Aero: Ashley Hager – Costa Rica 2014 – Family Life

Aero: Ashley Hager – Costa Rica 2014 – Family Life Living with a Host Family allowed me to be 100% fully immersed into the Costa Rican culture, including unique lifestyles, language, and the best of all making life long connections with the most welcoming family in the world. During my experience my roommate Katie Heubusch […]

Aero: Ashley Hager – Costa Rica 2014 – City Life

Aero: Ashley Hager – Costa Rica 2014 – City Life Life in Alajuela was a great learning experience. I come from a small town with one convenient store and a small population where everybody knows everybody. So to be in a city with busy streets, lots of stores including restaurants, cafes, souvenir shops, supermarkets, fast […]

Aero: Ashley Hager – Costa Rica 2014 – Life at School

Aero: Ashley Hager – Costa Rica 2014 – Life at School From my experience with schools that I have attended in the United States I thought taking Spanish classes in Costa Rica was going to be similar. When I think of school I think of a big building with lots of classrooms, windows, and desks, […]

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Aero: Kathryn Zawisa – Costa Rica 2014 – My Expectations

Aero: Kathryn Zawisa – Costa Rica 2014 – My Expectations To be able to write my expectations of what traveling abroad to Costa Rica will be like is difficult for me. I signed up for the trip solely on the fact that it was a Spanish-speaking country and that’s it. Before I talked to anyone […]

Costa Rica 2014

Aero: Katie Heubusch – Costa Rica 2014 – My Expectations

Aero: Katie Heubusch – Costa Rica 2014 – My Expectations When I think of Costa Rica, I immediately think of diverse ecosystems, exotic animals, kind people, and a peaceful nation. When I heard about the Costa Rica Study Abroad Program, the first thing on my mind was excitement, but fear. I have wanted to travel […]

Costa Rica 2014

Aero: Meagan Hilsdorf – Costa Rica 2014 – My Expectations

Aero: Meagan Hilsdorf – Costa Rica 2014 – My Expectations When I think of Costa Rica I imagine beautiful tropical rainforests with exotic plants and animals, warm sandy beaches, coffee and hearing Spanish everywhere you turn and lots of friendly faces. This is why when I first heard of FLCC’s Spanish study abroad program it […]

Costa Rica 2014

Aero: Ashley Hager – Costa Rica 2014 – My Expectations

Aero: Ashley Hager – Costa Rica 2014 – My Expectations When I think of Costa Rica, I think of sun, sand, and beaches. When I heard about the Costa Rica Study Abroad Program, the first thing on my mind was being somewhere other than New York in January when it is cold outside. It was […]

Spanish Reading Selections: FLCC Study Abroad Mini-Gallery

… A word about reading texts in their original language: This is freaking hard! Yup. Languages can be complicated! Can’t I just use Google translate on this stuff and read it in English? I guess you could… Then why should I read this? Because reading texts like this can accelerate your language learning. So, what […]

Resources: Educational Travel Services and Guides

Resources: Educational Travel Services and Guides Prometour http://www.prometour.com Home Office: Montreal, Quebec Destinations all over the world, multiple languages and locations. EF (Education First) Tours http://www.eftours.com/ Home Office: Cambridge, MA Destinations all over the world, multiple languages and locations. ICI (Intercambio Cultural Internacional) http://icicostarica.com/ Home Office: Alajuela, Costa Rica Based in Alajuela, specializing in language […]

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Aero: Kyle Hubble – Costa Rica 2013 – Biodiversity

Aero: Kyle Hubble – Costa Rica 2013 – Biodiversity Biodiversity is a very good thing, plain and simple. If you have a very diverse ecosystem you have an abundance of species that work together and provide numerous benefits and more importantly it’s harder for things like diseases to upset the balance of nature. Costa Rica […]