Language and Cultural Center provides students
the opportunity to learn Spanish in a short
period of time and be immersed in the Mexican
culture. Our staff of professional teachers,
combined with our effective teaching methods,
helps maximize the studentís learning
located just six blocks from the white sand
beaches, is designed specifically for our
programs in the typical Caribbean style.
This open architecture creates a relaxed
atmosphere that encourages intensive learning.
Due to the areaís year-round temperate climate,
classes take place under thatched roof learning
areas surrounded by tropical gardens.
In addition to
our excellent programs, beautiful setting and
professional staff, Solexico offers a
language lab to assist with the studentsī
communication skills. There is an on-campus
library stocked with books on grammar, the Mayan
culture, religion and travel in Mexico, and many
The open aired
and air conditioned conference rooms are ideal
for guitar and salsa classes, and our weekly
gatherings. Solexico also has a cafeteria
, volleyball court and garden areas for students
to relax during breaks or after a day of
Solexico provides students of all levels with
intensive, interactive programs designed to meet
the different students needs. Upon arrival,
students are given placement exams that are
evaluated by the academic director to determine
their current Spanish levels.
consists of classes with a maximum of 5 students
per teacher. Courses are held from 9:00 a.m. to
2:00 p.m. and are composed of three hours of
grammar and two hours of lectures and/or
This is an accelerated, personalized program
that consists of three hours of individual
instruction and two hours of conversation and
lectures in groups with no more than 5 students
per teacher. The individual instruction is
offered in the afternoon.
in the executive program receive three hours of
intensive, one on one instruction in addition to
the five-hour course of our Regular Program. In
addition to the eight hours of classes, an
executive lounge, executive assistant services,
and a virtual office are provided to meet the
needs of these students. Private lectures with
professionals in the studentís fields of
interest can be arranged for an additional
charge per hour of lecture.
air-conditioned executive lounge provides
executive students with an area to read the
newspaper, watch the latest news or simply
relax. During school hours, there will be a
bilingual, executive assistant to take and
deliver phone messages, send faxes and e-mails,
type letters and assist the students in anyway
Private lessons are available in the afternoons
at an extra cost.
Our Courses or try
Spanish and go diving
we focus on the communication and conversation
ability of the students with emphasis on
writing, comprehension, pronunciation, grammar
Courses begin every Monday year-round.
Spanish I. - Gender and number, definite and
indefinite articles, adjectives, the verbs "estar",
"haber" and "ser", demonstratives, regular and
irregular verbs in present tense, direct
pronouns (part I).
Spanish II. - Irregular verbs in present
tense (part II), present progressive, present
perfect and preterit tense, reflexive verbs,
direct and indirect pronouns in the same
Intermediate Spanish I. - Imperfect tense,
imperfect progressive and preterit progressive
tenses, preterit and imperfect in the same
sentence, accidental verbs, comparisons, past
Intermediate Spanish II. - Future tense,
conditional tense, passive voice, comparisons of
"por" and "para", familiar and formal commands.
Spanish I. - Subjunctive mode (present and
Spanish II. - Analysis and review of all the
grammatical points seen in the previous levels.
Spanish III. - Analysis of literature,
newspapers, journals and other material.
Classes are 50
minutes long with a 10 minute rest in between.
conversation hours, lectures are given in
Mexican History, Mayan Culture National
Holidays, etc. Other activities offered are
cooking classes, dancing lessons and Mexican
movies. Lectures and activities are optional and
vary each week.
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receive credit at their university or college
for courses taken at Solexico with a previous
agreement between both institutions.
offers courses to prepare students for college
Spanish placement exams.
from academic fees and lodging, the
following is an estimated budget of
what students might spend per week
during their stay at Solexico.
various restaurants and shops in Playa del
Carmen do not accept credit cards, we recommend
that students bring sufficient travelerís check
or cash to cover their expenses. Cash can also
be obtained by credit cards in the automatic
teller machines, but you must know your personal
identification number or with your ATM cards.
have several housing options. In our home stay
program, carefully selected families provide a
home away from home. This gives students the
opportunity to further appreciate the beauty of
Mexico and its people.
Stay with a
Mexican family is $22USD/day for a shared room
and $25USD/day for a private room. These prices
include three meals daily.
Learn Spanish and go diving
These programs were designed for those
who would like to learn and/or perfect
their Spanish while also taking
advantage of one of the most beautiful
scuba diving areas in the world. The
second largest reef in the world is
located in Playa del Carmen (the Mayan
Riviera), and the Yucatan Peninsula also
offers cavern diving to those who have
their Open Water certification.
Scuba Diving Package 1
This package includes: one week of
private Spanish lessons held from 2:30
p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
in Solexico, inscription fee, materials,
transfers from and to Cancun
International Airport, PADI Open Water
Diver Certification in 4 days during the
Price: $750 USD
Scuba Diving Package 2 (Only for
This package includes 15 private Spanish
lessons in one week held from 2:30 p.m.
to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday in
Solexico, inscription fee, materials,
transfers from and to Cancun
International Airport, eight DIVES in
total (two per day over four days) six
dives in Playa del Carmen and two dives
in the "cenote" caverns.
Price: $698 USD