All travelers receive full medical insurance as well as add on travel insurance option.
Each morning, Monday-Friday, students will attend private course work. Students will experience authentic language instruction by certified Spanish University Professors of ELE, Español como Lengua Extranjera. All group leaders/ educators dictate learning objectives, which allows for coursework to be aligned with each individual school's curriculum.
On the first day of classes, all students will be administered a placement exam. Students will then be divided into two groups based on their level (groups of 15 or more only). At the end of their language immersion coursework students will be administered a culminating final exam and issued a certificate of completion.
Students will reside with families who have been hand selected by Spanish Study Abroad in Andalucía Program officials. Students can opt to live in private student residence halls. The families, which host students as well as the student residence halls, will prepare all of their meals, including a packed lunch for day trips, wash their clothes and provide them with any other domestic necessity they may require. Please know that students will be able to contact their host family prior to the trip to establish communication. All housing includes free WIFI access to all students. All participants will be provided with the host family’s address, phone number and email address well in advance to the departure for Spain.
All programs are created based on the interests of the Program leader or Lead teacher who will travel with their students. Teachers have a list of over 30 excursions to choose from when building their itinerary and calendar. Once the itinerary is set and agreed upon the price includes All entrances to museums, cathedrals, fortresses, palaces, restaurants, flamenco classes and all other activities. Contact us today to begin building the perfect Language Immersion Program for you and your students! Fall, Winter, Spring Break and Summer session 12 day to 20 day programs are available!
Included in the price is: Round trip airfare, all ground transportation in and around Spain on first class private luxury tour buses.
Expert Local Guides
All excursions, day trips and overnight trip include an expert tour guide who will serve as the source of authentic information about the iconic sites the group will visit. The tour guides are licensed professionals with deep knowledge of the site to be visited as well as have firsthand experience with student learning objectives.
Candice Bland, MAAS, an 18 year veteran teacher in a public school and professor in two community colleges in New Jersey, will lead this seminar along with each program leader. She has taught Spanish levels one through Spanish IV honors and is the current AP Spanish Teacher as well as Dual Enrollment Teacher in her World Language Department. Along with her Master's in Spanish as a Second Language and Pedagogy she is currently finishing her PhD. in Metalinguistics at the Universidad Córdoba in Córdoba, Spain. She is well versed and extremely knowledgeable about each aspect of these programs. She is available 24/7 during the entire program for all student or teacher leader's needs, emergencies and issues.