Gavilan College Spanish Classes in Seville, Spain

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Seville, June/July 2015

Join the Gavilan Spanish language program at Giralda Center in Seville, Spain. Earn up to 5 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 Spain. Take excursions to Córdoba and Granada.

Seville enjoys an intense cultural life, with the celebration of numerous festivals
and cultural events throughout the year...

Essential Information:

  • Contact Numbers - (Address, Fax, Phone, email for school & students)
  • Lodging Details - Host family name, address, phone, map - TBD
  • Course Requirements - Class Syllabus, Take-home test, Reading material

Questions? -- we've got answers!

  • Orientation meeting -- Saturday, Feb 21, in HU 105 at 10:00 am
  • Cost: $1550.00, plus College fees, plus airfare (approx., dependent on Euro exchange rate)
    see Program Details below
  • Where do I sign up? Reserve a spot with a deposit, submit your application -
    see Program Details below
    Can anyone go? Yes, the program is open to all.
  • I've been out of school for 30 years... No problem, this is a very supportive environment, with small informal classes and individual attention.
  • What if I'm not a student at Gavilan? No problem, it is very easy to register for Gavilan classes, just a few simple forms.
  • Do 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).
  • Do I need high school or college transcripts? Generally no, unless you are currently attending High School - read about the details here.
  • Can I take my young son/daughter along? Yes, minors can participate in the program as long as they are accompanied by an adult. Contact Albert Marqués for other arrangements, such as daycare, family lodging, etc.

Contact: Albert Marqués, 408 848-4794, email:

Program Details

  • Dates: June 14 - July 11, 2015
  • Fees: $1550.00 double occupancy, plus College fees plus Flight (approx., dependent on Euro exchange rate)
  • Sign up: Reserve a spot with a $200.00 non-refundable deposit;
    Payment in full due May 2015
    Fill out the application forms and waivers here
  • Included:
    Accommodations with a Spanish host family, Three meals per day
    Language classes at the
    Giralda Center Spanish House, Class materials
    Medical Insurance
  • Not Included:
    Roundtrip air and ground transportation from the US to Sevilla
    US airport/customs fees and departure taxes
    Gavilan College tuition and fees - $46 per Unit, plus $16 Gavilan College Fee
  • Flights: Students book their own flights
  • Living Arrangements:
    Students live with local families in their homes
    Accommodations are double occupancy
    Two daily meals are included
  • Classes:
    5 hours daily (2 hours grammar, 2 hours conversation, 1 hour culture)
    The culture sessions may be combined with Flamenco lessons
  • Free School Activities:
    Welcome party, Farewell Party
    Theater workshop, Spanish movies
    Discussion sessions about current events
    Information sessions preceding all activities and excursions
  • Optional Weekend Excursions:
    Affordable weekend excursions to famous and historical cities outside of Seville will be posted at the school. Students may sign up and join others from around the world on these exiting trips


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Last updated on 06/08/2015.
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