Reviews of Fast Forward Institute, Porto, Portugal - Page 2

Total No. of Reviews: 73
NOTE: All evaluations are authentic. Only former participants who have booked a course with us at the school can publish evaluations after the end of the course. Schools could therefore not manipulate evaluations and you can trust in all published evaluations.

Average Rating

Overall rating
Fast Forward Institute, Porto, Portugal
4.4/5.0 
(73 reviews)
City 4.6/5.0 
Organisation 4.5/5.0 
Facilities 4.0/5.0 
Social activities 4.3/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.4/5.0 
Value for money 4.1/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.3/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 4.2/5.0 
Other 4.2/5.0 
Individual Reviews
23. Jul. 2008
51. (35 years)  -  Norway
51. Combined Course 4+2 (group+individual) - 3 weeks

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Tania
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Cemetery gives Agramonte
Other comments
Teachers are skilled, and the staff is always helpful. If you want to have maximum education value, you should give feedback during the course (not just after the course has ended). Some private lessons in between classes are also very efficient.
2. Apr. 2008
52. (65 years)  -  United States
52. Combined Course 4+2 (group+individual) - 3 weeks

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Luciana Spine
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In winter there are fewer students
6. Feb. 2008
53. (24 years)  - 
53. Group Intensive - 4 weeks

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Ambience, teacher, director
27. Jan. 2008
54. (40 years)  - 
54. Combined Course 4+1 (group+individual) - 2 weeks

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all the staff is an example of kindness and Helpfulness
4. Jan. 2008
55. (47 years)  -  Spain
55. Combined Course 4+3 - 3 weeks

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If you go in the Winter, take warm clothes with you! Appartments usually don't have heating!
14. Nov. 2007
56. (56 years)  -  United Kingdom
56. Combined Course 4+2 - 1 week

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Friendly staff
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Make sure you've got the right zones for your "andante" card if using public transport.
29. Oct. 2007
57. (32 years)  - 
57. Group Intensive - 1 week

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Cultural visits organized and team very nice
26. Oct. 2007
58. (27 years)  - 
58. Group Intensive - 1 week

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everything
10. Oct. 2007
59. (42 years)  - 
59. Group Intensive - 2 weeks

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family atmosphere in school, very helpful teachers and staff
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Porto and surroundings offer a great choice of trips. See on weekend also cities of Braga, Guimaraes or others to reach easily by train.
Other comments
Good offer of leisure activities, high involvement of teachers, I recommand the school to everyone being interested in learning Portuguese, excellent accomodation in family
4. Oct. 2007
60. Uwe (37 years)  - 
60. Combined Course 4+1 - 2 weeks

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3. Oct. 2007
61. (35 years)  - 
61. Combined Course 4+1 - 2 weeks

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friendly and open-hearted teacher
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good service
19. Sep. 2007
62. (42 years)  - 
62. Combined Course 4+1 - 1 week

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Very good atmosphere, the teachers are very good
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The team at school is very professional and the people are very friendly. For me it was important that is was small. Good communication between the teachers. Exactly what the students needed. For me it was the right school.
12. Sep. 2007
63. (26 years)  - 
63. Group Super Intensive - 2 weeks

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The solidarity between everyone
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Porto!
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I would like to come back to this language school, I really think they are honest and good. So far, there was always the possibility to get a space on short notice.
10. Sep. 2007
64.  -  Spain
64. Group Intensive - 3 weeks

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A small school with an excellent familiar atmosphere. It is nearly impossible to feel bad among such people. A perfect combination between studying and holidays.
5. Sep. 2007
65. (28 years)  -  Switzerland
65. Group Intensive - 2 weeks

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the friendly staff that made you feel like studying Portuguese in a family rather than a school environment
11. Jul. 2007
66. (66 years)  - 
66. Group Intensive - 1 week

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no idea
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nice
18. Apr. 2007
67. (35 years)  - 
67. Group Intensive - 1 week

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I like the activities
19. Mar. 2007
68. Annette  - 
68. Combined Course 4+1 - 1 week

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13. Feb. 2007
69. (56 years)  -  United States
69. Group Intensive - 1 week

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the staff
29. Oct. 2006
70. (47 years)  - 
70. Combined Course 4+1 - 3 weeks

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Small groups, flexible schedule
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Good and pleasant school environment, teachers and go a very competent iS learning content to be desired.
20. Sep. 2006
71. (22 years)  -  Poland
71. Group Intensive - 4 weeks

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friendly atmosphere, small classes
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
book as early as possible
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very helpful staff, very efficient teachers, the only problem was that because of a small number of students the classes were made of a mixed level
9. Sep. 2006
72. (35 years)  - 
72. Group Intensive - 1 week

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The atmosphere between the people
29. Jun. 2006
73. (26 years)  - 
73. Group Intensive - 1 week

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The family atmosphere.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
The metropolis Porto!
Other comments
Nice to always be able to write everything in German, and to always get precise and quick answers. It`s worth it.

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