Toucan Spanish School – Medellin
Our Medellin flagship school is the largest independent Spanish School in Colombia with a total of 14 classrooms, most with air-conditioning and video projectors. We have a team of almost 20 experienced teachers, the majority of whom have been teaching with Toucan Spanish for more than 2 years.
” The reason everyone loves Toucan Spanish in Medellin is because we organize loads of activities so that you can see more of Medellin, learn more about Latin culture and meet some great people along the way – Gabriela – Academic Coordinator
The following is a typical week at Toucan Spanish School, Medellin:
1pm Free Welcome Lunch
4pm Coffee Tasting Experience
1pm Free Tropical Fruit Tasting
4pm Free Salsa Class
2pm Free City Tour
2pm Medellin Graffiti Tour
6pm Free Language Exchange
2pm Free Volunteering
9pm Pub Crawl
If you’re serious about learning Spanish we recommend staying with a Colombian Homestay family.
All our families live within 30 minutes of the school and in safe, quiet areas. They provide 2 meals a day, will wash your clothes and have wifi. Since the family speaks little or no English you will have more opportunity to speak and listen to everyday Spanish whilst also learning more about the local culture.
To ensure the best experience we visit all our Homestay families prior to sending students to stay with them. Our families are selected based on their desire to share the Colombian culture and assist you learn Spanish.
If you really want to learn Spanish then a Homestay is definitely the ultimate Spanish immersion experience.
If you’re staying in Medellin for more than a month then you’ll probably want to stay somewhere more comfortable and private than a noisy hostel. In most cases a room in a shared apartment works out significantly cheaper than staying in a hostel.
For the best quality and value student accommodation in Medellin check out Medellin Room Rentals a site that lists a few apartments owned or managed by staff of Toucan Spanish (so you know you can trust them). The other tenants you will be sharing with include Spanish students, working professionals, interns or volunteers in Medellin. The apartments are quiet, relaxing places where everyone is social and friendly, they are not party apartments. The apartments are situated in the very best locations in Medellin, convenient to Toucan Spanish School.
Medellin City Guide
On MedellinColombia.co you can find loads of useful information about Medellin and making the most out of your visit to Colombia.
The guide shows you the best areas to stay and has comprehensive maps of all the best hostels & hotels within a 15 minute walk of the Toucan Spanish School as well as suggestions on other places to stay. Check out an example to the right.
We think its the best online guide to Medellin, but then again we’re biased as we wrote it.