Course in Central America and Caribbean

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A course refers to a specialized study program. It usually takes place on campus but can be delivered online. Courses are popular for people who want to get specific knowledge in one subject.

Earning a Master requires two years of education after earning a Bachelor. This advanced degree may help students to achieve their educational and professional goals, as the rigors of a Master’s program help train students in the skills and knowledge they need to land the career of their dreams.

 

As for the educational organizations of Central America, they are improving. Many American colleges and universities run foreign classes in Central America and the Caribbeans, and they are consistently among the most popular ones. And even if the full-time learning by Americans has not been traditionally admitted, it is certainly gaining in this regard.

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Course in Spanish in Nicaragua

Kulturstudier
Campus Full time 1 semester August 2017 Nicaragua Leon

In Nicaragua we offer spanish studies on three levels, from beginners to advanced. In addition you do Latinamerican studies. The studies are offered in collaboration with Nicaragua’s second largest public university, UNAN-Leon. [+]

Best Course Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2017. Course in Spanish in Nicaragua Study location: León, Nicaragua In Nicaragua we offer spanish studies on three levels, from beginners to advanced. In addition you do Latinamerican studies. The studies are offered in collaboration with Nicaragua’s second largest public university, UNAN-Leon. We help you to choose the level of Spanish Beginner - Spanish 1 and pre-course Intermediate Level - Spanish 1 Advanced - Spanish 2 The Spanish course accounts for 2/3 of the semester. The last 1/3 is Latinamerican studies. Together they make up a full semester - 30 ECTS credits. Spanish When you learn Spanish in a Spanish speaking country the course literature and the use of the new language is a part of everyday life. With a little initiative and determination, you learn to speak the language fluently. Seminar Teaching is done in groups of four to six students, and led by faculty from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua, León. They are trained in teaching Spanish as a second language and organize so that the students can practice the language both orally and in writing. As part of the course you will also visit local organizations. Grammar classes are mainly lectures in Spanish and English. The most important part of the study is probably the time you spend to get into Nicaraguan society and the everyday conversations with the people around you. Our Spanish studies are academic and gives credits equivalent full-time studies at home. It is in... [-]

Course: The Jamaican Cultural Immersion Programme

University of the Commonwealth Caribbean
Campus Full time 2 weeks May 2017 Jamaica Kingston

This programme is a two (2) week long, three (3) credit offering which explores the Jamaican culture through an intensive (on-campus) study and field experience. [+]

Course: The Jamaican Cultural Immersion Programme This programme is a two (2) week long, three (3) credit offering which explores the Jamaican culture through an intensive (on-campus) study and field experience. Topics include overviews of the linguistic, historical, geographical, socio-political, economic, and artistic expressions of the country. [-]

Course: English as a Second Language

University of the Commonwealth Caribbean
Campus Full time 9 weeks January 2018 Jamaica Kingston

This course is designed for beginners as well as for students who already have some knowledge of English or who have studied English in the past. [+]

Best Course Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2017. Course: English as a Second Language This course is designed for beginners as well as for students who already have some knowledge of English or who have studied English in the past. The emphasis is on increasing the students’ English communication skills by improving fluency through regular speaking practice, vocabulary development, as well as developing academic preparation skills including critical reading, listening comprehension and writing. The course content is relevant to the lives of the students. [-]

GAP YEAR & SEMESTER COURSES

Outward Bound Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica Cartago

Our gap year and semester offerings allow students to learn and master new skills as they venture on challenging expeditions outside of the traditional classroom. [+]

Our gap year and semester offerings allow students to learn and master new skills as they venture on challenging expeditions outside of the traditional classroom. These courses are ideal for college students and recent high school graduates looking to test their tenacity and cultivate their personal leadership style in the unique tropical wilderness of Costa Rica, Panama, and Nicaragua. Academic credit available for those who apply. We have specifically designed our gap year and semester courses to be different: from other outdoor programs, from traditional study abroad alternatives, and from any travel experience. Join us and see how much you can learn about yourself and the world around you with the tropical rainforests, rivers, and reefs as your classroom. SAFETY For over 70 years, Outward Bound worldwide has provided high impact, life skill, and leadership development adventures. We are the industry leader in identifying risk and managing risk in wilderness areas. Risk is part of everyday life, but with our exceptional risk management systems and well-trained professional staff, we continue to be the industry leader. TUITION & FEES Tuition includes all room and board, technical gear, course activities, and in-country transportation. Airfare to/from Costa Rica is not included in the listed tuition cost, nor are personal supplies and equipment (including surfboards for advanced surfers). We accept tuition payments by credit card, check, or wire transfer. Full payment is due 30 days prior to course start. [-]

