May 14th-June 14th, 2014
Professor Dieudonne Afatsawo
Professor German Salinas
Spanish 201- Intermediate Spanish I (3 credits): A continuation of the 101-102 sequence . Continued development of the four basic skills: speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing. Emphasis on the use of Spanish in the classroom. Prerequisite: 102, 103, or placement by the department.
Spanish 202- Intermediate Spanish II (3 credits): Emphasis on theproductive skills of speaking and writing with a general grammar review. Continued practice in reading of authentic Hispanic texts, both popular and literary. Several oral presentations are required. Prerequisite: 201.
Spanish 303- Culture & Civilization of Spain (3 credits) An introduction to the history and culture of Spain through visual, oral, literary, and journalistic sources. Oral and written work in Spanish only. Prerequisites: 201-202.
Spanish 411- Contemporary Issues in Spanish Society (3 credits) This advanced course complements the May-Term study abroad experience in Spain for Spanish majors and minors. Students focus on raising cultural awareness and further developing analytical and discussion skills through the study of contemporary issues in society. Students read newspapers, watch selected programs on television, listen to educational radio programs, and attend public lectures. These activities provide the information and vocabulary necessary for discussion of issues of social significance. Classes are conducted in Spanish, and discussions are carefully directed for clear and correct expression of ideas and optimal oral practice. Students demonstrate their understanding of the issues through oral presentations, brief papers, and a final written or oral project. Prerequisite: Spanish 303
May 14 -Students meet & depart from Dulles International Airport
May 15- Studens arrive at Barajas, Madrid
May 16- 8:30-10:30am: Welcome/Orientation at Instituto Franklin, lunch with family, 4:30-6:30pm Tour of Alcalà de Henares
May 17- Day with Family
May 18- Visit Rastro (Historic open air flea market in Madrid)
May 19- 8:30-12:30 Class, 4:00-6:00pm Class
May 20- 8:30-12:30 Class
May 21- Day trip to La Mancha (Ruta del Quijote)
May 22- 8:30-12:30 Class, 4:00-6:00 Class
May 23- 8:30-12:30 Class, 4:00-8:00pm Tour of Madrid (Palacia Real & Madrid de los Austrias
May 24- Day with Family
May 25- Time with Family & prepare for class
May 26- 8:30-12:30 Class, 4:00-6:00pm Class
May 27- 8:30-12:30 Class, 4:00-8:00pm Tour of Prado & Reina Sofia Museums
May 28- 8:30-12:30 Class, 4:00-6:00 Review Session
May 29- 9:00am-12:00pm Exam 201 & Upper Level
Break: Thurs 29th after exam until June 1st for organized extended trips
June 2- 8:30-12:30 Class, 4:00-6:00pm Class
June 3- Day trip to Segovia
June 4- 8:30-12:30 Class, 4:00-8:00pm Cultural Show & Dinner
June 5- 8:00-12:00 Class
June 6- 8:30-12:30 Class
June 7- Day Trip to Toledo
June 8- Time with Family & prepare for class
June 9- 8:30-12:30 Class, 4:00-6:00pm Class
June 10- 8:30-12:30 Class, 4:00-6:00pm Class
June 11- Day Trip to El Escoria/El Valle de los Caîdos
June 12- 8:30-12:30 Class, 4:00-6:00 Review Session
June 13- 9:00am-12:00pm Exam 202 & Upper Level, Departure Preparations, Cena de despedida
June 14- Departure for Barajas
3. Unless otherwise exempted by the professors, you must have all meals at home with your family.
4. You must be totally committed---immersed---in order to enjoy the benefits of the program.
Cost: $6,895 subject to change. Does not include airfare. Group airfare will be priced separately once participant total is established.
$500 non-refundable Deposit due by February 7th, 2014
For More information
Contact the Office of Global Education & Study Abroad
Bagby Hall 315 or 313 (434) 223-6311
Professor Afatsawo in Bagby 303 and Professor Salina in Bagby 321