QUECHUA LANGUAGE COURSES

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Study quechua language with native speakers in Cusco, Sacred Valley of the Incas

We offer two types of programs that may be designed in a combined way or prioritizing one of them in accordance to the needs and desires of the participant/s.

QUECHUA AND COSMOLOGY

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This program is focused on the concept that the participant might get closer to the Quechua speaking people´s universe.

Panorama of the thematic content

  • Quechua: Reflection of a cosmo-vision – Conception of time, space, collectivity, reciprocity and the complementarity
  • Quechua is a language with many differentiations: Difficulties and distortions in translations.
  • Quechua and its original writing: From the Incan Qhapaq Quipus´ iconographic and syllabic system, to the icons in today´s textiles.
  • Quechua songs: Takiy – music and singing, in the different rites and celebrations.

QUECHUA LANGUAGE LESSONS
COMMUNICATE WITH QUECHUA SPEAKING PEOPLE

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Oral proficiency, combined with grammar and writing, is the focus of this program directed towards those who wish to communicate and achieve a certain level of immersion in the Quechua speaking circle.

Panorama of the thematic content

  • Useful expressions.
  • Grammar, phonetics and the application of Quechua.
  • Cultural aspects, customs and idiosyncrasy, in rural Andes.
  • Let´s speak Quechua: Exercises and communication workshops, “tandems” or language exchanges with indigenous students.
  • In the Apulaya team, we are all Quechua speaking. So, practice with us!

Available levels: Basic, intermediate and advanced.

These programs can be combined with visits to traditional communities, interviews and live experience workshops.

EXTENSION PROGRAM: QUECHUA, VOLUNTEER WORK AND CULTURAL IMMERSION

Combine your Quechua courses with volunteer work activities: You´ll have the chance to be in permanent contact with Quechua speaking people and to learn from them. More info here…

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QUECHUA ONLINE VIA SKYPE: PRIVATE LESSONS

This is an excellent opportunity to learn Quechua from your home. The course´s program is tailor-made and includes sending didactic material. If you´re planning a stay in the Andes, this course could be a good prelude to your trip.