Spanish Institute

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Emma Picht

Student
Cleveland, OH – USA

The program was wonderful and was perfect to increase my confidence. This also helped me to learn more Spanish. My teacher was fantastic and my host-family was excellent. I will always cherish the experiences I had at the Spanish Institute of Puebla.

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Brennan Ferris

Seminarian
Wilmington, DE – USA

The program is excellent. My family, the classes, my classmates and the professor were wonderful. The conversation instructors were simply amazing and now I have a lot more confidence in speaking Spanish. The teacher always kept the class with a lot of energy and was very good.

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Sarah Fernandez

Teacher
Sacramente, CA – USA

This was an incredible program and experience. The staff at the Institute were amazing, especially my teacher; one of the best I have ever encountered as an educator. This is a 5-star program. My conversation instructor was supportive and fun with always ideas of things to do or visit.

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Daniel Hunter

Police Officer
Mesquite – TX U.S.A.

I felt very welcome by both the host family and the staff. Everyone was helpful and seemed to enjoy their job! My teacher and host-family were excellent. My conversation instructors were very knowledgeable. Once I became a better speaker I was able to help newer students.

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Rachel Gaunt

Occupational Therapist
George Town – Cayman Islands

Attending to the Spanish Institute of Puebla has improved my Spanish both in understanding and speaking. I would highly recommend this program to anyone wishing to develop their Spanish regarless of their level. My teacher and host-family were excellent.

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Mohit Girdhar

Hotelier
Traveling the world - India

Overall experience was fantastic. Everyone at the Institute is nice, friendly and helpful. The course was so good that I extended the course. The ladies that attend at the Mexican restaurant are amazing. I really liked the afternoon conversation session and the excursions.

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Sam Munson

Seminarian
Denver, CO – USA

The program was great. My teacher was perfect. I loved the conversation instructors. I liked the support I received despite my learning struggles. I liked learning Spanish in a relaxed and fun environment while meeting amazing and loving people.

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Julieanne Hinrichsen

Attorney
Sacramento, CA - USA

I was looking for a program that really concentrated on language and conversation learning in a full day and full week style. I also was looking for a program with super committed non-partying adults. I was so happy that I found SIP (Spanish Institute of Puebla). I will be returning.

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Cristina Rathbone

Episcopal Priest
Roslindale, MA - USA

I am very grateful. My teacher was highly intelligent and very gifted. My conversation instructor was consistently kind, organized, generous, curious, good nature and helpful. The location was perfect. I loved my host-family. I cannot imagine having a better experience.

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Jon de Roco

Retired
Shingle Springs, CA - USA

Everything was great, and everyone was very helpful and polite. My teacher was perfect. My conversation instructor was very friendly, patient, funny and knowledgeable. The program is excellent. Besides the language I learned Mexican culture.

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Trevor Lontine

Seminarian
Denver, CO - USA

I’ve taken a lot of languages classes and the Spanish Institute of Puebla has the best immersion program. They do not take short cuts. You get practice in real-life circumstances. My teacher was brilliant. My conversation instructors and my host family were excellent. My classes were a blast. I liked the emphasis on the speaking Spanish.

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Colleen Begley

Physician
Erie, CO - USA

I want to return. This was a profoundly difficult and wonderful experience. I was supported by everyone. This time has increased my love of Mexico. I also have more confidence in conversation and I can understand spoken Spanish much better. Very friendly and competent teachers.

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Val Park

Seminarian
Lynwood, WA - USA

I appreciated the experience. It has helped me to learn Spanish. My teacher was excellent. She brought me enthusiasm and motivation for learning. The conversation instructors were helpful. The excursions were very educational and enjoyable. My family was excellent, too.

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Emily Voegler

Teacher
Syracuse, NY - USA

My teacher was excellent. I liked the conversation time with native speakers. The location of the school and working one-on-one with the teacher are the things I liked the most.

