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Reviews of GLOSSA School of Polish, Cracow, Poland

Total No. of Reviews: 51
NOTE: All reviews are authentic. Only students who booked their course through us can publish evaluations here, and only after the end of their programme. These evaluations then are not manipulated in any way, neither by us nor by the school, and can be trusted as honest opinions about personal experiences with the school.

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Overall Rating
GLOSSA School of Polish, Cracow, Poland
4.6/5.0 
(51 reviews)
City 4.9/5.0 
Organisation 4.6/5.0 
Facilities 4.3/5.0 
Social activities 4.1/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.9/5.0 
Value for money 4.4/5.0 
Accommodation
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Shared Flat 4.2/5.0 
other 4.3/5.0 
Individual Reviews
28. Dec. 2015
1. (20 years)  - 
1. Individual Tuition (GL-O 20) - 1 week

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I have just finished the Polish course and I'm excited. Kracow's teachers have been professional and friendly, as excellent has been the homestay. The organization was great as a whole. This summer I think I will repeat the experience, but maybe for a longer period of time. Kind regards and happy holidays. Marco.
10. Dec. 2015
2. (49 years)  - 
2. Mini Group General Polish (GL-G4) - 1 week

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The educational concept, the friendly teachers, the excellent teaching material.
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You should definitely take advantage of the additional programme offered after class!
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The lessons are over much too quickly, the week went by way too fast.
3. Dec. 2015
3. (41 years)  - 
3. Mini Group General Polish (GL-G4) - 1 week

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The warmth
10. Feb. 2015
4. (30 years)  - 
4. Mini Group General Polish (GL-G4) - 1 week

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Hospitality / patience of teachers
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Phonetic course
16. Dec. 2014
5. (48 years)  - 
5. Mini Group General Polish (GL-G4) - 1 week

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The lessons itself.
16. Sep. 2014
6. Haidarovich (16 years)  - 
6. General Polish - 3 weeks

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1. Sep. 2014
7. Annegret (24 years)  - 
7. One-to-one Business Polish - 2 weeks

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26. Aug. 2014
8. (49 years)  - 
8. Individual Tuition (GL-O 30) - 1 week

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very well organized - very nice language teachers, great leisure program - and in the computer room it was also very easy to get to know other participants.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
You should definitely take part in the freetime activities - and spend some time outside of class in the school.
Other comments
I'm very satisfied, I have learned a lot - even if it was exhausting - but that was also the intention- I will definitely repeat this. Moreover, I would recommend the school at anytime.
28. Jul. 2014
9. (62 years)  - 
9. Mini Group General Polish (GL-G4) - 3 weeks

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The central location is very good; the school can be easily reached by public transport. And in a few minutes, you are in the old town of Krakow. The staff is very motivated and has a wonderful way of imparting language and culture. The patience and perseverance of the teachers is very commendable. Each lesson had a relation to the everyday life. It has given me extraordinary pleasure. If I have the opportunity again, I will be happy to return to this school for another course.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Staying with a family is very worthwhile. It creates connections and promotes a mutual understanding. And it gives you the opportunity to practice the language.
23. Sep. 2013
10. Jörg (49 years)  - 
10. Individual Tuition (GL-O 20) - 1 week

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16. Sep. 2013
11. (17 years)  - 
11. Summer School of Polish Language and Culture (GL-G4) - 3 weeks

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Materials, Excursions, teachers
30. Jul. 2013
12. (42 years)  -  France
12. Individual Tuition (GL-O 20) - 2 weeks

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Very welcoming.
26. Mar. 2013
13. (56 years)  - 
13. Individual Tuition (GL-O 20) - 2 weeks

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Friendly people
12. Nov. 2012
14. (76 years)  - 
14. General Polish (GL-G4) - 2 weeks

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The school offered private lessons instead of putting different levels together into one group. The teachers are very experienced and treat every student individually.
4. Oct. 2012
15.  -  Germany
15. Individual Tuition (GL-O 20) - 1 week

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Very professional teaching methodology.
1. Aug. 2012
16. (41 years)  -  France
16. Individual Tuition (GL-O 20) - 2 weeks

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The host.
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Family atmosphere.
22. May. 2012
17. (47 years)  - 
17. Individual Tuition (GL-O 30) - 1 week

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That they considered my wishes regarding a specific teacher
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Kazimierz on Saturday evening
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Good quality of teaching
12. Dec. 2011
18. (55 years)  - 
18. Individual Tuition (GL-O 20) - 1 week

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Pleasant and affectionate atmosphere
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On Thursdays, they organise meetings in pubs with students and teachers. Very good.
12. Dec. 2011
19. Florian (33 years)  -  Germany
19. Individual Tuition (GL-O 20) - 1 week

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7. Oct. 2011
20. (47 years)  - 
20. Individual Tuition (GL-O 30) - 1 week

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The commitment of teachers, their attempt to adjust the individual needs of students
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Kazimierz, Schindler's factory, the churches and a cold beer at Novy Plac at 11 at night + 20°C.
4. Oct. 2011
21. (54 years)  - 
21. Individual Tuition (GL-O 30) - 3 weeks

