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3 exclusive courses used by millionaires to learn languages


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  • Learning a new language can be a difficult task.
  • One of the best ways to do this is to take an immersion abroad program.
  • Some programs offer luxury accommodation and activities in addition to language immersion.

Learning a language that you don’t have the opportunity to speak on a regular basis is a difficult task.

The process becomes more difficult in adulthood, when we have to add language study to an already busy workday.

To really master a language, you have to speak it. That’s why one of the best ways to learn a new language is to spend time living in a country where your target language is spoken.

While this may conjure up images of exchange trips offered in schools, there are actually many language travel programs available for adults these days.

Some of them are more like luxury vacations than language programs, offering you the chance to stay in exclusive accommodations and participate in activities such as wine tastings or horseback riding while practicing your target language.

1. Language & Luxury

Language & Luxuryas the name suggests, combines language learning with exclusive accommodations and experiences.

The languages ​​offered are Spanish, French, German, Portuguese and Italian, with a variety of different destinations offered.

To learn French, you can visit Paris, Bordeaux, the Caribbean island of Martinique or Quebec, while Italian can be studied in Rome, Bologna or Siena in Tuscany.

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Language & Luxury combines language learning with exclusive accommodations and experiences.

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You can also study German in Berlin or Portuguese in Lisbon or Porto.

Spanish learners have a particularly wide choice of options.

In Spain you can go to Madrid, Barcelona, ​​Malaga or San Sebastián. In Mexico, the options are Mexico City, Oaxaca, San Miguel de Allende or Puerto Vallarta.


Spanish learners have a wide range of options to choose from with Language & Luxury.

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Each of the programs offers a tailor-made private trip offering you the opportunity to speak your target language while enjoying a unique vacation.

According to the website, the package includes your accommodation, a personal language tutor, cultural activities and airport transfers. Other optional additional services are available, such as a personal chef, cooking classes or wine tastings.

You receive 10 hours of private language lessons per week with your tutor, who also accompanies you during any cultural activities.

Prices vary according to the destination and the accommodation chosen.

In Paris, prices range from $2,695 per week to over $12,975 per week. The latter offers you a luxury apartment on the banks of the Seine.


Linguand focuses on providing language immersion experiences in the South of France.

Its luxury package offers you the opportunity to stay at Château St. Pierre de Serjac near the town of Béziers, southwest of Montpellier.

Surrounded by vineyards, you spend the mornings taking French lessons, while the afternoons are devoted to activities such as golf, catamaran excursions, horseback riding, spa treatments and wine tastings. oysters and wine.

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Lingualand offers language immersion experiences in the south of France.

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Prices start from $2,800 (€2,490).

3. Fluenz Immersion

Fluenz Immersion offers Spanish immersion experiences in Mexico and Spain.

In Mexico, you can stay in Oaxaca or Mexico City, while Barcelona is the only destination offered in Spain.

Church of Santo Domingo de Guzman, Oaxaca, Mexico

Fluenz Immersion offers Spanish immersion experiences in Mexico and Spain.

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The website says you get six days of intensive language training, cultural activities, luxurious accommodations, and Michelin-starred restaurants.

In Mexico City, you stay in a colonial mansion in the upscale district of Polanco. Prices start at $5,980, and that includes language lessons, accommodation, and additional activities like a visit to Frida Kahlo’s house.

You will also have a private driver to and from the airport, breakfasts and lunches prepared by a private chef, and a concierge service.

It even includes private lectures by some of the country’s leading cultural and literary figures.