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Adventure time! This fall we had some college students from the USA study abroad with us in Seville, Southern Spain. They stayed for a whole semester meaning there was plenty of time to explore! During their stay we took them on various educational tours. This was...

A short overview of what Christmas in Spain is like Depending on where you’re from, the festive December period in your country may be much different to your typical Christmas in Spain. For example, you’d expect the Spaniards to have Christmas dinner on the 25th like...

Hoping to Help So you want to do your part to give back to the world and help those who are less fortunate. Being a volunteer in Spain is an enriching experience, but how do you actually make it happen? There are many things you have...

Centro MundoLengua regularly offers preparation courses for the DELE exams. Offered by the Cervantes Institute, DELE (Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera) allows individuals who are learning Spanish as a foreign language  to take an exam at their level of proficiency. The benefits of being...

This past weekend, our university semester students that are studying abroad in Seville, Spain with Centro MundoLengua went on an educational travel excursion and explored Lisbon, Portugal! On an exciting and educational weekend excursion, we experienced all areas of Lisbon, immersing ourselves in the Portuguese language,...

Whether you're exploring the city, taking a semester abroad, or enjoying a family vacation, Seville has something for everyone! Many people look forward to immersing themselves in the vibrant and exciting Sevillana culture, but where do you even start?! To make sure you don't miss...

Tips on what to pack and how to pack for Europe from an experienced international traveler and pro packer When packing for Europe (or any international destination), the number one packing rule is to “pack light”. It’s a simple concept but can be very difficult to...

A glance into the visit with our colleagues from Switzerland Earlier in October, we had the opportunity to welcome the ASPE (Swiss Association of Spanish Professors) into our Spanish language school located right in the heart of Seville’s historic center. After enjoying tapas during our reception...

Your meatless survival guide to Spanish tapas Traveling to different countries and immersing yourself in a foreign culture can be daunting and a challenge for anybody, and it is known that there is always an adjustment period, especially to new food. This reality usually becomes all...

A glimpse at the first weeks of two roommates living with a Spanish family and studying abroad in Spain Want to study abroad in Spain? Curious about what it’s like to live with a Spanish family? Unsure of the transition into Spanish life or how you...

What you need to know about the differences in Spain Spanish (the Spanish spoken in Spain) and American Spanish (the Spanish that is widely used in the US) Upon arriving in Spain, if you have come from a Spanish classroom in the United States, you will...

For those of you who have been keeping up with my blogs, I'm sure you've noticed the close relationship I've developed with my Spanish host family. After being here a glorious 7 months, my time here in Spain is quickly coming to an end. Unfortunately,...

Every day of my summer program in Seville, I have found something new in this city that I love. First it was the food, then the magnificent architecture of the city center, and finally my classes with Centro Mundolengua. But what I have discovered I...

One thing I didn't take into account before studying abroad was the fact that I would be in the city. Well, what I mean is that it didn't occur to me that I would have to rely on public transportation as a way to get around the city...

Melissa is a Spanish professor at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. Although she has been to Spain several times before, this is the first year she brought a group of students to Seville for an academic program through Centro Mundolengua. Programs through Mundolengua...

Centro MundoLengua is excited that you've chosen to study abroad with us! Besides learning and improving your Spanish skills, you will become familiar with the wonderful culture of Spain! However, like in any new culture, you will have to face cultural differences. Some aspects are harder...

Centro Mundolengua – Social Awareness Campaigns A teacher of mine at my university once said that he never wanted students’ classwork to be meaningless. His goal was to create a class structure where the work would live after the students submitted projects and assignments. He did...

In my last blog I mentioned key ingredients in a lot of Spanish food, but in this blog, I get to brag about my favorite Spanish dishes! To all my family and friends reading this, you're probably laughing right now just because you know of my...

Learning Spanish with only an English background can seem like a difficult endeavor at first. Any new language is a big first step and each language has its own oddities and differences, but the language differences between English and Spanish are particularly clear when first learning Spanish. It quickly becomes clear that...

Jordan Drummonds, a student in our spring study abroad group, wrote this amazing blog post about Centro Mundolengua´s recent Barcelona trip. Our Sevilla group recently made the trip up to Northern Spain to see what the heart of Catalonia had to offer. Barcelona has new...

Simply put, Spanish is a great language. It can be used to communicate with hundreds of millions of people around the world, both as a first and second language. In fact, research has shown that over 20 million people are studying Spanish as a second...

Learning another language abroad is one of the best things you can do for yourself. To be honest, the place or the language is far less important than the act of going abroad and learning to speak like the locals. Whether you’re learning Icelandic in...

Not long ago, I wrote a post about Spanish words that English needs. People currently studying abroad here in Sevilla told me about how they found the post interesting. Many of the students have learned about the subtle differences in language while studying abroad. I...

English is a great language to know. One can travel all around the world and communicate with people in this international language. For hundreds of millions of us, English is our first language that we use to express our thoughts and feelings to other people....

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