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Address: Central Avenue, Los Establos Plaza 20 - 22, Boquete 0413, Panama
Phone Number: +507-730-8344
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Description: 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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A great school to learn Spanish!

I learned so much Spanish in my nine weeks there and their staff was very friendly and accommodating!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Morris, Illinois
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Morris, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I learned so much Spanish in my nine weeks there and their staff was very friendly and accommodating!

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south dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I attended Habla Ya for three weeks in January and February. I went with my husband who wanted to further his more advanced Spanish. I was in a beginner class with five others, two women and three men. Four of us were 60ish and the other two in their thirties. I was the only American. It made for interesting conversation... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

First, let me start out by saying that the entire staff is amazing. They are highly geared towards meeting each and every student's needs, while remaining affordable. The Spanish classes are fun, not traditional, and allow you to be yourself. The location is perfect. There are coffee shops, souvenir shops, and restaurants all within the plaza or very, very close... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I'm a native English speaker from the U.S., and my Spanish was at a low intermediate level when I started at Habla Ya. I really enjoyed my time at the location in Boquete, and I learned a lot. I am now quite conversational (of course I still make tons of mistakes!), and I am able to speak Spanish with my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

It is great taking Spanish classes at Habla Ya. My instructor Leidys is fun and has great conversations with me during class. I would suggest Habla Ya for your Spanish learning experience.

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Spent three hard-working weeks here in January & February 2015. I started at the bottom and learned a ton of stuff. I likened the first two weeks to a tour of a kitchen: here's the stove,and the sink, these are the pots, frying pans, knives, onions, flour, butter etc etc; all basic structural stuff that you'll use effectively once you... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I recently attended A2 level classes at Habla Ya's Boquete campus, and I was very impressed with my teacher, Leidys. She has a warm personality, good sense of humour, speaks clearly, and has lots of patience. One day I was not feeling well and was struggling to keep up with the conversational material (unlike me, the other student in the... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Habla Ya is an excellent school for gringos who wish to learn Spanish so that they can communicate with more ease and confidence. Their workbooks are easy to use and I really enjoyed my individual classes with Yubal. I feel much more confident speaking Spanish now, which is particularly important since I'll be moving to Cuenca, Ecuador this year. I... More 

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Boquete
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I took the beginners class in September 2014. I was terribly worried that I would be "bored" actually. Well, after their first class, I knew that would definitely not be an issue. It was a very fast paced class for new residents and I loved every minute of it. I had two different instructors - Araliz and Yaira. Both of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I spent 4 wonderful weeks in Boquete. Never had spanish before and so I had 4 weeks of spanish course. Thanks to my teacher Leidys now I am able to do a wohle conversation in spanish. Great Work, Chica! The last four weeks I lived with a Panamanian family. Very nice people. That's why I have decided to stay another... More 

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