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Conversational Spanish in Castilla y Leon, Spain

Summer A  2010

Spain 

Program Description:

DEADLINE EXTENDED

TO FEBRUARY 26, 2010

Enhance or develop new communication skills through the UCF Intensive Conversational Spanish program hosted by the Fundacion de la Lengua Espanola, in Valladolid, Spain in collaboration with the University of Valladolid (UVa). The UVa has been delivering language courses for non-Spanish speakers for over 50 years. The course content is tailored for participants at different levels of proficiency and complemented by cultural activities where participants can practice Spanish while enjoying cultural activities. The UCF program also includes visits to Madrid and Segovia, The 2-week optional credit program consists of intensive classes (4 hours per day, 5 days per week). Several course levels, from beginning to advanced, are offered, assuring accurate placement. Standardized Spanish teaching methods and official examinations are in place to ensure program quality. Moreover, Castilla la Vieja is the birthplace of Spanish, or castellano. Participants in this program will have the unique opportunity to enhance their Spanish skills within this unique historical context. The main purpose of the Fundacion de la Lengua Espanola is promoting the Spanish language and culture to non Spanish-speaking countries. To this end, the Fundacion has developed numerous partnerships and programs. This program is developed in collaboration with the University of Valladolid, which was founded in the 13th century and is one of the most prestigious institutions in Spain. Castilla y Leon is the largest of 17 autonomous communities of Spain. It is composed of 9 provinces, with Valladolid (Orlando's sister city since 2006) at its center. Other well known cities within the region include Salamanca, Segovia and Avila.

Program cost $2,425.00 and includes:

Accommodations (incl. Madrid)

Ground transportation as per itinerary

Meals

All activities as per itinerary

Excursions as per itinerary

Study Abroad Medical Insurance

Not included: UCF Tuition, airfare, personal travel/expenses

Learning Outcomes:
Program Prerequisites:
Minimum GPA: 1.00 cumulative
Language: Spanish
Proficiency Level Required: 
Other Prerequisites: 
Courses[click to expand]:
SPN-1120 Elementary Spanish
Academic Institution: This program does not use a partner institution
Credit Hours: 4.00


SPN-1121 Elementary Spanish II
Academic Institution: This program does not use a partner institution
Credit Hours: 4.00


SPN-2200 Intermediate Spanish I
Academic Institution: This program does not use a partner institution
Credit Hours: 3.00


SPN-2201 Intermediate Spanish II
Academic Institution: This program does not use a partner institution
Credit Hours: 3.00


SPN-3402 Practice in Modern Spanish Grammar
Academic Institution: This program does not use a partner institution
Credit Hours: 3.00


SPN-3760 Advanced Spanish Oral Communication
Academic Institution: This program does not use a partner institution
Credit Hours: 3.00


SPN-3850 Structure of the Spanish Language
Section: 0001
Academic Institution: This program does not use a partner institution
Credit Hours: 3.00


SPN-4410 Advanced Spanish conversation
Academic Institution: This program does not use a partner institution
Credit Hours: 3.00


SPN-4510 Spanish Civilization and Culture
Academic Institution: This program does not use a partner institution
Credit Hours: 3.00


SPW-3100 Survey of Spanish Lit I
Academic Institution: This program does not use a partner institution
Credit Hours: 3.00


SPW-3101 Survey of Spanish Lit II
Academic Institution: This program does not use a partner institution
Credit Hours: 3.00


SPW-3130 Survey of Latin American Lit I
Academic Institution: This program does not use a partner institution
Credit Hours: 3.00


Program Components and Costs:
Component: Program Fees
Services: 

Accommodations (Incl. Madrid), Ground transportation as per Itinerary, Meals, All activities as per Itinerary, Excursions as per Itinerary, Study Abroad Medical Insurance

Price (in US Dollars): 2425.00
Requirement: Mandatory
Payments:
1st payment due:  Pending application approval
2nd payment due: 2010-02-26
3rd payment due: 2010-03-05
4th payment due: 2010-04-16
Study abroad fees are posted to the UCF student account. Payment procedures, types and cashier locations can be found here, on the UCF Registrar's website.
Faculty Program Coordinator:
Name: Dr. Consuelo Stebbins
Email: stebbins@mail.ucf.edu
Office: TBA
Program Dates:
Program Begins: 2010-05-21
Program Ends: 2010-06-06
Program Deadlines:
Last day to apply: 2009-10-22
Additional information:
Visa Information:
Visa Required: No
Your visa requirements and cost may vary if you are not a US citizen. Please let OIS staff know if you are not using a US passport to ensure that we can address any differences in the immigration requirements.

Program Cost Disclaimer: The program cost does not cover UCF tuition, airfare (unless a program expressly and specifically includes this), independent travel, or personal expenses. Cost is approximate and may fluctuate due to changes in foreign currency or unforeseen circumstances. UCF reserves the right to alter or cancel the program at any time. In such cases, the university shall not be liable for airfare, transportation costs and/or any other costs incurred by the student. UCF, Office of International Studies will make reasonable efforts to notify students through reasonable means to inform the students to reserve their flights. Students should consult their travel agent about buying travel insurance to defray unanticipated costs in the event travel plans change. UCF will make reasonable efforts to notify students via Knights email when any significant changes are being made to the program. It is entirely within UCF's discretion as to what changes are considered significant.

University of Central Florida
Office of International Studies
4000 Central Florida Blvd, Millican Hall room 107 Orlando, FL 32816
Telephone (407) 882-2300 | Fax (407) 882-0240 | studyabroad@ucf.edu