We are your go to place to learn Spanish and Salsa in Cali. With over 25+ years' combined experience as licensed educators that are 100% bilingual, we guarantee that we are much more fun than your previous Spanish teacher/classes. Lingua Viva offers classes for individuals 1 on 1 as well as group sessions with others seeking to learn Spanish. Our mission is for you to walk away with confidence in your new language skills, based on a thorough understanding of Spanish grammar that will help you feel comfortable in your social interactions.
Cali is known in Colombia as the capital of fiestas, street partying, dancing and salsa. Cali's Salsa Clubs are among the most famous in the entire continent. Among many other things you can experience on your visit, the people from Cali are very friendly, warm-hearted and have developed a playful and hedonistic culture in harmony with the natural surroundings and country life. The atmosphere here is amazing and welcoming. Don't miss out!
YOUR SPANISH TEACHERS
Located directly in the heart of Cali, Colombia we are fully licensed educators that you can contact directly for learning Spanish, Salsa classes, Interpreter services and private lessons.
The heart of Lingua Viva and 15 year licensed Educator & Interpreter with a Graduate Degree emphasis in Teaching. A native "Caleño" who loves to create an environment for his students to feel comfortable and confident when learning, speaking and understanding Spanish. Dayron is also an avid comedian that loves to dance Salsa. Don't forget to book a class today!
Carolina Silva Escobar
Carolina is refreshingly charming and lively member of Lingua Viva with over 11 years of teaching experience, Carolina loves to teach her students in Cali & abroad the appropriate ways to communicate effectively in Spanish without the fear of messing up or committing errors. She has her Professional Teaching credentials and a Graduate Degree with emphasis Teaching. Don't forget to book a class today!
Salsa Lessons Available
Individual or Group Classes
Cali, Colombia is the world capital of Salsa Dancing. We have the teachers available to get your started and dancing like a pro. Whether you are looking for a Salsa instructor or school Lingua Viva can help. Contact us below using this link.
Why Learn Spanish in Colombia? One of the main things you will hear about the majority of people that listen to Spanish speakers from Colombia is that the dialect is clear, concise and much easier on the ears. Not taking away from other Spanish speaking countries, Colombia has a much larger conglomerate of neutral speakers which makes the language easier to learn and study. Don't hesitate to write us with questions on how you can study and learn Spanish here in Cali or Online!
Checkout some of our awesome students and what they have to say about our Spanish teachers.
Evan Fleisch Testimonial
May , 2014
Chris Ponzi Testimonial
June , 2014
Laura and Valerie Testimonial
December , 2014
Ben Goldberg Testimonial
December , 2014
* These are real testimonials from real students. We encourage anyone with doubts to contact us for references to ensure you make the right choice.
In comparison with other places you can learn Spanish (and Cost More!), we have some of the best prices around! We charge $24,000 to $30,000 pesos per hour (About $7 to $9 USD). *Need a Spanish Placement Test? Contact us below and we can schedule a test for you!
Lingua Viva has a slew of other key features that make us that much cooler. Check us out!
Rent a room in Cali
*Short rental periods available
You are covered if you need an affordable place to rent during your stay in Cali. Located in a safe neighborhood in the same place we teach you Spanish we have furnished rooms with Internet.
Looking for a Hostel?
*Prices may vary
Here are a few of our recommended Hostels located very close to us.
Volunteer in Cali
*Great for University students
We have excellent ways you can volunteer here in Cali via our partner foundations. Please contact us below or by clicking here to get more information on Fedut and Corpo Latín.
Tours / Translator
Our chief instructor Dayron Wapache offers personalized tours of Cali and other areas of Colombia. Reasonable pricing for those who would like a bilingual guide on there travels to show them around. Use the form below to get in touch.
Want Short Spanish Lessons?
We like to share our knowledge even if you aren't in Colombia.
Here you will find short Spanish lessons, Travel tips and more!
LOCATED IN CALI, COLOMBIA
Drop us a line and book your Spanish and/or Salsa classes for yourself or a friend.
Phone: (+57) 316-442-8158
Barrio San Fernando
Spanish Classes in Cali
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About Lingua VIva
We are Spanish & Salsa Teachers in Cali, Colombia with a passion to teach Spanish. With the right teachers, instruction, tools, experiences & fun we truly believe you will have a great time and learn more with an open mind rather than boring classroom sessions that you can get anywhere in the world.
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