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Guillermo Hernández

Guillermo Hernández
Salinas, CA - USA

I would recommend this program to anyone and everyone. I truly enjoyed the instructional time, the well taught-out lessons and the in-class student interactions. Eating together was a great way to strengthen friendships. I was able to review and better understanding many linguistic rules. Everyone was helpful and encouragement.

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Iris Jones

Phlebotomist
Santa Cruz, CA - USA

I am happy that I was able to do this program. The days flew by and I wish I could spend more time at the Institute. I love the city of Puebla so much and I will miss my classes. I really liked the school building itself and the continuous conversation.

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Marko Rudela

Seminarian
Covina, CA - USA

I feel that I can genuinely now say that I can speak Spanish at a conversational level after this program. I am so thankful for the ability to learn in such an effective environment. My host-mother was a wonderful hostess if I return I would love to stay with her again.

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Maisie Russo

Mentor
Felton, CA – USA

It was a beautiful thing, at first my heart was heavy and there was fear in my bones, then a heavenly light shone down from above… it was honestly amazing. I fell in love to practice Spanish. My teacher was an absolute star and brilliant. My conversation instructors were wonderful. They thought me so much about everything.

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Ella Cavlan

Student
Santa Cruz, CA - USA

I love the Spanish Institute of Puebla. The best part of the program was the conversation guides. I felt immersed in the culture and the language. I really liked the small class environment. I learned so much. There is a great sense of community at the Institute. I feel my conversation skills are way better.

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Jillian Hall

Speech Language Pathologist
Sacramento, CA - USA

My experience in Puebla was amazing. My Spanish increased dramatically in a short period of time, I learned a lot about Mexican culture, and I formed bonds with local Poblanos I will never forget!. My teacher and conversation instructors were amazing.

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Sequoia Kimmel

Student
Aptos, CA - USA

I fell in love with Puebla. The Director is awesome, so nice and is there for you. The small classes are very helpful and the two hours of individual conversation is so important. I acquired broader vocabulary, better listening comprehension, and appreciation for the language and culture.

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David Kelly

Educator / Directors
Los Angeles, CA - USA

Mexico is such an incredibly rich, complex and vibrant country. The experience at the Spanish Institute was in context with this richness, opening the door to learning. My teacher showed great attention to everything. My conversation instructor brought interest and energy in the afternoon. My host family was excellent. Everything is connected.

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Kimberly Horrell

Teacher
Petaluma, CA - USA

I absolutely loved my time here at the institute. My teacher made course instruction relatable by integrating my interests into course materials. The conversation instructors were very forthcoming in sharing their knowledge of Puebla and Mexico. I really like my host-family.

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Tammy Wearne

Merchant
Syracuse, NY - USA

I enjoyed the program because we went out in the community, and we were able to have one-on-one instructions in Spanish. My teacher and instructors were excellent. I liked that the program was split in two parts the formal classes and the conversation classes. The conversation part helps you learn faster.

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Chris Ramirez

Biomedical Engineer
Austin, TX - USA

I came to equip myself to be fluent in Spanish in order to prepare for a move abroad. After 6 weeks at the intermediate level, I can comfortably say I have learned the necessary tools. I have confidence this program can match the needs of those hungry for learning Spanish. My host-family was excellent.

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Lisa Lethin

Speech Therapist
Sunnyvale, CA - USA

This is an amazing program. You could experience a mix of language learning, social connection and culture. My teacher was intuitive in how to adjust the material so that I could have challenges without feeling frustrated. The instructors were helpful and the host-family was excellent.

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Michael Hernandez

Cook/Student
Phoenix, AZ - USA

I feel like I received a good mix of culture, history and fun, while still being rooted in a great learning experience. Happy with the time in the program. My teacher made difficult subject easier to comprehend. My afternoon classes were very helpful with conversation and visiting different places in Puebla. My host-family was genuine and kind. I would come back again.