is a medium-size language school located in a suburb of San
José, Costa Rica. The mission of the school is to give
you the language skills you need to help you develop yourself
professionally or to allow you to better enjoy your travels.
To reach these goals, ILISA offers a variety of well-developed
yet flexible programs. You have the choice of enrolling in
small group classes, private instruction, or a combination
of private and group instruction. Besides an excellent general
Spanish language program, ILISA offers specialized programs
for MBA's, lawyers, business people, and other professionals.
Whatever your reasons for learning Spanish may be, ILISA can
tailor a program to fit your specific needs.
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Founded in 1987, ILISA
has a team of qualified and dedicated Spanish teachers with
many years of teaching experience. During their 14 years of
existence, ILISA has used this experience to train over 3,800
people from all over the world. Regardless of your background
or current level of proficiency, ILISA will make your study
rewarding and enjoyable.
Overall, ILISA has some
of the best facilities found in any school in Latin America.
The school uses a custom designed building. Classrooms are
small, comfortable, and well lit. Students have access to
a small terrace restaurant, a nice computer lab, plus nice
patio areas to relax in during breaks.
has one of the most suitable locations for a language school
in Costa Rica. The school is located in the quiet suburb of
San Pedro which is close to both downtown San José
and the host-families. ILISA is far away enough from downtown
San José to enjoy the clean air, yet within a convenient
10-minute bus ride from the city center.
ILISA's San Pedro location
offers students easy access to San José's museums,shops,
bars, etc. San Pedro provides a variety of activities for
our students thanks to the influence of the University of
Costa Rica, which lies only 5 blocks away. The University
district has an abundance of cozy little bars, restaurants,
and places that offer live music every night of the week.
The diversity of places located nearby means that there is
something to do for everyone!
Note: Over the past few years, ILISA has been rated
as one of our best schools