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La Calle
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: LA CALLE is a Spanish school for adults in downtown Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. We teach all levels, from beginners to advanced. Different types of Spanish courses: intensive, one to one, semi-intensive, and online. Creative exercises and comunicative method. Cultural activities in Spanish: movie, cooking workshop, Mexican history, visit of Merida. Accommodation possible.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Baby buggy parking
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Everything about Calle 55 was just wonderful. The teachers are amazing, the courtyard was inviting and relaxing, the rooms and decor were stimulating, the location was central and convenient.

My husband and I spent two weeks taking classes. He spoke no Spanish prior, so he was in the beginners class. I was in the intermediate class. Regardless of which level you begin at, the methods used are the most beneficial I've experienced over the years. From beginners level, there is no Spanish spoken. While intensive, it never becomes too overwhelming because the teachers are so encouraging and helpful. They really know how to push you while keeping you positive even if you start to feel you are struggling at times. At the beginning of each week, they give an oral evaluation to see which class would best suit you based on how quickly you are advancing. The teachers and directors are all so friendly and engaging - also very eager to give suggestions on the city.

I loved every moment and when we left the school to go to the beaches for our actual honeymoon, we were really sad that we weren't staying longer for classes. Now I am taking online classes (Skype) with CALLE 55 and am already planning my return in a couple months to come back for more!

I cannot recommend this school highly enough. I studied Spanish in high school, college and at similar schools in Ecuador and Peru in the past. This has been the most memorable and enjoyable experience. Cannot wait to return!

Thank tristezzz
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

I attended classes here for six weeks this summer, and I can't recommend the school enough. This school is just what I was looking for to work on my Spnaish. The classes are small and conversation-based, with supportive, professional, and fun teachers. I noticed my Spanish improve substantially throughout my time in the school, and I feel more confident in my abilities now. The school also organized a homestay for me and I loved having the opportunity to live with a Mexican family. Additionally, the school is lovely and the environment is very pleasant. Merida is a beautiful city with lots to do (and ample opportunities to practice Spanish)-- so if you study here, you will not regret it! I would love to return to Merida specifically to continue taking more classes from Calle 55.

Thank marilynadams
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

I attended Calle 55 for one week in July and it is my idea of a perfect school! The class sizes are small and based around conversation and speaking practice. The atmosphere is relaxed and the teachers very professional and supportive. I wish I could have stayed longer! I highly recommend Calle 55 to anyone wanting to learn or improve their spanish in the beautiful city of Merida!

Thank naimiann
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I attended one week of classes here: we built from no foundation at all to a reasonable level of practical Spanish and a solid fountation with which to continue building.

Rachel and Agustin run a reputable program in a positive, beautiful and comfortable learning environment, right in downtown Merida. Making you feel right at home, the teachers here mould the class structure around their students to customize and maximize learning. As well, they give you the option to organize a homestay for you; ours was fantastic.

Thank you, Calle 55, for being exactly what we were looking for. We would return to Merida solely for your school... and the coffee of course!

Hasta la proxima,
Jesse and Renee

1  Thank ReneeJulliette
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

i went to this school over the course of a few months and i can honestly say that they are brilliant!

the teachers, atmosphere and, most importantly, the quality of the teaching are all wonderful.

i have now been to other schools across mexico and guatemala and this school has been the best i have been to - when i arrived i could hardly speak a word, and by the time i left i could even (slowly) read books in spanish!

strongly recommended

also - there are some great tortas just around the corner where the ladies can help you with your spanish during the breaks

1  Thank Joe W
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Chistoso, Propietario at La Calle, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017
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Hola Joe.
Muchas gracias por tu comentario. Te vamos a extrañar, pero sabemos que nos vamos a ver otro día en Mérida. Suerte en tu viaje.

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