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SYA Spain is the perfect program for students hoping to perfect their knowledge of Spanish and explore the culture of Spain firsthand. Only students currently enrolled in Level II Spanish are eligible to apply, as all classes take place in Spanish with th
Location:
Zaragoza, Spain
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
High School
Term:
Academic Year

Program Overview

Program Description:
SYA Spain is the perfect program for students hoping to perfect their knowledge of Spanish and explore the culture of Spain firsthand. Only students currently enrolled in Level II Spanish are eligible to apply, as all classes take place in Spanish with the exception of English and math. Between studying Spanish Journalism, traveling with their classmates throughout Barcelona, Asturias and Andalucia, and learning the finer points of Spanish cooking from their host families, SYA Spain students are given the opportunity to become fluent in Spain’s language and culture. In Spain, the curriculum offers AP Spanish language, AP Spanish literature, English, mathematics, history, art history and literature of the theater; required school trips round out the program.

SYA Spain is the perfect program for students hoping to perfect their knowledge of Spanish and explore the culture of Spain firsthand. Only students currently enrolled in Level II Spanish are eligible to apply, as all classes take place in Spanish with the exception of English and math. Between studying Spanish Journalism, traveling with their classmates throughout Barcelona, Asturias and Andalucia, and learning the finer points of Spanish cooking from their host families, SYA Spain students are given the opportunity to become fluent in Spain’s language and culture. Open to high school juniors and seniors, SYA offers a U. S. college-preparatory education in China, France, Spain and Italy, a nine-month homestay and intensive language training combined with full academic credit, college counseling and standardized testing (PSAT, SAT I, SAT II, AP exams). In Spain, the curriculum offers AP Spanish language, AP Spanish literature, English, mathematics, history, art history and literature of the theater. Please see our website for course descriptions.

SYA Spain is the perfect program for students hoping to perfect their knowledge of Spanish and explore the culture of Spain firsthand. Only students currently enrolled in Level II Spanish are eligible to apply, as all classes take place in Spanish with the exception of English and math. Between studying Spanish Journalism, traveling with their classmates throughout Barcelona, Asturias and Andalucia, and learning the finer points of Spanish cooking from their host families, SYA Spain students are given the opportunity to become fluent in Spain’s language and culture. English and mathematics are taught in English by teachers on one-year appointments from our member schools; other classes are taught in Spanish (a minimum of two years of Spanish language study is a pre-requisite).
Setting Description:
Zaragoza, situated directly between mountains and sea, has been home to various civilizations throughout history, from the Iberians to the Romans to the Moors, and is now a culturally rich and cosmopolitan city. Zaragoza’s urban vitality animates its ancient streets day and night; the historic district, or casco viejo, is alive with cafés and restaurants. SYA offers the opportunity to master a second lanugage while pursuing a demanding academic program. Students gain not only international awaremess, but also increased self-confidence and maturity and a renewed enthusiasm for learning.
Cost:
Please see our website for tuition information.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
SYA offers merit and need-based scholarships and financial aid. Visit sya.org/scholarships for more information.

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