Spanish for beginners: second term 2019

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This elementary course is intended for people who do not know any Spanish.  The objective of this course is to give students basic linguistic and sociocultural tools so that they are able to interact in simple daily life situations.

The course is open to any person interested in learning Spanish at Universidad de Chile.

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The course is divided into 2 modules. Both introduce students to the vocabulary, grammar and usage of Spanish language through the practice of the four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. All class activities resemble social and work-related environments in order to practice the language in everyday situations. The course also presents significant sociocultural aspects of Chile as these contents are essential to effectively interact with locals.

CALENDAR

The course meets twice a week for a total of 4,5 hours and extends along a semester of 16 weeks.

CLASSES START: Monday, August 12, 2019

CLASSES END: Friday, December 13, 2019

HOLIDAY: from September 9, 2019 to September 20, 2019

REGISTRATION PROCESS:

  • Written placement test: July 29 and August 5, 2019 (at 10.00)
  • Oral Interview: July 31 and August 7, 2019 (from 09.00)

Results of both evaluations place students in one of the five different levels offered each semester. Both evaluations are obligatory for any participants even if they do not speak any Spanish.

FEES:

COURSE COST: (It includes course materials)
CLP$380.000 (US $550)
Cost is paid in Chilean pesos
International Students  (PME) at Universidad de Chile
CLP$255.000 (US $370)
Cost is paid in Chilean pesos
PLACEMENT TEST
CLP$ 10.000 (US $15)
Cost is paid in Chilean pesos
International students registered at Universidad de Chile do not need to pay  to take the placement tests.


Placement test and regular classes are held at Facultad de Filosofía y Humanidades. 

In order to register for the placement tests, you have to send a copy of your passport, via email: cflores@uchile.cl.

Address: Avda. Grecia 3401. Ñuñoa. Santiago de Chile o Las Palmeras 3425. Ñuñoa Santiago

No student visa required.

As this course only lasts 4 months, and students are not registered in a regular program at the University, we do not issue any document to help obtain a student visa.

More information: Prof. Claudia Flores     cflores@uchile.cl