Join us for our first summer in beautiful Santiago!
College Credit / Leisure
Community college, university and early admission high school students may apply. Earn college credit for SPAN 1411, SPAN 1412. These credits apply towards your associate degree and are transferable to higher education institutions. Adult leisure
You will live with a friendly Chilean host family carefully selected by our partner Institute, Escuelas y Centros de Español en Latinoamérica (ECELA); enjoy home-cooked meals, shared room and bathroom. Housing is a short bus ride or walking distance from campus.
Eat breakfast with the family; arrive on campus at 9AM; formal classes end at 12:40 p.m. Eat dinner with the family at 3PM. Enjoy guided tours in the afternoons and weekends in Santiago and nearby cities, Valparaíso, and Viña del Mar.
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Spanish Language & Culture- Faculty Sponsor: Norseman Hernández
At A Glance
Santiago and Valapraíso - you will be studying at Escuelas y Centros de Español en Latinoamérica (ECELA) for 12 days. On June 18th, we travel by to Viña del Mar and Valparaíso.
Depart on Thursday, June 10 and return on Monday, June 21, 2010.
A valid passport is required.
Program Cost of approx. $2,199 includes the following:
Note:itinerary and prices subject to change without notice in the event that we are subjected to cost increases.
Other expenses not covered above: LSC-Montgomery tuition (Study Abroad only), Spanish workbook, laundry, restaurant meals, snacks, city bus and metro fare, personal items, museum camera usage fee and $131 airport fee at the time of arrival in Chile for all US Citizens.
Lone Star College has needs-based scholarships for Study Abroad that may cover up to 75% of the cost. If you have not already applied for financial aid, go to http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/.
Apply online and pay the $200 deposit. Obtain an application packet in-person or by mail. The packet includes Lone Star College and Escuelas y Centros de Español en Latinoamérica (ECELA) required travel forms. Tentative admission is granted upon receipt of completed forms. You will be notified of admission to program in writing.
SPAN 1411 41401 Beginning Spanish I (4 credits)
SPAN 1412 41401 Beginning Spanish II (4 credits)
Attendance at credit classes at LSC-Montgomery one week prior and one week after trip is required. You must also be in Chile for the entire program. No exceptions!! Check the summer schedule for days and times.
All Spanish Immersion and English Literature participants must attend scheduled activities:
Travel Abroad Tips
Studying abroad can be a fun and safe experience but it is important to realize that you are subject to the laws and customs of another country. Here are some tips prepared by the U.S. Department of State Office of Overseas Services to help keep you prepared and safe.
All participants must comply with the policies of Lone Star College, Escuelas y Centros de Español en Latinoamérica (ECELA), and Chilean laws. For more information, go to http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis_pa_tw_1168.html.
About Escuelas y Centros de Español en Latinoamérica (ECELA)
Your credit will be posted to your Lone Star College academic record soon after the program ends.
To see a daily exchange rate of the U.S. Dollar to Chilean Peso, go to: http://finance.yahoo.com/currency?u
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