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

Total number of reviews: 142
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 142 reviews of former students of Spanish Language School Gran Canaria
Overall Rating
Spanish Language School Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain
4.2/5.0 
City 4.3/5.0 
Organisation 4.1/5.0 
Facilities 3.5/5.0 
Social activities 3.4/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.5/5.0 
Value for money 4.1/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay 3.4/5.0 
Shared Flat 3.3/5.0 
other 3.7/5.0 

Individual Reviews

Spanish Language School Gran Canaria
31. Dec. 2012
51.  (67 years) - Netherlands
51. Course:  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
52.  (48 years) - Czech Republic
52. Course:  Special Offer 4 weeks Standard Course + accommodation + diploma - 4 weeks

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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
53. Thomas (42 years) - 
53. Course:  Standard 20 Course - 2 weeks

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2. Nov. 2012
54. Barbro (58 years) - Sweden
54. Course:  Standard - 1 week

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11. Sep. 2012
55.  (36 years) - Greece
55. Course:  Standard - 4 weeks

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25. Jun. 2012
56.  (52 years) - Netherlands
56. Course:  Standard - 2 weeks

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I enjoyed it a lot!
26. Feb. 2012
57.  (54 years) - Norway
57. Course:  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
58. May Britt (57 years) - Norway
58. Course:  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
59.  (49 years) - Switzerland
59. Course:  Private course - 2 weeks

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very good and friendly teacher
21. Dec. 2011
60.  (35 years) - 
60. Course:  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
61.  (48 years) - Sweden
61. Course:  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
62.  (24 years) - 
62. Course:  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
63.  (40 years) - 
63. Course:  Standard - 2 weeks

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25. Feb. 2011
64.  (70 years) - 
64. Course:  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
65.  (27 years) - Australia
65. Course:  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
66. Ingemar (58 years) - Sweden
66. Course:  Standard course - 1 week

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11. Oct. 2010
67. Greet (65 years) - Netherlands
67. Course:  Standard - 1 week

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5. Oct. 2010
68.  (23 years) - 
68. Course:  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
69. Andrea Sara (21 years) - Poland
69. Course:  Semiprivate course - 2 weeks

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1. Sep. 2010
70.  (17 years) - 
70. Course:  Standard - 4 weeks

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30. Aug. 2010
71.  (57 years) - Sweden
71. Course:  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
72. Nina (17 years) - Sweden
72. Course:  Standard - 3 weeks

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31. May. 2010
73.  (32 years) - 
73. Course:  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
74.  (57 years) - 
74. Course:  Standard - 2 weeks

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Marta was a great teacher.
1. Feb. 2010
75.  (36 years) - 
75. Course:  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
76.  (32 years) - 
76. Course:  Standard - 2 weeks

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El Veril, local pub, locals are just super nice guys.
30. Nov. 2009
77.  (38 years) - 
77. Course:  2 weeks

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23. Nov. 2009
78.  (32 years) - 
78. Course:  Standard - 2 weeks

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That the lessons are given in Spanish and small groups
23. Nov. 2009
79.  (26 years) - 
79. Course:  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
80. Michela (29 years) - 
80. Course:  Standard - 1 week

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24. Feb. 2009
81.  (43 years) - Germany
81. Course:  Standard - 1 week

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Book private accomodation.
22. Jan. 2009
82.  (51 years) - 
82. Course:  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
83.  (38 years) - Finland
83. Course:  Standard - 1 week

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

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19. Nov. 2008
85.  (24 years) - United Kingdom
85. Course:  Standard - 1 week

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

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14. Nov. 2008
87. Nadia Virginie (26 years) - 
87. Course:  Standard - 2 weeks

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23. Oct. 2008
88.  (22 years) - Slovenia
88. Course:  Standard - 4 weeks

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12. Sep. 2008
89.  (27 years) - 
89. Course:  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
90.  (29 years) - 
90. Course:  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
91.  (25 years) - 
91. Course:  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
92.  (68 years) - 
92. Course:  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
93.  (42 years) - Sweden
93. Course:  Standard - 1 week

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The teacher and that everything was in Spanish.
11. Oct. 2007
94.  (22 years) - 
94. Course:  Standard - 4 weeks

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

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7. Sep. 2007
96.  (34 years) - 
96. Course:  Standard - 2 weeks

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THE TEACHERS
5. Sep. 2007
97.  (28 years) - 
97. Course:  Standard - 6 weeks

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1. Sep. 2007
98.  (22 years) - 
98. Course:  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
99.  (24 years) - 
99. Course:  Standard - 4 weeks

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23. May. 2007
100.  (24 years) - 
100. Course:  Standard - 4 weeks

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The teachers and the food

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