APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED. OFFICIAL MADRID PROGRAM BROCHURE COMING SOON.
Madrid, Spain: 2014 Summer Semester
Departure - May 31/ Returning - June 29th, 2014
To take Spanish 150, you must have finished Spanish 4 or by
Attend an Information Meeting: Mondays at 12 noon and at 7:30 pM in room C217
PCC Madrid Program applications are accepted on a first come basis until the maximum program number is met. Click on links below for downloads.
Program Cost: $ 4,475 (Minimum of 20 participants/Airfare not included)
$ 4,125 (Minimum of 25 participants/Airfare not included)
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Activities Outside the Classroom
A day trip to TOLEDO
Toledo is one of the most important centers of European Medieval history. The first one to report about it was Roman author Titus Livius who describes it as a "small fortified town", and fortification has always been an important parameter in its history, still evident to today's tourist for the monumental walls around and the "Swords of Toledo" gave to its steel-production world-wide fame. It was capital of Spain from the Gothic epoch until 1560, a fact that explains its really impressive medieval architecture. Walking through its streets one feels like having stepped back into the Middle-Ages, but in the best sense of it, and perhaps you will search your pockets for a few gold-ducats to buy some of Toledo's fine craftsmanship or just to enjoy of its recommendable cuisine.
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Cathedral of Toledo - More Information
Sinagoga de Toledo (Santa María La Blanca) - More Information
A day trip to SEGOVIA
Segovia is Spain and Castile at its best - twisting alleyways, the highest concentration of Romanesque churches in all of Europe, pedestrian streets where no cars are allowed, all surrounded by the city's medieval wall which itself is bordered by two rivers and an extensive green-belt park with miles of shaded walks. On the north-west extreme of the wall is the famous Alcázar castle, source of inspiration to Walt Disney and where Queen Isabel promised Columbus the financial backing he needed to discover America. On the south-east extreme is the world renowned Roman Aqueduct, the largest and best preserved of its kind any where, which served as the mintmark on all coins struck in the city from 1455 to 1864. The tallest building in Segovia is still the 16th-century Cathedral, a prominent landmark as one approaches the cathedral from any direction.
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Academic Courses Text Books
Textbook and Workbook for Spanish 1 and 2:
Andrade, Egasse, MuÃ±oz and Cabrera-Puche. Tu mundo: espaÃ±ol sin fronteras. 1st Edition (Textbook and Workbook)
Textbook and Workbook for Spanish 3 and 4: (At PCC’s bookstore you can find these books in special edition combined (One Textbook)
Rusch, Dominguez and Caycedo-Garner. Fuentes: ConversaciÃ³n y gramÃ¡tica.
Fuentes: Lectura y RedacciÃ³n, 4th Edition
Fuentes: Activities manual, 4th Edition
Textbook for Spanish 42A. Civilization of Spain:
Crow, John A. SPAIN: The Root and the Flower (University of California Press, 1985)
NOTE: Students will take this course most buy “The Root and the Flower” textbook two month prior our departure. Please, inform Dr. Padron-Leon if you are planning to take this course to send you the Tentative Plan prior to your departure.
Dr. Barbara Padron-Leon
For information on obtaining a new passport, passport photos and notary services for financial aid, visit the PCC Community Business Center (use this link)
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Prof. Joseph Sierra