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Universidad de La Habana

Universidad de La Habana, Havana, Cuba
4.18 / 5 based on 42 reviews.

Programmes
Accreditations
60% of students recommend
42 reviews
Housing
3.8/5
All experiences (42)
Student life
4.3/5
5 stars (18)
Academic
4.3/5
4 stars (18)
Languages
4.3/5
3 stars (6)
Expenses
4.5/5
2 stars (0)
Overall
4.3/5
1 star (0)
try to get the foreigner identity card and You will travel for ridiculous prices!!! Read Review
mikulits, Austria

42 Language reviews of Universidad de La Habana

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by Methilde, Universidad Autˇnoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Medicine, Independent
Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: Spanish
Was learning Spanish a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
How much did you improve your Spanish?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Personal comments:
Spanish spoken is mainly all slang and takes a while to adapt, but the process is accelerated by being around the locals most of the time.
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by lukas, Ludwig Maximilians Universitńt MŘnchen, Munich, Germany
Physics, University Agreement
Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: Spanish
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning Spanish a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Spanish
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your Spanish?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Personal comments:
southamerican spanish is a a bit cleaner than from Spain, though there are words used which Spanish people hardly understand
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by rkrefetz, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, United States
Sociology, University Agreement
Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: Spanish
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning Spanish a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Spanish
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your Spanish?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: At ease in most situations
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Personal comments:
Improving my language skills was a crucial and worthwhile part of my experience.
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by Maria, Semester at Sea (University of Pittsburgh), Pittsburgh, United States
Law, Independent
Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: Spanish
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning Spanish a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Spanish
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your Spanish?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: At ease in most situations
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Personal comments:
immersion makes you learn faster than you thought.
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by ronald000, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
Education, Teacher Training, Independent
Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: Spanish
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning Spanish a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Spanish
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your Spanish?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Personal comments:
LANGUAGE WAS WELL-TAUGHT.
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by stefania, UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Development Studies, University Agreement
Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: Spanish
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning Spanish a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Spanish
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your Spanish?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: At ease in most situations
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Personal comments:
I learnt a lot.
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by alberto, UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Business Studies, University Agreement
Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: At ease in most situations
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Personal comments:
none
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