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Intensive Spanish Language

Available Sessions

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Location:

San Jose

Dates:

5/5/18 - 6/2/18

Price:

$3,795

Estimated Credits:

5

Deadlines:

Apply by 3/1/18 Withdraw by 4/1/18

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • $95 Online Application Fee
  • Complete Application
  • Transcript - Unofficial
 

ELIGIBILITY

Education
Completed:
High School Graduate
Foreign Language Proficiency:
All Levels
Minimum GPA:
2.6
 

About the Program

Program Description

The Intensive Spanish Language Program allows students of all language levels to improve their language proficiency in a short time frame. Your language courses will focus on oral comprehension and expression, listening comprehension, and grammar components appropriate to your language level. By immersing yourself in the Pura Vida lifestyle you’ll find San Jose to be the perfect place to practice your budding language skills.

Program Structure

You'll enroll in 1 language course at your level of proficiency. Language courses meet for 80 contact hours/5 credits. You may earn up to a total of 5 credits (80 contact hours) during each 4-week session.

Language courses meet for 4 hours in the morning, Monday-Friday.

Prior to departure, you will select your preferred courses and take a Spanish language level placement exam. You will be enrolled into courses based on their availability and the result of your placement exam. It is in your best interest to have multiple alternative courses approved by your home university prior to your departure due to course availabilities. To ensure that you receive credit for the language level you place into, have your home school pre-approve courses at several levels before you leave for Costa Rica. Please consult with your academic advisor at your home university on credit pre-approval guidelines.

Where You'll Study

Our partner institution, Veritas University, is known for its commitment to students from around the world; about 25% of the 2,000-member student body is international. Veritas offers a range of courses in fields like architecture, business, cultural studies, design, environmental science, health sciences, studio arts, and zoology. Courses are taught in English, and Spanish Language courses are available for all levels. The spacious, modern campus is located in the quiet Zapote District, just east of downtown San José and home to the Casa Presidencial.

Where You'll Stay

When you study abroad in San José, you can choose CEA housing in a homestay or Casa Universitaria, or arrange your own independent housing. Assignments are based on availability and confirmation date; we make every effort to match your housing requests, but we can’t guarantee housing preferences.

Studying Abroad in San José with CEA

Expect a lot of perks when you study abroad with CEA. From housing to excursionscultural engagement to other exciting opportunities, our inclusions make studying abroad in San José easy!
WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY

Life-Long Benefits
I made friends I will have for the rest of my life. I learned a lot about not only France, but who I am and what I am capable of. Everybody should have the chance to study abroad because there are so many benefits.

Garret Swinton
Grand Valley State University,
Spring 2014 , Aix-en-Provence, France

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