Rapidly improve your Spanish while exploring life and culture in Rosario, Argentina. Five-week intensive Spanish language programs are offered in two summer sessions. Each session is designed for beginning through advanced level students. All courses are taught in Spanish and emphasize reading, writing, listening and speaking. In-class learning is complemented by field trips, guided visits and other group activities included in the program fee.
If you have very little Spanish-speaking experience and plan to enroll in Rosario's fall program, you are encouraged to attend this summer session to help build your language proficiency. The GEO summer programs offer you full support and are preceded by an intensive orientation.
This program is ideal for students interested in studying global health and development issues in Africa. On this program you will take courses examining health and development in Ghana, as well as contemporary issues facing Ghanaian society. As a complement to your coursework, you will be placed in a hands-on service learning/internship experience at a local community organization, healthcare service provider, or research institute. You will also receive an introduction to Modern Twi (Ghana's most commonly spoken language), through your on-site orientation or as a course offering. If you have career aspirations in the field of community and international development, social work and health-related occupations, you will greatly benefit from this program.
This 4-week intensive Spanish language program teaches standard terminology and incorporates common dialect variants as well as aspects of Latino culture that can impact the patient’s health and interaction with the medical system. The contents of this program are based on research carried out in US medical settings.
Spanish is a diverse language that varies between regions and countries. While learning Spanish in Argentina, for example, would allow the student to better understand that variety, it may not help with others. In contrast, the Spanish now spoken throughout Latin America has its origins in the Spanish from Spain. In this program, the student will learn the basis of the differences between the varieties as well as common dialect variants used throughout Latin America.