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Habla Ya Spanish Courses & Ecotourism

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Address: Central Avenue, Los Establos Plaza 20 - 22, Boquete 0413, Panama
Phone Number:
+507 730-8344

Why just learn Spanish? Live your Spanish learning experience! Learn...

Why just learn Spanish? Live your Spanish learning experience! Learn Spanish in Boquete, a charming town and a dream setting place full of friendly faces and exciting adventures. Have the time of your life and live the most amazing Spanish learning experience! Habla Ya Panama Spanish School, Panama's premier Spanish school, is one of the top specialist Spanish training institutions in Central America and one of the leading providers of Spanish courses in Latin America.

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My Experience at Habla Ya Boquete

This school really helped me to learn Spanish because the way they teach us by only speaking in Spanish. This gives you the opportunity to use Spanish in common situations. I had... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This school really helped me to learn Spanish because the way they teach us by only speaking in Spanish. This gives you the opportunity to use Spanish in common situations. I had a teacher named Edwardo Espinosa who definitely helped me learn Spanish is more fun and interesting ways. We would play card games in only Spanish. Also, we played... More 

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Portland, OR
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

I really enjoyed my classes at Habla Ya. I had fun and I learned a lot. My teachers, Eduardo, Tamara and Yubal were all outstanding. It's clear that they really know grammar and proper teaching techniques. They patiently and thoroughly answered every one of my many questions. They are gifted teachers who impart knowledge in a way that the student... More 

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Nykoping, Sweden
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

I wanted to go to a country to learn spanish the fast and fun way. Panama sounded so nice and I found this school through a travelagency in Sweden. They rekommended me 2 weeks at school in Boquete and 2 weeks in Bocas del toro. A fantastic experience. I lived in a family with who I ate every day. Breakfast... More 

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Marion, Illinois
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I spent a month here and had three instuctors with Eduardo being my primary instructor. He did a very good job of instruction. Areas needing improvement are: I was willing to volunteer to help locals after discussing with manager at front desk I was told he would get back to me but never did. There were no movie nights or... More 

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Thanks to Habla Ya I was able to learn spanish in such a fun and efficient way that I was almost fluent after 4 months in Bocas del Toro. My instructors were great, super kind and very helpful and understanding. I took part in many adventure tours (Cocoa farm tour, sailing trips, hiking, ...) offered by Habla Ya which were... More 

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Reviewed 23 January 2017

I took 4 weeks of group lessons and I leaned a lot for such a short time. My teacher was Eduardo and liked the style of leaning at hablaya, we had a good combination of learning grammar, training conversational skills and doing homework to practice the days topics. Learning in small groups of 4 or even less people most of... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

I spent 2 months at the Bocas del Toro campus and 2 months at the Boquete campus. The instructors were great! They were helpful, nice, and patient. The schools were in great locations. There were many fun things to do and adventures to be had. If you want to have more adventure time I would not recommend doing group and... More 

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Temecula, California
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

My husband and I studied a month here and we learned a lot for such a short time. The teachers were excellent, very capable and diligent. Habla Ya follows its own system for teaching that works well. They teach from a set of booklets devised by Habla Ya that include exercises for you to do in class and as homework.... More 

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Boquete, Panama
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

Habla Ya (Speak Already) is centrally located in Boquete and has other locations in Panamá. Courses are tailored to meet your needs with groups or semi- or private lessons. Materials are provided. A typical Beginning course is about 60 hours of classroom instruction. The teachers are native Panamanians with good English skills. The Spanish language varies from place to place... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Well organized school, friendly teachers, fair prices, small classes. Situated right in the middle of Boquete. We stayed two week and had a good experience.

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