Course in Multicultural pedagogics

Kulturstudier
Campus Full time 1 semester August 2017 Nicaragua Leon

On the pacific coast of Nicaragua, we offer a unique academic semester programme in multicultural pedagogics divided into the two courses Positive Psychology and Learning and Multicultural Pedagogy. The programme is offered in collaboration with Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua, León, which is Nicaragua’s second largest public university. [+]

Best Course Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2017. Course in Multicultural pedagogics Study location: León, Nicaragua On the pacific coast of Nicaragua, we offer a unique academic semester programme in multicultural pedagogics divided into the two courses Positive Psychology and Learning and Multicultural Pedagogy. The programme is offered in collaboration with Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua, León, which is Nicaragua’s second largest public university. A combination of two courses: 1. Positive Psychology and Learning Through the course of positive psychology and learning, the student will get an understanding of how the field of psychology can be used as a guidance towards the better life. Further, the course draws on new research in the field of positive psychology and combines this with practical exercises which you can test in your own life as a teacher, pedagogue or leader 2. Multicultural Pedagogy Multicultural pedagogy provides the students with the necessary skills and experience to work and teach in a multicultural context. During the stay in Nicaragua, the students will also work as a trainee in schools, kindergartens or other social projects. Trainee period The trainee period in Nicaraguan kindergartens, schools and social projects will establish the basis for further reflections and understanding of multicultural work. Combinations We encourage you to combine the two courses of pedagogy with the course in Latin-American studies. However, it is also possible to combine the pedagogy programme with Spanish studies. All the combinations above give the equivalent of 30 ECTS. Combine the pedagogy programme with Latin-American... [-]

GROUP PROGRAMS

Outward Bound Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica Cartago

Our customized group courses are designed to meet the goals of high school, university, and other partners including Alternative Breaks. Group courses utilize a wilderness-based classroom, service learning, and cultural immersion to cultivate leadership, team building, and personal growth in a bilingual setting. [+]

Our customized group courses are designed to meet the goals of high school, university, and other partners including Alternative Breaks. Group courses utilize a wilderness-based classroom, service learning, and cultural immersion to cultivate leadership, team building, and personal growth in a bilingual setting. Course length ranges from 3-day leadership certifications to multi-week expeditions. PROGRAM PLATFORMS SPANISH LANGUAGE & CULTURE Spanish language and culture courses are the core of our organization, revealing a Costa Rica that most will never have the opportunity to experience. Activities range from trekking through remote rainforest with local guides and practicing language skills to making traditional meals alongside homestay families and contributing to sustainable living and conservation efforts. LEADERSHIP & TEAM BUILDING Leadership development courses facilitate experiences that encourage personal growth and team building for outdoor educators, sports teams, and peer leaders alike. Opportunities range from earning up to seven internationally-recognized outdoor certifications, learning and practicing new interpersonal communication skills, and expanding on personal strengths to develop individual leadership styles. SERVICE ADVENTURE Service learning courses provide mutually beneficial experiences that foster communication, awareness, and tolerance among different cultures. Past service projects have included painting or small-scale construction of schools and community centers, installing or maintaining drinking water systems, and sea turtle or other conservation projects. For more than 20 years, Outward Bound Costa Rica has collaborated with groups and individuals to create customized, life-changing learning experiences designed to meet specific goals and objectives. We believe the unfamiliar environment—whether it’s trekking through dense rainforest, rappelling an 80-foot... [-]

Business & Management Studies at IQS

Bridge Education Group
Campus Full time 1 semester September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Our Business & Management Studies program, offered in partnership with Barcelona’s prestigious IQS School of Management, will polish your Spanish skills as you learn the latest in business administration and earn credit toward your degree. [+]

Best Course Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2017. Business & Management Studies in Barcelona, Spain Business & Management at a glance City: Barcelona Host Institution: IQS Program Duration: Semester Course Load & Credits:Minimum of 4 courses (15 credits) Language of Instruction: English and/or Spanish Minimum Spanish Proficiency: High Beginner Minimum GPA: 2.5/4.0 Prerequisites: Two semesters of college-level Spanish Business & Management If you want a truly international perspective on business, it just won’t do to stay cooped up at home. You need to go abroad, and Bridge can help! Our Business & Management Studies program, offered in partnership with Barcelona’s prestigious IQS School of Management, will polish your Spanish skills as you learn the latest in business administration and earn credit toward your degree. From an intensive month of pre-semester Spanish to full-immersion classes with local and international peers, you’ll expand your horizons and build the skills that 21st-century employers demand, all while exploring a fascinating new city and culture. And not just any city. Spain’s second-largest metro area and the capital of Catalonia, Barcelona is a major cosmopolitan center with a rhythm all its own. From the twisted streets of medieval El Raval to the leafy, symmetrical boulevards of regal Eixample, Barcelona overflows with culture and history, its museums and architecture every bit as legendary as its beach parties. Let the city that gave birth to Gaudí’s undulating architecture and fed Dalí’s grandiose imagination inspire you as you study abroad with Bridge! What makes Barcelona unique? If you... [-]

