Its classrooms are equipped with all the mod cons including WiFi, air conditioning (a necessity in the coastal areas!) and computers. The teaching staff are young, dynamic and passionate about Colombian language and culture and classes are small with a maximum number of seven students. The school offers a variety of courses ranging from standard Spanish classes (20hrs per week) to intensive Spanish (30hrs per week) and Combined Spanish (a mix of group and private classes). The program is flexible with students able to join classes every Monday. Please contact us for more information on the courses available at Centro Catalina.
The school’s founders are from Switzerland and have extensive experience in the education sector, this is reflected in the school’s high standards of both education and organisation. The centre also has the added bonus of being the only school in Cartagena that offers preparation courses for the DELE (Spanish diploma) exams. The school’s Standard Spanish course comprises of 4 hours each morning with an emphasis on grammar, vocabulary, conversation and pronunciation. You also have an option to take an intensive Spanish course which includes an additional 2 conversation lessons daily to put your Spanish into practice. Due to the fact that the groups are small, the students can actively participate and receive individual attention. In addition to a great range of language options, Centro Catalina offers a range of local excursions and exciting recreational activities such as diving, kite surfing and salsa lessons.
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