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Dirección de Relaciones Internacionales - DRI

Si estás interesado en vivir una experiencia académica en nuestra Universidad, puedes hacerlo al aplicar a nuestras convocatorias de movilidad académica virtual o presencial.

¿Cómo aplicar a un intercambio en la USTA, Sede Villavicencio?

1. Consulta nuestras convocatorias y Oferta Académica disponible, enviando un correo eléctronico a: internacional.villavo@usantotomas.edu.co

2. El coordinador de tu Universidad tiene que remitir la nominación oficial vía correo eléctronico. La nominación debe de contener los siguientes datos: Nombre del estudiante, correo elétronico, facultad de destino y número de documento de identidad.
3. Tras la recepción de la nominación, se habilitará nuestra plataforma InterActin para que puedas realizar el proceso de inscripción. Puedes ver un vídeo explicativo haciendo clic aquí.
4. Una vez generada la pre-inscripción, el coordinador de tu Universidad debe ingresar y realizar las validaciones correspondientes sobre los datos diligenciados. Se puede ver un vídeo explicativo del perfil del Coordinador externo haciendo clic aquí.
5. Tu solicitud será estudiada por el programa académico al que hayas aplicado, y una vez sea aprobada, podrás descargar tu carta de aceptación dentro de InterActin.
Nota: cualquier inquietud sobre el manejo de la plataforma o reporte de fallos, por favor realizarlas al correo internacional.villavo@usantotomas.edu.co

THE 8 WEEK COURSE INCLUDES

Tuition with materials - Homestay - Social Activities - Weekend trip to Bogotá and Villa de Leyva

Social Activities

- Welcome activity in hacienda Marsella - City tour - Ecological hike in Vereda del Carmen
- Bowling - Visit to the Zoo Los Ocarros - River Trip
- Movies - GYM - Cultural dancing classes - Sports
- Picnics and BBQS
- Karaoke - Library - Farewell Dinner

From: 1.000 USD

*Does not include meals

Starting dates

August - November / 2018
(Students can join any monday between this months)
Methodology
The methodology follows the See, Jugde and Act Method created by Saint Thomas Aquinas, which is the basis of the pedagogical approach at Santo Tomás University. It consists of three different stages as a way to propose solutions to problematic situations. The first stage SEE refers to see our reality and context. Then the JUDGE to verify the contextual situation and contrast it with what it is supposed to be happening according to our beliefs, knowledge and criteria. Finally, students are supposed to come up with solutions to create changes. In other words, ACT. All the participants will be engaged in tasks where the have to use the spanish language in real communicative situations.

Among the activities you may find: 
  • Workshop on creative, academic and critical writing.
  • Development of communicative skills to develop fluency and accurancy (debates, round tables, academic presentation on current issues).
  • Speaking club.
  • Reading plan founded on graded readers of Spanish as a foreign language.
  • Vocabulary expanding and use of functional Spanish.
  • Preparation for DELE
Spanish Language and Culture I
Total number of hours: 96 hours 
Face to face lessons: 64 hours 
Autonomus work: 31 hours 
Common European Framework of Reference: A1 
Problemic core: How can Spanish language and culture students interact in basic Spanish context situations? 
Communicative functions: 
Giving and asking personal information. 
Telling the time. 
Expressing daily activities. 
Describing places. 
How to cope with basic communicative situations: at the restaurant, at the bank, at the university, at the airport, at the hospital, at the supermarket, and so on. 
Using numbers and quantities. 
Referring to people physical appearance and personality. 
Expressing likes and dislikes. 
Ordering a typical dish (favorite recipes)
Talking about outdoor activities. 
What do you do for fun? 
Getting to know my neighbor. 
Visiting touristic places in the city.
Spanish Language and Culture II
Total number of hours: 96 hours 
Face to face lessons: 64 hours 
Autonomus work: 31 hours 
Common European Framework of Reference: A2 
Problemic core: 
How can Spanish language and culture students interact in basic Spanish context situations? 
Communicative functions: 
Giving instructions and asking for favors. 
Talking about the neighborhood. 
Dating someone. 
Describing what’s going on. 
Where am I? Directions. 
Describing your favorite type of weather. 
Talking about past events. 
Planning my ideal vacation. 
Going shopping around the city. 
Comparing and contrasting touristic sights.

