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Playa del Carmen, June
7-July 2, 2010
|Join the Gavilan
Spanish language program at the Soléxico Language and
Cultural Center in Playa del Carmen, México.
Earn up to 5 transferable units.
Classes offered at different
levels, from beginner to advanced. Classroom instruction plus local
immersion in the Spanish language. Visit cultural centers. Live with a
host family and enjoy hospitality, family meals, language practice, and
exposure to the life and culture of México.
Approx. $1,600 per person
Playa del Carmen is located in the center of Mexico’s Riviera Maya in the
state of Quintana Roo. In the heart of the Yucatan Peninsula, this small
city is approximately 35 minutes from Cancun’s international airport and
40 minutes from Tulum. Playa del Carmen attracts people from all over the
world because of its relaxed, tropical atmosphere and its unmatched
beautiful beaches. It is a great place to enjoy the cultural and historic
richness of Mexico and the Mayan people.
The Soléxico Language and Cultural Center offers several levels of beginning
through advanced Spanish instruction including Mexican and Latin American
literature. Upon arrival at the school, students are given placement exams to determine their language level.
Monday through Friday, students have three
hours of grammar, culture and literature, complemented by two-hour
cultural workshops. The workshops are conducted in Spanish by local
experts, and they are designed to increase the understanding of Mexican
and Latin American culture as well as to expand language acquisition and
In addition to language classes and cultural
workshops, there are weekly Salsa classes, cooking classes, Spanish
movies, and more. To fully maximize this learning experience, there are
optional weekend excursions to Chichen Itza, Tulum, Coba, and other
attractions, at additional cost.
¿Questions? -- we've
meeting -- Saturday, 02/27/2010, 10:00am,
approx. $1,600.00 plus airfare
see Program Details below
do I sign up? Reserve a spot with a deposit, submit
your application -
see Program Details below
anyone go? Yes, the program is open to all.
been out of school for 30 years... No problem, this
is a very supportive environment, with small informal
classes and individual attention.
if I'm not a student at Gavilan? No problem, it is
very easy to register for Gavilan classes, just a
few simple forms.
I have to take the Gavilan College Placement Test?
Generally no, just register (the test is required
for current High School Students - read
about the details here).
I need high school or college transcripts? Generally
no, unless you are currently attending High School
about the details here.
I take my young son/daughter along? Yes, minors can
participate in the program as long as they are accompanied
by an adult. Contact David Pérez for
other arrangements, such as daycare, family lodging,
Contact: David Pérez, 408
848-4842, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
June 7 - July 2, 2010
$1,600.00 (plus airfare)
a spot with a $200.00 non-refundable deposit - hurry, class
is filling up fast;
Payment in full due May 1, 2010;
Fill out the application
forms and waivers here
with a Mexican host family
(shared room with half board)
Language classes at the
Soléxico Language and Cultural
fees and departure taxes
Gavilan College tuition and fees
$20 per Unit, plus $6 Gavilan College Fee
book their own flights
live with local families in their homes
Accommodations are double occupancy
Two daily meals are included
hours daily (grammar, conversation, culture)
Orientation, Fiesta Party
Salsa classes, Cooking classes, Spanish Language movies
Discussion sessions about current events
Information sessions preceding all activities and excursions
weekend excursions to famous and historical places will be posted at the
school. Students may sign up and join others from around
the world on these exiting trips
To learn about the Summer Program in
Spain, click here
contact Albert Marqués at 408 848-4794, email
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Last updated on
December 04, 2009 .
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