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Address: Del Banco Produzcamos, 2 cuadras al sur | Barrio La Luz, Managua, Nicaragua
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00

Viva Spanish School is Nicaragua's leading Spanish language school. Our...

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 students and tourists. We offer cost effective, one-on-one classes with a flexible curriculum designed to meet the individual goals of our students.

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Highly professional, well organized and fun!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 November 2016
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 the school and provided me with all the details I needed. The teacher was very... More 

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VivaDirectors, Manager at Viva Spanish School, responded to this review

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 More 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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 and they are quite willing to help people with other aspects besides language-learning as well.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 I had in the 3 months before. So incredibly grateful for Viva Spanish School!!

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VivaDirectors, Manager at Viva Spanish School, responded to this review

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

Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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VivaDirectors, Manager at Viva Spanish School, responded to this review

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! More 

Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 second time was not as amazing... Unfortunately I got sick and informed the school that... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 fun while improving my conversational Spanish. We covered so many topics over the week, that... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

I attended a similar Spanish school in Guatemala last year and liked this one so much better! First there's a structured curriculum, which I can't say my previous school had. Whether your Spanish is beginner, intermediate, or advanced, they will work with you at your level. I have an intermediate level of Spanish. In the short week I was here,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

I was set up with Viva Spanish School for three weeks of language immersion. I had a year of Spanish in high school and a year early in college but was essentially a beginner as I hadn't used the language for about 10 years. The teachers and the management were very flexible at allowing me to learn at the pace... More 

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VivaDirectors, Manager at Viva Spanish School, responded to this review

Thank you Bradley for your review, it was a pleasure having you at Viva Spanish School, we are glad that you enjoy your time with us and that you improve your Spanish, thank you for your time as a volunteer at the Children's hospital in Nicaragua. More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015

Great atmosphere to learn spanish without pressure. The one on one classes are an excellent tool for any level of learner. I participated in a homestay with a local family the school arranged which was nice and another opportunity to learn the language in real-time. I recommend the school to anyone.

Thank Ryan S
VivaDirectors, Manager at Viva Spanish School, responded to this review

David, thank you for you comments, we are very happy you enjoy your time at Viva Spanish, it was a pleasure for us having you. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015

This is the way to learn.......well anything. The amazing attention, one on one classes are great. Everybody is so friendly it feels like home. The staff was very friendly. Free internet access. I went on a field day, which made me experience the culture, nature's beauty and of course most important learning the Spanish language in the meantime. I recommend... More 

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