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[University of Wisconsin-Green Bay News Release]

For Immediate Release:

June 23, 2008

Spanish Immersion seminar will target business professionals

GREEN BAY - Necesita usted aprender Español?

Do you need to learn Spanish? The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Spanish Immersion for Professionals program can help.

Scheduled for Monday through Friday, Aug. 11-15, at the Stone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay, the program will provide an intensive language-learning experience in a resort setting.

Registration for this popular program is still open and is due by Thursday, July 31.

The Spanish Immersion for Professionals program is designed with customer service representatives, call center employees, hospitality workers, bankers, teachers and health care workers in mind. Along with instruction in language and grammar, courses tailored to health care, education, business, law and leisure/travel will be offered.

Students will participate in language classes by skill level. Some English will be spoken in beginner classes. Intermediate and advanced class instruction will be entirely in Spanish. An online pre-test will determine a student's skill level.

Each class day will end with a session on culture and current affairs in the Spanish-speaking world. In late afternoon and evening, participants can choose to join conversation tables hosted by native Spanish speakers, browse in a Spanish-language reading area stocked with books and magazines, and watch Spanish-language films. Optional evening activities will be available.

Fees for the program are $465 for noncredit instruction; $595 for two undergraduate credits in Spanish; or $784.60 for two graduate credits in education. The fees for all three include breakfast, lunch and breaks.

Lodging reservations must be made directly with Stone Harbor Resort. The room rate for the program is $109 single or double per night plus taxes. Reservations must be made before July 10 to qualify for the discount rate.

Information and registration are available online at www.uwgbsummercamps.com or by calling (920) 465-2267 or (800) 892-2118. The reservation number for Stone Harbor Resort is (877) 746-0700.

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08-157 | Contact: Mike Heine heinem@uwgb.edu, (920) 465-2526



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