Sol Abroad - Oaxaca: Mexico High School Spanish Immersion

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Oaxaca is a beautiful and safe place to study Spanish and learn about the local culture. Its a hidden gem in the highlands of Southern Mexico. Oaxaca is known for its colonial architecture, amazing ruins and friendly people. View our video to c... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.4
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Yes, absolutely worthwhile--definitely improved my Spanish View Entire Review
My son really liked the program. He was surprised it was curtailed. - High School View Entire Review
I learned a lot of Spanish, and I also became more confident with my ability to have a conversation with someone who only speaks Spanish. It was definitely worthwhile. View Entire Review
Not only did I learn all about Mexican culture, but I also became more confident with my spanish. It was most certainly worthwhile. View Entire Review
I learned a bunch of Mexican culture and history as well as specific dialect tendencies. View Entire Review
I learned a whole lot of Spanish and became much more confident in my ability to speak, read and write it. The trip was absolutely worthwhile. - Alexander Hamilton High School View Entire Review
August 23, 2017 Enjoy Oaxaca
I learned about the vibrant culture of Mexico and the history of Mexican art and architecture. It was nice to cover a lot of different areas in Spanish. View Entire Review
I learned how they live in Oaxaca, Mexico. I learned how different their culture is. It was definititely worthwhile! - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Sol Abroad - Oaxaca: Mexico High School Spanish Immersion
I learned about the history, culture and art of Oaxaca and I learned an incredible amount of Spanish. I learned a lot about myself and my reactions to new and unfamiliar situations and I learned how to be more independent and know how to make an important decision at the drop of a hat. This experience was SO worthwhile and I enc... View Entire Review
Before studying abroad, I did my research. I wanted a program that offered a true language and cultural immersion experience all at an affordable price. SOL Education - Oaxaca exceeded my expectations and more. Pre-departure, SOL was very helpful in choosing my program length and classes. If I had any questions, they were a... - Xavier University View Entire Review
While abroad, my Spanish skills improved. I also learned a lot about the culture of the city. I was absolutely worthwhile! - Walt Whitman High School View Entire Review

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Oaxaca is a beautiful and safe place to study Spanish and learn about the local culture. Its a hidden gem in the highlands of Southern Mexico. Oaxaca is known for its colonial architecture, amazing ruins and friendly people.

View our video to check out the program: http://www.solabroad.com/videos/mexico

ACADEMICS: Our program is a homestay experience and as a bonus for the Oaxaca program, you will take Spanish classes in the mornings M-F at the prestigious University of Oaxaca to improve your Spanish and earn university credit.

EXCURSIONS: Excursions are organized every weekend, with everything included (hotel, transport, meals, etc).Visit www.solabroad.com/mexico/excursions to see full list & pictures. Excursions include:

• Pacific Beach Trip Bahías de Huatulco (3 days!)
• Monte Alban Pre-Hispanic Ruins & Saint James Monastery visit
• Mountain Springs (Hierve el Agua)
• Mitla Pyramids, Teotitlán Artisan Village, & Ancient El Tule Tree
• Sierra Norte Mountains Hiking Trip

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES: Cultural activities are organized almost every afternoon. Visit www.solabroad.com/mexico/culturalactivities to see a list of different activities offered.

Here are a few examples: • Santo Domingo cathedral visit • Art galleries tour • Salsa & Merengue Dance Classes • Organic food Market • Yoga Classes • Traditional Mexican Cooking Classes • Oaxaca City Tour • Theater Night • Museum Visits • Art workshops • Movie Nights

VOLUNTEER & COMMUNITY SERVICE: We also organize community service and volunteer opportunities during your study abroad. This is a great way to earn community service hours!

WHAT'S INCLUDED: Our programs include everything except your flight! • University Tuition & Fees • 24-7 Onsite Director Support • Excursions • Cultural Activities • International Medical Insurance • Homestay (3 meals/day) • Community Service & Volunteer • Onsite Orientation • Airport Transfers • Pre-departure Advising • Welcome Activity & Farewell Event • Cell Phones • Language Exchange with
Locals • Free Onsite Tutoring • University Transcript

Program Type(s):
High School
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
  • Maymester
  • January Term
  • Spring Break
  • Custom
  • Short Term
Instruction Language(s):
  • Spanish
Language Requirement(s):
  • Spanish
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
2005
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