7th Course on Spanish Language for Foreign Diplomats


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Date :
30 Jun 2014
Venue :
Taxco, Guerrero
Expiration Date :
30 Jun 2014
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Project Category Short Term Training Course / Internships
Project Purpose & Description Purpose:"
Participants will acquire spoken and written language skills in Spanish within a short period of time and they will also gain knowledge about Mexican culture."
Since 2008, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, through its Diplomatic Academy, the Matias Romero Institute,o rganizes a Spanish language course for foreign diplomats. This course has been designed and is given by specialized instructors at the Learning Center for Foreigners (CEPE) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) for a period of five months. Usually every year two groups are offered, beginners and intermediate level. In addition, a course on Mexican culture (history, literature and art) is also offered."
Activity Description & Outcome At both basic knowledge of Spanish and intermediate level, the Spanish course offers intensive practice in the Spanish language in the following four areas: reading comprehension, listening comprehension, and speaking and writing abilities. The course on Mexican culture will introduce the participants to a mosaic of the most representative literary and artistic expressions throughout Mexico’s history."
The course will teach foreign diplomats the Spanish spoken in Mexico so that they can have a better understanding of the country and a general overview of the national culture."
The edition of this year considers a bursary increase. And the course will take place in Taxco, Guerrero."
From June 30th to November 28th 2014."
Participants Member Countries East Asia Member Countries
Organizations N/A
Project Contact Point Name Rosario Molinero
Position Outreach, Publications and International Links Coo
Department Matias Romero Institute of the Ministry of Foreign
E-mail rmolinero@sre.gob.mx
Telephone (52) (55) 3686-5167/ (52) (55) 5709-6314
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