[TFLA-list] Spanish Teachers - Summer Immersion Opportunity in Costa Rica (with family homestay)!!

Teresa Kennedy tkennedy at uttyler.edu
Fri Mar 25 17:16:23 EDT 2016

Back by Popular Demand:  The University of Texas at Tyler SUMMER SPANISH IMMERSION Program at La Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica!!


When: Saturday, 9 July to Saturday, 30 July 2016 (plus some on-campus meetings at UT Tyler before departure-you can connect via phone!).

Who:  Spanish Teachers; Undergraduate / Graduate Spanish majors and minors; students seeking to partially fulfill (or complete) their program language requirements, students interested in Spanish American culture, the general community.

Where: Spanish language study at La Universidad Nacional (LUN), Heredia (San José), Costa Rica, one of the top universities in Central America.

What: Study Spanish American culture in translation and receive Spanish language instruction at LUN.

Credit Hours: Earn 6 credit hours, 3 from the University of Texas at Tyler and 3 hours transferable from LUN.

Estimated cost: Approximately $2,400 covers round-trip airfare (I.e. Tyler-San José, Costa Rica-Tyler), room and board in Costa Rica with a middle-class family, administrative fees, and instruction at LUN. UT Tyler tuition fees for ENGL/SPAN/UNIV 4368 or 5368 apply. 

Class quota is filling up-act fast!

Passport: A valid and current US passport is required.

If interested and/or more information is desired, please contact: Professor Gregory Utley, Department of Literature and Languages, 903.566.7464, gutley at uttyler.edu 

I hope that you are able to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity!
Best regards,

Co-Chair, Language Learning for Children Special Interest Group, America Council of Teachers of Foreign Language (ACTFL) and Southwest Regional Representative / Texas Representative, National Network for Early Language Learning (NNELL)

Teresa J. Kennedy, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Office of International Programs, Academic Affairs 
Professor, Bilingual / ELL / STEM Education 
College of Education and Psychology; College of Engineering 
The University of Texas at Tyler
3620 Varsity Drive, Tyler, Texas 75701
Phone: 1.903.565.0120 / Fax: 1.903.565.5858

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