Program Details

Learning is based on the communicative approach, without losing sight of the need for grammatical accuracy. Spanish language courses are taught in Spanish and are designed to help students acquire fluency and sufficient communicative skills to cope with a
Location:
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Program Type:
Intensive Language
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Duration:
1-2 weeks, 3-4 weeks, 1-3 months, 4-6 months, 1 year
Language:
Spanish

Program Overview

Program Description:
Sur school is located in one of Buenos Aires finest and most expensive neighborhoods, close to Puerto Madero. This convenient neighborhood boasts old style buildings close to all facilities including many restaurants, cool cafes, bars, banks and stores. There is excellent public transportation nearby including train, subway, and bus systems. The school has a wonderful atmosphere due to the friendly, helpful staff that go out of their way to make sure that every aspect of your stay exceeds your expectations. The excellent facilities, great location and outstanding staff and teachers make this an ideal school for learning Spanish. The school facilities are excellent and include: modern class rooms, latest technology, internet, TV's, computers exclusive for students to use, social area area. The school's excellent location also makes it easy for students to practice their Spanish in nearby restaurants or cafes, shopping centers, art galleries, museums and while sightseeing, all of which are within walking distance of the school.

Learning is based on the communicative approach, without losing sight of the need for grammatical accuracy. Spanish language courses are taught in Spanish and are designed to help students acquire fluency and sufficient communicative skills to cope with any situation they are likely to encounter.

Standard: 4 lessons daily (20 lessons per week) or Combined: 4 group lessons PLUS 2 private lessons daily (30 lessons per week) or Private: 4 private lessons daily (20 lessons per week) * Teaching materials and instructional documents (group lessons only) * Use of interactive DVDs is a big part of the teaching method used at the school. * Maximum class size: 7 students * Host Family accommodation in private room. * Cultural and social activities: at least twice per week. * Academic credit available, see main page for additional details. * Language proficiency certificate at end of program upon request.
Setting Description:
Buenos Aires, is a complex, energetic and seductive port city, which has been the gateway to Argentina for centuries. The city has an elaborate and rich cultural identity. A vibrant European heritage is obvious in a city whose inhabitants' names are markedly Italian and German. Their lifestyle and architecture are noticeably more European than any other city in South America. The city's physical structure is a mosaic as varied and diverse as its culture. The city has no dominating district, the city's neighborhoods are small and highly individualized, each with its own characteristic colors and forms. Buenos Aires is a sprawling giant, with towering glass skyscrapers casting shadows on 19th century Victorian houses and a wealth of unique neighborhoods, each with its own personality. Even though Buenos Aires has a population of over 9 million people, it is Considered a safe city. The San Telmo district, where Buenos Aires artists work and live, is noted for its mishmash of architectu
Cost:
1 week from 675 USD

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
No

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