Reviews of Gran Canaria School of Languages S.L., Las Palmas, Spain

Total No. of Reviews: 104
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Gran Canaria School of Languages S.L., Las Palmas, Spain
4.1/5.0 
(104 reviews)
City 4.2/5.0 
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Facilities 3.3/5.0 
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Course Quality / Progress in language 4.5/5.0 
Value for money 4.0/5.0 
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Shared flat (apartment) 3.4/5.0 
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Individual Reviews
20. Feb. 2014
1. (68 years)  - 
1. Special Offer 4 weeks Standard Course + Accommodation + Diploma + Weekly Excursions - High Season - 4 weeks

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14. Feb. 2014
2. (58 years)  - 
2. Standard Course High season (Jan. to March + Jul. to Dec.) - 4 weeks

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5. Feb. 2014
3. (60 years)  - 
3. Standard Course High season (Jan. to March + Jul. to Dec.) - 4 weeks

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3. Feb. 2014
4. (66 years)  - 
4. Standard Course - High Season (January-March & October-December) - 2 weeks

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28. Jan. 2014
5. (74 years)  -  Netherlands
5. Standard course 2W - 2 weeks

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Very kind teachers and personnel
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Have your coffee in the café next door
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Students were à nice mix of nationalities and ages!
20. Jan. 2014
6. (69 years)  - 
6. Standard Course - High Season (January-March & October-December) - 1 week

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27. Dec. 2013
7. (64 years)  - 
7. Standard Course High Season (January-March & September-December) - 4 weeks

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9. Dec. 2013
8. (61 years)  - 
8. Standard Course High Season (January-March & September-December) - 4 weeks

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1. Oct. 2013
9. (41 years)  - 
9. Standard Course High season (Jan. to March + Jul. to Dec.) - 3 weeks

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The teaching method of my teacher(Anna), her patience, humor, the beautiful design of the school, nice environment, few students in the group (5 students).
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Maybe a greater variation at breakfast
11. Sep. 2013
10. Luca (25 years)  - 
10. Standard Course High season (Jan. to March + Jul. to Dec.) - 2 weeks

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14. Feb. 2013
11. (55 years)  - 
11. Standard Course High season (Jan. to March + Jul. to Dec.) - 1 week

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Very friendly atmosphere.
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Take the bus to Teror in the mountains on a Sunday morning. Really nice market there and great atmosphere.
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Dayra, my teacher, was excellent. Very patient and a thorough and precise Spanish teacher.
11. Feb. 2013
12. (59 years)  -  Sweden
12. Standard Course High season - 3 weeks

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Skilled teachers.
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A beginner should have fresh basic knowledge in Spanish, both grammar and words.
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I liked the school very much, and hope to come back some day.
31. Dec. 2012
13. (67 years)  -  Netherlands
13. Standard Low Season - 1 week

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My teacher Natalia did very well with the large class of pupils.
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I was not lucky with a class o 14 pupils. Only when they reach 15 students the class is divided
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The intake: Just a short conversation decided that I should be on level B1. However, I had obtained level C1 through another school previously (total of 10 weeks).An examination on paper should be requested.
10. Dec. 2012
14. (48 years)  -  Czech Republic
14. Special Offer 4 weeks Standard Course + accommodation + diploma - 4 weeks

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Professor Ana.
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Nothing is missing, only breakfast was always the same ..borning!
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All very friendly, thank you very much.
3. Dec. 2012
15. Thomas (42 years)  - 
15. Standard 20 Course - 2 weeks

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2. Nov. 2012
16. Barbro (58 years)  -  Sweden
16. Standard - 1 week

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11. Sep. 2012
17. (36 years)  -  Greece
17. Standard - 4 weeks

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25. Jun. 2012
18. (52 years)  -  Netherlands
18. Standard - 2 weeks

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I enjoyed it a lot!
26. Feb. 2012
19. (54 years)  -  Norway
19. Standard - 2 weeks

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it was small, good teachers, central in the city
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the classrooms were a bit to small. I could wiah the school had done something so we, the students who did not stay at the residence, could get to know the others.
25. Feb. 2012
20. May Britt (57 years)  -  Norway
20. Standard - 2 weeks

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It would be useful knowing that the school does not offer courses/classes on all levels at all times. I had to change to individual teaching my second week at the school
20. Feb. 2012
21. (49 years)  -  Switzerland
21. Private course - 2 weeks

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very good and friendly teacher
21. Dec. 2011
22. (35 years)  - 
22. Standard - 1 week

