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Intensive Spanish Course

The best way to take advantage of your stay in Montevideo is to undergo intense training in language and culture, designed with the most up-to-date methods of foreign language teaching in an immersion context. 

Schedule
Start dates

every Monday, year-round

Duration

40 hours (2 weeks) to complete 1 level. Minimum: 20 hours (1 week)

Hours per day

4 classes of 55 minutes each

Levels

1 – 8

Time schedule

option 1: from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
option 2: from 2 to 6 p.m.

Max. number of students per class

In general 6 — In January, February, March and July the maximum is 7 students per group.

Requirements
our academic coordinator suggests the appropriate level for each student after a personal interview and a placement test
Certificates

participation certificate for every participant (with grade for all participants that pass the exam)

Exams

optional, at the end of the course

Rates
US$245.00

per week
Inscription fee: US$50.- to be paid once. Includes teaching material, language workshops, extracurricular activities

Content

With the option to start any Monday in the year, this course is the most sought after by students arriving at Academia Uruguay from all over the world. We take special care when assessing students’ Spanish proficiency, ensuring that they are placed in the appropriate level. We cater to all levels from complete beginner (level 1) to proficient (level 8) and strive for efficient development and integration of language skills over all stages.

Our method, which in part is based on a relaxed and egalitarian relationship between teachers and students, improves communication skills in a range of everyday situations. Using our exclusive and innovative teaching materials, newspaper or online articles, audiovisual materials, films and games as well as specific literary pieces, dictionaries, academic texts in the more advanced levels.

In this way, it is the combination of grammar, individual and group dynamics, as well as knowledge of different cultural and social expressions in modern and traditional Uruguay that come together to create the professional standards and quality education that characterises Academia Uruguay.

What is included in the price? (All our courses include the following:)
– Teaching materials (study books)
– Level test, oral and written, before starting
– Optional exams at the end of each level and at the end of your stay
– Certificate including the amount of hours and level attained (plus grade if you passed the exam)
– Dictionary on loan
– Two extracurricular activities per week (guided tours, museum visits, tango, asado dinners, excursions, etc.)
– Workshops, weekly or bi-weekly: Phonetics, Conversation, Narration, Audio
– Weekly tutorials
– Internet access through PCs at the Academia and wifi
– Hot and cold drinks
– Access to library and DVDs for further study
– Movie showings and discussions
– Help in organizing trips around Uruguay and Latin America
– 24 hour hotline in Spanish, English, French and German

 
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