Instituto Intercultural del Caribe (IIC), Sosua, Dominican Republic

Instituto Intercultural del Caribe (IIC)

Students rated Instituto Intercultural del Caribe (IIC), Sosua : 4.0/5.0   (7 reviews)

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Get 4 hours of Cultural Class for free For enrolments of a minimum of 2 weeks. Only valid for courses starting before 30.11.2014.
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2. Instituto Intercultural del Caribe (IIC)

General Information

The language school Instituto Intercultural del Caribe (IIC) was founded in Sosua, Dominican Republic in 1994. The school is beautifully situated in a quiet part of the city within a tropical garden, only a 5-minute walk from the beach. Lectures are sometimes held in the garden or on one of the beautiful terraces outside.

The school address is: Apartado Postal 326, La Puntilla 2, El Batey, 57000 - Sosua (Dominican Republic).


Facilities

Library, garden, rooftop terrace, balcony / terrace, table tennis, free water dispenser, free WIFI


Classroom equipment

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


Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Puerto Plata.  It takes 15 minutes by car or taxi to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 15
Adult courses throughout the year: 15
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 4
Adult courses throughout the year: 4
Number of classrooms: 6
Number of public workstations: 1
Spanish teacher qualifications: 90 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 30 years
throughout the year: 30 years
Minimum age of students: 16 years
Student nationalities: Germany 27 %
England 6 %
France 4 %
Holland 1 %
Russia 2 %
Sweden 1 %
 
Italy 1 %
Japan 1 %
Switzerland 12 %
USA 37 %
 

All prices in USD (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.  The 5% DISCOUNT on the tuition fee will automatically be deducted on receipt of your registration.

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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD 220 410 600 790 980 1170 1360 1550 1930 2310 190
If less than 2 students: 10 full hours individual classes instead of 20 group lessons.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 16:45
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 370 680 990 1300 1610 1920 2230 2540 3160 3780 310
Private lessons usually take place in the afternoon.
Starting dates Every first Monday of month .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 16:45
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 410 760 1105 1450 1795 2140 2485 2830 3520 4210 345
Standard course + 10 private lessons per week.
If less than 2 students in the group course: 10 full hours individual classes instead of 20 group lessons.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 18:30
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD 270 510 750 990 1230 1470 1710 -- -- -- 240
The course combines 20 group lessons (standard course) with 2 hours (a 60 min) of private tuition per week. Usually 4 group lessons in the morning; the 2 cultural classes will be scheduled throughout the week in the afternoon.
Starting dates Every Monday .
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 -- -- -- 1295 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Program consists of: 2 weeks Spanish Group Course (20 lessons/wk) plus 2 weeks Volunteer Work (min. 15 h/wk).
Includes pick-up from airport Puerto Plata. Lunch at Dominican family possible.
Starting dates 2014: 15.Jun.2014, 13.Jul.2014, 10.Aug.2014.
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 -- 680 990 1300 1610 1920 2230 2540 3160 3780 310
Exam fee not included.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 16:45
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Exam dates 11.Apr.2014, 24.May.2014, 22.Nov.2014
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in USD 335 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
20 regular Spanish lessons + 3 dives (with own equipment). 20 US$ to rent equipment.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 11:30
Afternoon: 12:30  - 15:00
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 380 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
20 general Spanish lessons + 3 lessons of 3 hours BEGINNER GROUP COURSE included. Free use of equipment during course hours.
Rate for ADVANCED GROUP COURSE 3 x 3 hours: plus 39US$ per week.
Surf pool for 14 days (no course): 410 US$ (Spanish Course 2 wks) + 399 US$ (Windsurf pool 2wks).
Starting dates Every Monday .
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 515 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
20 general Spanish lessons + 3 lessons for 3 hours ADVANCED GROUP COURSE.
Rate for BEGINNER GROUP COURSE with 5 x 3 hours: plus 100 US$. Rate for ADVANCED GROUP COURSE with 5 lessons for 3 hours = plus 200 US$.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Afternoon: 14:00
Required min. language level Advanced (C1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in USD 175 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Only in combination with a general course and for certified divers only. The price includes 5 fun dives (with own equipment). With rental equipment the 5 fun dives cost 210 US$.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 11:30
Afternoon: 12:30  - 15:00
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 645 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
20 general Spanish course + Diving Course for beginners, including: introduction, pool training, 5 theory units, 4 open water dives, equipment, tanks and weight belt, boat transfers, final exam. PADI-certification fee and study material are included.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:30
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD 305 575 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 80
20 general Spanish lessons + dancing lessons
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
> Note: All courses offered by Instituto Intercultural del Caribe (IIC), Sosua can be booked online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just mention the course description in the comment field of the online registration form.
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Lesson duration (minutes): 45 minutes
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 22 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.
Language school closed: In 2014 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2014, 06.Jan.2014, 21.Jan.2014, 27.Feb.2014, 18.Apr.2014, 01.May.2014, 24.Sep.2014, 25.Dec.2014
In 2015 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2015, 21.Jan.2015, 27.Feb.2015, 03.Apr.2015, 01.May.2015, 24.Sep.2015, 25.Dec.2015
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): German, Spanish, English
Comments about courses: If you book a course for two weeks or more, you can combine the two school locations Santo Domingo and Sosua (without any additional cost).

4. Accommodation

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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in USD 195 360 545 730 185
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, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi (wireless LAN) in building, Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in USD 290 620 940 1260 320
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 46 USD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 20 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 15.Dec.2014 - 05.Jan.2014
High season High season supplement in: 25 %
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in USD 820 1750 2545 3340 795 150
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per room
PLEASE NOTE: Special Terms&Conditions apply for those private apartments. See document “Terms & Conditions Private Apartment".
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 10 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in USD 380 805 1135 1465 330 150
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per room
PLEASE NOTE: Special Terms & Conditions apply for those private apartments. See document “Terms & Conditions Private Apartments”.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in USD 195 360 545 730 185
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, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi (wireless LAN) in building, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in USD 240 495 755 1015 260
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 38 USD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 20 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 15.Dec.2014 - 05.Jan.2014
High season High season supplement in: 25 %
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in USD 450 950 1460 1970 510
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 75 USD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 10 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Phone, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi (wireless LAN) in building, Air conditioning, Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 15.Dec.2014 - 05.Jan.2014
High season High season supplement in: 25 %
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Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? no
Single room always
Optional airport transfer: Puerto Plata (POP) - Sosua: for 25 USD (one way)
Puerto Plata (POP) - Cabarete: for 40 USD (one way)

5. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Dancing      
Diving      
Golf     20 km
Horse riding     10 km
Mountainbiking     25 km
Music      
Sailing      
Swimming      
Table Tennis      
Tennis     10 km
Volleyball      
Windsurfing     12 km
Yoga     12 km
Other leisure options: Kitesurfing

6. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.0/5.0 
(7 reviews)
City 3.7/5.0 
Organisation 4.0/5.0 
Facilities 4.1/5.0 
Social activities 4.1/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.0/5.0 
Value for money 4.6/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 3.0/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 3.5/5.0 
Other 4.0/5.0 
Students liked about Instituto Intercultural del Caribe (IIC), Sosua
"Location and organizer. Service" - (56 years)
"The friendly atmosphere." -
"Atmosphere" - (42 years)
"Small and familiarity" - (27 years)
All 7 reviews of Instituto Intercultural del Caribe (IIC)

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Prices include:
  • Organized activities
  • Internet access and use of school computers
  • Wireless LAN zone at school
  • Free certificate of course attendance
  • Language level placement test before arrival
Course material: Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.
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