Spanish Immersion Programs

Habla's Spanish Immersion program is a cultural and linguistic journey.

If you have been looking for an exciting opportunity to study in Mexico, Habla is the Spanish language school for you. Our Spanish Immersion programs are for all ages and levels and allow you to move beyond the grammatical structures and vocabulary that make up the language into the joy of conversation, sharing stories, and exchanging ideas with native speakers. At each level, our teachers guide you through a clear structure as you explore Mexican and Latin American culture.

Whether you’re new to the Spanish language or an advanced learner ready to dive into complex Latin American literature, Habla will pair you with the ideal teacher and group during your stay with us. We accommodate families and friend groups, so bring your whole crew and learn Spanish in Mexico together!


Spanish Immersion at Habla offers:

   Small group sizes of six or fewer students. 

   Classes tailored to the group language levels, from just beginning to advanced.

   Student-centered curriculums based on the interests and learning needs of the students. 

   Engaging, hands-on learning experiences for students of all ages. 


New courses begin every Monday . Study Spanish with us for as many weeks as you want! You will always learn something new.



Spanish Immersion for Adults

Habla's Main Course.

Each week, students explore themes centered around the stories, art, pop culture, rhythms, flavors, and sociopolitical movements of Mexico and Latin America while developing the four core linguistic skills: speaking, writing, listening, and reading.

Spanish Immersion students have the opportunity to participate in engaging cultural experiences each week. During this time, students can practice their Spanish outside of the classroom and experience Mexican culture first-hand.

Our goal is for our students to finish each week feeling more confident in their Spanish skills and understanding of Mexican culture. We work to ensure our students find a way to connect to each theme so they can relate what they are studying to their own lives and worldview.

Over the years, we have found that learning Spanish becomes less intimidating and more exciting when students have a real connection to the topics they are learning.

Habla’s Spanish Immersion program is year-round with new courses starting each Monday, so you can schedule your program any time! If you aren’t able to attend a full week of classes, Habla offers tutoring to suit your schedule and specific needs.

Many adult students and families looking to learn Spanish in Mexico opt to study with us for three weeks or longer. We offer discounted prices for solo travelers and groups that stay at Habla for three or more weeks.

Please note: All our classes follow the same schedule to accommodate families and groups traveling together. Yes, we offer group pricing!

Visit our Calendar to see this year's events.

The Habla Method used in all our Spanish classes is a research-based, innovative, cross-cultural pedagogy that is used in classrooms worldwide. At our Spanish language school, you will feel challenged yet comfortable learning Spanish.

All our classes are facilitated in Spanish. We divide our students by language level and adjust groups during the week as necessary. Most importantly, we work with you to ensure the most enriching cultural and linguistic experience at Habla.

Language is rooted in its people and cultures. At Habla, you will experience the traditions, flavors, colors, rhythms, stories, and art of Mexico and Yucatan. You will leave our school feeling confident having meaningful conversations in Spanish and with a deeper understanding of our beautiful country.

What really sets Habla apart is the amazing, knowledgeable, and friendly community of teachers and staff. But don’t take it from us, read our former students’ testimonials to learn more about what the Habla Difference is all about.



Features
Each week, students explore themes centered around the stories, art, pop culture, rhythms, flavors, and sociopolitical movements of Mexico and Latin America while developing the four core linguistic skills: speaking, writing, listening, and reading.

Spanish Immersion students participate in engaging cultural experiences each week, which may include guided museum visits, tortilla making or chocolate workshops, curated tours of our grand municipal market, salsa or jarana lessons, and more. During this time, students can practice their Spanish outside of the classroom and experience Mexican culture first-hand.
Focus
Our goal is for our students to finish each week feeling more confident in their Spanish skills and understanding of Mexican culture. We work to ensure our students find a way to connect to each theme so they can relate what they are studying to their own lives and worldview. We believe learning Spanish becomes less intimidating and more exciting when students have a real connection to the topics they are learning.
Dates
Habla’s Spanish Immersion program is year-round with new courses starting each Monday, so you can schedule your program any time! If you aren’t able to attend a full week of classes, Habla offers tutoring to suit your schedule and specific needs.

