EPA! is a high-quality center for learning Spanish in Panama as a Second or Foreign Language. EPA! opened in November 2007, and classes began on February 2008. We are part of the ELS Panama Group.
We want to promote Panamanian culture and traditions and share our warm hospitality and zest for life in a city that has everything to offer, from modern technology to spectacular scenery. Our Spanish Language School courses and special programs provide an excellent opportunity to practice your Spanish and learn about the country of Panama through a variety of fun activities.
We offer top quality education, teachers, and curriculum. Our methodology is communicative and follows the Curriculum of Instituto Cervantes based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. At our Spanish School in Panama, our pride is our people. Our professional, experienced and caring staff is dedicated to helping EPA! students settle into their new Latin American surroundings, progress in their Spanish studies, and attain their educational and career goals.
Before enrollment you will be asked to complete our online level test in order to determine your proficiency level in Spanish.
You will take an oral placement test either by skype or once you are in Panama.
While class size depends on the number of students enrolled at each level, all classes have a maximum limit. The maximum for group classes is 7. We keep these classes small because it is especially important that students have many opportunities to speak.
In levels: Inicial 1- Avanzado, SGEL-branded texts are used in Structure/Speaking Practice and Reading/Writing classes. The content has been tailored exclusively for Spanish as second language learners, which by the way adjust to what the Instituto de Cervantes curriculum and methodology suggests.