CAMPUS LIFE – ACADEMIC YEAR SPECIAL PROGRAMS

GAP YEAR AND SPANISH UNIVERSITY PREPARATION PROGRAMS

Schedule

We always personalize our programs, therefore the schedule depends on the program and student needs. However, this is an example of the usual schedule for our GAP YEAR and PREPARATION UNIVERSITY programs:

RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS

DAY PROGRAMS

ONLY CLASS PROGRAMS

FROM MONDAY TO FRIDAY

9:00- 9:10

ARRIVAL

9:10- 11:00

LANGUAGE CLASSES

INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS ONCE A WEEK

11:00 -11:30

BREAK

11:30 – 13:30

LANGUAGE CLASSES

INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS ONCE A WEEK

13:30- 14:00

LUNCH

AFTERNOONS/EVENINGS

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

WEEKENDS

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES/ FREE TIME

Interactive Workshops

Each week, a workshop is organized in all the courses in order that you can practice what you have learnt throughout the week. These workshops are adapted according to the course language level. Some examples of these workshops are:

  • Tapas’ workshop

Students can practice: food, drink, recipe, kitchen object vocabulary, imperative form… in the language they are studying at the same time that they are learning about the Spanish food culture.

  • Chiringuito (Beach stall) workshop

Students can practice: directions, food, menu vocabulary and ‘how to order in a restaurant’ linguistic skills in the language they are studying at the same time that they learn about the Spanish beach club culture.

  • Local market workshop

Students can practice: directions, food vocabulary, greeting and shopping linguistic skills in the language they are studying at the same time that they are learning about the Spanish local market culture.

  • Cooking lesson workshop

Students receive a Spanish cooking lesson from a Spanish chef. Students can practice: food, drink, kitchen objects vocabulary, verbs in present in the language they are studying at the same time that they are learning about the Spanish cuisine culture.

  • Movie workshop

Students watch a movie or sitcom in the language they are studying to analyze it later on. Students practice different linguistic skills according to their level at the same time that they learn about the cinema culture.

Cultural Activities (only for the Residential and Day programs)

The activities are adapted regarding the course level. Some of our cultural activities are:

  • Sagrada Familia visit

  • Gótico neighbourhood’ and catedral tour

  • G. Experience. Conoce a Gaudi + Gaudi highlights tour including a visit to Parque Güell, La Pedrera, casa Batlo

  • Portaventura Theme Park visit

  • Boquería local market tour

  • Multiaventure park trip in Salou

  • Shopping at the Roca Village outlet center shopping center where you can find the most fashionable clothes brands