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Breakout Sessions

COSSI 2020 Has Been Cancelled Due to the Unknown Impacts of COVID-19

We Look Forward to Seeing you in 2021 - Cuídate!

Breakout Sessions/Electivos COSSI Logo

Spanish Culture & Festivals

  • 100 Miles: To Build a Bridge
  • Sin and Salvation on the Camino: Images of Northern Spain in the Middle Ages
  • The Culture of Bullfighting
  • Camino de Santiago
  • El Espiritu de los Quechua: Amar, Trabajar y Aprender
  • Una Semana En Oaxaca
  • Los Castells
  • El Cucuy
  • Las Fallas de Valencia

Spanish Art/Music/Cuisine

  • Desde El Fondo De Mi Corazón
  • The Art of El Greco
  • The Culture & Preparation of Tapas
  • Beyond the Latin Grammys
  • Selena: Para Siempre
  • Spanish Wine Tasting

Spanish Regions/Travel

  • Incas
  • Chile: From Democracy to Dictatorship to Democracy
  • El Poderoso Geografia Del Peru
  • Evolución del Español
  • Viviendas de America Latina
  • ¡Pura Vida!
  • Andalucía o Al-Andalus
  • Exploring Madrid & Central Spain
  • Un recorrido de Baja California
  • El Antiguo México

Exercise/Activity

  • Latin Zumba®
  • Campus Tours
  • El Fútbol

 Spanish Language Acquisition & Comprehension

  • Knock! Knock!
  • Edgar Bernal: 2019 Tour de France Winner using CI
  • La Llorona I - IV: Techniques of Embedded Reading
  • Fenómenos Sintácticos
  • Spanish Pronunciation
  • Memorization Techniques
  • Estrategias
  • Circling with Cards

 Professional Development

  • Embedded Reading Techniques for Educators
  • Using Reader's Theater to Enhance Reading/Literacy
  • Use One Word Images (OWI) to Enhance Teaching with Comprehensible Input (TCI)
  • Secret Input for Educators
  • Co-Created Stories for Comprehensible Input
  • Medical Spanish Terminology I: Basic Anatomy and Related Verbs
  • Medical Spanish Terminology II: Anatomy and Medical Specialties
  • Spanish for First Responders 1-3
  • Ignite Interactions with Student Illustrations

Sample Program Guide (pdf) - includes electivo descriptions

NOTE: All offerings are subject to availability.

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