Equipping to serve


Gordon & Debbie Crandell

We came to The Spanish Language Institute in our late 50s. Having not studied for many years, we wondered about our ability to learn a new language at our age. However, our fears were totally unfounded. God sent us to The Spanish Language Institute to be surrounded by loving teachers and a campus with strong Christian community to see us through! The teachers provided us with the personal care and support we needed. The campus community and chapel services provided a flourishing spiritual environment that supported us while we adjusted to a new culture and language.

We now live and work in Costa Rica. The Spanish Language Institute provided us with the strong foundation in Spanish we will continue to build on in the years ahead.


Heather Williams


The one-year course at The Spanish Language Institute was one of the most incredible experiences of my life! What a blessing it was to learn from qualified and experienced professionals! I was greatly impressed with the practical techniques of the staff, but moreover their amazing amount of patience and love for each student.


Joe Maschhoff


My family and I finished our year at ILE almost 3 years ago and we are amazed at what God blessed us with and in what He all did during our time there.

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At The Spanish Language Institute we support the Church in fulfilling the call of the Great Commission of our Lord Jesus Christ by equipping, evangelizing, discipling and educating Christ-centered servants and international and Costa Rican missionary families.
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The Institute's academic program is flexible to adjust to a wide range of proficiency levels, from beginning to advanced, as well as a variety of learning styles and preferences. In addition to the traditional classroom, we offer the FARO community language learning program, as well as individual tutoring.
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For those who enjoy physical recreation, the gymnasium is open weeknights for basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, and workout classes.

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October 11, 2018
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April 4, 2018
The new Regular Course will start January 2019!

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