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CIEE Gap Year Abroad Spanish Language Immersion for Foodies in MADRID, SPAIN - Language & Culture
Madrid, Spain
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Gap Year
Year Round

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Program Description:

Flex your language learning muscles and taste buds in sunny Madrid

Immerse yourself in the Spanish language and lifestyle. You may not sit down for dinner before 10 p.m., but you'll soon realize it is worth the wait! From local specialties like Jamón, fried pig ears or pickled anchovies to traditional dishes, Madrid boasts one of the most dynamic restaurant scenes to sample Spain's culinary traditions.

This program was designed for serious foodies! You will receive between 15-20 hours of language learning per week coupled with activities focused around Spanish gastronomy. Spain is a culinary powerhouse and is known the world over to be the best Mediterranean cuisine has to offer. Experience what makes Spanish cooking so unique and special. Combine your language learning with food tastings, cooking workshops, activities with local chefs and artisans. This adventure will take you on a journey you won't forget! 

Most mornings will be spent in intensive, interactive Spanish classes at the Tandem Language Institute. Outside the classroom, there’s plenty to see and do. Walk to open air markets and world-class museums. Tour medieval mansions and royal palaces. Hang out with friends in the city’s many parks and cafés.

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