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Courses - Oxbridge in Salamanca

Students at Oxbridge in Salamanca choose from 10 academic and creative courses that are taught in Spanish for their summer study abroad experience in Spain. Each course is specially designed to make the most of the historic and cultural richness of Salamanca. All the courses encourage experiential learning, transforming Salamanca’s beautiful streets and elegant courtyards into classrooms. Students with 2+ years of Spanish, Major in Spanish Language: Conversation and Composition, and Minor in Arte, Fotografía urbana or Gastronomía. Students with 3+ years of Spanish can Major in Cultura y cocina, Relaciones internacionales or Medicina, and Minor in  Bellas artes or Fotografía.

Perfeccionamiento de la lengua

Este curso de expresión oral y escrita se dirige a los estudiantes que quieren enriquecer su vocabulario y afianzar el conocimiento de la gramática española, como el empleo del condicional y del subjuntivo, la conjugación de los tiempos verbales, o la elección de los pronombres personales y relativos. Los estudiantes leen la prensa regional y nacional, visionan extractos de películas contemporáneas, discuten sobre temas de actualidad y se inician en el arte del debate.

This advanced course, focusing on oral and written expression, is designed for students who wish to enrich their vocabulary and improve their understanding of Spanish grammar and its complexities, such as the use of the subjunctive and the conditional tenses, verb tense agreement, and the choice of personal and relative pronouns. In addition to reading the national press and examining excerpts from contemporary films, students discuss current events and social issues and are introduced to the art of debate. They work on different types of writing and create a portfolio that they present at the end of the program.

Relaciones internacionales

Dentro de la óptica de delimitar la complejidad de las relaciones que existen en regiones como el Oriente Medio, África y Sudamérica, los estudiantes se familiarizan con los principales modelos teóricos que influyen en las relaciones internacionales y examinan una serie de estudios de casos, guiados por expertos en la materia. Al final del curso los estudiantes organizan su propia cumbre acerca de un problema importante de actualidad.

With a goal of grasping the complexity of the relationships at play in regions as disparate as the Middle East, Africa, and South America, students become familiar with the theoretical models that govern international relations, and examine a series of case studies, led by experts in the field. At the end of the course, students organize a mock summit, focusing on a critical current issue.

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