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Building my Spanish Skills at Estelar

I have had the wonderful opportunity to take intensive Spanish classes at Instituto Estelar! These classes have been everything a foreign language class should be: dynamic, challenging, full of conversation, and very fun. The staff and profess...

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A Pura Vida Experience

My experience studying Spanish at Estelar has been all I hoped for and more. The colorful building has provided both a place to relax away from the Guanacaste sun, as well a sociable environment, conducive ...

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My Spanish Immersion Experience

“Felicidades Carla, tu has completado Avanzado 5!”  Those words felt like a weight off my shoulders when I heard them said, due to the fact that completing this level of Spanish had proved to be the most challenging yet rewarding exper...

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10 Reasons to Learn Español – Now!

There are so many great benefits to learning Spanish, and there is no better time than ahora! Below are 10 reasons to finally take the plunge and learn Spanish!

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Do’s and Don’ts for Studying Abroad

Studying abroad can be a very rewarding and enlightening experience. You will likely learn a lot about the local customs, traditions, norms, and even language. In order to have the most enriching experience ...

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Top 10 Reasons You Should Stay in a Homestay

Whether you are studying abroad or just traveling around a particular city for a week or more, there are so many great reasons to stay with a host family in a homestay placement. From increased cultural exposure, to trying new foods, to the memories you'll make, here are the...

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Learn Spanish the fun way!

As a teacher, it always makes me so sad when students think that learning a language has to be difficult and boring. No way! Communicative and dynamic classes are not only an efficient and great way to learn Spanish, but they’re also so much fun! Nowadays there are a bunch...

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My Spanish Obsession

We all know that there are some bad obsessions to have. In fact, the word obsession usually has a negative connotation. For example, it’s not a good idea to be obsessed over an ex who doesn’t think about you anymore. It’s not healthy to be consumed with havi...

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Why Learn Spanish with Estelar

Why You Should Learn Spanish with Instituto Estelar Bilingüe

At Instituto Estelar Bilingue, we are all about learning Spanish in a dynamic and conversational manner, and we want i...

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Adventures in Liberia, Costa Rica

My plane landed at the local airport July 9th, 2018 at 12:40 pm. I was greeted with smiling faces and a welcoming “buenas” from every local that my path crossed;...

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