Málaga, Sevilla and TenerifeVET5 days

DESCRIPTION

The main aim of the course is to provide participants (and indirectly students) with specialized and interesting knowledge about Spain.

We want to develop skills in planning, scenarios creating and programming course about Spain. It is mainly directed to teachers of Spanish, but it could be helpful for students of any form of applied iberistic philology.

This course extends capacities to define attitudes, including openness and creativity in planning their own activities. The participants acquire the ability to find out consciously their abilities to improve and develop their own talents, ideas, gain aims, find the best way to explain how amazing is to study Spanish. Through detailed workshops and simulations, this interactive training delivers a comprehensive knowledge of establishing own class schedule, course program, game or exam.

This course is recommended also for anybody who is fun of Spain and who wants to visit this country more aware of wealth of Spanish heritage.

COMPETENCES

  • Knowledge of many aspects about Spain like: geography, climate, regions, history, culture
  • Ability to improve an efficacy of classes
  • Ability to define a concrete target of a Spanish class and course
  • Interesting new ideas how to teach about Spain and Spanish language
  • Knowledge about Spanish tradition
  • Knowledge about typical Spanish dances including basic “Sevillanas” steps
  • Knowledge about Spanish gastronomy including some recommendations about wine and olive oil
  • Ability to create an attractive scenario for a class
  • Ability to create an attractive games to develop students skills
  • Ability to develop own creativity and others’
  • Capacity to prepare typical Spanish dishes.

DAY BY DAY

  • DAY 1: Spain – European country. 

Presentation of the course participants.

Let´s begin…

Common associations with Spain.

What do you think about Spain?

Basic information about Spain.

Geography of Spain. Geology structures. Physical and administrative maps.

The most important events in a history of Spain and their influence on the history of the world and a Spanish culture nowadays.

Regions of Spain.

Cultures and languages.

Common episodes in the history of Spain

  • DAY 2: Spain – a natural paradise.

Geography of Spain: landform.

Climate of Spain.

Islands.

Stone Age.

National Parks and biospheres reserves.

Desert.

Volcanoes.

Caves.

Coast and beaches.

Astronomical places.

  • DAY 3: Spain – amazing monuments and constructions.

Historic buildings – different eras and styles.

The legacy of the Roman Empire: Hispania.

The world of the Visigoths.

Eight centuries of Islamic culture: Al-Andalus.

Jewish elements in monuments in Spain.

Contemporary architecture.

Engineering constructions

Museums.

Fascinating and unique places in Spain.

  • DAY 4: Spain – the best food and drink in the world.

Differences between north and south diets.

Food ingredients made in Spain.

Enology – wine studies. A technological process of wine production.

Types of wines.

Knowledge about olive oil. A technological process of oil production.

Types of olive oil.

Degustation.

Recipe to prepare tortilla and gazpacho.

Paella.

  • DAY 5: Spain – fantastic place for party and have fun.

Spanish tradition. Differences between Spanish regions.

Arab and Celtic influences on Spanish tradition.

Celebrations and parties, typical events. Calendar of events.

Pilgrimage – a famous Santiago route.

Cultural festivals and ceremonies in Spain.

Ferias.

Dance and music.

Spanish cine.

The world of flamenco.

Sevillanas. Basic steps of this dance.

 

What do you think about Spain now?

METHODOLOGY

The methodology used is a mixture between theoretical training and workshops training based on real-life examples. Different methods enable the participants to develop and create their solutions for their own professional needs and the needs of their students.

Practical part contains creating auto-program of classes and auto-scenario of lessons to introduce an interesting knowledge about Spain during language study. Also, it helps to create original games and quiz about funny places and events in Spain to develop a practice form to control students´progress.

RESULTS

By completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Create an interesting and unconventional program of classes of Spanish.
  • Create unconventional form to exam students.
  • Propose interesting games and quiz about Spain for students.
  • Lead the project about Spain with students.
  • Encourage students to earn satisfaction from their Spanish progress.
  • Prepare basic Spanish food.
  • Distinguish between good and “not so good” wine and olive oil.
  • Discover a country with a remarkable history and artistic legacy, where culture and nature abound and where the word fiesta has real meaning.
  • Be able to have a fun a flamenco show and to dance typical Spanish dance.
  • Access to a new network of teachers across Europe inspires new ideas, teaching methods and problem solving.

