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Old January 05, 2010, 08:57 PM
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Language Immersion!

It's been awhile since I've been on the forums, uni's been keeping me busy.

I realize that I'm not going to go from "knowing enough to get by" to fluent in a week or two, but if I were to spend a month (or so) during the summer in a language immersion program, how much would my Spanish improve? Does anybody have any suggestions for where to go?
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Old January 06, 2010, 03:43 AM
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Un mes de inmersión basta para aprender mucho. No puedo decir exactamente cuanto, pues depende, pero vale la pena.

¿Que tipo de sugerencia buscas? ¿País, ciudad, escuela? Supongo que te sería más fácil ir a México o América Central que a otros países, pero ¿tienes afición particular por el español europeo o el argentino, por ejemplo?
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Old January 06, 2010, 04:16 PM
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Un mes de inmersión basta para aprender mucho. No puedo decir exactamente cuanto, pues depende, pero vale la pena.

¿Que tipo de sugerencia buscas? ¿País, ciudad, escuela? Supongo que te sería más fácil ir a México o América Central que a otros países, pero ¿tienes afición particular por el español europeo o el argentino, por ejemplo?

Ya no se sobre el pais, aunque me gustaria aprender en un ciudad.
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but if I were to spend a month (or so) during the summer in a language immersion program, how much would my Spanish improve? Does anybody have any suggestions for where to go?
Not really much help, but I remember well going to Heidelberg for a 4-week immersion course in German. Great. There were 800 students, of which 500 were French girls. I don't think I learned much German, but boy did I improve my French.
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Not really much help, but I remember well going to Heidelberg for a 4-week immersion course in German. Great. There were 800 students, of which 500 were French girls. I don't think I learned much German, but boy did I improve my French.

And did the girls learn any English?
It depends mostly on how much interest you´ve got in learning the language. I´d like to add that real need of real communication with the chosen language helps too.
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And did the girls learn any English?
I don't think they learned anything of anything from me.
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I don't think they learned anything of anything from me.
Don´t be too sure...
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Un mes de inmersión basta para aprender mucho. No puedo decir exactamente cuanto, pues depende, pero vale la pena.

¿Que tipo de sugerencia buscas? ¿País, ciudad, escuela? Supongo que te sería más fácil ir a México o América Central que a otros países, pero ¿tienes afición particular por el español europeo o el argentino, por ejemplo?
Yes, you can coming to my island, here perhaps you can get more knowledge in the language already here there are people of severals places, and well I can help you if you need a guideline from the city.
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Not really much help, but I remember well going to Heidelberg for a 4-week immersion course in German. Great. There were 800 students, of which 500 were French girls. I don't think I learned much German, but boy did I improve my French.
En las escuelas de idiomas aquí muchas personas estudian el español pero mejoran más el inglés porque eso es lo que hablan entre ellos los alumnos cuando no están en clase.
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