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Yelapa English Spanish Institute

Yelapa, Mexico
011 52 322 2095220
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Great teaching

I have been coming to Yelapa for 13 years and finally signed up with Jean (Juanita) for Spanish... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2018
CBF23
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New York City, New York
Customized Lessons

My daughter and I took lessons together. Jean worked with each of us at our level and provided us... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2017
Sally M
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

I have been coming to Yelapa for 13 years and finally signed up with Jean (Juanita) for Spanish lessons. Jean is an excellent teacher and I was extremely pleased with my progress after 10 days. I have already signed up for more lessons in February...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

My daughter and I took lessons together. Jean worked with each of us at our level and provided us with an amazing number of resources to help us practice. Jean takes her job seriously and invested much of her energy and effort into helping us...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2017

This was a great experience! Jeannie is a fabulous instructor who pushed me to learn far more than I thought I could. She kept us all motivated and inspired, adapted well to each student's individual learning style, and made sure all was going well for...More

1  Thank Monica L
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Jean H, Owner at Yelapa English Spanish Institute, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2017

Thanks Monica, first for coming and committing to the classes. I was SO impressed that you were SO sure you were coming back to Yelapa to study, although it took 15 yrs to make the work changes todo so. You are a very gifted student,...More

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Reviewed April 5, 2017

I didn't attend here myself but a good friend of mine did while we were in Yelapa. She had very good things to say about it.More

Thank Mark B
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Jean H, Owner at Yelapa English Spanish Institute, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2017

Hi Mark . Thanks for writing. It is usually hard to write for students who come as it is already a busy life! But for friends - unusual, and I thank you very much. You are an exceptional friend! I would like to know who...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2017

We took Spanish classes in Yelapa and had an amazing experience. In addition to teaching our classes, which were quite good, Jean arranged our stay with a local family and coordinated excursions. She did a great job teaching for different levels of Spanish proficiency and...More

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Jean H, Owner at Yelapa English Spanish Institute, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2017

Hi Carol: It was a treat spending time both teaching, guiding and socializing with you and Rosita. You and boys were a great treat for Yelapans, Rosita and family and of course mostly for me! You needed no refreshing. You came as an advanced speaker....More

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Reviewed January 25, 2017

My experience at Yelapa English Spanish Institute (YESI) was as unique as its setting in the village of Yelapa. In November 2016, I spent 5 days in a Spanish I class with 3 classmates who also had previous class work and individual study. Jean (aka...More

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Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

I recently spent two weeks studying with Jean in Yelapa. Because she couldn't fit me in with her other classes I received one on one instruction, which turned into just 10 hours per week of classes. But if you're with a group it is 15...More

1  Thank Danno50
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Jean H, Owner at Yelapa English Spanish Institute, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2017

Thanks Daniel for an interesting review. Some points to clarify regarding Daniel's two weeks in Yelapa. I offered the same group rate for 15 hrs, because a group was not available, as a private class for 10 hrs. This is an appreciable discount for private...More

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Reviewed February 23, 2016

I spent a month in Mexico taking group lessons in the morning and enjoying the rest of the time relaxing and exploring Sayulita and Yelapa. Juanita was an excellent teacher and proved to have a wealth of knowledge about Mexican culture. She introduced us to...More

1  Thank Canuckpair
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Jean H, Propietario at Yelapa English Spanish Institute, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2016

Thanks Donna. It was my/our pleasure to have you part of the group. With the toddler and two other women it was an incredible experience of learning and bonding. I hope to see you and Antonio for another class and if it works a tour...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2015

I have been in Mexico for about 3 months thinking I would stay for 1 month - :) I thought it was time to learn Spanish and I love it !!!! What a great teacher Jeannie (Juanita) was - amazing patience, sense of humour, knew...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2015

In early January 2015 I flew to Mexico for two months with my one and a half year old son. My plan was to spend a month with him there learning and improving my Spanish and then to meet up with my partner for another...More

1  Thank leeniest
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