Program Details

La Union's Spanish instructors are seasoned, professional, effective and, most of all, so much fun. The one-to-one system enables you to get exactly what you need exactly when you need it. The mixture between vocabulary, grammar, conversation and activiti
Location:
Solola, Guatemala
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
This program has been arranged by the Dreamer Hall of Fame. Spend five weeks in beautiful Antigua, Guatemala learning Spanish as effectively as possible with one-on-one instruction. You will also support the local community through volunteer efforts, immerse yourself in the rich culture and travel throughout the stunning countryside. Whether you're an intermediate Spanish speaker looking to strengthen your skills or don't have the faintest idea how to say, "Hello," in Spanish, the one-on-one teacher to student system will provide you with the optimal learning experience and ensure the fastest progress is made. For four hours per day, Monday through Friday, you'll develop your Spanish skills with top-notch, local instructors at the best Spanish school in all of Antigua. You will also have the option to receive up to 6 units of transferable university credits. We partner with La Union Spanish School, a world-renowned institution, for all of our logistical arrangements, including housing, meals, transportation, activities and volunteer work as well as the Spanish instruction you will receive.

La Union's Spanish instructors are seasoned, professional, effective and, most of all, so much fun. The one-to-one system enables you to get exactly what you need exactly when you need it. The mixture between vocabulary, grammar, conversation and activities creates a learning experience that will get you speaking, reading, writing and understanding Spanish in no time. If you already speak or understand Spanish at a basic or intermediate level, this will provide you with the opportunity to become an advanced, fluent Spanish speaker. Click here for details on the structure of a typical study program.

Spend time in beautiful Antigua, Guatemala learning Spanish, making a huge difference in the lives of a struggling community and traveling throughout the stunning countryside.
Setting Description:
Our housing for this program is home-stays with local Guatemalan families, hand-picked by La Union Staff. Your nightly lodging includes 3 home-cooked meals daily (with vegetarian options) Monday through Saturday. You will be on your own for meals on Sundays. Living with a local family will enable you to participate in authentic social events, and give you the opportunity to improve your Spanish and your knowledge of cultural and historical aspects of Guatemala. These families have years of experience hosting foreign students. They have been fully trained on safe food preparation, are inspected on a regular basis to ensure quality and are very accustomed to having Americans, Canadians, Europeans, Asians, etc. in their homes for weeks at a time.

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