The Learning Traveller
Immersion Programs for Teens & Children
VOLUME II, NUMBER IX
Summer Homestay Program in Program
Seville, Spain - 14 to 17 year olds The Homestay Program in Seville is the perfect
combination of Spanish lessons and leisure and
culture activities that you can enjoy with other
young participants from all around the world.
The Spanish lessons component consists of 20
Spanish lessons per week (4 lessons per day,
Monday to Friday) between 9:15 AM and 1:00 PM.
Classroom activities are varied and involve tasks
or games that make the learning process
interesting and fun! The aim of the course is to
develop your language skills in all areas, but the
emphasis is on developing speaking and
This is complimented by a specially designed daily
activity program in the afternoons and evenings.
Activities may include workshops on Spanish
customs and traditions, a visit to a local theme
park, sports, swimming at local pools museum
visits, dance courses and Spanish cuisine. Full-
day excursions that include trips to nearby towns
and villages as well as beautiful beaches are also
organized. And each Sunday you get to spend
time with your host family, getting to know more
"Katy had a great time; she learned a lot of Spanish and had fun. You did a great job putting about local culture and life in Spain.
everything together so quickly and everything worked out well with the transfers and living
situation...She enjoyed meeting other kids from all over the world. She is hoping to go to
university in the fall in England, continuing her language studies..." Teachers
Location All teachers are experienced, extensively trained in
With cultural activities ranging from Flamenco to bullfighting at the famous teaching Spanish as a second or foreign language
Maestranza Bullring, and cuisine that is thought by many to be the best in and many have master's degrees or equivalent
Southern Spain, Seville offers something for everyone! With a population just teaching qualifications. They are known to be firm
under 700,000, Seville is an easy city to experience. All the major historical and yet fun and work hard to ensure that you will get
cultural sites, as well as the host school and accommodation, are within walking the most out of your class time in a full-immersion
distance of each other. Some of the most unspoiled beaches of Europe are just environment.
an hour away.
Prices (in US$)
Course + Accommodation: 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks Extra week
20 lessons per week;
$1,900 $2,700 $3,260 $690
shared room and full-board
Please note: Airfare is not included and some additional costs may apply.
Contact us on 1 888 386 1411 for details.
Accommodation Supervision Level
You will be accommodated by welcoming
local families, in a shared room with The supervision level for this program is
another student from the program. Host MEDIUM. This program is intended
families live in apartments or villas in the teens who are comfortable with a
historical section of Seville, no more than certain amount of independence.
15-20 minutes walking distance from the Students are accompanied by school
school. Your host family will provide staff during class time and on school-
breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. By organized activities and excursions.
living with a Spanish family, you will get There will be some free time during the
the opportunity to participate more week to go shopping or explore Seville
directly in a Spanish environment and by yourself or with friends
experience the customs, culture and the (recommended as it’s more fun!). The
rich and healthy Mediterranean diet. curfew is as follows: Sunday to Thursday
11:30 PM; Friday & Saturday 12:30 AM.
This curfew is strictly enforced by host
families. If students are not behaving in
a manner considered acceptable for
their age, this could result in expulsion
from the program without refund.
Spain is a country where people of all
ages tend to stay out quite late at
night. Dinner is often not eaten until A $300 US/$300 CDN per person non-
9:30 PM and many Spanish teens refundable deposit is due upon booking and
consider it very unfashionable to go out is payable by cheque. The remaining
before 11:00 PM. The curfew for this amount is due 60 days prior to departure
program reflects this lifestyle. and is payable by cheque, money order,
bank wire/transfer or credit card.
Sample Weekly Activity Schedules
General orientation and visit to town to show places of interest to students (monuments, shops, history of the
city, best way back to their families etc.). Welcome activities and social gathering.
Tuesday Visit to the Reales Alcazares followed by a modern Spanish music workshop and karaoke with the monitors.
Swimming followed by a video session of the film "Sevillanas". "Sevillanas" dance lessons (typical Andalusian
dance that comes from Flamenco).
Visit to Isla Magica (theme park).
Visit to the Casa de Pilatos. One of the best renaissance palaces in Europe. Followed by a sports afternoon.
Excursion to Cadiz and the beach.
Day spent with the host family.
Make this a summer you won’t forget!
To book or learn more about this program call us toll-free on 1 888 386 1411 or e-mail us at