Group Program References
Past Participants Say It BestFollowing is a list of
testimonials from some of our past group
instruction (in Heredia). My
students were in levels I and II and I was
in level IV. I am very pleased with
staff was amazingly patient. They
went above and beyond the call of duty
on several occasions. Many of the
activities (in Monteverde) and excursions were
excellent. The trip to Arenal was
the best thing we did!"
enjoyed their stay (in Oaxaca)...they
participated in cooking, weaving,
pottery, and salsa activities."
"I like the
classes and homestays (in Madrid) for
the students. So much better than
a bus here, a bus there..."
and classroom experiences (in Merida,
Mexico) were excellent."
beginning plans through our return
flight, AmeriSpan staff members were
consistently helpful, informative,
organized and flexible. They
listened to us and kept our goals in
mind as we worked together on the
itinerary for Antigua."
"Our trip was
wonderful. The families were kind and
enjoyed involving the students in their
lives, and my students all expressed a
desire to return to Costa Rica. There are two things I love about taking
students to Costa Rica: one, of course,
is that in three weeks of total
immersion, their oral production
advances about as much as they would in
two semesters in my class. The
other is that they come away with the
knowledge that personal relationships
have a much greater impact on individual
happiness than any material possession
language program in Alajuela, Costa
Rica...has been such a success four our
students that we are expanding it to a
three-week stay and offering our own
university credit for the program."