Many adult students and families looking to learn Spanish in Mexico opt to study with us for three weeks or longer. We offer discounted prices for solo travelers and groups that stay at Habla for three or more weeks.

Please note: All our classes follow the same schedule to accommodate families and groups traveling together. Yes, we offer group pricing!

Visit our Calendar to see this year's events.
The Habla Difference
The Habla Method used in all our Spanish classes is a research-based, innovative, cross-cultural pedagogy that is used in classrooms worldwide. At our Spanish language school, you will feel challenged yet comfortable learning Spanish.

All our classes are facilitated in Spanish. We divide our students by language level and adjust groups during the week as necessary. Most importantly, we work with you to ensure the most enriching cultural and linguistic experience at Habla.

Language is rooted in its people and cultures. At Habla, you will experience the traditions, flavors, colors, rhythms, stories, and art of Mexico and Yucatan. You will leave our school feeling confident having meaningful conversations in Spanish and with a deeper understanding of our beautiful country.

What really sets Habla apart is the amazing, knowledgeable, and friendly community of teachers and staff. But don’t take it from us, read our former students’ testimonials to learn more about what the Habla Difference is all about.


Habla’s core principles enhance Spanish language learning:




Creative Space

Habla's immersion for kids.

The Creative Space is our Spanish Immersion program for kids ages 5-11 and teens ages 12-17. The Creative Space is a project-based and experiential learning environment where students learn Spanish through hands-on activities.

Each week, kids and teens have the option to participate in engaging cultural experiences. These opportunities help students practice their Spanish outside the classroom and learn about Mexican culture first-hand.

Kids, preteens, and teens learn Spanish by engaging in weekly projects that help them develop the four basic skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing while exploring Mexican culture. “Story” is a main component of our curriculum—the stories teachers and other students tell, imaginative storytelling, and the stories they read in authentic texts from Mexico and Latin America. The Creative Space is also an arts-integrated environment—students learn Spanish through movement, painting, drawing, writing, making films and photographs, and engaging with each other in a supportive community setting. The goal is always for students to progress in their Spanish level.

Habla’s Spanish Immersion program is year-round with new courses starting each Monday, so you can schedule your program any time! If you aren’t able to attend a full week of classes, Habla offers tutoring to suit your schedule and specific needs.

Many adult students and families looking to learn Spanish in Mexico opt to study with us for three weeks or longer. We offer discounted prices for solo travelers and groups that stay at Habla for three or more weeks.

Please note: All our classes follow the same schedule to accommodate families and groups traveling together. Yes, we offer group pricing!

Visit our Calendar to see this year's events.

The Habla Method used in all our Spanish classes is a research-based, innovative, cross-cultural pedagogy that is used in classrooms worldwide. At our Spanish language school, you will feel challenged yet comfortable learning Spanish.

All our classes are facilitated in Spanish. We divide our students by language level and adjust groups during the week as necessary. Most importantly, we work with you to ensure the most enriching cultural and linguistic experience at Habla.

Language is rooted in its people and cultures. At Habla, you will experience the traditions, flavors, colors, rhythms, stories, and art of Mexico and Yucatan. You will leave our school feeling confident having meaningful conversations in Spanish and with a deeper understanding of our beautiful country.

What really sets Habla apart is the amazing, knowledgeable, and friendly community of teachers and staff. But don’t take it from us, read our former students’ testimonials to learn more about what the Habla Difference is all about.



Features
The Creative Space is our Spanish Immersion program for kids ages 5-11 and teens ages 12-17. The Creative Space is a project-based and experiential learning environment where students learn Spanish through hands-on activities.

