These programs are great for students who want to fully immerse themselves in a different language while also learning more about the culture, and customs of the people who speak it.
Morocco – French Language Immersion:
Discover the rich heritage of this former French colony where French is still the main language spoken in government, commerce, education, and medicine. More than half of the population communicates in both French and Darija Arabic. Experience the wonders of this breathtaking country while observing influences of French culture blended with native Berber, Arab, and other European and African cultures.
China – Chinese Language Immersion:
Designed for all levels of Mandarin speakers, this program allows students to practice their reading, writing, and communication skills while immersed in Chinese culture. Live and study at Tianjin University. Complete language classes each morning, then spend your afternoons exploring and practicing Chinese through cultural engagement activities on the streets of Tianjin and Beijing.
Costa Rica – Spanish Language Immersion:
Learn Spanish from native speakers during this program that is perfect for students of any skill level. Live in the peaceful mountain town of Turrialba with a host family to immerse in the local culture. They’ll help you practice your Spanish after mornings spent working with other students during structured classroom time. Improve your linguistic ability as well as your knowledge of Costa Rica’s vibrant Tico culture.
Morocco – Arabic Language Immersion:
This is an incredible opportunity for students to put their Arabic skills to the test and dive into a completely different culture. Get instruction in the local Moroccan dialect Darija and Modern Standard Arabic, which you’ll hear on TV and read in the newspaper—both to help you interact better with the people you meet. Morocco is an ideal setting for international study, with a rich, colorful, and fascinating history.