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Spanish 206/302

Intermediate Spanish -- in Mexico

Advanced Spanish Conversation
-- in Mexico

Profesora C. Lacy-Salazar


SCHEDULE/ITINERARY FOR SPANISH 7-206/302 (2000)


DEPARTURE: Chicago (United, Flight 1017) on Friday, February 25 at 9:30 a.m.

CLASSES: SpanCom in Tepoztlán: Monday, February 28 - Friday, March 17
(www.spancom.com)
--Homestay
--3 hours daily of grammar and converstaion
--1-1/2 hours daily of workshops on topics such as history, culture, dance, theatre,
cooking, etc.
--1-1/2 hours daily of conversation and fun learning activities with local Mexican peers: Carnaval activities
--Participate in Habitat for Humanity project.

JOURNALS DUE: March 3, 13, and 20
(Write approximately 150 words a night -- 5 entries per week. These should be thoughtful observations and not simply a list of your activities.)

WEEKEND ACTIVITIES:
February 26: Walking tour of Tepoztlán / Tour of neighboring towns
March 4: Day trip to Xochicalco and Taxco
March 10-12: Week-end trip to Acapulco
Hotel Sands: Costera Alemán 178, 39690 Acapulco, Guerrero
Tel: (011-52-74) 84-2260
March 18: 10:00 a.m. - Depart for Mexico City

MEXICO CITY: Saturday, March 18 - March 23
Casa Gonzalez: Río Sena #69, Mexico D.F. (011-52-5) 514-3302

Activities:

Saturday, March 18:

  • Learn to use the Mexico City metro
  • Visit Zona Rosa and Mercado
  • Eat dinner together in Casa Gonzalez
  • Evening free

Sunday, March 19:

  • A.M. Museum of Anthropology
  • P.M. Ballet Folklórico

Monday, March 20 (Visit downtown Mexico City):

  • Palacio Nacional
  • Catedral Municipal
  • Excavation of Tenochtitlán
  • Museum
  • Chapultepec Castle (National History Museum) -- optional

Tuesday, March 21:

  • Pyramids at Teotihuacan
  • Basílica de la Virgen de Guadalupe
  • Plaza de las tres culturas

Wednesday, March 22:

  • Final Oral Presentations (9:00 - 11:30)
  • 12:00 Depart for airport
  • 2:45 DEPART FOR CHICAGO (United Flight 1018)



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