Our program includes:

  • One-on-one instruction, five hours a day

  • Career-specific course options

  • Homestays

  • Socially engaged lectures, film screenings, and day trips


Collectively owned by Guatemalan teachers, PLQ is a non-profit language school in the highlands city of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. PLQ has a long history of working in solidarity with human rights groups and social justice organizations in Guatemala, and aims to be a model for socially-responsible language instruction.


The sister school of PLQ, La Escuela de la Montaña (The Mountain School), is an affiliated language school located in the cooperative community of Nuevo San José, near the town of Colomba, Guatemala. Learn more here.