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Address: 100 meters north of the UNO gas station, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Phone Number: +505 8898 5036
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Description: Spanish Ya, is a Spanish language school in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua...
Spanish Ya, is a Spanish language school in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. Our Spanish school offers weekly programs that include 20 hours of Spanish lessons, home-stay in private rooms with bathroom (this is from Sunday to Sunday morning, on site at the school or with a host family), three meals every day, purified water, and, also three afternoon activities during the week. Living with a Nica family, you will be immersed in a Spanish environment where you will have the opportunity to integrate into the community and use your Spanish in varied real-life situations.
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I Have studied Spanish most of my life in different settings ranging from a summer in Spain at 19 years old to Spanish Ya at 67. In between those two experiences came college... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
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Grand Haven, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I Have studied Spanish most of my life in different settings ranging from a summer in Spain at 19 years old to Spanish Ya at 67. In between those two experiences came college, numerous trips to Spanish speaking countries including two weeks total immersion in León, Nicaragua. I found the instruction at Spanish Ya to be just what I wanted.... More 

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Juneau, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Being located in tiny SJDS, I was very surprised at the excellent quality of the Spanish Ya school. My instructor, Zaira, was awesome; super smart and very patient (she needed a lot of patience with my broken spanish). She seemed genuinely interested in any subject we happened to be discussing which made me study harder in the evening so I... More 

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Trois-Rivieres, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I was at Spanish Ya for 2 weeks and my spanish really improved. The teachers were very attentives and patients. The individual (one teacher for one student) approach allows to have your own learning progression. I would have stay for a longer time. It was also fun to have those 3 activities per week outside of the school with the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Wow,as I'm sure you can see, there are quite a few Spanish schools in SJDS! It's a bit difficult to settle on the right one. I was looking for help in brushing up my conversational Spanish to eventually reach a goal of professional fluency. After visiting a few, I eventually settled on Spanish Ya, after visiting the premises, talking to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I had lessons for 2 weeks and would have loved to prolong but my time was limited. All was great: teacher and quality of the lesson (mine and the ones from the other students), atmosphere at school, set up in the school (lessons were outside), stay at the family and flexibility of the school to adjust (was not needed for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I had the pleasure of being a student and guest of a host family with Spanish Ya for two months in the summer of 2012. The Spanish Ya staff and my host family made that summer wonderful for me. The instructors were flexible to my time constraints and learning goals (I was working part-time for a medical clinic during that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Overall: I had a great experience at Spanish Ya, having classes in the morning, and then surfing in the afternoons at Maderas, or doing the afternoon activities with Spanish Ya (like horse riding, beach excursions, one day we went to a primary school show, etc). On weekends you have the opportunity to visit near-by attractions such as Omatepe, Granada (I... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is all around a good school...the homestay was great also..it was a great location, close to the school, to the beach, coffee shop, etc. A+

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Duncan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I recently attended 2 weeks at Spanish Ya and it was even more than I expected. I had a great time. The teachers were great and made the learning lots of fun. Included activities were a nice bonus and the home stay was excellent. Before I went here, I planned on attending a different school at another time, but after... More 

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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Tried two others, Spanish Ya by far the best. Great teachers, place to learn. As I live here, I didn't want the intensive full time lessons, and they structure it so I can go at my own speed. It's up to you. The full time students appear happy with the school too.

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