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We Use the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL).

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Nosara Spanish Institute

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The Institute

We Value the Myriad Benefits of Studying Languages and Cultures Abroad

We are a group of teachers, administrators and entrepreneurs who value the myriad benefits of studying languages and cultures abroad. Our native Spanish-speaking instructors are both experienced and engaging. Each possesses a university degree and is passionate about sharing his or her knowledge. At Nosara Spanish Institute, we use a communicative teaching approach and our primary objective is to better the student's communication skills and competency. We use a combination of textbooks and/or materials to meet the needs and interests of our students. All course materials will be provided by the instructors throughout the program. Students are required only to bring a notebook, pen or pencil and folder to organize class handouts.

  • Certified Teachers
  • Online Courses
  • Onsite Courses
  • Accommodation
  • Activities
  • Culture
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We Use the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL)

We maintain an open and student-centered curriculum. Utilizing clearly defined goals; our instruction is adapted to the abilities, needs and interests of our students. Despite the diversity of methodologies currently available in the field of foreign language instruction, there is a strong consensus around the importance of developing a students’ communicative competencies. The NSI utilizes a modern and open approach to foreign language acquisition. From day one, advanced, intermediate or beginner students will benefit from total immersion into the Spanish language. In the classroom, our experienced instructors will develop a class and instruct students exclusively in Spanish. They will use clear diction, gestures and audiovisual strategies to provide a well-rounded, comprehensible approach enabling students to participate and communicate in Spanish from day one. Learn more.

  • Oral Expression, Pronunciation and Fluency
  • Grammar and Structure
  • Vocabulary and Accuracy
  • Listening and Reading Comprehension
  • Composition and Spelling
We Use the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL)

Our Vision and Goals

To provide an engaging and safe learning environment for learners of all levels and to offer opportunities to learn and experience the language and culture of Costa Rica.

Offer Quality Learning

To offer high quality courses to our visitors and non-native residents.

Enrich the Community

To enrich the community by providing a non profit English program.

Encourage Integration

To encourage integration of non-native residents into the community.

Enhance Communication

To enhance tolerance and communication through language learning.


Language Learning at Nosara Spanish Institute

Our in-house instructors hold university degrees and have over 50 years of combined teaching experience to ensure professional and engaging language classes.

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