Spanish for Foreigners
El programa se desarrolla en un contexto de inmersión y de enseñanza significativa.
The program is designed for the acquisition of Spanish through a communicative methodology which seeks to immerse the participant in the language and culture to develop the communicative skills necessary to interact with linguistic, strategic and discursive appropriateness in the pan-Hispanic environment.
|Program aimed at:||Adults who wish to learn Spanish as a second language through immersion in the culture.|
|Levels:||Five levels made up of 14 courses: A1: 2 courses, A2: 3 courses, B1: 3 courses, B2: 2 courses and C1: 4 courses.|
|Hourly intensity:||38 hours per course.|
|Starting and completion dates:||Semintensive courses (4 hour sessions - Monday through Friday)|
|Associated services:||Conversation partner; attendance at undergraduate classes (subject to academic calendar); use of university cultural and athletic facilities (some with fees); extracurricular activities; assistance with housing and free reinforcement tutoring.|
|Cultural activities included in the program:||The student dan participate in the University’s cultural, sports and academic agenda. Additionally, the program plans activities for integration of students with other students and with the environment, such as:
• Eating out
• Visiting museums and other sites of cultural interest
• Free conversation sessions,
• Talks about local traditions and holidays, etc.
|Requirements for registration:||Insurance with coverage in Colombia; student visa for stays of over 90 days, temporary visitor’s seal for less than 90 days and photocopy of passport or visa.|
|Cost per level or course:||$ 880.000 COP per course. The overall cost of the program is $ 12,609,600 COP ( $12,232,000 for the courses plus 289,600 COP for additional costs).|
|Lodging Information for foreign students:||The University provides assistance with housing by offering data about families, hotels and hostels where students can live in.|
|Contact:||Jaime Alberto Naranjo (Academic coordinator) and Juan Fernando Tobón (Commercial)|
|Phone:||(57 4) 2619399|
|Address:||Carrera 49 N° 7 Sur – 50. Medellín – Colombia.|
|Web page:||Spanish for Foreigners|