BridgePathways

Bridge Education Group
Campus Full time 8 weeks Open Enrollment USA Denver

BridgePathways at BridgeEnglish Denver is located in the Mile-High City of Denver, Colorado. Denver is the largest city and the capital Colorado, located in the heart of the USA. [+]

BridgePathways Quick Facts Founded: 1986 Location: Denver, CO Programs Offered: Academic English, Business English, General English, Test Preparation, Teen Programs. Accreditation: IALC, ACCET, AAIEP, Cambridge ESOL, IELTS Australia, Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) Members of: NAFSA, the National Association of Foreign Student Advisors; TESOL,Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages; and COTESOL, the Colorado affiliate of TESOL. Nearby: Rocky Mountain National Park, famous ski resorts such as Loveland, Aspen and Vail, Garden of the Gods. Overview BridgePathways at BridgeEnglish Denver is located in the Mile-High City of Denver, Colorado. Denver is the largest city and the capital Colorado, located in the heart of the USA. With more than 2.5 million people in the Denver Metropolitan area, international students can enjoy the friendliness of a smaller town and the attractions and entertainment of a larger city. Every year BridgeEnglish, Denver hosts students from around the world, delivering top-notch language instruction. This program prepares degree-seeking students for admission and success in a U.S. university setting. BridgePathways at Bridgeenglish Denver offers a standardized curriculum, personalized university counseling, and a wide range of university partners. Academic English Tuition & Start Dates *Term start dates may vary by a few days. Fees and additional services Holidays observed by BridgePathways at Bridgeenglish, Denver: Intensive English The BridgePathways ® Academic English Program was developed precisely for international students to succeed in a U.S. academic environment. As a BridgePathways student you will: Develop your English proficiency in reading, writing, speaking and listening Be assigned coursework designed... [-]

General English Program

Bridge Education Group
Campus Full time Open Enrollment USA Denver East Village Philadelphia Springfield Columbus Purchase Bangor Grand Junction Saint Paul Church Argentina Buenos Aires Chile Santiago Brazil São Paulo Costa Rica San José Spain Barcelona + 17 more

As a student in our General English Program, you’ll focus on interactive, conversational English rather than teacher lectures. Your teachers will limit themselves to speaking no more than one-third of the class time in order to encourage you and your classmates to converse in English. [+]

Best Course Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2017. General English Program Learn practical English skills while experiencing life in the United States. Purpose and Goals As a student in our General English Program, you’ll focus on interactive, conversational English rather than teacher lectures. Your teachers will limit themselves to speaking no more than one-third of the class time in order to encourage you and your classmates to converse in English. The interactive lessons clarify grammar usage, introduce new vocabulary and hone your reading strategies, always with an emphasis on spoken communication. You will develop your verbal English skills as quickly and effectively as possible. Program Overview With our General English program: Students of all levels are welcome. Courses can begin any Monday. Home-stay and hotel lodgings available. Flexible duration, you choose how many weeks to study. 4 course options to find the right fit for you. Location Our General English program is offered at two locations: Denver, Colorado and Purchase, New York. Our state of the art language center in Denver is located in the heart of the city, within walking distance to many shops, restaurants and attractions. Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, Denver is a beautiful and appealing location to learn English. With world-class museums, shopping, and dining and easy access to outdoor adventures like skiing and hiking, Denver keeps its visitors very busy.  Our New York language center is located on-campus at Manhattanville College, just 20 minutes from New York City! You can enjoy... [-]

Portuguese Semester at FAAP in São Paulo, Brazil

Bridge Education Group
Campus Full time 1 semester August 2017 Brazil São Paulo

This semester-long study abroad program utilizes full-immersion instruction to build Portuguese language skills by learning about Brazil’s history, culture, politics, and literature. [+]

