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4 -WEEK SAMPLE SCHEDULE 2020

 

Saturday - Day 1

Arrivals from

Arrival Day from 9 am to 9 pm

 

Airport meets and transfer service on arrival

 

Homestay 

 

Sunday - Day 2

We start the program at 4 pm at the School - Street Deán Funes 826 Of. 29  

 

Merienda Time

Orietation

Walking tour

End of activities 8 pm 

 

Monday - Day 3

Spanish lessons from 8 am to 1 pm 

 

In the afternoon: Tutoring & Reflection Activities

Setting Goals – Reflecting Inward - Self-Awareness

Reflecting Inward:

                                 - Developing Self-Awareness
                                 - Identity
                                 - Skills/Communication Styles                              

Tuesday - Day 4

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Spanish Lessons from 8 am - 1 pm 

Afternoon: Intercultural Communication Seminar

What is the purpose of intercultural communication?

What are some examples of intercultural communication?

What are the main problems in intercultural communication?

What are intercultural communication skills?

Wednesday - Day 5

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Spanish Lessons from  8 am - 1 pm 

Culture & Identity  Seminar

What is culture, exactly?

Describe country, city, town, local community, etc.

What kinds of interactions have you had with the Argentine culture?

What have you heard about the Argentine culture?

How do your background and lived experiences influence your understanding of diverse cultures?

Thrusday - Day 6

Spanish Lessons from 8 am - 1 pm 

Human Rights Seminar – Field Visit

What are human rights?

What is the relationship between human rights and human development?

What is the relationship between human rights and poverty reduction?

Which of the human rights do you personally think is the most important?

How many human rights do you think are fully observed in your country? In Argentina?  In the world?

​Why do you think it is so difficult to apply/comply with the basic human rights?

Friday - Day 7

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Spanish Lessons from  8 am - 1 pm 

Free time

  

Saturday - Day 8 - Free Time

Free time 

Option: Excursion to Alta Gracia

Museum Estancias Jesuiticas - "Che" Guevara Museum 

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1DkYDzoz3Y

Sunday - Day 9 - Free time

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Excursion. Relax. Enjoy your time.

 

Hang out with friends. Explore.

 

Exercise and play a sport.

 

Go to cultural events

Monday - Day 10

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Spanish Lessons from 8 am - 1 pm 

Tutoring & Reflection Activities

How does travelling make me feel? What kind of traveler am I? 

What surprised you in this experience, and why?  What do you want to learn more about, and why? 

When were you at your best today, and why? 

What would you change if you had a chance to do this experience over again? 

What was frustrating for you during this experience? How did you handle this?

Tuesday - Day 11

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Spanish Lessons from 8 am - 1 pm 

 

Introduction: History of Argentina Seminar

Inca Empire – Americans, Hispanic Period - Colonial Argentina, Revolutionary Period, Argentine Civil Wars, National Organization Period, American revolutions, European Immigration, Infamous Decade, Peronist years, Evita, Growing instability, Dirty War, Desaparecidos, Abuelas y Madres de Plaza de Mayo, Malvinas war, Democracy, Alfonsin, Menem, De la Rua, Kirchner, Macri.

Wednesday - Day 12

Spanish Lessons from 8 am - 1 pm 

 

Argentina Today Seminar

The name "Argentina" –  Ethnic groups, Immigration, Age structure, Population growth rate, net migration rate, AUH – Asignación Universal por hijo – Rights of People with a Disability, Elderly Care, Religions. Same-sex marriage, adoptions. Social Security System - Interesting Argentina Facts

How are geography and landscape connected to culture?    

 

Thrusday - Day 13

Spanish Lessons from 8 am - 1 pm 

 

Tango Dance Lessons

Friday - Day 14

Spanish Lessons from  8 am - 1 pm 

Free Time  

Saturday - Day 15

Free Time

 

Excursion. Relax. Enjoy your time.

 

Hang out with friends. Explore.

 

Exercise and play a sport.

 

Go to cultural events

Sunday - Day 16

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Option: Trip to La Cumbrecita 

La Cumbrecita lies just 120 kilometers away from Córdoba City, nestled in the mountain range of the province. This small village was founded by different immigrant colonies that reached the area and built a true paradise visited by thousands of tourists year round today.  

Video 1 - Walking: (Click here)      Video 2 - Snow (Click here)      Video 3 -Dron: (Click here)

Monday - Day 17

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Spanish Lessons from 8 am - 1 pm 

 

Tutoring & Reflection Activities

Did you experience cultural or linguistic barriers? ~Examine?
What did you learn about the Argentina and about your country?
Did anything surprise/shock/worry you? - How did you respond? How did you overcome it?

Did you feel welcomed? Why or why not? - What was your biggest challenge? 
What skills did you acquire? ~Articulate / What did you learn? (Fact) 

Tuesday - Day 18

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Spanish Lessons from 8 am - 1 pm 

Education System of Argentina - Seminar

The school year in Argentina runs from March to December and lasts about 200 days.

Education expenditures: 5.6% of GDP (2016)

Literacy (2016 est.): total population: 99.1%
Male: 99.1%
Female: 99.1%

Wednesday - Day 19

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Spanish Lessons from 8 am - 1 pm 

Economic Development of Argentina - Seminar

Population below poverty line: 35.7% (2019 est)
Inflation rate (consumer prices):  55.8% (2019 est)
Unemployment rate: 12.5% (2019 est)
GDP - per capita (PPP): USD 18.282

 

Thrusday - Day 20

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Spanish Lessons from 8 am - 1 pm 

International Relations Seminar

Friday - Day 21

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Spanish Lessons from 8 am - 1 pm  

 

 Free Time 

Saturday - Day 22

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Free Time

Excursion. Relax. Enjoy your time.

 

Hang out with friends. Explore.

 

Exercise and play a sport.

 

Go to cultural events

Sunday - Day 23

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Free Time

Excursion. Relax. Enjoy your time.

 

Hang out with friends. Explore.

 

Exercise and play a sport.

 

Go to cultural events

Monday - Day 24

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Spanish Lessons from 8 am - 1 pm 

 

Tutoring & Reflection Activities

In what ways have I changed? 

What are some skills I have learned? What have been the important things about this experience? 

What new experiences did I have while in Argentina? 

How do I feel now about those experiences?

Are there certain stereotypes that I have let go of? Kept? Modified? 

What made me feel most foreign abroad?

Tuesday - Day 25

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Spanish Lessons from 8 am - 1 pm

 

Health System of Argentina

Current Health Expenditure: 6.8% (2015)
Physicians density: 3.96 physicians/1,000 population (2017)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate: 28.3% (2016)  -  Hospital bed density: 5 beds/1,000 population (2014)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 77.5 years - Male: 74.4 years // Female: 80.8 years (2018 est.)

 

Wednesday - Day 26

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Spanish Lessons from 8 am - 1 pm

Mafalda, the little girl who challenged a nation

Thrusday - Day 27

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Spanish Lessons from 8 am - 1 pm

Wine Tasting and Food Seminar 
 

Friday - Day 28

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Spanish Lessons from 8 am - 1 pm

Free Time

Saturday - Day 29

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Free Time

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