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Tico Lingo

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Tico Lingo is a language and cultural center devoted to teaching its students the Spanish language through cultural immersion and cross-cultural education. Our aim is to teach, immerse, and initiate a global understanding of Costa Rican culture...more
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Metros sur del Gimnasio de la Escuela de barrio Fatima 50 | Entre las calles 8 y la avenida 11 y 13, Heredia 40101, Costa Rica
+506 6204 3718
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did one week of the Pura Vida Spanish Immersion Program and really enjoyed it! Everything was well organized, and communication with Chris and Karen was excellent from start to finish. I really liked the school building itself; it was cozy, comfortable and has everything...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2018

Tico Lingo offers beyond what any study abroad experience could offer. During my time there, I felt completely immersed and welcomed in Costa Rican culture. I learned so much as I met the locals in Heredia, whether this was cooking the traditional dishes, meditating in...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

I spent two weeks here learning Spanish and I think I made an excellent choice. The school is located in a very quiet, very tranquil section of Heredia, which is about 30 minutes away from San Jose and the airport. I was in a small...More

1  Thank Joshua F
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

I taught myself Spanish through reading books, listening to music, and some online lessons. But, I still needed something more... communication practice. Someone mentioned attending an immersion school in Central America. I searched for something near San José, Costa Rica since I have friends there....More

1  Thank Olivia B
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

My sister and I came to Costa Rica to study Spanish and experience some of the country’s beautiful nature. Tico Lingo provides us with the perfect environment for studying Spanish! The teachers spoke very clearly and almost only used Spanish. Our classes were mostly conversation...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

I first came to Tico Lingo last summer when I decided to move to Costa Rica. Like many people, I had taken some basic Spanish in high school, but never really dedicated myself to learning the language. Since I was living here, I had to...More

1  Thank Brandon M
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I chose Tico Lingo to learn Spanish since it was centrally located in a nice neighborhood walking distance to restaurants, grocery stores and the city center. What sealed the deal was that they were very easy to work with while I was arranging my trip....More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I traveled to Heredia for two weeks with my two teenage children, one of whom wanted to improve his Spanish and one who had no interest in Spanish. I chose this school in part because of the availability and willingness of Chris, the school's proprietor,...More

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Tico_Lingo, Manager at Tico Lingo, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Hey Shannon! Muchas gracias por sus palabras tan amables! :) We absolutely loved having you guys here with us and would love to see you back again soon! So glad everything went well for the three of you, even if Sara didn't want to learn...More

Reviewed 16 January 2017

I took spanish classes in High School and College, so I came in knowing the basics (without practicing for over 5 years!), but I was never really comfortable speaking it. Living in Heredia for a week and attending class at Tico Lingo really changed that....More

1  Thank Jamie K
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I'm a seventeen-year-old Californian with three years of public-school Spanish. I wanted to speak more fluently, so I had the idea of traveling to a Spanish-speaking country by myself. My parents were skeptical, but I told them about Tico Lingo's homestay program and how safe...More

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