Course in Language Studies in South America

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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.

South America is the fourth largest continent. It is divided politically into 12 independent countries. South America is home to the majestic Andes mountain range and the mysterious Amazon River. The world's largest rain forest, with millions of species of exotic animals, is also found in South America.

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Spanish Language Immersion

FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development
Campus Full time 9 - 52 weeks September 2018 Bolivia Cochabamba

With the Language Immersion program, interns can increase their language skills before and during their international development fieldwork.

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Courses in Language Studies in South America 2018. 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. SPANISH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTORS FSD’s instructors offer quality Spanish training regardless of your level. The classes are held one-on-one with the instructor, so that each class can be tailored for the student. Our professors design curriculum based on the needs of the students; working to improve conversation, grammar, reading, and writing. All language instructors are local Bolivians who are bilingual and have taught at the elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels. The professors have taught over two thousand students across Bolivia, and make learning Spanish practical and relevant to Cochabamba. Classes include information on Bolivian culture, politics, and history. LANGUAGE IMMERSION OPTIONS Level One: Beginner For Level One, participants will spend two or more weeks taking language classes... [-]

Quito - Area Studies & Language

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters August 2018 Ecuador Quito

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). [+]

Overview 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. Quito will be your classroom. Can you imagine visiting and observing Ecuadorian customs at a traditional fiesta or visiting local markets and handicraft workshops? Wherever possible, our courses take advantage of the city’s many historical, artistic, and cultural sites. Several courses include a hands-on, practical component. You also take several field trips to exotic locations while you study abroad in Quito, including the remote Galápagos Islands. Imagine yourself in an environmental haven of fearless sea lions, penguins, iguanas, and tortoises 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador. It’s not very often you’d get to be so near to nature and... [-]

The Movement Of Social Solidarity In Argentina And South American Social Problems

Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina
Campus Full time 1 semester February 2018 Argentina Buenos Aires

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. [+]

Courses in Language Studies in South America 2018. 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 course is implemented following two ways: theoretical lectures by the teacher in charge of the course and content temporarily divided into classroom. Classes with outputs for direct contact of the trainees students with the protagonists of the solidarity action and where it is performed, using as a criterion for thematic selection that are the subject of joint action linked to problems where the consequences of characteristic economic underdevelopment in the region have the highest incidence.... [-]

Contemporary Latin American Story

Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina
Campus Full time 1 semester February 2018 Argentina Buenos Aires

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 [+]

Course description: 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. Objectives: The main objective of this course is to give students the social base, the historical framework and the relevant aesthetic movement for critical reading of texts. In addition to... [-]

General English Program

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

Courses in Language Studies in South America 2018. 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 all... [-]