Our courses have a practical approach: we want the students to use the language, not just to know it. The grammatical content for the course are the “tools” to communicate correctly. The class will be conducted exclus
- Valencia, Spain
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- High School
- Fall Semester, MayMester Intersession, Rolling Starts, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Semester
- Program Description:
- This ?course ?introduces ?the ?fundamental? elements ?of ?Spanish ?language ?structure ?and ?vocabulary,?
emphasizing? speaking, ?listening, ?reading ?and? writing ?within? a ?cultural ?context. ?Class?work? will ?be?
supplemented ?with ?required ?aural/oral/written? homework? to ?be ?completed ?outside ?of ?class.?
Our? courses? have? a? practical? approach:? we? want? the? students? to? use? the? language,? not? just? to? know? it. ?The ?grammatical ?content ?for ?the ?course ?are? the? “tools”? to ?communicate? correctly. ?The? class? will ?be ?conducted? exclusively ?in ?Spanish,? using ?a ?communicative ?approach ?that ?emphasizes? communication? as ?contextualized ?by ?the ?student’s ?experience.
The? primary ?function? of? class ?is? to? allow? students? to? participate? in? a? series? of? interactive? activities? to? strengthen? communicative? abilities. Although? grammar? topics? are? not? usually? addressed? directly? in? class,? many? activities? are? presented? to? help? students? grasp? the? language? structures? and? rules? in? a? natural? way.? This? method? facilitates? the? assimilation? of? the? language? faster,? like? grammar? rules,? expressions? and? structures,?to? improve?? language ?skills ?faster:?comprehension,?expression ?and ?writing.
- Program costs vary depending on desired number of hours, days a week and total program length. Additionally, group rates (minimum of 5 people) may apply.
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