Portuguese Semester at FAAP in São Paulo, Brazil Portuguese Semester at a glance City: São Paulo Host Institution: FAAP Duration: Semester Course Hours & Credits: 260 hours (12-17 credits) Language of Instruction: Portuguese Minimum Portuguese Proficiency: Beginner Minimum GPA: 2.5/4.0 Portuguese Semester at FAAP Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP) in São Paulo is not only one of Brazil’s most respected higher education institutions, it is also one of the most renowned centers for supporting arts and culture in the state of São Paulo. This combination makes it the perfect place to deepen your language skills and cultural immersion by participating in BridgeAbroad’s Portuguese Semester at FAAP. This semester-long study abroad program utilizes full-immersion instruction to build Portuguese language skills by learning about Brazil’s history, culture, politics, and literature. São Paulo is a perfect setting for a study abroad program that values learning through cultural experiences, and frequent lectures and excursions that will help to bring the city’s vast resources to life. What makes São Paulo unique? As anyone who reads the Business section of the newspaper knows, Brazil is surging. And nowhere is the country’s dazzling rise more evident than in its capital of commerce, São Paulo. An Alpha Global City, São Paulo’s currently the tenth richest metropolitan center on Earth, and it’s projected to beat out Paris and rise to number six by 2025. This extravagant growth doesn’t just make for an amazing business case study; it’s also flooded the city with the sorts of ultra-high-end boutique hotels, luxury... [-]

BridgeTEFL

Bridge Education Group
Campus Full time Open Enrollment USA Denver Argentina Buenos Aires Chile Santiago + 3 more

BridgeTEFL is the teacher training division of Bridge and the largest provider of TEFL/TESOL courses in the United States. With almost 30 years of experience training teachers and teaching languages around the world, we consider ourselves true experts in the industry. [+]

Best Course Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2017. BridgeTEFL About BridgeTEFL Delivering Excellence in Language and Education Abroad! BridgeTEFL is the teacher training division of Bridge and the largest provider of TEFL/TESOL courses in the United States. With almost 30 years of experience training teachers and teaching languages around the world, we consider ourselves true experts in the industry. Our staff has taught English in all corners of the globe, and they are excited to share this experience with you to ensure that your teacher training at Bridge is nothing short of exceptional. Excellence is one of our core values and we pride ourselves on providing one of the best TEFL training courses available. Our flagship TEFL/TESOL courses, the Bridge IDELT and the IDELT Online, are recognized for college credit, a testament to their academic rigor. BRIDGE® centers around the world specialize in language instruction, which means we are uniquely qualified to offer employment to exceptional TEFL trainees. This also means we have experience working with students and we pass this knowledge on to you as a future teacher. BridgeTEFL is a division of Bridge. Established in 1986, Bridge is comprised of a diverse group of cultures and nationalities. Our language centers are located in Denver, CO, USA; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Santiago, Chile. Our common goals motivate and inspire us in what we do every day. Our Mission: “To transform lives and organizations by delivering excellence in language and education abroad.”... [-]

Bridge Business English Institute

Bridge Education Group
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Denver Philadelphia Springfield Columbus Purchase Bangor Grand Junction Saint Paul Church Argentina Buenos Aires Chile Santiago Brazil São Paulo East Village Costa Rica San José Spain Barcelona + 17 more

BridgeEnglish® Centers offer General English, Business English and Academic English at four centers located in the United States, Argentina and Chile. [+]

Program Overview If you want to succeed in the global marketplace, you need a solid foundation of English skills. As a student in our Business English program, you’ll focus on conversational English used in a business context, learning to communicate effectively in no time. Student Profile Our Business English students range in age from their early 20s to 50+. They are all business professionals who need to improve their English language skills for work purposes, representing a diverse range of backgrounds and nationalities. Job sectors represented include accounting, management, human resources, engineering, and finance. Some students are senior employees of multinational companies while others are entrepreneurs and small business owners. Program Requirements We offer the Business English Program to our more advanced English language students. Your English proficiency should be Level 4 or above to take the course. Executive Enrichment Program For true success in learning any language, you need to practice outside of the classroom. The Bridge Executive Enrichment Program places you in real-world situations where you can apply relevant vocabulary and newly acquired language skills. We’ve partnered with prestigious local institutions to offer workshops, lectures, and networking opportunities. Courses Small Group Business English Get plenty of speaking practice in our small group classes. Course highlights: Small groups (maximum of 6 students) 21 hours of classroom instruction per week Business English Combo Course Enhance your group class with private tutoring. Course highlights: Small groups (maximum of 6 students) 21 hours of classroom instruction per week 15 hours of private... [-]

BridgePathways - Academic English Pathways

Bridge Education Group
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Denver Bangor Columbus Grand Junction Philadelphia Purchase Springfield Saint Paul Church Argentina Buenos Aires Chile Santiago Brazil São Paulo East Village Costa Rica San José Spain Barcelona + 17 more

