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Learn English in the Classroom and Beyond

What Makes Us Different?

Our innovative Santa Fe language school offers customized immersion English language programs, with an emphasis on experiential learning outside the classroom. Small classes allow for personal attention to ensure you reach your learning goals. Online classes available.

English is the global language or lingua franca, and is the second most spoken language in the world. Allow us to develop a unique program for you. Experiential learning is at the core of our program. We emphasize practical language skills in the classroom, which are reinforced during our signature Beyond the Classroom activities.


Edutourism refers to travel undertaken for the purpose of study, self-improvement or intellectual stimulation in unique natural, historical and multicultural environments. 

Our programs focus on communication in real-world situations. We are proud to offer dynamic environments both within the classroom and outside to enhance language learning. Students develop skills and confidence to use the language in all professional, personal, and academic situations.



It is easy to understand why our “City Different” was rated #2 Best US City and #14 in the world by Travel and Leisure magazine (2019). Unique in terms of its history, culture, and natural beauty, it boasts a long list of awards for its architecture, food, art, outdoor and cultural activities, as well as friendly people.

Go to for the complete travel guide to authentic Santa Fe.

Claire Schneider


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Claire holds degrees in Multiculturalism and Human Services, and a TESOL certificate from the School for International Training. She grew up in South Africa and has also lived in Europe and Asia where she studied several languages. Attracted by the cultural diversity, history, and natural beauty of Santa Fe, she and her family moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 2001.


Claire has taught over 500 students at the Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) and Language Matters, and is a NM TESOL Board member. She has also served as a SFCC Community Connections Liaison, organizing activities beyond the classroom to provide real-life learning opportunities. 


She is the co-author of a book chapter in Teaching the Pronunciation of English: Focus on Whole Courses (2017), and is a Color Vowel® Trained Teacher.


Language Matters combines her passion for languages with her belief in the importance of exploring other cultures to enhance understanding.

Journey With Me

Claire's personal story

Get in Touch

1887 Camino de Cruz Blanca
Santa Fe, NM 87505 USA
+1 (505) 470-3427

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