November 10, 2013

Seminar in Puebla, Mexico

Verano 2014: 26 días de cultura sin fronteras
July 3– July 29, 2014
Puebla, México

Here is a wonderful opportunity in Puebla, Mexico: the 17th year of the Seminar in Mexico for Teachers and Others. The seminar is intended for people who want to learn or improve their Spanish while getting a panorama of the Mexican culture. As in years past, Anne Mueller will direct the program that has its base in Puebla, Mexico along with tour guide Francisco “Paco” Grajales. The 26 days of adventure include

    Homestay with Mexican families including meals
    Spanish classes with a possible 7 levels and textbooks (4 hours a day)
    Methodology/Pedagogy class (2 hours a day)
    Field trips – Cholula, Tlaxcala, Tecali, Talavera factory,
    Airport service to and from Puebla
    Weekend tour of Puebla including Club Líbanés, Hotel Colonial, Cathedral, 5 de Mayo forts/museum
    July 4th Celebration, Mexican style
    Mexico City including Ballet Folclórico, Teotihuacán, Tenochitlán, Frida Kahlo , Anthropological Museum, Básilica de la Virgen de Guadalupe, Xochimilco
    Xalapa tour – museum, visiting the colonial town
    Other activities made on site as to availability such as concerts and movies
    Search for classroom materials and other realia
    Workshops on dance, crafts, and cooking as the interest warrants
    University credit pending

The organizers need at least 12 participants to offer the trip for $3990 plus airfare to and from Mexico City. Contact Anne Mueller at 503 492 8302 or amueller at pacifier dot com for additional information and to request an application. Deadline is April 1, 2014 with a refundable $300 deposit if there aren’t enough travelers to make the trip a go. Final payment by June 25, 2014. There is an option for a two-week stay for $2990

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