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Habla Ya Spanish School, Bocas del Toro Campus- Day Classes

South Corner of 9th Street and G Avenue, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 0101, Panama
+507 757-7352
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My daughter and I went to Habla Ya last week and had a wonderful experience. We both took private... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
lisarowex5
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Agoura Hills, California
Best spanish course

I did my A1 spanish course at Habla Ya in Bocas de Toro. I didn't speak a word when I arrived, but... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Josefien d
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Habla Ya offers different types of Spanish courses: from group lessons (4 hours per day, maximum 6 students per class) and private classes.
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South Corner of 9th Street and G Avenue, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 0101, Panama
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+507 757-7352
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

My daughter and I went to Habla Ya last week and had a wonderful experience. We both took private classes in the afternoon. The teachers couldn't have been better. Very kind and easy to understand. Pushed us just enough to encourage us to learn and...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

I did my A1 spanish course at Habla Ya in Bocas de Toro. I didn't speak a word when I arrived, but after one week I could already speak and understand the basics. Really good course and friendly staff!

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I went to Hablaya in Bocas for 2 weeks. I really enjoyed the class with groups of around 6 persons. Our teacher Reynin was very nice. She was very helpful and well organized. The class was structured very well and she included short games during...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

I am just back from a fabulous month with Habla Ya spent in all of their locations across Panama. Not only did my Spanish improved a lot, I was able to live a great experience with a solid team. I extend special thanks to all...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

I spent five weeks at Habla Ya in Bocas del Toro taking group lessons with Javiar. Prior to arriving in Bocas, I knew only a few words and phrases in Spanish (or "nada... nada!", as my host family liked to exclaim as they marveled at...More

1  Thank Amy G
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I spent 2.5 months at HablaYa in Bocas del Toro. I started out in a group class with 4 other students the first month. Unfortunately, I fell behind in my group class and begin to feel frustrated, however, the administration team was so accommodating and...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I spent 5 weeks at HablaYa in Bocas Del Toro. I had group and private lessons with Erian. I am really pleased with how much I was able to learn in this period! I like the books that the school provide and and the instruction...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I was here for 4 months and i had an awesome time :) i booked group lessons and that was really good because you learn know new people. I had a super teacher Lineth Baker. I was by her for 3.5 months. She is friendly...More

2  Thank Lena T
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

This is my second time visiting Habla Ya! It was a great experience. I had private lessons with Benita who is a wonderful teacher! She really helped me improve my grammar and comprehension skills. I would strongly recommend Habla Ya, the school is great and...More

Thank MALENA A
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

We took spanish classes at Hablaya in Bocas. Benita is a great and very patient teacher. We fully enjoyed our classes and would recommend Benita as a teacher! With all the conjugations we definitely got confundido (confused), but that gave some interesting new non-existing words...More

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Macikak
17 September 2016|
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Response from panamajoules | Property representative |
Hi Macikak. Thanks for your input. Maybe you're not aware but the rates drastically drop for long term programs. Serious learners come to Habla Ya, not only because of the quality, but also because long term rates are lower... More
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