Cuernavaca is known for its Spanish-language schools. Generally, the schools will help students find lodging with a family or provide a list of places to stay. Rather than make a long-term commitment in a family living situation, try it for a week, and then decide. Contact the Universidad Internacional, San Jerónimo 304 (Apdo. Postal 1520), 62000 Cuernavaca, Morelos (tel. 800/932-2068 in the U.S., or 777/317-1087;; Instituto de Idioma y Cultura en Cuernavaca (tel. 777/317-8947; fax 777/317-0455;, Privado Narcisso Mendoza #5, Colonia Pradera; or Universal Center for Language and Social Communication: Innovative Spanish, J. H. Preciado 171 (Apdo. Postal 1-1826, 62000 Cuernavaca, Morelos; tel. 777/318-2904 or 312-4902; The entire experience, from classes to lodging, can be quite expensive; the school may accept credit cards for the class portion.

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