Each week, kids and teens have the option to participate in engaging cultural experiences. These opportunities help students practice their Spanish outside the classroom and learn about Mexican culture first-hand.
Focus
Kids, preteens, and teens learn Spanish by engaging in weekly projects that help them develop the four basic skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing while exploring Mexican culture. “Story” is a main component of our curriculum—the stories teachers and other students tell, imaginative storytelling, and the stories they read in authentic texts from Mexico and Latin America. The Creative Space is also an arts-integrated environment—students learn Spanish through movement, painting, drawing, writing, making films and photographs, and engaging with each other in a supportive community setting. The goal is always for students to progress in their Spanish level.
Dates
Habla’s Spanish Immersion program is year-round with new courses starting each Monday, so you can schedule your program any time! If you aren’t able to attend a full week of classes, Habla offers tutoring to suit your schedule and specific needs.

Many adult students and families looking to learn Spanish in Mexico opt to study with us for three weeks or longer. We offer discounted prices for solo travelers and groups that stay at Habla for three or more weeks.

Please note: All our classes follow the same schedule to accommodate families and groups traveling together. Yes, we offer group pricing!

Visit our Calendar to see this year's events.
The Habla Difference
The Habla Method used in all our Spanish classes is a research-based, innovative, cross-cultural pedagogy that is used in classrooms worldwide. At our Spanish language school, you will feel challenged yet comfortable learning Spanish.

All our classes are facilitated in Spanish. We divide our students by language level and adjust groups during the week as necessary. Most importantly, we work with you to ensure the most enriching cultural and linguistic experience at Habla.

Language is rooted in its people and cultures. At Habla, you will experience the traditions, flavors, colors, rhythms, stories, and art of Mexico and Yucatan. You will leave our school feeling confident having meaningful conversations in Spanish and with a deeper understanding of our beautiful country.

What really sets Habla apart is the amazing, knowledgeable, and friendly community of teachers and staff. But don’t take it from us, read our former students’ testimonials to learn more about what the Habla Difference is all about.


When you study Spanish at Habla, you can expect to enjoy delicious, authentic meals cooked by Karla right in our kitchen. We accommodate all food allergies and dietary preferences for your peace of mind.

We also regularly invite local vendors to our Spanish language school so students can try popular Yucatecan street foods, like marquesitas – this salty, sweet, crunchy treat is a fast favorite for our Spanish students of all ages!



When you study Spanish at Habla, you can expect to enjoy delicious, authentic meals cooked by Karla right in our kitchen. We accommodate all food allergies and dietary preferences for your peace of mind.

We also regularly invite local vendors to our Spanish language school so students can try popular Yucatecan street foods, like marquesitas – this salty, sweet, crunchy treat is a fast favorite for our Spanish students of all ages!



Habla Spanish Camps

Join students from around the world for this cross-cultural adventure.

The best way to learn a language is by playing and having fun! Our Spanish Camp is an exciting opportunity for students to learn Spanish in Mexico each summer and winter in one of our most engaging settings. In the Habla Spanish Camps, visiting Spanish students work alongside local kids and teens to explore an intriguing theme through creative, engaging activities. The goal is always for students to develop their Spanish skills and develop a deeper understanding of Mexican culture.

Join students from around the world for this cross-cultural adventure all summer long and during winter break!

Please note: Our Spanish Camps and Spanish Immersion programs follow the same schedule to accommodate families and groups traveling together.

Like our Spanish Immersion classes, our teachers lead the Habla Spanish Camps in Spanish. Students mainly work with people in their age group and language level. However, there are many activities throughout the day where all the campers get together to work, play, and create.

Our local kids, preteens, and teens work alongside visiting students and support their new friends as they learn Spanish. This is a unique opportunity for students to learn practical vocabulary as they get to know one another.

Habla Spanish Camps are a chance for your child to exchange languages and cultures and build long-lasting friendships.

Our Spanish Summer Camp runs continuously from June to mid-August, while our Winter Camp takes place the last week of December and first week of January. Each week, students learn new material based on an overarching theme.

Visit our Calendar to see this year's events.

The Habla Method used in all our Spanish classes is a research-based, innovative, cross-cultural pedagogy that is used in classrooms worldwide. At our Spanish language school, you will feel challenged yet comfortable learning Spanish.

All our classes are facilitated in Spanish. We divide our students by language level and adjust groups during the week as necessary. Most importantly, we work with you to ensure the most enriching cultural and linguistic experience at Habla.

