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

Total No. of Reviews: 112
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.

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Gran Canaria School of Languages S.L., Las Palmas, Spain
4.2/5.0 
(112 reviews)
City 4.2/5.0 
Organisation 4.1/5.0 
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Social activities 3.3/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.5/5.0 
Value for money 4.0/5.0 
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Shared flat (apartment) 3.3/5.0 
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Individual Reviews
9. Dec. 2014
1. (65 years)  - 
1. Standard Course - High Season (January-March & October-December) - 4 weeks

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8. Dec. 2014
2. (58 years)  - 
2. Standard Course - High Season (January-March & October-December) - 4 weeks

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8. Dec. 2014
3. (58 years)  - 
3. Special Offer - 4 Week Standard Course + Accommodation + Diploma + Weekly Excursions - High Season - 2 weeks

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24. Nov. 2014
4. (22 years)  -  United Kingdom
4. Standard Course - High Season (January-March & October-December) - 6 weeks

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1. Jul. 2014
5. (27 years)  -  Slovakia
5. Standard Course - Low Season (April to September) - 1 week

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The attitude of teachers, high quality of teaching, it was definitely a valuable way to spend my time.
2. Jun. 2014
6. (44 years)  -  Spain
6. Standard Course - Low Season (April to September) - 3 weeks

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2. Jun. 2014
7. (44 years)  - 
7. Standard Course - Low Season (April to September) - 2 weeks

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Friendly atmosphere and quality courses
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The walk on the paseo, the botanical garden.
17. May. 2014
8. (19 years)  - 
8. Special Offer - 4 Week Standard Course + Accommodation + Diploma + Weekly Excursions - Low Season - 4 weeks

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The proximity of many activities and the quality of teaching.
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Las Canteras, 3x1 bar, arena shopping centre, Tapas Night ...
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One FULL month with one teacher everyday can quickly become annoying.
20. Feb. 2014
9. (68 years)  - 
9. Special Offer 4 weeks Standard Course + Accommodation + Diploma + Weekly Excursions - High Season - 4 weeks

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14. Feb. 2014
10. (58 years)  - 
10. Standard Course High season (Jan. to March + Jul. to Dec.) - 4 weeks

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Slow teaching and well explained, good themes for conversation
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Listening
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A group of 13 students is too big.
5. Feb. 2014
11. (60 years)  - 
11. Standard Course High season (Jan. to March + Jul. to Dec.) - 4 weeks

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3. Feb. 2014
12. (66 years)  - 
12. Standard Course - High Season (January-March & October-December) - 2 weeks

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nothing
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Bad textbooks sold for a lot of money, photocopies as material would have been more useful, admitted too many students
28. Jan. 2014
13. (74 years)  -  Netherlands
13. 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
14. (69 years)  - 
14. Standard Course - High Season (January-March & October-December) - 1 week

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27. Dec. 2013
15. (64 years)  - 
15. Standard Course High Season (January-March & September-December) - 4 weeks

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9. Dec. 2013
16. (61 years)  - 
16. Standard Course High Season (January-March & September-December) - 4 weeks

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1. Oct. 2013
17. (41 years)  - 
17. 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
18. Luca (25 years)  - 
18. Standard Course High season (Jan. to March + Jul. to Dec.) - 2 weeks

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14. Feb. 2013
19. (55 years)  - 
19. 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
20. (59 years)  -  Sweden
20. 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
21. (67 years)  -  Netherlands
21. 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
22. (48 years)  -  Czech Republic
22. 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
23. Thomas (42 years)  - 
23. Standard 20 Course - 2 weeks

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

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11. Sep. 2012
25. (36 years)  -  Greece
25. Standard - 4 weeks

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25. Jun. 2012
26. (52 years)  -  Netherlands
26. Standard - 2 weeks

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I enjoyed it a lot!
26. Feb. 2012
27. (54 years)  -  Norway
27. 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
28. May Britt (57 years)  -  Norway
28. 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
29. (49 years)  -  Switzerland
29. Private course - 2 weeks

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very good and friendly teacher
21. Dec. 2011
30. (35 years)  - 
30. 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
31. (48 years)  -  Sweden
31. 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
32. (24 years)  - 
32. 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
33. (40 years)  - 
33. Standard - 2 weeks

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25. Feb. 2011
34. (70 years)  - 
34. 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
35. (27 years)  -  Australia
35. 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
36. Ingemar (58 years)  -  Sweden
36. Standard course - 1 week

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

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5. Oct. 2010
38. (23 years)  - 
38. 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
39. Andrea Sara (21 years)  -  Poland
39. Semiprivate course - 2 weeks

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1. Sep. 2010
40. (17 years)  - 
40. Standard - 4 weeks

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30. Aug. 2010
41. (57 years)  -  Sweden
41. 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
42. Nina (17 years)  -  Sweden
42. Standard - 3 weeks

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31. May. 2010
43. (32 years)  - 
43. 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
44. (57 years)  - 
44. Standard - 2 weeks

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Marta was a great teacher.
1. Feb. 2010
45. (36 years)  - 
45. 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
46. (32 years)  - 
46. Standard - 2 weeks

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El Veril, local pub, locals are just super nice guys.
30. Nov. 2009
47. (38 years)  - 
47. 2 weeks

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the atmosphere
23. Nov. 2009
48. (32 years)  - 
48. Standard - 2 weeks

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That the lessons are given in Spanish and small groups
23. Nov. 2009
49. (26 years)  - 
49. 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
50. Michela (29 years)  - 
50. Standard - 1 week

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