Intensive Spanish Language Available Sessions
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About the Program
Designed for students at all levels of Spanish proficiency, you’ll improve and refine your Spanish language skills both inside and outside the classroom. In this intensive language program, you’ll immerse into local language and culture alongside other international students. Language courses focus on oral comprehension and expression, listening comprehension, and grammar components appropriate to your language level. You’ll also have the option of further improving your Spanish language skills while gaining valuable experience in a not-for-credit internship. You’ll find Alicante is the perfect place to put your new and improved Spanish skills into action.
- 1/7/21 - 4/1/21
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- Application Requirements
- Complete Application
- Transcript - Unofficial
- $95 Online Application Fee
You'll enroll in 3 language courses. Each course meets for 60 contact hours/4 credits. You may earn a total of 12 credits (up to 180 contact hours).
Language courses meet 3 hours per day, Monday-Friday. Semesters are organized into 4-week blocks; you may be tested at the end of each block and moved into a higher language level. In the fall semester you can choose from two different start date options (late August or late September).
For an additional fee, you may enroll in an optional, non-credit internship to further your language skills while gaining valuable experience with a local company or organization. This internship will help hone your fluency and communication skills, as well as deepen your understanding of Spanish culture.
CEA CAPA will work with the University of Alicante to find you a meaningful placement. Contact hours will be arranged with your internship placement. Work schedules vary, but expect to work at your internship no less than 10 hours per week. Internships are available for students at every language level; however, some placements will only be available to students at higher levels.
You’ll take a language placement exam before you leave for Alicante.You’ll automatically be registered for your language courses. To ensure that you receive credit for the language level you place into, have your home univesity pre-approve courses at several levels before you leave for Spain. Please consult with your academic advisor at your home university on credit pre-approval guidelines.
Students receive a transcript from University of Alicante upon completion of their program.
Beginner Level Course Structure
The following courses have been confirmed for this term. Please note, the host institution reserves the right to cancel or change courses without prior notification.
*Courses with an asterisk indicate that the course has been associated with multiple subject areas.
Please click on the course title to view additional subject areas and detailed course information.
Get out and explore! Excursions are offered for most semester, year, and summer programs*. Semester students are typically offered between two to three excursions and summer study students are typically offered between one to two excursions. You'll receive a calendar of excursions during orientation; here are a few day and overnight excursions we've offered in the past.
This budget contains costs that you can take to your financial aid office. Please note that amounts may fluctuate; we’ve included a range of costs.
Federal law allows the use of financial aid to cover “reasonable” costs of study abroad including round-trip transportation, tuition and fees for the program, living costs, passport and visa fees, health insurance, and more.
Please note that all costs and charges listed below are subject to change without notice. With the exception of Program Price, all costs are estimates and may vary.
Below is a tentative itinerary for your program. Please note, dates and events below may change without prior notification. Contact CEA CAPA before purchasing airline tickets.
You will receive a finalized itinerary once you arrive onsite.
Note: Additional cultural activities/excursions or required course-related activities may be incorporated into your final itinerary. You are advised not to make personal travel arrangements until you have the final dates.