Spanish Levels at Wayra Spanish Institute
With no previous knowledge of the language
Very limited knowledge, able to ask for directions, order meals, etc.
Can speak in present tense with limited vocabulary
Use of the present, past and some future tenses with an enlarged vocabulary
Have higher levels of comprehension, expression and a good grasp of the different grammatical tenses.
High level of comprehension and conversation managing the conditional, imperative and indicative.
For those who have studied the subjunctive, but, still have difficulty using this form.
A deeper understanding of the language including often confusing grammatical structures, word building, etc.
Semantic fields enlarged and grammatical deficiencies corrected
Teaching Methods at Wayra
We will maximize the students learning experience with a thoughtful balance of personal, cultural and academic challenges within a secure and supportive environment. The instructors are skilled in blending conversation with grammar to meet the individual needs of the group members.
In the classroom, we make learning an enjoyable natural process. Teachers encourage debate, conversation and exchange of ideas to promote critical thinking and verbal skills. Games, videos and music are frequently used in the classrooms.
Outdoor activities, such us walks in the nature reserves, visits to the different business in town to gather information, conversations with people from the community, interviews or excursions to neighboring towns, are used to practice and learn more about the ecology, economy and culture of Costa Rica. Your language ability will grow as your outlook broadens. Every day the students are required to do about one hour of homework.