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Ilisa Language School, San Jose, Costa Rica

What we like about the school

  • Small class sizes

Ilisa Language School (ILISA)

  • Located in the quiet suburb of San Pedro, with easy access to museums, shops, bars and more.
  • The language school Ilisa Language School was founded in San Jose, Costa Rica in 1981.
  • Address: Avenida 16, calle 59 y 61, 2050 - San Jose, Costa Rica (see on map)
  • Legal name / parent company: Language Express S.A
  • Tax registration ID: 3-101-554159
  • Abbreviated name of school: ILISA San Jose

Covid-19 related security measures that are taken by Ilisa Language School

Currently we are closed because of goverment's regulation, we dont have a open date yet. Currently we are offering online classes

Accreditations and Quality seals

Instituto Cervantes

School Size:

Facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Restaurant

  • Daily press

  • Auditorium

  • Garden

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Free WIFI

  • Free parking

Classroom equipment

  • TV in some classrooms

  • Air conditioning in some classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

20

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.

Average number of students

  • Adult courses in summer: 70
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 15

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 6
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 6

Minimum age of students

  • 18 years
  • 4 years for specific Junior courses

Spanish teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree
  • 50% hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

10
5
10
5
70

Optional airport transfer

Juan Santamaría International Airport:
35 US$ drop off
free airport transfer without additional costs pick up

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020, 01 May 2020, 25 Jul. 2020, 02 Aug. 2020, 15 Aug. 2020, 15 Sep. 2020, 12 Oct. 2020, 25 Dec. 2020.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Private classes are recuperated or refunded. Same as for nearly all language schools, group classes falling on bank holiday are not refunded and not recuperated.

Spanish Courses

General Language
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Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 465 442 930 884 1395 1326 1860 1767 2325 2209 2790 2651 3255 3093 3720 3534 4650 4418 5580 5301 465 442
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 13:00  - 15:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Course Brochure
Ilisa Language School Brochure (PDF)
Ilisa Language School Brochure (PDF)
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FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 240 228 480 456 720 684 960 912 1200 1140 1440 1368 1680 1596 1920 1824 2400 2280 2880 2736 240 228
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:00  - 12:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Course Brochure
Ilisa Language School Brochure (PDF)
Ilisa Language School Brochure (PDF)
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Private
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Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 935 889 1870 1777 2805 2665 3740 3553 4675 4442 5610 5330 6545 6218 7480 7106 9350 8883 11220 10659 935 889
Course includes lunchtime with the teacher. Cost for the lunch not included.
General course schedule
8 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:00  - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Course Brochure
Ilisa Language School Brochure (PDF)
Ilisa Language School Brochure (PDF)
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See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 475 452 950 903 1425 1354 1900 1805 2375 2257 2850 2708 3325 3159 3800 3610 4750 4513 5700 5415 475 452
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:00  - 12:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Course Brochure
Ilisa Language School Brochure (PDF)
Ilisa Language School Brochure (PDF)
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See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 725 689 1450 1378 2175 2067 2900 2755 3625 3444 4350 4133 5075 4822 5800 5510 7250 6888 8700 8265 725 689
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 13:00  - 15:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Course Brochure
Ilisa Language School Brochure (PDF)
Ilisa Language School Brochure (PDF)
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Note: All courses offered by Ilisa Language School, San Jose can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.
Lesson duration: 60 minutes
School's administrative fee: 200.00 US$
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 25 US$. 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.
Comments about courses:If no suitable group course is available, a reduced number of private lessons will be offered.

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 210 420 630 840 1050 1260 1470 1680 2100 2520 210
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
This accommodation option includes airport pickup.
Price extra night:
30 US$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
25 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 4
Maximum age of students: 99

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Ballet 
Baseball 
Basketball1 km
Cooking 
Dancing 
Diving 
Football (soccer)2 km
Golf 
Horse riding30 km
Mountainbiking 
Music 
Sailing 
Skiing 
Swimming2 km
Table Tennis 
Tennis5 km
Volleyball 
Windsurfing 
Yoga1 km

Brochures

Ilisa Language School Brochure (PDF)
Ilisa Language School Brochure (PDF)

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    FAQ about Ilisa Language School, San Jose

  • Spanish courses at Ilisa Language School start at 228 US$ for Group 4 course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Juan Santamaría International Airport ( US$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at ILISA Language Institute varies from 1 students (Executive Program) to 4 students (Group 4 Plus)
  • 100% of teachers at Ilisa Language School hold a university degree. 50% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Ilisa Language School comes from USA with a 70% representation, followed by students from Germany (10%) and Japan (10%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Ilisa Language School offers courses from 4 years to 99. Average age is 25 during the summer and 45 for the rest of the year.
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