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I attended AHA for a week with my daughter. It accepts credit card payment and offers hot coffee... read more

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I studied for a month at AHA this past July. It was unbelievably wonderful. I was so nervous going... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Atascadero, California
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Established in 1959, we are proud to be the first Spanish Language school in San Miguel de Allende to specialize in teaching Spanish as a second language.
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Calle Mesones # 4, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
+52 415 152 0349
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended AHA for a week with my daughter. It accepts credit card payment and offers hot coffee and purified water. In addition to grammar and conversation, the school offers history and other classes in Spanish, as well as dancing and cooking.

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

I studied for a month at AHA this past July. It was unbelievably wonderful. I was so nervous going into it, being a girl in my early 20s. I've traveled solo before, but had never been to Mexico. My stay ended up being fabulous. San...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I spent two months in the 6 hour intensive program. I had four wonderful and dedicated teachers. They spoke to us only in Spanish but they also used miming to make sure we understood what they were saying. I met so many incredible people and...More

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AHA1959, Registrar at Academia Hispano Americana, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

We just returned home from having taken a 4 week beginners course at AHA. The course we had chosen was an intensive 4 1/2 hours daily schedule that left us at times exhausted but we did learn a lot of Spanish. Our teachers Jessica and...More

4  Thank Klaus R
Reviewed 28 February 2018

I spent the whole of January at AHA studying 4 hours a day Monday to Friday and I had a great time, my Spanish has really improved. The teachers were fantastic, and I made friends instantly through the class. I loved the whole experience and...More

2  Thank Stella K
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We took private lessons for about a month with Aida. We've had 3 different instructors over the years, and all have been excellent. Regardless of your level of Spanish (ours is advanced), I doubt you'll be able to stump these instructors with any technical question...More

4  Thank Gary C
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I took the one month, semi-immersion (4 hrs/day, 5 days/week) and found the experience wonderful. Teacher with the patience of a saint! I had zero Spanish language experience prior to this. I live in San Miguel and had checked out other schools such as Warren...More

3  Thank marktun
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We have a lovely conversation with the director during our recent visit and also with an intermediate level student, and we feel this is the right place for us to start our immersion studies. Not only is the school beautiful, but we respect the viewpoint...More

2  Thank TX4Traveling
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent school with all levels and teachers who know their profession well. Grammar, conversation, literature, plus cooking class on Friday. We shop for the menu then group participate and prepare! Lots of fun! Other students add variety and friendships! Many return annually, I know we...More

2  Thank Patti R
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I am a 25 year veteran of teaching and can say that AHA creates an environment perfectly conducive to learning. Learning a foreign language as an adult is daunting at best but their hugely kind and supportive yet rigorous course of study takes all the...More

5  Thank HowardM413
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28 May 2018|
Response from AHA1959 | Property representative |
At the Academia Hispano Americana we believe that living with a Mexican family is a vital part of language learning and affords a wonderful opportunity to experience Mexican culture first hand. ​ We know all of our Mexican... More
Lee D
24 November 2017|
Response from marktun | Reviewed this property |
they offer both. contact them via their website for more info.
26 February 2017|
Response from AHA1959 | Property representative |
Please email to the following adress or check our website: info @ ahaspeakspanish . com Thank you