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The Words Adventure

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Help local kids learn English. Share your English knowledge and learn about the life of child from Tortuguero. The lessons will take place in the town of San Francisco de Tortuguero. Transit time from the lodge by boat is five minutes and is...more
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Tortuguero 6941, Costa Rica
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Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

If you are traveling to the wonderful Torturguero lodge I would highly recommend taking the time to teach English to local kids. Its just a few hours but was a great chance to interact with kids in San Francisco (the small town where most people...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank toffeenose
Reviewed July 11, 2018

As part of our recent Quest for Pura Vida tour with Costa Rica Expeditions, we had the opportunity to visit the local school and help teach the students English -- it was a wonderful experience! The kids were so eager to interact with us and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Deb O
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We had a really nice time with a small group of 3rd and 4th grade children who seemed really appreciative that both adults and children in our group played fun language games together. We learned Spanish while they learned some English. Helping to be a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Monica B
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We went to the school to learn english with the kids. It was really inspiring, we could see how hard they worked, to get better in english. The kids were curious, they asked us a lot of questions. If they know english well, they have...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank bareyra
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Words Adventure is a very worthwhile program. Being fluent in English will open more opportunities for these children when grown. Spending this short time with them allows them to practice their English and interactions, and learn about your culture. The kids were a lot of...More

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Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Linda G
Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at The Words Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2016

Dear Linda G, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience participating in The Words Adventure. I couldn't have said it better! Natalie Ewing Director Marketing & Guest Satisfaction

Reviewed August 29, 2016

Outstanding experience for my 16 yr old daughter and I. This is a great way to give back to the community that shares their beautiful wildlife with us.More

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Date of experience: August 2016
Thank californiafamily2016
Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at The Words Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2016

Dear californiafamily 2016, Thank you for sharing how much you and your daughter enjoyed participating in The Words Adventure. For children in Costa Rica nothing beyond the Three R's in their own language is as valuable for them to learn as English. Young adults with...More

Reviewed August 8, 2016

I enjoyed meeting the students! They are typical kids who are working hard to learn English. If you are hesitant or nervous to do this, please just give it a try. You won't forget your time there.More

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Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Julie M
Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at The Words Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2016

Dear Julie M, I couldn't agree more, the time spent here will be one of those memories that stay with you forever! You will be accompanied at all times by our very talented English Teacher, Noily, she will lead you through the class every step...More

Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

The Words Adventure is a great activity to do, especially if you are traveling with kids. Takes about 45 mins and involves engaging with kids in San Fransisco village - teaching them about English and learning a little about their lives. Well organised and a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Matvl
Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at The Words Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2016

Dear Mathewv, It's so great to hear that you participated with your children! The opportunity to visit a town such as San Francisco de Tortuguero definitely provides context around how different people live around the world. Thank you for taking the time to participate! Natalie...More

Reviewed July 30, 2016

My son and I had a wonderful time visiting the children at Tortuguero Words Adventures. The children were so sweet and very bright. They had only been in the program for one year but they were speaking English very well. I am very proud of...More

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Date of experience: July 2016
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Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at The Words Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2016

Dear E6753kathleeng, We are so grateful to you for taking a couple hours of your vacation to help the kids with their English lessons. The opportunities that they will have as a result of speaking English will make a huge difference in their lives! Natalie...More

Reviewed July 6, 2016

My husband & I had an opportunity via Tortuga Lodge to take a short boat trip to a little town up the river about 8 minutes away to teach an English class. When we arrived at the town we were met by the teacher and...More

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Date of experience: June 2016
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Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at The Words Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2016

Dear Z575UJlauraf, We really appreciate you taking the time to participate in The Words Adventure. It's also been very helpful to know that you weren't informed about this opportunity when you checked in. It's so unique and special that we want guests that are a...More

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