The school offers intensive One-to-One Spanish instruction by highly qualified teachers, Homestay with a local family so you can immerse yourself into the Spanish language and come to know the warmth of Guatemalan Hospitality.
The Spanish School is owned and operated as a non-profit organization by the teachers, Pop Wuj’s community spirit creates a welcoming environment for students to learn Spanish and immerse themselves in an enriching cultural experience. Practice your Spanish as you work side by side with the Guatemalan people building stoves, supporting the kids in our Family Support Center by helping with their homework or helping out at our medical clinic.
Spanish Immersion Course - Learn Spanish with intensive one-to-one Spanish classes and homestay in a Guatemalan family to immerse yourself into the Spanish Language
Medical Spanish Program - Learn Medical Spanish through intensive One-to-One Tuition with a supplemental curriculum for Medical Spanish. The Medical Spanish Program provides health and medical education as well as clinical experience in the Pop Wuj Medical Clinic and with midwives in Guatemala. Suitable for elective rotation.
Social Work Spanish Program - Experience Spanish Immersion as a full time volunteer in the Pop Wuj community development projects incl. children volunteer work and youth community development.
Spanish for Teachers - This Immersion course is designed for elementary, middle and high school teachers, as well as students and professionals in the educational field interested in immersion and gaining teaching experience. Learn and share education methods with Guatemalan teachers and teach study techniques to Guatemalan children in urban schools in the highlands of Guatemala.
Spanish Online – This option is designed for students who cannot travel to Guatemala for the full Pop Wuj experience, students who want to jumpstart their studies before arriving at Pop Wuj, and former Pop Wuj students who would like to continue their studies.
Xela and the rural communities where Pop Wuj works are Zika free. For more details, please see our FAQ.