NEXT COURSES

05.02.0224 > 09.02.2024
12.12.2022 > 16.12.2022
06.03.2023 > 10.03.2023
20.03.2023 > 24.03.2023
10.04.2023 > 14.04.2023
24.04.2023 > 28.04.2023
15.05.2023 > 19.05.2023
05.06.2023 > 09.06.2023
19.06.2023 > 23.06.2023
10.07.2023 > 14.07.2023
24.07.2023 > 28.07.2023
14.08.2023 > 18.08.2023
28.08.2023 > 01.09.2023
18.09.2023 > 22.09.2023
25.09.2023 > 29.09.2023
09.10.2023 > 13.10.2023
23.10.2023 > 27.10.2023
06.11.2023 > 10.11.2023
27.11.2023 > 01.12.2023
11.12.2023 > 15.12.2023
08.01.2024 > 08.01.2024
15.01.2024 > 18.01.2024
12.02.2024 > 16.02.2024
04.03.2024 > 08.03.2024
18.03.2024 > 22.03.2024
08.04.2024 > 12.04.2024
22.04.2024 > 19.04.2024
13.05.2024 > 17.05.2024
27.05.2024 > 31.05.2024
15.06.2024 > 19.06.2024
24.06.2024 > 28.06.2024
01.07.2024 > 05.07.2024
22.07.2024 > 26.07.2024
05.08.2024 > 09.08.2024
12.08.2024 > 16.08.2024
16.09.2024 > 20.09.2024
23.09.2024 > 27.09.2024
07.10.2024 > 11.10.2024
14.10.2024 > 18.10.2024
04.11.2024 > 08.11.2024
11.11.2024 > 15.11.2024
02.12.2024 > 06.12.2024
16.12.2024 > 20.12.2024

Confirmed dates
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05.12.2022 > 09.12.2022
06.03.2023 > 10.03.2023
27.03.2023 > 31.03.2023
10.04.2023 > 14.04.2023
24.04.2023 > 28.04.2023
15.05.2023 > 19.05.2023
29.05.2023 > 02.06.2023
12.06.2023 > 16.06.2023
26.06.2023 > 30.06.2023
10.07.2023 > 14.07.2023
24.07.2023 > 28.07.2023
14.08.2023 > 18.08.2023
04.09.2023 > 08.09.2023
18.09.2023 > 22.09.2023
09.10.2023 > 13.10.2023
23.10.2023 > 27.10.2023
06.11.2023 > 10.11.2023
20.11.2023 > 24.11.2023
11.12.2023 > 15.12.2023
15.01.2024 > 18.01.2024
15.01.2024 > 18.01.2024
22.01.2024 > 26.01.2024
22.01.2024 > 26.01.2024
12.02.2024 > 16.02.2024
19.02.2024 > 23.02.2024
04.03.2024 > 08.03.2024
11.03.2024 > 15.03.2024
01.04.2024 > 05.04.2024
08.04.2024 > 12.04.2024
13.05.2024 > 17.05.2024
20.05.2024 > 24.05.2024
03.06.2024 > 07.06.2024
17.06.2024 > 21.06.2024
01.07.2024 > 05.07.2024
08.07.2024 > 12.07.2024
12.08.2024 > 16.08.2024
19.08.2024 > 23.08.2024
02.09.2024 > 06.09.2024
09.09.2024 > 13.09.2024
07.10.2024 > 11.10.2024
21.10.2024 > 25.10.2024
11.11.2024 > 15.11.2024
18.11.2024 > 22.11.2024
02.12.2024 > 06.12.2024
09.12.2024 > 13.12.2024

Confirmed dates
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12.12.2022 > 16.12.2022
06.03.2023 > 10.03.2023
20.03.2023 > 24.03.2023
10.04.2023 > 14.04.2023
08.05.2023 > 12.05.2023
22.05.2023 > 26.05.2023
12.06.2023 > 16.06.2023
26.06.2023 > 30.06.2023
10.07.2023 > 14.07.2023
14.08.2023 > 18.08.2023
04.09.2023 > 08.09.2023
25.09.2023 > 29.09.2023
09.10.2023 > 13.10.2023
23.10.2023 > 27.10.2023
06.11.2023 > 10.11.2023
20.11.2023 > 24.11.2023
11.12.2023 > 15.12.2023
08.01.2024 > 12.01.2024
08.01.2024 > 12.01.2024
22.01.2024 > 26.01.2024
22.01.2024 > 26.01.2024
05.02.2024 > 09.02.2024
19.02.2024 > 23.02.2024
18.03.2024 > 22.03.2024
25.03.2024 > 29.03.2024
15.04.2024 > 19.04.2024
22.04.2024 > 19.04.2024
06.05.2024 > 11.05.2024
20.05.2024 > 24.05.2024
10.06.2024 > 14.06.2024
17.06.2024 > 21.06.2024
08.07.2024 > 12.07.2024
14.07.2024 > 19.07.2024
19.08.2024 > 23.08.2024
26.08.2024 > 30.08.2024
09.09.2024 > 13.09.2024
16.09.2024 > 20.09.2024
14.10.2024 > 18.10.2024
21.10.2024 > 25.10.2024
18.11.2024 > 22.11.2024
25.11.2024 > 29.11.2024
09.12.2024 > 13.12.2024
16.12.2024 > 20.12.2024

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400€

Services included

  • Pre-arrival information.
  • Tuition & training materials.
  • Coffee break.
  • Training Certificate.
  • Europass Certificate.
  • Admin & organizational costs.

Additional services

  • Accommodation (hotels & self-catering apartments).
  • Half-day and one-day trips.
  • Cultural activities.
  • Airport transfer.
  • Local transport.