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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Study Abroad
Program Description:
MADRID IN SUMMER ILLINOIS COLLEGE and TANDEM ESCUELA INTERNACIONAL A SPANISH EDUCATION EXPERIENCE: TEACHER TRAINING SEMINARS or A SPANISH BUSINESS EXPERIENCE: BUSINESS SEMINARS A SUMMER TO GROW PROFESSIONALLY 
1 MONTH (MAY, JUNE, JULY OR AUGUST) IN MADRID SPAIN EDUCATION EXPERIENCE - 2 WEEKS INTENSIVE SPANISH LANGUAGE COURSE WITH INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS - 2 WEEKS – METHODOLOGY IN TEACHING SPANISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE AND IN BILINGUAL EDUCATION: Methodology, Observation and Practice Teaching, visits. BUSINESS EXPERIENCE - 2 WEEKS INTENSIVE SPANISH LANGUAGE COURSE WITH INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS - 2 WEEKS – THE WORLD OF BUSINESS IN SPANISH: Advertising, Marketing, Business and Companies in Spain, the European Union, Visits. 
EDUCATION SEMINAR PROGRAM ? From teacher-centred teaching to student-centred teaching: the humanist approach and the communicative approach ? Listening and reading skills - Oral and written skills ? Criteria for the creation of materials ? Using images in the classroom and working with videos ? The holistic approach ? Intercultural didactics ? Criteria for preparing a class ? Teaching grammar ? Games in the classroom ? Visiting and analizing clases ? Evaluating progress BUSINESS SEMINAR PROGRAM ? Principal companies in Spain ? The European Union ? Advertising and Marketing in Spanish ? The Chambers of Commerce – how they work to promote Spanish products abroad ? DOC - Denominación de Origen Products wine, cheese, olive oil, etc. ? Transport, infrastructures and renewable resources. ? Tourism as the most important economic resource in Spain ? Textiles and brands: Zara, Mango, etc. ? Small and Medium-size Companies in Spain ? Visits to Spanish companies 
Contact: Study Abroad Office, Prof. Steve Gardner Dates 2018: 30 April – 26 May; June 4 – 29; July 2 – 27; 30 July -24 August, 2017 Price: 1610,00 Euro Includes: Transport pass and orientation Month-long course (two weeks language and two weeks seminar) Spanish language class hours – Seminar hours – Accommodation with a Spanish family – breakfast and dinner Diverse Cultural Activities Program – two day trips, two museums, cooking classes, night-life, etc. Materials for Language and Seminar classes

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 12/01/2019 12/15/2019 TBA TBA