Academia Tica, San Jose, Costa Rica

Academia Tica

Students rated Academia Tica, San Jose : 5.0/5.0   (1 review)

Special Offers

On top of any of the offers below you still get the 5% discount on the course price for booking on this website.

  Description Courses
10.00 % discount 10.00 % discount on tuition fees only, For enrolments of a minimum of 2 weeks -
For courses in 2014 . Only valid for bookings at this website. before 31.10.2014. Only valid for courses starting before 15.12.2014.
  • Standard Course
10.00 % discount 10.00 % discount on accommodation fees only, For enrolments of a minimum of 2 weeks, accomodation required -
10% discount on the Residence fees - for courses in 2014 . Only valid for bookings at this website. before 31.10.2014. Only valid for courses starting before 15.12.2014.
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1. Academia Tica

General Information

The language school Academia Tica was founded in San Jose, Costa Rica in 1986. The school is located in Coronado, an authentic Costa Rican town just outside the capital city of San José and a step away from one of the most important Cloud forests in Central America: The Braulio Carrillo National Park. This is the perfect environment to relax and plan further travels around Costa Rica.

The school address is: Quinta Toyopán, San Rafel de Coronado, 1294-210 - San Jose (Costa Rica).


Facilities

Cafeteria, kitchen for student use, fridge for student use, computer lab, library, daily press, movie room, games room, lounge, garden, student support desk, copy machine, gym, volleyball court, basketball court, soccer field / football pitch, table tennis, outdoor swimming pool, indoor swimming pool, free WIFI, free parking


Classroom equipment

Ample natural light in all classrooms.
TV in most classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals




NYSAFLT


Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Juan Santamaria International Airport.  It takes 40 minutes by car to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 40
Adult courses throughout the year: 15
Junior courses in summer: 24
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 6
Adult courses throughout the year: 6
Junior courses in summer: 6
Junior courses throughout the year: 6
Number of classrooms: 8
Number of public workstations: 4
Spanish teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 22 years
throughout the year: 25 years
Minimum age of students: 18 years
12 years for specific Junior courses
Student nationalities: Brazil 3 %
China 1 %
Germany 15 %
England 7 %
France 10 %
Holland 8 %
Russia 1 %
Sweden 7 %
 
Italy 4 %
Japan 6 %
Korea 1 %
Switzerland 12 %
USA 15 %
 

2. Courses

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Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:00  - 11:40
Afternoon: 12:20  - 15:40
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Starting dates Every Day .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:00  - 11:40
Afternoon: 12:20  - 15:40
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD 355 710 1065 1420 1765 2110 2455 2800 3490 4180 345
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:00  - 11:40
Afternoon: 12:20  - 15:40
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD 490 980 1470 1960 2440 2920 3400 3880 4840 5800 480
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:00  - 11:40
Afternoon: 12:20  - 15:40
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in USD -- -- -- 1260 -- -- -- 2500 -- -- --
Exam Fee varies depending on the level:
A1=$89
A2=$107
B1=$131
B2=$157
C1=$164
C2=$168
Starting dates 2014: 31.Mar.2014, 28.Apr.2014, 26.May.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 29.Sep.2014, 27.Oct.2014.
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Exam dates 24.May.2014, 18.Jul.2014, 22.Nov.2014
Exam fee 168 USD
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Lesson duration (minutes): 50 minutes
School's administrative fee: 40.00  USD
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 25 USD. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Exams offered: DELE
Language school closed: In 2014 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2014 - 05.Jan.2014, 11.Apr.2014, 17.Apr.2014 - 18.Apr.2014, 01.May.2014, 25.Jul.2014, 15.Aug.2014, 22.Dec.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): German, French, Spanish, English

3. Accommodation

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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in USD 150 300 450 600 150
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 30 USD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 1 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Phone, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi (wireless LAN) in building, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 99
Dates High season dates 01.Jun.2014 - 31.Aug.2014
High season
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in USD 160 320 480 640 160
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 30 USD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 20 minutes by public transport
Includes: Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 15
Maximum age of students: 99
Dates High season dates 01.Jun.2014 - 31.Aug.2014
High season
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in USD 130 260 390 520 130
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 30 USD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 20 minutes by public transport
Includes: Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 15
Maximum age of students: 99
Dates High season dates 01.Jun.2014 - 31.Aug.2014
High season
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in USD 100 200 300 400 100
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 30 USD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 5 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Phone, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi (wireless LAN) in building, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 99
Dates High season dates 01.Jun.2014 - 31.Aug.2014
High season
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Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? no
Single room cannot be guaranteed
Optional airport transfer: Juan Santamaría International (SJO): for 42 USD (one way)
Taxi costs about 50 USD to the city center

4. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Cooking      
Dancing      
Diving     5 km
Football (soccer)     2 km
Horse riding     5 km
Mountainbiking     5 km
Music     5 km
Swimming     1 km
Tennis     5 km
Yoga      
Other leisure options: Tours around the country

5. Reviews

 
Overall rating 5.0/5.0 
(1 review)
City 3.0/5.0 
Organisation 4.0/5.0 
Facilities 5.0/5.0 
Social activities 3.0/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 5.0/5.0 
Value for money 5.0/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 5.0/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 5.0/5.0 
Other 5.0/5.0 
Students liked about Academia Tica, San Jose
"The teacher and the atmosphere" - (18 years)
All 1 reviews of Academia Tica

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Prices include:
  • Organized activities
  • Internet access and use of school computers
  • Free access to swimming pool
  • Wireless LAN zone at school
  • Free certificate of course attendance
  • Language level placement test at first day of classes
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  • For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by qualified consultant
  • Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by qualified consultant
  • Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students
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