Masters educated teachers in this subject, the Leon Lengua team offers you the highest professional quality courses available.
- With the pre-course test to determine your proficiency level you are assured that the level of the course that you take is in accordance with your actual Spanish knowledge and proficiency.
- Leon Lengua is the only Spanish language school accredited with the SIELE admission test approval in Leon.