Language is rooted in its people and cultures. At Habla, you will experience the traditions, flavors, colors, rhythms, stories, and art of Mexico and Yucatan. You will leave our school feeling confident having meaningful conversations in Spanish and with a deeper understanding of our beautiful country.

What really sets Habla apart is the amazing, knowledgeable, and friendly community of teachers and staff. But don’t take it from us, read our former students’ testimonials to learn more about what the Habla Difference is all about.



Features
The best way to learn a language is by playing and having fun! Our Spanish Camp is an exciting opportunity for students to learn Spanish in Mexico each summer and winter in one of our most engaging settings. In the Habla Spanish Camps, visiting Spanish students work alongside local kids and teens to explore an intriguing theme through creative, engaging activities. The goal is always for students to develop their Spanish skills and develop a deeper understanding of Mexican culture.

Join students from around the world for this cross-cultural adventure all summer long and during winter break!

Please note: Our Spanish Camps and Spanish Immersion programs follow the same schedule to accommodate families and groups traveling together.
Focus
Like our Spanish Immersion classes, our teachers lead the Habla Spanish Camps in Spanish. Students mainly work with people in their age group and language level. However, there are many activities throughout the day where all the campers get together to work, play, and create.

Our local kids, preteens, and teens work alongside visiting students and support their new friends as they learn Spanish. This is a unique opportunity for students to learn practical vocabulary as they get to know one another.

Habla Spanish Camps are a chance for your child to exchange languages and cultures and build long-lasting friendships.
Dates
Our Spanish Summer Camp runs continuously from June to mid-August, while our Winter Camp takes place the last week of December and first week of January. Each week, students learn new material based on an overarching theme.

Visit our Calendar to see this year's events.
The Habla Difference
The Habla Method used in all our Spanish classes is a research-based, innovative, cross-cultural pedagogy that is used in classrooms worldwide. At our Spanish language school, you will feel challenged yet comfortable learning Spanish.

All our classes are facilitated in Spanish. We divide our students by language level and adjust groups during the week as necessary. Most importantly, we work with you to ensure the most enriching cultural and linguistic experience at Habla.

Language is rooted in its people and cultures. At Habla, you will experience the traditions, flavors, colors, rhythms, stories, and art of Mexico and Yucatan. You will leave our school feeling confident having meaningful conversations in Spanish and with a deeper understanding of our beautiful country.

What really sets Habla apart is the amazing, knowledgeable, and friendly community of teachers and staff. But don’t take it from us, read our former students’ testimonials to learn more about what the Habla Difference is all about.



Special Course: Día de Muertos

Immerse in Mexico's most beautiful tradition.

At Habla we believe that connecting language with culture is at the heart of language learning. To honor this connection we have designed a course inspired by Día de Muertos or Janal Pixan (“Food for the Souls” in Mayan), one of the most important traditions in Mexico.

Students will engage in traditional cultural experiences such as Paseo de las animas, where we join the Yucatecan community in appreciating the altars for the dead, witnessing the colorful parade, and walking to the traditionally decorated cemetery downtown. We also take an excursion to Cholul, a small community just outside of Merida where students will participate in the traditional method for cooking the most popular Hanal Pixan dish: el pib. Students will prepare and cook their own pib in a pit in the ground, culminating in a mid-day feast.

During this week, students will study Spanish by learning about the cultural traditions, art, stories, and flavors that examine Mexico’s spiritual and playful relationship with death, while also exploring the memories of their ancestors and honoring loved ones who have left this world.

To culminate our Día de Muertos course, students will build an altar and share a written piece to honor our loved ones who have passed. Finally we all gather around the table to enjoy traditional food and drink and celebrate life.

Día de Muertos is offered once a year during the final week of October or the first of November. Space is limited for this program.

Visit our Calendar to see this year's events.

Please note: Space is limited for Habla’s Día de Muertos program.

The Habla Method used in all our Spanish classes is a research-based, innovative, cross-cultural pedagogy that is used in classrooms worldwide. At our Spanish language school, you will feel challenged yet comfortable learning Spanish.

