Reviews of Enforex, Barcelona, Spain

Total No. of Reviews: 91
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Enforex, Barcelona, Spain
3.8/5.0 
(91 reviews)
City 4.7/5.0 
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Facilities 3.6/5.0 
Social activities 3.5/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.1/5.0 
Value for money 3.5/5.0 
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Shared flat (apartment) 3.1/5.0 
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Individual Reviews
5. Aug. 2014
1. (11 years)  -  Hungary
1. International Summer Camp (13-18 years) - 1 week

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4. Aug. 2014
2. (55 years)  - 
2. Spanish Language + Literature - 3 weeks

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10. Sep. 2013
3. (35 years)  - 
3. Intensive - 1 week

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I have been wanting for a pen and pad. Until now they were always included in the price at previous language courses.
27. Mar. 2013
4. (33 years)  - 
4. Intensive + - 5 weeks

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Small groups (6-8) Motivated and skilled teachers
28. Jan. 2013
5. (44 years)  -  Russian Federation
5. Standard Course - 4 weeks

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The ambiance was good, classes start every week (even on 31 December), and, with help of the coordinator, it was easy to find a group which did match my level
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I did know there was a library until I finished the course, would not have missed it if any of professors mentioned it. Unfortunately, could not participate in any social activities (for family reasons), but assume they are good to attend!
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as often happens, things depend of the teacher (there were one not able to maintain a good communication with the group)... although the average level was good. Special thanks to Julia, Veronica and Christina!
22. Oct. 2012
6. Max (14 years)  - 
6. International Summer Camp (13-18 years) - 2 weeks

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2. May. 2012
7. (15 years)  - 
7. Intensive - 2 weeks

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Great experience thanks
18. Sep. 2011
8. (15 years)  - 
8. Intensive - 1 week

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Everything was good. I've made good progress.
22. Aug. 2011
9. Theo (15 years)  - 
9. Intensive - 1 week

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6. Jun. 2011
10. (35 years)  - 
10. Intensive - 2 weeks

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The professionalism of the teachers and the youthful atmosphere.
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It was a beautiful experience.
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The family was truly impeccable.
31. Dec. 2010
11. (38 years)  - 
11. Intensive + - 3 weeks

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To meet people from many different countries, very multiculti ... more is impossible. Very nice!
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In Barcelona they talk Catalan and everything is written in this language, so learning by doing is not so easy ...
26. Oct. 2010
12. (56 years)  - 
12. Intensive - 3 weeks

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Teaching in a very relaxed atmosphere. La Sra Rut was very good.
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Class 221 looks like a box and air conditioning makes it cold sometimes
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The first two hours were very good. It seemed that the last two were filling time.
10. Oct. 2010
13. (19 years)  -  Poland
13. Intensive - 2 weeks

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Very good facilities.
24. Sep. 2010
14. (27 years)  -  Canada
14. Learn Spanish Travelling (different centres) - 1 week

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The organized activities for the evenings. There was something to do most nights of the week.
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The accommodation with the host family was not that great - I requested a non-smoker, and the woman who I lived with was a chain smoker. But mainly, it was isolating to be the only student in a place that was rather far from the school. It was difficult to meet people, and I got the "half board" package, so I always ended up having dinner with the lady. I would recommend if you do home stay to have meals away from the home so that you can go out and meet other students.
20. Sep. 2010
15. (40 years)  -  Germany
15. Intensive + - 2 weeks

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All the teachers - they all had energy, fun AND a really profound knowledge of what they were teaching!
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It's worth the money buying the schoolbooks instead of only borrowing them ...!!
27. Jul. 2010
16. (41 years)  -  Poland
16. Intensive + - 1 week

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Enforex is the best spanish school in Spain
14. Jun. 2010
17. (18 years)  -  Germany
17. Intensive + - 2 weeks

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Teachers and the students were all very kind, the general atmosphere was very good and making contacts was very easy. The school offered excursions, which I liked very much, because they were very informative but not too touristic. They also offered night-activities.
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the excursions, and if you want to go out for dinner or something, ask at the school, they know the places with the best and cheapest food. Pay attention to your Spanish level, it can happen that you feel like you're better or not as good than the level you're in. If so, then ask to change the course, it's very easy and it's worth it.
14. Jun. 2010
18. (22 years)  -  United States
18. Intensive - 1 week

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The teachers were REALLY good. They don't speak English at all but it helps you force yourself to speak Spanish.
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I thought the meal plan in the flat was really nice. It made life more simple when you didn't have to go look for food.
22. Feb. 2010
19. Arno (55 years)  - 
19. Intensive - 7 weeks

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11. Jan. 2010
20. (39 years)  - 
20. Christmas Programme - 2 weeks

