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Oaxaca International :: Spanish School

Morelos 1107 | Centro Histórico, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 503 4228
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I studied at OIS the month of June. All the instructors were excellent, knowledgeable educators... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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I have been to many language schools over a 10 year period in Mexico, Guanajuato, San... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
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Small spanish language school in oaxaca, located in the historic center of the city, only 3 blocks from the main square. School offers 4 students in a group class, private classes available. Students of all ages, spanish levels, nationalities are welcome.Two culturales activities included after classes per week and workbook included with no additional fee. Such as walking trips, corn tortillas workshop, oaxacan cooking classes, excursions, dance classes, painting workshops, ceramics workshops, etcetera.Member of the union of schools for spanish as a second language in oaxaca.10 years of experience teaching spanish as a second language.School offers homestay with local families including meals.Reasonable rates and discount for families and for students with a long staying.
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Morelos 1107 | Centro Histórico, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 503 4228
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I studied at OIS the month of June. All the instructors were excellent, knowledgeable educators. Each will patiently correct your mistakes and laugh with you when your Spanish is really off the mark. The cultural tours arranged by Ilena, the director, are interesting, fun and...More

Thank johnzer
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I have been to many language schools over a 10 year period in Mexico, Guanajuato, San Cristobal..... When I arrived there was no one to greet us as there is no office. The environment in an open courtyard under an umbrella table with five other...More

4  Thank RanchoSolYMar
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Tip #1 - Don't go to a Spanish Language School anywhere without at least a year of Spanish under your belt. Somehow, there are people who think that a month of "immersion" will make them fluent - wrong! Tip #2 - Four hours of Spanish...More

7  Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I searched high and low and compared many schools online before deciding on Oaxaca International. At first I was nervous because there were no negative reviews what so ever and I thought that it would be too good to be true, haha. I took classes...More

2  Thank Regina W
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My husband and I arrived in Oaxaca to brush up on our Spanish and live there for the month. This school came highly recommended. Ileana, the school administrator and owner, is so easy to work with. She set up an apartment for us and coordinated...More

2  Thank pedrockett
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I've just spent 4.5 weeks at the school whilst staying in a homestay. The school is excellent and can easily cater to anybody's level of Spanish. The teachers are enthusiastic and experienced and just lovely people. Ileana (manager) makes every effort to look after each...More

2  Thank catherinewalker1986
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I spent a week at Oaxaca International as a motivated, intermediate level Spanish student. I took the most intensive option - 6 hours of classes daily - as my goal was to improve as quickly as possible. I didn't do a home stay as I...More

5  Thank JC85_Aus
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I attended Oaxaca International for two weeks. I was in the advanced class which had three students and was taught by Juan. He was an excellent teacher - knowledgeable, patient and entertaining. We spent the majority of class time talking Spanish on a wide range...More

4  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 18 August 2016

If you're looking to improve your Spanish AND live the authentic Oaxaca experience, this is the place to go! The teachers are knowledgeable, friendly and patient and they clearly enjoy what they do. The school is small, clean and safe and the location is fantastic!...More

2  Thank JulesBrez
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I was suppose to go to Guatemala for study but because the visa issue I stayed in Mexico instead, so I didn't really plan the school before. But I was quite surprised by how lovely and trustful the school is. I took private class for...More

2  Thank Shiyu W
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Danielle C
28 May 2017|
Response from RanchoSolYMar | Reviewed this property |
Yes, thankfully. Mexicans in general are open and loving people. I would not hesitate to visit this country and Oaxaca. Enjoy!
Joanna C
25 January 2017|
Response from RanchoSolYMar | Reviewed this property |
You would have to contact the school directly for your answer, but I would suggest you take private lessons. They don't have enough students in general to guarantee you will only be with other seniors at your exact level... More