Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you’re a beginner or looking to advance your Spanish skills, our FAQ page is designed to provide clarity and guide you through the details of our language programs.

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Please contact us if you have any more questions or doubts.

GENERAL QUESTIONS

How can I sign up?

You have four options:

1. Visit us at our Spanish school in El Zonte. We are conveniently located at Esencia Nativa Hotel, right by the beach.

2. Make a reservation online on this page up to 48 hours before your arrival!

3. Drop us an email and let us know when you want to start!

4. Contact us via WhatsApp with the little green button on our webpage. We usually respond within 24 hours.

Is it possible to combine group classes and 1-on-1 classes?

Yes, you can! And we really recommend doing so because that’s how you get the most out of your time at our Spanish school!

Have a look here to book a package. Also, you can always book extra 1-on-1 lessons!

Do you also offer Spanish classes online?

Yes, we do! And you can continue (or finish) your Spanish course even when you’ve left El Zonte! The online Spanish classes are always held 1-on-1!

Do you offer any official certificates?

We do not offer any official certificates like DELE or SIELE (not yet!).

Nevertheless, we provide our own SAY ZONTE! CERTIFICATES that are quite similar to the official ones.

This ensures that you follow along with the official curriculum needed for your academic career

Group Classes

How does it work?

Group classes start every Monday at 8:00 am.

A course typically spans five days, from Monday to Friday, with sessions running from 8:00 am to 10:00 am, including a 10-minute break.

You can sign up for a group course up to 24 hours before it starts.

Is it possible to start on a day other than Monday?

Our group classes always start on monday to ensure that the group can learn together and to avoid repetitions. 

Anyway, you can start with some 1-0n-1 lessons at any other day of the week and then keep going on a monday with your group classes.

Have a look at our packages!

Are there different levels?

Yes, there are different course levels! Depending on whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or an advanced Spanish learner, we will assign you to a specific course.

To ensure that you are participating in a course that reflects your current Spanish level, we will conduct a short evaluation test with you before the course starts.

How many people are there in the group classes?

Every group class has at least 2 students, but no more than 6!

What if there are not enough students at my level for group classes?

We require a minimum of two students with more or less the same Spanish level to form a group class.

If you are the only one interested in, let’s say, a Spanish beginner group class, you have two options:

  1. Ask a friend if he or she wants to join you!

  2. Opt for 1-on-1 classes!

Unfortunately, we can’t guarantee that there will always be enough Spanish students at your level in El Zonte who want to start a group class with you. We will notify you as soon as possible if your group class can take place.

How many people are there in the group classes?

Every group class has at least 2 students, but no more than 6!

Can I cancel my group classes?

You can cancel your group course up to 48h before it starts.

Please note that we can’t provide any refunds if you decide to cancel your group course after it has started.

Activities 

I am not taking Spanish Classes with you! Can I participate in your Activities anyway?

Simple answer: Yes, you can! No problem at all!

Prices

How much are the Spanish classes?

That very much depends on the Spanish course and the number of lessons. You can find an overview of our prices here: www.sayzonte.com/prices

If you are looking for the most effective way, you should choose 1-on-1 lessons. If you are seeking a more social way to learn Spanish and save some money, you should start with our group lessons.

What is the most economic way to learn Spanish with you?

Bring your friends and sign up for our daily Spanish conversation classes! Lots of fun and starting from US$ 5 per person!

I have seen cheaper Spanish Schools! Why don't you charge less?

We understand that there might be other options available at different price points. However, the value of the SAY ZONTE! – Spanish School extends beyond just Spanish lessons.

The pricing reflects the high-quality experience we offer, including the careful selection and training of our teachers and the overall support provided throughout your journey.

Also, we want to mention that we are an official business with a strong belief in creating a fair and sustainable impact on the local community. We fulfill our tax obligations, as any responsible entity should, and we are committed to ensuring fair compensation for the Spanish teachers who work at our Spanish school.

How can I pay?

Paying for your Spanish classes is straightforward and convenient. You can make payments using major credit cards, cash, or Bitcoin.

There is an ATM in walking distance to our school that accepts all major credit cards.

We kindly ask you to pay upfront directly to us.

 

Packages

Do you offer any packages?

We’re glad you asked! Yes, we do!

Our packages include group classes, a specified number of 1-on-1 classes, and Spanish learning activities.

Also, you can save some money by purchasing packages for a certain amount of 1-on-1 Spanish classes.

Please take a look here: www.sayzonte.com/prices

What if I don't have enough time to finish my 1-on-1 classes in El Zonte?

No problem at all! You can finish your package taking Spanish online classes from the comfort of your home.

SAFETY & Comfort

Is El Zonte safe?

Yes, it it! Period. 

I am staying in El Tunco. How can I get to your school?

El Tunco is very close to El Zonte! It’s a short drive by car (about 15 minutes).

Alternatively, you can take the public bus that departs approximately every 20-30 minutes from the main street to El Zonte. The round trip from El Tunco to El Zonte and back will cost you less than US$2.

From the bus stop, our school can be reached by an easy 5-minute walk down to the beach.

Do you also offer accommodation?

No, unfortunately, we do not offer accommodation. However, we are conveniently located in the center of El Zonte, surrounded by many beautiful places that are within walking distance from our school.

Do you offer airport transfer?

Yes, we can arrange that for you. Be sure to let us know when you need an airport pickup.

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