Gaia International Spanish Center is a Spanish language school in Venezuela that offers small group Spanish courses in four, six, or 24 week terms. The course is offered to all levels and consist of 20 lessons a week in groups of no more than six students. Included in the price of tuition is accommodation in the home of a local host family and two meals a day. Gaia also organizes local excursions to tourist attractions and social activities.
The teaching philosophy focuses on conversation and oral participation. Students learn to speak first and then read and write later in a way that is most similar to native tongue acquisition.