Study Abroad – Spanish

Global Seminar – Quito, Ecuador

Course: SPAN 201 and SPAN 202 (6 credits total)
Instructor: Dr. Stephanie Spacciante
Dates: May 1-June 28, 2019
Application Deadline: December 6, 2018

Information Sessions:

  • October 15, 2018 – 12:15pm -12:45 –  Buchanan Tower 826
  • November 7, 2018 – 5:00 pm – Multipurpose Room – UBC Life Building

In the 201 course, you will study vocabulary and grammar, which will enable you to communicate using a variety of topics such as:

  • Hispanoamérica
  • Los sistemas educativos
  • El trabajo
  • Las costumbres y tradiciones

You will practice all five language skills:

  1. SPEAK when required to ask or to respond to questions in class or present dialogs
  2. LISTEN to and comprehend the main idea of classroom, films, and audio exercises
  3. READ and comprehend the main idea of authentic texts and other readings
  4. WRITE when doing homework, compositions or in-class activities
  5. UNDERSTAND cultural interaction in basic social and survival situations and gain an awareness of the diversity of Hispanic cultures

The 202 course proceeds with the introduction of language structures of increased complexity, while requiring you to engage in interactive communication.  You will demonstrate competence in advanced notions, within the context of topical tasks and situations. This course includes group interaction and the discussion (oral and written) of a film and/or a short story.  Evaluation is based on demonstrated proficiency in the use of pertinent vocabulary and language structures by means of self-expression, both oral and written. This course also attempts to promote cultural awareness.

For more information about eligibility, fees, housing, and the application process, click here.

Go Global exchange programs

Exchange programs allow you to learn from another perspective and take Go_Globalpng110courses that may not be available at UBC. All courses successfully completed abroad (with the exception of activity courses) that appear on your transcript will transfer to UBC and can be applied towards your UBC program. Exchange students pay the same or comparable tuition as your regular UBC tuition. 
UBC has established partnerships with various institutions in Spanish speaking countries.
For details about exchange programs, and for more information about other international programs available at UBC, see the Go global website.