Two small supermarkets, one bar, one Catholic church, one elementary school, bus service will run four times a day to and from Cartago.
Type of Programme
One-to-One, personalised Spanish tuition living full-board with the tutor's own family and in the tutor's own home, including local visits and excursions, meeting friends, neighbours and professional colleagues etc.
Type of House: Country Cottage - Costa Rica
Teaching Qualifications and Experience
Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, Professor at School of Language Sciences, October, 2009-
Academia de Español D’Amore, Director of Studies, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, 2007-2009
Escuela de Idiomas D’Amore, Spanish Immersion Center, Director of Studies, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica 1992-2007.
San Isidro Labrador, International University, Professor at School of Education, 2002-2008
Forester International Institute, Teacher of Spanish as a second language (L2) and English as a Foreign Language (L/E, San José, Costa Rica 1986-1992
Teacher of English (L/E) and Spanish (L2).
Hobbies and Interests
Hospitality - cooking, gardening, crafting, drawing and painting, horticulture, floral designing
Applied Linguistics, Music, Arts in general, Gastronomy, Literature, Educational Psychology, among others.
Sports - hiking, aerobics, basketball
Cypress wooden and concrete bedrooms with two windows, one single bed with armoirs, nightstand with lamps, small desk
Excursions and Local Attractions
Cartago(ruins, churches, museums, farmer's market, colonial buildings)
The Irazú Volcano National Park in Cartago, The Tapantí Biological Reserve, The Orosi Valley, The Zone of the Saints (where home-school is located.
Downtown San José (museums, National Theater, churches, etc.)
Elementary schools and high schools.
Hospitals, clinics, and health services and providers.
technological Institute of Costa Rica (located in Cartago)
Lankaster Botanical Garden