Oportunidades de aprendizaje lingüístico y cultural para estudiantes de español como LE en programas de estudios de corta duración en el extranjero


  • Clara Burgo Loyola University Chicago



Palabras clave:

inmersión lingüística, sensibilidad cultural, diseño del plan de estudios, oportunidades de aprendizaje-servicio


Debido a limitaciones financieras, de tiempo o personales, cada vez hay mayor interés en experimentar una verdadera inmersión lingüística a través de programas de corta duración de estudios en el extranjero. Sin embargo, crear un entorno de instrucción efectivo durante tres o cuatro semanas constituye a menudo un desafío, además de que existen pocos estudios sobre los efectos de estos programas cortos, a pesar de que los beneficios en el aprendizaje de la lengua meta, en términos discursivos, de habilidades y fluidez, pueden ser similares a los de los programas de largo plazo (Lafford, 2006), que es el modo más común de estudio en el extranjero en Estados Unidos (Chieffo y Griffiths, 2004). En este artículo se analizan los programas de estudios de corta duración en el extranjero como modelos de inmersión real con un fuerte componente cultural. Se concluye que gracias a ellos se mejora el dominio lingüístico y cultural de los estudiantes a través de la combinación del entorno tradicional del salón de clases y actividades de inmersión auténticas. Al fomentar la interacción diaria con hablantes nativos, los estudiantes pueden tanto aprender elementos pragmáticos como desarrollar sensibilidad cultural.


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Cómo citar

Burgo, C. . (2023). Oportunidades de aprendizaje lingüístico y cultural para estudiantes de español como LE en programas de estudios de corta duración en el extranjero. Decires , 24(30), 29-46. https://doi.org/10.22201/cepe.14059134e.2023.24.30.359



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