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  • Locations: Montreal, Canada
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 07/14/2018 08/11/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Global Learning Faculty-led Language of Instruction: French
Language Prerequisite: Yes Fields of Study: French
Housing Options: Student Residence/ On Campus Minimum GPA: 2.5
Program Description:
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Canada: French Language in Montréal, Québec

Courses:
FREN 337A French Language in Montreal 

GLP Montreal FR 337a Syllabus 2018.pdf

FREN 337B French Culture in Montreal

GLP Montreal FR 337b Syllabus.pdf

Campus course equivalents: 301 and 385 respectively 
Credits: 8 credits (4 credits each)
Pre-requisite: FR 203 or instructor permission

Program dates: July 14 - August 11, 2018
Travel dates: July 14 - August 11, 2018

Draft Itinerary Montreal 2018.pdf

Program Details

This month-long program provides students with 8 credits applicable to both a French major and French minor. Live together as a group in Montreal, the second largest French-speaking city in the world. Morning classes aim at improving language skills, focusing on French-Canadian cultural and linguistic features (FR 337a, transfers as FR 301). Daily afternoon excursions and cultural workshops allow students freedom to discover the city as they create personal (video) blogs, culminating in a final cultural research project (FR 337b, transfers as FR 385).

Course Highlights:

  • Earn 8 credits towards either a French major or minor!

  • Learn about Québec’s unique cultural and linguistic identity,

  • Attend a improve lab entirely in French,

  • Travel to Québec City and Mont Tremblant,

  • Attend Juste Pour Rire, the world’s largest comedy festival,

  • Learn about Québec’s famous Cirque and partake in a circus festival; Become a more globalized citizen and knowledgeable about the Francophone world.


Check out Study Abroad Summer 2016.pptx for more information.


Instructor

Dr. Christina Keppie
Born in New Brunswick, Canada, Dr. Christina Keppie grew up speaking both French and English from a very young age. She pursued graduate work in various Canadian universities, focusing on French linguistics and Acadian Studies in particular. She has been teaching at Western Washington University in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and the Linguistics Program since 2008 and has developed several courses focusing on Canadian French language and culture. She is currently the Editor of the quarterly journal, the American Review of Canadian Studies. In her spare time, Dr. Keppie focuses on her training in martial arts, the outdoors, community service, and her two cats. Bellingham is now very much home to her.

Email: christina.keppie@wwu.edu
Phone: 360-650-3930
Office: Miller Hall 215D
Website: http://www.langues.immersion.uqam.ca/


Program Cost

See the budget sheet.

   

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