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Middlebury at Mills • Spanish Immersion •

Do you want to improve your Spanish? With nearly 100 years of experience teaching intensiveimmersion language programs, Middlebury College Language Schools can help you reach your goals. In one summer, you can earn transferable credits and make significant gains in language profiency while following the Language Pledge®. The Middlebury at Mills site in Oakland, California, brings the success of Middlebury programs to the west coast. Classes are offered for beginners to advanced undergraduates, and graduate credit is also available.

Immersion language and culture, inside and outside the classroom Music Concerts and workshops on popular music from around the Spanish-speaking world Weekly karaoke night The world-class talent of the East Bay area (Venezuelan Music Project, Cascada de Flores, and Peña de Berkeley Cultural Center)

Sports Soccer team Olympic swimming pool Beautiful grounds for jogging and walking

Food and cooking Weekly cooking club Hispanic community of the Bay Area at our doorstep

Dance Salsa, merengue, sevillanas, indigenous dances of Mexico and Colombia

Hiking Club Weekend excursions to natural sites in the Bay Area

Are you a high school teacher with heritage students of Spanish? The 2012 program is excited to offer resources to teachers who want additional training in working with heritage learners of Spanish. Prof. Kim Potowski (U Illinois-Chicago), a national expert in the field, will offer a class on “Spanish in the U.S.” The program will also host Prof. Carol Klee (U Minnesota), an expert on bilingualism and the sociolinguistics of language contact.

Quick facts WHAT: Seven weeks of immersion and cocurricular activities WHEN: June 22-August 10, 2012 WHERE: Mills College, Oakland CA HOW: eat, study, live, and play in Spanish!

Space is still available for summer 2012! Apply today! For more information on curriculum, contact the Director of the Spanish School at Mills, Robert L. Davis ( For program dates and fees, financial aid, or other questions, contact the program coordinator, Barbara Walter (


Spanish at Mills flyer, featuring teacher workshops