Ixquic Spanish School is a project in the city of Antigua Guatemala dedicated to providing the highest quality education to its students. The name Ixquic is taken from the Popol Vuh, the sacred book of the Quiche Mayas. Ixquic was the daughter of one of the lords of Xibalba, Kuchumakik, who was part of Maya history.
With Ixquic starts the third cycle of the Popol Vuh, the cycle of female culture. It is fitting that females play a major role in Ixquic Spanish School and their wide experience and total commitment to teaching Spanish ensures that your learning experience is life changing.
The Spanish you will learn will be of great help in your travels to Spanish speaking countries and will also provide advantages in your professional and personal life as Spanish becomes more widely spoken.
While studying at Ixquic Spanish School in Antigua Guatemala you have the opportunity to develop your knowledge of Spanish in an environment that will enable full immersion allowing you to expand your knowledge in the language and enjoy a variety of cultural and tourist attractions.
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Most of our teachers helped to develop the good reputation of the famous Spanish Schools in Antigua Guatemala, unfortunately when all the female teachers became older or began to fight for their rights at those schools they were dismissed. At that point, these teachers decided to start a new project with a united vision: Women helping women through education. That is one of our main objectives and a big part of mission.
The teachers of our Spanish School became teachers for random reasons in their lives, such as becoming widows, or they were single mothers, real women who had to maintain their homes and their families. The good thing is that they realized a career teaching, and they loved to teach and continued their education at universities in order to provide the best quality in education. Teachers
At Ixquic Spanish School we do not discriminate by age, contrary to that, we view advanced years as a sign of experience and knowledge that our teachers can impart to our students and help them facilitate the understanding in learning the language.
To be the best Spanish School in Central America
We will satisfy the expectations of our students by employing competent, experienced professionals and utilising proven teaching methods.
At Ixquic Spanish School you will have the opportunity to learn Spanish at your own pace in one of the most historic and beautiful places in Central America, La Antigua Guatemala.
Everyone agrees that the best way to learn a foreign language is to immerse yourself in that language’s culture and the curses at Ixquic Spanish School are designed so that you spend much of your time interacting with the warm and friendly people of Antigua Guatemala rather than sitting in a classroom. This will allow you to learn all about the fascinating history and rich culture of Antigua Guatemala and the special villages that surround it.
World Heritage Site listed Antigua Guatemala is a town of bougainvillea lined, cobblestone streets huddled by three volcanoes. It has an abundaHallwaynce of beautiful old colonial churches, a wonderful vibrant market and the incredibly kind and friendly people will make you feel at home. In fact Antigua Guatemala was the winner of the Wanderlust travel awards City of 2009.
Reasons to choose Ixquic:
- Transport service from the international airport at Guatemala City (La Aurora) to La Antigua Guatemala.
- Lodging at student residences or with selected host families.
- Personalized and professional Spanish language tuition.
- Recreational and traveling opportunities.
- Voluntary work in projects empowering the poorest people of Guatemala.
- Wi-Fi at working hours.
- Relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
- We specialize in teaching people with learning difficulties.
- We welcome people of Hispanic descent who wish to practice and learn Spanish Language.
- We provide informal education for those preferring a relaxed method of learning.