Language immersion courses in Dominican Republic
List of Language immersion courses in Dominican Republic
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About Language immersion courses in Dominican Republic
The chief language that is spoken in Dominican Republic is Spanish. The other language, which is taught in the schools as a second language is English, while the people of Haitian origin speak Haitian. However, for the international students who visit Dominican Republic for study and the professionals who stay in Dominican Republic for work, it is extremely important to study Spanish in Dominican Republic, in order to interact with the locals, and understand the customs, way of living and various etiquettes of the local community. To cater to these needs, there are a number of Spanish language courses, and Spanish immersion courses for international students.
For learning Spanish in Dominican Republic, the overseas students and professional can take up these immersion courses as they are professional, intensive, and while they study Spanish language, these courses also provide them the chance to interact with the locals in an effective manner. Students of these Spanish study courses often go for excursions to key places of interest and get acquainted with the local customs, rituals, etiquettes and ways of living.
Spanish courses in Dominican Republic generally have variable curricula – Standard, Combined, Intensive, Emergency Spanish Study, Spanish Culture and Medical Spanish. All these courses are intense and involve limited number of students.
The Standard course consists of 20 lessons per week and these classes allow only 8 students in each class, the combined course of Spanish studies includes 20 classes per week plus 5 extra classes. The maximum number of students in these compulsory 20 classes is eight, while the extra classes are one to one sessions.
The Intensive course for learning Spanish includes 30 classes per week, each containing up to eight students. The combined courses generally have 20 compulsory classes per week and another ten extra classes. While the maximum number of students in the compulsory sessions is eight, for the extra sessions, it is one. The immersion courses to study Spanish language for emergency purposes hold ten sessions every week and these are one to one sessions. Courses on Spanish Culture hold five sessions per week and maximum number of students in each class is eight. Learning Spanish for Medical purpose generally involve ten sessions per week and these are intensive sessions, which are one to one. However, in order to be eligible to these immersion courses, the foreign students as well as the professionals have to be at least 18 years of age.
Apart from studying, these courses help the trainees to get involved in various cultural programs to get acquainted with the local culture and tradition, local etiquettes and ways of living.