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Virtual Universidad de San Andrés Spanish Course

Virtual Universidad de San Andrés Spanish Course
Location: 
Virtual
Language of Instruction: 
Spanish
Term: 
Summer
Academic Disciplines: 
Education--Spanish
Spanish
Program Type: 
Virtual
Highlights: 
  • Take SPAN 424 or SPAN 520/522 online with a San Andres faculty member
  • Engage internationally while staying local
  • See “Further Reading” for information about scholarships and financial aid
Program Summary: 

Take advantage of your summer to complete SPAN 424: Advanced Spanish Composition and Grammar or SPAN 520/522 taught by a faculty member from Universidad de San Andrés. The coursework will focus on Argentina, so students will get a dose of Argentine life while staying local.  

Universidad de San Andrés is a small, private liberal arts university in Buenos Aires, Argentina and they are our partner for the Summer Language and Culture in Buenos Aires, Argentina program.

Academic Information: 

Class will be Monday-Friday for approximately 1.5 hours per day for four weeks. Exact course dates and times TBA.

The course content will be focused on Argentina language and culture including the use of vos, the pronunciation found in Argentina called yeísmo, slang, customs and traditions including regional differences, tango, famous neighborhoods in Buenos Aires, inclusive language, and diversity and inclusion.

The course will include guest lectures, clips and short films, analysis of song lyrics, writing practice, online discussions, and grammar review and practice outside of Zoom class time.

SPAN 424 is a 3-credit course and a requirement for both the Spanish major and minor. SPAN 520/522 is a requirement for the Spanish major.

Eligibility: 

Open to students who have completed SPAN 340. Minimum 2.5 GPA. Exceptions considered after submission of a petition.

Further Reading: 

Please note that students will not be able to use any form of federal financial aid (federal grants or federal loans) to pay for any part of the program cost due to restrictions of taking online courses and international institutions.

Students are able to apply for a Study Abroad & Global Engagement Virtual Scholarship. Awards are up to $500.

If you have any questions, please contact Mari Keyser in KU Study Abroad at mkeyser@ku.edu.


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