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Address: 50th Ave. # 361 x 53B & 53F | Fracc. Francisco de Montejo, Merida 97203, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 (999) 9534974
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Description: It's an excellent place to meet locals or make new friends from around the...
It's an excellent place to meet locals or make new friends from around the world. Bilingual Tutors with University degrees in Language Teaching. Homestay starting at 26USD per day; Private Class $15USD per hour; 20hrs/week Course starting at 268.80/week.
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Best Intensive Spanish Course Ever

Based on some positive reviews, I signed up for three weeks of intensive Spanish at the ECORA Institute. The quality of instruction was top notch and the home stay pairing was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Based on some positive reviews, I signed up for three weeks of intensive Spanish at the ECORA Institute. The quality of instruction was top notch and the home stay pairing was equally excellent. My teacher, José Luis, was very effective and personable to the point that we covered the curriculum in two weeks and spent the remaining time conversing in... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We are so happy that we chose Ecora Spanish School. My husband and I were looking for a beginning course to start our venture into the Spanish Language, and boy did we hit the jackpot. I had zero Spanish and my husband did one semester at school 20 years ago. Juan Luis was so very patient and made sure that... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I found Spanish School ECORA by searching "spanish immersion in Mexico" Several schools popped up in several different cities. I knew if I wanted to be serious about learning spanish I needed to stay away from most beach towns and the "gringos" they attracted. I had seen Merida featured on "House Hunters International" and it looked like a great city... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I chose a 3 week course of Spanish classes with a 3 week homestay. My homestay host was attentive and helpful. Sofia also teaches Yucatan cuisine cooking classes so all the meals were healthy and delicious. At the ECORA school I received individual attention and useful textbooks. Jose was happy to structure the lessons to my learning style and not... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Ecora school teachers did excellent job keep pushing us out of comfort zone. Simple sentence isn't good enough, we need to do more elaborated ones. In the end, everyone did 10-min oral presentation. Highly recommended if you are serious about breaking thru the glass ceiling like what I had in Spanish

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

The Spanish School ECORA does a good job of teaching Spanish to non-native speakers. I have been to three other Spanish language schools for short periods of time, e.g. a week or two, over the course of the last three years. The people, especially Juan Luis, are very helpful and flexible with individual needs. Juan Luis even helped me with... More 

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

I believe they have shut down, I live nearby and stopped at the Calle 50 #361 address and it looked vacant. The phone numbers are inactive also.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

I undertook an intensive 30 hour a week immersion course in Spanish. I had no knowledge of Spanish at all, except for being around friends who allegedly spoke the language in my presence. By the end of two weeks I was in a position to follow a conversation fairly well but still had a tough time speaking the language. Another... More 

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Lincolnshire, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

My wife and I were the only students during the week and the instructor, Don Jose, was extremely accommodating to us. He picked us up the first day and to drive us to the school and subsequently he held daily 5-hour lessons for us at our hotel. He even drove us out to Progresso beach on one day. I thought... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012 via mobile

The teachers - Don Jose and Hiram - were excellent. Instead of just plowing through the two books, they forced us to speak a lot. This made me a lot more comfortable with my ability to actually carry on a conversation, albeit one with a lot of grammar mistakes. The books were easy to understand and to follow. Now I... More 

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Merida_MexicoSusana, Public Relations Manager at Spanish School ECORA, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your review, it's our pleasure to know that we met your expectations with the quality of the teaching and the outstanding service at Señora Francis' home. It is the greatest compliment for us, when after spending their vacation, at Ecora Spanish Language Institute our guests express they have enjoyed it. We are very and... More 

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