Cultural Breakout Sessions
The Intensive Spanish Summer Institute (ISSI) has 100 Cultural Breakout sessions as part of the immersion experience. Students learn the language and culture through classes in grammar, history, cooking, dance, travel, crafts, holidays, traditions, literature and more. These are drop-in sessions that are part of the Institute day. Below are a few examples of what may be found.
Music and Dance: Learn to dance the Salsa, Merengue and Bachata
Myths and Legends and the Ancient cultures of the Aztec and Maya
History and Travel: Cuba, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Chile, Argentina, Mexico, Spain, Peru
Art, Artists and Literature: Frida Kahlo, Garcia Lorca, Cervantes, Picasso, Dali, crafts of Nicaragua, Chicano art
Learn to cook: paella, panes, chiles, salsas, tapas, chile rellenos, ceviche, tamales