Spanish School El Zonte’s “home base” is at Palo Verde Hotel in El Zonte, El Salvador! You can find us right at the beachfront in between Puro Surf Academy and Ecencia Nativa Hostel. The classes will take place at right in front of Palo Verde Hotel in a small tropical garden. Our goal is to maintain a high quality for our students and to transmit joy when learning the Spanish language. Therefore our idea is to make our students the protagonists of the learning process and to create an enjoyable learning experience.
We don't have any specific start dates. You can book extra lessons for the normal price and there are no reservation or inscription fees. Spanish lessons can be booked in the morning or in the afternoon.
One Spanish lessons has 55 minutes. We offer you discounts for certain amounts of lessons (see "Prices).
Our teachers follow the curriculum of Cervantes Institute and the European guidelines for languages detailed in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
The price for our Spanish Lessons includes our self-designed learning manuals. Of course you can always bring your own books, learning materials, etc.
If you book Spanish lessons with Spanish School El Zonte we also offer you free water, coffee and wifi during the time you stay with us!
In the highly unlikely case that you don't like our Spanish lessons, you can cancel your reservation without any costs!
By choosing Spanish School El Zonte you support a project that is guided by the idea of sustainable tourism. Our aim is to support the community and the local people who work here. Therefore we pay our teachers fairly and we pay our taxes. Also we think its important to support their professional development with further training. We are aware that the quality of the lessons you receive is the most important thing. Our teachers work with our self designed learning manuals. But you can also bring your own books etc..
William lives in a small village close to El Zonte. Beside giving Spanish classes at our school he's also teaching English as a foreign language at a public school here in El Salvador. He finished his studies to be an English teacher two years ago. Being asked about his idea of being a teacher he commented: "I like it when my students learn in a creative way and also when they leave the class without any doubts that they reached their goals."
Arnoldo is from the same village like William. He also has experience working as an English teacher in a public school and worked for "Glasswing" (NGO) as a translator. He finished his studies to be a teacher two years ago and is now working "full-time" for us. Being asked about his idea of being a teacher he commented: "I like it when my students learn in a fun and creative way. I also like to use practical and audiovisual materials (cooking, videos, movies, songs, poems, etc.) to make my classes more interesting."
Our self designed learning manuals provide you the necessary structure to make you Spanish classes successful. They are carefully designed and follow the European Guidelines for languages detailed in the Common European Framework of reference for Languages (CEFR).
Beside the necessary grammar and vocabulary we think that it is really important to practice your oral skills and to get you immersed in the Salvadoran culture.