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Spanish Language Acquisition

Library resources, immersion locations, online self-study options


This guide outlines some of the resources available to those of you in the Hispanic Studies Program at SHSST, or who are simply interested in exploring the language and culture of Latin America.

Latin American, Mexican, and Puerto Rican Cultures

Cristo Redentor, Rio de Janeiro

Tilma, Nuestra SeƱora de Guadalupe, Mexico City

Santuario de Las Lajas, Colombia

Pope Francis arriving in Ecuador

Congas, Puerto Rico

Altarcito for Dia de los Muertos

Immersion Opportunities

The Baden-Powell Institute is located in Morelia, the state capital of Michoacán, in the Western highlands of Mexico.

The Celas-Maya Spanish school is located in Guatemala.

The Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) offers language study during the summers in Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, or Mexico. 

The Instituto de Comunicación y Cultura was founded in 1986 in Oaxaca.

Ideal Language and Culture Experiences has locations in Cuernavaca and Oaxaca.