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Oaxaca International :: Spanish School

Morelos 1107 | Centro Histórico, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 503 4228
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Great way to improve your Spanish!

Both my husband and I came to Oaxaca to learn Spanish and experience the local cuisine and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ClassGlassPhoto
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Boulder, Colorado
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Good for private conversation practice

I initially took classes at this school to get over my fear of sounding stupid while speaking... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
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Small spanish language school in oaxaca, located in the historic center of the city, only 3 blocks from the main square. School offers 4 students in a group class, private classes available. Students of all ages, spanish levels, nationalities are welcome.Two culturales activities included after classes per week and workbook included with no additional fee. Such as walking trips, corn tortillas workshop, oaxacan cooking classes, excursions, dance classes, painting workshops, ceramics workshops, etcetera.Member of the union of schools for spanish as a second language in oaxaca.10 years of experience teaching spanish as a second language.School offers homestay with local families including meals.Reasonable rates and discount for families and for students with a long staying.
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Morelos 1107 | Centro Histórico, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Both my husband and I came to Oaxaca to learn Spanish and experience the local cuisine and culture. We enjoyed our time at the Oaxaca International School. My Spanish was at intermediate level but after 2 weeks of taking 4 hours daily, I feel that...More

2  Thank ClassGlassPhoto
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

I initially took classes at this school to get over my fear of sounding stupid while speaking imperfect Spanish, since I was going to be on site in Mexico later in the year. My Spanish improved and through encouragement and practice I was able to...More

Thank Kraaaa
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I took classes at the school for three weeks. The space is beautiful and within walking distance of everything. The instructors and very knowledgeable and accommodating to everyone’s learning needs. There was a lot of practice speaking which was great. The instruction books that are...More

Thank Elizabeth C
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I write this review to give prospective language immersion students tips on how to get the most from a trip to Oaxaca while attending Oaxaca International school. I am in my early sixties, an experienced international traveler and I had about 50 hours of private...More

6  Thank Jack H
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

When I started here I was brand new to Spanish. I learned a lot in the first week (then moved cities and schools) and had really cool field trips. The staff was friendly and helpful. I liked that the we had different teachers for each...More

1  Thank Brittany Y
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I have pondered my review for almost a year as I certainly wanted to put a lot of thought into it. First of all, I have attended Spanish Language schools Ecuador, Perú and La Paz, México. I want to express that I was incredibly impressed...More

5  Thank Janai64
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

I studied at OIS the month of June. All the instructors were excellent, knowledgeable educators. Each will patiently correct your mistakes and laugh with you when your Spanish is really off the mark. The cultural tours arranged by Ilena, the director, are interesting, fun and...More

2  Thank johnzer
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

I have been to many language schools over a 10 year period in Mexico, Guanajuato, San Cristobal..... When I arrived there was no one to greet us as there is no office. The environment in an open courtyard under an umbrella table with five other...More

7  Thank RanchoSolYMar
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Tip #1 - Don't go to a Spanish Language School anywhere without at least a year of Spanish under your belt. Somehow, there are people who think that a month of "immersion" will make them fluent - wrong! Tip #2 - Four hours of Spanish...More

17  Thank Bruce B
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

I searched high and low and compared many schools online before deciding on Oaxaca International. At first I was nervous because there were no negative reviews what so ever and I thought that it would be too good to be true, haha. I took classes...More

5  Thank Regina W
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Danielle C
27 May 2017|
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Response from RanchoSolYMar | Reviewed this property |
Yes, thankfully. Mexicans in general are open and loving people. I would not hesitate to visit this country and Oaxaca. Enjoy!
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Joanna C
25 January 2017|
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Response from RanchoSolYMar | Reviewed this property |
You would have to contact the school directly for your answer, but I would suggest you take private lessons. They don't have enough students in general to guarantee you will only be with other seniors at your exact level... More
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