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I quickly lost the fear of making mistakes ...! And the group (never more than 6 students) was ideal!
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It was a pity that I had to buy the book for a one week A2 course as in the second week I attended a B1 course and had to rent another book...
9. Nov. 2009
21. Pierre (15 years)  - 
21. Intensive + - 1 week

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21. Oct. 2009
22. (25 years)  - 
22. Intensive + - 3 weeks

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in the first week I was in a horrible apartment: small, dirty and overcrowded. I asked to change it and the remaining two weeks I was in a wonderful apartment.
12. Oct. 2009
23. (15 years)  -  Norway
23. Intensive - 1 week

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Good and engaging teachers, small classes and very nice classrooms. I was also placed on the right level. I felt I improved a lot although I just stayed for a short time.
4. Oct. 2009
24. (18 years)  -  Poland
24. Intensive - 4 weeks

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6. Sep. 2009
25. Belbeoch (18 years)  - 
25. Intensive - 2 weeks

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11. Aug. 2009
26. Anna (18 years)  -  Poland
26. Intensive - 2 weeks

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28. Apr. 2009
27. Alexia (18 years)  - 
27. Part Time - 1 week

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10. Jan. 2009
28. (33 years)  - 
28. Super Intensive + - 12 weeks

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the majority of the teachers do a very, very good job
3. Dec. 2008
29. (19 years)  - 
29. DELE Exam Preparation - 5 weeks

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22. Nov. 2008
30. (17 years)  - 
30. Super Intensive + - 1 week

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The lessons were very interesting,so were the teachers
12. Mar. 2008
31. (20 years)  - 
31. Super Intensive + - 1 week

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camp nou
23. Jan. 2008
32. (22 years)  - 
32. Intensive - 2 weeks

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10. Jan. 2008
33. Chie (42 years)  - 
33. Christmas Programme - 2 weeks

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13. Jun. 2007
34. (37 years)  -  United States
34. Intensive + - 1 week

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The teachers, the location.
31. May. 2007
35. (21 years)  -  Germany
35. Intensive - 1 week

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To get to know people.
21. Feb. 2007
36. Toshiko (36 years)  - 
36. Intensive - 1 week

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27. Oct. 2006
37. (25 years)  - 
37. 1 week

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clean and big
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culture class was good enough even if you are a beginner
12. Aug. 2006
38. (26 years)  - 
38. Intensive + - 10 weeks

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to meet new interesting peoples from the whole world
27. Feb. 2006
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39. Intensive + - 5 weeks

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19. Dec. 2005
40.  -  United Kingdom
40. Intensive + - 2 weeks

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Textbooks (both the general course books and the optional exercise / grammar books)
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Good points: Good teachers, very nice textbooks (first one free), modern building with air-conditioning, free internet access 8.30am-9pm weekdays, lots of extracurricular activities. Bad points: Both times I have studied with Enforex they tried to overcharge me by mistake (check your bill!!!), class sizes are bigger than I expected - average 7-9, there were up to 10 in my class (not the "average 5, maximum 9 students" that their leaflet says), really small rooms in accommodation in Barcelona. If you are going to be staying for 1 month or more then you will find it much cheaper to arrange your own accommodation. If you are only staying for a few weeks, then the Enforex accommodation prices are quite good compared to hotels and hostels in Barcelona. Overall, I think the good points outweighed the bad points and I enjoyed myself here, and I learned a lot of Spanish.
19. Dec. 2005
41. (37 years)  -  Belgium
41. Intensive + - 2 weeks

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the teachers, interactive teaching, very nice and relaxed atmosphere , good internet access
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the administration was very weak: language course books were not or only partially available, so we had to work with copies
19. Aug. 2005
42. (39 years)  - 
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small classes
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first day was bad organized,lot of students air condition not working...
30. Jun. 2005
43. (27 years)  - 
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The excursions with Discover Barcelona, The teachers Jordi Ulli and Maria (don't know her last name)
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Not enough working computers, too many students, not enough breaks (a bit short and everyone had the break at the same time) The culture course was not as good as I expected, especially when we had to write articles and fairytales which it was quite boring
19. May. 2005
44. Anonymous  - 
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4. Apr. 2005
45. Anonymous (22 years)  - 
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21. Mar. 2005
46. (26 years)  - 
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It is bright.
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The culture class is unnecessary.
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culture classes are not interesting because almost all of them are English. Just very few Spanish. Host family meals were not delicious. Mostly they were frozen food. It was disappointing.
12. Jan. 2005
47.  -  England
47. Super Intensive (+35h)

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Our classroom was very hot during the day.
6. Jan. 2005
48. Anonymous (26 years)  - 
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7. Oct. 2004
49. Anonymous (26 years)  - 
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7. Oct. 2004
50. (24 years)  - 
50. Super Intensive (+35h)

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the terrace, internet
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the Shot Bar
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I enjoyed the time in school. The teacher are nice and you meet people from all over the world!

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