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The quality of the education which remains excellent over the years, the motivation, dynamism, availability and competence of the teachers.
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The price is slightly higher but it is fair when you consider the excellent quality of the courses.
7. Sep. 2011
22. (41 years)  - 
22. Individual Tuition (GL-O 20) - 1 week

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My two teachers (Beata and Asia) : their availability and sympathy, their desire for me to progress, their good mood, their advices for me to spend a good time in Krakow.
Other comments
Everyone likes Krakow!
26. Jul. 2011
23. (40 years)  -  France
23. Individual Tuition (GL-O 20) - 2 weeks

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Family atmosphere, very good teachers.
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I will definitely return next year.
28. Dec. 2010
24. (54 years)  - 
24. Individual Tuition (GL-O 20) - 1 week

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Quality, atmosphere
27. Dec. 2010
25. (32 years)  -  Germany
25. General Polish (GL-G4) - 1 week

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very professional organization
26. Jul. 2010
26. (39 years)  - 
26. Individual Tuition (GL-O 20) - 2 weeks

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His welcome.
29. Jun. 2010
27. (46 years)  - 
27. Individual Tuition (GL-O 30) - 1 week

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Familiar atmosphere
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The grammar - get yourself into it!
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I thank the lovely teachers
28. Jul. 2009
28. (38 years)  - 
28. Individual Tuition (GL-O 20) - 2 weeks

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14. Nov. 2008
29. Paolo (36 years)  - 
29. Summer School of Polish Language and Culture (GL-S) - 2 weeks

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11. Nov. 2008
30. (32 years)  -  Netherlands
30. General Polish (GL-G) - 2 weeks

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Teacher Sylwia was the best thing about the school. Lovely woman :)
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Come back to Poland and see more of the country.
26. Mar. 2008
31. Florian  - 
31. General Polish (GL-G) - 1 week

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26. Mar. 2008
32. Christoph (52 years)  - 
32. Individual Tuition (GL-O20) - 2 weeks

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3. Jan. 2008
33. (53 years)  -  Germany
33. Individual Tuition (GL-O20) - 1 week

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Very good teachers
2. Jan. 2008
34. (36 years)  - 
34. Individual Tuition (GL-O30) - 1 week

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get your lunch box with you! no place to eat out. only in hte old city
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The staff is incredible, very flexible hard working and extremely helpfull.
18. Oct. 2007
35. (49 years)  -  Germany
35. General Polish (GL-G) - 2 weeks

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Our teachers Sylwia and Aneta
18. Oct. 2007
36. Reinhild (45 years)  -  Germany
36. General Polish (GL-G) - 2 weeks

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20. Sep. 2007
37. Florian  -  Germany
37. General Polish (GL-G) - 2 weeks

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14. Jun. 2007
38. (70 years)  -  United States
38. General Polish (GL-G) - 2 weeks

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the personal attention
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the local market
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The teachers were exceptional especially Patrycja Palka.
4. May. 2007
39. (39 years)  - 
39. Individual Tuition (GL-O20) - 1 week

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teaching methods, good explanations given by the teachers, tips about where to go in the free time
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It was a short time decision by me to take part in a language course at Glossa. The school contacted me immediately and by exchange of a few emails I have got all required information, e.g. how to get from the airport to my host family, how much it costs
31. Mar. 2007
40.  - 
40. General Polish (GL-G) - 1 week

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The friendly teachers and students
20. Dec. 2006
41. (30 years)  - 
41. General Polish (GL-G) - 1 week

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the lectures
7. Sep. 2006
42.  - 
42. Summer School of Polish Language and Culture (GL-S) - 3 weeks

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teachers are really nice
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excursions are not included in the price of the school
30. Aug. 2006
43. Dawid (25 years)  - 
43. Individual Tuition (GL-O25) - 3 weeks

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29. Jun. 2006
44. (20 years)  -  Belgium
44. General Polish (GL-G) - 23 weeks

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the teachers
21. Jun. 2006
45.  - 
45. Individual Tuition (GL-O25) - 1 week

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Very good and appropriate teaching methods. Structured and effective courses!
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
individual courses
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to keep it simple: It couldn't be better! It's a good idea to stay at a host family because you're forced to speak polish!
14. Jun. 2006
46. (34 years)  - 
46. General Polish (GL-G) - 2 weeks

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dynamic teachers
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Very nice people it's like a family
24. Apr. 2006
47. (52 years)  - 
47. General Polish (GL-G) - 1 week

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Nice people - teachers and students
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Hotel was too far away. I took a taxi every day.
15. Mar. 2006
48.  - 
48. General Polish (GL-G) - 2 weeks

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Couses were very professional and lively
19. Dec. 2005
49.  - 
49. Individual Tuition (GL-O20) - 2 weeks

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The teachers´ competences!!
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Very nice people!!
25. Aug. 2005
50. Anonymous (33 years)  -  Germany
50. General

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