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Reviews of Dominican Language School, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Total number of reviews: 16
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.

Average Rating

Based on 16 reviews of former students of Dominican Language School
Overall Rating
Dominican Language School, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4/5.0 
City

Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1/5.0 
Organisation

Rating: 4.6/5.0

4.6/5.0 
Facilities

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 
Social activities

Rating: 3.4/5.0

3.4/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 4.6/5.0

4.6/5.0 
Value for money

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
Shared Flat

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 
other

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 

Individual Reviews

Dominican Language School
26. Feb. 2020
1. Anna (28 years) - United Arab Emirates
101. Course:  Spanish & Dancing - Group Lessons [Spanish] - 1 week

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 3/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

25. Nov. 2019
2. Nicole (61 years) - 
102. Course:  Spanish & Dancing - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 6/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 6/5.0

School organization

Rating: 6/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 6/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 6/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 6/5.0

20. May. 2019
3. Nikolay (44 years) - Russia
103. Course:  Intensive Group - 4 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 6/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 6/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 6/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 6/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 6/5.0

Accommodation
School Apartment

Rating: 5/5.0

14. Jan. 2019
4.  (36 years) - United States
104. Course:  Spanish & Dancing - 4 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Everyone who worked there was fun and friendly. The events were really good and we got to see a lot of Dominican Culture.
Other comments
One area I think they could work on better is making sure students are in the right level. I saw some people from a low level in the advanced class, and some who spoke very well in a beginner class.
11. Dec. 2018
5.  (35 years) - 
105. Course:  Preparation DELE Exam - Private Lessons [Espagnol] - 4 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 3/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 2/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 3/5.0

Accommodation
School Apartment

Rating: 4/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The friendliness and responsiveness of the team.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
The visit of the colonial zone, La Romana, The waterfall of El Limón in Las Terenasses. Bachacha and merengue dance classes
Other comments
Lack of Spanish dictionaries and books in Spanish and in English.
30. Nov. 2018
6.  (37 years) - 
106. Course:  Standard Group [Испанский] - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
team
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
I do not know
Other comments
thanks
16. Apr. 2018
7.  (26 years) - France
107. Course:  Standard Group [Spanish] - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 3/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 1/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
My teacher was amazing and I learned a lot in a short time.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Do not book accommodation with the school. There are many airbnbs, hotels and hostels nearby that are much cheaper.
Other comments
Great!
26. Mar. 2018
8.  (28 years) - 
108. Course:  Standard Group - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
I really liked the general state of mind that prevails, the proximity between students and teachers. They put you at ease immediately and the atmosphere is therefore very friendly.
28. Dec. 2016
9.  (46 years) - 
109. Course:  Spanish + Dancing - 1 week

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 3/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
School Apartment

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Accommodation arranged by the school
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
It's not very safe and even the locals are being careful.
Other comments
I learned Spanish in the morning and took a dance lesson. I enjoyed a good balance of study and hobby.
3. Sep. 2014
10.   - 
110. Course:  Intensive Group - 1 week

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
School Apartment

Rating: 4/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The passion the faculty had for the program.
Other comments
I loved the ability to be totally submerged in the culture and meeting students from all over the world participating in the program
25. Mar. 2014
11.  (45 years) - 
111. Course:  Intensive Group - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 3/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 3/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Young and motivated team, uncomplicated handling between teachers and "students"; Demanding class combined with fun
16. Dec. 2013
12.  (64 years) - 
112. Course:  Spanish + Dancing - 1 week

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 3/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 2/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
School Apartment

Rating: 4/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
great professor, ease of access, possibility to have lunch on site, security, private lessons and progress ... near the dance school, good welcoming at school, evenings at school very friendly, outings in the city less successful.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
for dance: less structured courses, nevertheless nice welcoming and atmosphere .. I added 1 week of vacation in Las Terrenas and Bayahibe wich was great.
Other comments
clean and safe housing (a little too much!), lack of water sometimes (global in the neighborhood), somewhat isolated area in the evening.
11. Nov. 2013
13.  (45 years) - 
113. Course:  Standard Individual - 1 week

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Dynamics in the class room and personal attention
3. Nov. 2011
14.  (68 years) - 
114. Course:  Standard Group - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
School Apartment

Rating: 4/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
personal approach
8. Jun. 2011
15.  (48 years) - 
115. Course:  1 week

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 3/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
Middle-Class Hotel

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Relationships with the Professor
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Take advantage of opportunities to hear typical places outside the traditional tourist routes
Other comments
I intend to have another staying but longer
15. May. 2008
16.  (19 years) - 
116. Course:  Standard Group - 1 week

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 3/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 1/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
teaching was very interesting
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
the street EL CONDE and MEGA CENTOR and THE CHINESE TOWN

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