The first “Spanish and Cultural Heritage Course in San Millán” has and academic programmed focused on the learning of the language by means of daily lessons with a communicative approach as well as different workshops, all given in English, related our cultural heritage in the Monastery of Yuso in San Millán de la Cogolla.
Objective of the Course
The course is aimed at students of Spanish with an artistic and/or humanistic profile and the main objective is to improve the participants’ language skills applied to fields such as history, architecture, traditional crafts, painting, sculpture, social and geographic history, cultural tourism and cultural heritage management.
Vocabulary and structures specific of the area: architectural, pictorial and sculptural elements, historical periods of the monastery, development of the language, glosas, copyist’s techniques and distinctive elements of monastic art in the region.
All teachers have a degree in philology and have extensive experience in the teaching of the language. Supplementary activities will be organized and given by art historians, artists and professionals of the tourist industry.
- Project: All participants will have to complete a log book which they will receive at the beginning of the course. Once evaluated it will be given back to the student.
- Oral test: After watching a documentary, students will talk in pairs about the key issues.
Once the participants have finished the course successfully they will be given a forty-hour certificate by Cilengua (International Centre for Research into the Spanish language).
On this first edition the courses is subsidized since it belongs to “Emilianensis”. The course is free (including lessons, material and special activities).
Participants will only have to pay for accommodation, meals and transport. In www.emilianensis.com (section “plan your trip”) you can check the different possibilities of accommodation in San Millán de la Cogolla (hotel, camping and rural houses).
Participants must be older than 18.
Spanish language level: pre-intermediate
Participants must be university students or graduates in fields related to cultural heritage and its management.
Spanish and Cultural Heritage Intensive course