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The Department of  Foreign Languages and Cultures offers a high quality Spanish Program to the international community and foreigners living in Colombia.  Classes are carried out in the university campus in an academic, safe and excellent service environment.

School students, university and college students, young people, adults, professionals and executives will find our courses their best option to improve communicative competences in the language and will have the opportunity to learn about the Colombian and Latin American culture.

All Spanish courses are complemented with a great variety of cultural activities and extracurricular courses that enrich the experience. Participants are also offered flexibility in the number of weeks they want to study and the starting date of the course. Classes start every week on Monday.

Learn Spanish with us. Fall in love with Colombia and its culture.

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We are university accredited by the Colombian Government. We offer 22 undergraduate and 97 graduate programs. Internationally, we have academic agreements with several universities.                                                                                                                

As a University we are committed to strengthening the use of foreign languages in order to guide our students to reach cultural and academic achievements. Specifically, The Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures is the unit in charge to offer academic programs in languages to the students that belong to different departments in the University and to the general public. Our Department has international certifications, teachers with excellent academic qualifications, a technological infrastructure and resources that are well above national and international standards. 

"The experience of learning spanish in Colombia has been great and Universidad de La Sabana with the Spanish Program for Foreigners has been wonderful because teachers plan their classes in a way that every student learns the same"

                                                                                                     GEORGE DYER/ Nationality: North American

 

"In the short period of time that I have been studying in the Spanish Program of Universidad de La Sabana I feel that my spanish is getting better every day, it has been a wonderful experience and I highly recommend the course in La Sabana to the people that want to learn spanish"

                                                                                                    MAX KELLERMAN/Nationality: German

 
"The Spanish Program of Universidad de La Sabana helped me a lot with my spanish. The classes, the teachers, the extracurricular activities and the warmth of people at La Sabana made me feel like at home, I loved it"

                                                                                                    INGRID AMORIM DE QUEIROZ /Nationality: Brazilian

 

"Colombia, a place where smiles are not fake"
                                                                                                     GREGORY MINIKES /Nationality: North American
 

OBJECTIVE

The general objective of the course is to improve the communicative competences in Spanish and the intercultural competence as well.

METHODOLOGY

Theoretical and practical sessions with a communicative approach in which the students work on the four language skills (listening, speaking, writing and reading) and learn an appropriate range of grammar and vocabulary in accordance with the topics studied in class.

To complement the program, the students will be able to participate in cultural activities and extracurricular courses that will help them improve both their Spanish level and cultural competence.

OUTCOMES

  • Improvement of the Spanish communicative competence
  • Ample acquaintance with Colombian and Latin-American culture
  • Immersion in the Colombian culture

LEVELS

BASIC CYCLE

*Beginner

*Elementary

COMPETENT CYCLE


*Low  Intermediate

*Intermediate

INDEPENDENT CYCLE

*Upper Intermediate

*Advanced

 Classes will be delivered in the campus of Universidad de La Sabana and participants will have access to all facilities and services of the university:

  • Resources Center
  • Library
  • Sports facilities
  • Restaurants
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cafeterias
  • Snack bars
  • First aid office
  • Stores
  • Transportation

- Academic excellence

- High quality accredited University

- Highly qualified, experienced teachers

- Spanish courses that meets international standards

- Modern, dynamic methodologies adapted to students’ needs

- Student-centered classes

- Each participant will have a personalized language improvement plan

- Use of technology

- Cultural immersion

- Cultural outings and extracurricular courses 

- Resource center, tutoring, access to the virtual platform for language practice

- Campus surrounded by nature

- Excellent facilities and a safe environment at the campus

- A culture of recycling and respect for the environment

- Sports courts, library, cafeteria, and restaurants

- Free Wi-Fi access

- A welcoming and inclusive campus