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Summer School Announcement: El Galeón Summer School/ Madrid, Spain

Host Institution: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Coordinating Institution: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Website http://www.elgaleoncle.com
Dates: 30-Jun-2013 to 31-Aug-2013
Location: Villanueva de la Cañada, Madrid, Spain
Focus: Spanish Language summer school, including highly intensive courses of both Spanish language and culture (25 hours a week).
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum
Additional Qualifications:
Full Summer School Description: For Summer 2013, El Galeón offers 25 hours a week highly intensive courses taught Monday to Friday in the morning at Colegio Internacional Kolbe. The Syllabus includes:
- 20 hours Spanish Language (Grammar, Vocabulary, Pronunciation, Speaking, etc.)
- 5 additional hours in which the student can choose in between the following areas:
- Spanish History and culture.
- Spanish language oriented towards business.
- DELE exam preparation and training.

Each student will take a Spanish Language exam upon arrival to be allocated in the right group depending on their knowledge. Our teachers who graduated in Hispanic Philology or Translation and have broad experience in teaching Spanish to speakers of other languages, will assess each student to adapt their teaching to their students needs.
Course Listings:
  • Option A (Shift 1): 1995 €
    • June 30th-July 28th (4 weeks)
  • Option B (Shift 1 + Cataluña trip): 2395 €
    • June 30th-August 3rd (4 weeks + 1 week trip)
  • Option C (Shift 2): 1995 €
    • August 3rd-August 31st (4 weeks)
  • Option D (Shift 2 + Cataluña trip): 2395 €
    • July 28th-August 31st (4 weeks + 1 week trip)
  • Option E (Shift 1 + Shift 2): 3695 €
    • June 30th-August 31st (8 weeks + 1 week rest)
  • Option F (Shift 1 + Shift 2 + Cataluña trip): 3995 €
    • June 30th-August 31st (8 weeks + 1 week trip)
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics
Subject Language: Spanish
Lang family:
Tuition: (EUR)
Registration Dates: 1-Apr-2013 to 23-Jun-2013
Contact person information: Gijs Versteegen
Email:info@elgaleoncle.com
Apply online: http://www.elgaleoncle.com/index.php?option=com_breezingforms&view=form&Itemid=733&lang=en
Registration Instructions: Fill out the sign up form on our application website and submit it. El Galeón will forward you a service contract with full detail of all your personal data, the option chosen, accommodation type, additional services, arrival and departure dates, the price of the contracted services, and contract general conditions. If all registration data is correct and you wish to confirm your sign up, you will be given the chance to book your place by paying a 300 euro sign international bank transfer.
After receiving the registration payment, El Galeón will send a confirmation email. Upon payment of the reservation, the student accepts all the conditions stipulated in the service contract. The remaining balance must be paid at least two weeks before the course start date also by international bank transfer. Registrations made less than two weeks prior to the course start date must be formalized in full payment of tuition.
Once the entire course is paid for, El Galeón will send the student an email with the corresponding invoice for contracted services attached to it. A week before the start date of the course, the student will receive an email with full information on residence or family where they will stay as well as times and places of collection at Madrid-Barajas airport.
   
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