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Habla Ya Spanish Courses & Ecotourism

Central Avenue, Los Establos Plaza 20 - 22, Boquete 0413, Panama
+507 730-8344
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Great school

I spent two weeks with Habla Ya this spring. They organized a home stay for me, along with tours... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2012
RandomCanada
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Canada
Nice trip

That was a very good stay in Boquete with habla Ya ! I would like to thank my spanish teacher... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2012
melosa B
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Paris, France
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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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Central Avenue, Los Establos Plaza 20 - 22, Boquete 0413, Panama
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Reviewed 16 June 2012

I spent two weeks with Habla Ya this spring. They organized a home stay for me, along with tours, volunteer work, and of course, the Spanish classes. The home stay was excellent. I've taken a few vacations with home stays, and the family I stayed...More

3  Thank RandomCanada
Reviewed 13 June 2012

That was a very good stay in Boquete with habla Ya ! I would like to thank my spanish teacher Leydis for the courses, advices...She is very patient and atentive with students and all the activities in class were very interesting. Moreover, all the staff...More

1  Thank melosa B
Reviewed 12 June 2012

Besides conversational Spanish this school teaches, it affords you an opportunity to socialize in adventures and outings you can elect to enjoy. All in all you practice more Spanish and at the same time absorb the culture and adventures Boquete can afford you...with a guide...your...More

1  Thank ABLeever
Reviewed 8 June 2012

I'm totally type-A, so I researched immersion language schools for weeks before finding Habla Ya. The choices were endless, but I'm so glad I came here. I spent two weeks at the school, living with a wonderful family, and my Spanish improved dramatically. The school...More

3  Thank Iuliutsa
panamajoules, Owner at Habla Ya Spanish Courses & Ecotourism, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2012

Hola, Wow, this makes us so happy to hear! We'll pass on your comments to your teachers. They will be very happy =). Julio Santamaria

Reviewed 6 June 2012

I took the beginners course, probably should have taken the Spanish for travelers course.More

2  Thank Galen G
panamajoules, Owner at Habla Ya Spanish Courses & Ecotourism, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2012

Hi Galen, Thanks for the feedback about your experience! Yes, that is why we offer several courses for specific needs. If you want to learn the language and you plan on going through several of our levels, our general our intensive course (20 - 30...More

Reviewed 4 June 2012

I have been taking an online Spanish class with Donain at the Habla Ya Spanish School for the last couple of months and been having a wonderful experience. He has a lot of patience, a sense of humor and speaks slowly, simply, and clearly. I...More

2  Thank Ron F
Reviewed 18 May 2012

I studied in Boquete for a month. I started from nothing and left with plenty - I thought the instruction was great. Small classes that are intense as you want to make them. I had a very amiable host family, who fed me well. And...More

2  Thank Austin707
Reviewed 12 May 2012

I have been taking an online Spanish class offered by Habla Ya language school, and it is great! The teacher Leidys is very good at explaining both grammatical and "real world" usages of Spanish verbs, phrases, etc. She is patient, thorough, and good at explaining...More

1  Thank Devan C
Reviewed 10 May 2012

Habla Ya is a great place! I was scared about going to a distant country by myself, but the staff at Habla Ya are wonderful! They will do whatever they can to make you feel comfortable, help with your arrangements, etc. My instructors were Araliz,...More

1  Thank Mandy L
Reviewed 9 May 2012

Spent a week at Habla Ya. 2 hours of private lessons and 4 hours of group lessons each day, although the "group" turned out to be just my wife and I! Excellent instructors; based on my level my private instructor (Tamara) spoke no English which...More

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04magi
I have very much enjoyed my classes in Boquete. Is it appropriate to tip or provide a gift to a teacher?
31 March 2017|
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Response from panamajoules | Property representative |
Sure it is. Your teacher would really appreciate it =). Habla Ya is about Language Travel. If you tip a guide who gave you a tour for 4 hours, why wouldn't you tip a teacher who has taught you for 4 weeks? Glad you... More
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raow579
What are parents experience who have sent young teens (14 year olds) for emersion over the course of 2-3 week period?
31 October 2016|
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Response from Joan M |
Hello - my 14-year-old daughter went to Habla Ya in Boquete by herself last summer, flying from Boston. We weren't sure what to expect, so we initially booked her for 3 weeks. It was such a fantastic experience that I... More
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Laurie L
My husband and I are trying to decide whether to stay with a host family while studying for 2 weeks with Habla Ya. We could do just one week or 2 with them. What were people's experiences?
8 October 2016|
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Response from sharbotlake | Reviewed this property |
We stayed 2 weeks at Isla Verde and enjoyed it very much. The rates for accom through Habla Ya are excellent.
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