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  • SPANISH & OUTDOOR SPORTS
    SPANISH & OUTDOOR SPORTS Learn Spanish and enjoy outdoor sports
  • SPANISH & KITESURFING
    SPANISH & KITESURFING Surf the deep blue Nahuel Huapi lake and learn Spanish to share this passion with local surfers. Consult us about this experience.
  • SPANISH LESSONS & EXTRA ACTIVITIES
    SPANISH LESSONS & EXTRA ACTIVITIES BSL offers outdoors activities to visit National Park
  • LESSONS AT YOUR ACCOMMODATION
    LESSONS AT YOUR ACCOMMODATION If you prefer, our teachers go to where you are staying and customize your lessons to your needs. Contact us for further information about this service.
  • SPANISH AND MOUNTAIN HUTS
    SPANISH AND MOUNTAIN HUTS Come enjoy the Patagonian trails and learn Spanish to share this experience with local trekkers.
  • SPANISH & PARADISE
    SPANISH & PARADISE Feel the pleasure of learning Spanish visiting one of the world's most breathtaking landscapes.
  • IN A PEACEFUL NATURAL ENVIRONMENT
    IN A PEACEFUL NATURAL ENVIRONMENT Learn Spanish and enjoy a stunning natural setting, all in one place ...
  • SPANISH & SUNSETS
    SPANISH & SUNSETS Say Buenas noches to the sun... after a whole day of unforgettable experiences...
  • SPANISH & EVENTS
    SPANISH & EVENTS Consult BSL about the events in Bariloche and enjoy them while you learn Spanish.
  • BARILOCHE NIGHTLIFE
    BARILOCHE NIGHTLIFE Argentina’s best night life is in Bariloche. Enjoy it!
  • SPANISH & OUTDOOR SPORTS
    SPANISH & OUTDOOR SPORTS Learn Spanish and enjoy outdoor sports
  • SPANISH & NATURE
    SPANISH & NATURE Learn Spanish and enjoy a stunning natural setting, all in one place ...
  • TAILOR - MADE LESSONS
    TAILOR - MADE LESSONS To acquiere or improve your Spanish
  • SPANISH FOR CHILDREN
    SPANISH FOR CHILDREN It is amaizing how valuable speaking a foreign language may be. Learn more about our Special Program for Children.
  • STILLNESS & BEAUTY
    STILLNESS & BEAUTY Study Spanish in the morning and enjoy an afternoon immersed in the tranquility and beauty of this unique setting.
  • SPANISH LESSONS FOR SKIER & RIDERS
    SPANISH LESSONS FOR SKIER & RIDERS BSL has a Special Winter Spanish Program for you can spend most of your day enjoying your passion on the snow!
  • A PERSONALIZED EXPERIENCE
    A PERSONALIZED EXPERIENCE BSL is a tailor-made school, aiming to meet your interests and pace of study
  • GOLF & SPANISH
    GOLF & SPANISH Lessons at your accommodation, near the golf course. Ask us for further information about this service.
  • WINTER PROGRAM
    WINTER PROGRAM Spanish programs for skiers and riders. Special schedule for you can enjoy your day on the mountain.

Regulation of Family Stays

BSL -  Regulation of Family Stays

1) To enjoy your inmersion experience with the family, we recommend you to be ready for:

- Spend time with your host family and participate in daily activities.

- Join your family when they invite you to participate in special events, trips or activities.

-  Always try to speak in Spanish. The family is used to hosting students and really wants to help you to improve your skills. Feel confident at speaking, they will be patient and understanding; they know it can be difficult at times.

2) During your stay, please be kind and respectful with your host family. They feel responsible for you and concern about your safety and wellbeing

-  It is expected that you are on time for dinner / breakfast. Please let them know in advance when you are arriving late or eating out.

- Please communicate changes to your schedule or if you are going to be out of the city for  the weekend.

3) Please respect the family customs and living norms:

- Please do not make noise or listen to loud music late at night or early in the morning.

- Please respect the family shedule and routine.

- In case you want to invite people to your house, please ask permission to the host family.

4) Neatness:

- Please keep your room clean and neat, as well as the room you use (bathroom, dinning room, living room, kitchen, etc.).

- After cooking or using the kitchen, please wash the dishes you used and put them back where you found them.

- It would be nice of you if you offer some help at the house, such us doing the washing up after dinner, cooking a special dish from your country, etc.

- Please lay your bed in the mornings and maintain you room in an ordelrly manner.

- Laundry service is not included. Ask the family where you can take your clothes to wash since it is not possible for you to use the washing machine in the house, unless your family allows you to do it).

5) Meals and drinks:

- Food and meal times in Argentina may be different to what you are used to in your country. Even though you should ask your family about their own customs, in general Argentineans’ customs are:

Breakfast: breakfast time is normally from 7 to 9 am.

For most families, breakfast is fast and light. They have cafe, milk, tea, toasts, bread, cookies, jam and butter. Argentineans do not have fried eggs, meat or bacon for breakfast.

Lunch:  Most people have lunch from 12:30 to 2 pm. Even though lunch is not included in the homestay, you should know that in Argentina lunch is similar to dinner.

Dinner: In general, dinner time is around 9 pm.

- Alcoholic drinks are not included. If occasionally your host family invites you with wine at dinner it would be nice of you if you can do the same sometime during your stay.

It is expected that you inform in your Booking Form if you are allergic to some food or drink. In case you didn’t please let the family know as soon as possible.

Please ask the host for permission if occasionally you want to cook a meal for the family. Surely, they will appreciate your help very much.

- If you use some cookware, please wash it and put it back where you found it when you are finished.

- If you wish to have something different for dinner or breakfast to what is normally served, you may need to buy it yourself.

- It is not allowed to drink or eat in the bedrooms. Please use the dining room for it.

6) Other general issues:

- Please, use only the water you need and do not leave lights on when you are not in the room.

- If you accidentally break something from the house, it is expected that you talk with the host about replacing it or repairing it if possible. In both cases, you should pay for the cost.

- Please keep your valuables at home in a secure place. Both the host family and the school are not resposible for theft or lost.

- Personal care products are not included, except towels, soap and toilet paper.

- When moving in, you will be provided with the house keys. You must give them back to the host when your stay finishes.

7) Information:

- Please  let BSL know in case there is a problem with the family or in the house. We will do our bests to solve it as soon as possible.

-  In case you have some health problem, please tell the family and BSL so we can pay attention to any urgent situation or help you to visit a doctor.

- During your stay in Bariloche, BSL and your host family are authorised to make decisions under emergency circumstances. You must provide BSL or your host family with a contact number to call your family / friend in case it is necessary.

-  If for some reason you want to move to a different home stay, you must communicate your reasons to BSL. The school will only change your home stay if we consider it is really necessary and depending on availabiliy. In case the family is providing the student with the service agreed, the student must stay for the time booked before moving out.

- If the student leaves the house before expected without reaching to an agreement with the family host and BSL, he / she will not be able to claim for any reimbursement of the money already payed.

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Free Volunteer Work

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According to what students say, volunteering is one of the most rewarding and intense experiences during their trip to Bariloche. It is a different way of practising the language and share locals’ customs while helping others with your effort and work.
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