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Viva Spanish School

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So when we arrived at the school we weren't even sure it was open. The gate was closed but we... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Kitchener, Canada
Great school in a not great city

I took a Spanish class here and loved the instruction. Professional, good facilities, and I learned... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Fiva F
El Paso, Texas
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Viva Spanish School is Nicaragua's leading Spanish language school. Our programs focus on teaching Spanish to non-Spanish speakers. Our students include Embassy employees and their families, NGOs and mission groups, medical teams, university...more
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Del Banco Produzcamos, 2 cuadras al sur | Barrio La Luz, Managua, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

So when we arrived at the school we weren't even sure it was open. The gate was closed but we called out and they came. The teachers we had were really nice. Unfortunately my daughter 11 got sick so I only ended up going for...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Onyx_and_Mouse
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

1 week homestay and brush up on Spanish classes before heading out into Nica. I dont want to be mean because no one was unfriendly but overall the experience was underwhelming. Honestly couldn’t recommend the school or the homestay here. Got the feeling they were...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

I took a Spanish class here and loved the instruction. Professional, good facilities, and I learned a lot quickly. This is probably the best place to study Spanish in Managua. However, if your not stuck in Managua for work or something, it doesn't make sense...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Unfortunately, I did not have good experience with this school when it comes to taking online classes. My classes got often canceled. They do not give any head-ups or follow-ups unless you ask them why the lesson didn't take place. Sometimes, they say there was...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Due to my travel schedule I was only able to take 4 hours of Spanish lessons with a private tutor on a Saturday. This was however easily set up with the school and the teacher. They even helped me find a nice hotel close to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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VivaDirectors, Manager at Viva Spanish School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

If there is something that makes us happy is to know that our students live a good experience with us :) Thank you for your review! It was a pleasure to have you with us :D Best #TeamViva

Reviewed 2 July 2016

I took private lessons (beginner's level Spanish) at this school twice a week for about two months, before switching to a different course taught at one of the universities in Managua (UCA). The facilities at the school are so-so, but it's a congenial, friendly place...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I love this school. The teachers are all amazing. The structure and literature that they use to teach is amazing! After going to another Spanish School for 3 months and not having any structure I learned way more in 5 weeks than...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Molly M
VivaDirectors, Manager at Viva Spanish School, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2016

Thank you Molly for your review, its a pleasure to have you guys at Viva! Remember to keep practice and see you soon :D

Reviewed 19 June 2016

I took classes at the Spanish school for a week, and it was a very nice experience. They have air conditioning in most rooms and classes are small, so only have a few other students with you at a time.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Rachelle D
VivaDirectors, Manager at Viva Spanish School, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2016

Thanks for the review Rachelle! We miss you guys :D We have so much fun with the group! Check our facebook page so you can see the spanish words video!

Reviewed 16 January 2016

I attended the school twice . My first time was a great experience and I truly improved my Spanish within less than a week. Both my teachers were amazing and taught mainly by conducting conversations, which I believe is the best way to teach! My...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 14 May 2015

I signed up at Viva Spanish for a week because of time constraints. Was so lucky to have Behrmann and Raquel as my teachers - they are amazing at explaining complex concept by giving easy to understand examples and shortcuts. I also had so much...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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9 January 2016|
Response from Jorge V |
Hello April, I will be happy to answer all your questions, please contact me to jorge @ vivaspanishschool . com . Regards
Peter C
10 September 2015|
Response from Jorge V |
Hello Peter, Thank you for your question, I would like to follow up your qestion via email. Here is our emails: jorge @ vivaspanishschool com info @ vivaspanishschool com Waiting for your email, Regards, Jorge... More