All our classes are facilitated in Spanish. We divide our students by language level and adjust groups during the week as necessary. Most importantly, we work with you to ensure the most enriching cultural and linguistic experience at Habla.

Language is rooted in its people and cultures. At Habla, you will experience the traditions, flavors, colors, rhythms, stories, and art of Mexico and Yucatan. You will leave our school feeling confident having meaningful conversations in Spanish and with a deeper understanding of our beautiful country.

What really sets Habla apart is the amazing, knowledgeable, and friendly community of teachers and staff. But don’t take it from us, read our former students’ testimonials to learn more about what the Habla Difference is all about.



Features
At Habla we believe that connecting language with culture is at the heart of language learning. To honor this connection we have designed a course inspired by Día de Muertos or Janal Pixan (“Food for the Souls” in Mayan), one of the most important traditions in Mexico.

Students will engage in traditional cultural experiences such as Paseo de las animas, where we join the Yucatecan community in appreciating the altars for the dead, witnessing the colorful parade, and walking to the traditionally decorated cemetery downtown. We also take an excursion to Cholul, a small community just outside of Merida where students will participate in the traditional method for cooking the most popular Hanal Pixan dish: el pib. Students will prepare and cook their own pib in a pit in the ground, culminating in a mid-day feast.
Focus
During this week, students will study Spanish by learning about the cultural traditions, art, stories, and flavors that examine Mexico’s spiritual and playful relationship with death, while also exploring the memories of their ancestors and honoring loved ones who have left this world.

To culminate our Día de Muertos course, students will build an altar and share a written piece to honor our loved ones who have passed. Finally we all gather around the table to enjoy traditional food and drink and celebrate life.
Dates
Día de Muertos is offered once a year during the final week of October or the first of November. Space is limited for this program.

Visit our Calendar to see this year's events.

Please note: Space is limited for Habla’s Día de Muertos program.

The Habla Difference
The Habla Method used in all our Spanish classes is a research-based, innovative, cross-cultural pedagogy that is used in classrooms worldwide. At our Spanish language school, you will feel challenged yet comfortable learning Spanish.

All our classes are facilitated in Spanish. We divide our students by language level and adjust groups during the week as necessary. Most importantly, we work with you to ensure the most enriching cultural and linguistic experience at Habla.

Language is rooted in its people and cultures. At Habla, you will experience the traditions, flavors, colors, rhythms, stories, and art of Mexico and Yucatan. You will leave our school feeling confident having meaningful conversations in Spanish and with a deeper understanding of our beautiful country.

What really sets Habla apart is the amazing, knowledgeable, and friendly community of teachers and staff. But don’t take it from us, read our former students’ testimonials to learn more about what the Habla Difference is all about.


Habla's Homestay Program

Have an authentic cultural experience staying with a Mexican family through our highly regarded homestay program.

Students who will study Spanish at Habla have the option of staying with a Mexican family through our homestay program. All our families are carefully selected and have experience inviting students into their homes. All the homes are clean, comfortable, and have private rooms. Air conditioning is optional and is dependent on availability.


Ana, our homestay coordinator, maintains contact with the host family and regularly checks in to ensure students have a pleasant stay. If you choose our homestay program, Ana will send you a questionnaire to learn more about your preferences and health concerns. This way, we can be sure to match you with the best home for you and your family.

[hidden]Ana, our homestay coordinator, maintains contact with the host family and regularly checks in to be sure students have a pleasant stay. If you (or your group) choose our homestay program, Ana will send a questionnaire to learn more about your preferences and health concerns. This way, we can be sure to match you with the best home.


Homestays include the following:

  • A private, furnished room
  • Bed linens and towels
  • Hot water
  • Housekeeping
  • Use of common areas
  • Wi-fi
  • Fan
  • A/C (extra cost, upon availability)
  • Three meals a day (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Pickup from Mérida airport or bus station for
    additional $20 USD



Join us and experience the alegría in all of Habla's Spanish programs!



 

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Are you interested in our Spanish Immersion programs but not ready to commit? Schedule a free informational meeting with our team.

 

Do you have any further questions?

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Ana Flota

Habla Coordinator


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