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convenient location, friendly and efficient, excellent teacher preparation
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the cost of educational materials books is 25 €
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excellent school!
7. Nov. 2011
23. (48 years)  -  Sweden
23. Standard - 4 weeks

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Great location.
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Take a tour around in the city!! So many nice places to visit. Skip the southern part of the island!
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Noicy Classroom. Traffic outside!!
10. Oct. 2011
24. (24 years)  - 
24. Standard - 1 week

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As the number of students per class varies mostly between 5 and 10, an almost personal and good atmosphere is guaranteed, the lessons are just great!
8. Sep. 2011
25. (40 years)  - 
25. Standard - 2 weeks

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25. Feb. 2011
26. (70 years)  - 
26. Standard - 2 weeks

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I dealt with a small school with good teachers.
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Register with some private lessons
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The accommodations provided by the school is for young people. As far as I am concerned, I go to the hotel. This is the 8th or 9th time I take courses at this school, always for a couple of week.
13. Dec. 2010
27. (27 years)  -  Australia
27. Standard - 4 weeks

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The teachers are very well organised and adapt the learning to students' experiences.
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There is A LOT of noise going on around the whole school (builders) so there is not a day where you have silence when learning!!!!!!
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Lots of great people to meet from all around the world but be sure to remember to study! (It can be hard at times with all the good fiestas here :)
11. Nov. 2010
28. Ingemar (58 years)  -  Sweden
28. Standard course - 1 week

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11. Oct. 2010
29. Greet (65 years)  -  Netherlands
29. Standard - 1 week

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5. Oct. 2010
30. (23 years)  - 
30. Standard - 1 week

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The reception and the enrollment were really fast, easy and nice. Who can´t speak Spanish won´t get lost under any circumstances. The teacher were all very committed and in the small groups, you progressed very fast! There were a great focus on conversation in class! That was really great!
11. Sep. 2010
31. Andrea Sara (21 years)  -  Poland
31. Semiprivate course - 2 weeks

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1. Sep. 2010
32. (17 years)  - 
32. Standard - 4 weeks

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The teaching team.
30. Aug. 2010
33. (57 years)  -  Sweden
33. Standard - 3 weeks

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Professors Marta & Natalie.
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I had three nice and fun weeks. If I get the opportunity I will return next year.
31. Jul. 2010
34. Nina (17 years)  -  Sweden
34. Standard - 3 weeks

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31. May. 2010
35. (32 years)  - 
35. Private course - 1 week

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The teacher was very enthusiastic, friendly and highly motivated in the management of courses.
27. Apr. 2010
36. (57 years)  - 
36. Standard - 2 weeks

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Marta was a great teacher.
1. Feb. 2010
37. (36 years)  - 
37. Standard - 2 weeks

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Books and private lessons.
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Private accommodation gives you more options, such as preparing meals
30. Nov. 2009
38. (32 years)  - 
38. Standard - 2 weeks

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El Veril, local pub, locals are just super nice guys.
30. Nov. 2009
39. (38 years)  - 
39. 2 weeks

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the atmosphere
23. Nov. 2009
40. (32 years)  - 
40. Standard - 2 weeks

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That the lessons are given in Spanish and small groups
23. Nov. 2009
41. (26 years)  - 
41. Standard - 2 weeks

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If you are in Playa del Ingles is time to go home weg.Anders you get stuck in traffic
5. May. 2009
42. Michela (29 years)  - 
42. Standard - 1 week

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24. Feb. 2009
43. (43 years)  -  Germany
43. Standard - 1 week

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Book private accomodation.
22. Jan. 2009
44. (51 years)  - 
44. Standard - 4 weeks

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The possibility to take lessons during christmastime.
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Take a trip around the island, visit la cuava pintada, a site of the first people who lived on Gran Canaria.
5. Jan. 2009
45. (38 years)  -  Finland
45. Standard - 1 week

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In Las palmas there are also rather cold nights in December.
20. Nov. 2008
46. Oefner (26 years)  - 
46. Standard - 4 weeks

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19. Nov. 2008
47. (24 years)  -  United Kingdom
47. Standard - 1 week

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Slightly noisy accommodation
14. Nov. 2008
48. Michela (34 years)  - 
48. Standard - 2 weeks

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14. Nov. 2008
49. Nadia Virginie (26 years)  - 
49. Standard - 2 weeks

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23. Oct. 2008
50. (22 years)  -  Slovenia
50. Standard - 4 weeks

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