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Instituto Jovel

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Great Spanish school and perfect location

I spent 2 weeks at Instituto Jovel in late Nov/early Dec 2018. I wish I could have stayed longer... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anchorage, Alaska
Wonderful Spanish language school

I spent two weeks at Jovel at the beginning of January. I can't say enough good things about this... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2019
West Nyack, New York
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SPANISH CLASSES: We offer private or small group spanish classes (maximum 5 students per group). Our spanish language classes are designed to develop linguistic competence at every level from beginning to advanced, integrating spanish language...more
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Calle Francisco i. Madero # 45, San Cristobal de las Casas 29230, Mexico
+52 967 149 2468
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 2 weeks at Instituto Jovel in late Nov/early Dec 2018. I wish I could have stayed longer, and plan to return. I loved the classes and the town. I took 4 hours of classes a day with three different instructors, all of whom...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 24, 2019

I spent two weeks at Jovel at the beginning of January. I can't say enough good things about this school! The teachers: all are very professional! They are knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and gear the classes to your specific learning needs. One thing I especially appreciated is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

I attended Instituto Jovel for two weeks in November, 2018. The quality of instruction is superb; the setting is gorgeous! I had three different teachers each day. Each class covered different topics so that I had grammar instruction with an emphasis on all verb forms...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

I highly recommend Instituto Jovel! I have been taking classes at Instituto Jovel for over 5 weeks - and it is an amazing place to learn Spanish. The instruction is personal - they put you in a class that fits your level and customize their...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

I attended Instituto Jovel for a month after graduating from my American university with a Bachelor's in Spanish. I had qualified instructors who quickly caught onto my level of Spanish and designed lessons that incorporated the history and language of Chiapas and Mexico. The location...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Attended Instituto Jovel for a week with my teenaged daughter and we both had excellent teachers. My kid was a beginner, and it helped that her teachers knew English, though 90% of her instruction was still in Spanish. My teachers were terrific, with a nice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

I spent 4 weeks at Jovel and was amazed at the way they work. One on one private and personalized instruction. 2 different instructors so that you get the advantage of learning to 'hear' spanish from a male and female. To slightly different accents. The...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

As an ESL teacher myself, I have taken classes all over the world, and the 2 weeks of private classes I had at Instituto Jovel, were the best. Both my teachers were wonderful, helpful, kind and informative. I could ask any question I wanted, and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Instituto J, Propietario at Instituto Jovel, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Thank you so much for your nice comments, we really appreciate them!!!

Reviewed November 1, 2017

I spent three weeks attending Instituto Jovel in June/July 2017. For the first week I studied Spanish in the mornings from 9 to 12. The teaching was one-to-one, with the first 90 minutes focusing more on grammar and the second 90 minutes, with a different...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Instituto J, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Instituto Jovel, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2017
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Agradezco muchísimo tu opinión a nuestras actividades y entrega de cada uno de nosotros aquí en Instituto Jovel. Lo hacemos...More

Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spent a month attending classes here and were very impressed with the school and its teaching staff. The school itself is located in its own building and is beautifully laid out and well maintained. Between us we had 6 different teachers...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Instituto J, Director General at Instituto Jovel, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2017

Thank you so much for your comments, we really appreciate it!! We hope to see you in the future!!! Sincerely Reginaldo Gómez Director Instituto Jovel

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My Spanish level is fairly advanced--a little rusty, but I've studied and traveled a lot in the past. My daughter (age 15) spoke very little Spanish, but her instructors spoke decent English, so they were able to help her... More