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Instituto Estelar Bilingue

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I studied Spanish (by immersion) at Estelar for 5 weeks in July/August 2018. When I arrived I... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
reg p
Moosonee, Canada
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Skype Spanish Classes

For the past several months, I've been taking Skype classes with Walter, and I really enjoy them... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Richland, Washington
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Instituto Estelar Bilingue is a Spanish immersion school that provides conversational, dynamic classes as well as accommodations, socials, and cultural events. We also teach English to the locals and arrange activities for our local and global...more
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

I studied Spanish (by immersion) at Estelar for 5 weeks in July/August 2018. When I arrived I knew the basics "where is the bathroom", "I need/want/have ______"; etc. But not much more. I learned quite a lot over 5 weeks and was able to carry...More

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Bethany K, Owner at Instituto Estelar Bilingue, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thank you so much for your positive review!! We LOVED having you with us and hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 8 April 2018

For the past several months, I've been taking Skype classes with Walter, and I really enjoy them because they are always challenging and never boring. He uses all kinds of different methods, and I get a really well rounded experience of conversation, reading, listening and...More

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Bethany K, Owner at Instituto Estelar Bilingue, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you so much, Jacqulyn, for your review! We really appreciate it! It is a pleasure for us to work with dedicated Spanish students like you.

Reviewed 11 June 2017

We put our kids (ages 11 and 12) in a one week course with Estelar. It was a fabulous experience for the kids. The school took really good care of them, and the kids got to see and experience a bit of the country without...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

I did a 1 week Spanish immersion course at this institute. I really enjoyed my experience. I learned a lot of new vocabulary and I also learned about the culture in Guanacaste. It was very conversational which was great because I find that a lot...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

During my time in Costa Rica, I attended classes at Instituto Estelar Bilingüe to be able to practice and improve my Spanish. It was great! They didn't just tell me how to conjugate verbs, in fact we had some wonderful conversations. My teacher was very...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

I took 2 weeks of a Spanish class. Each class was four hours. Sounds a lot? Not at all. Each class was different, and the teachers are really focused on improving one's vocabulary and sentence structure. After the second day I felt confident. I never...More

1  Thank msmckim84
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I completed the 2-week Spanish Immersion Program at Instituto Estelar Bilingue and I was thrilled with the quality and care the staff offered. I completed a Spanish level-testing exam which the staff used to place me in the appropriate class. My Spanish teacher was helpful...More

1  Thank cgr00m
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I entered Estelar Bilingue because I wanted to improve my Spanish. The experience was amazing. The teachers were very friendly and they gave me some advice on what were the best beaches to visit and other local towns to visit like Santa Cruz and Nicoya....More

1  Thank adventurer2391
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I have just finished the one week Spanish Immersion Program and it was an incredible experience! My Spanish has improved so much in such a short time. The Spanish teacher was very charming, likeable and I never felt lost. It also helped me grow my...More

1  Thank philipedlin
Reviewed 30 July 2015

I showed up with good conversational skills but terrible grammar. In the week I was there, I was able to improve my grasp on almost everything I was lacking - while having a blast and getting tons of practice. I highly recommend staying with the...More

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