The students finished their academic year at UNSAM’s campus and looked back over their year in Argentina.
More than one hundred Norwegian, Swedish, and Danish students studied Spanish, Argentine History and Latin-American Literature at UNSAM in 2017. To close their academic year, they got together with Argentine students and shared their views on learning Spanish in Argentina.
Some of the things the Scandinavian students liked better were the local culture, asado, and the kindness of Argentine people. They believe Buenos Aires was the best educational destination to learn Spanish, broaden their horizons, and spend some time in a Latin-American metropolis.
“I would like to become a Spanish teacher. I have chosen Argentina because its logical to study a language in a country where it is spoken,” said Ida Witter, a 24-year-old Danish student. Nineteen-year-old Oda Sellvoll, from Norway, said: “Reading and writing in Spanish is not hard, but it is difficult to understand Argentine people because they speak very fast.”
In December, most international students go back to their countries to celebrate Christmas and the New Year, but some will continue travelling and will visit other Latin-American countries. In February, many will come back to continue studying at UNSAM, and some are considering looking for a job or completing their undergradute studies in Buenos Aires.