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Reviews of Spanish Language School Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain - Page 2

Total number of reviews: 135
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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Spanish Language School Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain
4.2/5.0 
(135 reviews)
City 4.3/5.0 
Organisation 4.1/5.0 
Facilities 3.4/5.0 
Social activities 3.4/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.5/5.0 
Value for money 4.1/5.0 
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Shared Flat 3.3/5.0 
other 3.7/5.0 
Individual Reviews
25. Feb. 2012
51. May Britt (57 years)  -  Norway
51. 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
52. (49 years)  -  Switzerland
52. Private course - 2 weeks

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very good and friendly teacher
21. Dec. 2011
53. (35 years)  - 
53. 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
54. (48 years)  -  Sweden
54. 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
55. (24 years)  - 
55. 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
56. (40 years)  - 
56. Standard - 2 weeks

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25. Feb. 2011
57. (70 years)  - 
57. 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
58. (27 years)  -  Australia
58. 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
59. Ingemar (58 years)  -  Sweden
59. Standard course - 1 week

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

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5. Oct. 2010
61. (23 years)  - 
61. 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
62. Andrea Sara (21 years)  -  Poland
62. Semiprivate course - 2 weeks

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1. Sep. 2010
63. (17 years)  - 
63. Standard - 4 weeks

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The teaching team.
30. Aug. 2010
64. (57 years)  -  Sweden
64. 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
65. Nina (17 years)  -  Sweden
65. Standard - 3 weeks

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31. May. 2010
66. (32 years)  - 
66. 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
67. (57 years)  - 
67. Standard - 2 weeks

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Marta was a great teacher.
1. Feb. 2010
68. (36 years)  - 
68. 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
69. (32 years)  - 
69. Standard - 2 weeks

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El Veril, local pub, locals are just super nice guys.
30. Nov. 2009
70. (38 years)  - 
70. 2 weeks

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the atmosphere
23. Nov. 2009
71. (32 years)  - 
71. Standard - 2 weeks

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That the lessons are given in Spanish and small groups
23. Nov. 2009
72. (26 years)  - 
72. 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
73. Michela (29 years)  - 
73. Standard - 1 week

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24. Feb. 2009
74. (43 years)  -  Germany
74. Standard - 1 week

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Book private accomodation.
22. Jan. 2009
75. (51 years)  - 
75. 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
76. (38 years)  -  Finland
76. Standard - 1 week

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

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19. Nov. 2008
78. (24 years)  -  United Kingdom
78. Standard - 1 week

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

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

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23. Oct. 2008
81. (22 years)  -  Slovenia
81. Standard - 4 weeks

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12. Sep. 2008
82. (27 years)  - 
82. Standard - 2 weeks

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the teachers are great
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Plus Residence: very near to the school, rooms equipped with new furniture and fridge, rooms to the street very noisy, rooms were not propperly cleaned
9. Jul. 2008
83. (29 years)  - 
83. Standard Course + 10 Private lessons - 4 weeks

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I really liked our teacher. Marta and Paco are the best!!
20. Jun. 2008
84. (25 years)  - 
84. Standard - 4 weeks

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The organisation of the school could be better, though the teachers are highly motivated and qualified
5. Mar. 2008
85. (68 years)  - 
85. Standard - 2 weeks

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lunch at school made by the marvellous Soraya and the fact that some students were seniors as I .
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Don't take too many clothes. Don't expect a warm ses.
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Everything was above my expectations
27. Feb. 2008
86. (42 years)  -  Sweden
86. Standard - 1 week

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The teacher and that everything was in Spanish.
11. Oct. 2007
87. (22 years)  - 
87. Standard - 4 weeks

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the atmosphere, my teachers, all the people that work there, it was just perfect!!!
23. Sep. 2007
88. Nadia (29 years)  - 
88. Standard - 4 weeks

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7. Sep. 2007
89. (34 years)  - 
89. Standard - 2 weeks

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THE TEACHERS
5. Sep. 2007
90. (28 years)  - 
90. Standard - 6 weeks

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1. Sep. 2007
91. (22 years)  - 
91. Standard - 4 weeks

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lessons with ana
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tapas tour with carlos
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well, school is nice! I loved the lessons, teachers and especially the other students. Las palmas is very nice if you try to have a good time, there is something for everyone and in less than 15 minutes you can be in another part of the city and see lots of cool things. I enjoyed it a lot and will come back!
15. Aug. 2007
92. (24 years)  - 
92. Standard - 4 weeks

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My teacher Ana
23. May. 2007
93. (24 years)  - 
93. Standard - 4 weeks

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The teachers and the food
13. Apr. 2007
94. (28 years)  - 
94. Standard - 2 weeks

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The Professor, very good teaching
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The lessons ;-)
21. Mar. 2007
95. (19 years)  - 
95. Private course - 2 weeks

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13. Mar. 2007
96. (30 years)  - 
96. Standard - 2 weeks

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the familiar atmospere, the engagement of the teachers, the members of the groups who came from all nations
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the food made by Soraya
13. Feb. 2007
97. (69 years)  - 
97. Standard - 6 weeks

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The teaching material is not based on basic vocabulary at all
13. Feb. 2007
98. Christian (40 years)  -  Germany
98. Standard - 1 week

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28. Nov. 2006
99. (58 years)  - 
99. Standard - 1 week

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teacher
15. Sep. 2006
100. (20 years)  - 
100. Standard - 4 weeks

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natalia and soraya, made the lessons fun

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