AP Spanish language prep in Sevilla, Spain
Objectives:
Get your students ready for the AP® Spanish Language course & exam!
Program Dates:
All Year Round.
Levels:
Pre-AP® and AP® Spanish students.

Pre-AP® Spanish Language and Culture Program in Sevilla, Spain

Picture yourself and your students exploring the enchanting streets of Sevilla, Spain, where awe-inspiring historic attractions stand proud, surrounded by a thriving modern culture. From street peddlers calling out their wares to live flamenco performances filling public squares with enchanting dance and music, the calles of Sevilla are alive and well with historical and cultural wealth waiting around every corner.

 

Pair this image with another one of your students soaking up vital information that will set them on the path to success for the AP® Spanish Language and Culture course, through interactive classes that are specifically tailored to the AP® Spanish Language and Culture curriculum. During this formative journey, you and your group will enjoy guided tours, organized trips to other cities, and plenty of additional social, cultural, and recreational activities, which can be complemented by sharing meals, conversations, and housing with carefully selected Spanish host families, who will provide each of your student with a safe and friendly environment with all the comforts of home. Alternatively, your group can stay in a hotel, hostel, or student residence.

 

Turn this fantasy into reality with our Pre-AP® Spanish Language and Culture program in Sevilla, which offers high school students and teachers all of the above and more!

Highlights

Study abroad in Sevilla, Spain
Adventure together through Sevilla, one of Spain’s most popular travel destinations and the capital of the country’s southern region!

Improve your students' chances for success on the AP® Spanish Language and Culture course with engaging, interactive prep classes.

Enable your students to immerse themselves in the Spanish language and culture by enjoying guided tours, fun activities, and exciting excursions.
Activities - study abroad in Spain
Provide your students with opportunities to share memorable bonding moments during group activities.
Family homestays
Experience Spanish hospitality and cuisine as part of your group’s homestay with a local host family. Other accommodation options are available as well.

Chaperone teachers enjoy free attendance to both the program and an AP® Spanish teacher workshop, along with a stipend for your time in Spain!

Location

In Sevilla, you and your students will be able to immerse yourselves in the city’s lively downtown streets, where you’ll see horse-drawn carriages rolling alongside modern cars, and where street peddlers display their wares on the sidewalk between a breathtaking gothic cathedral and a seemingly endless series of modern shops and restaurants. Here in one of the most popular tourist destinations in all of Spain, you and your group will be able to enjoy flamenco street performances, Moorish and Gothic architecture, traditional Spanish cafes, trendy boutiques, and much more.
With 2,200 years of history, Sevilla’s three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, ten palaces, and countless other attractions draw visitors from around the world. As you and your students explore the city’s winding, cobblestone streets shaded by beautiful buildings with charming, flower-filled balconies, you’ll find peaceful squares with fountains lit by antique street lamps, fragrant orange trees lining the sidewalks, and tranquil gardens tucked away behind bustling markets.

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Barrio Santa Cruz


Situated just a three-minute walk from Centro MundoLengua’s classrooms, this historic neighborhood is full of narrow, winding, cobblestone streets that weave through enchanting old buildings and orange tree-dotted plazas, where you and your students will find charming little shops selling handicrafts, ceramics, tea, and other local goods. Also known as the Old Jewish Quarter, the neighborhood used to be the part of the city where Sevilla’s Jewish inhabitants lived. Today, it’s the perfect place to walk around, soak up the ambiance, and feel like you’ve stepped back in time!

The Sevilla Cathedral


Dating back to the 12th century, this magnificent building is the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, the burial site of Christopher Columbus, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Situated right in the heart of Sevilla’s historic city center, it’s just a five-minute walk from Centro MundoLengua’s classrooms. Inside, you and your students will find a massive nave (or central hall) that’s lined with 80 side chapels, featuring a variety of artwork, tombs, carvings, and altarpieces.

The Giralda


Soaring more than 340 feet above Sevilla’s historic district, this dramatic bell tower is one of the city’s most iconic landmarks. It was originally built as a minaret near the end of the 12th century, as part of the immense mosque on which the Sevilla Cathedral was built. From the top of the tower, you and your students can enjoy breathtaking views of the city below.

The Royal Alcázar


Dating back to the 14th century, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is both a majestic palace and a fairy tale-like complex of royal gardens. In the palace, you and your students will see one of the world’s finest examples of Mudéjar-style architecture, which combines Moorish and Renaissance-era influences. In the gardens, you can stroll through a peaceful array of courtyards, fountains, pools, and paths lined with orange trees, flowers, and hedges—along with the occasional peacock!

The Plaza de España


Providing a picturesque filming location for one of the Star Wars movies, this massive, semi-circular, palace-like building is surrounded by a wide-open plaza, a spectacular fountain, and a scenic canal that is spanned by arched bridges and traversed by rowboats. Right next to the Plaza, you and your students will also find Parque de María Luisa—a 100-acre park that features beautiful gardens, elegant fountains, horse-drawn carriages, and peaceful ponds that are home to a variety of birds. Here, we and our students often go on bike rides and scavenger hunts!

