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Argentina Learn Spanish in Buenos Aires

Learn Spanish in the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires, and practice your skills as you absorb the Latin American culture.

Prices from US$1,995

Enjoy learning one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, with our Argentine language course. You will find that the intensive yet easy to follow and extremely enjoyable teaching methods used will quickly build on your Spanish skills, whatever your current level. At the same time you will be totally absorbed by the elegant and cosmopolitan culture of Argentina, with its intriguing combination of European influences and intoxicating Latin American spirit. Immersing yourself in the day to day life here cannot fail to give you a real and absorbing taste of this beautiful country, and you will be sure to take the culture home with you in the form of lifelong friendships and priceless memories.

Argentina is without a doubt one of the most fascinating destinations for a gap year or year out. Here you will find some of the most impressive mountains in the world, the most expansive deserts and the greatest and most powerful waterfalls. Enjoy experiencing this enchanting destination, whilst embracing the culture and discovering a new language.


  • Learn Spanish in one-on-one sessions
  • Form long-lasting friendships with the local community
  • Immerse yourself in lively Latin American culture!


  • Minimum age of 17 years
  • Basic Spanish is recommended


Location Buenos Aires, Argentina
Activities 40 hours language tuition
Community development
Transport Transport to & from the airport
Accommodation Shared volunteer house


Before you go Pre-departure support
Travel & medical advice & documentation
Equipment advice
Discounted medical kit
Free Frontier t-shirt (UK only)
In-country 1 meal a day
Airport pick-up & drop-off
40 hours language tuition
Project orientation and training
In-country emergency support
24-hour international HQ backup


A variety of qualifications are available on many of our projects. For example, BTEC certificates and diplomas on our Group conservation projects and TEFL certificates and BTECs on most of our teaching projects. You may also be able to gain a CoPE to support your university application. For more information on these qualifications, please see the qualifications section of our website or ask your volunteer advisor.


In an ever-shrinking world, the need for multi-lingual individuals is greater than ever. Learning a language in its native environment has proved time and time again to be the best and most enjoyable way of learning a language, as you are hearing and speaking it in its true cultural context. Benefit from being surrounded by native speakers and utilising what you learn in real life conversations and situations. Being surrounded by the culture of the country will also help to give you an insight into the nature of the people of Argentina, and will confirm their reputation as some of the most open, warm-hearted and passionate people found in the world.


Spanish is fast becoming one of the most useful languages in which to gain proficiency, partly because it is so widely spoken in the fastest growing economies of the modern world. Studying for around four hours a day in group seminars, and one-on-one sessions with native speakers, will really boost your fluency and language skills. You will then have plenty of opportunities to practise your conversational Spanish with local students and other Argentines. The language sessions combine a range of teaching styles and resources, giving you a thorough and fully comprehensive learning experience. Your free time is yours to do with as you wish, whether you prefer to simply soak up the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Buenos Aires, or try something more active and book dance lessons in one of the many traditional style bars and clubs. After your project, you could witness the fascinating sight of the gauchos, traditional Argentine cowboys, by visiting one of the cattle ranches, or try horse riding along one of the magnificent white sandy beaches for a taste of the bracing coastal air. If you fancy visiting the rugged scenery of Patagonia, then take a tour to this intriguing part of South America.


You will be met at the airport by the project staff and taken to your placement.


You will be staying in a shared volunteer/student house.


You will receive lunch every day that you are at the community centre, but will be responsible for purchasing and preparing other meals. Your accommodation will have facilities enabling you to do this, or you can take the opportunity to sample some of the numerous cafes and restaurants in the city. Argentina is well known for its good food, and in particular the fantastic local produce. You may like to venture out into the city and try some of the food on offer in local restaurants and market stalls. If you are a meat eater you might like to try a steak, which are world renowned! Buenos Aires certainly has a lot to offer the eager explorer, and the bustling street stalls and colourful markets beckon you to immerse yourself in this wonderfully diverse culture. Look out for some delicious meat dishes, such as beef cooked ?asado style?, or parillo, which is grilled sausage served with salad. Empanadas are also a national favourite ? these half-moon shaped pastries can be filled with a range of ingredients such as meat and vegetables. If you have a sweet tooth, then Dulce de Leche will be right up your street! Specific diets and vegetarians can be accommodated.


Based in Argentina's most exciting city, you will use public transport or walk your way around the streets, absorbing the sights and sounds of this Latin hub. Your local coordinators will be happy to help you master the public transport system and in no time you'll be making your way around like a porteno. Your journey to your work placement could take up to an hour but is all part of the cultural immersion you will enjoy while on your project, seeing everything through the eyes of a local.

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There are a wealth of activities to take advantage of in this incredible destination. Explore the city with its unusual European architecture and elegant boulevards. Venture further afield to the dramatic Argentinian countryside where you can catch a glimpse of some of the fascinating species that exist here, such as delicate hummingbirds, penguins and whales and elephant seals on the coast, and a variety of species of deer and foxes. Try out some more adventurous pastimes such as hangliding over the rugged scenery, trekking through the temperate rainforests or sampling the life of a cowboy on one of the traditional ranches, visit glaciers or ski in the Andes. Anyone with an interest in wildlife will jump at the chance to enjoy a whale watching tour, where you can see these magnificent creatures in their natural ocean habitat.


2 weeks US$1,995

Extra week US$595




You can join the project from a minimum of 2 weeks.


Before you go

  • Comprehensive pre-departure support
  • Travel and medical advice & documentation
  • Equipment advice
  • Discounted medical kit
  • Free Frontier T-shirt (UK only)


  • One meal a day
  • Accommodation
  • Airport pick-up & drop-off
  • 40 hours language tuition
  • Project orientation
  • In-country emergency support
  • 24-hour international headquarters backup


  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Insurance

For detailed information on flights, visas and insurance, click here.


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