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Spanish proficiency: intermediate low/mid and all novice Level

The  first week : A daily theme is developed through different activities to acquire the language and the culture in an engaging and natural way. Our fun, practical communicative approach to language acquisition emphasizes using  the language in authentic situations. The goal is to use the participants prior knowledge and personal experience, allowing them to make connections and tie new information to existing knowledge.

Each day, the program threads a theme in order to acquire the language and the culture in a more comfortable and natural way. During the Spanish class sessions you will be learning the structural aspects of the Spanish language using a variety of creative materials and fun techniques While understanding the grammar and the structure of Spanish is important, we feel that plenty time must also be invested in using the language to make it more meaningful offers opportunities for students to use Spanish in guided situations. 

Every afternoon and evening, participant will be engage in a unique cultural learning opportunities and touristic /educational experiences .

The second week: we will work methodology

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Horario Día por Día, 2010

 

 

June 27: Leaving USA

 

June 28

10:00-12:00: Arrival

14:00: 18:00: Presentation of the participant and the program.

Corrientes/Florida, downtown Buenos Aires, an obelisk points out the intersection between 9 de Julio Av. and Corrientes Av., the cultural heart of the city and its incredible amount of bookstores, cinemas and theaters, and restaurants.

 

June 28- July 2:

 

 A daily theme will be develope through different activities to acquire the language and the culture in and enagin and natural way using the language in and authentic situations. Plenty time will be invested in using the language to use spanish in guided situations  .

Afternoon and evening activities TBA

 

July 3:

9:00 11:00: Lilian Attar

Effective Language Learning Programs: Methodology, outline and model a wide range of lesson planning ideas that are designed to aid in the implementation or improvement of a second language learning program. Participants will develop skills to incorporate a variety of language concepts into topics that are fun, interesting, and worthy of study.  Integration of language, content, creativity, and culture into activities that give students a reason to use the language

 

 11:00: 13:00: Graciela Navarro

Relation in between the Latin American cultures through the Arts, history, food, craft and literature.               

Participant will learn simple steps, small choreographies rhythms and the history of some folkloric dances from Argentina and Latin America and the connections in between them.

Carnavalito: Dance from the north of Argentina, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and north and Chile.

El Gato (Argentinean folk Dance) to be able to teach it to their students and to Dance in the Matadero fair

 

 Almuerzo -

14:00-18:00: Lucia Fresno

Recoleta is a sophisticated neighborhood, with beautiful European-styled residences, elegant cafes, restaurants, art galleries and a traditional craft fair. It offers also many places of tourist interest such as the historical Recoleta Cemetery, the Fine Arts Museum, or Buenos Aires Design.

Paza Francia the largest outdoor handicrafts fair in the city, La Feria de Recoleta.

 

July 4

 

9:00-12:00:  Eduardo Vigovsky

Theory and Hands on Workshop in: Multiple intelligence 

What is creativity, be creative and original, using your imagination.How to motivate your students.

Games in your classroom

Participants tailoring their lesson plans and develop culturally authentic

thematic units based on the experiences

 

15:00- 18:00 Feria Mataderos

This market is divided into three areas: traditional handicrafts, artistic festivals and gaucho abilities. Different activities are organized, such as lectures, exhibitions, videos, competitions, traditional games for kids and adults, popular dances and regional food. Free workshops of weaving loom, guitar, wood engraving, folklore and tango dance, folklore shows among others, are also organized.

 

July 5

 

9:00-12:00: Eduardo Vigovsky:

Drama in your classroom, create character and scripts about the immigrants, the gauchos and the history of the tango and related with the experiences

LilianaAttar:

Develop culturally authentic thematic units based on the experiences

Participant will learn how to adapt all their experiences, materials and activities in Buenos Aires to suit all learning styles.
Participants tailoring their lesson plans and develop culturally authentic thematic units based on the experiences

13:00-Almuerzo

14:30- 17:30: Lucia Fresno

 Congress: Named for its location directly across from the National

Congress Building.  Asosiacion Madres de Plaza de Mayo

Café el Tortoni: This cafe has formed part of the Porteno landscape since 1858. A shrine to local tango culture. Legendary literati such as Alfonsina Storni and Spanish Federico Garcia Lorca gathered here.

