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Hijos del Maiz

Hijos del Maíz, like most Nicaraguan Spanish schools, teaches through total immersion. However, unlike most other schools, Hijos del Maíze is a community project in the rural town of El Lagartillo in northeast Nicaragua. Classes are taught by educated local peasant farmers, and class times and locations are flexible. In addition to learning Spanish, students learn about life as a campesino. They are encouraged to volunteer in the fields with their host family and to share their own artistic, practical or spiritual talents.

El Lagartillo was a cooperative community until 1990 and still maintains many of the attitudes and practices of a cooperative. Other community projects include a theater group, an acoustic band and a reforestation project with a tree nursery and a sugar cane press, which saves residents money on sugar.

Location
El Lagartillo
Nicaragua

Language School

Information:
Weekly Cost: $130
Deposit Required: No
Class Size: Individual
Hours per Week: 20
Levels Taught: All

Contact Information:
Phone: 505 713 4819
E-mail: mazorca(at)remove-this.hijosdelmaiz.net
URL: www.hijosdelmaiz.net

Latin American Spanish School, School Xpress, Spanish Ya, Spanish School House Rosa Silva, Ave Nicaragüita Spanish School, Academia Europea, Granada Spanish Lingua, Spanish Ya-2008, Carolina and One on One Tutoring.








23 Jun 2008







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