Find Courses in Language Studies in South America 2019
Courses are academic classes taught by qualified instructors that are intended to enhance participant’s knowledge of a given area or training in a particular discipline. Courses vary broadly in terms of length, size, content and duration.
Spanning many countries and island territories, South America is home to many Spanish-speaking countries. Here, students can literally walk through history on their way to class and soak up the culture of ancient societies.
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This course seeks to enhance and deepen the knowledge, first, about the social solidarity action in general, focusing on Argentina mainly and secondly, knowledge of the s
This course seeks to enhance and deepen the knowledge, first, about the social solidarity action in general, focusing on Argentina mainly and secondly, knowledge of the social problems of the continent from the analysis of social problems and approach solidarity that is carried out in Argentina, including within the context of the South American continental underdevelopment. For this, the course develops:
Description; analysis and presentation of the state of contemporary debate on the following topics: government social policies; social action of civil society; social solidarity action.
Presentation of the state of South American social problems. Analysis of causes of social underdevelopment of the South American countries and their consequences.
Description and analysis of the South American forms of social issues and their derived: Poverty; urban poverty, rural poverty; indigenous social groups; informal work; involuntary migration; discrimination; violence in relation to the social-economic underdevelopment; housing deficit; child malnutrition.
Exhibition of a historical overview of South America from the socially and politically from the pre-Hispanic period until today.
The seminar consists of critical reading and thematic and formal analysis of Latin American stories that best represent the diversity of gender in the XIX, XX and XXI cen
The seminar consists of critical reading and thematic and formal analysis of Latin American stories that best represent the diversity of gender in the XIX, XX and XXI centuries. On the one hand, we will explore the story as a literary genre in Latin America through the theory, techniques and production of so-called "masters of the short story" Quiroga, Cortazar, Borges, Rulfo, Donoso and García Márquez. On the other hand, we analyze the story in direct relation to the literary tradition, social context, the historical moment and specific literature search of each author and movement. We pay special attention, but not exclusively, the writers of the baroque and neo-baroque -Alejo Cuban Carpentier, Jose Lezama Lima, Reinaldo Arenas and Virgilio Piñera for this generation be a turning point in Latin American literature in general. In addition, we will dedicate the last part of the course to the study of short stories written by women Luisa Valenzuela, Cristina Peri Rossi and Zoé Valdés, among others to evaluate the concept of -individual and social identity and multiple masks. The stories will be approached from a historical and social perspective stylistic, aesthetic and structural -aspects theoretical, technical, literary and. In turn, in some specific cases, we adapt the text to the screen in order to open a dialogue between literature and cinema....
With the Language Immersion program, interns can increase their language skills before and during their international development fieldwork.
In conjunction with the FSD International Development Internship Program, FSD also offers a Language Immersion Program at our site in Cochabamba, Bolivia. FSD International Development Internships are a chance for students and young adults to gain experience in sustainable development and insight into other cultures that can only be obtained through direct experience, and language is a key component to successful project implementation. With the Language Immersion program, interns can increase their language skills before and during their international development field work.
This program has been customized with two options, Level 1: Beginner, and Level 2: Intermediate. Through this Language Immersion Program, interns receive individual language instruction, similar program components of FSD’s Intern Abroad program (host family, site team support, orientation, etc.), and flexible course options....
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 spea
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.
The program is widely recognized by stakeholders due to the level of comprehensive academic training and professional skills in the ‘to be’, ‘to know’ and ‘to know how’ a
Undergraduate Course - Modern Languages
The program is widely recognized by stakeholders due to the level of comprehensive academic training and professional skills in the ‘to be’, ‘to know’ and ‘to know how’ areas; it also demonstrates a high social impact because of the solutions in terms of communication and international negotiation in the economic, political and social fields. Our professionals work in multinational companies within the country or abroad, or are entrepreneurs (founders and owners of their own companies).
The working field comprises business communication; processes on the creation of network business contents (intranet, internet and extranet); support to CRM (Customer Relationship Management), ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and EAI (Enterprise Application Integration) processes; development of business intelligence and learning through communication and documentation plans; commercial and business translation, and freelance and in-house translation in the economics, financial and business fields; as well as support for the advertising, marketing and corporate image areas....
If you’re interested in improving your Spanish language skills, this program offers you the opportunity to rapidly strengthen your Spanish through a rigorous language cou
With a population of nearly 1.6 million people, Quito is a vibrant and modern city that is famous for its beautiful colonial Spanish architecture. It is also the capital of Ecuador—one of the most biologically varied countries in the world. Come to Quito and immerse yourself in the local language and cultures as you focus your studies on Ecuador’s ecological and ethnic diversity and the challenges of development.
If you’re interested in improving your Spanish language skills, this program offers you the opportunity to rapidly strengthen your Spanish through a rigorous language course taught by IES Abroad. You select the remainder of your courses from options available at IES Abroad and one of the most distinguished universities in Ecuador, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ). You can also enroll in a service learning placement during your time in Quito, which will help you understand the city’s social issues first-hand....