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

Instituto Intercultural del Caribe (IIC)

Students rated Instituto Intercultural del Caribe (IIC), Sosua : 4.1/5.0   (8 reviews)

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
1 week for free 1 week for free on tuition fees only, For enrolments of a minimum of 3 weeks. Only valid for courses starting before 30.05.2015.
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20.00 % discount 20.00 % discount on tuition and accommodation fees, For enrolments of a minimum of 1 weeks -
It can be booked with or without accommodation. The discount applies to the school studio and the school apartment.
. Only valid for courses starting from 30.08.2015 till 03.10.2015.
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1. Sosua  

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 %
 

3. Courses

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 230 410 600 790 980 1170 1341 1512 1854 2196 171
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 410 740 1080 1420 1760 2100 2406 2712 3324 3936 306
Starting dates Every first Monday of month .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
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 430 780 1140 1500 1860 2220 2544 2868 3516 4164 324
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 [+]Price for additional week
Price in USD 280 510 750 990 1230 1470 1710 -- -- -- 240
The course combines 20 group lessons á 45min (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 -- -- -- 750 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Program consists of: 2 weeks Spanish Group Course (20 lessons/wk) plus 2 weeks Volunteer Work (min. 15 h/wk).
Starting dates 2015: 29.Dec.2015, 12.Jan.2015, 26.Jan.2015, 09.Feb.2015, 23.Feb.2015, 09.Mar.2015, 23.Mar.2015, 06.Apr.2015, 20.Apr.2015, 04.May.2015, 18.May.2015, 01.Jun.2015, 15.Jun.2015, 29.Jun.2015, 13.Jul.2015, 27.Jul.2015, 10.Aug.2015, 24.Aug.2015, 07.Sep.2015, 21.Sep.2015, 05.Oct.2015, 19.Oct.2015, 02.Nov.2015, 16.Nov.2015, 30.Nov.2015, 07.Dec.2015, 21.Dec.2015.
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 -- 740 1080 1420 1760 2100 2406 2712 3324 3936 306
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)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in USD -- -- 995 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Exam fee is not included.
DELE preparation at IIC will be offered for exams B1, B2 and C1, on demand as well for A1 and A2.
20 general lessons + 10 private lessons DELE preparation
Starting dates 2015: 27.Apr.2015, 22.Jun.2015, 26.Oct.2015.
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in USD 345 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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  - 10:30
Afternoon: 11:00  - 12:30
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 390 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
20 general group Spanish lessons + 3 lessons of 1 hour BEGINNER private/semi-private COURSE included. Free use of equipment during course days.
Rate for ADVANCED WINDSURF COURSE 3 x 1 hour: plus 40US$.
Surf pool for 7 days (no course)= 295 US$, W-1 can be booked only once. Additional weeks of Spanish and/or Windsurfing can be booked.
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 550 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
20 general group Spanish lessons + 3 x 1.5 hours ADVANCED COURSE.
Rate for BEGINNER GROUP COURSE with 5 x 1.5 hours: plus 160 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 Spanish Course Standard (20 les/wk)(not incl in the preis) and for certified divers only. The price includes 5 fun dives (with own equipment). With rental equipment 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 655 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
20 Spanish group lessons + 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 .
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 315 575 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 270
20 Spanish group lessons á 45min + 4 hours (á 60min) private dancing lessons
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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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 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 195 395 590 785 195
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No breakfast on Sundays or national holidays.
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 Deposit (refundable)*
Price in USD 750 1575 2295 3015 720 200
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 330 100
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: 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 195 395 590 785 195
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No breakfast on Sundays or national holidays.
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 450 960 1470 1980 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.2015 - 05.Jan.2015
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 4.1/5.0 
(8 reviews)
City / State 3.7/5.0 
Organisation 4.1/5.0 
Facilities 4.2/5.0 
Social activities 4.0/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.1/5.0 
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." -
"Great and dedicated teachers" -
"Atmosphere" - (42 years)
"Small and familiarity" - (27 years)
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