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Program Detail - Oral Spanish Abroad - Chile
The 2014 Oral Spanish Abroad program will take place in Chile. Nestled in the Andes mountains, Santiago is the political, economic, and cultural capital of Chile. About an hour from the Pacific coast and an hour from mountain resorts, in January Santiago is enjoying summer in a Mediterranean-like climate, with no precipitation and daily high temperatures in the 80s.
Highlights include daily Spanish instruction, life with a Chilean family, group cultural activities (related to memory and reconciliation, indigenous cultures, art, poetry, nature), weekend excursions, and service in Santiago communities.
Academic components include attendance at all classes and activities, interview with host family, daily journal, and final reflection paper.
SN 236, 336, or 436