This summer you can learn Spanish in Salamanca, Spain from June 9 – 30 and earn three college credits. Napa Valley College’s Summer Study Abroad Program is not limited to NVC students; community members can participate. The deadline for the deposit is March 2.
The program is directed by Prof. María L. Villagómez, Modern Languages coordinator. Prof. Villagomez teaches Spanish language, culture and literature classes at the college. Her graduate work is in Peninsular and Latin American Literature, Hispanic Culture and Civilization and Spanish Linguistics. She has led International Education trips to Mexico, Costa Rica, France, Peru, and Spain.
The participants will live with families and attend classes at the Pontificia University in the city of Salamanca.
Students can register for one of six different Spanish classes from first semester to fourth semester spoken Spanish or Spanish 282, Introduction to Hispanic Literature, to earn college credit or take the program for no credit.
Program price includes round-trip air, San Francisco to Madrid; 20 nights homestay accommodation in Salamanca sharing a twin-bedded room; round-trip transfers by motor coach from the Madrid Airport to Salamanca, and Spanish instruction (20 hours per week, 4 hours per day, Monday through Friday) at the Salamanca Universidad Pontificia, focusing on conversational Spanish, Spanish culture and civilization, Spanish literature, and Spanish review, from beginning to advanced instruction. It also includes three meals a day; two full-day excursions and a guided half-day tour of Salamanca, and evening cultural programs, among other items.
The price is air/land inclusive (share twin rooming): $3,615. Other pricing options are available.
A $500 deposit is required by Friday, March 2. The balance is due by April 9.
Contact Prof. Villagómez at (707) 253-3178 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Please visit Professor Villagómez's webpage for more information or to view photos from past study abroad programs (http://www.napavalley.edu/people/mvillagomez/Pages/welcome.aspx).