THE 18 WEEK COURSE INCLUDES

Tuition with materials - Homestay - Social Activities - Weekend trip to Bogotá and Villa de Leyva

Social Activities

- Welcome activity in hacienda Marsella - City tour - Ecological hike in Vereda del Carmen
- Bowling - Visit to the Zoo Los Ocarros - River Trip
- Movies - GYM - Cultural dancing classes - Sports
- Picnics and BBQS
- Karaoke - Library - Farewell Dinner

From: 2.200 USD

*Does not include meals

Starting dates

August - November / 2018
Methodology
The methodology follows the See, Judge and Act Method created by Saint Thomas Aquinas, which is the basis of the pedagogical approach at Santo Tomás University.  It consists of three different stages as a way to propose solutions to problematic situations. The first stage SEE refers to see our reality and context. Then, the JUDGE to verify the contextual situation and contrast it with what it is supposed to be happening according to our beliefs, knowledge and criteria. Finally, students are supposed to come up with solutions to create changes. In other words, ACT. All the participants will be engaged in tasks where they have to use the Spanish language in real communicative situations.


Among the activities, you may find: 
  • Workshop on creative, academic and critical writing.
  • Develop,emt of communicative skills to develop fluency and accurancy (debates, round tables, academic presentation on current issues).
  • Speaking club.
  • Reading plan founded on graded readers of Spanish as a foreign language.
  • Vocabulary expanding and use of functional Spanish.
  • Preparation for DELE
Spanish Language and Culture I
Total number of hours: 96 hours 
Face to face lessons: 64 hours 
Autonomus work: 32 hours 
Common European Framework of Reference: A1 
Problemic core: How will students be able to effectively communicate with spanish speakers in a variety of everyday situations at an A1 level?
Communicative functions: 
Giving and asking personal information. 
Talk about countries and nationalities.  
Tell the time.
Express daily activities and routines.
Describe places.
Give addresses and locations.
Cope with basic communicative situations: at the restaurant, at the bank, at the university, at the airport, at the hospital, at the supermarket, and so on.
Use numbers and quantities.
Describe people’s physical appearances and personalities.
Express likes and dislikes. 
Order a typical dish (favorite recipes).
Talk about outdoor activities.
Describe what they do for fun.
Get to know your neighbors. 
Use affirmatives, negatives and questions.
Visit touristic places in the city.
Spanish Language and Culture II
Total number of hours: 96 hours 
Face to face lessons: 64 hours 
Autonomus work: 32 hours 
Common European Framework of Reference: A2 
Problemic core: 
How will students be able to communicate with others about their daily routines, lifestyles, and past experiences using common words and expressions at an A2 level?
Communicative functions: 
Give instructions and asking for favors.
Compare information and expressing opinions.
Talk about the neighborhood.
Talk about dating and relationships.
Ask and giving information for a CV.
Describe what´s going on.
Describe personal experiences.
Give directions to arrive to a place.
Describe your favorite type of weather.
Talk about past habits.
Narrate past events and customs.
Plan my ideal vacation.
Predict actions in the future.
Go shopping around the city.
Compare and contrast touristic sights.
Give advice and suggestions.
Use modals to ask and give advice, orders, and instructions.
Spanish Language and Culture III
Total number of hours: 96 hours 
Face to face lessons: 64 hours 
Autonomus work: 32 hours 
Common European Framework of Reference: B1
Problemic core: 
How will the students be able to understand and produce organized texts related to work, study, or their personal lives at a B1 level?
Communicative functions: 
Tell anecdotes.
Be immersed in past events.
Express curiosity.
Give instructions, advice, and solutions.
Talk about wishes.
Express probability in the present, past, and future.
Talk about superstitions.
Show agreement and disagreement.
Fashion: How do I look?
Relate two or more moments in the time.
Give explanations and apologies.
Talk about consequences and purpose.
Describe wishes and gratitude.
Offer help, congratulate someone, and apologize.
Spanish Language and Culture IV
Total number of hours: 96 hours 
Face to face lessons: 64 hours 
Autonomus work: 32 hours 
Common European Framework of Reference: B2
Problemic core: 
How will students be able to develop complex ideas and opinions about specialized topics of their interest and profession at a B2 level?
Communicative functions: 
Talk about sanitary precautions when traveling abroad.
Mass media points of view.
Exchange information about leisure and free time.
Analyze and give a review of a movie.
Give their opinion about controversial topics such as music piracy.
Talk about hypotheses and possibilities of present and future events.
Describe the value of actions, objects, and states.
Compare and contrast a variety of issues and situations.
Use colloquial expressions to describe misunderstanding, indifference, and their opinions.
Describe in specific detail their interests, likes and dislikes.
Solve problems that occur in a variety of situations such as air travel.

Experiencias de nuestros estudiantes visitantes

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Estudiante de intercambio virtual
Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción - Chile
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Estudiantes de intercambio

Período 2018-II

Acreditación Institucional
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