Spanish Immersion Course + Peruvian Anthropology
Did you know the USA has more Spanish speakers than Spain?
Prepare for your future and learn necessary language skills while examining traditional and contemporary anthropology issues of Peru and the Cusco valley.
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Are Language Schools Education Loopholes?
Even a top end language school like ECELA (Español y Cultura en LatinoAmerica) is dirt-cheap compared to today's college tuitions, with cost per hour about $10 (even less if studying more than six weeks). Compare that to $22/hour for in-state tuition and up to $75 at private schools.
Factor in the added benefits from ultra-small classes (our maximum class size is eight) and you can see why savvy undergrads find language schools an "educational loophole": the value difference is astounding.
Financial savings is only one incentive for coming to South America. Experiencing a new culture, making new friends from around the world, and of course, quickly learning the language, are all top reasons for a Spanish immersion trip.
Spanish & Peruvian Anthropology*
Cusco, Peru (Summer 2013) Sixeeks Spanish (two semester courses) plus Peruvian anthropology seminar: $2,290
* In all cases, housing and plane tickets are not included and depend on your preferences.
Six weeks of small-group (max 8 students per class) Spanish instruction gives you the equivalent of two college semester courses.
You will study the sociocultural history of the Cusco valley as well as contemporary issues facing indigenous groups in the region, plus visit the ancient Incan city of Machu Picchu
Experience the culture in depth by living with a local host family or share an apartment with other students.