Metropol Parasol


Built atop an underground archeological site that preserves the ruins of an ancient Roman settlement, this modern landmark is the largest wooden structure in the entire world. Because of its uncanny resemblance to a bunch of giant mushrooms, the structure is also known as Las Setas de Sevilla (the Mushrooms of Sevilla). After seeing the underground ruins, you and your students can visit the top of the structure, where you’ll enjoy breathtaking, panoramic views of the surrounding city.

Other attractions  


The above list only scratches the surface of Sevilla’s many attractions. Other highlights include the following:

  • Plaza de Toros: one of Spain’s most famous bullfighting rings
  • Archivo de Indias: a UNESCO World Heritage Site that houses some of Spain’s most important historical archives
  • Torre del Oro: a 13th-century, riverside watchtower that provides Sevilla with another iconic landmark.
  • Palacio de las Dueñas: a gorgeous, 15th-century palace that was the birthplace of the famous Spanish poet Antonio Machado and features a flower-covered façade, an enchanting garden, and an eclectic mixture of Gothic and Moorish architectural influences.
  • Museums: the Sevilla Museum of Fine Arts, the Flamenco Museum, the Archeological Museum of Sevilla, the Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions—the list of museums in Sevilla goes on and on!

Day-to-Day

pre AP Spanish language classes in Spain

Leveling Up Their Español: Pre-AP® Spanish Language and Culture Classes

  • Developing language skills needed to succeed on the AP® Spanish Language and Culture course during 3 hours of intensive classes per day (with 4 separate classes each lasting for 45 minutes), Monday through Friday.
  • Building confidence by familiarizing themselves early with key components of the AP® Spanish Language and Culture course.
  • Learning from friendly, expert teachers who have plenty of experience teaching engaging classes specifically built around the AP® Spanish Language and Culture curriculum.

Pre AP Spanish language students visiting the Alcazar in Spain

Exploring Spain: Cultural Activities

  • Visiting Sevilla’s historic attractions on guided tours to locations such as the Royal Alcázar and the old Jewish neighborhood, Barrio Santa Cruz.
  • Immersing themselves in the Spanish language and culture through activities such as flamenco and Spanish cooking classes.

 

Making Memories: Social and Recreational Activities

  • Bonding with one another during fun group activities such as dances, concerts, and dinners.
  • Embracing the Andalusian lifestyle with tapas dinners, Spanish movie nights, and afternoon free time spent exploring, relaxing, or taking a siesta!
  • Taking advantage of Sevilla’s abundant sunlight while kayaking down a river, bike riding through a scenic park, and playing sports with Spanish high school students.
Excursion to Cordoba - pre AP Spanish language program in Spain

Broadening Their Horizons: Weekend Excursions

  • Discovering even more of Southern Spain and neighboring Portugal during guided weekend excursions to the charming port city of Cádiz, Spain, and the riverfront town of Tavira, Portugal.
  • Sightseeing during walking tours and then relaxing on the beach after a culture-packed day.
  • Enjoying hassle-free travel: transportation, meals, and guided tours are included with the excursions!

Pre AP Spanish language students with their family homestay in Sevilla, Spain

Living Comfortably: Hassle-Free Housing

  • Staying in a hotel, a hostel, a student residence, or the comfortable, middle-class homes of our friendly, carefully-selected Spanish host families.
  • Feeling a safe and secure sense of home-away-from-home, with 24/7 support available from our staff and/or our host families.
  • Gaining deep immersion in the Spanish language and culture by sharing meals and conversing with actual Spaniards (via the homestay option).

 

Eating Like a Spaniard: Authentic Spanish Meals

  • Savoring home-cooked Spanish meals—daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included with the homestay housing option and can be added to the other options as well!
  • Trying out Spanish staples such as paella, tortilla, croquettes, and gazpacho.
  • Resting assured: special dietary requirements can be accommodated.

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Dates and Fees

PROGRAM

Pre-AP® Spanish Language and Culture Program in Sevilla, Spain

DATES

Flexible

LEVEL

Pre-AP, AP

PRICE

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What’s Included?

The educational programs for groups of middle and high school students traveling together offered by Centro MundoLengua are extremely customizable and are uniquely designed for each group. Therefore, we are able to build the precise package that you want for your students’ educational trip to Spain. Here are some items that your program can include:
Pre-departure consultation - study abroad in Spain
Pre-departure consultation.

Spanish classes Monday to Friday for the duration of the program (3 hours per day / 4 classes of 45 minutes).
Class materials - study abroad in Spain
All class materials used during the program.
Spanish certificate - study abroad in Spain
Official certificate that confirms your participation in this program.
Family homestays
Accommodation and full board with a homestay family (other accommodation options are available).
Activities - study abroad in Spain
Program of social, cultural and recreational activities.

Weekend excursions.
Health insurance - study abroad in Spain
Health insurance.
Orientation walk - study abroad in Spain
Initial orientation walk in Sevilla.
24 hour assistance - study abroad in Spain
24-hour assistance.
airport reception - study abroad in Spain
Airport reception with a representative from Centro MundoLengua and transfer to and from Sevilla airport.

Free participation on the program, including accommodation, board and activity programs, for teachers and adult chaperones. Other benefits may apply.

Optional airfare add-on.

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