The dates of the program are August 19 - September 15, 2018.Conversational Spanish: Students will receive 34 hours of conversation in the Spanish language, which will give them an opportunity to practice the grammar and lexicon learned in their UW courses. Students will earn 5 UW credits in SPAN 199, 299 or 393.Students will maintain their eligibility to receive most forms of UW student financial aid while participating in this program, provided that they concurrently enroll.
Please refer to UW Study Abroad Office's Health Insurance webpage for information regarding health insurance while studying abroad.
The objective of this program is to offer students of Spanish the opportunity to practice their language skills in a total linguistic and cultural immersion environment.
Students on the program will maintain their UW residency and any financial aid eligibility already established.
Credits earned will be recorded on student’s UW transcripts and apply directly to UW graduation requirements.
During the “early fall” term of 2018 (August 19 – September 15) the Department of Spanish and Portuguese will offer a total immersion cultural program for undergraduate students in Quito, the capital of Ecuador.
The purpose of this program is to provide students of Spanish with an opportunity to apply their knowledge of the language and the culture in a total immersion experience.Students withdrawing from a program will be responsible for a percentage of the program fee depending on the date of withdrawal.More details about the withdrawal policy will be included in your payment contract.I had never done anything in particular to gain friends, they just sort of showed up. “People want to be seen with you, not because they want to be your friend but because they want to show their friends that they are hanging out with an American.Friends showed me the bus lines and helped me apply for my residency visa. Guys want to date you not because they actually like you, but because White girls are rumored to be easy and just by being seen with you, he will look like he’s getting laid.” Though her explanation was a bit simplified and even had a touch of bitterness, she was onto something.Credits will be posted on the student’s Fall Quarter transcript.