A Spanish Lesson Silhouetted by the City
The best motive for traveling to learn Spanish abroad is that you can practice the language in real situations and practice the language with locals. You may not have weeks to dedicate to the language, so Expanish prepared a new program that allows you to Learn Spanish in Buenos Aires by touring the city while accompanied by one of our professional teachers.
This unique program comprised of 3 lessons offers a variety of different modules that you can choose from according to your taste. We invite you to a 3-hour outdoor immersion program while learning facts, viewing historical sites, and breathing in the city’s charm.
In this special day class walking around Buenos Aires, you will discover the city with one of our personal guides, as they take you to museums, famous cafes and other incredible places where you can Learn Spanish in Buenos Aires in a hands-on way.
These Spanish classes are one-to-one and each student can choose to participate in the number of modules they prefer, where that be just one or all of them! Each module is related to Argentine culture, specifically relating to a particular topic. Here are the modules you can choose from:
- Visit to the Teatro Colon. Considered one of the best theaters in the world, Teatro Colon (Colon Theater) is recognized for its acoustics and the artistic value of its construction. You will feel like a true artist as you visit the inside of the theater while indulging in magical stories and ghosts tales. It is possible to visit the dressing rooms, behind the stage and see scenery used in real operas and ballets.
- See el Palacio Barolo. Learn about the interiors of Barolo Palace, a building inspired by Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy. You can visit the 360° viewpoint and have a beautiful view of the city center and then finish the tour in an office from the 20s, when this incredible palace was built.
- 20th Century Architecture. As you walk through the city of Buenos Aires, when you least expect it, you will find the San Martín Palace, the Kavanagh building and the Basilica of the Blessed Sacrament. This local part of the city not only hosts a multitude of everyday workers but also holds a special charm and valuable buildings worth seeing.
- Visit to Cabildo. Learn about the beginnings of Buenos Aires through one of its first institutions, built during the Spanish conquest. Let our heroes come back to life by telling their story to destroy Viceroy Cisneros and become a new nation called Argentina.
- Discover the city and its tunnels. Visit the Manzana de las Luces, the Buenos Aires National School, the Church of San Ignacio and the viceroyal tunnels. Only ten blocks away from Expanish, you can visit some of the most typical places in the city. Feel the adrenaline of walking through the tunnels built in the colonial era, used for defense and smuggling, as well as learning why the most prestigious high school in Argentina is located here.
- La Casa Rosada. We invite you to learn more about La Casa Rosada, the place where our presidents govern the country, and tour its new museum, located in the old Customs building. This is the perfect module if you want to know everything about the origins of the city and the civilizations that lived here before the arrival of the Spaniards.
- Notable Bars of Buenos Aires. Discover the old meet-up spots, where locals and celebrities would (and still do!) gather to debate and entertain themselves. You may have noticed that Buenos Aires is full of cafes and bars, and we want to show them to you! Discover Buenos Aires culture and tales as to why it was common to find men drinking milk while they smoked.
- Visit to the Immigration Museum. It is said that there are Argentines all over the world but it is also possible to find many cultures that live in our very own city. Learn about the different waves of immigration that nurtured and continue to enrich the country in this exciting museum, the first place of assistance and residence for those who arrived in Argentina at the end of the 19th century.
- National and international art in the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. Home to the largest collection of Argentinean art in the country, combined with works by important international artists such as El Greco, Rembrandt, Rubens, Cézanne, Picasso and many other incredible artists. You can not miss this excursion if you are a lover of art.
- Life and work of Eva Perón. In this tour you will come to understand one of the most representative women in the country: Eva Perón. The “Casa Carabassa” its original name, is famous for being a transit house for women in a precarious situation during the 20th century. Discover the story of Evita, the controversial woman: loved by some and hated by others.
FAQ Spanish in the City Day Class
Can I choose any module?
Yes, you can choose any module you wish; choose just one or explore a few different modules spread out between various days.
How does the city tour work?
Together with a Spanish teacher, who prepares the itinerary, you will visit one or multiple places in Buenos Aires by foot or public transportation.
Are there any additional costs?
The price of the day class includes the teacher’s transportation and fees, however, the student will need to cover their own expenses. The majority of the activities are free or low cost.
All the teachers I’ve had here have been very engaged in the group as well as in the progress of the individuals. The spirit in the class and at the school is friendly and cozy, when you come to a big city without knowing anyone that means a lot. I can recommend anyone wanting to learn spanish to choose Expanish.