Quechua, the language of the Incas, is spoken today by millions of people in Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia and northern Argentina. We invite you to learn Quechua in Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca empire.
This course is designed for students who want to study Quechua for reasons such as research, work, culture, etc.
If you are researching in the Andean mountains, speaking Quechua is essential in order to interact with the local people. Our program has 4 hours of Quechua lessons per day, but if you prefer you can combine it with spanish lessons, our system is flexible. All of our teachers in this program are native Quechua speakers and have a university educations. They will teach you Quechua grammar and conversation.
Our students are introduced to Quechua language in the context of the Andean culture. They learn basic vocabulary to build small dialogues. Wiracocha School teaches written and spoken Quechua and introduces basic grammar structures of Quechua while focusing on the development of speaking and reading skills. Our teachers put a lot emphasis on improving the students' conversational skills.
The students will learn the 3 main gramatical tenses (past, present and future). The teachers put emphasis on conversational skills and increasing the vocabulary. The students will be able to speak with Quechua speakers about any subject, but with limitations of vocabulary.
Improves conversation abilities and builds up vocabulary and reading ability in Quechua. Our students are be able to speak fluently. We read about Inca history and legends, traditions, Inca society, etc. The students know all the Quechua grammar and can build complex sentences.
* We organize excursions to indigenous towns where the students can speak Quechua in real life situations and where they also learn about Incan culture.