Open Mind is one of the few Spanish schools accredited by Ministry of Education of Ecuador, our ministerial agreement is # 1804. We are located in Quito the capital of Ecuador.
Our institution gives you the opportunity to learn Spanish quickly and effectively. Our methodology puts emphasis on the conversation about real situations. At the beginning you do not write, do not read, do not receive any kind of grammar explanation; you are going to develop the ability to understand and to speak. When you understand and speak, you are going to develop writing and reading by receiving a grammar explanation.
The class is only in Spanish, student and teacher cannot speak other languages.
Our team of experienced teachers and our administrative staff guarantee you the best Spanish program and help you with your questions and requirements to do your stay in Ecuador your best experience.
You have the option to study Spanish and to get to know our beautiful country. We offer you one-week programs: Language and Culture program, Amazon Program and the Coast Program with the aid of learning different accents and different cultures.
Our institution offers indoor and outdoor activities such as a culinary course, cocktail course, tropical dance course, diving, and climbing.
You have the option to study and to do volunteering by helping poor people to improve their situation.
ALL OF OUR SPANISH PROGRAMS INCLUDE:
• Orientation: a representative will guide you to show you where the institute is and how to get there, as well as, show you your place of stay.
In addition, our representative will show you how buses operate in Quito, where to take them and how to get to interesting places such as Centro Histórico (Historical Center), Mitad del Mundo (Middle of the world), the cable car or malls, among others.
• Coffee, tea, water.
The nationality and age mix at Open Mind International Language school varies over different time periods, courses and levels. Throughout the year, the average age is 20. In the summer, the average age is 20.
teaches students from all over the world, including:
does not hold classes on the holiday dates below. The school does not compensate for these holidays, so make sure to choose your start date accordingly.
Homestays are carefully selected and offer students the opportunity to learn more about the local culture in a comfortable setting while studying Spanish in Quito. These homes are often between 10 - 45 minutes away from the school by public transport. Families usually offer affordable meal plans that allow you to sample the local cuisine. If you have special requests or diet restrictions (because of religion or health reasons), please let us know in advance. Your housing starts on the Sunday before your first day of class and ends on the Saturday after your last day of class, unless otherwise noted. Learn more about homestay housing
It is possible to live in a rented apartment during your study in Quito, but this tends to be more expensive. Open Mind International Language school provides some assistance with apartment rentals or you can rent an apartment on your own. Learn more about apartment housing
Open Mind International Language school provides some assistance with hotel or hostel reservations or you can reserve a room on your own. Learn more about hostel housing
We cannot apply for visas on behalf of students. The school is also not authorized to issue documents to support your visa application. If you need a visa, you have to apply for a visitor or tourist visa on your own.
Please note that we do not book flights for our students. If you are researching airfare costs, we recommend using Kayak.com, a search engine that lets you compare flight options from your home country to Quito based on your budget, schedule and preferences.
Study abroad worry-free with Language International's health and personal effects insurance coverage. When you book a course with us, you can opt to purchase an international insurance plan that covers not only your health care cost but also loss of your personal belongings. You must book your insurance in advance when you register.
The school is located in Quito, the capital of Ecuador.Just 20 minutes by bus from the Historic Center of Quito.
The school is surrounded by the principal shopping of the city, restaurants and tourist attractions.