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Spanish Tutoring & Individual Classes

Face to Face tutoring and classes in Colorado & Online classes with our instructors from Latin America

The Best High School Spanish Immersion Trips to Ecuador and Costa Rica

✅ Community Service, ✅ Spanish Classes, ✅ Host Families, ✅ Serious Adventures!

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Spanish Immersion for Teachers

The best Spanish immersion program for educators. Travel options to Ecuador and Costa Rica available during spring break or summer break. Earn CEUs or PDUs while you learn Spanish!

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Online Medical Spanish Classes

Learn Medical Spanish online and from the comfort of your own home!

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Accredited Medical Spanish Immersion Trips

Earn CME and CE credits while learning Spanish on Medical Spanish Immersion in Ecuador & Costa Rica. Our trips are optimized for learning Spanish, 100% guided by CGI, more effective than you can imagine!

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Adult Spanish Immersion Programs

Classes, Community Service, Weekend Adventures!

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CGI | Spanish and English Language Training and Services

Language Services

We specialize in Spanish for specific purposes and English for specific purposes. Our language services are all focused on impacting communities through language. We help students and professionals in bilingual environments make a difference in their communities and around the world with language. You can expect nothing less than excellence when you contract for language services with Common Ground International.

English Courses
English Courses

Learn English with Common Ground and get immediate results! Improving your English is quite possibly one of the best investments an individual can make in his/her career. And investing in your team’s English skills returns immediate productivity, safety, and customer service results. Studies show that how you communicate in the workplace has a drastic effect on how coworkers, employers and clients view you or your team.

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Language for Specific Purposes
Language for Specific Purposes

Teaching Language for Specific Purposes (aka LSP) is teaching language within a very specific context and with measurable and transactional objectives to using language. It’s very different from teaching general language classes. Teaching languages for specific purposes has been our specialty since we Common Ground was born in 2001, and now we’re sharing our secrets!

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Learn Spanish for free. Free Learning with Common Ground International
Free Learning

Free Courses, Free Study Materials, and other Free Learning Resources Provided by Common Ground. It turns out that we have more ideas and material than we know how to sell. And, not everything has to be paid anyway – poke around a little and see if we’re giving anything away that meets your needs!

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Medical Spanish
Medical Spanish

Learning Spanish for healthcare produces immediate and noticeable results. We teach medical Spanish courses throughout Denver all year and provide medical Spanish immersion programs during the winter and summer months. Join a course that is interactive, fun & directly applicable to your day to day work with patients!

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Spanish Immersion Trips
Spanish Immersion Trips

Immersion is the quickest way to improve your comfort and confidence speaking Spanish! Intentional travel solidifies your language proficiency in ways that you never could at home. Learn more about how our Spanish immersion programs help you speak Spanish more comfortably and confidently!

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Certified Document Translation & Onsite or Telephonic Interpretation
Translation & Interpretation

Certified document translation & qualified interpretation that you can trust! Use CGI’s certified professional translators and qualified interpreters and you’ll be certain that your message is communicated effectively and clearly. Learn more about document translation and interpretation services!

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Latest blog posts

We’re always writing blog posts about the use of Spanish in everyday settings. Here are our latest posts that highlight different aspects of Spanish immersion and languages for specific purposes.

Medication Adherence and follow up conversations in Spanish

Medication adherence and follow up conversations in Spanish

In this medical Spanish lesson you’ll learn 7 great questions to give you insight into how closely your patients are adhering to their treatment plan. For each question, we also share some follow-up questions and suggestions for your patients. The 7 questions suggested by the AAFP to know how closely they’re adhering to their treatment…

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Spanish Immersion trip

Spanish Immersion Programs in Costa Rica for Adults are back!

An exciting message from Leslie & Rory about summer ’21 Spanish Immersion travel: 4 Adult Spanish immersion programs this summer in Costa Rica Program Dates 1wk Spanish Immersion Programs: 6/26/21 – 7/3/21 7/3/21 – 7/10/21 7/10/21 – 7/17/21 7/17/21 – 7/24/21 2wk Spanish Immersion Programs: 6/26/21 – 7/10/21 7/3/21 – 7/17/21 7/10/21 – 7/24/21 3wk…

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Books

We have the best selection of industry-specific textbooks, workbooks and dictionaries for you to learn Spanish with!

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Spanish – English Language Exchange

Community of professionals from Latin America & North America practicing Spanish & English with each other

Intercambio Spanish & English Practice Group

The Immersion Fund

The Immersion Fund

We all know that Spanish immersion is the best way to learn Spanish. The Immersion Fund is a 501c3 dedicated to helping individuals fund their Spanish immersion trips through unique fundraising opportunities and student travel scholarships so that they can use Spanish more effectively and have a bigger impact in their home communities. However, Spanish immersion travel is costly and not always feasible for students and emerging professionals.

The Immersion Fund was created to help participants fund their Spanish immersion program while also making a difference in another person’s life. By partnering with other nonprofit organizations in Central America we’ve come up with a unique fundraising program to generate student travel scholarships for Spanish immersion trips. The Immersion Fund is unique fundraising with a purpose!






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Ecuador Spanish Immersion




Newest Program!
Spanish Immersion programs in Ecuador



In Otavalo & the Amazon

1-2 weeks in length




Sum '22 Dates - TBD



Host family, hotel, or hostel



20 hrs/week language school



Tuesday – Thursday community service outreach projects



Great day trips



Optional backpacking, science & wilderness medicine course in Amazon!



Interprofessional mix of fellow travelers


Open to Adults, Families, High Schoolers, Undergrads, Grad Students, Teachers & Healthcare workers



24/7 CGI Leadership











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Costa Rica Spanish Immersion




Easiest Travel
Spanish immersion Program in Costa Rica



In Santo Domingo de Heredia

1-6 weeks in length




June 26,  2021



Host family, hotel, or hostel



20hrs/week Spanish Classes



Tuesday – Thursday community service outreach projects



Amazing beaches, Volcanoes, Nat'l Parks, etc.



A great place to include your family or significant other for a post-trip vacation!



Interprofessional mix of fellow travelers



Open to Adults, Families, High Schoolers, Undergrads, Grad Students, Teachers & Healthcare workers



24/7 CGI Leadership





All Spanish Immersion Programs have space limits and are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact Us to reserve a space for 30 days w/ no obligation.


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