Learn Spanish in Peru
Peru is a great country to learn Spanish
Study Spanish in Peru. Peru is divided into 25 regions or departments and has its capital in the city of Lima, founded in 1535 by the Spanish. Fruit of the passage of the Spaniards through Peru is the language: Spanish, a language spoken by 84% of Peruvians. It also preserves 47 other native languages such as Aymara and Quechua.
Until the first half of the 20th century, only Spaniards and mestizos from the country’s main cities spoke Spanish. From that date the use of Spanish spread throughout Peru and, after 1940, a new dialectal map was drawn in the country, with various types of Spanish. The Andean Spanish, the most used in rural environments; the Limeño or ribereño Spanish, spoken by adults of Limeña origin; the Amazonian Spanish, that has influence of the Limeño and Andean Spanish and of the dialects of the Amazon; and the equatorial Spanish, typical of the North Coast of Peru, with mixture of the Caribbean and ribereño Spanish.
Peru is a really exciting country. Mixture of different cultures (indigenous, Inca, European, African and oriental), this mestizaje is a pride for Peruvians. Heirs of the legacy of the Inca culture, chanca, chachapoya, mochica and wari, traveling to Peru is also a trip to the past thanks to its architectural works, its art and its festivals.
Eastern spirit and values, African joy and industriousness, Italian, French, Japanese and German life and customs. All this contributed to the current Peruvian identity, with deep Andean roots.
There are many surprises waiting for us in Peru: peculiar sights, sounds, colors and flavors that you can only find in this part of the world. An exciting destination to visit 12 UNESCO World Heritage sites and explore deserts, mountains, jungles and sea.
Peruvian cuisine is also well known throughout the world. Some of the most renowned chefs are from Peru and its capital, Lima, has been named the Gastronomic Capital of Latin America. The abundance of natural products and the fusion of culinary techniques and cultures have forged a Peruvian gastronomy with a mestizo identity.
The confluence of creeds, customs and experiences in Peru is transferred to the popular festivities. About 3,000 festivities are celebrated each year in the form of patron saint festivals, processions, carnivals and rituals of all kinds. All these celebrations have a mystical side and most of them fuse Catholic customs and pre-Hispanic traditions typical of each region.
As you walk through the streets of the, you will be surprised by the enormous walls and palaces erected during the Inca period, a sample of its majestic architecture. Also the churches, convents and palaces built by the Spaniards, who used the buildings of the Incas as a base. This symbiosis between Inca and Spanish culture gives the city a unique character and personality. Today Cusco is a vibrant city that perfectly combines Cusco traditions with the modernity of contemporary cities.
puts at your disposal a team of professionals specialized in teaching Spanish, always ready to solve your doubts and help you. Founded in Cusco in 1990 as a non-profit organization, in our school you will share classes with students of Spanish, but also with Peruvian students who study German with us, with whom you will be able to make linguistic exchanges.