The BridgePathways Academic English program is a comprehensive, in-depth course designed to help you succeed in the U.S. university classroom. [+]

Best Course Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2017. BridgePathways - Academic English Pathways The BridgePathways Academic English program is a comprehensive, in-depth course designed to help you succeed in the U.S. university classroom. This program is offered at 9 locations, 8 of which are on university campuses. Top 3 reasons to choose Bridge: On-Campus: Our Academic English Program is available on-campus for degree-seeking students, so you can quickly immerse yourself in campus life. We have 8 U.S. university partners in 7 different states: Capital University in Ohio; Colorado Mesa University in Colorado; Concordia University, St. Paul in Minnesota; Husson University in Maine; Manhattanville College in New York; Metropolitan State University of Denver in Colorado; Philadelphia University in Pennsylvania; and Western New England University in Massachusetts. Conditional Admission: Degree-seeking students can qualify for conditional admission to our university partners, which is acceptance based on the completion of an Academic English Program. Our university partners also offer TOEFL and IELTS waivers to students who successfully complete the Academic English program. Comprehensive Support: Our multi-lingual staff are experts at supporting international students and have been providing guidance for more than 25 years. From our first call to your graduation, Bridge will be with you every step of the way. Our Program Advisors will take the time to understand your needs and provide personalized advice.
 ACADEMIC READINESS As a student in our BridgePathways Academic English program, you'll acquire the necessary English language skills to succeed in an academic environment. Our curriculum is designed... [-]

English for Academic Purposes, (EAP)

ENACO
Campus Full time September 2017 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Argentina Buenos Aires Colombia Bogotá Brazil Rio de Janeiro Chile Santiago Mexico Mexico City Dubai Thailand Bangkok China Beijing India Delhi Vietnam Hanoi Hong Kong Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Saudi Arabia Riyadh South Korea Seoul Shanghai Singapore Taiwan Taipei Japan Tokyo Indonesia Jakarta Spain Barcelona Germany Berlin Switzerland Bern + 39 more

ETL's EAP focus on English reading and writing skills needed to meet the levels required to study at undergraduate level. The course focuses on developing and increasing students' knowledge of different learning styles needed to excel in a higher academic field. [+]

English for Academic Purposes, (EAP) English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice English for Academic Purposes is a branch of English as a Second Language that concentrates on developing and using English skills at an academic level. English Training Lounge’s English for Academic Purposes programme offers first class English language training for those who want to develop English skills for further educational and higher educational purposes at an English taught college, institution or university. Course Overview As with all ETL courses, we offer flexible training times, including evenings and weekends if needed. ETL's EAP focus on English reading and writing skills needed to meet the levels required to study at undergraduate level. The course focuses on developing and increasing students' knowledge of different learning styles needed to excel in a higher academic field. The programme helps students to further develop their understanding and use of appropriate lexis and register in relation to their use of English in an academic institution. The exit level for ETL's English for Academic Purposes is B2:1 on The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Topics include: 1. The use effective reading strategies when addressing specialized, academic texts (e.g. identify key points; examine graphic material; interpret detailed data, infering meaning) 2. Writing academic assignments and essays using an appropriate style and register 3. Planning and organizing writing effectively 4. Identifying and applying relevant learning strategies to a particular context 5. Critical thinking in order to reflect on a number of topical issues in order to... [-]

ILISA Language Institution - Winter program

ILISA Language School
Campus Full time 2 - 3 weeks Open Enrollment Costa Rica San Pedro

ILISA offers you this possibility to escape the cold winter in your respective countries, and come enjoy an exciting educational experience here in Costa Rica. We have created a complete package that includes: Spanish classes, homestay, airport transportation and two weekend excursions. In this intensive program, students will be enrolled in language classes from Monday-Friday for four hours per day plus multiple activities around the country. Classes will be determined by the student’s level of proficiency and are offered for all levels. Students can participate in the program for 1, 2,3 or more weeks. [+]

Best Course Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2017. Winter program starting date for 2018: January 8th, 2018 January 15th, 2018 This program includes: Transportation from/to the airport Homestay for students in houses including breakfast, dinner and laundry. Coordination meeting at the school to give them a brief introduction to our program. Spanish classes at ILISA (4hrs of classes per day) Farewell dinner at at typical Costa Rican restaurant. Activities: 3 complementary activities will be included per week: dance classes, happy hour, indoor soccer matches, movie nigths , visits to central market or national teather, visits to museums and others depending on the country. Entrance fee for participants included. [-]