Spanish Language and Culture

/Spanish Language and Culture
Spanish Language and Culture 2016-11-07T13:59:36+00:00

Course description

The Spanish Language and Culture course gives students a wide breadth of activities of a different kind. In the morning, there will be seminars related to Spanish history, art and culture, as well as talks about the Spanish economy. All this shall be accompanied with a Spanish language course.

In the afternoon, students will visit the most emblematic sites of Toledo, taking advantage of Toledo’s rich history and culture. Toledo was declared a “World Heritage Site” in 1986.

The commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the Spanish writer, Miguel de Cervantes and the selection of Toledo as the “Gastronomic Capital” of Spain for 2016 rounds out this extensive program by allowing students to have the opportunity to visit places outside of the city and end enjoy activities related to Spanish food  and culture.

Academic program

 

Module 1: Overview of the History of Spain, Art and Literature

Module 2: Key Aspects Necessary in the World of Finance

Module 3: Spanish Culture, Festivals, and Holidays

Cultural program

 

In addition to the academic program, a series of activities has been designed to go along with the material presented in class. These activities include visits to Madrid, stops along the “Route of Don Quixote”, guided tours of Toledo, which was declared a World Heritage City by UNESCO and other cultural and culinary activities such as winery tours and Flamenco classes.