18:00-20:00: Academia Nacional del Tango:

Museo

Tango classes, held by Liliana Torres Calivar and Walter Ohringer.

 

July 6

 Graciela  Navarro-Liliana Attar:

Participant will learn how the tango was created through it's dances, Music, poetry and the relationship with the immigrants. 

Liliana Attar:

12:00-13:00: Participants tailoring their lesson plans and develop culturally authentic thematic units based on the experiences

13:00 20:00: Free afternoon

20: 30: Tango Show

 

July 7

 

 10:00 12:00: Asociación the profesores de Español

Design and selection of material for your students:

We will take the participant to the world of children games creating an integral educational experience where the language became a game and a game became the language.

Participant will work with quiet and dynamic games that will help to the development of the language learning process

 

Liliana Attar:

12:00-13:00 Participants tailoring their lesson plans and develop culturally authentic thematic units based on the experiences

14:00-18:00

Palermo Chico: "An attractive upper-middle class borough known for its wide-open spaces that combine perfectly with houses that date back to the start of the century ".

Museo Malba: Founded in 2001 and started with just the permanent collection owned by its director, Eduardo Constantini, MALBA aims at promoting Latin American art in all its disciplines. Constantini donated to this post-modern gallery works of art that take us on a journey through the history of Spanish American art

Palermo woods: In the Palermo woods, Buenos Aires takes a break, beautiful lakes and gardens are the perfect invitation for a rest.

Evita Museum: This museum features memorabilia from Evita's careers as an actress and as apolitical leader. It also describes the story of her life and death

Julio Cortázar Square, Palermo Soho: This part of Palermo neighborhood is today called “Soho” because it is the place preferred by artists and crafts men. Around the square, you can find coffee shops, restaurants, bookshops, ateliers, furniture, accessories and clothes shops. Buenos Aires vanguard design can be found in this area

 

July 8

 

9:00-11:00:  Liliana Attar

Children Literature:         

We will take the participant to the world of Spanish literature, working with cotemporary and traditional stories, poetry, rhymes. Participant will learn how select appropriate children literature and the art of storytelling, recite poems and rhymes

 

11:00-13:00 Liliana Attar-

Explore an avenue and develop multiculturalism relevant to the students’ lives through storytelling, Latin American dances, music.

Participants tailoring their lesson plans and develop culturally authentic thematic

units based on the experiences

Almuerzo:

14:00 19:00: Lucia Fresno

Historical Museum of the Cabildo and the May Revolution, Casa Rosada:  - the

 government house, and the Metropolitan Cathedral..

San Telmo: With narrow sidewalks, stone streets and colonial mansions, San Telmo still preserves some features of the old Buenos Aires. It is the place chosen by street artists and intellectuals, home of important antique shops and art galleries. 

 

july 9

Free morning

14:00 -18:00: Lucia Fresno

Boca : is a traditional neighborhood set up by the first Italian immigrants. It’s well known for its multi-colored houses, for the nostalgic atmosphere of its pubs and the live street shows offered by tango musicians. La Boca is the most colorful neighborhood in Buenos Aires. You can appreciate it for its charms. Cobblestone pedestrian streets lined with artists and interesting little shops compete with shabby metal houses painted in wild colors for your eye's attention

 

July 10 : Free day.

Centro cultural Borges

 

July 11

Free morning

12:00-14:00: Almuerzo, Evaluation                            

16:00-17:30:  Airport Leaving Buenos Aires

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 Music: Bajo fondo, song: mi soledad

Contact us at
(609)895-2981